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Netted Clear Quartz Egg With Apatite Pendant

Hand-carved clear quartz crystal egg is gracefully cradled in a sterling silver net. Deep blue apatite gems dangle and drip from the bail. Measures (from bail) 1 1/2 inches long and 3/4 at widest area.

By Amy Cousin. $225.

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Netted Clear Quartz Egg With Apatite Pendant

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Chrysalis

Mixed Media, Abstract, 10″ x 10″ x ~1″. By Debbie McCarthy. $100.

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Chrysalis

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BARAK, Inc. – Call for Muralists

BARAK, Inc. call for muralists. The theme is A Historical Perspective of Dauphin County, PA. While the mural will be located in Millersburg, PA, it is intended to honor and celebrate the seat of state government, Dauphin County.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 26 Jun 2015

The selected artist or artist team will be paid a $5000 stipend for the execution of the mural. Artist/team must be experienced/willing to work with community youth groups to complete the project.

Through its diverse programs, Barak, Inc. engages youth in the process of creative place- making that encourages early civic engagement, community building, skills enhancement, and education through the arts.

For more information, contact wmurray@barakarts.org.

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Artist and Writers Residencies – Southern Mexico

Self-directed and instructional artist and writers residencies in Puebla and Oaxaca, Southern Mexico. Apply now through April 27.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 27 Apr 2015

We are now welcoming applications for the following artist residencies in 2015 and 2016:

  • Art Production, Design Production, or Photography Production Residency (self-directed)
  • Art Educators Special Artist Residency
  • Art History and Cultural Research Residency (self-directed)
  • Mexican Ceramics Special Artist Residency (self-directed)
  • Gold Leafing and Antique Art Techniques Instructional Artist Residency
  • “Inside the Museum” Short-Term Instructional Artist Residencies
  • Journalism Residencies (self-directed)
  • Mexican Textiles Instructional Artist Residency
  • Natural Pigments Instructional Artist Residency
  • Printmaking Special Artist Residency (self-directed)
  • Writers Residency (self-directed)

Founded in 2009 in Puebla, Arquetopia is an award-winning, Mexican official nonprofit foundation run entirely by artists. It has since grown to include the premier artist residency program of Mexico and Latin America, with extensive collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. Our resident artists have come from dozens of countries on six continents, and many have returned multiple times. Our Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 25 and over.

In contrast to the many vacation rentals, spa resorts, B&B’s, and sublets advertised as part-time quasi art centers, both Arquetopia and Arquetopia Oaxaca have always been spaces exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and include structured programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and project support.

For more information, contact info@arquetopia.org.

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Fair and One Square – Call for Artists

Anton Art Center – An exhibition of varying media, each no larger than 12 inches in any direction.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 24 Apr 2015

  • Opening reception: Saturday, May 8, 6-8pm
  • Open: May 8 – June 10, 2015

Eligibility:

  • Open to artists ages 18 and up.
  • Open to all media including, but not limited to: photography, collage, fiber, painting, drawing, paper, printing, metal, glass, ceramic, and more.
  • A maximum of one submission per artist of any media restricted to a maximum of 12 inches in any direction.
  • Artworks must be original and completed within the last two years.
  • All works previously displayed at the Anton Art Center are ineligible.
  • All submitted work will be accepted as long as all criteria are met.

$350 in awards.

The Anton Art Center’s mission is to enrich and inspire people of all ages through the arts. Macomb County’s leading non-profit arts organization since 1969. Fine arts exhibitions featuring local, regional, and national artists; year-round adult and youth classes and workshops in clay, painting, drawing, and more; annual Art Fair, Christmas Market, ArtParty, and artist competitions. The Art Center is the Region 10A re-granting agency for Macomb and Oakland Counties for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Gallery admission is free and open to the public; donations are accepted and appreciated.

For more information, contact sszmiot@theartcenter.org.

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Artist and Writers Residencies – Call for Artists

The Caetani Cultural Centre offers artists and writers creative living and working spaces in an independent community atmosphere for self-directed residencies, providing time, support and room for creativity.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: Ongoing.

Open to emerging and established visual artists in any medium. Writers, musicians, curators, cultural researchers, musicians and performing artists are also welcome and encouraged to apply. Sorry, we are not able to cater to groups at this time.

Applications are ongoing, unless otherwise indicated, and applicants are suggested to apply at least 3 months prior to the required time period. All applications are adjudicated by a professional adjudication panel.

Some programs may offer an honorarium, although the Self-Directed Residencies are not usually sponsored or themed, and fees are based and pro-rated on length of stay. Artists are expected to provide their own food, materials, insurance and transportation.

There is limited access to equipment. If you have special equipment needs you should contact the Centre to ensure that this program is suitable for your expectations.

The Caetani Cultural Centre Artist-in-Residence Program (C3 AiR) provides a facility that allows artists to experiment, develop new ideas and interact with fellow artists and the community through talks, workshops and exhibitions. The programs are intended to promote professional development for the artist while giving the local community access to a diverse range of arts practices, theories and experiences.

The Centre often collaborates with community groups in the North Okanagan to create new ideas and processes through art and bring greater awareness to shared social and environmental issues. Please see the website for more details.

The Greater Vernon community offers hiking trails, access to wilderness, nature centres, a public art gallery and arts centre, performing arts centre, recreation centre, Vernon Community Music School, commercial galleries, library, science centre, and shopping. We are located between three lakes: Kalamalka Lake, Okanagan Lake and Swan Lake, and 25 minutes from world class cross country and downhill skiing, and mountain biking at Silver Star Mountain. 30 minutes from Kelowna International Airport. 5 hours from Vancouver by car. Vernon has a small airport with limited access.

For more information, contact manager@caetani.ca.

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Gallery Underground: Red – Call for Artists

Gallery Underground – All-media national juried show which explores this powerful color, used by artists to attract attention, express emotion or interpret a feeling.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 30 Mar 2015.

Historically, red in art was associated with sacrifice, danger and courage. But messages and connotations change with time and modern red is the color of love, heat, passion, violence, anger or joy.

All media accepted. Submissions via digital entry, $35 fee for up to two pieces. $500 in cash awards. Opening reception May 1.

Large open-space gallery just outside Washigton, DC with large traffic flow. Receptions attract 200 people. Prestigious juror Frank Eber to jury show. Arlington Artists Alliance gallery. Alliance is 501 (c) 3 nonprofit; fees are tax-deductible.

For more information, contact info@galleryunderground.org.

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Black Mountain Arts and Craft Show 2015 – Call for Artists

Call for Artists! The Black Mountain Arts and Crafts Show will be held on Saturday, June 6, from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, June 7, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Juried event. All work must be designed and executed by the accepted artist.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 1 Apr 2015.

The show is put on by The Old Depot Association. The Old Depot is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to protect and maintain Black Mountain’s historic Train Depot and to discover, nurture and preserve the arts and crafts of the Swannanoa Valley. Local crafters display and sell their work in the Gallery. Using the profits from the Gallery sales, the Black Mountain Arts and Crafts Show and other fundraisers, the Old Depot Association sponsors art, music, dance, and drama classes in the public schools of the Valley.

For more information, contact craftshow@olddepot.org.

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Call for Artists and Projects, Spring 2015 – Cerdeira Village

The Cerdeira Village Art & Craft Residency Program was designed for active young visual artists, writers, painters, sculptors, musicians, and other creative individuals who value nature , authenticity and silence.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 22 Jan 2015.

A peaceful place where you can connect with nature and be fully creative! Get inspired by the portuguese mountains! Discover the breath-taking beauty of a schist village that was reconstructed and is now seeking for a new life.

What you can expect:

  • Located in a rural setting, this program provides a quiet and inspiring place for you to start a new project or finish one.
  • We provide you with basic technical assistance and housing for the weekly fee.
  • Our residency program is designed to provide the ideal environment for artistic creation without any kind of pressure, sharing of experiences and cooperation while in direct contact with a natural setting.

What we expect from you:

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Artists must keep the house clean and cook their own meals.
  • Travel expenses, food and other supplies are paid by the artists.
  • It is also expected that once a week, they take part in some of the village activities and participate in a follow-up dinner.

Location: Cerdeira Village, Lousã, Portugal

Duration: 1st March – 31st May (minimum stay is 2 weeks)

Eligibility: The selection is based on the artist’s work and the contribution he/she can give to the village.

Costs and Support: First week € 100, all additional weeks € 80

From the breathtaking valley views to the perfect working and accommodation spaces, our visitor will involve themselves in an inspiring environment of artistic cooperation, where they can decide whether to do their creative work in the company of other artists or by themselves.

This programme strives to link art and craft to enjoyment of natural places, appealing to creativity through the use of local, recycled and biodegradable materials, as well as the respect for nature, contributing to an environmentally responsible consumption. The Government of Portugal classified the Cerdeira Art & Craft Association as of Cultural Interest.

For more information, contact artandcraft@cerdeiravillage.com.

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ART SPLASH ARTISTS NEEDED

Cre8 Events Team – The underlying philosophy behind the Art splash Exhibition is to embrace all genres of art, by giving a platform to up-and-coming artist to showcase their talent in a “TICKETED PRIVATE VIEW”.

We are looking for artist of all GENRES (photographers, sculptors, fashion designers, jewelers, makeup artists, performance artist and more).

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 12/19/2014.

Our enthusiastic and professional staff is driven to making the artists experiences a memorable one, by delivering the highest levels of service. Our ultimate aim is to take the stress away from you the artist, so you can create your master pieces a successful and memorable exhibition.

For more information, contact cre8@cre8eventsteam.com.

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