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King County, WA + Cultural Equipment - Heritage, Arts, and Preservation

Cultural institutions depend on specialized equipment, such as stage lights and museum storage shelving, to operate effectively. A single computer workstation can transform an organization's ability to reach audiences and serve a community. The annual Cultural Equipment program supports purchase of fixed assets by organizations or local government cultural agencies. Applicants may request up to 100% of the cost, but must demonstrate community support for the project.

Deadline: May 18, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: King County nonprofit arts, heritage and preservation organizations and public agencies
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/equipment


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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Federal Way, WA + Performing Arts & Event Center

The Federal Way Arts Commission is seeking qualifications from artists and designers interested in creating a site-responsive public artwork. The site will be the newly constructed 41,000 sq. ft. Performing Arts & Event Center in Town Center, to be completed in the summer of 2017.

Deadline: May 06, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists or artist teams over the age of 18 who currently reside in the United States
Budget: $350,000
Information: www.cityoffederalway.com and www.callforentry.org


Spokane, WA + Riverfront Park Redevelopment Lead Artist

Spokane Arts and Spokane Parks and Recreation seek a lead artist to develop artwork and identify further art opportunities for the redevelopment of Riverfront Park. The selected artist will work with Parks, project consultants, and other City departments as appropriate from the early stages of design through the phased construction of Riverfront Park.

Deadline: May 06, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists or artist teams residing in the United States; students are not eligible to apply
Budget: $500,000
Information: Visit www.callforentry.org or email Laura Becker


Seattle, WA + Recology CleanScapes Artist in Residence Program

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology CleanScapes is a unique art and education program that provides King County artists with access to discarded materials, a stipend, and a studio space at the Recology CleanScapes Material Recovery Facility. During their residencies, artists have scavenging privileges and access to the company's art studio. Artists speak to school classes and adult tour groups about their experiences. At the conclusion of their residency, Recology CleanScapes hosts a two-day public exhibition and reception; and artists contribute artwork to the program's permanent collection. Applications and additional instructions are available on our website.
Modeled after the Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco, by supporting artists who work with recycled materials, Recology CleanScapes hopes to encourage people to conserve natural resources and promote new ways of thinking about art and the environment.

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Eligibility: Open to King County residents.
Budget: $1,000/month for 3 month residency
Information: www.cleanscapes.com


Seattle, WA + Carkeek Park Heaven & Earth Installations

The Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite proposals for placement of up to six temporary outdoor artworks in Carkeek Park, an approximately 190-acre urban forest located in northwest Seattle, from July 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016. This year's Heaven & Earth them is "Wild Germination."

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Eligibility: Artists of all mediums
Budget: $500 upon successful installation of project
Information: heavenandearth.carkeekpark.org


Seattle, WA + SOIL Gallery: Open Call for Performance/Live Art

We are looking for contemporary performance around the themes Body, Risk, and Future; from conversations, one-on-one interactions, durational works, pieces performed to and with the audience, and more. The timing coincides with the Seattle Art Fair in order to amplify the importance of Performance in Contemporary Art. Does Live Art Have To Be Experienced Live? exhibition is August 4 – 27, 2016. The performance series runs from 11am to 11pm on Friday August 5 (Body), Saturday August 6 (Risk), and Sunday August 7 (Future). Exhibition gallery hours are Th-Su 12-5.

The gallery will host a noontime meal each of the three days as a way to gather the artists and audience, nourish them, and network. After the meal will be discussions themed around Performance Art. In the afternoons and evenings there will be a variety of performances programmed. SOIL gallery is the main hub; works that take place outside the gallery or depart from the gallery will also be considered. SOIL gallery is ADA accessible.

SOIL exists as an alternative venue for artists and curators to exhibit, develop, and advance their work. We are committed to exhibiting art of diverse media and content. Morgan Cahn, a current SOIL member, is curating this exhibition and performance series. We assist in promoting your performance through social media, on our website, and through local press.

Deadline: May 23, 2016, 12:00am
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Information: doesliveart.wordpress.com


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


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 + 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


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


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


Davis, CA + 27th Annual CA Clay Competition Exhibit

The Artery in Davis, CA will host the 27th Annual CA Clay Competition Exhibit in conjunction with the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (sponsored by the John Natsoulas Gallery in Davis). Exhibition Dates: April 29 - May 27, 2016. Juror: Brian Tanner. Clay – Functional and Sculptural. CA Residents only. More information is available (including prospectus, application, and past catalogs) at http://theartery.net/ccc.html. Enter online at this site by selecting the 2016 CCC Application and following instructions using "EntryThingy."

Eligibility: California resident
Information: www.theartery.net


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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Venice, Italy + BODIES+CITIES SKIN

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, is selecting works to include in the next 2016 exhibition: BODIES+CITIES SKIN, international art exhibition of photography, video art, installation, painting and performance art, that will be hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, from May 28 to July 28, 2016. Each event will present an exclusive selection of artworks, video screening program, intense live performances, with its own dedicated opening ceremony and PR campaign. At the end of the whole exhibition cycle there will be the publication of a catalogue. The number of works you can submit is unlimited. The participation in the festival requires an entry fee only for selected artworks.
BODIES+CITIES SKIN is the first appointment of BORDERS festival which will be organized in Venice at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and Venice Art House Gallery, in the months between May and November 2016, during the same period of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, with a rich program of different events until November 2016. We will give audience the possibility to have private meetings with artists, architects and designers, to meet them personally and share their art and experience. Each event will have a strong program of video art screenings and premiers, art residencies, talks, workshops, live dj set, live experimental dance and art performances. BORDERS festival is organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It’s LIQUID and International ArtExpo) and Andrea Chinellato (director of Ca’ Zanardi and Venice Art House).

Deadline: May 08, 2016
Information: www.itsliquid.comor email lucacurci@lucacurci.com


Wylie, TX + Municipal Walking Trails and Disc Golf Park

The Public Arts Advisory Board of the City of Wylie, Texas, seeks to commission original, exterior, site-specific and functionally/philosophically integrated artwork for the New Walking Trails and Disc Golf Park at the Municipal Complex. Artists are sought for three separate art spaces along the trails and park.

Deadline: May 11, 2016, 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Eligibility: Professional artists located in continental U.S., age 18 and over
Budget: $52,000 to $130,000 depending on site
Information: www.wylietexas.gov


Buenos Aires, Argentina + SELF IDENTITIES

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and Laura Haber Gallery, is selecting works to include in the next 2016 exhibition: SELF IDENTITIES, International photography, painting, installation, video-art and performance art festival, that will be hosted in Buenos Aires, at Laura Haber Gallery, from June 04 to 30, 2016. The exhibition will be curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It’s LIQUID and International ArtExpo). The number of works you can submit is unlimited. The participation in the art show requires an entry fee only for selected artworks. Participation open to: artists, photographers, video makers, performers, architects and designers, associate groups and studios.
SELF IDENTITIES – the perception of our being is the first step for the discovering of our identity, because everyday we meet and deal with a multitude of different identities and roles, and we face the public life, creating and adapting our social identities. Then, a deep investigation of our inner world and its relationship with the outside, modify our physical and sexual identities. We invited artists not only to show us their idea of identity and to celebrate it through art, but also to communicate with us through their identities.

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists internationally.
Information: www.itsliquid.com or email lucacurci@lucacurci.com


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


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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 + Landmarks Capital

4Culture's Landmarks Capital program supports "bricks and mortar" projects that help preserve designated local landmarks all around King County. This program funds design, materials, and labor for rehabilitation projects large and small.

Deadline: May 11, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: See guidelines
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/landmarks


King County, WA + Equity in Historic Preservation 2016 Summer Internship

4Culture seeks a summer intern to assess the current practice of historic preservation in King County, and to contribute to efforts to better identify and manage historic cultural properties associated with communities of color and other communities that have been underrepresented in historic surveys and designations. This internship will provide professional experience in historic preservation practice in the region, with the goal of encouraging candidates from underrepresented communities to pursue further research and careers in the field.

Deadline: May 16, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: Full time students (upper level undergraduate and graduate), and recent graduates with a specialization in historic preservation
Budget: Internship is June 20-August 19, 2016, with a stipend of $5,000 (25 hours per week for 10 weeks)
Information: Download full internship description.


King County, WA + Cultural Equipment - Heritage, Arts, and Preservation

Cultural institutions depend on specialized equipment, such as stage lights and museum storage shelving, to operate effectively. A single computer workstation can transform an organization's ability to reach audiences and serve a community. The annual Cultural Equipment program supports purchase of fixed assets by organizations or local government cultural agencies. Applicants may request up to 100% of the cost, but must demonstrate community support for the project.

Deadline: May 18, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: King County nonprofit arts, heritage and preservation organizations and public agencies
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/equipment


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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