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BOC Emerging artist award

UK residents under 30 who are able to prove a high level of artistic commitment They win funding to cover studio rental, travel bursary & exhibition.


General/mixed Deadline: 09-30-2008

Body of Work: The Human Form in Contemporary Art

The Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center (Cincinnati, Ohio) announces a call to artists for 'Body of Work: The Human Form in Contemporary Art', January 25 - February 22, 2008. Open to all. Students and professionals are encouraged to enter. $10 per work submitted. Juried by a committee of professional and academic advisors.

Bogotá Film Festival Call for Entries

Bogotá Film Festival calls for film entries to its 25th edition to hold October 1-9, 2008. The films to be submitted on DVD must be in English or with English subtitles.Send to: Festival de Cine de Bogotá,Carrera 10 # 27-51, Oficina 325, Bogotá, Colombia, S.A.Direct

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

Book Works

Book Works has established an international reputation by commissioning, publishing and promoting contemporary artists' books. The organisation also mounts an associated programme of exhibitions and events in a wide range of venues including libraries, museums and other unconventional spaces. They also hold monthly surgeries for artists seeking to self-publish or find a publisher for artists' books.

Boston Center for the Arts

The BCA supports the creation and presentation of work by artists and seeks to connect artists to a large and diverse audience. The BCA's programs include exhibitions, performances, concerts, poetry readings and special outreach. The BCA also offers subsidized work space in the form of studios, rehearsal space and three small theaters to artists and arts groups.

Boston National Historical Park, AIR Program

Boston National Historical Park, AIR Program, Institute of Contemporary Art, 955 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115 (617) 927-6615. Residencies of 2 to 12 months from Spetember through June. Open to 2D artists, photographers, sculptors, video/filmakers, craft artists. (visual, media arts)

Boulder Arts Resource

Boulder Arts Resource

Boulder County Arts Alliance

Boulder County Arts Alliance

Boulder Creek Festival Art Show

Fine artists from across the nation are invited to showcase their creations in this juried area of the Festival. In the Art Show, artists of all media must be selected by the Festival jury; if an artist is not chosen to be in the Art Show, he or she automatically has the option of being placed in the Artists' Marketplace. Only original artists may apply, and no commercially mass-produced items or imports are allowed. The Art Show is held under the 'Big Tent' at the Festival, so artists need not bring their own tents.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Boulder, CO 80302

Bourg L

To celebrate its 25th anniversary and show its commitment to nurturing young talent, Imaje, a French-based international company located in France, organizes a free entry art contest. The contest is open to both professional and non-professional artists as well as art students 18 and older from around the world with an art degree or with a strong artistic interest and background. Entrants may submit as many works as they like but will have to fill out a separate application form for every art piece. The following techniques can be used (but are not limited to): watercolor, oil paint, drawing, pastels, photography, collages, etc. Please, NO chalk, fibers, textiles, video, jewelry or installation work. The contest has been aimed to promoting young visual artists throughout the world in need of artistic recognition and who are challenged by the idea of establishing a creative and communicative partnership with an innovative, high-tech marking and coding company. The Contest theme: 'Imaje, Marking and Coding'.

BP Portrait Award

Started in 1980, the BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious competition and exhibition of its kind, held annually in the National Portrait Gallery. A registration fee of



BP Portrait award (Administrated by National Portrait Gallery)

Aimed at encouraging young (18-40) artists to focus upon, and develop, the theme of portraiture within their work

Brandywine Workshop

Brandywine Workshop, 730 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19146 (215) 546-3675. Visiting Artist Fellowships offer studio space for printmakers and other visual artists; 15 short-term fellowships awarded per year, includes stipend. Also offers Regional Artist Fellowships for artists within commuting distance and Young Artist Fellowships for Philadelphia artists under age 35 that provide studio space but no housing.

Braziers International Artists Workshop

A two week workshop bringing together up to 30 artists of all nationalities for 16 days to work, exchange dialogue and experiment. Deadline: Mon 25 Feb 2008

Braziers International Artists Workshop

Pictures-state. Mikhail Spiridonov


BRAZILIAN ESSENCES CALL FOR ENTRIES DEADLINE POSTMARKED JULY 1ST, 2009 Walker’s Point Center for the Arts invites Brazilian artists living and working in the US to apply for this show scheduled for the early spring of 2010. 'What is your Brazilian Essence?' is perhaps a provocative question at the time when identities are increasingly hybrid and fluid. Open to all media. Please submit the following materials: *Artist Statement *Résumé *10 samples of work on a CD with images in JPG format at 300dpi, numbered 1 through 10 with your name (i.e. 1_MariaSilva). Please include a list of numbered works on a separate sheet: title, media, dimensions, date, and a brief description of each work. *Or, a minimum of 3, a maximum of 5 samples of time-based media, no longer than 3 minutes each, and a brief description of each work on a separate sheet. Please send all the materials to: Dorota Biczel Nelson PR/Marketing/Membership Coordinator Walker's Point Center for the Arts 911 W. National Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53204 www.wpca-milwaukee.org Phone: (414) 672.2787 dorota@wpca-milwaukee.org If you would like your materials back, please include SASE.

Brazos National" call for entries

Mumford Fine Art announces a call to artists for the Brazos National, held November 3, 2007 at the Seward Plantation in Independence, Texas. $10,000 in cash awards. Jurors: James L. Johnson, Catherine A. Hastedt, Patricia Burchfield. Open to all artists 18 years or older. Works must be completed within the last two years. Realism or Impressionistic works only. Paintings must not exceed 60' in either direction. Sculpture not to exceed 100 pounds. All works must be for sale. $35 for up to three entries. Deadline: August 30, 2007.

Bridge Center for Contemporary Art

Deadline: Open. All Media. Exhibition screening of work that, according to its creator, 'crosses borders.' No fee. Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, 1 Union Fashion Center Ste B, El Pas TX 79901-1112 915-532-6707, davidrom@whc.net

Bridges Community Ventures

Provides venture capital to firms which are in the 25% most deprived areas of England and which can show meaningful interaction with their local economy.

British and American History, Literature, Art, and History of Science Fellowships

The Huntington Library has established a fellowship fund for graduate and postdoctoral scholars in British and American history, history of science, literature, and art. Special awards of three months or less are available for persons writing doctoral dissertations. Award holders are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington throughout their tenure. Applications are accepted from October 1 to December 15 of each year for awards within the 12-month period beginning on the following June 1; results are announced by April 1. Each fellowship will carry a stipend while the scholar is in residence at Huntington.

British Animation Awards - Call for Entries

The British Animation Awards (BAA), held every two years, covers most aspects of the UK animation scene, from student work to commercials, children's entertainment, short and experimental art films, music videos, new technologies, script-writing and craftsmanship. Next Awards night is on March 13th, 2008. Entry Deadlines Student entry deadline: 31 October, 07 Other categories entry deadline: 30 November ’07 Pre-selection & Judging: November and December. Judging: December and January. Entrants whose work has been short-listed for judging will be notified. Each jury selects three finalists from each awards category, which are screened in extract on the Awards Night (March 13th) and the winner is announced. Public Choice: You get to vote! In February 2008, 3 programmes, each with a mix of films, music vids and commercials, selected from open entry, are screened at 20 cinemas across the UK, and audiences vote for their favourites.

British Antarctica Survey - Artists and Writers Programme

Two places are available each year during the Antarctic summer season for successful participants. Deadline: Sat 1 Mar 08

British Art 2011

BRITISH ART 2011 An exhibition and sale of paintings by contemporary British artists. Features works by numerous British artists including pieces by : Lucien Freud, Geoff Bunn, Howard Hodgkin, Jenny Saville and Sylvia Molloy Exhibition and sale of work. Access restrictions apply.

British Columbia Arts Council Artists in Education Program Grants

The AIE program's goals and objectives include: exposing young people to performances, workshops and residencies that have artistic quality and educational merit; balancing exposure of the arts to young people in remote, rural and urban environments; establishing professional standards for arts practices and presentations in schools and expose BC's children and youth to professional quality arts programming; developing, maintaining and expanding the market for professional artists working with children and youth; facilitating communication between the arts and education communities by developing mutual awareness, respect and appreciation; and promoting the arts as an area of study and professional employment.

British Columbia Arts Council Operating Assistance for Organizations

This program is intended to provide operating assistance to organizations whose primary objective is to serve the development of a specific artistic discipline or the arts and cultural communities in general on a province-wide basis. Applicants are judged on the merits of their entire operation from program content to administrative and financial management. Operating awards are made once each fiscal year for current or future operations. Eligibility in this category is reviewed on an annual basis. Organizations that have not previously received funding in this category are requested to establish their eligibility with the Cultural Services Branch (CSB) prior to filing an application. Areas eligible for assistance include performing arts, arts festivals, museums and galleries, arts training institutions, arts periodicals, and media information and deadlines. The March 15 deadline applies to theater, dance, music, and literary organizations; and the September 30 deadline applies to arts festivals, museums, galleries, and media arts organizations. Organizations that have not previously received funding for operating assistance are required to contact the office.

British Columbia Arts Council Project Assistance for Media Artists

This program is intended to assist independent filmmakers, video artists, and new media artists with production of specific innovative, experimental, and nonindustrial works. Assistance is given to support a maximum of 50 percent of the budget of a project for production and/or postproduction expenses. Production expenses previously incurred cannot be used as matching funds in a request for postproduction assistance. Eligible development costs of a project cannot exceed 10 percent of the award. Level I provides funds to filmmakers, and video and new media artists towards a project. Level II provides funds to senior filmmakers, and video and new media artists towards a project. A senior artist should have a minimum of five years experience as a working media artist, should have contributed a significant body of work to the field, and should be recognized as a senior artist within the media arts community. Applicants are strongly advised to contact the coordinator to discuss program guidelines and criteria prior to applying.

British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Awards

Awards assist in the education of promising British Columbia students of the arts and stimulate the development of potential British Columbia artists in theater (acting, directing, technical), dance (performance, choreography), music (performance, composition), media arts, creative writing, arts administration, museological and conservation studies, and visual arts and crafts. Awards are intended to assist full-time winter studies in an accredited program. Junior awards are available for course work and study programs up to, and including, the second year of a university or community college program. Senior awards are for course work/programs following completion the second year of university undergraduate or professional diploma programs; or for a postgraduate program. Senior awards are available for a maximum of six years. Applications are evaluated on the basis of ability, achievements, personal objectives, nature and length of proposed program of study, relative caliber of work, and the quality of the application and supporting documentation. All applicants must contact the appropriate program coordinator prior to making application.

British Deer Society

Deadline: various Award: various Further Information: Offers various competitions.

British Design and Art Direction (D&AD)

British Design and Art Direction (D&AD) - Founded in 1962, is a professional association and charity representing the UK's thriving design and advertising communities.

British Design and Art Direction (D&AD)

British Design and Art Direction (D&AD) - Founded in 1962, is a professional association and charity representing the UK's thriving design and advertising communities.

British Venture Capital Association

Represents virtually every major source of UK venture capital. Advises on how to go about getting venture capital and who to approach.

Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award

(short fiction) $1,000 -- October 15

Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx recognizes its own (BRIO) Individual Artists Grant offeres awards of $2500 each to artists who are at least 18 years old, not enrolled in art school, and live in the Bronx. The Bronx Council for the Arts. Telephone: 718-931-9500. Melissa@bronxarts.org

Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) is celebrating over 40 years as a private, non-profit membership organization that is the official cultural agency of Bronx County. Recognized nationally as a leading arts service organization in providing cultural services and arts programs, BCA serves a multicultural constituency in excess of 1.2 million residents.

Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx recognizes its own (BRIO) Individual Artists Grant offeres awards of $2500 each to artists who are at least 18 years old, not enrolled in art school, and live in the Bronx. The Bronx Council for the Arts. Telephone: 718-931-9500.

Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx Council on the Arts, 1738 Hone Ave., Bronx, NY 10461. Offers grants, performances, exhibits, and residencies. Open to artists living in the Bronx only. (visual, literary, performing arts)

Bronx Writers' Center

Bronx Writers' Center, Van Lier Literary Program, 2521 Glebe Ave., Bronx, NY 1046101486. (718) 409-1265. 3 9-month residencies plus $7,000 fellowship given to NY poets and fiction writers under 30.

Broomfield Community Foundation

Broomfield Community Foundation

Brown Foundation/Vermont Studio Center Awards

Got a long note 'Announcing the availability of the Brown Foundation/Vermont Studio Center Awards for Texas Artists and Writers. Three Residency Fellowship awards are available, for which all Texas artists and writers are eligible. In addition, VSC will provide half-Fellowships to ten runners-up. The deadline is February 15, 2008. This is a wonderful opportunity artists and writers, and I thank you, in advance, for helping to promote these Brown Foundation fellowships.' blah-blah-blah down to Please call Kate Westcott, VSC Receptionist, for more information (802) 635-2727, or visit our Web site (www.vermontstudiocenter.org) for detailed application procedures.

Brown Foundation/Vermont Studio Center Awards

Pictures-state. Mikhail Spiridonov

Brunswick Arts Council - Annual Art Show and Sale

Annual Art Show and Sale: Artists must be at least 18 years old and residents of Brunswick County or a member of the Associated Artists of Southport, Oak Island Art Guild, or Waterway Art Association. Works must be original. Work exhibited in the last Brunswick Art Show and Sale, photography, fiber arts, airbrush, computer generated/altered imagery, kits or copies of artwork are not eligible. Cash awards.

Buffalo National River, AIR Program

Buffalo National River, AIR Program, PO Box 1173, Harrison, AR 72601 (870) 741-5443. 4 residencies per year of up to 3 weeks during March, July, and October in the Arkansas Ozarks. The National Park encompasses 135 miles of river and three designated wilderness areas. Towering, multi-colored bluffs, pastoral fields, prehistoric and historic cultural sites. Artist asked to contribute a piece of work and/or offer a public program. Accomodations in park housing with electricity and running water; housing may be shared. Open to professional visual and performing artists, writers, video/filmmakers, and composers

Buhl Foundation Grant. For photography of the American landscape

Buhl Foundation Grant. For photography of the American landscape. Write Buhl Foundation Attn. Grant Applications 114 Greene St. New York, NY 10012, call (212)274-0100.

Build a laptop

Build a laptop? Learn what is needed to build and create your own laptop computer from scratch.

Building Arts Participation (BAP)

Building Arts Participation (BAP): Support is provided for projects that demonstrate a commitment to increasing the value and meaning of art to participants and enhancing its role in the community. BAP grants are provided for exemplary projects that work closely with a defined target population to identify barriers, compose compelling strategies to address barriers and measure outcomes with the goal of affecting both organizational change and arts participatory behavioral change through projects that focus on broadening, deepening and/or diversifying.

Building Cultural Diversity Initiative

Building Cultural Diversity Initiative Deadline: Monthly through April

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