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.
Candidates Sought for SD Poet Laureate, 2019-23
Applications accepted: November 1 - December 1, 2018
On June 30, 2019, the four-year term of South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh will end. The SD State Poetry Society has been given the responsibility by SD statute 1-22-7 of nominating a candidate to the governor who will be appointed poet laureate. The term of office begins July 1, 2019. The new SD Poet Laureate will be celebrated at the 2019 Festival of Books in Deadwood and will serve until June 30, 2023. Candidates for the position must be residents of South Dakota and must have written and published poetry of recognized merit.
The SDSPS will accept applications for the position between November 1 and December 1, 2018.
Applicants should e-mail the following two documents as attachments to SDPLapplications@gmail.com:
For further information, contact SDSPS President, Bruce Roseland, (605) 436-6770 or email@example.com.
15th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition & Exhibit
Submission Deadline: Monday, January 21
The Rapid City Arts Council, in conjunction with the Rapid City Journal, is again encouraging all photographers to submit their best work for the upcoming 15th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition. This is a juried photography exhibition based on mountain culture. Mountain culture is a lifestyle that includes ideas, values and beliefs that are shared by people thriving in or near a mountainous terrain. Judges will select the show through a blind jury process. There are three exhibit categories. They include Youth (18 and younger), Adult - Amateur/Hobbyist and Adult – Experienced / Professional. Judges will award First, Second and Third place in each category as well as a Best of Show Award. Dahl Arts Center visitors are encouraged to vote for the Peg Sagen Memorial People’s Choice Award. The winner of this cash prize will be announced after the exhibit closes.
This event is held in conjunction with the Banff Mountain Film Festival. The 2019 exhibition will be up from March 1 – April 20, 2019 in the Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery and in the lobby Gallery.
Download the full Call to Artists 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