Opportunities

Call for Entries


The 8th Vevey International Photo Award

Festival Images
Deadline: April 15

Open to all artists, and professional or student photographers. An amount of CHF 40,000 (around EUR 30,000) is awarded for the development, realization and presentation of the winning project. There is also the potential to win other prizes and receive exhibitions proposals.

Gift of Gift of 2011

Gift of Gift of
Deadline: May 27

Each year Gift of Gift of organizes an event in which photographs are exhibited for consideration for collective purchase, to be offered as a donation to a major collecting institution. If you are an emerging photographer and do not yet have work in a major museum collection, this is your chance! Submit your work for the chance to become part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's permanent collection. Last year Gift of Gift of was able to purchase 70% of the works exhibited.

2012:Transgressions and Extremes

New Art Center
Deadline: September 1

2012: Transgressions and Extremes is conceived as a multimedia exhibition of contemporary artists exploring various aspects of the popular mythology related to the cultural and existential significance of the year 2012. The exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive promotional and marketing campaign in print and online media. Up to 15 artists will be selected for participation in the exhibition. All participating artists and All applicants will be listed on our website with their personal web links. For more information, please click here.

Call for Papers

Art&Education's Papers Prize: No Rules–Negotiating Art and Deregulation

Art&Education;
Deadline: May 25

In support of young scholars conducting innovative research in contemporary art, Art&Education is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its inaugural Papers Prize, which includes a research sum of 2000 USD and the opportunity to present a paper at a conference, organized by Artforum & e-flux co-sponsored by Society of Contemporary Art Historians, on the subject of the deregulation in art practice and history. For more information, click here.

Call for Artists

A Book About Death

Wilo North Gallery
Deadline: April 25

Phoenix based artist Patricia Sahertian has organized A Book About Death exhibition for May, 2011. This new exhibit will feature postcards from around the world and will have an added feature: small mementos. For more information click here.

Austin Art in Public Places

Austin Art in Public Places
Deadline: April 25, midnight

Artists interested in being considered for a public art commission for the City of Austin must register through the Application System for Art in Public Places web-based Artist Registry. ASAPP! is the City’s main resource for commissioning public art and is open to artists nationwide. All professional artists, with a consistent body of work in any visual art media, are eligible to apply.

Lawndale Artist Studio Program

Lawndale Artist Studio Program
Deadline: May 16

The Lawndale Artist Studio Program is part of Lawndale’s ongoing commitment to support the creation of contemporary art by Gulf Coast area artists. For more information click here.

Call for Residencies

Many Mini Residency

Skydive
Deadline: June 10

Many Mini Residency is a one-week residency program operated in conjunction with alternative exhibition venues in Europe and the United States. Many Mini Residency is a one-room residency that is open to applicants from all disciplines (art and non-art alike) and encourages participants to customize their residency experience. There is no minimum time-limit for a stay at the residency but the maximum stay allows use of the space for half a day. The space may be used for public programs, personal studio time, a rehearsal space, a dinner, or whatever the resident sees fit. Participants provide documentation and a short statement about their time spent in the residency to serve as both a record and a resource displayed online as the final component of the project.

Internship Opportunities

Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies

McNay Art Museum
Deadline: April 30

The McNay Art Museum, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is offering a ten-month internship in curatorial work beginning fall of 2011. The goal of the internship is to help individuals interested in embarking on a curatorial career by providing significant experience in one or more areas of specialization, including work with the permanent collection and with temporary exhibitions. Applicants should have a master’s degree in art history or a related field; have excellent written and oral communication skills; computer skills; and a reading knowledge of French or Spanish is helpful. The salary for this 10 month, full-time internship is $20,000. Submit cover letter with mailing address, e-mail, and telephone/fax information; official college and graduate school transcripts; written recommendations from three professors or museum professionals; and a two-page double-spaced typed essay on your curatorial focus and what you hope to learn from the internship. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2011. Send to: Semmes Foundation Internship in Museum Studies, McNay Art Museum, P.O. Box 6069, San Antonio, TX 78209-0069. No fax or email applications accepted unless requested by the McNay.

Job Opportunities

Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

The Blanton Museum of Art
Deadline: May 3

The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art will work in concert with The Blanton curators in Latin American and European art to research, develop, present, manage and evaluate exhibition projects of varying scales using works in the permanent collection as well as loaned objects and new commissions. The Curator will oversee an outstanding permanent collection of approximately 7,000 works of art, including prints and drawings, paintings, sculpture, installation, photo- and media-based works. He or she will research and interpret works in the collection and make recommendations for acquisitions to further develop museum holdings in this area. The Curator will recruit and manage loan exhibitions of modern and contemporary art and will work with colleagues in the field to develop co-produced exhibition projects and/or exhibition tours. The Curator will work collaboratively with curators, educators, and designers in the creation of program content. She or he will work with the museum's development and marketing staff, the Director, and Deputy Director's office to expand audiences and support for the collection and for all museum programs. For more details on how to apply, click here.

Curator of European Art

The Blanton Museum of Art
Deadline: May 3

The Curator of European Art will work in concert with The Blanton's curators in Latin American and Modern and Contemporary art to research, develop, present, manage and evaluate exhibition projects of varying scales using works in the permanent collection as well as loaned objects. The Curator will oversee an outstanding permanent collection of approximately 8,100 works of art, primarily prints, drawings and paintings. He or she will research and interpret works in the collection for various museum publication formats and make recommendations for acquisitions to further develop museum holdings in this area. The Curator will recruit and manage loan exhibitions of European art and will work with colleagues in the field to develop co-produced exhibition projects and/or exhibition tours. The Curator will work collaboratively with curators, educators, and designers in the creation of program content. She or he will work with the museum's development and marketing staff, the Director, and Deputy Director?s office to expand audiences and support for the collection and for all museum programs. For more details on how to apply, click here.

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