FEBRUARY 2017
A monthly newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts
Top FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES 
Workshop
AZ ArtWorker: Roundtable moderated by Adriana Gallego   
Friday, March 3, 6:00 - 8:00 pm | Tucson, AZ 
Join us for a lively roundtable conversation of arts professionals from around the country, moderated by Adriana Gallego, artist and Deputy Director of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture. 

This event is free and open to the public. but space is limited, registration required
Register for AZ ArtWorker roundtable
NEA Grants
Create/Change: AZ
May 22 - May 24, 2017 | Tempe, AZ
Create/Change is a 3-day intensive institute developed by Anne Basting and the TimeSlips team, which focuses on transforming care for elders through creative engagement. Since 2012 the Institute has been held every other year in Milwaukee; Create/Change: AZ brings this exciting learning opportunity to Arizona!

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NEA FY17 Grants for Organizations
Deadline: March 8, 2017
Projects may consist of one or more specific events or activities. Projects do not have to be new. Excellent existing projects can be just as competitive as new activities. Projects do not need to be big either; small projects that can make a difference in their community or field are welcome.

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Critical Response Process Intensive
Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process: One-Day Intensive   
Sunday, May 21, 2017 | Tempe, AZ 
This introductory workshop explores the values that support useful critique and offers hands-on experience in the four steps and three roles of CRP. Through skill-building in observation, discerning and managing our own responses, and forming powerful questions, we will explore variations on CRP useful in coaching, teaching, collaboration, and creative process.
 
Register for CRP Intensive

Special Offer
Planning to attend Create/Change: AZ? Conference registrants are eligible for a discount on Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process!

ARIZONA ARTS OPPORTUNITIES
Desert Artisans Gallery
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: Open
Desert Artisans' Gallery, Tucson's longest running artists' cooperative, is currently looking for local artists with emphasis on abstract art, metal, fiber art, blown glass and modern, unusual pottery.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTS OPPORTUNITIES
Call for Submissions  
The Matador Review  
Location: Chicago, IL
Deadline: February 28, 2017
The Matador Review is an online literature and art quarterly based in Chicago, Illinois. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. We are accepting submissions for our Spring 2017 publication through February 28.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
GRANTS & FUNDING
Pima County Youth Arts Award (PCYAA)  
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: February 21, 2017
The Pima County Youth Arts Award is an opportunity to earn a scholarship toward an Associate Degree at Pima Community College. The awards are made possible in collaboration with the Pima Community College Foundation and the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000.
ARTS JOBS
Development Director/Cultural Development Coordinator 
Mesa Arts Center/City of Mesa
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: February 21, 2017
The Cultural Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing fundraising activities of the Arts and Culture Department. Responsibilities involve developing funding sources and implementing a broad number of fundraising programs including: corporate, foundation, state, and federal government grant applications; membership programs; cultivation and solicitation of individual donors; obtaining underwriting for arts and culture programs; and when needed and appropriate, developing endowment and capital campaigns.
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ARTIST PROGRAMS  
Gabriela Muñoz 
Artist Programs Manager
gmunoz@azarts.gov 
This monthly online newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts provides Arizona artists with relevant local, national and international opportunities, including announcements of agency programs and services, upcoming artist grant opportunities and application deadlines, and much more.

Job and Arts Opportunities listings on the website are maintained by Arts Commission staff and are not comprehensive. Questions regarding a listed opportunity should be directed to the corresponding contact person identified in the posting. 

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