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.

Call for Artists

Countdown to Texas Open Call

Deadline: August 31

Artpace gives artists the time, money, and resources to create the project of their dreams. If you are a Texas-based artist that wants to be a part of this incredible program that brings an international, national, and Texas artist together for 8 weeks to make art happen--you can apply beginning on June 29 for the 2013 residencies. For more information about the application process contact Artpace at 210.212.4900 and they will be happy to answer all of your questions!

Job Opportunities

Center for Curatorial Leadership

Center for Curatorial Leadership
Deadline: July 29

The CCL seeks curators who are currently employed at American art museums where they are charged with the care, display, and interpretation of objects as well as the organization of temporary exhibitions. Nominations will be sought from museum directors and administrators across the country, but self-nominations are also strongly encouraged. Applicants should be proven scholars and leaders in their field. They should also have demonstrated some leadership initiative, either in their museums or in other aspects of their lives (e.g., community service, board service, etc.).

Call for temporary lecturers

UCSB Chicano Studies Department

The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies invites applications for our part-time lecturer pool. We are accepting applications for all areas of our curriculum. Successful applicants will have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., J.D. or M.F.A.) in a related field; preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. or M.A. in Chicana/o Studies and/or a record of teaching in Chicana/o Studies or related field. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary will be based on qualifications. Application review will begin immediately and will remain open in order to staff courses as they become available. Applications will remain on file for a period of two years.

Associate Director

Lora Reynolds Gallery

Lora Reynolds Gallery currently seeks an Associate Director who will work to further the mission and success of the gallery. Building, maintaining and strengthening relationships with colleagues, clients and artists is the foundation for this position. S/he co-manages the organization of each exhibition, which includes, but is not limited to: co-authoring all press releases and press related materials, assisting with show installations and hosting each visiting artist. S/he strategizes and manages sales for every exhibition, art fair and all of the artwork in general inventory. Some travel will be required. When in the gallery s/he is actively involved in overseeing general day-to-day tasks with fellow staff members. The staff of the gallery is small, so the Associate Director will be in the unique position to assist with all aspects of running a commercial gallery. Total hours averages 28-30 weekly, but will require more during exhibition openings and special events. Flexibility of schedule is a requirement. For more info, click here.

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