Opportunities for Artists
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The Walsh Gallery Call for Art
Washington Park’s Sculpture Garden for Newark’s 10th Annual Open Doors event
Open Call for Video, Performance and Temporary Art Projects
Open Call: Opportunity to Exhibit During Art Basel Miami 2012
Destination: New Jersey: People and Places
Opportunity for Artists with Disabilities
Tides Announces Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Social Justice Poster Design Contest
Arts Guild New Jersey: Accepting Entries for NEXUS NJ
posted September 18, 2011
CALL FOR ART
Data In, Data Out
The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University is seeking submissions for “Data In, Data Out,” a group exhibition of contemporary art of all media. Exhibition dates are October 31 through December 16, 2011. $15/5 entries
Curator Jeanne Brasile seeks artwork that is made using algorithmic processes. While there is no generally accepted formal definition of algorithm, it could informally be understood as "a set of rules that precisely defines a sequence of operations." Using the above framework, the set of rules shall be the building blocks that define how an artwork will appear in its final form. It also defines the artists’ creative process. This practice is in opposition to an end result in which a pre-determined image is created through studies. Included artwork shall be a visual manifestation met by following a set of rules or instructions that dictate final visual form through specific acts of sorting, processing or enacting based on the collected data. Artwork is sought in all media to provide a broad interpretation of algorithmically based art. Although computer and digital art will be considered, this is not solely a call for digitally based media.
Click here to download the complete submission form with full details.
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posted September 13, 2011
Sponsored by The Commons and LFPvision
Contact: Luisa Pinzon
WASHINGTON PARK- Now surrounded by commercial and public buildings, the park has been vital to the city since its founding in 1666. Statuary in the 3.4-acre park includes likenesses of George Washington, Christopher Columbus, Seth Boyden, and Abraham Coles. At the park's north end stands a sculpture stanchion -- "The Indian and the Puritan" -- by Gutzon Borglum, who has three other works in Newark. Now we are looking to bring new Sculptures to this historic park to make new history during Newark Arts Council largest art event Open Doors.
Open Doors Studio Tour will take place on October 20-23, 2011. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Open Doors is a 4-day arts tour and community event that is the kick-off to a month long city-wide celebration of Newark, New Jersey's diverse and celebrated contribution to the arts and American culture.
Deadline For Entry: October 7, 2011
Notifications: October 10, 2011
All work must be installed by October 16, 2011
- Artist should submit: a bio or statement related to the submitted work and up to 5 images of the sculpture.
- Safety, size and durability are important considerations. Sculptures and installation must be crafted from materials that are appropriate for extended display in a public outdoor space.
- Artists are responsible for delivery, installation, and removal of sculptures. We will provide limited assistance and supervise installation of all sculptures.
- Works must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit— October 20-23 from the opening date until the closing date.
- Selected Artists will be asked to sign an agreement along with a liability waver.
Email your submissions to:
The mission of the Commons Community Development Corp. is to create and strengthen the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable economic development and community building. Please join us in our request to make Newark a better, safer, and more beautiful city.
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posted September 11, 2011
Media: Performances, public interventions, videos and temporary artwork (2 and 3-dimensional).
Curators Jeanne Brasile and Jade Lien of Rogue Video and Performance seek submissions for a series of out-of-doors performances, interventions, videos and temporary artworks in Newark, New Jersey for its annual Open Doors 2011 event. This event will activate the block that encompasses Broad Street, New Street, Central Avenue and Halsey Street on Saturday, October 22nd from 3pm to 9pm. The exhibition will take place rain or shine.
The exhibition Letting Go addresses the theme of catharsis on the part of the participating artists, the audience or both. Art submissions should respond to the following:
Catharsis is an act of emotional cleansing. It is most commonly used in relation to dramatic theatre and was coined by the philosopher Aristotle in Poetics. This emotional cleansing can be on the part of one of more characters, or on the part of the audience. By bringing repressed ideas or experiences into consciousness, there is a release of tension which is purifying in nature. Catharsis, or purging of emotions, produces profound feelings such as fear, sorrow, pity or even joy. In a broader sense, it can also refer to a sense of restoration, renewal, and revitalization; concepts that are poignant and greatly needed in this complicated emotional landscape we presently occupy. The curators are particularly interested in artwork that will engage the public, particularly incidental viewers.
Please read the following submission guidelines thoroughly:
All forms of performance, video and temporary artworks are welcome
Limit of 5 submissions per artist
Submissions must be accompanied by an artist statement and c.v.
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
Digital files are to be named in the following way: artistname_titleofwork.filetype (example: smith_art.mov or smith_statement.doc)
Indicate clearly whether you are submitting for performance/intervention, videos or temporary artwork
Artworks may not alter or deface property or interfere with pedestrian or motor vehicle traffic.
Artworks must not present a danger to the public.
Applicants are encouraged to contact the curators with questions prior to submitting
Artists are highly encouraged to visit the site prior to submitting
Performances and Interventions
Artists must submit a brief (400 words max) narrative describing their proposed performance or intervention along with video footage, sketches, or still photographs to illustrate your proposal. Please discuss any special requirements you may have. We cannot provide power or equipment. Videos must be submitted in (.mpeg), (.avi), (.mov) or DVD format. Photos must be submitted as (.jpg) or (.jpeg). Performances can take place any time or duration between the hours of 3pm and 9pm.
Artists must submit their videos in DVD, (.mpeg), (.avi) or (.mov) formats. Videos cannot exceed 5 minutes in duration. Videos will be shown on 3 separate continuous loops projected onto buildings at the corner of Central Ave and Broad Streets. Screenings shall take place between 7pm and 9pm. Artists requiring a dedicated viewing must supply their own power and equipment and should submit in the temporary artworks category.
Artists must submit a brief (400 words max) narrative describing their proposed project. Two and three-dimensional site-specific works must be installed by the artist by 1pm on Saturday, October 22. Artists that cannot adhere to this deadline will not be permitted to install their work during viewing hours. Artists are responsible for their own installation and de-installation. De-installation must be no later than 4pm on Sunday, October 23rd. Rogue Video and Performance is not responsible for works left in place beyond the exhibition date nor for damage or loss prior to or during the exhibition.
TO SUBMIT: E-mail email@example.com Sunday, October 2 by 11:59 PM or mail your submission to: Letting Go, Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, 400 S. Orange Avenue, S. Orange, NJ 07079.
Submission Deadline – Sunday October 2nd
Notification Deadline – Monday October 10th
Installation Dates – between Friday October 21 and 1pm on Saturday October 22
De-installation – Saturday October 22nd after 10pm and prior to 4pm through Sunday October 23rd
For more information please contact us at – firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or http://rogueart.org
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posted August 13, 2011
Passport Projects in collaboration with Index Art Center and Submergedart, present an unique opportunity to exhibit their work at The Pavilion during Art Basel Miami in 2012.
Passport Projects announces an open call for artists to submit their artwork for consideration for the Pavilion in Miami FL. Passport Project will present five artists from the submission process at a preview exhibition to take place at Submergedart gallery during Open Doors in October of 2011. These artistswill be shown with featured artists selected by the Passport Projects curatorial team. Two artists will then be selected as finalists by a jury of independent judges in the arts industry to participate in the Pavilion exhibition at Art Miami Basel 2012.
Passport Projects will provide artists with an opportunity to exhibit your work to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors that they might discover your compelling works. This is a great opportunity for emerging and established artists to present your artwork. Passport Projects will also advertise and promote the selected artist for the exhibition. Passport Projects invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for this unique opportunity to present their work at the Passport Pavilion during Art Basel Miami 2012.
Submit your proposals, with no more than 5 jpeg images, or video links to Passport Projects at firstname.lastname@example.org, Please write “Miami” in the subject line.
- Include your full name and all contact info
- Artist Statement
- Brief description and dimensions of work
- All mediums welcome
- Submission fee $35.00 please make checks payable to: Index Art Center
- Passport Projects charges 50% commission on all artwork sold during exhibitions.
The exhibition is open to all visual artists in all mediums, for works that have been completed in the past 2 years. Artists must be 18 years or older and reside in the United States. Each artist may enter 5 original pieces for consideration. Only one digital image can be submitted for each work of art, except for sculpture or installation where 2 views of each submission are allowed. 2-Dimensional works may not exceed 100” in height by 100” in width (excluding the frame) and must be “show ready,” – totally ready for hanging. Three-dimensional works must not exceed 7' in height, nor cover more than 50 square feet of floor area, or weigh more than 300 lbs. Installations are welcome but must not exceed 100 square feet of floor space. Accepted artworks cannot be substituted and are committed for the duration of the exhibit. No artwork shall be returned after installation until the final exhibition date, and artwork will be returned only to the original location and lender or his/her authorized agent on the date(s) stated herein. Passport Projects reserves the right to rejected any accepted works that we feel differ significantly from the submitted image. Passport Projects also reserves the right to reproduced exhibited artwork for all media and publications. Artist are responsible for delivery/pickup of selected works to Index Art Center, Newark NJ. Passport Projects will cover the cost and insurance for transportation of selected work to the Pavilion in Miami FL.
Deadline for submissions and proposals: September 12, 2011
Artists notified of acceptance: September 30, 2011
Passport C/O INDEX
585 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102
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posted July 25, 2011
Download the prospectus and submission form for a New Jersey show—Destination: New Jersey: People and Places.
The exhibition will be displayed at the Clifton Arts Gallery. The purpose of the show is to share results of skilled artists from New Jersey and to educate the public about local and famous people of New Jersey. It includes various historical landmarks and popular places throughout New Jersey destinations. The emphasis is on showcasing the Garden State – people and places.
ELIGIBILITY: This show is open to all artists working in any medium who live or work in New Jersey and match the theme of “Destination: New Jersey~ People and Places”. There is a limit of 2 submissions per artist. All accepted work must be professionally presented and ready for installation or hanging (by wire or D-rings). Work must be available for the entire length of the exhibition. “Destination: New Jersey~ People and Places" encompasses the State of New Jersey. Artists whose work represents their county or town, city or village are eligible, as are any individual whose artwork reflects that of a certain New Jersey landmark or famous person – past or present.
The deadline to submit is Saturday, Aug. 20th.
Director, Clifton Arts Center & Sculpture Park
900 Clifton Ave
Clifton, NJ 07013
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posted July 25, 2011
Arts Unbound, a New Jersey nonprofit that provides art instruction and vocational opportunities for artists with disabilities, is seeking submissions of original artwork from individual artists with disabilities (or from the organizations that represent them) for our Second Annual National Juried Exhibition titled "Originals."
Artwork in all media will be considered. Artists may submit up to three images for consideration. There is very limited space for 3-dimensional/sculptural work.
If artists need assistance in submitting materials, please call Arts Unbound at 973-675-2787, we are happy to help. Limited funds are available to help cover the cost of shipping of accepted works.
There is no fee to submit. Cash awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Download the full prospectus with submission guidelines here.
Good luck to all!
Robert Ramos, Curator, Arts Unbound
Gail Levinson, Executive Director, Arts Unbound
973 675 2787 (P)
Exhibition dates: October 28th - November 28th, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, October 28th, 6-9 pm
Arts Unbound Gallery, Orange, New Jersey
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posted July 13, 2011
Art Connections is the annual fund-raising event for the George Segal Gallery-the crown jewel of the Montclair State Art Galleries. Now in its eighth year, Art Connections has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all mediums.
We are inviting artists to apply to this exhibit, which offers an excellent opportunity for exposure and sales in a venue that is widely supported by Montclair State University's alumni, gallery patrons, and the area's many collectors, curators, and art dealers.
Past exhibits have included works by many noted artists: ceramist Toshiko Takaeshu, Pueblo potters Delores Lewis Garcia, Emma Lewis Mitchell, painters Julie Heffernan, Bisa Washington, Ben Jones, Cora Cohen and sculptors Willie Cole, Chakaia Booker, and Tom Nussbaum.
Proceeds from this event support exhibitions at the George Segal Gallery and care of the University's permanent collection. We look forward to a successful event.
The prospectus is accessible at the gallery's website: www.montclair.edu/segalgallery
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posted June 29, 2011
Request for Proposals
Deadline: August 15, 2011
Tides, a social change nonprofit organization that works to leverage individual and institutional leadership and investment to positively influence local and global communities, is inviting poster designs celebrating the organization's thirty-fifth anniversary from artists, graphic designers, and anyone in the Tides community. (Self-taught artists and amateur designs are encouraged.)
Submissions can be drawn from any area of Tides' issue areas, reflect on building community for social change, or offer visions for a more just and sustainable world.
The winning artist will: have his or her design produced in a limited edition print and featured prominently on the Tides Web site; receive a cash prize of $500; be invited to the New York Foundation for the Arts Art and Social Justice Conference in September 2011; be featured in NYFA's artist spotlight; and be featured in an upcoming Tides Learning Community event.
All finalists in the contest will be featured in the Seed Gallery at the Thoreau Center for Sustainability in San Francisco, and selected entries may appear on the Tides Web site and other publicity materials.
Visit the Tides Web site for complete poster design submission guidelines and for information on Tides' mission and operations.
Get the complete RFP.
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posted June 13, 2011
Arts Guild New Jersey is now accepting entries for NEXUS NJ, an art show open to artists living and/or working in New Jersey, juried by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Associate Curator of Special Projects at El Museo Del Barrio. Artists must be a minimum age of 18 to enter. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 PM on Friday, August 5, 2011.
NEXUS NJ is open to artists working in any medium or style, in two and three dimensions. The size limitation for 2-D work is 36” x 36” framed. Wall hanging pieces must be wired for hanging. The weight limitation for wall-hanging work is 25 lbs. Free-standing pieces may not exceed 40” wide or 40” deep, and 72” high, and/or weigh more than 100 lbs. The show opens on October 23, 2011, and runs through November 17, 2011, at Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving Street in Rahway, NJ. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, October 23, 1:00-4:00 PM. The exhibition and reception are free to the public. The exhibition is wheelchair accessible. There are two ways to enter, by mail and online via Arts Guild New Jersey’s website www.agnj.org. The entry fee is $25/3 entries for current members of Arts Guild New Jersey or $30/3 entries for non-members. The complete prospectus is available at www.agnj.org or by calling 732-381-7511. Exhibiting artists are selected by the juror; submission does not guarantee inclusion in the show.
Rocío Aranda-Alvarado is Associate Curator at El Museo del Barrio where she is working on the exhibition Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, scheduled for 2012 and the S-Files 2011 exhibition. Her work and research focuses on contemporary art and modern and contemporary art of the Americas. She has organized retrospective exhibitions of the work of Chakaia Booker (2004) and Raphael Montañez Ortiz (2006). Ms. Aranda-Alvarado teaches in the Art History Department at the City College of New York. She has been invited to speak at the Smithsonian Institution and the Whitney Museum, among other institutions. Her writing has appeared in various publications including catalogue essays for the Museum of Modern Art and El Museo del Barrio, journals, quarterlies and magazines. The gallery is open during the exhibition on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-4:00 PM, and Monday-Friday by appointment, during office hours. For more information, please call (732) 381-7511, visit www.agnj.org or email email@example.com.
The exhibit program at Arts Guild New Jersey is made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by a grant from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. Horizon Foundation for New Jersey promotes health, well-being and quality of life in New Jersey’s communities. Priority areas include health and the arts. Sponsors of this program are RSI Bank, Rahway, NJ, and ConocoPhillips.
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