Open call: International Artist Village

C-Mine, Genk (Belgium): August 5th–10thwww.warp-art.be
For one week (August 5–10th) a group of about 25 artists will be given the opportunity to join the Artist Village in C-mine Genk, Belgium. This gathering, where young artists from all over the world discuss their artwork with professionals of the international art scene, has by now become a WARP tradition. The 25 selected artists aged under 35 will have a captivating opportunity to reflect on their art in a professional environment. The interaction with curators, art critics, museum directors, collectors, psychoanalysts, philosophers and established artists from New York to Beijing and from Toronto to Cape Town, as well as with other participating artists, is an unique starting point to further develop their professional art career.  The evening activities, including dinners, lectures and concerts, will be open to the public.The Artist Village is organised by WARP contemporary art platform, based in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.Artist under 35 years old can submit their portfolio until May 15, 2013.

For further information and technical specifications on how to apply, please  website:
www.warp-art.be.

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If Walls Could Talk: Another Art Hotel Opportunity

Artist Marketing Resources blog has posted about a variety of Art Hotel opportunities over the years, and many art hotels are included in our Art Consultant list.

This call is from an art hotel, the Gladstone, in Toronto–

Call for Submissions: Experiential Illustration Show, Gladstone Hotel, closes June 13

Call for Submissions: If Walls Could Talk, Gladstone Hotel

IF WALLS COULD TALK
The Gladstone Hotel’s Experiential Illustration Show
March 6 to 16, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, June 13, 2013

Attention: Illustrators, painters, designers, comic artists, textile artists, graffiti writers, street artists, mixed media artists, typographers, printmakers, animators, new media artists, craftspeople and all non-lens-based visual artists.

The Gladstone Hotel seeks expressions of interest for contemporary, experiential projects for its inaugural illustration event, If Walls Could Talk. This group exhibition will take place March 6 – 16, 2014 at the historic Gladstone Hotel in downtown Toronto.

If Walls Could Talk will challenge Canadian and international artists to work outside their traditional practices—to occupy and alter spaces in dramatic, conceptual, or experimental ways. The majority of the site-specific work will be localized on the hotel’s second floor, but we encourage applicants to consider proposing projects for all public spaces throughout the hotel.

Artists may participate independently or in collaboration with a partner, or as a team. Ideal candidates for juried consideration are practitioners who approach their disciplines with a radical personal vision. These artists/designers use illustration—or a practice related to illustration—to converse, connect, collaborate, and construct. Successful projects will create delight in the unexpected.

JURY

Diti Katona: founding partner and creative director, Concrete Design
Gary Taxali: fine artist and illustrator
Jason Logan: author, illustrator, designer, and creative director of Rogers Publishing
Mikey Richardson: co-owner and creative director, AmoebaCorp
Paul Dallas: chair of Illustration, OCAD University
Virginia Johnson: illustrator, textile designer, and owner of Virginia Johnson Lifestyle
Zak Mroueh: president, executive creative director and founder, Zulu Alpha Kilo

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
There are two ways to participate:

Immersive Room Installation

  • Create new work that is site-specific and installation-based. Key words for room installations are immersive, spatial, experiential, and interactive.

Site-Specific Public Space Project

  • Spaces to consider:
 main spaces and hallways adjacent to the second floor gallery; public areas throughout the hotel, including the stairwell, elevator shaft, Melody Bar, café, and lower green roof.

To submit to If Walls Could Talk, please email your expression of interest (PDF only) to ifwallscouldtalk2014@gmail.com before 11 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, June 13, 2013.

Submissions must include:

  • CV, contact information (email and phone), and bio (minimum 100 words, including preferred medium) for all participating artists.
  • Link(s) to artist website(s), if applicable. Provide 5–10 images of past works or projects, with notations indicating medium and dimensions of depicted pieces.
  • Description of a proposed exhibition that is specific to If Walls Could Talk. Please describe the project you plan to create, detailing the medium(s) and materials you will use. Indicate clearly whether you are applying for a room installation or public space, and estimate dimensions of the work you intend to create.

Once selected, each participant will have the opportunity to discuss their project further with the curator. The curator will also be available to discuss work as it develops.

NOTE: Several past participants of Gladstone Hotel art events have successfully obtained exhibition assistance grants and sponsorships.

For more information, contact curator Leila Courey at ifwallscouldtalk2014@gmail.com or Noa Bronstein, Director of Exhibitions & Cultural Promotions, Gladstone Hotel at noa@gladstonehotel.com.

Gladstone Hotel website

Clare Haxby: Two Paintings In Our Virtual 3D Gallery Exhibit

Horse 1, painting by Clare Haxby

I love it when artists make the most of their opportunities and find interesting ways to promote themselves.

Clare Haxby wrote:

Marie, I have put the link on my news page on my website.

Thanks again for including me

Cheers!

Here is the link to Clare Haxby’s website promo piece– http://www.clarehaxby.com/#!newsblog/c1fl0  
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Gallery TPW Call for Submissions

Call For Submissions:

Gallery TPW welcomes exhibition proposals from local, national and international artists in all stages of their careers.

Gallery TPW pays artist fees –read the full submission guidelines here: http://gallerytpw.ca/about-gallery-tpw/submissions/

Length of exhibitions: Approximately 4-1/2 weeks

Insurance: All exhibitions are insured against fire and theft

Please include the following with your submission:

  1. Artist’s Statement and Exhibition Proposal: a concise 1-2 page summary of the work submitted.
  2. 10 to 20 images – digital format on Mac accessible CD. DO NOT send digital images as Power Point presentations. Time-based work should be in DVD format.
  3. All images must be labeled with a corresponding image list describing dimensions of work, media, title and year of production.
  4. C.V. or other biographical information.
  5. Copies of press reviews and other support material, if available.
  6. The dates the work will be available.
  7. Self-addressed stamped envelope (S.A.S.E.).

Blogger note: This is just one of many more opportunities on our PDF lists.

One of a Kind Show in Chicago Has a Call for Artists

Make Something Ugly on Purpose at the One of a...

Image by kpwerker via Flickr

The Make Something area at the One of a Kind Show
Image by kpwerker via Flickr

The One of a Kind Show invites artists with high quality, handmade, original work to apply to be part of  One of a Kind in Chicago!

For details on exhibiting, click here.  The show is juried and artists must complete an online application by March 5th, 2012.

Since 1975, the One of a Kind Show has been a venue for artists to sell their work at annual shows in Canada and the USA, in the cities of Toronto, Vancouver, New York and Chicago.