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Call for Entries: 28th Annual Art in the Park 2008
http://www.genevalakeart.org/

Call for Entries: 28th Annual Art in the Park 2008. The Geneva Lake Art Association’s juried Outdoor Fine Art Show August 9-10, 2008 in Library Park, Main Street (Route 50) Lake Geneva. Prospectus on our web site: http://www.genevalakeart.org or send SASE #10 envelope to: Geneva Lake Art Association. P.O. Box 623 Lake Geneva, WI 53147 attn: Art in the Park, D. Behar. Deadline March 31, 2008. Application Fee: $20.00, Booth Fee: $160-$190. Awards totaling: $1,500.00.


Revisions of the American Dream: Nationally solicited juried exhibition
http://www.revisionsoftheamericandream.com/

Opportunities send opportunities to aiw@emeraldstudio.com 21st Annual Northern National Art Competition Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI Over $8,500 in prize money. Open to U.S. artists 18 and over working in 2-D media. Entry by slide or digital images on CD. $25 for 2 images, both in the same format. Judge: Terry Suhre, curator Gallery 210. Entries postmarked by May 16, 2008. Gala opening reception July 22, 2008. Exhibit runs July 22 - September 11, 2008. Email or call for prospectus or visit www.nicoletcollege.edu/artgal/artcomp.htm kralph@nicoletcollege.edu, 715-365-4556 Call to Wisconsin Artists for the Hidden River Art Festival, Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21, 2008 at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Art, Brookfield Information available at: www.hiddenriverartfestival.com Application Deadline - Friday, April 11, 2008 Call for Entries: Overture Galleries seeks a wide range of artworks ranging from arts & crafts to fine art. Overture Galleries offer three spaces that offer tremendous exposure, especially on performance days and nights. Whether you are a professional, a student, or an emerging hobby artist, this is your chance to show Dane County and countless visitors your talents. Deadline June 15, 2008. For prospectus, go to http://www.overturecenter.com/galleries.htm or contact Clare Vogel, Gallery Coordinator, Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, WI 53703, phone 608-258-4961. Marn workshops Legal Issues for Artists, March 20, 6-8pm Elizabeth T Russell, Attorney / Author Properly Shipping & Storing Art, Apr. 17, 6-8 pm, Keith Nelson, Preparator, Milwaukee Art Museum. More info at: www.marnonline.com/arts-resources The Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Workshop taught by Karen Knutson from May 16-18, 2008. For info contact Michele Missner 920-730-0768 mmissner@new.rr.com Call for Entries: Birds in Art 2008 Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, is accepting submissions for Birds in Art Sept. 6 - Nov. 9, 2008. Works must interpret birds and related subjects. Deadline: April 15, 2008. Birds in Art prospectus/entry form at www.lywam.org or call 715-845-7010 or email museum@lywam.org Call For Entries: Winnebagoland Art Fair Sunday, June 8, 2008, 10:00 - 4:00. Juried Entry. 160 booths, Fee $80. Entry deadline 4/30/08, attendance 8000. For prospectus and entry forms contact Susan J. Spanbauer, Art Fair Chairperson, P.O. Box 2805, Oshkosh, WI 54903-2805, sjspan@sbcglobal.net Painting and Travel South of the Clouds In the Middle Kingdom 22-day painting trip through South Western China leaving from Chicago on April 1, 2008. Contact info@kewauneeacademy.com or call 920 388 4391. Call For Vendors Paine Art Center & Gardens 1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901 invites you to participate in 2 outdoor fairs. FESTIVAL OF SPRING, Sat., May 17, 8am - 4pm features original art, fine crafts, garden merchandise. Corner Flea Market features antiques, imports, Farmer’s Market. FAIRE ON THE GREEN, Sun., July 13, 9am - 4pm, features original art, fine crafts, garden merchandise. Corner Flea Market features antiques, imports, Farmer’s Market. Contact Doris Peitz at info@thepaine.org or 920 235-6903 ext. 22 for more info and vendor application, or at www.thepaine.org. Are you a 2D, 3D, textile or jewelry artist? Artists Gallery, Racine’s only artist-owned cooperative gallery is seeking new member and guest artists. Artists Gallery is on historic 6th St., downtown Racine, west of Monument Sq., across from Porter’s of Racine. Prospective artists must be juried by committee. Contact the gallery at 262/635-9332 or e-mail Dan Simoneau at dsimoneau@wi.rr.com. Call for Artists: Whitewater Arts Festival - 3rd Annual Sat., April 26, 9-4pm. Regional invitation to artists and craftspeople of all genres. Fee $25 or $50. Details at www.fountainartsfestival.com or benstrand@hotmail.com Revisions of the American Dream: Nationally solicited juried exhibition asks, “What has the American dream become?” In our country today, where ethnic diversity is as common as economic hardship, the ideal of a white picket fence and nuclear family for every American has become more myth than motto. The Susan Hensel Gallery announces a call for artists in all visual media to submit work for a one-month exhibition that explores this concept. Opening: Fri., June 6, 2008. Deadline: March 21, 2008. For complete info: http://www.revisionsoftheamericandream.com


Call for Artists: Whitewater Arts Festival
http://www.fountainartsfestival.com/

3rd Annual Sat., April 26, 9-4pm. Regional invitation to artists and craftspeople of all genres. Fee $25 or $50. Details at www.fountainartsfestival.com or benstrand@hotmail.com


Artists Gallery, Racine’s only artist-owned cooperative gallery is seeking new member and guest artists
http://www.dsimoneau@wi.rr.com

Are you a 2D, 3D, textile or jewelry artist? Artists Gallery, Racine’s only artist-owned cooperative gallery is seeking new member and guest artists. Artists Gallery is on historic 6th St., downtown Racine, west of Monument Sq., across from Porter’s of Racine. Prospective artists must be juried by committee. Contact the gallery at 262/635-9332 or e-mail Dan Simoneau at dsimoneau@wi.rr.com.


Call For Vendors Paine Art Center & Gardens
http://www.thepaine.org

1410 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901 invites you to participate in 2 outdoor fairs. FESTIVAL OF SPRING, Sat., May 17, 8am - 4pm features original art, fine crafts, garden merchandise. Corner Flea Market features antiques, imports, Farmer’s Market. FAIRE ON THE GREEN, Sun., July 13, 9am - 4pm, features original art, fine crafts, garden merchandise. Corner Flea Market features antiques, imports, Farmer’s Market. Contact Doris Peitz at info@thepaine.org or 920 235-6903 ext. 22 for more info and vendor application, or at www.thepaine.org.


Call For Entries: Winnebagoland Art Fair
http://www.sjspan@sbcglobal.net

Call For Entries: Winnebagoland Art Fair Sunday, June 8, 2008, 10:00 - 4:00. Juried Entry. 160 booths, Fee $80. Entry deadline 4/30/08, attendance 8000. For prospectus and entry forms contact Susan J. Spanbauer, Art Fair Chairperson, P.O. Box 2805, Oshkosh, WI 54903-2805, sjspan@sbcglobal.net


Call for Entries: Birds in Art 2008
http://www.lywam.org

Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, is accepting submissions for Birds in Art Sept. 6 - Nov. 9, 2008. Works must interpret birds and related subjects. Deadline: April 15, 2008. Birds in Art prospectus/entry form at www.lywam.org or call 715-845-7010 or email museum@lywam.org


Marn workshops
http://www.marnonline.com/arts-resources

Legal Issues for Artists, March 20, 6-8pm Elizabeth T Russell, Attorney / Author Properly Shipping & Storing Art, Apr. 17, 6-8 pm, Keith Nelson, Preparator, Milwaukee Art Museum. More info at: www.marnonline.com/arts-resources


Call for Entries: Overture Galleries
http://www.overturecenter.com/galleries.htm

seeks a wide range of artworks ranging from arts & crafts to fine art. Overture Galleries offer three spaces that offer tremendous exposure, especially on performance days and nights. Whether you are a professional, a student, or an emerging hobby artist, this is your chance to show Dane County and countless visitors your talents. Deadline June 15, 2008. For prospectus, go to http://www.overturecenter.com/galleries.htm or contact Clare Vogel, Gallery Coordinator, Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, WI 53703, phone 608-258-4961.


Call to Wisconsin Artists for the Hidden River Art Festival,
http://www.hiddenriverartfestival.com

Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21, 2008 at Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Art, Brookfield Information available at: www.hiddenriverartfestival.com Application Deadline - Friday, April 11, 2008


21st Annual Northern National Art Competition
http://www. nicoletcollege.edu/artgal/artcomp.htm

Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI Over $8,500 in prize money. Open to U.S. artists 18 and over working in 2-D media. Entry by slide or digital images on CD. $25 for 2 images, both in the same format. Judge: Terry Suhre, curator Gallery 210. Entries postmarked by May 16, 2008. Gala opening reception July 22, 2008. Exhibit runs July 22 - September 11, 2008. Email or call for prospectus or visit www.nicoletcollege.edu/artgal/artcomp.htm kralph@nicoletcollege.edu, 715-365-4556


Cultural Facilities Assistance Program
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/cfa.htm

The purpose of the Wisconsin Arts Board’s Cultural Facilities Assistance Program is to help Wisconsin’s new performing arts presenters to meet the needs of their communities. Specifically the program will help new presenters to: learn more about the field of presenting the performing arts; increase access to the resources needed to present their work effectively; strengthen organizational capacity, staff, and boards; conduct community assessments; and present one artist from beyond the local community in a performance. Annual Deadline: mid-April


Creative Communities Grants
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/cc.htm

The Creative Communities grants program encourages arts education and community arts development in Wisconsin. It provides support for projects that further the Arts Board’s goals in the following three areas: Arts Education; Folk and Traditional Arts; and Local Arts. Annual Deadline: March 14 *


Creation and Presentation Grants
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/c&p.htm

Creation and Presentation grants provide artistic program and operational support to established nonprofit arts organizations whose primary mission is to create or present ongoing arts programming that makes a significant local, regional, or statewide impact on the cultural life of Wisconsin, and that furthers the Arts Board’s community development and arts education goals. Annual Deadline: February 15 *


Arts Challenge Initiative - Minority Program
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/aci.htm

ACI encourages nonprofit minority arts organizations to leverage income from private sources. This program provides state funds to minority arts organizations that meet or exceed their total eligible income generated during the previous year.


Artist and Community Collaborations Grant
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/accgrant.htm

In order to encourage more collaborative projects between artists and their communities, funds are available for artists to develop special projects in collaboration with a community-based organization partner. Annual deadline: October 15th *


Artist Fellowship Awards
http://www.artsboard.wisconsin.gov/static/fellwshp.htm

Artist Fellowship Awards provide unrestricted funds to recognize the significant contributions of outstanding, professionally active Wisconsin artists. Annual deadline: September 15th *


Florida Artist Link
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/FloridaArtistLinkE-News.htm

Florida Artist Link is an E-newsletter for Florida's individual artists. To subscribe, send an email to Morgan Lewis at mblewis@dos.state.fl.us with 'ARTISTLINK' in the subject line.


State Touring Roster
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/statetouring/index.htm

The State Touring Roster offers presenters a menu of peer-reviewed artists (solo and companies) from which to select bookings for their organizations. Florida-based artists or organizations that have a touring program in place may apply for inclusion on this two-year roster.


Artist Enhancement Grants
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/ae/

A NEW grants program for Florida's individual artists, Artist Enhancement Grants provides grant amounts of $500, $750, or $1,000 for artists to take advantage of specific, professional development, skill building opportunities to advance their work and careers.


Individual Artist Fellowship Program
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/fellowship/index.htm

The Individual Artist Fellowship Program recognizes the creation of new artworks by individuals of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability. Fellowship awards support the general artistic and career advancement of the individual artist. Visit our Meet the Fellowship Recipients page to view a list of prior fellowship winners.


Underserved Arts Communities
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/uacap/index.htm

Fosters the development of underserved arts organizations by providing access to grants for salary assistance, organizational development, and consultancy.


Regional Cultural Facilities
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/regionalcultural/index.htm

Provides funding for the renovation, construction, or acquisition of regional cultural facilities.


Local Arts Agency
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/laa/index.htm

Strengthens, stabilizes, and assists communities by providing general program or project support to designated local arts agencies.


Cultural Support Grants Program
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/csg/index.htm

Supports programming and projects that foster excellence and diversity in art and culture through general program support and specific projects. Categories include: dance, discipline service, folk arts, interdisciplinary, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary, museums/art, museums/non-art, music, sponsor/presenter, community theatre, professional theatre, and visual arts.


Cultural Endowment
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/endowment/index.htm

Provides $240,000 state matching grants to qualifying cultural organizations that have raised $360,000 in local matching funds. The $600,000 principal is then invested and the interest used for general operations.


Challenge Grant
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/challenge/index.htm

Offers applicants the opportunity to undertake innovative and unique arts and cultural projects. The program is not intended for general support.


State Touring Program (STP)
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/statetouring/index.htm

STP (Presenters) supports live performances by Florida’s performing and visual artists by providing matching grants to non-profit organizations wishing to present companies listed on the State Touring Roster. Priority is given to under-populated counties.


Quarterly Assistance
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/qa/index.htm

Promotes professional development and growth for arts organizations by offering small grants for organizations that are new to the grantmaking process; it also provides assistance for organizations that have “sudden opportunities,” or that wish to take advantage of professional development opportunities.


Cultural Facilities
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/facilities/index.htm

Provides funding for the renovation, construction, or acquisition of cultural facilities.


Culture Builds Florida
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/cbf/

Provides funding for projects that explore one or more of the four areas of the strategic plan, Culture Builds Florida's Future.


Arts in Education
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/aie/index.htm

Supports activities that promote the arts as an integral part of education and life-long learning through project grants.


Celebrating Sustainable Community
http://www.sustainabletompkins.org/

Wanted: Artists and green visions for Ithica, New York's 9th Art in the Heart of the City public sculpture exhibit: Celebrating Sustainable Community, an Exploration in Greening Public Art. For the first time focusing within a theme, 2008 will feature 3-6 works by three artists who use natural, recycled and/or sustainable materials to evoke the images, themes, issues and dreams of sustainable community. Stipend, insurance and installation assistance provided, plus widespread exposure as exemplars, on new online gallery, a Forum on Greening Public Art, and collaborative public programming. Deadline April 1, 2008 exhibit opening late June and ending in November. For information on Ithaca's arts and sustainability scenes, see www.sustainabletompkins.org. For guidelines and application form, see downtownithaca.com. Questions, call 607.277.8679 or email phil@downtownithaca.com.


Circulation
http://www.booksmartstudio.com/

The strength and value in art is located not solely in its visuality, but also in its ability to circulate as an object, or at the most basic level--its grounds in a circulating idea. Booksmart Studio is seeking submission of artist works that confront, explore, exploit, challenge, and investigate the modes, methods, and effects of circulation. Keeping in line with the diverse modes of circulation and dissemination, the exhibition is open to all mediums. The deadline for entry is March 28, 2008. Visit www.booksmartstudio.com for details and entry form. For more information please contact gallery@booksmartstudio.com. Booksmart Studio, Anderson Alley Arts Building, 250 North Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620.


Public Art Commissions - New Orleans, LA
http://www.artscouncilofneworleans.org/

In collaboration with the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Arts Council of New Orleans will commission and install ten exterior public art pieces throughout the City of New Orleans. The commissions provide the opportunity for local and regional artists to showcase their work parallel to the international exhibits: Sculpture for New Orleans and Prospect One International Biennial. Proposals will be accepted provided the artwork is durable, meets safety regulations, and can be installed for a minimum of two years. Contemporary, innovative proposals are encouraged. Eligibility: Gulf Coast Painters and Sculptors affected by Katrina/Rita. Ten Commissions: $25,000 each. Application Deadline: April 7, 2008 at 5:00pm. Installation: October 2008. Please contact : Morgana King, Public Art Manager, Arts Council of New Orleans for details: 504.523.1465 / mking@artscouncilofneworleans.org / www.artscouncilofneworleans.org.


Lines into Shapes
http://www.artcenterofestes.com/

12th Annual Lines into Shapes art exhibition and sale. September 19-October 4, 2008. Open to all artists. Media accepted: oil, acrylics, water media, pastel/graphite/scratchboards, original printmaking, sculpture, fine art pottery, glass, photography, wood, fiber, and jewelry. Over $5,000 in prize monies awarded in 2007. Slide or CD entries only. Nonrefundable jury fee of $13 per slide with a maximum of 3 entries per artist. Deadline: July 15, 2008. For prospectus, download entry form from www.artcenterofestes.com or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Art Center of Estes Park, PO Box 3635, Estes Park, CO 80517 or call 970.586.5882.


Juried Exhibition - Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
http://www.clwac.org/

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc. 112th Annual Open Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club. Exhibition dates: September 23-October 15, 2008. Open to women artists. Media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphics and sculpture. Over $9000 in awards. Entry fee: $30/members & associates, $35/non-members. Juried by slides or cds postmarked by July 2, 2008. For prospectus, send SASE to Okki Wang, 431 Woodbury Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 or download a prospectus at www.clwac.org


Seams Unusual
http://www.angelfiredesigns.com/files/seams_unusual_prospectus.pdf

Seams Unusual is an exhibition of contemporary art quilts by New Mexico fiber artists. The exhibit will take place at the Art Center at Fuller Lodge. The exhibit will take place June 20 to July 26, 2008. New Mexico artists only. Deadline: May 9, 2008. 30% commission. Juried by digital images on CD, $30 for up to 3 entries. Prospectus available as PDF, www.angelfiredesigns.com. This is not a SAQA sponsored exhibition but is organized by several members of SAQA to include all New Mexico fiber artists. The Art Center at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM 87544.


3rd National Exhibition, Axis Gallery
http://www.axisgallery.org

Open to artists residing in the US. All media except crafts. Fee: $30 for 3 entries. Additional entries $5.00 each, limit 6. Deadline: May 28, 2008. For more information, contact info@axisgallery.org or 916.443.9900. Axis Gallery, 1517 19th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811. axisgallery.org


The Artful Nude Photography Show
http://www.c4fap.org/

Artists have been depicting images of the human body since the early cave dwellers. Nude images engender a unique interest and emotion. We are continuously fascination with and struggle to crate images of the unadorned human form. This call for entry focuses on the true art of the nude. Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all domestic and international, professional and amateur, photographers working with digital or traditional photography or combinations of both. With selection for this exhibition, artists and their work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and others who appreciate the fine art of photography. Feature presentation in CameraArts magazine Artists' Show Case Juror's Selection award: $300; Director's Selection award: $200; Workshop Award: $300, applicable towards the Kim Weston's Workshop held August 1-3 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Gallery Visitor's Choice Award: $100. Deadline: Deadline April 8, 2008. For more information, go to www.c4fap.org for more information and follow the links for Call for Entries. Email questions to cfe@c4fap.org


The Cradle Project
http://www.thecradleproject.org/

The Cradle Project is an art installation and fund raiser for the benefit of orphan children in sub-Saharan Africa. Artists are asked to make and donate a cradle from re-cycled materials for this exhibition slated for June 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The goal is to have 1,000 cradles. Each artist is asked to find a sponsor (or many) for their cradle in the total amount of $100, all of these proceeds going to fund orphan relief in Africa. The cradles need to be received by April 18, 2008. Sponsors are being dsought for artists who are unable to manage secure $100, so do not let that be a deterrent to your participation. There will be an online auction of the cradles to raise additional funds for this cause. Entry forms are available at thecradleproject.org. For more information, contact Barbara Grothus at 505.842.8305 or bgrothus@aol.com.


Fusion - A Compilation of Colorado Fiber Artists
http://www.fremontarts.org/

The Fremont Center for Arts in Canon City, Colorado will host an exhibit of Fiber Art by Colorado Fiber Artists in June/July 2008. This is a juried show with entry fees and a 30% commission paid to the Center. Art for this exhibit is defined as traditional and contemporary fiber art to include but not limited to: silk painting, silk fusion, wool felting, dyeing, painting, stitching, dissolving, surface techniques and embellishment where fiber is the basis of the work. Non-traditional quilt art will be considered. Three dimensional fiber art is acceptable. Size limits apply. Deadline: April 1, 2008. Fremont Center for the Arts, P.O. Box 1006, Canon City, CO 81215. www.fremontarts.org


16th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) International Exhibition
http://www.callforentry.org

Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA. This annual exhibition is limited to works in 100% colored pencil and is the only venue where CPSA members can earn Signature Status. The exhibition features over $15,000 in awards including the $1500 Best of Show award and CIPPY Trophy. Fee: $35.00. Entry Deadline: 3/31/08. Apply online at www.callforentry.org


Resurrection: A New Look at Old Photographic Processes
http://www.23sandy.com/Resurrection/CallforEntries.html

Call for Entries--Resurrection: A New Look at Old Photographic Processes, to be held in May 2008. This exhibition seeks to explore a renewed interest in alternative photographic processes. Looking for artists who are using photographic methods and techniques of the nineteenth century such as photograms, tintypes, daguerreotypes, gum bichromates, collodian prints, toned silver prints, and more. Curator: Laura Moya, director of Photolucida, an arts non-profit that promotes the careers of emerging photographers. 23 Sandy Gallery will produce a printed, soft-cover, color catalog of all artwork accepted for this show. Entry deadline: March 27, 2008. Complete entry information can be found at: www.23sandy.com/Resurrection/CallforEntries.html. Contact Laura Russell 503.927.4409 or23sandygallery@gmail.com. 23 Sandy Gallery, 623 NE 23rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97232.


Call for Artists - The American Academy of Equine Art
http://www.aaea.net/

Fall open juried exhibition of original work depicting the horse in any setting. Open to all artists over the age of 18. All art must be original work depicting the horse in any setting. Representations of all breeds are encouraged and accepted. Categories include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, and sculpture. Sculpture is only considered in a permanent medium. No stained glass, textiles, photography, jewelry, reproductions or computer-made graphics will be accepted. All work must be completed. A non-refundable entry fee of $40 plus a $5 processing fee for each entry submitted on slides or photos (there is no processing fee for entries submitted on CDs) must accompany the entry form. No phone calls or emails please. Deadline: May 12, 2008. Complete information and entry application at www.aaea.net .


VELoCITY - An Outdoor Art Show
http://www.cob.org/services/arts/public-art/index.aspx

The City of Bellingham and the Bellingham Arts Commission are inviting artists to submit proposals for outdoor artwork to be displayed in downtown Bellingham for a temporary show. Works will be on display from August 2008-April 2010. Each piece will be displayed along high traffic pedestrian corridors in the downtown core. The theme of this year's show is Back to Center. Artists' creativity and interpretation of this theme is at the artists' discretion. 2-D or 3-D works are encouraged for this show. All works of art must be structurally sound, safe for public viewing, made of durable material and content appropriate for extended display in a public outdoor space and be securely anchored to eliminate potential theft. A one-page diagram and complete description of the installation process is required. Please include a description of the artwork, including exact dimensions, with each entry. Without the installation description, your work will not be considered. The dimensions of the artwork must comply with the following range: Minimum of 4ft to a maximum dependent upon structural capabilities of artwork and site. A $1000 stipend will be offered to each selected artist to help defray the costs of producing, transporting and installing the artwork. Accepted artwork is to be delivered and installed by the artists or their representative only at site designated by the City of Bellingham. Application deadline: March 28, 2008. For more information and details of submittal requirements please see www.cob.org/services/arts/public-art/index.aspx. Entries must be returned to: City of Bellingham, Planning and Community Development Department, Attn: Shannon Victoria 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225.


Call for Artists: Exhibition of Artists with HIV/AIDS
http://www.fwcac.com/

The Exhibition Advisory Panel of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center requests submissions from artists living with HIV/AIDS or from estates of artists that had HIV/AIDS for an exhibit in May of 2008. Artists must currently reside in or the estate must be from Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas or Louisiana. The exhibition will coincide with the Fort Worth Opera s presentation of the opera Angels in America, about the early days of the epidemic. Deadline: March 30, 2008. Send 10-20 images in slide or jpg format, corresponding image list, artist statement and CV/Resume to EAP/More Life, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Include SASE for return of materials. Contact Elaine Taylor at gallerymanager@fwcac.org for more information. www.fwcac.com


Project Space - Lexington Art League
http://www.mdeetsch@lexingtonartleague.org

The Lexington Art League (LAL) invites artists to apply for an exhibition in the Project Space for its 2008-2009 calendar year. The mission of the Project Space is to exhibit installation and new media work that is engaging, challenging, and experimental in both concept and execution. The Project Space, located in the basement of the historic Loudoun House, is 29 x 20 with concrete and brick walls that are painted white, and an unpainted concrete floor. There is one doorway (45 x 81 ). The ceiling has exposed pipes and ductwork; the ductwork is 74 from the floor, the fluorescent lights are 84 from the floor. The basement also houses artist studios, a classroom, and storage spaces. Exhibitions will run for approximately six weeks, beginning in July 2008. The artist will be entirely responsible for the installation and removal of their artwork, as well as solely bearing the financial responsibility of any and all supplies and travel expenses, although the LA! L will provide a small honorarium. We encourage KY artists and those from surrounding states to apply. To apply for the Project Space, please send a cover letter addressing the content of your work and the installation that you propose for the Project Space, 10 images of artwork along with an inventory list of the images (we will accept slides or digital images), an artist statement, and a resume listing other gallery exhibitions. If the artwork that you would like to exhibit in the Project Space is currently unrealized, include a detailed, written proposal, with drawings or other images if possible. Slides or CDs will not be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Artists who are accepted for exhibition in the Project Space will not have their slides or CDs returned until the close of their exhibition. Slides and application materials are due by May 9, 2008. Notifications will be mailed by June 6, 2008. Please send all application materials to: Lexington Art League, C/O Mike Deetsch, Visual Art Director, Ref: Project Space, 209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY 40505. e-mail to mdeetsch@lexingtonartleague.org. Digital and e-mail submissions preferred.


Of Women
http://www.rockawayartistsalliance.org/

Open to all women artists who are Rockaway Artists Alliance members or who have previously exhibited with RAA. Of Women is open to all medium without limitation and seeks to bring the viewer into the unique world of women in all their aspects, intonations and hues. Subjects should include images of women, and may highlight mother and child. (The show will run over Mother's Day.) Media may include: photography, painting, textile arts, poetry, music, sculpture, video/film, watercolor, drawing, digital art and more. Submission deadline: March 26, 2008. Rockaway Artists Alliance, 260 Beach 116th St., Rockaway Beach, NY 11694. For more information, go to: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org


El Paseo Invitational Exhibition
http://www.palmdesertart.org/

The City of Palm Desert is now accepting applications for the 2009/2010 El Paseo Invitational Exhibition. The exhibition is showcased on the medians of El Paseo and is seen by thousands of visitors each year as well as advertised nationally, regionally, and locally. The exhibition is juried by a curator and runs for approximately two years. Applications are due on May 10, 2008. Honorarium: $2,500 for each selected artwork. Paseo Invitational Exhibition For more information and the full Exhibition Guidelines visit the Artist Opportunity section at www.palmdesertart.org or call 760.568.5240. Richard Twedt, Public Arts Manager, City of Palm Desert 72-567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Attn: 2009/2010 El Paseo Invitational Exhibition.


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