November 2016
A monthly newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts
George Yepes: Chicano Vision   
November 17, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00pm | Phoenix Art Museum
Xico Arte Y Cultura presents a lecture by George Yepes. Born in Tijuana and raised in East Los Angeles' City Terrace neighborhood, Yepes' work has taken him from East L.A. to Princeton, NASA, Dubai, and Hollywood. With grand scale and furious momentum, Yepes has painted eloquent social, historical and sacred images onto the facades of  museums, churches, guitars, and album covers. Lecture is free to the public, but RSVP is required.

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Richard Montoya
AZ ArtWorker: Richard Montoya   
November 14, 2016, 6:30 - 9:00pm| Phoenix Center for the Arts
In November 2016, AZ ArtWorker will partner with Teatro Bravo to present a writing and acting workshop with Richard Montoya, co-founder of Chicano theatre group, Culture Clash. Participants will focus on the use of satire and humor to address social and culturally relevant content. This workshop is ideal for playwrights and actors whose work addresses identity and social justice. 
Register for workshop
Space is extremely limited. Registration required.

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Arts Learning Collaboration Grants
Deadline: 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, after-school, or during summer/inter-session and in-services. 
Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants
Deadline: 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.

Professional Development Grants
Deadline: February 2, 2017 
Professional Development Grants provide funding support for participation in artistic development and skills building activities or opportunities that contribute to professional growth and career development. 
2017 Governor's Arts Awards Nominations
Deadline: December 16, 2016
Arizona Citizens for the Arts is now accepting nominations for awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the arts and the cultural life of our state. 

Dance/AZ: Shaping the Future of Arizona Dance  
National Dance Project  
Location: Mesa, AZ
Event: November 19, 2016, 1:00-5:00pm 
Facilitated by Liz Lerman, Yvonne Montoya, and National Dance Project (NDP) Advisors, this convening brings together Arizona's diverse community of dance professionals to envision a future for our field together! Whether you're an independent dance artist, a dance company, dance educator, organization/venue/group who presents dance, or dance supporter, come share your voice in creating an inclusive vision for dance in our state.
Self-Directed & Instructional Artist & Writers Residencies  
Arquetopia Foundation  
Location: Puebla & Oaxaca, Southern Mexico
Deadline: November 30, 2016 
Arquetopia Foundation Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, culinary professionals, and cultural researchers age 25 and over.
Open Call to Visual Artists
Ormond Memorial Art Museum  
Location: Ormond Beach, FL 
Deadline: December 2, 2016 
The Ormond Memorial Art Museum is accepting submissions from artists in a variety of styles and media for exhibitions in late 2017 and 2018. Individual and small group submissions are welcome. The museum is not able to cover shipping costs of work.
Call for Entries | Mentor Fellowship Program  
Native Arts & Cultures Foundation  
Location: Portland, OR 
Deadline: November 22, 2016
The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation's new Mentor Fellowship program will award accomplished American Indian and Alaska Native artists to mentor emerging artist apprentices in the Traditional Arts or Contemporary Visual Arts categories. The program's goal is to improve creative development, artistic rigor, and intergenerational cultural and traditional knowledge perpetuation by fostering the growth of Native artist mentors and apprentices, and empowering them to play an integral role in their communities.
Grant Programs for Mature Visual Artists 
Gottlieb Foundation  
Location: New York, NY 
Deadline: December 15, 2016
Available to painters, printmakers and sculptors with a minimum of 20 years in a mature phase; grant amounts are determined each year. Assists mature painters, printmakers and sculptors suffering from a recent, unforeseen catastrophic event (fire, flood, medical emergency), who have a minimum of ten years in a mature phase; grant amounts range depending on the need and circumstances of the individual applicant. 
Visual Arts Coordinator  
City of Chandler  
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: November 19, 2016
The Visual Arts Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the programming, purchasing, and display of visual arts for the City, the Chandler Arts Commission, and the Vision Gallery.
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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.

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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