Opportunities for Artists

Kauai Call for Artists. The HSFCA Arts Education Program is now seeking new teaching artists from Kauai for the ATP Roster. If you are an accomplished artist or an arts organization that exemplifies artistic excellence in dance, music, drama, literary arts, or visual arts, as well as excellence in the engagement of students in the creative process, you may qualify as an Artistic Teaching Partner (ATP) with the HSFCA Arts Education Program. The ATP Roster is an adjudicated directory of Hawaii professional teaching artists qualified to conduct in-depth residencies in educational settings. Schools applying for an Artists in the Schools (AITS) grant are required to use a teaching artist from this roster. Information about the program is available here: http://sfca.hawaii.gov. For more information, please contact Vivien Lee, Arts Program Specialist, via email at vivien.lee@hawaii.gov or call (808) 586-0768.

The Drawing Center Internships are offered to undergraduates, graduate students, or recently graduated students. Must have completed at least one year of college to be considered. Interns rotate through groupings of departments: curatorial, communications, development, education, registration, and the Open Sessions program for emerging artists. Participants receive practical experience in a small art museum. A commitment of a minimum of 15 hours a week required. Internship periods run 2-4 months in length. Academic credit is available. Application deadline: JULY 1, 2016, for the Fall 2016 session. For more information, contact: The Drawing Center, 30 Wooster St., New York, NY 10013; Phone: (212) 219-2166, ext. 205; email: agood@drawingcenter.org; or check website: www.drawingcenter.org.

Wolf Trap Foundation Internships offer an opportunity for hands-on training and experience in arts administration, education, and technical theater. Interns work side-by-side with professionals. The Fall internships will focus on Communications and Marketing, Development, and the Education Institute. Designed for undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of one year of study, graduate students, recent graduates, international students, and those who are in the process of changing careers. Internships are 12 weeks in length. The Fall program is part-time (21-24 hours per week). Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Upcoming application deadline: July 1, 2016, for the Fall period that runs from Sept.-Dec. For more information, contact: Internship Program, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA 22182; Phone: (703) 937-6304 or (800) 404-8461; email: internships@wolftrap.org; or check website: www.wolftrap.org.

14th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is accepting nonfiction films and videos. Open to all subjects, styles, and lengths. Festival is scheduled Feb. 17-26, 2017, in Missoula, Montana. Submission deadlines: July 2, 2010 (early); September 2, 2016 (regular); October 2, 2016 (final). For more information, contact: Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 113 W. Front St., Ste. 105, Missoula, MT 59802; Phone: (406) 541-3456; or check website: bigskyfilmfest.org.

RFQ: Kona Judiciary Complex in Kailua-Kona. The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (HSFCA) seeks Hawaiʻi Visual Artists who wish to be considered for the new Kona Judiciary Complex in Kailua-Kona on the island of Hawaiʻi. Through this RFQ we intend to establish a qualified pool of individual professional artists for consideration. Various sites on the property offer opportunities for freestanding 3-D work on the exterior of the building. Application deadline: July 3, 2016. More information can be found here: Kona Judiciary Call for Artists.

“A Call to Action: Emergent Organizing” The annual meeting of Alternate ROOTS, is scheduled Aug. 10-14, 2016, in Arden, North Carolina. The program is open to artists and cultural organizers who are interested in using the arts as a catalyst for social change. The conference features performances, learning exchanges, late-night cabarets, visual art installations, and more. For information, contact: Alternate ROOTS, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307; Phone: (404) 557-1079; or check website: www.alternateroots.org.

RFQ: Art in City Buildings Programs for Thomas Square Park. The Mayor’s Office of Culture and Arts announces a Request for Qualifications for commission of an outdoor sculpture of King Kamehameha III for Thomas Square Park. Open to all artists and artist teams, qualified to work for the City and County of Honolulu. Award budget is $250,000. Application deadline: October 2, 2016. For more information, contact E. Tory Laitila, Registrar, Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts, at (808) 768-4105, email tlaitila@honolulu.gov, or check website: www.honolulu.gov/moca.

Air_J: Artist-in-Residence in Japan Call for Artists. The Artist-in-Residence Program in Japan offers a database that provides a comprehensive listing of available opportunities. Deadline: Varies by location. For more information, visit their website: en.air-j.info/.

The Foundation Center Nonprofit Webinar: Proposal Budgeting Basics. The Foundation Center offers an introductory course on creating an effective budget for a grant proposal. This self-paced webinar is geared for the novice grantseeker and covers topics such as: what is included under the “personnel” section and how to calculate it; what level of detail is needed for non-personnel expenses; how to determine reasonable costs; what types of expenses can be included in the “overhead” category. Ongoing. Visit Grant Space www.grantspace.org for more information and registration.

The Foundation Center Nonprofit Webinar: Grantseeking Basics. The Foundation Center offers an introductory course that provides an overview of the funding research process for those seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grantmaking public charities. This 45-minute-long recorded webinar covers what you need to have in place before you seek a grant, what you need to know about grantmakers and how nonprofits are supported, and how you identify funding partners. Ongoing. Visit Grant Space www.grantspace.org for more information and registration.

The Foundation Center Nonprofit Webinar: Proposal Budgeting Basics. The Foundation Center offers a free introductory course on creating an effective budget for a grant proposal. This self-paced webinar is geared for the novice grantseeker and covers topics such as: what is included under the “personnel” section and how to calculate it; what level of detail is needed for non-personnel expenses; how to determine reasonable costs; what types of expenses can be included in the “overhead” category. Ongoing. Visit Grant Space for more information.