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“Khuyana” Artist in Residency program in Peruvian Amazon

“Khuyana” AiR program in Peruvian Amazon for 2018.

The residency program “Khuyana” welcomes visual artists, architects, photographers, and other disciplines—national and international—for the period of one month to three months. We encourage residents to develop research and production projects related to the Peruvian Amazon, the community of Cuyana – Iquitos and Amazon ancient cultures (Quichua and Kukama Kukamiria).

The community of Cuyana has its origin in the migration of the Andean Quechua ethnic group to the Peruvian jungle, now known as “Quichua.” The main activities of Cuyana inhabitants are the land and raising livestock. In nearby Kukama Kukamiria, we find a community whose main activity is crafts. There is a tradition in the production of ceramics and balsa wood carving decorated with traditional motifs, vegetable fiber fabrics and other products that represent the cultural wealth held by the Community. Most of the population is still preserving their Amazonian ancient

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Apply for Ford Family Fellowship-Ucross Foundation Residency Program – 2018 Spring and Fall Sessions

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Ucross 2017 Residencies for Mid-Career Oregon Artists

Ucross 2017 Residencies for Mid-Career Oregon Artists

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THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM, in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation, is currently accepting applications from mid-career Oregon visual artists for Ucross 2017 Residencies of 4 weeks in 2017. There is no charge for room, board, or studio space. Artists awarded Ucross 2017 Residencies through The Ford Family Foundation partnership will also receive up to $750 to offset travel and other expenses.

Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains, Ucross Foundation pro-vides individual work space, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the inspiring experience of the vast High Plains landscape.

The quality of an applicant’s work is given primary consideration in the review process. At any one time there are typically 10 individuals of varying disciplines in residence. Facilities for visual artists include

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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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Unedited Calls to Artists from – SHORT & Advance deadlines…

Normally we edit these lists to include only those calls for which oregon/Pacific Northwestern artists are eligible, but this time we’re posting the unedited list so you can share with artists friend in other parts of the country.

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Opportunities for Artists from the Art Deadlines List

Check out this list with calls and other opportunities for artists, national and international shows, juried and open shows, free and paid entries. something for almost everyone! Please let us know if you’re accepted into one so we can toot your horn for you!

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TransArt Institute offers MFA, PhD and residency programs…application deadline December 1, 2011.


Showcase Your Art in Your Own NYC Solo Exhibition

Artists, this could be the next step in launching your career. You’re invited to join the 3rd Ward Fall 2011 Open Call, an international search for exciting, innovating and compelling artwork awarding over $25,000 in prizes, including a one month live/work residency in NYC, a $5,000 grant and your very own New York City solo exhibition.

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CaFE™ Calls for Artists! Deadlines start 9/30

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. This list has been edited to include only opportunities open to artists from Oregon and includes opportunities for artists in a wide variety of media as well as installations and murals. Also included are residencies and fellowships. Don’t miss an opportunity for which you qualify – Please read!

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Artists residencies in Portugal

ARTErra is a rural artistic residency in Portugal, wich can provide all the inspiration needed. Lobão da Beira (wich is the village where ARTErra is placed) is a rural village in between two mountains, with green fields and a lot of fresh air, m…

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