Graphic Designer Wanted
John’s Crazy Socks is seeking a Printed Products Manager to help develop a full line of greeting cards, designed by people with differing abilities. The company also aims to experiment with other printed products. The position is for a dynamic, creative person. Find more information at johnscrazysocks.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Meet the Funder: NYSCA – Individual Artists Program
February 21, 6-8pm, at The New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201. The Individual Artists presentation will focus on the Individual Artist Program Film, Media, and New Technology Production category; however, those applying to Theater Artist and Composer Commissions categories are welcome to attend as there is much overlap. NYSCA funding supports documentary and narrative works, interactive/digital technology, animation, and radio. Projects can be a combination of media, including but not limited to work for tape, installation, single-channel work, or interactive disc formats. Artists at various career stages are welcome to apply. Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $25,000. Documentary projects must be in the post-production phase. All applicants must have proof of New York State residency and a fiscal sponsor. If you are not currently fiscally sponsored, NYFA accepts Out-of-Cycle applications to its Fiscal Sponsorship Program. Free with RSVP via Eventbrite.
Meet the Funder: NYSCA – Special Arts Services (SAS)
February 28, 6-8pm, at The New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Special Arts Services (SAS) supports programs that engage the arts to address the changing needs of New York’s most vulnerable populations, including people in geographically-remote areas with limited cultural offerings; disabled communities; the aging; impoverished and homeless populations; and court, jail, and prison-involved juveniles and adults. SAS funding supports both established and emerging organizations. The program encourages collaborations and innovative projects, either multi-disciplinary or focused on a specific discipline of the performing arts, visual arts, or media. SAS also supports professional arts training, promoting advanced study as well as the entry of underserved artists pursuing arts careers. All applicants must have proof of New York State residency. Free with RSVP via Eventbrite.
“Emerging Artists Series 2019”
“Emerging Artists Series 2019” gives rising Long Island Artists a platform to talk about their work in a museum setting. Accepted artists will speak at one of six scheduled talks and have the opportunity to display their work in the Heckscher Museum of Art. This networking opportunity will give artists more visibility in the local arts community. Artists may visit heckscher.org for eligibility requirements and complete application instructions. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Although applications are accepted on a rolling basis, 2019 talks will be scheduled for March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 14.
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.email@example.com; 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