Opportunities in the Arts

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Calls To Artists: LOCAL

Musicians and Performers | EastSide Active Living, Hollywood.

EastSide Active Living resident-centered programs focus on emotional, mental and physical wellness. The activitied team at EastSide are seeking musicians, singers and artists in the community who would like to host a class, or prepare a program to engage and stimulate residents. Call Melissa Guerra on 610-389-7609 for details.

Performing Artists & Vendors Saturday Sessions | Fort Lauderdale
Every 1st Saturday of the month, Art Prevails Project presents Saturday Sessions - an exciting showcase of emerging performing artists set in the heart of Historic Sistrunk community. Poets, musicians, vocalists, actors, and more grace this monthly stage and dazzle the audience with their talent.  How To Apply Submit for performance and vendor opportunities by emailing programs@artprevailsproject.org. www.artprevailsproject.org/saturday-sessions.
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
Building community by activating alternative and underutilized spaces, Hollywood's Art and Culture Center has kickstarted three initiatives for South Florida-based professional and aspiring artists. Read about each one here.

Tamarac Mainland Park Wall Murals | City of Tamarac
The City of Tamarac is inviting South Florida Artists to submit design concepts for an outdoor wall mural for the City’s Mainland Park. The artwork should reflect the spirit of Tamarac and be impactful. The winning artist will be awarded an $8,000 contract and will be responsible for the creation and installation of the final work. Download PDF for details. The application deadline is Tuesday, June 5, 2018.Call to Artists Mainland Park.pdfCall to Artists Mainland Park.pdf

Open Call: Best in Show at Girls’ Club
Girls’ Club is seeking submissions of pet-themed artwork for inclusion in Best in Show, an exhibition of work by local artists to benefit Pets Broward, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving shelter pets and providing education and resources to create a community where all pets and people are valued and treated with respect, kindness, and compassion. The open call is available to all South Florida artists and will be on view in two locations- Girls’ Club and Madeline Denaro Studio in Flagler Village, Fort Lauderdale. The exhibit will take place Saturday, May 26, 2018, during Bark Walk, an artwalk event to benefit
and celebrate our furry, four-legged friends. Deadline May 23. Submit at www.girlsclubcollection.org/bark-walk/2018

Vendors | MASS District Art Walk
On the first Saturday of each month, the Mass District's neighborhood Art Walk showcases the works and wares of local artists and vendors. Apply to be an Art Walk volunteer or intern specializing in audience engagement, media or events coordination by emailing create@massdistrict.com or calling 954-866-3890.
City Vista Artist-in-Residence Program | Pompano Beach
The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency invites artists of all disciplines to apply for the City Vista Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program by submitting portfolios of their artistic work to innovate@copbfl.com. For more information, contact Emily Marcus, Community Redevelopment Agency Project Manager, at 954-786-7835.
Live Painting | W Hotel and ArtServe
ArtServe seeks live painters to dazzle the crowd at the W Hotel's Living Room lounge every Wednesday night. This paid opportunity exposes selected artists' work to local art aficionados and out-of-town visitors. The work of unpaid guest artists will also be showcased. To apply, submit digital samples of your work to jorgev@artserve.org.
Buskers Program | City of Fort Lauderdale
Local artists, performers, and vendors are invited to apply for an opportunity to breathe artistic life into the Riverwalk District and Central Beach. Perform live entertainment, lead hands-on crafts demos, and sell artisanal wares. Find application details here.
Artists on the Rise | Hollywood
Helping artists channel their talents to battle mental health disorders, Artists on the Rise invites talented artists to submit their work for monthly exhibits and sales at local businesses. Details...​
Broward Art Guild | Monthly Exhibits Open Call
Hosting juried shows and other exhibitions in Broward County-based galleries throughout the year, the Broward Art Guild invites artists to submit work for monthly exhibits. Unless specifically designated a "members only" exhibit, exhibits are open to non-guild applicants. Find more requirements and deadline information for individual exhibits here. Call 954-537-3370 for more information.
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood Student Exhibition Space
Unveiling its Student Exhibition space, the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood invites teachers from public and private schools, universities, and non-profit educational organizations to display artwork of students or participants in a professional setting. Apply here for the 2017-2018 school year, or call 954-921-3274 for details.

Calls to Artists NATIONAL

Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators. The Hopper Prize makes awards available to artists engaged in artistic practices spanning all media and methods of pro-duction. Early applications will receive preliminary review by The Hopper Prize team. Details here...

The CGTrader Digital Art Competition
CGTrader, a company running an online 3D model marketplace, has just launched the Digital Art Competition, which invites all CG artists (both 2D and 3D). The Competition provides participants publicity in our 1.2M+ designer community and the opportunity to win prizes worth a total of $60,000. Submit your best artworks to the 6 available categories of CG art. All submissions will also have the chance to win the Public Award.
There are no entry fees, and artworks do not have to be created exclusively for the competition, so feel free to show everyone your best and favorite works. For more details, visit the competition page. Deadline September 30.

Calls to Artists : INTERNATIONAL

 Art in State Buildings Public Art Program | West Florida University
Seeking proposals for new or existing works of art for the University of West Florida's University Park Center, the Art in State Buildings Public Art program invites professional artists from around the world to apply for interior and exterior design opportunities. Budgeted at $25,000, the project calls for 2D works and weather- and theft-resistant sculptural works. Any artist working in a 2D or 3D medium may apply.

To apply, submit one .pdf containing a letter of interest, two professional references, 10 to 20 digital images of relevant work and a project timeline, proposal, and budgetary breakdown to artgallery@uwf.edu.
Learn more about the public art project here or read a full description of the University Park Center project here. Contact artgallery@uwf.edu for details. Application deadline: April 13.

Local Grants

Creative Investment Program (CIP) | Broward Cultural Division
To This program is to assist Broward County not-for-profit cultural organizations with annual operating revenues of $100,000 or less for small but complete cultural projects for which applicants have not received funding through any other Cultural Division incentive program. The project must be an exhibition, performance, or other arts activity. Learn more about the CIP application hereApplication deadline:  June 1.
Cultural Festival Program (CFP) | Broward Cultural Division
Helping support projects that include audience participation and/or immersion around a programmatic focus. Projects should include the involvement of multiple community organizations, presenters, performance groups, and/or individual artists; Projects that are part of, or promote, the creative industries or the cultural arts districts; or projects that demonstrate historical and diverse cultural heritage and local specific cultural arts activities. Learn more about the CFP application here. Application deadline:  July 1, October 1.

National Grants

Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grants
Dating back to 1993, the Foundation for Contemporary Art's Emergency Grants program has provided up to $2,000 in annual grant funding to innovative visual and performing artists encountering unanticipated expenses or sudden opportunities to present their work to the public. Emergency Grants applicants must be unable to seek other sources of funding due to time constraints -- or must have incurred unexpected expenses for nearly completed projects with committed exhibition or performance dates. Learn more about the requirements of the Emergency Grants program here. Application deadline: Open.

Local Jobs in the Arts  

Special Events & Membership Manager | Young At Art Museum
This full time position is responsible for the overall management of fundraising events and membership strategy events overseen by the Development & Marketing Department. Coordination includes managing logistics, sponsorships, solicitations, timelines, committees, acknowledgements and reports for all events as assigned. Email resume and cover letter by email only to humanresources@youngatartmuseum.org.  Subject line:  Special Events & Membership Manager.  Deadline: August 9.

Theater Food and Beverage Concession Manager | South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center
South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) is seeking a highly skilled Food and Beverage Manager to operate all food and beverage services.  SMDCAC is a world-class, multi-disciplinary performing arts center in the heart of the Town of Cutler Bay. Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree and two years of progressively responsible experience in food and beverage management are required.  Applications must be submitted on-line at:
Miamidade.gov/jobs no later than May 28.

Local Residencies & Exhibitions

Delray Beach CRA - Arts Warehouse
Opening in Delray Beach's Pineapple Grove Arts District in late 2017, the new Arts Warehouse is launching its Artist-in-Residence Program, Affiliate Artist Program, and Annual Exhibition Program. Learn more about each program here.

National Artist Residencies

Ucross Foundation | Clearmont, Wyoming
A sprawling 20,000-acre working cattle ranch in Wyoming's scenic Bighorn Mountains, the UCross Foundation seeks artists of all disciplines for residencies lasting two to six weeks. Providing free-of-charge individual work spaces, living accommodations, and one-of-a-kind experiences, the UCross Foundation's Residency Program is open to artists, writers, and composers from around the world at any stage of their professional career. Learn more about applying to be one of the UCross Foundation's ten artists-in-residence here. Biannual Application Deadline: October 1, 2018.  ​Details...

National Internships

National Portrait Gallery Internships | The Smithsonian Institution
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Portrait Gallery offers formal internships - prearranged, structured learning experiences typically lasting two to three months - to qualified applicants. These learning experiences should pertain to applicants' academic and professional goals as well as the Smithsonian's professional disciplines. Learn about specific deadlines here.
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