OPPArt: Opportunities for Artists

OPPArt is a series aimed toward helping individual artists and small arts organizations connect with each other and advance their work and skill-set. The series includes professional development workshops, round-table discussions, social events and more. Most events are free and all are open to artists of any discipline and level unless otherwise noted. Please sign up below to receive our newsletter to keep up-to-date!

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ATTENTION:  Call for Muralists!

  • Kroger Store Mural Project, Grove City, OH, Deadline 7/7/17: Click Here
  • Kroger Store Mural Project, Lancaster, OH Deadline 7/26/17: Click Here

 

Calls

Name: “The Sight of Music“
Organization: The Columbus Cultural Arts Center (CAC)
Description: In the Fall of 2017, the Columbus Cultural Arts Center (CAC) will host a large exhibition of contemporary works by Ohio artists, in a challenge set forth by guest curator, local poet and writer, Steve Abbott. Framed by a nod to synesthesia, “THE SIGHT OF MUSIC” will present visual representations of the aural arts, exploring how we interact with music as a central aspect of our humanity.
Submission deadline: August 16, 2017
Location: Columbus Cultural Arts Center
139 W. Main Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-645-7047

For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Sight-of-Music-Call-for-Art.pdf

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Name: Blackstone Gateway Park Furnishings
Organization: The City of Worcester
Description: The City of Worcester is seeking artist proposals from interested and qualified professionals for the creation of artist-designed bicycle racks, benches, and trash receptacles scheduled for installation in conjunction with the construction of Blackstone Gateway Park. The project will incorporate functional art at the two park entrance plazas to replace the following functional items: four (4) bike racks, four (4) benches and two (2) trash receptacles. Artists can submit a maximum of three design proposals per functional item type (e.g. bike rack). Bike racks, benches, and trash receptacles must be delivered completed, stable, well-fabricated and installation-ready. The City of Worcester has set a maximum proposal price per item as follows: $5,000 per bike rack, $5,000 per bench, and $3,000 per trash receptacle.
Submission deadline: June 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/bids/manage-bids?func=viewThingData;thingId=vGQFoOZxCMn-kqn0BUxHkw;thingDataId=7FLunzboCz3VUb6OKSGGdw
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/BGP-Public-Art-One-Pager-Re-Issued-RFP.pdf

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Name: Greenspot and the Arts
Organization: The City of Columbus
Description: Are you an artist that uses recycled material and/or renewable energy sources for your works of art? Yes! Then think Columbus GreenSpot! Art and sustainability are natural partners. Whether using recycled materials, repurposed materials, or using renewable energy to power an art piece- the materials are there. So let’s partner up! Here is how it works. Create your work of GreenSpot and the Arts art that uses recycled material and/or renewable energy. Next, take pictures of your art piece from all angles (minimal 4). Then email: GreenSpot@columbus.gov.

GreenSpot will review and then post the images to GreenSpot social media (Facebook, Twitter, website).
Submission deadline: December 31, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.columbus.gov/greenspot/

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Name: Courage ~ A Fine Art Exhibition
Organization: The Choose Courage Foundation
Description: The Choose Courage Foundation is thrilled to invite artists from the United States to apply for the juried show “Courage ~ A Fine Art Exhibition”.

We are searching for diverse works in all mediums to explore and celebrate the courage of the human spirit and beauty that can emerge from the hard.

The exhibit will be on display for the month of October at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. A private reception, event and chef tasting fundraiser for the Choose Courage Foundation will be held Thursday, October 5, 2017 and a FW Community Arts Center artist reception will be held Friday, October 6, 2017.

Submission deadline: September 9, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://choosecourage.org/

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Name: Lightning Exhibition
Organization: Tampa Bay Lightning
Description: Tampa Bay Lightning is excited to announce the launch of our Sixth Annual Open Call to Artists exhibition at the Amalie Arena. We once again invite Lightning fans and members of the local arts community to submit pieces of original artwork to be hung for display in Amalie Arena during the 2017-2018 season.
Submission deadline: September 17, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit tampabaylightning.com/art

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Name: Summer Bootcamp
Organization: Shadowbox Live!
Description: Bootcamp is a three-week arts intensive program for students ages 15 to 21 interested in exploring a career in the performing arts. Bootcamp participants attend master classes in all four disciplines of the Rock Arts: singing, dancing, acting and musicianship, as well as arts administration, fiscal responsibility, wellness and professionalism. The program culminates in a one-of-a-kind public showcase experience where students perform alongside Shadowbox live professionals on the Shadowbox Live stage.
Submission deadline: July 28, 2017
Location: Shadowbox Live®
503 S. Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.shadowboxlive.org/academy/summer-bootcamp

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Name: ROY G BIV This is Now Video Call for Entries
Organization: ROY G BIV
Description: ROY G BIV is looking for artists making video work! ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists is continuing its exploration of identity with
THIS IS NOW: VIDEO SERIES, a juried exhibition just for video work with a focus on identity.

Submit your recent work for a chance to be screened at the Gateway Film Center.

A few details: $20 Entry Fee through Paypal, email up to 5 videos, resume, list of works and artist statement.
Submission deadline: July 24, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://roygbivgallery.org/thisisnow/

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Name: Minnesota National Call for Public Art
Organization: Minnesota State Arts Board
Description: The Minnesota State Arts Board, on behalf of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, requests proposals from working, professional artists or artist-led teams for permanent, site-specific artwork at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. If you have an interest in serving those who have served, please consider submitting qualifications to this opportunity.

Eligibility:
Working, professional artists residing in the United State are eligible to apply. Responders submitting qualifications shall be at least 18 years of age.

Budget:
$155,415, all-inclusive with a $5,000 finalist design proposal contract.

Deadline:
Applications are due via CaFE™ no later than 11:59 P.M. (MT), Thursday, June 29, 2017

How to Apply:
Application requirements and instructions are in the full RFP document. Visit our website for more information and to download your copy.

Submission deadline: June 29, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.arts.state.mn.us/other/percent2/current-opportunities.htm

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Name: RFQ for Mural Artists for Kroger Store in Grove City, OH
Organization: Kroger Stores/GCAC
Description: GCAC is seeking Central Ohio artists to design and create a large-scale indoor mural to be commissioned by the Kroger Company and installed at its store in Grove City, OH. This commission is open to Central Ohio artists with PRIORITY given to artists living in or having a connection to Grove City, Ohio.

The Kroger Company is generously underwriting and GCAC is helping to manage the project. From the submissions received by deadline, a small group of candidates will be selected to submit specific proposals through an RFP process. Artists selected for the RFP process each will receive an honorarium of $300 for their efforts and materials used to create the proposed design.

The final selected artist will receive payment of $10,000. The project budget/grant award is inclusive of all artist fees, and all expenses related to design development, including engineering, fabrication, travel, transportation, delivery of artwork to the site if arranged by artist, insurance and all other project related expenses. Installation of the artworks will be handled by the Kroger Company.

Application Information
There is no application fee to enter.

To be considered, artists should submit:
*A minimum of 3 photographic/scanned examples of their work (maximum of 6 examples allowed)
*An Artist Bio (one page maximum)
*Resume or Work History (two page maximum)
*Narrative outlining the artist’s connection to Grove City, Ohio

See attachment for more information.

Submission deadline: July 7, 2017
Location: Mural will be installed at the Kroger Store in Grove City on Hoover Rd.
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RFQ-Grove-City-OH-20171.pdf

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Name: RFQ for Mural Artists for Kroger Store in Lancaster, OH
Organization: Kroger Stores
Description: GCAC is seeking Central Ohio artists to design and create a large-scale indoor mural to be commissioned by the Kroger Company and installed at its store in Lancaster, OH. This commission is open to Central Ohio artists with PRIORITY given to artists living in or having a connection to Lancaster, Ohio.

The Kroger Company is generously underwriting and GCAC is helping to manage the project. From the submissions received by deadline, a small group of candidates will be selected to submit specific proposals through an RFP process. Artists selected for the RFP process each will receive an honorarium of $300 for their efforts and materials used to create the proposed design.

The final selected artist will receive payment of $9,000. The project budget/grant award is inclusive of all artist fees, and all expenses related to design development, including engineering, fabrication, travel, transportation, delivery of artwork to the site if arranged by artist, insurance and all other project related expenses. Installation of the artworks will be handled by the Kroger Company.

Application Information
There is no application fee to enter.

To be considered, artists should submit:
*A minimum of 3 photographic/scanned examples of their work (maximum of 6 examples allowed)
*An Artist Bio (one page maximum)
*Resume or Work History (two page maximum)
*Narrative outlining the artist’s connection to Lancaster, Ohio

See attached for more details.


Submission deadline: July 26, 2017
Location: Mural will be installed at the Kroger store in Lancaster on N. Memorial Drive.
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RFQ-Lancaster.pdf

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Name: Sculpture Exhibit
Organization: Indiana University East (IUE)
Description: Indiana University East (IUE) invites you to participate in our 2017-2019 juried, on-loan, outdoor sculpture exhibit on the Richmond, Indiana campus. Selected artists must be willing to enter into an Art Loan Agreement with IUE and will be awarded an honorarium of $2,000 per piece.

IUE is a regional campus of Indiana University with a vibrant arts program and extensive art collection. The exhibit will be from August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2019.

Submission deadline: June 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.callforentry.org/login.php?login-msg=4

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Name: Soldotna Alaska 2nd Annual Photo Competition
Organization: Greater Soldotna, Alaska
Description: This photographic competition is open to all amateur and professional photographers who are US residents. First prize is $500, with four $100 Honorable Mentions for individual images. All photos must be taken within the greater Soldotna, Alaska area. Submission of consistent bodies of work is strongly urged. Selected photographs and bodies of work will be displayed at the heavily used outdoor Rotary Art Park's weather-resistant displays and successful applicants may be invited to participate in other events.
Submission deadline: September 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://artspacealaska.org/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2017-Festival-Flyer-Final-reduced-size-PDF.pdf

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Name: DC Black Film Festival Call for Submissions
Organization: DC Black Film Festival
Description: We welcome submissions in the following categories: Narrative Features; Documentary Features; Shorts (Narrative or Doc); Web Series; Animation; Experimental; Music Video; Student Films

All films submitted must have one or all of the above line crew members (writer, director, producer or actors) be of African descent. All non-English language films must be subtitled in English. Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. Submissions WILL NOT be returned. All students must provide current, valid ID and submit with school e-mail.

We are open to films of any genre except adult films and in any language (you must have English subtitles) from around the world! Films must be created by or about people of African descent.
Submission deadline: June 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://dcbff.org/submission

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Name: RFQ: City of Indio, CA, 9/11 First Responders Memorial
Organization: City of Indio (CA) Public Arts & Historic Preservation Commission
Description: Seeking qualifications from artists or artist teams for the commission and installation of a site-specific, original, outdoor public art piece to honor the many victims of the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy. This work of public art will serve as a permanent memorial and focal point of the site that is to be located within a public art space in Indio, California. The budget for the project is $100,000 and all-inclusive.
Submission deadline: June 30, 2017
Location: Indio, CA
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.indio.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=25763

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Name: Annual Art Ability Exhibition and Sale
Organization: Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital
Description: The Annual Art Ability Exhibition and Sale at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is open to artists with physical, cognitive, visual and/or hearing disabilities. To Participate - Eligible artists should submit materials in digital format through the CaFE™ website at www.callforentry.org (search Art Ability). Artists will follow CaFE™ instructions to create a profile and then apply to Art Ability. The preferred method of submission is online via CaFE™. Please contact the Art Ability office if you do not have access to a computer or need special assistance.

Eligible Media - Works on paper, works on canvas or board, photography, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry and fine crafts accepted. All pieces must be available for sale and ready for display.

Finishing - All two-dimensional works must be framed; including wrap-around canvas and photographs on metal or foam.

Jury and Award Process - Distinguished members of the greater Philadelphia arts community award prizes for artistic merit. More than $7,000 in prizes will be awarded.

Exhibition and Sale - The exhibit officially opens with a Preview Reception on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Art Ability will be on display through January 28, 2018, at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Malvern, PA.

Contact Us - For general information about Art Ability or for assistance, please call 484.596.5607 or email artability@mlhs.org.

Submission deadline: July 19, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://art-ability.org/

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Name: Junctures Commissions: Cambridge, England, UK
Organization: 30Bird
Description: As recipients of the Arts Council Elevate fund, 30 Bird is delighted to offer 3 commissions to Artists who are interested or already engaged in trans-cultural interdisciplinary performance.

Pairs or groups of collaborators from different disciplines with an idea for a live performance event are eligible to apply. The call out is open to applications from any field but must include an artist and a practitioner from any other discipline (Live Sciences, landscape gardening, medicine, gastronomy, social sciences, education, architecture, etc). Applications are welcome from the UK and from artists based outside the UK.

Working closely with 30 Bird, the successful partnerships will be offered a £2K commission, a week’s residency and the opportunity to research and develop an idea to be showcased at Junctures, an interdisciplinary event at the Cambridge Junction in March 2018.
Submission deadline: June 25, 2017
Location: 30 Bird
Cambridge Junction
Clifton Way
Cambridge CB1 7GX
t: + 44 (0) 1223 403362
For more information and to apply, please visit http://artdeadline.com/ops/junctures/

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Events

Name: John Glenn International Airport 5K Run & Walk
Hosted by: Columbus Regional Airport Authority
Description: COLUMBUS – Now is the time to register for the first-of-its-kind runway 5K run and walk at John Glenn Columbus International Airport on Sunday, Oct. 29.

The cost to participate is $40 per person and proceeds will be donated to Honor Flight Columbus, a nonprofit organization that provides senior veterans with a day in the nation’s capital to visit the memorials built in their honor. Participants will receive a T-shirt, commemorative medal and swag bag.

The 5K, which begins at 9 a.m., will be held on the airport’s north runway, providing participants a chance to view aircraft landing and departing from the south runway.

Registration is limited to 750 participants.
Date: October 29, 2017
Time: 9am
RSVP or register by: October 26, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit https://runsignup.com/CMH5K
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Registration-now-open-for-John-Glenn-International-5K.pdf

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Name: Columbus Children’s Parade
Hosted by: Central Community House
Description: The Columbus Children’s Parade is an annual event which celebrates the youth of Columbus and all of the wonderful programs, resources, and opportunities that support them.

This year’s parade is on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The gathering begins at Kwanza Park (1275 Bryden Rd. Columbus, Oh 43205). We will have arts and crafts activities for the youth starting at 10:30 at the park. Step off will be at 11:30 AM. From the park we will head West on Bryden road ending at Columbus Public Health (240 Parsons Ave.). The march is approximately 1.25 miles long and is expected to last about 1 hour.
Date: September 9, 2017
Time: 10:30am
Location: Kwanza Park
1275 Bryden Rd.
Columbus, OH 43205

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Grants

Name: Visual Arts Fellowship
Organization: The Columbus Museum of Art and Greater Columbus Arts Council
Description: The Greater Columbus Arts Council and The Columbus Museum of Art encourage and support creativity and cultural development in the Columbus area. Established in 1986, the Arts Council’s Fellowship Program has granted over 500 awards in a variety of disciplines, including visual arts, crafts, media arts, literary arts, music composition, and dance.

The Visual Arts Fellowship continues a partnership between the Arts Council and the Columbus Museum of Art that recognizes outstanding visual art practices within the community. A panel of distinguished arts professionals from outside the area select four artists to receive a $5000 fellowship award and the opportunity to participate in the subsequent Greater Columbus exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art. Three of the awards are given to artists applying under the categories of photography, 2-D, and 3-D visual art and craft. A fourth award, given in the name of Annie’s Fund, recognizes artists with limited formal training.
Deadline to apply: June 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.gcac.org/grants-services/for-artists/individual-artist-fellowships/

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Name: Accelerator Lab
Organization: Chicken & Egg Pictures
Description: This program brings together ten projects helmed by women making their first or second nonfiction films, with a special focus on underrepresented voices. Each project receives a $35,000 grant in three parts for the production of a film, to be developed over the course of the 12-month program. All directors of the ten projects come together at various points over the course of the year for an intensive period of professional development, tailored mentor-ship, and workshops with industry experts, creatively fusing the art and craft of film-making with best practices and peer-to-peer support.

This year, Chicken & Egg Pictures has opted into the Documentary Core Application. Our hope is that your responses to these questions will result in material that may be used for additional applications as you move forward with your fundraising. To learn more about the Documentary Core Application project, visit the IDA website: http://www.documentary.org/funding/documentary-core-application-project.

Deadline to apply: July 10, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://chickeneggpics.org/programs/#accelerator-lab

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Job Opportunities

Organization: Velocity Dance Center, Seattle
Position: Technical Director
Description: Velocity is Seattle’s award-winning center dedicated to advancing contemporary dance by fostering the creative explorations of artists and adventurous audiences. In recent years, Seattle has become one of the foremost centers for dance in the country. Velocity is looking for a motivated, self-directed individual who welcomes the opportunity to join our exceptional team and engage with this dynamic environment.

The Technical Director works with a great deal of independence and exercises independent judgment to ensure the maintenance, safety and professional standards of the theater facility, and the overall organization of the technical production process.
Date Posted: May 5, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://velocitydancecenter.org/engage/applications/

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Organization: Intermuseum Conservation Association
Position: Intermuseum Conservation Association – ED (Cleveland)
Description: ICA is currently seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. Reporting directly to the board, the ED is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. Resumes with cover letters will be accepted until May 15, 2017 or until the position is filled. Email cover letters and resumes to the search committee at: search@ica-artconservation.org.
Date Posted: March 27, 2017
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/EDICAjobdescription.pdf

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Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Finance Manager
Description: Gateway Film Center is a Central Ohio's world-class nonprofit, independent film center, renowned for its unique maverick mix of movies: independents, world cinema, documentaries, retro favorites, locally grown and studio blockbusters, all under one roof. Our film center is the cornerstone of the Gateway district -- a meeting point of heritage neighborhoods, the university community and Columbus's most vibrant arts and entrepreneur corridor. We are a top 20 North American art house (the Sundance Institute) and a top five Columbus arts and culture organization.

The Finance Manager will be a strategic thought-partner, and report to the President. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT.
Date Posted: May 19, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/about/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/GFC-Finance-Manager-Job-Description_May-18-2017.pdf

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Organization: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Position: Visitor Center Lead
Description: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks a Full-Time Visitor Center Lead to be responsible for providing outstanding customer service while coordinating daily operations, and provides guidance, training, scheduling and coaching to staff assigned to the Visitor Center.
Date Posted: May 10, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.fpconservatory.org/About-Us/Employment#Visitor%20Center%20Lead

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Organization: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Position: Seasonal Visitor Experience Associate
Description: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks seasonal Visitor Experience Associates to provide exceptional customer service to the public in a museum or hospitality environment. This is a seasonal position that will assist with the Blooms & Butterflies Exhibition. The position will run through September 17, 2017.
Date Posted: May 10, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.fpconservatory.org/About-Us/Employment#Seasonal%20Visitor%20Experience%20Associate

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Organization: Columbus Museum of Art
Position: Event Sales Strategist
Description: If events and sales are your passion, we have just the place for you. The Columbus Museum of Art is looking for an enthusiastic event sales professional with project management, team leadership and direct client relations skills.

The Event Sales Strategist will oversee all components of the events sales cycle, including but not limited to responding to leads, facilitating site visits, handling negotiations and closing, executing contracts and performing required follow-ups.

To apply, send resume and list of three references to employment@cmaohio.org or mail to Human Resources, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Date Posted: May 5, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.columbusmuseum.org/about-cma/job-opportunities/

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Organization: Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA)
Position: CAPA Seeks President and CEO
Description: The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) seeks a forward-thinking, energetic and visionary professional to serve as their President and CEO. The CEO leads CAPA as a theatre owner/landlord, presenter of performing arts, shared services manager, theater-based community developer, and fundraiser.

CAPA reserves the right to close the search for its convenience at any time, however, applicants are encouraged to apply by May 19, 2017. Please send nominations or application materials (CV/resume and cover letter) to hr@capa.com.
Date Posted: March 20, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://ams-online.com/capa-seeks-president-and-ceo/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/CAPA-President-and-CEO-Position-Description.pdf

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Organization: CAPA
Position: Ticket Center Associate
Description: The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) seeks a part-time Ticket Center Associate to be responsible for site supervision and selling tickets over the counter and by phone for ticketed events at CAPA Theatres and for Ticketmaster outlet events.
Date Posted: May 10, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.capa.com/about-capa/employment

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Residencies

Name: Artist & Writer’s Residency
Organization: 360 XOCHI QUETZAL
Description: The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in the country where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. We now offer four live/work spaces. Residents will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico. Chapala is located 25 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport and 45 minutes from Guadalajara, one of the largest cities in Mexico boasting abundant cultural resources: museums, galleries, theatre and artist supplies. Xochi Quetzal is the Aztec goddess of creativity and fertility and protector of artisans. She is sure to inspire you during your stay!

International visual artists, writers, playwrights, photographers, dancers, new media makers and musicians can apply through CAFÉ,
http://www.callforentry.org/
Deadline to apply: July 30, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://360xochiquetzal.com/

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Workshops

Workshop name: Global Fluency Workshop for Organizations
Hosted by: Greater Columbus Arts Council
Description: GCAC is pleased to partner with the Columbus Council on World Affairs to bring Global Fluency Training to Columbus arts organizations. The training is designed for organizations who collaborate or interact with people from different cultural backgrounds. Participants will gain awareness, tools and confident to interact effectively across cultures.

The half-day workshop will involved hands-on experiences, practical examples, and a research-based framework for understanding the six dimensions on which cultures differ.

RSVP to tjackson@gcac.org



Date(s): October 4, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 12:30am
Location: GCAC Offices
100 E. Broad Street, #2250
Columbus, OH 43215

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Workshop name: GCAC Arts & Small Orgs. Legal Clinic
Hosted by: GCAC
Description: Have questions about copyrights or trademarks? Starting a business out of your art? Maybe you need a lawyer to look over a contract with you, or help you file your taxes?

Join us at the GCAC OPPArt Artist & Small Organizations Legal Clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 5:30-7:30pm (Location TBD), as our friends from Thomas Ingram Law Group, LLC lead a workshop on the topics important to you as a non-profit, artist and creative.

We will address:
Intellectual Property
o Copyright Rights & Processes
o Trademark Rights & Processes
o Rights Organizations
o Licensing

Business
o Business Structuring
o Business Contracting

Significant Terms for Artists/Orgs
Significant Contracts for Artists/Orgs
Taxes
o Tax implications for individuals and businesses
o Nonprofit Processes

Space is limited to 30 participants. To register, please email Trina Jackson at tjackson@gcac.org by Friday, Oct. 13.

Date(s): October 18, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: TBD

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Workshop name: Webinar: Using Data to Create Your Budget
Hosted by: GCAC
Description: Do you work for one of the many organizations that struggle with setting realistic budgets each year? Does your organization calculate expenses and then work backwards when it comes to estimating fundraising income – the “fill the gap” model? It doesn’t have to be that way.

This webinar will address two important data points – donor retention rate and average gift size – that can be used in conjunction with other tools to create achievable income goals that are based on reality, not dreams.

Participants will come away with the knowledge and tools to develop a strong budget that contributes to the growth and sustainability of their organizations.

RSVP to tjackson@gcac.org


Date(s): June 29, 2017
Time: Noon - 1:00pm
Location: A link to webinar information will be emailed to you.

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Workshop name: A Conversation with Kiva Columbus
Hosted by: GCAC
Description: Kiva Columbus helps financially excluded entrepreneurs fund their dreams by providing access to 0% interest capital and a community of 1.5 million supportive lenders.

On July 12, Kiva and GCAC will lead a conversation to explore how Kiva can assist Columbus creatives. http://us.kiva.org/columbus

Please RSVP to tjackson@gcac.org

Date(s): July 12, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Parsons Library Branch, Room 1
1113 Parsons Avenue, Columbus 43206

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Workshop name: GCAC Project Support Grants Workshop
Hosted by: GCAC
Description: Join us as we discuss GCAC’s Project Support grants process. We'll help you navigate the online application system, discuss supplemental materials and the submission process.

This workshop is intended for 501(c)3 arts organizations or artists collaborating with 501(c)3 arts organizations.

It is recommended you bring your own laptop, tablet or electronic device to follow along during the demonstration.

RSVP to tjackson@gcac.org


Date(s): September 14, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 4:30pm
Location: Driving Park Library
Meeting Room 3
1422 E Livingston Ave, Columbus OH 43205

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