Opportunities

Call for Entries

Call for Proposals: Moving Walls 16 Documentary Photography Exhibition

Deadline: December 5, 2008

The Open Society Institute (OSI) invites artists to submit proposals for consideration in the Moving Walls 16 exhibition. The exhibition will feature artistic interpretations of the obstacles society erects--obstacles such as political oppression and racism--and the struggles to tear down these barriers.encourages artists to submit documentary photographs that coincide with the issues and geographical areas that are of principal concern to the institute. For guideline information please Click Here.

The Center for Fine Art Photography Presents: Perspectives

Deadline: December 9, 2008

The Center for Fine Art Photography requests photographic submissions for its exhibition, Perspectives

Juror: Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griggin Museum of PHotography, Winchester, MA.

Monetary awards range from $500-$100. All selected photographers will be included in the Center's online gallery and in the Center's 2008 Exhibition Collection CD, which is distributed to selected galleries, collectors, design houses, and corporations world wide. Also, the Center will provide mounting for selected images.

For more information Click Here.

Norman Public Arts Board: Request for Qualifications and Concepts for Public Art Project

Deadline: December 15, 2008

The Norman Public Arts Board (PAB) of Norman, Oklahoma seeks an artist or team of artists to create a permanent, public, outdoor artwork for the center island of the East Main Street Roundabout, located on East Main between Porter/Classen and NE 12th Street at the intersection of Main, Acres, and Carter streets.

The installation should embody a theme representative of central Oklahoma. The style of the sculpture may be traditional, architectural, figurative, or contemporary and may be of any material.

For more information please Click Here.

The Visual Arts Society of Texas Presents: 41st Annual Visual Arts Exhibition

Deadline: January 2, 2009
The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) welcomes entries for their annual spring exhibition of visual art. 2-D and 3-D works, such as painting, drawing, photography, textiles, sculpture, jewelry, and metalworks, are eligible. Installation works are not accepted.

Juror: Dan Piersol, Deputy Director for Programs and Chief Curator of COllections and Exhibitions at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

Best of Show award: $1000

Total cash and merchandise awards: over $10,000

Please Click Here for an entry form and additional information.

The Target Gallery Presents: Reclaimed

Target Gallery
Deadline: January 13, 2009

Influenced by artworks such as Marcel Duchamp's "ready-mades" and Robert Rauschenberg's "combines," the organizers of Reclaimed seek submissions from artists who recycle, reinterpret, and transform everyday common objects into works of art.

Jurors: Steven and Linda Krensky, Owners of Light Street Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland.

Cash awards for "Best in Show" and "Honorable Mention."

Please Click Here for entry form and additional information.

5th Alexander Rutsch Award and Solo Exhibition for Painting

Deadline: February 6, 2009

Organizers of the 5th Alexander Rutsch Award and Solo Exhibition for Painting, sponsored by Pelham Art Center in New York, seek entries for this juried competition. Applicants must be United States based artists of 19 years of age or older. Entry Fee is $25

Award: $5,000 cash prize and solo exhibition at Pelham Art Center for the winner.

Please Click Here for entry form and additional information.

Pen and Brush Galleries Presents: First Response: Artists Imagine . . . America

Deadline: January 15, 2009

Due to the recent election of Barak Obama as United States President, many wonder, "How will Obama's election change our world?"

Intrigued by this titillating question, Pen and Brush seeks submissions from women artists whose artwork is a creative response to Barak Obama's presidential election. All media will be considered. All artwork must be for sale.

Curator: Jerelle Kraus, former Art Director of the New York Times.

Please visit www.penandbrush.org for more information or Click Here for an entry form.

Grants

2009 MAP Fund Grant

Deadline: January 20, 2009

MAP provides project-specific funding to playwrights, choreographers, directors, composers, and performers experimenting in any performance tradition or discipline. MAP seeks to especially support work focuses on issues of cultural difference or the concept of the "other" based on class, gender, generation, ethnicity, or formal consideration. MAP only supports projects that contain a live performance. Please Click Here for eligibility requirements and guidelines.

MAP awards $1 million to a maximum of 40 projects each year.

Please visit www.mapfund.org for more information.

Employment

Faculty Openings at Parsons The New School for Design

Open Until Filled

Parsons The New School for Design seeks applicants for full-time faculty positions. Applicants must hold terminal degrees in their respective fields and/or equivalent professional standing. A letter of application describing related experience and interests for the position, as well as a Cirriculum Vitae, must be submited online at http://careers.newschool.edu

The following links will lead you directly to a description and a list of responsibilities and requirements for each position:

Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability
http://careers.newschool.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51614

Assistant Professor of Fine Arts / New Genres  
http://careers.newschool.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51610

Assistant Professor of Illustration
http://careers.newschool.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51603

Assistant Professor of Design Studies
http://careers.newschool.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51606

Start Date: July 1, 2009

Curatorial Assistant, Asian Art

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Open Until Filled

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston seeks a Full-Time Curatorial Assistant in Asian Art. A B.A. in Art History is required and an M.A. in Art HIstory with an emphasis on Contemporary Art and Asian Art (China, Japan, Korea, or India) is preferred. Applicants with a minimum of one year of museum experience in a curatorial or research area are desired. Please Click Here for more information.

School Programs Coordinator

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Open Until Filled

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston seeks a Full-Time School Programs Coordinator. The School Programs Coordinator works closely with members of the Education Department to provide programming and curriculum resources for K-12 teachers and students and develops school partnerships and other initiatives that position the museum as a center for teaching and learning.

Applicants must have a B.A. and M.A. in Art History, Education, or the Humanities. Applicants with 2 years experience in museum education or teaching is preferred.

Please Click Here for more information.

Collection Photographer

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Open Until Filled

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston seeks a Full-Time Collection Photographer to document and photograph various aspects of the museum's permanent collection, exhibits and events.

Applicants with a BFA in photography and a knowledge of art history are preferred, as well as photographers with a combination of technical study, apprenticeship experience, and on-the-job training. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of work experience in photography and experience utilizing professional digital camera systems. A portfolio of work is required.

Please Click Here for additional information.

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