Opportunities in the Arts
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Local Calls To Artists

Arts and Culture Center of 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.

Wilton Manors Arts and Entertainment Expo | Wilton Manors

The Wilton Manors Arts And Entertainment Expo is an original art, art walk on Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors FL 33305. This season spans the 3rd Saturday of the month, 6-9 pm, Nov 2017- May 2018, 6-9 pm.Go to wmae.org/artists and scroll down Call for Artists Form. Please fill out the Artist information Form and press submit.Click the next submenu Artists Pairings to Businesses and Fees, look at the map and scroll down the listing to choose your space and pay the fee. Download the 2017-18 Artist Agreement form, read, sign and return; either by fax or attachment to an email addressed to admin@wmae.org or Fax: 954 862 5978.

Twentieth Annual Artfest in the Pines | City of Pembroke Pines
Presented by the City of Pembroke Pines and Artserve on March 10 - 11, 2018, the 20th Annual ARTFEST in the Pines invites aspiring and professional artists to submit original works of two- and three-dimensional art to a juried art competition offering $4,500 in awards and cash prizes. Learn more about ARTFEST here, or call 954-986-5027 for details
Early application deadline: December 30, 2017
General application deadline: March 2, 2018


The Summer Arts & Science Camps for Kids (SAS-C) Grants Program | Miami-Dade County
Aiding underserved children in Miami-Dade County, the Summer Arts & Science Camps for Kids (SAS-C) Grants Program awards grant funding to non-profit organizations offering opportunities to attend high-quality cultural arts and science summer camp programs at little or no cost.  Augmenting established, high-quality programs, funding provided by the SAS-C Grant Program gives more children the opportunity to participate in cultural arts and science summer camps. A required SAS-C Pre-Grant Submission Workshop will be held at the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs on December 5, 2017, at 2:30 PM. Details... For additional pre-application requirements, email dansp@miamidade.gov. 
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 11, 2018.

Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts

Deerfield Beach Cultural Committee hosts the Annual Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts which includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States - along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and of course, a kids' zone. This year's Artist Awards include over $5,000 in prizes. Award Categories:- Watercolors, oils and acrylics- Ceramics, wood and glass- Leather and jewelry- Mixed media and photography. Deadline for applicants,
January 12 2018. Details >> 

You inspire us. What inspires you? | Coral Springs Museum of Art
 The Coral Springs Museum of Art presents an exhibition demonstrating the artist’s individuality and creativity brought about by personal inspiration. This open theme, open media exhibition asks artists to complete the sentence: “My work is inspired by_______________.” Artists are invited to submit up to two works to be considered for inclusion in this exhibition. Exhibition Dates – February 10 – March 2, 2018. Works will be displayed in the Museum’s East Gallery. This is a juried exhibition. Works will be judged and recognized by People’s Choice and Museum Choice. All work must be available for sale. Electronic Entry>> Deadline: January 13, 2017 - 5pm 
Call for Teaching Artists | The Frank

The Frank Art Gallery is seeking teaching artists to complete our art class schedule. Classes can be for adults, teens or children. Instruction in 2D, 3D and multimedia welcomed. Successful candidates will share the Frank Art Gallery’s vision for community engagement and student enrichment. Positions are available on weekdays and weekends. A minimum of one year of teaching experience and a Bachelor's Degree is required. Applicants must submit the following: Current resume of teaching experience. A letter of interest and a program overview of your typical studio art course; Photos or documentation that show examples of student work, classes taught or projects completed; Specification of preferred student age: adults, teens or children. Please submit all materials in one email to thefrank@ppines.com with the subject line TEACHING ARTIST. Deadline: January 31, 2018

Vendors | MASS District Art Walk

MASS District will showcase local and unique artists/vendors during the neighborhood Artwalk every last Saturday of the month. Vendors and artists, reserve your space now. MASS District is also looking for volunteers & interns not only for Artwalk but in the following areas – Audience Engagement, Events Coordination, and Media. create@massdistrict.com​ / 954-866-3890.
City Vista Artist in Residence Program | Pompano Beach
The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency has issued a call for artists of all disciplines to submit applications for the City Vista Artist in Residence (AiR) program. City Vista is a mixed-use apartment building located in the heart of the developing downtown district. Artists must meet income requirements to be eligible to rent the one-and two-bedroom apartments. Artists are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their artistic work to innovate@copbfl.com.

Live Painting | W Hotel and ArtServe

ArtServe seeks live painters to dazzle the crowd at the W Hotel's Living Room Lounge for a night of creativity and fun on Wednesday evenings. This is a paid opportunity for the Featured Artist as well as a chance to expose your work to the local art scene and guests visiting South Florida. Other artists will be welcomed to participate as Guest Artists, but will not be paid. Contact jorgev@artserve.org with samples for more information.

Buskers Program | City of Fort Lauderdale
Local artists are invited to apply to perform at a unique street entertainment experience bringing to life the Riverwalk District and portions of Central Beach with exciting acts, live music, street performers and arts and crafts vendors. The  City of Fort Lauderdale’s Urban Design & Planning Division is in charge of this program. They are located at  700 NW 19th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311. 954-828-6520. Details...

Artists on the Rise | Hollywood
Non-profit looking for talented artists to exhibit their work in monthly exhibits. Artists on the Rise was established to assist artists who are dealing with mental health disorders and use their talents as therapy to overcome these disorders . They host monthly exhibits at local businesses, where artists work is exhibited for sale to the general public. Details...​

Broward Art Guild Exhibits Open-Call Monthly Exhibits
The Broward Art Guild presents many visual art exhibitions throughout the year, hosted mostly at our gallery, and occasionally at various locations in Broward County. The majority of these are juried shows, which are judged by visual art professionals from various areas of the world of visual art. Participating artists do not have to be Guild members to enter work into our shows, unless specifically noted as a “Member’s Only” exhibit. Works entered must be presented in a professional manner. Individual calls to artists will have the specific details and restrictions on each exhibit. Call 954-537-3370 for more details or to answer any questions. Deadline Ongoing. Details...
Art and Culture Center Student Exhibition space
The Art and Culture Center opens its Student Exhibition space to teachers from both public and private schools, universities, and non-profit educational organizations to allow them to display their students’ or participants’ art work in a professional setting. The Center is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Download an application, or call 954-921-3274 for more information.

2018 ArtsEd Forever! Award Nominations

ArtsEd-Forever-2018-PNC-600.pngPromoting public awareness of the impact wielded by arts education – and educators – on Broward County’s public, private and charter school students, this year’s ArtsEd Forever! campaign will culminate in a reception, awards ceremony and student performance showcase at Broward Center for the Performing Arts on the evening of Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

Brought to you by the Cultural Division, PNC Bank and the School Board of Broward County, 2018 ArtsEd Forever! is the latest installment of a 30-year tradition celebrating the best practices of Broward County schools and community. Read about each of the three ArtsEd Forever! awards below. For more information, contact Tayina Deravile at tderavile@broward.org or 954-357-6705.
Arts Teacher of the Year Award
Celebrating outstanding teachers, the annual Arts Teacher of the Year Award recognizes and honors dance, theater, music and visual arts teachers in Broward County public, private and charter schools. Each recipient is awarded a $3,000 cash prize and a $500 cash contribution to his or her school’s arts program. Additionally, two finalists in each subject receive a $1,000 award. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: January 26, 2018.
Teaching Artist of the Year Award
Honoring community-based teachers of excellence, the Teaching Artist of the Year Award presents $3,000 to a single winner and $1,000 to two finalists. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: February 2, 2018.
Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education Award
Each year, the Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education Award recognizes one individual and one organization who have been nominated by community members for significant – and ongoing – contributions to arts education through awareness and advocacy efforts as well as the influential community usage of arts resources. Each recipient is awarded $1,000. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: March 2, 2018.
Florida Calls To Artists
Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival 2018​ | Gainesville FL
Santa Fe College and the Santa Fe College Foundation seek artists for their annual springtime arts celebration, held outdoors April 7 & 8, 2018 at NE 1st Street in downtown Gainesville, Florida. $25,000 artist awards, $15,000 purchase awards. Fine Art, Fine Crafts in categories: 2D & 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017More info. Contact: email​ or call 352-395-5355.

52nd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition | Naples FL
The Naples Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 24 - March 25, 2018 in Naples, Florida. Nine cash awards totaling $3,500. Three Jurors: Joan Kropf, Deputy Director and Curator of Collections, The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida; Olu Oguibe, Artist, Rockville, Connecticut; Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator, The Baker Museum, Naples, Florida. Open to two and three-dimensional artwork in any media by artists residing in the United States. Enter one or two original artworks created after Jan. 1, 2014. $29 for up to two artworks. Deadline: January 2, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 239-262-6517.


National Calls To Artists
National Portrait Gallery Internships | The Smithsonian Institution
The National Portrait Gallery, as a museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offers formal internships to qualified applicants. A Smithsonian internship is a prearranged, structured learning experience that takes place within a specific time period, usually two to three months. The experience should be relevant both to the intern’s academic and professional goals and to the professional disciplines represented at the Smithsonian. U.S. National Deadline: Ongoing. Details…​

ALTOFEST 2018 Residency and Program | Napoli, Italy
Artists working in the Performing / Live Arts Live Arts fields (theatre, dance, performance, and their cross-disciplinary declinations) are invited to apply for the ALTOFEST residency and program, 29th June > 8th July. Artist will be invited in a residency to re-qualify their work, for a period of 5 days. The work will be then open to the audience during the following 5 days. The presence of the artist is required for the entire period of Altofest, for a period of 10 days. Altofest ensures accommodation, subsistence, and a lump sum. For further information and/or questions, please enter here or write to mailto:info@altofest.net. Deadline 7 January 2018.

Local Grants

Creative Investment Program (CIP) | Broward Cultural Division

Helping artists create exhibitions, live performances, lectures, demonstrations and other arts activities engaging a Broward County audience, the Creative Investment Program (CIP) funds the development and completion of small Broward County cultural projects by individual Broward-based practicing professional artists. Learn more about the CIP application at a free workshop January 17 in the Broward County Main Library's sixth-floor Bienes Ceremonial Room. Application deadline: February 10, 2018.

Cultural Investment Program (CINV) | Broward Cultural Division

Assisting Broward-based, not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations meet their reimbursable program expenses, the CINV helps fund presentations and productions of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the Broward County public. Applicants are limited to Broward-based not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations that have been designated by the Broward Cultural Council and have operated in their cultural disciplines for at least two years directly preceding their application dates. Learn more about the CINV here. Application deadline for FY 2019 funding: February 1, 2018. 

2019 Grant Applications | Funding Arts Broward
Non-profit visual, music and performing arts organizations headquartered in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for Fab! 2019 Grant Applications to obtain funding for programs in Broward County. For an organization to apply, at least one of its active voting board members must live or work full-time in Broward County. Fab! 2019 Grants between $5,000 and - for organizations with budgets under $1 million - $10,000 may be requested. Organizations whose budgets exceed $1 million may apply for Fab! 2019 Grants between $5,000 and $15,000. Learn more about Fab! 2019 Grants here. Application deadline: January 9, 2018.  

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 
Teaching Artists | Bailey Contemporary Arts
Want to teach workshops for adults, teens or children? Bailey Contemporary Arts seeks teaching artists for all-ages arts workshops. To apply, submit a letter of interest, a program overview of your ideal workshop and a description of any required supplies to director@baileyarts.org in an email headed "Teaching Artist." Include a resume or CV listing your teaching experience - as well as examples in the form of photos or other materials. Application deadline: January 31, 2018.
Education and Community Engagement Manager | Palm Beach Opera
Part of the Institutional Advancement Department, this position manages and expands programs engaging Palm Beach Opera's patrons, community, teachers and K-12 and university-level students and staff. Collaborating with the Development, Marketing and Art Departments, this position oversees the Education and Community Engagement Associate and all of the Institutional Advancement Department's volunteers. This position works with - and reports directly to - the Managing Director. Learn more about this opening's responsibilities and requirements here. Application deadline: February 28, 2018. 

PT Teacher of Art | City of Pembroke Pines
Supervised by the Division Director of Cultural Arts, this $25-an-hour position plans and implements daily art class activities, prepares the learning environment, and organizes required materials or supplies. In addition to being able to work weekends and occasional nights, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in Art Education, Fine Arts, or a related field. Find out more about this opening's duties and requirements here
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: March 1, 2018, and 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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