Call for Artists

Shrimp Boat Projects

Shrimp Boat Projects
Deadline: June 1

Participants will spend one or more days working on Galveston Bay aboard a shrimp boat. They will be provided with a bunk for sleeping on the boat, if desired, and prepared meals from the catch. Those who participate in these expeditions will be invited to submit proposals for the next phase of the Regional Artist Exchange-– a year of commissioned, site-specific projects around the Galveston Bay region that are generated by the experience of shrimping. These projects will then be considered for a subsequent major public exhibition and publication in 2013.

Call for Entries

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program

The Creative Capital
Deadline: June 8

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants issued directly to individual authors. The first program of its kind, it was founded in recognition of both the financially precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. The Arts Writers Grant Program issues awards for articles, blogs, books, new and alternative media, and short-form writing. It aims to support the broad spectrum of writing on contemporary visual art, from general-audience criticism to academic scholarship. For more information, please click here.

Call for Residencies

Many Mini

Deadline: June 10

Many Mini Residency is a one-week residency program operated in 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. 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.

Call for Entries

The Big Show 2012

Lawndale Art Center
Deadline: June 16

The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center's annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure since the show's conception in 1984. Each year guest jurors are invited to select from work submitted by artists living within 100 miles of Houston. Artists are invited to bring up to three works of art, not previously shown in Houston, to Lawndale Art Center where the work is juried on-site for a chance to be included in the show and a shot at one of three cash prizes.

Solo Series 2012

Women and their Work
Deadline: July 1

Women & Their Work seeks artists who create inventive, high-caliber contemporary art that breaks new ground or proposes innovative approaches to form and content. Selections are based on an evaluation of the work you submit; we look for a strong, consistent aesthetic vision. We encourage selected artists to create new work; no work that has previously been exhibited in Austin will be accepted for exhibition. The work in the application should demonstrate that you are capable in vision and scope of creating a powerful solo show that commands the 1,700 square foot gallery.

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.

Job Opportunities

BECA seeks Executive Director

Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art

BECA has begun the search to find BECA's first official Executive Director.  The new Executive Director will have to wear many hats until additional staff can be hired. In order to take BECA programming to the next level of its growth, the new Executive Director must serve as Fundraiser, PR Director, Social Media Manager, Director of Operations, Accountant, Program Director, Artist Liaison, Volunteer Coordinator and more. For more information, click here.

Call for Residencies

Cemeti Art House's Curators Residency

Cemeti Art House

From 2011 up to 2013, Cemeti Art House offers two residencies each year for curator, writer, or art critic. Curator, writer, or art critic from Indonesia as well as from abroad, will be given the opportunity to widen their scope on art discourse in Yogyakarta. For every residency period of one month, we provide working and living space for curator, writer, art critic from abroad or outside of Yogyakarta, daily allowance and an assistant*. We do not provide travel budget and insurance. Having an extensive network, Cemeti Art House will be an important hub and data base for research process. Curator, writer, or art critics are required to hold a workshop, lecture, or discussion as part of their research to contribute space for dialog and participation for the development of art discourse. In the end of residency period, a presentation and discussion will take place to communicate the results of research to a wider public.

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