Opportunities in the Arts
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Calls To Artists: LOCAL
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
2018 Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival
Pinecrest Gardens seeks artists for its annual fine arts festival on January 20 and 21, 2018. Best in Show and Best in Each Category winners will be named. Applications are limited to fine art: sculpture, metal, wood, ceramics, graphics, jewelry, photography, fiber, mixed media, and acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting. Contact 305-669-6990 for details. $25 application fee required. Application deadline: December 22, 2017. Read about it here.
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.
General application deadline: March 2, 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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 email@example.com
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.
2018 ArtsEd Forever! Awards
Promoting 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 firstname.lastname@example.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: February 16, 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.
Calls to Artists: FLORIDA
Juried Photography Exhibition|Share My Reel
Spady Cultural Heritage Museum | Delray Beach, FL
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum invites artists living and working in Monroe, Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties to apply for entry. The juried exhibition Share My Reel is dedicated to photography that speaks to the artists experience of their local area. The Exhibition opens March 22, 2018 and closes July 21, 2018. All accepted work must remain installed for the duration of the exhibition. Details...
Calls to Artists NATIONAL
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...
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 here
. 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.
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
Gallery Assistant, Arts Warehouse | Delray Beach
The Gallery Assistant performs a broad range of administrative functions allowing the Arts Warehouse to operate efficiently, such as reception duties, information and data processing, gallery installs, special event preparation, scheduling, document reproduction, records management, and various tasks as assigned. This is not a sit down job. For full description and to apply click here.
Weekend Visitor Services | Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
The Center is looking for an enthusiastic individual with customer service and general administrative experience to welcome guests on the weekend. The ideal candidate would love talking to individuals from the community and enjoy being surrounded by art and creative people. Email to email@example.com. Position is open until filled but interested applicants are encouraged to apply by February 5, 2018. Find our more info about this and all Arts & Culture Center Jobs here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 Operaducation 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.
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