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Urban Environmental Health Lab Fellowship (New York, NY) – Call For Artists

Urban Environmental Health Lab Fellowship (New York, NY) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Human Impacts Institute announces a call for artists for the Urban Environmental Health Lab (UEHL) Fellowship. Through collaboration with environmental health experts, artists, and youth leaders, fellows will engage in innovative projects aimed at tackling environmental health threats and promote pollution prevention tools.

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Enter by: 20 June 2024

Artist and youth fellows will be in-residence at local, New York City environmental justice organizations, learning about their work, communities, and needs for creative communications and engagement. Together, equal justice groups, youth fellows, and artists will develop a creative project (i.e. film, social media campaign, installation, performance) to deepen the cultural connection(s) between climate justice and community-based solutions.

These projects will be celebrated during Climate Week NYC 2024. The Urban Environmental Health Lab (UEHL) fellowship program is designed to empower underrepresented communities in New York City by addressing urban soil, water, and air challenges. Artists will receive a stipend of 1000 USD upon completion of the program.

Fellowship Focus:

  • Environmental health awareness
  • Pollution prevention
  • Climate justice
  • Community engagement
  • Creative storytelling

The Fellowship provides artists a chance to build community and expand their network of climate experts and organizations.

About Human Impacts Institute

The Human Impacts Institute (HII) is dedicated to building a global cultural movement that inspires bold climate action through creative and community-driven approaches. They build collaborations between artists, scientists, policymakers, activists, and educators, as well as develop over 25,000 hours of creative climate programming to audiences across the globe. Since it’s inception in 2011, the HII has grown their reach and built an international team that is passionate about the role of art in climate. Through educational workshops, salons, and exhibits, HHI amplifies the voices of communities directly impacted by climate change.

For more information, contact community@humanimpactsinstitute.org


Outdoor Juried Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity (Sarasota, FL) – Call For Artists

Outdoor Juried Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity (Sarasota, FL) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Embracing Our Differences announces a call for artists for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images created by local, national, and international artists.

The display reflects the artists’ interpretations of the theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.”

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Enter by: 1 July 2024

The winning artworks combine a deep understanding of both medium and message.

The outdoor juried art exhibit will be on display January 19 through April 13, 2025, in two locations in Sarasota and St. Petersburg, Florida. There are approximately 320,650 visitors to the park every year. The exhibit will take place in two cities providing the artists with more exposure.

Awards are given for “Best-in-Show Adult,” “Best-in-Show Student,” and “People’s Choice” categories, with the last chosen by exhibit visitors to each location. Adult winners each receive $2,000; students receive $2,000 with $1,000 to be directed to the student and $1,000 to their school’s art program, if they worked under the direction of an educator.

About Embracing Our Differences

Embracing Our Differences is a nonprofit organization based in Southwest Florida along Florida’s Cultural Coast. They use the power of art and education to celebrate and promote individuality and common humanity. They accomplish this through an annual, large-scale, juried exhibition and a comprehensive series of educational initiatives, programs, and resources designed for teachers and students.

For more information, contact exhibit@embracingourdifferences.org


Diversity – Side Arts Call For Artists

Diversity – Side Arts Call For Artists

Side Arts announces a call for artists on the theme of diversity. Side Arts fosters a conversation through the visual arts on social equity including diversity, inclusion, affirmation, justice, access, mental health wellness, safety, and consent. This call focuses our attention on how art addresses diversity through social equity.

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Deadline: 15 Aug 2019

Open to visual artists, 18 and older, any location, any medium.

Enter as many times as you like per call.

  • $1USD: Entry
  • $5USD: Entry + promote art on Instagram (800+) and Facebook (2000+).
  • $20USD Entry + social promotion + promote art on Blog and Email List (15000+).

Diversity Artist Benefits

  • 1st prize: $50 or 15% of total entry fees, whichever is more
  • 2nd prize: 10% of total entry fees
  • 3rd prize: 5% of total entry fees

Winners are chosen and announced within two weeks of the deadline. 10% of all entry fees are donated to social equity charities. These are chosen by consensus from the recommendations of those that submitted the artwork.

About Side Arts

If making art is your side hustle, then Side Arts is for you! A global community of visual artists use Side Arts to promote their art and search verified calls for artists – exhibition and income opportunities. Side Arts offers workshops, consulting, and exclusive calls for artists.

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