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Calls for Artists – Deadlines from July 14 – December 6, 2014

July 14, 2014 SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2014 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: OR [email protected]

December 6, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists. Entry fee. Details/contact: Dave Bown 917-365-5265 [email protected]

July 7, 2014 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF SPORT ANNUAL FINE ART COMPETITION NAMOS’ competition is open to artists 18+ who create fine art with a sport subject in: 2D/Not Photography, 3D

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News from the Oregon Arts Commission


April 17, 2014 Michael Dalton Michael Dalton and Lawrence Fong appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission Lawrence Fong

Michael Dalton, a retired Oregon State University professor who lives in Corvallis and Newport, and Lawrence Fong, an independent curator and writer from Portland, have been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. John Kitzhaber. Both have significant arts experience; Dalton serves on the boards of both Corvallis’ da Vinci Days Festival and the Newport Symphony Orchestra, and Fong was associate director and curator of American art at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art from 1996 until 2009. Read full bios for Dalton and Fong.

“We are thrilled to have Michael and Larry add their extensive arts experience and expertise to the Commission,” says Julie Vigeland, chair of

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Umpqua Valley Arts Association Seeks Gallery Manager

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The Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg, OR is seeking a Gallery Manager to sustain and grow its outstanding art programs and exceptional service to the citizens of Douglas County.

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