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Josephine County Artists Association Christmas Party December 5th

Josephine County Artists Association Christmas Party

December 5th

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Josephine County Artists Association Christmas Party December 5th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Fruitdale Grange 1440 Parkdale Dr, Grants Pass, OR 97527

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Publishing Today, with Ginna and David Gordon of Lucky Valley Publishing

Art Presence invites you to a special FREE event for writers and authors. Join us as Ginna and David Gordon present Publishing Today from 5:00–6:00 pm on Friday, January 4. Take part in a conversation about indie publishing. You can also learn how self-publishing has changed the world of the independent author. Most notably, aspiring authors have a chance to meet the owners of a local publishing house, Lucky Valley Press, so come and connect with them!

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Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere.

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February 01, 2019
ACRYLICWORKS 7 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary acrylic. North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GK6GAY

January 31, 2019
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | NEOTERIC ABSTRACT VII This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 4 – 28, 2019 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G OR [email protected]

January 04, 2019 MIDDLE TENNESSEE REGIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHOWCASE The MTSU Department of Art and Design announces a call for entries. This showcase exhibition will be at Todd Art Gallery in Murfreesboro, TN, February 9–28, 2019. We seek submissions of two dimensional, three dimensional, video & time based original art created by students and faculty from Community Colleges located in TN, AL, AR, GA, KY, MS, MO, NC, SC, and VA. No Entry Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 OR https://tinyurl.com/Showcase2019 OR [email protected]

 

January 07, 2019 NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS SOUTH COMPETITION 2019 Juror: Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical. Each 184 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. Now accepting entries from: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and WV Entry Fee. Details: 617-778-5265 OR http://newamericanpaintings.com OR [email protected]

 

January 07, 2019 PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “SHE” she : girl, daughter, mother, lady, matron, gentlewoman, gal, sister, feminine, madam, miss, grandmother, damsel, mademoiselle, lassie, princess, female, femme …. Juror for “she” will be Joyce Tenneson, artist and photographer. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR https://asmithgallery.com/ OR [email protected]

 

January 08, 2019 PORTRAIT OF HUMANITY We are inviting photographers of any level, to show us the world through their eyes, to capture the many faces of humanity, and to document the universal expressions of life; laughter, courage, moments of reflection, journeys to work, first hellos, last goodbyes, and everything in between. There is more that unites us, than sets us apart. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2OO0veJ

 

January 10, 2019 JEWS AND ROCK: ART EXHIBIT AND SYMPOSIUM Since the inception of Rock N Roll in the 1950s the Jewish people have influenced and been an active participant in the creation of this music genre. The Art Exhibit will display paintings, drawings and photographs from around the world. Artists do not have to be jewish to submit/exhibit, but should reflect the theme. The Symposium will feature discussions with artists, authors and music talent. No Entry Fee. Details: https://jews-and-rock.webnode.com OR [email protected]

 

January 11, 2019 MINOTAUR/ MYSTERY CRIME NOVEL COMPETITION The contest is sponsored by Minotaur Books and Mystery Writers of America. You may submit one manuscript (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes must be at the heart of the story. Only electronic submissions, uploaded through the online entry form, will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2wC0Zux

 

January 11, 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS: CITY OF GUELPH 2019 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Budget: $6,500 Residency Period: Approx. 80 hours from July 1 – September 30 The City of Guelph invites professional artists or artist collectives to submit Expressions of Interest to be selected for the 2019 Artist in Residence program. Community engagement is at the heart of this program, which is open to artists practicing all art forms. *Please note, this is not a live-in residency. No Entry Fee. Details: 519-822-1260 OR https://guelph.ca/living/arts-and-culture/special-projects/airprogram OR [email protected]

 

January 11, 2019 SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2019 The Sony World Photography Awards are organised annually by World Photography Organisation and sponsored by Sony. The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions: • Professional competition All entrants must be over 18. • Open competition The competition is open to anyone. • Youth competition To enter the Youth competition you must be aged between 12-19. • Student competition No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gaxoRd

 

January 11, 2019 37TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION Awards: 1st – $3,000 2nd – $1,750 3rd – $750 Entry Fees: The entry fee is $10 per artwork entered, non-refundable. Eligibility: 18 years of age or older. Submit original prints or drawings produced within the last three years (2015-2018). Media: Open to all traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including all forms of printmaking, drawing, book arts. Entry Fee. Details: 309-677-2989 OR http://art.bradley.edu/bug/2018/10/call-for-entries-the-37th-bradley-international-print-and-drawing-exhibition OR[email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 29TH GABRIEL PRIZE STUDY CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE. A $20,000 grant is conferred annually to a jury-selected applicant and is intended to cover costs of travel, lodging, and study for a period of 3 months between May 1 and August 1, 2019. Interpretative studies are to be graphically recorded in freehand sketches and presented in perspective drawings reflecting the skill of the winner. Requirements and application are available on website. No Entry Fee. Details: 210-829-4040 OR https://www.gabrielprize.org OR [email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 A COLOR MOMENT, ARTHUR MEYERSON, JUROR A cozy living room, a child in mother’s arms, a magical spot in the woods where animals tread. A place of refuge and peace: Shelter, haven, retreat, hideaway, asylum, sanctum, wilderness, cloister, refuge. Show us your photos that include any of these qualities of “sanctuary“. All captures and processes are welcome. Entry Fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR http://bit.ly/clr-moment OR[email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 INTERNATIONAL PLATFORM FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS Companhia de Dança de Almada is organizing the 27th edition of Quinzena de Dança de Almada – International Dance Festival to be held in Almada (Portugal) from the 21st September to the 13th October, 2019. You are welcome to submit your projects to be presented in the International Platform for Choreographers. Download the conditions offered and fill the application form in the provided link. No Entry Fee. Details: 021-258-3175 OR https://goo.gl/forms/5RAzJalE1xmgylvK2 OR [email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 LENS 2019 NATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Perspective Gallery announces our 10th annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2019. Photographers are invited to submit all subject matter and photographic processes. JUROR: NATASHA EGAN, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Artists are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Entry Fee. Details: 773-425-1702 OR https://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR [email protected]

 

January 18, 2019 SPD EDITORIAL DESIGN COMPETITION The Society of Publication Designers’ competition recognizes the best in editorial design, photography and illustration in print and digital mediums. We welcome entries from a diverse range of consumer print publications, independent magazines, custom published magazines, trade and educational magazines; as well as their app, mobile and web platforms. We also welcome digital-only publications. Entry Fee. Details: 212-223-3332 OR http://www.spd.org OR [email protected]

 

January 20, 2019 “DO YOU REMEMBER?” CALL FOR ART ABOUT MEMORY Gallery 263’s upcoming national juried exhibition “Do You Remember?” invites artists to submit any work on the subject of memory. Juried by Brooklyn-based artist Cobi Moules. Open to all US residents. All visual and performance media (2D, 3D, time-based) will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://gallery263.com/artist-opportunities/do-you-remember-call-for-art

 

January 21, 2019 BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2019 The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total prize fund of £74,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GILsU6

 

January 31, 2019 XVIII VIDEOMINUTE INTERNATIONAL CONTEST The competition is organized by the University of Zaragoza, Spain. Each participant may submit up to 5 videos (fiction or animation). The video must be no longer than 1 minute (60 seconds). Video can be on any subject. Film must be subtitled in Spanish or in English. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bh5xc2

 

January 31, 2019 SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | NEOTERIC ABSTRACT VII This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 4 – 28, 2019 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G

 

January 31, 2019 THE 2019 CAINE PRIZE FOR AFRICAN WRITING The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. Unpublished and self-published work is not eligible for the Caine Prize. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bgofkf

 

February 01, 2019 GET AN MFA IN INTERMEDIA + DIGITAL ARTS [ [email protected] ] The IMDA MFA seeks interdisciplinary artists committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges. We offer new renovated downtown artists’ studios, teaching opportunities, emerging media and digital methods, contemporary art and theory, engaged faculty, premier visiting artists and financial opportunities that are typical of a research university. Application Fee. Details: 410-455-2150 OR http://imda.umbc.edu OR [email protected]

 

February 01, 2019 ACRYLICWORKS 7 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary acrylic. North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GK6GAY

 

February 04, 2019 2019 WOMEN IN ART Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists. This exhibition is dedicated to the spirit and creativity of all women artists, past and present. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2DFTGcn

 

February 09, 2019 2019 INTERN ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES @ FRANCONIA SCULPTURE PARK Franconia Sculpture Park invites dedicated, career-bound and emerging artists to apply for the Intern Artist Fellowship Program. Intern Artists are provided room, board, outdoor studio space, creative & technical guidance, and professional development resources in exchange for daily support in park & exhibition maintenance; education & outreach programming; and fellowship artist assistance. No Entry Fee. Details: 651-257-6668 OR http://www.franconia.org/ArtistOpportunities.html OR [email protected]

 

February 10, 2019 ASHURST EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries from Artists of all backgrounds and mediums. The prize value has increased to £9000 plus exhibitions. ALL ARTISTS WHO ENTER BEFORE 25 NOVEMBER 2018 WILL RECEIVE PRACTICAL FEEDBACK ON THEIR APPLICATION. The feedback aims to support artists with their career development and improve self representing their practice. Entry Fee. Details: https://www.artprize.co.uk OR [email protected]

 

February 15, 2019 THE INTERNATIONAL IMAGE FESTIVAL FINI 2019 The contest is a part of the International Image Festival (FINI). The main topic of FINI 2019 will be POPULISM. The submissions should be related to this topic. The contest has 4 categories: 1. Photography (analog and digital); 2. Alternative techniques (digital art, photomontage or collage); 3. Documentary Film (short / feature-length film); 4. Poster (free technique). No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2BhJvpw

 

February 21, 2019 THE INTERNATIONAL Call for Entries: 21st annual THE INTERNATIONAL. Showcasing the finest in portrait and figurative work. Entry fee is $45 for up to three works. Over $100,000 in cash prizes and awards. The Grand Prize is a cash award of $25,000. All fine art medium is encouraged and accepted. The top selected finalists’ original artwork will be part of an exhibition April 25-28, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Entry Fee. Details: 877-772-4321 ORhttp://www.portraitsociety.org/international OR [email protected]

 

March 01, 2019 PENN STATE ALTOONA IVYSIDE JURIED EXHIBITION Ivyside Juried Art Competition Penn State Altoona 3000 Ivyside Park Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601 Submission: psualtoona.slideroom.com Deadline: March 1, 2019 Open to all visual artists in all media. Process for Selection: Artists will be selected by a faculty committee. Entry Fee: There is no entry fee Entry requirements: • Vitae – Artist statement -Images • Notified by May 30, 2019. No Entry Fee. Details: 814-949-5451 OR http://bit.ly/2QcKQcT OR [email protected]

 

March 01, 2019 RHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2019 The aim of the competition is to promote high quality and beautiful photography; and the RHS wants to inspire everyone to grow by encouraging people to share their two passions of gardening and photography. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ji7e1s

 

March 04, 2019 CAMERA USA® 2019: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT $5,000 PRIZE Now in its 9th year, Camera USA® 2019 is a national competition created by the Naples Art Association to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels and from all regions of the USA. The exhibit program features 3 professional jurors, one prize of $5,000, five $100 honorable mention awards, and culminates with a photography exhibit in Naples, Florida from June 3 through July 5, 2019. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR https://bit.ly/2Pw7Y1L OR [email protected]

 

April 01, 20192019 WERGLE FLOMP HUMOR POETRY CONTEST The contest is organized by Winning Writers. You may submit one humor poem, in English. Your poem should not exceed 250 lines in length. You may submit published or unpublished work. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2l8f0zu


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Individual Artist Memberships Available for 2019 Ashland Gallery Association

Early Bird discount for Individual Artist Memberships Available Until November 15th!

We would like to extend to you an invitation to join the Ashland Gallery Association as an individual Artist Member.  All visual artists in Ashland and surrounding communities are encouraged to join and become active participants in Southern Oregon’s art community.

 

Benefits of AGA Artist Membership include:

·       Listing in the 2019 Ashland Gallery Guide, includes a 1/6 page listing with image, contact information (address, phone number email and website) and a brief statement about your work; a listing in the online Gallery Guide with a live link to your website

·       Individual artist profile page on the Ashland Gallery Association website with a direct link to your website (www.ashlandgalleries.com)

·       Eligibility to participate in the special “Pop-up” Gallery at A Taste of Ashland held in April; provides exposure and sales opportunities in this popular annual event.

·       Eligibility to participate in the annual October event; Ashland Open Studio Tour, within the geographical boundaries of the event.

Ashland Gallery Association July Exhibits: In the Studio with Diane Ericson & Jo Ann Manzone

In the Studio with Diane Ericson & Jo Ann Manzone

 

Annual Fees (per calendar year):

$165 Early Bird discount – due November 15th, 2018

$180 Regular fee – January 15th, 2019

We will once again be writing a feature story on three AGA artist members in the Gallery Guide. Artists who send in the attached contract and fee prior to November 15th will be eligible for selection for this article.  This will be a random drawing out of a hat.

You may also purchase your Artist Membership on our website under the “Membership” tab on the home page.  Please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

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We hope you will join us in our mission to promote the visual arts in southern Oregon!

Learn why Portland General Electric thinks creativity is good for the workplace.

Portland General Electric’s float highlighting the Work For Art program at the annual festival they sponsor.

Webinar: Creativity at Work

Are you looking to offer more creative experiences to your staff? Or interested in learning how your arts organizations can make new connections to the business community? Join Kregg Arnston from Portland General Electric and Aaron Nicholson from Opera San Jose for a conversation on creativity in the workplace on Sept. 17 from 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. CT.

Please register today!

The webinar is offered via Adobe Connect.
To view Webinar: https://artsmidwest.adobeconnect.com/ccweb/

IMAGINING WHAT’S POSSIBLE

Residents of Grand Rapids, MI collaborated to transform the physical spaces that connect them. In the end they transformed so much more.

LOOKING FOR MARKETING INSPIRATION?

An interview with Suzanne Weeldreyer of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra on the impact Creating Connection has had on the orchestra’s messaging and programming.

ART + HEALTH

Good news for the dancers among us: The dynamic Argentine Tango improves your social life and can protect your brain from dementia.

Back to school blues?

Many of us are kicking off a new season of performances, exhibitions, and programs. For those star students looking to load up your backpack with some new supplies, check out the Creating Connection toolkit. Bring on the new season, we’re here to help.
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Save the Date Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts 13th Annual Conference

Save the Date Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts 13th Annual Conference
So you’re thinking….wouldn’t it be so great to do something just sooooooooo much fun 
while getting a fresh boost of Inspiration from a Biblical Worldview In current culture and exceptional artistic technical instruction plus camaraderie with other professionally minded and passionate artists of faith?Then you or an beloved artist you know can kick start some summer plans June 14 – 17th by being at the 2018 Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference and Workshops in Ashland, Oregon at the beautiful Ashland Hill Hotel and Conference Center. It’s a stellar and inspiring lineup of talent and joy! Paint with professional and nationally recognized instructors Ned MuellerJoAnn Peralta,  and the young and talented  Brittany Weistlingfor this 4 day event.  Plus One Day Artisan Workshops : Introduction to Mosaics andWire Entwined Stone Jewelry and Marketing tips of the Trade.  These Workshops and breakout sessions will ignite your gifts and passion for your art and your faith with renewed purpose and refocused aim. Class sizes are limited so please sign up early.

See all the details and sign up now at www.mcfineartsfoundation.org

Fulfill your calling. Hone your gift.  Let all you do be done to the glory of God. Sign up early as each class size is limited.  Best pricing by signing up by April 30th.  For details and pricing www.mcfineartsfoundation.org or call 541-601-7496.
“Declaring the excellencies of Him who called us out of darkness into His marvelous light”
1 Peter 2:9

What Happens to the Arts When the Government Shuts Down?

Rocky Budget Cycle Continues

During the previous shutdown in 2013, more cultural institutions, like the National Gallery of Art, were forced to close their doors.

Hello, 2018.  Congress is back in full swing, but little progress is being made on funding issues, including for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Yesterday, Congress voted to reopen the government for 17 days, after a brief 3-day partial government shutdown.

This is the fourth short-term funding extension. This next short-term funding extension is currently set to expire on February 8th, when yet another showdown over many of the same divisive issues, including immigration, spending, and health care, may occur.

Despite these larger budgetary and policy issues, we are hopeful that, once there is a final budget agreement, the higher funding level for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) ($150 million, same as current funding levels), that the U.S. Senate proposed, will prevail.

What Happens to the Arts When the Government Shuts Down?

Message posted on the NEA website during the shutdown yesterday.

During the brief, 3-day shutdown, some major cultural institutions were able to keep their doors open, like the Smithsonian, by using prior year funds. Each agency determines which federal employees may still report to work during a lapse in funding. At the NEA, only 5 employees could remain at work. This massive staff reduction cuts off communication to the 50 state arts agencies and grantees in every congressional district, leaving grant project requests unanswered and unprocessed.

Each day of the shutdown, the more severe the impacts become for the arts community, impacting the health of our economy, cultural tourism, and access to the arts.

Next Steps and What You Can Do

Looming funding decisions for both FY2018 and FY2019 are still on the horizon. Vigorous policy disagreements in Congress will likely continue, and it is vital your representatives hear from you!

Arts advocates from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C. on March 12-13, 2018 for our annual Arts Advocacy Day.  Arts Advocacy Day brings together a broad cross section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with more than 700 grassroots advocates from across the country, to underscore the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.

Attendees will attend advocacy training sessions and policy briefings followed by a full day of meetings on Capitol Hill with their U.S. Representatives and U.S. Senators.  The Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at The John F. Kennedy Center will also take place during the two-day event.  Will you represent your state in Washington, D.C. this March?  Register now!


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