News : Call For Entry
FUSION Magazine Feature Artist Column - Emerging Artist Applications
posted: September 26, 2014
FUSION invites submissions for the magazine column that will feature one clay artist and one glass artist in the Spring 2014 issue. An emerging artist is someone who’s in the early stage of their career (within 5 years of training or exhibited for 5 years or less), who has specialized training in his or her field and who has created a modest independent body of work. Submissions must include an artist statement and/or biography that is no more than 300 words in length, along with two professional quality images of recent work (within 12 months). The images must be minimum 1200 pixels (4 inches) x 1500 pixels (5 inches) at 300 dpi, JPEG Format. The images should be of professional quality. Poor quality images will not be used. Featured artists will be selected by the Magazine Committee.
Submissions must be sent electronically to the FUSION Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use "FUSION Magazine, Feature Artist Column - Emerging Artist" as the subject heading of your emailed submission.
Applications due: November 14th, 2014
Museum of Arts and Design Artist Residency
posted: September 5, 2014
The Museum of Arts and Design NYC is seeking several experienced makers for demonstrations in the Artist Studios program. The studios are open for the public to interact informally with the working artist during regular museum hours. Successful candidates will have extensive background working predominately in three-dimensional materials and processes; teaching experience is a plus. Applicants are highly encouraged to visit the Artist Studios at MAD to fully understand the structure of the program.
The positions are paid, temporary adjunct and part-time. This program will run for approximately 4 months; each maker will work one regularly scheduled day/week, with some additional evening shifts on Thursdays and Fridays. Participants will also have the opportunity to display their work in the museum’s 6th floor vitrines. Each artist will also have their bio and two images of their work featured on MAD’s website.
To learn more about this opportunity, visit our artist studios page.
To apply click here.
Call for Submissions
posted: September 5, 2014
Chrysler Museum Glass Studio is now accepting applications for its FALL 2014 Studio Assistantship term
posted: July 31, 2014
The Studio Assistantship is an educational opportunity designed for emerging artists who are either currently enrolled in or have recently completed an undergraduate degree program in glass, or who are pursuing a professional career working with glass. Significant glassblowing experience is a requirement of the program. The Assistantship program provides practical, professional studio experience in a Museum setting. Studio Assistants will help the Studio Team with public glass demonstrations, classes, and general operations of the Studio for up to 10 hours a week for the duration of the term.
The Assistantship is a volunteer,position and offers many benefits. These include: Studio time; the opportunity to build skills, perform, and teach; half scholarships to staff taught classes; the chance to work with world-recognized masters in our Visiting Artist Series; and commission free participation in the Studio’s quarterly sales.
The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio offers three competitive assistantship sessions per year.
· Two are semester-long (five months in both Spring & Fall) sessions designed for recent college graduates and aspiring glass professionals and emerging artists.
· One is a two-month summer internship session for students currently enrolled in college.
· August 24–January 15, 2015
· January 15–June 15, 2015
· June 15–August 24, 2015
Each Assistant completes the following professional development under the mentorship of the Programming Director:
1. Assist in teaching public and private classes.
2. Undergo resume review.
3. Create business cards.
4. Create personal artist website.
5. Apply for two artist opportunities.
6. Research the Chrysler Museum collection and design a project in response. Lead a public demonstration related to this project.
7. Mount a solo exhibition featuring this project in Vestibule 102, an intimate, front-window gallery space in the Glass Studio (for semester-long Assistants only. Time constraints preclude summer-term Assistants from undertaking this project.)
· Traveling Assistant: During each session, the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio accepts one Traveling Assistant. The Museum provides a free apartment for this Assistant during the duration of their Assistantship. The Traveler typically comes from afar to participate in this certificate program. The Traveler has additional responsibility and is expected to have slightly more glass experience. The Museum is not able to sponsor or facilitate visas. Please note in your letter of interest if you are applying specifically for this position. The position is appointed five months prior to the start of the term. We are now accepting applications for the June 15–August 24, 2015 Traveling Assistantship.
All applicants should submit the following electronically:
1. A letter of interest outlining studio experience & personal goals for the program
2. Current resume
3. Up to five images of their work, or a link to their online portfolio
4. List of three references with contact information
Please do not exceed 10 MB in combined email attachment size or send data in multiple emails.
Email all materials to Charlotte Potter, Programming Director, at email@example.com
(Email subject line should read Fall 2014 Studio Assistantship Application)
International Glass Prize
posted: July 31, 2014
We are proud to announce the second edition of the International Glass Prize (IGP2), a triennial competition for arts, design and crafts.
This project is an initiative of the Private Foundation Charlotte van der Seijs and is organized by the glass museum GlazenHuis in Lommel, Belgium.
The jury will award EUR 12.000 of prize money and two residency periods at the studio of the GlazenHuis.
This edition's theme is: THE PROCESS.
Application can be submitted online from 1 September 2014.
15th NICHE Awards - call for entry
posted: July 30, 2014
Deadline: August 18, 2014
NICHE magazine is now accepting applications for the 2015 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood and jewelry arts.
Arte Laguna Prize
posted: July 14, 2014
Entries are open for the ninth edition of the Arte Laguna Prize, the international contest that showcases the work of the finalists in the prestigious spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.
Painting, sculpture, photography, video art and performance, virtual and digital art are the five categories in which artists can enroll, either online or via postal mail, until November 6th, 2014.
The five overall winners will receive a cash prize of 7,000 Euros each, and the works will remain their property. Among the participating artists the jury will also identify the winners of the art residencies, business for art prizes and personal exhibitions in international galleries.
posted: July 14, 2014
SOFA Chicago is pleased to announce the launch of SOFA SPACE, an exciting new area of the fair designed to showcase unrepresented and emerging artists.
This project was conceived in order to give individual artists, who wish to present an installation or body of artwork, a platform at SOFA CHICAGO. Included artwork is NOT FOR SALE, and participating artists are currently unrepresented and cannot now, or ever have been affiliated with a gallery or SOFA exhibitor.
All applications will be reviewed for quality and appropriateness by a jury of curators assembled by SOFA CHICAGO.
The Application for SOFA SPACE is available here Applications are due August 15, 2014.
CRAFT EMERGENCY 2014, Portsmouth UK
posted: June 27, 2014
aspex’s open submission competition for craft and design
Deadline For Submissions: Friday 5 September 2014
Exhibition: 10 October 2014 – 4 January 2015
aspex seeks emerging artists, designers and makers working in all media for its open submission exhibition CRAFT EMERGENCY 2014. This is an international opportunity and we are looking for applications from anyone who considers themselves to be an emerging artist. A submission fee of £10.00 applies.
A maximum of 15 artists will be selected for a group show, which will open in October 2014. During this exhibition a winner will be chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at aspex in 2016.
This is aspex‘s second CRAFT EMERGENCY. Thomas Appleton was the winner of the inaugural competition in 2013 and he will be having a solo show of his work in the main space at aspex in the Summer of 2015.