Call for Entry Friday

Theatre

USArtists International Guidelines now available

located at Mid Atlantic Arts.

Guidelines are now available for the 2012 USArtists International (USAI) program. USAI provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at significant international festivals or engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. The application deadline for the first of three grant rounds of the 2012 program will be Tuesday, September 6, 2011 for projects taking place between November 1, 2011 and October 31, 2012. This is a receipt deadline. Additional deadlines for the 2012 program cycle include: � December 9, 2011 for projects taking place between March 1, 2012 and February 28, 2013 � April 20, 2012 for projects taking place between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013

For more information please visit:
www.midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/us_artists/guidelines.html

Music

USArtists International Guidelines now available

located at Mid Atlantic Arts.

Guidelines are now available for the 2012 USArtists International (USAI) program. USAI provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at significant international festivals or engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. The application deadline for the first of three grant rounds of the 2012 program will be Tuesday, September 6, 2011 for projects taking place between November 1, 2011 and October 31, 2012. This is a receipt deadline. Additional deadlines for the 2012 program cycle include: � December 9, 2011 for projects taking place between March 1, 2012 and February 28, 2013 � April 20, 2012 for projects taking place between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013

For more information please visit:
www.midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/us_artists/guidelines.html

Fine Art

Nature & Wildlife 3rd Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

 St. Augustine Art Association announces a call to artists for an international juried art exhibition, April 28 – May 27, 2012 inSt. Augustine, FL. Awards: $4,600; $2,000 top prize. Original 2D & 3D that explores nature in all its forms; all mediums; created in past 3 years and not entered in a prior Art Association show. No taxidermy; no references to hunting; no human elements. See prospectus for size restrictions. $35 STAAA Members/$45 non-members. Deadline: March 2, 2012. Questions? Please contact Diane Bradley at festival@staaa.org or 904-824-0716.

Call to Artists “Landscapes” Juried Art Competition
The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online exhibition, March 1-31, 2012. Extensive worldwide publicity to the winners. Juror: John R. Math. All 2D artists, including photography, excluding video. Amateur or professional, without any geographic restrictions. $10.00 for 2 entries and $15.00 for 3 or more entries, up to 5 entries. Apply onlineDeadline: February 27, 2012. Questions? Please contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.

Sculpt EVV call to artists

The City of Evansvilleand University of Southern Indiana announce a call to artists forSculpt EVV, a juried outdoor sculpture exhibit, June 9, 2012 – April 21, 2013. $20,000 purchase award, $10,000 best-in-show, $5,000 second place, $1,000 third place. Juror: Marilu Knode, Executive Director, Laumeier Sculpture Park. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a US tax ID number or social security number. The cost of application is $30 for two artworks/proposals.Deadline: March 1, 2012Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Dr. Hilary Braysmith at angie@sculptevv.org

Beers.Lambert Annual Group Exhibition – Open Call

Artists working in all disciplines from all parts of the world may apply.Beers.Lambert is a contemporary art gallery in London UK specializing in emerging, progressive contemporary art. Do you have a unique perspective that deserves a chance at international exposure? Beers.Lambert is looking for progessive, cutting-edge art that continues to define and defy the rules of contemporary art. This is your opportunity to exhibit your work in a curated group exhibition, July 6 – August 5, 2012, at Beers.Lambert inLondon, England. Deadline: March 5, 2012. There is a processing fee of £10 to submit. Visit website for more info. Questions? Contact Tina McQueen atinfo@beerslambert.com

Dance

USArtists International Guidelines now available

located at Mid Atlantic Arts.

Guidelines are now available for the 2012 USArtists International (USAI) program. USAI provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at significant international festivals or engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. The application deadline for the first of three grant rounds of the 2012 program will be Tuesday, September 6, 2011 for projects taking place between November 1, 2011 and October 31, 2012. This is a receipt deadline. Additional deadlines for the 2012 program cycle include: � December 9, 2011 for projects taking place between March 1, 2012 and February 28, 2013 � April 20, 2012 for projects taking place between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013

For more information please visit:
www.midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/us_artists/guidelines.html

Writing 

Here’s your chance to win money and get published!  In collaboration with Gotham Writers’ Workshop, we’re pleased to bring you The Writer 2012 Short-Story Contest, which offers great prizes to the top three finishers!
Contest prizes:
• First prize: $1,000; a free 10-week creative writing workshop offered online by Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($420 value); publication in The Writer and on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.• Second prize: $300; free enrollment in a four-week How to Get Published seminar taught online by a literary agent and Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($150 value); publication on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.

• Third prize: $200; free enrollment in a four-week How to Get Published seminar taught online by a literary agent and Gotham Writers’ Workshop ($150 value); publication on WriterMag.com; and a one-year subscription to The Writer.

 Contest Overview:We’re looking for your original, unpublished short stories up to 2,000 words. Entries must be in English and submitted by the author, who must be at least 18 years old at the time of entry. No explicit sex, graphic language or graphic violence. Entries will be judged based on creativity, sense of story, characterization, and overall quality of writing, including grammar, punctuation and syntax. Writers may submit more than one story, but each story must be accompanied by a separate entry fee. Complete rules and FAQs are available at WriterMag.GothamWriters.com.

Entry fee: $10 per story submitted.

Deadline: All entries must be submitted online by midnight (EDT) on April 30, 2012.

Algonkian Writer Conference–Write to Market

Type:
Conference
Location:
Corte Madera, California
Event Date:
May 11, 2012
E-mail address:

The Algonkian Writer Conference–Write to Market for fiction writers will be held from May 11 to May 13, 2012, at the Corte Madera Best Western Hotel, approximately 25 miles north of San Francisco. The conference offers lectures and discussions on writing and selling a novel, as well as an agent pitch session. The faculty in 2011 included fiction writer Michael Neff, editors Julie Doughty and Charles Salzberg, and agents Sally van Haitsma and Gordon Warnock. Tuition is $295. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Algonkian Writer Conference–Write to Market, 2020 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 443, Washington, D.C. 20006. (703) 403-4280. Michael Neff, Coordinator.

Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency

Type:
Residency
Location:
McKenzie, Oregon
Application Deadline:
May 15, 2012

 The H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest offers one- to two-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in September, November, and December in the Oregon Cascades, 40 miles east of Eugene. The residency is open to writers whose work “reflects a keen awareness of the natural world.” Residents are provided with a three-room apartment, which includes kitchen facilities, access to the forest research site, and a $250 stipend. Submit three sets of up to 10 pages of poetry or 15 pages of prose, a one-page project description, and a curriculum vitae by May 15. There is no application fee. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency, Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, 101 Hovland Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331. Charles Goodrich, Program Director.

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