Opportunities for Artists

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The Greater Columbus Arts Council aims to connect individual artists and arts organizations to opportunities and to each other. One way we do this is by populating this section of our website with information on various internal and external opportunities. These opportunities are shared broadly through our monthly OPPArt newsletter. In addition, we offer free professional development workshop series, round-table discussions, and social events.

To submit a Call for Artists, Job Posting, Grant Opportunity, or Workshop, click here to submit details for approval. Note that posting may take up to 1 week; submitting well in advance of the deadline is recommended. Only art-related opportunities will be accepted.

ArtPop Cbus 2020 now accepting Submissions

The ArtPop Street Gallery competition is seeking submissions from Franklin county artists who have an active website, are 18 yrs or older and have work created within the past three years. To review the guidelines and apply click here.

PromoWest Productions & Greater Columbus Arts Council calls for Entries.

PromoWest Productions and Greater Columbus Arts Council is seeking entries for the annual art exhibition. Franklin county artists, photographers and designers are invited to enter. A $500 honorarium will be paid to the four selected artists.To review the guidelines and apply click here.

Calls

Name: Far & Wide NATIONAL
Organization: Woodstcok Artists Association & Museum
Description: Artists are invited to submit up to five works that show deft handling of materials and clarity of vision. Our jurors will be looking for work, of any genre, that reflects both a vigorous studio practice and thoughtful glimpse into the artist’s inner life.

JURORS: Jackie Hoving and Andrew Prayzner,
Co-directors, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York

AWARDS: Arthur Harris Best in Show, $500

All media welcome. FEE: $35 Fee/$15 Members, Size Limit: 38 x 38” overall

Submission deadline: March 22, 2020
Location: Woodtock Artists Association & Museum
28 Tinker St.
Woodstock, NY 12498

For more information, please visit https://www.woodstockart.org/far-wide-national-2020/
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/far-and-wide.pdf

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Name: Ohio Shorts 2020
Organization: Wexner Center for the Arts
Description: Artists who work with film and/or video are invited to submit work to our adult (19 and older) or youth (18 and under) divisions. Submission guidelines can be found at wexarts.org/ohioshorts. Each person or team whose video is selected for the showcase will be awarded a $50 screening fee and a complimentary ticket for the evening. A $500 Jury Award and $300 Audience Choice Award will be announced at the April 18 event.
Submission deadline: March 2, 2020
Location: Wexner Center for the Arts
at The Ohio State University
1871 N High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

For more information, please visit https://www.wexarts.org/film-video/ohio-shorts-2020-call-entries?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WCA2020-02-20OhioShortsResend&utm_content=version_A&promo=1096

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Name: WinterFest at The Wagnalls
Organization: The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation
Description: We are excited to announce our first annual Winterfest 2020 Fine Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, November 28, 2020 and Sunday, November 29, 2020. We would love for you to be part of the magical winter weekend we have planned at The Wagnalls Memorial. WinterFest at the Wagnalls will prove that Lithopolis has never seen a winter more magical! It will be transformed into a winter wonderland, with rooms beautifully awe-inspiring in a celebration of a magical 1920’s Rockwell Christmas. Another amazing opportunity to get your Art and business in front of this rapidly expanding community!
Submission deadline: August 3, 2020
Location: 150 E Columbus Street
Lithopolis, OH 43136

For more information, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winterfest-request-for-artist-vendors-tickets-91900614211
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/winterfest.pdf

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Name: Opportunities for Artists and Designers to create Winterfest
Organization: The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation
Description: The Wagnalls Memorial is reaching out to artists & designers for help turning The Wagnalls Memorial into the winter wonder land it was always destined to be, An American’s 1920’s Christmas! (November 27th, 28th and 29th)

Showcase your talents! Spots are limited for the artists, designers and design teams, so we are looking for the very best to the extraordinary level of Christmas decoration we have planned. This includes but is not limited to artist, designers, florists, interior designers, light specialists/decorators (indoor and outdoor), and Christmas tree designers.

Submission deadline: June 22, 2020
Location: 150 E Columbus Street
Lithopolis, OH 43136

For more information, please visit https://wagnalls.org/winterfest/

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Name: ART at The Wagnalls
Organization: The Wagnalls Foundation
Description: The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation is reaching out to talented professionals artist for the 2020 ART at the Wagnalls, being held in the wonderful Wagnalls Gardens. Art at the Wagnalls is back by popular demand! There is no better opportunity to get your art in front of members of the community. This year there will be even more local artists & vendors to accommodate the large crowds who came out last summer to shop, eat, mingle, and enjoy an amazing lineup of live entertainment. NOW TWO DAY: Friday August 7, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday August, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Submission deadline: June 24, 2020
Location: 150 East Columbus Street
Lithopolis, OH 43136

For more information, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-vendor-application-art-at-the-wagnalls-tickets-91871378767
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Wagnalls.pdf
Name: Call for Festival Dancers & Dance Groups
Organization: Columbus Arts Festival
Description: Dancers and dance groups needed for the 2020 Columbus Arts Festival! Show Dates: 6/12/20-6/14/20

The Festival Dance Committee will review all submitted materials. Applicants will be notified in March if selected to perform. No fee to apply.

Specs:
-Stage size: 32′ x 24′
-1 additional channel for recorded music
-Stage accessible by one staircase on each side of stage
-Marley floor

Questions? Email Festival Director Sean Kessler at skessler@gcac.org.

Submission deadline: February 28, 2020
Location: Downtown Columbus Riverfront
For more information, please visit http://www.columbusartsfestival.org/application/dancers/signup

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Name: Call for Theater Groups for Festival
Organization: Columbus Arts Festival
Description: Theater groups needed for the 2020 Columbus Arts Festival! Show Dates: 6/12/20-6/14/20

The Festival Theater Committee will review all submitted materials. Applicants will be notified in March if selected to perform. No fee to apply.

Specs:
-Stage size: 32′ x 24′
-12 wireless body mics and 4 wireless handheld mics
-4 open channels for musicians
-1 additional channel for recorded music
-Stage accessible by one staircase on each side of stage
-Marley Floor

Questions? Email Festival Director Sean Kessler at skessler@gcac.org.

Submission deadline: February 28, 2020
Location: Downtown Columbus Riverfront
For more information, please visit http://www.columbusartsfestival.org/application/theatre_groups/signup

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Name: Call for Caricature, Portrait, Henna & Face Painting Artists for Festival
Organization: Columbus Arts Festival
Description: Each year, the Columbus Arts Festival seeks accomplished individuals to participate as on-site caricature artists, charcoal artists, face painters and temporary tattoo artists.

Show Dates: 6/12/20-6/14/20

Chosen participants will be appointed spaces throughout the Festival. The selection will depend on the images of work submitted along with the application. Accepted artists will be notified by March 31, 2020.

Questions? Email Festival Coordinator Jenica Richards at jrichards@gcac.org.

Submission deadline: March 6, 2020
Location: Downtown Columbus Riverfront
For more information, please visit http://www.columbusartsfestival.org/application/portrait_artists/signup

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Name: Woman’s Art Club of Cininnati Call for Entries
Organization: Woman's Art Club of Cininnati
Description: This is a juried exhibition seeking to showcase fine art works produced by women only, exclusively residing in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Award total is more than 3500. Submission deadline is Feb 28th, 2020. Submission fees may be paid online at tinyurl.com/127CAFE or by mailing a check to WACC. Visit WomansArtClub.com or contact Jan Boone at janwrites@fuse.net for more details.
Submission deadline: February 28, 2020
Location: WACC-AJE
6980 Cambridge Ave
Mariemont, OH 45227
For more information, please visit tinyurl.com/ WACC127

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Name: Crosby Festival of the Arts
Organization: Toledo Grows
Description: Crosby Festival of the Arts (CFA) is a highly recognized fine art show set amongst the trees of the beautiful Toledo Botanical Garden. This show will take place June 26 - 28, 2020. Proceeds from the festival will support the community garden and educational outreach work of Toledo GROWs. Apply thru Zapplication.org – Crosby Festival of the Arts. Registration fee is $25.
Submission deadline: February 28, 2020
Location: 900 Oneida St.
Toledo, OH 43608

For more information, please visit www.ToledoGrows.org
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CFA-artist-invitation-copy.pdf

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Name: Call for Visual Artists to Exhibit at What? Music and Arts Festival 2020
Organization: What? Productions / What? Music and Arts Festival
Description: What? Productions is gearing up for 3 days of What? Music and Arts Festival this summer, July 31st - August 2nd. We are doubling our footprint, meaning more space to showcase our community's amazing artists. Last year we partnered with over 70 visual artists & exhibited their work, and you could be one of them this year! To be considered please fill out our attatched Google Form. Thank you and see you this summer!
Submission deadline: February 29, 2020
For more information, please visit https://whatmusicandartsfestival.com/artists/

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Name: Funded Opportunities for Installation Artists
Organization: What? Productions / What? Music and Arts Festival
Description: * CALLING ALL INSTALLATION ARTISTS *

What? Productions is seeking interactive and thought-provoking art installations to be shown at the 2020 What? Music and Arts Festival taking place from July 31st-August 2nd at 400 Square in Franklinton, Columbus, OH. If you have an installation you'd like to exhibit during the festival, or have an idea you'd like to pursue from scratch – this is your opportunity!

Please follow the link to submit your proposal and look up what What? is about at @whatfest_ and www.whatmusicandartsfestival.com
Submission deadline: March 1, 2020
Location: Columbus, Ohio
For more information, please visit https://forms.gle/hxvy3EvmfABA77TR9

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Name: Climate Change Festival Artist Call
Organization: One World Festival of Arts & Imagination
Description: The 2020 One World Festival invites artists to participate in the open call for its exhibition: The Earth is speaking—how do we respond? Selected artists will have their work featured in locations around the downtown Montpelier festival site, (including on the State House Lawn), with all expenses paid for the transportation and installation of their work, lodging and meals for up to five days to install their work, and a stipend of $1,500-$2,500.Visual artists (including multimedia) of any nationality may participate. The only criteria that will be subjected to evaluation is the quality of the proposal and its viability to meet the selection criteria.
Submission deadline: March 1, 2020
Location: Montpelier, Vermont
For more information, please visit https://www.communityengagementlab.org/one-world-artist-application
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/one-world.pdf

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Name: Ohio Shorts 2020 Call for Entries
Organization: Wexner Center for the Arts
Description: Artists who work with film and/or video are invited to submit work to our 24th-annual competition showcasing Ohio-produced short films—from documentary, animation, or dramatic narrative to anything in-between! Prizes will be awarded at an April 18 screening and reception. Submission guidelines can be found at wexarts.org/ohioshorts. Each person or team whose video is selected for the showcase will be awarded a $50 screening fee and a complimentary ticket for the evening.
Submission deadline: March 2, 2020
Location: Wexner Center for the Arts
at The Ohio State University
1871 N High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

For more information, please visit https://www.wexarts.org/film-video/ohio-shorts-2020-call-entries?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WCA2020-01-09OhioShorts&utm_content=version_A&promo=0

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Name: Heritage & History: Art Gallery
Organization: COSI
Description: This spring, COSI will host a community-based art gallery inspired by American Museum of Natural History Special Exhibition Gallery: ¡Cuba! Opening at COSI on March 21, this traveling exhibition will highlight Cuba’s exceptional biodiversity, unique natural history, and incomparable culture. ¡Cuba! will feature various cultural elements, and we invite you to include your own Heritage & History. COSI challenges you to submit original 2-dimensional artwork depicting your own vibrant personal traditions, histories, stories, or cultures
Submission deadline: March 5, 2020
Location: 333 W Broad St
COLUMBUS, OH 43215

For more information, please visit https://airtable.com/shrJyxco97GHI1Vkk
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/heritage-and-history.pdf

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Name: Senior Showcase: Art after 55
Organization: The Delaware County District Library
Description: The Delaware County District Library, in partnership with The Arts Castle and Willow Brook Christian Communities, is proud to present the third county-wide juried art show for artists ages 55 and older. The Showcase is currently accepting entries for pieces created in the last three years. All pieces will be considered, except those that were exhibited in the 2018 Senior Showcase. For details on accepted artwork, categories, deadlines and more, please visit the Delaware Library website or stop by any branch to pick up a complete entry packet. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, March 6 either by electronic or mail submission.
Submission deadline: March 6, 2020
Location: Delaware,Ohio
For more information, please visit https://www.delawarelibrary.org/seniorshowcase/

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Name: 30th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition and Benefit
Organization: Albuquerque Museum Foundation
Description: ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit is a 6-week juried art exhibition and sale at the Albuquerque Museum, organized by the Albuquerque Museum Foundation. Artwork is for sale to the public for the duration of the exhibition, with 60% of art sales going back to the artist. This nationwide call is open to artists age 18 and over.

Submission deadline: March 9, 2020
Location: Albuquerque Museum Foundation
PO Box 7006
Albuquerque, NM 87194

For more information, please visit https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7398
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/arts-thrive-pdf.pdf

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Name: Cartoon Crossroads Exhibitors
Organization: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus 2020
Description: The 2020 CXC Expo takes place on Saturday, October 3 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Sunday, October 4 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on the second floor of the Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Library, 96 S Grant Ave in downtown Columbus. Table fees: full Table, $175; half table, $87.50
Exhibitors will be expected to attend their tables at the Expo for the show's entirety both Saturday and Sunday. Every exhibitor intending to appear at the table must apply individually. If you intend to share your table with a creative collaborator, please list their name along with yours on your application. Each table will come with two chairs, with an optional third chair available upon request.
Should you receive an acceptance letter in April, you will be provided with more details on how to be an exhibitor at CXC. If you are not selected to be an exhibitor in April, you will be added to the waitlist and we will contact you should a table open up.

Submission deadline: March 15, 2020
For more information, please visit http://cartooncrossroadscolumbus.org/apply

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Name: Public Art Call
Organization: Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP)
Description: Through March 16, artists can submit qualifications to be considered for a new public art project planned for the forthcoming Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP) in the Tulsa Arts District. Total artwork budget for the project is $250,000. There are no geographic restrictions on the artist or artist team.

Expected to open in 2022, OKPOP is currently under construction across from historic Cain's Ballroom. The museum will highlight Oklahoma's creative spirit and the influence of its artists on popular culture around the world. Garth Brooks, Kristin Chenoweth, James Garner, Ron Howard, Leon Russell, Wes Studi, Bob Wills, Alfre Woodard, and dozens of others will be highlighted in the museum's collections when it opens.
The public art project is part of the Oklahoma Art in Public Places program, administered by the Oklahoma Arts Council. The program requires that 1.5 percent of eligible State of Oklahoma capital improvement projects be invested in public art representing the history and values of the state.

Submission deadline: March 16, 2020
Location: Oklahoma Arts Council
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-2001
For more information, please visit https://arts.ok.gov/Our_Programs/OAIPP/Calls_for_Artists.html

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Name: Call for Proposals for solo/group shows of 2D artwork
Organization: McGraw-Hill Education
Description: Each juried show will be displayed for 2 months in the revolving art space at McGraw-Hill’s employee headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

Art is installed by professional handlers and monitored by 24 hour security. There are no fees involved, and we do not take a commission on your artwork.

Proposals accepted through March 25, 2020


Submission deadline: March 25, 2020
Location: McGraw-Hill Education
8787 Orion Pl
Columbus, OH 43240

For more information, please visit Contact Jaclyn.hamilton@mheducation.com
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/McGraw-Hill-Call.pdf

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Name: Call for Artists for Inaugural Bexley Art Library
Organization: Bexley Public Library (BPL)
Description: Local artists in Franklin County are invited to submit original artworks, paintings, prints, photographs and mixed-media pieces to be accessioned into the inaugural Bexley Art Library. This will be a juried selection process with 15 finalists receiving a $400 purchase fee, sponsored by grants from the Ohio Arts Council, Bexley Community Foundation, and the State Library of Ohio, and the inclusion of their piece in the library’s circulating collection of artwork, the Bexley Art Library. There is no theme. We hope to see what you feel is your best work representing you as an artist.
We are accepting a total of up to 2 submissions per artist. Finished pieces must be 11” x 14” dimensions, unframed, and flat. (i.e. works on canvas must be unstretched).
Submission deadline: March 27, 2020
Location: Bexley Public Library (2411 East Main Street, Bexley, OH, 43209)
For more information, please visit https://bexleylibrary.org/call-for-artists

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Name: Santa Fe Art Institute / Applications Open for 2021 “Revolution” Thematic Residency
Organization: Santa Fe Art Institute
Description: SFAI welcomes Local, National, and International applicants of all backgrounds to apply to our International Thematic Residency Program. Our residency is open to all artistic disciplines and other creative practices including, but not limited to curation, design, architecture, and education. We strongly encourage applicants with interdisciplinary and non-traditional creative practices.

Applications close April 1, 2020

Visit our Thematic Residency page on sfai.org for details and how to apply.

Submission deadline: April 1, 2020
Location: 1600 St. Michaels Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505

For more information, please visit http://sfai.org/residency/thematic-residencies/revolution-residency/
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/sante-fe-call.pdf

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Name: Ohio Printmakers: Celebrate Women! Honoring the Centennial of the 19th Amendment
Organization: Phoenix Rising Printmaking Cooperative
Description: Phoenix Rising Printmaking Coop is announcing a juried exhibit of all Ohio printmakers to honor the centennial of the 19th amendment.Printmakers in Ohio are invited to submit original artwork that highlights the history of voting rights for women and celebrates the contributions made by women in all areas of life and to interpret the theme broadly and creatively. Juror: Liz Chalfin, founder of Zea Mays Printmaking. Categories: Printmakers may enter in any or all of these 3 categories
Poster: 18”x24” image on 22”x30” paperstock;
Handbill: 5”x8” image on 9”x12” paperstock;
Artist Book: no specific size requirements
Submission deadline: April 1, 2020
For more information, please visit https://phoenixrisingprintmaking.org/index.php/programing-2/exhibitions-events/event/185-2020-juried-exibit-ohio-printmakers-celebrate-women

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Name: WE, the Women’s Caucus juried exhibition
Organization: SPE Women's Caucus, Contemporary Art Matters gallery, FotoFocus 2020 Bienniel participating venue
Description: WE, The Women’s Caucus is a juried exhibition of photographers that are members of the Women’s Caucus within the Society for Photographic Education. This exhibition is a participating venue in the FotoFocus 2020 "Light &" Biennial. WE, The Women’s Caucus exhibition will investigate the experiences of women (today), considering the intersection of cultural, social, political, economic, spiritual, sexual, gender-based, and environmental forces within our country’s election year 2020. The photographic works should be
responsive pieces that illuminate, question, and challenge societal notions.

Submission deadline: April 30, 2020
Location: Contempoary Art Matters
Columbus, OH 43215

For more information, please visit https://www.spenational.org/resources/calls-for-entry/we-the-womens-caucus
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/WE-Womens-Caucus.pdf

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Name: Columbus Cultural Arts Center Main Gallery Exhibitons, 2021 and beyond
Organization: Columbus Cultural Arts Center
Description: Annually we feature several types of exhibits – invitational shows, theme shows, and responses to an open-call from individuals artists, artist teams, and arts organizations. We are looking for art: that displays a unique artistic voice; is thought provoking; pushes boundaries through content or materials; stands out from the ordinary.

Deadline for proposals is May 2, 2020. Jurying will be by a panel comprising staff of the Cultural Arts Center, and outside artists/curators, resulting in notification of successful entries by June 30, 2020

Submission deadline: May 2, 2020
Location: Cultural Atrs Center
139 West Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215

For more information, please visit http://culturalartscenteronline.org/gallery_exhibit_proposal_guide
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/68213606_main_gallery_proposal_guidelines_-_2019.pdf

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Name: Trust the Process: A Collaborative Exhibition
Organization: Fresh A.I.R. Gallery and Ohio Prison Arts Connection
Description: In partnership with Ohio Prison Arts Connection, Fresh A.I.R. Gallery is seeking work by currently and formerly incarcerated artists impacted by addiction. Selected pieces will be featured in an exhibition at Fresh A.I.R. in summer 2020.

In creating and submitting work for this exhibit, artists are encouraged to trust the process, whatever form that takes. Show us your process, your journey, your voice, your art! Artists may submit up to 3 artworks in any medium for consideration; performers may also apply to share their work during the opening reception. The deadline is May 31, 2020.

Submission deadline: May 31, 2020
Location: 131 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43214

For more information, please visit https://www.southeasthc.org/services/fresh-a-i-r-art-gallery/
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/trust-the-process.pdf

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Name: 2020 Call for Artists: Momentum House in Gahanna
Organization: 2020 Call for Artists: Momentum House in Gahanna
Description: The Gahanna Area Arts Council is currently seeking interested visual artists — both experienced and emerging — to display and sell their work in the gallery at our headquarters (Momentum House, 116 Mill Street, across from the Creekside Plaza). No limitations on the subject matter;

Additionally, we are looking to book local talent for a series of house concerts. In keeping with our mission to support the creative economy, every performance will be paid. Sellouts are expected, and spillover anticipated. Some acts have already been scheduled, but many dates remain available.

Submission deadline: June 1, 2020
Location: 116 Mill Street
Gahanna, OH 43230

For more information, please visit www.gahannaarts.org
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/gahanna-call.pdf

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Name: Invitationals
Organization: Not Sheep Gallery
Description: Please apply for any invitational shows by sending at least 3 images of each piece to notsheepgallery@gmail.com. If a title of the show is indicated, that should guide your body of work. Work should be relevant to the given theme for that particular show, and should be supported by a statement.

June 2020 - "Dissent"
October 2020 - "The Masks We Wear"
March/April 2021 - "Concentration"
June/July/August 2021 - "The Problem We All Live With"
October 2021 - "The Masks We Wear"
Submission deadline: June 2, 2020
Location: 17 West Russell Street
Columbus, OH
For more information, please visit https://notsheepgallery.com/call-for-artists

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Name: National Veterans Film Festival
Organization: National Veterans Memorial and Museum
Description: A coalition of Columbus cultural institutions will join forces to host the new National Veterans Film Festival, September 11-13, 2020. The feature and short films, including narrative films and documentaries, that will be screened as part of this festival will be gathered through an open submissions process and selected by an impartial jury of partner organizations and Veterans. Films can be any style and from any genre, but should be made by, feature, and/or be about Veterans, military service, military families, or a related subject. Films made by Veterans need not focus on Veteran-specific issues.All films must be submitted as a secure online screener (i.e. Vimeo)
Early submission: February 3 – February 29 - $15 short, $25 feature
Regular submission: March 1 – May 31 - $25 short, $40 feature
Late submission: June 1 – June 30 - $35 short, $50 featur
Submission deadline: June 30, 2020
Location: Columbus, Ohio
For more information, please visit https://filmfreeway.com/NationalVeteransFilmFestival

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Outside Grants

Name: Artist-In-Residence Program
Organization: Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Description: Create alongside the artists we represent and utilize all the resources that Open Door holds. Our artists-in-residence are free to use our electric skutt kiln, fully equipped framing station, high-resolution photographic printer, and many more artistic tools. Artist in residence will have the opportunity to exhibit in our gallery for a months time and use our space for an opening reception.
Deadline to apply: March 14, 2020
Location: 1050 Goodale Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43212

For more information, please visit https://form.jotform.com/82075671911155
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/open-door.pdf

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Name: Creative Capital Awards
Organization: Creative Capital
Description: Artists working in all disciplines can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at more than $50,000, for a total value of over $100,000 per award. The Creative Capital Award application is a several-month process that happens on an annual basis.
Project proposals will be accepted in a free and open application through the month of February. Along with project title, descriptions, and selection of up to two disciplines, applications include questions about the goals of the project, work samples, and provide a total budget number for the project. Do not wait until the deadline—we encourage you to submit as early as possible!
Deadline to apply: February 29, 2020
Location: 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10038 USA

For more information, please visit https://creative-capital.org/award/about-the-creative-capital-award-open/?utm_source=Creative+Capital+Contacts&utm_campaign=8fc0cfc0ff-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_01_29_09_10_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f4b146a631-8fc0cfc0ff-150401909&goal=0_f4b146a631-8fc0cfc0ff-150401909&mc_cid=8fc0cfc0ff&mc_eid=383ea05842

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Name: PNC Arts Alive 2020 Grant cycle
Organization: The PNC Foundation
Description: PNC Arts Alive Columbus announces the application process for the next cycle of funding opens Monday, January 20, 2020 at noon. Qualifying visual and performing arts groups may submit an application for programming that will take place between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.UPDATED funding guidelines, eligibility information and the application will be available at pncartsalive.com/columbus under the Application Information section. Please check the eligibility requirements carefully. All questions contain enforced character count limits on the answers.

Past and current grantees as well as qualified new organizations are eligible to apply for PNC Arts Alive. The deadline for submission is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.

PNC Arts Alive is a multi-million dollar initiative through The PNC Foundation designed to support visual and performing arts organizations. The goal is to increase engagement in the arts, develop new audiences and make the arts more accessible to diverse communities in central Ohio.

Deadline to apply: March 6, 2020
Location: PNC Financial Services Group
155 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

For more information, please visit https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/corporate-responsibility/philanthropy/pnc-foundation/arts-alive/central-ohio.html

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Name: USArtists International Grants
Organization: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with
Description: USArtists International (USAI) is a grant program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Arts that supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USAI provides critical funding to support artists' performances at international engagements that will have a significant impact on their professional development.The next deadline is April 1, 2020* at 11:59 pm Eastern for projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020
Location: 201 N. Charles Street,
Suite 401,
Baltimore, MD 21201
For more information, please visit https://www.midatlanticarts.org/grants-programs/grants-for-artists/#usartists-international

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Name: $1,000 Grants – All Media Eligible
Organization: The Hopper Prize
Description: The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants in the amount of $1,000. This is an open call, all media eligible. Grant submissions will be juried by leading curators: Amber Esseiva, Associate Curator, Institute for Contemporary Art VCU, and Leila Groth, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Baltimore Museum of Art. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal as well as our Instagram feed reaching over 33K. Our simple application can be completed in 20 minutes on average. Apply today at hopperprize.org.
Deadline to apply: May 19, 2020
For more information, please visit https://hopperprize.org/

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Job Opportunities

Organization: The Columbus Council on World Affairs
Position: Business Operations Manager
Description: The Business Operations Manager leads general business operations and office management for a small, fast-paced office. The role requires consistency in delivering prompt, organized, dependable support with thoughtful prioritization, impeccable attention to detail, confidentiality, and unparalleled professionalism.

TO APPLY: Please email by Monday February 24, 2020: a) resume, b) cover letter, and c) salary history to: apply@columbusworldaffairs.org. Please type “Business Operations Manager” in the email subject line.

Date Posted: February 24, 2020
For more information, please visit https://columbusworldaffairs.org/join-us/careers/

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Organization: ProMusica Chmaber Orcehstra
Position: Position Announcement: Marketing Coordinator
Description: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and driven marketer to join the team to support the organization’s marketing and communication initiatives. This position will serve as content creator, lead manager for distribution of digital content, and assists in other production within the department. The role requires a strong writer, content strategist, and producer to support ProMusica’s overall goals of driving attendance and engagement, as well as increasing overall brand awareness. This individual reports to the Director of Marketing and will also support in various day-to-day needs.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, and 2-3 work samples (including at least one writing sample and one design sample) to: Brittany Lockman, Director of Marketing at blockman@promusicacolumbus.org. No phone calls, please. Deadline to apply is March 13, 2020.

Date Posted: February 24, 2020
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ProMusica.pdf

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Organization: Columbus Landmarks
Position: Associate Director
Description: Columbus Landmarks is accepting resumes for a full-time Associate Director who will serve as the primary marketing manager; tour and event planner; constituent manager; and volunteer coordinator. Goal-oriented, engaging and motivated, we seek a versatile candidate with excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of our dynamic team. This position will report to Becky West, Executive Director.

Apply: Please address all correspondence to Becky West, Executive Director and submit with resume by email to bwest@columbuslandmarks.org by Friday, February 28, 2020.
Date Posted: February 24, 2020
Location: Columbus Landmarks
57 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
For more information, please visit https://www.columbuslandmarks.org/were-hiring/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=ba966bd0-a3c9-4723-a582-f4c0653c1334

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Organization: Available Light Theatre
Position: Managing Director
Description: Available Light Theatre (AVLT), the innovative, Columbus-based, ensemble theatre company, seeks a forward-looking, organized, and energetic MANAGING DIRECTOR with solid fundraising and financial skills, to work in partnership with the Board of Directors and Artistic Director as the theatre company sets out in new directions. The Managing Director serves as the chief financial officer of AVLT, a small non-profit and this role will require a team leader who is self-motivated, confident working in an independent capacity, and has the ability to wear a lot of hats.
Date Posted: February 24, 2020
Location: 77 S. High Street
2nd floor
Columbus, OH 43215

For more information, please visit https://avltheatre.com/hiring.html
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/available-light.pdf

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Organization: Wexner Center for the Arts
Position: Seeking Associate Director of Development
Description: The Associate Director of Development for Corporate and Foundation Relations will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university and the Wexner Center for the Arts and build relationships with prospective donors to increase philanthropic support.

The Associate Director researches organizational funding opportunities, prepares proposals and reports for submission to funders, stewards CFR donors, manages departmental workflow, and works with the Chief Advancement Officer on fundraising/stewardship strategy. The Associate Director is responsible for tracking and completing reporting requirements; maintaining accurate CFR files, records, workflow schedules, and grant calendars; preparing/submitting LOIs and proposals; supporting donor visits; preparing briefings and other materials; stewarding CFR partners and prospects, and meeting an annual fundraising target. The Associate Director will develop a strong understanding of the Wex’s programs, strategic plan, and fundraising priorities. The Associate Director will work closely with the CAO, Wex staff, and development colleagues in OSU Advancement to identify and solicit organizational philanthropic support.

The aim of the role is to actively manage a portfolio of prospective donors to be asked for gifts of $100,000 and above. Preparation for the ‘ask’ will include creative and strategic utilization of resources to determine the prospective donor’s capacity for giving, build their interest, raise their sights, sustain their engagement and obtain a gift. Success in the position will be guided by annual metrics such as number of monthly meetings, number of gift commitments, and dollars raised. Central resources such as a robust donor database, and reporting and analytics tools exist to help the role achieve goals and manage an allocated budget. All members of Advancement are part of creating an inclusive culture that inspires an exceptionally diverse and talented team and are measured on their adherence to the following core competencies: leadership, continuous improvement, teamwork and collaboration, and communication/interpersonal effectiveness.

The Associate Director will be the primary liaison to the Corporate Council and will plan and manage events and communications to engage Corporate Council donors.

The Associate Director reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and operates with a high degree of independence to make decisions, solve problems, negotiate and adapt to shifting priorities. Expectations include stellar communications and interactions with constituents, collaboration with colleagues across Advancement and the university and Wexner Medical Center, diplomacy, and discretion. This role requires frequent workweek travel including approximately one or two overnight trips per month and regular in-state travel. Due to event scheduling, hours vary including evenings, weekends, and possible holidays. (This position has been reposted)
Date Posted: January 7, 2020
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information, please visit https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/99101

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Organization: Columbus Museum of Art
Position: Teen Mentors for Teen Open Studio
Description: Part time Teen Mentor responsible for facilitating Columbus Museum of Art's Teen Open Studio Thursdays 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Fridays 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Duties are mentoring and coaching teens, setting up the Innovation Lab and Studio for teen drop-in evenings at CMA, monitoring spaces, attendance and documentation of teen making, thinking, and growth. This position will also assist in the marketing, developing and facilitating workshops, making connections with partner organizations and guest presenters, assisting with visioning for CMA drop-in nights, and other duties as needed. Contact Amanda Kepner at amanda.kepner@cmaohio.org with any further questions.

Date Posted: January 21, 2020
Location: Columbus Museum of Art
480 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

For more information, please visit https://www.columbusmuseum.org/about-cma/job-opportunities/
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CMA-internapplication-v.0516.pdf

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Organization: Gund Gallery, Kenyon College
Position: Administrative Assistant
Description: Kenyon College is conducting a search for Administrative Assistant, Gund Gallery. This is a full-time, 12-month non-exempt staff position held by an individual with nonprofit or other appropriate administrative experience, who will be responsible for facilitating day-to-day operations in a busy, college art gallery. Candidates should be familiar with office operations and routines, in addition to possessing significant verbal, written, and oral communication skills.
Date Posted: February 6, 2020
Location: Gund Gallery, Kenyon College
101 1/2 College Ave
Gambier, OH 43022

For more information, please visit https://careers.kenyon.edu/cw/en-us/job/492639/administrative-assistant-gund-gallery

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Organization: Columbus Museum of Art
Position: AAMD Summer Intern
Description: The AAMD Internship is a paid, 12 week long, full-time summer internship that will expose one undergraduate student from the Central Ohio into the world of a professional museum career at the Columbus Museum of Art. The intern is expected to work 36 hours a week. The pay for this internship is $13.00 per hour.

This internship is only available to undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors). The AAMD Intern will go to two professional development gatherings. The first professional development gathering will take place in May 2020 at the American Alliance of Museum (AAM)’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The second will take place in the Summer/Fall of 2020. The intern will be mentored by the Manager of Studio Initiates within the Learning Department of CMA. The mentor will provide overall counsel on their professional development and direct their activities.

Job Summary:
The role of the intern would be to lead a committee of 6-8 teens who will facilitate an evening event for teens and designed by teens at the Columbus Museum of Art on Thursday, July 30. The evening experience should showcase talents and skills of teens, as an extension of CMA’s Teen Open Studio (TOS).
Date Posted: February 5, 2020
Location: Columbus Museum of Art
480 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
For more information, please visit http://www.columbusmuseum.org/about-cma/job-opportunities/

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Organization: Columbus Museum of Art
Position: AAMD Summer Intern (Teen Programs)
Description: The AAMD Internship is a paid, 12 week long, full-time summer internship that will expose one undergraduate student from the Central Ohio into the world of a professional museum career at the Columbus Museum of Art.This internship is only available to undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors).The role of the intern would be to lead a committee of 6-8 teens who will facilitate an evening event for teens and designed by teens at the Columbus Museum of Art on Thursday, July 30th.E-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional or educational references (name, title, address, e-mail (if available), and telephone) to employment@cmaohio.org , or submit in writing to Human Resources, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Date Posted: February 6, 2020
Location: Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
For more information, please view https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/AAMD-Intern.pdf

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Organization: Summer Jam West, Inc.
Position: Executive Director
Description: Summer Jam West is seeking an Executive Director beginning September 1, 2020. There would be significant support for the first 3 months from the current Executive Director.
Applicant should be energetic, passionate about improving the Hilltop, relationship driven, and able to commit the time to dedicate to the task. Qualifications include experience in festival administration, but dedication, organizational skills and commitment are a priority.
The ideal applicant would be self motivated, and self managed. This is a non paying position.

Date Posted: December 5, 2019
Location: Hilltop Community
Columbus, OH 43204

For more information, please visit https://summerjamwest.org/position_available/

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