Wickford Art Association Call for Art: Going Green

The Wickford Art Association (WAA) is presenting “Going Green”, a fine art exhibit exploring the color green, the rebirth of our earth’s landscape and the environment, including recycling, reusing and repurposing. The open juried show runs from May 25 to June 17, 2018. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.

The Call for Art is Tuesday, May 22nd from 11 AM to 6 PM, Wednesday, May 23rd from 11 AM to 7 PM and Thursday, May 24th from 11 AM to 3 PM. Artists may refer to our website for submission guidelines and entry fees. Show registration is open to artists in any fine art medium. The juror is Tom Deininger, from Bristol, RI a contemporary artist and environmentalist who is known for his abstract paintings and large found and recycled object artworks.

Call for Proposals: The Doors of Make Room

Make Room, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization working to address the rental housing crisis in America, will commission 11 individual artists from across the nation to participate in the creation of a world-class public art exhibition in Washington, D.C., called “The Doors of Make Room,” as part of National Month For Renters.

Each of the 11 artists will paint a distinctive fiberglass door to be exhibited as part of a public art display in Washington, DC. “The Doors of Make Room” will be displayed on the streets of the nation’s capital in 11 different public and private spaces, including high tourist and/or traffic locations, from September 14 to 25, 2018. Artists will be given 72 hours to execute their design, in person, at a professional work studio in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area that will be provided by one of Make Room’s partner organizations.

Individual artists with professional and/or emerging qualifications are encouraged to respond to this RFP. Artists may submit up to three (3) designs in the form of two-dimensional drawings, renderings or paintings. Artists must be able to replicate their design in the two-dimensional format covering the entire door within the 72 hours provided.

Each artist will receive a $1,000 honorarium and up to $450 for supplies, covering their design fee and all costs associated with execution and materials. For the painting process, Make Room will additionally cover travel, accommodation and meals for each artist as well as provide a professional work studio through one of its partner organizations.

For more information, click here.

Call For Art: 2018 CSF Exhibit

The goal of this exhibit is to represent the visual interpretation between art, science and medicine as it relates to neurometabolic disorders, specifically connective tissue and cerebrospinal (CSF) disorders. CSF Disorders are conditions that create a change in CSF pressure, which often lead to numerous neurological and physiological symptoms. Two-and three-dimensional work will be accepted. No video. Use discretion in the presentation of works that contain nudity, or touch on racial, ethnic, political or religious issues, as the gallery is in a government building. All work must be exhibition-ready to install with the appropriate hardware.

Submission deadline is May 11. For more information, click here.

URI’s Harrington School seeks a Manager of their Broadcast Center

Participate in a leading role in the renovation and transformation of the TV studio in the Harrington School of Communication and Media into a state-of-the-art video/sound recording, production, and broadcast center. Utilize extensive experience in video and audio production and engineering, as well as entrepreneurial thinking, to then lead and manage the new broadcast center. Collaborate with faculty and teach students in this new communication and media hub. Articulate and implement the vision and agenda for developing the broadcast center into a critical resource on campus and an asset for representing the Harrington School and the University of Rhode Island to the world.

Application deadline is June 8th. For more information and to apply, click here.

Imago Gallery Calls for Emerging Artists Under 30

Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) invites emerging regional artists 30 and under to submit their work for a juried exhibition at IMAGO Gallery during the summer of 2018. This is an opportunity for young artists to gain visibility.  The selected work will be displayed with Imago member artists’ artwork in a group exhibit. All media will be accepted.

Selected work will be on view July 26 – September 2. An artist reception will be held July 27 from 6-8 p.m.

The deadline for online submissions is Sunday, May 27. For more information and to submit work, click here.

3 Days Left To Submit A Proposal To Present At the College Art Association Conference, NYC, Feb 2019

There are three days left to submit your proposal for the 107th CAA Annual Conference in New York, February 13-16, 2019. The deadline for proposals is April 27, 2018. The submissions are rolling in, but we still want to hear from pre-modern scholars and artists practicing pre-modern methods. We want your submissions! The CAA Annual Conference thrives when we have submissions from a wide range of professionals in the visual arts.
CAA invites session proposals from visual arts professionals working across the field in all disciplines.
Join your colleagues and fellow professionals in creating the programming for the largest gathering of art historians, artists, designers, curators, arts administrators, museum professionals, and others in the visual arts.
More information on Submission Types and Key Dates can be found on the CAA website and on the submissions portal.

AS220 Seeking Industries Director and Industries Community Membership Manager

The AS220 Industries seeks to foster a diverse community of artists and makers by providing affordable access to resources and educational experiences in wide range of artistic disciplines including printmaking, digital fabrication, photography and media arts.

The Industries Director’s primary responsibility is to oversee programmatic offerings, ensuring they are are affordable and relevant to meeting demands of artists, members and students while maintaining and growing the financial sustainability of the Industries Program. The Industries Director manages staff, including the Community Membership Manager, Facilities Coordinator and Open Hardware Community Manager as direct reports.

The Community Membership Manager will be the person on the front line working most closely with members to foster community and implement systems and policies that create an accessible and welcoming space.  Day to day duties include assisting current members working in the space and signing up and orienting new members. The Community Membership Manager will coordinate member volunteer hours and oversee membership committees and Industries events. In the longer term, the Community Membership Manager will work to identify trends, track and analyse usage and gather input from members regarding interest. This position will work closely with the Facilities Coordinator and Industries Director to develop and implement policies and systems.

For more information and to apply, click here.