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GO GREEN INSTALLATION
http://www.mainstreetgal.com

The Main Street Gallery is seeking submissions for a large scale installation on the environment. The exhibition will be called 'GO GREEN'to take place on June 12 - July 20, 2008. Artists and general public worldwide can participate by sending in handwritten or typed words in any language about the environment. The paper can be either rolled, folded, scrap, colored or uneven preferably recycled and no larger than 8.5' x 11' ((22 cm x 28 cm). Drawings or photographs can be part of the work. No painting will be accepted. Please put your name and where you are from in the lower right hand corner of your submission. The handling fee is $10. Outside the US, money orders in US currency will only be accepted. The work will not be returned, since it will be part of a larger installation. The complete space of the gallery will become an installation where one message is heard 'GO GREEN'. The aim of this show is to let the public voice their concerns about the environment. If there is enough response, this installation will become a touring exhibition. The work will not be insured. All work will be accepted and displayed. Send in fee plus work to The Main Street Gallery, 105 Main Street, P.O. Box 161, Groton, NY 13073, USA. As the work comes in participating individuals will be listed on www.mainstreetgal.com


Seventh Annual Juried Art Exhibition
http://www.zellabardsley@cableone.net

Art Source Gallery announces the Seventh Annual Juried Art Exhibition! This popular exhibit welcomes fine artists in all media. Roland Giampaoli of Paint and Draw Academy, Juror. $1000 in prize money; $25 for up to three entries. Deadline is April 30. Show runs through the month of June at Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main Street, Boise, ID, 83702. For a prospectus, visit Art Source Gallery, email zellabardsley@cableone.net or phone Zella at 208-378-1464.


2008 JURIED SPRING INVITATIONAL ART SHOW
http://www.harrison-art-league.org/

Acrylics, Graphics, Mixed Media, Oils, Pastels, and Watercolor. Artists may submit up to three entries for a non-refundable fee of $35. All entries must be for sale. Submission deadline for receiving slides, CD's or photos of artwork with entry form is April 1st. For a prospectus, mail a SASE to: Harrison Art League, P.O. Box 831, Harrison, Arkansas 72602-0831 or download at www.harrison-art-league.org after January 15th.


ARTIADE 2008 Olympics of Art LA & Beijing
http://www.download.artiade.org/buy_application.html

Registration for the fourth ARTIADE - Olympic Games of Art 2008, under the aegis of the Hellenic Republic, is from November 1st 2007 to March 31st 2008 opened once again. All artists working in the following fields are invited to register: Painting, Sculpture, Installation / Construction work, Video Installation, Film, Short film, and Photography All applying artists will be presented to the ARTIADE Jury in May 2008 in Athens Greece. All chosen artists will be exhibited in the IV. ARTIADE - Olympic of Art - from August 7th, 2008 until September 7th, 2008 in Los Angeles (USA) and Beijing (China).


Bartlesville Art Association Spring Art Show 2008
http://www.bartlesvilleartassociation.org

This judged competition is open to all artists 16 yrs. and older. The judge, Dr. Rosemary Wright will award ribbons and cash prizes totaling more than $4,000. Categories: Painting; works created in oils and/or acrylics, watercolors, and pastels. Drawing, Graphics, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Photography, Ceramics / Pottery, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Wood and Stone. All artwork must be original in concept and execution, completed in the last 2 years and not previously entered in the BAA Spring Art Show. Fees: $15 per entry for BAA members, $20 per entry for non-members. Each artist is entitled to enter a total of two works. All entries must be for sale. A full commission will be retained of 30% per item sold. Contact information: Show Chairman, Sarah Derryberry, 918-336-3682, or e-mail sdberry56@sbcglobal.net, or Bartlesville Art Association, 918-336-6644(message phone), or e-mail: info@bartlesvilleartassociation.com. Website: www.bartlesvilleartassociation.org


2008 Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale
http://www.CherokeeHeritage.org

Now in its 37th year this show provides an established venue to showcase art with a Native theme or subject matter. The show opens May 3rd and runs through May 26th. Artists from across America will compete for the $1,500 Grand Prize award and more than $10,000 in total prize money. Categories for this year’s show include Basketry, Pottery, Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Miniatures and the annual “Trail of Tears” theme. To receive a copy of the rules and instructions, email totas@cherokeeheritage.org. For more information visit www.CherokeeHeritage.org or call 918-456-6007.


NEA American Masterpieces grants now available
http://www.arts.gov/national/masterpieces/index.html

Guidelines for American Masterpieces grants for Chamber Music, Presenting and Visual Arts Touring are now available. American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius is a major initiative to acquaint Americans with the best of their cultural and artistic legacy. Through American Masterpieces, the National Endowment for the Arts will sponsor performances, exhibitions, tours, and educational programs across all art forms that will reach large and small communities in all 50 states.


Arts in Alternative Education
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/alted/alted1.html

The Arts in Alternative Education program provides funds to assist with hands-on instruction and participation in the arts in Alternative Education programs in public schools in Oklahoma. The program is offered through a partnership of the Oklahoma Arts Council and the State Department of Education and is designed to motivate students whose needs are not met by traditional educational services. Individuals schools sites are ineligible. Alternative education sites must apply through their school district.


Local Government Challenge Grants
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/lgcg/lgcg1.html

The purpose of the Local Government Challenge Grant is to encourage local governments to support the arts. The grant provides an incentive to localities to contribute local tax revenues to the arts. It is designed to improve local resource flexibility, foster local arts coalitions and provide opportunities for local governments to partner with private enterprise. City or county local governments are limited to one application per year.


Small Grant Support For Schools
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/sgschools/sgschools1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council provides financial assistance through the Small Grant Support for Schools program to encourage schools to bring the arts into their classrooms. The Small Grant Support for Schools allows schools to apply for funds directly from the Council and does not require them to apply through their district. This grant also requires schools to match only 25% of the total requested amount.


Small Grant Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/sgs/sgs1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council provides financial assistance through the Small Grant Support category to support eligible organizations’ arts projects. Organizations are eligible to apply for two projects per year. First time applicants must apply in this grant category. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) organizations, school districts (individual schools are ineligible), libraries, tribes, city or county local governments, and universities/colleges. Although not limited to, generally applicants in this category have operating budgets under $25,000.


Major Grant Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/mgs/mgs1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council awards grants for Major Grant Support to provide matching funds to support eligible organizations’ arts projects throughout the year. Organizations are eligible to apply for one application per year which may include up to five separate projects. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) organizations, only eligible school districts (individual schools are ineligible), libraries, tribes, city or county local governments, and universities/colleges. Applicants in this category are ineligible to apply in Small Grant Support.


Organizational Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/grantcats.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council awards grants for Organizational Support to provide funding to established 501(c)(3) arts organizations to support operational and programming costs. Eligibility is determined by the Council based on the organization’s overall operating budget, stability, history of compliance with Council guidelines and overall programming. Eligible organizations apply every two years, with separate awards for each year. Applicants in this category are ineligible for any other grant categories.


Call for Artists - Washington, Oregon and British Columbia Canada - New Seattle Center Skatepark
http://www.seattle.gov/arts/

The city of Seattle seeks an artist (or artist team) to work with design consultants and the skateboarding community to identify and develop art enhancements for the new Seattle Center Skatepark. The skatepark will include a minimum of 8,900 square feet of skating terrain along with seating and landscaping. It will be located at the northwest corner of Second Avenue and Thomas Streets, one of the primary entrances to Seattle Center. The call is open to professional artists living in Washington; Oregon; or British Columbia, Canada. The budget is $22,850 for artist participation on the design team. The artwork will be fabricated and installed as part of the skatepark construction budget. The selected artist(s) must engage diverse skateboarding groups in the artwork design and overall skatepark project. Art opportunities include, but are not limited to, integrated skateable objects, non-skateable obstacles, surface treatments, lighting or other technology effects for walls or vertical structures. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 18. The project application is available online at www.seattle.gov/arts. This is a fast-track project with design and development completed by July 2008 and construction documents finished by the end of September. For more information call: Patricia Hopper Public Art Manager (206) 684-7311


Call for Artists’ Roster - Calgary, Alberta Canada
http://www.rowena.james@calgary.ca

The City of Calgary Public Art Program seeks Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists for inclusion in our Artist Roster. This call is open to local, national and international artists. The Artist Roster prequalifies artists for consideration on public art initiatives commissioned via limited calls (invitational opportunities) and/or direct award (single source) contracts. All Artist Roster submissions are reviewed by an external selection panel. Selection to the Artist Roster does not guarantee a contract with The City. Artists added to the Artist Roster will have practical, demonstrated experience in the field of public art, including collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams. Experience working within set budgets and construction schedules is considered an asset. Artist selections are evaluated based on: · Stated interest and approach · Quality of professional qualifications and relevant experience · Demonstrated excellence of past work in conceptual, aesthetic and technical terms Expressions of Interest submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Selection panels convene to review the submissions as deemed necessary by Program staff. To apply: Request Expression of Interest #05-008 from Edwin Whang, Buyer, Finance & Supply (Purchasing), phone: (403) 268-4090, email: edwin.whang@calgary.ca. Sorry, but this document is not available online. Note: The Open Call process is separate from the Artist Roster. When an open call to artists is issued for a specific public art project, all interested artists (including those on the Artist Roster) must complete a submission in order to be considered. For information about the Public Art Program, contact Rowena James, Public Art Program Coordinator at (403) 268-2843 or rowena.james@calgary.ca.


Honouring of Senator James B. Gladstone and The Right Honourable J.G.Diefenbaker
http://www.SL@burjpetroleum.com

This project seeks to recognize the meeting, at the Calgary Stampede in 1957, of two of Western Canada’s historically important political leaders: Prime Minister, The Right Honourable John George Diefenbaker (Saskatchewan), and from the Kainai of the Blood Tribe, James B. Gladstone (Alberta). In 1958 he was appointed as Canada’s First Nation’s Senator. Canadian sculpture artists from across Canada are invited to participate by submitting their interest and concept. Estimated budget: $250,000 - $500,000 Installation: July 2010 Criteria: ii) 2 Heroic size sculptures in bronze iii) Western genre iv) Subject: Senator J.B. Gladstone and J. G. Diefenbaker Submission deadline: April 30, 2008 For more information and a copy of the detailed artist call, please contact: Sandra LeBlanc at: SL@burjpetroleum.com All applications must be received at the following mailing address: Attention: Sandra LeBlanc Public Art Committee Calgary Stampede Box 1060, Station M Calgary, AB Canada T2P 2K8 For Couriers, use: 1410 Olympic Way SW, Calgary T2G 2W1


Public Art Projects - Multiple LRT Station Canopies
http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/

The City of Calgary Public Art Program, in conjunction with Transportation Infrastructure and Calgary Transit, is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists with a demonstrated ability to design artwork for transit and transportation infrastructure. Seven Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations are being constructed in Calgary. Each of these seven stations will contain a public art component integrated into the station’s glass canopies or located in the space surrounding the canopies. Artists working in a variety of media are welcome to submit their qualifications for this competition. This competition is open to local, national and international artists. The public art project goals include: The creation of projects that stress both the individuality of each CTrain station as well as the visual and functional continuity of the entire corridor Addition of colour, light and texture to the visual experience of the corridor. Complementing, and not competing with, the distinctive and graceful appearance of the canopies. Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams. Working within set budgets and construction schedules. The budget for each station canopy is $89,000 CDN Submissions must be received by Friday, April 4, 2008 at 16:30 hours MST. Late, misdirected and/or incomplete submissions may not be considered. Download Project Details: Please download Expression of Interest #08-015 from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) at http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/. Select “I am a Vendor” on APC home page. Register if a first-time user. THIS EOI WILL HAVE AT LEAST ONE ADDENDUM - PLEASE CHECK THE APC BID PACKAGE ONLINE FOR ADDENDA. You must acknowledge each addendum in writing for your submission to be considered. If the addenda are added after you download the EOI, a notice is sent from the APC to your vendor email. Submission-related Inquiries For general inquiries, contact: Edwin Whang, Buyer p: 403-268- 4090 e: edwin.whang@calgary.ca For technical information, contact: Gordon J. Forbes P. Eng. P: 403-268-1295 E: gordon.forbes@calgary.ca For the Public Art Project Coordinator, contact Lisa Hickey-Besserer p: 403-268-5283 E: Lisa.Hickey-Besserer@calgary.ca


Public Art Project: Botsford Street Fire Station - City of Moncton, New Brunswick
http://www.Call l imited to emerging and professional visual artist an...

Call l imited to emerging and professional visual artist and designers or teams who reside in the Province of New Brunswick. The City of Moncton is seeking proposals from emerging or professional artists for the creation and installation of a public art project at Moncton’s new Botsford Street Fire Station, located at 299 Botsford Street, at the corner of Botsford and King streets. Proposals shall include, but not be limited to: a written document including a letter of intent stating the artist’s interest in the project; a detailed description and sketch of the proposed concept including artistic and creative approach, materials, dimensions, scale, installation requirements; a plan for the maintenance of the work including potential long-term costs; references, resume and portfolio of the artist; and a budget for the project. An official copy of Request for Proposal #RFP08-006 – Public Art Competition (Botsford Street Fire Station), which includes all design requirements, proposal submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and general terms and conditions, may only be obtained through the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department, or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network (www.gnb.ca/0099/tenders). All inquiries regarding this Request for Proposal may be directed to: Tanya Carter, Purchasing Manager City of Moncton E-mail: tanya.carter@moncton.ca Telephone: 506-853-3535 Fax: 506-859-2675 Only proponents who have received the RFP directly from the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network are eligible to submit a proposal. The deadline for submission of proposals is Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. - Atlantic Time. Proposals received after the closing date will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the Proponents.


Two Outdoor Public Art Installations (Commission Range $100,000-300,000)
http://www.vendor.purchasingconnection.ca/Opportunity.aspx?Guid=360D70...

In partnership with S. Pointe & Co. Inc., Capital Health Edmonton invites artists who work in visual, craft, light and interdisciplinary media to respond with an Expression of Interest for two outdoor public art installations for the new Robbins Pavilion at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (home of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women) in Edmonton Alberta. Competition 1 Robbins East Lightwell Budget Range: $100,000 – $250,000 (all inclusive) Competition 2 Robbins Southwest Courtyard Budget Range: $150,000 - $300,000 (all inclusive) Submission Deadline: Thursday April 3, 2008 at 2:00pm MST Target Installation: April/May 2009 All media suitable for Edmonton’s variant climate will be considered. This competition is open to artists who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Artists may submit alone as or as creative teams. To Participate: Artists or Artistic Teams will be required to register their interest as VENDORS, free of charge, and obtain the RFEOI document, including site plans and photographs, by downloading the RFEOI from the Alberta Purchasing Connection website. http://vendor.purchasingconnection.ca/Opportunity.aspx?Guid=360D7094-B1FF-4FDD-9FA6-C9F1D1897D16 or www.purchasingconnection.ca Solicitation Number: CNS2008-02-53


Call to Canadian sculpture artists - Commemoration of the City of Calgary’s twin sister city's 400 Birthday
http://www.SL@burjpetroleum.com

The Calgary Stampede will recognize and celebrate the 400th anniversary of Quebec City, its twin city, by commissioning a heroic size sculpture commemorating French Canadian influence on early western Canadian (Albertan) farming and ranching and/or in the development of the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede. The work will be placed in Quebec City at a location to be designated by that City. An identical piece will be placed in Calgary. Canadian sculpture artists from across Canada are invited to participate by submitting their interest and concept. Estimated budget: $250,000 - $500,000 Installation: Quebec City - February 2009 Submission deadline: April 1, 2008 For more information and a copy of the detailed artist call, please contact: Sandra LeBlanc at: SL@burjpetroleum.com All applications must be received at the following mailing address: Attention: Sandra LeBlanc Public Art Committee Calgary Stampede Box 1060, Station M Calgary, AB Canada T2P 2K8 For Couriers, use: 1410 Olympic Way SW, Calgary T2G 2W1


Open Call for Artists - Public Art Project - Emergency Operations Centre
http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/

The City of Calgary Public Art Program, in conjunction with the Calgary Fire Department, is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists to create a permanent work of art for the new Emergency Operations Control Centre. The successful artist will have expertise that includes practical, demonstrated experience in the field of public art, collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams and community stakeholders, and the ability to work within set budgets and construction schedules. Public Art for the Emergency Operations Centre will be integral to the design objectives of the facility and site. The Public Art should reflect the mission of the Public Art Program as described in The City of Calgary’s Public Art Policy. This competition is open to local, regional, national and international artists. The budget for this public art project is $266,500.00 CDN. Note that the overall capital construction budget for the EOC may offset the fabrication costs of Public Art components. Submissions must be received no later than Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 16:30 hours MST. Late, misdirected and/or incomplete submissions may not be considered. Download Project Details: Please download Expression of Interest #08-013 from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) at http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/. Select “I am a Vendor” on APC home page. Register if a first-time user. If a change is made to the EOI before the submission deadline, an addendum is sent from the APC to your vendor email. You must acknowledge each addendum in writing for your submission to be considered. Submission-related Inquiries For inquiries related to your EOI submission, contact: Edwin Whang, Buyer P: 403-268-4090 E: edwin.whang@calgary.ca For questions about the public art project, contact: Heather Saunders, Project Coordinator Public Art Program P: 403-268-5270 E: heather.saunders@calgary.ca


Request for Expressions of Interest - Community Public Art
http://www.The City of Richmond Public Art Commission (RPAC) is seekin...

The City of Richmond Public Art Commission (RPAC) is seeking expressions of interest from artists to design, fabricate and install a site-specific community public art project, to be located at Richmond Hospital, 7000 Westminster Hwy., Richmond, BC. This is the first community public art project that Richmond Hospital has undertaken. ARTIST ELIGIBILITY Open to professional artists of all disciplines. Artists outside Richmond may apply but no travel funding is available. Interdisciplinary and team approaches are welcome. BUDGET The total budget available to the artist(s) or artist team, inclusive of all expenses (including GST), will be $4,000.00. DEADLINE Complete expression of interest packages must be received on or before Friday, April 11, 2008 by 4:00 pm. (This is not a postmark deadline). For complete details including submission information visit: http://richmond.ca/culture/publicart/opportunities.htm Or download: http://richmond.ca/__shared/assets/hospital19790.pdf For additional information or questions please contact: Suzanne Greening at 604 247-8320 or sgreening@richmond.ca


Place des Arts Community Public Art project
http://www.placedesarts.ca

To celebrate its 35 year history as a thriving, vibrant community arts centre, Place des Arts is commissioning a professional artist experienced in designing and producing integrated public art to develop and facilitate a community art project. This opportunity is open to professional artists residing in British Columbia. Artists are encouraged to experiment with a variety of design approaches and media and preference will be given to artists who demonstrate a solid understanding of the history and community of Maillardville and have experience working on public art projects. The successful candidate will work with local community groups, schools, businesses and residents in a series of workshops in which the artist and participants will design an art installation for the interior of the centre interpreting and reflecting on the history of Place des Arts and the community of Maillardville. The workshops will begin on July 12 during Place des Art’s Fair in the Square community event and will be unveiled on December 6 during the annual Light up the Square event. Submissions must be received by Place des Arts no later than March 31, 2008 at 5:00 p.m., PST. An adjudication committee will review all proposals and select the winning submission from a short list of artists in May, 2008. More information: To download the full call for proposals, visit www.placedesarts.ca. Katrina Driver, Visual Arts Program Coordinator Place des Arts - Arts Centre & Music School p: 604.664.1636 ext.32 e: kdriver@placedesarts.ca


Limited Call For Expressions of Interest - BC West Coast First Nations Artists or Artist Teams
http://www.cnvpublicart@telus.net

THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of North Vancouver Public Art Program is accepting expressions of interest from BC West Coast First Nation artists or artist teams to integrate a public artwork into the western entrance of the new North Vancouver “Spirit Square”. The Square is part of the new City Library project and will provide a dynamic community gathering space that will serve as the anchor for the City’s civic corridor. ELIGIBILITY: This Public Art Call as been prepared to solicit responses specifically from BC West Coast First Nation artists with experience working on site-specific public art commissions. If you are applying as part of a design team, than please be aware that at least one of the design team members must be a BC West Coast First Nation’s artist. TIMELINE: March 28, 2008 ............ Submission Deadline April 1 – 4, 2008 ........... Selection Panel Meeting April 14 – 18, 2008 ........ Short list Presentations Mid April – July 2008 ....... Fabrication August 2008 ................ Installation SUBMISSION DOCUMENTS: Spirit Square Call http://www.arts-alive.ca/uploads/Spirit%20Square%20Call.pdf Spirit Square Landscape Detail http://www.arts-alive.ca/uploads/06007%20Spirit%20Square%20landscape%20detail%2003-10-08.pdf MORE INFORMATION: Lori Phillips c/o North Vancouver Office of Cultural Affairs (NVOCA) 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. Canada V7M 2G3 P: 604-980-3559 E: cnvpublicart@telus.net


Three Harbour Green Public Art - Coal Harbour Development
http://www.urbanartmanagement.com/

Budget: $189,760 Deadline for submissions: April 18, 2008 by 4:00 p.m. ASPAC Developments Ltd. has retained Urban Art Management to facilitate Public Art for Three Harbour Green located in Coal Harbour. ASPAC is seeking artists or a team of artists to create building integrated artwork in conjunction with the construction of the last tower in Coal Harbour, Three Harbour Green. The Call for Qualifications has been prepared to solicit responses from BC artists experienced with public art, budgeting and collaboration with architects. An art budget of $ 185,760 has been designated for this project. Due to the collaborative nature of this project, the artist will sign a design services contract with ASPAC (budget to be determined). The remaining fees will be allocated to the project and possibly leveraged by the existing materials in the building. Project Schedule: March 14: The Call is posted. April 18: All submittal materials must be received by 4:00 pm. April 24: All submittal materials will be reviewed by the Selection Panel. Three artists will be short listed. May 9: Interviews For further information: Visit www.urbanartmanagement.com, Artist Opportunities Or call: Leesa Strimbicki 604-872-1466


City of Vancouver - Public Art Program Review
http://www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/commsvcs/culturalservices/newsletter/a...

The Public Art Program is currently undergoing a comprehensive review of its three components: Community Public Art, Civic Public Art, and Private Development. The intended result is a plan for the program that will include a new vision—developed with the local community—and new implementation strategies that address program structure, funding, and administration. Projects already underway will continue their development; however, no new projects will be initiated before Fall, 2007. Those interested in the Community Public Art Program should monitor this website.


LUNA Artists In Residence - CO
http://www.j.m.owens@hotmail.com

LUNA Artists In Residence - CO LUNA Artists In Residence (LUNA AIR) program offers residences for emerging Artists. Application deadline is March 21, 2008, for residences, June 2008 through October 2008. There is no cost to the artist for housing or application, and we appreciate cooperative labor efforts. Persons with a flexible, nurturing personality are especially welcome. Individuals, as well as groups may apply for residences. Teachers of every discipline are encouraged to host their own learners. Questions can be directed to: Dr. James M. Owens (Jim), by phone at 719.206.0622, by email at j.m.owens@hotmail.com. Deadline: March 21, 2008


10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program - IL
http://www.FieldsProject.com

10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program - IL Call to artists for the 10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program, Oregon, IL, June 14-22, 2008. Open to plein air artists, photographers, and field sculptors. Recipients will create artwork inspired by Midwestern landscapes while experiencing rural life residing with a working farm family, brining art and agriculture together. Visit http://www.FieldsProject.com for more information or send SASE to: Fields Project, PO Box 444, Oregon, IL 61061. Questions? Call Deb Munson at 815-652-4623, Sculptors call Jeff Adams at 815-734-7578. Entry Deadline: March 15, 2008.


Artists Residencies for Visual Artists and Writers - MI
http://www.ox-bow.org/residency/artists/summer.html

One and two-week residencies from June 8-August 23, 2008. This program is designed for the professional and practicing artist to reside and work in a secluded, natural environment. This year, applicants may apply for either one or two week residencies. Artists are selected upon the merit of their work and written statements describing their proposed use of the residency. Students are not eligible for this program. During their stay, artists are encouraged to present a slide lecture or reading of their work and to participate in the community life at Ox-Bow. Recipients receive a small private studio and room and board. Please note that the classroom studio facilities are not available to ARs. Artists’ in Residence are required to pay a fee of $510 per week, due at the time the residency is awarded. A limited number of residency scholarships, covering a portion of the fee, are available. Please indicate your interest in being considered for an award on your application. Applications for the summer Residency program are due March 14, 2008. To download an application, visit http://www.ox-bow.org/residency/artists/summer.html or email Sarah Workneh at sworkn@saic.edu for more information. Deadline: March 14, 2008


Career Opportunity Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/pdf/COG_Revised_App.pdf

Career Opportunity Grants for Artists provide financial support to enable Oregon artists to take advantage of opportunities to enhance their careers through the development of arts, business or professional skills to expand marketing capacity and/or to further develop the nature or quality of their artwork.Grant amounts may range from $300 to $1,500. The Oregon Arts Commission has allocated $40,000 for the FY2008 grant cycle. Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis, and the Commission may award up to the full amount available at any quarter, so please check here at this website or call our office to see if there are funds available. There are no funds available for the May 2008 deadline. The next application deadline is August 13, 2008.


Operating Support Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/doc/FY09_Operating_Support_guideli...

Call Shannon Planchon, 503-229-6062 for more information Postmark Deadline: May 1, 2008 Operating Support grants support the operations of and public access to the programs of Oregon's medium and large not-for-profit arts organizations. The Oregon Arts Commission encourages applications that demonstrate the inclusion of creation, exhibition or performance of work created by Oregon artists of demonstrated artistic excellence. They are intended for arts groups whose prior year cash income totaled at least $75,000.


Arts Learning Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/grants/commission_grant_programs.p...

Arts Learning Grants Call Deb Vaughn at 503-986-0085 for more information Electronic Application Deadline: May 1, 2008


Operating Support/Arts Services/Arts Learning May 1, 2008
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/grants/shannon.planchon@state.or.u...

Operating Support/Arts Services/Arts Learning May 1, 2008 Call Shannon Planchon 503-229-6062 or shannon.planchon@state.or.us


National VSA arts Call for Art: Derivative Composition
http://www.vsarts.org/derivativecomposition

VSA arts (National) is seeking visual artists with disabilities whose work is inspired by the performing arts - music, theatre, dance. There is no entry fee. Submissions must be original works that have been completed in the last five years and after the onset of disability. Deadline is Friday, March 21, 2008. For more information, go to www.vsarts.org/derivativecomposition. VSA arts of Maine also has print copies of the call for entries. Alternative formats are available, contact VSA arts of Maine at 607-4016 or info@vsartsmaine.org.


A Matter of Perception
http://www.vsartsmaine.org/artprograms.htm

A Matter of Perception is VSA arts of Maine’s biennial exhibition that showcases and celebrates the artwork and talent of Maine artists with disabilities. The purpose of the exhibition is to enhance the public’s awareness of disability issues, provide exhibition opportunities for artists with disabilities, and to promote the work of the artists. In addition, this exhibition provides artists the opportunity to market and sell their artwork, as well as to bring awareness to the many quality arts programs throughout the state.


Murals DC / Artist Opportunity
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/

Murals DC / Artist Opportunity Budget: $3,000-$12,500 per mural Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2008 at 7 pm The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) and DC Department of Public Works (DPW) seek artists, artist teams and youth organizations to design, create and install aerosol murals or aerosol-inspired murals in identified locations throughout the District of Columbia for a new project entitled Murals DC. Murals DC has been created to replace illegal graffiti with artistic works, to revitalize sites within the community and to teach young people the art of aerosol painting. The goal of this initiative is to positively engage the District's youth by teaching proper art techniques, providing supplies, and a legal means to practice and perform their skill in a way that promotes respect for public and private property and community awareness. Site selection is based on areas of the District with high incidence of illegal graffiti as identified by the DPW, Mayor's Office of Community Relations and Services (MOCRS) and other agencies. Each mural will reflect the character, culture and history of the neighborhood.


Young Artist Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,528307.asp

Young Artist Program


UPSTART Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,634126.asp

UPSTART Program


Public Art Building Communities
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638599.asp

Public Art Building Communities


Grants-in-Aid to Organizations
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638459.asp

Grants-in-Aid to Organizations


Grants-in-Aid to Organizations
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528181.asp

Grants-in-Aid to Organizations


Festivals DC
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638536.asp

Festivals DC


Elders Learning Through the Arts
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,639257.asp

Elders Learning Through the Arts


East of the River Arts Initiative
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528153.asp

East of the River Arts Initiative


Cultural Facilities Project
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,582599.asp

Cultural Facilities Project


City Arts Projects
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528139.asp

City Arts Projects


Arts Learning & Outreach: Arts Education Projects
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528104.asp

Arts Learning & Outreach: Arts Education Projects


Artist Fellowship Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528118.asp

Artist Fellowship Program


Small Projects Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528251.asp

Small Projects Program


Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528167.asp

Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program


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