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Call for Residency Proposals: Counterpublics. Deadline: Jan 15, 2019  

Call for Residency Proposals: Counterpublics
We are excited to open our call for proposals for our next residency session: Counterpublics.

The session will take place from April 1st through July 31st, 2019 in parallel with a large-scale public art platform, Counterpublic, which will commission artists, activists, designers, choreographers, writers, and performers to activate storefronts, parks, and gathering spaces throughout our neighborhood, embedding art directly within the everyday life of the community.

Counterpublic attempts to expand spaces of dissent, dialogue, care, and complexity within The Luminary’s immediate community through responsive commissions and intentional intersections with this space. We encourage applications that engage communal land use and neighborhood change, monument-making for marginalized communities, choreographies of resistance, and the decolonization of public space.

Projects may take the form of:

  • Site-responsive installations, exhibitions, performances, screenings, durational projects and other forms to be situated in the everyday spaces of our neighborhood
  • Writing and Publications to engage the session’s concept through contextual criticism, embedded critique, and responsive modes of publication

Selected residents will be commissioned to create new work or re-stage previous work that directly engages this platform. Residents will receive a stipend of up to $1,500 (depending on duration and proposed project), travel stipend, housing, and dedicated staff support. Additional project support may be available in select circumstances.

Applications will be reviewed as received with a final deadline on January 15th.

To find out more and to apply online, please visit our website.

Help support the construction of our new live/work studios that will host this program on-site for the first time in our history. This will be a new home for art in St. Louis, supporting leading artists, critics, and curators to make extensive impact on our area ecosystem for years to come.

About The Luminary
The Luminary is an expansive platform for art, thought and action.

Since its inception The Luminary has been a home for exceptional art that engages the pressing issues of the present. Through an active roster of exhibitions, residencies, performances, publications and gatherings, we act as a point of convergence for diverse publics. We cultivate thoughtful platforms for exchange, support forward-moving art and ideas, and attempt to model a more equitable and interconnected art world as an institution of our time. The Luminary’s programs are supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Regional Arts Commission, the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency, the Arts and Education Council, Urban Chestnut, and individuals like you.

www.theluminaryarts.com

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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

Curatorial & Research Fellowships. Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018

SPECIAL CLARK FELLOWSHIPS

The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program (RAP) awards funded residential fellowships to national and international scholars, critics, and curators of exceptional promise and accomplishment. Proposed research projects should display a critical commitment to innovative inquiry in the history, theory, and interpretation of art and visual culture.
In addition to the semester-long Clark fellowships, RAP offers a number of special fellowships for specific research interests.

These include:
Short-term Curatorial Fellowships
Available in September, October, and November, these new month-long fellowships are designed for curators, offering a period of time that is more suited for museum professionals. The fellowship provides the opportunity to carry out research while participating in the intellectual and residential life of the Clark and RAP.

Center for Spain in America Fellowship
This one-semester fellowship is intended to support the study of all aspects of Spanish art from the early medieval period to the beginning of the twentieth century, as well as the worldwide impact of Spanish art and artists.

Mellon Network Fellowship
This fellowship supports a Clark residency of one semester for a scholar involved in a project addressing communication and technology—of all eras—across the visual humanities. The award also supports critical thinking about the changing states of media in art-historical research today.

All Clark fellows are provided offices in the open-stack, 280,000-volume art history library of the Manton Research Center; apartments in the gracious residence across the street from our 140-acre campus; reimbursement of travel expenses; and a stipend.

Applications are due by October 15, 2018

For more information and application details, please visit clarkart.edu/rap/fellowship

Reference / Quellennachweis:
STIP: Fellowships, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA. In: ArtHist.net, Sep 19, 2018. <https://arthist.net/archive/18964&gt;.

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Four Photography Calls from CENTER, Santa Fe. Different Deadlines.

 

In a nutshell, there’s four distinct opportunities to get involved with CENTER.

1. PROJECT LAUNCH GRANT
$5,000, Review Santa Fe participation, exhibition, ++
Juror: Sarah Hermanson Meister, Curator, Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art

2. PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT
$5,000, exhibition, Review Santa Fe ++
Juror: Leslie Ureña, Assistant Curator, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian

3. THE CHOICE AWARDS
Exhibition, Presentation at Review Santa Fe ++
Curator’s Choice: Lisa Hostetler, PhD, Curator-in-Charge, George Eastman Museum
Director’s Choice: Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia
Editor’s Choice: Bridget Watson Payne, Senior Editor, Chronicle Books
Producer’s Choice: Keith Jenkins, Director of Visual Journalism, NPR; formerly Supervising Senior Producer, Multimedia, NPR

4. REVIEW SANTA FE PHOTO FESTIVAL
Juried portfolio reviews October 18–21, 2018
Full scholarships available.

TALKING POINTS – Top curators for jurors, a $5,000 grant for works-in-progress, a new multimedia award, all administered by a not-for-profit.

 

Calls page https://visitcenter.org/call-for-entries/

 

Vermont Center for Photography Exhibition Call. Deadline: Jan. 22, 2018

2018 Open Juried Exhibition

Join the Vermont Center for Photography as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary with a vibrant juried group exhibition – featuring the work of photographers from around the globe for the month of March 2018. Shane Lavalette will serve as the 2018 juror.

30 pieces will be selected for exhibition and there is no particular theme or subject matter. They welcome photographic work of all types, shapes, and sizes – including digital, film, alternative processes, photographic sculpture, video and other mixed media.

Artists are responsible for all framing and presentation equipment needed for their work. Photographers of any age and experience level are welcome to submit. Each artist may submit up to 4 pieces. Submissions will only be accepted via the electronic submission form .

Awards:
VCP will select one artist in the 2018 Open Juried Exhibition to be awarded a solo exhibit of their work in our 2019 exhibition schedule. Exact dates of the awarded solo exhibition are to be negotiated with VCP by August 1, 2018. The winner will be announced at the opening on Friday, March 2nd – though they do not need to be present.

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: Monday, January 22nd – 5pm (EST)
Jurors Results Posted:
Friday, February 2nd
Accepted Work Due at VCP: Sunday, February 25th
Exhibition Dates: March 2 – April 1, 2018

No participation Fee (donations are welcome, though)

Juror:
Shane Lavalette is an American photographer, independent publisher, and the director of Light Work, a non-profit in Syracuse, New York.

Questions?
Contact the Executive Director, Joshua Farr, at info@vcphoto.org or call 802-251-6051.

 

Submission Form: https://form.jotform.com/73636146335963

Emerging Curator Call, Wash. D.C. area. Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

VISARTS 2018 EMERGING CURATOR CALL

VisArts invites applications from emerging curators to work with an experienced mentoring curator to develop and present an exhibition.

The VisArts Emerging Curator Program offers a unique opportunity for an emerging curator to work with an experienced mentoring curator to develop and present an exhibition and to assist in the presentation of the mentor’s exhibition. In an effort to develop expanded education programming/enhanced visitor experiences, the 2018 Emerging Curator and the Mentoring Curator will also focus on developing tools, templates, technological enhancements and funding strategies to support public programming that promotes social interaction, creative exchange and audience engagement.

VisArts will provide the Emerging Curator with an exhibition budget of $10,000. Additional funding and staff support for printing, promotions, and execution of exhibition programming is available. The program is one year and will begin in January 2018. Application Deadline is December 15, 2017, midnight.

The selection panel includes the VisArts’ Curator, Artist Advisory Council, Gallery Committee and 2018 Mentoring Curator.

 

For more information and application details: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/98812/emerging-curator-program-2018

 

Residency for US based artists. Deadline: Jan. 20, 2017

Residency Unlimited (RU) is pleased to announce an open call available to six US based artists for three months residencies each, from March 1 to November 30, 2017.

Each artist will receive a stipend of $1000. This program is made possible with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) “Art Works” Grant Program.

What does this residency provide?

-a three months residency from March 1 to November 30, 2016 (Residencies begin March, June and September, please indicate your preference)
-stipend of $1000

The selected US based artists will work from RU’s shared, multi-use workspace at 360 Court Street in Brooklyn. They will receive ongoing logistical and technical support from the RU staff for the successful realization of their project, and will be invited to participate in monthly field trips and workshops. There will be weekly curatorial studio visits to ensure them with access to peers and creative feedback on their work. Each residency will conclude with a public presentation of their new work at the RU event space or at a partnering venue.

Through RU’s extensive network, these US based artists will engage with RU’s roster of international artists.

Learn more about the RU Residency Program here.

What are the criteria for selection?

▪ Visual artists, with an active professional practice of at least two years, irrespective of age or nationality.
▪ Must be a US Based artist for at least 3 years.
▪ Artists should not be engaged in another residency or academic program during the residency period.

Selection procedure:

A jury consisting of RU staff, independent curators, and advisers will select the candidate based on the artistic quality of his/her work; quality of the proposed project; likely benefit to the artist of RU’s tailored residency; artist’s interest in engaging with the RU community and embracing the overall residency experience.

Short-listed artists will be interviewed by RU staff and other panel members. Final selections are made by the full panel.

Note: Non New York based artists, if chosen, are responsible for travel and accommodation, (RU can assist in identifying appropriate housing if needed).

Application Deadline: Friday, January 20, 2017 – 6pm EST

To apply, please have the following ready:

▪ A short statement detailing what you intend to work on during the residency. (3000 Characters Max)
▪ An up-to-date CV (PDF format)
▪ PDF Portfolio that includes your works over the past 2 years. (max 8mb)
▪ If you have a time-based practice, you can send include URLS in the provided fields.

APPLY HERE

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This program is made possible with the generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts.