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Americans for the Arts Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
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Art Hopper Currently a volunteer “society of corespondents” is in the process of acquiring funding with the goal of a sustainable organization that compensates its contributors. The coverage map includes Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Akron, Youngstown, Dayton, Toledo and the surrounding areas. Deadlines are rolling but content should be submitted in time to publish while exhibitions and events remain current.
Seeking writers for current/future content:

Art Info Art Info’s mission is to provide unparalleled access to the world of art and culture. Each day, offers breaking news, profiles of top and emerging artists, stories about collectors and collecting, gallery round-ups from around the world, the best of student art, market trends and analysis, and detailed coverage of art fairs.
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Art in General Art in General is a nonprofit organization that assists artists with the production and presentation of new work. It changes in response to the needs of artists and informs and engages the public about their work.
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Artist Communities Current Artist Opportunities
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ArtJob ArtJob features a comprehensive list of frequently updated jobs, internships, fellowships, and other employment opportunities in all areas of the arts, including visual arts, performing arts, commercial art and design firms, film, public arts agencies, academic arts departments, galleries, conferences, commissions, non-profit organizations engaged in the arts and cultural policy, and more. 
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Artslant ARTSLANT is the #1 contemporary art network. We have comprehensive calendars for openings and exhibitions, and local city editions for the art lover.
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Bay Area Art Grind Supporting the core idea of helping artists find local-national-international artist art calls, grants, internships, residencies, local Bay Area exhibitions, lectures and art news of interest (and sometimes areas outside the Bay Area) and art related activities. The goal of the Bay Area Art Grind is to support serious artists by listing screened opportunities and interesting Bay Area art events.
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Bad At Sports Bad at Sports (B@S) now features over 20 principle collaborators and is a weekly podcast, a series of objects, events, and a daily blog produced in Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit and New York City that features artists and “art worlders” talking about art and the community that makes, reviews and participates in it.
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Black Dog Publishing Specializes in beautifully produced illustrated books that represent a fresh, eclectic take on contemporary culture. Starting from a base in art and architecture, we have grown to embrace subjects as varied as design, fashion, music and environmental concerns.
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Call For Entry (CaFE)  CaFÉ™ is brought to you by the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF). WESTAF is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of the arts.
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CEC Artslink CEC ArtsLink promotes international communication and understanding through collaborative, innovative arts projects for mutual benefit. We support and produce programs that encourage the exchange of visual and performing artists and cultural managers in the United States and other parts of the world.

Residencies for Visual and Media Artists, Art Managers: Deadline Oct. 15

City of Las Vegas Arts Commission The City of Las Vegas Arts Commission is responsible for the creation of permanent and temporary public art projects that transform public space, stimulate intellectual discourse, and celebrate cultural diversity.

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College Art Association Features an assortment of job opportunities
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Chronicle of Higher Education The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Design Observer is the leading site at the intersection of design, photography, illustration, architecture, urbanism, sustainability, social innovation and visual culture.

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E-Art Now e-artnow is an electronic information service distributing selected e-mail announcements related to contemporary visual arts. e-artnow is an artists’ initiative founded in january 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic. 

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Foto 8 Foto 8 offers submission Opportunities for Artists working in Photography, Video and New Media for their HOST Gallery in London, UK.

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Fuck Yeah, Book Arts! A blog for creative types interested in the (un)conventional world of Book Arts! Posts here will feature artist’s books, illustration, book binding, typography, sketch-booking, scrap-booking, print-making, paper making, altered books, how to guides, zines, paper engineering and more!


Hire Culture The Massachusetts Cultural Council brings you hireCulture – a free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts.

Higher Ed Jobs Current Employment Opportunities

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Idealist Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.

In-Sight Photography Project Exposures is a cross-cultural exchange program that establishes the arts as a common language among youth from diverse communities.  Programming is based in artistic collaboration and exchange, and is intended to facilitate creative cross-cultural dialogue and experiences that lead to a better understanding of our diverse communities and cultures. Deadline Passed, Check Back January 2013

Horizon Line Open Project: 

Instituto Sacatar Providing unstructured time and space for creative individuals to develop new work.

Open Selection Residencies in the Visual Arts, Creative Writing (in any language) and Music Composition:

International Society for Performing Arts The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) develops, nurtures, energizes and educates an international network of arts leaders and professionals who are dedicated to advancing the field of the performing arts.  

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Kickstarter Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music,film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

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National Alliance for Media Art and Culture NAMAC supports the independent media arts, including production, exhibition, distribution, education, research, preservation and archive development, and telecommunications and cultural policy advocacy.

New Art Festival This juried competition, which aims to identify and recognize outstanding contemporary artists, is open to persons 18 or older. Paintings, graphic works (illustrations, drawings, etc.), and photographs may be entered for consideration. No sculpture, installations or videos will be accepted.

2012 International Art Festival: Deadline Passed, Check Back Oct. 2012

Open Architecture Network/Worldchanging/Architecture for Humanity Worldchanging is an online, open-source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design. Far from replacing the traditional architect, the goal of the site is to allow designers to work together in a whole new way, a way that enables 5 billion potential clients to access their skills and expertise. The network has a simple mission: to generate not one idea but the hundreds of thousands of design ideas needed to improve living conditions for all.

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Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant The Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as artists over a significant period of time. The Foundation’s dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and financial need, whether professional, personal or both.

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Printed Matter Printed Matter, Inc. has an open submission policy. We are interested in artists’ publications that are “democratizing” artworks – that is, inexpensive and produced in larger editions or open editions.

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Re-title Online art directory of international gallery exhibitions and fine contemporary visual fine artists.

Rhizome Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology.

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Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten The Rijksakademie residency is a place for research and production for talented, professional artists from all over the world.

Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printing Techniques, Sculpture, Video, Film, Sound and New Media, Architecture, Music, Dance, Literature and Cinematography:

Rockefeller Foundation The Bellagio Residency program offers academic writing, arts and literary arts, and practitioner residencies in a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies.

Fellowships and Residencies for Studies in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and other Academic Disciplines, Artists, Composers, Fiction and Non-Fiction Writers, Policymakers, Nonprofit Leaders, Journalists and Public Advocates:

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia The Scuola is a well established international center, attended by artists and students from all over the world. The Scuola is unique in offering its residents the opportunity to interact with the community of students and other resident artists as well as with our international faculty.

Artist Residencies for Printmaking, Photography, Painters, Book Artists, Poets and Writers:

Siggraph ACM Siggraph promotes the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. They provide listings of  New Media/Digital Media/Video/Photography opportunities.

Sketchbook Project Traveling exhibition Atlanta, Austin, Brooklyn, Boston, Chicago, London, Melbourne, Philadelphia, Portland, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver.

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Society for Photographic Education SPE is a nonprofit membership organization that provides a forum for the discussion of photography and related media as a means of creative expression and cultural insight.

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TechShop A membership-based workshop that provides members with access to tools and equipment, instruction, and a community of creative and supportive people so they can build the things they have always wanted to make.

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The ArtList The leading online resource for visual artists and photographers looking for exhibition opportunities.
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Wooloo Wooloo creates social experiments in collaborative participation: like the online community, Wooloo’s other works explore strategies in which several people take a role in the art-making process.
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TransArtists: “Trans Artists is a knowledge centre on artist-in-residence opportunities. Here you can find all about facts, use and value of international artist-in-residence programs as well as other opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere ‘for art’s sake’.”

Res Artis: “the worldwide network of residential art programs. We are an association of over 300 centers, organisations, and individuals in over 50 countries. Each of our members is dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people the essential time and place away from the pressures and habits of every-day life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context”

The Field: “Founded by artists for artists, The Field has been dedicated to providing impactful services to thousands of performing artists in New York City and beyond since 1986.  From fostering creative exploration to stewarding innovative fundraising strategies, we are delighted to help artists reach their full potential.”

The Alliance of Artist Communities: “The Alliance of Artists Communities is a national and international association of artists’ communities and residencies — a diverse field of more than 1,000 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.”

NYFA Source: “New York Foundation for the Arts Source is the most extensive national directory of awards, services, and publications for artists.  Listings include over 4,200 arts organizations, 2,900 award programs, 4,200 service programs, and 900 publications for individual artists across the country.”

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