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Call to Artists for Design and Development of the City of Columbia’s First Public Mural
The City of Columbia, TN is seeking a qualified muralist to paint a unique mural at the gateway to the Columbia Arts District, the first public art commissioned by the city. The mural will be located at the main gateway to the District, the intersection of S. Garden St./Carmack Blvd. on a sculptured, serpentine-shaped wall. Along with the mural, the serpentine shaped wall and mural will combine for one the most unique displays of public art in the state and region. The public mural’s footprint at the Columbia Fire Station No. 1 property inside the Columbia Arts District will rest in between Hwy 31 (Carmack Blvd/Nashville Hwy) and the site of the future Firefighter’s Park, the park planned to commemorate the upcoming 2018 Columbia Fire Department’s 150 Year Sequential Celebration. The mural will be two sided. The side facing Fire Station No. 1 will commemorate the Columbia Fire Department Sequential’a 150 years providing fire service to Columbia citizens, upcoming sequential in 2018. The second side of the mural facing Carmack Blvd (Hwy 31/Nashville Hwy) will require that the artist work with a design work group to develop a design proposed to be related to the Columbia Arts District. Please share this information with muralists and artists you know who may be interested in this transformative project. For more information on the project and to submit a proposal, go to https://vrapp.vendorregistry.com/Bids/View/BidsList?BuyerId=110e2d62-f337-40b1-b079-3ee181bdabb0.

Call for Entries: Photography That Matters
Billions of images are created and disseminated daily through social media, television, print, and film, all competing for attention. Navigating and consuming media can mean an overwhelming barrage of images and information.
Sometimes, though, images of true import cut through the noise, helping us better understand our world: an image of a place threatened by development or industry, for example, an endangered species in its natural habitat, protests happening around the world, people implementing change in a specific area, or an image that leaves a lasting impact because of who, or what, it captures.
The Flagstaff Arts Council is seeking submissions for an exhibition of high quality artistic black and white photographs that matter. Images should cause the viewer to think, feel, or act.

Call for Entries: HORIZON: Contemporary Landscape 2017
Deadline: August 1, 2017Exhibit on display September 1 – November 10

  • Fee: $25 for 1 to 3 entries, $35 for up to six entries
  • Location: Community Arts Center, 401 W Main St. Danville, Kentucky
    Contact: Brandon Long, brandonlong@communityartscenter.net
    Additional Information: This annual juried exhibition tests the limits of landscape art. While many artists portray traditional landscape paintings, others delve into more abstract realms, submitting everything from collage and photography to mixed media and cast metal sculpture. Juror:  Kensuke Yamada 
    http://communityartscenter.net/exhibits/call-to-artists/  for more info and complete prospectus.

Call for Auditions: Southeastern Theatre Conference Conducts Fall Unified Professional Auditions
SETC’s annual fall professional auditions are held in Atlanta again this year with the earlier event dates of Aug. 27th and 28th. Registration for both participating companies and actors opens May 15, 2017. Atlanta, GA: Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) is excited to announce that the annual SETC Fall Unified Professional Auditions are taking place at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport Hotel in Georgia on August 27-28, 2017.

Registration began May 15th for the Aug. 27 and 28, 2017 event. Our web link is www.setc.org/auditions/fall-professional and has online registration. We’ve been doing these auditions for over 20 years and the participation of theatres and actors is always robust and includes participants from over 40 states.

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS: EXHIBIT AT CUSTOMS HOUSE– ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS MAY 2 —AUGUST 31
Nashville Arts Magazine is accepting submissions May 2 —August 31
Tennessee artists 18 years and older are encouraged to submit art, photography, and/or sculpture to be juried by Nashville Arts Magazine and awarded an individual month-long exhibit at Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN.
To enter your submission, complete the following steps.
1. Complete the form below. Don’t forget to hit “submit” at the bottom of the page.
2. Send the following to info@nashvillearts.com:

  • 5 digital images of your work (must have been completed in the past 3 years)
  • A list of captions to go with each artwork: title, date, medium, and size
  • Your artist bio/resume

Applications will be kept on file for one year. Application materials will not be returned to artists. Twelve artists will be selected by October 2nd and each will be given a designated month for their individual exhibitionFor questions, please call (615) 383-0278

Call for artists: The Big Picture Collective Art Project
We would love your drawings to be part of our Collective Art Project : The Big Picture
You can read more about the project here: http://thebigpictureartproject.com/
There is a short video at the top of the home page that explain it in a few minutes. Basically, participants from all over the world are uploading their drawings and sketches and we are making a large mosaic-panoramic picture from all the drawings. This picture is fully searchable and zoomable, like a Google map.
Deadline: The project will stop once the picture has been filled with drawings, that should take at least one year.

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