Opportunities

Calls for Entries

New American Talent 24

Arthouse, Austin
Deadline: January 10, 2009

Hamza Walker, director of education and associate curator for the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, will jury New American Talent 24 (NAT 24) at Arthouse in 2009. All artists living in the U.S., except those included in NAT 22 & 23, are eligible. Submitted work must have been completed between 2006 and 2008. For more information or to submit an online entry form, go to www.arthousetexas.org.

Intrude: Art and Life 366, Shanghai

Zendai Museum of Modern Art in Shanghai
Ongoing

Intrude: Art and Life 366 is still looking for ambitious and original artists who are willing to "intrude" in the city of Shanghai. If you have any ideas or projects you’d like to share, don’t hesitate to send them your proposal. All work that can be realized in different public or private spaces as well as internet-based works is welcomed. Artists can submit proposals by filling out the proposal form and submitting it to Zendai MoMA’s Intrude project team. To download the proposal form go to www.intrude366.com or write to intrude366proposals@gmail.com.

5th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2009

Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania
Deadline: November 15, 2008

For this year's triennial, curated by Kestutis Vasiliunas, artists are invited to send submissions—either traditional books or book objects—related the theme of "text." The organizers will publish a catalogue of the work in the triennial. For more information or an entry form, visit www.arts.lt.

Call for Entries

Deadline Extension for Proposals for Art City Austin 09

Art Alliance Austin

Artists will have until Friday, November 7th at Noon to turn in proposals for installation works at Art City Austin. Download the application here.

Drop Off to:
315 Congress Ave, Ste 100
* Must be received by Friday, November 7th by Noon

Mail To:
PO BOX 5705
Austin, TX 78763
* Must be received by Friday, November 7th (not postmarked)

In addition to the thousands of dollars the organization donates to the Austin Museum of Art and The Blanton Museum of Art each year, the Art Alliance is committed to raising $25,000 annually for Austin artist grants.

The artists who are awarded grants will propose an outdoor art installation, unveiling their work at Art City Austin.

This year's jurors include: Risa Puleo (Assistant Curator of American and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art), Margo Sawyer (Professor, MFA Sculpture, The University of Texas at Austin) and Denise Prince (a multi-disciplinary artist who was commissioned by Art Alliance Austin in 2008 to produce "Celebrity Topiary").

Questions? Please contact Allison Specter at artist@artallianceaustin.org or 512/458.6073.

Employment

ICAA Research Assistant

International Center for the Arts of the Americas, MFAH
Open until filled

The ICAA Research Assistant provides administrative and research support to the Senior Research and Publications Associate, as well as to other staff members of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, for the Center´s multi-year projects and publications series. These include the Documents of 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art: A Digital Archive and Publications Project, its parallel book series, as well as ICAA research-driven exhibition projects at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. For more information, visit the listing at www.mfah.org.

Fellowships


2009 Photography Fellowship Competition

Houston Center for Photography
Deadline: December 1, 2008, 6pm

Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each, with one Houston-based artist designated as a recipient of the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship. Natasha Egan, associate director and curator of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, will jury the fellowship selection. Each winner will receive a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2009.

For more information and to apply, visit HPC's call for entries online.

Rome Prize 2009

American Academy in Rome
Deadline: November 1, 2008; Extended Deadline: November 15, 2008

Rome Prize winners reside at the American Academy in Rome’s eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a study or studio and a stipend. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $12,500 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $25,000.Fellowships are awarded in many fields, including Historic Preservation and Conservation and Visual Arts. For further information, or to apply, visit the Academy’s website at www.aarome.org or contact the American Academy in Rome at info@aarome.org.

Residency


La Macina di San Cresci Residency

La Macina di San Cresci
Deadline: November 15, 2008

The Municipality of Greve in Chianti (Florence, Italy) grants month-long artist fellowships for artists proposing innovative projects reflecting the human, social and economic contexts surrounding them. The fellowship recipient is granted Euro 1000 to cover expenses, in addition living space and studios free of charge. Application form and brochure can be downloaded as PDF document at www.chianticom.com.

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