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BRONX:AFRICA on view Feb 3 - May 4, 2016


Opportunities FOR ARTISTS




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Studio Space/Residencies


Deadline: None

AS220 has one affordable live studio available November 1, 2015 on Floor 3, the communal floor at 115 Empire Street. The current vacancy, unit 309, is 324 square feet and rents for $414 per month. The tenant is not responsible for any utilities. There is no parking included, it is a non smoking building and no pets are allowed. Given the fact that the space is on the communal live floor, it is for single occupancy only. Read all about what it takes to be a Floor 3 resident at AS220 and apply online!


Deadline: None




Located within walking distance of the New York Post,
a diner, and Bruckner Lumber.7 minutes from Manhattan.

  • 200 TO 5000 SQUARE FT.
  • 12 Ft. Ceilings
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Sorry, no living permitted

860 E. 136th S. (corner of Walnut Ave.), Bronx, NY 10454.

Four blocks from the 6 Train, Cypress Avenue Station.


Call for Artists

  Pro Bono Trial Services for Individual Copyright Owners & Small Businesses In the New York City Area
Deadline:  N/A

Call for Artists: Art:I:Curate 
Deadline: None

Art:i:curate wants to add your voice to their dialogue about contemporary art and culture. Whether it is contemporary art, design, film or other cultural disciplines, the journal features exhibitions, interviews, and other updates about the network of artists, curators, collectors, and partners. If you are an artist or designer who wishes to comment on a particular concept, an art enthusiast who has recently been to an exhibition or art fair that you would like to review, a student interested in interviewing a creative or art world figure, or a collector providing insight into the art market, Art:I:Curate wants to hear from you. 


Job Listings

Job Openings at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

P/T Marketing Assistant Sought: Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., the borough’s largest performing arts center (2,330 seats). This position provides support for marketing and public relations activities; provides the best in customer service while working as an ambassador for the live performing arts; and cultivates an active interest in the Center as the premier venue for performance art, education programming and as a gathering place for the community. Click here for details.


Full-time TECHNICAL DIRECTOR for 2310-seat Concert Hall at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Lehman College/CUNY, Bronx, NY. Oversee backstage technical operations/equipment for world music/dance/theatre performances and rentals. Hire and supervise staff (Local One). Determine lighting/sound requirements. Oversee load-ins/set-ups/shows/strikes. Monitor expenses. Must be organized and adhere to safety rules. Bachelor's Degree in Technical Theatre or related field with 3-4 years’ experience as Technical Director or in technical theatre OR Associates Degree with 5-7 years’ experience as Technical Director or in technical theatre. Strong knowledge and experience in all aspects of technical theatre, including lighting, sound, stage design, set construction, and capital project installations. Computer literacy. Excellent communication skills and ability to work with culturally-diverse groups. Weekend and evening hours as per event schedule. Salary: $70,000-$80,000. Apply online at with cover letter and resume. An AA/EO/ADA Employer. Also, send a copy of the resume to Eva Bornstein, Executive Director at

Call for Art Handlers: UOVO Art Storage Company
Deadline: None

A successful and rapidly growing art storage company seeks a full-time art handler to support day-to-day activities at our Rockland County, New York facility. Located 18 miles from Manhattan, the facility consists of over 100,000 square feet of storage and is a logistical hub for fine art deliveries. The ideal candidate will have experience in storage/collection management experience, and will be comfortable packing and moving a wide range of art objects in a warehouse environment.


Competitive hourly wage with full health benefits.


Send resume and cover letter to:



  DCA's Fiscal 2017 Cultural Development Fund (CDF) Application
Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal 2017 Cultural Development Fund (CDF) Application.  The deadline for submitting both parts of the Application (an online form and hard copies of Supplemental materials) is Monday, February 8, 2016.  The Fiscal 2017 application will cover activities taking place between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

Before you consider applying, first be sure to thoroughly review the CDF Guidelines to determine if your organization is eligible to submit an application and that the cultural services you provide fit within the agency’s guidelines for support.  (Basic eligibility requirements are noted below.)  Organizations that meet the eligibility criteria are strongly encouraged to attend one of the 12 application seminars held throughout the five boroughs during the application period.  The seminar will provide information critical to preparing a competitive application and allow you the opportunity to speak directly with DCA staff.  Seating is limited and reservations are required; please click here to view a full schedule of these seminars and to RSVP.  Be sure to review the CDF Instructions to help navigate the Application process, and bring a copy of them with you to the seminar.   

If your organization is eligible and wishes to apply, make sure the Primary and Delegate Users entered as part of the registration process are current.  For more information on updating your registration information, please click here.   

ELIGIBILITY= Your organization must be incorporated as a Not-for-Profit Corporation in the State of New York as of your organization’s Fiscal 2014. Organizations whose incorporation dates are in their Fiscal 2015 or 2016 should wait until they have a two-year history to apply. Your organization must have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; incorporated nonprofits without a 501(c)(3) designation may apply through an eligible fiscal sponsor.  Your organization must be able to demonstrate at least two years of cultural activity in NYC, as substantiated by the required financial documents and programmatic activity for your organization’s Fiscal 2014 and 2015.

In addition to incorporation in New York State, your organization must be based in the five boroughs of New York City. We will review the addresses on your submitted documents as well as your organization’s administrative address to determine eligibility. If your organization is affiliated with a library or degree-granting institution (including schools, colleges, and universities) or an organization whose mission is not exclusively arts and culture, contact DCA to request an eligibility determination. You may consult the guidelines for additional detail about eligibility requirements. 

REQUIRED FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS -Based on its Fiscal 2014 Operating Income, your organization must provide the following financial documentation:  

   • Under $50,000: FY14 IRS 990-N Postcard and Signed DataArts Annual Report;

   • $50,000 or over but less than $250,000: FY14 IRS 990;

   • $250,000 or over but less than $500,000: FY14 IRS 990 and FY14 Independent Accountant’s Review;

   • $500,000 or over: FY14 IRS 990 and FY14 Audited Financial Statement. In some instances, DCA may require an audited statement from organizations with lesser budgets. 

DATAARTSEvery applicant must complete a Cultural Data Profile (CDP), administered by DataArts (formerly known as the Cultural Data Project). After completing the online Data Profile with financial and programmatic information for Fiscal 2014, organizations will be required to print and submit the DCA CDF Funder Report as part of the required Supplemental materials.








ARTFLOCK.ORG: is a new listing website of professional development opportunities, workshops, and lectures for artists in the New York City area. The website features a comprehensive calendar of professional development events searchable by organization, topic, or date. artflock is a core project of the Alliance for Sustainable Arts Professional Practices (ASAPP). ASAPP is a coalition of not-for-profit arts organizations and arts-related businesses dedicated to sharing professional development opportunities and best practice resources with artists in the New York City area. ASAPP members include A.I.R. Gallery, ALJIRA, apexart, ARTISIN, LLC, Bronx Council on the Arts, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn Arts Council, Center for Book Arts, Creative Capital, Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island, CUE Art Foundation, Culture Push, Dieu Donné, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Harlem Arts Alliance, Laundromat Project, Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York Foundation for the Arts, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, NURTUREart, Parsons - The New School for Design, Pratt Institute, Queens Council on the Arts, the Urban Artists Initiative, Utrecht Art Supplies. Major funding for ASAPP and artflock is provided by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, with additional support from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR BRONX-THEMED WORK: Mainland Media LLC is looking for artists and Bronx-themed artwork to feature and sell through its site, Mainland Media is based in The Bronx and creates, promotes and sells Bronx posters, postcards, photographs and souvenirs through its site. Mainland Media LLC is looking for photographers and other artists with artwork of Bronx architecture, Bronx streetscapes and other Bronx subjects who would like to include their work on's growing catalog. For more information, please contact either Anthony Ramirez II or John Martin.

CHICAGO ARTISTS RESOURCE (CAR) WEBSITE: Chicago Artists Resource (CAR) (Chicago, IL) website features thousands of links to opportunities, tools, resources and articles, including Square Feet Chicago, a comprehensive guide to buying and leasing space, and a series of articles on health and materials. CAR also solicits the participation of artists and organizations through opportunities to post their own work, jobs, forums, calls, announcements and “artist stories.”  Geared primarily towards Chicago artists, much of the site’s content is also invaluable to artists regardless of where they are based. Website:

FILE ONLINE AT ARTISTS SPACE: The Irving Sandler Artists File is a digitized image database and artist registry that is open to the public. The Artists File is not curated, and there is no fee to join or use this service. We invite curators and artists to join one of the largest and comprehensive artist registries online…” New beta website launched. Visit Artists File Online at Artists Space for more information, or to update your current profile. 

LEE & LOW BOOKSis a quality children's book publisher that specializes in multicultural themes. Our goal is to meet the need for books that address children of color by providing books that all children can enjoy and which promote a greater understanding of one another. We publish multicultural literature that is relevant to young readers. Our books feature children/people of color and fall within a range of genres including contemporary and historical fiction, biography, poetry, nonfiction, and more. We are particularly interested in hearing from illustrators whose cultural, ethnic, or racial backgrounds and experiences support their knowledge of diverse cultures. We are open to seeing work from professional illustrators and artists at all levels of experience. Illustrators who have worked in other fields and are interested in illustrating books are also welcome. more...

MATERIALS FOR THE ARTS, INC.:Materials for the Arts, Inc. connects nonprofits with donated materials - helping artists realize their visions, providing students with a richer educational experience, and furnishing businesses with a simple and efficient way to enhance the cultural life of their city while promoting environmental awareness and reuse. Check out recent coverage from WNYC and visit for more info.

MIRA'S LIST: This blog provides information on upcoming grants, fellowships and residencies for artists, writers, composers, and media artists. It is for serious professionals only, from emerging to mid-career to established.

MTA ARTS FOR TRANSITt commissions artists through a competitive selection process to create original, site-specific permanent artwork for rehabilitated stations. MTA Arts for Transits issues Calls For Artists to solicit artist interest for specific commissions. The selection panel is comprised of five voting panelists: two representatives from neighboring museums and cultural institutions, one artist, an Arts for Transit representative, and the project architect. Community representatives are also invited to participate in an advisory capacity. The panel meets twice, first to review submissions and select finalists and again to review final proposals and select the artist to be commissioned. Current calls for artists:

PERCENT FOR ART: Image Registry is consulted by architects, panelists, and City agencies for each project. Staff prepares a slide presentation from the registry for each panel meeting. Artists who are interested in submitting their work for review may print out the registration form or call (212) 513-9300, or write for a registration form to: Percent for Art, Department of Cultural Affairs, 31 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10007 The Percent for Art Image Registry is open to any professional visual artist. There is no residency requirement for a Percent for Art Commission. Please fill out the application according to the instructions on the form and send it with your submission materials to DCLA. If you are interested in consulting the registry for a project, please call the Program office to make an appointment. more...

POETS & WRITERS: A nonprofit organization that provides information, support, and guidance to creative writers. Visit the website to find out about obtaining funding for readings and workshops, a comprehensive listing of grants and awards, a 'top ten questions that writers ask' section, and links to other writers' resources.

PS1 STUDIO VISIT: If you’re an emerging artist in New York, you may upload up to five images or link to two videos (we suggest keeping video clips to a maximum of 3 minutes). A photograph of your building and the interior of your studio will give viewers a sense of where you work. Artists’ submissions will be present on the website for at least one month. more...

WOOLOO: This Berlin-based web platform for emerging visual artists publishes open calls and has space to build an artist profile.



USA Projects Surpasses the $3M Mark.
USA Projects would like to thank the artists, donors and partners for their collective effort in achieving this important milestone.
Click here to read more.

Are you a NYC-based artist or arts worker without health insurance and in need of health care? BCA is proud to be a partner organization with Lincoln Hospital in the launching of the Lincoln Art Exchange, an artist-specific healthcare program at Lincoln Hospital offering a unique option for eligible NYC-based artists who do not have health insurance to exchange their creative services for comprehensive healthcare. more…

Additional Opportunities
can be found at:

New York City Department
of Cultural Affairs

New York Foundation
for the Arts

New York State
Council on the Arts

New York Public Library


Submit an Opportunity
for Bronx Artists

If you have an opportunity listing that you would like us to post, please submit it to

Since all opportunities are different, we will reserve the right to edit them if they are too long.

Please supply a link (when possible) to a description page you might have on your website or to a guidelines and/or application page that might be available.

Although we update our opportunities regularly, the next month’s list of opportunities is generally posted on the last working Friday of the month (e.g., June’s opportunities are posted at the end of May). We reserve the right to accept or reject submissions.

Forums and Groups

Two great places to post and find information.


Bronx Arts Group

The Bronx Arts Group is a place to post opportunities and events, network and discuss, and keep current with each other - a special online place for the Bronx Arts community. The Bronx Arts Group is sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts and moderated by staff who are also artists in the local community.



UAI Forum

The UAI Forum is a space for NYC artists of color. Use the forum to learn about opportunities, call for collaborators, find workshops, exchange arts goods and services, and more! Check back often to see new posts and replies.




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