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Donnie2008 Digital Art Contest at MOCA
http://www.moca.virtual.museum/donnie2008/default.htm

This is a competition and exhibit of quality digital art, open to any and all digital artists. It's our eighth annual online contest, one of the largest and most prestigious digital art contests on the web. Enjoy the art and/or submit your own art to the rigors of a great competition. Contest closes February 20th.


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

United States Kentucky, Lexington - Contests, Juried Art Shows, Art Organization The American Academy of Equine Art call for artists for its 2008 Fall Open Juried Exhibition of original work depicting the horse in any setting. Oil, acrylic, watercolor pastel, drawing and sculpture pieces may be entered. The show will be held September 19 through November 2, 2008 at the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. Up to 10 awards of $250 to be offered. Open to all artists 18 and older. Non-refundable $40 fee covers up to three entries.


Alpan International 2008
http://www.alpangallery.org

Alpan Gallery announces a call to artists for 'Alpan International 2008', August 30 - September 26, 2008 in Huntington, New York. Open to artists over 18 years of age working in two and three dimensions in any media (including photography, digital art, installation). Maximum size of 6 ft. in height or width for 2D works, and 6 ft. in any dimension for 3D works. Awards: Group Show, $1,000 cash award to the best in show. Juror: Phylliis Braff, President of the International Association of Art Critics, USA section. Artists can download prospectus at http://www.alpangallery.org/prospectus or send a SASE to: Alpan Gallery, 2 West Carver St., Huntington, NY 11743. Deadline: April 15, 2008. $30 for 3 images, $5 for each additional image. Questions? Contact John Remsen at info@alpangallery.org or call 631-423-4433.


Exhibition as part of the Phototriennale of Hamburg, Germany
http://www.marziart.com

description: Marziart International Gallery invites all photographers, 18 years or older, to the competition 'Living Space' The competition is international, open to all photographers. The works can be realistic or abtract, if the the are an expression of the theme. The 5 best photographers will be presented with 5 works during the 4.Phototriennale of Hamburg, 11th of April - 20th of April 2008 on 3 days in the Marziart International Gallery. The exhibition will take place in the period 11th of April - 13th of April 2008. The opening reception and the awarding will be held on the 11th of April 2008. On the 12th of April the exhibition will be visited by a guided tour, organized by galleries of Hamburg. The winners will be selected by a Jury.


Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition/2008/default.aspx

Agora Gallery of New York City is pleased to announce its 23rd juried competition. Awards valued at Thirty Eight Thousand dollars ($38,000) will be distributed as follows: exhibition at the Chelsea gallery, cash awards, Internet exposure and publicity in ARTisSpectrum magazine. The exhibition will take place in Chelsea, New York City. The gallery/artist split will be 50/50. In the spirit of giving, Agora Gallery will split its share of artwork sales resulting from the competition exhibition with Art Start, an innovative program that brings art and artists to homeless children.


Rome Art Coterie -6th Annual National Juried Exhibition
http://www.romeartcoterie.org/

Each year Rome Art Coterie presents an exhibition open to all artists residing in the United States. Cash awards total $2,000 and winning artists will have their work featured on this site. Submitted work may be any traditional and non-traditional two-dimensional or three-dimensional medium or style, including but not limited to painting, photography, fiber, mixed-media, etc. Work must be current since 2005 and cannot have previously been shown in a Rome Art Coterie juried show. Artists may submit up to three pieces of artwork for consideration. We have a $30 non-refundable entry fee; $20 for Coterie members. Awards will be given for First, Second, and Third Place. Five awards will be given for Honorable Mention.


Call to Artists - Embracing Our Differences
http://www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org

Embracing Our Differences invites artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, teachers and students to participate in its 5th annual visual art exhibit celebrating diversity. National and international submissions are encouraged. 39 artists will be selected for the exhibit. The Embracing Our Differences exhibit will be displayed throughout the month of April 2008 at Island Park along Sarasota s beautiful bayfront. The exhibit will also be displayed throughout the month of May 2008 in North Port, Florida. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 400,000 visitors. The exhibit will contain 39 billboard-sized (16 feet wide by 12 1/2 feet high) images of the selected artworks. Final selections will be chosen based on artistic excellence in reflection of the theme Embracing Our Differences . The art-work will also be evaluated on how effectively it will read outdoors when enlarged to billboard size 16 feet wide by 12 1/2 feet high. Artists are encouraged to use bold saturated colors and strong lines. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of professional artists, curators and art professionals. A total of $2,500.00 in awards will be presented.


Call to Artists - The Art Interview - 11th International Online Artist Competition
http://www.art-interview.com

Address: USA Title: Call to Artists - The Art Interview - 11th International Online Artist Competition The Art Interview - 11th International Online Artist Competition is a quarterly, international, juried exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures in any medium. It is open to all living artists worldwide aged 16 and up. A European gallery exhibition and a total of 17,000 in cash may be awarded each quarter to the first, second and third place winners. First place winners receive up to 10,000 plus a featured interview in Art Interview Online Magazine. The competition is run completely over the Internet, which eliminates the need for you to send slides or arrange for physical transportation of your artworks. Gain international recognition for your artwork and be interviewed along with the world's top artists, curators and gallery owners in Art Interview Online Magazine.


Animal/Wildlife
http://www.https://secure.fwpublications.com/competitions/artistsmagaz...

Any animal in any setting is fair game for this category. Entries will be judged on the innovative handling of the subject, the expression and rendering. Animal/Wildlife Juror: Brennie Brackett Brennie Brackett, a master pastelist of the Pastel Society of America, won First Place in The Pastel Journal’s 3rd annual Pastel 100 Competition and Best of Show in 2005 at Art in the Redwoods Festival. Two of her award-winning sheep paintings, Masquerade and Suspect, were part of the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art’s 1st biennial juried exhibition. William Zimmer Gallery in Mendocino, California, represents her work. “Animals have always played a significant role in my life,” she says. “I have never been without them, and they have continually provided me with comfort, joy, companionship and challenges.”


Abstract/Experimental
http://www.https://secure.fwpublications.com/competitions/artistsmagaz...

With unlimited subject matter, entries will be judged on creative use of design, texture, media, lighting or special techniques. Abstract/Experimental Art Juror: Betsy Dillard Stroud A signature member and Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society, as well as a signature member of the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society and the National Watercolor Society, Betsy Dillard Stroud is one of 28 American artists invited to exhibit in the Jiangsu Museum in China in the first international exhibition of world masters in watermedia. Stroud has judged more than 50 national, international, regional and state shows; she is the author of Painting from the Inside Out (North Light, 2002) and The Artist’s Muse: Unlock the Door to your Creativity with Cards (North Light, 2006).


Landscape/Interior
http://www.https://secure.fwpublications.com/competitions/artistsmagaz...

Any landscape, from city scenes to imaginary horizons, will be judged on the creative use of form, space, lighting and mood. Landscape/Interior Juror: Dean Mitchell Dean Mitchell was the youngest artist ever accepted into the National Watercolor Society; his work has won major awards here and abroad, including first prize at the T. H. Saunders International Artist and Watercolour Show in London, the Hubbard Art Award for Excellence, the Gold Medal of Honor from the American Watercolor Society, and the $50,000 Grand Prize from Arts for the Parks. New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman has called Mitchell “a modern-day Vermeer.” As well known for his landscapes as for his portraits, Mitchell has works in the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the Mississippi Museum of Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the St. Louis Art Museum.


Still Life
http://www.https://secure.fwpublications.com/competitions/artistsmagaz...

Entries will be judged on overall design, unique arrangement of subject matter, handling of medium, lighting and mood. Still Life Juror: Daniel E. Greene A former instructor of painting at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League, Daniel E. Greene was elected to the Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame in 1983. He represented the United States at the first International Biennial of Pastel in San Quentin, France. In 1995 the American Society of Portrait Artists presented him with the John Singer Sargent award “for a lifelong dedication to the achievement of excellence.” His recent exhibition, Subway Paintings, at the New York Transit Museum at Grand Central Terminal was the inaugural event of the centennial year of the New York subway. John Pence Gallery in San Francisco and Gallery Henoch in New York City represent his work.


Portraits/Figures
http://www.https://secure.fwpublications.com/competitions/artistsmagaz...

Portrait and figure entries can be individuals or groups, and will be judged on expressiveness, personality and draftsmanship. Portrait/Figure Juror: Juliette Aristides A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Juliette Aristides also studied with Jacob Collins and Steven Assael as well as at the National Academy of Design, the Carlos Madrid Studio, and Barnstone studios. In 2000, she started her own classical atelier, now called the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. She is the author of Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice (Watson-Guptil, 2006) and Classical Painting Atelier (Watson-Guptil, 2007). Her work is represented by John Pence Gallery in San Francisco and at Brigham Gallery in Nantucket, Massachusetts.


Annual Art Competition for Young People 2008
http://www.glasgowmuseums.com/venue/showEvent.cfm?venueid=2&itemid...

Category A Paint or draw in any of Glasgow's museums (pencil only at the Burrell Collection and St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art). You may represent anything except the paintings. The work may take up to three hours – it should then be handed in at reception with the following information: - name of pupil - primary or secondary stage - name and address of establishment. Category B (this may be an individual, group or class entry) This should start off with an initial drawing from the museum. Back at school the drawing should be used to develop ideas for a designed object e.g. fashion, jewellery, posters. Your final work should be submitted by Friday 1 June 2008, and should consist of three panels showing: - original drawings/s - development ideas - final outcome. Stools, and water for painting, will be available at the venues (stools subject to availability). Special provision for pre-5s. Judging Entries will be judged in 5 categories – pre-5, P1–P4, P5–P7, S1–S3, S4–S6. Winners will be announced mid-June 2008. How to book Phone 0141 276 9505 or 0141 276 9506 to book your visit or for further information. Prizes There will be prizes of gold silver and bronze medals and special awards in the following categories: Tom Honeyman Award Dr Honeyman was Director of Glasgow Museums 1939–1954 Anne McLean Award Anne MacLean was Children’s Activity Convenor Robert Logan Award Robert Logan was Chairman of Glasgow Museums Art Galleries and Museums Association 1987–1998 Stan Clinton Award Stan Clinton worked for more than 20 years as a volunteer with Glasgow Museums The Mackintosh Award Awarded to the best art work from Scotland Street School Museum , Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style gallery at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum or The Mackintosh Church at Queen’s Cross.


Best Animal or Wildlife
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials


Best Waterscape, Boats or Seascape
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials.


Best Landscape, Townscape or Woodland Scene
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials.


Best Still Life, Flowers or Gardens
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials.


Best Abstract or Experimental Art
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials.


Best Portrait or Figure
http://www.saa.co.uk/aoy/

£100 art materials.


illumini
http://www.illumini@hotmail.co.uk

Call for UK sculptures,installation and video artist submissions We have had a large number of photographers and painters ,so if you use another media we want to hear from you asap A chance for artists to exhibit in a very unique location in a London crypt. Illumini will be a mixed media exhibition running from 3rd sept 2008-18th sept 2008 (set up and take down dates are 2 days before and after) Dedicated to the subject of ‘light’. Artists should submit works that express and reflect different artistic perspectives and interpretations through various ideas of using light as a media in their work.,or inspired by light in their work. This could be projections, video, artificial or natural light (bare in mind it is a crypt). Or it can be as open as paintings, sculptures or performance art inspired by light Open to all Artists in the uk To submit your work by the dead line 1st March, the earlier the better Please send up to 6 photos small jpegs or web links of youtube/myspace/websites depending on the work by email. To illumini@hotmail.co.uk And a up to date CV including all contact details and artist statement And a brief description on how your work will suit this exhibition and space. To submit is free of charge This will be a team effort from all the artists involved a great way to network while setting up and promoting your exhibition to participate you will be expected to contribute some time and talent in promoting the show . We have managed to get this great venue and good location near Euston station for a good price. The cost of the venue will be divided between all artist involved approx £85 each plus contributing to promotional costs. This is an amazing opportunity for artist to exhibit at a great London location at a very affordable cost. We are also happy to hear from any performance artist that use light in their performance or character walk a rounds for the PV night .We can accommodate your travel expenses and a small fee.


Entergy Charitable Foundation
http://www.entergy.com/corp/community/ecf.asp

Entergy offers grants in education and the arts and culture to organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas; the Foundation concentrates it's funding in two broad program areas: Low Income Initiatives and Solutions, and Education and Literacy


Art Without Boundaries Grants
http://www.artwithoutboundaries.org

The Art Without Boundaries Foundation is offering grants and educational loans to deserving artists who wish to become Certified Mnemetecnic Therapists. MT is a new, multidisciplinary neuro-therapy designed to allow Alzheimer’s patients to reconnect with their wholeness through the life affirming pleasure of creativity. Once certified, the artist will be licensed for use of the trademark and process in a rewarding and lucrative career. This program is designed to provide a regular source of income while the artist continues to paint, show and sell their work. Artist must be skilled in watercolor or acrylic painting; have experience with persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other related disorders; have two years of college or equivalent life experience and be able to sing or carry a tune. Artist must also have entrepreneurial spirit and some financial resources for business start-up. In keeping with the mission of The Art Without Boundaries Foundation, artists who are women and in a minority will be given first consideration, but all are welcome to apply on their website: http://www.artwithoutboundaries.org


Save America's Treasures Grants
http://www.www2.cr.nps.gov/treasures/application.htm

Save America's Treasures grants are available for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and nationally significant historic structures and sites. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash, donated services, or use of equipment. All types of arts organizations have competed successfully in the Save America's Treasures program -- museums, performing arts organizations, public television stations, literary magazines, archives, and many more.


Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement
http://www.artisttrust.org/grants/THA

The Twining Humber Award offers a $10,000 award annually to a female, visual artist, over the age of 60 from Washington State. Eligible artists must be nominated and a selection panel of artists and arts professionals will select the recipients. Nomination forms are accepted each year in April.


Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship
http://www.artisttrust.org/grants/FELL

The Fellowship Program awards $6,500 to practicing professional artists of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability. The Fellowship is a merit based, not a project based award. Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowships are awarded in two-year cycles. In May 2006, Artist Trust revised the Fellowship categories. Emerging & Cross-Disciplinary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Traditional & Folk Arts are awarded in even-numbered years (2008). Music Arts, Media Arts, Literary Arts and Craft Arts are awarded in odd-numbered years (2007). A selection panel of three artists and arts professionals in each discipline select the Fellowship recipients. Fellowship applications are accepted biennially in June.


GAP (Grants for Artist Projects) Program
http://www.artisttrust.org/grants/GAP

The GAP Program provides support for artist-generated projects, which can include (but are not limited to) the development, completion or presentation of new work. GAP awards are open to artists of all disciplines and offer a maximum of $1,500 for projects. An inter-disciplinary panel of artists and arts professionals selected from around Washington State select GAP recipients. GAP applications are accepted each year at the end of February.


Project Grant Program
http://www.winnipegarts.ca/pdf/P08app.pdf

The Project Grant Program is intended for new and developing arts organizations, established arts organizations that work on a project basis, and arts organizations undertaking a special, one-time initiative. It is designed to support a range of activities and art forms, reflecting different cultural traditions and art practice. The grants can be applied to a specific project planned within 12 months of the notification date. *This Program is not open to existing Operating Grant clients. The deadlines for the 2008 Project Grant Program are: -January 22 for projects beginning after April 22, -May 6 for projects beginning after August 6 -September 9 for projects beginning after December 9


Individual Artist Grant Program
http://www.winnipegarts.ca/pdf/IAapp08.pdf

The Winnipeg Arts Council recognizes the individual artist as the primary source of creative activity. The Individual Artist Grant Program is intended to assist the Winnipeg Arts Council in fulfilling its mandate by providing funding to Winnipeg artists. These grants are intended to support the creation of new work in any art form, or development, curation, exhibition or presentation of works of art by Winnipeg artists. The deadlines for the Individual Artist Grant Program are: March 4, 2008 for projects beginning after June 4, 2008 October 7, 2008 for brojects beginning after January 7, 2009


2008 art grant applications available
http://www.rlust@co.orange.ny.us

Orange County Executive Edward Diana and the Orange County Legislature are pleased to announce that applications are now available for the 2008 Orange Arts Grants. Grants up to $10,000 will be awarded to artists, arts and cultural organizations, and venues in Orange County. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 29, 2008 at 5pm at the Orange County Tourism office, 124 Main Street, Goshen, New York, 10924. 'It is with pride that we are offering the Orange Arts grants for the sixth consecutive year,' stated Diana. 'Through the support of these grants, arts communities throughout Orange County can thrive and grow, enhancing quality of life as well as bolstering the economy.' Members of Orange Arts will receive a copy of the application via email. Non-members must register with Orange Arts prior to submitting their application. Orange Arts registration forms and grant applications are available at the Orange County Tourism office and online at www.orangearts.org. Grant recipients from 2007 are not eligible for the 2008 cycle. Grant application workshops offered by Orange Arts will be held at the Orange County Tourism office, 124 Main Street, Goshen. Two identical sessions will be held on Monday, February 4, 2008 from 10-11am and 6-7pm. The workshop is recommended for all prospective applicants. Reservations are required, as space is limited. Call Rebecca Lust, Arts Coordinator, 845-291-2136


Young Artist Grant Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/frames.asp?doc=/dcarts/lib/dcarts/yap-...

The Arts Commission recognizes up and coming DC artists with the Young Artist Grant Program. This initiative, which offers grants of up to $3,500 to artists between the ages of 18 and 30, is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts' Challenge America program. The Challenge America Program provides state arts agencies with funds to support activities that visibly demonstrate the benefits the arts bring to their citizens. The Young Artist Grant Program is an investment in the city's future that will develop a new generation of arts leadership in the District of Columbia. Grants support individual artists in two funding categories: Young Emerging Artist Grant Program Artists may apply for up to $2,500 of support for innovative art projects. Young Artist Community Service Program Artists may apply for up to $3,500 of support for projects that strengthen communities as well as provide positive alternatives for youth. A second deadline is being offered for the FY 2008 Young Artists Program. The application deadline is February 1, 2008 at 7 pm. Workshops The Commission hosts a series of workshops to assist all individuals and organizations in preparing their applications. Workshops are held in several different facilities in Washington, DC. No prior reservations are required to attend workshops. View directions to workshop locations. Workshops will be held on: Thursday, January 10, 2008 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 6 - 7:30 pm Wednesday, January 16, 2008 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 1:30 - 3 pm


SUPPORT TO ARTISTS
http://www.offaly.ie/offalyhome/Culture/Offaly+Arts/Grants+and+Awards/...

Artists living and working in the county are the cornerstones to creating and developing a vibrant arts environment. Offaly County Council recognises the value of supporting, encouraging and promoting the endeavours of individual artists both in the pursuit of their careers and their integration into the overall fabric of the counties artistic wealth. It aims to achieve this with the following opportunities. Offaly County Council has a grant scheme for professional artists of all disciplines living in or from the county. This scheme is divided into three categories.


ARTS ACT GRANT SCHEME
http://www.offaly.ie/offalyhome/Culture/Offaly+Arts/Grants+and+Awards/...

The Arts Act permits a local authority to assist with money, or in kind, any events or activities which would in the opinion of the local authority, stimulate public interest in the arts, promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts or assist in improving the standards of the arts. In this act the expression 'the arts' means music, literature, film, video, community arts, drama, dance, visual arts, architecture, and applied arts (the study of arts).


Regional Arts Partners:
http://www.in.gov/arts/2569.htm

Regional Arts Partners: receive IAC funding to be distributed through a regional re-granting process. Contact your Partner directly to see if they offer funding for individual artists.


Individual Artist Program:
http://www.in.gov/arts/2540.htm

Individual Artist Program: funds projects to aid artist career development.


Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Grants
http://www.saltonstall.org/grants/index.php

About our Artist Grants Our artist grants are unrestricted awards in recognition of artistic merit. The Saltonstall Foundation is dedicated to sustaining artists and their artmaking. The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts annually awards grants of $5,000 to writers and visual artists who live in the central and western counties of New York state. (Please check our grant guidelines to see if you are eligible to apply. Previous Saltonstall Grant Recipients and Fellows are eligible to re-apply after four years.) Grant Recipients have used these grants in a variety of ways, including buying materials, preparing works for exhibit, and taking time to create new work. Grant categories change annually. 2008 Grant Categories: Deadline is January 15, 2008 Painting Fiction or Creative Non-Fiction Screen or Play Writing Mixed-media


Established Artist
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/artists_grant/documents/2008Establish...

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


Emerging Artist
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/artists_grant/documents/2008EmergingG...

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


Arts Council SV Artist Fellowship Grants 2008
http://www.sjica.org/

Arts Council Silicon Valley annually awards Artist Fellowships to provide monetary support designed to encourage the continuing development of Santa Clara County’s finest creative artists who are seriously committed to their art form and who have a demonstrated history of professional activity in the region. Artist Fellowships recognize professional working artists and enable them to continue to pursue their creative work. This grant program defines “working artists” as adults who have received training in an artistic discipline or tradition, spend at least ten hours a week on their artwork, self-define as professional artists, and derive income from work in which they use their expert artistic practices and skills. Fellowships of up to $4,000 each are awarded annually in six artistic categories. No specific project needs to be carried out with the funds awarded. In 2007/08, Artist Fellowships will be awarded in the following categories: * Visual Arts /2-dimensional: painting, drawing, mural * Visual Arts /3-dimensional: textile, installation * Literary Arts: memoir & novel * Performing Arts /Music: composition * Performing Arts /Dance: dance performance * Performing Arts /Theatre: theatre performance


Artist Study Opportunity Grant Program
http://www.smahc.org/downloads/08_Individual_Artist.doc

Round II Application Deadline: April 1, 2008 Grant writing workshop: Feb. 20, 2008 Panel Meeting: May 3, 2008 Board Action: May 27, 2008 Earliest project start date June 1, 2008


Prairie Disciple & Prairie Star Award
http://www.smahc.org/downloads/08_Prairie_Star_Disciple.doc

An award to recognize an individual whose activities have best aided the development of the arts (Prairie Disciple, $500) or best exemplified the highest quality of art work (Prairie Star, $1,000) in the SMAHC region. Awards made by nomination only. Application Deadline: March 3, 2008 Panel meeting: March 29, 2008 Board Action: April 28, 2008


Individual Artist Development Grant Program
http://www.smahc.org/downloads/08_Individual_Artist.doc

$1,000 to aid established career artists Application Deadline: March 3, 2008 Grant writing workshop: Jan. 9, 2008 Panel meeting: March 29, 2008 Board Action: April 28, 2008 Earliest project start date: May 1, 2008


Individual Artist Career Grant Program
http://www.smahc.org/downloads/08_Individual_Artist.doc

$2,000 to aid established career artists Application Deadline: March 3, 2008 Grant writing workshop: Jan. 9, 2008 Panel meeting: March 29, 2008 Board Action: April 28, 2008 Earliest project start date: May 1, 2008


Emerging Artists Grant Program
http://www.durhamarts.org/pdf/EAP_Application_2007-2008.pdf

What is the Emerging Artists Program? The Emerging Artists Program (EAP) is a project grant program that provides financial support to developing or established professionals by funding a project pivotal to the advancement of their careers as artists. Pivotal projects may happen at different stages of a career, therefore Emerging Artists Grants are not restricted to un-established artists. 2007-2008 Emerging Artists Grants are intended to fund a particular project that will conclude by September 30, 2008. The Emerging Artists Program begins its 24th year in 2007-2008.


Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Grants 2009
http://www.puffinfoundation.org/grants/prospectiveapplicant.html

Application forms for the 2009 cycle will be available in September 2008. Applications are not available electronically, but require a SASE. Beginning in September, 2008, to receive an application packet please send a SASE (#10 self-addressed stamped envelope) to: Puffin Foundation Ltd. 20 Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.) Teaneck, NJ 07666-4111 Grants from the Puffin Foundation, Ltd. can only be awarded to permanent residents and citizens of the United States. U.S. citizens whose projects encompass work in other countries are still eligible to apply. The Puffin Foundation Ltd. continues to make grants that encourage emerging artists in the fields of art, music, theater, dance, photography, and literature whose works due to their genre and/or social philosophy might have difficulty being aired. The Foundation does not have the means to fund large film/documentary proposals, grants for travel, continuing education, or the writing or publishing of books. Average grants are: $1,000.00 - $2,500.00


Chinatown Arts Festival 2008
http://www.chinatownartsspace.com

Commissioning opportunity to create public art pieces in Chinatown As part of Chinatown Arts Festival 2008: Five Circles, CAS and, Chinatown principal landowner, Shaftesbury PLC, are working in creative partnership to commission two major new pieces of exciting public art for London's Chinatown. These are two significant opportunities for East Asian artists to win a prestigious commission and see their work showcased in the heart of a major capital city. Full entry details can be downloaded from CAS's web site. Contact May Yung at may@chinatownartsspace.com


Soho Art Project
http://www.www3.westminster.gov.uk/committee/index.cfm?c_docs=Cabinet/...

Two projects up to £1,500 will be awarded to the most innovative proposals As part of the Soho Action Plan, Westminster City Council is seeking proposals which will provide diverse art projects between now and the end of March 2008, delivered in the boundaries of the Soho Action Plan area, as agreed at this year's Cabinet meeting on 18 June. To read more about the Soho Action Plan, please click here. There will be funding for two art projects of up to £1500 each, available until the end of this financial year. The aim of this funding is to encourage public art programmes, which reflect the diversity of the Soho community or to encourage art as part of any new developments and as a potential temporary use of derelict sites. Would this be an action that your organisation could help to deliver? If so, please email a proposal to Carly Fry, Project Officer of the West End Team at cfry@westminster.gov.uk, including details of your insurance provision by end of February 2008, or sooner if you would like.


Gladys Krieble Delmas Grants 2008-9
http://www.www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/arthistory/venicehomepage/delma...

British and Commonwealth grants programme The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation announces its 2008-9 programme of grants (predoctoral and postdoctoral) for travel to and residence in Venice and the Veneto. Grants will be awarded for historical research specifically on Venice and the former Venetian empire, and for study of contemporary Venetian society and culture. Disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible areas of study, including (but not limited to) archaeology, architecture, art, bibliography, economics, history, history of science, law, literature, music, political science, religion, and theatre.


2008 Featured Artist Contest
http://www.alteredesthetics.com/2008Contest.html

Minneapolis MN - 2d, 3d, All Media - International Altered Esthetics is excited to announce our 2008 Featured Artist Contest! In the past four years Altered Esthetics has hosted over 20 excellent international themed group exhibitions. You can become a part of this tremendous organization and receive publicity for your work by becoming a featured artist in 2008! Featured Artists will receive a wide range of prizes including: * Their artwork featured on the postcard, brochure, press release and website for the show. * Their artwork featured in the AE 2008 Exhibition Calendar. * Featured placement of their artwork during the brick-and-mortar exhibit and more! Altered Esthetics does a tremendous job of promoting our artists. In addition to growing sales and other benefits, past press for featured artists include: Featured listings and articles in the City Pages, the Pulse, Vita.MN, the Star Tribune, the Pioneer Press, and more. This show is open to international participants. All mediums are accepted. Entry fee is $10 for the first submission, $7 foreach submission thereafter. Submissions to the March show “Coloring Outside the Lines” are free to artists under 16 years of age. Guardians must sign submission Form. For more information please visit our web site: http://www.alteredesthetics.com or e-mail opencall@alteredesthetics.com


CALL FOR ARTISTS - MID-ATLANTIC Region
http://www.newamericanpaintings.com

Boston, MA - 2D Open Studios Competitions are conducted annually in each of 6 regions of the country. Competitions lead to publication in our bimonthly New American Paintings which, juried by curators from prominent museums, has extended the reach of artists and expanded the resources of collectors since 1993. All styles/painting, drawing, monoprints/types, mixed media; 2-D only. Entry fee $35. Juror: Jenelle Porter, Associate Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Deadline: Mid-Atlantic 10/31/07 (DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV, DC) other areas, contact below. Send 4 35mm slides OR printouts of current work, resume, entry fee and Self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Open Studios Press, 450 Harrison Ave #304, Boston, MA 02118. Questions:(617) 778-5265


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