Fresno Arts Council now accepting applications for 2017 City Hall Exhibit

Fresno Arts Council now accepting applications for 2017 City Hall Exhibit

The Fresno Arts Council (FAC) is now accepting submissions from artists, art groups and art organizations to exhibit artwork at Fresno City Hall for the 2017 year. From January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, twelve one-month time periods are available for selection for interested artists, able to showcase their work at a premier location integral to the heart of Fresno. All working artists, art groups and organizations are eligible to enter, with preference given to artists of local or regional residence. Reviewed by the Exhibit in Public Places Review Panel (Panel), accepted applicants must return a written agreement within 30 days. […]

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The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications

The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications

Mariposa Plaza Project REQUEST FOR ARTISTIC QUALIFICATIONS CALL TO ARISTS + DESIGN TEAMS   The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications to create and install interactive public art in the Mariposa Plaza.  The Mariposa Plaza is an outdoor entertainment venue located in downtown Fresno. This opportunity is open to design teams in the U.S.  Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers and lighting designers are encouraged to apply. The receipt deadline is May 1, 2017, by 3:00pm WST. To download the complete call and application click: Submission information.

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Kepler School Seeks Experienced Muralist!

Kepler School Seeks Experienced Muralist!

  Kepler Neighborhood School seeks a muralist! An 8th grade class at Kepler Neighborhood School needs a muralist to help with a project.  The mural will go in space about 8’ by 4’ in the front of their new (refurbished) building at Stanislaus and Broadway.  This is a civic education project, with the message of celebrating diversity and equality.  We have a grant to pay an artist $600 plus $200 for materials.  Students could raise more if needed.  Looking for someone who enjoys working with students who want to serve their community. Contact John Minkler; 907-9534 or johnminkler3@gmail.com.

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The California Civil Liberties Program

The California Civil Liberties Program

The California Civil Liberties program The California Civil Liberties Public Education Program is a competitive grant program for nonprofits and units of state and local government involved in various civic, educational and artistic projects for the public on the subject of civil liberties. Funded projects will provide the public with information and comparisons to the civil-liberty violations experienced by Japanese Americans during WWII. The program is fulfilled by the California State Library. There are two funding levels: Major Preservation/Public Media projects ($150,000 max request) and Community Projects ($40,000 max request). Extended deadline date: Monday, March 20, 2017. “The purpose of […]

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UCLArts & Healing Conference: CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING

UCLArts & Healing Conference: CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING

UCLArts & Healing Conference in partnership with the Expressive Therapies Summit CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING   Learn arts-based tools for facilitating communication, building connection, promoting positive emotions, fostering engagement, reducing stress, and managing the impact of trauma in our inaugural experiential training conference. expressivetherapiessummit.la Choose from 125+ workshops delivered by leading national experts in art, dance, drama, drumming, music, and writing integrated with mental health practices.  Scroll down for selected workshop titles. Specialty Tracks:  Mindfulness & Wellbeing, Children & Adolescents, Community Building & Social Justice, Expressive Writing & Journaling, Play Therapy, Special Populations, and Evening Self-Care.  A convenient selection for Educators & Arts Professionals features sessions of particular interest to those in non-clinical settings. What […]

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Seeking Nominations for the next City of Fresno Poet Laureate

Seeking Nominations for the next City of Fresno Poet Laureate

The Fresno Arts Council is seeking nominations for the City of Fresno Poet Laureate. This is a unique opportunity to showcase an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the literary arts through poetry.  Lee Herrick our current Poet Laureate has served our community well.  We appreciate his service and look forward to the selection of another outstanding individual to serve in this role. Please submit your nominations by March 27th to insure your nominee is included in the selection process.   Nomination Form

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Texas Tech is seeking a professional sculptural artist.

Texas Tech is seeking a professional sculptural artist.

    Project Summary: The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside the new Experimental Sciences Building II, located at the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, TX. Construction of the new facility will be completed by January 2019.   The Experimental Sciences Building II will be a multidisciplinary research facility designed to serve teams of faculty researchers and their students from such diverse disciplines as chemistry, physics, and engineering. The new building will allow scientists from different disciplines to work together to solve problems.   Safety is […]

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Broomfield Public Art Committee of Colorado is seeking Artists!

In collaboration with the Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, city staff and the design team, the Broomfield Public Art Committee (PAC) seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create artistic screening for the Xcel Energy facilities at the McKay/Lambertson Open Lands site. PAC will choose artists as semifinalists to provide refined concepts, and work plans as requested, as well as present to the Public Art Committee on May 10, 2017. Installation is targeted for completion by November 30, 2017. Total project budget is $45,000.   For more information: CallforPublicArtMcKayLambertsonProject (1)

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International Women’s Day is Seeking Display or Performance Artists

International Women’s Day is Seeking Display or Performance Artists

  Call To Artists!! Artists are needed to show at the International Women’s Day event here in Fresno.   IWD for Central Valley Women is a full-day event to recognize and inspire local women. We expect an audience of about 250 Central Valley Women. Our goal is to bring together incredible local women to give talks that are inspirational, motivational and empowering. To open minds of the possibilities waiting for them and to provoke conversations that matter to the women of today and tomorrow. for more information please email: Sheila Olson @ srbiest@gmail.com   https://www.facebook.com/IWD2017CentralValley/  

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Fresno Arts Council is seeking a Graphic Design Intern!

Fresno Arts Council is seeking a Graphic Design Intern!

  Position Title: Graphic Design Intern Supervised by: Executive Director Time Commitment: Dependent on course requirements.   The Fresno Arts Council is a non-profit organization seeking to promote the arts through supporting local artists, organizing events and working toward bringing artists and audiences together within the community. It acts as an umbrella for artists and art organizations through advocacy, education, programs and services.   General Description Fresno Arts Council is looking for a highly creative, motivated and driven individual who can conceptualize and produce creative campaigns and a wide variety of graphic materials. The ability to create compelling designs for […]

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Jeffery Scott Agency is looking for photo submissions for their upcoming Arthop in February.

Jeffery Scott Agency is currently holding a photo contest for their client Amtrak. The entries will be shown in Jeffery Scott Agency during their February Arthop. For more information click the links below!   Submission website  :https://amtraksanjoaquinsphotocontest.pgtb.me/wvjqw9 They have also been featuring entries on their Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/amtraksanjoaquins/

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