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Bullseye Projects – Artist Residencies

WHO:

Resource Center Residencies are available to current residents of the region. Established and emerging artists from all disciplines are eligible for a residency at Bullseye. Artists with little to no experience with kiln-glass are encouraged to apply, but may be asked to attend a workshop in advance of the residency to familiarize themselves with the studio and kiln-glass methods.

Factory Residencies are open to regional, national, and international artists. Established and emerging artists from all disciplines are eligible for a residency at Bullseye. Artists with little to no experience with kiln-glass are encouraged to apply, but may be asked to attend a workshop in advance of the residency to familiarize themselves with the studio and kiln-glass methods

WHAT:

Bullseye Glass Co. offers two types of residencies:

RC Residencies at our Resource Centers in Santa Fe, the Bay Area, and New York are open to regional artists and artist groups and provide extended (up to three months) access to facilities as well as a materials budget. Artists are responsible for food, travel, housing and other expenses.

Factory Residencies at our Portland studio are open to regional, national, and international artists and artist groups. Factory Residencies are for concentrated project-based explorations and can range from 2 – 4 weeks depending on the parameters of the project. Bullseye will provide access to facilities, a materials budget, and, if required, housing. Residents are responsible for food, travel, and other expenses.

WHEN:

Entry Deadline: 9/1/15

LINK:


http://www.bullseyeprojects.com/residencies/

Creative Quarterly 40

WHO:

Our show is open to all art directors, graphic designers, photographers, illustrators and fine artists in all countries. There are separate categories for professional and student entries.

WHAT:

Our categories include Advertising, Graphic Design, Illustration Photography, and Fine Art. We accept both commissioned and personal work for judging. Winners will appear in Creative Quarterly as well as in our online Gallery. All winners receive a certificate of excellence. Runners-up will be featured only in the online Gallery. All entries must have been completed during the last twelve months. We accept both commissioned and personal work for judging.

Winners will appear in the Spring issue of Creative Quarterly and be exhibited in our online gallery. Winners will also be entered in our year-end juried competitions where we’ll select the top 100 pieces for 2015.

WHEN:

CQ40 Deadline: May 1, 2015

LINK:

http://www.cqjournal.com/callforentries

TFHMF Award 2015

WHO:

The Prize is open to all Artists, with no restrictions of age, sex, nationality or any other qualifications.

WHAT:

The TFHMF Award 2015 is a crowd funded award ( in its second year) created by the renowned Dutch and Finnish art foundations Tupajumi and HeavyMerryFinland. The main objective by both organizations is to promote (inter)national artists worldwide at key locations within local art scenes.

This year Tupajumi and HeavyMerryFinland will present five top artists in a group exhibition at the popular Platforms Project @ Art-Athina in Athens, Greece. Selected by an international jury of art professionals and colleague artists. One of them will win the TFHMF Award 2015, including the prize money raised.

The criteria for entering is that the artwork should be original, contemporary and challenging. Each artist may enter up to three works.

WHEN:

Deadline May 1, 2015

LINK:

http://www.tfhmfaward.com/

Mendocino Art Center: Natural Dye Showcase

WHO:

Any artist.

WHAT:

Natural Dye Showcase at the Mendocino Art Center, August 3-28, 2015, invites artists to submit contemporary fiber works featuring elements that have been created with natural dyes. Techniques may include wall-hangings, art quilts, baskets, embroidery, rugs, knitting, crochet, hand-made paper and other forms of fiber art. The exhibition seeks to highlight excellence in contemporary use of natural dyes, considered in the light of their rich and skillful use through the centuries and across the planet.

Work can utilize any fiber technique and must include significant elements that have been dyed with natural dyes (derived from plant, other organic sources, or minerals). The juror will make the final decision on whether submissions are appropriate to the exhibition theme. Work must be original, created after 2011. Wall-hung pieces (including wearable art) may be no longer than 72 inches on the longest side; free-standing or free-hanging works may take up no more than four square feet of floor space.

WHEN:

Deadline: 5/29/15

LINK:

http://www.mendocinoartcenter.org/natural-dye-showcase

Utah State University Public Art Call

WHO:

Utah and resident American or legal resident artists / artist teams are encouraged to apply. Art Selection Committee members, staff and Board of Utah Arts & Museums and Jacoby Architects are not eligible to apply for this commission. All Art Selection Committee members will declare any conflict of interest and recuse themselves from the vote when reviewing artist applications.

WHAT:

Request for qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific artwork(s) for the new Utah State University facility in Brigham City, Utah.

The 50,000 square-foot Academic Building will create the first roots for a future campus to grow. It is designed to be unique, iconic, and timeless in order to be the cornerstone to the community, and front entrance to campus. Brigham City lies on the confluence of a series of fascinating historical, cultural, agricultural, and geological features. Many of these contextual features contain great ingredients for developing a conceptual framework for design. As such, the design for the new Academic Building, including the building’s formal qualities, functional qualities, and experiential qualities, are in direct harmony with its surroundings.

The Selection Committee has identified the West or South exterior plazas and the main center atrium as possible sites for this public art commission but are also open to sites and interpretations offered by the artist(s)

WHEN:

Complete application packages must be RECEIVED on or before May 22, 2015 by 5 p.m.

LINK:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2572

City of Hayward, 21st Century Library & Community Learning Center Public Art Call

WHO:

Professional artists or artist teams residing in California, Oregon and Nevada with experience in the design, fabrication, and installation of public artwork are eligible to apply. These experienced public artists must be familiar with and skilled at working with art consultants, architects, designers, contractors and clients; i.e., project teams.

WHAT:

Artists are sought for four site specific projects within the new Hayward Library and Community Learning Center.

The site specific artworks for this project will be expertly conceived and well-crafted with the best quality materials; integrate well into the modern and elegant architectural style of the building; engage viewers and encourage them to reconsider their surroundings; interpret and reflect the surrounding community and region
Project Themes include: Environmental issues, conservation of resources; Geography of region and site; History of region; history of actual site; Preservation of historic and natural resources—the Plaza and Arboretum; Cultural vitality with the evolutionary nature of culture in mind.

WHEN:

Deadline: 4/20/15

LINK:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2475

Morgan Hill Gateway Public Art – 2015

WHO:

This Call for Artists invites professional artists, designers, and landscape architects, or groups composed of such professionals (artists) from Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada or within a 2-hour flight distance to submit qualifications.

WHAT:

The City is seeking permanent public art at highly visible gateway locations to enliven the landscape and enrich the fabric and culture of this community.

WHEN:

Deadline is April 17, 2015

LINK:


http://www.morgan-hill.ca.gov/1403/Gateway-Public-Art

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