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Call for Video and Sound Art Exchange program. Deadline: Nov. 28, 2018

Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video and Sound Art Exchange program presented concurrently at VisArts in our In(Site) Project Gallery in Rockville, MD and at PLECTO Galeria in Medellín, Colombia, opening December 7, 2018.

Video, sound art (up to 8 channels), film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, net art, interactive media, etc.

All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles.

 

Deadline for submissions is November 28, 2018

 

Submission specifications:

  • Video/Sound Art: You may submit up to 3 works. Videos must be in .mp4 file format. Maximum length of 15 minutes. Sound Art files can be either.mp3 or .wav format. Upload files below through our online platform or provide Vimeo links for video previews.
  • Resume/CV
  • Artist Bio (100 word max.)
  • Artist Statement (100 words max.)
  • $5 application fee

 

About VisArts 

Transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts. From our beginning in 1987 as Rockville Arts Place operating in a converted garage to our current contemporary, state of the art facility in Rockville Town Square, VisArts has served local residents, students, art lovers, professional artists and others with an interest in the arts. Each year, VisArts welcomes more than 30,000 visitors through our doors to visit one of our four galleries, observe our studio artists on our second floor Artist Concourse, or to participate in art education classes, camp programs, and special events in our Buchanan Room.

Apply At: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/121315/call-for-submissions-frame-frequency-iv-vol-2

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Studio Fellowship at VisArts at Rockville, USA. Deadline: March 20, 2017

VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a six month Studio Fellowship at VisArts at Rockville. This Studio Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body of work, or develop a project in a stimulating, supportive environment. Studio space is provided free of charge. Artists receive a $500.00 per month stipend. The Studio Fellowship offers the gift of time and space to two artists and/or collaborative artist teams each year to experiment and realize new work. The VisArts Studio Fellows will present their work in solo exhibitions at the end of their respective fellowships.

Admission to the VisArts Studio Fellowship is highly selective, based on a review of applications by panels of artists and art professionals. Panelists include painters, sculptors, film and video artists, photographers, installation artists, inter-disciplinary artists, and independent curators. The admission panel is rotated regularly.

VisArts is an independent non-profit art center located in the heart of Rockville Town Square, a thriving gathering place for the local community. VisArts presents exhibitions of contemporary emerging and established artists in four galleries, an Emerging Curator Program, a Studio Artist Program, and an Art Education Program making it an active and important presence in the greater metropolitan arts community. Rockville offers easy access to public transit to Washington, D.C. via the Red Line Metro, an excellent bus system, bike trails, and parking.
The VisArts Studio Fellowship does not provide housing for artists. Please contact VisArts directly for resources regarding housing during the residency period.

Terms of Residency:

Qualified applicants are professional individual artists or collaborative artist teams over the   age of 18; the program is not designed for program is not designed for undergraduate students or commercial artists.
Artists working in all media are welcome to apply, but VisArts cannot support the use of hazardous materials that require specific ventilation requirements.
The studio may be used only for art-making activities.
The VisArts Studio Fellow will be provided with a 169 square foot studio, free of charge, for a period of six months. Each studio is equipped with a sink, Wi-Fi connection and abundant natural light. Studio access is 24/7 except during special VisArts events (advance notice will be given). The artist must provide his/her own studio furniture.
The VisArts Studio Fellow is responsible for maintaining the studio in a safe and reasonably tidy manner, and will not make alterations to the space without permission.  The artist must leave the studio in the state in which it was found and remove all belongings at the end of the fellowship.
The VisArts Studio Fellow is responsible for acquisition, insurance, and care of his/her materials and equipment. Artists who wish to have kilns and other equipment that create additional electrical use must obtain permission for each piece of equipment that they wish to use in their studios.
The VisArts Studio Fellow will participate in the following:

Work in the studio at VisArts for a minimum of 28 hours/week.
VisArts Studio Fellows are expected to participate in the VisArts Studio Artist Program that meets monthly to share food, ideas, community, and professional development.
Welcome the public during exhibition opening receptions or at scheduled Open Studio events.
Attend artist talks and gallery opening receptions.
Present an artist talk, workshop, screening, and/or other mutually agreed upon public event that engages the VisArts and greater Rockville communities and resources.
Present a solo exhibition of work at VisArts.

Application and Selection Process

Required materials include:

Application Materials:

Images:  Submit 10 images of work produced during the last four years. Work samples can be a combination of high resolution jpgs and time-based media (*up to 10 minutes total). *For collaborative teams, 10 images of collaborative work are required as well as a statement of the collaborative nature of the work. *Two minutes of video, film, sound or performance documentation = one work.  Artists may choose to include links to Vimeo or You Tube public accounts for time-based work samples.
Image Requirements: You may submit up to 10 images. They must be in .jpg, .tiff, .png, or .gif file format. Minimum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Maximum file size 5MB per image. Files must be labeled in the following way: first name last name-title of artwork-1.ext, first name last name-title of artwork-2.ext, etc. The file number corresponds with the number on the list of works. (Ex. John Doe-Untitled-1.jpg)
List of Works Form- Numbered list of artworks with the following information: artist name, title of artwork, year, dimensions, a description of artwork is optional.
Resume/CV
Artist Bio (200 word max.)- Third-person paragraph highlighting your professional achievements.
Artist Statement (100 words max.)
References- Provide contact information for two references who can address your work as an artist.
Fellowship Proposal:
Describe your goals for the fellowship, and how you might engage with the community or use community resources. You may include a drawing or representative images to help describe your specific proposal. (250 words max.)
Please indicate preferred residency dates (first and second choice):
_____ June 2 – December 4, 2017

_____ December 8, 2017 – June 4, 2018

$15 application fee
All applications will be reviewed by a panel of artists and arts professionals.

About VisArts

Transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts.

From our beginning in 1987 as Rockville Arts Place operating in a converted garage to our current contemporary, state of the art facility in Rockville Town Square, VisArts has served local residents, students, art lovers, professional artists and others with an interest in the arts. Each year, VisArts welcomes more than 25,000 visitors through our doors to participate in art education classes and camp programs, attend events in our Buchanan Room, visit one of our four galleries or observe our studio artists on our second floor Artist Concourse.

https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/75040/call-for-visarts-studio-fellowship

Residency and Exhibition Call, Rockville (USA). Deadline: March 23 and March 30, 2016

FLEUR AND CHARLES BRESLER RESIDENCY

Call for Bresler Resident applications opens: January 8, 2016

Deadline:  March 23, 2016

Notification to Applicants:  April 8, 2016

Final confirmation date: April 15, 2016

Available Residency Dates:     May 4- August 28, 2016

                                                 August 31 – December 21, 2016

2016 Bresler Resident Artist Exhibition: December 2016 – January 2017

Each year the Bresler Residency will focus on visual artists whose primary residency practice will involve the following:

  • 2016 – Painting, Drawing
  • 2017 – Social/Environmental/Community Engagement, Performance. Call for 2017 Residency applications opens May 4, 2016.
  • 2018 – Sound, Video, New Media. Call for 2018 Residency applications opens May 5, 2017.
  • 2019 – Sculpture, Installation. Call for 2019 Residency applications opens May 4, 2018.

 

In honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four month residency at VisArts at Rockville.  This residency provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body of work or develop a project in a stimulating, supportive environment. Studio space is provided free of charge. The residency encourages interaction, dialogue and exploration both within the VisArts artist community and the larger Rockville community as well. The residency offers the gift of time and space to three artists and/or collaborative artist teams each year to experiment and realize new work. Each year the current Bresler Resident Artists will present their work in a three-person exhibition at VisArts.

 

The Bresler Resident Artist is encouraged to initiate community outreach with the VisArts and greater Rockville communities. Rockville is a progressive, diverse city in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. It ranks nationally and state-wide as a leader in environmental sustainability and green power use. Rockville is recognized for its high quality of life, excellent schools, numerous public parks, well-educated, and culturally diverse population. Artists are encouraged to engage with local resources including: Rockville Library, Montgomery College Rockville campus and other local schools, historical sites, Rock Creek Park, the Potomac River watershed, and Rockville’s diverse community.

 

VisArts is an independent non-profit art center located in the heart of Rockville Town Square, a thriving gathering place for the local community. VisArts presents exhibitions of contemporary emerging and established artists in four galleries, an Emerging Curator Program, a Studio Artist Program, and an Art Education Program making it an active and important presence in the greater metropolitan arts community. Rockville offers easy access to public transit to Washington, D.C. via the Red Line Metro, an excellent bus system, bike trails, and parking.

 

The Bresler Residency does not provide housing for artists. Please contact VisArts directly for resources regarding housing during the residency period.

 

Terms of Residency:

  • Qualified applicants are professional individual artists or collaborative artist teams over the age of 18; the program is not designed for program is not designed for undergraduate students or commercial artists.

 

  • Artists working in all media are welcome to apply, but VisArts cannot support the use of hazardous materials that require specific ventilation requirements.

 

  • The studio may be used only for art-making activities.

 

  • The Bresler Resident Artist will be provided with a 169 square foot studio. free of charge, for a period of four months. Each studio is equipped with a sink, Wi-Fi connection and abundant natural light. Studio access is 24/7 except during special VisArts events (advance notice will be given). The artist must provide his/her own studio furniture.

 

  • The Bresler Resident Artist is responsible for maintaining the studio in a safe and reasonably tidy manner, and will not make alterations to the space without permission. The artist must leave the studio in the state in which it was found and remove all belongings at the end of the residency.

 

  • The Bresler Resident Artist is responsible for acquisition, insurance, and care of his/her materials and equipment. Artists who wish to have kilns and other equipment that create additional electrical use must obtain permission for each piece of equipment that they wish to use in their studios.  There will be a utility surcharge of up to $40.00 per month for those studios that have kilns or other equipment. Use and scheduling of VisArts education studio equipment and additional charges will be determined by the VisArts Education director at her sole discretion.

 

  • The Bresler Resident Artist will participate in the following during his/her residencies:
    • Work in the studio at VisArts for a minimum of 28 hours/week.
    • Attend monthly gatherings of the VisArts Studio Artists

(possibilities include pot-luck lunches/crit sessions/studio visits by visiting artists, critics, and curators. A schedule will be provided.)

  • Welcome the public during exhibition opening receptions or at scheduled Open Studio events.
  • Attend artist talks and gallery opening receptions.
  • Present an artist talk, workshop, screening, and/or other mutually agreed upon public event that engages the VisArts and greater Rockville communities and resources.
  • Participate in an Annual Bresler Resident Artist Exhibition of work created independently or collaboratively during the residency.

 

Selection Process:

Applicants will be reviewed by a panel of artists and arts professionals.

 

Application Process:

Apply online : To complete the online application and submit all images and required documents, Click Here. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

 

Individual or artist collaborative teams may apply. If applying as a collaborative team, please submit work samples that reflect evidence of prior collaborative projects.

 

  • Bresler Residency Application Form
  • 10 work samples from the last 3 years. Work samples can be a combination of high resolution image files and time-based media (*up to 10 minutes total).
    • *2 minutes of video, film, sound or performance documentation = one work
    • Image Requirements: You may submit up to 10 images. They must be in .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .gif file format. Minimum image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Maximum file size 5MB per image.
    • Files must be labeled in the following way: first name last name_title of artwork_1, first name last name_title of artwork_2, etc. The file number corresponds with the number on the list of works. (Ex. John Doe_Untitled_1.jpg)
  • List of Works Form- Number and label each work in the following way: Artist name, title of artwork, year, media, dimensions, description of artwork is optional.
  • Resume/CV
  • Artist statement (100 words max.)
  • Brief bio (100 words max.)
  • Residency proposal: Describe your project, goals for the residency, and how you might engage with the community or use community resources. You may include a drawing or representative images to help describe your specific proposal. (250 words max.)
  • Indicate preferred residency dates (first and second choice)
  • $15 application fee

 

All Applications must be submitted online via www.submittable.com

Apply Now!

 

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CALL FOR SOLO EXHIBITION PROPOSALS

Overview

VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2017 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery and Common Ground Gallery.

The Gibbs Street Gallery offers exhibitions that explore the breadth of contemporary art featuring emerging to mid-career artists. Exhibits reflect a wide range of media and experimental approaches that offer the viewer unexpected interactions with art. The gallery is approximately 1,100 square feet with 16 ft. ceilings. It is on the street level with floor to ceiling windows along one wall. International, national and local artists are welcome to apply.

The Common Ground Gallery features exhibitions that reflect the creative pursuits of artists from our community. The gallery is located on the second floor and is approximately 300 square feet. Artists must live in the DC/Baltimore metro area to apply for a solo exhibition in this gallery.

Applicants who have participated in a solo exhibition at VisArts within the past two years are not eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 before midnight
*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

All application materials must be submitted online through our website no later than 11:59 pm EST on 03/30/2016.

You can find the layout for each gallery here:
Gibbs Street Gallery – http://www.visartsatrockville.org/docs/Gibbs-Street-Gallery-Floor-Plan.pdf
Common Ground Gallery – http://www.visartsatrockville.org/docs/Common-Ground-Gallery-Floor-Plan.pdf

SketchUp plans for the galleries is also available upon request.

Application materials may only be submitted online at www.submittable.com

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