Tuesday, January 11, 2011


Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Keyholder Residency
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Deadlines: Summer 2011 Residency: May 16-August 12
Application deadline (POSTMARK): March 4, 2011
Notification: April 4

Fall 2011 Residency: September 12-November 11
Application Deadline(POSTMARK): July 1, 2011
Notification: August 8

A program that provides concentrated work time for artists to explore new ideas in one of Pyramid Atlantic's studio disciplines.

Pyramid Atlantic is proud to offer a two month residency opportunity for artists working in the field of printmaking, papermaking, book arts, or digital media. Artists of all career stages are encouraged to apply for this residency. Two artists per session are selected by Pyramid Atlantic’s artistic staff. Resident artists work in a productive community atmosphere alongside other artists, and are expected to be in the studio at least 15-20 hours per week. Technical assistance is not included in the residency, but is available at an additional cost.

Keyholder Resident Artists receive:
•A $200 artist’s stipend
•24-hour studio access
•Storage space
•Inclusion in Pyramid Atlantic’s permanent collection
•Promotion through Pyramid’s e-newsletter, blog and website

Keyholder Resident Artists are expected to:

•Care for equipment and tools
•Provide their own consumable supplies (paper, ink, newsprint, and the like)
•Give one artist’s talk or public demonstration
•Share the studio with other artists; working around workshops and outreach

Application Requirements:
•The application form
•Project Description-A one page letter of intent explaining your project, the studios you would like to work in, and your level of experience
•10 images of recent work with a slide script, which should include title, media, dimension, and date.
•$20 Application Fee (includes one year of membership to Pyramid Atlantic)
•S.A.S.E. for return of materials

Visit website for full details: www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/art_programs/residencies.html


Books . . . beyond words evolution
August 6 to September 3, 2011
Deadline (RECEIVE): 5th April 2011

East Gippsland Art Gallery
2 Nicholson Street
Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875

“Looking for entries which explore the idea of books evolving beyond their conventional physical and conceptual boundaries”

Entry to the Books...beyond words evolution Award is via a pre selection process.
Artists may enter up to three works, each of which must:
* Be the original work of the Entrant
* Have been completed within the two years prior to the closing date
* Not infringe copyright, and
* Not have previously shown at East Gippsland Art Gallery (EGAG)

The Artist must submit on a CD formatted for PC
* A completed entry form for each work.
* 4 views of each work entered 10cm x 15cm, formatted as TIFF files (300 dpi), or high resolution JPEG files.
* A statement of not more than 1500 characters (approx 250 words) about each of the works, and how the Award theme is interpreted. This statement should not include any information which identifies the artist.

Fee: $A25 non refundable

Works may be in any medium but living matter will not be accepted unless the written agreement of EGAG has been obtained by the Artist.

Overseas artists should consider Australian Customs & Biosecurity requirements prior to despatching their works.

Major Award $5,000
Innovation Award $1,000
Acquisitive Award $1,000
People's Choice Award $500

Download Conditions of Entry: Click here.

Visit website for more information: eastgippslandartgallery.org.au


Upcoming Call For Artists:
City Hall -- The French Connection

For Art Gallery at City Hall space: art and documentation photography inspired by City Hall's French Second Empire architecture.
For 2nd and 4th Floor display cases: Frenchness, Frenchy, French fries...Anything French! Jusqu'a vous...
Contact: artincityhall@phila.gov for "calls for artists".

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