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Artwork for Publication

Deadline: open.

Rhomylly Forbes, contributing writer for A&U, is looking for visual artists (painters, photographers, sculptors, etc.) who are either HIV+ or whose work reflects an HIV/AIDS theme to interview/showcase in the magazine's Gallery section. A&U Magazine, a national monthly that deals exclusively with HIV/AIDS within the arts community. If interested, please contact Rhomylly Forbes:

Call for Small Works
Artists Space: Night of 1,000 Drawings

Deadline: December 7, 2002.

Artists Space invites you to donate small works on paper (including photographs and prints) for "Night of 1,000 Drawings." This is an annual open call exhibition and sale. Drawings will be accepted from November 1st through December 7, 2002. All proceeds benefit Artists Space programs. If you have any questions, please contact Stefanie Tjaden at 212.226.3970 ext. 25 or To submit work:

  1. Mail or bring in up to three works on paper (no larger than 11 x 14 inches).
  2. On the back of each work, write your name, address, and telephone number.
  3. Include a SASE for return of unsold work. Work will not be returned until mid-January 2003.

Call for Photography
Greensboro Artists' League

Deadline: December 9, 2002.

"Exposue" is Greensboro Artists' League's upcoming juried photography exhibition. The juried photography exhibit will be January 10-February 8, 2003, and will award cash prizes. The non-refundable entry fee will be $25 for non-GAL members and $10 for GAL members. Greensboro Artists' League gallery is at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie Street, Greensboro, NC, 27401. For more information contact the Greensboro Artists' League at 336.333.7485/

Call for Entries
Just Positive! A Virtual Memorial

Deadline: November 20, 2002.

A Virtual Memorial would like to feature several "HIV-positive" artists in an online show, entitled: "Just Positive!" Artists of any discipline who are HIV positive are invited to submit information and images about their artistic work or of positive friends. It is intended to include all serious submissions, some selected artists will be individually featured. To submit work, please include info below and send your submission including all media files (best Zipped) to:

  • Artist name
  • First name
  • E-mail
  • URL
  • Artistic discipline
  • Short biography (not more than 300 words, plain e-mail text or .doc)
  • Short artistic statement (not more than 300 words, plain e-mail text or .doc)
  • Works/Images (.jpg/gif/mov/swf/dcr/mp3/URL) title and date. (up to 5 images)

Call for Entries
Memorial for the Victims of AIDS

Deadline: December 1, 2002 and rolling.

A Virtual Memorial is always active, but now again of particular relevance in connection with December 1 -- World AIDS Day. Help to keep vivid the Memory of all who suffer(ed), who died, among friends or anonymously, or who are still alive. Contribute a digital art work in form of an image, an animation or a text! All serious submissions arriving until 30 November will be included on December 1. Submissions after 1 December will be immediately included. A Virtual Memorial -- Memorial Project Against the Forgetting and for Humanity:

Call for Photography
50/50 -- 50 states, 50 photographers

Deadline: December 15, 2002.

We are independent curators seeking serious photographers for large group show. A photographer from each state will be chosen ... however, work should not be "signature" to that state (i.e., NO Empire State Buildings, Space Needles, Mt. Rushmores, etc.) This also is not a show about America ... it is simply a framework to unite work. Your state assignment could be where you live now or where you grew up. No entry fee. Accepted artists will be included in a curatorial proposal to alternative art spaces and contemporary galleries. For submissions, please send: 35mm slides -- labeled w/ size, title and date, resume, SASE. Please send materials to: JamieLyn Davis, 1658 N. Milwaukee Ave. #292, Chicago, IL 60647. Artists are welcome to submit their Web site for initial review to:

Call for Sculptors
Artist Opportunity Public Art Initiative Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: December 16, 2002.

The Town of Huntington's Public Art Advisory Committee requests submission of proposals for temporary installation of an existing sculpture for 1-2 years in a traffic roundabout being constructed at the corner of Gerard and Clinton Ave. in Huntington village. For more info contact Michael Moss, Director of Purchasing, Town of Huntington, 100 Main St., Room 209, Huntington, NY 11743-6991. Fax 631.351.2833 or visit

Call for Artists -- All Media
Pratt @ Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute School of Art Gallery

Deadline: February 15, 2003.

Pratt @ Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute School of Art Gallery is accepting exhibition proposals in all media for 2003-2004 season. Please send 15-20 slides, resume, artist statement, other support material (optional), and SASE to School of Art Gallery, J. Jacopelle Director, Pratt @ MWPAI 310 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502. Phone 315.797.0000 ext. 2900, fax 315.797.9349.

Call for Artists, Edible Books
The Center for Book Arts

Deadline: March 15, 2003.

The Center for Book Arts is seeking entries for Eat Your Words!, the 4th Annual International Edible Books Festival on April 1, 2003. For entry form, visit or send SASE to The Center for Book Arts, Eat Your Words!, 28 West 27th St, 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10001. E-mail queries to The edible books will be auctioned off and eaten.

Call for Artists of Cuban Lineage Residing Outside of Cuba
Cintas Fellowships in the Creative Arts

Deadline: April 1, 2003.

The Board of Directors of the Oscar B. Cintas Foundation, Inc. announces the opening of the 2003 competition for the Cintas Fellowships in the creative arts. Artists of Cuban lineage residing outside of Cuba are eligible to apply. In 2003, the Foundation invites applications for Fellowships in the visual arts, including sculpture, film and photography, and in music composition. The current fellowship award is $10,000. Applications for the Fellowship are due by April 1, 2003. Information about the grants is accessible from the Web site, or by writing to Cintas Fellowships, U.S. Student Programs, Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017-3580, or by e-mail

Call for Artists From Southern California

Deadline: open.

HAUS, a new alternative gallery in Pasadena, California is currently seeking emerging artists from southern California for solo exhibitions. All innovative visual work will be considered. For submission guidelines, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: HAUS, 517 S. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107.

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  Grants, Residencies & Fellowships

Sculptor Residency
The Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

Deadline: December 1, 2002.

The Sculpture Space offers residencies for the duration of two months to 20 new sculptors. The review panel chooses work demonstrating quality, originality, and potential for growth. Artists are given unlimited studio access as well as a three bedroom apartment at a low cost. Materials and food not included. For more info on application process, please call 315.724.8381 or

Printmaking Fellowship
The Lower East Side Printshop

Deadline: December 2, 2002.

The Lower East Side Printshop invites emerging artists of all disciplines to apply to the Special Editions Fellowship Program 2003. Residencies for printmaking projects begin in March 2003. Each selected artist receives a $1,000 honorarium and between 8-12 day long sessions with a master printer. Materials, technical assistance and full studio access is provided. Applications are available online at or by sending SASE to Lower East Side Printshop, 59-61 E 4th St., Ste 6W, New York, NY 10003. Call 212.673.5390 or with questions.

Artists Grants
Puffin Foundation

Deadline: December 31, 2002.

The Puffin Foundation award grants to emerging artists working in visual art, music, theater, dance and literature whose work, due to their genre or social philosophy, might otherwise have difficulty garnering acceptance. TO receive a packet of information on how to apply, please send #10 SASE to Puffin Foundation, Dept 8, 20 E. Oakdene Ave., Teaneck, NJ 07666 or call 201.836.8923.

Artists in the Marketplace Program
Bronx Museum

Deadline: January 15, 2003.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will select 18 emerging visual artists to participate in its Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program. AIM offers career management and professional development seminars, access to arts professionals, networking opportunities, and inclusion in a group exhibition. To be eligible, artists must reside in the NY Metro area. For an application, please send a self-addressed ($.37) stamped envelope to The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456, or visit

Residency and Training Opportunity for Visual Artists
BCAT/Brooklyn Community Access Television and The Rotunda Gallery

Deadline: January 17, 2003.

Brooklyn-based artists working in video, computers and/or multimedia. BCAT/Brooklyn Community Access Television and The Rotunda Gallery plan a residency program to make BCAT's video and computer equipment and training programs available to professional artists who live or work in Brooklyn. Artists working in video, computers and/or multimedia, or artists who wish to work in these media are eligible to apply. Artists need not have previous experience in video or multi-media. An honorarium of $200 will be provided. For prospectus and application form send SASE to Rotunda Gallery, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or check out our Web site:

The Center for Book Arts

Deadline: February 1, 2003.

The Center for Book Arts will offer two Artist's residency programs in 2003.

The recipient of the Sally R. Bishop Artist's Residency will create a limited edition book and teach a workshop at The Center during a six-week residency. The artist will have the opportunity to live and work in NYC from mid-June to the end of July. The Bishop residency award includes transportation to NYC, living space, a $1500 stipend, access to The Center's printing and binding facilities, individual studio space, an assistant, a $1,000 materials budget, and an exhibit as The Center's Monthly Featured Artist.

The Center will also continue its Workspace Grant for New York Emerging Artists. The recipients of this award will be offered space, time and support to explore the production and exhibition of artist's books and related work. Up to four artists will have the opportunity to work at The Center for a six to eight week period. The Center is committed to supporting emerging artists, particularly those from cultural and artistic traditions under-represented in the book arts field. The Workspace Grant includes individual studio space, a $500 cash stipend, full use of The Center's unique printing and binding facilities, up to $1,000 materials budget, and an opening reception and presentation of the artist's work in one gallery case as a Monthly Featured Artist. This includes an announcement of the exhibit and a web page about the artist's work on The Center's Web site. As part of the award, the artists may enroll tuition-free in The Center's week-long workshop Bookbinding for Artists, or an equivalent course in letterpress printing. An experienced printer and bookbinder will be available to advise the artists on issues of materials and techniques as they experiment with different book structures and processes.

Applications for both residencies must be postmarked by February 1, 2003. For complete application information, see The Center's Web site:, e-mail, or send an SASE to The Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd floor, NY, NY 10001, ATTN: Workspace for Artists Program OR ATTN: Bishop Residency Program.

C-Scape Dune Shack, Cape Cod

Deadline: February 15, 2003.

Summer Artist-in-Residence Program, a collaboration between Cape Cod National Seashore and The Provincetown Community.

Compact Inc., is pleased to announce the 2003 residency program for C-Scape Dune Shack, a Provincetown Retreat for Art and Healing. This novel program offers one and three week residencies for artists and the general public beginning April 1, 2003. A $500 fellowship and a three-week summer residency will be offered to one visual artist. The program's mission is to honor the historic use of the dune shacks, which are located within the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District. The primitive nature of the structure, no electricity, indoor plumbing, or telephone and its physical isolation allow for uninterrupted solitude and refuge. The residencies are limited to one or two people, although depending on the intention, groups of up to four people may be permitted. The dwelling is a one and one half story, three-room structure, including a studio and wood stove. A sliding rental scale of $200-$400 per week, based on ability to pay, is meant to make the experience affordable to all. Interested applicants are asked to send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: C-Scape Dune Shack, Post Office Box 819, Provincetown, MA 02657.

The Art Omi International Artists' Colony

Deadline: March 1, 2003.

The Art Omi International Artists' Colony offers visual artists three-week residencies in the month of July. The Arts Center is located 2 1/2 hours north of NYC in the historic Hudson River Valley. Artists pay for travel, materials, and donate a work of art created during the residency to the Art Omi Foundation Collection. The program includes a critic-in-residence who interacts with the artists in studio visits, as well an ongoing dialogue with day visits from curators, gallerists, artists and critics from the New York area. Deadline for July 2003 session is March 1, 2003. For information, send a fax to Director, Art Omi International Artists' Colony, 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003; fax (212) 206-6023; or call (212) 206-5660, e-mail or visit

The Anderson Center

The Anderson Center, an artist community in Red Wing, MN is currently accepting applications for residencies from emerging New York City artists and writers. Through a grant from the Jerome Foundation of St. Paul, The Anderson Center devotes every July to encouraging the work of emerging artists from New York City and Minnesota by offering residencies from 2 weeks up to 1 month. Residencies include room, board, and quiet workspace. For more information, call or write: The Anderson Center, P.O. Box 406, Red Wing, MN 55066, 651-388-2009, E-mail:,

Artists Grant
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation offers financial assistance to artists of recognizable merit and financial need working as painters, sculptors, mixed media and installation artists. For guidelines, write Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 863 Park Ave., New York, NY 10021.

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New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) launches the nation's most extensive databank of grants, residencies, publications and sources of information and assistance for artists online at:

Arts Wire list art opportunities, job listings, news and information:

The Red Project is a e-mail list of artists opportunities, to join the list or view the archive, go to:

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