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Snehta Open Call - Artists Winter - Spring 2019

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SNEHTA OPEN CALL - ARTISTS 
WINTER - SPRING 2019

Snehta wants to open its doors to twelve (12) contemporary art 
practitioners to live and work in Athens. Each residency block consisting of four artists will expand within the period of two months.

Residency blocks:

January-February
March - April
May - June

An Athens-based curator will work with each artist throughout their stay and support their research and the realisation of their exhibition. They will aim to knit a tight collaboration between the artists, themselves and the local scene and work towards an idea or concept which will result in an exhibition. The Snehta team will coordinate and monitor this collaboration throughout 

The application deadline is the 28th October 2018.

Guidelines and the application form can be found at:
www.snehtaresidency.org/application

The Snehta team introduces artists to the city of Athens and its activities and it coordinates and monitors the collaboration throughout. 

With the support of Outset Contemporary Art Fund (Greece)

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Call-out to curators for Fringe Arts Bath 2019

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Do you have an idea for an exhibition, a performance, intervention or event?

Fringe Arts Bath (FaB) is offering aspiring Curators the opportunity to devise a show as part of FaB Festival, 24 May - 9 June 2019.

We invite fresh & challenging concepts: FaB is a test-bed for the new, wonderful, sometimes odd. We encourage you to think outside the box! Shows can include: performance, intervention, installation, multi-media, video work, photography, drawing, painting, sculpture & all in between. Anyone can apply, any level of experience: students, graduates, artists, local, national, international.

Gain experience in this competitive field, realise your own exhibition or event, make new contacts & network. 

There will be a Curator’s meeting in November, after which your show will be advertised in FaB’s call to artists.

FaB offers admin support, practical advice, regular meetings, mentoring from past curators & exhibition space. FaB is entirely ran by volunteers, located in the city of Bath, England.

Deadline: 
02/November/2018
Fee Detail: 
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International Call: SpallArt Prize Salzburg

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The Salzburger Kunstverein announces the SpallArt Prize Salzburg. This international award for excellence in contemporary art is a rotating prize. For the years 2019 to 2021, the focus will be on contemporary photography. Sponsored by SpallArt, the SpallArt Prize Salzburg consists of €4,000 and a residency at the Salzburger Kunstverein.

Applicants must be practising artists who work with photography and who have a signficiant professional practise (ie. exhibitions in contemporary art institutions). Applications must be accompanied by a recommendation from a recognized art professional (professors, artists, art critics or curators / directors of museums, galleries, Kunstvereine, or other public art institutions). A one page recommendation form and a photo sample page may be found here.

Applications without recommendations will not be reviewed. The present jury is Karin Peyker (Artist-Photographer, Board Member, Salzburger Kunstverein), Andrew Phelps (Artist-Photographer, Board Member, Fotohof), and Nicolaus Schafhausen (Director, Kunsthalle Wien).

The winning candidate will be offered a one month residency at the Salzburger Kunstverein as well as the €4,000 prize. A limited edition of an agreed photograph will be provided to the Salzburger Kunstverein by the successful artist (costs borne by the SKV).

Deadline for submissions: October 14th, midnight Central European Time, 2018. Only the successful candidate will be contacted.

Applications (in German or English) should include as a single word or pdf document (please do not send multiple documents nor exceed the below criteria) by email to info@salzburger-kunstverein.at (subject line: SpallArt Prize Salzburg 2019) in the following format:

1. One page cover letter with contact details and any short description of artwork
2. Two page CV listing exhibitions
3. Portfolio: Up to five pages of images of recent work. 1 or 2 photos per page recommended. Titles, medium, dates included. Choose your best work. A sample page is available on the website.
4. Completed recommendation form (may be sent separately by either party, and does not need to be combined into a single document as above material).

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SpallArt Prize Salzburg
Salzburger Kunstverein
Hellbrunnerstrasse 3
5020 Salzburg
Austria

Queries may be directed to the addresses above. Please note that materials will not be returned. Please do not send original materials, DVDs, CDs or .mov files. Only word or pdf documents or printed materials will be reviewed. Please use the available Recommendation Form.

About SpallArt
The private art collection SpallArt arose from Andra Spallart’s enthusiasm for the diversity of possibilities that photography uses to obstruct, deny and challenge our perception. Andra Spallart first acquired contemporary photography and video in the end1980s. The collection commenced with a focus on contemporary Austrian photography and has broadened to a European and international focus. Since 2011, the collection has increased its presence in the public eye through various publications and exhibitions; for example, Andra Spallart has presented curated exhibitions at the Foto-Raum (www.foto-raum.at) in Vienna. After moving to Salzburg the collection thrives to this day. Temporary pop-up exhibitions at the Foto-Raum’s depot are shown under the title “Open Space,” regularly conveying a sense of the collection’s breadth of photographic themes. The entire collection is also presented online. www.sammlung-spallart.at

About the Salzburger Kunstverein
The SpallArt Prize Salzburg is administered by the Salzburger Kunstverein. Founded in 1844, the Salzburger Kunstverein is a long-running and leading contemporary art organisation specialising in contemporary art. It is located is Salzburg, Austria, and is housed in the Künstlerhaus, built in 1885. The Salzburger Kunstverein organises about twelve exhibitions of international and Austrian artists annually, and generates discourse and other relevant programming through its lectures, residencies and screening programs. The Director since January 2014 is Séamus Kealy

Deadline: 
14/October/2018

2018 New England Regional Juried Exhibition

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The Annual Regional Juried Exhibition is a juried show featuring the best of representational painting by New England artists who work in the realist tradition. Selected artists will have the opportunity to exhibit where the great artists of the Boston School showed their work. The exhibition will run from Sept 8 - 29th with an Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony on Saturday September 8 from 3:00 - 5:00pm. Please review the prospectus and application on our website.

 

Featured Painting:
Numael Pulido, "Portrait of Peter Allen"
2017 Gold Medal Winner

Deadline: 
01/August/2018
Fee Detail: 
$50

Call out: Get Fresh 2019

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'Get Fresh' is a popular biennial exhibition celebrating emerging designer-makers. It will run at Devon Guild of Craftsmen's contemporary gallery space from Saturday 19 January to Sunday 10 March 2019.

This Open Call is for early career craft makers in the South West region (including photography, print-making and sculpture). 

Criteria are:
• Be a resident of the South West UK (Bath, Bristol & Somerset, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire)
• Maker within 5 years of graduating/ finishing training or setting up a new practice

If you fit the bill and would like to express your interest in exhibiting and selling work in Get Fresh, please supply by email: 1 digital image (size 1MB) and some brief details about your work.

Email: Saffron Wynne on: saffron.wynne@crafts.org.uk

Expressions of interest will receive an emailed acknowledgment; if you don’t receive one, please resend. You will then receive further information on how to send a full application.

 

Deadline: 
14/May/2018

Call For International Artists and Galleries: Summer Group IV

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Call For International Artists and Galleries
2018 Group Exhibition Opportunities through Onishi Project

Onishi Project, art management division through Onishi Gallery since 2012 collaborates with cultural, educational and governmental organizations and art curators and critics around the globe to successfully execute group exhibitions with international emerging artists.

We are now accepting applicants for the following:Summer Group Show IV

Exhibition dates: July 23 - August 3, 2018
Opening Reception: TBA

Space is limited. We will accept up to eight artists per group show.

Venue:
Onishi Gallery
521 W 26th Street, Basement
New York, NY 10001
(between 10th and 11th Avenues)

To apply, please email Dannie Pierce at dpierce@onishigallery.com for further details. Please be aware there is a management fee.

 

Deadline: 
02/July/2018
Fee Detail: 
to be discussed upon submission

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