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Call for Artists: "Transcendental Narratives" Virtual Exhibition

Hello Artists,


Are you ready to showcase your creativity on a global stage? We invite you to be part of "Transcendental Narratives," a groundbreaking virtual art exhibition that explores the intersection of diverse cultural experiences through art.


**About the Exhibition: **

"Transcendental Narratives" unravels artists' unique connections with their cultural backgrounds. Hosted on the prestigious Gallery Novo Palazzo website, this online exhibition ensures your work reaches a global audience. Your art will be featured prominently for an entire month, kicking off with an art opening on April 7th, 2024, and accompanied by artist talks throughout the month.


**Submission Guidelines:**

Call for Artists! Applications open for The Midway Artist Studio Residency

3 Months of Rent-Free Studio Space for Artists at The Midway

The mission of The Midway’s Artist Studio Residency (MASR) program is to forge a relationship between local artists and The Midway. As a venue that promotes artistic relevancy and cultural necessity, The Midway offers a studio space free of rent to each participating artist in exchange for:

Monthly workshops
Works of art
Curated exhibitions in The Midway Gallery

StreetSmARTS Mural Program Artist Pool Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

RFQ Issue Date: November 21, 2023

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists, artist teams, urban artists, and street writers to submit qualifications for the StreetSmARTS Mural Program Artist Pool. 

StreetSmARTS is a Public Works (PW) program, administered through the San Francisco Arts Commission. The goal of this program helps connect artists with private property owners and City Departments to create vibrant murals on their buildings, enhancing the character of their property and surrounding neighborhood, while deterring ongoing vandalism.

Voss Gallery - National Artist Open Call - Small Works

Voss Gallery is accepting submissions for "Postcards from Paradise," a juried group exhibition of letter-size paintings celebrating the beauty of our surroundings and how we connect with one another. This opportunity is open to artists based in the United States. A Juror’s Choice Award and two honorable mentions will be selected by guest juror Haylee Barsky, the curator and founder of Visionary Projects in New York, NY.

Harvey Milk Photo Center Photo Book Open Call

The Harvey Milk Photo Center is developing a collection of photobooks from Bay Area artists within the David Johnson Reference Library and invites artists and publishers from the Bay Area to submit their books for consideration.

The selected books will be displayed in the David Johnson Reference Library at the Harvey Milk Photo Center in San Francisco. In addition, the books will be featured on our social media and will go into the permanent collection at the Center. Five books will be selected per cycle and will be judged by a committee from the Center.

2023 Open Call for Artists: The Guardhouse Program

2023 Open Call for Artists: The Guardhouse Program

Launched by FOR-SITE in 2023, The Guardhouse Program invites three artists each year to activate a former military guard station at the main entrance to Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, presenting new work that responds to the natural and cultural significance of the site and its surroundings. 

FOR-SITE is thrilled to extend an open call for artists interested in developing new work this spring and summer 2023 for installations opening to the public this summer and fall 2023, respectively.


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