DEADLINE – July 21, 2017: Application
Final Webinar – Saturday, July 8
The deadline for Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) 2018 Individual Artist Award (IAA) applications is fast approaching!
These highly competitive awards recognize outstanding artistic achievement, honor the unique contributions of Maryland artists to the state’s creative economy, and include grants of $1,000-$6,000 to support artists as they advance their craft.
MSAC is accepting 2018 IAA applications in the following categories:
- Non-Classical Music: Composition
- Non-Classical Music: Solo Performance
- Visual Arts: Crafts
- Visual Arts: Photography
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) administers MSAC’s IAA program. Applicants can access IAA guidelines, application, and application assistance resources by clicking the “Maryland” tab here on MAAF’s website.
The deadline for 2018 applications is Friday, July 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm EST.
All applications must be submitted online.
MSAC and MAAF will offer one additional webinar before the deadline to guide IAA applicants through the application process. Advance registration is required.
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 10:00-11:30 AM – Register here.
Questions about applying? Contact Kimberly Steinle-Super at email@example.com.
Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announce the recipients of the Creative Baltimore Fund. More than 40 established organizations and individual artists will receive grants from $225,000 available in funding. The Creative Baltimore Fund is administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.
The Creative Baltimore Fund provides support to artists and organizations through two grants. The Mayor’s Individual Artist Award provides project support of $5,000 for programs that promote public access and encourage the breadth of arts and/or cultural programming in the community. Recipients of this year’s award are Bruce McKaig, Lola Pierson, Caitlin Carbone and Josh Thomas, James Carter and Julie Lin. Descriptions of their proposed projects are listed below.
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360 XOCHI QUETZAL is an artist and writer’s residency located on enchanting Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are all welcome to apply for a FREE 1-MONTH RESIDENCY from Dec 14, 2017 – Jan 13, 2018.
Imagine spending the winter working on your art to your heart’s content in sunny Mexico. We have fabulous live/work spaces for you. Apply today for 360 Xochi Quetzal Free Residency in Mexico. Applications are due July 30, 2017 thru CAFÉ www.callforentry.org.
We also have a personal residency program for artists and writers who need longer periods of creative time (1 – 6 months) throughout the year. For more details visit: www.360xochiquetzal.com/personal-residency-overview/.
This free webinar should be of interest to folks running arts venues. It’s a good introduction to the basics of fire & life safety.
Fire and Life Safety | Protecting Your Building and People from the Unthinkable
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT
Fire and life safety is a primary concern across all industries and an important component of an organizational safety program. Necessary precautions must be taken to prevent and appropriately respond to an emergency at every level of the organization. In this risk management webinar, you will learn about the essential components of an emergency action and fire prevention plan as well as how to ensure your workplace is prepared to respond to such an emergency.
This webinar will review:
- Fuel Classifications
- Fire Extinguishers
- Flammable Liquids
- Emergency Exits
- Emergency Action Plan
Fire Prevention Plan
Register Today for the Webinar.
The webinar will be presented by RCM&D Risk Management Consultants Andrew Cranney and Greg Hart.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking a dynamic, people-oriented individual with outstanding organizational skills and experience coordinating public art projects to apply for the Community Arts Specialist position. The Community Arts Specialist is a full-time regular, exempt position reporting to the Director of Cultural Affairs. The position is a member of the Public Art Program team. Submit your cover letter and resume (with your name and job title in subject line) as one pdf document by July 24, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls accepted.
Image Credit: Sunflower Village in Franklin Square, Jessie Unterhalter, Katey Truhn and Emily C-D, 2012 Transformative Art Prize Recipient
Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership La Quinta Inn & Suites, Baltimore Downtown, is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT Projects, MAP is working with La Quinta Inn to offer a unique opportunity for artists of the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. Collectively, MAP and La Quinta Inn wish to produce a mural on the exterior of La Quinta Inn’s entrance this September. The work will be on permanent display on 200 W Saratoga Street in downtown Baltimore.
ABOUT IMPACT PROJECTS: IMPACT is an annual, public art program developed to extend Maryland Art Place’s reach to broader audiences bringing the work of living artists into the public eye. Each IMPACT project is unique and developed based on the partnering site.
ABOUT LA QUINTA INN & SUITES: “The La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore Downtown is a boutique style hotel with inviting architecture. … [La Quinta] is centrally located in downtown, just minutes from the world famous Inner Harbor, and easy walking distance from top attractions such as The Orioles Park at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Convention Center, and the Ravens M&T Stadium.” – La Quinta Inn & Suites, Baltimore Downtown
General Guidelines & Information
• Mural is requested to be an abstracted or pattern based design.
• Mural proposal must fit the size requirements of 140″ L x 28.75″ W, with 103″ space in
between each panel (where door is). Images can be viewed at the end of this call.
• Applicants must submit a project budget itemizing all material and labor expenses estimated
for the mural.
• Sketches and preliminary designs are optional, but helpful in the selection process
• Artists can work individually or in artist group.
Benefits to the artist: The selected artist will benefit in the following ways:
• Full budget for mural materials and labor expenses provided by La Quinta
• Permanent installation of original mural on 200 W Saratoga Street
• Artist’s name highlighted by Maryland Art Place on website and social media
To apply, please see the following application and required attachments: Please send your application to email@example.com by close of business Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Are you looking for rental space for your art, dance, music, or theater classes?
Children’s Chorus of Maryland & School of Music (CCM) is renting out rooms of various size for classes or activities during the week and at select times on the weekends. Proceeds from the rentals will be used to support scholarships for children to attend our music education program. Religious organizations and schools receive nonprofit discounts. Our school is located near downtown Towson and includes free parking!
Rooms # 1- 4 have bright colored walls: #1–yellow, #2–green, #3-blue and #4 purple. The largest room, #5, has white walls and recently installed full length rehearsal mirrors. A two stall woman’s and one stall men’s bathroom are accessible to all rooms. Off street, free parking is available in the building’s parking lot. All rooms are handicap accessible. Renters are responsible for moving folding chairs, white boards and minimal furniture out of the way, if needed, and returning the room to its original condition after use.
- Rentals available for weekly, monthly and year-round schedules.
- One time use available upon special request.
- Rates vary based on room size and length of lease.
- A security deposit is required.
- Schedule an appointment to view the rooms.
Room Sizes Available
- 13’7″ x 13’6″
- 13’7″ x 13’6″
- 19′ x 17′
- 19′ x 16’5″
- 23′ x 38’4″
- Monday through Friday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
- Monday, Tuesday & Thursday – 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
- Saturdays – 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
- Sundays – 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
To find out more, visit CCM’s website at http://www.ccmsings.org/donate/?page=1 or Contact Erin Barach, Marketing Coordinator for rates: firstname.lastname@example.org / 410-494-1480