VOLUME 53 | ISSUE 2
A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE
ARIZONA COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
Mellon Projecting All Voices Fellowship
ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and ASU Gammage
Location: National
Deadline: March 15, 2020
A program of PAV, the Mellon Fellowship supports underrepresented artists from the Southwest region who are interested in exploring issues of racial equity in the arts, engaging with an educational institution, and participating in an intergenerational mentorship cohort.
ARTbeat 13 Festival | Yuma Art Center
City of Yuma AZ
Location: Yuma, AZ
Deadline: March 27. 2020
ARTbeat is a festival that is all about the celebration of the arts and local culture. Whether it be a local street taco vendor, live music provided by one of the many talented musicians, or one of the many talented artists.
Artist Residency | Spark Box Studio
Spark Box Studio
Location: Ontario, Canada
Deadline: Ongoing
Spark Box Studio’s Artist Residency Program provides live/work space to accommodate both emerging and professional printmakers, photographers, painters, illustrators and writers. Artists-in-residence have access to our professional studio and resources.
The opportunities featured below are selected from listings submitted for inclusion on our website's Jobs and Arts Opportunities boards by the offering/soliciting organization/company. Questions regarding a particular opportunity should be directed to the organization/company listed with the opportunity. 
CALLS FOR ARTISTS
Light Sensitive 2020 Call for Work
Art Intersection
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Deadline: February 26, 2020
Art Intersection invites artists working in traditional photographic processes to submit for our upcoming Light Sensitive exhibition in 2020.

WomenCinemakers | Biennale for Women Filmmakers and Artists, 2020 Edition
WomenCinemakers
Location: Berlin, Germany
Deadline: February 28, 2020
WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its 2020 Biennial Edition.

Opportunity to Exhibit at Vault Gallery at Downtown Library
Arizona State University Library Downtown Phoenix Campus Library
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Arizona State University at the Downtown Phoenix campus (DPC) Library is looking for applications from local visual artists (painters, photographers, etc.) interested in exhibiting their work in its Vault Gallery. Lots of space is available.

Call for Solo Exhibitions 2021
VisArts
Location: Rockville, MD
Deadline: April 5, 2020
VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2020 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery, Common Ground Gallery, and Concourse Gallery.

Call for Submissions | Frame & Frequency VI
VisArts
Location: Rockville, MD
Deadline: April 5, 2020
Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Film & Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture.

Conscious | Art Call
Murze
Location: AZ
Deadline: March 10, 2020
Murze is looking for artists creating artwork exploring our consciousness; the mind - mental health, and mental health activism or artwork created by artists living with mental health issues.

ArtsThrive | Art Exhibition and Benefit
Albuquerque Museum Foundation
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Deadline: March 9, 2020
ArtsThrive is accepting applications for this nationwide call. Visual media is limited to: representative and abstract painting, sculpture & 3D objects, prints (NO off-set or giclee), drawing, photography, jewelry, fiber, glass, & pottery/ceramics.

Exhibit Opportunity | Xico Shipping Container Galleries
Xico Inc.
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Rolling
Xico has an innovative show space that brings the crisp, white presentation of a gallery street-side in downtown Phoenix. These Shipping Container galleries open directly to the crowds and offer not 1 but *3* opportunities for unique, immersive experiences. Open to all mediums and with an emphasis on highlighting Xico’s missions.
COMPETITIONS
Fiber Arts Competition
Flag Wool & Fiber Festival
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Deadline: May 15, 2020
Flag Wool & Fiber Festival is accepting submissions for the Fiber Arts Competition held as part of our annual Wool & Fiber Festival. All fiber artists are encouraged to enter.
GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
FY 2020-21 Arts Grants | Peoria Arts Commission
City of Peoria - Arts & Events
Location: Peoria, AZ
Deadline: April 1, 2020
The City of Peoria Arts Commission is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Arts Grant Program for non-profit Arts Organizations. The purpose of the grant program is to inspire, enhance and support the arts in the City of Peoria.

Arizona Humanities Mini Grants Opportunities
Arizona Humanities
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Next deadline for Project Grants: December 15, 2019, June 15, 2020. Next deadline for Mini Grants: Ongoing
Arizona Humanities supports innovative, community-based projects that use humanities disciplines to connect Arizonans to the cultures, peoples, and histories of the state and beyond.

Artist Grants | Pollock-Krasner Foundation
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: Ongoing
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time.
RESIDENCIES
Artist Residency at Main Street Arts
Main Street Arts
Location: Clifton Springs, NY
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Artists in residence have 24-hour access to a large studio on our second floor. Facilities include 200 sq. ft. studio spaces, an electric kiln, potters wheel, etching press, and more.

2020 VOICES OF THE WILDERNESS | Alaskan Artist-in-Residence Program
US Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and National Park Service
Location: US
Deadline: March 1, 2020
We’re pleased to announce that the Voices of the Wilderness Alaskan artist residency program will be offering twelve unique opportunities sponsored by the US Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and National Park Service in the summer of 2020.

Keyholder Printmaking Studio Residency in NYC
Lower East Side Printshop
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Lower East Side Printshop, NY, offers emerging artists FREE year-long, self-directory residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers in our community printmaking studio.

Tough Art Residency | Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: March 8, 2020, 11:59 pm
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh announces a request for proposals for its annual Tough Art Residency Program. The residency invites artists to work in the museum to develop and create artworks that will be exhibited fall/winter 2020.

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts | 2020 Residencies
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Location: Nebraska City, NE
Deadline: September 1, 2019; March 2, 2020
KHN's residencies, two sessions. Free housing, private studio and $100 per week stipend.
JOBS
Teaching Instructor Opportunities | Phoenix Center for the Arts
Phoenix Center for the Arts/Central Arts Alliance
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Are you an artist? Interested in teaching at Phoenix Center for the Arts or Thunderbird Arts Center? We maintain a robust database of teaching artists. If you are interested in joining our list of qualified instructors, please click the "Get Qualifie

Adult Jewelry & Metals Instructor | Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Mesa Arts Center is seeking instructor(s) to provide beginning and intermediate courses in jewelry and metals, part of the art studios department.

Program Officer | Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
The Program Officer is a member of Piper Trust's program/grantmaking team and works closely with program staff and across all Trust teams including, grants management, finance, strategic learning, and communications; the Program Officer also works co

Director of Development | Scottsdale Arts
Scottsdale Arts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Scottsdale Arts, one of the largest umbrella arts organizations in Arizona, seeks a hands on, dynamic professional to lead and champion our organization through development and outreach. Our unique structure with multidisciplinary arts experiences of

Executive Director | Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Location: Tucson AZ
Deadline: February 29, 2020
The executive director will be a passionate and creative leader who represents the Arts Foundation in the communities of Tucson and Southern Arizona. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to advancing equity in arts funding and repre
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