Opportunities FOR ARTISTS
MAINTENANCE PERSON WANTED
Bronx Council on the Arts is looking for a maintenance person to clean their Main Office on Tuesday & Friday Evenings.
AREAS TO BE SERVICED 3 Floors, Entrance Areas, Main Work / Desk Areas Private Offices, Kitchen Area, Restrooms (4) Stairways / Corridors – 2 Each
GENERAL OFFICE AREAS Services Performed Each Visit…
- Dust furniture, desks, chairs, credenzas, tables, and cabinets.
- Dust specific office equipment (computer screens, etc.).
- Empty waste containers and remove trash from all desk area
- Vacuum carpeted areas after 5:30pm
- Dust mop ceramic and resilient floor areas and spot clean to remove spills and stains
- Return chairs, furniture, and waste containers to proper positions
- Clean and sanitize telephone and other high-touch areas
- Lock designated office doors upon completion of cleaning
KITCHEN AREA: Services Performed Each Visit…
- Damp wipe table tops, counters, and exteriors of cabinets.
- Empty trash containers and remove trash to the designated area.
- Damp wipe exterior and interior of microwave ovens.
- Vacuum carpeted areas.
- Sweep or dust mop and damp mop resilient flooring to remove spills and stains.
- Clean and sanitize sinks. Dust surfaces
- Wipe exterior of refrigerator.
RESTROOM AREAS: Services Performed Each Visit…
- Restock toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, and other supplies.
- Empty trash containers and remove trash to the designated area.
- Sweep or dust mop, and wet mop and sanitize ceramic and resilient floor surfaces.
- Clean sanitize sinks, counters, and restroom fixtures including toilet bowls, toilet seats,
- Clean and polish mirrors, glass and chrome.
Please fax resume to 718-409-6445 Attention; Sharon Knight or
Email; Sharon@bronxarts.org subject line Cleaning Contract
NYC Department of Transportation's Barrier Beautification Program commissions murals on concrete barriers throughout the City. On Saturday, October 12, the DOT Urban Art Program is partnering with NY Cares to beautify barriers in Queens on 37th Road between 69th Street and Broadway and in the Bronx on East 161st Street and Grand Concourse. Artists and designers interested in participating can download the application at www.nyc.gov/urbanart. The selected artists will receive a $2,000 design honorarium and $500 for materials fee. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 6.
If you're interested in volunteering on painting day, visit www.newyorkcares.org to sign up.
MOVEMENT RESEARCH AIR SEEKS PERFORMERS
Movement Research Artist in Residence Ni’Ja Whitson seeks experienced dancers/artists for an interdisciplinary performance project
*Confident, dynamic movement ability to include experience with African-based forms(traditional, ritual, house, capoeira, vogue, hip hop, etc)
*Range of creative impulses
*Strong improvisation and collaborative instincts
*Keen ability to perform and interpret text
*Queer identified/allied (transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, gender queer, two-spirit, gender non conforming, same gender loving, butch, stud, femme, aggressive, femme aggressive, stem, boi…)
Provide: Headshot and resume, link to performance/choreographic work if you have it (max 2 pieces), anything you want to share about yourself to: email@example.com. It is ok to email even if you do not have all of these items. The pic just allows me to remember who you are NOT critique your body. Performers will be contacted by email with a response for either a 4:30 or 5:30 pm audition slot (please state your preference, however, you MUST be available for both). No warm up is available before the audition, and performers will not be permitted to arrive more than 15 minutes early.
*Performance stipend provided*
DANY Studios – Studio 10305 West 38th Street
September 15th, 2013
4:30pm – 6:30pm
BRONXNET PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS
After free access to production equipment and produce your own TV show when you complete the workshop. Independent programs you produce will air on BronxNet channels on Cablevision and Verizon FiOS in the Bronx and the web.
Click here to see flyer with details: bronxnetworkshop
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARYSEEKS EXHIBITIONS ASSISTANT (Hourly)
Reporting to the Curator of Exhibitions, the Exhibitions Assistant (hourly):
- Works with Exhibition staff to install and de-install exhibitions.
- Creates safe and supportive mounts, cradles, or brackets built of wood, metal, Plexiglas and other materials according to proper museum standards for 2-D and 3-D artifacts.
- Measures, installs, and maintains exhibition signage/graphics created out-of-house.
- Frames artwork, photographs, and documents using materials and supplies in conformity with established archival specifications.
- Assists with carpentry tasks for exhibitions and exhibition areas including demolition, wall repair, painting, and fabric wrapping.
- Fabricates and constructs exhibition components, including pedestals, platforms, bases, vitrines, crates, etc. made of wood, wood composites, metals and Plexiglas as instructed.
- Maintains an organized working area within galleries to ensure artifacts being prepared for exhibition are safe and secure.
- Takes direction from Curator, Designer and Sr. Maintainer regarding production elements including measurements, materials, fabrication methods and lighting.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Organizational skills
- Combination of education and experience in an art related field and relevant experience in museum or gallery work
- Training in and experience with artifact handling, exhibition installation techniques, mount making, and framing.
- Demonstrated ability to handle detailed work with speed and accuracy.
- Knowledge of basic carpentry tools and machinery and an understanding of the practices of museum exhibition construction.
- Ability to read and work from sketches, shop drawings and/or architectural renderings preferred; ability to follow written and oral instructions as to all aspects of exhibition installation required.
- Maintains an organized and orderly office space.
- Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently under the pressure of deadlines.
- Good organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of preservation practices preferred.
- Experience working with plexi-glass, plexi-glass adhesive and power tools preferred.
- Hands-on work in exhibition and gallery space
ART STUDIOS FOR RENT
AFORDABLE | CLEAN | WELL LIT | 12 ft. CEILINGS
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.
ARTFLOCK.ORG: 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, bronxvibe.com. Mainland Media is based in The Bronx and creates, promotes and sells Bronx posters, postcards, photographs and souvenirs through its bronxvibe.com 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 bronxvibe.com'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: www.chicagoartistsresource.org.
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 www.mfta.org 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. http://miraslist.blogspot.com.
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: www.mta.info/mta/aft/about/call.html
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. http://pw.org.
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...
This Berlin-based web platform for emerging visual artists publishes open calls and has space to build an artist profile. www.wooloo.org
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…
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
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for Bronx Artists
If you have an opportunity listing that you would like us to post, please submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.