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Animal Art II - Critical Habitat - Call for Artists
http://www.alteredesthetics.com/opencalls

United States Minnesota, Minneapolis - Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery The sequel to Altered Esthetics` Animal Art show will feature critical/endangered species and the human impact on nature and natural habitat. Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association - Call for Artists!
http://www.njeaa.com/

United States New Jersey, Lebanon - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association 9th Annual Exhibition, “NJEAA Art of the Horse”. September 14-October 25, 2008. Somerset Art Association Bedminster, NJ. Equine themes in any medium. Slide deadline July 1, 2008. Info: SASE to: NJEAA, P.O. Box 177 Lebanon, NJ 08833 (908) 284-9751 NJEAA, P.O. Box 177 , 08833, Lebanon, New Jersey, United States


Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition
http://www.lillyoncologyoncanvas.com/

United States - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Mixed media, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization Is your art work inspired by cancer? If so, enter the 2008 Lilly Oncology on Canvas art competition. Take this opportunity to share your journey and raise awareness. Visit the official Lilly Oncology on Canvas site at www.lillyoncologyoncanvas.com/bn12 to get more information on how to enter this cancer-inspired art competition. The competition is open to residents of the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Prizes consist of contributions made to the artist`s cancer charity of choice and will be awarded by category and type of entrant. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners will also be invited to the media briefing announcing the winners of the competition in the fall of 2008 in New York City. Submission Deadline: June 30, 2008 Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition, United States


Free Monthly Art Contests for Cash Prizes
http://www.asingularcreation.com/showdown.htm

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Online Gallery Free Monthly Art Contests for Cash Prizes. Compete with other artists and photographers in our free monthly art contests for cash and other great prizes. A Singular Creation provides a free online venue to showcase your art and photography. Your images will be juried by our panel, as well as rated by our visitors. Winners will be selected accordingly. We will start the cash pot at a different amount, depending on the theme. In addition to cash prizes, we will award various prizes donated by our sponsors. Also, all winners will be featured on our website and in our e-newsletters sent to over 5,000 subscribers. Official Showdown web page: http://www.asingularcreation.com/showdown.htm Online Event


Aftermath
http://www.torpedofactory.org/

United States Virginia, Alexandria - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery Aftermath will be an all media exhibition that features artwork based on the after effects of natural or manmade disasters. By exploring the inescapable common denominator of the human condition in dealing with grief and loss, the work will examine all facets of human strength: physical, spiritual and emotional. The works featured in this exhibition are sure to strike the innermost chords of all involved. This exhibition will be open to all artists, nationally and internationally, working in all media. Juror: Laurel Reuter. Founding Director and Curator of the North Dakota Museum of Art, Ms. Reuter, among her many accomplishments, is known for developing exhibitions and collections that surround artists’ interpretations of traumatic events. She received the 1999 Award of Distinction from the National Council of Art Administrators. She was commended for “helping a devastated community draw together and recover its spiritual existence,” during the great flood that ravished Grand Forks, North Dakota. It was also through her vision that she was able to portray through artists’ work just how powerful and effective art can be in the healing process. Please download prospectus for complete guidelines and instructions on how to enter. We cannot accept email or web submissions. Image entry will be by PC compatible JPEG digital files or 35mm slides only. Show Dates : September 3 - October 12, 2008 Deadline: Monday, June 23, 2008 Artists` Reception & Gallery Talk: Thursday, September 11, 2008 Torpedo Factory Art Center/Target Gallery, 105 North Union St., 22314, Alexandria, Virginia, United States


All Things Horses Photography Show
http://www.c4fap.org/

The Center for Fine Art Photography call for entries for All Things Horses… Deadline June 18, 2008. From Appaloosas to Zebras, country roaming to carousel rotating are welcome to this call for entry. Images of working horses, wild horses, dressage, tack, anything related to the life of our equine friends is welcome. The Center for Fine Art Photography invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to participate in its exhibitions. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works, including new processes, mixed techniques are welcome. Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all domestic and international, professional and amateur photographers working with digital or traditional photography or combinations of both. Information and online submissions at The Center for Fine Art Photography www.c4fap.org or email questions to info@c4fap.org. The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 N College Ave, 80524, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States


The Revolution will not be Televised - Call for Artists
http://www.alteredesthetics.com/opencalls

United States Minnesota, Minneapolis - Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery Privatization of water, oil consumption, global consumerism, free and fair trade: Art and activism regarding global political and socio-economic topics. Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Small Canvas, Big Art
http://www.ankenyartcenter.com/

Country Iowa, Ankeny - Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Crafts, Illustration, Mixed media, Watercolor, Pastel, Photography, Poetry Art Organization The Ankeny Art Center is issuing a call for entries for Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) for an exhibit which opens June 17. ATCs are mixed-media works of art that measure 2½' x 3 ½'. The emerging art media of ATCs will be the sole focus of this exhibit that runs from June 17 – August 30, 2008. The exhibit includes an opening reception with an awards presentation, three workshops and an ATC trading session. All entries must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2008. The submission fee is $7 and may include up to three entries. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Humor, Use of Fabric and Age 18 & under category. All entries will be included in the exhibit. Our hope is to make this a traveling exhibit. Anyone from professional artists and designers to those just beginning their Artist Trading Card journey, including children can enter. All entries must be 2 ½” x 3 ½”, have your name and complete mailing address typed on the back and be in protective ATC sleeves. All entries will become the property of the Ankeny Art Center and will NOT be returned. Watch the Ankeny Art Center website at www.ankenyartcenter.com for photos and additional information about the ATC Swap and workshops. Ankeny Art Center, 1520 SW Ordnance Road, 50023, Ankeny, Iowa, Country


Strange Figurations
http://www.slowart.com/

United States New York, Hudson - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery Strange Figurations is a thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all figurative styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. Open to all media. 72' maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 4 - 27, 2008. National magazine publication awards. SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren St, 12534, Hudson, New York, United States


Call For Entry: Art Institute & Gallery 17th Annual National Juried Exhibition
http://www.artinstituteandgallery.org/

United States Maryland, Salisbury - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery September 14-October 11, 2008 Deadline for Submissions is June 2, 2008.Juror: Ellen Harris, former Executive Director of the Aperture Foundation in NYC; former Deputy Director of the Museum of Modern Art. Awards: Best in Show $1000 plus 2009 Foyer Gallery Solo Exhibition; Two $500 Awards of Excellence. Three Honorable Mentions. 2D artists may submit three digital images. 3D artists may submit two digital images each for up to 3 entries. Entry Fee: $35.00 Art Institute & Gallery, 212 W. Main Street, 21801, Salisbury, Maryland, United States


International Juried Art Show - FREEDOM
http://www.alteredesthetics.org/

United States Minnesota, Minneapolis - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery Altered Esthetics is a nonprofit community gallery run by artists, for artists. We work to sustain the historical role of artists as a true voice of society through our exhibits, events, services, workshops and programs. The 2008 International Juried Show theme is ‘Freedom.’ Art submissions must relate to this theme; artistic interpretations are encouraged. All entries will be exhibited online and digital representations will remain displayed in Altered Esthetics permanent online archives. The show will be juried internationally by all participating artists with special awards being granted by the Altered Esthetics Curatorial Team. The top three Artists’ Choice finalists in each category will be invited to exhibit their winning artwork at Altered Esthetics’ Resident Artists Show in July 2008. Artists will be awarded titles for: Artists’ Choice: Best in Category, Artists’ Choice: Best in Show Curators’ Choice: Best in Category, Curators’ Choice: Best in Show. Entry fee is $10 per submission, up to a limit of 5 total submissions. $200 and more in awards, prizes, TBA Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Projekt30's A GLASS DARKLY
http://www.projekt30.com/

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Online Gallery Projekt30 is accepting artwork for our upcoming juried show, 'A Glass Darkly'. For this exhibition, we are seeking work exploring the theme of personal perspective. We are seeking artworks which style, verisimilitude, and/or content uniquely reflect the artist that created them. The exhibition will be publicly juried, meaning all artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors of Projekt30 may help select which artists will be included. The final exhibition will include thirty artists. Deadline: May 23, 2008 Publicly Juried: May 27, 2008 - June 10, 2008 Opens: June 13, 2008 Fee: $35 for 5 images, $5 for each additional image. For a complete prospectus go to http://www.projekt30.com/a_glass_darkly_prospectus.html


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

United States Wisconsin, Rhinelander - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Mixed media, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Gallery Open to artists 18 and over living in the U.S. working in any 2-D media including fiber. Work may have a 3rd dimension as long as it hangs on the wall. Work must be original and recent. Over $8,500 in prize money. Three $1,000 Awards of excellence. Entry by 35 mm slide or digital images on CD. Digital images must be PC compatible jpeg files no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 x 6 inches.Judge: Terry Suhre, curator Gallery 210 at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Entries postmarked by: May 16 Gala opening reception July 22, 2008 Exhibit runs July 22 – September 11, 2008 Nicolet College Art Gallery, PO Box 518, 54501, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, United States


Solo Exhibition and 1 Group Exhibition in Awards
http://www.Country California, Ventura - Contests, Juried Art Shows, A...

Country California, Ventura - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Gallery This summer, the Sylvia White Gallery will be awarding two exhibition opportunities in our new gallery space in Ventura, California`s New Art City. To apply you need to provide the following:• A CD with 5-15 images (300 DPI, and no larger than 1600 x1600 or 5MB), 35 mm slides, or 8” x10” color computer printouts. No PowerPoint or similar presentations.• A website address (if available)• A list of submitted material• A filled out application (download from http://www.artadvice.com)• Entry Fee $40 • Artists Statement (optional)• Current resume or biography documenting previous exhibitions, education, reviews • Stamped, self addressed envelope, if you want your work returned. Please note, if you do not include a SASE your materials will not be returned. Sylvia White Gallery, 1783 E. Main Street, 93001, Ventura, California, Country


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

United States Kentucky, Lexington - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Art Organization The American Academy of Equine Art call for artists for its 2008 Fall Open Juried Exhibition of original work depicting the horse in any setting. Oil, acrylic, watercolor pastel, drawing and sculpture pieces may be entered. The show will be held September 19 through November 2, 2008 at the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. Up to10 awards of $250 to be offered. Open to all artists 18 and older. Non-refundable $40 fee covers up to three entries. Prospectus SASE to AAEA. c/o Kentucky Horse Park, 3915 Jay Trump Rd., Lexington, KY 40511, or download www.aaea.net. More information call Shelley Hunter (859) 281-6031 or email Shelleyh@aaea.net. The American Academy of Equine Art, 3915 Jay Trump Rd., 40511, Lexington, Kentucky, United States


Artist in Residency/ Installation Project
http://www.torpedofactory.org/

United States Virginia, Alexandria - Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery Show Dates : July 23-August 24, 2008 Deadline: May 5, 2008 This is an exciting opportunity for artists to propose a site specific installation in the Target Gallery. This call for proposals is open to all artists nationally. This will feature an artist`s installation in progress for two weeks, where the public will be invited to visit and engage the artist in dialogue about their process, followed by two weeks of the work on exhibit in the gallery. The artist will provide a gallery talk at the reception on August 7. Juror: Our juror, Dale Ihnken, is Executive Director of the Hamiltonian Artists in Washington DC. Ihnken`s organization is designed to help promote emerging artists. He is also a Professor of Art with George Mason University. Ihnken studied at Bradley University and Maryland Institute College of Art and received his MFA from Pratt Institute of College of Art. Awards: A stipend will be offered to the artist of the chosen installation proposal along with assistance in finding accommodations. Please download prospectus for complete guidelines and instructions on how to enter. We cannot accept 35mm slides, email or web submissions. Image entry will be by PC compatible JPEG digital files only. Torpedo Factory Art Center/Target Gallery, 105 North Union St., 22314, Alexandria, Virginia, United States


12th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, October 18 -19, 2008
http://www.bayoucityartfestival.com/

Country, Houston, Texas - Art Festivals, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization Bayou City Art Festivals are among the top 5 art festivals in the nation by American Style Magazine and Top 3 by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Festivals have consistently been ranked in ArtFair SourceBook and Sunshine Artist Magazine`s 200 Best. Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park showcases works representing 19 media formats. Art Colony Association, 1418 Sul Ross Street, 77006, Houston, Texas, Country


DEADLINE MAY 02, 2008 - $25000 in Awards 25th Annual Art Competition
http://www.artistsnetwork.com/artistsmagazine/

25th Annual Art Competition United States Wisconsin, Iola - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Illustration, Mixed media, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel Other More than $25,000 in Cash Prizes! Compete and Win in 5 Categories. Winners will be featured in the December issue of The Artist’s Magazine. The Artist`s Magazine, 700 East State Street, 54990, Iola, Wisconsin, United States


DEADLINE MAY 01, 2008 JUNE JURIED EXHIBITION
http://www.projekt30.com/

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Online Gallery Projekt30 is accepting artwork for our June 2008 exhibition. We are an artist-run arts organization dedicated to promoting emerging artists. The exhibition will include thirty artists; invitations will be distributed to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and artists. All artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors of Projekt30 may help select which artists will be included in the exhibition. Visitors have the option of contacting any participating artist with feedback or opportunities. Unlike other juried exhibitions, all participants receive exposure. Opens: June 1, 2008. Deadline: May 1, 2008. Fee varies: $35 for 10 images, free for members. Go to http://www.projekt30.com for more details. Online Event


INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART COMPETITION - AQUART 2008
http://www.ourlifeintheoceans.com/

“AQUART 2008 Our Life In the Oceans: 2108” AQUARK invites Artists to imagine, visualize and present their vision of our life in the oceans in the year 2108. An international committee of Art History professors, Video Art experts and Film directors will screen the submissions and will select the twenty best works to be presented in Gran Canaria in May 2008.These works will be presented in open air giant screens on the roads /squares of Palma capital of Gran Canaria and the three best will be awarded in the Gala dinner of the General Assembly of the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) in Lopesan-Costa Meloneras hotel in Maspalomas Gran Canaria. 1st/5000€ - 2nd/3500€ / 3rd:1500€ in Awards.


DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2008 - $13500 in Awards
http://www.bosqueconservatory.com/

Online Event - Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel Art Organization 23rd Juried Art Show; Entry Deadline: June 14; Show Dates: Sept. 20-28; $5,000 Purchase Award; $1,000 Award for One Accepted First Time Entrant(2008); Total Cash Awards $13,500; $15.00 per entry; Judge: Mark Smith, Co-Owner of Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX


2008 Phoenix Gallery National Juried Competition
http://www.phoenix-gallery.com/

DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2008 2008 Phoenix Gallery National Juried Competition United States New York, New York - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery PHOENIX GALLERY 2008 NATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION: June 18-July 12, 2008. JUROR: ESTHER ADLER, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art, NY. ALL MEDIA. AWARD: SOLO/GROUP SHOW. Deadline: APRIL 26, 2008. Prospectus: www.phoenix-gallery.com info@phoenix-gallery.com or Send SASE, Phoenix Gallery, 210 Eleventh Ave., 902, New York, NY 10001. Phoenix Gallery, 210 Eleventh Ave. @25th St., 10001, New York, New York, United States


6th Biannual National Juried Exhibition
http://www.artjury.com/

United States Texas, Plano - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Photography Art Gallery The American Juried Art Salon (AJAS) - 2008 Spring / Summer Exhibition. AJAS is hosting its 6th biannual national juried exhibition online, April 28 deadline. Jurists include top art professors. Awards valued at Ten Thousand dollars ($10,000) will be distributed as follows: $2,100 cash awards, front page link to the popular online gallery publication News of the Visual Arts/USA, Internet gallery exposure and publicity. All artists given jury evaluations on their entered work. To date, AJAS has gifted more than $25,000 in programming and network costs to its designated Master artists. AJAS co-publishes News of the Visual Arts/USA. This online journal currently has 400+ U.S. galleries subscribing to it. If your art appears in that publication there is the possibility of attracting gallery notice. For more information please visit the website. www.artjury.com AJAS, 921 Englewood Lane, 75025, Plano, Texas, United States


Alliance Sub Regional Strategic Partnership
http://www.fundersindex.co.uk/AllianceSubRegionalStrategicPartnership....

Alliance Sub Regional Strategic Partnership


Shell Better Britain Campaign
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

This campaign aims to enable effective action for community based sustainable development. Small grants of any amount up to £2000. Your group should aim to improve the quality of life in your neighbourhood and to bring the local community together and have direct links with broad environmental issues. Shell makes quick decisions and will fund 100%. Victoria Works, 21a Graham Street, Hockley, Birmingham B1 3JR. Tel: 0121 212 9221.


Save and Prosper Foundation and Educational Trust
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

Will fund charities working in the arts, culture, recreation, libraries, museums, theatres and opera houses, and educational projects which give opportunities to young people and access to the arts for school-age children. Duncan Grant, Director, Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London EC2Y 9AY. Tel: 0207 417 2332.


The Rosemary Bugden Charitable Trust
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

Supports the arts in Gloucestershire and North Somerset and makes grants to organisations including schools and charities. Tel: 0117 917 3022.


The R J Harris Charitable Settlement
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

Supports arts and youth projects, environment, conservation and heritage in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Tel: 01225 340098.


The John Ellerman Foundation
http://www.ellerman.org.uk

Makes grants in social welfare, medical and disability, arts and conservation. In the arts, are interested in performing arts, visual arts, historic buildings and museums. Not open to individuals and local charities. Minimum grants are £10,000. Aria House, 23 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NS. Tel: 020 7930 8566. Website: www.ellerman.org.uk


J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust
http://www.jpgettytrust.org.uk/

Consideration will be given to projects concerned with the therapeutic use of the arts for long-term benefit, and projects which enable groups to feel welcome in arts venues, and which enable them to make long-term constructive use of their leisure. Website: www.jpgettytrust.org.uk


The Gane Charitable Trust
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

Funds arts and culture, focusing on Bristol and Gwent and on urban design commission documentation and on the artist's fee. Tel: 0117 926 5548.


Foundation for Sports and the Arts
http://www.thefsa.net

The FSA looks to support a wide range of activities where there is clear beneficial impact across the community. Their particular goal at this time is to encourage active participation by young people. Apart from professional football and horse racing, most socially inclusive sport is considered. Support for the arts covers the widest spectrum of activity. Note: the Trustees have decided to cease the activities of the Foundation at the end of March 2012. To assist a smooth closure program, no new applications for funding will be considered after the end of March 2009. PO Box 20, Liverpool L13 1HB. Tel: 0151 259 5505 Email: info@thefsa.net Website: www.thefsa.net


The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
http://www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk

This trust makes grants across four programmes: arts and heritage, education, environment and social development. The arts programme has two main areas of interest: serving audiences and supporting artists. Their Arts and Heritage funding stream has a key focus on contemporary visual arts until mid 2008, including artforms, which they cite as 'Sculpture, crafts and design, among others.' Applications from individual artists are not accepted. 11 Park Place, London SW1A 1LP. Tel: 020 7297 4700 Email: info@esmeefairbairn.org.uk Website: www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk


EMAS The Ethnic Minorities Award Scheme at Black Environment Network
http://www.mailto:rachel@ben-network.org.uk

This network is set up to enable ethnic communities to benefit fully from environmental participation. EMAS is a small grants and advice and referral service, giving grants of up to £500. Only very limited funds, and many projects will be referred to a larger existing grant scheme elsewhere. Rachel Auckland, Black Environment Network, At The Environment Centre, The Old Telephone Exchange, Pier Street , Swansea SA1 1RY. Tel: 01792 468271 Email: rachel@ben-network.org.uk


The Elmgrant Trust
http://www.publicartonline.org.uk/practical/funding.html

The Elmgrant Trust offers grants for general charitable purposes, in particular for the encouragement of local life through education, the arts and the social sciences, and primarily in the South West. The Secretary, Elmhirst Centre, Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EL. Tel: 01803 863160


The Elephant Trust
http://www.ruth@elephanttrust.org.uk

For organisations and individuals, for the extension of creative endeavour and initiative, encouraging the experimental, unconventional and imaginative. Apply in writing, with sae. Ruth Rattenbury, 512 Bankside Lofts, 65 Hopton Street, London SE1 9GZ. Email: ruth@elephanttrust.org.uk


Community Champions
http://www.mailto:community.champions@dfes.gsi.gov.uk

Set up by DfES to support and develop the work of local people involved in changing their communities for the better. Offers small grants of up to £2,000 to individuals or to small projects such as mentoring or 'go and see'. The grant scheme is currently scheduled to end in March 2008 and applications should be made as soon as possible. Email: community.champions@dfes.gsi.gov.uk or via the Scarman Trust. Tel: 0117 944 2710 Website: http://www.thescarmantrust.org or http://www.dfes.gov.uk/communitychampions


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust
http://www.coalfields-regen.org.uk/

Aims to promote and achieve social and economic regeneration in the coalfield communities. Groups and organisations who show that their project or activity benefits a coalfield community can apply. There is a network of regional offices covering Scotland, Wales, and various regions of England; please see the website for a full list of contact details: http://www.coalfields-regen.org.uk/contactingus/default.asp Email: info@coalfields-regen.org.uk Website: www.coalfields-regen.org.uk


Clore Duffield Foundation
http://www.cloreduffield.org.uk/

The Foundation concentrates its support on education, the arts, museum and gallery education, art and design education, health, social welfare and disability. A particular emphasis is placed on supporting children, young people and society's more vulnerable individuals. Only registered charities and local authority managed museums and galleries are eligible for funding. Website: www.cloreduffield.org.uk


Civic Trust Awards
http://www.civictrust.org.uk/awards/awards.shtml

ecognises architecture and design that makes an exceptional contribution to our built environment. The Civic Trust Awards are unique in that they take into account the way in which schemes relate to their settings and to the people that they serve. The awards were previously run on a two-year cycle: one year for projects built in the UK's major cities and metropolitan areas, the next year for the countryside and country towns. However, in 2007 these were merged into one awards scheme. Website: http://www.civictrust.org.uk/awards/awards.shtml


Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
http://www.The Arts Programme is for professional arts organisations o...

The Arts Programme is for professional arts organisations or individual professional artists working in partnerships or groups. Its purpose is to support the development of new artmaking in any artform. It excludes activities which are linked to mainstream education. Under its Arts in Public Spaces scheme, grants are available for early research and development activities leading to particularly imaginative and unusual projects devised for urban or rural landscapes, the built environment and the countryside, and to be led by artists, curators or arts organisations. 98 Portland Place, London W1N 4ET. Tel: 020 7636 5313 Email: info@gulbenkian.org.uk Website: www.gulbenkian.org.uk


CABE - Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment
http://www.cabespace.org.uk/

CABE's long-term aim is to improve the quality of the built environment. It has several funding streams and initiatives including PROJECT (see details separately in alphabetical order). CABE Education CABE Education exists to ensure that young people understand the value of well designed buildings and spaces. Please refer to CABE Education for details of current funding initiatives. Tel: 020 7960 2400 Email: education@cabe.org.uk Website: www.cabe-education.org.uk CABE Space This seeks to improve the quality of green spaces through better planning, design, management and maintenance. CABE Space offers a number of support and advisory schemes. Please refer to the website for up-to-date initiatives.


The BURA Charitable Trust (British Urban Regeneration Association)
http://www.bura.org.uk/awards

Promotes outstanding examples of community regeneration and advocates the involvement of community organisations as key partners in developing integrated, holistic programmes of regeneration. It operates Best Practice in the Community Regeneration Awards, and Best Practice in Waterways Development and Regeneration Awards. Eligible projects must display the majority of the following criteria: be community inspired, contribute to the raising of community spirit and improve quality of life, be viable and sustainable, be accountable and respond to local stakeholders and have a track record of success. 33 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DX. Tel: 0800 0181260 Email: info@bura.org.uk Website www.bura.org.uk/awards


Big Lottery Fund Programmes
http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/

The Big Lottery Fund is the largest distributor of National Lottery money and was created by merging the New Opportunities Fund and the Community Fund. South West office, Beaufort House, 51 New North Road , Exeter EX4 4EQ Tel: 01392 849700 Textphone: 01392 490633 Fax: 01392 491134 Email: enquiries.sw@biglotteryfund.org.uk Website: www.biglotteryfund.org.uk


The Baring Foundation
http://www.baringfoundation.org.uk

The Baring Foundation no longer makes grants available to arts projects. This decision is part of a general reduction in grant-making due to reduced income. The Foundation will continue to support arts organisations through its core cost grants and some strategic projects Contact: The Baring Foundation, 60 London Wall, London EC2M 5TQ. Tel: 020 7767 1348 Website: www.baringfoundation.org.uk


Arts & Business
http://www.aandb.org.uk/

Through 12 regional offices, Arts & Business acts as a crucible where businesses and arts organisations come together to create partnerships to benefit themselves and the community at large. Each A&B region runs programmes and services, to bring together the arts and business communities locally. They offer two investment programmes 'Reach' and 'Invest', training and mentoring and networking forums and advisory clinics. The 'Reach' programme is open application whereas 'Invest' is by invitation only. Further information is available on their website. Note: These programmes were closed to new applications due to funding cuts in February 2008. Head Office: Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2NY. Tel: 020 7378 8143 Fax: 020 7407 7527 Email: head.office@aandb.org.uk South West Office Director: Phil Gibby, 61 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5NU.


Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund
http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/conservation/grants-funding/alsf.htm

Natural England’s ALSF Grant Scheme aims to support projects that reduce the effects of aggregate extraction on local communities and the natural environment. They support projects which involve and deliver benefits for one or more of the following themes: Landscape and Nature Conservation; Access and Informal Recreation; Communities; Education and Understanding; Evidence gathering. The deadline for 2007/8 applications has now passed. AFSF Grants Management Team, Lower Ground Floor, The Maltings, Wharf Road, Grantham, Lincs NG31 6BH. Tel: 01476 584821 Email: alsfgrants@naturalengland.org.uk


International Competition of CyberArts
http://www.aec.at

This category of the Prix Ars Electronica is open to: works of 2D or 3D computer animation, digital short films and narratives, character animation, abstract CG animation, scientific visualizations, commercials, music videos, visual effects, CG for the creative manipulation or enhancement of live action scenes, real-time CG, game cutscenes, machinima, generative visuals, etc. CATEGORIES COMPUTER ANIMATION / FILM / VFX INTERACTIVE ART DIGITAL MUSIC HYBRID ART DIGITAL COMMUNITIES u19 – FREESTYLE COMPUTING MEDIA.ART.RESEARCH AWARD


FreshBrain Avatar Contest
http://www.https://freshbrain.org/official-rules-cool-avatar-contest

FreshBrain Avatar Contest is looking for the coolest avatars anywhere. Avatars that they can use on their website. Avatars that fit with the concept of FreshBrain, the different technology areas, the age of our users and ideally in some way integrate our logo! If you are pretty good at graphic design and think you can create one of the ten best - show your stuff and enter. The top TEN winners will receive Skullcandy headphones. Rules: Create an avatar that is based on or integrates in some way the FreshBrain logo Submit your entry in one of the standard graphic file formats (gif, jpeg, jpg, png) Enter before midnight on April 27, 2008 You must be between 13 and 18 (inclusive) to enter Judging will be based on creativity, quality, age appropriateness and integration of FreshBrain logo Enter as many times as you would like


1st Annual Young Artist Online Art Competiton
http://www.findyourartschool.com/contest/

FindYourArtSchool.com announced the launch of an innovative and community-driven online art competition. The competition is taking place at: www.findyourartschool.com/contest/ The art contest will allow submissions through June 15, 2008, and is giving away $3,500 in prizes. The online art competition is targeted to younger adults ages 16 - 35, and uses community-based voting to help determine the winner. “The contest is founded on democratic principles. The more votes and the higher the score of those votes will directly increase the probability of an artist being a finalist,” stated Elliott Easterling, chief judge of the competition. Users can also promote artists they like through social bookmarking services like Digg and reddit.


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