CALL FOR ARTISTS
Various open calls for visual artists, writers and musicians.
Explore the many opportunities by downloading the PDF's or following the web links.
Earth Day Art Competition
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 1
Earth Day is a worldwide celebration that happens every year on April 22. On this day we celebrate the earth by calling attention to the things we can do to preserve our planet for future generations.
Dakota Rural Action is looking for middle school and high school students to create artwork using recycled materials or using the theme of Earth Day to help them celebrate this year. The artwork will be juried and the top three pieces will be on display during the Earth Day Expo on April 22 from 9am - 4pm at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City. Cash prizes will be awarded to the selected artists and visitors will vote on a people's choice award. More info HERE.
6x6 - The International Small Art Phenomenon
Artwork Entries Due: April 15 or Postmarked by April 14
Each summer Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 exhibition brings together thousands of original artworks, made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, youth and YOU. Each artist may enter up to four artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). Artworks must be six inches square and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. Participation is free. All artworks will be exhibited and for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists’ names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks remain on display through July 16. Limit four artworks per school or school group (no limit for colleges).
Be a part of 6x6, the original international small art phenomenon. March is 6x6 Party Month. Get together with your friends and make art! More info HERE.
Request for Proposals - Burning Beetle Permanent Artwork
Submission Deadline: 5pm (EST) Friday, June 1, 2018
The Bark Beetle Blues (BBB) Subcommittee of the Custer Area Arts Council of Custer, SD seeks proposals for permanent art works that celebrates the Custer community response to the mountain pine beetle infestation of the Black Hills exemplified by the events surrounding the annual Burning Beetle festival. BBB encourages proposals for incisive, surprising, and unique art of any form that meets the requirements outlined below. The project will be a lasting symbol of the massive landscape changes that are a part of the cyclical natural processes at work in our forest home, and the human response through collective community action and art that celebrates these natural cycles.
Download the full RFP below -
Artist Drop-in Workspaces
Do you need workspace but are not ready to commit to a full-time studio? Be a part of the passionate and creative community at Racing Magpie, and be surrounded by other artists and visionaries from the community while working on your artwork on your own schedule. They have recently unveiled our new drop-in program for artists. Stop by their space and you will have access to select workspaces, wifi, coffee, common areas and equipment. Suggested rate for pay as you go is $10/day.
More info HERE.
Call to Artists ~ Piedmont Valley Library
Piedmont Vally Library are always looking to showcase local talent and fill out their yearly calendar! If you are a local artist interested in exhibiting your work, please contact them at 605-718-3663.
For more info, click HERE.
Calling All Artists, Musicians and Healers
The Rapid City Regional Cancer Institute has developed an innovative new program called Healing Arts. The program provides cancer patients and their families, art instruction, music, yoga and massage. All of which are instrumental in healing from cancer. This is also a great way for cancer patients to get to know one another and realize they are not alone in their fight. We are looking for artists, musicians and healers to be a part of this dynamic program to help enhance the quality of life for cancer patients!
For more information call Jennifer 605.786.8863