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September 3, 2014

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Cooperative Marketing Program
Provides Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations with reduced advertising rates and a recognizable presence through larger media placements.
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Broward Cultural Division Calls to Artists

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 Tradewinds Park Stables & Farm Project: National Call to Artists
In partnership with the Parks and Recreation Division, the Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install site-specific artwork at Tradewinds Park Stables & Farm located in Coconut Creek, Fla.  The function of the artwork will be to increase the Park’s visibility from either West Sample Road or the Florida Turnpike. It is envisioned that the artwork will become a landmark and welcome visitors to one of Broward County’s largest and most diverse parks.
Deadline:  September 21, 2014
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Broward 100 - Inside Out - Call to Photographers
Broward Cultural Division is seeking professional photographers for Inside Out Broward. Inside Out is a global art project that gives communities all over the world a platform to express themselves through black and white photographs. Photographers will be selected for the project through a unique partnership among Broward Cultural Division, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Community Foundation of Broward, for Broward County's yearlong centennial celebration, Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community.
Deadline: September 30, 2014
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 Broward Cultural Division Workshops

2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium
Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Workshop

September 9, 2014  6 p.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.Fort Lauderdale
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Demystifying the Process: Led by Brandi Reddick
How are recipients selected and how can an applicant improve his/her chances of being noticed? Find out at one of four workshops being offered across the South Florida region. Workshops generally run 90 minutes.
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Cooperative Marketing Program 2014-15
Participant Orientation and Media Trade Show

September 18, 2014  8:30 a.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale
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Speakers: Jody Leshinsky and David Plath

This brief seminar is a prerequisite for participation in the Cooperative Marketing Program. The day will begin with a Breakfast and Media Trade Show in the art gallery. You are encouraged to meet your media representatives who you will be working with throughout the season. During the seminar, you will learn about changes to the FY2015 program and the guidelines on how to participate. There will be prizes so make sure to bring your business cards to drop in the bowl!!
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Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program 2014-15

Disruption & Opportunity - How We Live Now | October 18, 2014  9 a.m.
Expanding the Framework for Arts Coverage | January 31, 2014  9 a.m.
Building Skills / Writing Workshops | February 21, 2014  9 a.m.

ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale

The Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program is a series of forums and workshops for professional journalists, citizen journalists and audience members. The program is a collaboration among The Broward Center and Syracuse University's Goldring Arts Journalism Program and Syracuse University's Janklow Arts Leadership Program.
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flag: new item Florida's Singing Sons Boychoir Auditions - New Members
Annual auditions for new Training Choir members will be held Saturday, September 6 from 11:00am - 1:00pmp and September 20 and October 4 from 9:00am - 1:00pm at Boychoir headquarters located at 1229 NE 37th Street, Oakland Park, 33334.  Additional times are available upon request.  To be eligible, boys must be at least 8 years old or in the 3rd grade, but need not have any prior musical experience.
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Grants Workshop On Education, Science And The Arts - Broward College, South Campus
Workshops to be presented by the following federal agencies:  National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services and National Science Foundation.  Workshop hosted by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Date:  Monday, September 15, 2014
Location:  Broward College, South Campus, Building 68C, 7200 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, 33024
Time:  9:00am - 1:00pm (onsite registration 8:00am - 9:00am)
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I think it's in my head Catalog Launch - Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale
Girls' club is pleased to announce the publication of  I think it's in my head, a catalog to accompany the exhibition of contemporary art by women from the collection Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz, currently on view. Designed by Hello Gusto, the 86-page catalog features an introduction from Girls' Club creative director Michelle Weinberg, an essay on feminism and science fiction by Claire Evans, a work of fiction by Vanessa Garcia and an interview with the curators Monica and Tasha Lopez de Victoria of TM Sisters.  Printed and bound locally in a limited edition, catalogs are $30 and available for purchase online and at Girls' Club. A numbered, limited edition of books are available signed and adorned by TM Sisters.
Date:  Friday, September 12, 7:00pm
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Auditions - Area Stage Company, Coral Gables
Auditions will be held August 25, 2014 at 5:00pm at the Area Stage Company, for three upcoming plays:  "In The Heights", "Peter Pan" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".

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Business for the Arts of Broward - Cultural Tour
Go behind the scenes of Broward County's Cultural Treasures. Tour bus leaves from ArtServe promptly at 9 a.m. Breakfast (8:30 a.m.) and lunch will be provided. Venues will include: ArtServe, NSU's Museum of Art l Fort Lauderdale, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Sailboat Bend Artists' Lofts and many more.
Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.
To register, contact Robyn Vegas at
rvegas@bfabroward.org
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Opportunities

flag: new item Auditions - Opera Fusion, Inc., Boca Raton
Opera Fusion, Inc. is holding auditions in the Boca Raton area for versatile classical singers.  Please be prepared to sing two contrasting pieces as follows:  one opera aria in the original language; and one piece in any classical or cross-over genre of your choice.
For an appointment please email your picture and resume to: info@operafusion.org

flag: new item Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra - Scholarship Opportunity
The Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra (SSPO) offers live, professional quality concerts of Classical, Broadway, Pops, Jazz and Contemporary music to raise cultural arts awareness and to engage, entertain, educate and enhance the lives of the City of Sunrise residents and the community at large.  In so doing, the SSPO has created a Scholarship for students who will be taking courses pursuing a career in music.  This is a $1000.00 scholarship (payable directly to the college / university) for the most qualified student based on a live audition of those students selected from the application process. 
Deadline: September 30, 2014
For information and to apply email Steve Shankman:
stedishankman@gmail.com
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flag: new item Business for the Arts of Broward - Gift Basket Items
Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) will be preparing cultural arts “goodie baskets.” If you are interested in offering something once a month that I can put into a nice gift container it would be randomly given out by BFA.  These baskets will be distributed at various events such as breakfasts at the Museum of Art, during one of our Art in the Workplace classes, through BFA’s Facebook page and on the Cultural Tour.  In addition, if you are presenting a show and the seats are not sold out, you might want to give “last minute” tickets out, or event passes, one free art class certificates, an art print, a music CD, VIP event passes, even a personal tour of your facility.  BFA will be giving a certificate for one free Art in the Workplace class valued at up to $500 *valid to qualifying new businesses who have not participated in that program before* for example. If a business wins the basket they can “raffle it off” at their office if they choose.
To participate send email to:
rvegas@bfabroward.org

Executive Director (Part-time) - Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County
The Executive Director will be passionate about WFPBC’s mission, skilled at building bridges and forming new partnerships, and able to articulate the organizational vision in a way that inspires and moves to action a range of stakeholders. The new leader will be the public face of the organization – out front, comfortable and articulate in the spotlight – and equally adept behind the scenes providing support and a collaborative style with partners and constituents.  The ideal candidate will have several years of fundraising experience showing demonstrated results. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience and skills in aligning organizational structure with strategic goals.
Email cover letter and resume to: Judith@WomensFoundationPBC.org
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Volunteer Services Coordinator - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Volunteer Services Coordinator supports the Volunteer and Intern Services Manager in the recruitment, supervision, and development of the volunteer corps to ensure optimal volunteer staffing in all areas of the Performing Arts Center Authority's (PACA) venues. Duties will include: Manage the goals, objectives, and policies of the volunteer program; Conceptualize, organize and execute multiple new volunteer training sessions and refresher training sessions; Coordinate and implement volunteer recognition and appreciation events and initiatives; Keep current business and social correspondence with volunteers; Propose changes and updates to the Volunteer Manual to ensure that active volunteers are advised of current policies and procedures; Collect all volunteer activity at PACA and on relevant statistics for use in grant proposals and for public relations purposes; Create and produce quarterly volunteer informational e-blast; Provide necessary paperwork for BPCA and affiliated venues for Front of House.
Email resume to: vssearch@browardcenter.org
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Call To Artists

flag: new item Philadelphia International Airport Restroom Renovation - Philadelphia, PA
The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announce a competition to commission three site-specific artworks by three different artists or artist teams at PHL Terminals D, E, and F. The commissions will take place as part of PHL’s continued restroom renovation project, with each of the projects occupying a pre-designated wall space its respective concourse outside of the restrooms. Project budgets range from $25,000-$44,000 per project.  This competition is open to artists and teams who reside in the United States.
Deadline: October 1, 2014 
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flag: new item Raleigh's Moore Square - Raleigh, NC
The City of Raleigh invites artists or artist teams experienced with the integration of art elements into a public space to submit qualifications to work as a public art consulting member of the project design team for the design and implementation of Moore Square, with the goal of establishing the park as a world-class urban space.  The ability to collaborate and work well with a consultant through the design process is imperative to the success of the project. Moore Square is listed as a National Register Historic District and has been central to the African-American community since its establishment. The artist or artist team will receive $15,000 to collaborate with the project design team and develop conceptual and schematic designs, and related budget. The design fee is inclusive of all expenses including travel, hotel, transportation and mileage.
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014
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flag: new item Public Art Project for Scales-Morehead Roundabout - Reidsville, NC
The City of Reidsville is accepting qualifications from artists for a public art opportunity at the roundabout/intersection of Morehead and Scales Street in downtown Reidsville. It is desired that the finished project integrate well with the entire downtown area, including common architectural concepts already found in the downtown area. The artwork should reflect the uniqueness of the City of Reidsville while welcoming visitors to the downtown business community. Ideas that incorporate movement, height and dramatic lighting at night are welcome.  It is important that this gateway into the downtown area consider traffic safety and be relatively low maintenance.  Budget: $60,000 – to cover all artist fees, design, fabrication and installation, including but not limited to travel, public meeting presentations, models, shipping, administration, taxes and insurance. This call is open to all qualified artists and artist teams.
Deadline: September 29, 2014
Artist may mail a compact disc containing application materials to Angela Stadler, City Clerk, 230 W. Morehead Street, Reidsville, NC, 27320 or email in a .zip file to astadler@ci.reidsville.nc.us with “Roundabout RFQ” in subject line.  CD must be labeled as “Roundabout RFQ” with artist’s name and contact information. 
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flag: new item Literacy Arts Teaching Artists - 7th Avenue Streetscape, Phoenix
Seeking two experienced and accomplished literary arts teaching artists to work with a classroom of youth to write poems that broaden public thinking about reuse, recycling and a greener environment. The poems will be featured as part of an annually-changing outdoor exhibition of poetry and art at Seventh Avenue and West Glenrosa Street.
Deadline: Friday, September 19, 2014
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Email more information: Jeanine.garcia@phoenix.gov

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 Literacy Arts Teaching Artists - 107th Avenue Corridor, Phoenix
Qualifications requested from professional artists to work with the selected design and engineering team to integrate public art into the 107th Avenue Corridor from Indian School Road to Camelback Road. The selected artist(s) are expected to work in a collaborative manner with city departments, the design teams and community groups and stakeholders.
Deadline: Friday September 19, 2014
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Email for more information: Elizabeth.grajales@phoenix.gov

flag: new item Design a Pompano Fish - Pompano Beach
Twelve artists will be selected.  Each artist design selected for exhibition will be provided with a prefabricated fish.  If artwork is selected, each artist will be paid $1,500 upon completion of their painted fish (this honorarium must cover all materials for design execution).
Deadline:  September 19, 2014
Information PDF and Apply

Art Fallout 2014 - Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale
Girls' Club is calling all artists to submit work for this year's Art Fallout: Unframed, a one-day, open call exhibition of work on paper with an interactive public feedback element.  Artists of all levels may submit up to two works on paper, no larger than 24 inches. Works will be included in the one-day exhibit at Girls' Club as part of the community-wide event Art Fallout. In addition to the public, an informal panel of art professionals - gallery owners, art dealers, independent curators, museum professionals and arts writers - are invited to view and give public feedback with color-coded Post It notes.
Entry Form and Details

Visual Artist & Photographer - "Art of Community" Project, Inside Out Theatre
Inside Out Theatre is looking for a visual artist and photographer to work together with The City of Hallandale Beach, and Memorial Health Care Systems on a project designed to help unify the City of Hallandale Beach.  Funded by the Community Foundation of Broward, the project is designed to engage the residents of Hallandale Beach using art as a tool to dialogue around community issues and bring residents together to help solve the problem.  The art will be community driven but the artists are a key component of the process and will be expected to attend meetings to discuss issues and ideas. These are paid positions.
Email cover letter and resume to: insidebraun@aol.com

"Modern Mystics" - FAT Village Art Walk and Day of the Dead, Fort Lauderdale
Halloween and Day of the Dead are old traditions ranging from South America to Celtic Cultures, spanning Christianity and Pagan Beliefs. We explore fears of the unknown, our relationship to our ancestors, mortality and what lies beyond the veil.  We are looking for work that addresses these questions in our new show, "Modern Mystics". Event dates:  October 18 - November 2, 2014
Email:  jeanminuchin@mac.com
Please include 3 small jpegs or a web link to your work and a short description of how your work fits the theme

ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest - Miami
Global, juried Fine Art/Photography/Wearable Art contest to interpret “ENDANGERED” as it applies to animals, plants, the environment and ecosystems. We encourage creativity in interpretation and communication of the theme.  The judging panel consists of acclaimed National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore, Thom Collins, Director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Carolyn Benesh, Coeditor and Copublisher of Ornament Magazine.  All proceeds, including entry donation of $25, will go directly to the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees. Prizewinners plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in the Wynwood district of Miami, December 4 - 6, 2014, during Art Basel week. 
Deadline: 
October 3, 2014
Website and to apply:  http://www.art4apes.com

Cosmic Connections Juried Competition - Contemporary Arts Project USA, Miami
Juried Exhibition hosted by Contemporary Art Projects USA during Art Basel Week at the new innovative Concept Fair (Formerly Miami Modern), located in the heart of downtown Miami's new art district and adjacent to the Pérez Art Museum and Frost Museum within the New Museum Park.
Categories: Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Short Films, Small and Monumental Sculptures, Videos, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.
Deadline: October 31, 2014, When: December 2-7, 2014
Email: cosmichelpline@gmail.com
Website: www.contemporaryartprojectsusa.com then click on: 'Call for Artists'



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