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Call for Proposals : 2017 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2017 season of site-specific artist installations.

Eastern State Penitentiary seeks installations that will explore institution’s history, and evoke a broad range of emotions. They seek installations that will make connections between the complex history of this building and today’s criminal justice system and corrections policies. 

National Creative Placemaking Fund is Accepting Project Proposals

ArtPlace America is now accepting project proposals for The National Creative Placemaking Fund. This national fund seeks to support projects “in which arts and culture play an intentional an integrated role in place-based community planning and development that is human-centric, comprehensive, and locally informed.” 

Galveston Artist Residency

The Galveston Artist Residency is pleased to announce an Open Call for applications for the 2016 - 2017 Residency Year. We will be awarding 3 residency grants for the time period of September 1, 2016 through August 1, 2017. Residencies are for the full 11 months.

The deadline is March 12th, 2016.

GAR is a fully funded residency.  Artists in residence will receive a studio, an apartment, a monthly stipend of $1,000 per month and a bicycle.

The Artist Project, a Community Arts Initiative program 2016 - 2017

The Artist Project is a collaboration between an experienced artist, the Museum of Fine Arts, and ten after school community organizations in the Boston area. The program is designed to engage children in the art-making process under the guidance of an artist. Drawing inspiration from the MFA’s collection, the selected artist will plan and lead an art project with children between the ages of six and twelve.

10th Anniversary Wayne Plein Air Festival

The festival will run from May 9 through 14, 2016 and the exhibition will be on view from May 14 through June 26, 2016 in the Wayne Art Center's Davenport, Vidinghoff and Outer Galleries.

This annual national juried exhibition is dedicated to enhancing the public's awareness of outdoor painting while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share creative endeavors with collectors and the public.

Online Entries: November 1, 2015 - March 1, 2016


Inaugural Artaxis Fellowship

This is an opportunity worth up to $2,000 to attend a two-week summer residency of your choice at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. The recipient will be selected by the Artaxis Fellowship Selection Committee, which consists of Ayumi Horie, Roberto Lugo, and Amy Santoferraro.

To be eligible, you have to be in financial need, at least 18 years old, and have a nomination from one of the artists on the Artaxis website.

Applications must be submitted through the website by February 12th.

Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show : Deadline Jan 15

Call for entries graphic Rittenhouse square

The 89th Annual June Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show

The show is held on the sidewalk, which surrounds the beautiful and historic Rittenhouse Square in the very heart of the art-smart city of Philadelphia.  Exhibiting only original artwork in this affluent area of Philadelphia, artists have found success in both shows and consistently rate them as two of the top shows in the entire country. 

Closing the Gap: Professional Practices for Women in the Visual Arts

Closing the Gap: Professional Practices for Women in the Visual Arts will be held Nov. 13-15 in Clayton, N.Y., located in the Thousand Islands region.

Made possible by a gift from the estate of Bethea S. Owen ’43, an artist and alumna of SU:VPA, the all-expenses-paid retreat is designed to provide juniors, seniors and graduate students in the college’s School of Art, School of Design and Department of Transmedia with tips, tools and techniques to advance their careers, whether their next steps are to find gainful employment or start their own businesses.

Call for Entries : MarinMOCA Fall National Juried Exhibition: Drawing

Open to all U.S. resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit up to 5 digital images of your original drawings completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a MarinMOCA or Artists of MarinMOCA exhibit. Artists currently represented by the juror are ineligible for this call. Open to all drawing media except video and film. 

Only online entries with digitally uploaded images will be accepted. 


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