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Calls To Artists: LOCAL

Artists and Galleries | Art Fort Lauderdale 2019
Art Fort Lauderdale is a 4-day curated art fair that transports attendees along the Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant waterfront properties that feature artists and galleries. Interested artists should submit an Artist CV, 150-word Bio, Description of Work, Price of work, Current/Previous fair participation, photos of works you would like to submit, Social Media Pages and other information outlined in application form. Applications are due by September 28th, 2019 and the application can be found by visiting the Art Ft Lauderdale Website.

Concert at Sunset | Miramar Cultural Center
On August 11, The City of Miramar Commissioner Chamber will host a Concert at Sunset featuring Trinity Electric Lady. We welcome the opportunity to showcase local artisans during the event. All art genres welcomed. To participate please fill in the Artists Registration Form or phone Maureen Kohler at 954-602-3157

Wellington Juried Art Fest on the Green
The 13th Annual Juried Art Fest on the Green Fine Art and Fine Craft Show produced by the Wellington Art Society continues its tradition of bringing art and community together to celebrate creativity and artistic excellence. Art Fest on the Green features local, regional, and national artists, live music, demonstrations, Children's Art Activity Tent, food trucks, and activities for all ages in a beautiful setting on the green of the Amphitheater. For more information and to apply, go to WellingtonArtSociety.org. Deadline to apply: November 1, 2018.

Culture305 Poster Contest | History Miami Museum

HistoryMiami Museum is calling all creatives to participate in the CultureFest 305 Poster Contest. We're looking for the design that will represent and promote our upcoming CultureFest 305, a traditional arts and culture festival that celebrates what makes Miami, Miami. You'll have the chance to win $1,000 and have your artwork featured in the promotion of our event! All details to enter are available at the History Miami Museum Website. Deadline to enter, July 22nd 2018.

Souvenir Art |  Pompano Beach
The City of Pompano Beach is seeking an artist(s) to create souvenirs varying in size using pieces of wood from the original Pompano Beach Pier. The artist will create a minimum of 5,550 souvenirs varying in size and style, and the Pier wood will be supplied by the City. All submissions should be submitted through email, mail, or delivered by hand. Submissions must be received by July 31st at 4:59 pm. For more information, visit the Pompano Beach CRA website or email Laura.Atria@copbfl.com.

Innovation District Sculpture |  Pompano Beach
Pompano Beach, Florida is looking to purchase an already fabricated, pre-existing sculpture for their permanent collection. The sculpture will be located in the Innovation District on the corner of Dixie Highway and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and the entry deadline is August 1. More information at CallForEntries.org.
RedEye Beyond | ArtServe
The RedEye team are Beyond seeking artworks that explore the unexplored, breaks the mold, see beyond the normal view, potential or direction reflecting the adventurous, explorative representation of the creative collective. All artwork must have been created since January 2017.  Up to 2 original art works in 2D or 3D in any medium or up to 5 pieces of jewelry may be entered. Art submitted through the online pre-registration will be eligible for the Online People’s Choice Award or be included in the online sales gallery. More information at the ArtServe website. 

Gallery Space on Wilton Drive
Grand Properties LLC are offering an existing gallery space in small mixed use building with professional offices and co-work spaces .Excellant exposure with full glass shopfront and private entry. Strong pedestrian area and growing in the future. Email  info or questions tonylogrande@aol.com
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 at the Art and Culture Center website.
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 at the Fort Lauderdale website.
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 on the Artists on the Rise website.​
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 at the Broward Arts Guild Website. 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 at the Arts and Culture Center website for the 2017-2018 school year, or call 954-921-3274 for details.

Calls to Artists : FLORIDA

Emerging Artists | St. Petersburg
Florida CraftArt continues the tradition of an Emerging Artist Program at CraftArt Festival 2018. To be considered an emerging artist, applicants must be at the beginning of their professional career, never participated in an outdoor art festival, never had a solo show, and must be a Florida resident at least six months per year. Additional information about the Craft Art Festival and the application process is available at the Florida CraftArt website or 727-821-7391.

Calls to Artists NATIONAL

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 CGTrader webpage. Deadline September 30.

Local Grants

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 on our Festival Program webpage. 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 on the Foundation for Contemporary Art web page. Application deadline: Open.

Local Jobs in the Arts  

Digital Marketing Manager | PAMM
A great opportunity for involvement at Pérez Art Museum Miami. The museum are looking to hire a Digital Marketing Manager to join their Marketing and Communications team. You will be responsible for overseeing our online efforts to raise brand awareness, including but not limited to: social media strategy, email marketing campaigns, our website and other digital advertising campaigns. Details can be found on the Perez Art Museum Miami website. Submit your resume to resumes@pamm.org.

Gallery / Reception Assistant | Arts Warehouse, Delray Beach
Arts Warehouse are looking for a dynamic Part Time Gallery|Reception Assistant.  This growing arts incubator and need someone who is creative, flexible and excited about arts development through business and education. You must be outgoing, flexible and have a great sense of humor and pride in your work! For details visit the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency Website. Email a one-page cover letter and resume to EMAIL | Anne Fredy at Fredya@mydelraybeach.com.

Cultural Affairs Facilities Supervisor | Pompano Beach
Application deadline: OpenApplication deadline: OpenResponsible for developing and supervising programming, community outreach and tenant/business attraction and support services for cultural arts facilities to further the goals and objectives of the organization. Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts, Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) and other cultural venues as assigned. Assist in the development and implementation of facility's mission and vision; Establish and maintain facility's policies and procedures; Supervise all aspects of the facility's administration and programming functions; Assist in developing a collaborative and innovative annual programming and community partnerships. Apply to the City of Pompano Beach's website. Application deadline: Open

Cultural Affairs Facilities Leader | Pompano Beach
Responsible for assisting in overseeing the daily operations of the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts, Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) and other cultural venues as assigned. Maintain facility's policies and procedures; Assist in directing all aspects of the facility's administration and programming functions; Organizes and participates in a wide variety of cultural art activities for different age groups and interests. Assist in annual programming and community partnerships that achieve the goals and objectives and increase attendance and visibility; Assist in overseeing and managing the implementation of all performance and visual arts programming. Apply to the City of Pompano Beach's websiteApplication deadline: Open

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.

Local Residencies & Exhibitions

Delray Beach CRA - Arts Warehouse
Delray Beach's Pineapple Grove Arts District opened in late 2017, the new Arts Warehouse has launched its Artist-in-Residence Program, Affiliate Artist Program, and Annual Exhibition Program. Learn more about each program at the Delray Beach CRA website.

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 at ArtDeadline.com

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 at ArtDeadline.com.
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