VOLUME 52 | ISSUE 6
A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE
ARIZONA COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
31 Arizona Artists Awarded Research & Development Grants
New funding from Arizona Community Foundation doubles number of awards
The Arizona Commission on the Arts has awarded $5,000 Research and Development Grants to 31 artists throughout the state. Grantees represent a variety of artistic disciplines and reside in communities throughout the state. 

Awarded through a competitive application and review process, Research & Development (R&D) Grants support Arizona artists as they work to advance their artistic practice, expand their creative horizons, and deepen the impact of their work.

This year, thanks to a new public-philanthropic partnership between the state agency and the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), and through funding from the Newton and Betty Rosenzweig Fund for the Arts, the number of available awards more than doubled, from 15 to 31.
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.
Image courtesy of Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
Artist-in-Residence Program | MOCA Tucson
MOCA Tucson
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: August 15, 2019, 5PM PST
Artists working in all media and at any stage of their career are welcome to apply for residencies for a minimum of 3 weeks and a maximum of 3 months between October 15, 2019 and May 31, 2020.
Photo courtesy of MOCA Tucson
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 Artists | Dek Unu Magazine
Dek Unu Magazine
Location: Venice, FL
Deadline: 06/20/2019
Unique solo-format monthly journal of fine art photography calls for portfolio submissions for its July, 2019, edition. All photo genres and techniques are welcome; international submissions are invited.

Visions of the Verde Juried Art Exhibit |Call to Artists
Friends of the Verde River
Location: Clarkdale, AZ
Deadline: 07/15/2019
Friends of the Verde River in partnership with Yavapai College and the AZ Smithsonian Waterways are accepting submissions for the juried art exhibit, "Visions of the Verde." Open to AZ artists over the age of 18. Deadline: July 15. No entry fee.

Call to Artists | DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
Tohono Chul
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: 07/29/2019
This exhibition celebrates the creative ways artists honor and enliven this deeply meaningful holiday through artistic expressions of personal and universal significance.

Call to Artists | Non-Traditional Art Show
Chandler Downtown Library
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: 09/02/2019
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: 09/05/2019
Third Space: The Pride of North Side is currently seeking artists and vendors for its first festival event on October 5, 2019.

International Art Exchange 2019
International Art Exchange
Location: Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico
Deadline: 10/01/2019
Exhibit your art work art Nov. 8 -15 2019, Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Be part of the adventure Art Without Borders.

2020 Embracing Our Differences International Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity
Embracing Our Differences
Location: Sarasota, FL
Deadline: 10/08/2019
Embracing Our Differences is now accepting submissions for our outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images. The display reflects the artists' interpretations of the theme "enriching lives through diversity."
CALLS FOR PUBLIC ART
Call for Muralists | Chandler Breezeway
Chandler Arts Commission
Location: Chandler, AZ
Deadline: July 8, 2019, 8:00a.m. Mountain Standard Time
The Chandler Arts Commission is looking for qualified artists or artist teams to create a contemporary mural on the west side of the breezeway between The Original ChopShop and Saba’s Western Wear.

The City of Mount Dora | Public Artist Registry
City of Mount Dora
Location: Mount Dora, FL
Deadline: Ongoing
The City of Mount Dora is currently soliciting professional artists for the purpose of creating a database of qualified artists that will be utilized in the commissioning of public art by the Public Arts Commission.

Call to Artists | Installation Proposals
Haversack Productions, Rio Nuevo and MOCA Tucson
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: Varies
The MSA annex is looking for spotlight artists to create installations at the Annex this summer! A $750 award will be granted to 5 artists to install work.
COMPETITIONS
The Second Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
Agora Gallery
Location: New York, NY
Deadline: 06/25/2019
The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is a spectacular platform to expose and promote your work internationally.

Asymptote Essay Contest
Asymptote
Location: Taipei City, Taiwan
Deadline: October 1, 2019
Open to translators and non-translators alike, this contest invites essays introducing a writer working in a language other than English whose oeuvre deserves more attention than it currently receives from the English-speaking world.

10th Anniversary of American Craft Week Competition
American Craft Week
Location: United States
Deadline: The contest opens on May 12 and closes June 23, 2019
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of American Craft Week, we are challenging artists to create a piece of craft which embodies the number ten.
CONFERENCES/WEBINARS/WORKSHOPS
VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference
Kennedy Center Office of VSA and Accessibility
Location: Irvine, CA
Deadline: Early registration deadline June 30th
VSA Intersections presents the Arts and Special Education Conference October 25-28, 2019 in Irvine, CA.

New International Opportunities in Performing Arts
New International Performing Arts Institute
Location: Ragnitz, Austria
Deadline: Early Registration: May 17, 2019
NIPAI is organising an international 6-day residential workshop for actors and dancers "Physicality in Performance."

A3C Festival & Conference
A3C Festival & Conference
Location: Atlanta, GA
Deadline: Oct 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
Call for community engagement & collaborative photo-based projects | We, Women
We, Women
Location: Nationwide
Deadline: June 30, 2019
We are seeking to support women, transgender, and non-binary artists whose processes are rooted in community engagement and collaboration.

Jazz Road Touring Funds Available
SouthArts
Location: US
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.
RESIDENCIES
Artist-in-Residence | Zion National Park
Zion National Park
Location: Zion National Park, UT
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Zion National Park's 2020 Artist-in-Residence application is now open. Three month-long spots are available: February, September, and mid-October to mid-November, 2020. Applications are due by July 31, 2019.

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.
JOBS
Seeking Grant Review Panelists: Have You Got What It Takes?
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Location: Phoenix
Deadline: Ongoing
The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites nominations for volunteer grant review panelists. In recruiting panelists, we look for people who are willing to commit time and energy to the review process and who exhibit sensitivity in making constructive critical judgments. To help reflect the diversity of the state, the Arts Commission also considers gender, geographic representation and cultural background when appointing panelists. 

Director of Development
Childsplay
Location: Tempe, AZ
Deadline: 06/03/2019
The Director of Development is responsible for all fundraising activities, including individual, corporate, foundation and government giving, capital, planned giving, and fundraising events and who works with the Managing Director, Artistic Director, the Major Donor Committee, the Annual Gala Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Director of Marketing & Communications | Berkeley Symphony
Berkeley Symphony
Location: Berkeley, CA
Deadline: Open until filled
Berkeley Symphony seeks a creative, analytical, and ambitious Director of Marketing & Communications.

Teaching Artists | Enjoy Speaking
Enjoy Speaking
Location: Pinghu, China
Deadline: 09/01/2019
Enjoy speaking is an official recognized Chinese educational institution hiring qualified teachers. Our students range from Grade 1-Grade 8. We are a private training center with 2 locations in the city.

Virtual Assistants and Project Managers
Satiated Artists
Location: Remote
Deadline: Open
Are you a US based artist in search of a remote position with a flexible schedule that allows you to pursue your art and make a living? Satiated Artists is always seeking objective oriented creatives who relish in problem solving to join our team of Assistants and Project Managers.

Director of Artistic Planning | Cal Performances
Cal Performances
Location: Berkeley, CA
Deadline: Open until filled
The Director of Artistic Planning works closely with the Executive and Artistic Director to envision and plan innovative programs that support the mission of Cal Performances and allows the organization to achieve its goals in artistic excellence, education and community engagement, and financial stability. 

Public Art Specialist | Tempe Public Art
City of Tempe
Location: Tempe, AZ
Deadline: Open until filled
Tempe Arts & Culture seeks a Public Art Specialist to join the Tempe Public Art team to assist with the project management of permanent and temporary projects around the city. This role requires excellent communication skills, creativity, attention to detail, and experience with project management.
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