Call For Artists: August 2018 and Beyond

night view of a wooden walkway between three buildings that are illuminated from inside: Atlanta Center for the Arts Call for Artists
Atlantic Center For the Arts

AUGUST 2018

Yaddo
Location:
 Saratoga Springs, NY
Yaddo offers residencies to professional artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following mediums: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and studio. Head here for more information on how to apply.
Deadline: 
August 1

Hatch Training Intensive
Location: Atlanta, GA
Applications for the Fall 2018 Hatch Training Intensive are now open. The Hatch Training Intensive is specifically targeted towards readying artists to work in community centric art projects that are both sustainable and meaningful to all involved stakeholders. Twelve artists will be chosen for this program through a competitive application process. Arts workers of all disciplines and mediums will be considered, including those working in all visual and performing arts, music, dance, film or as arts administrators. Artists will learn:

  • Methods of organizing community around social impact through arts and culture emphasizing available assets over deficits
  • Tools and activities to engage dialogue, break down barriers, and create a shared language amongst key stakeholders
  • Incorporation of art into city planning and urban development
  • How to negotiate, read/build contracts, and build robust budgets that both account for all aspects of project expense, including artist fee, and reflect the story of your project to funders and stakeholders
  • Considerations for aesthetic choices and quality within community artwork
Total cost to participating artists for this program is $360. Course agendas of material covered and and an extensive FAQ section are available online to help aid applicants in the application process. Payment plans and options are available for those who are accepted. Application Deadline is August 6, 2018 at 11:59pm.
Apply online for Hatch : Application for Hatch
More info: Hatch Training Intensive . Questions? Please email Audrey Gámez at audrey@c4atlanta.org.
DeadlineAugust 6, 2018 at 11:59pm

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Atlanta Photography Group: Rachel Reese Selects, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
Submission Dates:
  July 2th – August 16th Midnight
Atlanta Photography Group is now taking submissions for Rachel Reese Selects, APG’s feature exhibition for Atlanta Celebrates Photography, the month-long, citywide photography festival. Rachel Reese, the Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Telfair Museums in Savannah, GA will jury the exhibition.
The Virginia Twinam Smith Award is an important part of this exhibition.  Two works will be selected for a $500 prize and acquisition into the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
The show runs from October 5 – November 11.
Rachel Reese is the Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums in Savannah, GA. She is a curator, arts writer, and independent publisher.
For more information, https://www.atlantaphotographygroup.org/events/2018/7/2/call-for-entry-rachel-reese-selects
Deadline: August, 16

SEPTEMBER 2018

Jentel
Location: Banner, WY
The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers time and a supportive environment for artists and writers to reflect on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.  Apply here.
Deadline: September 15

Hambidge
Location: Rabun Gap, GA
Hambidge provides a residency program for artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space. Check out the application requirements here.
Deadline: September 15

MacDowell Colony
Location: Peterborough, NH
The MacDowell Colony is a renowned artist residency program in New England. Participants remain in the program for up to eight weeks, with five weeks being most common. The sole criterion for acceptance to the MacDowell Colony is artistic excellence. MacDowell defines excellence in a pluralistic and inclusive way, encouraging applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. We welcome artists engaging in the broadest spectrum of artistic practice who are investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns. Check out the application here.
Deadline: September 15

Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artist Residency
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
The Master Artist Residency is unique in that it is a mentoring program that couples prominent Master Artists with selected Associate Artists for three week periods. Since residencies are process based, and not product-driven, time can be spent on previously existing projects, on new experiments, or on collaborations. The residency is also unique in that it focuses on creating conversations and the sharing of ideas between three disciplines per program, which can include visual artists, writers, dancers, and musicians as well as many other types of art. ACA believes that the spirit and challenges of being an artist are shared by all disciplines and that we can learn much from coming together, sharing our work and ideas, and collaborating on projects. Please visit About the Master Artists-in-Residence Program to learn more.
Deadline: September 16

Fulton County Arts & Culture
Location: Atlanta
Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) Public Arts Program invites experienced professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to create original and site-responsive public artworks using the theme of ‘Light and Enlightenment’ for the Atlanta-Fulton Central Library Branch, part of the Atlanta Fulton Public Library System’ (AFPLS). Artists and artist teams with at least 5 years professional public art experience and residing in the continental United States are eligible to apply. The following spaces are being considered for the commission – building facade, lobby, lobby staircase, central lightwell and the children’s space on level 4. Funded through Fulton County’s Percent for Art allocation, there will be at least two commissioned pieces valued between $100,000 and $150,000. These amounts are inclusive of all expenses including design, fabrication, transportation, installation, travel, insurance, taxes and fees. Click here for more info and to apply.
Deadline: September 20

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