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Call for submissions - Artist of the Month

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ARTJOBS, part of ARTWEEK, over the years, has established collaborations and partnerships with galleries, publications, auction houses, public and private institutions to continue to discover and promote the best artists from the art & creative industries.

Artist of the Month
A competition established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in art.

To have your work seen by 200,000+ visitors around the world, including leading publications, galleries, collectors, curators, writers, and more, we encourage submissions from artists to take this opportunities to submit your best works and connect with our online audiences from 200 countries ! 

Selected Artists

Artists will be promoted extensively and also have their results posed on ArtWeek
Artist biography, website, social links and images of artworks will be listed in the directory of ArtJobs permanently for future reference
The winning images will be seen by international audience of media editors, gallery directors, art collectors
Artists will be provided with extensive publicity in the form of email marketing to all ARTWEEK's buyers, collectors, and media partners
Artists will be promoted to major news outlets through our PR agent, with inclusion on Google news
Artists will be promoted to our wide-spread social media
Artists will automatically be considered for any upcoming curatorial projects from ARTWEEK and ARTJOBS, not limited to publications, exhibitions, and gallery projects

Previous winners : https://www.artjobs.com/op/artists/2019

How to Apply
Details and Submission here :  https://www.artjobs.com/opencall

Deadline: 
11/30/2019

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$13
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Southern Prize State Fellowships

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The South Arts State Fellowships and Southern Prize acknowledge, support, and celebrate the highest quality artistic work being created in the American South. The program is open to individual artists living in the South Arts region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

The group of nine State Fellows will be selected by a national jury, based on artistic excellence that reflects and represents the diversity of the region. These artists receive a State Fellowship, which provides an unrestricted award of $5,000 and inclusion in a touring exhibit. All State Fellows are then reviewed by another national jury to select the Southern Prize winner, who receives an additional $25,000 cash award and a two-week residency, and a Southern Prize Finalist who receives an additional $10,000 cash award. This program is open only to visual artists and will expand to other disciplines in the future.

South Arts is committed to practices and funding that create greater cultural equity, represent the diversity of our region, are inclusive of diverse voices and artistic expression, and are accessible to everyone. We encourage diverse applicants to submit, in particular artists of color. The application deadline is December 3, 2019. Guidelines and application information are available here.

Prizes: 

These artists receive a State Fellowship, which provides an unrestricted award of $5,000 and inclusion in a touring exhibit. All State Fellows are then reviewed by another national jury to select the Southern Prize winner, who receives an additional $25,000 cash award and a two-week residency, and a Southern Prize Finalist who receives an additional $10,000 cash award.

Deadline: 
12/03/2019

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$25.00
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Banff Artist in Residence Late Winter 2020

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Dates: February 24 - March 27, 2020

Overview

The Banff Artist in Residence program is designed for visual artists to focus on their own practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research and time, and cultivate new directions in their work — all while surrounded by a community of peers within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.
 
The program encourages experimentation and risk-taking, via access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance.* Participants may attend talks, exhibitions, and performances by world-renowned visiting artists as well as receive studio visits from program guest faculty. In addition, participants have the opportunity to build connections, create networks, collaborate, and share their work with other artists-in-residence and the public.

What does the program offer?

The Banff Artist in Residence program allows participants to delve deeply into their practice while away from the constraints of everyday life. Participants are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities. 

What length of residency is available?

This program is designed for participation over the entire program period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Who should apply?

This residency is for visual artists with an exhibition/publication record, who have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. 

Collaborative groups are welcome to apply.

What's Included

  • Single or Shared Room
  • Light Flex Meal Plan
  • Studios & Facilities
  • Showcase Your Work
  • Lecture Series
  • Gym Membership
  • Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives
  • Box Office Discounts
  • Participant Resources

Application fee: $65 for individuals or groups.*

Indigenous Applicants: $35

*Individual group members must pay an additional registration fee of $35 on acceptance.

*Financial Aid up to 100% is available to cover tuition (meal plans and accommodations are not eligible)

 

Deadline: 
10/02/2019
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Join the Engage Scotland Development Group

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The Engage Scotland Development Group (ESDG) operates as a voluntary steering group for the work of Engage in Scotland, influencing programming, supporting the Engage Scotland Coordinator’s role, representing the organisation and offering their experience and skills. 

Traditionally the ESDG has operated with three Area Reps who cover the very broad geographical areas of Glasgow and the West, Edinburgh and the East, and the Highlands and Islands. Area Reps are also members of the Engage Council. In addition to Area Reps the group has up to four voluntary or co-opted members. 

We currently have a vacancy for an Area Rep for Highlands and Islands/member of Engage Council.

This is an opportunity for an experienced visual arts/gallery education professional to be part of a lively group working to raise the profile of gallery education and visual arts Engagement in Scotland.

Current and previous members of the Development Group have enjoyed opportunities to further their own continuing professional development through helping to shape Engage Scotland projects such as the Celebrate ART project and advise on programming of training events and conferences, including this year’s Engage International Conference in Newcastle in November 2019. Group members value the opportunity to visit other gallery venues and to network and share with colleagues within the ESDG.

All travel expenses for attending meetings, including Council meetings in England, are met. We welcome applications from colleagues working in visual arts organisations/galleries and from freelancers and will be able to pay travel expenses and a small fee for freelancers to attend meetings. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding to join the group.

As an Area Rep for Engage you will:

  • Attend four ESDG meetings a year — these are usually half-day meetings, often in Edinburgh and Glasgow, occasionally further afield.
  • Provide support for the Engage Scotland Coordinator — usually through regular phone and email contact.
  • Represent Engage and help with the planning of events.
  • Comment and respond to papers as required.
  • Attend Engage Council meetings which take place three times a year, usually in England. These meetings are an opportunity to discuss the organisation’s policies and programmes, as well as hear speakers on agreed topics that are relevant to the sector and gallery education practice.

The benefits of being an Area Rep include:

  • An opportunity to input into the work of Engage
  • Being part of a network of peers involved in gallery education in the UK
  • Attending conferences and events for Engage

The benefits of becoming a Council member include:

  • 20% discount on conferences and training seminars in the UK organised by Engage centrally
  • The opportunity to input into national gallery education policy and strategy
  • Being part of a network of key people involved in gallery education in the UK
  • Advice and guidance on accessing key organisations in the UK and other countries
  • The chance to network with colleagues and form partnerships locally and nationally

Current members of ESDG are:

Area Reps

  • Tracy Morgan, Community Engagement Manager, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh — (Area Rep for Edinburgh and the East)
  • Holly Rumble, Freelance, (Area Rep for Glasgow and the West)

Voluntary Members

  • Lee McCulley, Adult Learning Officer, National Museum of Scotland
  • Janie Nicoll, Freelance artist/arts educator, member of Engage Board
  • Beki Pope, Freelance Consultant
  • Kirin Saeed, Freelance Equalities Consultant

Selection Process

Applications will be subject to the approval of the ESDG and the Engage Board. We aim to create a balanced group reflecting the membership of Engage in Scotland and a diverse mix of skills and experience.

About Engage and Engage Scotland

Engage Scotland is part of Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education,  promoting access to, enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts in the UK and internationally.

Engage Scotland represents the Scottish body of Engage members, responding to training and networking needs within gallery education with a Scottish focus. Engage’s programme in Scotland is developed and managed by a Scotland–based coordinator.

We work in partnership with other organisations in the visual arts sector to enable us to share good practice and learning in gallery/visual arts education more widely.

Engage Scotland’s programme is supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Engage is the lead professional association promoting understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts through advocacy, professional development, research and projects and disseminating practice.

Engage has a membership of around 900, including c.270 galleries, museums and arts centres across the UK and in 24 countries internationally. Engage is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, has received Open Project funding from Creative Scotland for its programme 2018-20 in Scotland and receives project funding from the Arts Council of Wales.

Engage provides a platform for education professionals working within galleries, museums, heritage venues, schools and other community venues, to meet and connect through Area Group meetings, Engage events and the Engage website.

Deadline: 
09/30/2019

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Banff Artist in Residence Emerging | Visual Arts

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Overview

Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging is an immersive program of studio practice, creative exploration, and critical feedback and mentorship for visual artists in the early stages of their careers.

BAiR Emerging combines the artistic freedom of a self-directed residency with the supportive benefits of an organized program.  As well as having the space to create, research, and experiment, participants are part of a community of emerging artists committed to developing and expanding their practice. 

What does the program offer?

Over a period of five weeks, participants will have opportunities to hone their individual practice and collaborate with others, present work to their peers, engage in discussion and critique, learn from demonstrations in various visual art production techniques, and further develop the professional skills needed to support and sustain their practice. Artists will benefit from the insight provided by lead and guest faculty through studio visits and lectures, and attend events across campus in various disciplines. 

This program will provide professional development  for emerging artists and open up new possibilities and directions in the production of their work. Our knowledgeable staff will be on hand to offer demonstrations, technical support, and provide access to facilities in photography, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, fibre, video, digital technology, and more.

Who should apply?

This residency is for emerging artists who have completed university level training in visual arts (preferably within the last five years), or who have equivalent experience and recognition from their peers.  

Applicants should also hold an active exhibition record of at least two years in length, and show evidence of dedication in their pursuit of an artistic career.

The program is designed for full participation over the entire four week period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Dates: January 06 - February 07, 2020

Application Deadline: September 04, 2019

Fees & Financial Assistance

  • Program Fee (Single Room): $5 252.20+GST
  • Program Fee (Shared Room): $4 272.66+GST
  • Program Fee with Financial Aid (Single Room): $1 252.20+GST*
  • Program Fee with Financial Aid (Shared Room): $272.66 +GST*

Application fee: $65

*Financial Aid for this program has been generously supported by the Jarislowsky Foundation.

Deadline: 
09/04/2019
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Call for applications for the HISK programme

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: HISK PROGRAMME 2020 - 2021
Deadline: June 20, 2019 

The Higher Institute for Fine Arts is a post-graduate institute that combines art residency and individualized support with thorough advanced studies in the arts. The HISK provides young artists from Belgium and abroad with a workspace and pedagogical guidance for a duration of two years.
Visual artists from all countries working with any medium are welcome to apply for the programme. Artist duos are accepted. 

The strength of the HISK is its unique model of cross-fertilisation of visiting lectureships, studio visits, exhibitions, Open Studios, seminars, master classes, public lectures, technical workshops, study trips within Belgium and abroad, etc. that are devised to respond to the artists’ needs. The HISK provides a safe haven for experiment and research with a flexible structure.

Artists who have already obtained a Master degree in Fine Arts or an equivalent qualification are eligible to apply to the HISK. Exceptions can be made for applicants who do not have a Master degree but whose artistic trajectory evidences a high level of development, motivation and artistic affinity. Participants are expected to show a strong commitment to conducting critical research within their respective fields of interest. 

Artists who are interested in theory, scientific research and in future development of a PhD in the arts are also welcome to apply.

The selected artists are expected to fully commit to the programme, be present and participate in the activities offered by the HISK. This interaction is seen as an important forum of exchange and development. 

The HISK offers a two-year, full-time programme, which starts on January 1, 2020 and ends on December 31, 2021.

For conditions and more information, visit the HISK website.

Deadline: 
06/20/2019
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