Deadlines September 2013

Upcoming opportunities to exhibit, learn, earn or perhaps even teach, from all over the place. Take a look at the huge list on offer – it still must be Deadline Season…

And don’t forget on the 28th and 29th of September I’m teaching Kiln-Fired Liquid Enamelling on Steel in Seattle. (It’s my blog and I’ll plug me if I want to!)

** New additions **

Opportunities with deadlines

Toyota Emerging Artist Award – Aussies only, this one has a residency as a prize plus $1000 cash. Deadline September 23rd 2013.

National Library of Australia Japan Study Grants. Live outside of Canberra? (Sorry Zoe Brand…) Have an interest in studying all things Japanese at the National Library. Are an Aussie resident? Get some cash to visit Canberra! Closing date 30th September 2013.

2014 Asialink Arts Residency Program. Aussie permanent residents or citizens only. Get a grant for a residency practically anywhere in Asia. Deadline 5 pm EST Monday 30 September 2013.

Leap Awards for emerging craft artists, courtesy of the Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh. Deadline October 1, 2013.

Mesa Arts Center 35th Annual Contemporary Crafts. A national juried exhibition of all craft media (in the USA). Deadline Friday Oct 18 2013.

Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium. Hosted annually by the Seattle Metals Guild, this one will take place on Saturday the 19th of October. Check it out!

** Saul Bell Design Award presented annually by Rio Grande with varying categories, including student. Deadline September 27 2013.

Kiln-Fired Liquid Enamelling on Steel. Come to Danaca Design in the University district of Seattle and learn the basics of enamelling on steel (with sandblasting thrown in to boot) from me! The class runs on the 28th and 29th of September, 10.30am – 5pm.

** Schmuck and Talente. It’s that time of year again folks where our collective consciousness turns towards Munich and wherein we email our best and brightest works of the last 2 years for their approval/inclusion into the annual Schmuck juried award exhibition, held in March the following year. More details on Schmuck here, and if you’re under 35, why not try Talente here? Deadline for applications, October 1, every year.

** Light of the Moon – Exhibition with a lunar theme being held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ Sandra J. Blain Galleries, juried by Namita Gupta Wiggers, Director and Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Craft|PNCA. Deadline 15th of October 2013.

Gemological Institute of America 2014 Scholarships. “Scholarships are available for distance education eLearning courses and for classes at the Institute’s campuses in Bangkok, Carlsbad, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Taiwan; and at the GIA branch in Dubai.” (thanks to Crafthaus) Deadline October 31st 2013.

Transforming Viewpoints: A National Juried Exhibition (USA). Calling for “work [that] explores issues of multicultural diversity, in any medium”. Deadline: October 31, 2013.

Eco Arts Awards. Annual online thematic arts competition. Application Dates:
Apr 25, 2013 – Nov 4, 2013.

REFINED VIII: Maker’s Choice. REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the Art Metals program in the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University. I’ve been in this one, it’s a good show! Deadline 9th December 2013.

TOP Jewels – National Jewelry Design Exhibition, “A showcase featuring the very best artists working in the medium of jewelry design to educate the public about their craft.” USA only exhibition opportunity, entries through CaFE. Deadline April 11th 2014.

New Traditional Jewellery 2014. As a part of the SIERAAD arts fair in Amsterdam, this competition has taken ‘ CONFRONTATIONS’ as the 2014 theme. Registration due 1st June 2014.

Undated Opportunities

Studio 20/17 seeks guest curators. How often does a well established gallery invite people to play inside their walls? Get amongst it!

Patina Gallery seeks Master International Artists. Make ‘Soul-Stirring’ works? Wanna be one of 3 artists added to their stable? No deadline, but post went up Jan 23rd, so perhaps sooner rather than later?

Tributaries: Call for entries. The Metal Museum, in Memphis, has an ongoing call for exhibitions from emerging and mid-career artists. First deadline Feb 2013, for upcoming shows, and they keep applications on file for 2 years.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts + Sciences in North Carolina have a permanent exhibition call out, with shows booked 2-3 years in advance.

Lord Coconut in Melbourne has outdone himself by publishing this listing of opportunities for artists in his gallery. As ever, this is to exhibit jewellery for men. Thanks to Karen at Melbourne Jeweller for the heads up.

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