OPPArt: Opportunities & Workshops

OPPArt aims to connect individual artists and arts organizations to opportunities and to each other. One way we do this is by populating this web page with information on various opportunities. The other is via our free OPPArt workshop series offering professional development workshops, round-table discussions, and social events.

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GCAC OPPART WORKSHOPS 

Social Media Series 1:

Mastering Your Profile to Grow Your Audience  –  RSVP HERE

04/17/2018 from 9:30-10:30am

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Parsons Branch

 

The Artist Toolbelt: Artist Statements, Bios and More – RSVP HERE

04/18/2018 from 6:00-7:30pm

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Livingston Branch

 

Stop, Collaborate & Listen 2018: Art Mixer – RSVP HERE

05/10/2018 from 5:30-7:30pm

Columbus Museum of Art, Pavilion

 

GCAC OPPArt: Fundraising Techniques

in collaboration with Wild Goose Creative 

05/14/2018 from 6:00-8:00pm 

Wild Goose Creative, 2491 Summit Street

 

Social Media Series 2: Generating Content  –  RSVP HERE

05/22/2018 from 5:00-6:00pm

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Driving Park Branch

 

Social Media Series 3: Data & How to Use It  – RSVP HERE

06/18/2018 from 6:00-7:00pm 

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Parsons Branch

 

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GCAC FELLOWSHIPS –  no GCAC fellowships open at this time


Calls

Name: Fall 2018 “Hit the Hop”
Organization: Studios on High Gallery
Description: Studios on High Gallery, located in Columbus’ Short North Arts district, is inviting 2D and 3D artists to submit work for our April spring show. This show will feature 25-35 Ohio artists in our semiannual "Hit the Hop” series. All 2D and 3D original artwork may be submitted. 1st and 2nd place cash awards given.

Fall show dates: Sept 1 - Sept 2, 2018
Submission deadline: July 15, 2018
Location: 686 North High Street, Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.studiosonhigh.com/hit-the-hop.html

Tags: New, Local

Name: Art fair – Call for submissions
Organization: Solo Art Fair - Brooklyn Expo Center
Description: Revolutionizing the traditional art fair model, Solo Art Fair will launch in September and offer participating artists the chance to showcase and sell their work in a complimentary booth - an $8,000 value - while incurring zero commission fees on the sale of their works. A juried open call will be held to select 80 national and international artists across multiple genres to exhibit during the international contemporary art fair, which will be held at the Brooklyn Expo Center from September 27-30, 2018.
Submission deadline: June 15, 2018
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.soloartfair.com/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Press-Release-Solo-Orangenius.pdf

Tags: New, National

Name: Art Crawl – Call for Artists
Organization: German Village Art Crawl
Description: The German Village Art Crawl is a Columbus unique event that turns an ordinary alley into an extraordinary gallery for a night of fun and creative celebration. Art Crawl 2018 is being reimagined with local breweries, food trucks, musicians & performers accenting Macon Alley while Columbus residents shop our local artists' collections. It's an experience not to be missed!




Submission deadline: April 25, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit https://germanvillage.com/2018artistapply/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Art-Crawl-2018-Call-for-Artists.pdf

Tags: Expiring Soon, Local

Name: Cultural Marketplace
Organization: COSI
Description: COSI is pleased to present Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathways to the Modern World, the first special exhibition of COSI’s new partnership with the American Museum of Natural History. A visually stunning exhibition, Traveling the Silk Road is a narrative of the oldest international highway - a network of trade routes connecting Asia and the Middle East. Our exhibition explores how the exchange of goods and ideas thousands of years ago still informs and influences the culture, religion, technologies, music, literature, and global trade of the world today. With its theme of celebrating cultural confluence and exchange, we believe this exhibition will have wide appeal to diverse audiences and groups throughout our community, providing a rich and educational exploration for learners of all ages.

In celebration of this new exhibit and our local communities, COSI is hosting its first Cultural Marketplace. This is an opportunity for local artisans, vendors and entrepreneurs to sell their goods to COSI guests on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Preference will be given to artisans and local shop owners who are inspired by cultural heritage, items that are hand-made and/or represent places found in the Silk Road exhibit such as Asia, Middle East and Egypt. Please no direct sale vendors.
Submission deadline: April 27, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit https://cosi.org/culturalmarketplace

Tags: Expiring Soon, Local, State

Name: A Call for Art to Benefit Abused Kids
Organization: CASA of Franklin County
Description: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Franklin County is a nonprofit organization that trains individuals to speak on behalf of abused and neglected children in the Franklin County Juvenile Court System. To help raise both funds for training and awareness of the plight of abused and neglected children in our community, we are hosting Arty Party 2018. The event is May 4th and features a silent auction of student artwork (K-12).

A portion of the evening will consist of a live auction of professional art. We are looking for 2-D and 3-D works and would gratefully return 20% of the winning bid to the artist. Artists will assign a value to their own work. Submissions need to be received by Thursday, April 26. For more information on the event and to submit a work, please contact Kevin Greenwood at CASA: 614-525-5067 or kgreenwood@casacolumbus.org.
Submission deadline: April 26, 2018

Tags: Expiring Soon, Local, State

Events

There are no opportunities available at this time. Check back soon!

Grants

Name: Grants for Artists with Disabilities
Organization: VSA Ohio and Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation
Description: The purpose of this grant is to help artists with disabilities take immediate actions which allow them to create, participate, and learn, ultimately fostering a more inclusive society. Creative expression is integral to personal growth and vibrant communities. Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation (LKFF) seeks to take action and has created this one-time grant opportunity by providing funds to individual artists with disabilities who face barriers to access.

Eligibility
-Applicants must have a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
-Applicants must be an Ohio resident.
-Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Grant Amount: Artists may request either $500 or $1,000 for their project.
Those requesting $1,000 must demonstrate professional experience and a strong plan.

DEADLINE IS ROLLING, until all funds are expended. Applications are reviewed by VSA Ohio and a member of the community within 30 days of receipt. Responses are sent to applicants within 40 days.
Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.vsao.org/creativecareers

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Name: SOUP Grant
Organization: Columbus SOUP
Description: Columbus SOUP seeks to advance increased civic engagement, community pride, education, and health in the South Side neighborhood and highlight their contributions to our city. We support projects that seek to transform this vibrant and diverse community. Once the heart of Columbus’s steel industry, the South Side is a community focused on the future and continuing to be a powerhouse of of our city’s fabric.

We are dedicated to providing funding to projects focused on our community’s South Side and we’re proud to present our first neighborhood-focused event for Columbus.
Deadline to apply: April 23, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit http://columbussoup.org/apply/

Tags: Expiring Soon, Local

Job Opportunities

Organization: Wexner Center for the Arts
Position: Seeking Deputy Director
Description: The Wexner Center is hiring for the Deputy Director position. The Deputy Director works closely with the Wexner Center Director in shaping strategic and operational planning for the institution, with primary focus on integrated organizational capacity-building through the areas of administration and advancement. This includes oversight of all administrative departments (finance, human resources, IT, facility operations, technical services, security), as well as the development of operating and capital budgets for the center overall. Master's Degree is desired.
Date Posted: February 15, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit : https://www.jobsatosu.com/posting s/84598

Tags: New, Local

Organization: Ohio Magazine Custom Publishing
Position: Associate Art Director position
Description: Ohio Magazine, a division of Great Lakes Publishing, has an open position for an Associate Art Director of Custom Media in our Columbus office. We are looking for an extremely creative, energetic, organized individual to design and layout printed & electronic graphic materials. A superior understanding of design concepts, typography, photography and software is key; Web design and photo skills are major pluses. The ideal candidate will work well under deadline pressure to perform routine and complex duties in the preparation of custom media. The position will work closely with the Art Director of Custom Media, the project editors and project publishers to manage products and develop new staff for this growing department.
Responsibilities:

• Creates layouts for custom media.
• Designs and produces custom media.
• Conducts image research.
• Collaborates with editors and publishers.
• Meets with clients to ensure accuracy.
• Maintains and backs up files.
• Monitor and maintain quality throughout project (maintain quality to standards of both Great Lakes Publishing and our external clients)
• Take projects from concept to final delivery

Qualifications:



Outstanding portfolio displaying exceptional skills and creativity
Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
Familiar with Mac OS
Knowledge of digital photography and retouching
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Must take direction and assert ideas quickly
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail necessary in order to handle a number of projects simultaneously
Must work well in a deadline driven environment
BFA in design or equivalent experience

Send cover letter, resume and pdf samples with salary requirements to: hr@glpublishing.com

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit http://jobs.glpublishing.com/Jobs/JobListings/71.aspx

Tags: Local, State

Organization: Glass Axis
Position: PT Office Assistant
Description: Job Summary: Glass Axis seeks an office assistant to work with the Office Manager to perform arts administration and customer service duties.
• Provides customer service.
• Manages, enters, and updates records (data entry), mailing lists, and filing.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities:
• Creates a welcoming environment by delivering outstanding customer service in the office, over the phone, and online.
• Assists with bookkeeping.
• Helps customers schedule classes.
• Manages, enters, and updates records (data entry), mailing lists, and filing.
• Processes course evaluations and other data gathering forms.
• Handles receipt of mail and deliveries.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Date Posted: March 5, 2018
Location: Glass Axis
Attn: Human Resources
610 W. Town St.
Columbus, OH 43215

For more information and to apply, please visit https://glassaxis.org

Tags: New, Local

Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Seeking Director of Business and Finance
Description: Position Overview:
The Director of Business and Finance is responsible for establishing and executing strategic and tactical plans designed to: support the Gateway Film Center mission, build and maintain legally compliant business practices, achieve budgeted sales goals, help film center staff learn new skills, and manage expenses. The Director of Business and Finance must be a positive leader, living the film center values while helping to achieve the Gateway Film Center mission. The Director of Business and Finance will lead the Managers of Technical Services and Guest Experience, and the Supervisors of Food & Beverage and Administration, utilizing tactics that build brand awareness and professionalism among staff, while also supporting the other departments of Gateway Film Center.

Reports to:
President, Gateway Film Center

Minimum requirements:
• MBA degree preferred
• 5-7 years of professional experience

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Location: Columbus, Ohio
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GFC-Director-of-Business-and-Finance.pdf

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Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Seeking Manager of Guest Experience
Description: Position Overview:
The Manager of Guest Experience is responsible for executing strategic and tactical plans designed to: support the Gateway Film Center mission, achieve budgeted goals, capitalize on market opportunities, generate demand for film center offerings, help film center staff learn new skills, and manage expenses. The Manager of Guest Experience must be a positive leader, living the film center values while helping to achieve the Gateway Film Center mission. The Manager of Guest Experience will be part of an integrated department that builds brand awareness and reputation through ensuring the highest of service standards are maintained while supporting the other departments of Gateway Film Center.

Reports to:
Director of Business and Finance

Minimum requirements:
• Undergraduate degree preferred
• 2-3 years of experience in leadership or supervisory role

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GFC-Manager-of-Guest-Experience.pdf

Tags: New, Local

Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Seeking Manager of Marketing and Communications
Description: Position Overview:
The Manager of Marketing and Communications is responsible for executing strategic and tactical plans designed to: support the Gateway Film Center mission, achieve budgeted sales goals, capitalize on market opportunities, generate demand for film center offerings, and manage expenses. The Manager of Marketing and Communications must be a positive leader, living the film center values while helping to achieve the Gateway Film Center mission. The Manager of Marketing and Communications will be part of an integrated, multi-faceted marketing department that builds brand awareness and reputation through connections with the central Ohio community and the film center audience, while supporting the other departments of Gateway Film Center.

Reports to:
Director of Marketing, Director of Communications

Minimum requirements:
• Undergraduate degree required
• 2-3 years experience in marketing/communications role

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GFC-Manager-of-Marketing-and-Communications.pdf

Tags: New, Local

Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Seeking Supervisor of Ticket Center
Description: Position Overview:
The Supervisor of Ticket Center is responsible for executing tactical plans designed to: support the Gateway Film Center mission, achieve guest experience goals and standards, meet budgeted sales goals, maintain equipment and meet cleanliness and organization standards, manage membership relations, supervise will-call and advance ticket processes, generate demand for film center offerings, and manage expenses. The Supervisor of Ticket Center must be a positive leader, living the film center values while helping to achieve the Gateway Film Center mission. The Supervisor of Ticket Center will be part of an integrated, multi-faceted marketing department that builds brand awareness and reputation through connections with the central Ohio community and the film center audience, while supporting the other departments of Gateway Film Center.

Reports to:
Manager of Marketing and Communications

Minimum requirements:
• Undergraduate degree preferred

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GFC-Supervisor-of-Ticket-Center.pdf

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Organization: Gateway Film Center
Position: Seeking Supervisor of Design
Description: Position Overview:
The Supervisor of Design is responsible for executing tactical plans designed to: support the Gateway Film Center mission, achieve budgeted sales goals, capitalize on market opportunities, generate demand for film center offerings, and manage expenses. The Supervisor of Design must be a positive leader, living the film center values while helping to achieve the Gateway Film Center mission. The Supervisor of Design will be part of an integrated, multi-faceted marketing department that builds brand awareness and reputation through connections with the central Ohio community and the film center audience, while supporting the other departments of Gateway Film Center.

Reports to:
Director of Marketing

Minimum requirements:
• Undergraduate degree in design/media/communications
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop required)

Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit http://gatewayfilmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GFC-Supervisor-of-Design.pdf

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Organization: Experience Columbus
Position: Membership/Strategic Development Director
Description: The Director of Membership & Development manages a team to generate membership and partnership revenue and to establish relationships with potential and current member businesses, community partners, and private sector groups. The Director will also identify opportunities for collaboration, sponsorship and development, sales and retention campaigns, member events, membership programming, department budgeting and monthly reporting. Support and execute Experience Columbus' Aspirational Plan.
Date Posted: December 5, 2017
Location: 277 W. Nationwide Blvd, Suite 125
Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.experiencecolumbus.com/about-us/job-opportunities/

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Organization: Columbus Music Commission
Position: Executive Director
Description: The first-ever Executive Director (ED) of the Columbus Music Commission will collaborate
with all sectors of the Columbus music industry to advance the vision and mission of the
Columbus Music Commission. The Executive Director will be:
• Passionate about music and the impact music has on the community;
• Collaborative and inclusive with diverse individuals and organizations – from garage
bands to symphony leaders;
• Creative in developing plans, programs, and opportunities to advance music in
Columbus;
• Appreciative of Columbus’ Midwestern values of openness and friendliness;
• Organized with an ability to develop and implement a business plan and achieve
goals; and
• Responsible for building the organization and its reach locally and nationally.
Date Posted: March 6, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit https://benefactorgroup.com/services/executive-search/
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/CMC-ED-Job-Profile-Reduced.pdf

Tags: New, Local, State, National

Organization: Columbus Music Commission
Position: Executive Director Position
Description: The Columbus Music Commission (CMC) seeks to hire its first-ever Executive Director.

Columbus will be a hub of music innovation, collaboration, and artistry –– and its music is recognized as an important cultural and economic asset. Founded in 2016, the mission of the Columbus Music Commission is to connect music makers, music commerce, and community to engage in creating, performing, and promoting great music. The CMC is a private nonprofit that receives funding from the City of Columbus and other public and private entities.

The first-ever Executive Director (ED) of the Columbus Music Commission will collaborate with all sectors of the Columbus music industry to advance the vision and mission of the Columbus Music Commission. The Executive Director will be:
• Passionate about music and the impact music has on the community;
• Collaborative and inclusive with diverse individuals and organizations – from garage bands to symphony leaders;
• Creative in developing plans, programs, and opportunities to advance music in Columbus;
• Appreciative of Columbus’ Midwestern values of openness and friendliness;
• Organized with an ability to develop and implement a business plan and achieve goals; and
• Responsible for building the organization and its reach locally and nationally.
Date Posted: March 6, 2018
Location: Columbus, Ohio
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/CMC-ED-Job-Profile-Reduced1.pdf

Tags: New, Local, State

Organization: Columbus Museum of Art
Position: Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship
Description: The Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship at Columbus Museum of Art
In partnership with the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, Columbus Museum of Art is pleased to announce the Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship. This two-year fellowship in the Museum’s curatorial department is funded by a generous long-term grant from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. The position is intended for recent post-graduates in art history or a related field anticipating a career as a museum professional. The Fellowship offers a platform from which to develop museum experience as an assistant on current projects, as well as the potential to develop new projects and programs with both scholarly and public impact.

The Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship grant recognizes Roy Lichtenstein’s connection to the Columbus community, and the formative influence of his years living in the city. The artist matriculated into The Ohio State University’s College of Education, School of Fine and Applied Arts in 1940. He received his BFA in 1946 and his MFA in 1949. He also taught studio courses in the School of Fine and Applied Arts between 1946 and 1951. Earlier this year, Ohio State and the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation announced the creation of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Endowed Chair of Art History and the Roy Lichtenstein Endowed Chair of Studio Art.

Applications for the Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship will be accepted starting December 15, 2017. The deadline for all application materials, including letters of recommendation, is March 1, 2018. The proposed starting date for the Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellow is July 1, 2018. Click here for description and application details. For questions or to submit your application by email contact Amanda Kepner.
Date Posted: December 15, 2017
For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.columbusmuseum.org/about-cma/job-opportunities/

Tags: Local, State, National

Organization: Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
Position: Hiring Lead Photographer
Description: The Lead Photographer will work within Marketing and Communications and report to the Student Agency Manager. They will oversee all photography needs and some video needs and serve as the lead documentarian for the college.


Date Posted: February 15, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information and to apply, please visit https://ccad.applicantpro.com/jobs/715761-227018.html

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Organization: CAPA
Position: Director of Education
Description: CAPA seeks a Director of Education to create, implement, and provide successful oversight and execution for all education programs in accordance with CAPA’s mission and strategic plan. The Director of Education leads and invigorates current education programs with innovative strategies, creatively conceptualizes and develops new education programs, and implements and executes the new “Jimmy Awards” program. This position works to build support with various education and community partners and is an internal and external advocate for program initiatives, ensuring they align with CAPA’s goals.
Date Posted: March 29, 2018
For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.capa.com/about/employment-opportunities
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Director-of-Education-job-posting.pdf

Tags: New, Local, State, National

Organization: Broad Street Achievement Programs
Position: Community Project Art Instructor
Description: Broad Street Achievement Programs is seeking a local semi- or professional artist, who creates, performs, presents, or resides within the 43205 zip code to instruct youth 5-13 years of age in a form of art for an inter-generational project.

SEE ATTACHMENT for details, project dates, and salary information.

APPLY BY 4/24/2018: Submit biographical profile, description of desirable genre of art to instruct, and a proposed artistic project activity with a list of needed environment, furniture, fixtures, equipment, materials, supplies, and/or tools for the proposed BSA Art & Community Project to afterschool@bspc.org. No phone calls please.

Date Posted: April 3, 2018
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/BSA-Art-and-Community-Instructor-Contract-PD-POST.pdf

Tags: New, Local, State

Residencies

There are no opportunities available at this time. Check back soon!

Workshops

Workshop name: Master Class with Abdiel Jacosen
Hosted by: Oyo Dance Company
Description: Martha Graham Dance Company: MASTER CLASS

Oyo Dance Company is excited to once again offer a master class with Martha Graham principal dancer, Abdiel Jacobsen. Abdiel has also been featured this past year in Dance Magazine. Pre-registration is suggested as space is limited.

Date(s): May 4, 2018
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Friday, May 4th 6:30-8:15 pm
$25 pregistration; $35 at the door
Inspiration to Movement
1004 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, OH 43206
For more information and to apply, please visit www.oyodancecompany.org
For more information, please view http://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Cedric-Master-Class-Registration-Form.pdf

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