Tuesday, June 30, 2009

XPoNential Music Festival July 24, 25, & 26

WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival is one of the summer’s premier weekend music festivals and a recognized area tradition. Each year, tens of thousands of fans gather along the Delaware River to celebrate the music they love with performances by over three dozen of today's most talented musicians. Get together with friends and family for three amazing days of great music featuring an incredible lineup including a unique mix of emerging and established artists performing on two stages. And be sure to bring the kids for music on the Kids Corner stage and four acres of fun in the Camden Children’s Garden!
XPoNential Music Festival
July 24, 25 & 26, 2009
Wiggins Park
Camden Waterfront
(215) 898-6677

Monday, June 29, 2009

Monmouth Museum Gala Event

The Monmouth Museum Annual Gala Event
Shenanigans at the Shadow Brook Stable - A Murder Mystery Benefit Evening
Saturday, July 18, 2009, 7:00 until 11:00 pm
You are invited to take part in an evening of murder, mayhem and hilarious high jinks at the former Shadowbrook Stables in Shrewsbury! For tickets call 732-747-2266 or visit: http://www.monmouthmuseum.org/pdfanddocfolder/MMMurderMysteryBenefit.pdf

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Asbury Park Jazz Festival

Asbury Park Jazz Festival - Free!
June 27th 2009 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Headliners: Alex Bugnon, Radam Schwartz & Anthony Nelson, plus Gospel.
Come enjoy music, food & craft vendors. A fun time for everyone! For performance schedule visit webite below.
Location: Sunset Park, Sunset Ave. Asbury Park
Tickets: Free

Monday, June 22, 2009

Adult Workshop- Sculptural Ceramics

Adult Workshops: Sculptural Ceramics
Saturday, June 27 10:30a to 12:30p
at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

This course is designed for beginner and intermediate students and will teach the basic techniques of hand-building: pinch, coil, slab and glazing techniques.
Price: $170 members, $185 non-members
Phone: (609) 586-0616
Age Suitability: None Specified
Tags: pottery, art, ceramics, workshop

This course is designed for beginner and intermediate students and will teach the basic techniques of hand-building: pinch, coil, slab and glazing techniques.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Lottery for the Arts!

Lottery for the Arts!
Open Call for Submissions

Roseville Arts
405 Vernon Street, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 783-4117 | rosevillearts@gmail.com

International Deadline: June 12, 2009 - All artists are invited to take part in Roseville Arts' Everybody Wins - Including Artists - Lottery for the Arts!

This new event gives artists the opportunity to contribute to the programs and services presented at the Blue Line Gallery by donating a piece of their work to be won during the 'Lottery for the Arts' event to take place on the evening of September 11, 2009.

Artists whose work is selected for the lottery will receive the following benefits:

Selected pieces will appear on Roseville Arts' website and in a program for ticket holders and gallery visitors. Each piece featured on the website will include:

- Artist statement
- Links to artist website and/or Face Book Page
- Retail value of the piece
Artist will receive 25 Pre-posted invitations to use to personally invite their patrons to participate by purchasing a lottery ticket for the chance to 'win' a piece of their work.
Opportunity to win the $250 People's Choice Award. Visitors during the run of the exhibit, September 1-10, 2009 will vote for their favorite piece.
Pre-Event Reception for Artist + one guest on September 10, 6pm-8pm in the Blue Line Gallery, People's Choice Award will also be announced at that time. Major Roseville Arts donors will also be invited. Receive IRS Letter citing artist's donation to Roseville Arts
Artwork Requirements
Accepted piece must have a minimum retail value of $175, framed and ready for hanging - sculpture not more than 75lbs - freestanding. All pieces of art must fit through the doors with clear entry of 94h x 91w inches. Height limit for all artwork is 108 inches (9 feet).

One entry per artist in a digital file format - Include name, address, phone, email address, title, medium, size of piece, and retail value.

Email digital image to rosevillearts@gmail.com, or send by mail on CD (provide SASE for return of CD) to:

Roseville Arts
Attn: 'Lottery'
405 Vernon Street, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95678

In can also drop off CD at the Blue Line Gallery during regular hours, Tuesdays-Fridays, 10-5pm; Saturdays, 1-8pm.

Important Dates

June 12, 2009: Submission Deadline
June 26, 2009: Notification of acceptance
August 21 & 22, 2009: Receive artwork at the Blue Line Gallery (times TBA
Exhibition: September 1-11, 2009
September 10, 2009: Special Artist Reception & People's Choice Award Announced
Roseville Arts! (formerly the Roseville Arts Center) is an active community resource located in Roseville, California. Established over 40 years ago to promote the arts in its many formats, Roseville Arts supports artists from around the world. As a non-profit organization, Roseville Arts is entirely funded by memberships, grants, sponsorships, fund raising events and other donations.

The new Blue Line Gallery of over 5,000 square feet, showcases the works of regional as well as national artists and feature a state-of-the-art gallery complete with flexible exhibition space suitable for small musical performances, lectures, demonstrations and poetry readings.

Grant applications...



The Local Arts Grant Program provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State provides the people of the state access to quality arts experiences in their communities, making the arts an integral part of people's lives and their communities.

FUNDING PERIOD: January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010

DEADLINE: Friday June 26, 2009 4:00PM or postmarked

For Guidelines & Application click here
Download Fiscal Year 2010 Grant Guidelines and Application. PDF | Doc

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Cleveland Public Art

Cleveland Public Art
Phone: (216) 621-5330
Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Public Art Seeks Portfolios
Deadline: Ongoing
Type: Percent & Public RFP's
Category: Multiple Media
National Deadline: Ongoing - Cleveland Public Art is seeking artist portfolios to be considered for public art projects throughout Cleveland, OH. CPA is a twenty-year old, private, nonprofit organization dedicated the highest quality, site-specific public art and creative urban design. Email contact to learn more

To join CPAs Artist Registry send a digital copy (materials will not be returned) of your portfolio, application (download) and your resume/CV by August 1st to:

Cleveland Public Art
Artist Registry
1951 West 26th Street #101
Cleveland, OH 44113

216/621.5330 phone
216/621.5423 fax

Visual Arts Image Bank

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
(860) 256-2720
Hartford, Connecticut
CCT Visual Arts Image Bank
Deadline: Ongoing
Type: Public Art RFP's

National Deadline: Ongoing - The CCT Visual Arts Image Bank is a collection of digital images of artwork by contemporary visual artists and craftspeople. The Image Bank is made up of two components, the Art in Public Spaces Bank and the Connecticut Artist Image Bank. While the Connecticut Artist Image Bank is only open to Connecticut residents, the Art in Public Spaces Bank is open to anyone. Artists' images are on file along with background information, resumes, reviews, press articles, and price lists. Connecticut artists registered in the Image Bank are eligible for inclusion in the Connecticut Artists Collection. All artists may also be considered for purchases or commissions through the Art in Public Spaces program.

The Image Bank serves as a free resource that provides an opportunity for artwork to be viewed by design professionals, curators, collectors, Art in Public Spaces juries or anyone seeking to commission, exhibit or purchase artwork. It is located at the Commission on Culture & Tourism's office in Hartford and is available by appointment weekdays, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility & Registration
Artists who wish to register in the Image Bank should complete the registration form (download) accompanied by a CD or DVD of their work. Specific instructions about submitting imagery is included on the Registration Form. Artists who are presently registered in the Image Bank and have not updated their images in the last 12 months are reminded to do so.

The CCT Visual Arts Image Bank Registration Form (Adobe Reader Enabled PDF) is provided here and can be downloaded, viewed, filled out, saved and printed. Please see our How to Use CCT Reader Enabled Forms for instructions. If your browser does not directly display PDF files, you must download the most recent version of Adobe Reader by visiting Adobe's website. Contact us for a printed version.

Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism - Arts Division
One Constitution Plaza, Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Tamara Dimitri, 860-256-2720
Rebecca Parker, 860-256-2736

Curator Wanted for 6th Arts Annual

Sponsor: HCOCHA
Origin: Jersey City, New Jersey
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Announcement Information
Title: Curator Wanted for 6th Arts Annual
Deadline: June 8, 2009
Type: Jobs
Category: Curatorial
Regional Deadline: June 8, 2009 - The Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development (HCOCHA/TD) is looking for proposals/resumes from experienced curators for its upcoming 6th Arts Annual. This is a paid guest curatorial opportunity. In the past the Arts Annual has been limited to New Jersey artists. However this year�s Arts Annual will also be open to artists from the surrounding metropolitan area.

The Arts Annual exhibit is scheduled for September 29, 2009 � November 6, 2009 in the Brennan Gallery in the rotunda of the Justice William Brennan Court House, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City NJ. The Brennan Gallery, established in 2003, is a public gallery that hosts 12+ group exhibits each year. The gallery is open daily Monday � Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. During the Arts Annual the gallery is also open during the weekend of the Jersey City Artists Studio Tour, October 3rd and 4th from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.

Past curators/jurors have included Jeffrey Wechsler from the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum; Ann Aptaker, Curator of Exhibitions for the Morris Museum; and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Curator for the Jersey City Museum among others.

Responsibilities of the curator include: theme for show, outreach, selection of artwork, installation and de-installation of all artwork, and as a gallery host during the Jersey City Studio Tour hours.

HCOCHA/TD will provide all publicity, promotional materials, press releases, receiving of work, and the opening reception.

Proposals and resumes need to be received by June 8th and can be emailed to Eileen Gaughan at egaughan@hcnj.us and Meredith Lippman at mlippman@hcnj.us

Curators interested in this opportunity are invited to visit the Court House prior to submitting their proposals and resumes. Please contact HCOCHA 201-459-2070. Interviews will be scheduled for June 12 & 15.

For more information regarding the Brennan Gallery and exhibitions please email Meredith Lippman or Eileen Gaughan or call the HCOCHA/TD office: 1-800-542-7894

The Hudson County Arts Annual is funded by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.