Call for Entries

Art City Austin

Art Alliance Austin
Deadline: November 1, 2010

Art Alliance Austin (established 1956) is accepting visual artists' applications for participation in its highly anticipated, annual art festival. Art City Austin will be held April 2-3, 2011 in the heart of downtown Austin and the 2ND Street Retail and Shopping District. All applications must be submitted through www.zapplication.org. For more details, click here.


L Nowlin Gallery
Deadline: October 30, 2010

L. Nowlin Gallery and Austin Photography Group present “Storytelling”, a group exhibition exploring the narrative; an important element in human connection and communication. Photographers are asked to create a single image that tells a story. Open for interpretation. For more information, click here.

Official Texas State Artist

Texas Commission on the Arts
Deadline: November 1, 2010

The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) is seeking nominations for the positions of 2011 and 2012 State Poet Laureate, State Musician, State Two-dimensional Artist and State Three-dimensional Artist. All Texas citizens are encouraged to make a nomination, and self-nominations are encouraged. For more information click here.

Call for Proposals

Box 13 2011/2012 Call for Proposals

Box 13
Deadline: October 16

BOX 13 ArtSpace is currently accepting proposals for exhibitions in 2011/2012. Artists and curators are invited to submit recent (or proposed) experimental works not previously shown in Houston. Click here for the deets.

Open Review

Open Review with Toby Kamps and Michelle White

FotoFest Gallery
Friday, October 15, 2-5pm

...FotoFest and Houston Center for Photography invite all Texas photo-related artists to an open review this Friday, October 15, 2-5pm, with the Talent in Texas exhibition curators Toby Kamps and Michelle White from the Menil Collection. The reviews are happening at the FotoFest Gallery, 1113 Vine Street, Downtown Houston. Artists may present their work to the curators for a maximum of 10 minutes. Artists unable to attend the review in person may submit up to 10 images, short statement, and resume via email at texastalent2011@gmail.com.

Grant Opportunities

The Idea Fund

The Idea Fund
Deadline: October 15

DiverseWorks, along with Aurora Picture Show, Project Row Houses, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, is proud to announce the return of The Idea Fund for 2010-2011. This innovative re-granting program provides cash awards to 10 Texas-based, artist-generated or artist-centered projects that exemplify the unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices that occur outside of the traditional frameworks of support.

Houston Center for Photography Call for Fellowships

Houston Center for Photography
Deadline: November 5, 2010

Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each and a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2011. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world outside the Houston area will receive the HCP Fellowship. Jen Bekman and Jeffrey Teuton of Jen Bekman Projects (New York, NY), will jury the fellowship selection. For more information, click here.

Internship Opportunities

Art Lies Internship 2010-2011

Art Lies

The hours of the intern positions (8 to 10 hours per week) are flexible within our regular business hours and event hours. The internships are unpaid, but the benefits, in addition to publishing experience, include exposure to a wealth of information about the contemporary arts community, locally and internationally. Also, outstanding interns will receive a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship, assistance with references on request and a free one-year subscription to Art Lies. For more information and to see which internship positions are available, please click here.

Employment Opportunities

ICA Curator of Programs

Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania

The Program Curator will: Work as part of the museum’s curatorial team to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate dynamic and relevant public programs that enhance ICA’s exhibitions in a flexible, imaginative, and multi-dimensional way. Initiate the transfiguration of ICA’s website into a meaningful extension of the museum and a limitless space for 21st –century programming. Identify and foster collaborations with the University of Pennsylvania community to present programs and events for academic and general public audiences. Conceive informative programs for high school and university student audiences, as well as train and supervise tour guides and docents. Help develop programming for museum members. Devise and execute surveys and focus groups to assess program effectiveness. Plan and monitor annual budget for programs. Supervise part-time education staff, student workers, interns, and volunteers. Requirements: BA in the history of art or related field required. MA in curatorial studies, museum education, history of art, or related field preferred. Three to five years experience in museum curatorial or education programming with a concentration in contemporary art required.

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