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King County, WA + Troy Block Public Art Project

Touchstone and USAA are looking for an artist to create a site-specific artwork for the Troy Block development in Seattle’s exciting technology-centered neighborhood along South Lake Union. The developer and project team envision a signature artwork that interacts with the buildings, context and natural systems of the site, references the history of the place and neighborhood, or creates a memorable focal point and contemporary landmark within the pedestrian spaces of the development. Up to three finalists will be interviewed for this opportunity. At the discretion of the panel, one or more of the finalists may be compensated to create proposals as part of the process to select one artist for the commission. Touchstone has hired 4Culture to manage the public artwork development and integration from artist selection through dedication and building opening events.

Deadline: February 17, 2015, 5PM
Eligibility: Open to professional artists living in the USA
Budget: $350,000
Information: Cath Brunner 206 296.4137

HOW TO APPLY

STEP 1

Download and read the CALL FOR ARTISTS

STEP 2

Apply via ONLINE APPLICATION




King County, WA + Art Projects

Art Projects provides critically needed funds to artists and art groups, of all disciplines (music, media, dance, theater, visual arts and literature), who reside in King County to create and present their work. Eligible projects may be at any stage of development including planning, development and final production. Selected projects must offer public access to a project-related art experience. This funding opportunity is open to both individuals and groups.

Deadline: March 04, 2015, 5:00
Eligibility: King County resident
Budget: $2,500 - $8,500
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/artprojects


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, and are not served by our other programs. Proposed arts projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations not currently part of 4Culture Sustained Support Program. Email or call Debra Twersky at 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Redmond, WA + VALA Juried Springtime Show

VALA invites artists to submit new works for our Springtime Juried Art Show. VALA will select approximately thirty 2D and 3D visual artworks to be part of our Springtime Show at the VALA Art Center from March 4th – April 12th, 2015. Special considerations will be given to artists who have never exhibited works with VALA or artists applying with new works that have not been shown in public yet.

Deadline: February 05, 2015, 5pm
Eligibility: Any 2D or 3D artists locally or regionally within the Puget Sound Area.
Information: www.valaeastside.org


Seattle, WA + SEEDArts, Gallery Manager Sought

The Gallery Manager will work with the SEEDArts Director and the Gallery Executive Committee to plan, budget, execute and evaluate all of the programs of the gallery, including retail operations, exhibits, guest gallery, gift shop, events, frame shop, facility rental and other programs. The Gallery Manager will also oversee all Committee work programs and assist with some fundraising.
Columbia City Gallery is a cooperative artist gallery located in the Historic Columbia City Businesses District and is a program of SouthEast Effective Development (SEED) and SEEDArts. Since its opening in 1999, it has been a lively gathering place for Southeast Seattle residents and artists. CCG serves 25 member artists, curates a community and a gift shop.

Deadline: February 06, 2015, 5:00 pm
Information: www.columbiacitygallery.com


Seattle, WA + Seattle International Dance Festival & Art on the Fly Call for Artists

Beyond the Threshold - Seattle International Dance Festival produced by Khambatta Dance Company. The festival will run June 12th - 28th, 2015, with Art on the Fly happening June 13th. This year, the Seattle International Dance Festival will present five programs for which local artists are eligible to apply.
In 2015, the festival introduces three new Spotlight Series programs – Spotlight on Contemporary Ballet (SoCB), Spotlight: The Artist Perspective (SAP), and Spotlight On Seattle Now (SoSN); as well as Art on the Fly (AoF) and Sanity Café (SCafe) hosted in previous years. The SoS programs are indoor theatrical events, SCafe is an indoor cabaret-style event, and AoF is an outdoor, site-specific event. Artists can apply for any/all of the events that are a part of the festival.

Deadline: February 10, 2015, 10pm
Information: www.seattleidf.org


Pacifica, CA + 2015 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition

Calling all California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska fine art visual artists! Sanchez Art Center invites you to enter the 2015 Left Coast Annual, juried by Cathy Kimball, Executive Director and Chief Curator at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.
Awards: 2 Exhibition Awards ($250 + an exhibition in 2016), and 2 Merit Awards ($250). All entries are online through Café (callforentries.org). Entry fees: $15 per image entered.

Deadline: February 10, 2015, 11:00 pm PST
Eligibility: Fine art visual artists residing in California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, 18 years of age or older.
Information: www.callforentry.org


Seattle, WA + Youth Arts Funding

Arts education helps teens become creative critical thinkers. Youth Arts is an annual funding program that makes a difference in the lives of Seattle middle and high school youth by providing arts education beyond the regular school day in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Funds and technical assistance from this program help experienced teaching artists lead training programs and projects in all arts disciplines-from visual arts to theater to dance and film. These programs give young people a chance to shine, to express themselves and to develop positive goals for the future. Youth Arts prioritizes youth or communities with limited or no access to the arts. Funding awards range up to $10,000.

Deadline: February 11, 2015, 11:00pm
Eligibility: Open to artists, arts/cultural organizations, higher education institutions and youth-service agencies serving 11-18 year olds.
Budget: Up to $10,000
Information: www.seattle.gov


Seattle, WA + Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange, Teaching Artists

Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange (SPACE) seeks a teaching artist or artist team to create a large-scale design and work with youths ages 13 - 18 from Solid Ground in Warren G. Magnuson Park. The project involves transforming the boarded up windows of Building 18, a historic fire station on the main street of the park, into art which celebrates the park's natural environment and/or indigenous people.
Funding for the project comes from the Seattle Department of Neighborhood's Neighborhood Matching Fund and SPACE will provide volunteer assistance throughout the project and recruit and manage student and volunteer participation. Seattle Parks and Recreation will provide artist specified materials and installation of the painted panels. The project begins the second half of March and is approved to run through July. Artist/s will confer with student participants on a mutually agreed upon work schedule, currently projected to involve two Saturdays per month, 11am – 2pm.

Deadline: February 11, 2015, 11 p.m.
Information: www.spaceatmagnuson.org


Seattle, WA + Street Heart

Collaboration of local artists using their mind, heart and talents to create works of art that benefit the local non-profit Facing Homelessness. Seeking volunteer artists to paint colorful portraits of individuals living on the street. This project is open to professional, student, and hobbyist artists.

Deadline: February 11, 2015, 12:00am
Budget: Volunteer
Information: www.facebook.com/events/ or email at margie[at]facinghomelessness.org


Redmond, WA + 2015 VALA Artist in Residence [AIR] at the VALA Art Center

VALA Eastside is seeking visual artists to serve as 'Artist in Residence' at the VALA Art Center for a two month period in 2015. The VALA Artist in Residence [AIR] Program gives local artists the opportunity and studio space to develop and create an art project of their choosing and implement it in a way that creates a strong connection to the local community. Artists will be selected through a multi part application process that will consist of a submission of application materials and, if selected, an interview and formal presentation of the artist’s proposed project.
Interviews will be conducted in early March and project proposals from final candidates will take place in late March 2015. Artists are responsible for handling their own sales. There is no fee to apply to this call and no commission will be taken on pieces sold.

Deadline: February 12, 2015, 5pm
Budget: $1,000
Information: www.valaeastside.org


Seattle, WA + Storefronts 2015 Call for Artists

Storefronts provides temporary no-cost storefront space in greater Seattle for installation of 2-D or 3-D artwork in a locked storefront or display vitrine for a period of up to four months. The display vitrines remain locked and are viewable through the windows for the duration of the installation.

Deadline: February 21, 2015, 12:00AM
Eligibility: Washington State residents over 18 years of age
Budget: $500
Information: www.storefrontsseattle.com


Mineral, Washington + Mineral School writing residencies (with fellowships for NW writers)

Mineral School is a new artists residency located in a former 1947 elementary school in a small town near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, Washington. During summer 2015, we'll be offering three two-week residency periods to writers of poetry and prose, providing accepted applicants with space and time to create new work without the interruptions of normal life and with the bonus of healthy meals prepared by culinary volunteers from Bastyr University graduate programs and other volunteer cooks with a sustainable and healthy food ethic.
Residency sessions are held each month from June through August, each lasting two weeks. Our residency is a work in progress -- this is our first year of residency and residency lengths and formats may diversify in future years. Residency periods for 2015: June 14-June 28, July 12-July 26, August 16-August 30.

Deadline: February 25, 2015, 11:59pm
Information: mineralschool.submittable.com


Maple Valley, WA + Witte Road Phase 3 Improvement Project

The City of Maple Valley invites Pacific Northwest artists to submit responses to a Request for Qualifications to design artwork that will be installed in conjunction with the City of Maple Valley’s Witte Road Phase 3 Improvement Project. The artwork selected for this public art will be owned by the City of Maple Valley.
The project will showcase artwork on up to three lamp posts along the Witte Road corridor between Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road/SR-169 and SE 240th Street. Public art is an integral part of the exciting renewal efforts of Maple Valley and underscores the critical role that artists and public art play in the revitalization of the City’s main corridor.

Deadline: February 27, 2015, 5:00 pm
Eligibility: Open to qualified artists residing in WA, OR, ID, MT.
Budget: $16,000
Information: www.maplevalleywa.gov or email dorothy.stickney[at]maplevalleywa.gov


Enumclaw, WA + Spectrum Creative Alliance, Call For Art

Calling all artists creating work that will fit the "Pathways" theme; including but not limited to visual, literary, performing, media arts, and musicians. SCA Annual Spring Art Show "Pathways" April 6-26 in Enumclaw, WA.

Deadline: February 27, 2015
Information: www.spectrumcreativealliance.com


Seattle, WA + Eternal Spring

We are seeking artists or groups of artists to submit inspiring and innovative cherry tree designs to beautify the walls of the international district over the next 6 months. There will be 5 walls and 5 artists. Chosen designs will get $500 to amend their design's scale to the wall they are paired with, plus $500 for installation, and must be open to working with volunteers for one day of the project. All project supply costs will be covered, and any prep needed can be done by community volunteers.

Deadline: on-going, 6 months.
Budget: $1,000
Information: kathleen[at]urbanartworks.org


Kirkland, WA + cARTography: Personal Metaphors And Mindful Aaps

Ryan James Fine Arts in collaboration with Curator Dawn Laurant is calling for submissions for cARTography: personal metaphors and mindful maps, an exhibition celebrating the art and language of maps.
Every map is a narrative that tells a visual story, providing selective reference points to the known or unknown. This exhibition invites artists to use the art and language of maps, to create personal geographies that locate their place in the world, and include the real or imagined boundaries that define them. Calls are open to local, national and international artists. All art mediums will be considered including 2D, 3D, film and video. Sizes up to 5 feet are acceptable. Selected artists' names will be included in marketing materials for the exhibition and selected work will be available to view on the gallery website. All submissions must be available for purchase. Each individual work will be under a gallery contract for the length of the exhibition.

Deadline: February 28, 2015
Eligibility: Celebrating the art and language of maps
Information: www.ryanjamesfinearts.com


Seattle, WA + Seattle Repertory Theatre Professional Arts Training Program

Seattle Repertory Theatre is looking for interns to work its 2015-2016 season! Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Professional Arts Training Program is a season-long internship program designed to bridge the gap between academia and the world of non-profit theatre.
Seattle Rep's renowned Professional Arts Training Program has been preparing theatre artists and administrators for 20 years. Our interns are bright, self-motivated individuals with basic training and experience in theatre who are committed to strengthening their skills and talents. They are effective communicators with an enthusiasm for community building and self-discovery. And they go on to work at the country's top organizations (including right here at the Rep). Interns undertake responsibilities as members of the staff, contribute ideas, participate in department and staff meetings, and complete projects under the guidance of their supervisors. Interns also participate in professional workshops and seminars, which provide contact with theatre staff, guest artists, and members of the Seattle arts community. Staff members guide the work of each intern to help prepare them for a career in professional theatre. Applicants should regard the Professional Arts Training Program as a full-time commitment of at least 32 hours per week throughout our full season (September through May). Interns will receive a weekly stipend.

Deadline: March 20, 2015, 11:59 PM
Information: www.seattlerep.org


Moscow, ID + Call for Artisans - Vendor Opportunity

The Moscow Renaissance Fair - a celebration of spring - is looking for artisans in the Northwest to sell their wares at this year's festival. The 42nd annual "Celebration of Spring" will take place Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd at East City Park in Moscow.
The fair will feature an entertaining weekend of local and regional music, crafts from across the Northwest, scrumptious foods prepared by local non-profits and lots of activities for kids. As always, admission is free. Craft vendors can submit all application materials and payments online.

Deadline: April 01, 2015
Eligibility: Must be art/items made by vendor
Information: www.moscowrenfair.org or email mrf_publicity[at]moscowrenfair.org


Edmonds, WA + Write on the Sound Writers' Conference, Call for Presenters

Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference (WOTS) is now accepting workshop applications for the 2015 conference. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, WOTS is an intimate (275 maximum attendance), high quality and affordable three-day conference that focuses on the craft of writing. A variety of workshops, classes and panel discussions are offered for all levels and interests. Special features include pre-conference full and half-day workshops, one-on-one manuscript critique appointments, themed writing contest, onsite bookshop, meet-and-greet reception and book signing event, featured speaker, and community sponsored special events. Applications will be reviewed starting Dec. 1, 2014.

Deadline: April 02, 2015
Information: www.writeonthesound.com, contact 425-771-0228 or email wots[at]edmondswa.gov


Seattle, WA + The New Foundation Seattle, Residency Grants

Residency Program Funds (RPF) provide funds for Seattle-based contemporary visual artists, curators, and art writers who have opportunities to attend residencies out-of-state and need assistance to cover tuition, fees, and travel expenses. RPF are intended to support individuals accepted to residency programs. Requests for seminars, professional training, workshops, lectures, symposia, conferences, exhibition support or competitions are not eligible.
Individuals are selected for RPF based on: quality and reputation of the residency program; demonstrated ability to succeed in the program based on work samples and prior experience; and well-articulated explanations of the purpose of attending the residency and the artistic/professional impact it will have on you and your practice. Individuals apply for funding through an open application process. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. When funds allotted for the calendar year run out, the Foundation will discontinue accepting applications until the following calendar year. We will indicate on our website when funding for the year has expired. Applicants can submit requests for any amount up to $5,000 maximum, however, the typical range of RPF given is $1,200 – $3,000.

Deadline: on-going
Information: thenewest.org


Seattle, WA + The New Foundation Seattle / Residency Grants

Seattle-based contemporary visual artists, curators, and critical writers who have been accepted to out-of-state residency programs can apply for funding from the Foundation to offset the costs associated with tuition, fees, and travel.

Information: thenewest.org


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Williamsburg, VA, + Art Publication in Arts and Literature Journal

The William and Mary Review is a nationally renowned literary magazine staffed by students at the College of William and Mary. Each year, the Review publishes artists from around the world.

Deadline: February 01, 2015
Information: www.wmreview.org


Birmingham, AL + National Conference at Sloss Furnaces, Call For Art

The Steering Committee for the National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art and Practices would like to invite students and professional artists to submit images for the conference exhibitions. All participants are encouraged to apply to either exhibition or both.
We are looking for handmade or customized tools and jigs that help expose the artistic process and intimacy of one’s studio and creativity. Some of the most intriguing elements in a studio are tools, objects of trial and error and other manifestations of ideas that form along with the practice of making art. It is through these relics that the artist can expose clarity of thought and emotion often under-represented in the final object.

Deadline: February 02, 2015
Information: www.slossarts.com


Petaluma, CA + Riverfront

The City of Petaluma Public Art Committee (PPAC) is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, original, outdoor art piece for the riverfront area in downtown Petaluma.

Deadline: February 02, 2015, 5:00pm PST
Eligibility: Open to all artists and artist teams age 18+.
Budget: $120,000 - $150,000
Information: cityofpetaluma.net


Venezia, Italy + Liquid Rooms, The Labyrinth

It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and Ca' Zanardi, is selecting all interesting video art works, photography works, paintings, installations and performance art works to include in the next 2015 exhibition.

Deadline: February 02, 2015, 12.00
Information: www.itsliquid.com


Lawrence, KS + Downtown Outdoor Sculpture

The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission’s Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition displays works in downtown Lawrence, along Massachusetts Street and adjacent areas. Works that explore an expanded notion of public sculpture are encouraged.
All work entered must be free-standing and suitable for long-term outdoor public display. The durability of the work will be a consideration for selection, as will the public safety of the work. Since the area where the work will be displayed is in a high pedestrian traffic area in downtown Lawrence, the safety of the public, including children, must be taken into consideration. Work must be as vandal-proof as possible and cannot have sharp edges or be easily breakable or bendable. Several sites are available for ground-mounted works. Work must be of sufficient size to minimize possibility for theft. All accepted entries must be capable of being properly secured to a concrete pad, or securely anchored in the ground.

Deadline: February 06, 2015, 4:00PM
Eligibility: Open to all artists and artist teams age 18+.
Budget: $1,200
Information: www.lawrenceks.org


Roanoke, VA + AIR in Elmwood Park

The Roanoke Arts Commission (RAC) is seeking up to ten artists to exhibit in the third AIR:(Art in Roanoke), a temporary sculpture exhibition running May 16, 2015 through November 15, 2016 in the newly renovated Elmwood Park in the heart of the city. In addition to the stipend, one artist will receive a $1,000 Best in Show Award.

Deadline: February 06, 2015
Eligibility: Open to all qualified artists.
Budget: $4,500
Information: susan.jennings[at]roanokeva.gov


Oregon State University + Asian Pacific Cultural Center Oregon State University

You are invited to submit your qualifications for consideration for the commission of artwork for the Asian Pacific Cultural Center (APCC). Since the architecture has a strong East Asian feel, the committee would like to see more Pacific Island influences in the imagery to make the space feel more inclusive.

Deadline: February 08, 2015
Eligibility: Open to all qualified artists.
Budget: $11,000
Information: aliartcoordinator[at]gmail.com


Santa Fe, NM + Central New Mexico Community College

The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee (LSC) for CNM seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project. The LSC is interested in commissioning artwork that will engage students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the CNM Main Campus in a way that speaks to ideas of education, community, transformation, and success.
Other things the LSC would like you to think about: a project that might potentially incorporate shade and/or seating; a design that might be inspiring or thought-provoking and/or offer visual contrast to the angular architectural style of the beautiful CNM campus; and the idea of using as much locally sourced material and labor as possible. Consider the CNM vision, “Changing lives, building community."

Deadline: February 09, 2015, 11:59PM
Eligibility: Open to all qualified artists.
Budget: $110,500
Information: www.cnm.edu


Baltimore, MD + Baltimore Mural Program Mural Artist Registry

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) seeks mural artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration and inclusion in the Baltimore Mural Program’s Mural Artist Registry. The Mural Artist Registry will be used to aid the selection of qualified artists for Baltimore Mural Program commissions and to distribute notifications regarding upcoming mural artist opportunities. This registry will also be made publicly available for groups seeking artists for hire.
Created in 1975, the Baltimore Mural Program aims to make Baltimore neighborhoods more attractive, instill a sense of pride, provide employment for artists in their own field, combat graffiti in neighborhoods, and engage people in the beautification of their communities. Since then, the Baltimore Mural Program has produced more than 250 murals across the city, creating an outdoor public museum for the enjoyment of the people of Baltimore.

Deadline: February 13, 2015
Eligibility: Open to all qualifying artists.
Information: boparegistrations.wufoo.com


Baltimore, MD + Baltimore Pre-Qualified Public Artist List 2015

The City of Baltimore, the Baltimore Public Art Commission, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts are seeking interested artists and/or artist collaborators to submit qualifications for consideration and inclusion in Baltimore’s Pre-Qualified Public Artist List. The pre-qualified list will go into effect upon review and approval of the Public Art Commission and remain in effect for three years. This list will be utilized and referenced for upcoming public art projects under the 1%-for-Public Art Program.

Deadline: February 13, 2015
Eligibility: Open to all qualified artists.
Information: www.callforentry.org


Philadelphia, PA + JFK Plaza/ LOVE Park

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and InterPark, LLC announce a competition to commission site-specific artwork(s) in JFK Plaza/LOVE Park. The commission is part of the $14 million renovation and reconstruction of JFK Plaza/LOVE Park.
As Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture is one of the primary defining features and is a “placemaking” attribute of the park, proposals for this commission must be conceived in consideration of this context. Commissioned artwork must not compete with the sculpture, but rather complement it and add to the park’s identity.

Deadline: February 14, 2015
Eligibility: Open to artists and artist teams who reside in the US.
Budget: $230,000
Information: app.box.com


Tondela, Portugal + 2015 Multidisciplinary Call for artists

ARTErra rural artistic residency is a multidisciplinary hosting program in the North/Center Portugal. Several work spaces and different facilities and services are provided to the artists to develop the work project proposed.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
Eligibility: Professional artists
Information: www.arterra.weebly.com or email arterra.geral[at]gmail.com


Bloomington, IN + The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015

The Kinsey Institute’s 10th annual Juried Art Show is seeking submissions from artist 18 years old and over creating original artworks that explore the positive and/or negative ways sex, gender, and reproduction affect individuals, couples and/or society, and welcome a broad range of submissions exploring subjects including: human sexual behavior, gender, sexuality, eroticism, reproduction, romantic relationships, the politics of sex and gender, the human figure, sexual health.
Original works from any media including painting, drawing, video art, installations, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, fibers, computer based art, mixed media, installations, and performance are welcome. All selected works will be exhibited at Indiana University’s Grunwald Gallery, May 15-July 11, 2015, and included in an online gallery on The Kinsey Institute website.

Deadline: February 15, 2015, 23:59
Information: www.indiana.edu


Indio, CA + (3) Entry Monuments

The City of Indio, California is seeking artists for the creation of artwork, fabrication and installation of entry monument art pieces on three (3) selected intersections. The artwork shall be in a sculptural form or a combination of elements that create entry statements that could be viewed and enjoyed by the residents and visitors to the City of Festivals.

Deadline: February 17, 2015, 4:00PM
Eligibility: Open to qualified artists.
Budget: $80,000 - $100,000
Information: www.indio.org


Merriam, KS + Downtown Plaza

In 2015, the City of Merriam, Kansas, located in northeast Johnson County, is beginning a 5-year placemaking initiative that will enhance public spaces in downtown Merriam and its environs. As the inaugural project in this initiative, the City has dedicated $100,000 to commission an artist or artist team to design, produce and install compelling public art for a small downtown plaza (approximately 925 sq. ft.).

Deadline: February 20, 2015, 11:59PM
Eligibility: no eligibility requirements specified.
Budget: $100,000
Information: ks-merriam.civicplus.com


Raleigh, NC + Sandy Forks Road Widening Project

The Office of Raleigh Arts invites experienced artists or artist teams who are United States citizens or permanent residents to submit qualifications to develop site-specific public artworks for Raleigh’s Sandy Forks road-widening project, which is seeking Greenroads certification for sustainable roadway design and construction. Up to three finalists will be selected for interviews and paid a $1,000 travel stipend.
Public art at Sandy Forks will create a striking visualization directly tied to the historic development of water in Raleigh and the modern treatments of storm water and water conservation. The artwork will be free-standing and will consider the aims of Greenroads certification by integrating sustainable materials and practices. Signage, maps and additional text will be included as educational components.

Deadline: February 27, 2015, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Artist or artist teams who are US citezens or permanent residents.
Budget: $71,250
Information: www.raleighnc.gov


Richmond, VA + 1708 Gallery, Call For Proposals

1708 Gallery, a non-profit space for contemporary art in Richmond, VA, seeks exhibition proposals for 2016 and 2017. National and international artists and curators are encouraged to submit proposals to exhibit work in all mediums (including but not limited to: video and film, new media, installation, sculpture, performance, painting and social practice). While proposals may include work made in the last three years, 1708 Gallery strongly encourages proposals for new, site-specific, or developing projects and bodies of work.

Deadline: March 01, 2015, 11:59PM
Eligibility: Students applying must have an anticipated graduation date of May 2016 (or sooner) to be eligible for an exhibition.
Budget: $1,000
Information: www.formsite.com/1708gallery


Phoenix, AZ + Call for Panels for the 25th International Sculpture Conference

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is seeking panel proposals for the 25th International Sculpture Conference: New Frontiers in Sculpture in Phoenix, Arizona. Over 300 sculpture enthusiasts from around the world will gather this November 4-7, 2015 for engaging panel discussions, peer networking, and exciting cultural events surrounding topics in contemporary sculpture.
Submissions must be 200 words and include a clear but brief statement of the panel objective. Panel topics will include: Creative Placemaking; Art Making in Rural and Urban Communities; Art on the Borders; Socially Engaged Art Practice; Desert as Site: New Earthworks; Multi-Disciplinary Artist Led Investigations; Art in Unknown Places; Arcology, Architecture, and an Exploration in Utopias; and Other topics in contemporary sculpture.

Deadline: March 01, 2015
Information: www.sculpture.org


International + Public Performances Of JS Bach's Music

Classical Musicians, jazz arrangers, composers, singers, etc. can sign up to perform compositions of JS Bach on Seattle's Light rail. The performance date is March 21, 2015. All performers are welcome, all skill levels, all ages, any composition of JS Bach.

Deadline: March 21, 2015
Information: www.bachinthesubways.com


Hamilton, NJ + 2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards

Each year the International Sculpture Center presents an award competition to its member colleges and universities as a means of supporting, encouraging, and recognizing the work of young sculptors and their supporting schools’ faculty and art program. The Student Award winners participate in an exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as a traveling exhibition hosted by arts organizations across the country. Winners’ work is also featured in Sculpture magazine. Each winner receives a one-year membership at the ISC and all winners are eligible to apply for a full sponsored residency to study in Switzerland.
To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member. University Membership costs $200 for universities in the USA, Canada and Mexico, or $220 for international universities, and includes a number of benefits. Students who are interested should talk to their professors about getting involved.

Deadline: March 23, 2015
Eligibility: To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member.
Information: www.sculpture.org or email studentawards[at]sculpture.org


Tulsa, Oklahoma + Tulsa Artist Fellowship

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship (TAF) is a program established by the George Kaiser Family Foundation to enhance the local art scene by retaining and recruiting artists to Tulsa. The Tulsa Artist Fellowship provides an unrestricted stipend, free housing and work-space in Tulsa, Oklahoma to US Resident artists.
The Tulsa Artist Fellowship provides unrestricted awards between $15,000 and $40,000 for artists in different stages of their career. In addition, the TAF will provide free housing and work-space in Tulsa, Oklahoma for non-resident fellows and early career fellows. All non-resident fellows will be required to live in the provided housing.

Deadline: April 03, 2015, 11:59 CST
Information: www.gkff.org


Cape Girardeau, MO + Wild Things, A National Juried Exhibition

If civilization is what separates humankind from the animal kingdom, the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri asks artists to cross that line and become uncivilized. Artists across the United States are invited to submit their works depicting the world’s Wild Things. From household pets to rainforest creatures to ocean dwellers, artwork must depict a member, real or imagined, of the animal kingdom.
Exhibition Dates: June 5 – 27; Opening Reception: June 5 from 5-9 pm, Awards Announced at 6 p.m. Juror: Ruth Reese is known for her surreal porcelain sculptures where animal forms merge with human figures and flora grafts to fauna. From these fantastic beings, psychological questions concerning the nature of identity naturally emerge. At present, she is a studio artist living in St. Louis, MO and the founder of Reese Gallery, where she curates exhibitions of other emerging and mid-career artists.

Deadline: April 07, 2015
Eligibility: 18+ Residents of the United States
Information: www.capearts.org


Bangkok, Thailand + Liquid Identities

Liquid Identities explores all the different facets of social, physical and cultural identities of our contemporary societies. Everyday we deal with a multitude of different identities and roles: we face the public life creating and adapting our social identities; our body and aesthetic tastes modify and are modified by our physical and sexual identities; our whole being evolves as well as contemporary cultures and modern cities do. Differences create new compounds and exchange possibilities. Artists, architects and video makers are invited to submit video art works, short movies and experimental films.

Deadline: April 09, 2015, 12:00
Information: www.lucacurci.com


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Govt. Camp, OR + Call for artwork for 'Mountain Gallery', Village of Government Camp

The Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum is currently taking submissions for artwork for The Mountain Gallery, located inside the Mt Hood Museum, located in Govt. Camp, Oregon.
Preferred subjects are Mount Hood and Cascade environment. Please send images w/ description, size, and asking price. 4 piece limit for gallery. There are 3 tower cases for smaller dimensional work, or jewelry. MHCCM Gallery Commission is 30% of asking price. Must be able to bring your work to Government Camp.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: All Oregon Artists
Information: Email vb53[at]centurytel.net


West Seattle, WA + Bookkeeper with a Passion for non-profit arts!

We are currently in need of a Bookkeeper for approximately 8 hours per week. $40 per hour. If you would be interested in working with the collaborative and fun team at ArtsWest, we would love to hear from you! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Bookkeeping experience with non-profits
Information: www.artswest.org


Seattle, WA + Northwest Folklife, Devlopment Director

The Development Director will have a part time leadership role and will oversee and manage the development program of Northwest Folklife. This position is responsible for achieving the organization's fundraising goals, directing activities and events related to securing the organization’s contributed income, and managing an ongoing donor cultivation program including Planned Giving.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Seeking candidates experienced in nonprofit fundraising, grants management, and arts management
Information: www.nwfolklife.org


Seattle, WA + Velocity Dance Center, Communications Manager

The Communications Manager is charged with managing Velocity’s marketing and engagement activities with an emphasis on local/national press relations, community engagement, new media, external relations, in-house design projects, online fundraising and marketing campaigns, event collateral, and website maintenance. The CM will work with Velocity leadership to develop messaging and communications strategies to increase participation in Velocity-produced performances, classes, events and fundraising initiatives.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.velocitydancecenter.org


Bellevue, WA + Marketing & PR Internship

Bellevue Arts Museum is seeking a Marketing & PR Intern to help strengthen the museum's visibility and brand. The successful candidate will gain professional writing samples, social media management experience, and other valuable skills to further his/her career.
Bellevue Arts Museum is a leading destination in the Pacific Northwest to experience art, craft, and design. BAM engages the community through exhibitions, programs, and publications, featuring regional, national, and international artists.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Must be 14 or older, college students preferred
Information: www.bellevuearts.org


Kirkland, WA + Studio East, Development Director

We’re hiring a dynamic fundraising professional to help drive our mission into the future. Come join our team of dedicated arts education staffers!

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.studio-east.org


Kirkland, WA + Studio East, Musical Director

Elementary ArtReach! Musical Director: Conduct auditions, rehearsals and performances of a script provided by Studio East. Communicate and collaborate with Director, ArtReach! Coordinator and Producers about rehearsal schedules and all other pertinent aspects of production.
Musical Director is responsible for teaching and rehearsing all music, accompanying each performance and school assembly, and staging musical numbers as agreed with the Director. Directing Team (Director and Musical Director) is responsible for producing easily readable rehearsal schedules, at least one week at a time, one week in advance, and creating a positive process for the students as well as an enjoyable product. Pay includes all scheduled audition/rehearsal days, all performances, prep time, and 1 or 2 pre-production meetings for each school.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Experience working with children, accompaniment skills
Information: www.studio-east.org


Southeast Seattle, WA + Arts Space for Lease

The Rainier Valley Cultural Center is looking for a performing arts-related tenant for a 122 sq. ft. office. The space has a large window, 48 sq. ft. of additional storage and is well-lit.
Rent is $250/mo and includes utilities and basic internet. The Rainier Valley Cultural Center is an historic building located at 3515 S. Alaska St. whose mission is to bring together a world of cultures through the performing arts.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.RainierValleyCulturalCenter.org, email artsinfo[at]seedseattle.org, or call 206.725.7517


Renton, WA + Carco Theatre Lead Technician

The Carco Theatre Lead Technician is a part-time position working at the theatre during rentals and productions. The Lead Technician position exercises greater independence in the theater and trains other technicians.
General Responsibilities: Ability to exercise good judgment, common sense and sound decision making skills. Theatre opening and closing procedures. Theatre Security. Emergency procedures. CPR certification. First Aid certification Fundamental paperwork detail regarding accident reports, incident reports, 911 calls, timesheets and event log. Good communication skills with user groups, house staff and Theatre Manager. Technical Theatre Responsibilities: Proficient in lighting design, instrument repair, color mixing, lighting board operation and effective systems trouble shooting. Work with theatre users to plan and execute load in, run and load out of events. Provide users with necessary equipment to execute the event. Create and maintain repertory light plot and channel patch. Supervise hang and focus of lighting plots for visiting companies. Set up, operate and restore lighting, sound, stage or A/V equipment for rehearsals and performances as needed. Mix live sound, operate playback equipment Maintain all theatre equipment systems and equipment. Replace and repair as needed. Purchase and stock and organize storage of theater consumables, equipment and supplies. Client Relations: Assist theater users to determine and execute their technical needs. Crew Supervision Assemble and supervise a list of on-call technicians to staff incoming performances. Schedule technical staff to meet the needs of theatre users. Train and supervise client staff as needed.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Minimum three years of experience in technical theatre. Experience in a supervisory position. Technical Skills: Rigging, Carpentry, Theatre Lighting, Sound Engineering, Audio / Visual, Computer skills: MS Office. Power Point and CAD experience a plus.
Information: Email cassie[at]carcotheater.org


Seattle, WA + Arts Administration Internship

Gage Academy of Art is a unique independent art school in Seattle looking for innovative ways to communicate with our current, potential and past students through more efficient and personal forms of outreach. We are seeking bright individuals who are looking for entry level experience in a busy registration department.
Part of the internship is an advanced intern project, which requires the candidate to flex their creative problem-solving and communication skills to implement a new system or improve an existing process (possible areas of interest might include student outreach, instructor support, use of online applications, etc). The intern will interact with various directors throughout the organization and will present the result of the project for evaluation at the end of the internship. Send your resume and letter of interest via e-mail. Please outline how practical arts administration and student communication experience would help you in your career path and why you are interested in working at a non-profit. Responsibilities Internship experience includes: * Helping to develop new and , more efficient ways of communicating with currently registered students * Involvement in developing post-class and pre-class communication with students in the form of syllabi, personalized pathway suggestions and class commencement emails. * Development of email templates for common student inquires. * Creating and distributing class rosters to instructors and monitors. * Data entry * Restructuring historical records for efficient office use * Support public at Gage Academy of Art events as needed. * Other responsibilities as needed. Requirements Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, either obtaining or received a Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Fine Arts, Art History, Arts Administration or Communication. A strong candidate will have a desire to exceed expectations and contribute to the stable operations of Gage Academy of Art. Applicants must have excellent communication and customer service skills, ambition and have clear career goals. Applicants must also be able to succeed in a high-energy environment as a self-starter with well-developed problem solving skills.

Information: www.gageacademy.org or email janet[at]gageacademy.org


Seattle, WA + Director of Information Technology

Leads the development and implementation of state-of-the-art, cost-effective, and efficient information systems at the Seattle Art Museum. Responsible for all services typically comprising an IT organization plus Audiovisual services.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.seattleartmuseum.org


Auburn, WA + StreetScapes

Auburn's StreetScape Art is a program that seeks to enliven and activate otherwise empty storefront windows in Auburn's Historic Downtown by providing temporary space to artists, creative businesses, organizations and community groups. Applications for Static Installations and Active Enterprise are accepted on a rolling basis and placed as spaces become available.
Artist participation is sought on an ongoing basis and applications are accepted through CaFE, an online call-to-artists service.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists, arts groups, or arts businesses located in the Pacific Northwest.
Budget: $500
Information: www.callforentry.org


"Yourtown", USA + Artist Spotlight Competition

The editors of Professional Artist select one artist bimonthly to be featured in the Artist Spotlight section of the magazine. The competition is open to all artists 18 and older who “like” Professional Artist on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or participate in our LinkedIn discussion group. All 2-D and 3-D mediums accepted; no film or performance art. Enter up to three original artworks, created within the last two years. The winning artists will receive a two-page interview profile and one or two images of his or her artwork printed in the magazine. The winner and finalists will be featured in their own Artist Spotlight gallery on the website.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists at least 18 years of age
Budget: NA
Information: professionalartistmag.com


Pacific NW + Link group performances on PNW Community Music Groups Calendar

www.communitymusicgroups.com is a performance calendar for over 120 community orchestras and choral groups in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia - 50 of the groups perform in King County. If your group is not yet listed, send your web site address to to our email (listed below) and we will do the rest!

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: We list community music groups in the Pacific NW that are primarily volunteer musicians, and maintain a performance calendar on their web site.
Budget: NA
Information: www.communitymusicgroups.com or email a link to your group's website to info[at]communitymusicgroups.com


Seattle, WA + Administration/ Event Coordination

The Royal Room, a night club, bar and restaurant, in Columbia City is hiring an administrator/ event coordinator. This person works closely with both management and musical talent to ensure live performances and events run seamlessly each evening as well as assist with the office’s management. The job requires a person who is detail oriented, a multi-tasker and passionate about live music in Seattle.
Responsibilities: • Review booking and private event inquiries and coordinate 7-10 live performances per week. (50% of work load) • Supervise sound and door personnel as well as work with floor and bar managers to ensure the house is staffed appropriately for each night. (10% of workload) • Oversee promotional aspects of the venue including press releases, marketing design and social media. (10% of workload) • Basic accounting assistance including managing bills, filing tax reports, and entering sales and expenses into Quickbooks. (20% of workload) • Oversee basic office and supply management (5% of workload) • Other administrative tasks as needed (5% of workload) Requirements: • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task. • Prior experience in event coordination and production. • Prior experience in staff management • Knowledge of and interest in the live music scene in Seattle. • Basic knowledge of HTML and website design • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, working knowledge of PC and Mac interfaces. • Willingness to work both regular office hours and the occasional night or weekend as needed. This is a part time position, approximately 25-30 hours per week. If interested please send a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to e-mail address.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.theroyalroomseattle.com or email jobs[at]theroyalroomseattle.com


Seattle, WA + Ballard Artisan Market

The Seattle Farmers Market Association is pleased to announce the new Ballard Artisan Market on Sundays in conjunction with the Ballard Farmers Market. The new market will operate just around the corner from where the farmers market has been located for 11 years, and will feature artisanal food products, functional trade crafts and fine arts. We welcome painters, photographers, cobblers, makers of metal cookware, hardware, service wares, woodworkers, textile designers, sculptors, potters, ceramicists, candlemakers, and other creative and functional wares.
By partnering with the Ballard Farmers Market, the new Ballard Artisan Market will provide local participants an opportunity to direct-market their products to a supportive community while adding to the abundance of the market experience. We encourage vendors to demonstrate their skill to market visitors. This will be an opportunity to revive awareness of the historical trades and skills that were integral to the vitality of our region.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Washington State residents
Information: sfmamarketmaster[to]gmail.com


Seattle, WA + Wood Studio Instructor

Pratt’s Wood department is growing! Seeking experienced talented and creative teaching artists for our expanding wood department. Woodworkers with experience in furniture building, cabinetry and sculptural wood arts are encouraged to apply.
Minimum seven years of woodworking experience required and two years of teaching experience preferred. Compensation $25 per hour To apply: Please email the following to the Wood Studio Manager Todd Jannausch: • one page resume • one page or less description of a class you would like to teach • 3-5jpeg images of previous work.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.pratt.org or email Todd Jannausch tjannausch[at]pratt.org


Seattle, WA + COCA Seeking Volunteers and Interns

Interested in learning about the administrative and technical aspects involved in running a non-profit arts organization? Itching to get involved in your local arts community or just wanting to help make things happen? We are seeking interns and volunteers for the fall and winter to assist with fundraising, grant writing, outreach, social media, and archiving. Gain valuable work experience, college, high school, or service learning credits. Our interns do so much more than database management. Learn the ins and outs of running an art gallery, working with a non-profit Board and managing a community-focused organization.

Deadline: on-going
Information: cocaseattle.org or send email to info[at]cocaseattle.org


Seattle, WA + MakerHaus is Hiring Teachers

We are a team of creative and passionate makers who live at the intersection of art and technology. We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our crew of instructors. MakerHaus is a studio environment with a professional staff from diverse backgrounds in design, manufacturing, creative strategy, and business. Napkin sketches, Kickstarter dreams, and design challenges of all kinds welcome!
We currently have openings for part time(3hrs per week for 3-5 weeks) instructors with a firm knowledge and demonstrated competency in the following areas: Wood shop basics, CNC routing, Metal shop basics, Welding, 3D printing, Plastic Injection Molding, Arduino, Basic of circuitry design, Basic Coding, Rhino CAD, Tinker CAD, Sketch up CAD, Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop. If you have a great knowledge and passion for any of the areas on this list and enjoy engaging with curious minds we want to hear from you.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility requirements specified
Information: Please send an email to info[at]makerhaus.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


Seattle, WA + Small Sparks Fund

The Small Sparks Fund provides awards up to $1,000 to support community members in becoming civically engaged. Projects can include neighborhood organizing, membership expansion or numerous other types of activities. Open to formal and informal neighborhood and grassroots community groups with annual organizational budgets of less than $25,000.
All projects must demonstrate its capacity to build a stronger and healthier community, and must: Provide a public benefit and be free and open to all members of the public; Emphasize self-help, with project ideas initiated, planned and implemented by the neighbors and community members who will themselves be impacted by the project; Demonstrate community match; Occur within the Seattle city limits.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to organizations within the City of Seattle
Budget: up to $1,000 - varies by award
Information: www.seattle.gov or email Neighborhood Matching Fund NMFund[at]seattle.gov


Bainbridge Island, WA + Public Art Committee volunteers

Project volunteers and committee members needed to support the City’s Public Art Program managed by the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No geographical eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Janice Shaw pub-art[at]artshum.org


Shoreline, WA + Shoreline City Hall Gallery: Small Sculptures

Seeking small sculpture for 5 pedestals with secure vitrines in the Gallery at City Hall, each 16" high max. Quarterly rotating exhibits also include 2-D work by three or four artists per show starting February 2012.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists in the Puget Sound region.
Budget: N/A
Information: Ros Bird rbird[at]shorelinewa.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


Pacific Northwest + Deadlines of Interest for Pacific Northwest Artists

Deadlines of Interest for Pacific Northwest Artists is a calendar (accessible on Facebook) of opportunities for artists across the Pacific Northwest - listed by deadline date. As artists, we share a cultural and geographic commonality that transcends politics and national boundaries.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Deadlines of Interest


Edmonds, WA + On the Fence: temporary works

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is offering an opportunity for regional artists to create temporary outdoor art installations on the City owned fence South of ArtWorks at 201 Second Ave. S. The fence measures 5’ x 80' and provides the base for a strong visual statement to people walking along Dayton Street, passing cars, and visitors to the arts facilities at the site.
The Arts Commission is interested in encouraging visual conversation through temporary artworks on the chain link fence located at the south end of the parking lot. Subjects may include, but are not restricted to, community, nature, and history. Content must be deemed family friendly and appropriate for public display in a community space with diverse audiences.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists residing in the Puget Sound area.
Budget: $200 per artist.
Information: www.edmondswa.gov or email Frances Chapin chapin[at]ci.edmonds.wa.us


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


Seattle, WA + FREE Rehearsal Space

The Rendezvous in Belltown is offering FREE rehearsal space to artists and groups. Space is available on a first come first serve basis and is located in the Grotto of The Rendezvous.

Information: email lara[at]seattlerendezvous.com


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Budapest, Hungary + Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2015

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary - provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary.
Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2015 Visual arts / writing / other disciplines The Open Call will begin on June 25, 2014, we have every months jury selection until April 15, 2015. Apply early!

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Visual arts / writing / other disciplines
Information: www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com or email Beata Szechy at bszechy[at]yahoo.com


Philadelphia, PA + Mural Arts Program: Artist Roster

Thank you for your interest in the Mural Arts Program. It is our mission to represent the work of diverse Artists, and to enrich our neighborhoods and communities. We strive to appropriately match artists with mural painting and teaching opportunities throughout the City of Philadelphia. We invite all other applicants to further develop their portfolios and apply again in the future.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed annually in mid-January. During the review process, your application will be placed in one of these categories: Applicants fully qualified to receive a mural commission will be placed in a pool to be considered for upcoming commissions. Applicants with strong skills, who would benefit from more mural experience will be placed in a pool to be considered to either assist in future mural projects or enter the Mural Training Program.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists with an interest in creating murals.
Budget: varies by project
Information: www.muralarts.org or email community[at]muralarts.org


Brooklyn, NY + ISCP Residency for Artists and Curators

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) announces an open call for its residency program. ISCP is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world, including the United­ States.
With 35+ artists and curators in residence at all times, ISCP is a vibrant community of contemporary art practitioners. The program provides residents with the space, time, and support to develop new projects. With additional activities tailored for professional development and public engagement, ISCP serves as a platform for producing, presenting and contextualizing contemporary art through a diverse range of international perspectives. ISCP's public programs encourage dialogue and integrate residents into the cultural landscape of New York City, making ISCP an exciting hub for contemporary art. ISCP is currently accepting applications from visual artists and curators in all disciplines who would like to engage with ISCP's unique and dynamic programming and creative community. The residency program includes 24-hour access to a private furnished studio space, regular studio visits from Visiting Critics; Field Trips to museums, galleries and other cultural venues; and participation in Artist Talks and semi-annual Open Studios (April and November residents). Residents at ISCP are also invited to take part in ISCP's Exhibition Program and Participatory Projects (off-site, public works). A residency at ISCP is typically three to six months, although artists and curators can apply for up to one year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Emerging to midcareer
Information: www.iscp-nyc.org


Call for Fine Art Artists - Global Art Exchange

Global Art Exchange is a new website for artists to display their art for sale. We are looking for original fine art pieces such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, mixed media, glass art, one of a kind furniture designs, (photography and prints must be limited editions). Professional artists, non-professional artists, student artists and artists for charity may list their fine art artwork for sale.
The purpose for the website is to make it possible for artists to list artwork at no cost to them and at a low commission rate. Since most artist want to create and do not have time to think about marketing this gives them a chance to submit their artwork and we do the marketing. Artists can increase their sales and get national and international recognition. We are marketing to the business industry and to art lovers on a national level. This is how it works: There is no cost to submit artwork. No entry or subscription fees. 18% commission will be collected only when the artwork sells. We do not require exclusivity, so artist may display their artwork in another place. When the art is sold, the funds are secured by Global Art Exchange then the artist is paid once the artwork is shipped. To get started go to the website, create an account then add your listing. We are advertising in the ASID magazine (NY Chapter) throughout year and in other national publications. We hope all artists will take advantage of this great opportunity.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Fine Art Artist
Information: www.global-art-exchange.com


Very Venice Art Gallery Database

Very Venice Art Gallery provides opportunities for talented and creative artists/designers/ sculpture artists/ digital and graphic designers/ photographers/ mixed media artists/ jewellery designers and artists in various categories to join our ever expanding database.
Calling all professional artists and designers who can woo the clients into buying your creations, we will do our part of taking it to the people who appreciate your work! We have a very strong US presence and boast of clients from all over the globe. Join us by submitting your work to see if you qualify.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Professional artists, Visual arts, mixed media, pop/ abstract artists/ designers/ Sculpture artists/ outdoor and environmental artists
Information: www.veryveniceart.com or email veryveniceartgallery[at]gmail.com


Europe, EU + 360º Around the Human Factor - Creative Video Challenge

To celebrate its 5th anniversary, ELMUR.NET global visual dialogue, invites you to submit your creative videos under the theme: "360º Around the Human Factor: creative perspectives on human values" In a globalised digital world where human beings are closer than ever, we would like to visually reflect about those things which unite us all.
Best videos will be screened in public spaces and cultural events in an international context. You will be able to promote your talent and present your creativity to wider audiences in amazing places and events.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all, no age or nationality restrictions.
Budget: NA
Information: www.elmur.net


Greve in Chianti, Italy + Call for artists: Residency in Italy 2014

La Macina di San Cresci is now accepting applications for residencies 2014. We operate all year-round welcoming artists at various stages in their careers and work in all media. Our facilities are well equipped for exhibitions, open studios, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, video and film projection. Our mission is to encourage the mobility of artists interested in exploring their ideas in a well appointed studio far from home. Between two great cities of the Renaissance: Florence & Siena, our location is truly unique in the area, where residents can take full advantage of the rich cultural backdrop offered by the ancient place and its surroundings and of course Italy’s rich cultural heritage.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to emerging and professional artists
Information: www.chianticom.com or email questions to info[at]chianticom.com


Pittsburgh, PA + Chatham University Call to Artists

Chatham University’s Woodland Gallery in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is seeking innovative, contemporary 2-D, 3-D, time based, and installation works by U.S artist for solo and group exhibitions, on a rolling basis. The gallery is unable to offer any compensation for shipping or promotional materials etc. Artists are responsible for the timely delivery, installation, and pick up of the work.

Information: www.pittsburghartscouncil.org


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


San Diego, CA + Public Art Consultant Registry

This list is posted as a courtesy to private developers who seek the assistance of professional art consultants in meeting the requirements of the City of San Diego's "Art in Private Development" ordinance. This list is not juried. The list is organized by the geographic location where the consultant is based. However, most consultants work around the country and abroad.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.greenriver.edu or email Dana Springs dsprings[to]sandiego.gov


Palm Desert, CA + Artist Registry

Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis and juried into the registry. Unfortunately, we no longer are accepting two dimensional artwork proposals, except for muralists, because most of all the commissions are for out-of-doors sculpture and exterior treatments.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: cityofpalmdesert.com or email Deborah Schwartz dschwartz[at]cityofpalmdesert.org


Hartford, CT + Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank

The Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank at the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism is a catalogue of photographic slides used to select artists and craftspeople for public art commissions. Artists slides are on file along with background information, resumes, reviews, press articles, and price lists.
The Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank is the primary resource for selecting artists for the Art in Public Spaces program. Registration in the Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank is required in order to be eligible for Art in Public Spaces projects. Artists may register at any time. With one entry, artists registered are automatically reviewed and considered for every pubic art project in their discipline category.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.ct.gov or email Tamara Dimitri Tamara.Dimitri[to]ct.gov


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


San Rafael, CA + Art Works Downtown

Art Works Downtown and the City of San Rafael seek entries for a continuing program of outdoor sculptures and art installations to be on view at various locations in and around downtown San Rafael, CA.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed
Budget: N/A
Information: www.artworksdowntown.org or email Phyllis Thelen pbthelen[at]comcast.net


Long Beach, CA + Traffic Signal Control Cabinets

For over 45 years, the mission of the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency has been to enhance the quality of life of the community. The Agency is pleased to announce an opportunity for artists to paint and transform selected traffic signal control cabinets into pieces of art that bring a sense of community to the neighborhoods. Open to all experienced professional painters/muralists.
Artists will primarily focus on the creation of murals for selected utility boxes throughout the city with final design approval from the Agency. The Agency will enter into contracts with the most qualified artists on an as-needed basis.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No geographical eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: $1,500 to $2,500 (per utility box)
Information: www.artspca.org


Lisle, IL + Morton Arboretum Outdoor Sculpture Exhibits

The Morton Arboretum, 25 miles west of Chicago, is seeking large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibits beginning in 2009. We encourage inquiries from artists whose work relates to our core themes--trees, shrubs, natural habitats, and the creatures that inhabit them in the upper Midwest.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Anamari Golf agolf[at]mortonarb.org


Jackson Hole, WY + Public artSPOT Project

At the gateway to Jackson Hole WY, a dormant gasoline station sign has been converted into a public art venue, displaying 2-D and sculptural works. The project is seeking artwork for an ongoing exhibition. Artists should consider the temporary exhibition of the art, creating work from recycled, reused and repurposed materials (although this is only a suggestion). A stipend is available to offset the cost of transportation or materials. A complete listing and additional information can be found on the website.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions are listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Carrie Geraci cgeraci[at]gmail.com or Karen Stewart Karen[at]artassociation.org


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


Denton, TX + University of North Texas: Artist Registry

The Artist Registry provides art and design professionals an opportunity to express interest in providing small and/or large-scale artworks for public spaces, both interior and exterior, at the University of North Texas. By submitting contact information, professional qualifications, and images, artists become part of a registry used by UNT in the APPP selection process for purchasing or commissioning works of art for the UNT campus.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all art and design professionals.
Budget: N/A
Information: art.unt.edu or email Tracee Robertson tracee.robertson[at]unt.edu


Philadelphia, PA + Public Artist Registry

The Artist Registry allows artists to participate by maintaining a record of their work with the Philadelphia Public Art Program. Public Art staff, panelists, architects, and City agencies will consult the Artist Registry as opportunities become available. Public art opportunities will still be announced via email and posted on our website; the registry will be used in addition to City selection processes. Some opportunities will be limited to artists residing in the greater Philadelphia region.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.phila.gov or email Theresa Rose theresa.rose[at]phila.gov


St. Paul, MN + Western Park: 2 Year Exhibits

Western Sculpture Park is located in the heart of the City’s most densely populated and diverse neighborhood. It is open during daylight hours year-round. Western features pre-existing sculptures works loaned by artists and installations created on site. The exhibition is produced by Public Art Saint Paul with support from private funders. Public Art Saint Paul covers costs associated with shipment, installation and liability insurance coverage.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: $2,000 stipend.
Information: www.publicartstpaul.org


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


Tuscany, Italy + Residency

La Macina di San Cresci is now accepting applications for residencies 2013. We operate all year-round welcoming artists of all ages and nationalities. Resident artists are at various stages in their careers and work in all media; including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music ( there is a restored organ available in the church), interdisciplinary, design and architecture.
Our facilities are well equipped for exhibitions, open studios, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, video and film projection. You can see picture's gallery, video of our location, exhibition and past guest artists, browse our yearbooks and read Testimonial in the Guest Book.

Information: www.chianticom.com www.chianticom.com


Blissfield, MI + Outdoor Sculpture Annex

Flatlanders Art Galleries is accepting entries and proposals for outdoor exhibitions at the Flatlanders Sculpture Annex. The Annex provides a pathway for visitors from the municipal parking lot to the main shopping district of Chicago Blvd. Flatlanders exhibition calendar provides two three-month exhibits and one six-month exhibit. Exhibits can consist of solo shows and/or group shows. Flatlanders has the capability to display each exhibit in a professional manner, with each exhibit extensively advertised. No eligibility requirements specified
The space is approximately 35' x 75' with a concrete/pea stone hardscape.

Information: www.flatlandersculpture.com or send email to flatlandersculpture[at]netzero.net or call 517-486-4591


Phoenix, AZ + RFQ for Various Photography Services

The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is inviting qualified offerors to submit a written Request for Qualification (RFQ) response from individual photographers or photography studios to develop a qualified vendor list to provide various photography services to document architecturally integrated artworks, earthwork/landscape projects, and portable works of art within the City of Phoenix.

Information: http://phoenix.gov or email Rebecca Blume Rothman rebecca.rothman[at]phoenix.gov or call (602) 495-0893


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King County, WA + Preservation Special Projects

4Culture's Preservation Special Projects program offers funding for neighborhood survey/inventory, landmark registration, project planning and more. We encourage projects that highlight historic places in innovative ways, utilize new technology, and engage new audiences. Certain restrictions apply, please read all the guidelines for more information.

Deadline: February 25, 2015, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to King County residents, organizations and public agencies. Contact Brandi Link to discuss your project idea 206 263.1593
Information: 4culture.org/apply/preservationprojects


King County, WA + Heritage Projects

4Culture's Heritage Projects funding program provides support for projects that identify, document, exhibit and interpret historic and cultural materials pertaining to the heritage of King County, Washington. Open to individuals who resided in King County, and organizations based in King County. Certain restrictions apply, please read all the guidelines for more information.

Deadline: February 25, 2015, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to King County residents, organizations and public agencies. Contact Brandi Link to discuss your project idea 206 263.1593
Information: 4culture.org/apply/heritageprojects


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, and are not served by our other programs. Proposed projects must substantially include historic preservation or King County heritage and must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations not currently part of 4Culture Sustained Support Program. Email or call Debra Twersky at 206 263.1610.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + Historic Preservation Officer

The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) is seeking a dynamic and strategic preservation professional to serve as King County’s Historic Preservation Officer. The position supervises three other preservation professional staff and coordinates the efforts of an appointed volunteer Landmarks Commission with authority to designate and protect historic resources in unincorporated King County, and in the twenty suburban cities with which the county has interlocal agreements.

Deadline: February 13, 2015, 4:30
Information: www.kingcounty.gov/jobs


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