VOLUME 52 | ISSUE 12
A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE
ARIZONA COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
Artist Programs Coordinator (Grant-Funded) | Arizona Commission on the Arts
First review of applications will take place January 2, 2019.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts seeks a motivated and community-focused Artist Programs Coordinator. This grant-funded position assists with the creative development and delivery of programs, grants, and initiatives serving culturally-specific artist communities, particularly those indigenous to the Southwest.
Call for Public Art | Chandler Parking Garage Seating Area
City of Chandler
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: January 7, 2019
The Chandler Arts Commission is looking for qualified artists or artist teams to create a public art installation that will be incorporated into the design of the new parking garage on Site 6 in downtown Chandler. The project will consist of an artistic seating area to compliment the parking garage that will be constructed as part of the New Square.
Call for Public Art | Chandler Parking Garage Shade Structure
City of Chandler
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: January 7, 2019
The Chandler Arts Commission is looking for qualified artists or artist to create a public art installation that will be incorporated into the design of the new parking garage in downtown Chandler. The project will consist of a large shade structure to compliment the parking garage that will be constructed as part of the New Square development.
Public Art Project | Mosaic for Joel Montalvo Park
City of Flagstaff
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Deadline: January 11, 2019
The City of Flagstaff, through its Beautification and Public Art Commission (BPAC) is soliciting proposals from Mosaicists to create a Mosaic for Joel Montalvo Park.
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
Call for Entry | Figurative Works II
Foundry Art Centre
Location: St. Charles, MO
Deadline: December 31, 2018
The Foundry Art Centre is now accepting submissions for "Figurative Works II", an international all-media exhibition. Artists are encouraged to submit up to three pieces of artwork representing the human form.

LEAP Emerging Artist Opportunity in the Craft Field
Contemporary Craft
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: 31-Dec-18
The program recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for these early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market. The yearlong retail program markets and sells the work of one winner, who also receives a $1,000 prize, and 4 finalists.

Call to Artists | Image & Word
Kaviar Forge & Gallery
Location: Louisville, KY
Deadline: January 11, 2019
Kaviar Gallery is currently accepting submissions from artists utilizing text and exploring written language in their visual art practice. Image & Word will be a juried group show of text-based art.

Light Sensitive 2019 Call for Work
Art Intersection
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Deadline: January 19, 2019
Art Intersection presents Light Sensitive, an annual juried exhibition of images created using traditional darkroom and historical and alternative photographic processes and methods.

Call for Artists | Everything Beautiful Art Walk
Cast Salon and Spa
Location: Phoenix AZ
Deadline: February 1, 2019
We are offering a free sponsored venue for artists to share their art with the local community.

Franconia Sculpture Park 2019 Artist Fellowships
Franconia Sculpture Park
Location: Shafer, MN
Deadline: February 2, 2019
Located on 43-acres in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, 45 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, USA. Franconia offers a place where artists live, create, and exhibit three-dimensional artwork. Artists push themselves to achieve new visions at Franconia, beyond what they ever thought was possible. 

Call for Entries | Pollen Path Exhibition at Tohono Chul
Tohono Chul
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: January 14, 2019
Artists are asked to contribute works of art that focus on the desert’s pollen producers and transporters – in isolation or in concert – in microcosm or macrocosm. The possibilities are endless. Artists from the region are invited to submit 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional works in any media for consideration in this curated exhibition.

Call to Visual and Performance Artists: 2018-2019 Season
Alwun House Foundation
Location: Phoenix AZ
Deadline: Varies
Downtown Phoenix' nationally recognized contemporary arts pioneer, Alwun House, enters its 48th season pushing creative boundaries, showcasing and promoting local, regional visual and performance artists.
CONFERENCES/WEBINARS/WORKSHOPS
Creative Center Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Healthcare and Creative Aging 2019
The Creative Center Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Healthcare and Creative Aging
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: December 28, 2018
The Creative Center Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Healthcare and Creative Aging 2019. Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22, 2019.

Artist Workshops and Webinars | Creative Capital
Creative Capital
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: Ongoing
Developed by artists for artists, Creative Capital’s workshops and webinars provide career, community, and confidence building tools for artists.​ Workshop and webinar leaders are practicing artists and experts, and many are Creative Capital awardees.

Financial Planning Networking for Artists | Curator Engine
Curator Engine
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: Ongoing
Our team of curators is constantly searching for new opportunities for local art in local projects. With Curator Engine, artists simply upload the art that they currently have and any concepts or past projects that allow us to understand their capabilities. This creates a large database of portfolios for our Curators to access when seeking the right art for a client.
GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Scholarships to Pilchuck Glass School
Arizona Glass Alliance
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Arizona Glass Alliance will be providing a $2,500 scholarship to the Pilchuck Glass School for the summer or fall program of 2019. The scholarship results from the recommendation of our Board of Directors, and has been worked out by our Grants Committee with Pilchuck management.

Alice Award in Publishing | JM Kaplan Fund
J. M. Kaplan Fund/Furthermore
Location: Hudson, NY
Deadline: March 1, September 1
The $25,000 Alice Award is sponsored annually by Furthermore grants in publishing, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund and awarded to an illustrated book of distinction. The candidates are chosen by the jury from among books previously supported by Furthermore.

Arts Grants | Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Deadline: March 1 (letter of inquiry for April 15 application date)
Funding from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation is currently available to support direct costs for catalogues and other publications accompanying contemporary art exhibitions and projects, especially those supporting emerging and under-recognized artists, and produced by organizations outside the nation’s cultural centers. Limited funds are also available for publications related to the grantee organization and its programs or collections.

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.

CERF+ Emergency Relief for Craft Artists
CERF+
Location: Montpelier, VT
Deadline: Ongoing
CERF+ provides assistance to craft artists who have experienced a recent, serious emergency or is dealing with a major setback due to illness, accident, fire, natural disaster, or other type of unexpected event.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: Rolling
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.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
Call for Scripts | 2019 VSA Playwright Discovery Award Program
VSA Kennedy Center
Location: Washington, DC
Deadline: January 23, 2019
Young writers with disabilities and collaborative groups that include students with disabilities, in the U.S. grades 6-12 (or equivalents) or ages 11-18 for non-U.S. students, are invited to explore the disability experience through the art of writing for performance—in the form of plays, screenplays, or music theater. 

Call for High School Art | Western Governors' Association "Celebrate the West"
Western Governors' Association
Location: United States
Deadline: April 28, 2019
The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce its 4th Annual "Celebrate the West" regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state.
RESIDENCIES
Call for Artists in Residence | Summer 2019
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center
Location: West Rutland, VT
Deadline: January 25, 2019
The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is accepting applications for Artists in Residence for the 2019 Summer season through January 25, 2019.

Arts Residency on the Greek Island of Skopelos
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
Location: Skopelos Island, Greece
Deadline: Application 90 days prior to arrival and preferably before
The SkopArt studios are equipped for printmakers, painters, clay artists, video and digital photographers. The residency is for a length from 2-4 weeks upon application and approval from the Board of Directors. The staff welcomes artists of all ages and eagerly wishes the experience to be inspiring, rewarding and the artist will enjoy the welcoming spirit and culture of the Greek people.

2019-20 American Music Abroad Applications Open
American Voices
Location: United States
Deadline: January 20, 2019 11:59pm PST
AMA is an international exchange program designed to communicate America’s rich musical contributions and diverse culture to audiences around the world. Approximately 17 ensembles will be selected to embark on a 20-day multi-country tour, where they will engage with international audiences through public concerts, interactive performances with local musicians, lectures and demonstrations, workshops, jam sessions, and media interviews.

Dawson Award | Month Residency and $1,000 Bursary
Spark Box Studio
Location: Picton, ON
Deadline: March 1, 2019 by midnight
One artist will receive a month-long residency at our studio in Prince Edward County, plus the $1,000 Dawson bursary. The selected applicant will be granted a semi-private studio space and be given access to the Spark Box Studio equipment and resources. As well, the winner will be provided with living accommodations for their month-long stay.

Canadian 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.

Artist in Residence Opportunities | National Park Service
National Park Service
Location: United States
Deadline: Year Round
There are programs for visual artists, writers, musicians, and other creative media. Programs vary, but residencies are typically 2 to 4 weeks in length and most include lodging. Often artists are invited to participate in park programs by sharing their art with the public.
JOBS
Outreach Programs Coordinator | Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
Location: Tempe, AZ
Deadline: December 21, 2018
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Coordinator over Community Outreach Programs.

Marketing Manager | Phoenix Center for the Arts
Phoenix Center for the Arts
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: December 14, 2018
The Phoenix Center for the Arts Marketing Manager is responsible for the execution of marketing operations pertaining to all Phoenix Center for the Arts programs taking place at Phoenix Center for the Arts, Thunderbird Arts Center, and any and all future locations managed by our parent company, Central Arts Alliance, Inc. This includes program and event marketing, public relations, media relations, website administration and design, and social media marketing.

Artistic Director | Phoenix Children’s Chorus
Phoenix Children's Chorus
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: January 12, 2019
The artistic director provides the artistic vision of Phoenix Children’s Chorus and is responsible for the leadership and direction of every aspect of the programming, choral education and performances by the chorus. The artistic director reports to the board of directors and works in conjunction and in consultation with the executive director.

Interpretation and Accessibility Manager | Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Art Museum
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Phoenix Art Museum is looking for an Interpretation and Accessibility Manager in the Education Division to develop, evaluate, and provide leadership of Museum-wide interpretation and accessibility initiatives for diverse, intergenerational, and multi

Bilingual Marketing Manager | Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Phoenix Art Museum is looking for an Interpretation and Accessibility Manager in the Education Division to develop, evaluate, and provide leadership of Museum-wide interpretation and accessibility initiatives for diverse, intergenerational, and multilingual audiences.

Associate Director of Development | Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
The Associate Director of Development is responsible for building partnerships with individuals and corporations that produce strategic financial support for operations and programs across the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

Theater Technician | Full Time
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts - Scottsdale Arts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Scottsdale Arts seeks well rounded theater technician to support the tech department. Hands on position, requires ability to lead crew as assigned.
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