Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists


This week’s collection of opportunities for exhibition, residencies and grants.


Call for Video: “Shifting Margins”
Agreggate Space
(Oakland, CA)

OFF Space is seeking video submissions for their upcoming exhibition/screening “Shifting Margins” at Agreggate Space in Oakland. With Shifting Margins, OFF Space will bring together works that inspire deliberation, consideration and argument as we grapple with the location, meaning and use of the edge, outsider-ness, privilege and what it means to be “on the margin” whether by choice or by force of circumstance.

Deadline: August 24, 2012
More Info HERE

2013-2014 Exhibition Season
1708 Gallery
(Richmond, VA)

1708 Gallery, a 34-year-old non-profit space for new art in Richmond, Virginia, seeks exhibition proposals for our 2013-2014 season. National and international artists working in all mediums (including, but not limited to: video and film, new media, installation, painting, social practices, sculpture and performance), as well as curators are encouraged to submit exhibition proposals. Selected artists or curators will receive an exhibition (approximately 6 weeks long) at 1708 Gallery and a $300 honorarium. Pending funding, this amount may increase.

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Entries: 2012 Biennial
Dayton Visual Art Center
(Dayton, OH)

The Dayton Visual Art Center is now accepting applications for the Biennial Call for Proposals through the CaFE (Call For Entry) Web site.

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE

US Trust
Arch Street United Methodist Church
(Philadelphia, PA)

US Trust invites submissions for its multi-media exhibition that seeks to spotlight issues such as propaganda, climate change, the loss of economic opportunity for all, and the role of art that addresses these political issues.

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE

SICA’s 9th Annual Juried Exhibition
The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art
(Asbury Park, NJ)

SICA, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, is seeking contemporary artwork in all medias for inclusion in its 9th Annual International Juried Exhibition. The juror this year will be Maiza Hixson, the Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA).

Deadline: October 6, 2012
More Info HERE


New Media Artist Residency
Cleveland State Community College
(Cleveland, TN)

The two week artist residency will take place in Cleveland, Tennessee during the last two weeks of October. In addition to the creation of new works of art, the residency will also include weekly films, lectures, demonstrations and discussions involving the community, artists, students, and information technologists in a dialogue that brings awareness to the connections between technology, art and culture. Interested artists should work primarily with new media (film, video, interactive works, computer generated, reactive, internet, robotics, lasers, projection, video game, Arduino, Max, etc). Five artists will be chosen to spend two weeks on campus working with students in the creation of a new work of art for public display. All meals, housing and a small stipend are included. A printed catalog will also be produced (pending funding).

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Winter Residency
Wassaic Artist Residency Program
(Wassaic, NY)

The Wassaic Project Residency Program cultivates and supports community for emerging and professional contemporary artists, musicians, writers and other creatives. Housed in historic, landmark buildings, the Residency Program offers nine artists each month the opportunity to live and work in the heart of a rural community. The Wassaic Project seeks artists working in a diverse range of media who want to produce, explore, challenge, and expand on their current art making practices, while participating in a grass roots, community-based arts organization.

Deadline: August 28, 2012
More Info HERE

Resident Artist/ Scholar
The George Washington University
(Washington, DC)

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at The George Washington University (GW) offers an Arts Fellowship available to support a mid-career artist and/or scholar.  Fields may include, but are not limited to the following: visual arts, performance art, musical composition or performance, filmmaking, creative writing, theatre, dance, and scholars in the arts.  This new fellowship has been established to provide a platform for a resident artist/scholar to work together with a small group of GW faculty (Incubator Studio Fellows) and students, as well as other members of the Washington, DC arts community. The Resident Artist/Scholar Fellow will be provided with a stipend ($30,000.00), a modest studio/office on the Foggy Bottom Campus, as well as a creative project/research fund (up to $5,000.00) to cover expenses directly related to the realization of the work done while in residence.

Deadline: September 14, 2012
More Info HERE

Winter/ Spring Residencies
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts
(Saratoga, WY)

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts is now accepting applications for its 2013 Winter/ Spring Residency season. Visual artists, writers, musicians and composers of all backgrounds, genres and experience are welcome to apply. Selected recipients are given housing (with private bath), most meals and exclusive access to studio. Residents are responsible for all necessary supplies and transportation to either Laramie Regional Airport or Brush Creek Ranch.

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE


Call for Submissions
Journal for Artistic Research

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal, whose goal is to publish original research from artists of all disciplines and promote the renegotiation of art’s relationship to academia by coupling an innovative approach to publishing with peer-reviewing and scholarly rigor. They are now accepting submissions for consideration for their third issue.

Deadline: September 30, 2012
More Info HERE


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