Opportunities

Call for Entries

New American Talent 24: Call for Online Entry

Arthouse at the Jones Center
Deadline: Janurary 10, 2009

Arthouse calls for entries of artworks of all media types for the annual exhibit, New American Talent 24.

Eligibility
Open to all artists living in the U.S.A.
Artwork must be completed in 2006–2008.
Artists included in NAT 22 and NAT 23 are ineligible.

Juror: Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Curator, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL.

Exhibit will be on view April 4 – May 3, 2009 at Arthouse.

Selected artwork will tour museums, galleries, and universities after the exhibit at Arthouse ends.

Please see Arthouse's website for submission details.

Austin Art in Public Places Request for Proposals

City of Austin
Deadline: January 26, 2009

The City of Austin's Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) requests conceptual proposals from visual artists or design professionals who live and work in Austin or the surrounding area (within a 100 mile radius) for its Susanna Dickinson House Project. Artists and design professionals collaborating with writers or poets are especially encouraged to apply.

The proposal must involve the construction of a courtyard that reveals the history of the people and/or places within early 19th century Texas.  The courtyard is intended to provide space for programs and events related to the Susanna Dickinson and the O. Henry Museums, as well as the Brush Square Park. Visit the AIPP website for more information.


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

Norman Public Arts Board
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

Visual Arts Society of Texas
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.

Experiments in Cinema V4.2

University of New Mexico
Deadline: January 10, 2009

Experiments in Cinema V4.2 is an annual event collaboration between Basement Films and the Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of New Mexico. Experiments in Cinema V4.2 will take place at the Southwest Film Center at the University of New Mexico.

Entries must be "un-commercial, un-industrial, un-classifiable, un-dependant experimental works."  For those films or videos in languages other than English, the work must include subtitles in English, dubbed in English or submitted with a hardcopy of the dialogue in English. Maximum running time is 40 mintues.

See the Basement Films website for more details.

Call for Proposals


Luleå Art Biennial

Kilen Art Group, Luleå, Sweden
Application deadline January 31, 2009

For the past 19 years, the Kilen Art Group, together with the City of Luleå, has held and developed international artistic events in Luleå in northern Sweden. The aim is to produce high quality art events of international standard.

Grants

2009 MAP Fund Grant

MAP Fund
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.

Residency

Terra Summer Residency 2009

Terra Foundation for American Art
Deadline: January 15, 2009

The Terra Foundation for American Art is offering 10 summer fellowships to artists and scholars from the United States and Europe for an 8 week stay in Giverny, France.

Residency includes lodging and a study or studio space, daily lunches, and a program of either independent study, meetings, and/or seminars. Senior artist and scholars will be asked to mentor fellows as well as pursue their own work.

Applicants must be nominated by a senior professor at an academic institution and must be American and European doctoral candidates researching a significant American art component or examining artistic exhange between American and Europe or must be American or European artists with a completed masters degree in mixed media or painting.

For a complete list of requirement and additional information please Click Here.

SAR Native Artist Fellowships

Indian Arts Research Center
Deadline: January 15, 2009

The Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) at the School for Advanced Research (SAR) invites Native artists to apply for residence fellowships. Each of the three available fellowships includes a $3000 monthly stipend, housing, studio space, supplies allowance, and travel reimbursement to and from SAR. The fellowships support diverse creative diciplines, traditional and non-traditional.

Please Click Here for more information and an application form.

The MacDowell Colony Summer Residency Call for Applications

The MacDowell Colony
Deadline: January 15, 2009

The MacDowell Colony seeks applications for artists interested in residency.  Selected applicants receive a private studio space, three meals a day, and are encouraged to participate in occasional presentations, slide shows, and other events to stimulate this supportive environment. Maximum length of residence is two months. An average stay is four weeks. Twenty to thirty artists are in residence at the Colony at any given time.

Please Click Here for additional information and an application.

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