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EFA STUDIO PROGRAM: NOW ACCEPTING 2017 NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS

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EFA STUDIO PROGRAM: NOW ACCEPTING 2017 NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS

Application is open from October 1, 2016 - November 30, 2016.

Application Info page: http://www.studios-efanyc.org/application-home/

ABOUT EFA STUDIO MEMBERSHIP:

Membership is available to artists through an application and selection process. Members receive a private studio for a period of up to two years that is subsidized at below market cost. Membership renewal is possible after two years through a reapplication process.

Location
All studios are located in the EFA Center at 323 West 39th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues in Midtown Manhattan.

Description and Cost
Studios range in size from 200 to 440 square feet. Ceilings are 11′ high. Membership fees vary according to the size and shape of the studio assigned to the artist and the artist’s demonstrated financial need. Subsidized membership fees range from $564 to $1650 per month. In addition, each member pays a monthly due of $80.00. The EFA Center is equipped with passenger and freight elevators, shared restroom facilities, wash sinks, and common areas with a coffee maker, sink, refrigerator and microwave oven. All studios have free access to Internet via an Ethernet connection. Normal usage of heat, air-conditioning, electricity and common areas are included in the monthly membership dues. Access to studios is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Eligibility
Visual artists working in all forms of media are eligible. The program is designed for artists with a developed studio practice and career. Applicants cannot be enrolled in a college or university degree-granting program. Certain types of work cannot be accommodated for practical reasons, including large or heavy sculptures, some types of metal work, and work involving high noise levels or fire risk. Applications are judged solely on the quality of the work as presented. EFA does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or marital status. Artists must be citizens of the United States, or must be legal U.S residents during their tenure.

Deadlines and Notification Process
All applications must be submitted online by or before Wednesday, November 30, 2016. All applicants will receive an automatic email response after successfully completing their application. All applicants will be notified by email or by mail by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 of the outcome of their application. Please do not call the office for selection results.

Composition of the Artistic Merit Selection Panel
The Artistic Merit Selection Panel is a five-person, independent panel of prominent artists and art professionals. Members of the Panel change for each intake process.

MORE INFO: http://www.studios-efanyc.org/application-home/

Deadline: 
11/30/2016
Fee Detail: 
Free

Art Fabrication Studio, Seeking Fabricator

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We are a fine art production studio in North Hollywood, CA looking to hire an artist with an eye for detail and experience in fabrication. 

Experience in the following is preferred:

Foam mastering
Casting
Mold Making
Fiberglassing
Sculpting/sanding (urethane foam, epoxy clay etc)
Polishing (plastics, automotive clear coat, resins, etc)
Painting (faux finishes, hvlp spray guns, airbrushing etc)
Woodworking
Welding
Vacuum forming 
Familiarity with acrylics

Compensation based on experience, $15 - $20 (A brief probationary period will be used to determine skill level and ability. More permanent employment to be based on this probationary period.) 

Please email a resume, examples of work, and contact information.

I-Park 2017 Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale

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I-Park, East Haddam, CT (U.S.), is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its sixth international, multi-disciplinary Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale. The three-week residency begins on Monday, May 15, 2017 and will culminate in a public exhibition on June 4, 2017. The residency will be devoted exclusively to the 10 – 12 artists/designers who will be invited to create new works for the exhibition. The term ‘site-responsive’ is construed broadly to encompass the various aspects of the project site: natural, built, social – and is also sensitive to the various dimensions of time. Artists/designers working in all creative disciplines, including Landscape/Garden/Ecological Design and Architecture, are encouraged to apply. A stipend of between $2,200 and $3,000 will be awarded to each artist or collaborating team, depending on their particular travel circumstances.

Deadline: 
11/01/2016

PRIMARY COLORS 2016 - NYC4PA INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY

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The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $3,000 in cash awards, be featured in a New York Gallery Exhibition, on the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the MACRO 2015 catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.

 

We are very excited that Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, April 18 – 29, 2017 at the JADITE GALLERY in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan.

 

PRIMARY COLORS

RED, YELLOW, and BLUE balloons were the trademark of Wonder Bread for 1950s TV kids. They are also the three basic paint colors an artist needs.  Mixed together you have a world of color and yet each stands out on its own as an important visual element.

 

This competition is about images in which one of these colors is a critical component.  You will submit each image into one of the categories RED, BLUE or YELLOW. Possibilities include - black and white photographs with a single point of color, a red, yellow or blue monochrome, or any image where red, yellow or blue stands out as a focal part of the composition. Is the blue sky a main element of your image, a red ball or maybe a funky pair of yellow sunglasses? Have you modified a print to be all shades of red?  Be creative and send us your best!

 

EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:
Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $750.  The image will be part of the New York gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. It will be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website.                                                                    

·       First Prizes: 3 photographers, one in each category RED, YELLOW, BLUE, will receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Second Prizes: 3 photographers, one in each category RED, YELLOW, BLUE, will receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Third Prizes: 3 photographers, one in each category RED, YELLOW, BLUE, will receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Jurors’ Selections: 15 additional images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.

 

*All Prize Winners, Juror Selections and Honorable Mentions will receive an NYC4PA certificate.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers.  NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.

 

TO ENTER:

The entry fee is $35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted. 

Prepare your images as JPG, TIF, or PNG files not greater than 2MB. The longest side should be between 800 and 1,280 pixels.  Then please go to: https://client.smarterentry.com/nyc4pa 

 

PLEASE NOTE – IMAGES SELECTED FOR A PRIZE IN A PREVIOUS NYC4PA CALL FOR ENTRY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.  IF THEY ARE SUBMITTED AND SELECTED BY THE JUROR THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. IMAGES PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED THAT WERE NOT SELECTED FOR A PRIZE MAY BE RESUBMITTED AT ANY TIME.

 

JUROR: ANN M. JASTRAB

Gallery Director - Rayko Photo Center and Gallery

San Francisco, California

www.raykophoto.com

 

Ann M. Jastrab MFA, in addition to her position as director at RayKo, is a fine art photographer, master printer, and photography instructor. She has taught courses at the Maine Media Workshops (formerly the Maine Photographic Workshops) in Rockport, Maine since 1994 and has reviewed portfolios for a multitude of organizations including the Seoul International Photography Festival in Korea, Fotofest, Photolucida, GuatePhoto, Review Santa Fe, Medium, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Filter, and Lishui International Photography Festival in China as well as being a juror for Critical Mass.

 

As gallery director for the last decade at RayKo Photo Center, located in the SOMA arts district in San Francisco near SFMOMA, Ann has curated many exhibitions, while also jurying and organizing numerous exhibitions for other national and international venues outside of San Francisco.

 

RayKo is a comprehensive photographic facility with galleries, rental darkrooms, digital labs, and studios serving the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. It serves to advance public appreciation of photography and create opportunities for regional, national and international artists to create and present their work. RayKo also has a thriving artist-in-residence program with current resident, Carlos Javier Ortiz and recent resident, McNair Evans both receiving 2016 Guggenheim Fellowships.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement.  NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image. 

 

By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA as well as inclusion in the NYC4PA catalog if the image is prize winning, juror selection or honorable mention.

 

Images selected by jurors for Prizes, Juror's Selection or Honorable Mention in a previous NYC4PA international call for entry are not eligible. Images previously submitted but not selected may be resubmitted as often as you wish.

 

AWARDS:

Should your award notification or prize be returned as undeliverable, NYC4PA will not resend the notice (whether by the same or another method,) research your address nor make any further attempts at delivery, and your submission will be deemed ineligible. Please be careful when entering all your contact information.

 

NYC4PA would prefer to remit cash awards through a PayPal transfer. If you do not have a PayPal account to which we can remit your award, please contact us for alternate arrangements.

 

MAILING LISTS:

As a submitter NYC4PA will include you in future mailings and announcements. If you would prefer NOT to be on our mailing list please log onto and ask to be removed.

 

NON U.S. APPLICANTS:

Our entry software has an address field for the state you live in.  This applies to the US and several other countries - if you do not have “state” as part of your address simply leave that field blank - it is not mandatory.

 

FINALLY: 

If you have questions or issues please contact us at  nyc4pa@gmail.com.         We will make every effort to get back to you as soon as possible.  We will specifically be available via email, until 11:00PM EST on the last evening of the call.

 

Deadline: 
11/03/2016

Sculptors, Carvers and Artists Needed

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DEBBI KATZ PRODUCTIONS is a full service event production company that provides exceptional event consulting, from conception to execution. Our staff is highly experienced, well trained and skilled at creating unforgettable experiences on behalf of our clients. 

Commission artists needed for foam pumpkin-jack o’lantern illustrating and carving. Artists needed to illustrate images on foam pumpkins using provided art work on provided foam pumpkins.   Images can be transferred to the surface using a combination of techniques including charcoal rubbing, projector or free handing. 

Can work part time in our shop in Westchester county NY or at home.  Payment after successfully completed work.

Successful candidates are comfortable working with India ink, markers and dremel style carving tools to execute the finished carve. Rendering a convincing likeness through shadow and highlighted glow is necessary for this position. Artists able to work accurately and in a timely fashion will be first to get more work. In process photos may be necessary for new artists. Must be a team player.

Commission sculptors, carvers and artists also needed for “real” pumpkin - jack o’lantern live carving on site at events.  Weekend availability a must.

Please send cover letter, resume, portfolio and/or sample work to cori@debbikatzproductions.com.

Deadline: 
09/15/2016

Ceramics Studio Manager

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The Canvas Art Studio and Gallery in Juneau, Alaska is seeking an experienced ceramicist to manage our ceramics studio and instruct beginning wheel and other ceramics arts classes.  This is a 3/4 time position with a lot of flexibility and room for growth.  We are seeking a self-motivated and creative artist who will have ideas for program development, willingness to work with community of all ages, and a passion for ceramics that they are willing to share with the community.  The ideal candidate will have a varied practice and a willingness to pursue their own art and participate in the local arts community.

More details on this position are available on our website: www.canvasarts.org

 

Deadline: 
10/01/2016

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