Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Woven Tale Press

Deadline: December 31, 2017 {ONLINE}


The Woven Tale Press
Online Literary and Fine Arts Magazine


OPEN SUBMISSION Thru December 31, 2017

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine. The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.

The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental. We pride ourselves on being eclectic. Our only prerequisite is that you must have a blog or website url.

For submission guidelines visit http://thewoventalepress.net/how-to-submit/.

Please review current issues before submitting. Website: thewoventalepress.net

Contact person: Editor-in-Chief Sandra Tyler
email (for info only): editor@thewoventalepress.net

Textile Landscapes

Deadline: December 15, 2017 {EMAIL}


Textile Landscapes

Sulfur Studios
Savannah, GA
January 17 - February 3, 2018

The organic, flowing nature of fiber materials, contrasted with highly structured techniques makes it an especially appropriate media in which to express natural forms of all scales.  For this exhibitions artists are invited to submit work created with textile materials or techniques that references the natural world in any form, from the atomic and cellular level, through geographic and cosmological scales.  Both traditional and experiment techniques and materials are welcome.  Sculpture, installation and video based works will be considered in addition to 2-dimensional work and functional items.

Entries will be juried by a committee of Sulfur Studios members led by Fiber Artist Jennifer Moss.

Entry Fee: $15.00 for up to 3 entries

Visit website for full details: http://sulfurstudios.org/textilelandscapes

About Sulfur Studios:
We are a collaborative, community art space based in Savannah's Starland District.  We offer 26 private art studios, as well as retail, gallery, and event spaces.  We also provide professional art services, including curation and installation in private homes and businesses.




The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts

Deadline: November 27, 2017 {EMAIL}


The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts

Anderson Gallery, Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa
January 19 – February 25, 2018



In this day and age of digital immediacy, the allure of handmade and tactile qualities of paper continue to draw interest. This exhibition seeks to bring the use of paper to the front and center of the artwork created.

Seeking works on (or of) paper that celebrate the medium of paper. Accepting paper art, artists’ books, letterpress, screenprint, printmaking, paintings, photograph prints, digital works on paper, installations, fashion, drawings and sculptures.

The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists, 18 years of age or older, working in the continental US.

JURORS:
Sarah McCoy, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Drake University
Mary Jones, Professor Emeritus of Art & Design, Grandview University

AWARDS:
$250 worth of Awagami Editioning papers will be awarded to the winner of the Jurors’ Choice, courtesy of Awagami Papermill, Japan.

EXHIBITION DATES:
January 19 – February 25, 2018
Opening Reception Friday, January 19, 2018, 5 – 7 pm
Submitted work must be available for the duration of the exhibition.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Artists may submit up to (3) pieces of work, 1-2 images per entry are allowed.
ARTIST STATEMENT:
Please include in your application a one page Artist Statement.

Please refer to the prospectus for full details regarding eligibility, deadlines, and details posted on the Anderson Gallery website at:  https://theandersongallery.wordpress.com/


The Anderson Gallery, a non-profit exhibition space on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, was founded in 1996 to exhibit and support innovation in art and design. Part laboratory, part showcase, the Gallery’s main goal is to promote the growth and understanding of art through exhibitions, programs, and publications.

The Anderson Gallery is not simply a place to see exhibits, but also serves as a cultural force in Des Moines and beyond.  The Anderson Gallery is a site for critical discourse, professional and social engagement, learning, and aesthetic experience.


Between the Seams -- Woman Made Gallery

Deadline: November 3, 2017 {ONLINE}


Between the Seams
Woman Made Gallery

Chicago, IL
Exhibition Dates: January 19 – February 10, 2018



Textiles, one of the oldest forms of production, connect us to history and human experience. How do practices, beliefs and knowledge shape self-identity and cultural fabric?

Artists are invited to submit work that places emphasis on the concept of cloth through broad definition and use of materials. Traditional or uncommon approaches to weaving, stitching, knitting, dyeing, felting, crochet, layering, surface embellishment and patterns as well as digital interpretation may be applied.  All materials and techniques will be considered.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver: general@womanmade.org.

We encourage entries of recent works, but there is no restriction in the creation date. All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72" horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

Juror: Nnenna Okore

Woman Made Gallery annual programs include six to eight juried exhibitions which explore a wide variety of themes: spirituality, environmental concerns, race and gender issues, historical observations, political investigations, etc. with an emphasis on celebrating human diversity. The majority of exhibitions are open to artists worldwide and of all genders working across all disciplines. Exceptions are the annual International Open which invites female identified artists to submit their work.

More information is available on the website: www.womanmade.org

Submission details: https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Woman Made Gallery
2150 S Canalport #4A-3
Chicago, IL 60608

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Fiberart International 2019

Deadline: August 31, 2018 {ONLINE}

Fiberart International 2019
Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Exhibition: May 10 to August 23, 2019


Fiberart International 2019 is produced by FIBERARTS GUILD OF PITTSBURGH, INC., a non-profit, member supported organization that promotes the appreciation of fiber art and fosters its creative development and continuance. Since 1967, the Fiberarts Guild has sponsored juried exhibitions that bring innovative contemporary works of art in fiber from around the world to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Fiberart International 2019 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. The exhibition is recognized around the world as a benchmark that documents trends and innovations in the field. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines.

Entry Requirements:
· Entries must be original work completed after December 31, 2016.
· All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique. Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
· Work must be original in concept and design and not be the result of a class or workshop.
· Collaborative works will be considered as a single entry.
· Artists submitting both collaborative and individual works must apply separately. The collaborative team will be considered as a single applicant.
· Work must not exceed 8’6” (2.60m) in any single dimension.
· Artists whose installation artwork is selected must either be available to install their work or provide explicit instructions for our experienced installation staff.

Entry Fee:
$45 non-refundable for up to three (3) entries must be paid at the time of application.

The exhibition runs May 10 to August 23, 2019

Jurors:
Sonya Clark, American artist.
Barbara Luderowski is an American artist and museum administrator.
Jane Sauer is an internationally known artist and curator.

Visit website for more details: http://fiberartinternational.org/

Application and guidelines can be found at CaFÉ: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4691



OPEN CALL TO VISUAL ARTISTS The Ormond Memorial Art Museum

Deadline: November 27, 2017 {RECEIVE}


Open Call to Visual Artists
Ormond Memorial Art Museum
Ormond Beach, FL



Exhibition at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum is open to any artist or collaborative of artists submitting original works of art or design created within the past three years.

Professionals in ALL disciplines are encouraged to submit.


Submission Process

Media: Open to any media including but by no means limited to traditional drawing, glass, printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, painting, installation, etc.

Submissions are accepted through November 27, 2017 for review in January of 2018.

Exhibition Selection Process: Artists will be notified electronically of receipt of materials. The OMAM exhibition selection committee meets annually in January to select artists for future shows. Artists will be notified in writing upon selection by committee. No materials will be returned.

Visit website for complete details: http://ormondartmuseum.org/call-to-artists/


Ormond Beach Art Museum and Gardens
78 E Granada Blvd
Ormond Beach, FL 32176-6534

Hungarian Multicultural Center Residency Program Open Call

Deadline: November 20, 2017 {EMAIL}


HMC International Artist Residency Program
Budapest, Hungary
August - September 2018


HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary provides international artists with the opportunity to produce new works while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary. The residency is an opportunity for artists, designers, theorists, writers and curators to undertake a period of focused work at the HMC. Each residency includes accommodation, working area, and access to all resources including WIFI, workshops, artist talk, gallery walk, field trip. In selected instances, the residency may also include some basic materials stipend.

The key words of the forthcoming residencies subject: Environmental Project

Applications should consist of:

* Application form * Artist's statement/Project Description/One page resume/CV * $25 application fee by PayPal (see instruction at the end of the Application Form) * Visual Artists: Provide 5 jpg images (jpg, 300 dpi)

* Video/Performance/ Time-based Artists Link on YouTube or Vimeo.

* Curators/writers sample of written work(s). Maximum 3 pages.

Further Information and Costs:

Applications accepted on basis of availability and quality of work. Please apply for funding in your home country for financial assistance to participate in our programs.


Full details available on website: http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com/id105.html




Artist-in-Residence program at Weir Farm National Historic Site

Deadline: November 1, 2017 {EMAIL}or {Cloud Drive}** or {POSTMARK}
** cloud drive, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, YouSendIt, or Icloud


Weir Farm National Historic Site
Artist-in-Residence
Weir Farm Art Center
Wilton, CT

2018 Residency


The Artist-in-Residence program at Weir Farm National Historic Site selects artists to spend one month living and working at the park. To date, more than 200 artists from throughout the U.S., as well as Tunisia, Germany, Australia, England, India, Ireland, South Africa and The Netherlands have participated in the AIR program. Visual artists apply for one month residencies in all media and diverse artistic points of view from traditional to experimental.

The Weir Farm Art Center (formerly the Weir Farm Trust) manages the Arist-in-Residence program at the park through a five-year renewable cooperative agreement, providing logistical and financial support and program publicity.

Applications for 2018 are due November 1, 2017.

Application Information

The Weir Farm Art Center encourages mid-career visual artists of all backgrounds to apply for admission. The WFAC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or sexual orientation.

One deadline of NOVEMBER 1 will serve to fill vacancies for the following year.Completed applications must be postmarked or submitted digitally by NOVEMBER 1 to be considered for the following year. Notification of results will be sent six to eight weeks following the deadline.


Download: Application and Guidelines for the Artist-in-Residence program. For more information, please contact the Weir Farm Art Center at hess@weirfarmartcenter.org or 203-761-9945.

 Visit website for additional details: https://www.nps.gov/wefa/getinvolved/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence-program.htm

Sunday, October 08, 2017

THE WORKSHOP AT MACY’S

Deadline: January 28, 2018 {ONLINE} or {RECEIVE}

The 2018 Workshop at Macy’s
Macy’s, Inc.
New York,NY
Spring 2018



Macy’s, Inc. is a premier omnichannel retailer with iconic brands that serve customers through outstanding stores, dynamic online sites and mobile apps. Both Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are known worldwide, and each has its own unique identity and customer focus. Bluemercury is widely recognized as the nation’s largest and fastest-growing luxury beauty products and spa retail chain.

Macy’s, Inc. clearly recognizes that the customer is paramount and that all actions and omnichannel strategies must be directed toward providing a personalized merchandise offering and shopping experience online and in store.

Diversity is at the core of the Macy’s, Inc. approach to doing business. It touches all areas of our company. We expect our associates, our advertising and in-store presentations and the companies with which we do business to reflect the diverse multicultural marketplace we serve.

The Workshop at Macy’s, our company’s first business development program, was launched in 2011 to foster growth in the next generation of minority- and women-owned merchandise suppliers. Conducted annually, this program is a foundational element of our commitment to vendor diversity.

In 2016, our company’s purchases from minority- and women-owned businesses totaled more than $1 billion – surpassing the billion dollar mark for the third year in a row, including purchases from some of our The Workshop at Macy’s graduates.

Beginning in October 2017, Macy’s is accepting applications for The 2018 Workshop at Macy’s, which will be held in Spring 2018 in New York City. To apply, review the eligibility requirements and submit your application before 11:59 p.m. EST on January 28, 2018.

And The Workshop at Macy’s is free to qualified applicants. Yes, you read that right. To learn more and get details on how to apply, see the program overview and review the eligibility requirements.




Saturday, July 22, 2017

American Craft Council 2018 American Craft Shows

Deadline: August 11, 2017 {ONLINE}
Late deadline: August 18, 2017. A $25 fee will apply.

2018 American Craft Shows
AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL

Minneapolis, MN

BALTIMORE WHOLESALE/RETAIL SHOW
February 21 - 25, 2018

ATLANTA RETAIL SHOW
March 16 - 18, 2018

ST. PAUL RETAIL SHOW
April 20 - 22, 2018 - Show

SAN FRANCISCO RETAIL SHOW
August 3 - 5, 2018


The American Craft Council’s four annual, juried craft shows convene a vibrant community of more than 1,500 of the country’s most talented craft artists – ranging from those just beginning their careers to masters in the field – and reach nearly 50,000 attendees each year. Exhibiting artists represent the broad aesthetic, technical, and material diversity of the craft field, from age-old traditions to cutting-edge technologies.

Applications and Eligibility

We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, kaleidoscopes, leather, metal, mixed media, musical instruments, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood.

New and emerging artists

ACC encourages new and emerging artists to apply. An artist may choose to check this box on the application if he/she has not exhibited in any Council show. These exhibitors, if accepted, receive special signage and are promoted through marketing efforts as “New Artist.”

Emerging artists may also consider applying to our Hip Pop program – now in its fourth year – which provides lower booth fees, smaller spaces, and more extensive exhibitor support. Visit craftcouncil.org/hippop to learn more. NOTE: The application process for Hip Pop is separate from that for traditional booths and runs on a different timeline.

How to apply

● Submit five digital images to the annual jury by midnight (PST) August 11, 2017, via Juried Art Services, the online application system (juriedartservices.com) Each application will be given one jury score for all 2018 shows.

● We encourage returning applicants to submit at least two to three images of new work. Marketing and promotional efforts focus on new pieces.


Application Fee
:
$15.00 processing and handling fee for each set of images
$30.00 application fee for each show you would like those images to be applied.



Questions?

For questions about the show or application process, please email our staff at shows@craftcouncil.org.


Complete prospectus and link to online application on American Craft Council website: https://craftcouncil.org/shows/apply


American Craft Magazine Call for Entries

Deadline: September 8, 2017 {EMAIL}


American Craft Magazine
American Craft Council
Minneapolis, MN
February/March 2018 Career Issue



For the first (and likely only) time, American Craft magazine is issuing a call for entries. We're hoping to hear from artists who'd like to be considered for coverage in our February/March 2018 Career Issue. The goal of the issue – our first ever focusing on artists' career practices – is to share tips on the sometimes tricky business of making a living as an artist. We're looking for artists who have unique guidance to offer and are willing to be forthright about their income sources.


To be considered, please send 4 to 6 images of your work along with your resume and brief answers to following questions:
  • What is notable or unusual about how you pay your bills? (one sentence)
  • What percentage of your income do you make from what sources? (one sentence with rough percentages – include spouse, second job, teaching, etc.)
  • What's the smartest thing you've done to make your finances work? (one sentence)


With each image, please include work title, year made, materials, dimensions, and photo credits. Responses will not be published without permission; incomplete responses and those exceeding 250 words will not be considered.


Please send your response to letters@craftcouncil.org no later than Friday, September 8. The email subject line must read Feb./Mar. Career Issue. If you are chosen, you'll be notified no later than Friday, October 20.



via American Craft Council Newsletter


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