Issue #175
Mystic Truths & Offbeat Revelations September 30, 2011

Opportunities

Call for Artists

The Idea Fund

The Idea Fund
Deadline: October 3

The Idea Fund is seeking ten Texas-based artist-generated projects to award a $4,000 grant. Want more information? Join an information session in one of the following Texas locations or check out the online webinar. Applications deadline is Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at 11:59p.m. The Idea Fund announces Round Four for 2011-2012. This re-granting program is administered through Aurora Picture Show, DiverseWorks ArtSpace and Project Row Houses, and funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

2012 Hunting Art Prize

Hunting Art Prize
Deadline: November 30

The Hunting Art Prize, which is sponsored by the international oil services company Hunting PLC, is a prestigious annual competition open to established artists, talented newcomers, and promising amateurs. Its $50,000 award is historically the most generous annual award in North America for painting and drawing, and has helped to build the reputations, raise the profiles, and support the careers of distinguished artists.

Art City Austin

Austin Art Alliance

All applications must be submitted via our online application system at www.zapplication.org. New users to ZAPP must complete the free ZAPP registration. Once logged in, search for Art City Austin 2012 under "participating shows." All applications must be completed with $35 jury fee paid in full by November 7, 2011. Artists must include 5 images of their work which will be uploaded and submitted here.

Call for Applicants

Visual Studies Special Topics in Contemporary Art, Photography: A Three-Part Course for Adults

Arthouse

No previous art or art history experience required – just a curious and open mind! Classes will be taught by Austin-based artist and Lecturer, Studio Art: Photography at Texas State University, San Marcos- Ben Ruggerio. The fall session of visual studies focuses on photography, providing a deeper understanding of contemporary photography in conjunction with our fall exhibition, The Anxiety of Photography.

Fellowship Opportunities

Kress Summer Fellowship in Museum Education

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Deadline: November 1

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute offers a summer fellowship for a senior museum educator who might benefit from contact with the resources of the Clark library, as well as the diverse international community of Clark visiting scholars. The fellowship is intended for an ambitious and imaginative educator whose project explores critically the relationship of scholarship to the public understanding of art, or who seeks to explore new avenues and innovations in museum education, understood in its broadest sense. This project could involve, for example, work on conveying the ideas of a complex thematic exhibition to a wide public; making fresh and challenging scholarship in the history of art accessible to museum-goers; investigating the underlying critical commitments of exhibitions or collections; exploring and challenging the assumptions of museum education itself. This is a six-week fellowship during July and August and comes with an office, accommodation, travel expenses, but no stipend. For more information, visit our website.

Internship Opportunities

Fluent~Collaborative

Fluent~Collaborative
OUF

Fluent~Collaborative is seeking an Editorial Intern for assistance with the production of our online publication, …might be good.  If interested, please send a letter of interest, writing sample and a current resumé to eng@fluentcollab.org with the subject line: “Fluent Internship”. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

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