EXPO 39 Juried Competition and Exhibition
An open call for artists from b.j. spoke gallery. Juror Lina Kavaliunas, Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, will select artists to participate in an exhibition at b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main St., Huntington, in March 2020. A full prospectus can be seen at bjspokegallery.org/
The Art Guild
All artists, 18 years and older (high school students ages 14-18 years may enter in the student category), are invited to submit artworks for consideration for “About Face: The Portrait” a Juried Competition and Exhibition. The portrait is a time honored tradition throughout the ages – capturing the spirit, personality, and emotion of a person. The deadline to submit is Monday, August 5. You can send up to three images via email to artshow@TheArtGuild.org. Artists are also invited to submit artworks for consideration for “Town & Country, Landscapes” a Juried Competition and Exhibition. A celebration of the landscapes, seascapes, and cityscapes that capture your artistic heart – from urban and industrial environments to beaches and majestic mountain vistas. The deadline to submit is Monday September 9. You can send up to three images via email to artshow@TheArtGuild.org.
The Huntington Men’s Chorus seeks a conductor to succeed Thomas W. Jones, who is retiring from the chorus in December after having served for 20 years. Experienced choral conductors who would enjoy working with an adult male voice chorus should email Richard Stock at email@example.com by June 30 for consideration. Contact him at 631-757-5924 with questions. For additional information about the chorus, visit huntingtonmenschorus.org.
The Firefly Artists: A Northport Art Collective
The Firefly Artists is a newly renovated cooperative gallery in Northport Village. For a monthly fee, artists are able to display and sell their work in the gallery. Artists working in all media, from paintings and ceramics to textiles and woodcuts, are welcome. The Firefly Artists offers more than just a gallery space, it also fosters a supportive artists’ community. Members spend a small amount of time per month gallery sitting. To apply, send at least six images of work or a link to a website to KTL@thefireflyartists.com. For more information, visit thefireflyartists.com.
Call for Dancers
The Israeli & International folk dance group in Kings Park is always happy to welcome dancers, whether they are new or experienced. No partners are needed — just bring a smile. It meets every Wednesday, 6:30–8:30pm, when school is in session. The group gets together at RJO Intermediate School, 99 Old Dock Road, Kings Park, NY 11754. Admission is $10. For more information, contact Linda Kay by calling (631)269-6894 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Studios Available
The Studios at Suite Pieces is collection of artists and artisans creating and displaying their works in the upper level of Suite Pieces, Huntington. Four artist studios are currently available for rent on a monthly basis. The main floor of Suite Pieces is a 10,000-square-foot creative retail shop. It includes a vintage marketplace and a DIY design boutique. The Studios aims to welcome innovative artists to be part of one of the most creative spaces in Huntington. E-mail email@example.com or call (631)560-9759 for more information.
Patchogue Arts Council Exhibition Opportunities
Patchogue Arts Council accepts submissions on a rolling basis for potential exhibitions. Artists may apply to be shown at the The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, Roast Coffee & Tea Trading Co., and the Patchogue Arts Gallery. Visit www.patchoguearts.org for additional information about these opportunities.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Artists may apply for a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant on an ongoing basis to gain financial support in creating new work, purchasing materials, paying studio rent, and even medical expense coverage. The grant aims to allow artists to fully focus on their work. View additional details at http://pkf.org/our-grants/.
AlterWork invites emerging contemporary artists to apply to its residency program, which provides participants with the time and space to create new work. To be considered, artists should submit proposals stating how they would hypothetically use their studio space in Long Island City, Queens. Residents also put together a solo closing reception upon program completion. For a complete explanation of the ongoing opportunity, check out www.alterworkstudios.com.
Grants for Artists
Artist Grant awards $500 to visual artists four times per year. The mission of this charitable organization is to enable artists to continue their work and contributions to society. Artists working in all media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, film, sculpture, ceramics, etc., are considered. Apply at www.artistgrant.org.
Call to Action: A Story-Based Strategy for Change
Herstory is committed to generating 50-100 new stories that can be connected to legislative priorities and circulated widely on the websites, social media, and newsletter of a growing coalition of Long Islanders. The intent is to give a face to those who are too often demonized and build bridges of empathy, compassion, and inclusion to counter violations of basic human rights. Learn more at longislandwins.com and the following events: Fridays, 10:30am-12pm, Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement, Oak Street Center, Netherlands Complex, Room 116.
Seeking Craft Artists
North Fork Craft Gallery, located at the entrance to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Region, is accepting consignment applications from craft artists. All craft media are considered: jewelry, pottery, glass, metalwork, textiles, fiber, wood, wall art, wearable art, and more. Due to limited display space, traditional fine art paintings cannot be accommodated. The gallery is part of a 26-shop complex in the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River. The Shoppes are part of a complex that includes East Wind Resort and Spa, a popular destination for weddings, conferences, and North Fork tourism. For consideration, artists should submit an application facebook.com/northforkcraftgallery and click on the link “Craft Artist Application”, or visit www.northforkcraftgallery.com/contact-us.html.
Call for Musicians
Island Symphony Orchestra presents call for musicians. Island Symphony Orchestra is an all-volunteer, island-wide group comprised of professional and amateur musicians. Please join for the concert season. Strings especially needed. Please visit www.islandsymphony.org or call Allan Sperber at 516-822-3728.
Central Islip Library Galleria
Our Galleria is a public space that hundreds of people walk through daily. There is a snack court across from the display area and seating throughout. We seek original, contemporary artwork (unframed) for monthly exhibition. Featured artists are often cited on our website. For consideration, please submit multiple photographs of recent work along with artist biography to Galleria.firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to Library Galleria Committee, 33 Hawthorne Avenue, Central Islip, NY 11722; or call (631) 234234-9333, Extension 143.
The Copyright Alliance
is partnering with New York based law firm Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP (Cravath) to assist in finding potential clients for a trial skill externship program which will launch this fall. Through this initiative, Columbia law school students, under the supervision of Cravath attorneys David Marriott and David Kappos, will provide pro bono legal counsel to individuals and small businesses on copyright issues. The goal of the program is to teach trial skills to students in the context of copyright disputes. For more information view PRO BONO FLYER or go to https://copyrightalliance.org/content/pro_bono_trial_services_0