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Donor Circle Coordinator

Dallas Museum of Art
Application Deadline: Sunday, June 22

The primary responsibility of the Donor Circle Coordinator is to contribute in a professional and meaningful way to the execution of clearly defined Donor Circle objectives which are tied directly to the stated financial revenue objectives of the Museum’s Donor Circle Program. This includes, but is not limited specifically to, solicitation/acquisition, stewardship/retention, cultivation, billing/acknowledgment and programming for all patrons, falling within the Donor Circle parameters. Reporting to the Program Manager, Donor Circle Membership (PM/DCM), the Donor Circle Coordinator works collaboratively with the PM/DCM and other Development staff members. For complete job description and application details, please click here.

Special Events Manager

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The Special Events Manager is full-time member of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s development staff and is responsible for planning, coordinating and producing major special events that generate a substantial portion of annual operating revenue. The position requirements include a B.A. degree in appropriate field; strong interest in contemporary art and a minimum of three years professional development and/or event production experience, preferably with an arts-related institution. For further information, please click here.

Program Coordinator-3 Month Maternity Leave Cover

Houston Center for Photography
Start date: June 9, 2008

The Program Coordinator will assist with the planning and execution of several exhibitions featuring celebrated work by well-known artists and cutting edge photographic projects. The person in this position serves as a liaison between artists and the organization and acts as an ambassador for HCP.  For further details and to apply, please click here.

Executive Director

Art League Houston
Application Deadline: June 30, 2008

Art League Houston is currently seeking applicants for the Executive Director position. Art League Houston cultivates awareness, appreciation and accessibility of contemporary visual art within the community for its cultural enrichment. The Executive Director implements the strategic goals of the organization and is responsible for organization, direction, and administration of the agency, including its policies, programs and services. To view position announcement and job description, click here.

Artist Residencies

Lawndale Artist Studio Program 2008-2009

Lawndale Art Center
Application Deadline: May 30 at 4:00 pm

The Lawndale Artist Studio Program is part of Lawndale’s ongoing commitment to support the creation of contemporary art by Gulf Coast area artists. With an emphasis on emerging practices, the program will provide three artists with studio space on the third floor of the Lawndale Art Center at 4912 Main Street in the heart of Houston’s Museum District. Artists have full access to their studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week; access to visiting artists, writers and curators; and will receive a $500 monthly stipend for the duration of the program together with an initial $1500 materials budget. If accepted, artists are expected to present a workshop or presentation to the general public and the local arts community to share their practice or explore a related topic. Works produced during the program will be exhibited at Lawndale Art Center during May 2009. For application details, please click here.

Call for Entries

Chicago Underground Film Festival Accepting Entries

Regular Deadline: June 16, 2008

Entries are now being accepted for the Chicago Underground Film Festival. For further information and entry details, please click here.

2009 Texas Biennial

Group Exhibition Deadline: Monday, June 30; Temporary Outdoor Project Deadline: Saturday, May 31

 The 2009 Texas Biennial is accepting submissions from artists living and working in Texas via our new website, www.texasbiennial.com. All submissions will be digitally submitted online and artists of all medias are encouraged to submit. The 2009 Biennial website will provide all information on the Call for Entry process. The Temporary Outdoor Project will be funded by the City of Austin and will award budgets for complete projects ranging from $3,000 to $10,000.

Graffiti Style Call for Art!

Gallery Lombardi

On June 7th, Gallery Lombardi will have an all Texas show called "Pieced Together" featuring aerosol artists from around the state. If you upload your masterpieces online, you can enter this contest and be a part of this huge show sponsored by Spanish Montana Colors, Redbull & Imeem.com. There is no fee to enter, please help spread the word on this open call for art. For more information, please click here.

Harvestworks Video Art Festival #003

Harvestworks Digital Media Center
Deadline: June 16, 2008

The Harvest Digital Media Center invites artists to submit videos of all types of video (experimental, animation, music video, documentary, silent, short, etc) for a guest curated video art festival. Works selected from this call, as well as by private invitation, will be featured in a series of themed screenings in September 2008. The festival’s main objective is to highlight inventive and visually rich video created in the twenty-first century. Though this solicitation is truly broad, they are especially interested in work exploring the notion of façade (i.e. architecturally or in the sense of superficial appearance or illusion), work exploring food, agriculture and/or the environment, audiovisual collaborations, silent videos and videos created especially for web-viewing. For more information and submission guidelines, click here.

Call for Artists

Texas Open Call Applications Available

artpace
Deadline: Friday, September 5

Calling all Texas artists! Visit www.artpace.org to begin filling out your Open Call application for the 2010 International Artist-in-Residence program. Every year Texas artists are invited to submit material to be considered for a shortlist that will be reviewed by Artpace’s guest curators. Shortlisted artists’ materials will be examined by three curators, who may also conduct studio visits. From this process each curator identifies an innovative Texas artist to become an International Artist-in-Residence.

Call for Applications

DW2! DiverseWorks Development Workshops

DiverseWorks
Applicartion Deadline: Friday, May 6 before 5:00 pm

The DiverseWorks Development Workshop will be held June 7-8, 2008 and will include a Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop covering marketing and public relations, fundraising and strategic planning for artists. The first day of the workshop, June 7th will be led by Creative Capital Consultants, Colleen Keegan* and Aaron Landsman*. DiverseWorks will accept applications from all artists who wish to attend workshops held on Saturday, June 7th. The Sunday workshops will only be open to past participants. For further information and to apply, please click here.

Grants

2008 Texas Filmakers' Production Grant

Deadline: June 2, 2008

Applicants must be residents of Texas and be the creative author of the final work. This year, Alpha Cine Labs has joined the Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund as an in-kind sponsor. Now, in addition to requesting cash and Kodak film stock, you can also request up to $5,000 in services from Alpha Cine, a full service digital motion picture lab offering services ranging from 35mm, S16mm, 16mm, S8mm color, B&W, reversal processing, telecine, printing, color timing, digital to 35mm transfers, HD color correct and mastering. For more information and applications, please click here.

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