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Transnational Communities Award.

International Award Opportunity: The US-Mexico Foundation for Culture and Fundacion BBVA Bancomer announce a call for submissions for the Transnational Communities Award. This award is open to the artistic, cultural and social projects that creatively use technologic and conceptual tools available on the web, and individuals, groups, and organizations are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit their website at www.transitionmx.net/concurso or e-mail Mariana Delgado at mariana@contactocultural.org.

Art Contest Invitation

ENTRY FEE: NONE - An open invitation to students in all grades 4th through Adults to participate in the Colorado Medieval Festival's Art Contest. The contest has NO entry fee and $500.00 in cash awards are being offered by Colorado Medieval Festival(c) for the best art works. Awards will be made to the first 3 places in each group level, plus an Honorable Mention award. Group levels are Elementary, Jr. High School, High School and Adults. REQUIREMENTS: Each art entry must be accompanied by an Entry Form, entrants under the age of 18 must have the form signed by an adult (parent, guardian or teacher). FORMAT: Art work format must be 8 1/2 by 11 inches in portrait or landscape orientation with the entry form firmly attached to the back of the work. Digital entries must be NOT LESS than 5-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches in portrait or landscape orientation in 300 dpi resolution and accompanied by the necessary completed entry form. Digital entries may also be submitted on CD. Entries not adhering to these requirements will not be reviewed or juried. Read the entry form for all details. SUBJECT: (600AD through 1450AD) This year it centers on “the know world” which includes everywhere that was know by the Europeans. This includes all of Europe, the Middle and Far East, Africa and the English isles. The subject is the people of these lands and may include occupations, family or life styles. The time period spans from the 6th century AD (3rd century AD according to Norman Cantor) through the mid-14th century AD, collectively know as the Middle Ages. (See the Art Contest Entry Form for more details). SUBMISSIONS: Entries may not be submitted prior to January 1st and the entry deadline for all works must be received by March 31st. Colorado Medieval Festival(c) is an exciting 3 day educational event devoted to “Trade throughout the Known World” of the Middle Ages in this unique summer festival atmosphere through culinary delicacies, craft demonstrations, live combat entertainment, musical talent and exceptional shops! Festival attendees will delight in the antics of street performers, see live demonstrations of crafters creating works in much the same manner as done during the period, feast on culinary mixtures from the period, appease their ears with wonderful sounds from national and local talent, all while perusing regions most creative period crafters and medieval merchandise. In addition to live musical entertainment, Colorado Medieval Festival(c) will also feature a live competition going head to head for the kings favor and thy ladies honor. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit local non-profits, artisans, crafters, performing arts groups and projects. Everyone is invited to visit the FREE Museum of Medieval Arts & Crafts. Colorado Medieval Festival(c) will be held in Fort Collins, CO the first full weekend in June each year. The works will be on display during the event and awards made at 12pm on Sunday. Thank you for taking the time to review this invitation and distributing it to all interested individuals in your area. Colorado Medieval Festival(c) 2005 Board of Directors PO Box 271782 Fort Collins, CO 80527 (970) 266-1333


The Apogaea Creative Committee believes that: Creative projects are a demonstration of radical self-expression. Creative projects inspire reflection upon self, community and environment. Creative projects challenge traditional perspectives, methods and applications. Creative projects do not intentionally harm citizens or the environment. Creative projects do not have Matter Out Of Place (MOOP). All creative projects will be considered for creative grants; including but not limited to: Theme Camps Installations Visual Art Mutant Vehicles Performing Art Workshops Fire art will be considered for a grant but, is subject to fire bans and other special requirements made by the county. We want to encourage your creativity, even if you don't think of yourself as an 'Artist'. So if you need some financial assistance to make your creative idea become reality, we are here to help. Grant Application Timeline: Grant cycle opens November 15, 2007 Grant cycle closed at midnight 15 January 2008. Grants awarded and checks sent NLT than 15 February, 2008 Event Dates 5 June 2008 Ð 8 June 2008


Do you have a passion you would like to share with others? Do you have a great depth of knowledge in an interesting field? Are you comfortable talking in front of a group of people? Conducting a workshop is a wonderful way to participate in the event. If you are interested in offering a workshop, please register it by emailing workshop_register@apogaea.com. Apogaea will work with you on coordinating, scheduling, and finding a suitable location to hold your workshop. We will post information about 2008 Workshops as they become available. Stay tuned!


Do you create music, spoken word, theatre, or any other form of live performance? Are you looking for a stage from which to share your art? If you would like to apply to perform on a stage at Apogaea please email perform_apply@apogaea.com. If you're planning a live performance and would like it to appear on the schedule, please register your event by emailing perform_register@apogaea.com. If you are considering bringing a stage or large scale sound system to the event, please be sure to register it as a theme camp as early as possible. There is a limited capacity for sound systems at the event, and sharing is highly encouraged.


If you have a Mutant Vehicle or Art Car you would like to bring to the event, please contact info@apogaea.com to discuss that possibility. We would love to see your creation, but there are a few limitations that need to be explained.


If you are planning on contributing to Apogaea by bringing: art installations over 8'x 8'x 8' theme camps performances that require stage facilities workshops that require use of shade structures sound systems fire related art or performance You must register these creative projects to ensure that we can accommodate your space and location requirements. If you don't register your work or it can't be installed and used safely, Apogaea reserves the right to remove it. Deadline for Creative Installation Registration is 30 April 2008. All supplemental material must be postmarked NLT Midnight 30 May 2008.


What is a theme camp and how do you make one happen? Learn all about them. Please note that this is also the place to apply to bring a sound system to the event. There is a limited capacity for sound systems at the event, and sharing is highly encouraged. Limited Space Apogaea has limited space for theme camps, so it is important to register ahead of time. Each registered theme camp will be assigned to a reserved area based on their individual needs. The earlier you register, the better chance you have of getting suitable placement. If you do not register your theme camp, it does not mean you won't be able to do it; however, you may end up very far from central areas, on uneven ground, or in an area with a lot of underbrush. Deadline for submissions is Midnight of May 31st 2008.


Announcing exhibition dates for the 4th Annual Mile High National Exhibition sponsored by the Pastel Society of Colorado. The show opens August 16, 2008 and runs through October 24, 2008, at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81003. The deadline for entries is June 20, 2008. Northern California landscape painter Duane Wakeham will act as juror of selection and judge for awards. He is a PSA Master Pastelist, Distinguished Pastelist of the Pastel Society of the West Coast, and was named to the PSA Hall of Fame in 2000. Duane will also teach a three day Plein Air workshop, August 12-14, 2008. A two day Master Class is scheduled for August 15-16, 2008. Master Class admission by application. Registration and application forms may be downloaded as PDFs: Duane Wakeham three-day (Aug. 12-14) Plein Air workshop information and registration form (64K PDF) Duane Wakeham two-day (Aug. 15-16) Master Class information and application form (68K PDF) Or, for paper copies, send SASE to: Jody Freeland 3315 Red Onion Cr. Colorado Springs, CO 80918 NOTRANIWSJ@yahoo.com

Pastel Society of Colorado - SPRING 2008 MEMBERS' SHOW

Our Spring Members' Show will be at Art on Mountain Gallery in Fort Collins! The show will run from June 5 through June 17, 2008. The Reception falls on Fort Collins' 'First Friday Art Walk' and people in the area are already used to galleries and shops being open on these nights so we expect a large crowd! We would like to expand the event to have a few artists doing demos outside. The Art on Mountain Gallery will be accepting shipments of work for the show, which should make things easier for some who live farther away (see prospectus for details). We are honored to have CLIVE TYLER, nationally acclaimed pastel artist, judging the show this year!


Applications are being accepted for the Steamboat Springs residency April 24-May 22, 2008. Colorado Art Ranch provides artists and writers with four weeks of living and studio space to work uninterrupted. Each residency has a mix of 5 to 6 artists and writers. Residents receive free admission to the Artposium and living and studio space for one month. Residents are responsible for travel, food, and an application fee of $30. Artists will be responsible for shipping or removing their own work at the end of the residency. Each resident will get their own room, but may share a bath and cooking facilities. Contact: Grant Pound Colorado Art Ranch Residency Steamboat Springs Colorado 303-279-5198 http://www.coloradoartranch.org info@coloradoartranch.org

Grants to Artists and Organizations - Deadline March 13, 2008

Program Overview The purpose of Grants to Artists and Organizations, CCA’s largest program, is to provide grants that leverage local support for arts and cultural activities in communities across the state. Colorado artists, cultural organizations and community groups may submit grant proposals for activities that directly address one of the following CCA goals: Make the arts more accessible to all Coloradans. Expand access to quality arts education for young people. Participate in local and regional economic development. Preserve and promote our cultural heritage. Assist and encourage artists and art organizations. Strengthen the financial stability of the arts industry. Recognize diversity and inclusiveness. Encourage artistic excellence and support freedom of artistic expression. The Council awards these grants annually on a competitive basis. Grant requests are reviewed by peer panelists who make funding recommendations to the Council. Applicants must demonstrate: Artistic excellence and merit of proposed activities; Community involvement and benefit from proposed activities; and Implementation capacity, such as effective planning, management, and budgeting of the project.

Call to Artists - Downtown Phoenix - Exhibit your artwork during the upcoming 20th Annual ART DETOUR in downtown Phoenix.

This program is intended for artists without exhibition space in downtown Phoenix. Mystery Gallery artists receive 7 to 10 linear feet of display space in one of the Mystery Gallery venues for Art Detour weekend Mystery Gallery artists will be listed with the location where their work will be on display. Mystery Gallery space is limited to 20 artists and will be designated on a first come, first served basis. Each Mystery Gallery location will be a shuttle stop. PLEASE NOTE: The Mystery Gallery option is available for individual artists only. All Mystery Gallery artists must be current Artlink, Inc. members

Call to Artists The Herberger Theater Center is accepting applications for inclusion in our Art Gallery.

Exhibition Themes: 'Abstract/Abstracted' July - August 2008 Featuring artwork in all media which may address the topic and/or process of abstraction or simply be executed using a level or degree of abstraction. All art is abstract in that life is filtered through the artist's imagination. How far from reality is the creative choice. Work can allude to or depart completely from 'physical reality'. 'Imprimatur' October - December 2008 All original hand-pulled prints in a variety of themes. Meant to feature the artists' individual, unique style and characteristic method of expression using the medium of offset image. Unique or editioned images. Postmark Deadline April 1, 2008 The Call To Artists is open to artists residing in Arizona who are 18 years of age or older. A brief resume or bio, electronic images and a $20 non-refundable fee must accompany the entry form. For more information and to download application click this link: www.herbergertheater.org/call_to_artistsor call (602) 254-7399 x115 to have one mailed to you


It is time for the 1st Annual ALMA Showcase (Arizona Local Music and Art). We are excited to bring together local music and unique artists to celebrate their talents and raise funds for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Please check out our website for additional information and registration forms at www.almashowcase.com Inspiration, imagination, creativity and talent come from the depths of the soul. Your work definitely fits these qualities and our criteria. You are receiving this invitation to register because we are searching for artists to feature in our showcase, who are truly unique. As a featured artist you would have your choice of available locations in our showcase. Additionally, your link would be listed on our website which has a direct link from the Official Super bowl “Calendar of Events” site. We also have a promotional campaign in place which includes television, radio, and print media. Also, there is a possibility any of our featured artists may be interviewed on television. There are still some excellent locations available, please check our website www.almashowcase.com for locations and to register. You may also contact the Alma coordinators directly for additional questions please email them at almashowcase@hotmail.com. Please make sure to add that you heard it from that email address also. Thank You and look forward to seeing you there!

Mural Painters Needed

The South Mountain Environmental Educational Center is seeking artists to create a SONORAN DESERT MURAL The City of Phoenix, Parks and Recreation Department, Natural Resources Division, is seeking assistance to produce a series of murals to be installed in prominent area of South Mountain Environmental Education Center. The South Mountain Environmental Education Center serves the informational center of South Mountain Park Preserve and continues to be the only Environmental Educational Center in the City of Phoenix. This center helps serve over 1 million park patrons from around the world every year and provides the park visitor with a plethora of informational brochures, Park Ranger programs, park resource reservations and informational installations. Although South Mountain Educational Center has a lot to offer it's park visitors, the City of Phoenix staff would love to help promote the amazing natural resources of the City of Phoenix by creating a Sonoran Desert mural, encompassing the walls of our front entryway. This mural will contain a Sonoran Desert landscape speckled with a myriad of Desert wildlife and depictions of rock art created by indigenous people of the Salt River Valley. As a contributing group of artists, your name(s) will be incorporated into the is wonderful work of art. The Natural Resources Division feels that your artist(s) would provide a great gift to the park visitors to South Mountain Park by using your talents and vision to help promote the use and preservation of the Natural Resources of the City of Phoenix. We look forward to working with you in the near future and utilizing your talents to help promote and protect our most beautiful resource. Sincerely, PJ Conover Recreation Coordinator III (602) 495-5078 paul.conover@phoenix.gov Justin Olson Park Ranger II (602) 262-7393 justin.olson@phoenix.gov


CALL FOR ARIZONA ARTISTS THE GLENDALE ARTS COUNCIL ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As a partner in the festivities surrounding SUPER BOWL XLII in February 2008 have set an earlier date for their annual ~~ SUPER SHOW of an ART SHOW ~~ Show Dates: January 23rd to February 17th, 2008 Receiving Art: January 11th and 12th, 2008 Applications: Available in October, 2007 ~~ WE INVITE ARIZONA ARTISTS TO PARTICIPATE ~~

ArtCulture Partnership Apartments for Artists

The City of Tucson and the South Park Neighborhood have developed an opportunity for artists to live, work and contribute to the cultural vibrancy of the South Park area. The renovated facility includes two buildings and an outdoor courtyard for classes, workshops, lectures and exhibits, as well as the two renovated apartment units.We do not currently have a vacancy, however we accept apartment rental applications from working artists to keep on file for up to one year. The Metropolitan Housing Corporation (MHC) is the facility manager of the complex. For more information see ArtCulture Partnership Apartment Info


The Hungarian Multicultural Center is currently accepting applications for the Csopak/Balatonfured - Hungarian International Artist/Writer Residencies and FilmFest Program 2008. Residencies Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 25, 2008. FilmFest Submission deadline: April 15, 2008. The HMC invites interested visual artists, experimental short film makers and writers. The program is open to international artists working in all disciplines who are engaged in the research, development or creation of work. For application form or questions email bszechy@yahoo.com or visit www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Fellowship Program

The Kennedy Center offers a fellowship program in Washington, DC for highly motivated, emerging arts managers. Fellows enjoy close working relationships with experienced arts professionals, hands-on work opportunities, a structured blend of independent and collective learning experiences, and the opportunity to work in one of the busiest and most artistically diverse performing arts centers in the United States. Fellows are expected to attend performances and educational events, as well as complete significant projects within the context of the Kennedy Center. The Fellowship Program provides up to 10 highly motivated, disciplined, and creative artists and arts managers from the United States and other countries with the instruction and experience they need to succeed in today's complex arts environment. Application deadline: April 1, 2008. For more info visit www.kennedy-center.org/education/artsmanagement/fellowships/home.html

Call to Youth Artists: Tucson Youth Week Youth Voice Art & Media Showcase

Tucson Youth Week 2008 will celebrate the positive impact youth have on our community every day. As part of the week, Every Voice in Action will highlight youth art which identifies or illustrates concepts of social justice and arts based social activism in a one night only Youth Voice Art & Media Showcase at the Berger Performing Arts Center Thursday April 24, 5 to 8pm. Now is the time to showcase the youth artists in our community! Submissions must be sent or delivered to: Every Voice In Action, 2851 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716. Application deadline: 5pm March 11. Read the application guidelines in PDF format here: TYW Call to Youth Artists.pdf For more information contact Marie Fordney, TYW Program Manager, at (520) 615-2100 or Marie@everyvoicefoundation.org or contact Leia Maahs, TPAC Community Arts Development, at (520) 624-0595 x19. www.tucsonyouthweek.com

Performing Arts Granting Program 2008-09

The Glendale Arts Commission's deadline for grant applications is Friday, April 4, 2008 for performing arts projects to take place within the Glendale city limits between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009. For the 2007-08 season, the Glendale City Council awarded $83,630 to support 15 local organizations. Since the Performing Arts Granting Program began 12 years ago, a total of 134 grants have been given out, adding up to $338,625. Click here for information (pdf). Click here to download the guidelines and application for 2008-09.

Realty Tucson

Realty Tucson has renovated a 1928 adobe building on Stone Ave. and is looking to display art work on the walls and introduce up and coming artists during functions at the office facility. They would like to include the artist/artwork on their invitations and mailings. Interested artists please contact Tammy Tupper-Holbrook at Realty Tucson, LLC, at thegreenergrass@hotmail.com or (520) 820-3085 or visit www.realtytucson.net

design collaborations and/ or public art commissions for its Art-in Transit Program.

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is seeking professional artists for design collaborations and/ or public art commissions for its Art-in Transit Program. Over the next few years, Charlotte is building a rapid transit system and will incorporate public art into its stations, park and rides, and maintenance facilities and has allocated $2.3 million for art. Design fees range from $5,000-$25,000: commissions from $25,000-$250,000. In preparation for Phase I and subsequent phases, artists are requested to submit their materials to a new slide registry that will be used to make selections of artists as the system is phased in. For more information and an on-line application visit www.ridetransit.org and click on Art-in-Transit or call 704.432.0479.

Call to Artists for Temporary Art Exhibits: Tucson International Airport

Call to Artists for Temporary Art Exhibits: Tucson International Airport The Tucson Airport Authority is seeking temporary art exhibits for the main Gallery and the Upper and Lower Link Galleries at Tucson International Airport, located at 7250 South Tucson Blvd. Artists interested in exhibiting at TIA should send a resume, artist statement, and five to ten images to Temporary Exhibits Program, Tucson Airport Authority, 7005 S. Plumer Ave. Tucson AZ 85706 or email art@tucsonairport.org. For more information call 520.573.8187 or visit www.tucsonairport.org/html/tia_terminal_exhibits.html

"build solar energy awareness through art".

Valley of the Sun Solar is a newly formed entity whose mission is to 'build solar energy awareness through art'. We are seeking artists who would like to help us fulfill our mission by allowing us to license images of their works in order to produce merchandise (prints, cards, shirts, etc) that will include the caption: 'valleyofthesunsolar.com - building solar energy awareness through art' and be marketed to the general public. Contributing artists will be paid a royalty on each item sold which incorporates their work. For further information, please contact: Lee Feliciano at Lee@valleyofthesunsolar.com or 602.300.8500 or visit www.valleyofthesunsolar.com

The Pinellas County Arts Council

The Pinellas County Arts Council (central Gulf coast of Florida) seeks professional artists familiar with public art projects to join our expanding public art database registry. Any media eligible; previous public art project experience preferred, but not required. Public Art & Design Program includes commission-based, site-specific competitions, portable studio artworks collection, artist residencies, temporary installations. To register, visit: www.pinellasarts.org, go to Public Art & Design to link to short form and automatically submit your contact information.

El Paseo Invitational Exhibition

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. Honorarium: $2,500 for each selected artwork. For more information and the full Exhibition Guidelines visit the 'Artist Opportunity' section at palmdesertart or call 760-568-5240.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix would like to immerse children in the world of art and is looking for talented artists to volunteer with underprivileged children. Volunteer opportunities can range from teaching a one time, one hour class to an ongoing weekly class. We value your time and our children will value your gift, so let us know when you are willing to help. To learn more contact Teresa at 602-343-1210 or visit www.bgcmp.org.

Live at the Hope VI Art & Culture Partnership

Live at the Hope VI Art & Culture Partnership- the City of Tucson and the South Park Neighborhood have developed an opportunity for artists to live, work and contribute to the cultural vibrancy of the south Park area. An art and cultural facility has been developed from a pre-existing five-plex housing unit and is devoted to fostering and promoting arts and culture in the South Park neighborhood and surrounding areas. The center includes two buildings and an outdoor courtyard for classes, workshops, lectures and exhibits. In addition the facility includes two renovated apartment units. We are currently accepting apartment rental applications from working artists. Metropolitan Housing Corporation (MHC) is the facility manager of the complex and occupies an office at the facility. For more information visit www.TucsonPimaArtsCouncil.org

The UCROSS Foundation Residency Program for the arts and literature

The UCROSS Foundation Residency Program for the arts and literature offers residencies for 2-8 weeks. Located on a 22,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains, the Foundation provides individual workspace, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the experience of the historic High Plains landscape to selected writers, artists, and composers working in all disciplines. There is no charge for room, board, or studio space. Annual deadlines are October 1 for Spring Session (February-June) and March 1 for Fall Session (August-December). For brochure, application and guidelines, visit our website www.ucrossfoundation.orgo or send SASE to Ucross Foundation 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835. Phone: (307) 737-2291, Fax: (307) 737-2322, Email: info@ucross.org

Volunteer at the ASU Art Museum

Volunteer at the ASU Art Museum. Join the Arizona State University Art Museum's docent program. Docents help museum visitors discover art in a new and exciting way. They participate in a variety of educational programming such as leading tours, welcoming visitors, helping customers in the store, hosting special events, and assisting school-age children with hands-on art projects. Call 480. 965.2787 for more information.

Call to Visually Impaired Artists

Call to Visually Impaired Artists. The Arizona Commission on the Arts is developing a list of artists who are blind or visually impaired for a future art activity. The different areas of art include but are not limited to paint, ceramic, woodwork, metal work, literature (writing poetry, fiction, etc.), music (writing, performing instruments, singing, etc.), theater, dance, etc. They don't have to be professional artists, but they have to consider themselves good in whatever they do. If you are a blind/visually impaired artist or know someone who is, please provide the following information: Artist Name, Phone, Mailing Address, Email Address (if available), Type of art, How long have you been doing this activity? Please submit via telephone, fax, or email to Karla Rivas SBVI Program Assistant, Phone (602) 542-3946, Fax (602) 542-3778, Email krivas@azdes.gov.

call for work for exhibitions

TUCSON, AZ – Deadline: open - call for work for exhibitions

RFQ for transit system design team opportunities

CHARLOTTE, NC - ongoing - RFQ for transit system design team opportunities

RFQ for Temporary Art at Tucson International Airport

TUCSON, AZ – ongoing - RFQ for Temporary Art at Tucson International Airport

call for work to promote solar energy

PHOENIX, AZ – ongoing - call for work to promote solar energy

public art database register

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – ongoing - public art database register

Annual Sculpture Exhibition

PALM DESERT, CA - Deadline: May 10, 2008 - Annual Sculpture Exhibition

Feb 2008 – Marin Museum of Contemporary Art’s 2008 Summer National Juried Exhibition PaperWORKS!

PaperWORKS! is open to all United States resident artists 18 and older. You are invited to submit up to five digital images of your original art works done in the past two years. Accepted work will incorporate paper in some way, either as a medium or as a ground, i.e., prints, pastels, watercolors, acrylic, mixed media, photography, collage, sculpture, etc. Juror: René de Guzman, Sr. Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California. Deadline: April 18, 2008. Please download Prospectus and Entry Form at: www.marinmoca.org or email info@marinmoca.org Phone: 415-506-0137.

Feb 2008 – Marin Museum of Contemporary Art’s 2008 Summer National Juried Exhibition PaperWORKS!

PaperWORKS! is open to all United States resident artists 18 and older. You are invited to submit up to five digital images of your original art works done in the past two years. Accepted work will incorporate paper in some way, either as a medium or as a ground, i.e., prints, pastels, watercolors, acrylic, mixed media, photography, collage, sculpture, etc. Juror: René de Guzman, Sr. Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California. Deadline: April 18, 2008. Please download Prospectus and Entry Form at: www.marinmoca.org or email info@marinmoca.org Phone: 415-506-0137.

Feb 2008 – Gallery 8 seeking new members

Gallery 8 is accepting applications for new members. The gallery is a cooperative of photography-based artists. We are looking for high quality photographers, who are willing to make a one-year commitment beginning March 1, 2008. The commitment involves monthly rent, and participation in 2 duo shows and 3 group shows. Gallery 8 is located in the historic Willo District just 3 blocks from the Phoenix Art Museum, inside the Garfield Galleria building. Gallery 8 is a member of Artlink. The First Friday and Art Detour buses stop just outside of the building. http://www.phoenixartspace.com/gallery.php?ID=437 If you are interested in applying to Gallery 8, please contact Farrell Yancy at 623-930-1254 or farrellyancy@cox.net

Feb 2008 – Organ Donation Awareness Exhibit - Call for Artists

Tilt Gallery in collaboration with Donor Network of Arizona will be hosting an exhibition and silent auction dedicated to Organ/Tissue Donor Awareness and Education. The exhibition, titled 'Exponential Love: the gift of life', will take place, April 4, 2008. This will be the Third annual Exhibit. The past two years, the exhibit consisted of fine art photography; painting and mixed media essence pieces created by artists inspired by those whose lives could or have been affected by organ/ tissue donation. The purpose of the exhibition is to provide public awareness and education about the many facets of organ donation with the intent to increase the number of registered donors and organ/tissue donation in the state of Arizona, hence connecting lives, saving lives and giving life. This event is very near and dear to our hearts. For those of you who may or may not know the Tilt Gallery family, our lives have been touched and transformed by organ donation. In1996, sister Tanya Held had developed end stage kidney disease as a result of diabetic complications over the span of twenty years. Tanya’s sisters, Melanie Craven and Michelle Craven were both ready to unselfishly save Tanya’s life by donating one of their kidneys. On November 20, 1997, Michelle Craven donated one her kidneys to Tanya saving her life. Each day many die waiting for an organ transplant. This is our effort to heal, connect and save the lives of others. We are seeking artists who would like to assist us in this effort by donating a piece that expresses the gift of life theme of the exhibit. All pieces will be up for bid in the silent auction with a “buy it now” option. Proceeds from art sales will be donated to Donor Network of Arizona. The criteria options for donating a piece are as follows: Create a piece that shares a personal story or experience about organ donation. Create a piece that shares a story or experience of someone whose life could be or has been touched by organ/tissue donation. Donate an existing piece of work that communicates or expresses the theme of the exhibit. Artists interested please contact Tilt as soon as possible. We need to confirm your donation of by March 1, 2008. All donated pieces need to be delivered to Tilt Gallery by Monday April 2 Please contact Melanie Craven or Michelle Craven for further information at 602.716.5667 or by email at: Melanie@tiltgallery.com

Feb 2008 – Call for Exhibition Proposals, Prescott College Art Gallery

The Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse invites proposals for individual or group exhibitions for the 2008-2010 gallery seasons. Artists or curators should submit a cover letter describing the exhibit with up to 20 supporting images (slides or jpegs on CD) with an identification list, artist/curator statement(s), and artist resume(s). Please include S.A.S.E. for return of materials. All visual art disciplines suitable for gallery installations lasting between 5 to 8 weeks will be considered. Submissions must be received by April 15, 2008 to be included in the screening. Address submissions to Deborah Ford, Prescott College, 220 Grove Ave Prescott, AZ 86301. To request a prospectus or for more information, please email dford@prescott.edu or call (928) 776-5218. For a diagram of the gallery floor plan, visit: http://www.prescott.edu.

Feb 2008 – Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition presents Lucy Lippard

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday, April 6th. The Sedona Visual Artists' Coalition presents the renowned international art critic and author, Lucy Lippard, who will present a slide show and lecture about 'Art, Tourism and Place' at the Sedona Creative Life Center at 4:30PM. You won't want to miss this inspiring event; Lippard will transform your concept of art, its relation to tourism and place, and stretch your imagination! Questions? Contact: Nancy Robb Dunst, 928-282-0776; E-mail: ndunst@yahoo.com.

Feb 2008 – Best Of Artists Gallery

Best of Artists Gallery? It’s Free. Best of artists wants to showcase talented artists. We are seeking exceptional and unique artists from around the world to feature in our Best of Gallery. Admission is free but you must apply. Accepted artists can have up to 8 images in the gallery and can change them as often as they like for FREE. Have your work seen by thousands of visitors a day! www.bestofartists.com Qualifications: Acrylic, Ceramics, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Jewelry, Woodworking, and more. How to Apply: Simply visit www.bestofartists.com/gallery-submissions/ and follow the directions on the upload page. BOAA will contact you within 10 business days about your submission. Once accepted you can change your images as often as you like. Please allow 10 business days for updates to be completed. Visit our website for more informaiton.

Feb 2008 – The Collector’s Edition from Kennedy Publishing

The Best of Artists and Artisans and Kennedy Publishing Presents The Collector's Edition. 24 incredible artists and artisans will be showcased in a beautiful soft cover book. www.bestofartists.com/best-of-artists-bookstore/. Artists can be nominated to be in the Collector’s Edition. Each month BOAA will present the nominated artists. The two monthly winners will be determined by a combination of the number of viewer comments, types of positive comments, page views and by BOAA. Each month www.bestofartists.com will select and showcase the full body of work of two outstanding artists. The showcase will include as many images as the artist wants plus a full-length interview. Each showcased artist will have their own 'mini site' within Best of Artists for 3 full months with the ability to edit 'their site'. At the end of one year the 24 showcased artists and artisans will be celebrated by Kennedy Publishing in The Best of Artists and Artisans The Collector's Edition. Nominate your favorite artists at www.bestofartists.com/collectors-edition-nominations/. The two monthly winners will be determined by a combination of the number of viewer comments, types of positive comments, page views and by BOAA. How to Apply: Simply visit www.bestofartists.com/collectors-edition-nominations/ and fill out the online form.

Feb 2008 – Phoenix Artists Guild

The Phoenix Artists Guild would like to cordially invite you to view the artwork created by its members in their annual spring show to be on display at the Glendale Adult Center located on west 59th avenue just south of Peoria avenue. On display will be vibrant, enticing works of art created in water colors, acrylics, oils, pen and ink and other mixed medium. Many pieces will touch your heart, recall pleasant memories, challenge your mindset, yet, leave you filled with the wonderment of creativity. Visit this outstanding display then tell all your friends, co-workers and acquaintances of the time well spent that added to fill another spot we call experience. In closing donations in money form or gift certificates used as awards would be greatly appreciated. Please mail to: BetteLou Tobin 1808 W. Stella Ln. Phoenix, AZ. 85015-2046

Jan 2008 – Open Call to Artists – Live at Falmouth 2008

Following on from the success of last year's inaugural event, submissions are invited for the second 2-day Live Art Falmouth event in June. This is a unique opportunity for practitioners to showcase new work, and for students to explore Live Art and performance-based ideas and projects. Workshops, collaborations and examples of good practice are all features, as well as an opportunity to build audience subscription to Live Art in Cornwall and the UK. Photographic and video documentation of work is provided. The event will be held on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th June 2008, in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK. Mediums accepted: Performance art, (live or performance-based video and film work), collaborative, interdisciplinary or site-specific work. Work should demonstrate a relationship to the practice of live art, having a live or performed element, and/or requiring audience/artist interaction. How to submit: We would like to hear about your work. Please submit by sending a proposal, including: contact details, brief artist's statement and/or biography, title and description of the piece(s) you would like to perform (indicating whether live performance or video), and details of any technical requirements. For performance work please include one or more of the following forms of documentation of previous work: photos, NTSC / PAL format video on DVD, mp3 or audio CD, and/or website. For video work send the video/s you would like included. Please no more than 3 videos per submission. Deadline for submissions: Monday 14th April 2008 Please send proposals to: Director of Art, University College Falmouth, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NA, United Kingdom Telephone: (+44)1326313636 or (+44) 7800640888 Email: submissions@liveartfalmouth.com Please Visit: http://www.liveartfalmouth.com for more information, or email us at info@liveartfalmouth.com

Feb 2008 –Call to Artists – The Phoenix Fringe Festival Pilot Project

The Phoenix Fringe Festival Pilot Project will take place over the weekend of May 1 - 4, 2008 and will serve as a model for future Phoenix Fringe Festivals. The Pilot will present cutting-edge performances by Arizona-based theatre companies and performance artists during a four-day festival that will introduce audiences to new kinds of live performance experiences. Fringe Festivals around the country in cities as diverse as San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia and Minneapolis will serve as models for this Pilot Project. The Fringe Festival Pilot Project seeks applications from Arizona based theatre companies and performing artists with productions appropriate for a fringe festival environment. Submissions should include new work or innovative adaptations of previously produced work. Production values must be simple and portable and running-time for performances may range between 30 – 90 minutes for the full-length category and 7 – 10 minutes for the ten-minute category. Registration fees will be kept very low at $50 per accepted application. Applications will be evaluated by the Phoenix Fringe Festival steering committee and selections will be made based on artistic innovation, quality and appropriateness. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 29, 2008. For further information and application materials, please send an email including your contact information to: info@phxfringe.org. Or visit www.phxfringe.org. The Phoenix Fringe Festival Pilot Project is funded in part by a grant from p.a.v.e, the arts entrepreneurship program of the ASU School of Theatre & Film.

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