Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Opportunity for Artists

Deadline: August 17, 2007

The Curfman Gallery at Colorado State University announces a national call to artists for the 2009-2010 exhibition season. No entry fee. All work/exhibition proposals will be considered. Please send a SASE along with slides and or CD of high res. images of your work, as well as an artist CV and formal exhibition proposal to:

Curfman Gallery
8033 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8033.

For more information, visit this website or contact Stanley Scott at lscarts2@lamar.colostate.edu or 970-491-2810.

Grants for Young DC artists

Deadline: September 19, 2007, 7pm.

The DC Arts Commission recognizes up and coming DC artists with the Young Artist Grant Program. This initiative, which offers grants of up to $3,500 to artists between the ages of 18 and 30, is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts' Challenge America program.

Grants support individual artists in two funding categories: Young Emerging Artist Grant Program-artists may apply for up to $2,500 of support for innovative art projects. Young Artist Community Service Program-artists may apply for up to $3,500 of support for projects that strengthen communities as well as provide positive alternatives for youth. For more information please visit this website.

Affordable Housing for DC area Artists

Deadline: August 9, 2007, 5pm.

The Cultural Development Corporation (CuDC) has partnered with Manna, Inc., to develop approximately 40 affordable work/live housing units for artists and their families at 2414 Douglas Street, NE, in the Woodridge area of Washington, DC.

The intent of this project is to create work/live artist housing units designed primarily as functional studio space with basic living space as an ancillary use.

Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2008, with occupancy expected in 2009. Applications are now available.

CuDC will start accepting applications on Monday, June 4, 2007 at 9 a.m. All applications are due to CuDC no later than 5 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2007. For more information on the application visit this website.

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund

Deadline: September 15, 2007

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund welcomes applications from visual artists aged 40 years or older, who live within 150 miles of Washington, D.C. and can demonstrate that they have the potential to benefit as artists from a grant.

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund does not, however, accept applications from filmmakers, video artists, and performance artists. In 2006 the Franz and Virginia Bader Fund awarded three grants totalling $60,000.

The deadline for applications is September 15, 2007. Application forms may be downloaded from the fund's web site: www.baderfund.org or may be requested by sending an email to grants@baderfund.org or by sending a request to:

Bader Fund
5505 Connecticut Avenue, NW #268
Washington, D.C. 20015