Sunday, December 7, 2008

Open Calls

Cleveland Public Art is seeking artists’ portfolios to be considered for public art projects throughout Cleveland, OH. Cleveland Public Art, 1951 W. 26th Street, #101, Cleveland, OH 44113-3440, 216-621-5330,

Open to artists worldwide who teach and have taught in the past are eligible. Free listing at Artist must have a web site. No fee to join. Contact Leighann Foster for portfolio review and acceptance:

SPACELAB in Cleveland, Ohio
SPACELab provides an environment for emerging and student artists to present work that challenges their aesthetics and interacts physically and socially with the public. Two SPACELab projects are exhibited for three weeks. Site-specific work is encouraged. Artists will receive a small honorarium for their exhibition.

Print an application form at, and mail along with a one-page proposal and at least 10 images or a video, to: SPACELab Committee, SPACES, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland, OH, 44113.

Open to all professional visual artists 18+. Resource for selecting artists for state building projects. Information is sometimes shared with architects, designers, and public or private organizations at their request for use in identifying and locating artists to create works of art. Create an artist profile at

Skokie's (IL) Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) is seeking art in a wide variety of media and styles. All sculptures must be durable and suitable for outdoor placement. Only professional sculptors and artists who have worked on large scale format should apply. Details: and complete an artist application form.

International Museum of Surgical Science is seeking submissions in any media with medical themes for quarterly exhibitions. Fee: $25. Submit proposal, statement, 10 - 15 images, resume, SASE to: Anatomy in the Gallery, International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60610.

March Deadlines

DEADLINE: Fri, March 13, 2009

Public art gallery reviewing portfolios for solo and group shows, 2010. All media. No fees. Professional, non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional manner. Gallery provides invitations, press releases, honorarium, insurance coverage on-site, and reception where needed. Artist is responsible for framing, shipping and/or delivery. 30% commission. Send 10 slides minimum for solo show, more for group show, artist statement, curricula vitae. Or digital images on CD(preferred), less than 1MB each. No online submissions. Paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in conjunction with exhibit. Deadline March 13,2009.

Mail materials along with SASE to:
Amy Laakman, Visual Arts Coordinator
Jasper Arts Center
951 College Ave.
Jasper, IN 47546


February Deadlines

DEADLINE: Sun, February 15, 2009

The Provincetown Community Compact announces its 2009 residency program for C-Scape & Fowler Dune Shacks. This program in the Cape Cod National Seashore offers one and three week residencies for artists and the general public; $500 fellowship and a three-week summer residency will be offered to one visual artist, and two one-week residencies for writers. No fee.

Contact: Jay Critchley,

January Deadlines

DEADLINE: Sat, January 31, 2009
Blue Sky Project Artist-in-Residence Program

Seeking proposals from artists, artists/activists and creative professionals. Visual artists, filmmakers, writers, dancers, musicians, performance artists and people working in other creative media are encouraged to apply. Innovative summer arts community in Dayton, Ohio. Committed to producing significant works of contemporary art by linking young people aged 14 to 18 from throughout the community with professional artists from around the world to pursue project proposed by the artists. Your project must be achievable in eight weeks, within a $1,000 budget (not including final presentation expenses); artists may supplement through personal funds or other grants. Pays a stipend of $7,000 for 8.5 weeks (8 program and .5 orientation). Monday through Thursday activities take place at the University of Dayton. Facilities include ceramic studio, photography lab, computer lab, drawing and painting studios. Studio space accessible 7 days a week. Takes place June 10 through August 11. Artists-in-Residence live together in housing provided on the University of Dayton campus; artists are responsible for own meals, and travel to and from the Blue Sky Project.

For RFP, visit, or write to Blue Sky Project, P.O. Box 10506, Dayton, OH 45402-7506, 847-287-6702. Contact: Blue Sky Project at 847-287-6702