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Left Coast Annual

WHO:

Open to all California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska artists age 18 and older.

WHAT:

All fine arts visual media will be considered. Juror: Susan Sayre Batton is Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs at San Jose Museum of Art, in charge of exhibitions and collections.

WHEN:

Deadline February 7, 2017

LINK:

http://www.sanchezartcenter.org/Prospectus_LCA_2017_revised.pdf

YoloArts Artful Plate

WHO:

Demonstrate artistic excellence, creativity, originality, expression and execution; Artistic excellence in past work, including originality of concept and quality of workmanship and materials, as evidenced in images of completed artwork

WHAT:

Artist must consider that the finished artwork will be printed onto the surface of a round dinner plate 11” in diameter with image extending all the way to the edge of the plate. Original artwork may include: expressions of Yolo County farmlands, open spaces, landscapes, rural scenery such as vineyards, ranches, row crops, countryside; the bounty of Yolo County including farm fresh produce, harvest; reflections of rural life, agricultural heritage, link between farm and food.

Artist may work in the following media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, oil and chalk pastels, mixed media, photography. May be representational or abstract in style. No logos or lettering.

WHEN:

ongoing

LINK:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3902

Literary Opportunity for the Maryland Purple Line Light-rail Project

WHO:

This Literary Call to Artists / RFQ is open to all professional literary artists or literary artist teams. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have legal working status in the U.S. Local writers are encouraged to apply.

WHAT:

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Project Management Consultant (PMC) is seeking literary artists to create a story to be integrated into the design and infrastructure of the future Purple Line transit corridor in suburban Washington, D.C. This is a call to all types of writers who wish to be considered for this opportunity to create a story that captures the essence of the corridor and text that will be incorporated into the stations along the line to be discovered by the ridership.

WHEN:

Deadline: December 1, 2016

LINK:
https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3914

CLAIRVOYANTS 2016

WHO:

The competition is open to both newcomers and experienced artists from Poland and abroad, participating individually or in a team. Participants need to be at least 18. Submitted works must be unpublished.

WHAT:

The direct aim of the competition is to launch the process of creating beautiful and valuable books for children and to discover talented artists and give them chance to become known on the Polish and international book market.

The purpose of the competition is to prepare a project (draft) of an illustrated children book in Polish or in English language. Submitted works should include a script or a storyboard of the whole book, together with 3 finished double spreads and the cover.

WHEN:

Works should be submitted between November 15 and December 15, 2016

LINK:

http://www.wydawnictwodwiesiostry.pl/clairvoyants_2016/

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve AIR Program

WHO:

The Artist in Residence program offers professional writers, composers, musicians, two and three-dimensional visual artists, photographers, filmmakers, digital artists, and artisans of all types the opportunity to pursue their art in a premier wilderness setting; Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.

WHAT:

The artist accompanies park staff on a backcountry patrol. Patrols may accommodate the artist to a certain extent, but artists must be both physically fit enough to attempt such a journey and possess the skills and experience for extended, rigorous wilderness travel. Each year there is one Artist in Residence Patrol of 10 to 14 days. Residencies usually take place during the summer from July to Sept.

WHEN:

Entry Deadline: 11/30/16

LINK:

https://www.nps.gov/gaar/artistinresidence.htm
https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3740&sortby=fair_name&apply=

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft AIR

WHO:

Juried selection is based on quality of creative work, ability to interact with the public, career direction, and program diversity.

WHAT:

Media accepted: Wood, Glass, Metal, Fiber, Clay, and Mixed Media

5 to10 residencies awarded; 3, 6, 9, and 12 month residencies available; Residency cycle begins in September and ends in August; Residency start dates and length determined by program review panel; $500 monthly stipend; $300 quarterly housing/materials allowance; 24 hour access to 200-square-foot artist studios equipped with sinks, telephones, and wireless Internet access; Wide variety of resources and opportunities, including teaching assignments through HCCC and collaborative works with fellow residents; During the residency, artists’ creative work is represented by HCCC and is considered for display in the Asher Sales Gallery; Additional opportunities, such as discussions with curators and gallery owners, exposure at HCCC events, and interactions with visiting art professionals; Ongoing professional development; Group exhibition at the end of residency cycle

WHEN:

Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2017

LINK:

http://www.crafthouston.org/artists/residents/apply-to-program/

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Summer Internship Program

WHO:

Summer interns are selected following a rigorous application procedure and merit review. They are from around the world and represent a variety of different backgrounds, experience, and education. They all share a common desire to learn more about the marine environment and to work with the scientists and engineers at MBARI.

WHAT:

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s (MBARI) Summer Internship Program provides an opportunity for talented college students (undergraduate and graduate) and educators to come to MBARI for a period of 10 weeks to work on a specific project under MBARI staff supervision.

Summer interns are responsible for developing a project (in conjunction with their sponsor) which can be completed in the 10-week period of the internship, and for carrying the project to completion. The primary purpose of the intern’s project is for the specific educational benefit of the intern, and to make a contribution to the general good of the oceanographic community.

WHEN:

Applications are due by February 13, 2017.

LINK:

http://www.mbari.org/2017-intern-projects-mentors/