Regional Calls for Art
Regional Calls for Art 2019-2020
SIOUX FALLS ARTS COUNCIL COMMUNITY ART GALLERY
- The Sioux Falls Arts Council is now taking applications for the 2020 Featured Arts Program exhibits at the Sioux Falls Arts Council Community Gallery.
- The public is welcome to enjoy the Featured Arts Exhibition free of charge during business hours and to celebrate the opening reception for each artist or organization. As a service to emerging artists and organizations, the SFAC does not charge a commission or gallery fee for participation in the Featured Arts program.
- DEADLINE TO APPLY DECEMBER 21, 2019
- Learn More here.
ROTATIONAL ART GALLERY AT CITY HALL 2020
- The City of Sioux Falls is committed to promoting the arts by exhibiting the works of talented artists who contribute greatly to the health and vitality of our community, through the Rotational Art Gallery at City Hall.
- Featuring public art in City Hall gives local artists an opportunity to display their talents to the community and visitors, and gives visitors an opportunity to learn more about the unique cultural identity of Sioux Falls via the medium of visual art.
- The City of Sioux Falls, with support from the Sioux Falls Arts Council and the City’s Visual Arts Commission, invites artists to submit proposals for the Rotational Art Gallery at City Hall.
- Proposals will be reviewed, selected and displays will be updated twice per year.
- The City, with support from the Sioux Falls Arts Council, has budgeted a stipend for selected artists, demonstrating their commitment to the value of artwork and artists in our community.
- Artists are asked to propose works that serve as their visual interpretation or representation of “One Sioux Falls.”
- DEADLINE TO APPLY: JANUARY 13TH, 2020.
- Ready to Apply? For application materials, click here.
- For any questions regarding the Rotational Art Display, please contact Operations Manager, Angelica Mercado at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 605.271.6696.
ART FOR STATE BUILDINGS PROPOSALS
- South Dakota artists have until March 9, 2020, to submit purchase proposals for the Art for State Buildings Program.
- The Art for State Buildings program was created for the purpose of adding the work of talented South Dakota artists to the state’s permanent art collection for display in areas of state government buildings with significant public access.
- Work purchased will be installed in public access areas of the Capitol and/or other state buildings on the Capitol Complex in Pierre.
- Proposals for purchase should be submitted to the South Dakota Arts Council, the agency charged with managing the program.
- South Dakota artists whose body of work has contributed to the state’s cultural heritage and development are encouraged to apply.
- Proposals will be reviewed by an advisory committee to theSouth Dakota Arts Council. Selection will be based on:
- quality of the work
- the artwork’s relevance to South Dakota culture, history, heritage, or environment
- experience of the artist
- permanence and safety, as required for public artworks
- For a complete request for proposal, visit https://artscouncil.sd.gov/directories/artstatebldgs.aspx, call 605-773-3301, email email@example.com or write the South Dakota Arts Council at 711 E. Wells Ave., Pierre, SD 57501.
WASHINGTON PAVILION VISUAL ARTS CENTER EXHIBIT PROPOSALS
- The Visual Arts Center welcomes proposals for exhibitions of artwork from all historical periods, media and genres of visual art. Proposals may be submitted by artists, curators, collectors or agents of exhibitions.
- Proposals for exhibitions at the Visual Arts Center are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year.
- The Exhibition Committee meets on the third Wednesday of every other month to review proposals. The exhibition schedule is booked 1-3 years in advance.
- Exhibitions are selected based upon the quality of the work in the proposal, the strength of the exhibition concept, the compatibility of the proposed exhibition with the existing exhibition calendar and the relevance of the proposal to the mission of the Visual Arts Center.
- To apply, click here.
VISHNU BUNNY TATTOO- THIRD EYE GALLERY
- CALL FOR ARTISTS
- If you paint, draw, sculpt, photograph, we want to see your stuff for upcoming Third Eye Gallery shows.
- Contact Mike Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org or text/call (605)251-2000
- Check out the Arts South Dakota website for additional opportunities here.
SOUTH DAKOTA IN POEMS: AN ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSIONS OPEN
- Poet Laureate, Christine Stewart-Nuñez seeks poetry
- “As state poet laureate, I’m seeking submissions of poems by South Dakotans about people, landscapes, and cultural life of our state for South Dakota in Poems: An Anthology.”
- Submissions will also be considered for publication on the South Dakota State Poetry Society’s website: sdpoetry.org.
- Poems should speak to cultural life in South Dakota: histories, people, places, landscapes, traditions, languages, habits, attitudes, etc.
- Author should have strong ties to South Dakota: If you are not a current resident, you must have lived in South Dakota for at least five years. Please note this in your submission bio.
- Unpublished/retained rights: These poems may be previously published, but you need to retain the rights or attain permission for republishing.
- Submit 1-3 poems in one Word document (.docx or .doc) to https://sdsps.submittable.com/submit
- In your cover letter, write a brief, third-person bio (75 words or less) that describes your residential tie to South Dakota.
- Deadline: March 1, 2020.
- For more info, click here.
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE POETRY SOCIETY ANNUAL CONTEST
- Poets may enter in two categories: Portrait or Landscape.
- Portrait Category: Poems about you or someone you know from South Dakota. This is a category of both biography and autobiography.
- Landscape Category: Poems about the land and features that make South Dakota unique.
- Learn more here.
CALL FOR PAPERS – USD ANNUAL VIRGINIA WOOLF
- The 30th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf invites papers addressing these issues as well as other topics addressing “Profession and Performance,” including, but not limited to:
- contemporary adaptations of Woolf, her circles, or her work on stage / screen (e.g., “Vita and Virginia”; “Life in Squares”; etc.)
- the dynamic link between Woolf’s social critique (what she professed) and her art (its performance)
- the rich archive of scholarship that brings together studies of the avant-garde, modernism, and the middlebrow
- intersections of modernist studies and performance studies
- modernism’s role in the professionalization of literature and criticism
- the livelihoods and lifestyles of Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group
- investigations of identity and community
- and more
- Abstracts of maximum 250 words for single papers and 500 words for panels should be sent to Virginia.Woolf@usd.edu by February 1, 2020. In addition to traditional presentations, we encourage proposals for workshops (such as bookmaking, translation, publishing, forming writing groups, etc.) and proposals for roundtable or group discussions (such as feminist / queer perspectives, Woolfian pedagogy, staging / performing Woolf, etc.).
- For accepted proposals, we ask well ahead of time that presenters bring access copies of their presentations to their panels.
- The conference welcomes proposals for presentations in languages other than English to foster a more open exchange at this international conference.
- For more information, click here.
PERFORMANCE VENUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL AND TOURING BANDS AT TOTAL DRAG
- Contact Dan Nissen at email@example.com for more info on booking
Please submit all calls for art to Angelica Mercado-Ford, at firstname.lastname@example.org