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Artist submissions

From: user 4.
Sent on: Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:36 AM
Hello to all ArtForward members,

I realized my previous message was sent out much later. I don't know why there was a delay.

Leah Oates, a wonderful photographer and an advocate for her artist peers, have forwarded me this information that hopes to inspire, and create opportunities. Feel free to check out her website,, and If any of these are interesting to you, drop her a note and say thanks!

Creative Time

Artist Services

Creative Time selects artists? projects through a number of processes:

1. We welcome artists who wish to approach us directly to do so. Through Open Door, we invite artists quarterly to sign up on our website for a time to share their projects with us in person for direct feedback and consideration.

2. Artists who are not New York City-based, but wish to share projects, may send their proposals to the programming team for review.

3. With Requests For Proposals (RFPs), Creative Time invites artists to submit projects responding to a specific opportunity. These opportunities are announced on our website as they become available.

4. We directly approach artists to cultivate ideas for projects, which are then developed over a period of weeks or years, depending on the needs of the individual project.

Deadline: March 14, 2008
Ox-Bow Summer Residencies
Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists Residency

This program is designed for the professional and practicing artist to reside and work in a secluded, natural environment. Applicants may apply for either 1 or 2 week residencies. Artists are selected upon the merit of their work and written statements describing their proposed use of the residency.

Residents are encouraged to present a slide lecture or reading of their work and to participate in the community life at Ox-Bow. Recipients receive a small private studio and room and board. Please note that the classroom studio facilities are not available to ARs.

Artists? in Residence are required to pay a fee of $510 per week. A limited number of residency scholarships covering a portion of the fee are available. Applicants can indicate their interest in funding on the application. For more information, visit or email [address removed]

Deadline: March 01, 2008

On, Of, and About Paper
An all media national juried exhibition of works on paper, made of paper, or conceptually about paper

May 1 to May 31, 2008
Reception May 3, 6 PM to 10 PM
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art

Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett
Co-publishers of Art on Paper Magazine and Co-founders and Directors of
Triple Candie, an art venue in Harlem, New York City, New York

A catalogue of accepted works will accompany this exhibition.

For Prospectus:

Deadline for entries: Sat., March 1, 2008 (received not postmarked)

*All submissions must be digital on CD or DVD in .jpg format or self playing
videos. No slide entries will be accepted.

Deadline: March 25, 2008

Call for artists - A.I.R. International Artists Residencies/FilmFest -Summer 2008- Hungary

The Hungarian Multicultural Center is currently accepting applications for the Csopak/Balatonfured - International Artist/Writer Residencies and FilmFest Program

Tuesday, May 20 - Thursday, June 12, 2008
Thuesday, June 17 - Thursday, July 10, 2008
Tuesday, July 15 - Thursday, August 7, 2008

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Dates: August 5-6, 2008

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

The HMC invites interested visual artists, musicians, film makers and writers to submit application for its residency/FilmFest -2008.

Exhibition/FilmFest are arranged at Congress Center, Balatonfured.

Great opportunity for international artists:
Culture is the true identity power. In
this context the major role of the artists is to promote through art cultural
diversity and
preserve common values. Intercultural dialogue through art is an important instrument. Art is not a means - art is a space in which everything is possible, in which different times, subjects and objects, sometimes divergent,
coexist. And not just coexist, but communicate and create values. Through art, culture, tolerance, initiating a dialogueamong nations, among various artistic expressions, a real dialog among real people. Culture communicates
in the
language of heart, which is understood by everybody. For artists, communication is essential - both with the audience
- the art consumer, and with representatives of national and international art groups. For application form or questions please write to
[address removed]

or go to our web site to

Deadline: April 15, 2008

Call For Art: OPEN CALL: Biological Imperative

Gallery Aferro
Newark NJ

Biological Imperative curated by Emma Wilcox on display June 14-July 26, 2008, with full color catalog

Submissions due April 15, 2008

Artists working in any and all media are invited to submit existing work, or propose new work, in response to any of the following:

Things that just won't die, multiples, fecundity, regeneration, splicing, graft, hybridization, miscegenation, do it yourself genetic testing kits, "she's not my sister she's my daughter", "one drop," 3/5 of a person, genetically modified foods, bio art, the prosecution of bio artists, the undead, the semi-living, Jonestown, the elderly woman who got a DNR order tattooed on her chest, the undying popularity of zombie films, Scopolamine, and of course, well, bunny rabbits., according to its creator, Mark H. Harris," is the culmination of my life experiences as a black horror movie fan: seeing hundreds of black people stabbed, chopped up, and eviscerated without so much as a "rest in peace" or even a "sorry, my bad," and finding scant acknowledgment of the role of black people in horror films (Zombies anyone?)"

The Tissue Culture & Art Project is a collective dealing with "serious ethical questions regarding a near future when objects that are partly alive and partly constructed exist, and when animal organs will be transplanted into humans. What kind of relationships we will form with such objects? How are we going to treat animals with human DNA?"

In 1965's "How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare" Joseph Beuys held a dead hare in his arms and walked around an art gallery talking about art to the animal. Rabbits function as food, pest and pet for humans, and symbolize something that dies again and again, only to be reborn.

Submissions due April 15.
Notification of acceptance by May 1.
Delivery by May 24.
Materials for catalog may be requested earlier than work delivery.

Please refer to exhibition guidelines on website

Please email work to [address removed] or mail work to
Emma Wilcox Gallery Aferro 248 Sherman Ave #43 NY NY 10034

Deadline: ongoing

Present Group
Call for Submissions

Who we are:

The Present Group is a quarterly art subscription service. Every year TPG subscribers receive four limited edition works from four different contemporary artists. Each work is accompanied by information to help them gain insight into the piece, its creator, and recurring themes in the contemporary art world.

What are we looking for?

Proposals for projects that are reproducible in intent or that results in multiple art pieces. Each piece can be a limited edition, an artist multiple, or either a part of or a document of a larger work. Our current edition numbers are under 100. We choose based on the piece?s Visual, Conceptual, and/or Experiential interest.

Appreciation for Selected Artists:

+ $500 (This is an honorarium; this does not go toward the making of the pieces)
+ 4 of the produced work for your own collection or to sell on your own.
+ All the contextual information we create for your piece, including artist info, critiques, and video will remain free on-line as long as TPG exist

Our Agreement:

We are here to be at your service, we will try to assist you as much as possible and will look for your approval every step of the way. We do request timely correspondence so that we will be able to maintain your vision and stick to our quarterly schedule.

The project will be made exclusively through The Present Group. We understand that similar themes and images may be used throughout your other work, however you agree not to create the exact project in the same form again.

If chosen, you will be asked for an artist statement, and for some or all of the following: to be interviewed, to provide information to someone writing a piece about you or your work, to be videotaped during a studio tour or lecture, interview, etc.

Do you have to make them all yourself?

No. You don?t have to be able to physically make them all yourself. We?ll work with you to have them made, or help you make them. It is not a requirement that you have worked on this scale before.

How does it work?

We can?t give you a de.nite answer here, as every piece and every person will be different. But in general, we work with you to get the project made. We put up the money for the work. We will .nd vendors, organize labor, .gure out methods of making these things. If your project requires your hand to print/produce every one of them, we will try to work out some compensation for your time.

Submission Guidelines:

Your proposal should include:

+ Contact Information: Name, Address, Phone Number, E-mail, Website
+ Project Proposal:

1. What you want to do.
2. How this work will relate to/expand on current themes in your work
3. Anything (sketches, photos of similar works) to help explain your idea.

+ Links to Artist Resume, Statement, Work Samples


The Present Group has a rolling submissions policy and reviews proposals four times a year.
Via Email:
[address removed]
Include all of your contact information in the body of your email.

Your proposal can be included in the body, attached or linked. We much prefer links to web sites or .les. If you must use attachments, limit it to three. We will not open more. We prefer .PDFs or .JPGs. We will not accept attached video.

Via Snail Mail:
The Present Group
Attn: Submission
593 8th Street #3
Oakland, CA 94607

Send us anything you feel will help us understand your background and/or proposal. We will accept any form of media. If you?d like your sample material returned please include a SASE with proper postage.

Deadline: ongoing
Richmond, VA, call
Daily Constitutional, Seeking Artist Manifestos for Publication

Deadline: Rolling
Currently Reviewing for Issue V, Winter 2007

WANTED: Artist?s Manifestos

Next Issue Theme: Delusions of Grandeur

Description: MANIFESTOS, writings and submissions wanted for publication. Daily Constitutional is an artist run project consisting of the publication of a magazine in themed issues, the first of which was released December 2005 at the Miami Art Fairs. Daily Constitutional is currently seeking Manifestos for the Fifth Issue to be release at scopeMiami, December 2007, as well as other submissions that may span a single or several issues. In addition Daily Constitutional is also accepting proposals for work made specifically for the publication. Proposals may be for a single issue or may span several issues utilizing any part of the publication.

Eligibility: Open to all national and international Visual and Performing Artists
E-mail: [address removed]

Deadline: ongoing
Opportunities for Emerging Artists provides professional opportunities for artists.

Go to: to create personal exhibitions with images and videos, present your CV and participate in ongoing projects and residencies.

Our network of recognized curators short-lists the best works uploaded on throughout the year and physical exhibitions are held at galleries and art institutions worldwide. is free to use.

Deadline: ongoing
Summer Residency Programs for Emerging and Mid-Career Artists
(New York NY)

Summer Residency Programs: 2007

Spend the summer in New York City, developing ideas and focusing on your artistic direction. Immerse yourself in the creative community, with the guidance of renowned faculty.

Painting and Mixed Media

Now in its third decade, this internationally renowned program offers emerging and mid-career artists an opportunity to work intensively in a private studio and receive individual critiques from faculty, selected for their diversity and experience.

Printmaking and Book Arts

In its inaugural year, this residency program will provide participants with access to SVA?s newly expanded printmaking facility and offer them an environment in which to delve deeper into their practice.

Sculpture, Installation and New Media Art

The program?s combination of faculty, lectures, facilities and site visits makes this a unique opportunity for artists. Facilities include: wood shop, metal shop, ceramics, stone carving, plaster, video/computer editing, installation space and public window display. Larger projects can be developed on the expansive main floor.


This intensive residency offers participants the opportunity to work in technologically advanced facilities with internationally recognized faculty, bringing critical rigor to the serious photographer. Participants will have access to studio equipment and printing facilities, which include black-and-white and color darkrooms, digital imaging and output centers, a range of studio lighting systems, and a variety of camera sizes and formats.

Public Art

This intensive seminar series and studio residency brings together some of New York City?s renowned artists, architects, public administrators and critics for a comprehensive interactive experience. While drafting a proposal for a public art project, participants will experiment with ideas in an environment that is conducive to creative exploration and supportive of logistical issues involved in public arts pursuits.

Affordable housing is available, as are opportunities to display work.

There is no deadline. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

For an application or further information regarding SVA?s Summer Residency Program contact:

Keren Moscovitch, Program Coordinator
Division of Continuing Education
School of Visual Arts
209 East 23 St, New York, NY[masked]
Tel:[masked] Fax:[masked]
E-mail: [address removed]

Deadline: not specified
3rd Ward Solo Show

The gallery at 3rd Ward is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Solo Show to open the fall season in September 2007. 3rd Ward is offering a 4 week solo show that will include an opening reception (3rd Ward receptions attract an average of 200 visitors), postcards and inclusion in our newsletter and website. The artist will also receive a 6 month I Heart Brooklyn unlimited pass to 3rd Ward's facilities.

3rd Ward, 195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237. Phone: 718.715.4961.

Deadline: open until position filled
Lecturer in Painting/Diverse Media and Printmaking/Artists' Books (2 positions)
CUNY City College
(New York NY)
Location/Department: Art
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation: $50,796 - $54,203. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and achievement.
College Web Site:
Notice Number: FY - 13008
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2006 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Art seeks two fulltime Lecturers with a record of effective teaching in each of two studio areas, Painting and Printmaking/Artists' books. Secondary competencies in closely related areas such as photography and digital media are desirable. Applicants in Painting/Diverse Media should be able to teach the range of 2D studio media and related disciplines. Candidates in Printmaking/Artists' books should be able to: teach a variety of traditional and contemporary printmaking methods including, but not limited to etching, woodcut, linoleum, monotype, lithography, serigraphy, letterpress, and bookbinding; expand the boundaries of printmaking/artists books by working across media; implement relevant digital and photographic technology and non-toxic printmaking practices. Both positions emphasize teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels [9 courses/year, 27hours]) and include responsibility for significant student advising and service on department, college, and university committees.

MFA degree in the area of specialization or closely related interdisciplinary areas, evidence of effective teaching, familiarity with issues and theory in contemporary art, a strong exhibition record and an ongoing studio practice. Candidates should have three years of college-level teaching beyond the TA level and administrative experience.

The City College of New York has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of individuals, including women and under-represented groups. Upon request, reasonable accommodations provided for individuals with disabilities.

All candidates must provide documentation to prove employment eligibility in compliance with IRCA.

Submit a letter of application indicating which position you are applying for, resume, artist's statement and a statement of teaching philosophy, (samples of other expository writing encouraged), extensive visual documentation of own work and up to twenty samples of student work on DVD/CD, in slides or URL; self-addressed stamped envelope; names, addresses, titles, email and phone numbers of three references to:

Professor Colin Chase
Chair of the Lecturers of Art Search Committee
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue, CG 232
New York, NY 1001
(212)[masked]/fax (212)[masked]

The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.

Deadline: yearly
February 01
JCAL Workspace, Artist-in-Residence Program
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
(Jamaica NY)
About the Workspace Program

The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) is dedicated to encouraging public participation in the arts and contributing to the cultural enrichment of Queens and the greater metropolitan area through its visual, performing and literary arts, arts education and artist programs.

JCAL?s Workspace Program is tailored to support an artist in his/her creation and presentation of new works. Through the program, JCAL provides an emerging artist with a private, 750-square-foot, non-living studio space and access to JCAL?s office and studio facilities (computer, ceramics and painting) for a period of 12 months. The artist is awarded a stipend of up to $7,000 and offered to exhibit his/her work in JCAL?s gallery at the conclusion of residency.

The secure, private studio is located on the third floor of JCAL?s newly renovated building. It features three large windows with northern light exposure, track lighting, storage space, wall spaces for large-scale paintings and blackout shades for photography or projection. Lavatory facilities and a telephone are in close proximity.

The resident artist has access to the studio from 9 am - 8 pm, Monday - Thursday, and from 9 am - 6 pm Friday and Saturday. Operation hours are subject to change. The resident artist is encouraged to engage in conversations with JCAL visitors and art professionals through open studios, slide talks, workshops and gallery talks. The residency starts July 1 every year and concludes June 30 of the following year.

Application Review

Applications for the workspace program are reviewed annually by a panel of visual arts professionals. The panel includes artists, curators, collectors and gallery directors. Selection of the artist is based on the strength of work and the ability to use the studio productively.

Application Eligibility

Professional artists living within commutable distance from JCAL (including New York City?s five boroughs, Nassau and Suffolk counties) are eligible. College or graduate students are not eligible. All media are considered for acceptance, including sculpture, painting, printmaking, ceramic, digital art, mixed media, installation art, video and film. However, safety-concerned or health-hazardous studio practices are not permitted. These practices include, but are not necessarily limited to, welding and the use of toxic materials.

Application Deadline

The postmarked deadline is February 1 each year. Applications postmarked or submitted after the deadline will be considered for the following year. Applications that are faxed or e-mailed will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. There are no exceptions.

Application Components

Note: All written documents must be typed on 8 1/2? x 11? paper.
The font size must be 12 point. The name of artist must be shown on all pages of written documents.

Application components include:
? Completed application form (enclosed in this guideline).
? Visual representation of sample works either in slides, VHS or CD-ROM (See Visual Appendices, below, for more information).
? Separate script of sample works that includes the artist?s name, title of work, date of work, media and dimension. A brief note may be included for each sample work.
? Artist?s resume, including exhibition record, bibliography, professional affiliation and education.
? Artist?s statement about artwork (limited to 250 words).
? Proposal about the project the artist will pursue during the residency period and any special equipment required (limited to 250 words).
? Self addressed stamped envelope with sufficient return postage.
Applications without a SASE will not be returned.
? Self-addressed stamped postcard to confirm receipt of your application. Please note: if you do not receive a postcard, JCAL did not receive your application. Due to a large response, JCAL is not able to accept inquiries related to the application.

Visual Appendices of Sample Works

For Spatial Arts
? Visual representation of spatial work that belongs to categories of painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics or installation art must be submitted either in 35mm slides or on a CD-ROM.
? A maximum of eight images may be submitted. Hardcopies or
photographs will not be considered.
? The slides must be numbered in the lower left corner and labeled with name of artist. The images on the CD-ROM must be identified by artist?s name and image number.
? A numbered image script must accompany all sets of slides or CD-ROM.
? The image script must include the artist?s name, title of work, date of work, media and dimension, as well as one or two sentences explaining each image.
? Glass mounted slides will not be accepted.

For Time-based Arts
? Sample works of time-based arts, such as performance, video or animation must be submitted in VHS or DVD.
? A total of three selections may be put on a tape or DVD totaling up to 10 minutes of running time. The VHS tape must be cued to the piece being reviewed.
? A corresponding script of sample works must include the artist?s name, title of the work, date of work, length of work, sound or silent, and other necessary information.
? Each tape and DVD must be labeled with the artist?s name, list of selections, date of creation, length of work and sound or silent.

For Works of Virtual Space
? Sample works of virtual space, such as a work of web art, must be submitted on a CD-ROM.
? The CD-ROM must be marked with the artist?s name, title of web project, date of creation and programs required to run the project.
? A total of three selections may be recorded on a CD-ROM.
? A script of each project must accompany the CD-ROM, including the artist?s name, title of the project, date of creation and programs required to run the project.
? The interface among various sites and pages is the artist?s responsibility. It is strongly recommended that the CD-ROM be tested in both PC and MAC platforms prior to submission. JCAL is not responsible for a broken link between sites and pages.

To download the application form in PDF, go here:

Deadline: not specified
Aljira Emerge - Call for Entry

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art

(Newark NJ)

Aljira Emerge provides professional opportunities to independent artists living and working in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area. This free seminar program is offered in the spring and meets bi-weekly on Saturdays at Aljira in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Enrollment is limited to 22 artists. The program culminates in a group exhibition and accompanying catalog.

Aljira Emerge provides professional development training to help artists organize, plan and sustain their creative careers. Artists participate in a special brand of career management workshops with particular emphasis on strategic planning for individual artists. With the aim of helping artists break patterns of crisis management and increase satisfaction in their practice, Aljira Emerge addresses practical areas of concern to artists, such as curatorial practice, legal and financial issues, gallery representation, exhibition and public art opportunities.

Artists working in any medium are encouraged to apply, e.g. painting, sculpture, installation, sound-based or performance art, film/video art, digital work, and other emerging art forms or interdisciplinary work.

Selection criteria will be based on artistic relevance, creativity, and the potential impact of the program on the artist's professional growth and artistic development.


Deadline: open
A publication edited by Jaimes Mayhew and kanarinka

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To imagine that there are only two sexes - M & F - is an absurdity. There are at least 1000 sexes. The daily lived reality of transgender and intersexual people (and gay, lesbian, queer and all other people, for that matter) proves this over and over again, yet many people
continue to operate as if 'M' and 'F' are the only sexes, the only options, the only expressions, the only goals, the only way ("the way it is").

Help us imagine 1000 more sexes. Describe them, imagine them, invent them, publish them, use them, realize them, perform them.

A Thousand Tiny Sexes is an art-book-research-action project to collect and publish 1000 proposals for TINY SEXES which are not Male or Female. We are setting out to collect a thousand more sexes - imaginary ones, as-yet-unrealized ones, or real ones- in the hopes
that these one thousand might make for one thousand more after that. In so doing, we hope to contribute to a collective reimagining of sex as a legal, biological, political, economic, cultural, and political category.

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The collection of A Thousand Tiny Sexes will be published as a book with an introductory essay by the editors, Jaimes Mayhew and kanarinka. We are seeking publishers. The publication will be available for sale once published. Submissions must meet the criteria below and the editors reserve the right to reject any submission.

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* Deadline: No deadline, we will keep collecting until we have 1000 good ones.
* You may not propose a sex such as Male or Female that has been legally codified and naturalized as "the way things are".
* You may propose "in-between" sexes which are combinations of Male- Female, but we will favor sexes that seek to entirely reimagine sex as a biological, cultural, political, and social category.
* Multiple submissions OK.
* We prefer visual submissions to text, though both are ok. Diagrams and drawings with fine lines are especially encouraged.
* Original artwork will not be returned.

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* Download and Complete the submission form on the website -
* Attach your Drawing, Image or Text. 1.5 inches x 1.5 inches (3.8 cm x 3.8 cm) or less in dimensions. B&W, no Color.
* Email 300dpi electronic submissions to [address removed] or mail them to: Jaimes Mayhew, 102 Longwood Ave #3, Brookline, MA, 02446.

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* Email us at [address removed]
* Visit the site at

Deadline: ongoing
Call for Submissions

Drama Empire

NYC Art Gallery Drama Empire Opening 2007 - Call for Artists (Chelsea)

The gallery is committed to exhibiting revolutionary works of art which sustain a high level of visual drama, exhibit powerful thematic content and collectively represent a unified body of work by a highly advanced mastery of media.

Media_and_applicant_eligibility: We are currently looking for work in the following media: film, painting, mixed media, drawings, sculpture, photography.

submission_requirements: Please do not send originals as materials cannot be returned. WE DO NOT ACCEPT LINKS TO WEBSITES OR EMAIL ATTACHMENTS. Send full contact information, biographical history, critical reviews, etc. & digital images on CD format only. Due to the large number of submissions received, we cannot respond to each artist and do not offer critiques. Materials submitted will be filed and used as a source for future exhibitions. Submissions are to be made via mail to:

place_of_event: New York City

contact_informations: c/o Ingrid Philips
305 West Broadway #265
New York, NY 10013

Deadline: ongoing

NYC Percent for Art Program Slide Registry

The City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program provides an important venue for all New Yorkers and visitors to appreciate artwork outside the traditional museum or gallery setting. Percent for Art projects are site-specific and engage a variety of media?painting, mosaic, glass, textiles, sculpture, and works that are integrated into infrastructure, or architecture. The Percent for Art artist slide registry is an important component of the Program that allows artists to participate by maintaining a record of their work. The registry is consulted by the architects, panelists, and City agencies for each project. The Percent for Art slide registry is open to any professional visual artist; there is no residency requirement for a Percent for Art Commission.

Artists who are interested in submitting their work for the registry may print out the application at this web address:

Deadline: ongoing


The Arts Paper Presents

After the Fall: Artists for Peace, Justice & Civil Liberties

After the Fall: Artists for Peace, Justice and Civil Liberties is a fine art gallery and anthology dedicated to peace and justice issues worldwide. Submissions are always accepted on an ongoing basis.

Artists for Peace, Justice & Civil Liberties Submissions:

Call for Submissions (view guidelines)
Submit Online! (online submission form)
Submission Policies & Guidelines:

Receipt of submissions in any format, via the website, email, or regular mail, will be taken as permission to post them on the website.
Submissions will be reviewed by our editor and contributors will be notified in a timely manner, depending upon volume (Usually within 1-2 weeks). Questions about the status of submissions should be directed to [address removed].
Accepted submissions will be posted on this website for approximately 3 months.
Please use the online submission form when possible. It will direct you through all required information our editors require before a submission can be accepted. If a submission will be made via email or regular mail, the following must be included: Full Name, Location (City, State, Country), Email(Provide alternative contact information if no email address is available), Title of Piece, Date. Optional Items: Contributor website, bio, and details on piece.

Deadline: ongoing

American University Museum Reviewing Work for Exhibitions

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, in Washington, DC, accepts submissions for exhibitions. Guidelines for being considered: A CD of up to 20 jpeg images along with a resume, image list, a short statement and/or cover letter. If you are proposing a group exhibition please include resumes by all artists involved. Please do not send slides. Submitted materials will not be returned. The reviewing process should take 6 - 8 weeks. We will contact you if we would like to see additional materials. Submissions should be mailed to: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 4400, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

Deadline: ongoing


Visual Arts Programming

The Curatorial Committee of Disjecta is composed of Disjecta staff, artists, curators and arts professionals representing a broad range of disciplines and cultural backgrounds. The Curatorial Committee reviews proposals from artists and organizations, choosing programs for their artistic strength and cultural and/or social relevance. Applications are accepted year round.

As Disjecta gathers momentum to acquire a permanent exhibition space, we continue to partner with other organizations, colleges and private donors to mount shows.

Project Proposal for Visual Arts Submissions should include:

1 - 2 page explanation of the project. Project explanation should also include the following:
resume/bio of artist(s) and curator(s);
labeled slides and slide script, or other appropriate documentation
itemized budget
technical/equipment requirements with specifics on installation/de-installation.

Please go to our visual arts link for an overview of intended exhibition opportunities in our permanent home.

Send submissions to:

C/O Visual Arts
507 NE Morgan
Portland, OR 97211

If you would like to have your materials returned, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

More Info:

Deadline: ongoing


The Pollock-Krasner Foundation?s dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation?s mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time.

Application Guidelines
The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. There are no deadlines. The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time. The Foundation will consider need on the part of an applicant for all legitimate expenditures relating to his or her professional work and personal living, including medical expenses. The size and length of the grant is determined by the individual circumstances of the artist.

Artists interested in obtaining application forms and information on the application procedure can download the forms from our Web site or must write, fax or e-mail their complete mailing address to:

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
863 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10021
Attn: Request for Application

Fax: (212)[masked]
E-mail: [address removed]

The Foundation cannot respond to application requests by telephone or in person. Please be advised that correspondence or packages that do not have a return address will not be accepted by the Foundation.

Further info and downloads:

Deadline: ongoing

Residency Program

The Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory?s artistic program is focused on the commission, presentation and collection of new site-specific installations that are developed in residency. Each installation is conceived for and executed in the space in which the public sees it. The work is integrated into the site and depends on its relationship to the setting for its final effect.

Info & Application Who May Apply:The Mattress Factory Residency Program is open to individual installation artists and artist collaborators at all stages of their professional careers. Local, national and international artists are invited equally to apply.
Submission Guidelines:There are no deadlines or specific application procedures. Upon receipt, submission materials are cataloged and stored for future review at a time of the Mattress Factory?s discretion.
Send only materials that best represent your work to date. We do not accept specific proposals for sites because we feel all decisions for projects should be made on site.
The following materials are accepted:
35 millimeter slides (preferred).
8 x 10 digital prints on paper.
VHS video cassettes (NTSC format).
DVD (North American, zones 1 or 0).
JPEG files (1Mb maximum) with printed hard copies.
Quicktime files with printed identification list.
Powerpoint presentations.
Interactive CD-ROM (Macintosh compatible format).
Catalogs or other published documentation.
Resumes and other supporting materials are optional. A hard copy must be provided.The following are NOT accepted:
Specific proposals
Traveling exhibitions
Email submissions
Requests to view web sites
Original or un-replaceable materials (slides, artwork, etc.)
Mini CD-RMaterials not covered above might not be reviewed.
Please allow at least 12 -18 months for a response. The Mattress Factory will notify you to the status of your materials only after they have been reviewed.
Exhibitions are usually planned 1-2 years in advance.

If you would like to have any material returned, you must supply a self-addressed, stamped envelope with proper postage. Materials sent without return postage become the property of the Mattress Factory and cannot be returned. We accept international postage vouchers. Do not send cash.

Printable Application Form

Send all submissions to:
Mattress Factory
Residency Program
500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Email inquiries can be sent to [address removed]. Phone inquiries should be directed to the Assistant to the Curator,[masked] x222.

Deadline: ongoing

College of Fine Arts
Carnegie Mellon University

Artist Residency Program

The STUDIO for Creative Inquiry is currently accepting proposals for projects that do not require full funding by the STUDIO. These proposals should be submitted at least 6 months in advance of the desired residency period. Artists requesting these guidelines will also be placed on a mailing list to receive a call for proposals when the next fully funded residency program is in place.

The STUDIO is an arts research center designed to support creation and exploration in the arts, especially interdisciplinary projects that bring together the arts, science, technology and the humanities, and impact local and global communities. At that intersection of art, science and society, STUDIO artists find new creative opportunities, funding and the means to transform society.

For more information, please contact:

Margaret Myers
Associate Director
[address removed]

STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
College of Fine Arts
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA[masked]

(412)[masked] fax

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