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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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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.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Open Call for Curator in Residence. Deadline: Aug. 29, 2016

Curator in Residence Program in Nebraska, 2017

Now celebrating its 35-Year Anniversary, the Bemis Center is thrilled to launch the first Curator-in-Residence Program in the state of Nebraska, infusing Omaha with thought leaders in contemporary curatorial practice to engage the local arts community. Competitive applicants will possess a strong knowledge of international contemporary art and a genuine interest in researching and responding to cultural production in Omaha and the region. The Curator-in-Residence is part of the cultural fabric of the city, serving as a professional resource for local artists and arts professionals, and as an ambassador of the Bemis in the community. S/he will be an integral member of the Bemis’s Artist-in-Residence Program, sustaining an intellectual discourse surrounding contemporary art practice through studio visits, knowledge-sharing workshops, and other organized programs with fellow residents.

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is now accepting applications from national and international curators for its inaugural Curator-in-Residence Program. Starting in January 2017, the successful candidate will participate in a one-year fully subsidized live/work residency as part of the Bemis Center’s acclaimed Artist-in-Residence Program. S/he will originate and present three exhibitions and related public programs inclusive of local and national artists. The Curator-in-Residence will work alongside residency and curatorial staff, and actively contribute to the overall vision of the Bemis’s renowned exhibition program. Reporting to the Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs and the Artistic Director for Residency Programs, the Curator-in-Residence is a full-time temporary position. S/he will be involved in all curatorial and administrative aspects of organizing three exhibitions over a 12-month residency. The 2017 exhibition seasons are scheduled for February 2–April 29, June 1–August 26, and November 9–January 27. Exhibitions will be original, conceptually rigorous, and exemplify the true breadth and experimentation currently defining contemporary art. Duties include, but are not limited to, research, artist and donor relations, exhibition design and installation, writing/editing of scholarly texts and didactics, budgeting, conceptualizing and leading public programs, and exhibition tours. The Curator-in-Residence studio is for single occupancy only; Bemis is unable to accommodate partners, children, and pets at this time.

There are no fees to apply.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Residency opportunities are open to national and international arts professionals 21+ years of age, showing a strong professional working history.
  • Bemis Alumni are allowed to re-apply for residency after a three year hiatus from the program. Alumni seeking residency must submit a complete application including recent work samples and current resume. Preference may be given to applicants who have not previously attended.
  • Students enrolled in an academic program during the time of requested residency are not eligible to apply.
  • Bemis welcomes internationally based arts professionals to apply. A working knowledge of English is helpful for international artists as an interpreter will not be provided.
  • Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and disability. For special needs or questions about accessibility, please contact the Residency Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in curatorial or museum studies, art history, or related field; or 5 years equivalent professional work experience in the field;
  • A minimum of 1-2 years curatorial experience in an academic, non-profit, and/or commercial gallery setting;
  • Strong knowledge of international contemporary art and a keen interest in understanding and working with Omaha’s cultural landscape are required;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential;
  • Creative and strategic thinker with the capacity to take initiative and to work independently and as a team player in a fun, yet demanding arts organization;
  • It is understood the ideal candidate will understand and promote the Bemis Center’s mission and, as an ambassador of the organization, perform all Bemis-related duties in a professional, responsible manner.

FEES & BENEFITS

Submission of applications are only accepted online through www.slideroom.com.

There is no fee to apply.

The selected Curator-in-Residence will receive:

  • Monthly honorarium: $2,500
  • Relocation allowance: $2000*
  • Ground transportation allowance: $300/month
  • Travel/research budget: $3,000
  • Free lodging in a sizable, well-appointed live/work studio with private bath and kitchen and complimentary utilities, laundry, and Wi-Fi
  • Administrative staff support
  • Dedicated gallery; approximately 2000 square feet; 12.6 foot ceilings; concrete floors

*Curator-in-Residence will organize own travel to Omaha for residency.

Application Review Process

SlideRoom will confirm receipt of your submitted application. Residency applications are reviewed each cycle by a rotating panel represented by arts professionals such as artists, curators, academics, and/or critics. The review process will take 6-8 weeks from the application deadline. Notifications to all applicants will be sent via email after the selection panel has made its final decision.

The final date for submissions is the 29th of August, 2016.

To Apply: https://bemis.slideroom.com/#/login/program/31340

More information about the Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts: http://www.bemiscenter.org/