The JCC of Greater Baltimore and Gordon Center for Performing Arts seek local artists to be a special part of a community wide Russian Cultural Event by painting a small set of wooden Russian Matryoshka Dolls in their own personal style, color, medium. These dolls will be on display in the Gordon Center gallery for the whole community to see during a 10-day celebration in October. Then the dolls will be placed into a silent auction that will help support ongoing Russian cultural events. We expect over 30 local artists to be involved with this project and many hundreds of patrons and community members to have the opportunity to see these pieces during the 10-day celebration. The dolls are available for pick-up at the Owings Mills JCC and need to be returned, fully painted along with a brief artist statement by September 15th. For more information or to request to be involved, please let me know. For more info, contact Randi Benesch at email@example.com or 410-559-3609.
As a collaboration between The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (SCEE) and The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), The Landlab series invites professional artists to create projects which operate on the multiple platforms of artistic creation, ecological restoration and education.
Specifically, four paid residencies of $3,000 each, taking place from April – October 2014, will grant selected artists resources and space on SCEE’s 340-acre property to engage audiences in the processes of ecological stewardship, scientific investigation, and artistic creation. Our residency provides large outdoor spaces and limited indoor workspace, but does not provide living spaces. Artists will be expected to provide their own housing. Having a vehicle is recommended.
LandLab projects will result in innovative, art-based installations that prevent or remediate environmental damage conditions while raising public awareness about our local ecology.
LandLab seeks artists engaged in environmental exploration and discovery, who work well collaboratively across disciplines, have a working understanding and/or awareness of the ecology of Eastern Pennsylvania region, and are committed to deepening public awareness of environmental issues through their artistic practice. LandLab projects will prioritize time spent on site and a process of investigation.
The Schuylkill Center creates connections between people and nature by using our forests and fields as a living laboratory. The Center for Emerging Visual Artists provides career development services for professional visual artists, helps artists reach their audiences, and promotes interest in and understanding of the visual arts among citizens of the Philadelphia region. Together and through this first program of its kind in Philadelphia, we invite all professional visual artists who fit these criteria and are able to work on-site at SCEE for the summer of 2014 to apply before October 15, 2013.
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The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) is proud to announce the application for its Visual Artist Fellowship is now open. Please review the revised guidelines below.
Please note each application is reviewed carefully and all applicants are also eligible for exhibition, sales, teaching and other opportunities through CFEVA. All professional visual artists are encouraged to apply before November 15, 2013.
The Visual Artist Fellowship is designed to help artists within 100 miles of Philadelphia reach new levels in their artistic and professional practice. Artists will be asked to demonstrate a vision for the next level of their professional or artistic practice and a clear plan for CFEVA’s proposed role in reaching it. Artists will be selected based on the merit of their artwork, demonstrated ability to reach stated goals, their vision for the next level in their career, and the ability of CFEVA to help get them there.
Three artists will be selected receive a full range of career support over the two-year Fellowship to ensure the successful realization of a career goal, artistic outcome, or related project as defined in the application. In addition, selected artists will receive a $1000 award and up to $3000 to cover expenses related to the proposed activity.
We invite all artists to apply with their current needs and ideas regardless of their status of emerging, mid career or established.
For full program details and the electronic application, please visit the CFEVA website
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Final application deadline is November 15, 2013. For more information or questions, contact Genevieve Coutroubis at Genevieve@cfeva.org
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Each year, USGBC Maryland recognizes exceptional green building projects and outstanding green building leaders at the Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building. We are looking for a local Maryland Artist who can help create a unique award piece that incorporates sustainable materials while representing the USGBC Maryland’s membership, community and mission. Please see additional criteria below regarding award creation and selection:
Inquiry: Local Maryland artist to create self-supporting/ self-standing single unit award.
Materials: Incorporate local/ recycled/ sustainable/ reclaimed elements & materials. Award must be durable for transportation/ mailing. Exclude glass from creation.
Quantity: 32 total awards, with the possibility of several more
Budget: ~$150 each (negotiable)
Size: Base – No larger than 5″; Height – 7″ max
Plaque: Award must have space for engraved, plastic plaque — Plaque size: ~1-1/2″ x 4-3/4″. Plaques will be provided by USGBC MD. It will be the artist’s responsibility to secure plaques on the awards.
Timeframe: **Awards required by January 2014.
Please reply back by Monday, 8/12/13, if you would be interested in this great opportunity.
We would like to request sketches of award ideas by Monday, 8/26/13. Once an artist & award is chosen, we will request a mock-up for review by the committee.