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Grants in Broward County

The Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) Grant
The Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) 2017 Grant Applications will be online as of Thursday, October 15th, 2015. The deadline for the 2017 Grant Application is Tuesday January 12th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

Art of Community: The Engagement Challenge Request for Proposals
The Foundation is looking for art-based projects that will spark new collaborations and promote civic-engagement in Broward County. Applicants are encouraged to propose projects that will bring diverse residents together through the use the arts to address community issues. Application Deadline: November 24, 2015.

Cultural Institution Program Grant (CINP)
To assist Broward County not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations with annual operating budgets of at least $1 million (exclusive of tangible collections, capital and/or endowment funds) in meeting reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the general public in Broward County. Application Deadline: November 15, 2015.

South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program
The South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500 fellowships to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach. The deadline for applications is Friday, October 30, 2015.

Jobs in Broward County

Event Services Coordinator - Aventura Arts and Cultural Center
Coordinate and implement all details of a renter’s contract, scheduling, contracting, ticket requirements, budgeting and management of event planning. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to: Preference will be given to local applicants. No phone calls please.

Settlement Accountant - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Supports the Controller in the precise, ethical, and responsible management of all assigned financial related functions. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to: Preference will be given to local applicants. No Phone Calls Please!

Calls to Artists in Broward County

Basel Broward 2015 Call to Artists Rossetti Fine Art Gallery and Studios is calling for entries for “Basel Broward” 2015, Opening December 10 to January 10. This is open media and open theme exhibit for all 2D and 3D works. Entry Fees: $20 for 1 entry and $10 for each additional entry. Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2015. For more information, call 954-616-8653.

Spaces for Rent to Sell Arts, Crafts, etc. at 3rd Annual Doggy Fun Fest - Oakland Park
We have vendor space available for artists, photographers, craftspeople who would like to rent space to sell paintings, drawings, jewelry, ceramics, glass, etc. For more information, call 954-­789-­0086.

Sculpture on Sample - City of Coral Springs
Along the 1 mile of roadway along Sample Road and the 1600’ newly created ArtWalk, up to thirteen (13) sculptures will be temporarily displayed. Of the artworks on display, the Public Art Committee, with input from residents of the city, will select one or more pieces of artwork for their permanent public art collection.

Studio Space Available - Studio 18 in the Pines
Artists committed to their artistic development with a desire to become a member of a dynamic artistic community are invited to tour Studio 18 in the Pines, and view spaces available for rent at 1101 Poinciana Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. Visitors are welcome to Studio 18 in the Pines Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For additional information about Studio 18 in the Pines please visit or call 954-961-6067.

Lauderdale Yacht Club Fine Art Fair - Fort Lauderdale
The Lauderdale Yacht Club is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Invitational Fine Art Fair which will take place on February 4, 2016. This juried exhibition is also a selling showcase of talented artists in a variety of styles and mediums, not limited to coastal/marine themes.

Tamarac Arts & Crafts Festival - Tamarac
Presented by Tamarac Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Tamarac. April 2-3, 2016.

ArtsUP Project - FAT Village
Seeking artists, temporary collaborators or art groups wanting to explore concepts for large scale art. Ceiling, site specific temporary work and/or interior activation of a warehouse public event space. Accepting proposals through Jan 1, 2016.

Grants in Florida

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Jobs in Florida

Manager of In-House Programs - Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach
Under supervision of the Director of Programming, the Manager of In-House Programs will oversee and coordinate all In-House programs at the Center for Creative Education. The Manager will fully implement existing programs (specifically the “Discover Series” and “LOT 23 – Community Artist Program”) and will be responsible for developing, promoting, registering, implementing, managing, and evaluating new classes and programs at CCE. Email resume & cover letter to

Senior Grants Specialist - Barry University
The Senior Grants Specialist (SGS) of Grants & Sponsored Programs (GSP) coordinates the process of identifying grant opportunities and independently works on grant applications and coordinates activity with the role the GSP grants specialist.

Communications Manager - Palm Beach Opera
The Communications Manager plays an integral role on the team by developing, implementing, and executing strategic marketing plans in order to increase visibility in the community, attract new patrons, and further engage current patrons.

Calls to Artists in Florida

Call for Entries - Florida Contemporary Multimedia Group Exhibition - Naples
Submissions will be accepted in digital format only (either JPG or PDF fil es). Only works in new media may be submitted via DVD to: The Baker Museum, Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples, Florida 34108. All entries must be received by 5pm EST on Monday, November 2, 2015.

Screenwriting Competition - Palm Beach County
Open to Florida High School and Florida College Students. Submissions must be a screenplay of 5-20 pages; in any genre. All work must be original. Adaptations are not permissible. $500 Award. Funds will be awarded in the student’s name.

National Grants

2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Call for Submissions
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens, are now accepting submissions from students across the country in grades 7–12.

Anthony Quinn Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts Scholarship Program
An annual program that aims to perpetuate the legendary actor/artist’s vision for an art-conscious society.Through its scholarship program, the foundation supports high school students’ extracurricular study of the visual arts and design, performing arts, media arts, and the literary arts. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000. Deadline: January 3, 2016.

National Calls to Artists

City of Alexandria - Call to Artists
The City of Alexandria, Virginia invites artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications (RFQ) to be considered for a position on an interdisciplinary project team charged with providing landscape architectural design services for a portion of Simpson Park. In collaboration with the project team, the artist will oversee the design, fabrication and installation of public art that aligns with the project team’s overall conceptual design and layout for the park renovation. Deadline to Apply: November 8, 2015.

Public Works Facility - Hillsboro, OR
The City of Hillsboro seeks a qualified artist/artist team to create an original outdoor work near the entrance to a new public works facility in a fast developing high tech industrial district. Deadline: November 16, 2015.

Montana Arts Council Percent-for-Art Program - Butte & Missoula, MT
Seeking direct purchase of completed artworks only (many mediums & styles will be considered). U.S. citizens who are not degree-seeking & over 18 years of age are encouraged to apply. Deadline: November 18 & 20, 2015.

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Blue Goose Hollow Public Art Project - Chattanooga, TN
Public Art Chattanooga (PAC) is seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, signature art work at Blue Goose Hollow, a trail head access point on the new Tennessee Riverpark Extension located at the West terminus of ML King Boulevard in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by November 20, 2015, 4:00 pm EST. No exceptions.

Request for Proposals (RFP): 7th Biennial Sculpture Exhibition - Chattanooga, TN
Since 2005, this popular temporary exhibition has placed outdoor sculpture fr om artists nationwide throughout Chattanooga’s urban core. Works can be in any media, must be suitable for outdoors, and may be functional or non-functional, temporary in nature (up to 2 years) or permanent. Up to seven sculptures will be selected to be on view for two years from 2016 to 2018. Each artist will receive a $5,000 stipend. Application Deadline: Applications must be received (hand delivery or by mail) by October 30, 2015, 4:00 pm EST. No exceptions.

Canal Place Mural Request for Proposals - Cumberland, MD
The Allegany Arts Council is seeking proposals for a mural on the wall along the bike trail behind the Cumberland Times News building at Canal Place in Cumberland, MD. The mural must have a heritage-related theme.

Gallery Without Walls - Lake Oswego, OR
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to invite artists to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. Artwork will be on display throughout the downtown business district for a two-year exhibition period starting in the summer of 2016. Application Deadline: November 2, 2015, 5:00 PM PST. Call Lori at 503.675.2531 for more information.

Artist wanted for temporary art in Seattle parks - Seattle, WA
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture,(ARTS) in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS) are seeking four artists/artist teams to create four temporary art installations or social practice activities to be sited in selected City of Seattle parks to activate and engage their surrounding communities. Deadline: October 29, 2015.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Existing Outdoor ArtWorks - Roswell, GA
The City of Roswell, Georgia invites artists to submit proposals of existing outdoor art works for consideration for ArtAround, a Sculpture Tour, a temporary art installation to be installed at various outdoor sites in the City of Roswell, Georgia. This invitation is extended to all qualified artists and there is no entry fee. Artists will receive a $2,500 stipend for the loan of their work paid in two installments ($1,250 at installation, and $1,250 when the art work is deinstalled).

Phase 1 Chollas Creek Gateways Public Art Project - San Diego, CA
If short listed, artists will be contracted in the amount of $3,000 to craft detailed conceptual proposals including an itemized budget, scale models and renderings, and an in-depth project description.

Viaduct RailPark - Philadelphia, PA
The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE), in collaboration with the Center City District (CCD), Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR), and the Friends of the RailPark announce a competition to commission site-specific artwork for the Viaduct RailPark.

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