"What Can't Be Cured Must Be Endured"
Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: Rutgers University - Paul Robeson Galleries
Since the time of the ancient Egyptians, the history of western art has been littered with depictions of medicine and healing—a topic which continues to inspire artists to this day. This exhibition explores the artistic representation of the frailty of the human form, when all is not well and how people have coped. Traditional western discourses generally focus on the detection of damage or illness in the body, the diagnosis, and the application of relevant treatments, hopefully cures and recovery. Other approaches may explore ideas of ritualistic or spiritual responses to the notion of illness, remedies outside the mainstream, and interventions to prevent illness. Artists whose work explores ideas about medicine and healing are encouraged to submit proposals for an exhibition that encompasses a broad array of responses to these themes. Exhibition will be on display October 2012 – January 2013.
How to submit: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/artgallery/opportunities/index.html
Call for Digital Artists & Photographers: "True Colors"
Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: Digital Arts: California
DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA invites digital artists and photographers worldwide to submit works for “True Colors,” a juried digital-arts exhibit that will be held both online AND in a physical gallery in Los Angeles, San Diego, or another California art center.
Works selected by our expert jurors as finalists will be showcased in solo, online galleries, each devoted to only one artist or photographer. These galleries will remain online for seven months. Top award-winners will also appear in a physical-gallery show.
We use the broadest definition of "digital art": any work whose creation or presentation involves a digital process that enhances the work, for example, digital paintings, photomanipulation, fractals, vector art, “glitch” work, and generative art.
To be notified of future exhibits, please send "like" our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Digital-Arts-California/242088355826828
Call for entry: www.DigitalArtsCalifornia.com
Call for Submissions: February 2012 - Elements Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all] Posted by: UFORGE Gallery Deadline: 01/15/12 This assignment will focus on the classical four elements found in nature; Earth, Water, Air and Fire. These four elements play a huge role in our daily lives; every day we warm ourselves by Fire, wash ourselves in Water, feel the Wind in our hair, walk upon the Earth. Your challenge as a participating artist is to choose your subject matter while depicting one or all of the four elements noted above in 2D (painting, photography, graphic or assemblage) or 3D (sculpture). Size limitations for 2D work shall be no larger than 24 x 36 inches (including mat and/or frame). All 3D work shall weigh no more than 20 lbs and be no larger than 24 x 24 x 24 inches. 3D work must be self-supporting and free standing. A non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 shall be paid on or before the posted online registration deadline. Late submission (entries received after the online registration deadline) fee is $40.00. www.uforgegallery.com
Call to Artists: Creatures: Swim, Fly, Crawl Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all] Posted by: Caladan Gallery Deadline: 01/15/12 CALL to ARTISTS: CALADAN GALLERY presents a juried exhibition entitled "CREATURES: Swim, Fly, Crawl". This exhibition will be a survey of our fellow citizens on the planet Earth: Animals! We present these creatures with love and honor. We are searching for uplifting, innovative works representing animals; those that find a way to provide witness to ourselves. We have been extremely fortunate to be creating an exciting, diverse, and active meeting place for artists. We are averaging over 55,000 viewers a month, and have provided a warm and positive virtual atmosphere since 2003. All mediums except video are eligible. Please go to: http://www.caladangallery.com to download prospectus (click on "enter your artwork") OR write to: Caladan Gallery, Box 391939, Cambridge MA 02139 OR call: 617-838-8929 for more information. Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2012.
Chandler Gallery: Exhibition Proposals
Deadline: January 15, 2012 (RECEIVE) Exhibition Proposals Chandler Gallery Maud Morgan Arts Cambridge, MA Exhibition Period: July to December 2012 The Chandler Gallery Advisory Committee reviews and selects exhibitions and proposals twice a year. The submission deadline for January to June 2012 exhibitions is September 15, and the deadline for exhibitions July to December 2012 is January 15, 2012. Chandler Gallery is responsible for: (truncated) Press Releases to our media list Design of show announcement Paying 50% for a printed show card Individual artists, and groups of artists, are responsible for: (truncated) Delivery and pick up of artwork Framing of artwork Paying 50% for a printed show card, printing expense beyond 1M postcards, mailing expenses to artist's personal mailing list Download an Exhibition Application: http://www.maudmorgan.com/gallery/ChandlerGalleryExhibitionApplication.pdf Visit website for complete details: www.maudmorgan.com/gallery Maud Morgan Arts 20A Sacramento Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Phone: (617) 349-6287 Email this • Twit This! • Google Bookmark This • PDF via RSS2PDF Posted by Fiber Art Calls at 4:44 AM Labels: (JAN 15), [RECEIVE], All Media, Curatorial/Exhibition Proposals, Exhibitions
International Juried Digital Arts & Photography Exhibit: “True Colors” DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2012 DIGITAL ARTS: CALIFORNIA invites digital artists and photographers worldwide to submit works for “True Colors”, a juried digital-arts exhibit that will celebrate every form of color, whether dazzling or muted; pastel or primary; black/white or gray.This exhibit will be held both online AND in a physical gallery in Los Angeles, San Diego, or another California art center. Works selected by our jurors as finalists will be showcased in solo, online galleries, each devoted to only one artist or photographer. These galleries will remain online for seven months. Top award-winners will also appear in a physical-gallery show. We use a broad definition of “digital art”: any work whose creation or presentation involves a digital process that enhances the work. For More Information: http://www.theartlist.com/art-calls/international-juried-digital-arts-photography-exhibit-true-colors
Juried Exhibit : The Body Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all] Posted by: Bridgewater State University Deadline: 01/15/12 Bridgewater State University seeks submissions for artworks in all media that explore the subject of the body for an exhibition on display from March 19th to May 12th 2012. Various interpretations of this theme will be considered and are encouraged. We hope to exhibit more than one work by each selected artist. Images must be in jpeg format at 300 dpi with the longest dimension 8", each labeled: last name_first name_#corresponding with an image list.jpeg. Please send a maximum of 6 entries, a 1–2 paragraph artist statement, an image list (specifying media, framed dimensions, and installation needs), a submission fee of $15 (foreign checks not accepted), and a SASE for notification of results to: Bridgewater State University, Wallace Anderson Gallery, Art Department, Attn: Body, 40 School Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325.
LENS 2012 International Juried Photography Exhibition
Sponsor: Perspective Gallery
Jury Fee: $40.00
Number of Images: 5
Awards: $200 + Featured Exhibition, $150, $100
Notification Date: 01/22/12
Years Held: 2
Average Rating: Star_filled / 0 ratings
Drop Off: 02/24/12
Pick Up: 01/22/12
Show Start: 03/01/12
Show End: 03/25/12
PERSPECTIVE GALLERY is pleased to announce its second annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2012. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.
Juror – Catherine Edelman, Director, Catherine Edelman
Gallery, one of the leading galleries in the nation representing prominent contemporary photographers. The gallery exhibits in major art fairs and is widely respected as a leader, educator and expert in the field of photography. She is vice-president of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers and president of the Chicago Art Dealers Association.
Awards – One artist will be awarded a featured exhibition
at Perspective, and a $200 stipend. The first runner-up will
receive a $150 stipend, and the second runner-up will receive a $100 stipend. Awards will be announced at the reception.
Submissions – Artists are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images, JPEG form. The images must have been created within the past five years. Artists should complete the entry form and upload their images at:
Entry Fee – The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is
$40. The fee is non-refundable.
Deadline for Entries – January 15, 2012, 5pm CST
Mystery of Man Art Exhibition
(Posted: 9/17/11) -- The Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition at its Satellite Galleries. Cash prize for Best in Show. Jurors: Julia Kirt, Kelly Foshee. All artists and mediums welcome. Subject matter must address or pertain to: -Where or what did we come from? -Why are we here? -What is reality? -How do we interpret the self? $35.00 plus $10.00 for every entry after first three. Deadline: January 15, 2012. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Trevor Taylor at email@example.com or call 405-830-6163.
Open European Quilt Championships 2012
Deadline: January 15, 2012 (RECEIVE)
Open European Quilt Championships 2012
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
3 May - 6 May 2012
During our patchwork and quilting event you can find unlimited knitting, crocheting, embroidery, weaving, red work and hardanger. Further there are international guest collections, challenging workshops by quilting experts and a rich blend of fabrics, haberdashery and everything you may need to quilt.
With as centre point the most diverse quilt contest of Europe. High quality artwork will compete for the prestigious prizes and trophies. Each year we are proud to welcome beautiful craftwork and we are delighted to see the quality and craftsmanship grow over the years. This also encourages us to be very meticulous and shape the exhibition with the same pizzazz the entering artwork has. For us a huge challenge to place all your beautiful craftwork!
RULES FOR COMPETITORS ELIGIBILITY
Any garment, quilt or wall hanging in patchwork, quilting or appliqué completed since 30 April 2011.
An entry must consist of three layers which are sewn together. The main material of the entry must be textile.
Also kit-quilts and tied quilts are excluded from the contest.
Garments are possible too. One entry per category. No more entries than two per person. Please use a separate form for each entry.
Entries entered in the novice category must be patched and quilted by the maker him or herself.
If you have won a prize in the novice or intermediate category you are obliged to enter your work this year in the subsequent category.
The jurors have the right to assign an entry to a different category if deemed more appropriate.
To the champion:
THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CERTIFICATE and a Bernina sewing machine
Additional trophies for colour, craftsmanship, design and creativity and special awards for traditional and longarm quilt.
Independent judges will award trophies, rosettes and certificates as appropriate for the classes listed overleaf.
Marks are awarded for design, creativity, colour, workmanship, theme and garment regardless of category or class. The judges’ decision is final.
Download the entry form in english
Forms also available in Dutch, German and French
Visit website for full details: www.oeqc.eu
NL-5595 EH Leende
Tel. +31 (0)40 711 4033
Blue Sky Project
Blue Sky Project
BLUE SKY PROJECT OF DAYTON, OHIO SEEKS ARTIST’S PROPOSALS FOR 2012 SUMMER RESIDENCY.
CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS:VISUAL ARTISTS, FILMMAKERS, TECH-ARTISTS, DANCERS, MUSICIANS, WRITERS, PERFORMANCE ARTISTS AND PEOPLE WORKING IN OTHER CREATIVE MEDIA SHOULD APPLY.
As one of five Blue Sky Project Artists-In-Residence, you will cross-pollinate with other practicing artists, collaborate with teens, expand your ideas and add artistic breadth and depth to the Dayton community.
Relocated in 2009 to Ohio from our original location in Illinois, artists gather for eight weeks from mid-June to mid August at the University of Dayton, located 2 miles from downtown Dayton. Monday - Thursday, from 10-3:30 are devoted to intensive collaborations between each individual artist and a small group of six to eight local teen participants, culminating in a final exhibition. Artists-in-Residence invent the remaining structure, working together or individually on projects. Our hope is that the projects will seep out, intervene, enhance and impact the community.
Your recent studio practice and new ideas should provide the foundation for your activities. Because of the collaborative nature of Blue Sky Project, your project must have an open-ended structure. Your project must be achievable in eight weeks, within a $1,000 budget (excluding final exhibition expenses) and must engage others in its articulation and production. The rest is up to you. Previous projects have included: sculptural sound installation, video installation, performance, musical composition, dance installation, 2D visual-art and photography, self-published magazines, and site-specific interventions.
Application deadline is January 16, 2012. To learn more about Blue Sky Project, see previous work and backgrounds of past resident artists, and to download our Call for Proposals, please visit http://www.blueskydayton.org
de Appel arts centre
Call for applications de Appel
Curatorial Programme 2012/2013
Curating in the expanded field
January 16, 2012 (arrival date)
de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
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"There is an abc-ignorance that precedes knowledge, and there is another learned ignorance that comes after and that is created through 'knowing' and that will equally like the first be annihilated and annulled by knowledge."
Michel de Montaigne 
Initiated in 1994, the Curatorial Programme of de Appel arts centre aims to offer young curators a condensed package of experiences and skills that can be seen as instruments to enhance the development of their professional career.
The curriculum revolves around theoretical issues in regular sessions with a tutorial team consisting of
Floris Alkemade (architect,NL), Liesbeth Bik (visual artist, NL), Ann Demeester (director de Appel arts centre, BE/NL), Charles Esche (director Van Abbe Museum, UK/NL), Annie Fletcher (curator, IR/NL), Elena Filipovic (curator/writer, US/BE), Ann Goldstein (director Stedelijk museum), Henk Slager (philosopher/curator, NL), Lisette Smits (independent researcher/curator, NL), Jan Verwoert (art critic, DE)
The eight-month long Curatorial Programme exists in its current form since 2006, with a reshaped curriculum and an extended tutorial team. It encompasses a dense array of seminars, workshops, excursions (including a three-week research trip to a destination outside Western Europe), practice-related assignments and encounters with artists and art professionals.
Additionally the programme offers
- The opportunity to get acquainted with de Appel arts centre from 'the inside', and get a better insight into the mechanisms and governing principles of a contemporary institution for visual arts.
- The possibility to make a research trip outside of Western Europe and a minimum of 5 field trips, within Europe.
- The opportunity to meet and have an exchange with a large number of artists, curators, critics and other international professionals through thematic seminars and informal encounters. Guest teachers over the past years have been e.g. Claire Bishop, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Gerardo Mosquera, Paul O'Neill, Paulo Herkenhoff, Jacques Rancière, Simon Sheikh, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Jan Hoet, Teresa Gleadowe, Tirdad Zolghadr, Ulay and Nina Möntmann.
The programme pays attention to the history of exhibition-making, diverse curatorial practices, institution building and project management. The programme is characterized by a specific focus on 'curating in the expanded field', which is investigated through the polarity between 'free-lance' and 'institutional' curating and the notion 'context-responsive' curating.
1. A letter of motivation in which you state your personal drive as well as your expectations of the programme.
2. A proposal for a project (maximum 4000 words, approx 8 pages A4) including: concept and location of the project (main focus, explanation of context and relevance), the participating artists (including some image material), a realistic budget, a publicity plan (not obliged).
3. A CV, including an extensive description of your relevant working experience
4. Two written references of (former) tutors, professors or employers, in English.
On the basis of the submitted documents twelve candidates will be short-listed. These candidates will be invited to come to Amsterdam in the second week of March for an interview with an international jury, who will select the final six participants of the Curatorial Programme 2012/2013.
Send completed applications digitally to:
Application deadline: January 16th, 2012
For further information please visit our website
Moosje Goosen (coordinator): firstname.lastname@example.org
Nathalie Hartjes (coordinator): email@example.com
t +31 (0)20 6255651
f +31 (0)20 6225215
 Translated from Michel de Montaigne, 'Essaies' – Over nutteloze vernuftigheden – 2001. Uitgeverij Boom, Amsterdam , p 369.
Craft Workshop Art Competition - All Mediums
- Theme is Restoration (Posted: 11/7/11) -- Craft Workshop's mission is to share and inform the necessity and benefits of arts education and awareness through inspiration and participation. All entries will represent the evolving art techniques and strategies that illicit motivation, criticism, but more importantly, conversation. Select entries will be exhibited with proper accreditation given to the artist(s). Some submissions will be reproduced as postcards to be distributed to schools around the country. You can determine which "Studio" your entry would be most appropriate for. You may enter (1) original work in more than one studio. The "Program" is a direction to start from. Your creative interpretation is what will set you apart. $20 fee. Deadline: January 16, 2012. Visit website for details. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Art Dialogue Portfolio Review
Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges [View all]
Posted by: Public Art Dialogue
February 23, 2012, Los Angeles, in conjunction with the Public Art Dialogue (PAD) Annual Meeting at College Art Association.
PAD invites artists to apply for a Public Art Portfolio Review. Offered as a membership benefit of PAD, this is an excellent opportunity for artists, who are seeking public art commissions, to be given feedback on their portfolios. Each artist will have a 20-minute meeting with a public art consultant, administrator, artist, or curator. Organized by Renee Piechocki, the roster of reviewers includes: Jack Becker, Public Art Review; Margaret Bruning, LA County Civic Arts Program; Susan Gray, Community Development Agency of the City of LA; Letitia Fernandez Ivins, LA County Civic Arts Program; Alan Nakagawa, LA Metro Art; Marc Pally, public art consultant; Sarah Schrank, CSU, Long Beach; Rochelle Steiner, USC. In order to schedule a free review you must be a member of PAD. Join today http://publicartdialogue.org! To schedule a review, email: email@example.com
Unconditional Love: Cats and Dogs Sponsor: The Shoe Factory Art Co-op Deadline: 01/16/12 Jury Fee: $15 members, $25 non-members Number of Images: 2 Commission: gall Awards: n/a Notification Date: 01/23/12 Website: www.shoefactoryarts.com Years Held: 1 Average Rating: / 0 ratings Drop Off: 01/30/12 Pick Up: 03/05/12 Show Start: 02/03/12 Show End: 02/25/12 City: Rochester State: NY Country: USA Categories All Description: The Shoe Factory Art Co-op is accepting submissions for our 2012 February art show, “Unconditional Love: Cats and Dogs”. In celebration of the month of February’s Valentines Day and Spay Day, the art exhibit will be devoted to our feline and canine best friends! Artists... are asked to create and submit work inspired by cats and/or dogs. All art mediums considered. All sizes considered. Exhibit held in our Main Gallery, Studio 212. Juried by The Shoe Factory Art Co-op. Submission deadline is January 16th, 2012. Artists’ reception is First Friday, February 3rd from 6pm-10pm. Show duration: February 3rd-25th. For more information and submission form, visit the Call for Artists page on our website www.shoefactoryarts.com . The Shoe Factory Art Co-op 250 N. Goodman St., Studios 212, 212A, 215 Rochester, NY 14607 (585)732-0036 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/theshoefactory Twitter: @theshoefactory
Utopia? call for submissions
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Studio 27 is looking for short videos and films for our next program at the Big Muddy Film Festival 34 at Southern Illinois University. We are curating a special out-of-competition screening titled "Utopia?" For this program, we are seeking experimental films and videos (under 30 minutes) that critique or express a fundamental shift in the trajectory of contemporary utopian thought and practice. We are interested in work that explores how utopia, as a projection of what is possible in the future, can be an implicit critique of what is lacking in the present, an indication of how far we have to go to achieve an ideal society. As the notion of dystopia is integrally connected to utopia, we also welcome work that is dystopic in nature. How do the limitations and contradictions of the present drive us toward escape or change? Another timely concern is how utopia is not necessarily a physical or geographic space. Rather, it can be an internal space, a transformation of individual or social consciousness. How does the hope for radical social transformation haunt contemporary media art, and how does the utopian work of the historical avant-garde speak to present day aspirations?
For the purpose of this program, we will only consider work that is experimental in nature, or radically pushes the formal or conceptual boundaries of its genre. Please send us a prescreening copy of your work on playable DVD (or provide us a URL where we can stream or download a high quality preview). All submissions must include a brief project synopsis, artist statement, and contact information (email address, phone number).
Address your submission to:
810 S. Johnson Ave.
Carbondale, IL 62901
15th Annual Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition
Sponsor: United States Canada Peace Anniversary Association (USCPAA
Jury Fee: None
Number of Images: Up to 3 submissions (artw
Awards: $200 travel shipping stipend
Notification Date: 01/30/12
Years Held: 15th
Average Rating: Star_filled / 0 ratings
Drop Off: 04/14/12
Pick Up: 10/10/12
Show Start: 05/01/12
Show End: 10/01/12
INTERNATIONAL JURIED SCULPTURE COMPETITION - Artists are invited to submit outdoor sculptures to be featured at the Fifteenth Annual Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition on the USA Canada border. Peace Arch International Park is the Western United States’ International Gateway to the Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Located at the 4th busiest US/Canada border crossing in Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia, over 500,000 people visit the historic site and International Peace Park each year. A full color self guided artwork and tour brochure accompanies the exhibit. Artists benefit from international exposure and recognition by being featured in North America's most celebrated International Peace Park.
A panel of international US and Canadian art experts, association members and park management will jury the exhibition. The criterion for selecting the exhibit includes: artistic impression, quality, durability, aesthetic appeal, and park and community appropriateness.
All materials must be completely weatherproof and suitable for public viewing. A $200 travel / shipping stipend (u.s. Funds) is available for accepted artists. A artwork prospectus is available online for download. Digital entries are acceptable for entry. Site-specific proposals are acceptable for entry.
Artwork submission deadline is January 17th, 2011.
An official artwork prospectus can be downloaded at: http://www.peacearchpark.org/callforentries.htm.
Sponsored by the United States Canada Peace Anniversary Association (USCPAA) P.O. Box 4564 Blaine, WA 98231-4564, Phone (360) 332-7165. Questions, comments: email@example.com. Please put SCULPTURE EXHIBITION in your emails subject box.
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For more information contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carbondale, IL 62901
Call for Proposals: Editions, Multiples
The Present Group
Call For Proposals: Artist Multiples, Limited Editions
Who we are:
The Present Group is a triannual art subscription service. Every year TPG subscribers receive three limited edition works from three different contemporary artists. Each work is accompanied by information to help them gain insight into the piece, its creator, and recurring themes in the contemporary art world.
What we are looking for:
Projects that result in a limited edition, an artist multiple, or a part of or a document of a larger work. Our current edition numbers are under 100. We do not accept proposals for reproductions of paintings. Work must be reproducible in intent. The project will be made exclusively through The Present Group. We understand that similar themes and images may be used throughout your other work, however you agree not to create the exact project in the same form again.
Appreciation for Selected Artists:
* $500 honorarium + production costs
* 4 of the produced work for your own collection or to sell on your own.
* All the contextual information we create for your piece, including artist info, critiques, and video will remain free on-line as long as TPG exists
Your proposal should include:
* Contact Information: Name, Address, Phone Number, E-mail, Website (if applicable)
* Project Proposal:
1. What you want to do.
2. How this work will relate to/expand on current themes in your work
3. Anything (sketches, photos. . .) to help you explain your idea.
* Artist Resume, Statement, Work Samples
We have a rolling submissions policy; we review proposals four times a year. The deadline for the next review is January 17th, 2012.
Submit Via Email:
Include all of your contact information in the body of your email.
Your proposal may be included in the body of the email, attached, or linked. We much prefer links. If you must use attachments, limit it to three. We prefer .PDFs or .JPGs. We will not accept attached video.
Via Snail Mail:
The Present Group
33 Excelsior Ct.
Oakland, CA 94610
Send us anything you feel will help us understand your background and/or proposal. We will accept any form of media. If you’d like your sample material returned please include a SASE with proper postage.
Download submission guidelines here: http://www.thepresentgroup.com/ThePresentGroup-Submissions.pdf
For more information about The Present Group go to: http://www.thepresentgroup.com
Gallery Bergen accepting proposals from artists and curators
Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: Bergen Community College
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS:CENTERING THE MARGIN
Curated by: Anthony Ryan
Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Exhibition Dates: March 7-24, 2012
Root Division invites artists working in all genres to submit work for an exhibition entitled Centering the Margin.
Centering the Margin is an artist-curated project focusing on artwork that concerns itself with spaces, events, and artifacts that exist just outside of our field of vision and attention. If our contemporary existence is marked by a focus on spectacle and constant stimulation, then Centering the Margin is a show that documents those things that fall outside this focus. These are things that require a change of speed or shift in focus to perceive them.
This show hopes to draw connections between artists concerned with margins, edges and interstitial spaces through diverse approaches and varied platforms of concept, representation and materials.
Works considered for the show could be:
pictorial works that represent spaces and moments that are glimpsed fleetingly if at all
process-based works that employ materials that exist solely as vessels for goods or products, or are artifacts of technologies of display and production
time based works that document forces or phenomena that are barely perceptible or so common as to escape notice
*These are only a few examples, the curator will entertain any works that serve to flesh out the show's overarching concept through a broad range of materials, media and approaches and set up a dialog between works that provokes an examination of this concept on the part of viewers of the exhibition.
This call for entries is meant to complete a show that currently includes the work of 7 artists including the curator, Anthony Ryan.
A total of 15 to 18 artists will be represented in the exhibition. Final selection of works will occur AFTER the Call for Entries process is complete and all artists will be given equal consideration for representation in the final exhibition to the best of our ability.
Previously selected artists:
Michael J Ryan http://www.michaeljryan.com/MichaelJRyan.html
Michael Hall http://michaelhallpaintings.com/home.html
Sarah Newton http://www.sarahmnewton.com/
Anthony Ryan http://anthonydanielryan.com/home.html
Robin Johnston http://www.robin-johnston.com/
Devon Tsuno http://www.devontsuno.com/
Brian Caraway http://www.briancaraway.com
Checklist of application materials:
4 images (jpegs: 72 dpi, 600x800 pixels max) (Digital only please; Sorry, no slides) Video should be submitted as a still and as a link to a web-hosted video viewer AND/OR 3-minute video clip on CD/DVD for Mac
Artist resume (1-2 pages max)
Statement outlining the relevance of submitted work to curatorial topic (250 word max)
SASE (for return of materials if desired)
$10 check/money order made payable to Root Division (e-payment can also be made via PayPal button below)
Email submissions can be sent to email@example.com. Submissions will also be accepted via USPS & can be mailed to: Root Division, Attn: Centering the Margin, 3175 17th Street, SF, CA 94110. (Please note that the $10 fee must be on file by 01/17/2012 for the email submission to be considered.)
Please call 415.863.7668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
**Artists selected for the exhibition will be notified by January 25, 2011 via email or phone about the inclusion of their work in the show. Curator will conduct studio visits as necessary, but good documentation of work is strongly suggested.**
3175 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
ABOUT ROOT DIVISION:
Root Division is an arts and arts education non-profit located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Root Division's mission is to improve appreciation and access to the visual arts by connecting personal inspiration and community participation. We provide subsidized studio space to working artists in exchange for their service in creating shared learning opportunities for the community. Artists develop creatively and professionally by teaching art to underserved youth, leading adult education classes, and producing exhibitions that showcase local emerging artwork. By combining multiple opportunities for creative exchange, Root Division cultivates an artistic ecosystem that enriches life throughout the Bay Area.
Root Division is supported in part by grants from Grants for the Arts: SF Hotel Tax Fund & Voluntary Arts Contribution Fund, The San Francisco Foundation, Walter & Elise Haas Fund, and the Potrero Nuevo Fund. The Second Saturday Exhibition Series is sponsored by the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Commission through a Cultural Equity Grant/Organizational Project Grant, the Fleishhacker Foundation, and the Zellerbach Family Foundation.
For further information regarding events and/or press materials, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Cancelmo at 415.863.7668 or email@example.com
Black Cloud's Art Bazaar III
Deadline Type: fixed
Call Type: Exhibitions
It's time for another Art Bazaar! at Black Cloud! This twice-a-year event is an opportunity for artists to gain exposure in the Chicago Arts District.
The Art Bazaar! is a unique, all medium event wherein there is only one requirement...that a piece costs $200, no more, no less. The show will be hung salon style throughout the 1,300 square foot gallery.
Commissions are split 50/50 artist to gallery. The exhbition runs from February 3 to February 27. Black Cloud will host an artist reception, participate in 2nd Fridays, keep regualar hours, and add additional public and private events. Please submit up to 5 images to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words Art Bazaar III Submission. Accepted submissions will be notified after the deadline to arrange dropoffs; submissions not accepted will not be notified.
This is the most asked about show at Black Cloud! Be a part of the third installment coming in February!
Women's Works 25th Anniversary fine arts show
Northwest Area Art Council is proud to present Women's Works 25th Anniversary
Call for Entry
October 1, 2011-January 19, 2012
Artist submit 3 images $35.00 uploaded to Cafe Management
an online submission process
Northwest Area Art Council
2012 Voies Off Prize :: Call for applications
Type: Awards, Grants, Fellowships [View all]
Posted by: Voies Off
For the past 17 years, Voies Off has offered an alternative approach to emerging contemporary photography, its particularities, its evolutions, and its areas of resistance.
Voies Off night projections during the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles festival have become an international reference for the discovery of emerging authors and the alternative venue that it creates for international photographic creation.
Every year over sixty candidates are selected for the programme of the night-projections. The Voies Off prize is awarded by a jury of renowned professionals to an artist for the clarity of his/her vision and the high quality of his/her work. The current amount of the prize is 2,500 euros.
Be part of the photographic alternative and participate in the 2012 Voies Off Prize.
On-line applications from November 20, 2011, to January 20, 2012.
Artemisia Calls for Costume and Sound Designers
Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre, seeks costume and sound designers for its 2012 spring production. Designers have a unique opportunity to challenge their visual creativity in a beautiful production space. Positions are paid. The play has been selected by our audience from our 2011 Fall Festival of Staged Readings and will be produced under a Chicago Area Theatre AEA contract. (Announcement of our winner to the public will launch our spring production's marketing campaign.)
Submit resumes, a minimum of one letter of reference and a link to web-based samples of your work to Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot at email@example.com.
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MIRROR IMAGES - 2012 Kreft Juried Exhibition
Concordia University Ann Arbor
(Ann Arbor MI)
MIRROR IMAGES, the 2012 Kreft Juried Exhibition, will display the very best in the visual arts that illustrate the reflective nature of the visual arts in the literal, intellectual and metaphorical sense of that word. Prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, digital images, sculpture, etc. are eligible.
Deadline January 20th
(Posted: 11/9/11) -- Linus Art Gallery in Pasadena, CA seeks entries for an exhibition. Love is in the air. But what is Love to you? What are your loves? Interpret love, or your desires, or your loves to us in the best art. All artists worldwide will be considered for this Call for Artists from photography, to paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink, graphite drawings and fabric work from quilts to stitch work. Accepted artists will be asked to be a part of a collective show in future months. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the show, which is not a requirement to being a part of this show. Deadline: January 20, 2012. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for each add'l. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at (310) 491-0269.
National Juried Exhibit "Botanic Organic"
Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: Union Street Gallery
National Juried Exhibit Botanic Organic, juried by Elizabeth Whiting, curator at the Union League Club, Chicago. $1000 in awards. Deadline to enter January 20, 2011. Open to all artists 18+, all media. Art should depict or address the theme of the title, such as nature, biology, cell structures, the environment, etc. Art made from organic materials is will also be considered & is encouraged. For prospectus visit www.unionstreetgallery.org or send SASE to Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd, Chicago Heights, IL 60411.
One Inspired Evening Call for Artists! Deadline extended!
Call Type: Other Calls
Deadline Type: fixed
Inspiration Corporation is hosting it's annual art auction fundraiser, One Inspired Evening. We are looking for interested artists to donate artwork for our auction.
We have three distinct categories of artist participation:
ESTABLISHED (professional artists who make art for a living)
EMERGING (artists working consistently to become Established artists)
INSPIRED (guests or friends of the Corporation who enjoy making art)
As a participating artist, you will receive the following benefits:
• The opportunity to participate in a juried art auction with no entry fee co-curated by acclaimed artist and studio owner Francine Turk, Chicago-based pop-artist Peter Mars, and owner of Campagna Studios Chris Campagna.
• The chance to compete for cash prizes as the first and second-place winners in each category.
• Your name included on event signage and in a program book distributed to over 600 guests.
• Your information, a photograph of your donated art, and a link to your website will appear on the Inspiration Corporation website for one year.
• Contact information of the purchaser of your work.
• A complimentary ticket for you to attend One Inspired Evening and an opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for your guests.
• The opportunity to help Inspiration Corporation in aiding people affected by homelessness and poverty make strides towards a better life of self-sufficiency.
Proceeds from One Inspired Evening go to Inspiration Corporation. Inspiration Corporation inspires change and enriches our community by providing people who are affected by homelessness and poverty with essential social services that create choices and enable our participants to lead happier and more fulfilling lives. Inspiration Corporation assists individuals and families affected by homelessness and poverty, providing employment services, housing, meals and case management.
To learn more about Inspiration Corporation, visit www.inspirationcorp.org. For questions please contact Mindy Neveaux, Events Manager at 773-878-0981 x 222 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Contact Phone Number: 773-878-0981 x 222
PIN UP GIRL : call for art
Deadline Type: fixed
Call Type: Exhibitions
Studio 659 is looking for pinup girl artwork, vintage or new, for the February show, Vixens. Artists working in all media and styles of artwork are welcome to submit.Submissions due: January 20 Notifications: January 23Delivery of work: January 26 and Jan 27 from 12pm-7pm or January 28 from 9am-2pm Opening: February 3 from 6:59-9pmShow Closes: Feb 24Pick up Artwork March 2: 7-9pm March 8 or 9 12-7pm March 10 9-2pm Artists are invited to submit up to 3 JPEG images to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. Please include an image list in your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Jpeg files should be named: first initial last name title. e.g.: JSmithVixen Also please denote any special installation needs in your email. All 2-D work must be framed and wired. Gallery wrapped canvases do not need framing, but must be wired. There is a $20 participation fee for accepted artists, due upon delivery. *This fee is waived for members of Studio 659. You may join the Studio 659 membership for $25 ($30 for families). Membership is valid for one year. The Studio retains a 30% commission; please factor this into your retail pricing. An artist reception will be held on Friday, February 3 and all regional artists are strongly encouraged to attend. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission. Submissions must not have been previously displayed at Studio 659. Artists who ship their work must include return shipment. www.studio659.org
Organization Main Email: Studio659Whiting@aol.com
1413 119th St.
Whiting, IN 46394
An art gallery on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Historic Downtown District of Whiting, Indiana. Located 20 minutes outside of downtown Chicago, Studio 659 opened in June of 2010 under the direction of the Whiting Arts Council.
Previous shows have included well-known artists Skip Williamson, Hal Mayforth, Howie Green, Joe Pellegrini and many more.
San Francisco International Photography Competition 2012
International Deadline: January 20, 2012 - Gallery Photographica announces a call for entries for it's upcoming International photography competition. Residents of all countries are eligible to enter. The Competition is open to everyone except where prohibited by law.
40 outstanding photographs will be chosen for the March 2012 Gallery Photographica Exhibition in San Francisco. From these, three winners will be selected to receive $6,000 (USD) in awards.
Exhibition will take place March 3 thru March 24, 2012 at the Michelle O'Connor Gallery, 2111 Mission St, San Francisco, California.
Jeff Curto, Professor of Photography, College of DuPage and producer of the History of Photography podcast series. Curto is on the board of the Society for Photographic Education.
1st Place $3,000
2nd Place $2,000
3rd Place $1,000
The Exhibition is on the gallery tour offered to attendees at the National Conference of the Society for Photographic Education.
Exhibition photographs are offered for sale. Exhibition images will also be displayed on our web site, with links to the artists' sites.
- Deadline for entries (midnight PST) January 20, 2012
- Finalists and award winners announced February 1, 2012
Delivery for Exhibition:
- Deadline for receipt of electronic files for printing and framing February 5, 2012
- Deadline for receipt of shipped artwork February 24, 2012
- Artwork hand delivered to gallery February 26, 2012
- Opening of Exhibition and reception March 3, 2012
- Closing day of Exhibition March 24, 2012
SUBMITTING IMAGES - Apply-on-line
Uploaded image files must conform to the following guidelines.
- Entries must be 1,280 pixels long on the longest side.
- Entries must be submitted as JPG files saved with compression level 7 (medium).
- Images must use the sRGB or RGB color space.
- Images must have layers flattened, and be in 8 bit mode.
- File names must end with .jpg
- File names cannot contain any of the following characters !@#$"%^&*()+
Registrants may substitute or add images at any time until registration closes.
Preparing artwork for exhibition:
- Image size must be 20 inches (50 cm) maximum in the longest dimension.
- Frame size must be 28 inches (70cm) maximum in the longest dimension.
- The frame must be ready to hang, with hanging wire attached.
Delivering artwork for exhibition:
Artwork can be shipped, hand delivered, or delivered electronically. Hand delivered work must be packaged for protection as if to ship. Electronically delivered artwork will be printed and framed, using archival materials, at a modest cost by Gallery Photographica.
Selling of artwork during the Exhibition:
All work in the Exhibition will be offered for sale. Artists may consult with Gallery Photographica to determine prices. Gallery Photographica retains a 40% commission on sold works.
RETURN OF UNSOLD WORKS
Arrangements for return of unsold work must be made with Gallery Photographica by March 18, 2012. Return options include:
Pick-up from the gallery on March, 25, 2012
Shipment to the artist for the cost of packing and shipping
Disposal at artist's request
Unclaimed work becomes the property of Gallery Photographica.
USE OF IMAGES
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist. Entrants must own and have exclusive copyright to all images they submit. Gallery Photographica reserves the right to use submitted images for marketing and promotional purposes, including use by media for announcements or reviews.
In the unlikely event that it is necessary, Gallery Photographica reserves the right to make changes to the Competition and Exhibition, such as change of venue. If it is necessary to cancel the Competition, entry fees will be refunded in full.
Visit Gallery Photographica. If you have questions we can be reached at email@example.com.
Storytime: Narrative, Allegory & Graphics
Studio Place Arts
This show is for storytellers and meaning seekers. SPA is looking for installation, video, conceptual pieces, graphic novels, collage and other media - whatever gets us going and asks, "What happened and why?" Show dates: Mar. 6-Apr. 7, 2012. Deadline for entries: Jan. 20. Application details: www.studioplacearts.com go to "calls to artists"
Residency Open Call: Flux Factory
Flux Factory is pleased to announce two exciting residency opportunities: one for print makers and one for cultural producers of all kinds!
OPPORTUNITY FOR PRINT MAKERS: Flux Factory’s innovative residency program is expanding to include a silk screen residency for print makers.
Flux Factory is a nonprofit organization that provides low-cost residencies in NYC for over 30 artists per year. Together we organize ambitious collective projects and programming in our on-site gallery, as well as collaborative work that is displayed in other institutions throughout the US and abroad.
The Flux Print Maker Residency offers use of an equipped screen printing lab and communal spaces, including our gallery, co-working office, wood shop, kitchen, and library. Residents benefit from an engaged and creative community, access to professional staff, studio visits, monthly potluck dinners & art salons, career development opportunities, and exposure to a large network of cultural producers.
We’re looking for print makers who will be active community members in our prolific social milieu. This residency is perfect for artists who have their own focused practice, but revel in sharing it with others in a vibrant and, at times, chaotic environment. In addition to providing a venue for personal production, Flux Factory also functions as an art-making collective and encourages artists-in-residence to participate in invitational projects.
Our silkscreen studio is a small but fully furnished print shop designed for paper projects and single-layer printing on fabric. The studio contains separate rooms for printing and screen prep. Equipment includes: printing table, 50 shelf drying rack, flat files, spray booth and power washer, dark room, UV light box, and paper cutter.
Resident(s) are responsible for the $350 monthly rental fee and production materials.
Application deadline: January 15th, 2011.
To learn more, visit http://www.fluxfactory.org/
To apply, visit http://www.wooloo.org/open-call/entry/261318
OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS AND CULTURAL PRODUCERS OF ALL KINDS: Flux Factory is a not-for-profit organization that has been organizing collaborative projects and supporting experimental programming for 17 years. Our residency program, now in its third year, is extremely competitive and has hosted more than 100 artists from around the world.
We are looking for an artist, curator, or cultural producer of any kind, who will also be an active community member and enjoys being part of a wonderful and active social milieu.
Participation in the residency program at Flux includes opportunities to develop and execute collaborative projects, so if you have worked collaboratively and/or socially, please tell us about it!
Application Deadline: January 15th, 2011.
To learn more, visit http://www.fluxfactory.org/
To apply, visit http://www.wooloo.org/open-call/entry/262302
Call for applications: chaNorth Artist Residency in Hudson Valley, NY
Call Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges
Deadline Type: fixed
chaNorth Artist Residency in Pine Plains, NY announces a 2012 call for applications.
chaNorth is happy to announce a new Winter Residency Program. Individual artists and groups of collaborators are invited to send project proposals. Artists will be provided with studio space and living space on a weekly basis and are able to specify the amount of time they would like to be in residence.
There is not a formal application process for our winter session. If interested in off-season residency, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a project proposal, artist bio, links to related work, contact information and the residency dates you are requesting. Available dates: February 19-April 28.
More information: http://chanorth.org/?page_id=90
Our summer/fall residency session is comprised of five one-month sessions. Selected artists will be given a four-week residency that includes a private bedroom and studio, a fully stocked kitchen and one communal meal per day. As part of the residency artists are also given an “organic internship,” where they complete one four-hour work shift per week at McEnroe Organic Farm , allowing a deeper connection to the land and the food it produces.
Artists are responsible for travel costs and supplies. Collaborative teams of artists are invited to apply.
The resiency fee for one month is $875. Five artists will receive fully subsidized residencies at chaNorth.
2012 Summer/Fall residency dates:
Session 1: May 4-June 1
Session 2: June 4-July 2
Session 3: July 6-August 3
Session 4: August 6-Sept 3
Session 5: Sept 7-Oct 5
Applications are due February 21, 2012.
More information and applications: http://chanorth.org/?page_id=80
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PUBLIC ART
RFQ: Public Art, Block Island State Airport, RI
Call Type: Public Art
Deadline Type: fixed
In accordance with the guidelines of Rhode Island's 1% for Public Art Law, a five member public art selection panel has been appointed by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). It is composed of one representative of the RI Airport Corporation, a representative of the community, two artists selected by RISCA, and the project architect. The panel has met to discuss aesthetic and thematic concerns for the project. Artist applicants are asked to consider the following in planning their proposals:
Artists are encouraged to think about life on Block Island in all seasons. The diner located at the airport serves breakfast and lunch to residents year round. There is no pharmacy on the island, so residents also go there to pick up prescribed medications from the ticket counter.
Panelists used words like "nautical", "elemental", "meteorological". Some mentioned that living on the island is like living on a ship. You are out on the ocean. Artwork could address elements of water and/or air. It could address the vulnerability and the toughness of life on the island. It is sometimes difficult to get there and to live there in the elements. Block Islanders are adventurous.
For more information and application specifics click here: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=897
If you have questions about the RFQ, email Elizabeth Keithline: Elizabeth.Keithline@arts.ri.gov. If you require technical support for CaFE web site, please email email@example.com
Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places: Caleb Center Courthouse Project
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 625
Miami, FL 33128
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Joseph Caleb Center Courthouse and Parking Garage
Project: Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places/ Internal Services Department (ISD)
Estimated Art Budget: $300,000
Location: NW 54th Street and NW 22nd Avenue, Miami, FL
Deadline: January 20, 2012
Eligibility: Open Call to Professional Artists residing in the United States. Applications from architects, landscape architects or other design professionals will not be considered unless included as part of an artist-led team.
The Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department (ISD) and Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs through its Art in Public Places Program request qualifications from professional artists to create a site specific installation for the lobby of the Joseph Caleb Center Courthouse. The selected artist will develop a site specific project in the entrance lobby space, which will transform the most public areas of the courthouse and create a unique identity for the new “branch” Courthouse.
Internal Services Department
Joseph Caleb Center Courthouse and Parking Garage
NW 54th Street and NW 22nd Avenue, Miami
The Joseph Caleb Community Center is an existing complex consisting of a library, day care center, performing arts center and County administrative offices. The new “branch” courthouse building, a 28,500 sq. ft. annex to the existing facility, will front NW 54th Street, a major east-west thoroughfare in the heart of Liberty City. A new four level, 450 space parking garage is also being constructed on the NW corner of the site. A proposed outdoor courtyard between the courthouse building and the parking garage will act as the unifying element for all campus buildings and will also serve as the main pedestrian entrance for the existing building complex. The courthouse will handle civil and traffic-related cases. The building contains two courtrooms, two judge’s chambers and space for the Clerk of Courts, Administrative office of the Courts and Miami-Dade Police.
Miami-Dade County and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida have a long history of providing County Court services in community based locations. These “branch” courthouses keep the most common judicial services easily accessible to the people served, minimize the pressure of high volume cases on the already crowded conditions of its major core court facilities and provide both the symbol and the reality of justice in communities around the county.
The new courthouse is designed to be LEED Silver certified. Many sustainable features are incorporated into the design, including sustainable finish materials such as composite mineral textured wall panels and wood veneer paneling certified by the Forest Stewardship Council are used throughout the interior spaces.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC ART
The lobby area is often where citizens get their first impression of the County government. Miami-Dade Art in Public Places and ISD envision that an artist will intervene throughout the most common areas of the courthouse. Possible areas for the integration of art include a flooring system for the public areas of the first and second floor lobbies and ancillary corridors, the glass railings for the interior staircase and a chandelier/lighting system, which will hang in the double height main atrium. The integrated work should transform the space into a visual treat and create an engaging experience for employees and visitors of the branch courthouse.
Professional visual artists that demonstrate innovative, contemporary and creative approaches in addressing permanent, site specific works are encouraged to apply. The strength of the artist's concept, design capabilities and established track record of museum/gallery exhibitions are the program's highest priorities. Artworks commissioned by the Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places Trust should add value to Miami-Dade County’s public art collection, attract national attention, vitalize our County’s visual signature, celebrate the diversity and heritage of Miami-Dade County, strengthen economic development and tourism, heighten civic identity, and enrich the spirit and pride of our citizens.
Miami-Dade employees, as well as selection panelists and panelists’ immediate family members, are excluded from participation in this public art project.
ESTIMATED ART BUDGET: $300,000
The artist is responsible for fully developing an artwork within the allocated budget which must be inclusive of design, engineering, fabrication, installation, and any other cost associated with the implementation of the art project. The estimated probable construction costs for the floor, railing and lighting system are not included in the above noted estimated art budget ($300,000). Approximate construction costs will be given to shortlisted artists prior to developing a project proposal.
ESTIMATED PROJECT SCHEDULE
Application Deadline January 20, 2012 (Midnight)
Initial PAC Meeting February 2012
Finalist Interviews, Proposals and Recommendations May 2012
Approval of Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Trust May 2012
Selected Artist Begins Design May/June 2012
Selected Artist 100% Design September 2012
Selected Artist Fabrication Substantially Complete February 2015
Selected Artist Completion of Project April 2015
ABOUT MIAMI-DADE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES
Art in Public Places is a program of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs responsible for the commission and purchase of artworks by contemporary artists in all media. One of the first public art programs in the country, Miami-Dade Art in Public Places was established in 1973 with the passage of an ordinance allocating 1.5% of construction cost of new county buildings for the purchase or commission of artworks, educational programs and collection maintenance. The Art Trust Fund is administered by a County Commission-appointed citizens’ board, the Art in Public Places Trust, in consultation with its Professional Advisory Committee. For more information about the Art in Public Places Program and the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, please go to www.miamidade.gov/publicart and www.miamidadearts.org.
ABOUT MIAMI-DADE INTERNAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department is a combination of the former General Services Administration, the Department of Procurement Management, Human Resources and the Construction and Special Project functions of the Office of Capital Improvements. Some of the long-term benefits of this departmental structure include:
• More focus on countywide construction management with the intent that over time other such functions within the County can be consolidated;
• The possible consolidation of the Inventory Management and Procurement functions for better material management;
• Better coordination of employee benefits through the consolidation of benefits section with the Human Resource function; and,
• Opportunities for review of a truly centralized fleet management model.
SELECTION PROCESS It is anticipated that a three-member group of arts professionals drawn from the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) will identify a small number of finalists who will be paid a $1,200.00 honorarium to develop specific proposals prior to final selection. The primary criteria for finalist selection will be previous artistic accomplishment as demonstrated in images of previously completed artwork, public art experience, and/or initial approach to the project as demonstrated in the preliminary statement. If appropriate, the PAC reserves the right to recommend artists directly from initially submitted applications.
SELECTION PANEL Appointed by the Art in Public Places Trust, the PAC is a national panel composed of professionals in the field of art, public art, architecture, art education, art history, or architectural history. A three-member group will be drawn from the PAC to review all artists’ work respondi