Events

Halcyon, a non-profit based in Washington DC, is launching a new residential artist fellowship dedicated to the intersection of arts and social-engagement.

The Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship is a nine-month program established to provide emerging artists with time and space to explore new ideas and ambitious projects in an environment of independent learning, study, and collaboration. The fellowship is designed to provide support and resources to emerging artists who desire to develop projects that promote meaningful social impact, and for those who wish to follow the path of leadership in the field of socially-engaged art.

Why apply? Fellows accepted into the program will have access to the following: • A dedicated studio to concentrate on independent learning and creative practice. • $18k financial scholarship to support living and material costs • Nine months of offsite residential accommodation (eligible for non-DC residents only) • A curriculum of classes that provides skills training in negotiating, marketing, and fundraising • Mentorship and critique from an experienced arts professional • Workshops and lectures with a broad content of art topics in the public realm, from urban planning and policy, to design thinking and social justice. • Mentorship with DC high school students to provide guidance, instruction and inspiration to the next generation • Opportunities to collaborate with fellow artists, social entrepreneurs and our program partner organizations in Washington, DC.

There is no application fee. To apply visit www.halcyonhouse.org/arts-lab/apply

Text and Image International Juried Art Exhibition NYC June 16th – July 16th 2017

This is an open call for submissions from artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn. Text and Image The exhibition will highlight the intersection between text and image.

About the Juror: We are fortunate to have the highly respected critic Edith Newhall jurying the show. Newhall is the art critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she has been since 2005. Her previous positions include staff writer and editor for New York Magazine. Her articles on the arts and travel have also been published in ARTnews, the Washington Post, Travel & Leisure and Condé-Nast Traveler.

Site:Brooklyn is a street level gallery located in the heart of the Gowanus arts district. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting a wide range of emerging and midcareer artists. The gallery invites artists, curators and writers to engage in lively exhibitions, criticism and the exchange of ideas through art, reflecting our times and shaping our culture.

CALL TO ARTISTS FOR SUBMISSIONS: Call Announcement Date: March 13, 2017 Final Submission Deadline: May 4, 2017 Notification Letter Date: May 13, 2017 Gallery Exhibition Dates: June 16 – July 16, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday June 16, 2017 from 6-9PM ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all artist 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all two dimensional mixed media, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography.

JURYING: Entries that differ significantly from their digital images may be rejected. The decisions of the judges are final.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $35. The fee is for up to three (3) images, plus $10 for each additional image. A completed application consists of the following information and files: Name, contact information, Images, Text descriptors for each image must include Title, Year Completed, Medium & Dimensions All entries must be registered/received by midnight, May 4, 2017 MDT. All entry fees are non-refundable.

DIRECTIONS FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4291

ACCEPTANCE: Notification of acceptance of work will be made via e-mail by May 13, 2017. A return confirmation of participation is required by May 18, 2017 to hold a spot in the exhibition.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTED WORK: 1. Maximum Size: 48” w X 60” H X 4” D 2. All work must be suitably framed to a professional standard. No clip frames, saw-tooth hangers or taped edges. All framed conventional work must use Plexiglas, except hand-delivered work less than 24” x 30”. Canvases may have neat gallery wrapped edges. 3. Work must be wired and ready for hanging. A label must be affixed to the back of the work that indicates which end is the top and includes the following: Artist Name, Title, Medium, Dimensions, and Price. This information must correspond with the Accepted image as listed on Notification form. No artwork may be substituted. 4. All artwork must be priced for sale. 5. Work cannot be withdrawn nor sales shipped before the end of the exhibit.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to sitebrooklyn@gmail.com