The Cranston Arts Commission of City of Cranston, RI, invites artists to submit proposals for a public art mural project. The project is for an original mural to be located on an exterior wall of Cross Town Press, 892 Park Ave., Cranston, RI. This location is at the intersection of Park and Pontiac Avenues. This location is a very busy spot in the city, with both driving and walking traffic and is in close proximity to Cranston City Hall, Cranston High School East and many small businesses.
Submissions open to all artists and artist teams, and are due by July 13, 2018 at 4pm. For more information, click here.
Holiday Arts Market
Artists and Artisans of all kinds are encouraged to apply: painters, jewelers, potters, sculptors, clothing designers, photographers, wood workers, glass artists, etc. Submissions will be juried. You or your representative must be at your “booth” for the entire duration of the market. Each vendor will be assigned a space that is approximately 4′ x 8′. Spaces may be shared. Some booth assignments have wall space while others are in the middle of the room. Wall spaces are assigend first come, first served. You may bring lighting; we provide electricity. We are accepting applications from young artists ages 15-25 in our special Emerging Artist Market in Studio B, special rate $25.
Submission deadline is August 15th. For more information and to apply, click here.
Annual Members Show
Theme: lush. and slow
All work that meets the requirements will be hung in the show. All current members of the Jamestown Arts Center may submit ONE piece. New Memberships and renewals will be accepted during registration. Artwork drop off is November 2nd and 3rd. Show awards are juried by Roger Mandle. For more information, click here.
The Clemente is a Puerto Rican/Latino cultural institution that has demonstrated a broad-minded cultural vision and a collaborative philosophy. While the Clemente’s mission is focused on the cultivation, presentation, and preservation of Puerto Rican and Latino culture, it is equally determined to operate in a multicultural and inclusive manner, housing and promoting artists and performance events that fully reflect the cultural diversity of the Lower East Side and the city as a whole.
We are pleased to invite independent curators, emerging artists and arts professionals to submit exhibition proposals to be considered for the two gallery spaces at The Clemente, the Abrazo and the LES Gallery, from July 2019 to June 2020.
Submission Deadline is June 15th, 2018. Application is open to US and non-US residents.
For more information and to submit, click here.
The Director will be responsible for shaping a strategic vision for exhibitions and educational programming that support the College’s core mission, and a broad mission of public engagement intended to expand the impact and visibility of the gallery, its exhibitions, and collection within and beyond the campus community, and to enhance its regional and national reputation. This is a part-time, 10-month position, which follows the academic year from September to June.
The Director of the Beard and Weil Galleries must be a passionate spokesperson and “connector” for the College who will work collaboratively and consultatively with arts faculty, the Arts Manager, and the Curator of the Permanent Collection. The Director will also work with students, including opportunities to teach when available, and foster opportunities for interdisciplinary exhibitions in various departments. The Director will further shape the artistic direction of the galleries by bringing forward the work of emerging young artists, new media, and a more global range of artists working on socially and politically relevant themes.
Responsible for the research and development of collections-based and loan exhibitions, the Director will produce at least three exhibitions per year, including Wheaton Biennials. The Director is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of exhibitions including curating and working with guest curators, attendance at all openings of the gallery, budgeting, shipping and handling, registration, installation, insurance, assisting with fundraising/donor development, especially the Friends of Art, supervision of student gallery monitors, publicity in conjunction with the Office of Marketing and Communications, responding to weather-related operations issues, and maintaining a presence on campus of 20 hours per week.
For more information, click here.
NEFA is excited to have Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) host our CreativeGround team in Providence, RI on May 30th! Members of our staff will facilitate office hour sessions to provide guidance on updating user profiles on CreativeGround to meet roster profile minimum requirements.
What is CreativeGround? CreativeGround is NEFA’s regional online directory of artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses. Among many other dynamic features and functions, CreativeGround allows artists to display their designation as a vetted member of various New England State Arts Agency rosters. For example, Rhode Island’s Education Roster* can be found here.
Our May 30th office hours are specifically for Teaching Artists on RISCA’s Rhode Island Education Roster. Teaching artists on the roster can sign up for a timeslot by clicking the button below:
Be sure to select the timeslot that works for you from the “Available Dates” dropdown menu at the top of the Eventbrite registration page!
Not on the roster and/or not based in Rhode Island, but interested in having the CreativeGround team come to your community? Please don’t register for this event, AND please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us more about your CreativeGround event wants and needs!
The event space is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs. Please contact Daniela at email@example.com if other accommodations are needed for your full participation.