Opportunities

Call for Entries

apexart Franchise jury

apexart
Deadline: June 30

Based on the idea of creating a franchise, apexart is once again holding our worldwide open call for proposals for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world other than New York City. From May 26 to June 30, 2011 we will accept 450-word submissions outlining your idea for an exhibition. Specific artists and venues need not be determined, but the concept should be well developed and the city specified. Two winners selected by a jury will be the director, curator and/or staff of their own month-long apexart franchise with an $8,000 exhibition budget, a modest salary, and almost complete control. apexart provides the funding along with the necessary guidance and administrative support to make the curated exhibition happen. This includes an apexart brochure in an edition of 10,000 with an essay from the curator that is distributed around the world to more than 108 countries. The Franchise is an opportunity to help bring an idea to fruition in a new place and to illustrate that the center of the world is wherever you are. For more information, click here.


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.

FILMMAKERS: 2011 Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival
Deadline: July 1 ($50), Very late deadline: July 15 ($60)

Need an audience? We've got you covered. Whether you're looking for industry attention, film-savvy theatergoers, or just a great excuse to visit the "Live Music Capital of the World," the Austin Film Festival is the place for you this October. With one-of-a-kind venues and carefully selected competition juries, we make sure your work gets the respect it deserves. Don't miss your opportunity to share the spotlight with an enthusiastic and encouraging mix of aspiring and established filmmaking talent. Click here for more details.

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

Vox Populi

Vox Populi
Deadline: July 15

Vox Populi offers artists living outside of the Philadelphia area the opportunity to extend and challenge their artistic development and exposure to new audiences. Proposals for solo (or small, curated group) exhibitions will be considered for one month long exhibitions. Vox is particularly interested in offering exhibitions to artists who work in experimental materials and/or employ alternative methodologies, whose work is less likely to be shown in a commercial setting. Guest artists will receive an honorarium of $500 but will be expected to arrange for their installation and deinstallation. For submission guidelines, click here.

Countdown to Texas Open Call

Artpace
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!

SOLO

threewalls
Deadline: August 31

The SOLO Program at threewalls aims to support local and regional artists with a solo exhibition and stipend. Determined through an open application process, the SOLO program is juried by a committee of local artists, curators, writers and historians, electing work for exhibition based on variety of criteria, that includes: work that is less commercially viable and could benefit from exhibition support at a NFP institution; work that represents a significant growth, change or risk in an artist's practice; work that is challenging in terms of content, media or presentation; as well as looking to support ideas or practices that are timely, significant or provocative.

Artist-in-Research Residency

threewalls
Deadline: September 1

The Artist-in-research residency at threewalls offers opportunities to curators, artists, critics, creative administrators, and visual arts researchers to live and work in Chicago and take advantage of the unique resources offered in the Midwest. threewalls provides a home-base for that work, with connections and affiliations to a broad range of organizations small and large throughout the region.

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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