Sunday, May 28, 2006

Calls & opportunities

Here are a few things that have been sitting in my inbox recently.

Newly added 5.30.06


Publishing company looking to purchase or commission artwork that
explores the theme of learning, teaching, apprenticeship, sharing
knowledge, technical skills, or vocational/technical trades. Artwork
and subject matter must be suitable for a corporate and diverse
environment. Additional information about the company can be viewed at

Please send examples of artwork that adheres to the theme with a
pricelist for existing works, or up to 15 examples of current artwork
and a proposal/sketch and pricing guidelines for commissioned art
applications. Electronic submissions preferred, either by web address
or a PC-formatted CD, but slides will be accepted as well. Include SASE
for mailed submissions. Submit to: Jennifer M Hines at or American Technical Publishers, 1155 W 175th
St., Homewood, IL 60430.

Request for Proposals- Poughkeepsie Train Station Public Art Project: Dutchess County Map.

Deadline for this is Monday June 5 at 5pm. Details can be found at

Locust Grove exhbition opportunity:
The deadline for this has passed, but for future reference, Locust Grove is seeking "contemporary Hudson River School style artwork" for public exhibition at the site. Application proceedures can be found here.

Live/Work space opportunity in Middletown CT:
The North End Artists Cooperative in Middletown is
accepting applications for a 1BR, 875 sq. ft.
live/work space available immediately. Rent is
$520/month and does not include utilities, however,
$600 is deposited annually into each tenant's art
equity account upon completion or 30 hrs arts
community service.

NEAC is an Equal Opportunity, affordable housing
association. Eligibility to apply for this unit is
based on an income cap of appx. $30,885. Maximum
number of tenants for a 1BR is two people. One cat or
dog is allowed.

Each unit is recently renovated and features a
dishwasher & washer/dryer. The co-op is conveniently
located near a kiln (Wesleyan Potters), recording
studio (Green Street Arts Center) and art library
(Wesleyan University), as well as numerous other
performance spaces and galleries. It is centrally
located for artists who work throughout the state and
within 30 minutes of Hartford and New Haven.
Please email for a pre-application
or to arrange a tour of the building. Serious
applicants will be required to interview with the
co-op members and present a portfolio of their work.
For more information, go to

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