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Artist-in-Residence Opportunity : Alaska wilderness

Interested in a residency in the wilderness of Alaska? Have dreams of an outdoor adventure hiking the backcountry with a Park Ranger? Well the National Park Service has a residency opportunity for you. Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is accepting proposals for 2011.

You have to be fit for this one and supply your own gear. Wow.

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve Artist-in-Residence Program
Tracie Pendergrast, AIR Coordinator
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
4175 Geist Rd.
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3420

Photography Portfolio Competition

The Women's Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first Photography Portfolio Competition. The application deadline for the competition is May 15, 2010. All applications must be submitted online. The competition is open to everyone over the age of eighteen, regardless of nationality.

Jurors will include noted photographer Tina Barney; Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief, Aperture Magazine; and Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Hurry! Resident Artists Apply : Philadelphia Art Hotel

The Philadelphia Art Hotel is pleased to announce an open call for 2010 Resident Artist Applications!
PAH is an urban artist residency where local, national, and international artists receive free temporary living and studio space. We offer residencies lasting between 2 and 6 weeks during our residency season. (April 15th – October 15th 2010)
All of the application materials and information you'll need are contained in the downloadable PDFs below, including pictures of our live / work studio spaces, kitchenette & lounge.

Call for entries : Lust at Lana Santorelli Gallery

Lana Santorelli Gallery has an open submission policy, accepting work year round.  They encourage artists to submit work based on upcoming exhibition themes though you may also submit work to the gallery as a general submission.

They are currently curating "Lust" exhibition, which will run from May 8th to June 19th, 2010.  Any work that relates to this theme will be considered for exhibition, regardless of medium.

The deadline for submissions to "Lust" is Sunday, February 28th, 2010.

Call for artists : Currency, Art In City Hall

Artists looking to make money should look elsewhere, but artists interested in creating, modifying, redefining, manipulating, or re-structuring any form of currency or related objects or systems of commerce, are invited to submit work to the upcoming Currency juried group exhibition.

Open to emerging and professional artists living or working in the Philadelphia area, including graduate students. Artists will be selected by independent arts professionals. Not open to undergraduates.

Call for Entries : Art of the Northeast

Silvermine Guild Arts Center

61st Annual
Art of the Northeast
April 30 – June 11, 2010

The Silvermine Galleries are recognized as one of New England’s most respected showcases for established and emerging artists. Frequently changing exhibitions include one-person shows by Guild Artists, national and regional juried competitions, and curated shows including prominent artists such as Christo and Jeanne Claude,Faith Ringgold, Robert Gober, Kiki Smith, and Jasper Johns.

Call for Artists : Art in the Open : A plein Air Festival

Another new art event in actually outside Philadelphia.

Philadelphia: Art in the Open (AIO) is Philadelphia’s first Arts festival that puts a contemporary twist on the plein air tradition of artists making art outside and on site. This coming spring, from June 9 – 12, 2010, professional artists will be challenged to create work in a range of styles and media, in public view–‘outside, on site’ along the tidal banks of the Schuylkill River, from the historic Water Works south to Bartram’s Garden.


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