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Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

WHO:

U.S. citizens of all ages and from all backgrounds are eligible to apply. Applicants may come from a broad range of fields, a variety of academic and processional backgrounds, and have diverse storytelling experiences. Candidates must have completed at least an undergraduate degree by the commencement of the program but may not hold a Ph.D. at the time of application. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated talent for storytelling (including but not limited to publications in print, online or multimedia platforms) and an academic or professional background relevant to their proposed project. Candidates from all fields are encouraged to apply.

WHAT:

For the 2017-18 competition, the Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship will accept proposals to undertake an in-depth examination of a globally relevant issue. Multi-country projects will compare and contrast how an issue or set of issues is experienced across borders. Utilizing a variety of storytelling tools – including text, photography, video, audio/podcasts, public speaking, maps, graphic illustrations, and/or social media – Storytellers will share their stories, and the stories of those they meet, and publish their work on National Geographic platforms, including a dedicated program blog.

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be accepted for the following themes:

Our Human Story: Culture/Geo-politics, Contemporary Social Issues, Democracy and Human Rights, Religious Freedom
Critical Species: Conservation of Species, Extinction
New Frontiers: Innovations in areas of Health, Medicine, Technology, Energy, Economic Development/Prosperity

WHEN:

All application materials, including academic transcripts and letters of reference must be submitted in the Embark Online Application and Reference System by October 11, 2016.

LINK:

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-nat-geo-fellowship

Public Art Call – Bend Oregon

WHO:

This call to artists is an open competition for professional artists residing in the Northwest and Southwest United States, specifically Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. Artists must demonstrate experience with public art projects, materials suitable for public outdoor settings, site-specific design, collaboration with other artists, architects, engineers, fabricators and city staff.

WHAT:

Art in Public Places (AiPP) is seeking proposals to create a public art installation in a roundabout at Reed Market & 15th Street in Bend, Oregon.

The area available for a single sculpture or multiple sculptures is broken into various sites (ranging from 10 x 10 ft.+/-) within the roundabout. These nine sites were determined based on the need to avoid underground utilities and sculpture footings must be contained within a single site.

WHEN:

Entry Deadline: 9/1/16

LINK:

http://artinpublicplaces.org/call.php

Billboard Creative

WHO:

Open to all artists, domestic and international

WHAT:

The Billboard Creative (TBC) is a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization that takes over unused billboards with the help of partner institutions, and transforms LA billboards into public art displays. Open to all disciplines, TBC accepts artworks through a democratic submission process — if you can send your artwork as a digital file, we can make it into a billboard. Each exhibition is specially curated; this year’s 2016 exhibition will be curated by LA photographer, Mona Kuhn.

WHEN:

Submissions open till October 2, 2016

LINK:

http://www.thebillboardcreative.com/submit-your-art-1

RFQ outdoor sculpture of King Kamehameha III

WHO:

This Request for Qualifications is open to all artists, or artist teams, qualified to work for the City and County of Honolulu.

WHAT:

The City and County of Honolulu Commission on Culture and the Arts desires to commission an outdoor sculpture of King Kamehameha III for Thomas Square, 925 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814.

The awarded budget for this project is $250,000.00.

WHEN:

Application deadline is October 2,2016.

LINK:

http://www.honolulu.gov/moca/moca-news.html

Janet Turner Print Museum 11th National Print Competition and Exhibition

WHO:

Prints produced within the last two years and not previously shown at the Turner Print Museum. Solely photographic or digital prints are not eligible. Artist may reside outside US; work must be shipped within US.

WHAT:

We are looking for artists to show us what is current, important and relevant in printmaking today! In the 21st century prints may include unique and inventive combinations of media encompassing 2D, 3D, time-based work, installations and other new technologies. The Turner Print Museum seeks work that expresses contemporary issues with a well developed aesthetic, shows printmaking’s current innovations, and is also a reflection of its history.

WHEN:

Entries must be postmarked by October 30, 2016

LINK:
http://connect.csuchico.edu/s/1751/wide.aspx?sid=1751&pgid=536&gid=2&cid=1260&ecid=1260&post_id=0

A Blade of Grass Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

WHO:

We fund artists working nationwide, as well as artists based in the US who are working internationally. Artists or artist collectives working independently. US citizens, or US residents with legal work status. At least 25 years of age. Have projects that engage directly with a specific community or communities. Have a website with contextualized examples of past work that a selection panel can review.

Not eligible if currently enrolled as students; registered as 501c3 nonprofit organizations are not eligible to apply; received an ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art as an individual or as part of an artist collective in the last 3 years.

WHAT:

We provide resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative conduits for social change. We evaluate the quality of work in this evolving field by fostering an inclusive, practical discourse about the aesthetics, function, ethics and meaning of socially engaged art that resonates within and outside the contemporary art dialogue.

WHEN:

Deadline for submissions of Letter of Interest: September 19, 2016

LINK:

http://www.abladeofgrass.org/application/guidelines/

Museum of Glass Visiting Artist Residencies

WHO:

Residencies are open to artists from all artistic mediums

WHAT:

Each year, MOG invites artists to apply for a Visiting Artist Residency in the Hot Shop, to explore new techniques or continue a current series. Selected artists have full use of our state-of-the-art Hot Shop and the assistance of our Hot Shop Team. Approximately 4 slots are available for applicants, including the Sheldon Levin Memorial Application Visiting Artist Residency for artists whose work draws connections between science and art.

WHEN:

The application deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2016

LINK:

https://museumofglass.org/visitingartist-application

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