Public Artists: from MAC October 30, 2015

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Public Artist eNews

from the Montana Arts Council

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You may scroll down through the E-News or simply click on the links to your favorite feature in the list below. Thanks for reading!

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MONTANA’S CULTURAL TREASURES invites you to participate in the 2016 issue.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

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SPRING 2016 FIGURATIVE PAINTING ARTIST RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION

Dacia Gallery invites artists to participate in an exciting figure painting Artist Residency program in New York City. Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive two-week program.

Residency dates: February 28 – March 12, 2016

Click here for more information.

On October 23, Governor Steve Bullock appointed Michael Earl Craig as Montana’s next Poet Laureate. The Montana Poet Laureate is a two-year honorary position created by the state legislature in 2005 and administered by the Montana Arts Council.

Click here for more information.

Metalsmith David Bacharach and jeweler Valerie Hector are compiling a book, "Craftspeople In Their Own Words." This book will be all about you-the community of artists working in craft disciplines who make their living working in their studios and selling their work at craft shows. Bacharach and Hector are generously giving any money generated from book sales back to the community as a donation to CERF+.

Click here for more information.

WESTAF and the Public Art Archive have teamed up with Forecast Public Art, a nonprofit arts organization that connects artist talent with community needs, Public Art Review provides cutting-edge insights and commentary about the growing field of public art.

CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARTS & HUMANITIES MONTH

Fall is here and that means it’s time to get ready for National Arts & Humanities Month this October!

CREATIVE CAPITAL’S On Our Radar site for 2015, featuring nearly 400 artists’ projects from across the country!

CREATIVE CAPITAL

Supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. For more information, click here.

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WebinarsWebinars & Workshops

CREATIVE CAPITAL: CAREER COACHING FOR ARTISTS
Creative Capital is thrilled to announce our individual coaching program for artists! Artists of all disciplines and career stages now have the opportunity to get personal attention from Creative Capital Professional Development Program Leaders. The coaching series will consist of 3 personal coaching sessions designed to help you move forward with your artistic practice or a specific project you may be having trouble with.
Click here for more information.

PROFESSIONAL GRANT WRITING DEVELOPMENT TWO DAY WORKSHOP held at Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah

Our grant writing workshop offers you key, proven strategies to develop winning proposals. Here is what you will learn to make your next proposal competitive and successful:

  • How to identify government, foundation, and corporate funding sources
  • How to generate powerful proposal ideas
  • How to set up a preproposal planning process
  • How to meet proposal content and budget guidelines
  • How to avoid critical proposalwriting mistakes
  • How to ensure quality of proposal before submission

Dates: November 5-6, 2015

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Grant Station: Live Webinars

CREATIVE CAPITAL WEBINARS are $25 each. All webinars are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions. Interested but can’t attend? All registered participants will receive access to a recording of that webinar. Webinars available here.

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PROMOTING A BODY OF WORK

"Artist Paul Roustan has developed an incredible body painting portfolio, and published a book this year about his work. I recently spoke with him about promotion and working smart to build a creative business." Read more >>

CREATING OUTSIDE THE BOX

"Expressing art in innovative ways drives my creative process. I am curious and love to play with new ideas to see what suits me. When discovering a new process, my nature is one of curiosity and experimentation." Read more >>

HOW VIDEO GAMES ARE SAVING THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Symphonies are finding that orchestral video game concerts are an effective way at reaching new and younger audiences. Read more >>

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resourcesResources

ART CALLS:

Golden Paints for technical and archival information

The National Arts Program

Art Daily

The International Sculpture Center (ISC)

Art Public

Free Version of Art Opportunities Monthly

Creative Exchange Powered by a Springboard for the Arts

Americans for the Arts Tools and resources for artists who are working or are interested in working in the public art field.

Americans for the Arts For more general information on being a working artists, such as insurance and advocacy.

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JobOpportunitiesJob Opportunities

Art of Women Foundation in Las Vegas is looking for an Executive Director to take them to the next level. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience in an executive leadership role, has a strong network and has led organizational development in a startup environment. A passion for the evolutionary power of the arts, women and creativity is a must. High energy, stamina and strategic thinking are required.

Submit your resume/CV for consideration to aow.

Executive Director at Bravo! Vail

Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Trustees and working in partnership with the Artistic Director, the Executive Director will be a leader who can inspire Bravo! Vail stakeholders to achieve success in its artistic, financial, and audience engagement goals.

Click here for more information.

The Oklahoma Arts Council, an agency of state government, seeks a Director of Art in Public Places to manage the state’s 1.5% for Public Art Program.

Click here for more information.

The South Dakota Arts Council, a state agency within the Department of Tourism

The South Dakota Arts Council is advised by an 11-member governor’s appointed board of directors. The director of the organization is responsible for managing the staff and day-to-day activities of the agency, working with the board of directors, overseeing the agency’s grant programs, and generally serving as an advocate and point of contact for the arts in the state.

Deadline: November 13, 2015

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The Wyoming Arts Alliance seeks a part-time, Operations Manager to coordinate the affairs of the organization.

Deadline: November 1, 2015

Click here for more information.

The governing board of the National Performance Network, including the Visual Artists Network (NPN/VAN), seeks applications for the position of President and CEO. The successful applicant will assume the staff leadership of a nationwide organization with a strong record of leadership and success.

Deadline: December 1, 2015

Click here for more information.

Missoula Art Museum Director of Development

As a member of the Missoula Art Museum’s (MAM) Strategic Management Team, the Development Director is responsible for the conception, coordination, implementation, and management of a comprehensive development program that supports the Museum’s strategic directions.

Position open until filled.

Click here for more information.

AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS: Job Bank Americans for the Arts.

Musical America’s Worldwide Career Center

Find jobs in arts administration, performing and visual arts, and more. Post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified of new vacancies.

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SFAI WATER RIGHTS

The Sante Fe Arts Institute is pleased to announce its search for new artist residents for the 2016 season. Applicants are asked to focus on ways that we can address inherent inequalities relating to water rights and create new ways of thinking about its use/misuse.

Deadline: December 18, 2015

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BART) – 3 BART STATIONS

BART has issued RFQs for public art opportunities at the 19th Street, Powell Street and El Cerrito del Norte stations. Artists who work in 2D are encouraged to apply for the 19th Street and Powell Street Station projects. Artists who have experience working in architecturally scaled glass or ceramic tile murals are invited to apply for the del Norte station project.

Deadline: November 4, 2015

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TACOMA, WA – POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM

Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team for each of two opportunities for the new Aquarium at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) in Tacoma, WA. Artists are invited to create immersive installations in two separate but related locations that engage visitors and reflect the main interpretive theme: We share the ocean and the responsibility to protect it.

Deadline: November 23, 2015

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THE CITY OF CALGARY UTILITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (UEP) DEPARTMENT in conjunction with the Public Art Program is seeking submissions from artists for the WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. The WATERSHED+ Lab is a concept that immerses artists within the WATERSHED+ program, with the intent to support critical thinking, shared knowledge and to bring contemporary artists’ practices into the work of the UEP Department.

Deadline: November 23, 2015

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PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY, HILLSBORO, OREGON

The City of Hillsboro, Oregon, eighteen miles west of Portland, seeks a qualified artist/artist team to create an original outdoor work near the entrance to a new public works facility in a fast developing high tech industrial district.

Deadline: November 16, 2015

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The City of Carlsbad’s Library & Cultural Arts Department seeks an artist or artist team to develop site-integrated artwork in conjunction with the future park improvements for the Pine Avenue Community Park. The improvements include an 18,000 sf multi-purpose, multi-generational community center and a garden area consisting of an ornamental garden and community garden plots.

Deadline: November 23, 2015

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CITY OF ALEXANDRIA

The City of Alexandria, Virginia invites artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications (RFQ) to be considered for a position on an interdisciplinary project team charged with providing landscape architectural design services for a portion of Simpson Park. In collaboration with the project team, the artist will oversee the design, fabrication and installation of public art that aligns with the project team’s overall conceptual design and layout for the park renovation.

Deadline: November 8, 2015

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EMERGING ARTISTS 2016

The twenty fourth annual competition for gallery group exhibition and awards. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in March of 2016 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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ARTAROUND

The City of Roswell, Georgia invites artists to submit proposals of existing outdoor art works for consideration forArtAround, a Sculpture Tour, a temporary art installation to be installed at various outdoor sites in the City of Roswell, Georgia. Proposals selected through this call will be considered for exhibition during the 2016 calendar year.

Deadline: November 9, 2015

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CALL FOR SCULPTORS

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites sculptors to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s award winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls sculpture exhibit. The works selected for this public art exhibit will be on loan to the city of Lake Oswego for a period of two years and must be available for sale during that time.

Deadline: November 2, 2015

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COLORADO CREATIVE INDUSTRIES seeks to acquire public art through direct purchase of existing artwork – original artworks that have already been completed – for the University of Colorado Boulder’s (UCB) Ketchum Arts & Sciences building. The amount of funding available for the purchase of artwork is $77,280. UCB is looking to acquire more than one artwork, and each of the three main departments within the building – Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Political Science – will be selecting artworks relevant to their area of study. Artworks under, and up to, $25,000 will be considered.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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FORT LEWIS COLLEGE IN DURANGO

ualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific public artwork(s) for Berndt Hall at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.The new wing will update facilities for Geosciences, Physics, and Engineering departments. The project is slated to be completed in the fall of 2016.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO IN COLORADO SPRINGS

Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site-specific public artwork(s) for the new Ent Center for the Arts at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado. The new Ent Center for the Arts will house several university Visual and Performing Arts programs, several performance spaces and the Gallery of Contemporary Art. Construction of the new building is slated to be completed in late 2017 or early 2018.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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MONTANA ARTS COUNCIL | PERCENT FOR ART PROGRAM

Natural Resources Research Center at MT Tech in Butte, MT

Seeking direct purchase of COMPLETED ARTWORKS ONLY. Many mediums and styles will be considered.

Deadline: November 18, 2015

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MONTANA ARTS COUNCIL | PERCENT FOR ART PROGRAM

Missoula College at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT

Seeking RFQ {Request for Qualifications} and direct purchase of completed artworks. Many mediums and styles will be considered.

Deadline: November 20, 2015

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Canal Place Mural, Cumberland, MD

The Allegany Arts Council is seeking proposals for a mural on the wall along the bike trail behind the Cumberland Times News building at Canal Place in Cumberland, MD. The mural must have a heritage-related theme.

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Alpine, UT + Department Human Services Developmental Center

The Utah Public Art Program and the Developmental Center are requesting qualifications and letters of interest from artists or artist teams interested in creating site-specific art for this new center.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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Blue Goose Hollow Public Art Project,

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Public Art Chattanooga (PAC) is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, signature art work at Blue Goose Hollow, a trail head access point on the new Tennessee Riverpark Extension located at the West terminus of ML King Boulevard in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Deadline: November 20, 2015

Click here for more information.

Opportunities for public artists.

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Public Artists: from MAC October 30, 2015

Arts Education News from the Montana Arts Council 10-27-2015

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Arts Education eNews

From the Montana Arts Council

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Dear Kristin,

Yesterday was an excellent day for arts education in Montana. The Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Arts Education, convened by the Office of Public Instruction, met to review and make recommendation on the revised Montana Standards for Arts. It is the first step in the process of adoption with the Board of Public Education. The standards have not been revised since the current standards were written 15 years ago. Thanks to Montana Public Radio for their coverage of the meeting and the process yesterday.

Below you will find links to opportunities, resources, advocacy, research and articles of interest to arts educators and advocates. Click on anything underlined and it will take you to the link.

Don’t forget you can also follow the Big Sky Arts Education blog here and get daily news and information about arts learning from my Twitter feed @BigSkyArtsEd

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POLThere is still time! Get involved in Poetry Out Loud!

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All Montana high schools are invited to participate in the 10th anniversary of Poetry Out Loud. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation competition created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, and sponsored by the Montana Arts Council. Poetry Out Loud encourages high school students to memorize and perform great poems.

Poetry Out Loud helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage. All teachers participating in Poetry Out Loud receive classroom materials and resources.

The program includes classroom, school, regional and state-level competition, with the state finals in Helena in March. The winner of the State Finals competes at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington DC May 2-4, 2016. In addition to the travel costs for the winner and one adult chaperone, the State Champion also receives $200 cash plus $500 for their school for the purchase of poetry books. The State Champion’s teacher will also receive $1000 towards their travel cost to attend the national competition. The National Champion receives a $20,000 college scholarship as well as $500 for their school to purchase poetry books.

Last year’s state champion was Taylor Rogers from Willard Alternative High School in Missoula. 76 schools across Montana participated in Poetry Out Loud. Could the next State Champion be sitting in your classroom?

To get your students enrolled in Poetry Out Loud, contact our State Coordinator, Jonna Schwartz, jschwartz or the MAC arts education office at (406) 444-6522. Deadline is December 1, 2015

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FundingOpportunities

Opportunities

Montana Historical Society offers two great resources to teach Montana History and the arts!

Veteran’s Day Reader’s Theatre Curriculum

This three-to-five period unit asks students to work in groups to read and interpret letters written by soldiers at war, from the Civil War to the Operation Iraqi Freedom. After engaging in close reading and conducting research to interpret the letters, they will perform the letters as reader’s theater.

Montana’s Charlie Russell Curriculum Packet

Can’t take a field trip to the Historical Society in Helena? Check out these fantastic online resources to help your students learn about Montana’s Cowboy Artist. The materials are all accessible online, and include lesson plans and information about using Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) with your students.

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InterestingOf Interest for Arts Educators

How to Spark Curiosity in Children through Embracing Uncertainty

This is something the arts do inherently!

NEA Arts Education Webinar: Chula Vista Elementary School District

In June 2015, Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD), California’s largest K-6 district serving nearly 30,000 children, announced its decision to reinstate in-school visual and performing arts (VAPA) education at every school. With a $15 million commitment divided over three years, the district has designed a framework that uses sequential arts instruction for every student to free classroom teachers for collaboration and planning time. Learn how they did it by viewing this archived webinar hosted by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Immersive Theatre for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Performing arts organizations around the country are beginning to think through how to include children with autism in the audiences of their offerings. This Lincoln Center production is one particularly ground-breaking example.

Tarn Ream is a student, teacher of West African dance

Montana has many outstanding teaching artists working in K-12 public schools around the state. The Missoulian profiled one of them this week, dancer and MAC Artist Innovation Award winner Tarn Ream.

Holter Museum’s Afterschool Teen Arts Council

Teens from the Holter’s after school program teamed up with the United Way to create a mural for their building. "It’s the way we see the world, and the way we want to give back to the world," says one of the teen artists.

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ResearchResearch and Advocacy

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Thanks to Montana Teacher Leader in the Arts Jennifer Ogden from Corvallis for sending us this great advocacy piece she found. My favorite quote: "Schools, my friends, should not be bootcamps for learning how to make a living. They should be places for learning how to make a life"-Elliot Eisner

More schools are working to integrate the arts into classroom learning

The new strategy comes as interest in arts integration is growing nationally, driven in part by increasing research that points to academic, social and personal benefits for students, says Sandra Ruppert, director of the Arts Education Partnership, a network of more than 100 arts, education and cultural organizations.

Items included in our eNews are not endorsements and readers are encouraged to decide for themselves whether the information is useful to them.
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Arts Education News from the Montana Arts Council 10-27-2015

Arts Organizations: from MAC 10-28-2015

Arts Organizations eNews

From the Montana Arts Council

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Dear Kristin,

Below you will find links to opportunities, resources, research and articles of interest to arts organizations and advocates. Click on anything underlined and it will take you to the link.

Celebrate Montana Art

Montana Artreprenuer Program

2015 Artist’s Show and Sale

Friday, November 13, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 14, noon – 6:00 pm.

Red Lion Colonial Inn, Helena, MT

We invite you to participate in the 2016 issue of Montana’s Cultural Treasures!

We invite you participate in the 2016 issue of Montana’s Cultural Treasures!

You’ll notice we are starting a little earlier this year. The publication will still publish in March, but our new deadline is Friday, December 4.

Below are five ways to make advertising fast and easy.

  • Fill out the online order form. Please note that this option is for listings only. Payment is required upon order placement.
  • Call Jacque at 406-214-7415.
  • Print out the order form and mail it in.
  • Wait to receive a mailing that includes a copy of the publication and a printed media kit, and mail in that order form. Your mailing should arrive by the end of October.
  • Make an appointment to meet with Jacque in person. She will be visiting the major Montana cities October 27-November 13.

Remember to add or renew your listing on the Festival/Event, Performing Arts, or Literary Treasures pages!

Funding Opportunities

Support for National Infrastructure Initiatives in the Performing Arts

The Fund for National Projects, an initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, supports projects that strengthen the national infrastructure of the professional nonprofit dance, jazz, presenting, or theatre fields. In addition, the Fund works to improve conditions for the national community of performing artists in the targeted fields. Grants of $60,000 to $200,000 are provided for projects that engage a broad national constituency, occur once (or periodically) rather than annually, and have the potential to significantly impact a field. Projects by single performing arts entities are not supported.

Deadline for letters of inquiry: February 26, 2016

Innovative Contemporary Art Exhibitions Funded

The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation’s Exhibition Award supports innovative art exhibitions throughout the United States that challenge convention through the exploration of critical ideas in contemporary art. The Exhibition Award includes the following five components: Core Exhibition and Publication, Touring Incentive, Support for Living Artists, Video Documentation, and Curatorial Development. The focus is on strong, thematic exhibitions that put the works of contemporary art or architecture in a new or unconventional aesthetic, historical, cultural, or social framework. Grants are provided for exhibitions at the beginning stage of their development in order to offer the curator the support needed to fully explore a concept and realize an exhibition.

Deadline: January 14, 2016

IMLS Funding Opportunities Available

Notices of Funding Opportunity for all five Institute of Museum and Library Services 2016 grant programs for museums are now posted on the IMLS website.

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2015

Learning Opportunities

From Montana Nonprofit Association

This November, the MNA team will be crisscrossing the state with Beth Bowsky of the Council of Nonprofits for a special workshop series on the changes in OMB Guidance that now allow nonprofits to recover their indirect costs when receiving federal funding.

Changes in Government Contracts and Grants: Negotiating Indirect Costs

Learn how to use the new regulations to recover your indirect costs.

Workshop Description:

Does your nonprofit receive federal funding or do you have state and local grants and contracts that include federal funds? (You might not be aware if you do.) The Office of Management and Budget published new regulations in the OMB Uniform Guidance that went into effect last December and include changes that apply to your nonprofit. Among the changes, governments are now required to reimburse nonprofits for reasonable indirect costs when federal dollars are part of the funding stream used to purchase services from nonprofits. Get a hands-on review of key elements in the Uniform Guidance and learn how your organization can start benefiting from the new rules. This two-hour workshop is intended for nonprofit directors, finance officers, or any staff working with budgets and grants compliance. Bring your questions and specific situations as plenty of time will be reserved for Q&A.

Workshop Highlights:

Key Changes and How they Apply to Your Organization

Indirect, Overhead and Administrative Costs – Definitions and Difference

How do Determine What it Really Costs to Provide a Service

How to Calculate Your Nonprofit’s Indirect Costs

Dates:

Kalispell, Monday, Nov. 2, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Missoula, Monday, Nov. 2, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Great Falls, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Helena, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Butte, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Bozeman, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Billings, Thursday, Nov. 5, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Miles City, Thursday, Nov. 5, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Contact Julia Gustafson, Organizational Development Director, at jgustafson@mtnonprofit.org.

Streamline Your Writing and Increase Its Power

Many grant proposals and letters of intent are rejected before they’re fully read. The reason why? Clutter. Efforts to sound urgent and important often leave the reader lost in meaningless jargon and inflated prose that hide the real power of an idea.

In this webinar, Richard Brown will show you how to streamline your writing by getting rid of unnecessary words, sentences, and paragraphs. The webinar will also include advice on how to organize your thinking before your first keystroke. Tips for writing with pace, with elegance, and for impact will be shared, as will tips for avoiding common mistakes such as passive construction and inconsistent tenses. This webinar will benefit anyone whose responsibilities include writing letters of intent, proposals, or grant reports. Writers of newsletters or website content will also benefit.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

From Montana History Foundation

A FREE WORKSHOP FOR SMALL MUSEUMS & PRESERVATION OFFICES

Have you always wanted to apply for grants but didn’t know where to start? Have you written grants that didn’t get funded? Do you simply want to brush up your proposal-writing skills or learn how to present a better grant budget? This workshop offers specific step-by-step tools and practical tips and tricks for developing winning proposals.

New Arts-Based Community Toolkits

Check out Creative Exchange, a new national platform for storytelling and resource-sharing about art, creativity and community. Their innovative toolkit page has useful resources that can be used by individual artists, community organizations, or city staff. The toolkits, which include Community Supported Art and A Toolkit for Unlocking the Community Potential of Vacant Storefronts, among others, can help you build programs that can engage your community through the arts.

Job Opportunities

The South Dakota Arts Council, a state agency within the Department of Tourism, is accepting applications for the position of director.

Deadline: November 13

Curator of Contemporary Art

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Scottsdale, AZ

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is seeking a dynamic individual to fulfill the role of Curator of Contemporary Art. This unique opportunity is designed for a candidate who has a proven track record of dynamic, curatorial experience geared towards contemporary art and architecture design.

Deadline: Open until filled

Box Office Representative (Seasonal)

Ballet Arizona; Phoenix, AZ

Ballet Arizona is seeking a part-time employee to help in the selling of individual and group tickets for the upcoming holiday season. Applicants must have working knowledge the company and be willing to interact with both staff and customers.

Deadline: Open until filled

Director of Education

Ben’s Bells; Tucson, AZ

Ben’s Bells, a Tucson-based non-profit organization, is seeking a new Director of Education to aid in the creation of new and exciting opportunities for the community-driven organization.

Deadline: Open until filled

AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS: Job Bank Americans for the Arts.

Musical America’s Worldwide Career Center

Find jobs in arts administration, performing and visual arts, and more. Post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified of new vacancies.

Interesting Reading

How video games are saving the symphony Orchestra

Symphonies are finding that orchestral video game concerts are an effective way at reaching new and younger audiences.

Colleen Schneider offers up a helpful and thorough guide to her data-driven process of engaging new and diverse audiences.

Museum directors release plan to help provide safe havens for endangered antiquities.

Items included in our eNews are not endorsements and readers are encouraged to decide for themselves whether the information is useful to them.
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Artist eNews from MAC October 28, 2015

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You may scroll down through the E-News or simply click on the links to your favorite feature in the list below. Thanks for reading!

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ConferencesGeneral Interest

The American Craft Council’s popular Hip Pop program is a great way for
early-career artists (of any age!) to break into the established craft show market.

Professional Grant Writing Development Two Day Workshop in Salt Lake City, Utah

This grant writing workshop offers you key, proven strategies to develop winning proposals.
Here is what you will learn to make your next proposal competitive and successful:

  • How to identify government, foundation, and corporate funding sources
  • How to generate powerful proposal ideas
  • How to set up a preproposal planning process
  • How to meet proposal content and budget guidelines
  • How to avoid critical proposalwriting mistakes
  • How to ensure quality of proposal before submission

November 5-6, 2015

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Montana’s Cultural Treasures invites you to participate in the 2016 issue!

Connect with tourists inserted in the arts and sign up today.

Click here for more information.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

On October 23, Governor Steve Bullock appointed Michael Earl Craig as Montana’s next Poet Laureate. The Montana Poet Laureate is a two-year honorary position created by the state legislature in 2005 and administered by the Montana Arts Council. Craig takes over from outgoing Poet Laureate Tami Haaland. He will serve through August 1, 2017.

Click here for the announcement.

Metalsmith David Bacharach and jeweler Valerie Hector are compiling a book, "Craftspeople In Their Own Words." This book will be all about you-the community of artists working in craft disciplines who make their living working in their studios and selling their work at craft shows. Bacharach and Hector are generously giving any money generated from book sales back to the community as a donation to CERF+.

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Missoula Parks & Recreation and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Missoula, October 15-16, 2015. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you’ll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARTS & HUMANITIES NEXT MONTH
Fall is here and that means it’s time to get ready for National Arts & Humanities Month this October!

CREATIVE CAPITAL

Supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. For more information, click here.

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FoodForThoughtFood for Thought

Promoting a Body of Work

Artist Paul Roustan has developed an incredible body painting portfolio, and published a book this year about his work. I recently spoke with him about promotion and working smart to build a creative business.

Creating Outside the Box

Expressing art in innovative ways drives my creative process. I am curious and love to play with new ideas to see what suits me. When discovering a new process, my nature is one of curiosity and experimentation.

Can Television Teach Tolerance?

In accepting his Emmy for lead actor in a comedy series on Sunday night, Jeffrey Tambor dedicated the award to the transgender community. Tambor, who stars in the critically acclaimed Transparent, concluded with the words "Thank you for letting us be a part of the change."

How Videogames Are Saving the Symphony Orchestra

Francesca Buchalski leaned heavily on plastic foam, floral wire and other craft-store staples to assemble evening wear for her first orchestra concert last month at Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

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WebinarsWebinars and Workshops

Career Coaching for Artists

Creative Capital is thrilled to announce their individual coaching program for artists! Artists of all disciplines and career stages now have the opportunity to get personal attention from Creative Capital Professional Development Program Leaders.

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Art Business Management with Byron Au Yong

Make your art business practices sustainable. You’ll learn the best practices in managing relationships, hiring employees, contracts, time management, space organization, marketing, and business etiquette in this webinar.

October 29, 7:00-8:30 PM ET | Sign up

The 406 Writers’ Workshop

Fall 2015 schedule of six-week workshops including Advanced Memoir, Beginning Memoir and Promptly: Generative Writing From Evocative Prompts.

Grant Station: Live Webinars

CREATIVE CAPITAL WEBINARS are $25 each. All webinars are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions. Interested but can’t attend? All registered participants will receive access to a recording of that webinar. Webinars available here.

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ResourcesResources

TECHNICAL INFORMATION ON PAINTS:

  • Golden Paints and their newsletter published by Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

ART CALLS:

  • Arizona Arts Commission for Digital Media Arts, Literary Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and General Opportunities

LITERARY MAGAZINES AND RESOURCES:

THE NATIONAL ARTS PROGRAM at

ART DAILY at www.artdaily.org.

BORED PANDA at www.panda.com is full of the most unusual artistic ideas.

Art Opportunities Monthly

Montana Nonprofit Association

Poets & Writers

Will Kemp Art School

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JobOpportunitiesJob Opportunities

Art of Women Foundation is looking for an Executive Director to take us to the next level. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience in an executive leadership role, has a strong network and has led organizational development in a startup environment. A passion for the evolutionary power of the arts, women and creativity is a must. High energy, stamina and strategic thinking are required.

Submit your resume/CV for consideration to aow

The Wyoming Arts Alliance seeks a part-time, Operations Manager to coordinate the affairs of the organization.

Deadline: November 1, 2015.

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Job position open for President and CEO of the National Performance Network, including the Visual Arts Network (NPN/VAN)

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The Oklahoma Arts Council, an agency of state government, seeks a Director of Art in Public Places to manage the state’s 1.5% for Public Art Program.

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The South Dakota Arts Council is advised by an 11-member governor’s appointed board of directors. The director of the organization is responsible for managing the staff and day-to-day activities of the agency, working with the board of directors, overseeing the agency’s grant programs, and generally serving as an advocate and point of contact for the arts in the state.

Deadline: November 13, 2015

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Missoula Art Museum Director of Development

As a member of the Missoula Art Museum’s (MAM) Strategic Management Team, the Development Director is responsible for the conception, coordination, implementation, and management of a comprehensive development program that supports the Museum’s strategic directions.

Position open until filled.

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AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS: Job Bank Americans for the Arts.

Musical America’s Worldwide Career Center

Find jobs in arts administration, performing and visual arts, and more. Post an anonymous resume, or create an alert to be notified of new vacancies.

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SFAI WATER RIGHTS

The Sante Fe Arts Institute is pleased to announce its search for new artist residents for the 2016 season. Applicants are asked to focus on ways that we can address inherent inequalities relating to water rights and create new ways of thinking about its use/misuse.

Deadline: December 18, 2015

SPRING 2016 FIGURATIVE PAINTING ARTIST RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION

Dacia Gallery invites artists to participate in an exciting figure painting Artist Residency program in New York City. Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive two-week program.

Residency Dates: February 28 – March 12, 2016

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FOCAL POINT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

Focal Point is Maryland Federation of Art’s 6th annual open juried Fine Art and Creative Photography exhibition. Original 2D and 3D artwork created in any form of photography other than video is eligible for entry. Juror is Richard Olsenius, former photo editor at National Geographic Magazine.

Deadline: November 19, 2015

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INCITE MIXED MEDIA COMPETITION

Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light mixed-media team. We have dedicated the fourth edition of Incite, The Best of Mixed Media to the restorative power of making art!

Deadline: November 2, 2015

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LET THE DOODLING BEGIN

Students can create a doodle that tells the world "What makes me…me." Kids have all kinds of things that make them unique, so they can use all kinds of materials to create their doodles, from crayons, to clay, to graphic design, even food and video games.

Deadline: December 7, 2015

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The City of Calgary Utilities and Environmental Protection (UEP) Department in conjunction with the Public Art Program is seeking submissions from artists for the WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. The WATERSHED+ Lab is a concept that immerses artists within the WATERSHED+ program, with the intent to support critical thinking, shared knowledge and to bring contemporary artists’ practices into the work of the UEP Department.

Deadline: November 23, 2015

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19TH ANNUAL ART AUCTION

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art invites artists to submit their art work for consideration in our 19th annual Art Auction to be held on the evening of Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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The Arts Council of Lake Oswego Announces the 2016-2018 Gallery Without Walls

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites sculptors to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s award winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls sculpture exhibit. The works selected for this public art exhibit will be on loan to the city of Lake Oswego for a period of two years and must be available for sale during that time.

Deadline: November 2, 2015

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MONTANA ARTS COUNCIL | PERCENT FOR ART PROGRAM

Natural Resources Research Center at MT Tech in Butte, MT

Seeking direct purchase of COMPLETED ARTWORKS ONLY. Many mediums and styles will be considered.

Deadline: November 18, 2015

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MONTANA ARTS COUNCIL | PERCENT FOR ART PROGRAM

Missoula College at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT

Seeking RFQ {Request for Qualifications} and direct purchase of completed artworks. Many mediums and styles will be considered.

Deadline: November 20, 2015

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Art Projects Addressing Contemporary Issues Funded

The Puffin Foundation seeks to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to art organizations and artists throughout the country who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their genre or social philosophy.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

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JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Jaipur International film festival promotes new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos.

Deadline: November 10, 2015

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International Cup 2016, at the Clay Studio of Missoula, is an exhibition showcasing ceramic work that explores the infinite possibilities of the idea of a cup. The exhibit will take place in the Clay Studio of Missoula Gallery February 5-26, 2016.

Deadline: November 12, 2015

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EMERGING ARTISTS 2016

The twenty fourth annual competition for gallery group exhibition and awards. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists.

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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BLUE MARBLE: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

Blue Marble refers to the spectacular color image of planet Earth taken with NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer. The theme for this exhibition welcomes artists who delve into subjects, themes, and motifs that have to do with our planet.

Deadline: March 19, 2016

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ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

An international jury will select 120 finalist artists in painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art and land art.

Deadline: November 18, 2015

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CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS EXHIBIT 2016 at the Emerson

The exhibit will be comprised of selected works from submissions received, and the chosen artists will be celebrated during an opening reception held during the December 11 Art Walk. The exhibit will run from December 5, 2015 – January 31, 2016.

Deadline: November 2, 2015

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Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed spring 2016 in Sarasota, FL USA.

Deadline: January 4, 2016

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2015 PROIFY INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

The Proify International Photography Awards is an annual competition dedicated to emerging photographers all over the world. With over $5,000 cash, prizes and awards this non-professional devoted contest provides a unique opportunity to earn credibility, funding and global exposure. Entrants may submit their best images to a variety of 8 different categories – Landscape, street, portrait, after dark, wedding, panoramic, retro, HDR. There are no limits to submissions. Anybody who earns less than 20,000 USD per year as a photographer is welcome to enter the contest. Minors may also enter, with permission from a parent or guardian.

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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ART DEADLINES LIST

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Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program

Chamber Music America, the national network of ensemble music professionals, offers support to U.S.-based classical/contemporary ensembles, presenters and festivals for commissioning American composers to create new chamber works.

Deadline: November 6, 2015

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USArtists International supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces worldwide.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

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DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Fund for National Projects, an initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, supports projects that strengthen the national infrastructure of the professional nonprofit dance, jazz, presenting, or theatre fields. In addition, the Fund works to improve conditions for the national community of performing artists in the targeted fields.

Deadline: February 26, 2016

Click here for more information.

International Workshop & Conference

For Choreographers, Movement Directors & Directors of Physical Theatre

The training is designed as a multidisciplinary intensive lab with participation and practice together with performers from different techniques and countries.

December 13-21, 2015

Click here for more information.

10 Tips for Performance Artists Working With Museums

ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

An international jury will select 120 finalist artists in painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art and land art.

Deadline: November 18, 2015

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WriterCallsCalls for Writers

VERY SHORT FICTION AWARD 1st place cash award and publication in Issue 98.

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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SUSANNA SONNENBERG’S FALL 2015 courses begin the week of October 26. To register, or if you have questions, please email 406workshop.

Advanced Memoir (starts 10/27) on Tuesday afternoons at 12:45;

Beginning Memoir (starts 10/27) Tuesday evenings at 6:30;

Writing Prompts (starts 10/28) Wednesdays at 6:30.

THE BEST BOOKS FOR WRITERS

Each week Poets & Writers recommends a book–a newly published title or an invaluable classic–that will help you on your writing journey. This week’s pick… Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World (Knopf, 2015) by Jane Hirshfield

THE BLACK RIVER CHAPBOOK COMPETITION

Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run this competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Recent winners include Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, Caleb Curtiss, and Sam Sax. Entry fee.

Deadline: October 31, 2015

Click here for more information.

WHY YOU MUST MARKET YOUR OWN BOOK

Today’s authors, whether self-published or published through a traditional house, must do the bulk of their own marketing and promotion if they want their book to sell. While self-published authors know this all too well, many traditionally published authors are surprised to find that their publishers aren’t going to take care of everything when it comes to marketing their books.

PUBLISHING IS HALF THE JOB: PROMOTE YOUR BOOK!

You may think the most important parts of self-publishing your book are the writing and the actual process of creating a book. But you would only be half right-the part of self-publishing that is vital to the success of your book is still ahead: self-promotion.

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Yellowstone Art Museum Exhibits Special Loan by Kevin Red Star

Yellowstone Art Museum Exhibits Special Loan by Kevin Red Star

Area art enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that an anonymous lender has made a Kevin Red Star portrait available for view in the Yellowstone Art Museum’s Boundless Visions exhibition. Dancers (the Red Star Brothers) is a larger-than-life depiction of the Red Stars in full Crow regalia against a vibrant background.

Kevin Red Star was born on the Crow Indian Reservation in Lodge Grass, Montana. He was raised in a family that values art and culture, where he developed an early love of drawing and music. This exposure and encouragement sustained him during his years in grade school during the time when Crow students were denied association with their language and cultural heritage.

“Indian culture has in the past been ignored to a great extent. It is for me, as well as for many other Indian artists, a rich source of creative expression. An intertwining of my Indian culture with contemporary art expression has given me a greater insight concerning my art. I hope to accomplish something for the American Indian and at the same time achieve personal satisfaction in a creative statement through my art.”
— Kevin Red Star

Later, Red Star was one of 150 students chosen to attend the newly established Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he was encouraged to explore his history and culture. Upon graduation, he and several other Native students received scholarships to the San Francisco Art Institute. It was there that he was exposed to the avant-garde and political and social concerns of Post-modernism. He has since developed a vision uniquely his own—one that merges the past with contemporary concerns. He is regarded as a major artistic voice in the state and the region, as testified to by his many loyal fans and collectors who gathered at the YAM this past May to hear him speak and sign a new book devoted to his work, Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist, 2014, by Daniel Gibson.

Kevin Red Star’s art work is included in important museum collections, including the Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian, CM Russell Museum, Denver Art Museum, Eiteljorg Museum, Whitney Museum of Western Art, and the Yellowstone Art Museum, among others.

The YAM’s Senior Curator, Bob Durden stated that “It’s a pleasure to make this grand painting by one of Montana’s finest painters available to the public. We are grateful to the continued support that comes our way from some of the nation’s finest collectors who make special opportunities possible for our patrons.”

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Kevin Red Star, Dancers (the Red Star Brothers), 1995 oil on canvas, 84 x 72 inches, courtesy of an anonymous lender.

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Announcing Montana’s New Poet Laureate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: October 23, 2015

Title: Michael Earl Craig of Livingston Appointed Montana Poet Laureate for 2015-2017

Sponsoring Organization: Montana Arts Council

Contact Name: KarenDe Herman

Contact Telephone: (406) 444-4700; Email: kherman2

On October 23, Governor Steve Bullock appointed Michael Earl Craig as Montana’s next Poet Laureate. The Montana Poet Laureate is a two-year honorary position created by the state legislature in 2005 and administered by the Montana Arts Council. Craig takes over from outgoing Poet Laureate Tami Haaland. He will serve through August 1, 2017.

On announcing Craig’s appointment, Governor Bullock said, “I’m honored to appoint Michael Earl Craig to serve as Montana’s next Poet Laureate. Through his writing he captured the attention or readers for years. And through his mentorship of students pursuing creative writing, he has inspired the next generation of poets and novelists.”

Michael Earl Craig is the author of four books of poetry: Can you Relax in My House (2002), Yes, Master (2006), Thin Kimono (2010) and Talkativeness (2014). A farrier who composes his poetry on a manual typewriter and mentors creative writing students at Livingston’s Park High School, Craig has been invited to read in cities all over the country, has seen his poetry translated into Dutch and Chinese, and has received national accolades. Amanda Fortini, a writer for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone writes of Craig, “Michael Earl Craig may be my favorite poet writing today…the deadpan humor of his poems (and his in-person readings) is what makes his work so unique – accessible but ultimately mysterious – and so beloved of readers all across the country.”

The Montana Poet Laureate recognizes and honors a citizen poet of exceptional talent and accomplishment. The Poet Laureate also encourages appreciation of poetry and literary life in Montana. In 2005, Sandra Alcosser became our first Montana Poet Laureate and served for two years. Other previous Poet Laureates are Greg Pape, Henry Real Bird, Sheryl Noethe and Tami Haaland.

For more information about the Poet Laureate program and Michael Earl Craig, please contact the Montana Arts Council at 406-444-6430 or email mac.

To contact Michael Earl Craig: phone 406-220-0415; email: earlcraig123

For a photo, email KarenDe Herman at kherman2.

www.art.mt.gov/grants/poet_laureate_craig_bio_for_web.pdf

Sample poems below:

IN THE ROAD

I had a dream last night, I dreamt

I was trying to shoe a horse in the road. I’d

get under him and swing my hammer and

he’d move his foot, just a little. Hitting the

nails was like trying to strike flies

from the air. My hammer flashed in the sun,

striking the shoe to the left or the right of the nail.

One miss-hit busted my thumb open.

Blood trickled like a wet glove over my hand.

I cursed as he hopped around on three legs,

a totally blank expression on his face.

Occasionally a car came down the road, slowly,

carving a wide arc around us, the passengers

with their windows rolled up, looking silently

out at me, sometimes shaking their heads.

I’d swing and miss. Then swing and hit my thumb.

Finally I swung, he shifted his foot, and my hammer

hit my kneecap with some amazing velocity.

I crumpled to the ground like a worn-out flag.

This horse just stood there, expressionless.

Another car passed by, very close to me.

A child in the backseat cracked her window a bit.

She held out a banana and pretended to shoot me

in the head. She silently mouthed the word pop

twice—pop, pop—and I felt myself twitch sharply

in my bed. I knew I could wake up if I wanted to,

but it just wasn’t my style.

From Thin Kimono

THE HELMET

I spun the helmet on the ground and waited for it to stop. When it didn’t stop, and probably two days had passed, I stood up and began snapping my fingers, just the one hand, my right hand, and I was kind of squatting a little, just bending my knees a bit, and tapping my right foot, and smiling I guess, like I was listening to something, something catchy. And after two more days of this, this finger-snapping, and after seeing that the helmet would continue to spin in the driveway, at this point I began to dance backward toward town, down the long dirt road toward the pavement that would take me to the highway that would eventually take me to town, always dancing and snapping, always moving backward, mile after mile, smiling, really getting down, never looking over my shoulder, falling and getting up, falling and getting up, traveling backward toward town, snapping, smiling, really covering some ground.

From Talkativeness

CURRICULUM VITAE

There’s a very distinguished-looking older man sitting near me

at the diner. His hair is silver, neatly combed.

His gray suit looks immaculate, a crisp handkerchief
in his chest pocket. A grandfatherly kindness emanates

from his as he eats his eggs. He is from a bygone era,

I’m thinking, as he gets up and turns toward me,

and now I see a large grease stain on his shirt,

which is partially untucked, and his belt appears

to be unbuckled. He staggers a bit as he stands –

bumping his chair back with his legs

[some Billie Holiday, coming from the Kitchen]

–and glances at me for a second, a few seconds.

A restrained burp slips from his mouth.

He picks up the most gorgeous briefcase I have ever seen

and wields it respectfully, like a sword he has known all his life.

From Talkativeness

KarenDe Herman, Administrative Specialist, Montana Arts Council

PO Box 202201, Helena, MT 59620-2201 | 406-444-4700

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Job Opportunities and Placements – Oct. 23, 2015

Welcome to the Arts Consulting Group (ACG) weekly digest of the latest job opportunities and successful executive placements in the arts and culture industry. ACG has an unwavering commitment to growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, enhancing communities, and assisting clients to achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability.
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