Below you will find several items of general interest and job opportunities, and arts advocacy followed by calls and opportunities for visual artists, performing artists and writers.
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Below you will find the following opportunities and calls for Visual Artists, Performing Artists and Writers:
• Call For Entries/Call For Artists – 9th Annual Small Works Show – 440 Gallery
• Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s poster contest
• Creative Placemaking and Public Art Webinar Series
• Tribeca Film Institute Opens Submissions for Documentary Fund Grants
• Chamber Music America Award Opportunity
• First Tuesdays Seminar Series in New York City and Available Via Live-Stream
• Support for Japanese Performing Arts in the U.S. and Canada
• Whitefish Review Gets Hungry
• Alligator Juniper National Writing Contest
• PostNatural Conference, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts – Notre Dame, IN
State of the Arts
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Superstition Review is an online literary and arts magazine at Arizona State University. We will be accepting submissions until October 31 for our Issue 12 which will be published December 6.
Superstition Review is published twice yearly. We only accept submissions during our two reading periods in fall (September and October) and spring (January and February). We welcome submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art.
No previously published works are accepted.
Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but please alert Superstition Review to a piece’s potential publication elsewhere.
Superstition Review acquires one-time rights. All rights subsequently revert to author.
Submit up to 4 images, digital versions of at least 300 dots per inch (dpi).
Put all images in one submission. We will not accept multiple submissions.
Please include a 100-word bio highlighting literary, academic, and artistic achievements.
If your work is accepted we will request a high quality headshot photo of at least 300 dpi.
The MSU-ABB Selection Committee and the Montana Arts Council’s Percent for Art Program are excited to announce our slate of three Semi-Finalists for the sculpture call at the newly-constructed Animal Biosciences building in Bozeman.
Seth Palmiter, Putney, Vermont
Jennifer Pulchinski, Bozeman, Montana
Louise McDowell, Seattle, Washington
Each of the Semi-Finalists will receive a $500.00 stipend award to help them create their proposals. These proposals will be reviewed in the fall of 2013. Two Alternate Candidates were also chosen. There were 64 applicants, 24 were Montana residents.
For further information please contact: Kim Baraby Hurtle, Percent-for-Art Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s Art Got to Do With It?
Fri, 2013-09-06 16:22
Grantmakers In Aging CEO, John Feather, PhD, posts to Huffington Post:
To paraphrase rock and R&B legend Tina Turner (an artist who will turn 74 this fall), “what’s art got to do with it?” (“It” refers here to aging.) This question arose after I attended a conference on aging, health, and the arts and was sharing my excitement with some colleagues in the aging services field. After listening politely for a while, one of them finally blurted out what the others may also have been thinking: “What’s art got to do with aging?”
Grantmakers in the Arts Grantmakers in the Arts
4055 21st Ave W, Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98199-1247
The Fractured Atlas
The Big Idea
5 Classes Employers Want You to Take
It’s no surprise that the job market is more competitive than ever. Between a slow economic recovery and increasing obsolescence of some kinds of labor, employees need to be able to provide ever more value to their employers. Michael Schrage of Harvard Business Review outlines five key skills he believes prospective employees should be learning for the future economy. As Adam Huttler mentioned earlier, Fractured Atlas takes great strides to empower employees to learn new skills to cultivate their career. In fact, we have some recommendations in this recent blogpost.
Back To School!: 5 Classes Your Employer Wishes You Could Take; 5 Ways to Improve your Professional Skills
Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) is Seeking Applications for Executive Director
Position Closing: October 16, 2013
ArtsWA’s legacy of advancing the arts has led to nationwide recognition for arts leadership, innovative strategies, and commitment to public benefit. We are now seeking an executive director to provide visionary leadership, scale up successful initiatives, grow the agency’s resources, and build the support of the Governor, legislators, and elected officials.
To be successful in this position, we seek a skilled leader who demonstrates the ability to build trust, confidence, and effective partnerships and collaborations. We are looking for an individual who is entrepreneurial and strategic; skilled in communications and public relations; a competent manager and a visionary leader.
ArtsWA is leading the recruitment process and will provide three names to Governor Jay Inslee, from which he will appoint the next Executive Director.
Project Manager, Art in Public Places
ArtsWA – Washington State Arts Commission
CITY OF LAS VEGAS JOB OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Cultural Programming Specialist
Closing Date: Wed. 10/09/13 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $23.25 Hourly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: City of Las Vegas, Nevada
Department: Office of Cultural Affairs
City of Las Vegas Employment Opportunities Page:
CALL FOR ENTRIES/CALL FOR ARTISTS
9th Annual Small Works Show
440 Gallery is hosting its popular, annual small works show. This juried exhibition will feature any artwork which is small in scale, but large in impact. The exhibition will run from Thursday, December 12, 2013 through Sunday, January 12, 2014, with an opening reception on Thursday, December 12, 6:00-9:00 PM.
Eligibility: Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 years old. Work must be no more than 12″ in any direction including the framing or mounting, or video monitors. This will be strictly enforced. There is no theme, but we welcome all media including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture in any medium, and digital media. All work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging. Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass. Maximum weight of sculpture: 50 pounds. Sculptors must provide floor stand or wall mount with a maximum footprint of 12″ x 12.” Wall mounted monitors must be provided for videos.
Deadline for submissions: Friday, November 8, 2013
Attached is a call to all artists for Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s poster contest. The contest is for our spring production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola. The winner will receive $1,000 and their artwork will be used in all promotional materials for the opera. All submissions will be shown throughout March and April in various locations.
Details and the application can be found on Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s website.
Intermountain Opera Bozeman
PO Box 37
Bozeman, MT 59771
406.587.2889 or 406.599.6351
DEADLINE: Hand delivered entries will be accepted between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Friday, January 31st and Monday, February 3rd , 2014 only
at the Intermountain Opera Bozeman Offi ce, 104 E. Main, Suite 101, Bozeman, MT
(the US Bank Building, corner of Main & Black, 2nd fl oor).
Mailed entries should be sent to 104 E Main, Ste 101 and must arrive by Monday, February 3rd 2014.
All entries must be submitted with an entry form.
Arizona Commission on the Arts Postings
Creative Placemaking and Public Art Webinar Series
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Dates: every other Thursday, September 12 – December 5, 2013
The Arizona Commission on the Arts is partnering with the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture to screen the Americans for the Arts fall webinar series at the Phoenix Public Library. This offering is free.
Tribeca Film Institute Opens Submissions for Documentary Fund Grants of at least $10,000 will be awarded to exceptional filmmakers with character-driven nonfiction works in progress that sit outside the social issue landscape….
Posted on September 11, 2013
Deadline: November 5, 2013
Art Deadline List:
National Juried Exhibition 2013-2014 Transforming Viewpoints
“Multicultural” is very loosely defined, and my main intention is to draw awareness to the great
work of our Office of Diversity as they are also supporting a $500 Cash award. Another award
of interest is the Solo exhibit in our University Gallery.
Deadline: October 15
National Juried Exhibition: The Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD:
May 28-June 15, 2014
Less is More: Small Works in a Great Space. Accepting entries in all media. $2,000 Cash awards. Juror: Domenic Iacono, Director, Syracuse University Art Galleries. Entry cost: $40 for up to three JPEGS. Submission deadline: January 31, 2014. To read the Less is More exhibition prospectus: themitchellgallery.org/prospectus.php
Embler Art Gallery – Artist Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in Embler Art Gallery!
We are an independent Art Gallery located inside (7) Airline Club Lounges Worldwide.
For nearly two decades, Embler Art Gallery has been promoting a diverse and exciting selection of local, national and international fine artists. Embler Art Gallery exhibits art collections in seven VIP Club Lounges at JFK, MIA and Sao Paulo International Airports. Rotating art collections among these unique venues allows artists’ works to be seen by thousands of elite travelers every day.
Embler Art Gallery was originally founded in 1992 to procure art for luxury cruise liners, five star hotels and private residences worldwide. The growing market for quality fine art and Embler´s unique skill in identifying artists whose work would be in demand among fine art collectors led to Embler Art Gallery opening a retail gallery center on Las Olas Blvd in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 2004-2007.
The Profitable Artist
“We are excited to bring The Profitable Artist to the wider artistic community, reaching professors, career advisors in the arts, as well as industry leaders. This guide compiles a wealth of information for artists of all disciplines, gathered by arts professional and NYFA through more than thirty interviews and in-depth case studies. “
Ø Techniques for planning your career
Ø Innovative fundraising for artists
Ø Marketing and selling your work to new audiences
Ø Networking strategies for a digital world
Ø Budgeting and financial basics made clear
Ø Legal requirements and terminology in plain English
Edited by Peter Cobb, Susan Ball, and Felicity Hogan
Co-published by the New York Foundation for the Arts
Retail Price: $24.95
Chamber Music America Award Opportunity
Applicants are considered in the following categories:
Ensembles—Contemporary, Mixed Repertory, and Jazz
Presenting Organizations—Contemporary, Mixed Repertory, and Jazz
The awards will be presented during the next CMA National Conference in New York City, January 16-19, 2014. Each recipient will receive a $500 award and a plaque.
For more information and to download the program guidelines, application and FAQs, visit the CMA website at www.chamber-music.org.
Contact: Susan Dadian, Program Director
(212) 242-2022, ext. 5082
This year’s deadline is October 4, 2013, Eastern Time. (This is an in-office deadline, not a postmark date.)
First Tuesdays Seminar Series in New York City and Available Via Live-Stream
First Tuesdays is a free, monthly, professional development seminar series for the small ensemble field presented by Chamber Music America with Saint Peter’s Church and Midtown Arts Common. One may attend in person at Saint Peter’s Church (619 Lexington Ave., NYC) or via live-stream (www.chamber-music.org). The program is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Click herefor information (full program announcement attached).
Chamber Music America
UPS Box 458, 243 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
99 Madison Avenue, 5thFloor, New York, NY
Telephone: (212) 242-2022, ext. 5082
Support for Japanese Performing Arts in the U.S. and Canada
Japan Foundation: Performing Arts Japan
The mission of the Japan Foundation is to establish international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. The Foundation’s Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) program is designed to promote Japanese performing arts in North America. PAJ supports initiatives created by U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations to provide geographically diverse audiences with greater exposure to Japanese performing arts, as well as encouraging collaborations between Japanese and North American artists. The PAJ Touring Grants assist in the presentation of Japanese performing arts in the U.S. and Canada, emphasizing locations outside major metropolitan areas. The PAJ Collaboration Grants allow Japanese and American/Canadian artists to create new works that will further an appreciation of Japanese culture when presented to American/Canadian audiences. The application deadline is October 21, 2013. Visit the Japan Foundation website to download the PAJ funding guidelines.
Poets and Writers Magazine
Our Literary Magazines database lists 930 publications seeking submissions.
Among the newest additions are Miniature Magazine and Cease, Cows.. Both publish shorter work, Miniature Magazine to demonstrate “how much can be done with a little” and Cease, Cows because life is short.
Whitefish Review Gets Hungry
With a creative hunger burning, Whitefish Review has announced that it is accepting art, literature and photography submissions for its fourteenth issue — The Hunger Issue — to be published on December 14. Whitefish Review is a nationally-acclaimed, non-profit journal publishing the distinctive literature, art, and photography of mountain culture. Featuring established and emerging authors and artists, the journal has published interviews and the original work of distinguished authors like Rick Bass, Tom Brokaw, David James Duncan, Pete Fromm, Pam Houston, John Irving, William Kittredge, Thomas McGuane, Doug Peacock, Jack Turner, and Terry Tempest Williams, while also discovering new promising writers. In addition to a diverse mix of stories, interviews and conversations, a 16-page color art and photography section is also featured.
As a recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation created for the public good, the journal is supported by generous donations, grants, and subscriptions. Submissions for #14 are accepted through the web site at www.WhitefishReview.org through October 15 where full guidelines are available.
The Missouri Review
Editors’ Prize Guidelines
Jeffrey E. Smith
Editors’ Prize in
Fiction, Essay and Poetry
Not Just Any Contest!
Select winning entries in the past have been reprinted in the Best American series.
$5,000 Fiction | $5,000 Poetry | $5,000 Essay
Deadline: October 1st, 2013
Submit online now.
Are you mentoring a young writer?
Help them to enter the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
How do I enter a work in the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards?
Get the Info!
Find and review your regional program guidelines HERE. You’ll need to know your school zip code.
All deadlines are effective 11:59PM EST
Writing Deadline: 01/06/2014 For zip code: 59601
Arizona Commission on the Arts Postings
Call for Submissions, Maine Media Dreams Competition
Location: Rockport, ME
Deadline: September 27, 2013
Accepting pieces of prose and poetry, maximum 500 words, dealing with fantasy, inner visions, and the unreal. Submissions will by judged by a jury, and winners will receive cash prizes as well as tuition at a Maine Media workshop.
Alligator Juniper National Writing Contest
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Accepting submissions of contemporary poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and black & white photography.
PostNatural Conference, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Conference Dates: October 3-6, 2013
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