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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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Forward Together: Diverse Dialogues in the Arts
Better Relationships, Strong Partnerships, Effective Collaborations

Saturday, July 19, 2014 • 9 a.m.
BAHNTABA • 918-920 N.W. 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale

Forward Together: Diverse Dialogues in the Arts, seeks to empower artists, arts and cultural organizations, cultural workers and arts administrators with the ability to have difficult conversations regarding issues of equity, access and inclusion, and to learn techniques for increasing curiosity, inquiry, listening skills and managing conflict.
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Not At Comic-Con Indy Comic Submissions – TATE’S Comics – Lauderhill
Be a part of TATE’S 2014 Not At Comic-Con Indy Comic! The 5th TATE’S Indy Comic Anthology will be printed and given away for FREE during TATE’S Not at Comic-Con 2014 on Saturday, July 26th. As with previous years, we will also have an Artist’s Alley area set up – where contributing artists are welcome to setup and sign copies of the comic during the event.
Email completed work to
Deadline: July 13, 2014
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flag: new item Volunteers Needed for RedEYE REboot 2014 — ArtServe — Fort Lauderdale
RedEYE REboot needs your help with a massive, multimedia spectacle. Become a volunteer and have fun while you help to make the underground event of the season unforgettable.
Date: July 19, 2014
For more information, contact Rebecca at (954) 462-8190 or

Exhibition Grants – Terra Foundation for American Art
In recognition of the importance of experiencing original works of art, the Terra Foundation for American Art supports exhibitions that enlarge the understanding and appreciation of historical American art made between 1500 and 1980. To be eligible, institutions must have 501(c)(3) status or the international equivalent. Grants are not made to individuals.
Spring Award Deadlines: Letter of Inquiry – August 1, 2014 | Proposal – October 15, 2014
Read more, submit a Letter of Inquiry or Proposal

Design your own show for FAT Village Artwalk – World and Eye Arts Center – Fort Lauderdale
World and Eye Arts Center is offering an opportunity to design and hang work in the vibrant artist community in FAT Village during the artwalk on August 30th. For August only there is a discount on exhibition rentals making the rental price $400 for the entire space. So gather a group or have a solo show! Include JPEGs or websites for all artists involved, the name and theme of the show and your contact information with your proposal.
Date: August 30, 2014
Email letters of interest to Director Jean Minuchin at
For more information, call 954-540-9897

3rd Annual “Rock United” – United Way of Broward County – Fort Lauderdale
The Young Leaders Society of United Way of Broward County will host the 3rd Annual “Rock United,” a Battle of the Bands for community members. Eight to ten bands will be able to partake in this exciting competition! Each band can play up to three songs or a 15 minute set. This is a great opportunity to play your best cover songs. All proceeds from the event will go directly to United Way of Broward County’s community initiatives and services for those in need.
Date: September 12, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Revolution Live
Fee: $1500
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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
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flag: new item Spring 2015 Artist Residencies — Ucross Foundation — Ucross, Wyoming
Founded in 1981, the Ucross Foundation provides uninterrupted time, work space, and living accommodations to competitively selected visual artists, writers, dancers and composers. The foundation is accepting applications for its 2015 Spring Residency program, which runs from late-February to mid-June. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to six weeks. Artists, writers, and composers from the United States and around the globe in any stage of their professional careers are invited to apply.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
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flag: new item 2015 Young Artists Prize — National YoungArts Foundation
The National YoungArts Foundation provides emerging artists (between the ages of 15 and 18 or in grades 10-12) with opportunities to work with renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition, and other opportunities to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged to pursue a career in the arts. Each year up to seven hundred students are selected from across the country as national winners. Each winner will receive a grant of up to $10,000, have the opportunity to attend YoungArts programs, and partake in master classes with internationally renowned artists, workshops, interdisciplinary activities, performances, and exhibitions.
Deadline: October 17, 2014
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International Physical Theatre Laboratory 2014 Scholarships – ArtUniverse
The Lab is open to performers from different creative genres and techniques inspired by Physical Theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theatre performance. The Lab offers intensive practical training, lectures and discussions with the Russian theatre director and teacher Sergei Ostrenko and the program of IUGTE International Conference in Carrara – Tuscany, Italy. ArtUniverse Scholarships grants cover up to 300,00 EUR (three hundred) of the total participation fee.
Workshops take place December 15 – 22, 2014
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Community Engagement Manager – Feeding South Florida (FSF) – Pembroke Park
The primary objective of this position is to raise funds towards FSF’s operating budget, and increase awareness of Feeding South Florida through the effective management of special events, volunteers, and sort functions. The CEM is responsible for the creation, planning, and expansion of a variety of external and internal events including but not limited to an annual signature event, quarterly events, monthly networking opportunities, third-party events, donor recognition receptions, and internal events such as sort and community service days.
Email resume to with the desired position in the subject line
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Volunteer Sort Coordinator – Feeding South Florida (FSF) – Pembroke Park
The primary objective of the Volunteer Sort Coordinator (VSC) is to work with volunteers to ensure they have a meaningful experience while simultaneously ensuring donated product is sorted and gleaned in a timely and efficient manner for the distribution throughout FSF's network of partner agencies (PAs). The VSC is one of the most visible representatives of FSF and therefore must ensure excellent customer service, even while ensuring that waste is avoided, in conjunction with understanding the capacity of PAs, policies and guidelines of FSF; Feeding America; Florida Department of Agriculture; and Department of Health as they relate to the handling and distribution of product.
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Grant Writer – Feeding South Florida (FSF) – Pembroke Park
As part of the Development Team, the main function of the Grant Writer is to secure funding for FSF through the writing of grants, including reapplication for current grants, and the acquisition of new ones. The Grant Writer is responsible for the research, writing and reporting of grants, from the LOI, to the RFP and stewardship process.
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Copywriter/Content Marketer – Care Cloud – Miami, FL
CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based healthcare IT solutions, is seeking a Copywriter/Content Marketer to take the lead role on its growing marketing team developing compelling, action oriented content across channels, with a focus online. The right candidate for this role has an ability to convert complicated topics into concise copy that engages the reader, creates credibility and drives them to action. He/she will focus on striking a balance between SEO and reader-friendly content.
Submit resume, cover letter and portfolio online
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Graphic & Web Designer – Care Cloud – Miami, FL
The Design Team at CareCloud is seeking a talented Graphic & Web Designer to join their award-winning team. The primary focus of this role is to create compelling campaigns for a variety of mediums and marketing programs. You will work closely with the marketing and design group to bring ideas to life. CareCloud is a Miami, Florida-based provider of apps that modernize healthcare management.
Submit resume, cover letter and portfolio URL online
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Proposals for InLight 2014 – 1708 Gallery – Richmond, VA
Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Over 6 years, 1708's InLight has featured 169 local, national and international artists and artist collectives across some of Richmond's most unique neighborhoods and sites and has engaged over 25,000 visitors. Artists are invited to submit proposals for InLight 2014 including, but not limited to, interactive projects, large-format projections, sculpture and performances that will engage this dynamic site. Awards range from $1500-300.
Deadline: July 15, 2014
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Art for Healing Project – Moore Medical Center – Oklahoma City, OK
Art for Healing is an inspirational tribute to honor courage and caring. Care givers, patients and their families will encounter exceptional public artwork that represents the community’s resilience at the new Moore Medical Center. The center will commission public artwork and place it both outside and inside the new facility to symbolize “moving forward,” “hope for the future,” innovation, protection, strength and endurance. The project budget is $300,000.
Deadline: July 17, 2014
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Request for Qualifications – Artwork Commemorating Maggie L. Walker – Richmond, VA
The City of Richmond Public Art Commission seeks to commission an artist to create outdoor public art commemorating Maggie L. Walker. Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women. The commission encourages both representational and abstract artists to apply. The budget for the completed and installed artwork is up to $300,000.
Deadline: July 18, 2014
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Creative Residency Program 2015 – Arteles Creative Center – Hämeenkyrő, Finland
One of the largest, liveliest and most international creative residency programs in Finland / Scandinavia. Arteles allows artists and creative professionals from around the world to freely explore, experiment and expand their creative practice and thinking, to produce works and to collaborate with other energetic and ambitious artistic minds for a concentrated period of one to three months.
Deadline: July 18, 2014
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flag: new item Downtown Sculpture Gallery — City of Auburn — Auburn, WA
The temporary public art program is accepting applications for the 2014-15 exhibition (Sept – August). The six (6) works selected for this public art exhibition will be on loan to the City for a period of eleven months (11) and can be available for sale during that time. Each artist will receive a $1000 stipend and at the conclusion of the exhibition a work or works from the exhibition may be purchased for inclusion in the City of Auburn’s permanent collection. The purchase budget is $10,000.
Deadline: July 21, 2014
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Request for Qualifications – Art in Public Places – Monroe County, FL
Monroe County Art in Public Places (AIPP) is a county appointed committee responsible for the commission and purchase of art by contemporary artists in any media. Artists must substantiate successful completion of contracts and projects within the past 10 years in the public and/or private sector. Once an artist has been Qualified (in step 1) they are notified of all opportunities to complete a Request for Proposals.
Deadline: July 22, 2014
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flag: new item OCALA Outdoor Sculpture Competition — City of Ocala — Ocala, FL
The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala, and Marion Cultural Alliance is issuing a "Call to Artists" for the second annual OCALA Outdoor Sculpture Competition at Tuscawilla Park. The competition is open to all artists age 18 and older who are working in North America. Each artist may submit up to three sculptures. Artists will compete for cash awards ranging from $500-2000. The 10 sculptors whose works are chosen will each receive a $1000 honorarium.
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Fee: $25
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flag: new item The Devil in the Straight Line Juried Show — International Encaustic Artists (IEA) — Miami, FL
This open juried show, entitled 'The Devil in the Straight Line,' is inspired by Austrian Friedensreich Hundertwasser, one of the best-known late 20th century artists. Hundertwasser's approach has been described as 'Gegen die gerade Linie', against the straight line. The juror will be Henning Haupt, a Florida-based German artist and educator. All 2D and 3D encaustic work, including artist books, is eligible. All selected artists' work must be for sale. 70% of the selling price will go to the artist. 20% of the selling price goes to Bakehouse Art Complex and 10% goes to IEA. The entry fee includes up to 3 artworks, but up to 3 additional artworks can be submitted for $5 each.
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Fee: IEA Members $25 | Non-Members $35
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10th Annual Art Competition – City of Pembroke Pines
Applications are currently being accepted for The City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department 10th Annual Art Competition. Artists must submit an application, with a photograph of the art work entered. The total number of pieces entered may not exceed three pieces. Winning artists receive cash prizes in the following categories at the 10th Annual Art Competition reception: Best of Show $500.00, Festival Poster $200.00, Best Photography $200.00, Best Painting $200.00, Best Mixed Media $200.00, Best Sculpture $200.00, Best Watercolors $200.00 and Best Digital Art $200.00.
Deadline: August 18, 2014
Fee: $15 per piece
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flag: new item BarranquillARTE Call for Artists 2014 — IRREVERSIBLE Art Projects — Barranquilla, Colombia
BarranquillARTE is the most exclusive art fair of the Caribbean. It presents over 2500 pieces of modern and contemporary art and it combines culture, entertainment and social responsibility. In its third edition, BarranquillARTE will be once again a platform for art dealers, collectors, artists and art lovers alike at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Barranquilla, Colombia.
For more information, contact
Dates: September 11-14, 2014

flag: new item Destination Greek Islands — African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) — Fort Lauderdale
Destination Greek Islands, the fifth event in a series of destination themed events aims to showcase not only the multi-cultural community, but also how libraries can be the starting point for adventures. AARLCC is looking for Greek artists and performers to present a performance, exhibit, or participatory activity.
Please submit a proposal or email for information
Date: September 12, 2014
Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
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flag: new item Smithsonian Craft Show (2015) — Smithsonian Women's Committee — Washington, D.C.
The 33rd annual Smithsonian Craft Show (2015) application is now open for business. The annual Smithsonian Craft Show is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American crafts and design. Artists are selected on the basis of the originality, artistic conception, and quality of their work. Cash awards are also distributed for outstanding work and range from $500–1500. The Show does not charge sales commissions. However, accepted artists are encouraged to donate an item for the Craft Show’s on-line auction, raffle, or other fund-raising initiatives, proceeds of which benefit the Smithsonian's education, outreach and research programs.
Deadline: September 14, 2014
Fee: $50 to apply, variable booth fee if accepted
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flag: new item Giants in the City — Alejandro Mendoza — Miami, FL
Join over 100 arts and culture institutions, galleries and artists in Downtown Miami for three days of unique cultural experiences during Giants in the City at the third annual Art Days! The Giants should be large sculptures that resemble urban nomads that live and feed off of the city’s air.
To apply, contact and
Dates: September 19–21, 2014
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2014 Florida Book Awards Competition – Florida State University Libraries – Tallahassee, FL
The Florida Book Awards kicks off its ninth annual competition with a call for entries in nine categories: General Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Children’s Literature, Florida Nonfiction, Poetry, Popular Fiction, Visual Arts, Spanish Language Book and General Nonfiction. Now the most comprehensive state book awards program in the nation, the contest recognizes and celebrates the year’s best books penned by full-time residents of the Sunshine State.
Deadline: December 1, 2014
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