January 2017
A monthly newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts
Top FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES 
Professional Development Grants
Professional Development Grants   
Application Deadline: 11:59pm February 2, 2017  
Professional Development Grants (PDG) are designed to assist Arizona artists, arts administrators and arts educators with funding support for participation in professional development and skills-building activities which contribute to significant professional growth.

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Arts Learning Collaboration Grants
Application Deadline for Cycle C: 11:59pm February 2, 2017
Arts Learning Collaboration Grants enhance the work of arts educators, classroom teachers and school-based arts programs through collaborative projects taking place in-school (during regular school hours), after-school, or during summer/inter-session and in-services.

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Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants
Application Deadline for Cycle C: 11:59pm February 2, 2017
Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants enhance the work of community and social service organizations/ governmental entities through partnership projects with professional teaching artists and/or arts organizations.

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Next 50 Creative Spark
NEA Grants
Next50: Creative Spark
Your stories, talent, and dreams drive our Next50 initiative. We want to learn from and with you. Your Creative Spark submissions help us to better understand your perspectives and aspirations, and consider changes to our service in response. Share an original photo, short video or audio recording, a poem, or a brief message online or by mail.

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines from the National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: Varies by Program   
Grant funds available for organizations and individuals. Categories include Art Works, Challenge America, Creativity Connects, Our Town, Research. Creative Writing Fellowships and Translation Project Grants available to individuals. 
 
ARIZONA ARTS OPPORTUNITIES
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTS OPPORTUNITIES
Call for ART MUGSHOTS  
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery  
Location: Portland, OR
Deadline: February 5, 2017
Artists are invited to explore the theme and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. This exhibit has a focus on ceramic work and the portrait, but all 2D and 3D mediums are welcome and works can be abstract, symbolic, realistic, representational, minimalist, or contemporary.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Call for Artists in Residence  
The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center  
Location: West Rutland, VT
Deadline: January 27, 2017
Artist Residencies at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center offer sculptors opportunities for inspiration and to create new work in the former marble quarry and manufacturing area of Vermont. Residencies are from 1 to 3 months, featuring artists working in a diverse range of materials and techniques.
GRANTS & FUNDING
ArtsLink Project Grants  
ArtsLink
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: January 16, 2017
ArtsLink Projects provides support to US artists, curators, presenters and arts organizations undertaking projects in any of the 37 eligible countries. Applicants must be working with an artist or organization in that region and projects should be designed to benefit participants and audiences in both the US and the host country.
ARTS JOBS
Guitar Elective Instructor | Part Time 
Mesa Arts Academy  
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: Ongoing
A candidate for the Part Time Guitar Teacher position must be working in the music/education field and be able to work with 6th-8th grade students. Candidates will also be collaborating on various projects for performances throughout the year. In addition, this person must be a team player, be organized, personable, and self-motivated.
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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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