bj spoke gallery announces a call for artists in all visual fine arts media, including video For the annual EXPO competition, artists may submit up to six images and/or two short videos. The juror is Erica Cooke, Research Fellow in the Painting and Sculpture Department of the Museum of Modern Art. EXPO is a national competition. There will be a one month show for the winners in March and an artists’ reception at the gallery in Huntington. Find full details at bjspokegallery.org.
The Art Guild, 200 Port Washington Boulevard, Manhasset, NY, presents a call for entries to the “2018 Nassau County High School Student Juried Exhibit”. Nassau County high school students are invited submit images of their 2-D or 3-D original artworks for consideration by October 12. Entries may include (but are not limited to) works in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, collage, sculpture, and more. The exhibition runs November 3-25, 1-5pm. For full details, visit www.theartguild.org.
Become a Teaching Artist
Dancing Classrooms Long Island seeks actors, dancers, and educators who move well and are interested in becoming Certified Teaching Artists for its internationally acclaimed social development, arts-in-education residency program. Candidates must register prior to audition on October 14, 1-4pm, at dancingclassroomsli.org/take-action/be-a-teaching-artist/.
Artist in Residency
The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation features an Artist in Residency Program for both emerging and mid-career artists, as well as curators. Resident artists are given access to studio spaces in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, along with opportunities for networking and feedback. They are provided with administrative, curatorial, and professional support to expand their artistic practice through research, dialogue, and new projects. Apply for the program by October 15 at www.narsfoundation.org.
Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency
Women’s Studio Workshop hosts the Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency at its Kingston, NY location. Women-identified teaching artists with experience in silkscreening, hand papermaking, and intaglio techniques are invited to apply for this four- to five-week residency. Residents teach area school students and create their own work on site. Head to www.wsworkshop.org to apply for the residency by October 15.
Digho museMarket Seeks Vendors
Local artists are invited to apply to sell their work at museMARKET, held November 10-11 at the Cinema Arts Centre. Apply by October 30 to be considered for one of 16 vendor spots. For full details, contact email@example.com.
The Henry Hering Art and Architecture Award is presented at the intersection of architecture and sculpture. Figurative and realist sculptures in architectural projects are considered for a medal and hand-lettered citation. Enter to win by November 5 at www.nationalsculpture.org/programs-awards.
Bas-relief sculptors, The Dexter Jones Award is up for grabs! This $5,000 prize contest is open to applicants born between 1979 and 2000. Apply by November 5 at www.nationalsculpture.org/programs-awards.
The National Endowment for the Arts offers grant projects to translate specific works of prose, poetry, and drama from other languages into English. To learn about these opportunities, visit www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-individuals. The application deadline for this type of grant is December 5.
Smack Mellon, housed in a historic Brooklyn building, is seeking submissions from mid-career artists. Artists are considered for solo, two-person, and group exhibitions. The deadline to apply at www.smackmellon.org is January 16.
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.
Art Studio with Hourly Rental Rates
A fully equipped art studio is available for rent in the Elwood area of Huntington. It has special ventilation for encaustic work, a Conrad Press (24” by 48”) for printmaking, and space for textile dying/surface design. Rent the studio at $15 per hour (a discount is given for four hours and more). Contact Valerie at (631)418-7296 for more information and to arrange a studio visit.
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