VOLUME 52 | ISSUE 7
A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE
ARIZONA COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
Now Hiring: Artist Programs Manager
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Apply by August 12, 2019
The Artist Programs Manager provides thought leadership, conceptual and managerial oversight related to programs supporting the work of individual artists practicing in diverse creative disciplines across Arizona.

The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic individual who values the agency’s mission and authentic artist and community engagement. The ideal candidate also has experience working alongside artists, arts workers, and community representatives to plan and implement multi-part projects, and possesses strong leadership skills, the ability to engage others in productive collaboration, and an interest in ongoing learning.
Arts & Healing Programs Coordinator
Aliento
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: August 5, 2019
The program coordinator’s role is to plan and execute arts and healing workshops using a model that has been already created, as well as adapting and improving it to align to Aliento’s mission and values.
NOW•FRIENDS Artist Residency
NOW Open Studio
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: August 10, 2019
NOW Open Studio, in partnership with House of Friends, Kenya presents artist residency opportunities in Nairobi, Kenya; Africa starting in 2020. During the 2-week residency, artists are encouraged to step out of what they would typically consider their “work.”
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
Theatre Director Fellowship | Yuma Art Center
Yuma Art Center
Location: Yuma, AZ
Deadline: July 31, 2019
The Yuma Art Center is accepting submissions for the annual theatre fellowship program. The selected fellow will direct a full length theatrical production for the Center's 10th annual dinner theatre production in February 2020.
 
Call for Artists | Work and Family
ASU Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Watts College of Public Service at ASU is accepting submissions of 2-dimensional art and photography on the topic of work/family balance.
 
Call for Ideas for Neighborhood Prototype Projects
Mesa Arts Center
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Mesa Arts Center seeks proposals for temporary projects (prototypes) that respond to specific needs identified by neighborhood residents and community members to make areas more interesting, interactive, comfortable, safe, inviting, or functional.
 
The Matador Review seeks Fall 2019 Submissions
The Matador Review
Location: Online
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Alternative magazine The Matador Review is seeking submissions for Fall 2019.

Call to Artists | Non-Traditional Art Show
Chandler Downtown Library
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: September 2, 2019
Calling all artists who would like to showcase select non-traditional art pieces at the Chandler Downtown Library on Saturday, September 21st. The show will consist of a gallery walk from 2-3 pm, followed by a panel discussion from 3-4 pm.
 
Call to Artists | Third Space: The Pride of North Side
Third Space TX
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Deadline: September 5, 2019
Third Space: The Pride of North Side is currently seeking artists and vendors for its first festival event on October 5, 2019.
 
Día de los Muertos 2019 | Call for Altars / Convocatoria para Altares
Burton Barr Central Library
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: September 6, 2019
Burton Barr Central Library is seeking proposals for altars inspired by the Día de los Muertos tradition. Burton Barr Central Library convoca a artistas, inspirados por la celebración del Día de los Muertos, propongan altares para exhibirlos.
 
Form and Function: Fiber Arts for the 21st Century
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Location: San Jose, CA
Deadline: September 12, 2019
The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is pleased to announce the Second Artist Member’s Exhibition in the museum’s Porcella Gallery. Creatives who are current Artist Members may apply to exhibit one work in the exhibition.
 
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.
CONFERENCES/WEBINARS/WORKSHOPS
Call for Exhibitors | Meet Your Literary Community Event
Meet Your Literary Community Event
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Engage with over 1,000 community members at our second annual Meet Your Literary Community event at the Phoenix Public Market on Saturday, October 5. Individuals of all creative writing backgrounds, activities, and experience levels are welcome to apply.
 
29th International Sculpture Conference: The Multifaceted Maker
International Sculpture Center
Location: Portland, OR
Deadline: September 16, 2019
Conference programming will include the annual ISC littleSCULPTURE show; ARTSlams & breakout sessions; engaging panel discussions at the Portland Art Museum; keynote address; evening networking events at PNCA and PSU; optional art & culture trips to artist’s studios, with pre- and post-conference tours, activities, and workshops.
 
A3C Festival & Conference
A3C Festival & Conference
Location: Atlanta, GA
Deadline: October 8-13, 2019
A3C Festival & Conference brings together a series of unforgettable performances and experiences from over 1,000 artists celebrating hip-hop's past, present and future.
GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Jazz Road Touring Funds Available
SouthArts
Location: United States
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Emerging and mid-career jazz artists—take your music to places it’s never been with a grant from @southarts Jazz Road. Apply for up to $15,000 to support a multi-city tour.
 
Call for SNAAP Research Fellows
SNAAP
Location: United States
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) is pleased to announce the availability of SNAAP Research Fellowships. Two 12-month SNAAP Research Fellowships will be awarded $5,000 each. Individuals or teams of researchers can apply.
 
USArtists International Grant Program
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Location: United States
Deadline: September 5, 2019, November 22, 2019 and April 1, 2020
USArtists International is a grant program for performing artists/ensembles in the United States and its territories. The program helps fund U.S. artists to travel abroad and perform at significant cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces abroad, professionally developing U.S. artists and creating international cultural exchange opportunities.
RESIDENCIES
Call for Poetry Teaching Artists & Educators
Scottsdale Arts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: August 30, 2019
Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach’s Cultural Connections Through the Arts program is seeking artists and/or educators to lead classroom-based poetry and spoken word residency services.
 
2020 Residencies
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Location: Nebraska City, NE
Deadline: September 1, 2019; March 1, 2020
KHN's residencies, two sessions. Free housing, private studio and $100 per week stipend.

Call for Artists | Rio Compartido/Shared River Program
Lowe House Project Artist Residency
Location: Tubac, AZ
Deadline: September 2, 2019
Lowe House Project artist residency program is inviting artists working in any media to participate in Rio Compartido/Shared River, an exhibit focusing on the shared cultural and environmental heritage of the bi-national Borderlands Santa Cruz River.

National Playwright Residency Program | Call for Applications
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Location: United States
Deadline: September 12, 2019
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons at Emerson College, established the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP) in 2013. The program provides three years of salary, benefits, and a flexible research and development fund for a diverse group of American playwrights at selected theaters around the country.
JOBS
Volunteer Coordinator
City of Mesa
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: July 18, 2019
There is currently one vacancy in the i.d.e.a. Museum that is part-time, non-benefited, and grant-funded; however, this recruitment will be used to create a Citywide list to fill future vacancies and position types.

Patron Services Coordinator
City of Chandler
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: July 26, 2019
The City of Chandler Cultural Development Department is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of Patron Services Coordinator . This is a full-time position assigned to the Chandler Center for the Arts.

Full Time Theatre Teaching Artist
Arizona School for the Arts
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: July 31, 2019
This faculty member will teach theatre to middle school and high school students enrolled in the program, approximately 20 students per class, with a total of 4 classes, in various content areas.

Box Office Manager
Arizona Musicfest
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Arizona Musicfest seeks a highly organized and personable Box Office Manager who possesses a passion for helping people, for creating relationships, for analyzing and managing data, and for promoting music of multiple genres.

Controller
Herberger Theater Center
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
The Herberger Theater Center is seeking a full time Financial Controller for immediate employment. This position provides all accounting services for the Center, including the tracking of income and expenditures, payroll, taxes and benefits.
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