MARCH 2017
A monthly newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts
Competitive Grantwriting Workshop for Artists   
Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Raices Taller | Tucson, AZ 
Join us at Raices Taller 222 in Tucson on Saturday, March 18, for a free workshop designed to help artists craft superior grant applications. Whether you're an emerging artist just learning the ropes or a seasoned pro looking to polish your presentation, this workshop covers the fundamentals while offering an insiders perspective on what funders and review panelists are looking for in a grant application.  Using the Arts Commission's Artist Research and Development Grant as a model, participants will learn the essential components of a strong application as they play the role of reviewers in a mock grant review panel.

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, registration required.
Register for Creative Aging Workshop
Critical Response Process Intensive
Create/Change: AZ
May 22 - May 24, 2017 | Tempe, AZ
Create/Change is a 3-day intensive institute developed by Anne Basting and the Time Slips 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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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 Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process. Registration discount available to Create/Change: AZ registrants.

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Master-Apprentice Grants
Master-Apprentice Award Program | Southwest Folklife Alliance   
Deadline: May 1, 2017
This year Southwest Folklife Alliance (SFA) will make 8 awards to pairs of Arizona-based artists/tradition bearers: at $2,500 for the Master along with $500 to an emerging artist/tradition bearer engaged in learning and transmission of traditional knowledge. The pair should anticipate working together for one year.


2017 Juried Showcase  
Western Arts Alliance Conference 
Location: Seattle, WA
Deadline: March 31, 2017
Part of the official Western Arts Alliance conference program, September 5-8, 2017, Juried Showcases highlight artists from various disciplines who have been selected from a competitive pool of applicants by a committee of WAA members.
Sustaining the Arts Grants  
City of Tempe
Location: Tempe, AZ
Deadline: 6 Weeks Before Event
Sustaining the Arts Grants are available to individual artists and non-profit organizations to fund initiatives that support the long-term development of communities, artists, and arts organizations. Projects supported by this grant could be in the form of civic dialogue, community organizing, panels, training, workshops, or conference. Initiatives funded by the grant must take place in Tempe and be open to other artists and organizations.
Development Administrator 
Free Arts Arizona 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: March 12, 2017
Responsible for managing and administering the grants program, development calendar and reporting, and the donor database for non-profit organization which heals homeless and abused children through artistic expression. Free Arts programs include creative elements that promote safety, self-expression and a sense of belonging. All Free Arts programs, delivered by volunteers and artists, serve more than 8,000 children annually through partnerships with 42 social service child welfare agencies at 100+ sites across Maricopa County.
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Youth Arts Programming Assistant
City of Tempe Arts and Culture Division
Location: Tempe, AZ
Deadline: March 13, 2017
This position is responsible for programming early childhood arts events for 1-6 year olds at the Edna Vihel Center. Events include Free Art Fridays and Tea Time Thursdays, as well as developing and implementing new programming. This role requires related professional experience and completed coursework in early childhood education, arts education, visual arts, performing arts, museum studies and/or arts administration.
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Art Associate Professor  
Eastern Arizona College 
Location: Thatcher, AZ 
Deadline: March 27, 2017
Eastern Arizona College's District Offices are located in Thatcher, a beautiful rural area with easy access to arid as well as mountainous recreation. The College is located approximately 125 miles northeast of Tucson and 165 miles southeast of Phoenix. EAC is a comprehensive community college offering five associate degrees across nearly 50 programs of study.

Associate Director of Facilities and Operations 
Scottsdale Arts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Oversees the strategic and day to day planning, scheduling, preparing and maintenance of Scottsdale Arts managed facilities.Full time position, flexible hours (evenings and weekends included). Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, ltd. 401K after one year. Paid Time Off plan plus holidays.
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School Assistant
School of Ballet Arizona
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Ballet Arizona is looking for an assistant to join its team. The School Assistant provides administrative support to staff, teachers, parents, and students of the School of Ballet Arizona (SBAZ). The School Assistant must maintain knowledge of the SBAZ mission, policies, and programs and must be able to effectively communicate such matters when appropriate. The incumbent will provide administrative support, such as reception support and maintenance of registration records. In every situation, the Assistant must project a positive image of the School.
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Scottsdale Artists' School
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Scottsdale Artists' School was founded in 1983 by a group of artist and community members who shared a passion for art. The School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization who is dedicated the artistic enrichment of the community and to developing the capabilities of artists and aspiring artists of all ages by teaching the applied fundamentals of fine art. The School offers year-round workshops and weekly classes, youth and teen programs, a classical training program, artists demonstrations, and open studio sessions.
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Gabriela Muñoz 
Artist Programs Manager 
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.

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