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Call for works - Entries due 28 June
Call for Vast Arts - New Board Member
Vast Arts is currently seeking a new Board member and invite you to consider taking a more active role in our organisation.Can you attend 3 or 4 teleconference meetings per year and reply to a couple of emails weekly? Do you have an interest in the arts and would like to see the arts become an integral part of the lives of people in western Queensland? Would you like to help promote our unique arts and culture to a wider audience? You might not be an artist yourself but have other knowledge, skills and enthusiasm which will help make these things happen.
To find out what is involved in being on the Board of Vast Arts and discuss how you can contribute, contact Nicole (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (074654 0237).
We received an excellent response to our recent call for Expressions of Interest for Ivory Street exhibitions. We will be accepting further Expressions of Interest on an ongoing basis, and another official call for applications will take place later this year.
The Creative Communities team at Brisbane City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists, musicians and graphic designers for the 2013 Street Reads project. The selected artists will work with three writers to create a 'choose your own adventure' in Brisbane city and will be paid for their contribution.
We are proud to open the premier collection of Mediterranean Antiquities in Queensland to the Brisbane community. During this event you will have the opportunity to sketch and photograph two thousand year old works of Ancient Art. Objects on display include a portrait head of Aphrodite, a replica Hellenistic torso, 6th Century BC Athenian pottery and a range of Roman and Greek sculptural pieces.
A keynote presentation will be given by Dr Victoria Bladen from the School of English, Media Studies and Art History.
RSVP Essential to antiquitiesmuseum @uq.edu.au or
3365 3010 by Friday 7th June
When - Friday 14th June 2013, 6pm
RD Milns Antiquities Museum
University of Queensland, Building 9, Level 2
Tickets $20 per person includes sketching materials and live music.
The Buderim Foundation is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitable artists for the design, fabrication and installation of public artwork celebrating Buderim’s philanthropic spirit. The closing date for EOI submissions is 5.00pm Monday 3 June 2013. If you have any queries or require further information please contact: Swain Roberts from the Buderim Foundation on email@example.com or 07 5453 7591.
Balance-Unbalance International Conference
Balance-Unbalance is an International Conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities. 31 May - 2 June, Noosa
Brisbane Art (BNE ART) is a digital cultural guide produced by Vegas Spray. The platform is updated constantly with the latest events and industry opportunities, alongside current artist and art space information. Brisbane Art is available online through Facebook, iPhone and the web. Send specific information to be added to the Brisbane Art platforms at their website.
Noosa Integrated Catchment Association is seeking expressions of interest from artists who wish to exhibit from 28 July to 3 August. EOIs close 30 April.
The amazing Floating Land Program has been launched! And we're still looking for volunteers!
smartArts+ and the Creative Collective are calling for expressions of interest from Sunshine Coast based visual artists to stage an exhibition in the Creative Collective office, Maroochydore. The successful artist will gain: free exhibition space at the Creative Collective Office for up to a three month period; and cash and in-kind support from the Creative Collective to hold an opening launch with catering, music, production, promotions and more. Please email email Ant with 250 words about yourself and relelvant weblinks.
Life Art Worldwide is an event purposefully designed to recognise and promote visual artists from all around the world. $25 000 worth of awards are on offer to artists exhibiting at Life Art Worldwide. Life Art Worldwide is helping artists bring their dreams to life. For 10 days (25th Oct – 3rd Nov 2013) Life Art Worldwide brings the best publishers, galleries and collectors in the industry face to face with over 100 established and emerging artists, creating the world’s finest contemporary art marketplace on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture are invited to apply.
Woodford Folk Festival ArtBars
Expressions of interest are being sought from artists across the boundaries of visual arts and design. The Woodford Folk Festival (WFF) is calling for artists to propose and fabricate art installations that will invent a temporary site-specific response to two Woodford Festival bar areas. The idea is that they appear as an integrated part of the total bar area. Email Corrie for more info.
The Community College of Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast Community College is a fantastic new intitiative set to launch in April of this year. Currently recruiting experienced artists to tutor courses: painting, drawing, pottery, sculpting, etc. If you have the skill, passion and abiltiy to tutor a class in your area of expertise please contact Steve Klein at firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Artists: Stanthorpe Art Festival 2014. Planning for 2014 is underway and organisers are calling for interested artists to make contact for further information. Entries will close on 15 November. To register your interest please contact Dee Booth, Secretary, at email@example.com.
Why join? YAQ plays a central role in enabling young people from across the state to access, engage in and create art. We support children and young people by strengthening the industry and community networks that support them. YAQ membership can provide you with the information, networks and professional development opportunities you need to stay up to date with industry updates.
Apply now. If you're under 30 and creative you could be featured on Facebook as our Artist of the Week! No matter what your what your artform or practice we're interested in hearing more.
Legends of Redcliffe Museum Art Gallery at the Palace Hotel
This new venue, opening on 17 February 2013, is seeking artists who would like to participate in its projects, workshops and exhibitions. Those interested in future projects please contact Cheryl Brealy on 3203 3622
When the University decided to close its printmaking workshops, artists joined together to open the studios for community use. The idea was to house the presses in a professionally managed space that was accessible to the community, students, teachers and any number of arts professionals.
Hallway Art, a collection of creative works by local artists displayed in the hallway of the Lake Kawana Community Centre, is always looking for new artists and offers the chance to display your artwork for free for a one month period. Venue is open for viewing Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm.
Part of a global movement of urban revitalisation, creative reuse of empty spaces is taking off in Australia. Looking to find out more about using alterative spaces for your creative practice or community initiative? The Empty Spaces website is a resource that supports the temporary use of vacant, disused, or soon to be redeveloped buildings. Visit the site for advice on coordinating an initiative in your local area, opportunities to network the sector, or to add your story to our body of case studies. Also see facebook.com/emptyspacesproject
Paddington Substation exhibition space
Hands on Art is returning part of the Paddington Substation to exhibition space and is currently receiving proposals for the space for 2013. Hands on Art is a not-for-profit Community Arts group devoted to encouraging society to be more inclusive, healthier, happier and more beautiful through creativity and respect for our environment. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and application forms.
The Metcalfe Gallery is calling for proposals from artists wishing to exhibit in 2013. The gallery is a well-appointed contemporary exhibition space located in suburban parkland close to the Brisbane CBD. There is ample parking and the gallery is easily accessed by public transport.
Established more than two years ago, Bluethumb is an online platform for artists to display and sell their art. It's free to list and Bluethumb take a commision on sale, plus they handle transactions and shipping. Artists joing Bluethumb for free, and with over 500,000 hits a month and growing, you will get your work in front of a lot of art lovers looking to buy art online.
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