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King County, WA + Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Poetry on Buses has expanded in 2016-2017 to offer community sourced poetry in nine languages on a broad range of bus, rail and station venues. Residents in King County, Washington, are eligible to submit one poem up to 50 words in length on the theme "Your Body of Water."

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Eligibility: Residents of King County, WA
Information: poetryonbuses.org


King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Microphone Workshop

Thursday, May 26, 6-10pm Instructor: Tom Stiles A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications. Students participate in extensive listening and recording exercises with live music. All experience levels are welcome; we'll cover some basics of theory and history but mostly be engaged in interactive mic use and comparison. Discounts for the visually impaired are offered on Basic Field Recording and Microphone Workshop. Co-sponsored by Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences and Jack Straw Cultural Center. $95 / $70 (member) / $50 (blind)

Deadline: May 26, 2016, 5pm
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + Theatre Summer: Camp Coordinator

Camp Coordinator coordinates operations and logistics for 2 week-long sessions of Anything Is Possible Theatre summer camp at Rainier Arts Center. This position works with a diverse group of youth from 6 to 12 years old. You will also work closely with the camp’s teaching artists and interns. Experience in arts education and theater education is highly desirable. Position starts July 1, 2016. Must be available for the following dates/times: 40 hours throughout July; 10 hours per week for the first two weeks of August; Monday through Friday, August 15-19, 2016, 8:30am to 6pm; Monday through Friday, August 22-26, 2016, 8:30am to 6pm.

Qualifications (partial list): CPR and First Aid training; Pass a background check; Provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid government issued ID; Comfortable working with children and youth; Sensitive to diverse cultural and social backgrounds; Have at least three years’ experience working with children.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Rainier Arts Center Programming Manager via mail (SEEDArts, 5117 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118) or email (programs@rainierartscenter.org). Please put Camp Coordinator in the Subject line.

Deadline: May 27, 2016, 5:00pm
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: Compensation for this position is $2,000.
Information: www.rainierartscenter.org


Seattle, WA + Seattle JazzED: Education Director (full time)

We are hiring a full-time Education Director. This position is an important component of our organizational vision and is responsible for developing our music education strategy and implementing educational programming as it relates to this strategy. We will set up interviews for the first two weeks of June with the tentative goal of a July 1 start date. No phone calls, please.
Please read through our website to become familiar with our work. To apply: submit your resume and a cover letter via email to Executive Director Laurie de Koch at laurie@seattlejazzed.org

Deadline: May 31, 2016
Eligibility: Open to candidates with a BA degree from an accredited college in music education.
Information: seattlejazzed.org


Seattle, WA + ArtsWest: Development Officer (full time)

The Development Officer is responsible for working with the Managing Director, Board of Trustees and staff in planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive development strategy for ArtsWest. Qualifications (partial list): Bachelor’s degree and three years’ fundraising experience or equivalent; Experience in theatre preferred; Proven track record in fundraising from foundations, corporations, government, and individuals; Must be highly organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently; Must also be able to work collaboratively in a team, open-office setting.
Essential Functions include Development Strategy, managing the Annual Auction, Board Support for fundraising and serving as staff liaison, Grant Writing and Reporting, planning and implementing Social Events, create and implement Annual Fund/s campaigns, and Working closely with the Marketing Manager, Artistic Director and Managing Director to assure that marketing and fundraising strategies are aligned.

Information: www.artswest.org


Seattle, WA + Black Box 3.0

Artists from around the world working in any medium are invited to submit work to Black Box 3.0. A multi-platform program of significant scope, Black Box is an annual international arts and technology festival produced by Aktionsart in Seattle. The festival explores how technology is transforming the arts, culture, and public life. Black Box is open to all arts disciplines and mediums, including visual art, performance, design, fashion, music, folk and traditional arts, literature, media, film, research, theater, and more.

Core programming is nomadic and experiential, presenting projects in unexpected spaces throughout the city. The tightly curated festival includes exhibitions, screenings, discussions, workshops, installations, performances, and hybrid formats. An online channel - which received over 25,000 visits in 2015 - premieres and distributes festival content to audiences in Seattle and beyond.

Attention will be closely paid to intellectually rigorous and socially urgent ideas, emerging technologies, and experimental projects that present new modes of creating and thinking. Technology disrupts the arts, but how do the arts disrupt technology? What is the role of artist and creator in an increasingly mechanized world? How can artists leverage new tools to produce, distribute, create access, and build audiences for their work? How does technological innovation and disnovation shape public life?

Deadline: May 31, 2016, 5PM,PST
Eligibility: Open to artists internationally.
Information: www.aktionsart.org


Bellevue, WA + Portable Artworks Roster

The City of Bellevue seeks to build a roster of artworks that exemplifies the new mission of the Bellevue Art Collection. The roster will be active from July 1st, 2016 through June 30, 2018. An inaugural purchase will be made from this roster to be displayed at the Crossroads Mini City Hall for at least one year. Artworks will then travel throughout City-owned and publicly accessible buildings and offices. Other artworks from the roster will be considered for purchase as funds allow. These artworks will enter the Bellevue Art Collection managed by the City of Bellevue Arts Program.

Deadline: June 01, 2016, 11:00 p.m.
Eligibility: All professional artists with an emphasis on artists active in the US Northwest region (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana) and British Columbia, Canada.
Budget: $25,000 (used to purchase artworks from one or more artists)
Information: www.callforentry.org


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Beginning ProTools Workshop

Hands-on instruction in the industry's most popular digital audio production system. Students will learn basic commands and procedures for recording, editing, and outputting with Pro Tools, and will work on a project of their own as a class exercise. Knowledge of Macintosh computers is recommended. Wednesday-Friday, June 1-3, 6-9pm. Instructor: Tom Stiles. $235/$200(member)

Deadline: June 01, 2016, 5pm
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + Beacon Hill arts festival

Seeking artists, craftspeople and community activists for Block Party at the Station on Saturday, June 18th. Beacon Arts is excited to be part of this year's Block Party at the Station. We will be hosting a visual arts alley, featuring work by local artists and craftspeople, non-profit outreach opportunities and more. This event is focused on supporting artists of color, the LGBT community, and youth voices. Artists who identify with these communities or work to support/advocate for diversity are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: June 03, 2016
Information: www.beacon-arts.org


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Basic Field Recording Workshop

Saturday, June 4, 9am-5pm. Instructor: Tom Stiles. Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. Useful for radio and TV producers, as well as sound artists and engineers. Students will practice field recording and listen to their work. Discount available for the visually impaired. Co-sponsored by Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences and Jack Straw Cultural Center. $160/$135 (member)/$80 (blind)

Deadline: June 04, 2016, 5pm
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + H20: What is it Worth?

H20: What is it Worth? Beauty, Sustainability, Enjoyment, Survival. Our 11th Annual Juried Exhibition call for entries. Artists in all media are encouraged to submit artwork that reflects the theme, H20: What is it Worth? Jurors for the exhibit are Greg Lundgren (Curator), Merica Whitehall ( Executive Director of the Nature Consortium) and Vaughn Bell (Environmental Artist). $1000 will be awarded for Best in Show!

Deadline: June 05, 2016, 12:00 am
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Information: www.columbiacitygallery.com


Seattle, WA + Pratt 2016-17 Scholarship Program

Pratt’s 2016/2017 Scholarships and Awards seek to provide educational and studio practice benefits to artists of all age and skills levels. The awards range in value, eligibility, and scope, and include merit-, project-, and financial need-based opportunities.

Deadline: June 06, 2016, 9:00am
Eligibility: Varies by scholarship.
Information: www.pratt.org


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Intro to Digital Audio Editing Workshop

Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction available also. $95/$70 (member)/$50 (blind)

Deadline: June 08, 2016, 5pm
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator: 16/17 Arts Incubator Class

The Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator residency is designed to encourage artistic risk-taking by supporting artists in the creation of work that is outside the boundaries of their usual genre, discipline or comfort zone. The goal of the Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency is not to create a final, polished product. Instead, the residency is designed to give artists time and space to “incubate” -- to develop an idea or concept and explore it. The Arts Incubator Residency is part of Cornish Playhouse’s public benefit to the Seattle community.
The Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency is open to professional and non-professional artists, teachers, ensembles and groups, and students. The Residency is open to both those within the Cornish community and those outside the Cornish community. To apply, please download the application materials on the webpage linked below. The completed application will include: application, work samples, references, and availability form.

Deadline: June 10, 2016
Eligibility: Open to anyone age 18+, the lead artist must be a resident of WA.
Information: www.cornish.edu or email Liisa Spink lspink@cornish.edu


Shoreline, WA + Artscape One-Year Outdoor Installations

The City of Shoreline seeks submissions for Artscape, an annual outdoor exhibition adjacent to City Hall. Artists are invited to submit images of existing or proposed work for extended, temporary display of a year or more. Large-scale work using landscaping supplies, including up to 10 cubic yards of compost, live native plants, or similarly sourced materials is especially welcome. Submissions that activate the site’s remnant architectural features (concrete backstop, historic red brick road) are also strongly encouraged.
Exhibition dates are from July 2015 until July 2016. The City will promote the artwork on its website and newsletters, producing a map to encourage exploration of the area.

Deadline: June 12, 2016
Eligibility: Artists from the Puget Sound region
Budget: For the loan of the artwork, selected artists receive $1,000 following installation.
Information: www.shorelinewa.gov (scroll down to Interurban ARTSCAPE)


Seattle, WA + Frye Art Museum Gallery Guide

Gallery guides give tours to K-12 classes, university students, and the general public. The Frye is looking for applicants to start in September 2016. Gallery guides commit to one year of service and lead at least two tours each month. School tours are offered Tuesday-Thursday from 10 am to 12 pm. Public tours are offered Wednesday-Sunday at 1 pm. Private tours are offered from 2 to 3 pm. Public guides are expected to stay from 1 to 3 pm if a private tour is scheduled.
As a gallery guide, you will receive exclusive access to the Frye collections and special exhibitions. All Frye volunteers receive a 15% discount in the Museum Store and Café, as well as a complimentary coffee or tea during their shift. Museum membership, including discounts on education programs and events, is also included as part of your volunteer benefits. An annual reception is held to celebrate the work of all Frye volunteers.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Open to those who attend a week-long training in September and monthly trainings on the 3rd Friday.
Information: fryemuseum.org


Portland, OR + Exterior Sculpture

Oregon Health & Science University is seeking an artist or artist team for a three-dimensional work of art to be located at the entry of the Center for Health and Healing South in Portland.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Artists or artist teams based in the US
Budget: $75,000
Information: To receive a copy of the call for artists, email Alysia Duckler.


Seattle, WA + Jazz Composition Contest for Women Composers!

All entries for the 2016 contest must be a trombone feature. The winning and honorable mention compositions will be performed and recorded live by the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra with special guest Jenny Kellogg in Seattle. This contest was created to encourage the composition and performance of the highest possible quality jazz ensemble literature playable by high school, college and professional bands alike.

Deadline: June 30, 2016
Eligibility: Open to women composers whose work feature trombone.
Information: swojo.org


Seattle, WA + Abbey Arts: NEXT STAGE Program for Young Artists

Next Stage is a free art-business development program providing training in booking, marketing, and promotions. Performance, cross-collaboration, and media development is included in this 6 month program for selected applicants ages 18-24. This ongoing program involves professional training designed to help emerging Seattle area musicians, poets, and visual artists grow towards a sustainable career in the arts.
Workshops will primarily be held at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (in upper Fremont on the #5 and E line) with some activities potentially at Ballard Homestead and other venues around Seattle. Some travel stipends may be available for those who qualify (within the Seattle area).

Deadline: July 15, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists ages 18-24.
Information: fremontabbey.org


Tacoma, WA + Inpsired by Fort Nisqually: Call for Artists

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is seeking submissions for a juried art exhibit that will open at the Fort in September 2016. “Inspired by Fort Nisqually” is made possible with support from the Fort Nisqually Foundation. Artwork can be inspired by Fort Nisqually in several ways: Sights and sounds of the Fort as it is today, a living history museum with gardens of heritage crops, reenactors dressed in 1850s style, and original and reconstructed 1850s buildings; the materials, techniques, and styles of mid-19th century arts that found expression at the Fort, such as beadwork, leatherwork, carpentry, needlework, and scrimshaw; or an interpretation or commentary on the Fort’s history, its people or events.
The foundation is offering a purchase award and several cash prizes. Limit three entries per artist. All entries must be original and completed within the last three years. All mediums are welcome. The Fort has a voluminous research library available by appointment. Additional guidelines and submission form can be downloaded with the link provided below.

Deadline: July 29, 2016, 5 pm
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Budget: Puchase award plus cash awards $100-$300
Information: www.metroparkstacoma.org


Shoreline, WA + Gallery at Town Center: Call for Small Works

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is looking for local artists to display and sell their handmade small works and gift items at The Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park. The Gallery at Town Center is a not-for-profit gift shop that has artist-made small works and jewelry. We carry a variety of items and mediums – jewelry, sculpture, cards, miniatures, pottery, glass, metal, wood, scarves, purses, etc.
Artists are invited to submit the following via email to gallery@shorelinearts.net: Resume including where you’ve shown your work; Artist statement with website address, if applicable; 5-10 digital images that reflect your work with an image list that includes medium and retail price. All work in the Gallery must be original and for sale. Commission on work sold is 50% with a maximum commission of $80. The Gallery is located inside the lower level of the Lake Forest Park Town Center at 17171 Bothell Way NE. We encourage you to stop by and view the space.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.shorelinearts.net Email gallery@shorelinearts.net or call (206) 588-8332 (Wed or Thurs only 12pm-5pm)


Seattle, WA + Marketing and PR Internships

The marketing team at ACT is looking for a dynamic, upbeat intern who wants to learn the ropes of the marketing and communications field, with special emphasis on public relations and social media. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. The marketing intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing, Communication, and Sales Department in implementing ACT’s overall marketing plan to build awareness about ACT within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Contact ACTinterns@acttheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Ardor Creative Media: Research Intern/Volunteer (part time)

We are creating several film-related databases for Ardor Creative Media, and are looking for a temporary pt volunteer/intern (up to 25 hours a week) who can work independently and can meet with the Executive Director at least once a week for an hour to review materials. A lot of the work is research. If you are interested please email your letter of intent and/or resume to the email below. Thank you.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com or email amanda@ardorcreativemedia.com


Seattle, WA + Career Incentive Funds Grant

Career Incentive Funds (CIF) support individual visual artists, contemporary art curators, and critical arts writers based in the Seattle area or Portland area who wish to advance their practices and contribute to the field of contemporary art on a national/international level. Approximately $16,000 total will be distributed each application period.

2016 Open Application Periods

Available: 4/3/2016 to 6/5/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 6/5/2016

Available: 8/7/2016 to 10/2/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 10/2/2016

Applicants must be practicing visual artists, independent or institutionally affiliated contemporary art curators, or individuals currently producing critical writing about contemporary visual art. All activities must take place outside of an applicant’s home state of Washington or Oregon.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to practicing visual artists, art curators and critical writers residing in the Seattle and Portland areas.
Information: http://thenewest.org or contact info@thenewest.org


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Kinston, NC + Development of Downtown Artscape Vision Plan

SmART Kinston, in collaboration with the NCAC, is seeking an artist or artist-led team to develop an artscape vision plan for downtown Kinston. The selected artist/artist-led team will spend time in the community, create an artscape vision plan for Kinston SmART Corridor, identify and create detailed treatments of the 3 focus areas, and identify and design elements of the plan that can be utilized throughout the downtown Kinston Streetscape Plan.

Deadline: May 27, 2016, 11:59 PM
Eligibility: Artists or artist teams authorized to work in the United States
Budget: $50,000 to 60,000
Information: www.callforentry.org


San Diego, CA + International Airport Parking Plaza

Artists and artist teams are invited to submit qualifications for the Parking Plaza Lobby Stair Public Art Opportunity at San Diego International Airport. The project is an opportunity for an artist or artist team to activate the exterior, terminal-facing sides of the plaza’s three lobby stairwells, which serve as pedestrian entry and exit points for the structure. The artwork should feature unique and memorable sculptural elements that create a visual screen in front of the stairwells, while still allowing for visibility, transparency, and ventilation. The sculptural treatment should have a light and airy quality to complement the openness of the lobby.

Deadline: June 02, 2016
Budget: $550,000 [estimate]
Information: For complete guidelines and requirements and to apply for the opportunity, all artists must register in the Vendor Database.


Anchorage, AK + Bus Stop Art

The Municipality of Anchorage is seeking qualified artists to create artwork for the U-Med transit Shelter in Anchorage, Alaska.

Deadline: June 10, 2016
Eligibility: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Yukon
Budget: $18,750
Information: www.callforentry.org


Salt Lake City, UT + University of Utah Crocker Science Center

The University of Utah, in partnership with the Utah Division of Facilities Construction and Management and the Utah Division of Arts & Museum Public Art Program, is requesting artist or artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific artwork(s) for the University of Utah Crocker Science Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Deadline: June 29, 2016
Eligibility: Resident American or legal resident artists / artist teams
Budget: $280,000
Information: heritage.utah.gov


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Seattle, Wa + Cine-City: A Community Exposé

Cine-City: A Community Exposé is a film showcase that happens every other month. Submissions are now open for 2016 for participants in the Seattle and Surrounding Areas. Films 10 minutes and under! Submissions are on a first come first serve basis.

Deadline: Ongoing
Eligibility: 21 and over, Films 10 minutes and under
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com


Online Curriculum + Arts Learning & Public Art: In the Classroom

Public art enhances and enlivens public spaces. It can also serve as a great jumping-off point for active arts learning for K – 12 students. Each lesson plan in this series is based on artwork in the WA State Art Collection and includes a PowerPoint presentation of images. Developed by master teaching artist Meredith Essex, each lesson can be modified for different student populations.
The lessons include arts learning objectives and vocabulary aligned with Washington State Standards and can be led by arts specialists, generalist classroom teachers, or teaching artists. Suggested grade levels for each lesson plan are noted, but lessons can be easily modified for age appropriate learning.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: N/A
Information: www.arts.wa.gov


Tacoma, WA + Spaceworks

Spaceworks Tacoma is an initiative to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who transform vacant spaces through artist residencies and creative enterprises. There are currently 2 tracks available as part of this application: Creative Enterprise and Artist Residency.

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE This program provides designers, crafters, consultants and other fledgling entrepreneurs with the chance to test new products and services in a physical space. We are currently looking for artists who can move into spaces on a rolling basis for three or six month durations.

SPECIAL PROJECTS This program offers dedicated practicing artists the chance to pursue projects and develop work in any discipline for up to six months. This could include individual artist residencies, but preference will be given to especially active projects.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space becomes available. Priority will be given to applications that are received first. Applicants are encouraged to contact Spaceworks staff to check on the status of their application or to refine their proposal concept.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists residing in WA.
Budget: N/A
Information: spaceworkstacoma.wordpress.com or email Rebecca Solverson rsolverson[at]cityoftacoma.org


Kent, WA + Give Me Culture Grants

Small, flexible grants available to individuals, organizations, and community groups. The grants will fund projects that serve the general public in Kent; especially projects that serve and showcase ethnically diverse or under-served communities.
The Give Me Culture program is intended to broaden participation in, and showcasing of, arts and culture activities throughout Kent. There is no deadline for the program; applications will be reviewed as they are received throughout the year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: US Artists
Budget: small grants up to $1,000
Information: www.kentarts.com or email rbillerbeck[at]kentwa.gov


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Mount Dora, FL + Public Artist Registry

The City of Mount Dora is currently soliciting professional artists for the purpose of creating a database of qualified artists that will be utilized in the commissioning of public art by the Public Arts Commission. The Call to Artists is open to all artists of visual art conceived in any medium, material, or combination thereof. The database will also be a resource for private developers in selecting capable artists to create public art for private developments to meet the requirements of Public Art in Mount Dora.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.mountdorapublicarts.com or email plandev[at]cityofmountdora.com


Tallahassee, FL + Art In State Buildings Registry

The Art in State Buildings Program acquires artwork for new public facilities built with state funds. The program requires that up to .5% of the construction appropriation be set aside to acquire artwork for permanent display in, on or around the facility. Since the program began in 1979, more than 1,000 works of art have been purchased or commissioned.
Participating artists must have resumes which illustrate that they have met two of the following criteria: 1.the artist's works are included in private, public, corporate or museum collections; 2.the artist has received awards, grants or fellowships; 3.the artist has completed other public commissions on a similar scale; 4.the artist has participated in exhibitions at major museums or galleries.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.florida-arts.org or email Lee Modica lmodica[at]dos.state.fl.us


New York, NY + Percent for Art Registry

The New York Department of Cultural Affairs, along with NY Culture of the City of New York, are accepting application for the Percent for Art Program Artist Registry. The percent for art program commissions permanent works of art by local, national, and international artists for NYC construction projects. Project budgets are inclusive of the artist's design fee which is generally 20% of the overall budget.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: varies by project
Information: www.nyc.gov or email percent[at]culture.nyc.gov


Hillsborough County, FL + Art in Public Places Program Registry

Artists with proficiency in planning, creating and implementing public art are encouraged to apply to the registry.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.hillsboroughcounty.org


Memphis, TN + UrbanArt Commission: Artist Registry

You are cordially invited to join the Artists' Registry of UrbanArt's new website. This tool is provided to you as a means to introduce new audience to the work of visual artists working in all media, as well as fabricators, designers, architects, and curators of art in the public realm.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: urbanart.rfbeta.com or email UrbanArt Commission info[at]urbanartcommission.org


International, Publication + Public Art Dialogue

The Editors of Public Art Dialogue are now inviting submissions for all sections of the journal. All article, essay, artist's statement, and book review submissions must be double-spaced, have numbered pages, and strictly follow the MLA endnote format (when notes are used). We are seeking scholarly articles, essays, book reviews and artist projects which are unique artworks and/or art interventions designed specifically for the pages of Public Art Dialogue.
Articles presenting new information or interpretations of subjects pertaining to the theme of the issue. There will be opportunities for open issues without specific, predetermined themes as well. Essays are opinion pieces, comparable to position papers that advocate a particular approach (theoretical or otherwise) to the subject. Artist projects should relate to the theme of a particular issue and treat the journal itself as a site/space for public art. Links to web-based works are also acceptable.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all working in the field of public art.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.tandf.co.uk or email Mary Tinti tinti00[at]yahoo.com


Your Town, USA and Canada + The Public Art Archive™

This is a call for the inclusion of public art collections in the Public Art Archive™, an online database of public art. This is not a RFQ/RFP, roster, or commissioning project call. To qualify, you must be a professional artist who has completed and installed public artwork, or an administrator of an established public art program in any of the 50 United States or Canada.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to qualified public artworks.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.callforentry.org or email Public Art Archive PAArchive[at]westaf.org


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King County, WA + 2016 Washington Museum Association Conference Stipend

Registration is now open for the 2016 Washington Museum Association Conference, being held June 22-24, in Tacoma, WA. 4Culture is offering stipends of $250 each, to King County heritage museum staff, volunteers, and board members planning to attend the annual statewide conference.

The 2016 WaMA Conference “Adventures in Museumland?” features regional historian and preservation expert, Michael Sullivan, as keynote speaker; an opening reception at the Museum of Glass; preconference workshops; tours; awards program; and stimulating breakout sessions.

To be eligible for a 4Culture stipend, a prospective recipient must reside in King County, and be a staff member, volunteer, or board member of a heritage organization in King County. 4Culture stipends may be used for conference registration, and to defray travel and lodging costs. To receive the stipend, qualifying individuals must attend the conference and be prepared to write a short summary of their experiences.

An individual requesting a stipend must submit a letter of interest detailing his or her status with a King County heritage museum, his or her reasons for attending the WaMA conference, and his or her reasons for desiring a stipend. Letters of interest should contain the individual’s contact information, including daytime phone number, mailing and e-mail addresses; and be sent as an email attachment to Brian J. Carter.

Stipends are awarded on a first come, first served basis, and are limited in number. Stipend checks will be presented to recipients during the WaMA Conference.

Deadline: June 17, 2016, 5:00 pm
Eligibility: Prospective recipients must reside in King County, and be a staff member, volunteer, or board member of a heritage organization in King County. 4Culture stipends may be used for conference registration, and to defray travel and lodging costs.
Information: brian.carter@4culture.org


King County, WA + Heritage Collections Care

This annual funding program provides support for projects that promote and encourage professional standards and practices in the collection, preservation, assessment and perpetual care of historic and cultural materials, artifacts, and archival records pertaining to the heritage of King County.

Deadline: June 29, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: See guidelines for more information.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/heritagecollections


King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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