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The LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska is currently accepting applications for an artists-in-residence. One position is available in; metals, fibers, painting, drawing, or mixed media. The deadline is June 1st for an August 1st start date. Residencies are normally 1 year with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Summer residences are also available.

Benefits:

– All residents receive free studio space (shared or private depending on medium and space available) and 24-hour access and use of equipment in the studio area to which they applied.

– Residents have priority for paid, on-site teaching opportunities including community art classes for youth and adults. Residents with an MFA or BFA in painting, ceramics, or metalsmithing have the opportunity to teach college art classes for Doane College-Lincoln campus, held at the LUX.

– All residents are offered general representation in the sales gallery for the duration of their residency. Residents who have a year or longer residency are also offered an exhibition at the conclusion of their residency.

– Access to ceramics materials and firings at no cost and the opportunity to buy other materials from the LUX at cost.

A Master of Fine Arts is preferred, but not required. A desire to teach is a must. Residencies are granted based on quality of work and community-mindedness.

To apply, visit http://luxcenter.org/get-involved/artist-in-residence/

The Cube Art Project is seeking video art, animations, motion graphics, video-mapping, and/or sound visualization projects for screening on our large three dimensional monitor (the Cube), located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This screen is seen by hundreds of people on a slow day, but it’s also right next to the Pinnacle Bank Arena which hosts enormous events that draws tens of thousands of people several times a week.

This is a curated competition of clips that are suitable for a public art audience. Wide latitude in genre and style are considered however priority is given to artworks that have a formal/ visual appeal.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Projects should use a single channel video file: (60 second max. duration) (.mov or .mp4) (936px tall by 288 px wide) (compressed to 100 MB or less) to see more specs go to: https://mburton4.wixsite.com/cube

In addition to the general call for video art,the jurors will select “special” projects that are interactive in some way. Artists submitting a “special” project are offered a small stipend not exceeding $1,600 to cover costs. Please include specifics on tech needs and a draft budget if your work falls into this category.

1st prize = $500 2nd prize = $250 3rd prize = $100

APPLY: https://thecubeartproject.slideroom.com/#/login/program/36026