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Pine Needles Residency (Marine on St Croix, MN) – Call For Artists

Pine Needles Residency (Marine on St Croix, MN) – Call For Artists

The Science Museum of Minnesota announces a call for artists for the Artist at Pine Needles Residency for Summer 2020, a program sponsored by the St. Croix Watershed Research Station. With the vision to enhance scientific understanding through art, the St. Croix Watershed Research Station invites artists-in-residence to interact with the scientific staff and local community to further explore the intersection between art and science. Since 2001, the Artist at Pine Needles Residency has welcomed over 50 artists and writers to the banks of the St. Croix River in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota.

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Deadline: 29 Feb 2020

In addition to accepting applications from established artists, the Pine Needles Residency includes an emerging artist category to encourage and support upcoming artists with this same calling. Emerging artists show some evidence of achievement. To date, they do not have a substantial record of accomplishment and are not yet recognized as established artists by other artists, curators, critics, and arts administrators. Emerging artists will be considered in a separate pool and must be 21 years of age or older.

About St. Croix Watershed Research Station

The St. Croix Watershed Research Station is the environmental research station of the Science Museum of Minnesota. It is a private, non-profit laboratory dedicated to better understanding humanity’s relationship with our most precious resource by studying how land use, climate change, atmospheric deposition, and other factors affect aquatic systems.

The setting for the Artist at Pine Needles Residency is the James Taylor Dunn Pine Needles Cabin, located just north of the village of Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota, on the bluffs of the St. Croix River. In 2019, the artists selected were: large-scale, 2D and 3D visual artist Katherine Steichen Rosing of Madison, WI; botanical printmaker Linda Snouffer of St. Paul, MN; installation artist and sculptor Peter Krsko of Wonewoc, WI; and emerging artist, lyrical essayist and poet Kate Lucas of Minneapolis, MN.

Applications for 2020 will be accepted from writers and artists who focus on environmental or natural history topics and strive to connect the complex world between art, nature, and the sciences. As part of the program, artists will be encouraged to design an outreach project to share their work with the local community.

Artist at Pine Needles Residency Artist Benefits

The 2020 Artist at Pine Needles Residency offers artists the unique opportunity to interact and learn from freshwater paleolimnological scientists who study how lakes and rivers are changing over time and what can be done to mitigate those changes brought on by land use practices and climate change. This interaction between artists and scientists fosters a deeper understanding of the connections between their artwork, the science currently being done to protect lakes and rivers, and how they interpret that art/science interplay to the public.

Pine Needles Artists get the sole use of a historic, 3-room cabin built before World War I. This rustic, comfortable cabin includes a full bath, bed/sitting room, and kitchen. A generous enclosed porch, overlooking the river, is suitable for writing, sketching, and reflection. It is located on a 20-acre site on the bluffs of the St. Croix River, a nationally designated Wild and Scenic River. The secluded site is heavily wooded, with spring-fed streams, native wildflowers, and local wildlife.

A short walk, bike ride, or drive will bring artists to the quaint village of Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota. A coffee shop, community-run library, family-owned restaurant, art gallery, gift shop, and seasonal ice cream shop provides entertainment and home-town feel to visiting artists.

About the Science Museum of Minnesota

The Science Museum of Minnesota exists to turn on the science. Inspire learning. Inform policy. Improve lives. They envision a world in which all people have the power to use science to make lives better. The museum values collaboration, equity, and learning.

The Science Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1907. The museum’s current location on the banks of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul offers 370,000 square feet of space. It includes a 10,000-square-foot temporary exhibit gallery, five permanent galleries, acres of outdoor space, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater. They impact over a million people from around the world every year through trips to the museum, school visits, our traveling exhibitions, and Omnitheater films.

For more information, contact researchstation@smm.org.

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Loring Park Art Festival 2019 – Call For Artists

Loring Park Art Festival 2019 – Call For Artists

Artists For Artists announces a call for artists for the Loring Park Art Festival 2019, a high quality, juried festival held in beautiful Loring Park near downtown Minneapolis, MN. Stunning gardens and abundant trees throughout the park create an idyllic setting for art, music, and food. Booths circle a large pond with ample spaces for display.​

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Deadline: 15 Mar 2019

Artists For Artists presents the exceptional art of 140 selected artists, performances of music and dance, and entertainment. They are planning for sunny skies with a cool breeze in Loring Park on July 27 and 28, 2019.  The formal garden will be in full bloom and there will be a variety of food available. The show is organized by Artists For Artists, not a business association or civic organization. They are exhibiting artists who know what artists need to be successful.

About Artists For Artists

Artists for Artists’ mission is to provide an aesthetic place for local and regional artists to exhibit and sell their art, provide an entertaining event for the community, feature a beautiful park in an urban setting to the wider metro area, and promote and support ethnic diversity in the exhibiting visual arts.

For more information, contact info@loringparkartfestival.com.

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American Craft Show – Call for Artists

The American Craft Council (ACC) announces a call for artists for the American Craft Show.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Aug 2016

Artists may produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood.

We invite you to be part of our talented community of artists, ranging from those just beginning their careers to masters in the craft field. Join us for what promises to be a spectacular season showcasing the highest quality craft in the country.

American Craft Show

The ACC promotes its shows with the help of highly-skilled public relations firms that have a pulse on the local marketplace in each of our show cities. We also work with media buyers that track the latest trends for reaching diverse audiences. We feature our artists’ work on the ACC website, in digital and print ads, via social media, in special show preview sections of American Craft magazine, and onsite via comprehensive show programs and colorful navigational signage.

For more information, contact shows@craftcouncil.org.

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Loring Park Art Festival – Call for Artists

Artists for Artists application for the 17th Annual Loring Park Art Festival on July 30 and 31, 2016 is now available. Apply to be one of our 140 artists.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Mar 2016

Wildflowers and formal garden make this an idyllic setting for art, music and entertainment. 140 high quality, juried artists circle the large pond on July 30 and 31, 2016.

Loring Park is a beautiful urban setting with phenomenal art in every medium. We are proud to be an art festival by artists for artists.

For more information, contact info@loringparkartfestival.com.

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Open Door Eleven – Call for Artists

Rosalux Gallery (Minneapolis, MN) announces a national call for entries for it’s 11th annual Open Door juried group exhibition.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 28 Oct 2015

Open to all US residents working in any 2D/ 3D media except video. Only works completed within the past two years are eligible.

Open Door is an exciting opportunity for artists to showcase their work at Rosalux Gallery In Minneapolis, MN. Typically, this exhibition is reviewed and receives extensive press coverage and this years juror is Mia Lopez, curatorial fellow at the prestigious Walker Art Center.

Rosalux is a cooperative art gallery that was founded in Minneapolis in 2002. The gallery is home to twenty artists whose work is well known both nationally and internationally, featured in various major collections, and who have individually received numerous prestigious awards and grant recognitions. The gallery is located in the Van Buren Building in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.

For more information, contact info@rosaluxgallery.com.

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2016 On-Ice Program – Call for Artists

Art Shanty Projects is currently seeking artists of all stripes – musicians, composers, media artists, architects, poets, scientists, dancer/choreographers, writers, builders, fisher-people, outdoors-people, naturalists, puppeteers, set designers, vocalists, spoken word artists, craftspeople, storytellers, actors, playwrights – interested in designing and constructing a shanty for the 2016 On-Ice Program.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

Art Shanty Project strives to create open artistic interactions between non-artists and artists. There are no application fees or restrictions to encourage creative people of all types to apply.

Art Shanty Projects does its best to support artists fiscally and logistically with as many resources as available. Project stipends for the 2016 On-Ice Program are intended to offset the costs for materials to build and move the structure as well as time to staff a shanty while the project is open to the public. The organization does not have additional travel stipends to offer out-of-state artists at this time.

The total stipend amount is grant dependent and will be disclosed prior to the submission deadline once all notifications of pending funds have been announced.

Art Shanty Projects is an artist driven temporary community exploring the ways in which the relatively unregulated public space of a frozen lake can be used as a new and challenging artistic environment to expand notions of what art can be.

For four weekends in February, a frozen lake in Minnesota is transformed into a village of ice fishing shanty-like structures designed and built by artists. Outdoor performances, games, and inventive cold-weather activities animate the shanties for thousands of visitors during the program period.

Art Shanty Projects’ 2016 On-Ice Program will take place on frozen White Bear Lake in White Bear, MN. The project is free and open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from February 6th-28th, 2016.

For 2016, Art Shanty Projects is offering: 20 artist team stipends (amount TBA), on-ice management, publicity, and shanty-building support.

For more information, contact info@artshantyprojects.org.

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