Artist Trust Resources and Opportunities Digest – October

Artwork detail: Humaira Abid, 2019 AIA recipient

 

This is the October digest of resources and opportunities for artists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Resources

 

The ACTF COVID-19 Relief Fund
Arts Center Task Force

The Arts Center Task Force has created the ACTF COVID-19 Artist Relief Fund to provide short-term relief in the form of unrestricted grants to Tri-Cities, Washington artists and organizations who have lost income related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this resource here.

 

Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund
Foundation for Contemporary Arts

The Foundation will disburse one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this resource here.

 

Teletherapy for Addiction and Mental Health
The Recovery Village

Register for The Recovery’s teletherapy, telepsychiatry and other online addiction treatment programs below and we’ll match you with a licensed professional who will meet with you regularly and guide you on the path to recovery.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

Mindfulness Meditation
Frye Art Museum

Present-moment awareness is essential to experience and appreciate any work of art, but it can be elusive and we often find ourselves distracted or lost in thought. In this uncertain time, the practice of mindfulness meditation can offer a sense of calm amidst our to-do lists and more fully appreciate the gift of each day. The Frye Art Museum is offering virtual Mindfulness Meditation sessions throughout the summer.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

Washington State Food Bank Map
Artist Trust

This Washington State food bank map was created by Artist Trust as a resource for finding alternative food sources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

Opportunities

 

Amazon Artist in Residency
Shunpike

Shunpike coordinates Amazon’s Artist in Residence Program, placing artists annually for ten-week residencies at Amazon’s South Lake Union and Bellevue campuses.

Deadline: October 16

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Call for Entries
The Bennett Prize

The Bennet Prize, created in 2018, awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country. The Prize will propel the careers of women painters who have not yet realized full professional recognition, empowering new artists and those who have painted for many years.

Deadline: October 16

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Open Calls
Antenna

Antenna is excited to announce its annual open call for creator driven projects taking place in 2021. You can apply for the opportunity to exhibit at Antenna Gallery, have a book published by Antenna’s Paper Machine, or have a month long residency at the Paper Machine publishing center. All opportunities provide creators with both financial and logistical support!

Deadline: October 22

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Neddy at Cornish
Cornish College of Arts

This year, the Neddy at Cornish offers an increased award for two grand prize winners of $30,000 each and six finalists $2,000 each in unrestricted funds, making it one of the largest artist awards in the State of Washington.

Deadline: October 25

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

City of Tacoma
Tacoma Arts

During this unprecedented year, as we face economic, health, and racial equity crises, we invite Tacoma’s creative community to consider how they can share a message of care and compassion with our community. Participating in Tacoma Arts Month is one way to do this.

Deadline: October 31

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant
Queer | Art

The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant is an annual grant that will be awarded to self-identified lesbians for making visionary moving-image art. Work can be experimental animation, experimental documentary, experimental narrative, cross-genre, or solely experimental.

Deadline: October 31

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

?ál?al “Home”
Chief Seattle Club

Coast Salish, Native American and Alaskan Native Artists and Art Collectors living and residing in the United States, Chief Seattle Club is seeking artwork proposals for their building.

Deadline: November 1

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Open 4Culture
4Culture

Through this grant—which has no deadline—we award amounts up to $1,500 to cultural doers. Artists and arts groups operating outside of Seattle and those working in Heritage and Preservation anywhere in King County may apply.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Scholastic Labs Residencies
Scholastic Labs

Residencies are of variable length and include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access (laser cutter, 3D printer etc), a $1k monthly stipend and a budget for materials.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

 

Job Opportunities

 

Executive Director
Hedgebrook

In collaboration with the Board, staff, and Advisory Council, the ED will ensure the integrity of Hedgebrook’s mission, imagine, build, and support robust and vibrant programming, and maintain the financial and operational health of the organization. The new Executive Director will be a proven organizational leader, a natural team and community builder, an inspired and inspiring communicator, and a passionate advocate for amplifying women’s voices.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Associate Digital Producer
On the Boards

On the Boards seeks a strong creative producer with digital fluency and excellent communication skills to become our Associate Digital Producer. This person is detail-oriented, creative, and has fresh ideas that will advance On the Boards’ ability to work with artists in the digital and live-streaming realms. This is a full-time, salaried position.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Curatorial Fellowship
On the Boards

In collaboration with the Artistic Director, the Fellow is responsible for developing, researching, and realizing performances, public programs, and other events to support and express the artistic vision of the organization and fulfill On the Boards’ mission.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Development Manager
On the Boards

On the Boards seeks a Development Manager to support the creation, management, and execution of all resource development activities and events. This is a full-time, salaried position.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Exhibition Designer/Preparator
Henry Art Gallery

The Exhibition Designer/Preparator is responsible for translating artist and curator ideas into exhibition design, including installation, fabrication and lighting design, on time and on budget.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

On-Call Art Handlers
Henry Art Gallery

Required skills for on-call art handlers are: demonstrated experience (typically a minimum of 2 years) handling and installing art, must be able to work collaboratively within a team, must be able to work independently when given a task, and must be flexible, detail-oriented, with excellent communication skills.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Managing Director
Intiman Theatre

The Managing Director leads the theatre’s administrative functions, and is responsible for and oversees finance, HR, operations, and facilities/occupancy, as well as contributes to fundraising, marketing/communications, tech systems, and audience experience. As Intiman finalizes its “Look to the Future” community-involved strategic planning process, the incoming Managing Director will be responsible for collaboratively directing and implementing strategy derived from the plan.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

To learn more about Artist Trust’s COVID-19 relief efforts, click here. For more COVID-19-related opportunities, please visit our Opportunities page. If you have questions about our Artist Trust COVID-19 Relief Fund, please read our FAQ page.