Whenever you are considering a commission, you should talk with artists who have done these projects to get a sense of how to schedule payments, manage expectations, set timetables, etc. Talk to your faculty!
Patron needs an oil painting created from a photograph of a 4-year-old boy. Contact Joe Quiqley, 856-546-9409
Just a few of my favorite walls from the 2013 PAFA Annual Student Exhibition. (Click on the list below to see more of their work!)
More to come in the following weeks!
PAFA’s own Holiday Campanella was selected as one of last year’s artists and her work was exhibited at the Smithsonian and toured to several cities.
Entry Deadline: 6/9/13
Days remaining to deadline: 25
Media Images: 4
Deadline: June 9, 2013 at midnight
In/finite Earth asks emerging artists to showcase work that illuminates innovative viewpoints at the intersection of environmentalism, creativity, and disability.
Regardless of continent, country, or culture, over six billion people draw sustenance from the shared resources of our planet, repercussions for which are still unfolding. In/finite Earth is a call to artists to engage in the physical, emotional, and creative ties we share across our planet, and present their artistic perspectives regarding the natural world, sustainability, and our collective future.
Submitted artwork should illustrate these thematic ideas, which may be achieved through broad, abstracted references or detailed personal creations. Your submission might also reflect your experience of living with a disability and its role in shaping or transforming your art.
This exhibition is presented by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ VSA & Accessibility Office and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Fifteen artists will be selected for the exhibition and will share $60,000 in cash awards: a $20,000 grand prize, a $10,000 first award, a $6,000 second award, and 12 awards of excellence of $2,000 each.
The exhibition takes place at the Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, D.C., from September 2013 to December 2012 and may travel nationally to additional venues. Awardees will be honored at an opening reception on Capitol Hill.
Who can apply?
The call is open to artists ages 16–25 living in the United States who have a disability. As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, a disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. Disability may be physical, developmental, mental, or learning. Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply.
Submissions must be original work completed within the last three years and after the onset of disability.
Eligible media include but are not limited to paintings and drawings (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pencil, or charcoal); fine art prints; photography; computer-generated prints; digital art; and time-based media (video, film). All work must have a visual component. Two-dimensional artwork should not exceed 60 inches in either dimension. Sculpture should not exceed 24 inches in any dimension.
Fragile or precious materials that cannot withstand handling, storage, and transportation will not be accepted.
The jury process
A panel of distinguished practicing artists, curators, and arts administrators will determine work standards, review submitted materials, and select the 15 artists for the exhibition. The jury looks at the following qualities when selecting exhibit artists:
• Demonstration of original ideas in the work submitted
• Connection to exhibition theme
• Visual cohesion among the images submitted
Work that suggests visual plagiarism, such as a direct copy of another artist’s work, will not be accepted. All decisions are final.
Applying to this call
All materials should be submitted in digital format through CaFE at callforentry.org. No slides will be accepted. Interested artists will be required to create a CaFE profile to apply.
Do not send original artwork.
Please have the following materials ready when applying for this call for art:
1. 4 digital images of selected artwork, formatted to CaFE standards
2. Caption information for each artwork digital image: Artwork title, Year made, Medium, Dimensions, Description
3. A short biography of the artist (one paragraph) that includes hometown, hobbies, interests, academic achievements, honors and awards received, and future goals.
4. Personal statement (2 pages maximum, Word or PDF format) that answers the following questions:
• Describe how your artwork relates to the exhibit theme of In/finite Earth.
• What role does art play in living with your disability? Does your disability affect your artwork in any way?
• When did you start creating your artwork and what motivated you to begin?
5. 1 digital image of the artist’s headshot
Film and video artists must complete an application in CaFE, then should supplement their application by mailing a CD or DVD of their full-length work. On the CaFE application, please allocate at least one of the four JPEG image slots to a still from your video or film.
Any CDs or DVDs received must be ready to play using Windows Media Player, Real Player, or QuickTime. U.S.-compatible formats are encouraged; no VHS tapes or mini-DVDs will be accepted.
The jury will review two minutes of a video or audio file along with the four submitted images. Artists should note a specific two-minute segment to be reviewed, indicating the segment times in their submission. The jury may opt to view the entire video based on this segment.
Supplemental materials should be sent directly to:
PO Box 101510
Arlington, VA 22210
Attn: VSA / VW call for art
All supplemental materials must arrive by June 9, 2013.
VISITOR SERVICES ASSISTANT - MEMBERSHIP & VISITOR SERVICES
This is a part-time position.
Carney Sandoe and Associates is one of the largest teacher placement companies in the US, specializing in placing teachers at independent (or private) schools.
Here’s a link to their website:
Goofy Faces, LC is seeking a caricature artist in the Greater Philadelphia Area to work this season at the Philadelphia Zoo starting this Spring. Experienced artists are preferred but limited training is available to the right candidate. Artists who are hired will begin working on weekends from 10AM to 6PM and then daily after Memorial day. Qualified candidates will earn commissions based on their sales and be paid on a weekly basis.
PLEASE INCLUDE EXAMPLES OF YOUR ARTWORK OR A LINK TO YOUR PORTFOLIO. WE ARE ONLY SEEKING ARTISTS TO DRAW CARICATURES. NO FACE PAINTERS. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD WITH RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION.
Qualified candidates will have flexible hours, an excellent work environment, additional earning opportunities and valuable art experience working for a fun and creative business.
Qualified candidates can apply online at www.goofyfaces.com/careers
Keeping You Around
Latex paint, thread, eyelets
Bong Mee Lee ©