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International Compostela Prize for Picture Books

WHO:

One or more persons, who are authors of the text and illustrations, of any nationality may take part.

WHAT:

The Tenth International Compostela Prize for Picture Books is open to all publications included in the picture book category: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other. The books may be presented in any of the official languages of the Iberian Peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese), and must be original and unpublished.

WHEN:

Deadline: May 12, 2017

LINK:

http://www.kalandraka.com/en/premio-compostela/

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Las Laguna Gallery – BotaniK

WHO:

All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art.

WHAT:

Las Laguna Gallery presents BotaniK. For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works that explore plants. Works that show flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus, succulents, etc. to be considered. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Printmaking and Watercolor, will be considered.

WHEN:

Deadline: October 8, 2017

LINK:

http://www.laslagunagallery.com/call-for-entry

Alaska Fiber Arts Residency

WHO:

Open to Mid-career and Established US Artists with leadership and teaching skills. Seeks an artist exploring the relationships between wearable art and fashion.

WHAT:

Bunnell Street Arts Centers Artist in Residence Program presents an Alaska Fiber Arts residency. The residency aims to support designers working in fashion, costume design, sculpture and/or associated fields, in particular those whose practice is experimental and hard to define.

Sponsored by Homer Fiber Arts Collective, $2000 cash stipend for one month; $500 travel allowance; lodging in a private room with a shared kitchen and living area above the arts center; $500 materials budget

Through the course of this four week residency, the artist will produce at least three “wearable art” pieces for exhibition. The artist will conduct intensive collaborations with local participants, through a series of workshops or projects exploring the relationships between art and fashion. Topics may include: material possibilities of textile and fabric, issues of copy and appropriation, ideas of clothing as an extension of the body, notions of clothing as symbol & visual language and clothing as wearable, sculptural art.

WHEN:

Entry Deadline: April 30, 2017

LINK:

http://www.bunnellarts.org/fiberresidencycall/

Brand Library & Art Center Call for Submissions

WHO:

Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to accept submissions from artists, curators, or artist groups for exhibitions to be scheduled in late 2017 and 2018.

Brand Library & Art Center is focused on showcasing recent artwork by established and emerging artists currently working in Southern California, however curatorial proposals from outside of the area will be considered.

WHAT:

Brand Library Art Galleries conducts a call for artists to formally accept submissions from artists, art organizations and curators for each calendar year. The mission of the Brand Library Art Galleries is to offer visitors a professional gallery experience by showcasing a variety of styles and media of established and emerging artists that educate, enlighten, challenge, and enrich people’s lives.

The Skylight Gallery and Atrium Gallery offers 3,200 square feet of professional exhibition space in one of the most stunning municipal exhibition venues in Southern California. Brand Library & Art Center is a branch of the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department.

WHEN:

Submission deadline is March 31, 2017.

LINK:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4119

Glass Currents Inaugural Exhibition

WHO:

This call is for a juried fine art exhibition showcasing the best in emerging and established California artists, at least 18 years of age, who create work primarily from glass.

WHAT:

The Glass Alliance of Northern California and Association of Clay and Glass Artists are pleased to announce their Inaugural Exhibition at the Richmond Art Center, presenting a contemporary survey of glass art. The Juror for this exhibition is JoAnn Edwards, Executive Director of the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design. All artwork must be for sale.

WHEN:

March 20, 2017

LINK:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4053

H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

WHO:

The H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship is open to a scholar who will earn a PhD or advanced terminal degree in the first half of 2017 (by June 30, 2017) or an emerging scholar who was awarded a PhD or advanced terminal degree in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 or 2012 in a field related to the built environment.

Such degrees include PhDs in the history, theory or criticism of architecture, landscape architecture, or urbanism; historic preservation; the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning; or other fields of advanced study related to the built environment including an MArch, MUP, MLA or a master’s in a historic preservation program.

WHAT:

The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2017 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Professor Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.

WHEN:

October 1, 2017

LINK:

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/h-allen-brooks-travelling-fellowship

Great Smoky Mountains AiR

WHO:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s Artist in Residence Program seeks professional artists including writers, musicians, craftsmen, composers, painters, sculptors, photographers, storytellers, performance artists, and videographers whose work is engaged in issues that are relevant to the park’s interpretive themes.

WHAT:

Selected artists work with the Parkwide Volunteer Coordinator to develop a residency theme that makes it possible for the park to generate visitor awareness and enrichment opportunities. Artists are scheduled to facilitate three public programs tailored to their individual medium, experience and interests. These may be in the form of participatory workshops, hands-on learning, demonstration, performances, exploratory walks, outreach in classrooms and community, or another means of engagement that aligns with park protocol. Artists provide equipment and supplies needed to lead the programs.

WHEN:

Three choices of beginning / ending dates for your stay. Residencies are a usually a minimum of 4 weeks, maximum of 6 weeks. Offer dates from mid-May 15 through November 2017.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

LINK:

https://www.nps.gov/grsm/getinvolved/air-application.htm