Artist Trust Resources and Opportunities Digest – September

Artwork detail: Megumi Shauna Arai, 2017 GAP recipient

 

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

 

Resources

 

CERF+ COVID-19 Relief Grant
CERF+

CERF+ is launching the COVID-19 Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to professional artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances from the COVID-19 crisis.

Deadline: September 9

Read more about this resource here.

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

 

Earth
ZEST Hall

The purpose of this show is to make a selection of artists from all around the world that associates their practice with Earth, including artworks that conceptualise ethical issues about ecology, climate change (e.g. waste, pollution, recycling, natural resources), animal rights, world cultures, religion and beliefs (e.g. extra-terrestrial), immigration, and human development.

Deadline: September 7

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Open Reading Period
Wendy’s Subway

Wendy’s Subway is pleased to announce its second reading period for full-length manuscripts. We seek submissions of innovative, hybrid, and cross-genre work that charts new possibilities and expressions of poetic form.

Deadline: September 7

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Art Comes Alive
ADC Fine Art

Known as the “Academy Awards for Art,” ACA is embarking on its 11th year of helping artists get their work in front of art-industry professionals such as interior designers, art galleries, private art collectors, and corporate collections. Each year the art competition gets bigger and better, and this year over $350,000 in awards will be given to artists through gallery contracts, purchase awards, publishing contracts, and more!

Deadline: September 9

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Dynamic: Shadow and Light
Black Box Gallery

Photography is the recording of patterns of darkness and light. Shadows enhance the relationships of subjects in an image, they give definition and dimension, which compliments the quality of the light values. Photographers have used dramatic shadows and patterns in black and white images and have also explored using ethereal and moody shadows and textures in color photography. We will be looking for a range of how shadow and light are interpreted by contemporary photographers.

Deadline: September 10

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships
Guggenheim Foundation

The Foundation offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions.

Deadline: September 17

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Board Member
Center on Contemporary Art

Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art seeks a new Board member to join our staff-supported Curation team. CoCA is a successful 39-year-old nonprofit amplifying important artistic voices including artists from underrepresented groups. CoCA’s diverse, cooperative working Board is built on an inclusive, consensus-driven leadership model.

Deadline: September 18

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Political Discord
Las Laguna Gallery

For our show this month, we seek art that express all things political, regardless of party or belief systems. This exhibition hopes to explore our continued political discourse with the use of imagery to make the point of our current state of the nation. The artwork may be literal of a politician or political issue or opinion, it may be figurative and interpretive.

Deadline: September 22

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

 

Poet Laureate
City of Olympia

Poetry is a powerful tool for reflection and creativity. Every two years the City of Olympia selects a Poet Laureate to engage our entire community in the literary arts. Duties include: promoting poetry as an art form, expanding access to the literary arts, and encouraging poetry as a community voice that contributes to a sense of place.

Deadline: September 21

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Museum Guide Program Manager
Henry Art Gallery

Henry Art Gallery has an outstanding job opportunity for Temporary Part Time Museum Guide Program Manager; whose primary roles include Co-Developing curriculum for and teaching the museum guide pilot program based upon core ideas related to exhibitions, programs, and visitor experience.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Development Assistant
Intiman Theatre

This role will support fundraising, events and engagement at Intiman, working to update and maintain our Salesforce database. Does your personal mission involve centering diverse stories? Do you love working with large amounts of data to engage donors and audiences? Are you invested in creating radically inclusive and safe spaces? We would love to talk with you!

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Online Art Instructor
Pratt Fine Arts Center

We are currently looking for candidates with class proposals that fit within our 6 studio offerings (2D, Wood, Glass, Metal & Stone, Jewelry, Youth and Teen). A qualified candidate is responsible for the creation and delivery of online learning course content using Microsoft Teams. Each course should include recorded content, online live discussions/demos, external  resources and an opportunity student to engage with one another.

Deadline: Open until filled

Read more about this job opportunity here.

 

Teaching Artist
Coyote Central

Coyote Teaching Artists are professionals in creative fields who develop 20-hour courses that teach sophisticated skills to students, aged 10-15. These project-based-courses challenge youth to problem solve, discover, and think independently. Their course results in thoughtfully designed final projects that students showcase and take home. Coyote Teaching Artists value and incorporate the principles of equity, collaboration, social emotional awareness, and community building into each session.

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.