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. Deadline is November 28. Find full details at bjspokegallery.org.
NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund
The NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund (A Statewide Theatre Regrant Program) is a regrant program that provides grants of $2,000 to $6,000 to support either organizational growth or the development of new work for the professional theatre in New York State. This grant addresses small professional theatres with budgets of $500,000 or less and organizations that have a limited administrative capacity. The goals of this grant are to provide a grant funding opportunity with a simple application process accessible to small organizations; offer and/or increase funding to theatre groups and certain individual artists and unincorporated entities that would not otherwise apply to NYSCA; help organizations grow institutionally as they prepare to apply directly to NYSCA; support high quality, professional theatre that advances the field; and create opportunities for participation in the arts, particularly for historically underserved populations and communities in New York State. Applicants may be 501(c)(3), fiscally sponsored, or “non-profit in spirit”, meaning an individual artist or small unincorporated project with a budget less than $100,000. Visit art-newyork.org/creative-opportunity-fund to apply by the middle of December.
Call to Artists: 59th Long Island Artists Exhibition
The Art League of Long Island invites artists from Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens to submit entries to the 59th Long Island Artists Exhibition. The biennial show will be on view in the Art League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery from January 12 through February 10. Artists may submit work for consideration to client.smarterentry.com/alli by December 5. The exhibition juror is Tim Newton, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Salmagundi Club, NYC. Newton is Founder and Curator of “American Masters”, an annual exhibition and sale at the famed Salmagundi Club in. Since its inception in 2008, the show has become one of the premier events for representational art. Learn more at artleagueli.org.
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.
“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 email@example.com. Although applications are accepted on a rolling basis, 2019 talks will be scheduled for January 10, March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 14.
2019 Visual Artists Fellowship
The application is now available for this two-year hatchery of innovation. The Visual Artist Fellowship underscores the Center for Emerging Visual Artists’s (CFEVA) commitment to fostering artistic excellence and furthers its mission to help visual artists build sustainable careers. Artists are selected by an independent Board of Artistic Advisors based on the merit of their artwork, demonstrated ability to reach stated goals, and a clear vision for the next level in their professional practice. For more information and to apply for the fellowship by the January 15 deadline, visit cfeva.org/artist-services/visual-artist-fellowship.
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.
2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship
Applications for the 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship are now open and close January 23, 2019 at 11:59pm. NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are unrestricted cash awards of $7,000 made to individual or collaborating originating artists living and working in the state of New York, and/or Indian Nations located therein. These fellowships are not project grants but are intended to fund an artist’s voice. The 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Categories are: Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design, Choreography, Music/Sound, Photography, Playwriting/Screenwriting. Find more information at nyfa.org/fellowships.
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