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The Woodlands, Texas is an award-winning, master-planned community of more than 100,000 residents with a strong history of public art. The Woodlands Arts Council invites national and international artists to apply for the next installation of The Woodlands Art Bench outdoor permanent collection. So far, 14 Art Benches have been commissioned and installed along The Woodlands Waterway through a partnership with The Woodlands Township and the generous funding of underwriters in the community. Walk from The Woodlands Mall to Town Green Park and enjoy the beauty and practicality of these one-of-a-kind Art Benches designed by local, national and international artists. Three finalists will be chosen for each bench in a preliminary selection process and will receive a $300 stipend. One artist from these finalists will be chosen to construct a bench, receiving a stipend of $8,000. Artists are encouraged to work conceptually with the chosen site and underwriter’s vision. The Woodlands is an aesthetically unique district, with its natural landscapes and waterway backdrop. We challenge the artists to conceptualize work that can highlight their own vision in conjunction with both the underwriter and these unique chosen sites.
Long’s Park Art Festival
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: Pennsylvania
CELEBRATING 40 YEARS! Next Labor Day weekend (August 31, September 1 & 2, 2018), over 11,000 art lovers will make their way to beautiful Long's Park to shop for fine art and high-quality crafts. Set in an historic tree-lined park where booths follow walkways surrounding a tranquil freshwater lake, this top-rated show draws sophisticated, high-income buyers from Philadelphia, Baltimore, Central Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC, New York, and beyond thanks to the quality of its exhibitors and extensive marketing throughout the region. The Long's Park Art Festival treats its guests to an outdoor gallery of the best work being created, and its exhibitors to unequaled hospitality. We are proud and honored to have been voted Best of Lancaster County for 2017, one of the Top 50 Art Fairs for 2017 nationally and one of the Top 5 East Coast Art Fairs for 2017 by Art Fair Calendar. The show is presented by the Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to Enriching Lancaster through Art & Music. All proceeds benefit the Foundation’s Summer Music Series, three Saturday and thirteen Sunday evenings of free performances by award-winning artists.
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Summer/Fall 2018 Residencies
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: Wyoming
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. Located on 30,000 acres of scenic splendor at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest outside of Saratoga, Wyoming, the camp is situated right next to Brush Creek, in between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges. Writers, visual artists, performance artists, musicians and composers are encouraged to apply for our three week artist residency programs, complete with lodging, meals, working facilities and incredible natural beauty. Residents are at liberty to structure their own time and activity while on a creative retreat. Whether solitude or social engagement is inspiring, the opportunities for creative enrichment are endless at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers residencies for artists on a historic working ranch in Wyoming. Imbued with the spirit of the American West, the ranch sits at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges just outside the town of Saratoga. From countless miles of trails to hike, bike, snowshoe or cross-country ski, our unique destination offers endless ways to enjoy this spectacular country. A diversity of wildlife call the ranch home, including antelope, deer, elk, moose, fox, badger, and marmots. Over the years, Brush Creek Ranch has served as a home to numerous families, cattle and horse herds, offering a one-of-a-kind gathering place for guests from around the world. The story of Brush Creek Ranch dates back to 1884 when the Sterrett brothers settled the land and built the original homestead with logs cut, skid and hauled from the adjoining National Forest. In 2008, the ranch was purchased by Bruce White, Chairman and CEO of White Lodging, one of the most respected names in the hotel industry. Brush Creek Ranch is the culmination of the White family’s extensive hospitality experience, continuous dedication to philanthropy and unabashed passion for the sustainability of authentic Western heritage. Their vision unfolds as a refined getaway that strikes a perfect balance between active outdoor recreation, shared experiences, economic sustainability and preservation of the western way of life. Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts came into being in 2011 to create incomparable residencies for artists in a variety of genres. The artist camp features eight working studios in historic, restored ranch buildings and eight individual residences with private bath, closet, and separate workspace. Kitchen, library, family room and laundry facility are shared. All meals are provided, which includes a self-prepared breakfast, lunches and family-style dinners. The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2018. To apply, visit: www.brushcreekarts.org/apply A non-refundable application fee of $40 applies.
RAA: Solo Show Competition
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: National
Calling all artists from the Tri-State Area: In an effort to continue our mission of engaging artists and providing them accessible exhibit space to highlight their work, RAA is pleased to announce the opening of our very first Solo Show Competition. The Solo Show Competition is open to RAA member AND non-member artists. It is open to any subject matter and all artistic mediums are welcome. Both 2D and 3D artists are encouraged to submit their best work for consideration. Winning artists will be able to exhibit their very own solo show at RAA’s sTudio 6 Gallery for 3 weekends at no cost. Our gallery is uniquely located at Fort Tilden, which is part of Gateway National Recreation Area at Rockaway Point, New York right along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The winning artist will have their solo show on MAY 12 – 27 (3 weekends) The competition will be judged by Edward Coppola. About the Judge: Edward Coppola is a photographer, sculptor, painter and collagist from Staten Island, New York. He received his MFA from Brooklyn College in 1998. Coppola is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Chief College Laboratory Technician in photography at Brooklyn College. To learn more about the judging artist please visit www.edwardcoppola.com. DEADLINE: THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2 PM ENTRY FEE: $50 (Entry fee is non-refundable) SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: - Proposal – Presentation of your vision for your solo show (maximum of 1000 words) - Artist statement (maximum of 200 words) - Digital Images – Include a CD or flash drive containing a maximum of 10 digital images that reflect your body of work and support your solo show idea. o Images should be in jpg or png format (at least 150 dpi) o Files should be labeled as LastName00.jpg (example: smith05.jpg) o Artists may also email images to exhibitions@raanyc.org. VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO SUBMIT. AWARDS: Winning artist will be awarded the following: - Usage of RAA’s sTudio 6 Gallery (100 feet wall space) for 3 weekends (May 12 – 13, 19 – 20, 26 – 27) to exhibit their very own solo show at no cost - Exposure in our social media streams, e-newsletter and website GALLERY: Our gallery is uniquely located at Fort Tilden, which is part of Gateway National Recreation Area at Rockaway Point, New York right along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. ADDITIONAL INFO: To avoid delays in schedule, RAA requests that selected artist confirm whether they accept or decline the award within 5 days of notification. Winning artist must sign indemnification and liability agreement. RAA will assist with installation and any other arrangements, if needed. Winning artist is encouraged to host an opening reception. All costs paid for by artist. RAA will promote your event on RAA social media streams and e-newsletter. Any additional publicity is to be paid for by artist. Artist permits RAA to use images of their artwork for press purposes. A 20% donation is due to RAA on all sales Gallery Sitting – As we are a non-for-profit arts organization, we rely on members, artists and volunteers to keep our buildings open. We kindly request winning artist to be present during gallery hours for the duration of their solo show. During gallery sitting days, artist may conduct a mini-reception, artist demonstration, workshop, or just simply create projects in the gallery. Gallery Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 12 pm – 4 pm -- ABOUT RAA: Since 1995, Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) has encouraged and engaged individuals, particularly youth and seniors, in the arts and cultural activities on the Rockaway peninsula. Based in Fort Tilden, RAA is renowned for comprehensive arts and cultural programming. RAA has served as Rockaway’s premier art venue for two decades, with exhibitions in the galleries ranging from multimedia showcases to solo shows. In addition to art exhibits, RAA fosters the growth and exposure of many local and nonlocal performers with regularly scheduled musical events. Community programs include year-round arts education programs for children such as camp kidsmART, the kidsmART after-school program and art classes. For adults, classes range from painting to yoga and printmaking in the newly built printmaking studio.
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Connecting Artists to the World – potential artist-client list
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: International
ARTWORKinternational INC is currently reviewing artists for future partnerships, when space allows. AWI is the only company of its kind on the planet. Established in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA in 1998, ARTWORKinternational, Inc. functions as an artist’s advocate, providing broad-based career development services to a limited number of exceptional artists and arts-related entities around the globe. ARTWORKinternational INC. was created to address the need for development, management, and promotion for visual artists and art-related businesses. The company has grown to provide this expertise to arts organizations, publications, and artists worldwide. We work on an hourly fee basis. We offer three tiers of service to our artist-clients. Submission guidelines: artworkinternational.com/contact Upon receiving your submission, we will send you our general procedures document for your review.
City of Elgin, Call for Public Art
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: Illinois
The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission (ECAC) announces its’ second annual Call for Public Art. The ECAC is searching for two new pieces of public art as part of the "new works program" as outlined in the City's Public Art Plan: one 2D piece and one 3D piece. Specifications and applications are available online at cityofelgin.org/publicart. Hard copies of the applications must be delivered to City Hall, located at 150 Dexter Court, Elgin, IL 60120, by Thursday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m. Locations & Application Available locations for the 2D work include the first floor of The Centre’s parking deck and the south-facing wall near Exhibition Hall of the Hemmens Cultural Center. Available locations for the 3D works include Newsome Park, Foundry Park, or a pedestal on Riverside Drive. As part of the application, the artist must select a location from those available, and propose their new public art piece specifically for that location. Artists must provide a completed application along with a narrative, design illustrations, budget, resume, work samples, references, and supporting materials (if applicable). The honorariums offered are $6,000 for each of the two new pieces of public art. Scoring Criteria Applications are scored blindly by the ECAC based on the following criteria: Artistic Excellence, Technical Competence, Narrative Support, Appropriate Relationship to the Function of the Site, and Long-Term Feasibility. City staff, to ensure installation feasibility, will evaluate the top three pieces scored, and the ECAC will make a final determination based on the scores and recommendations by staff. Winners of the honorariums will be announced in late spring. After selection, production of the new works is expected to begin in early summer and be completed and installed in time for the annual Art Harvest event in October.
Artist-in-Residence
Deadline: 03/01/2018 | Location: Tennesseee
Webb School of Knoxville is inviting applications from visiting artists for our 2018-2019 artist-in-residence program. Artists work with our students part time and in their own studios part time. Artists are asked to mount an exhibition and donate a representative piece upon completion of their residency. In exchange, artists are provided a public studio space, housing, travel expenses and a $3900 stipend. Annual application deadline is March 1. More information may be found at: http://www.webbschool.org/Page?artist-in-Residence-Program---For-Artists
ARTsites 2018 – Call for Artists
Deadline: 03/02/2018 | Location: National
The Howard County Arts Council is seeking artists with public art experience to participate in ARTsites 2018, a year-long public art exhibit that will take place at up to 12 sites throughout Howard County, Maryland from August 2018-July 2019. Sites and artwork will be selected from submissions by a panel of arts and public art professionals. Artists may submit up to six existing works for consideration, or propose new work with proper concept drawings and/or models. Selected artists will receive a grant of $2,500 for the temporary loan of the work, insurance, installation and de-installation. There is no fee to enter. For details and to enter, visit hocoarts.org/explore/opportunities-artists-arts-groups/exhibit-opportunities-apply/specific-exhibits/artsites.
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