The Montana Arts Council seeks an individual for the position of Executive Director. The new Executive Director will be expected to continue the Council’s traditions of program innovation and advocacy leadership on behalf of Montana’s arts community. Headquartered in Helena, the Council has a staff of seven and an annual budget of $1.8 million. The... Read more »
Deadline: Thursday 4 May 2017 at 4pm Specifically targeted at individual artists with disabilities Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Mentoring and Training awards. The scheme offers artists the opportunity to: connect with other practitioners or venues; make a change in their practice; ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale; reach new audiences and to engage in mentoring and training. Application forms and guidelines for Arts and Disability Connect 2017 will be available to download from www.adiarts.ie/connect on Thursday 16 March. Arts & Disability Ireland will host a series of information clinics nationwide, locations and dates of the clinics will be announced shortly. For general queries about the awards please contact: email@example.com/ 01 8509002 Arts and Disability Connect is Funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.
Deadline for submissions: 13 March The commission forms part of the city’s ambition to improve The Calls area. This small art commission invites artists to submit designs for 7 bollards and two internet exchange cabinets. The Calls area is adjacent to the River Aire. Historically The Calls was an area of industry, now it is a gateway to Leeds’ waterfront and home to a mixture of bars, restaurants, hotels, office and residential accommodation. The Calls falls within the Leeds city centre conservation area, any works undertaken should preserve or enhance the special character of the conservation area and its setting. Leeds City Council invites artists to submit designs for 7 bollards and two internet exchange cabinets. The artist will also be responsible for installing/implementing the design. Criteria: The design should be innovative, appropriate for a conservation area and take into consideration the surroundings. Materials are not defined by the brief, but we envisage that the designs would be painted on the street furniture. Preparation work is to be undertaken by the artist including primer, base coat etc. The designer will work with the design team to agree the final design. The total budget for the commission is up to £900.00 to include Design fees Installation; including all materials, metal paint, primer etc. Travel and parking costs The attendance at one site meeting Any other expenses incurred in the design and production process Apply online here: www.curatorspace.com/public-art-commission-the-calls-leeds
Submission deadline: Thursday 6 April, 4.00pm Mayo County Council and Aras Inis Gluaire/Erris Arts Centre invites submissions for three public art projects/residencies in Erris, County Mayo. This is an exciting opportunity for artists to work with communities and revisit some of the Tír Sáile sculpture trail sites with new artistic vision and approaches to contemporary public art practice. The original trail was developed nearly 25 years ago and is currently undergoing a thorough maintenance programme including repairs, new signage and a new website, to be launched alongside the residency programme. In addition to the residency programme artist Dorothy Cross will be working on a research project during the Summer and it is hoped a significant new commission will be realised in the following year. Budget: Maximum budget is €10,000 for each residency, and will cover design, supply, installation or performance, artist’s fee and any community involvement initiatives, inclusive of all costs, VAT, insurance and other charges. This is based on approximately a one month residency period, 2 week research and development phase and attendance at launch events. It is assumed approximately €7,500 be allocated to the artists fee and €2,500 for materials or other residency or performance/outcome costs. Artists are welcome to suggest how they would like to breakdown the budget to suit their proposal. In Addition to this budget: Accommodation for the full period of the residency will be provided and further supports around documentation, launch costs, marketing etc will be provided. Expression of Interest and Competition Process: This is initially a one-stage competition, open to all artists. If a clear choice can not be made from the stage one submissions and further, detailed information is required a limited number of artists may be invited to develop proposals further and an honorarium will be paid to each shortlisted artist. Initial submissions must contain: • Brief description outlining any initial concept ideas or approach to a residency • Indication of preferred site • Outline of potential community/resident involvement • Preferred timescale • CV and examples of previous work Q + A for artists: Áras Inis Gluaire/ Erris Arts Centre at 12am on Thursday 16 March Gaynor Seville, Public Art Coordinator and Brendan Murray, Director of the Arts Centre will be available to run through the brief and answer any questions. It is not compulsory to attend but if you are attending please inform Gaynor Seville, Public Art Co-ordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Submissions to be delivered to: Gaynor Seville, Public Art Co-ordinator, Mayo County Council, Áras An Chontae, Castlebar, Co Mayo Email submissions: Ensure all files combined in the submission are less than 10MB in a zipped file. Dropbox must be used for larger submissions. email@example.com For more information see: www.mayococo.ie/en/Services/.aspx
Deadline: 3 April 2017 Event Opening: May 12th, 2017, 6:00 pm at European Convention Center Luxembourg, 1, rue du Fort Thüngen, L-1499, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Call FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, taking place on May 12th, 2017, at “European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL)”, in Luxembourg. Decision: April 10th, 2017. The theme of the event is POWER. The theme should be approached in a critical way in relation to social/political/philosophical perspectives. The artistic contributions can take any form of expression as long as they question the theme and suggest a non-conform point of view. The artistic propositions have to relate to the theme in an incontestable way. FRIDAY ISLAND is a series of events taking place in Luxembourg, which promotes an exchange between artists as well as a public dialogue on a given topic. Open to all artistic disciplines and media, Friday Island offers a platform for experimentation beyond the creative processes usually bound to market oriented rationale. Friday Island offers the possibility to approach socially relevant themes in a critical way by the means of artistic thinking and creation. Each event takes place every two/three months at a different venue. Artists are invited to work on the proposed theme and with the space of the venue. Each event takes place on a Friday evening: the selected artistic projects will be showcased during that timeframe. Arranged in a convivial way, the setting of the venue should stimulate an informal exchange between both the participants (artists) and the audience. Along with the artistic contributions, FRIDAY ISLAND wishes to engage in an open discussion about the proposed topic and in relation to the artists’ work present during the event. The talk will be led by a moderator. Remuneration The artists will receive a remuneration of 600,- euro per artistic contribution, travel refund to Luxembourg City up to 150,-euro are also available upon request. Accommodations for three nights will be provided by the organisation. Application Artists can send following information to firstname.lastname@example.org: CV (1 page max.) Portfolio, former and current projects (PDF or website, with pictures and videos). If you send a PDF, please include no more than 10 pictures. A short concept/script describing the project related to the theme POWER and to the venue “European Convention Center Luxembourg” (1 page max.) Please consider arriving one day before the event (May 11th 2017) for installation and/or try out. For more questions and information regarding the event, please send an e-mail to email@example.com www.fridayisland.net
Information Officer I (Specialist) – Public Affairs California Arts Council Sacramento, CA The California Arts Council is seeking candidates for the position of Information Officer I (Specialist). As a member of the California Arts Council’s Public Affairs team, under the direction of the Information Officer II, the Information Officer I (Specialist) performs complex public affairs, press,... Read more »
THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM is currently accepting applications for residencies of 2-6 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains, the Foundation provides individual workspace, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the experience of the historic High Plains landscape to selected writers, artists, and composers working in... Read more »
Deadline: Friday 31 March 2017, midnight Digital Arts Studios, 38-42 Hill St, Belfast, BT1 2LB Applications are now being accepted for the next International Residency at the Digital Arts Studios, Belfast. The DAS residency programme encourages and supports artists in the creation of innovative, challenging and experimental work by providing a creative hub with access to a range of facilities and resources. International residents are provided with shared living accommodation in Belfast and receive a stipend of £200 per month. The next International Residency period is June and July 2017 inclusive. There is one international residency place per period and the successful artist will have the opportunity to deliver a public talk at partner venue The Golden Thread Gallery during their residency. For more information visit digitalartsstudios.com/news/upcoming-deadline-for-the-next-international-and-home-residencies-at-das
Deadline application: Monday 3 April, 5pm Visual Arts Residency / Sabhal Mòr Ostaig – National Centre for Gaelic Language, Culture and the Arts, Isle of Skye, Scotland. The residency will take place from Mon 25th September to Friday 15th December 2017. Applications are now being welcomed for the fifth Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, an exciting international residency opportunity to take place in Skye in the summer/autumn of 2017. In a unique international partnership between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language, Culture and the Arts (Scotland) and the Jon Schueler Charitable Trust, with support from the Royal Scottish Academy. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to come and research, develop and produce work for 3 months in the dedicated artist’s studio in a spectacular setting overlooking The Sound of Sleat, the place which so inspired Schueler as an artist. The Scholarship is open to international artists (including Scottish and UK) working to the highest level of contemporary professional practice in a visual medium and with a particular interest in landscape and the environment. Artists must have completed formal arts education at least 3 years previously. The annual (2013 -2020) visual arts scholarship has been set up in celebration and in memory of the life, work and artistic influence of internationally renowned artist and abstract expressionist, Jon Schueler (1916-1992), in recognition of his very special relationship with the landscape and environment of the Sound of Sleat. The aims of the residency are 1. to provide a visual artist working to the highest level of contemporary practice a period of research, development and production in a unique environment, 2. to promote Skye, The Gaeltachd and Scotland as an exciting, distinct and inspiring place to work for a contemporary artist, and to promote the exchange of ideas. The Artist will receive: • a residency fee of £8,000 for the 12 week period • an allowance of £500 for materials • provision of an artist’s studio with ICT support • reasonable travel costs of a single return trip to undertake the residency in Skye (12 weeks) met in full as part of the scholarship • accommodation on campus For more information see: www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/jon-schueler/
Artists have created art in national parks since the late 19th century when famed Hudson River School painters captured the majestic views of our nation’s western parks. Today, the sights and sounds in national parks continue to inspire artists in more than 50 residency programs across the country. Whether staying in a remote wilderness cabin... Read more »
2017 Emerging Program Institute | Alliance of Artists Communities Join us for the Alliance of Artists Communities’ Emerging Program Institute from April 18-20, 2017, hosted at the S&R Foundation in Washington, DC. If you are interested or involved in launching a new residency program, you won’t want to miss this! This training combines best practices... Read more »
The St. Louis Artists’ Guild has extended the entry deadline for Displacement & Migration: a national juried exhibit that investigates the current or historic forced or voluntary relocation of individuals or groups of people who no longer inhabit their place of origin. Artists are encouraged to explore the complexities of this theme today and throughout... Read more »
Deadline: Monday 20 February 2017, 6pm Platform Arts is currently seeking expressions of interest for the role of Co – Director. Platform was founded on the basic principle of supporting and promoting the creation of innovative contemporary art. Its mission is to actively promote the creation, presentation of and access to contemporary art through its studio, gallery and education programs. A rolling board of voluntary directors is responsible for the running of Platform, this is drawn from both studio members and external applicants. It is the responsibility of the Directors to manage the operational, administrative, public and financial affairs of Platform Arts. Each Co-Director term lasts two years. Platform Arts is currently seeking hands-on directors with a particular interest in, but not limited to: • Funding for the arts • Administration and Finance • General Management If you are interested in applying for a position as Co-Director please download the director specification and application form. Please send a PDF version of your completed form including a copy of your C.V max (2 pages) and a completed Monitoring Form to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Platform Arts Directors. platformartsbelfast.com/2017/02/06/vacancy-voluntary-co-directors-2017/
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