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Broad Range of Current Artist Opportunities from CaFE™

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to to apply to one of these opportunities.

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City of Seattle: SPU Atmosphere and Weather Related Portable Works – DEADLINE: 1/28/2013 Jury Fee: $0.00

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities, invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena for a competitive direct purchase for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. Artwork should reference air, water, temperature or light. and may or may not be representational. Artists working in color are encouraged to apply. The artwork must be available for purchase. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting high-quality artwork that reflects diversity of expression. The call

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Filming the Indigenous Experience

January 18, 2012 By Rebecca Gross Poster courtesy of International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management The International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management doesn’t exactly bear a name that screams arts organization. And that’s because it isn’t one: it’s a research and policy center that seeks to give greater agency to Native-American communities. Yet the Denver-based […]

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A report from WESTAF on “Engaging the Now”

November 28, 2011 by Shannon Daut, Deputy Director, WESTAF “Question Mark Phoenix” by Mark Blumenthal via Flickr In 2009 the country was being raked by the uncertain winds of deep recession, change rooted in the adoption of new technologies, and a seeming repositioning of participation in the nonprofit arts in the United States. With uncertainty […]

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Can’t Stop Creative Conversations

As we enter the third week of National Arts and Humanities Month, I would just like to thank all the local community leaders who have participated in our Creative Conversations! Already, Creative Conversations have sparked local dialogue that is helping to unify groups of individuals engaged in arts and culture. These events help spur advocacy […]

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