Deadlines March 2014

Deadlines. The deadliest.

A few less this month – now we’ve passed the Ides of March ‘hump day’ which seemed to be a central vortex for a bunch of deadlines. Let me know if you’ve seen any others about.

And if you’re keen on more recent CaFE entries I encourage you to see what is being offered by checking out their site and even signing up for the email updates.

Are you in The Britain? Sign up to the benchpeg newsletter, whydoncha? They’ll send you a much more professional newsletter with this kind of material, weekly.

*** This month’s new additions*** Super new as of 2nd of April ***

Opportunities with deadlines

23rd Legnica International Jewellery Competition ‘CLASSIC’. Work to the theme, prizes ahoy! Deadline for sending works:  30th March 2014.

*** Cominelli Foundation Award 2014. Deadline 31.Mar.2014.

*** Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts, juriedexhibition. Deadline – 1st April 2014.

Workshop: Liquid Enamel for Steel and Copper. Come learn to enamel on steel with ME! Weekend class takes place on the 5th and 6th of April, 2014 at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. Enroll here! Cancelled!! We’ll try again later in the year…

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.

*** Uniques 2014. SNAG is doing a second volume of their Uniques sale on Etsy, this time in tandem with writers. Entries accepted until April 12, 2014.

*** 2014 Neddy at Cornish Call for Applications Now Open. Seattle – greater Puget Sound region. Deadline 20th April  2014.

*** Curator of Fine Metalwork and Exhibitions Manager, The Metal Museum, Memphis. MA’s or PhD’s required. No deadline – sooner rather than later though I’d say.

*** Harpo Foundation Grants for under-recognised Visual Artists. (Nope, not THAT Harpo…) Americans only. Deadline May 6, 2014.

BKV Prize for Young Applied Arts. 9th May 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.

The Halstead Grant Call for Entries. “The Halstead Grant is awarded each year to a promising new jewelry designer working primarily in silver.” Deadline June 9, 2014.

*** Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery. Applications close 18 June 2014 (11:59pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time. That’s a day ahead of you US peeps.)

Call for papers for c+de#7 (2015) NOW OPEN:“Landscape, Place and Identity in Craft and Design”. Guest Edited by Kay Lawrence. (c+de#7 = Craft and Design enquiry issue 7). The Call for Papers for this issue is now open and will close on 30 June 2014.

*** Harpo Foundation Grants – Emerging Artist Fellowship (residency). (Still not THAT Harpo…) Americans only. Deadline July 5, 2014.

*** Koru 5. Triennial event organized by Finnish Jewellery Art Association. DEADLINE for applications is 1.8.2014. (That’s the 1st of August for you Americans 😉 )

Rolling + Undated Opportunities

Assistantships, Residencies, Volunteering & Employment at Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA.

PORTFOLIO AND EXHIBITION PROPOSALS FOR LINCOLN CENTER ART GALLERIES – entry via CaFE, but instructions on the linked site (hint, scroll down).

The Peoria Art Guild. “Currently accepting submissions, and are sending out a call to artists, around the world and at all stages in their careers, to submit their portfolios for consideration.”

Commissioners’ Choice Invitational Lone Tree Arts Center.– entry via CaFE, but instructions on the linked site (hint, scroll down).

Contemporary Metal in Perth have updated their class timetable and there is some great stuff on offer. Check it!

Dallas County Community College District – Visiting Artist for our Art Metals Summer Workshop in Summer 2014.

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.

And finally

There’s this Art Prize Website for Aussie artists, where you can sign up for regular updates.