We’ve compiled a few interesting opportunities out there right now, some in NC, some elsewhere.
Institution: McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC
Opportunity: The Center is requesting proposals to activate studio spaces with participatory experiences. Entry fee and honorarium.
Details: Individual artists or collaborative teams are welcome. $2500 will be awarded per project, which can be used for installation, materials, maintenance, etc.
Timeline: Initial proposals are due October 31, 2016. If selected, five artists will be asked to submit a more comprehensive project description by December 31. Final selection swill be made by January 13, with installation of projects beginning May 14, 2017.
Deadline: October 31, 2016
How to apply: Via Slideroom.
Inquiries: Contact Susan Jedrzjewski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunity: National and international artists working across all media and disciplines are invited to submit proposals for SHIMMER: The Art of Light – a one-night, free event of light-based art and performance. Free application; $300 honorarium awarded per project. Best Shimmer Award will be selected by panel of jurors.
Details: Event takes place in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC and will featured approximately 25 installations, light projections, performances, and more within a 4-square block downtown area. Works can be designed for indoors or outdoors. A panel of curators will select the final projects.
Timeline: Deadline for proposals is November 21; artists will be notified by January 4; and all work will be installed Feb 6-10. Event takes place on February 10, 2017, from 6 pm–10 pm, and will be de-installed immediately after.
Deadline: November 21, 2016.
How to apply: Must apply through website.
Deadline/Timeline: Applications are due December 1, 2016. Notifications will be made via email on March 1, 2017.
Opportunity: Artists or Teams of Artists are invited to propose a gateway monument for the City of Charlotte’s Berryhill Roundabout. The artwork should respond to the history of Bryant Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. The project budget, including artists’ fees, design, fabrication and installation must not exceed $85,000. Engineering fees and all requirements for code shall be included in this amount. Details: Artists working in a broad range of materials are encouraged to submit materials for this opportunity. The selected artist/artist team(s) must take into consideration specific site conditions including but not limited to security and traffic sight lines. Media must be durable, low maintenance, and of a permanent nature. Professional artists residing in the US who have experience managing, designing and completing public art project commissions over $50,000 within the past five years are eligible.
Deadline: September 30, 2016