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Celeste Art Prize
http://www.celesteartprize.co.uk/

Deadline: January Award: £2,000 Further Information: The prize was founded in 2005 to promote painting in its widest sense and has a unique selection process whereby the finalists award the prize money in two categories, Artist & Student Artist.


Folk, Traditional, and Ethnic Arts Grants
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/folk_ethnic_arts_grants/index.html

The Folk Arts Program offers project grants are available to qualified artists and arts organizations. Ethnic dancers, musicians, singers, crafts workers or ethnic community organizers who need assistance in planning and funding ethnic arts projects and activities can apply for matching funds through this grant category.


Creative Communities Initiative Grant
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/creative_communities/index.html

The Utah Arts Council introduced this new category of funding in 2006, aimed at certified Change Leaders.


$10,000 for visual arts excellence in Utah.
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/artist_fellowships/artistfellowships....

Fellowships are available for individual artists practicing crafts, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, artist's bookmaking, and working in new genres, conceptual arts and video. Fellowship grants do not require matching funds. Applying artists must demonstrate professionalism in their art through quality images and documentation. Artists must be Utah residents not enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program.


The City of Palm Desert's Art in Public Places Commission
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/competitions/public_art_commissions/h...

The City of Palm Desert's Art in Public Places Commission Request for Qualifications: To establish a pool of artists who utilize natural and artificial light in their work. would like to develop a pool of artists for a project titled: 'Embracing the Desert Light' and other potential projects that utilize light as the primary medium. Qualified artists should have experience in creating artworks that incorporate natural light during daylight hours and subdued artificial or reflected light at night. Artists that have previously worked with solar, LEDs, lasers, light reflective materials, materials that transmit light, any other materials that can utilize light, or any combination of them are highly desirable. Call 760-837-1665 for any additional information. Deadline for submissions: Friday, October 10, 2008


Center for the Arts, Gresham, Oregon
http://www.callforentry.org/

Center for the Arts, Gresham, Oregon The Regional Arts & Culture Council in Portland, Oregon, invites artists/teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications to create multiple freestanding sculptures for the new Center for the Arts Community Plaza in Gresham, Oregon. All materials must be submitted online, via CaFÉ™. For complete details, download the Call for Artist s from www.racc.org or go to www.callforentry.org For information please contact: Peggy Kendellen 503.823.4196 or pkendellen@racc.org Budget: $175,000 - Deadline: Wednesday, September 17, 2008


The City of Goodyear, Arizona
http://www.bcarrier@goodyearaz.gov

The City of Goodyear, Arizona is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install a series of five (5) art benches or artist-designed seating, for an area of Historic Goodyear along Western Avenue. Artists are encouraged to create five different benches that are unified in some way. The seating is one component to the downtown streetscape improvement project and the selected artist/artist team will work closely with project consultants. For more information, contact George Bravakos george.bravakos@goodyearaz.gov or Bob Carrier bcarrier@goodyearaz.gov Budget: $25,000 - Deadline: 3:30 pm AZ time, September 17, 2008


Portland State University, Student Academic and Recreation Center
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/

Portland State University, Student Academic and Recreation Center Portland, Oregon - The Art Selection Committee for the Academic and Student Recreation Center at Portland State University is seeking proposals from artists interested in the commission of artwork for this 180,000 square foot multiuse facility at PSU’s Urban Center Plaza in downtown Portland, Oregon. The Art Selection Committee is particularly interested in projects that use the student or other local population as subject matter, or that provide opportunities for student interaction or gathering. For more information www.oregonartscommission.org or Contact Meagan Atiyeh, Visual Arts Coordinator 503-986-0082, meagan.atiyeh@state.or.us Budget: $325,000 - Deadline: 5pm on Friday, September 17, 2008.


The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC) invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for potential inclusion
http://www.sacairports.org/int/planning/TMP.htm

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC) invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in a pre-qualified artist database for upcoming public art opportunities at the Sacramento International Airport. The “Airport Art Program” will provide opportunities for artists to create permanently installed artwork at various sites throughout the Airport over the next four years. For further information about the Sacramento Metropolitan Airport Terminal B Expansion Program please visit: http://www.sacairports.org/int/planning/TMP.htm For information about the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission please visit: http://www.sacculture.com/ Budgets; range from $100,000 to one million dollars Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday September 15, 2008


The University of Maine, Orono is making a call to all professional artists and composers to submit proposals to design, execute, and install artwork
http://www.mainearts.maine.gov/public/percent/index.shtml

The University of Maine, Orono is making a call to all professional artists and composers to submit proposals to design, execute, and install artwork, or create a musical composition for the University of Maine, Maine Center for the Arts (to be rededicated as the Collins Center for the Arts) Percent for Art site. One artist will be selected to receive the entire commission. For more information please go to http://mainearts.maine.gov/public/percent/index.shtml Budget is $37,000.00 - Deadline: September 1, 2008.


"The Art of Action: Shaping Vermont's Future Through Art" - Request for Qualifications
http://www.vermontartscouncil.org/tabid/309/Default.aspx

Vermont philanthropist and visionary, Lyman Orton, is collaborating with the Vermont Arts Council to commission 2-dimensional works of art that reflect or respond to issues and challenges facing Vermont. The intent is for the project and the works created to raise awareness and inspire action that will shape Vermont's social, political, environmental, and/or economic future. Twenty artists will be selected through a 'Request for Qualifications' and provided with a $2500 honorarium to make a presentation on a topic or topics related to Vermont's future. From these 20, ten will be selected to develop their concepts. For more information visit http://www.vermontartscouncil.org/tabid/309/Default.aspx The complete RFQ and application information can be found at www.callforentry.org Budget: Ten artists will each be awarded commissions ranging from $10K - $40, and average $25,000. - Deadline August 28, 2008.


The Meridian Arts Commission of Idaho
http://www.meridiancity.org/

The Meridian Arts Commission of Idaho invites artists and artist teams currently residing in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming or Montana to submit qualifications for these public art opportunities within Meridian’s new City Hall. 1. ENTRYWAY: An approximate 16 ft. wide by 16 ft. long area within a two-story glass main lobby that will allow for a suspended artwork above the pedestrian entryway up to 12 ft. in height. An armature beam to accommodate suspension of artwork up to 4000lbs has been incorporated into the building design. 2. COUNCIL CHAMBERS: An area 5 ft. wide by 8 ft. tall centered between the entrance doors to City Council chambers in the two-story first floor open lobby. This space has been specifically designed to display artwork and will allow for a wall-mounted or free-standing piece that does not exceed 1 ft. in depth. Information: www.meridiancity.org or Delta James, Planning Specialist, Sage Community Resources 208-859-7042 or djames@sageidaho.com Project Budget: $25,000 - Deadline: August 22, 2008


Folk and Ethnic Arts Grants - PROJECT GRANTS
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/folk_ethnic_arts_grants/project_grant...

PROJECT GRANTS are designed to assist individual artists and cultural communities in developing, perpetuating, or presenting their own traditional art forms. They are available year-round, and are processed quickly to help communities and artists take advantage of timely opportunities. Project grants target local grass roots organizations, both urban and rural, throughout the state. They were created to assist cultural groups in planning new projects and obtaining the seed money needed to leverage greater community support.


Folk and Ethnic Arts Grants - Folk and Ethnic Arts Grants
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/folk_ethnic_arts_grants/teaching_gran...

TEACHING GRANTS are available on an annual basis to support the teaching of traditional folk and ethnic arts in both one-on-one and group settings. Apprenticeships support instruction between a master artist and a mid-level artist. Master Classes and Workshops are for group instruction by a master artist. Both apprenticeships and workshops assist artists and communities in passing along skills and traditions to the next generation.


Design Arts
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/competitions/design_arts_competition/...

Design is the creative beginning of any human initiated arrangement of materials. The Utah Arts Council's Design Arts Program is dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the diverse fields of design in Utah. We strive to help the citizens of the State see, experience, use and value the art of design that surrounds us. The Design Arts Program sponsors and mounts a Design Arts Exhibition annually. This exhibition features work submitted by Utah designers that have been selected by a juror prominent in the design field.


Established Artist
http://www.artistgrant@utah.gov

For artists who are well-established in their professional career, this grant is available in amounts up to $2,000.


Emerging Artist
http://www.artistgrant@utah.gov

This grant is designed for artists who are just starting their professional art career. Amounts are available up to $500.


Collaborative Project Support
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

Eligibility Requirements Organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; public schools; institutions of higher learning; units of city, county or state government.


Major Arts Partners (MAP)
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

This grant program is designed for eligible not-for-profit art organizations with three-year budget averages equal to or greater then $1 million. The MAP program is divided into three categories: MAP General Operating Support, MAP Arts in Education and MAP Major Arts Initiative Laboratory (MAIL). Eligibility Requirements Local arts agencies or single discipline arts organizations with a total operating budget equal to or greater than $1 million that are exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Applicant organizations must have received MAP General Operating Support in the previous year or must file a Letter of Intent with the Arkansas Arts Council and receive approval to apply for MAP funding. Grant application deadline for MAP-AIE is Friday, January 16, 2009 Grant application deadline for MAP-GOS is Friday, January 23, 2009


Individual Artists Fellowships
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/FellowshipApp.pdf

Eligibility Requirements Residents of Arkansas for at least one year who are at least 25 years of age at the time of application. Applicants cannot be degree-seeking students in the artistic categories chosen for that year and cannot have previously received an Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award.


General Operating Support
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

Designed for established, professionally managed not-for-profit organizations whose primary purpose is the production or presentation of the arts. Funds must be spent for non-program activities including salaries of staff, rent, utilities, maintenance of facilities, staff travel and other expenses associated with the operations of the organization.


Expansion Arts Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

The Expansion Arts program is designed to assist qualified emerging arts organizations in developing increased organizational capacity by helping them acquire or maintain professional administrative personnel.


Arts On Tour
http://www.arkansasarts.com/programs/arts_on_tour

One of the council's most popular programs. It provides an opportunity for all Arkansans to experience the arts through performances and exhibitions by professional Arkansas artists listed in the Arts On Tour roster. Eligibility Requirements Organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; public schools; institutions of higher learning; units of city, county or state government.


AIE Mini Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/docs/Mini_Grant_App.doc

Pre K-12 schools for programs during school hours, and/or organizations that provide after school or summer programs, have an opportunity to apply for Arkansas Arts Council funding to: bring quality, professional artists into the classroom or other location to present one- to five-day hands on, curriculum based arts activities present a teachers' professional development workshop in curriculum based arts activities either in conjunction with, or instead of a residency Artists must be selected from the Arkansas AIE Artist Roster included as a section in the guidelines. Applicants may receive a maximum of $1,500 using established AIE program rates for the artist's fees, travel, lodging and supplies. A 1:1 in-kind or cash match is required. Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Be a school district recognized by the Arkansas Department of Education or have an IRS Letter of Determination qualifying the school/organization or its administrative authority as a nonprofit organization. Provide a teacher or organization staff member to remain in the classroom/organization site during the mini-residency program. Organizations and institutions must be involved in youth programming for a minimum of three years, and must have paid and/or volunteer staff who will devote time and effort to implement the mini-residency program.


AIE Arts Curriculum Project Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

Grant funds may be used for projects that foster the inclusion of the arts in basic school curriculum. Activities must serve pre K-12 students, adult and/or special constituents directly or indirectly. AIE artists or consultants may be sought for outside expertise. An AIE Arts Curriculum Project grant is not to be used as an AIE residency program or Arts on Tour program.


AIE After School/Summer Residency Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

Grant funds may be used to place professional artists in residencies outside of the school environment, school day or school year. The settings include after-school and summer programs, and can be located in community/neighborhood centers, low-income housing projects, juvenile facilities, social service centers, parks/recreation programs, boys and girls clubs and other community-based or governmental organizations and institutions that provide facilities and guidance during non-school hours.


AIE In-School Residency Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/grants.htm

Grant funds may be used to place professional artists in residencies during the school day or school year at specific school sites or in conjunction with other non-profit community or governmental organizations and institutions. The AIE residency program provides a way for artists to share their art form and relate it to other pre K-12 curriculum areas.


The Fund for Women Artists
http://www.womenarts.org

3739 Balboa Street #181 San Francisco, CA 94121 Phone: (415) 751-2202


Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
http://www.weavespindye.org

Several grants are available to Guild members for the study of textile arts in academic and non-accredited programs. Handweavers Guild of America, Inc 1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211 Suwanee, GA 30024 (phone) 678-730-0010 (fax) 678-730-0836


Union League Civic & Arts Foundation
http://www.ulcc.org

Awards to students enrolled full-time in visual arts degree programs at metropolitan Chicago, Illinois, schools. In addition, recipients' artwork will be displayed. Union League Civic & Arts Foundation 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Ste. 901 Chicago, IL 60604-3598 (phone) 312-427-7800, ext. 308 (fax) 312-427-8117 To email, use the form at: www.ulcc.org/asp/composemail.asp


Worldstudio Foundation AIGA Scholarships
http://www.worldstudio.org

Mission is to increase diversity in the creative professions and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Provides scholarships for undergraduate or graduate art students from minority or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, in the range of $1,000-$5,000. Worldstudio Foundation 164 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010 (phone) 212-807-1990 (fax) 212-807-1799


National Sculpture Society, Inc.
http://www.nationalsculpture.org

Scholarships of $1,000 each are available for students of figurative or representational sculpture. Scholarships are paid directly to the academic institution through which the student applies. The submission deadline is May 31 every year. National Sculpture Society, Inc. 237 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017 (phone) 212-764-5645 (fax) 212-764-5651


Blanche E. Colman Trust
http://www.womenarts.org/fund/VisualScholarships.htm

Scholarships to art students in New England. Blanche E. Colman Trust c/o Boston Safe Deposit & Trust Co. 1 Boston Pl. (024-0092) Boston, MA 02108 (phone) 617-722-3891


College Art Association
http://www.collegeart.org/fellowships

Professional Development Fellowships: $5,000 fellowships are provided to artists and art historians in their second-to-last year of an M.F.A., Ph.D., or M.A. degree program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must be part of a community that has been traditionally marginalized from the profession. College Art Association 275 7th Ave., 18th Fl. New York, NY 10001-6708 (phone) 212-691-1051 (fax) 212-627-2381


Residencies at Atelier de la Rose
http://www.french-rose.com/studio_form.php

Where: Montcabrier, France Deadline: open call Atelier de la Rose is small. That means it is able to offer a personal and flexible service that is unique. There are no fixed dates for residencies, no deadlines, and the studio can be booked for one to six weeks. This is not an establishment that is run by managers or an impersonal organisation or committee. The owner lives on site and has had a long involvement with the visual arts. She has 2 degrees in art and design history and was married to the artist and lecturer, Ed Herring, until his untimely death in 2003. Her understanding of how artists work makes the place special. Of course the facilities, situated in a medieval hilltop village in southwest France, are the additional attractions! Application here : www.french-rose.com/studio_form.php


Residencies at Polli Talu Arts Center
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=635&...

Where: Estonia When: 2008 Deadline: ongoing POLLI TALU ARTS CENTER www.pollitalu.org in Estonia is accepting applications throughout the fall of 2007 for residencies in 2008. Please visit our residency page www.pollitalu.org/english/residencies/res.english.html directly for conditions and application procedures. Polli Talu (literally, 'Polly's Farm') is a traditional Estonian farm complex situated near the Baltic Sea, 150 km southwest of the capital city Tallinn, not far from the port town of Virtsu. It consists of five log buildings with thatched roofs made from locally-harvested reeds. The structures date back to the beginning of the 20th century. Marika Blossfeldt, an Estonian who had left her native country as a very young child to live in Germany and, later, New York City, welcomed the opportunity to purchase Polli's Farm in 1995. Her vision was to transform the complex into an international arts center. The opportunity to purchase the property and realize her vision arose only after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. In 1998 Polli Talu Arts Center was registered as a non-profit organization in Estonia. 1999 marked the first season of artistic and educational activities at Polli Talu Arts Center.


Residency at Nes Artist Residency
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=856&...

Where: Skagaströnd, Iceland When: 2008 / 2009 Deadline: open call Nes artist residency is a new residency in Skagaströnd in North-Western Iceland, which is starting up this year with the first visitors next June. The studios are in a former fishing plant, that will now be the workplace for artists of all media, both local and international. The living quarters are in row- and apartment houses owned by the town where artists and their families will stay. The first application deadline was on April 15th, and we had quite a few applications. As we still have some openings at Nes this year, particularily at the end of the year, we have decided to place an “open call” on applications for now, or until our next deadline of September 2008. The residency is for whole months from 1-6 months of duration.The residence fee is from 400-650 €. Included in the fee is a single or double room, with shared kitchen and bathing facilities (3-4 people in each apartment), a studio space, one set of bed linens and a towel. There will be a number of rooms for single artists but also two to three private apartments for artists with families. Residents will have to cover the cost of travel, food and art supplies themselves. For more details and application form please visit our website www.neslist.is If you want to apply for the residency please fill out the application form and send it along with a CV, short project description and images of artwork to application@neslist.is. The application deadline for the year 2009 will be September 1st 2008 and March 1st 2009.


Residency at Palazzo Rinaldi
http://www.palazzorinaldi.com

Where: Southern Italy When: June - October, 2008 Deadline: open call Palazzo Rinaldi is a period property located in the charming hilltop village of Noèpoli, in the Basilicata region of Southern Italy. Its historical location and privileged position at the heart of the Pollino National Park make it an ideal getaway for visual and literary artists in search of peace and inspiration. The Palazzo is open in the summer season only (June to mid-October) and 1-week, 2-week and monthly residencies are now booking. For details and an application form please visit www.palazzorinaldi.com or email info@palazzorinaldi.com


"Arts Factory" Residency at the Art and Cultural Studies Laboratory
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=890&...

Where: Yerevan, Armenia When: 2008/2009 Deadline: ongoing deadline ARTIST RESIDENCY will commence on August, 2008, in Yerevan, Armenia. ABOUT US Art and Cultural Studies Laboratory (ACSL) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization was established in Yerevan, Armenia and is now a leading model for similar institutions internationally. The aim of the organization is to support the development of contemporary creativity and carry out projects by international and Armenian artists to foster discussion and research into themes which are of vital importance for society and culture. Organizing artist residency, exhibitions, conferences, seminars and workshops are within the scope of our organization. ACSL promotes and diffuses contemporary creativity. A group of Armenian artists, art and cultural critics are involved in the organization which co-operates with international artists. ACSL proposes to work in collaboration with a cultural company in Ireland which is located in The Irish Gaeltacht. Cló is an artist lead initiative providing a platform for creative exchange between artists worldwide and the Gaeltacht community. It fosters the emergence of artists in the Gaeltacht through providing access to professional development services. 1. The 1 st INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY ART (Autumn) 2. ARTIST RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY”, all the year round (12 months). This year ARTIST RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY” will commence on August, 2008, in Yerevan, Armenia. The primary aim will be for the artists to work on an agreed project in Yerevan, Armenia (North district “Djrvej”). However transporting the artists to a different environment is expected to have many other benefits. These include: • Opportunities for a new physical environment to impact upon the artist’s work • Cross fertilization of ideas with residents of other cultures • Professional Development opportunities e.g. invitations to exhibit elsewhere The “ARTS FACTORY” is a major artists’ residency and project workshop for the promotion of contemporary and other categories of art and international exchange. Art Disciplines: Visual Arts, Curatorial, Art critical researches, Composing, Crafts, Dance, Fiction, Non Fiction, Theatre, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Film making, other (specify). Each year the ACSL is able to hold 30 individuals to participate in the “ARTS FACTORY” PLACE DESCRIPTION AND SUPPORT The ARTIST RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY” is located in one of the districts of Yerevan called Djrvej and has occupied 10,000 m/sq territory. The region is not far from the city center (It takes 20 minutes by car).The territory is in a suitable place away from city life and near to the countryside. The territory is enclosed with a large gate and includes two buildings; art factory and comfortable living quarters. It gives a possibility to live and work the same area. ACSL will offer twelve - month residency, commencing this year in August, 2008, to be used towards living and some material supports depending on the volume of artists’ works (if they don’t required something specific). ACSL takes care of the territory rent in Djrvej (studios, exhibition hall, factory with all necessary equipments and tools), as well as utility expenses (gas, electricity, hot water except winter months’ stay heating expenses, TV-set, internet). The territory has all conveniences for land art. 1. The living house has got 4 floors. * There are two large studios on the first floor. Each of them is 12m#10m height-3,5 m (120m/sq), with a big gate. * There are four separate apartments on the 2nd and the 3rd floors (2 apartments on each floor). * Each apartment has 4 bedrooms (15m/sq each one), 2 bathrooms, 1 well living room with all conveniences (TV, furniture, telephone, internet ) and 1 kitchen with gas, hot and cold water, refrigerator and etc. * On the 4th floor there is a large multifunction studio 240 m/sq with a bathroom and barbeque place. * There is also a computer room, restroom and an open balcony with view to the Biblical Mountain Ararat. 2. The 2nd building is a factory (1152m/sq), there are plenty of multifunctional technical machines: 3 cars, 1 lorry, 3 ovens for ceramic works, computer studio (video editing, recording etc.) and a music studio (arrangement, recording of live music, mixing, mastering etc. ) with technical support. *The centre has cars for rent as well as, the cars can be rented by the artists with or without a driver. Near this factory is a fresh air studio and an old factory building, which can be used as a studio, exhibition venue or for other kind of big projects. Possible extra options: - smith craft - gold smithy - sculpture of all types - printmaking - tours to historical places of Armenia - tour to the Armenian brandy factory in Yerevan - visit to the art spaces, galleries and schools Administrator of that territory is Armen Miqaelyan, e-mail: info@malver.net Criteria and Eligibility Knowledge of English is obligatory. Artists experience in giving floor talks, participating in exhibitions, seminars, workshops or panels will thus be an advantage. Evaluation On completion of the residency the selected artist will get a Certificate of participation in the ARTIST-RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY”, Booklet or Catalog on Final Exhibition and will provide a detailed report that gives an account of project completion and of all the professional activities in which the artist has engaged while in Yerevan. The report is an important resource for ACSL helping to build a picture of what is being achieved over time through similar initiatives. FEE PROCEDURE There is no an application or exhibition fee. We would love to invite all participants but we are a young non-profit organization and, unfortunately we do not have the budget which would allow us to cover travel. However, if participants can find resources to cover their travel expenses, living costs and medical insurance through an institution in their country, we will be happy to provide any official letter required. But we are ready to provide you with materials you need. We have well-provided free-charged studios for preparing art works, workshops, computer-hall, hard ware, soft ware, internet, some equipments and necessary tools. DEADLINE: We have no deadline, but all potential members have to apply to ACSL at least one month before their preferable residency date. PLEASE NOTE: *Minimal duration for Artist-Residency “Arts Factory” is 2 weeks. If the duration of the residency coincides with the date of International Forum on Contemporary Art (autumn) and International Annual Forum on Gender Studies “Gender Trouble” (spring) each member of the ARTIST-RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY” can take part in the above mentioned events. CATALOGUE 2 Catalogues will be publishing every year date to ACSL 2 events: International Forum on Contemporary Art (autumn) and International Annual Exhibition on Gender Studies “Gender Trouble” (spring). Besides the theoretical texts, there are small texts, photos and credits for each project. Digital type of Catalog is available, too. Where to Send your apply Please send your application package, by post or courier, to the ACSL office specifying the program title: ARTIST-RESIDENCY “ARTS FACTORY” PLEASE NOTE: There are 2 types of participation: by Official Invitation and filled application form. Form more information and files downloading, please visit our website: www.acsl.org.am or contact with Susanna Gyulamiryan, Mkrtich Tonoyan: E-MAIL: info@acsl.org.am. Postal address: Susanna Gyulamiryan ACSL (T) + 374 10 64 20 47, (Mob.) + 374 91 944 783 8 Roubinyants, apt 17, Yerevan, Armenia, 0069 Mkrtich Tonoyan Mkrtich Tonoyan (T.) + 374 10 24 42 13 Susanna Gyulamiryan (Mob.) + 374 91 23 24 55, (Fax ) + 374 10 64 34 32


Residency Opportunity in Kristiansand, Norway
http://www.kristiansand.kommune.no/gjesteleilighet

Where: Kristiansand, Norway Deadline: Feb. 1st 2009 The City of Kristiansand offers a residency to professional artists, preferably, fine artist and craft artists. The aim is to strengthen, promote and develop collaboration and network between contemporary artists in Kristiansand and other national and foreign artists and to enrich the cultural stage of our town. Closing date for applications: February 1st, 2009 Both Norwegian and international artists are welcome to apply. The following criterias will be of importance: Applicants who are part of international networks, larger projects or programmes. Participation in projects linked to artists, groups and/or institutions in Kristiansand. Applicants who are planning to take part in the art environment in the city with exhibitions, professional arrangements etc. We offer a 3 months (+/-) residency in a rent-free accommodation and additional studio. The residency is an offer to professional artists, preferably, fine artist and craft artists. Applicants must use the enclosed application form that can be found on our homepage. The application should consist of a proposal/statement with purpose and aim for your stay, CV and letter(s) of reference. Incomplete applications will not be considered. www.kristiansand.kommune.no/gjesteleilighet Email: helene.hostad(at)kristiansand.kommune.no


Artist Fellowship at La Macina de San Cresci
http://www.chianticom.com/inglese/residence.htm

Where: Florence, Italy When: 2009 Deadline: Nov. 15, 2008 CALL FOR ARTISTS FELLOWSHIP – RESIDENCE 2009 La Macina di San Cresci ,residence for artists member of RES ARTIS announces that the Municipality of Greve in Chianti (Florence, Italy) grants a fellowship for one month in the 2009 . This programme is open to artists between 18 and 35 years old, proposing innovative projects reflecting an opening to the human, social and economic contexts surrounding them. Disciplines · Architecture (architecture design, urban studies, landscape design), · Photography · Painting · Sculpture · Ceramics · Installation The fellowship recipient is granted Euro 1000 to cover expenses ( art material, meals, local transport, etc.) , in addition living space and studios free of charge. The selected artist is provided with a shared room and workspace in a shared studio for a 30 day period at La Macina di San Cresci ( see www.chianticom.com for location and space) Calendar The recipient may choose a 30 day time from January 15 to April 30. Residency requirements During the stay at La Macina di San Cresci , the selected artist is asked to give at least one informal lecture concerning his/her work, open to the public in general. The artist-in-residence is asked to leave one piece of work made during his/her stay as a donation to Municipality of Greve in Chianti . Deadline for Applications November 15, 2008 Application form and brochure with general information can be downloaded as PDF document at : www.chianticom.com/inglese/residence.htm In the application form , please specify : FELLOWSHIP 2009


Residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude
http://www.akademie-solitude.de

Deadline: October 31, 2008 Where: Stuttgart, Germany When: 2009 - 2011 AKADEMIE SCHLOSS SOLITUDE RESIDENCY PROGRAM WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR 2009-2011 STARTING JULY 1, 2008 APPLICATION DEADLINE (POSTMARK): OCTOBER 31, 2008 For the twelfth time in 18 years the international residency program Akademie Schloss Solitude - located in Stuttgart, Germany - is granting approx. 60 residency fellowships of three to twelve months in duration. International artists are invited to apply from the following disciplines: architecture (architecture design, urban studies, landscape design), visual arts (including performance art and curatorial practice), performing arts (stage design, directing, dramaturgy, playwriting, dance, acting, musical theater, performance), design (visual communication, fashion, costume, product or furniture design), literature (theory/criticism, essay, poetry, fiction, translation), music/sound (sound installation, sound and music composition, sound and music performance) and video/film/new media (including video installation). Furthermore, scholars, scientists and professionals from the disciplines of the humanities, the natural sciences and economics are invited to apply for a residency fellowship in the art, science & business program. Persons up to 35 or who have completed a university or college degree within the past five years are welcome to apply. Currently enrolled university or college students (at the time of application) will not be considered for selection. Each fellowship recipient is granted Euro 1000 per month, in addition to free lodging. The names of the jurors will be announced in the upcoming summer months. A public foundation opened in 1990 and funded by the State of Baden-Württemberg, the Akademie Schloss Solitude operates an international residency program awarding live/work fellowships to artists. Hundreds of artists from over 75 countries have developed and advanced projects at the Akademie since its opening, creating a close-knit, global network of Solitude alumni that expands from year to year. In 2002, the Akademie initiated the art, science & business program with the goal to promote the dialogue between art, the humanities, science, business and other professionals. Application deadline is October 31, 2008 (postmark). Application forms can be downloaded from the Internet as PDF documents at www.akademie-solitude.de between July 1 and October 31, 2008. -- Anna Löning/Angela Butterstein Press and public relations Akademie Schloss Solitude Solitude 3 70197 Stuttgart Tel +49 (0)711-99619-472/471 Fax +49 (0)711-99619-50 www.akademie-solitude.de


Residency at the Hungarian Multicultural Center
http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com

Where: Budapest, Hungary When: 2008 Deadline: Sep. 15, Oct 15 Call for artists - A.I.R. International Artists Residencies- BUDAPEST, Hungary We are proud to announce that our residency/seminar program due to it's success has been expanded. The Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC) is currently accepting applications for the Budapest -International Artist/Writer Residencies. The HMC invites interested visual artists, musicians, film makers and writers to submit application for its residencies program. 1. Deadline (must be received) September 15, 2008 for November AIR 1. Deadline (must be received) October 15, 2008 for December - January AIR Residencies Dates 1. Wednesday, November 5 - Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Seminarium on November 5th 2. Saturday, December 27 - Friday, January 9, 2008 Seminarium on December 29 and 30th Great opportunity for artists: Culture is the true identity power. In this context the major role of the artists is to promote through art cultural diversity and preserve common values. Intercultural dialogue through art is an important instrument. Art is not a means - art is a space in which everything is possible, in which different times, subjects and objects, sometimes divergent, coexist. And not just coexist, but communicate and create values. Through art, culture, tolerance, initiating a dialogue among nations, among various artistic expressions, a real dialog among real people. Culture communicates in the language of heart, which is understood by everybody. For artists, communication is essential – both with the audience – the art consumer, and with representatives of national and international art groups. While HMC does not provide funding for residencies, we are helping to facilitate the creation of programs and support the costs of the exhibitions. For application form or questions please write to: Beata Veszely: veszelyb@gmail.com or Beata Szechy: bszechy@yahoo.com www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com BEATA SZECHY Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc. 2503 Costa Mesa Dr., Dallas, 75228 214-324-0078 bszechy@yahoo.com www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com


Residency at the Hungarian Multicultural Center
http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com

Where: Budapest, Hungary When: 2008 Deadline: Sep. 15, Oct 15 Call for artists - A.I.R. International Artists Residencies- BUDAPEST, Hungary We are proud to announce that our residency/seminar program due to it's success has been expanded. The Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC) is currently accepting applications for the Budapest -International Artist/Writer Residencies. The HMC invites interested visual artists, musicians, film makers and writers to submit application for its residencies program. 1. Deadline (must be received) September 15, 2008 for November AIR 1. Deadline (must be received) October 15, 2008 for December - January AIR Residencies Dates 1. Wednesday, November 5 - Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Seminarium on November 5th 2. Saturday, December 27 - Friday, January 9, 2008 Seminarium on December 29 and 30th Great opportunity for artists: Culture is the true identity power. In this context the major role of the artists is to promote through art cultural diversity and preserve common values. Intercultural dialogue through art is an important instrument. Art is not a means - art is a space in which everything is possible, in which different times, subjects and objects, sometimes divergent, coexist. And not just coexist, but communicate and create values. Through art, culture, tolerance, initiating a dialogue among nations, among various artistic expressions, a real dialog among real people. Culture communicates in the language of heart, which is understood by everybody. For artists, communication is essential – both with the audience – the art consumer, and with representatives of national and international art groups. While HMC does not provide funding for residencies, we are helping to facilitate the creation of programs and support the costs of the exhibitions. For application form or questions please write to: Beata Veszely: veszelyb@gmail.com or Beata Szechy: bszechy@yahoo.com www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com BEATA SZECHY Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc. 2503 Costa Mesa Dr., Dallas, 75228 214-324-0078 bszechy@yahoo.com www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com


Residency at Art in Motion
http://www.artinmotion.com.au/residency.htm

Where: NSW Australia When: Nov 08, Jan 09 Deadline: Sept 7th. 2008 ‘Art For Arts Sake’ Calling Artists interested in time and space for two weeks to a month in the country. www.artinmotion.com.au/residency.htm Contact Karen 0408 118 648 artinmotion@bigpond.com or post PO Box 155 Berowra 2081 NSW AUSTRALIA


Residency at Arts Tasmania
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=618&...

What: 2009 Where: Hobart, Tasmania Deadline: Sept 1st, 2008 Arts Tasmania, a division of the Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts, implements Government arts policies and programs, administers funding programs for the arts and museums sector, operates the Art for Public Buildings Scheme, provides the Secretariat to the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board and liaises with Commonwealth and State agencies on arts matters. The Cultural Exchange residency program provides opportunities for artists to explore Tasmania's remote and unique natural environment. The international residency program commenced in 2006 however residencies have been available for Tasmanian artists since 1997. Applications are now open for 2009 residencies. The closing date is 1 September 2008. The program forms part of a joint initiative between Arts Tasmania, the Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania, the Port Arthur Historic Site, King Island Council, Launceston City Council, Salamanca Arts Centre and Tasmanian Writers' Centre. A residency is available to an individual artist working in any art form. A residency for an international artist is six weeks in duration, however this period may be extended upon negotiation with us. Residencies are to be taken in one block amount of time. Residencies are generally available for use from April until October (Tasmania's autumn, winter and spring months) Grants from Arts Tasmania are not available for artists that reside outside of Tasmania, however international residency recipients receive funding assistance for a return airfare as well as the cost of the rental fee whilst on residency. Arts Tasmania is particularly interested in developing reciprocal exchange of artists and ideas with any established residency centre in the world and can provide funding for a Tasmanian artist to link with you. Please contact David at Arts Tasmania for further information. Arts Tasmania contributes up to $3,000 towards return airfares from the applicants hometown as well as the cost of rent over the six week residency peroid in Tasmania. All other costs are the resposibility of the artist. Applications for 2009 residencies are now open. The closing date for applications is 1 September 2008. Log onto the Arts Tasmanian website at, www.arts.tas.gov.au and click on 'International' in the top left hand corner of the home page for further information.


Residency Opportunity at the National Art Studio
http://www.artstudio.or.kr

Where: Changdong & Goyang, Korea Deadline: August 29th, 2008 Residency Opportunity at the National Art Studio (Changdong & Goyang), Korea The National Art Studio, run by National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, is now accepting applications for Asia Pacific Artists Fellowship Residency Program 2008~2009. Asia Pacific Artists Fellowship Residency Program Ⅱ Closing date for applications: 29 August 2008 Discipline: Visual arts Residency period: 17 November. 2008 ~ 16 May. 2009 (6 months Program ) Origin of candidates: all Asia Pacific regions of the world Languages: Working knowledge of English required. Grants: KRW 1,200,000 per month (approx. US$ 1,200 per month) Expenses paid by artists: airfare, own food, own health insurance Eligibility on Application ○ Aged between 25 to 40 years old established artists of all Asia Pacific regions of the world ○ Above artists who have not previously participated at Changdong or Goyang Art Residency program How to apply: The deadline for receiving (not postmarked) applications is Friday, 29 August 2008. No exceptions. Please include the following materials only. 1. An application form (download from www.artstudio.or.kr) 2. A copy of passport 3. A brief artist’s statement 4. A pre-project report including anticipated outcome during the residency. 5. CV or résumé listing your most important exhibitions, performances, publications, awards and education; 6. Portfolio must be submitted in forms of digital image, preferably in CD or DVD containing descriptions of work: up to 10 Still images in “jpg” format, or in “ppt” Video and/or new media artists: please submit a DVD of up to 3 individual clips that are no longer than 5 minutes each. Please create a menu on the DVD that lists the various works ※ A numbered list of the images submitted (or CD/video script) with title, date of work, medium and size. If essential, a brief (2~3 sentences) description of the work can be included. Send completed applications to: Planning & Coordination Division / The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea 427-701, San 58-4 (Gwangmyeong-gil 209), Makgye-dong, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea Working/living conditions: artist promotion, exhibition, open studio, Korean Culture trip, Live/work studios with a bed, sharing bath and kitchen, equipped with multimedia production tools - PC-workstation equipped with software for design work, image and video manipulation, video editing facilities, DSL Internet access etc. Notification: 17 September 2008 Listing will be at the website( www.artstudio.or.kr www.moca.go.kr) For more information, please consult our web site at www.artstudio.or.kr ○ Changdong Art Studio Office +82-2 –995- 0488 ○ Goyang Art Studio Office +82 -31 -962 -6470


Fine Arts and Sound Art Residency at Kuenstlerhaeuser Worpswede
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=765&...

Where: Worpswede, Germany When: 2000 Deadline: (EXTENDED) August 18th, 2008 Call for Applications for the 2009 Residency The Kuenstlerhaeuser Worpswede are one of the largest residencies in the Federal Republic of Germany. Among former grant holders are many well-known international artists such as Emmett Williams, Koeken Ergun, Yuri Leiderman, Dan Perjovschi, Katharina Sieverding or Egill Saebjoernsson. The Kuenstlerhaeuser Worpswede are supported by the Barkenhoff Stiftung, Worpswede, and the private initiative Atelierhaus e. V., which collectively make the studios available. Besides the regular presentation of works produced in the studios both within and outside Worpswede, there are also, on a discursive level, artists’ discussions, workshops and symposia on artists’ support, which take place at the Barkenhoff. The grant body is also supported by the state of Lower Saxony through the award of a monthly grant of *€ 1.400* Euros. A restriction concerning age or nationality does not exist. Selection is made by a specialised jury in the fine arts and sound art respectively. Applications for the 2009 residencies in the fields of fine arts and sound art for a duration of up to 6 months are requested as of now. The deadline is *July 10th 2008* (date of postmark). For questions please turn to ausschreibung2009@artistresidency.net ----------------------- Kuenstlerhaeuser Worpswede attn. Mr. Bernd Milla Bergstrasse 1 D - 27726 Worpswede Germany


2009 International Residence Projects at the Taipei Artist Village
http://www.resartis.org/index.php?id=42&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=760&...

Where: Taipei, Taiwan Deadline: August 18, 2008 OPEN CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCE PROJECTS Program Description: Taipei Artists Village (TAV) is a four story building located in the heart of Taiwan's vibrant Governmental District in Taipei City. Secluded by a serene garden, this facility, a former public office building for the Maintenance Engineering Public Works Bureau of Taipei City Government, has been renovated breathing new life into this thriving area. Since the establishment of TAV, the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taipei has actively launched exchange programs with other international artist villages in different cities across the globe. Residency location:Taipei Artist Village (No. 7, Beiping East Road, Taipei, Taiwan) Grass Mountain Artist Village (No. 92, Hudi Road, Taipei, Taiwan) Admission to Taipei Artist Village (TAV) is based on review of applications by the TAV Admission Committee. Residence projects from 3 categories are requested in 2008: 1) Projects from Individual Artists or Teams-including artists, curators, administrators or researchers’ with a professional background in any media or discipline, for example: visual art; public art; performing art; film or new media; creative fiction, nonfiction, or playwriting. This also includes artists who work/collaborate across more than one discipline. 2) Projects from Creative Industry-including designers, researchers or administrators of fashion, industrial / product design, art market, cultural heritage, publishing and cultural tourism etc. 3) Projects from Interdisciplinary and Business-Arts Collaborative-including interdisciplinary collaboration between arts disciplines, and all business- arts collaborative projects and/or corporate initiatives for the involvement of any creative activity, process or idea etc. Fellowship: 1) TAV International Artist Residence • SEVEN proposals will be accepted in 2009. • Selected artists will be provided with free accommodation and studio for 4 to 8 weeks. 2) Special Project: Sisters Cities of Taipei • THREE proposals will be accepted in 2009. • Selected artists will be provided with free accommodation and studio for 4 to 8 weeks. • Selected artists will be provided with 1 round trip economic flight ticket. 3) Special Project: New Immigrants Taiwan • Three proposals will be accepted in 2008. Applicants must propose projects related to the situation of the new immigrants in Taiwan from Southeast Asia. • Selected artists will be provided with free accommodation and studio for 4 to 8 weeks. • Selected artists will be provided with 1 round trip economic flight ticket. How to apply: Eligibility: • Applicants from the Republic of China are not eligible to apply. Applicants for Fellowship 2) must base in Versailles (France), Warsaw (Poland), Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvijas), Santo Domingo (Dominicana), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), San José (Costa Rica), Asunción (Paraguay), Panama City (Panama), Managua (Nicaragua), San Salvador (El Salvador), San Nicolás de los Garza (Mexico), La Paz (Bolivia), Guatemala City (Guatemala), Lomé (Togo), Cotonou (Benin), Johannesburg (South Africa), Pretoria (South Africa), Lilongwe (Malawi), Dakar (Senegal), Banjul (Gambia), Bissau (Guiné-Bissau), Mbabane (Swaziland), Monrovia (Liberia), Manila (Philippines), Quezon City (Philippines), Seoul (Korea), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Gold Coast City (Australia), Ulan Ude (Buryat), Ulan Bator (Mongolia), Majuro (Marshall Islands), Houston (USA), San Francisco (USA), Guam (USA), Cleveland (USA), Indianapolis (USA, Marshall (USA), Phoenix (USA), Los Angeles (USA), Atlanta (USA), Okalahoma (USA), Boston (USA) and Dallas (USA). Applicants must provide any proofs of basing in these cities. • Applicants from the Republic of China are not eligible to apply. Applicants for Fellowship 3) must base in Southeast Asia (including Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Laos, Cambodia, Burma and Vietnam.) Applicants must provide any proofs of basing in these countries. • Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years experience or professional practice. Students are not eligible to apply. • Must be able to converse in English. Complete Application Form 1. Completed Application Form – this must be typed, and presented in English. 2. One recommendation letter. 3. Curriculum Vitae (in English) – the following information is requisite: educational qualifications, artistic experience, and education/work experience abroad. 4. Portfolios. Samples should be representative of work, preferably produced within the past two years. 5. Up to a maximum 6 pieces of works on PC compatible CD-ROM//DVD/VCD from the last TWO years works, OR an excerpt of 6 pieces of works. The excerpt should contain no more than 4 images of one work, and each work should be limited to 2 minutes in length. In total, portfolio must not exceed 12 minutes, OR a single excerpt no longer than 12 minutes in total ( from mpg film file). Images should be of good quality and at least 200dpi jpg images. 6. Unless sending support printed publications, all materials should be printed in A4 format and paper clipped on the upper left. For the ease of reproducing copies, please do not staple, add covers, or use any binder. Sending applications 1. The application form and related information can be downloaded from TAV official website www.artistvillage.org under AIR Program, Application. 2. All applications must be posted by registered mail or delivered in person to the front desk of TAV (No. 7 Beiping East Road, Taipei 10053). Please mark “2009 AIR” clearly on the envelope. 3. Please submit the application by August 18, 2008 by post (postmark as the proof) or in person/delivery by 5:00 pm of the date. Email applications are not acceptable. 4. Late/incomplete applications or those unable to meet the requested format will not be reviewed. 5. For applications not selected, the materials may be returned to the applicant by post if self-addressed stamped envelope is attached with the application, or to be picked up in person by appointment by January 2009. Insufficient postage or failure of collection by the set date, applications will not be returned. 6. For any further questions, please contact by email: artistvillage@artistvillage.org Admission Process: Open Application- Each applicant’s portfolio, as well as all supporting material will be screened by the TAV Admission Committee. The decision will be announced through the major press media and TAV website by November 2008. Attention: 1. The Committee will make selection decisions on the basis of the proposed projects without the consideration of allocation from different art forms or media. 2. The selected applicants will need to sign an agreement with TAV and complete the residency project in the set year. If for any reason the applicant cannot fulfil the residency, the applicant will need to have TAV’s agreement or the residency will be regarded as forfeit and candidates on the waiting list will replace the applicant. No objection or correspondence will be entered into. 3. The selected applicants will be committed to fulfil the full residency as agreed. Any reason to withdraw from the residency, the applicant should notify TAV for approval. During the residency, selected applicants who wish to travel will also need to notify TAV and follow the residency guidelines as stated in the agreement. 4. The selected applicants should cooperate with TAV for the planned schedule of presentations, press campaign, educational program to the public and open studio, etc. 5. Any confirmed violation to the guidelines, TAV has the right to discontinue the residency. The selected applicants should return to TAV the cost which has been paid.


International Artist Residency Opportunity at Cent Quatre
http://www.104.fr

CENTQUATRE a new Parisian passage where all the arts meet - a truly unique artistic production site - 39,000 m² (200,000 sq. feet) dedicated to all the arts - the will to redifine the relationship between audiences and the arts ALL DISCIPLINES Digital Arts / Fine Arts / Graphic Novels / Cinema / Circus Arts / Dance / Design / Documentary Film / Graphic design / Literature / Fashion / Music / Landscape Architecture / Performing arts / Photography / Set Design / Theatre / Video... Specific and non-specific audiences RESIDENCIES run from 3 to 12 months APPLICATION FORM information and application online: www.104.fr


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