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Work Readiness Arts Program grant

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), funded arts, cultural and community organizations providing programming that linked arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 12 to 18 years old. This program will not have an open application cycle in 2017.

Eligible
Organization
Kristi Woo
Youth Funding Project Manager
(206) 727-8671
kristi.woo@seattle.gov

Application

This program will not have an open application cycle in 2017.

Eligibility

Seattle arts, cultural and community organizations of all sizes and disciplines. Applicants must have a federal tax ID number; city of Seattle business license; and demonstrated capacity to serve youth between the ages of 12 and 18 who face systemic barriers to success with a focus on those with little or no work experience.

Funding

Funded organizations will receive up to $16,500 to support direct project expenses: teaching artist fees, project management and personnel costs, supplies, equipment rentals or other production-related costs, space rental, youth stipends, other youth costs, etc.

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Want to get the word out about your arts or cultural event or exhibit? Here are some tips on sending out information to the public and local media.

Step 1. Gather all the details: who, what, where, when and why.

Step 2. Gather graphics for publicity. Gather photos, create a logo if necessary, work with a designer on the look and any printed materials.

Step 3. Write a press release and/or prepare a press kit and send to the media.


The Press Release

Press releases inform the media about your event and can inspire the media to publish a calendar listing or even cover the event. Click here for a description and example of the anatomy of a press release.

  • Try to let the media know what makes your event unique or relevant.
  • Be genuine. Exaggeration or inaccuracy will only hurt your chances of being a reliable media source. The more a press release reads like an actual news article, the better. Many smaller publications love releases they can print verbatim.
  • Press releases should look professional and be easy to read. Type double-spaced.
  • Make sure the organization's name, address, website and contact information is visible.
  • Include the media contact's name, direct phone line and e-mail address near the top of the first page.
  • Include a "pull date" (the last date of the event) near the top of the first page.
  • Include a headline that summarizes the event and invites people to read the details.
  • All the most pertinent information should be included in the first paragraph - the five W's. Who is presenting what, where and when? Why should people attend? Include information on how people can attend or buy tickets, locations of ticket venues or website, e-mail and/or box office phone-line information.
  • Additional paragraphs can provide more descriptive information about the event, artists involved and quotes.
  • Use your mission statement or general description of the organization at the end of the press release.
  • If the press release is longer than one page, write "-More-" at the bottom of each page. At the end of the last page, include "# # #" to indicate the end of the release.

The Press Kit

Press kits provide useful background information for members of the press writing previews or reviews of your arts or cultural event. A press kit should be organized in a folder and generally includes:

1) Organization Information (front to back on the left side of the folder)

  • Mission statement
  • Brief organizational history
  • Organizational brochure
  • Feature articles on the organization or lead staff
  • Board list
  • Business card for media contact

2) Specific Event Information (front to back on the right side of the folder)

  • Press release for the event
  • Photos or artwork related to the event
  • Event postcard or flyer
  • Event program
  • Artists' bios, if not in the program
  • Preview articles about the event

Note: Do not include reviews of the event or previous events in the press packet. Most reviewers do not want to be influenced by the opinions of others.


Online calendars

There are numerous websites with online events calendars to use to publicize your event. Here are few:


Daily and weekly papers

Send your press releases to local newspapers. Here are some of the dailies and weekly papers to begin with.


Neighborhood newspapers


Radio

Most radio stations accept a written public service announcement (PSA). Some will take a pre-recorded PSA. Check the website of the radio station you think best matches your audience. Many stations belong to the Puget Sound Broadcasters Association or Washington State Association of Broadcasters . Both organizations list links to their members.


Television

Seattle Channel , the city's municipal television channel, is committed to covering local arts and culture. Art Zone with Nancy Guppy on Seattle channel specifically covers the local art scene.

Local television stations are:


Funded Partners

2016 Work Readiness Arts Program Partners

El Centro de la Raza | Youth Voices
Youth Voices is a visual arts and work-readiness program designed to empower youth to speak their minds and express themselves in positive ways through art while developing skills to support their careers in art and other fields.
$16,500
Faces of Expression | Faces of Expression
An 8-week program that will foster creativity, self-confidence and work-readiness skills of SYVPI youth through exposure to a variety of art disciplines, cultural venues and international restaurants.
$15,993
A Personal Point of View | The 5 elements of Hip Hop
This project will take a look at the culture of Hip Hop and the five elements that form its being. The youth will explore the culture through the 5 elements: 1.) The MC 2.) Fashion 3.) The DJ 4.) The BBoY 5.) The Art of Graffiti.
$16,500
Reel Grrls | Call the Shots Workshop Series
This hands-on video production workshop provides youth participants with creative storytelling opportunity building skills and focus through intensive workshops and 1-on-1 sessions with mentors, including professional filmmakers and teaching artists.
$10,717
School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts | Roda Program
The Roda program explores circus arts and emphasizes performance and creation. Focusing on developing physical literacy and ensemble through circus skills, participating youth will ultimately develop a youth-led, culminating performance.
$9,690
Unified Outreach | Event Management with a Focus on Fashion & Runway
Youth will work in teams to plan, design, and deliver a Fashion & Runway program. Teams consist of Facilities/Stage Set-Up/Sound & Lighting, Promotions/PR/Marketing, Photo & Video Production, and Stage Management/Models/Runway.
$16,500
YMCA of Greater Seattle | Central Puget SoundOff: Through the Lens
The YMCA will provide job readiness skills to youth through teaching digital media production. The project will teach youth digital photography skills, encourage them to connect with a cause, and support their engagement through PugetSoundoff.org.
$14,100

2015 Work Readiness Arts Program Partners

Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association | Youngstown Pop-Up!
Two teaching artists will mentor eight youth to plan, promote, and produce a community cultural arts pop-up, including live performances, art gallery, and dinner. Youth will gain skills in art and music production, community organizing, and culinary arts.
$5,000
El Centro de la Raza | Youth Voices
Youth will develop artistic and professional job skills by learning to draw, sketch, and paint with mixed media, creating individual pieces and a group mural, assembling portfolios, and organizing an art show to display their work.
$16,495
Hollow Earth Radio | rad-ionYxs - A youth radio work program
A program that walks youth through the process of designing their own radio show. This program gives youth the power to create their own media based on their lived experiences while gaining skills in production, technology, and media literacy.
$5,161
Na'ah Illahee Fund | Gen7: Native Youth Art, Culture & Technology Summer 2015 WRAP: Building Strong Youth Through the Arts
Youth will engage with Native American teaching artists in a four week summer internship to build their creative writing, videography & culinary arts; and 21st century skills.
$13,860
Reel Grrls | Reel Grrls Video Production Workshop
Youth will participate in a sixweek after school workshop where teen girls will learn to critique media, use technology, and work collaboratively in small groups to create a final finished short video.
$7,500
Sawhorse Revolution | Youth Construction Company
Youth will take on the responsibilities of an independent contracting company in the process of creating a beautiful, moveable home for the Nickelsville community. Sawhorse will lead the process with two professionals and artists/makers.
$12,763
Seattle Art Museum | Design Your Hood Teen Art Workshop
DYH focuses on art and design as tools for youth development and community change by equipping and empowering young people to become active and engaged citizens capable of making a positive difference in their community and in their own lives.
$13,500
Seattle Aquarium | Art and Conservation: Teen Voices
During this six-week project, youth participants will partner with teaching artists to explore artistic mediums including poetry, screen printing and graphic design, and plan a community forum about environmental issues of concern to their communities.
$16,239
YMCA of Greater Seattle | YTech Community Voices
The project will provide employment readiness skills to young people through teaching basic media production and encourage youth to connect with a cause. The project will culminate in publication on the online youth voice forum, PugetSoundOff.org.
$15,198

2014 Work Readiness Arts Program Partners

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County | Music Makers
Youth will gain creative music and beat-making skills, as well as 21st century employment skills and event planning experience through making music.
$6,295.70
Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association | Delridge Mural Project
Youth will work with professional teaching artists to develop, design, and paint murals on two walls at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Murals will reflect the history of the area, and further establish an artistic identity for Delridge.
$20,625.00
El Centro de la Raza | Nicho Art Project
Youth will acquire professional and academic skills by creating and presenting Nichos celebrating people who have died or have influenced their lives.*
$10,908.23
Hendrix Music Academy | Summer Intensive Music Academy for Teens
A multi-discipline, 8-week intensive music program that teaches youth how to collaborate, write, record and perform music.
$22,043.00
Light for Life New Church | Paul Robeson Performing Arts Program
Youth will write and perform an original play at Rainier Beach High School. Students will be involved in every aspect of the production.
$18,225.00
LK Media | News Reporting 101: Tell Me A Story
This media literacy project will teach youth about news and telling stories. Students will hone reasoning, presentation, and thinking skills as they conduct interviews, write and produce news reports.
$4,921.88
Rubicon Foundation | Micro-Housing for the Homeless Community
A group of students, led by one professional builder, one designer, and one program director, will create a customized, portable home in consultation with residents of a Nickelsville community in Seattle's Central Area.
$13,297.50
Gen7: Native Youth Culture, Arts & Technology | Na'ah Illahee Fund
Native students will learn traditional and contemporary arts while building character and workforce readiness skills. Engaging experienced teachers and mentors, Gen7 is a way for Native teens to reflect on and begin to develop paths to healthy adulthood.
$7,868.00
Unified Outreach | The Unified Outreach Complete Training Program
Youth will produce an industry-level fashion show by taking on roles of artists and arts administrators, by participating in behind-the-scenes preparation work such as set design, graphics, web, video, music, sound and lighting.
$21,228.75
Urban Youth Chess/Anti-Violence Project | Urban Youth Chess \ Anti-Violence Project
A coalition of activists, leaders, former gang members and Seattle Police Officers will work together on a comprehensive training on role playing, acting, journaling and poetry with Southeast Seattle youth.
$19,936.00
YMCA of Greater Seattle | Youth Media, Youth Voice, Youth Employment
The YMCA will provide employment readiness skills to young people through teaching basic media production. The project will encourage youth to connect with a cause and will culminate in publication on the online youth voice forum PugetSoundOff.org.
$15,790.60

* This project was supported with funds through the Mayor's 2014 Summer of Safety Initiative. Youth served through this program were not enrolled in SYVPI

2013 Work Readiness Arts Program Partners

Unified Outreach
Youth will take on roles of artists and arts administrators needed to produce an industry-level fashion show. Participants will learn set design, graphics, web, video, music, sound/lighting and more.
$22,846.00
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Youth will work with professional teaching artists to develop, design, and create murals on 12 SDOT signal boxes at intersections along Delridge Way SW.
$12,549.22
Multimedia Resources and Training Institute
Youth will create a video history of the Seattle Seahawks using creative writing for a sports broadcasting script, sketching, multimedia camera equipment, editing software, and library research technology. The project will also include field trips to Seahawks training camp, and RadioActive KUOW 94.9.
$22,632.95
Rainier Beach Community Empowerment Coalition
This training program will engage a team of local youth in exploring the art of story-telling through various media and modes of expression as a channel for both personal and community growth.
$22,411.12
Urban Impact
Youth will learn and practice photography, dance, graphic design, and music production, incorporating elements of each into two events. Youth will practice marketing, advertising, and event planning as they showcase their art projects.
$22,357.93
Sawhorse Revolution
8 youth will learn aesthetic elements of design, and develop carpentry and woodworking skills while constructing a garden shelter for the community P-Patch. All workshops will be taught and supported by experienced carpentry instructors and mentors.
$9,166.00
Seattle Art Museum
Design Your (neighbor)Hood is an intensive multisession workshop focused on art, urban design and community change. Teens will learn from and work with design professionals to create their own project for public presentation.
$14,172.00
The Center for Wooden Boats
Students in this project will craft a traditional wooden boat. They will develop technical proficiency in wood working, wood refinishing, group management and leadership, on-the-water skills, and employment skills training.
$24,280.00
Totem Star
Youth will participate in a music business work-readiness program. Youth will record original music and produce a live performance while learning about music marketing and promotion.
$9,688.00

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Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.

Organization

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Website

http://www.easternstate.org/art

More Info

Annie Anderson

aa@easternstate.org

215-236-5111 x227

Fee to Apply

No fee

Deadline to Apply

6/13/2018

Description

More than eighty artists have created installations for Eastern State Penitentiary’s cellblocks and yards. Some of these installations were among the most successful programming the site has presented, and brought perspectives and approaches that would not have been possible in traditional historic site programming.

We seek installations that will explore Eastern State Penitentiary’s history, and evoke a broad range of emotions. We seek installations that will make connections between the complex history of this building and today’s criminal justice system and corrections policies.

We want to humanize these difficult subjects with personal stories and distinct points of view. We want to hear new voices—voices that might emphasize the political, or humorous, or bluntly personal. We want our visitors to be challenged with provocative questions, and we’re prepared to face some provocative questions ourselves.

In short, we seek memorable, thought-provoking additions to our public programming, combined with true excellence in artistic practice. If our definition of this program seems broad, it’s because we’re open to approaches that we haven’t yet imagined.

Surprise us.

How to Apply

For guidelines and to apply, visit http://www.easternstate.org/art.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.easternstate.org/art

Posted

1/31/2018

The Painting Center
The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition JuxtaPositions. We invite artists of all stripes to submit work that excites by forging new connections, and surprises by discovering unexpected juxtapositions.

Organization

The Painting Center

Website

https://www.thepaintingcenter.org/juried-exhibitions/

More Info

Shazzi Thomas

juried@thepaintingcenter.org

2123431060

Fee to Apply

40

Deadline to Apply

5/10/2018

Description

The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition JuxtaPositions. We invite artists of all stripes to submit work that excites by forging new connections, and surprises by discovering unexpected juxtapositions.

Creativity isn’t only about making entirely new things out of whole cloth. The creative process can involve seeing old things in new contexts; joining things that previously seemed completely unrelated; or turning conventions, tropes and ideas upside down and inside out. Sometimes, these juxtapositions are humorous; sometimes, they are enigmatic, or striking; sometimes, they are shocking. High and low, serious and funny, real and fake, observed and invented, political and personal…these are all choices an artist can make in his or her work…but they aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive.

In a culture that is stuffed full of imagery, icons, argument, products, brands and just plain junk, can we invent something new by mining, reframing, re-contextualizing, and re-conceiving some of the ideas and objects that make up the cultural moment in which we live?

How to Apply

JuxtaPositions is open to all media.

Exhibition Dates: June 19 - July 14, 2018

Deadline for Submission: May 10, 2018

Notification Date: May 18, 2018

Artwork Shipping/Delivery Dates: June 12 - June 16, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 21, 6 - 8 pm

Application Fee: $40 for 1 to 5 images

Size Limitation: Artwork that exceeds 36" in any dimension will not be considered.

Image Requirements: JPEGs must be 72 dpi. They should be at least 1600 pixels in any direction. Maximum file size for any individual image is 5 MB.

Link to Opportunity

https://thepaintingcenter.slideroom.com/#/login/program/41574

Posted

3/2/2018

Sunny Art Centre
A total cash fund of £6,000 is awarded to the art prize winners

Organization

Sunny Art Centre

Website

https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk

More Info

Mario

artprize@sunnyartcentre.co.uk

0044 + (0)2086165990

Fee to Apply

£25

Deadline to Apply

6/20/2018

Description

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art competition hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art award is a global platform, giving an opportunity to emerging and established artists to showcase their talents to a wider audience. We aim to display artistic and cultural diversity to the international art scenes of London, Beijing, Guangzhou and Macau. Sunny Art Award will promote an exchange in creativity between Western and Eastern cultures.

We are looking for a variety of submissions which can range from two-dimensional works such as paintings, drawings and photographs, to three-dimensional sculptures, ceramics and jewellery.

A total cash fund of £6,000 is awarded to the art prize winners.


First Prize
£3,000, a public solo exhibition at Sunny Art Centre in London, a one month residency, and a show at our partners’ galleries.

Second Prize
£2,000, a group exhibition, a one month residency and a show at our partners’ galleries.

Third Prize
£1,000, a group exhibition, a one month residency and a show at our partners’ galleries.

30 Shortlisted Artists’ works will be exhibited during the summer at Sunny Art Centre, London. Out of these 30, 10 artists will exhibit their artworks at our partners’ galleries.
Accepted Media
Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Photography, Printmaking. Sculpture, Ceramic, Video Art &Moving Image, Installation.

How to Apply

Apply Now: https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/online-submission/

Link to Opportunity

https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/

Posted

3/2/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

PRIZES

> SPSCC purchase award (up to $1500)
> Merit Awards ($100/each and inclusion in the Merit Award Group Show during the upcoming exhibition season)
> Viewer’s Choice (winning artwork will be used for publicity the following season)
> All submitting artists will receive an exhibition catalogue.

SUBMISSION RULES

> Submit a completed entry form with images of up to 3 artworks. Images must be in JPEG format and not exceed 1920 pixels at the widest dimension. (Entry materials will not be returned).
> Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years, must not exceed 72” in the longest dimension, and must weigh less than 150lbs.
> Artists must live in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties.
> Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit.
> Entry fee is $25 per artist.
> Artists have the option of selling their artwork. The Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales.

IMPORTANT DATES

May 21: Entries due
June 8: Notification of accepted artwork
June 28, 29: Delivery of accepted artwork to The Gallery between noon – 6 p.m.
July 9: Exhibition opens
July 12: Opening reception and awards presentation
August 30: Exhibition closes
August 31 to September 3: Pick up of artwork between noon – 6 p.m.

Juror: Asia Tail
Asia curates special projects and art exhibitions, with an emphasis on empowering Indigenous artists. Some of these projects include creating the Contemporary Native Voices project for Tacoma Art Museum, Protect the Sacred at Spaceworks Gallery in Tacoma, which brought together work from 26 Native American artists and raised funds to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline construction in North Dakota. Her latest project, yəhaw̓, co-curated by Tracy Rector and Satpreet Kahlon, will open in November 2018 at King Street Station in Seattle.
Asia currently works part time as the Arts Program Coordinator for the City of Tacoma's Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, and as a freelance consultant on advisory committees and selection panels for local arts organizations including Seattle Art Museum, Artist Trust, Pratt Fine Arts, 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Spaceworks Tacoma, and others.
Asia is from Tacoma, Washington where she is currently based. Asia is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

How to Apply

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM
Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

Link to Opportunity

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

PRIZES

> SPSCC purchase award (up to $1500)
> Merit Awards ($100/each and inclusion in the Merit Award Group Show during the upcoming exhibition season)
> Viewer’s Choice (winning artwork will be used for publicity the following season)
> All submitting artists will receive an exhibition catalogue.

SUBMISSION RULES

> Submit a completed entry form with images of up to 3 artworks. Images must be in JPEG format and not exceed 1920 pixels at the widest dimension. (Entry materials will not be returned).
> Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years, must not exceed 72” in the longest dimension, and must weigh less than 150lbs.
> Artists must live in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties.
> Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit.
> Entry fee is $25 per artist.
> Artists have the option of selling their artwork. The Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales.

IMPORTANT DATES

May 21: Entries due
June 8: Notification of accepted artwork
June 28, 29: Delivery of accepted artwork to The Gallery between noon – 6 p.m.
July 9: Exhibition opens
July 12: Opening reception and awards presentation
August 30: Exhibition closes
August 31 to September 3: Pick up of artwork between noon – 6 p.m.

Juror: Asia Tail
Asia curates special projects and art exhibitions, with an emphasis on empowering Indigenous artists. Some of these projects include creating the Contemporary Native Voices project for Tacoma Art Museum, Protect the Sacred at Spaceworks Gallery in Tacoma, which brought together work from 26 Native American artists and raised funds to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline construction in North Dakota. Her latest project, yəhaw̓, co-curated by Tracy Rector and Satpreet Kahlon, will open in November 2018 at King Street Station in Seattle.
Asia currently works part time as the Arts Program Coordinator for the City of Tacoma's Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, and as a freelance consultant on advisory committees and selection panels for local arts organizations including Seattle Art Museum, Artist Trust, Pratt Fine Arts, 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Spaceworks Tacoma, and others.
Asia is from Tacoma, Washington where she is currently based. Asia is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.


How to Apply

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM AT
https://spscc.edu/gallery

Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Gallery Committee is seeking proposals from independent Native curators living in the Pacific Northwest for the annual Native American Art Exhibition to be held in February of 2019. ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: For the past ten years, The Gallery has been host to an annual exhibition featuring works by local indigenous artists, including youth. Opening receptions have included cultural performances and the spoken word. Exhibitions are well attended, most recently drawing more than 800 individuals from campus and surrounding communities.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

THE GALLERY at the KENNETH J. MINNAERT CENTER FOR THE ARTS

CALL FOR GUEST CURATOR
The Gallery Committee is seeking proposals from independent Native curators living in the Pacific Northwest for the annual Native American Art Exhibition to be held in February of 2019.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
For the past ten years, The Gallery has been host to an annual exhibition featuring works by local indigenous artists, including youth. Opening receptions have included cultural performances and the spoken word. Exhibitions are well attended, most recently drawing more than 800 individuals from campus and surrounding communities.

ABOUT THE GALLERY:

The Gallery is 1200 square feet. The walls are made of drywall backed with ¾” plywood. There is an 11’ ½” high Unistrut grid system with track lighting throughout, four 4’ x 6’ movable hanging walls, and approximately twenty pedestals of various dimensions.

GUIDELINES:

The guest curator will
• Be involved in all aspects of exhibition planning and execution including contacting artists and selecting work, inviting performers, creation of didactics and labels, artwork handling/installation and take-down.
• Draw upon their scholarship and knowledge of regional Native art to create and present a rigorous, professional, informative, and unique exhibition that is respectful of Native tradition.
• Arrange for complementary performances or events (music, dance, spoken word, etc.). See exhibition support below.
The exhibit will
• Highlight work by Native artists, adult and youth, from local and regional tribes, and/or Native artists from other locations who now live in the area.
• Engage viewers and the community and celebrate the art and culture of Native community members.
• Include artwork created by local Native youth during the annual FIRE Summit.

The curator may not include their own work in the exhibition.

GALLERY EXHIBITION SUPPORT:

- $2500 curatorial honorarium for contacting artists, selecting work, inviting performers, creation of didactics and labels, artwork handling/installation and take-down.
- $1000 budget towards complementary performances or events (music, dance, spoken word, etc.).
-Installation assistance, including space preparation and lighting.
-Design, produce, and mail posters and postcards.
-Provide catering for the opening reception.
-Manage daily operation of gallery space for the duration of the exhibition.

IMPORTANT DATES

Proposals due: September 30, 2018
Curator notification: October 9, 2018
Exhibition installation: February 4 – 7, 2019
Opening reception: February 8, 2019
Closes: March 8, 2019
Take-down: March 9 – 12, 2019

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit a PDF including the following to sbarnes2@spscc.edu:
1) Curatorial CV
2) Exhibition narrative (max. 500 words) describing show concept and rationale for suggested artists/artworks and performers.
3) Representative images and brief bios for at least 3 prospective artists. Please caption each image with title, artist, medium and date of completion.
4) Contact information for two professional references. References may be contacted if your proposal is selected.
5) Technical requirements.

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu



Phone: (360) 596-5527 Website: www.spscc.edu/gallery

How to Apply


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit a PDF including the following to sbarnes2@spscc.edu:
1) Curatorial CV
2) Exhibition narrative (max. 500 words) describing show concept and rationale for suggested artists/artworks and performers.
3) Representative images and brief bios for at least 3 prospective artists. Please caption each image with title, artist, medium and date of completion.
4) Contact information for two professional references. References may be contacted if your proposal is selected.
5) Technical requirements.

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu

Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

LIHI
We want to have a block party here with REWA

Organization

LIHI

Website

www.lihi.org

More Info

Jodee Thelen

jodi.thelen@lihi.org

296-639-1902

Deadline to Apply

12/7/2018

Description

Fall Block party with music and different cultural dances for the community to participate in. We would like to apply for a grant to fund the dancers, musicians and food to bring together the local low income housing residents on MLK between Genessee and Rainier streets. We would ask that all who live along this route connected by the sound link, would have music and dancing through out the day event to help connect the greater Seattle neighbors to our neighborhood and different cultures.

How to Apply

We would like to apply for a city grant partnering with our local non profits to bring culture and music to the Sound Link line for one mile up and down the stops.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

3/19/2018

CGTrader
CGTrader’s Digital Art Competition - Awards valued at $60,000

Organization

CGTrader

Website

https://www.cgtrader.com/

More Info

Daumantas

daumantas@cgtrader.com

+37068227190

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

CGTrader, one of the leading 3D model marketplaces in the world with over 1.2 million users, has started the Digital Art Competition, which welcomes all CG artists (both 2D and 3D): https://www.cgtrader.com/digital-art-competition !

Upload up to three works to each of the available six categories: Character Illustration, Character Concept Design, Environment Illustration, Environment Concept Design, Object Design, and Object Concept Design. All submissions will also have the opportunity to achieve the Public Award nomination.

There are no entry fees, and artworks do not have to be created exclusively for the competition, so feel free to show everyone your best and favourite works. For more details, visit the competition page and be sure to check out the Categories & Prizes section!

How to Apply

Submit your best artwork(s) to the corresponding category(-ies). There are a total of six different categories: Character Illustration, Character Concept Design, Environment Illustration, Environment Concept Design, Object Design, and Object Concept Design. You can submit up to 3 different works per category. A single artwork can be submitted only once by assigning it to a relevant category.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.cgtrader.com/digital-art-competition

Posted

3/19/2018

Tieton Arts & Humanities
The 9th annual 10x10x10xTieton call for entry is now open! This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller, no media restrictions.

Organization

Tieton Arts & Humanities

Website

www.tietonarts.org

More Info

Megan

megan@tietonarts.org

509-406-9444

Fee to Apply

$30 for first two submissions. $10 for each additional artwork. Minimum two submissions required.

Deadline to Apply

6/15/2018

Description

All accepted works, to be featured in the exhibition at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse beginning August 11, are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalogue made right here at Paper Hammer Studio! Each accepted artist receives one free copy.

JURORS
Sean Elwood, former Director of Programs & Initiatives at the Creative Capital Foundation in New York and Monica Miller, Executive Director of Gallery One Visual Art Center in Ellensburg, WA.

TIMELINE
June 15: Submission Deadline
June 25: Artists Notified
August 11, 12 - 4PM: Opening Reception, find this event on Facebook
August 12 - October 7: Exhibition

ELIGIBILITY
Everyone! No geographic limits. All entries must be of original design and personal execution.

MEDIA
All media welcome. Works must be original and made within the previous three years.

SIZE
No piece may be larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches, including frame or case.

How to Apply

All materials, including entry fees and images, must be submitted at callforentry.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://bit.ly/2Gq8f3n

Posted

3/19/2018

Hugo House
Scholarships available for summer writing camp

Organization

Hugo House

Website

www.hugohouse.org

More Info

Ana Lester

ana@hugohouse.org

2064559713

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Scribes summer writing camps provide an opportunity for middle- and high-school students to engage intensely with creative writing. Programming includes instruction from accomplished writers, field trips, writing activities, craft exercises, and exposure to a diverse range of genres, forms, and writers.

Since its launch in 1998, Scribes has not just been a place where young people receive high-quality arts instruction, but has been the hub where young writers from diverse backgrounds are able to find community and voice.

Scribes camps take place at Hugo House and at partner locations around the city: Henry Art Gallery, and MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry).

How to Apply

Submit a scholarship application at: https://hugohouse.submittable.com/submit/107586/scribes-2018-scholarship-request

Link to Opportunity

https://hugohouse.submittable.com/submit/107586/scribes-2018-scholarship-request

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Volunteer VR Zone Docents​ help patrons comfortably and successfully experience a range of VR/360 experiences, under the direction of the VR Zone Venue Manager. This includes assisting with setup running and troubleshooting of VR/360 hardware, headsets, and motion controllers.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

volunteers@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Support the VR Zone Venue Manager in greeting, orienting, and providing tech suppor for guests
● Answer basic questions guests may have regarding the headsets or content
● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth entry, clearing, and cleaning of SIFF VR Zone spaces.
● Extend excellent customer service
● Ensure a positive experience for all SIFF participants and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Prior experience and/or knowledge of VR/360 systems and headsets preferred.
● Comfortable with technology and a willingness to learn.
● English language fluency
● Ability to stand for extended periods of time
● Ability to commit to at least 4 shifts, including:
○ Required VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
● Be organized
● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus
● Have a clear and constructive communication style
● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers
● Have the ability to adapt quickly
-Remain calm in the face of chaos

BENEFITS:
● (1) voucher per two hours worked.
● Class credit (if applicable)

DATES OF POSITION:
● VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)
● Festival Shifts - May 16 - June 10, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating VR Zone Docent​ in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Volunteer House Coordinator​ supervises and coordinates venue crew volunteers, under the direction of the Festival Venue Manager.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

volunteers@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

PRIMARY SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
● Venue Crew Volunteers

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Serve as the primary on-site contact for venue crew volunteers
○ Greet, orient, and support venue crew volunteers
○ Assign venue volunteer positions for each screening
○ Check with volunteers during their shift to ensure they completing their tasks successfully
○ Ensure volunteer sign-in sheets are completed and vouchers are distributed
● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth seating, clearing, and cleaning of houses
● Provide excellent customer service, and ensure a positive experience for all SIFF participants and volunteers
● Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
● English language fluency, both oral and written
● Ability to use a radio while on shift (Training provided)
● Comfortable working with technology (mobile phones, laptops)
● Ability to stand for extended periods of time
● Ability to work outdoors in all weather
● Ability to lift 20 pounds
● Ability to commit to 80 hours, including:
○ Venue Crew Volunteer Training​ – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)
○ House Coordinator Training​ – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
○ SIFF 2018 Opening Night ​– May 17
● Prior Festival Venue Crew experience is helpful. Willing to train the right service-oriented, service-experienced candidate.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
● Be organized
● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus
● Have a clear and constructive communication style
● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers
● Have the ability to adapt quickly
● Remain calm in the face of chaos

BENEFITS:
● (1) SIFF 2018 Festival Admit 1 Pass
● (1) SIFF Annual Enthusiast Membership
● Class credit (if applicable)

DATES OF POSITION:
● Venue Crew Volunteer Training – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)
● House Coordinator Training – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
● Festival Shifts - May 17 - June 10, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating Festival House Coordinator in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Posted

4/6/2018

Green River College Helen S. Smith Gallery
Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019.

Organization

Green River College Helen S. Smith Gallery

Website

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/

More Info

Sarah Dillon Gilmartin

sdillon@greenriver.edu

2538339111 x4213

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Overview:
The Helen S. Smith Gallery on Green River College’s main campus was named in honor of the college Foundation’s first President. In addition to being one of the college’s founding members, she was known as a strong advocate for the arts in the community. Now 50 years and counting, the gallery continues to carry on her legacy by presenting compelling and innovative exhibitions featuring emerging and established Northwest Artists throughout the year. The gallery also highlights works by Green River student artists twice annually.

What we are looking for: As a gallery on an academic campus, we are interested in hosting solo and group curated exhibitions that contribute to or engage social, cultural or conceptual dialogue. The Visual Arts Program at the college features painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and design. Though we favor exhibitions which highlight media being taught on campus, we are open to proposals that employ wider experimentation.

How to Apply

GUIDELINES
Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.
Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.
Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.
CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.
Submission Process: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, but deadline to apply for next season is July 1st, 2018. To submit your digital files, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/request/iMQh0itxRhssfahsP6rA which is a Dropbox Data Collection site. You will be able to upload your files to this site provided they are under 2MB each. Once uploaded, you will not be able to see or change them.

THE FINE PRINT
The Helen S. Smith Gallery invites artists to present a closing artist talk or panel discussion with each exhibition. We typically provide a stipend for your participation in this event. As a general rule, artists are responsible for shipping and any associated fees with preparing the work for exhibition. The gallery has a limited budget, but we are open to discussing additional programming, which may include a modest contribution toward those expenses, subject to available funding.
The gallery is committed to promoting our exhibitions through press releases, local and regional arts calendars, college PR resources, print and social media.

Installation date-range will be provided to the artist, and the artist is encouraged to hang their own show, though we are willing to work with you individually if assistance is needed. De-installation occurs after the closing reception concludes.

The Helen S. Smith Gallery does not take a commission on works sold. All inquiries regarding sales will be forwarded directly to the artist.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/call-for-artists/

Posted

4/6/2018

Tateuchi Center
This position delivers a range of support activities across all aspects of a busy, fast-paced arts non-profit office. The office assistant is an essential part of a small team — that includes highly engaged volunteers — driving relentlessly toward the goal of raising the money to build, open, and operate Tateuchi Center, a performing arts center planned for the Eastside. Flexibility, willingness to collaborate, and a positive attitude are essential.

Organization

Tateuchi Center

Website

tateuchicenter.org

More Info

Sofia Babaeva

sofiab@tateuchicenter.org

4264620108

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Reports to: Assistant Campaign Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, part-time position, preferably 10 to 16 hours/week
Creation Date: November 15, 2017
Revision Date: March 26, 2018
Hours: Flexible TBD
Salary Range: $12-$15 per hour


POSITION PURPOSE
This position delivers a range of support activities across all aspects of a busy, fast-paced arts non-profit office. The office assistant is an essential part of a small team — that includes highly engaged volunteers — driving relentlessly toward the goal of raising the money to build, open, and operate Tateuchi Center, a performing arts center planned for the Eastside. Flexibility, willingness to collaborate, and a positive attitude are essential.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES include but are not limited to the following:
• Accurately file all types of documents in digital and analog formats.
• Assist with different types of mailings and packet preparation: monthly accounts payable, fundraising mailings, Board Committee meeting materials, etc.
• Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, voice mail systems and computers.
• Compute, record, and proofread data and other information, such as records or reports.
• Responsible for maintaining office supplies inventory, ordering materials as necessary and requested.
• Responsible for maintaining cleanliness and supplies in Preview Center, emptying trash and printing, assembling and delivering marketing materials, brochures, etc. as necessary.
• Complete projects as requested with particular attention to accuracy and deadlines. Examples include Internet research and data entry of prospective donors into SalesForce as well as record updates
• Assist with pre-event planning, including mailing invitations, preparing nametags and other printed collateral, and assisting team with other miscellaneous pre-event necessities.
• Assist with meeting prep and set-up as needed– make RSVP/Confirmation phone calls, set up refreshments, prepare meeting materials, set up ability for attendees to participate via conference call.
• Run errands as necessary.
• Upon request, provide meeting options or arrange appointments.
• Upon request, complete documents such as expense reports.
• Coordinate troubleshooting involving computer hardware or software with outside vendors.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
A strong interest in non-profit organizations and/or the arts.
Strong organization and time & project management ability.
Office and event management experience, preferably within a nonprofit.
Demonstrable computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, and the use of standard office equipment.
Ability to balance working in a team environment with self-directed projects.
Dependable, flexible, and self-starting is essential.
Problem-solving and decision-making are essential in our fast-paced environment.
A cheerful disposition, willingness to do whatever it takes, “can do” attitude, collegiality, professional appearance, and excellent references will be required. And a sense of humor always helps.

TEAM TATEUCHI AGREEMENTS
Tateuchi Center strives to set an example as a collaborative community-builder. Everyone associated with Tateuchi Center is dedicated to realizing and living the following vision, mission, and commitments:

Our mission is to transform lives and enrich the community by presenting artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of the highest quality to all within our reach.

Our vision: Tateuchi Center will continuously enhance the quality of life in our region, using the transcendent power of the Arts to open hearts, engage minds, and create understanding and appreciation among the diverse communities we serve.

Our commitment: Tateuchi Center is committed to the power of the Arts in human lives. We will present artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of the highest quality—great performances that reflect the diverse interests and honor the cultures and customs of our neighbors. We will expand arts education opportunities, provide a performance home for select regional arts organizations, promote the interests of working artists; engage and develop new audiences, encourage participation in the arts, contribute to the economic vitality of the region, and serve as a cultural center for Eastside residents. We will do these things with a level of integrity, care, and professionalism that will earn Tateuchi Center widespread acclaim for the excellence of its programs and services.

Achieving these aspirations depends on employees’ observance of the following guideposts:
• Positively promoting the mission, vision, and inevitability of Tateuchi Center.
• Consistently demonstrating our culture of inclusiveness, actively facilitating everyone working together.
• Treating every person encountered with respect, courtesy, thoughtfulness, and appreciation.
• Strictly adhering to the ethical and confidentiality standards of the organization.
• Safeguarding the confidentiality of donor information and internal operations at all times.
• Reporting real or perceived conflicts of interest to the Executive Committee.
• Ensuring, within the scope of their job responsibilities, that the resources granted to Tateuchi Center as a non-profit corporation and a public trust are used carefully, prudently, and always with the purpose of advancing the mission. This ideal encompasses effective time usage and maximized productivity.




Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit formed to fund, design, build, and operate a regional performing arts center in Bellevue, WA, described as “the downtown of the Eastside.” PACE is currently engaged in a $195MM capital campaign to realize the vision for what will be known as Tateuchi Center (our DBA) in recognition of a $25MM gift from the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation. Opening in the fall of 2020, Tateuchi Center will present a range of performances woven from many strands: from classical music and ballet, from bluegrass and jazz, from Nashville and from around the world, our programming will mirror our diverse community and include renowned authors and speakers, emerging artists, and legendary performers. Regional treasures and major touring companies will delight our audiences in the 2,000-seat Arakawa Concert Hall and the 230-seat Studio Theatre & Arts Education Pavilion. Tateuchi Center will serve as a confluence for arts, education, and entertainment, strengthening the Eastside community by turning strangers into neighbors and friends through shared experiences. Visit www.tateuchicenter.org for more information.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sofia Babaeva by email: sofiab@tateuchicenter.org

Please submit your letter and resume no later than April 25, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.tateuchicenter.org/office-assistant-final-updated-3-26-18/

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival MARCOM Photography Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the photography, marketing, and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Marketing Manager and Festival photographers to take photographs of the people, places, and happenings at various venues and events throughout the Festival for use by the Marketing and Communications team. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the capturing of images in support of our marketing and public relations strategy to increase attendance and engagement with the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. Internship will provide the opportunity to create a professional portfolio of event photographs.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

interns@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist with photography coverage for SIFF red carpets, forums, parties, and other Festival events
-Help the Marketing Manager to fine-tune best practices and desired results


QUALIFICATIONS
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Currently enrolled (or recently graduated) in college, graduate school or a professional training program, ideally in the liberal arts, photography. Equivalent work experience acceptable if this internship furthers the candidate’s professional training.
-Must be available to be scheduled days or evenings, 20 hours a week throughout the entirety of Festival (May 17 through June 10, 2018)
-Ability to show good judgment, strong attention to detail, and manage projects
-Flexibility and initiative to spot and maximize photo opportunities at events
-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
-Conscientious punctuality for events and to meet deadlines
-Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
-Ability to communicate professionally over the phone and email
-Responsible for transportation to assignments
-Provide and use own DSLR equipment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
-Please provide relevant photograph samples along with resumé, or link to online portfolio
-Agree to the following terms and conditions, if hired:
-Provide all hi-resolution photos within 12-24 hours by email, download link, thumb drive.
-Grant SIFF permission to use, reproduce, and alter any portion of the images provided for SIFF promotional and internal use which includes, but is not limited to, SIFF’s website, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, printed materials, and presentations.

BENEFITS
-Résumé and portfolio building experience photography, marketing and communications, and the film festival industry
-Hands-on learning from established photography and marketing professionals in film festival event photography for use by a marketing and communications team
-Great opportunity to learn about what happens behind the scenes of an international film festival
-Class credit (if applicable)
-Access to Festival programming with a SIFF 2018 Staff Pass throughout the duration of the internship

REFERENCES
Please provide at least three references that should speak to the applicant’s sense of camaraderie, integrity, professionalism, responsibility, and flexibility.

INTERNSHIP DATES
-Part-time (20 hours/week) April 23 - June 12, 2018

How to Apply

Email your resume, letter of interest, and three references to interns@siff.net. Please indicate Festival MARCOM Photography Intern in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Posted

4/6/2018

Columbia City Gallery
The exhibit dates are August 15 - September 23, 2018. Artists in all media (2D, 3D and video) are encouraged to submit artwork completed within the past three years that reflects the theme: ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth. $1,000 will be awarded for First Place.

Organization

Columbia City Gallery

Website

www.columbiacitygallery.com

More Info

Betsy Fetherston

betsyf@columbiacitygallery.com

2067609843

Fee to Apply

25

Deadline to Apply

6/24/2018

Description

The Columbia City Gallery is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for its 13th Annual Juried Exhibit. Jurors for the exhibit are Dwana Holloway (Studio e), Naomi Ishisaka (photographer and journalist) and Elisheba Johnson (Public Art Project Manager, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture).

The exhibit dates are August 15 - September 23, 2018.
Artists in all media (2D, 3D and video) are encouraged to submit artwork completed within the past three years that reflects the theme: ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth. $1,000 will be awarded for First Place.

For a $25 entry fee, you may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork for consideration. Entries must be submitted via Café (callforentry.org). You may upload 3 images of all 2D/3D artworks and up to 2 videos per entry. The entry fee can be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to the Columbia City Gallery. Your entry is not complete until payment is received.

How to Apply

For a $25 entry fee, you may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork for consideration. Entries must be submitted via Café (callforentry.org). You may upload 3 images of all 2D/3D artworks and up to 2 videos per entry. The entry fee can be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to the Columbia City Gallery. Your entry is not complete until payment is received. Visit our website at http://www.columbiacitygallery.com for prospectus and to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5315

Posted

4/11/2018

Sounds Unlimited
Looking for outgoing personalities for Once-In-A-Lifetime Events

Organization

Sounds Unlimited

Website

www.asoundsunlimited.com

More Info

Erin Oriani

party@northwestdj.com

2063644000

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

What is a Party/Event DJ?
A Party DJ takes people on a journey throughout the night's festivities using music. They are fun and outgoing while keeping a professional edge.

No Experience Required.

You don't need equipment, music, or experience. We will provide it all -- we train free of charge and will get you out earning money fast!

Tons of shows in the first two weeks of June!

Want to work every night for two weeks? We've got the bookings to keep you busy. After that you can work the summer or the next 5 years if you want. It's your choice and we've got the clients to keep you busy!

Job Requirements:

Must be available for regular Saturday night work
Must have a great, upbeat attitude coupled with a professional appearance and demeanor
Must have a passion for music
Must have your own reliable transportation & insurance, (a friend's ride won't cut it!)

Auditions and interviews scheduled for the next two weeks!

How to Apply

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TalentDJ

Link to Opportunity

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SkilledMC

Posted

4/11/2018

Crybaby Studios
1 band or musician will be awarded 3 months access to a private studio with a recording rig, microphones, 5 pc. drum kit, and PA to create and rehearse 24 hours a day. This grant is intended for artists in need of a space to make noise but cannot currently afford a rehearsal studio or recording time.

Organization

Crybaby Studios

Website

http://crybabystudios.com/

More Info

crybabystudios@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

5/1/2018

Description

1 band or musician will be awarded 3 months access to a private studio with a recording rig, microphones, 5 pc. drum kit, and PA to create and rehearse 24 hours a day. This grant is intended for artists in need of a space to make noise but cannot currently afford a rehearsal studio or recording time.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form in the link to apply for the 6/1/18 to 8/31/18 grant cycle. ALL applications must be in no later than midnight on 5/1/18. *required info

Link to Opportunity

http://crybabystudios.com/applyforgrant/

Posted

4/11/2018

Inscape Arts
Exhibition: The residency will culminate in a solo show in the residency/gallery space during our open house in late November or early December 2018.

Organization

Inscape Arts

Website

http://inscapearts.org

More Info

susanna.inscape@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

5/8/2018

Description

The AIR space is a studio space (approximately 17 x 22 feet, white drywall walls, concrete floor, no windows) on the first floor of Inscape that also doubles as our small gallery. During the residency you’ll use it as your work space and during the Open Studios in Fall it will be the site of your show. This is a studio-only residency – not live/work.

Residency Requirements

Artists are required to work onsite for a minimum of 10 hours a week for the duration of the residency period.

Artists are responsible for their own materials.

Artists are expected to exhibit artwork at the end of their residency period, which can include finished work or work in progress.

Artists must be over the age of 18 and not currently enrolled in a degree program.
Selection Process

Residencies will be awarded to artists who submit thoughtful, compelling and relevant applications that consist of high quality work. Inscape is a large community of diverse artists and we’ll also be looking to see how applicants and their goals fit into the overall community.
Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the residency?
Residency time varies, but it is approximately 2 – 5 months and is posted along with the call to artists.

What is the studio like?
The studio is 400 square feet with concrete floors, 11 foot tall ceilings and white walls. There is no natural light, and lighting is provided by overhead fluorescents. There are two 120v outlets in the room.

What access will I have to the studio & building?
Artist-in-Residents will be given a key card and have 24/7 access to the studio and building.

Is there parking? Loading?
Yes, there is limited parking for the building and you will be given a parking spot for the duration of the residency. (Inscape is only a few minutes walk from the International District public transit station; biking and public transportation are encouraged!). There is a loading bay in the back of the building that you have access to via a freight elevator.

What type of media is accepted?
All visual art media is accepted. Please note that there is limited ventilation in the studio, so strong solvents are not allowed. There is a spray booth in the basement for use of solvents or fixatives.

What facilities does the building have?
There are general use bathrooms on the floor and a utility sink that is always available. In addition there is a spray booth and freight elevator.

Is the studio handicap accessible?
Yes.

Other questions about the residency program?
Contact Susanna Bluhm, Inscape Communications and Community Coordinator at susanna.inscape@gmail.com.

How to Apply

http://inscapearts.org/residency-program/artist-in-residence-application/

Link to Opportunity

http://inscapearts.org/residency-program/

Posted

4/11/2018

Green River College
Call for Exhibition Proposals Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019

Organization

Green River College

Website

https://www.greenriver.edu/

More Info

Susan Dillon Gilmartin

sdillon@greenriver.edu

Deadline to Apply

7/1/2018

Description

Overview:
The Helen S. Smith Gallery on Green River College’s main campus was named in honor of the college Foundation’s first President. In addition to being one of the college’s founding members, she was known as a strong advocate for the arts in the community. Now 50 years and counting, the gallery continues to carry on her legacy by presenting compelling and innovative exhibitions featuring emerging and established Northwest Artists throughout the year. The gallery also highlights works by Green River student artists twice annually.
What we are looking for: As a gallery on an academic campus, we are interested in hosting solo and group curated exhibitions that contribute to or engage social, cultural or conceptual dialogue. The Visual Arts Program at the college features painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and design. Though we favor exhibitions which highlight media being taught on campus, we are open to proposals that employ wider experimentation.
GUIDELINES
Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.
Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.
Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.
CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.
Submission Process: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, but deadline to apply for next season is July 1st, 2018. To submit your digital files, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/request/iMQh0itxRhssfahsP6rA which is a Dropbox Data Collection site. You will be able to upload your files to this site provided they are under 2MB each. Once uploaded, you will not be able to see or change them.

THE FINE PRINT
The Helen S. Smith Gallery invites artists to present a closing artist talk or panel discussion with each exhibition. We typically provide a stipend for your participation in this event. As a general rule, artists are responsible for shipping and any associated fees with preparing the work for exhibition. The gallery has a limited budget, but we are open to discussing additional programming, which may include a modest contribution toward those expenses, subject to available funding.
The gallery is committed to promoting our exhibitions through press releases, local and regional arts calendars, college PR resources, print and social media.
Installation date-range will be provided to the artist, and the artist is encouraged to hang their own show, though we are willing to work with you individually if assistance is needed. De-installation occurs after the closing reception concludes.
The Helen S. Smith Gallery does not take a commission on works sold. All inquiries regarding sales will be forwarded directly to the artist.

How to Apply

Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.

Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.

Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.

CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/call-for-artists/

Posted

4/11/2018

URBAN PARKS ART Public Description The Downtown Seattle Association sees art as serving a unique and important role within the partnership between DSA and Seattle Parks and Recreation to manage both Occidental Square and Westlake Park. Our public spaces are reflections of our city and we at the DSA feel strongly that these two critical public arenas should serve to bring greater opportunities to the artist community here in Seattle, as well as showcasing world-class art within our downtown core.

More Info

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

Eligibility and Requirements
Funded organizations or individuals can allocate funding as they see fit toward: artist fees, marketing and promotional fees, project management and personnel costs, supplies, equipment rentals or other production-related costs, required permits (see DSA parks permit)
and no more than 10% for food-related costs. Funds may not be used for fundraising, gifts, organizational administrative costs not directly related to the project or the purchase of
equipment. There is no partial funding for this program. Applicants can apply for the following levels of funding. Only groups with a demonstrated history of producing public artwork can apply for funding at $3,000 level and above.

Funding Levels for Rotating Temporary Art Installations and Productions:
• $1,500 (Requires no track record for public production.)
• $3,000
• $5,000

This grant will not fund
• fundraising efforts;
• gifts;
• organizations administrative costs not directly related to the project;
• purchase of equipment or software;
• Food related costs above the allowable 10%.

Additional funding opportunities available at an ad hoc basis please see our announcement section for RFQs and RFPs.

Evaluation Criteria
The goals of Urban Parks Art are to support and increase the presence of art in downtown public spaces, bring a greater number of users into our public spaces, increase engagement of historically underserved communities, support and increase the number of positive, family-friendly interactive activities downtown, celebrate diversity and promote artistic expression.

Proposals submitted to the program will be evaluated on the following criteria:
• Quality of Project: Clear, well-conceived, authentic relationship to the community, promotes arts participation and community relations.
• Community Impact: Project plan describes meaningful efforts to create community participation and reach diverse and underserved audiences. Organizations and individual artists representing underserved communities including low-income, immigrant and
refugee communities, and communities of color are encouraged to apply.

• Feasibility: The organization/individual has a proven track record of producing this and/or other installations, or if applying for the $1,500 amount has a clear plan for how the installation will address concerns of the site. Has evidence of community involvement and support; and clear realistic budget for the event. Artists should demonstrate a proven ability to collaborate on design teams, with design professionals, and with community stakeholders.

Project Timeline
There are two annual open call periods a year for artists to choose from depending on when they hope to have their art displayed. Artists should specify park preference within their application.
• FIRST OPEN CALL PERIOD
Artist call open Aug. 1 through Sept. 30.
Applications due Oct. 1. Selected artist notified by Oct. 31.
Installations installed mid-January through mid-March.
• SECOND OPEN CALL PERIOD
Artist call opens April 1 through May 31.
Applications due June 1. Selected artist notified made by June 30.
Installations installed mid-September through mid-November.

Application Materials
All applications must be submitted digitally by emailing: callsforartists@downtownseattle.org.
Applications must include:
• Letter of interest (not to exceed 2,000 characters). Please provide a statement describing your interest in this project, addressing how you are qualified, as well as your interest in improving the public realm, urban design, and community engagement.
• Résumé.
• Three references.
• Up to 16 images of past works. Where possible, submit examples of projects completed in the public realm.
• Image identification list (not to exceed 500 characters for each image).
• Four visuals of design concept including vignettes, plans, drawings etc.
• Park preference (Occidental Square or Westlake Park).

Selection Process
The selection process will be completed by a panel of arts and design professionals, DSA staff and City staff members who will review the applicants’ images, qualifications, and other materials. Depending on the scope of the project, applicants may be requested to take part in
an interview process.

How to Apply

Application Materials

All applications must be submitted digitally by emailing: callsforartists@downtownseattle.org.
Applications must include:
• Letter of interest (not to exceed 2,000 characters). Please provide a statement describing your interest in this project, addressing how you are qualified, as well as your interest in improving the public realm, urban design, and community engagement.
• Résumé.
• Three references.
• Up to 16 images of past works. Where possible, submit examples of projects completed in the public realm.
• Image identification list (not to exceed 500 characters for each image).
• Four visuals of design concept including vignettes, plans, drawings etc.
• Park preference (Occidental Square or Westlake Park).

Selection Process
The selection process will be completed by a panel of arts and design professionals, DSA staff and City staff members who will review the applicants’ images, qualifications, and other materials. Depending on the scope of the project, applicants may be requested to take part in
an interview process.

Link to Opportunity

https://downtownseattle.org/programs-and-services/parks-and-public-spaces/public-spaces/

Posted

4/11/2018

A Special Evening of Inspiration, Imagery and Inclusion.

More Info

Mark Santistevan

Santistevan4@gmail.com

2069405921

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Are you a photographer, painter, sculptor, jewery artist or textile designer? If so, here is your chance to showcase your talent and original creations at the inaugural Art Walk hosted by Our Lady of Guadalupe School in West Seattle. We are currently seeking submissions for our September 29 event. Please submit your proposed creations by Saturday, April 30 for entry. Booths are limited.

How to Apply

Contact : Veronica Foster
vkwebbfoster@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/23/2018

(206) Q
(206) Q is pleased to announce our Pride 2018 Open Call! Local queer artists are invited to submit their work for consideration. Our next show will be a one night only event at the end of June in conjunction with Seattle Pride. All submissions will also be considered for future events.

Organization

(206) Q

Website

https://www.facebook.com/206QueerArts/

More Info

Rafi Lazerson

206qsubmissions@gmail.com

3057616611

Deadline to Apply

5/6/2018

Description

(206) Q is pleased to announce our Pride 2018 Open Call! Local queer artists are invited to submit their work for consideration. Our next show will be a one night only event at the end of June in conjunction with Seattle Pride. All submissions will also be considered for future events.

(206) Q is a celebration and a recognition of the exceptional creative queer talent in the seattle area. In a climate of attempts to quiet queer presence it is a platform for local lgbtqia+ artists to tell their stories and share their art.

Eligibility
Local queer artists working in any media are welcome to apply
All works must be ready to hang or install on day of show
Both existing works as well as proposals for not yet realized work to be completed for the exhibition are welcome for consideration.

How to Apply

Artists seeking participation in (206) Q should email submissions to 206QSubmissions@gmail.com by May 5th 2018.

Please provide the following information in your application:

• Name and preferred pronouns
• Email
• Why do you want to show your work at (206) Q? (100 words or less)
• Describe the existing work or the proposed work you intend to create for the exhibition
• Attach up to 5 titled images
• Describe how the images relate to your proposal and if they are examples of proposed work or if they are the exact work that will be shown.
• Artist statement
• CV
• A link to your website (optional)
• Instagram handle (optional)

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to view your submission. We are excited to see your work.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/23/2018

Chihuly Garden and Glass
Customer Service, Educator

Organization

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Website

www.chihulygardeandglass.com

More Info

Hilary Lee

hilaryl@chihulygardenandglass.com

2067534936

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

The Exhibition Host is responsible for providing initial visitor contact with all visitors while advancing their knowledge through museum tours and other educational programs. They will answer guest questions in an efficient manner while promoting a positive and professional attitude. Maintain and control an even flow of all Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition visitors.

Experience & Skills Required:

-Proven great guest service skills.
-Professional appearance and attitude.
-Ability to effectively communicate using the English language.
-Knowledge of Seattle and surrounding area preferred.
-Team player attitude.
-Ability to react quickly and correctly in a fast paced environment.
-Comfortable working with a diverse population and varied points of views.
-Excitement for learning and teaching.
-Attention to detail and accuracy.
-High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands:
-Ability to walk, stand, reach, and lift entire shift. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Typical shift is approximately 8 hours.

How to Apply

Please apply on Chihuly Garden and Glass Website under "careers"

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1738

Posted

4/23/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Digital Content Associate is responsible for coordinating and executing the production of SIFF 2018 digital video and photography content for SIFF’s digital and social platforms. This position focuses on building awareness of, and excitement for, SIFF and the Seattle International Film Festival within the online community and increasing festival screening attendance and ticket sales.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 With Digital Marketing Manager, develops on-location digital video and photography content strategy and plans to support Festival films and programs.
 Brings new approaches and thinking to content ideation, including thinking around content adaptations for digital and social channels.
 Provide digital video and photography coverage, producing content as planned at SIFF 2018 locations. This includes interviewing subjects (Festival guests, staff, volunteers, etc.) planned or spontaneous as opportunities arise.
 As needed, edits video content produced, as well as create and apply graphic assets, color correction, music, etc.
 Oversees distribution of video content across all social platforms
 Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong storytelling skills
 Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and how each
can be deployed
 As a voice of the organization in a media-driven environment, ability to exercise good judgment and discretion at all times is required
 Experience interviewing subjects for print or video content, along with strong interpersonal skills.
 Experience using content management systems and basic knowledge of html
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be detail and deadline-oriented, and
 take initiative
 Ability to collaborate with all areas of the organization, and to provide exceptional service both internally and externally

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT:
 April 30 - June 15, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Festival Digital Content Associate in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Communications & Outreach Intern assists with projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Communications & Outreach Intern assists with projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Work closely under supervision of the Communications Manager;
• Draft content for Artist Trust blog, monthly e-newsletters, social media, and more;
• Generate creative ways to present the stories of current and past grant recipients, donors, corporate partners;
• Support special projects as it suits one’s learning goals.

Benefits
• Statewide networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Become part of a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit and arts professionals;
• Gain experience with MailChimp, Submittable, and Adobe Creative Suite;
• Develop communications strategic planning and management skills;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Ability to adapt to change, able to see the “big picture,” and has a sense of humor;
• Prior experience with database entry and conducting research;
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts and interest in arts administration or non-profit administration;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, willing to ask for direction when needed;
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission and experience with social justice and/or racial equity work preferred;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship at 12 hours each week.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is closely supervised by the Communications Manager and works collaboratively with the Artist Trust Programs and Development teams.

Compensation
The Communications & Outreach Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Communications & Outreach Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Two writing samples (press releases, published article, blog posts are acceptable);
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#communications_outreach_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Graphic Design Intern assists with design projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Graphic Design Intern assists with design projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Responsibilities
• Work closely under supervision of the Communications Manager;
• Produce attractive and informative print and digital collateral in accordance with Artist Trust brand guidelines;
• Generate creative ways to present the stories of current and past grant recipients, donors, corporate partners;
• Support special projects as it suits one’s learning goals.

Benefits
• Statewide networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Be part of a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• Gain experience with MailChimp, Submittable, and Adobe Creative Suite;
• Develop work samples for your design portfolio;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, special events;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Ability to adapt to change, able to see the “big picture,” and has a sense of humor;
• Excellent visual communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Experience working with content management systems and databases, HyperText Markup Language (HTML), photo editing, social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts and interest in arts administration or non-profit administration;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, willing to ask for direction when needed;
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission and experience with social justice and/or racial equity work preferred;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship at 12 hours each week.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is closely supervised by the Communications Manager and works collaboratively with the Artist Trust Programs and Development teams.

Compensation
The Graphic Design Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Graphic Design Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three examples of past design work (print and digital are acceptable);
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#graphic_design_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Development & Events Intern works with programming staff to support fundraising efforts, including the Artist Trust membership program, corporate sponsorship, grant prospecting, annual fund appeals, major gift efforts, and early-stage prep for the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction. The Development & Events Intern will gain a broad range of exposure to all of the major functions of a non-profit development team, and valuable experience in key areas of interest identified by the intern.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12-20 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Development & Events Intern works with programming staff to support fundraising efforts, including the Artist Trust membership program, corporate sponsorship, grant prospecting, annual fund appeals, major gift efforts, and early-stage prep for the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction. The Development & Events Intern will gain a broad range of exposure to all of the major functions of a non-profit development team, and valuable experience in key areas of interest identified by the intern. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Brainstorm fundraising ideas for expanding Artist Trust’s base of support, especially concerning events and monthly giving;
• Assist with lead-up planning and event production for salons, our October event for grant recipients and donors, and the March 30, 2019 fundraising auction, especially sponsorship acquisition (cash and in-kind) and logistics for early-stage art procurement;
• Assist with corporate sponsorship procurement
• Update donor database;
• Assist with research and data compilation for grant applications and reports;
• Provide input on and support for new and ongoing projects per intern’s learning goals;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Build skills and knowledge of arts administration and nonprofit development;
• Broad exposure to diverse development skill set and responsibilities;
• Gain working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and event management systems;
• Experience in planning and execution of special events;
• Networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Observation of board and/or committee meetings, according to interest and availability;
• Work with a knowledge and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• A one-year Artist Trust membership;
• Free access to Artist trust programs, workshops, and events
• Professional mentorship from staff;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship, by request.
Required Skills and Qualifications
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship with an average of 12-20 hours per week, with occasional evening availability;
• An interest in nonprofit development, a passion for Artist Trust’s mission, and commitment to racial equity work;
• Strong attention to detail and professional discretion;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
• Proficiency with database input and output, or willingness to learn;
• Experience with social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs;
• Proficiency in conducting online research;
• Positive and focused attitude, willingness to learn and ask questions, and good humor.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit and/or development professionals seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is supervised by the Annual Fund & Events Manager and works closely with the entire Development team, with occasional collaboration with the Communications team.

Compensation
The Development & Events Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Development & Events Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#development_special_events_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Artist Grantmaking Intern provides support on Artist Trust’s seven grant programs for Washington State artists. The intern will assist with grant selection panels, provide administrative support on the funding programs, and help maintain applicant data.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Artist Grantmaking Intern provides support on Artist Trust’s seven grant programs for Washington State artists. The intern will assist with grant selection panels, provide administrative support on the funding programs, and help maintain applicant data. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Assist with grant selection panel preparation and day-of coordination (see required dates below);
• Ensure that grant applicant’s eligibility and work samples comply with grant guidelines;
• Maintain updated grant applicant and recipient data in Raiser’s Edge;
• Process submissions to the Artist Trust Opportunities and Events web pages;
• Create visuals for recipient presentations to the AT board of directors;
• Assist with pre-application and post-panel feedback to artists;
• Collaborate on direct promotion to artists about grant opportunities;
• Research, evaluate, and expand web-based, grant resources for artists for publication on the AT website;
• Provide support for events;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Build skills and knowledge of arts administration;
• Learn what makes a successful grant application and observe the full cycle of grantmaking;
• Networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Gain experience with Raiser’s Edge; Expression Engine; Submittable; and Adobe Creative Suite programs;
• Identify and learn professional development skills through intern mentorship program;
• Learn how to gather stories from recipients to use for social media and annual reporting;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• Work with a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• A letter of recommendation / reference upon successful completion of the internship.
• Opportunities to act as an on-site AT liaison at Seattle-based artist programs (please note: this requires some evening and weekend availability, the schedule for which is set at least six weeks in advance).

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Availability from 9am-5pm on 9/ 9, 9/10, 9/16, 9/17, 10/25, 10/26, and 11/2 is required;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship with an average of 12 hours a week as grant panel weeks will require additional hours.
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Comfort working with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Powerpoint;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts or an interest in arts administration;
• Commitment to promoting racial equity in the arts;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
• A sense of humor;
• Note: This internship is a particularly suited for a working artist who wants to learn more about the grantmaking process. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position reports to the Program Director and works closely with the entire Artist Trust Programs team.

Compensation
The Artist Grantmaking Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Artist Grantmaking Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit our website.

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#artist_grantmaking_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Program Administration Intern works with programming staff to deliver workshops and other programs to Washington State artists. Through skill-building at the Artist Trust office and in the community, the Artist Programs Intern will gain valuable experience working on the programming team of an artist-supporting organization.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Program Administration Intern works with programming staff to deliver workshops and other programs to Washington State artists. Through skill-building at the Artist Trust office and in the community, the Artist Programs Intern will gain valuable experience working on the programming team of an artist-supporting organization. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Process submissions to the Artist Trust Opportunities and Events web pages;
• Act as an on-site AT liaison at Seattle-based artist programs (please note: this requires some evening and weekend availability, the schedule for which is set at least six weeks in advance);
• Collect and analyze participant data for programming metrics and outreach efforts
• Research, evaluate, and expand web-based resources for artists for publication on the AT website;
• Prepare materials for artist programs;
• Assist with direct communication to artists about scheduling programs;
• Help coordinate artists during Office Hours;
• Opportunity to gather stories from participants to use for social media and annual reporting;
• Maintain program participant tracking and evaluation records;
• Provide support for events and outreach opportunities;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Gain experience and knowledge of arts administration and programming strategies;
• Exposure to the ins and outs of running statewide arts programs;
• Learn key factors of a competitive grant application;
• Networking opportunities with industry professionals in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Gain experience with Raiser’s Edge; Expression Engine; Submittable; and Adobe Creative Suite programs;
• Develop racial equity, event preparation, management, and evaluation skills;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• Work with a knowledgeable, fun, and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• Identify and learn professional development skills through intern mentorship program;
• A letter of recommendation / reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Comfort working with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Powerpoint;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts or an interest in arts administration;
• Commitment to promoting racial equity in the arts;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
• A sense of humor;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship averaging 12 hours a week.
• Note: This internship is particularly suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position reports to the Program Manager and works closely with the entire Artist Trust Programs team.

Compensation
The Program Administration Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Program Administration Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#program_administration_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

City of Redmond
Artists are cordially invited to submit proposals for art installation(s) inspired by the Art Nouveau movement.

Organization

City of Redmond

Website

www.redmond.gov/arts

More Info

Janet Lee

jlee@redmond.gov

425-556-2316

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

Artists are cordially invited to submit proposals to provide new or existing temporary artworks as part of So Bazaar Night Market in Redmond, Washington. The festival is sponsored by the City of Redmond:

“So Bazaar” is a pop-up night market held for three evenings in August. For the past three years, the So Bazaar Night Market has drawn a crowd of over 2,000 every night who come to the Thursday night market to experience an evening of music, food, and art in other-worldly settings created by artists. This year, the event will explore creative culinary experiences through evenings inspired by the Art Nouveau movement.

Installations should help create a unique dining experience that draws inspiration from theme. Artists are encouraged to be playful and take creative liberty in their interpretation of theme and materials.

How to Apply

1. Download Request for Proposal from City of Redmond website.

2. Attend optional site-walk through on Friday, April 27, 2018

3. Complete Application by Monday, May 12, 2018

3. Submit Application to: Janet Lee, Arts Coordinator at jlee@redmond.gov

Link to Opportunity

http://redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=201458

Posted

4/23/2018

call for poems to end death penalty in WA

More Info

Sarah Zale

sarahzpoetry@gmail.com

360-460-8589

Deadline to Apply

12/31/2018

Description

Call for Poems: Death Penalty
The death penalty is not about whether people deserve to die for the crimes they commit. The real question of capital punishment in this country is, do we deserve to kill?
― Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

A total of 110 executions have been carried out in Washington State and its predecessor territories since 1849. Five executions have taken place since the death penalty was re-enacted November 4, 1975. Eight men are currently on death row. They can choose death by lethal injection or hanging.

On February 11, 2014, Governor Jay Inslee instituted a moratorium on capital punishment. He and Attorney General Bob Ferguson introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington State on January 16, 2017.

Efforts to ban the death penalty fizzled out in the Washington State Legislature during the final week of the 2018 legislative session. Senate bill 6052 marked the most successful attempt in the past five years — and possibly ever — to erase the state’s death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. But it wasn’t enough in the end.

Status of states regarding the death penalty: with, 31; without, 19; in moratorium, including Washington State, 4.

Readings set in Port Townsend at Northwind Art Center Reading Series and Imprint Books / Writers’ Workshoppe in Port Townsend. More locations wanted.

How to Apply

CALL for POEMS—Repeal of DEATH PENALTY. In support of WA Governor Jay Inslee’s moratorium and a repeal of the death penalty, send poems for a chapbook for readings in WA. Poems for chapbook deadline: July 1, 2018. Deadline for OUT-OF-STATE and more WA poems for an anthology: Dec.31, 2018. In progress: anthology publisher and locations for readings. Contact & submissions--Sarah Zale: sarahzpoetry@gmail.com Send max. 3 poems as attachments with bio.

Link to Opportunity

tps://www.facebook.com/pg/Call-for-WA-poets-206497636615739/posts/?ref=page_internal

Posted

4/23/2018

Oragenius Inc
Art Competition

Organization

Oragenius Inc

Website

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

More Info

Kate Flanagan

kate@orangenius.com

9196192327

Fee to Apply

15

Deadline to Apply

6/30/2018

Description

Talented artists from around the world are invited to submit images of their works to be considered for Art Elevated, a public art initiative launched by the Garment District Alliance in partnership with Orangenius, a technology platform for the arts community. Art Elevated’s panel of esteemed arts jurors will select 90 artists’ works to be replicated on banners hung on lampposts throughout the world-famous Garment District in the heart of midtown Manhattan, creating a fantastic aerial art gallery that will remain on view from September 3 to October 30, 2018. Art Elevated is an opportunity to have your work fly high and be seen by tens of thousands of people a day. In addition, a First, Second, and Third prize selections will be awarded $1500, $1000, and $500! The two-month exhibition is expected to be viewed 21 million times, as New Yorkers and people from around the world are drawn to the Garment District as a destination for dining, shopping, and fun.

How to Apply

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

Link to Opportunity

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

Posted

4/23/2018

Delaware Art Museum
Through a dynamic partnership with the Chris White Community Development Corporation, a teaching artist/curator will engage with the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery for a one-year residency from September through August.

Organization

Delaware Art Museum

Website

www.delart.org

More Info

Eliza Jarvis

ejarvis@delart.org

302-351-8522

Deadline to Apply

5/1/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

This unique program affords a teaching artist/curator an opportunity to gain on-site experience working within the various communities the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery serve. Valuable skills in setting curricula, developing partnerships, engaging with artists, and exhibition planning and execution will be supported and gained through an extensive mentorship program with Chris White Gallery Committee Members and staff in the Delaware Art Museum’s Curatorial and Learning & Engagement departments.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in the dual roles this residency supports, extensive interest in and knowledge of community-based creative practices, strong communication and interpersonal skills, respect for diverse communities, a desire for collaboration and continuous learning, and an understanding of the potential for arts and culture to impact social change. Experience in teaching and planning youth art classes and supporting exhibition projects is preferred. The unique abilities the teaching artist/curator brings to this residency will in turn impact the Shipley Artist Lofts residents, the Delaware Art Museum staff, the Chris White Gallery Committee, and the constituents the two organizations support.

How to Apply

Direct all materials to Eliza Jarvis at ejarvis@delart.org. The deadline to submit is May 1, 2018. Selection will be made by May 31, 2018.
The selected teaching artist/curator will be required to complete the Shipley Artist Lofts Rental Application.

Complete proposals include:
• Cover letter
• Resume with contact information for two professional references
• Curatorial statement (200 words maximum)
• Teaching philosophy (200 words maximum)
• Lesson plan
• 3 examples of past work with students (photographs and/or work samples)
• 3 Examples of own work (photographs and/or video)
• Installation images of past curatorial projects (if applicable)

Link to Opportunity

https://www.delart.org/about/opportunities/#chriswhite

Posted

4/23/2018

Seattle Music Partners
Be part of an inspiring after-school music program for youth in low-income schools! Seattle Music Partners seeks an AmeriCorps Member to serve as our Program Coordinator.

Organization

Seattle Music Partners

Website

www.seattlemusicpartners.org

More Info

Mandy Goldberg

mandy@seattlemusicpartners.org

2064549441

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Our Program:

SMP is a non-profit that provides an innovative combination of weekly group music instruction and one-on-one mentoring, working with elementary students who attend low-income schools in Seattle’s Central District. We offer individual music lessons and ensemble experience to over 100 students, twice weekly. We believe that music is a powerful tool for inspiring and empowering young people, and that music-learning opportunities should be available to all children on an equitable basis.

Seattle Music Partners cultivates a diverse and vibrant music-making community by providing youth with free music instruction and one-on-one mentoring to eliminate racial and economic barriers to quality music education. We do this by offering free after-school and evening program opportunities that use music and mentorship to impact the lives of young people. Our unique program matches skilled volunteers from the community, one-on-one, with students who wish to learn how to play an instrument. SMP students also attend weekly group lessons, led by our trained teaching artists, to gain ensemble experience. Instruments, music books, music stands, and even transportation are provided free of charge.

Students showcase their new skills by performing in several recitals each year. In addition, SMP also partners with school staff to bring music enrichment programs into the schools, including hosting professional touring musicians and arranging for field trips to music performances. SMP also offers a free summer camp, as well as an evening ensemble program for our middle school-aged ‘grads.’

Duties:

Since SMP has a very small staff, the Program Coordinator will have a significant impact, playing a role in most SMP activities. The Program Coordinator will collaborate closely with existing staff and directly with students, volunteers, families and school personnel.

Responsibilities will include the following:

Daily on-site at schools, coordinating and supervising activities of students and volunteers.
Coordinate and support volunteer recruitment, training and retention efforts for after school and evening programs.
Help organize recitals and community programs.
Help lead communication efforts with families, including family meetings, phone calls, etc.
Arrange student transportation by coordinating directly with Seattle Public Schools Transportation Department.
Manage food / snack procurement and distribution in partnership with school district.
Chaperone field trips to performances.
Coordinate with the Program Director to ensure ongoing communication with volunteers, potential volunteers, students, etc.
Work with staff re: curriculum materials and participant needs and challenges.
Record tutor and student attendance at each site, as well as assist with documentation of teaching materials.
Act as lead in the capture, compilation, and analysis of data to support AmeriCorps, WSC, and SMP performance measures.

Required Qualifications:

Americorps Requirements: minimum age - 18 years old. Full-time 40 hours / week. Begin September 1, 2018 - End July 15, 2019
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice
Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
Demonstrated self-starter
Able to fulfill responsibilities with minimal supervision
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Effective presentation skills & the ability to facilitate small group discussions
Ability to use Microsoft Office and Google Docs programs at an intermediate or advanced level
Prepared to work some evenings and weekends

Additional Desired Qualifications:

Band or orchestral instrument experience
Some teaching or tutoring experience (formal or informal)
Enjoys and has experience working with children and young adults
Interested in music, education, youth development and/or the business of non-profits
Familiarity with PhotoShop or other image editing and layout software
Car recommended
Some college or college degree preferred

SMP seeks candidates whose stories and experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to social justice and equity in music education. If you hear some part of your story reflected in the description of our programming, you are especially encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Individuals interested in the position need to prepare the AmeriCorps National Service Application and submit to www.americorps.gov.

In addition, candidates should submit a detailed cover letter to info@seattlemusicpartners.org that describes their specific interest in working with our program and why the candidate’s background makes for a compelling candidacy. Please put "Program Coordinator Inquiry" in the subject line. Please also send a current resume.

Note that this opportunity is contingent on funding.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.idealist.org/admin/fc6420484f3b4a799e8d708c36079248/jobs/1698818ffa2f4593b0f7ba6668c8c819

Posted

4/25/2018

Frye Art Museum
Guarding the Museum exhibition galleries to maintain the safety of patrons, staff, and artwork Patrolling the Museum exterior

Organization

Frye Art Museum

Website

www.fryemuseum.org

More Info

Renate Raymond

rraymond@fryemuseum.org

2064328217

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Security Services Officer
THE ORGANIZATION
The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.

THE POSITION
DEPARTMENT: Security
REPORTS TO: Manager, Security Services
SUPERVISES: N/A
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
STATUS: Part-time
BENEFITS: Vacation/sick time accrual

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Guarding the Museum exhibition galleries to maintain the safety of patrons, staff, and artwork
Patrolling the Museum exterior
Reporting changes or physical interactions to artwork, ensuring that logs are properly maintained
Reporting on building conditions in cooperation with the Facilities department
Assisting patrons by providing Museum and exhibition information in cooperation with other departments
Controlling and monitoring access to secure areas of the Museum
Overseeing loading dock activity, deliveries, and shipments
Responding to emergency and non-emergency situations by assisting patrons and staff and contributing to the coordination of a quick and effective solution
Providing security back-up during Museum special events, receptions, and previews as needed
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must sufficiently pass a background check
Demonstrated ability to clearly and professionally communicate, both verbally and written
Must be able to respectfully engage with the public and staff while enforcing Museum policies
Must be attentive and professional in appearance and in all interactions
Ability to multitask, operate as part of a team, and calmly respond to stressful situations
Adaptable to a flexible weekly work schedule, including weekends
SCHEDULE
This part-time position offers approximately 18-24 hours per with opportunities to pick up additional shifts covering for colleagues that are on vacation or ill.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Work areas are inside, in a climate-controlled environment with light background noise. Work is occasionally performed at other indoor and outdoor event sites. Shift times may vary to meet the Museum's requirement to staff the facilities at all hours. Work may require long periods of sustained standing during Museum events.

The Frye Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resources Department ( jobs@fryemuseum.org) for additional information.



This job summary is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of this role at the Frye Art Museum. Employees must maintain a high degree of flexibility in our rapidly changing environment and, as such, may be required to perform additional duties beyond the scope described here from time to time.

How to Apply

TO APPLY
Candidates should send cover letter and resume with "Security Services Officer" in the subject line to jobs@fryemuseum.org. No phone calls please.

Link to Opportunity

http://fryemuseum.org/employment/security-services-officer

Posted

4/25/2018

Seattle Art Post
A Pop Up Group Exhibition featuring local Seattle emerging artists

Organization

Seattle Art Post

Website

seattleartpost@gmail.com

More Info

Jessica Ghyvoronsky

seattleartpost@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

6/16/2018

Description

Seattle Art Post is proud to announce that we will be hosting our first Seattle Emerging Artists (Pop Up) Fair this July 28 at Canvas in SoDo, Seattle! This will be a pop up group exhibition the weekend before the Seattle Art Fair where local artists will exhibit their work. Gallerists, collectors, and art enthusiasts are all invited to gather for a night in support of Seattle arts!

It's going to be a great event featuring:

- Local Seattle emerging artists

- Panel discussion featuring select artists on the topic of "Cultivating a Creative Lifestyle" followed by Q&A

- Live DJ

Stay tuned for more information on the event, and spread the word!

How to Apply

Local Emerging Artists who are not already represented by an art gallery are welcome to apply by emailing seattleartpost@gmail.com with 1-3 examples of art that best represents them that they would like to exhibit in the show. Submissions are free, and are due no later than June 15. We will notify artists by July 1 if they've been selected for the show.


Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/25/2018

Future of Storytelling
Future of Storytelling (FoST) seeks several friendly and enthusiastic Microsoft Summit Docents to facilitate interactions between conference attendees, Microsoft employees, and the digital activities featured at Microsoft Storytelling Summit.

Organization

Future of Storytelling

Website

https://futureofstorytelling.org/about

More Info

Nadia Tahoun

nadia@futureofstorytelling.org

305-733-6652

Deadline to Apply

5/4/2018

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

Description: Future of Storytelling (FoST) seeks several friendly and enthusiastic Microsoft Summit Docents to facilitate interactions between conference attendees, Microsoft employees, and the digital activities featured at Microsoft Storytelling Summit. The Microsoft Storytelling Summit is a (4)- day interactive exhibit showcasing the latest stories on cutting-edge immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality.

Exhibit dates: May 22nd through May 25th, 2018.

For more information about FoST go to:
https://futureofstorytelling.org

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in training for the proper use of equipment.
• Assist, where needed, in helping patrons properly put on, adjust, and remove equipment, as well as sanitizing certain components in between patron use.
• Provide patrons with instruction for how to properly use digital equipment or media.
• Maintain and restock activity materials.
• Maintain a waitlist if necessary.
• Assist FoST staff in maintaining a safe environment in and around installations.
• Supervise space and equipment to avoid theft, loss, and avoidable damage.
• Relay technical or patron-related issues to FoST staff.

Position Requirements:

• An interest in immersive experiences including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Interactive Film, etc.
• Strong interpersonal, communications, and customer service skills.
• Ability to work independently and in a small team environment.
• Ability to handle high-stress situations and problem solve.
• Willingness to wear a staff shirt.

Awesome if you’ve worked with a Vive, Oculus Gear VR, Google Daydream, or SubPac. Ideal if you can work the entire week with us!

Days/ Hours*:

May 21: (2.5hr docent training session / MUST attend training.)

May 22-24: 8:30AM- 5PM (minimum of 1hr break each day.)

May 25: 8:30AM-3PM

*Detailed schedule to follow upon booking confirmation.


Compensation: $200 per day stipend, lunch/beverages/snacks provided.

Location: Microsoft Headquarters - 1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052


How to Apply

If interested, please contact nadia@futureofstorytelling.org with your resume by May 4th.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/25/2018

Henry Art Gallery
The Public and Youth Programs (PYP) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the audio/visual and administrative components of a range of public and youth programs at the Henry. Reporting to the Associate Curator of Public and Youth Programs (PYP), and working in close collaboration with all museum departments, the PYP Coordinator provides technical expertise in producing lectures, performances, workshops, and gallery events. This position facilitates the administrative aspects of program registration, schedule coordination, financial tracking, marketing, and assessment of programs. The PYP Coordinator is part of a team of curators and educators who collectively conceive of programming that seeks to expand thinking and promote learning and creativity. They work closely with artists, lecturers, and staff to identify solutions for presenting multi-media programs and support the Public and Youth Program’s commitment to creating welcoming and meaningful experiences for the public.

Organization

Henry Art Gallery

Website

www.henryart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@henryart.org

2062215351

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

ABOUT THE HENRY: The mission of the Henry Art Gallery is to advance contemporary art, artists, and ideas. With a permanent collection of over 26,000 objects, the Reed Collection Study Center, and a location on the University of Washington (UW) campus, the Henry is a key cultural resource and training ground in the visual arts for K–12 students, scholars, artists, and general audiences of all ages. Core values include collaboration, diversity and inclusion, risk-taking, transparency, accountability, excellence, and service.
POSITION PURPOSE:
The Public and Youth Programs (PYP) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the audio/visual and administrative components of a range of public and youth programs at the Henry. Reporting to the Associate Curator of Public and Youth Programs (PYP), and working in close collaboration with all museum departments, the PYP Coordinator provides technical expertise in producing lectures, performances, workshops, and gallery events. This position facilitates the administrative aspects of program registration, schedule coordination, financial tracking, marketing, and assessment of programs. The PYP Coordinator is part of a team of curators and educators who collectively conceive of programming that seeks to expand thinking and promote learning and creativity. They work closely with artists, lecturers, and staff to identify solutions for presenting multi-media programs and support the Public and Youth Program’s commitment to creating welcoming and meaningful experiences for the public.

STATUS: Henry Gallery Association regular, full time (36 hours/week), benefits eligible

REPORTS TO: Associate Curator of Public and Youth Programs

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties and responsibilities include, but art not limited to:

• Acts as audio/visual technician and point of contact for a roster of program-related artists, scholars, and guests.
• Supports Associate Curator of PYP in managing the schedule of programs and timelines for projects.
• Tracks program-specific budgets and administers contracts, check requests, and related paper-work for programs.
• Oversees registration and statistical reporting for all programs.
• Works closely with the External Relations team to coordinate marketing and outreach support for programs.
• Works with Associate Curator of PYP and museum stakeholders to develop and implement evaluation strategies across programs.
• Advises and plans strategically for documentation of programs and supports efforts to grow online presence of programs.
• Works with Museum Services team to coordinate check-in, set-up, and break down procedures as needed for various programs.
• Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have working knowledge and technical experience, including but not limited to audio/visual presentation formats, front-of-house management, and hospitality practices.
• Experience with Excel, inputting data into content management systems, and managing online registration processes.
• Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills and positive attitude that supports department’s goals.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate professionally with diverse constituencies such as artists and guest lecturers.
• Ability to manage and respond effectively to multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Team-oriented with the ability to take initiative and anticipate actions needed.
• Must be able to work weekends and evenings as required per the programs calendar.
• Must be able to lift 40 lbs and provide set up and tear down for events.

PREFERRED:
• Experience working with artists or creative production projects such as music, dance, theater, etc.
• Knowledge of and/or interest in local and international contemporary art.
• Knowledge of and/or interest in public engagement and learning.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Henry is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a positive working environment for employees, students, volunteers, and artists.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: The Henry is committed to diversity and inclusion. Individuals who bring a broad range of perspectives to the workplace are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, please send cover letter, salary expectations, and resume to jobs@henryart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

www.henryart.org/about/opportunities

Posted

4/25/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

5/17/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

05/17/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

05/17/2018

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member

Description

Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction available also.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

5/4/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

5/22/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

05/22/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

05/22/2018

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member; $50 visually impaired

Description

A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications. Students participate in extensive listening and recording exercises with live music. All experience levels are welcome; we'll cover some basics of theory and history but mostly be engaged in interactive mic use and comparison.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

5/4/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

6/10/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

06/10/2018

Start Time

09:00 AM

End Date

06/10/2018

End Time

05:00 PM

Cost

$135 member; $160 non-member; $80 visually impaired

Description

Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. Useful for radio and TV producers, as well as sound artists and engineers. Students will practice field recording and listen to their work.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

5/4/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
For those with a basic working knowledge of the Pro Tools digital audio workstation, this is a hands-on workshop to expand your creative skills in digital audio production.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

6/14/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

06/14/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

06/15/2018

End Time

09:00 PM

Cost

$140 member; $175 non-member

Description

For those with a basic working knowledge of the Pro Tools digital audio workstation, this is a hands-on workshop to expand your creative skills in digital audio production. Topics will include mixing techniques, the use of signal processing plug-ins, signal routing, use of MIDI, and audio for video. We'll begin by analyzing existing sessions created at JSP, and then you'll work on a project of your own.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

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5/4/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Volunteer VR Zone Docents​ help patrons comfortably and successfully experience a range of VR/360 experiences, under the direction of the VR Zone Venue Manager. This includes assisting with setup running and troubleshooting of VR/360 hardware, headsets, and motion controllers.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

volunteers@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Support the VR Zone Venue Manager in greeting, orienting, and providing tech support for guests
● Answer basic questions guests may have regarding the headsets or content
● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth entry, clearing, and cleaning of SIFF VR Zone spaces.
● Extend excellent customer service
● Ensure a positive experience for all SIFF participants and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Prior experience and/or knowledge of VR/360 systems and headsets preferred.
● Comfortable with technology and a willingness to learn.
● English language fluency
● Ability to stand for extended periods of time
● Ability to commit to at least 4 shifts, including:
○ Required VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
● Be organized
● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus
● Have a clear and constructive communication style
● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers
● Have the ability to adapt quickly Remain calm in the face of chaos

BENEFITS:
● (1) voucher per two hours worked.
● Class credit (if applicable)

DATES OF POSITION:
● VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)
● Festival Shifts - May 16 - June 10, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating VR Zone Docent​ in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/Documents/HR/2018/HR_VolunteerVRDocent_2018.pdf

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5/4/2018

Seattle Art Museum
Incumbent supports the Office of the Registrar, which is responsible for maintaining records on all works of art owned by or entrusted to the care of the Seattle Art Museum; and for the location, safety, movement, and transport of these works of art, thus minimizing risks to the works of art and to SAM. The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the collection and dispersal of temporary exhibitions.

Organization

Seattle Art Museum

Website

http://visitsam.org/careers

More Info

Kathleen Maki

kathleenm@seattleartmuseum.org

2066543259

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Executes loan agreements for loans to exhibitions and loans to the collection, contacts lenders and is responsible for arranging the necessary logistics of wall-to-wall movement from and to each lender’s premises for the objects borrowed.

2. Personal and extensive contacts outside the museum are made with shippers and contractors in arranging for the movement of works of art; customs officials in clearing foreign shipments; individual lenders regarding specific arrangements for shipment of their object, and officials of other museums regarding requirements for the loan of their holdings.

3. Prepares all incoming and outgoing documentation for each object including receipts to lenders, shipping and packing lists, CITES certificates and U.S. Customs documents for foreign shipments.

4. Coordinates the work of art handlers and preparators in the unpacking, packing, installation, and movement of each loan object. Supervises unpacking of loans, checks and records their condition, and annotates packing methods. Develops work schedules to meet deadlines. Works closely with Conservation and Design and Installation.

5. Develops exhibition budgets for future exhibitions. Analyzes historic cost data to assist with these cost projections. Reviews and ensures that exhibition budgets are met and/or justified. Monitors budgets for all expenditures in conjunction with exhibitions, including courier per diem and travel. Processes invoices and codes them appropriately.

6. Prepares applications for U.S. Government Indemnity for assigned exhibitions as required.

7. Reviews exhibition contracts, and ensures that various contract stipulations dealing with packing and shipping are met.

8. Provides technical specifications for outside contractors for the construction of shipping crates and other outside services and assures that all work has been performed to standards and coordinates all work necessary to prepare objects for shipment.

9. Ensures accurate records for art collections in particular collection management system (TMS) location records.
10. Acts as representative of SAM in accompanying objects to and from the museum and other sites.

11. Assists the Chief Registrar with the annual inventory of SAM collections and objects on long-term loan.

12. Maintains a general knowledge of all procedures utilized by the Office of the Registrar’ and responds to questions from the general public or refers queries to the appropriate departments.

13. Represents the Museum with a high level of integrity and professionalism, and adheres to Museum policies and supports management decisions in a positive, professional manner.

14. Undertakes special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Understanding of and familiarity with the various means of accomplishing local, national, and international transportation, including an understanding of how different modes of shipping will affect various objects and materials.

2. Knowledge of U. S. Customs regulations and international shipping regulations; including export licenses, bonding, and security.

3. Thorough and current knowledge of museum registration techniques and practices, including basic knowledge of art history to verify and identify objects received, packing materials and methods, conservation, and fine arts insurance. Familiarity with conservation issues, terminology, and condition reports.

4. The incumbent must possess good organizational, strong verbal and written communication skills. The incumbent must be organized and able to prioritize job duties; skilled at trouble shooting and problem solving; and be flexible and able to deal with multiple, last-minute deadlines. Ability to work with close attention to detail.

5. Familiarity with basic accounting principles and budgeting procedures.

6. Proficiency in the use of computers for collection management, scheduling and communication purposes is required. Knowledge of TMS preferred.

7. Familiarity with foreign languages (French, German, Italian or Spanish) to interpret international correspondence, invoices and documents pertaining to shipments and to assist couriers is useful.

8. Ability to work with donors, the public and co-workers collaboratively, professionally and tactfully.

9. Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Art History or Museum Studies, or equivalent related experience.

10. Five (5) years of experience in museum registration, including supervisory experience.
11. Ability to adhere to Museum policies and to support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.

The Seattle Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resources Department for additional information.

Seattle Art Museum is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.



How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please visit http://visitsam.org/careers for specific instructions on how to submit SAM employment application, cover letter and resume.

Deadline: May 25, 2018

Link to Opportunity

http://visitsam.org/careers

Posted

5/4/2018

Shunpike
The Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing Shunpike’s marketing and development efforts, as well as supporting the smooth administrative functioning of Shunpike (the organization) and the Shunpike office.

Organization

Shunpike

Website

www.shunpike.org

More Info

Line Sandsmark

info@shunpike.org

206-905-1026

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

About Shunpike: 
Shunpike’s mission is to provide independent arts groups with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths to sustainable success. We provide groups with back-office services that strengthen their day-to-day operations, while also offering strategic guidance that leads them toward their long-term goals.

About the Role: the Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing Shunpike’s marketing and development efforts, as well as supporting the smooth administrative functioning of Shunpike (the organization) and the Shunpike office.

Reports To: Executive Director

Position Responsibilities: the Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for -

Marketing and Communications (40%)

• Create and implement social media strategy; maintain primary and satellite websites;
prepare mailings, flyers and online campaigns to support programs and donor relations
• Coordinate e-newsletters, maintain Shunpike and Storefronts websites and social media
platforms, send out semi-regular communications to fiscally sponsored groups through
MailChimp, and coordinate advertising (when utilized).
• Designs digital and print assets for a variety of messaging, branding, marketing, and
advertising needs, including: social media, email, website, invitations, sponsorship packets
• Prepare and maintain printed materials such as business cards, program flyers, organizational
brochures, etc.

Development Support (30%)

• Accurately record and receipt all donations received, generating reports from Salesforce,
sending out donor receipts and thank you letters
• Maintaining a grants calendar and assisting ED with general grants management,
• Generating regular donor reports for fiscally sponsored arts groups and uploading these to
client portal, setting up Shunpike’s annual online fundraising campaigns, annual end-of-year 
campaign, and assist with the planning and delivery of Shunpike’s annual fundraising 
gala (GOLDEN).
• Database Management – maintaining accurate and complete records across Shunpike’s CRM
database system including, but not limited to, events, donors, vendors, and customers.

Program Support (10%)

● Assisting with the planning and delivery of Shunpike events including, but not limited to,
coordinating invitations, managing RSVP’s, applications and registrations as required, booking
venues, arranging travel or catering.

Office & General Administrative Coordination (20%)

● Maintaining Board and Board Committee contact lists, maintaining Board member files
including recording and maintaining Board contracts, pledges and dues, maintaining Board
manual, attending Board meetings and recording minutes, ensuring the timely distribution of
all Board and Committee papers including agendas, minutes, reports, and any other
documentation as required, and supporting Board and Committee members in the delivery of
their duties as requested.
● Receiving and distributing mail, maintaining office supplies and equipment (including IT
infrastructure), coordinating mail-outs, filing, overseeing the maintenance and renewal of
organizational insurance, licenses, permits, leases and service contracts, researching new
administrative products, equipment, consultants and/or service providers as required,
collating and sending checks and managing Shunpike’s interns and volunteers.

About You:
● You have a Bachelor Degree or equivalent and at least 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in an arts context.
● You want to make use of all your communications and people skills and enjoy working with a variety of projects and events.
● You are personable and patient, have a cheerful disposition, a great sense of humor, and you’re able to operate and respond in a rapid-fire environment while still remaining cool, calm, and collected. You are an active listener who enjoys helping both emerging and established artists and arts administrators achieve their goals.
● You are an organized, multi-tasking, time-management whiz. Though a natural collaborator and loyal team player, you can manage responsibilities independently and are self-motivated to use your creativity, tenacity and savvy to solve problems as they arise.
● You have an eye for detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a high degree of discretion and professionalism. You have a knack for using and improving systems and consider technology your friend and ally.
● You have experience with communities of color and grassroots organizations and are committed to Shunpike’s vision of a more equitable and inclusive Washington State for all artists and their communities.
Preferred Skills & Experience: Working in a Mac environment, practical knowledge of Adobe
InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; Salesforce, WordPress, MailChimp, Google Analytics.
Specific skills: Graphic design; experience with mobile-optimized web and email design. Videography
and/or video editing a plus.

Employment Status: Full-time 40 hrs/week. Some weekend and evening hours required.

Salary: $34,000 - $38,000 per annum. 4 weeks PTO + 8 paid holidays offered annually + ORCA card + Health/Dental/Vision Benefits.


How to Apply

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, up to 3 writing/visual presentation samples, and 3 references attn: Line
Sandsmark to info@shunpike.org, with “Marketing & Development Coordinator” in the subject line.
Deadline: Position open until filled. Priority given to applications received by May 10, 2018.

OUR HIRING PROCESS & TIMELINE:

♣ We will read your cover letter first; it’s important for us to understand whether this is the right fit for you. In your cover letter, please be sure to tell us why you are interested in this job, what you like about Shunpike, and share examples of past work you’ve done that makes you a strong candidate. Feel free to share examples of work done in school or as a volunteer if that makes more sense.
♣ We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
♣ We will begin scheduling interviews in mid-May.
♣ Finalists will be invited to a second-round one-hour interview, and we will make an offer shortly thereafter.
♣ We would like to have the selected candidate start in early June.

Shunpike is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment policies and programs are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. People of color, LGBTQ individuals and women are encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.shunpike.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MarketingandDevelopmentCoordinatorJob-Description.pdf

Posted

5/4/2018

Northwest Folklife
May 21-May 30, We Need YOU!

Organization

Northwest Folklife

Website

www.nwfolklife.org

More Info

Xaviera Vandermay

volunteers@nwfolklife.org

206-684-7326

Deadline to Apply

5/16/2018

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

Volunteer Call // The Northwest Folklife Festival

Volunteers are an essential part of the Northwest Folklife Festival! Every year, nearly 700 volunteers staff our entrances, information booths, registration and more to make sure we have the most welcoming community arts Festival in the city. Northwest Folklife depends on volunteers to make the Festival happen. Interested in joining in on the fun?

How to Apply

Apply today at https://marcatoapp.com/forms/nwfolklife/volunteer

Questions? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Xaviera Vandermay at volunteers@nwfolklife.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://marcatoapp.com/forms/nwfolklife/volunteer

Posted

5/4/2018

Northwest Folklife
Paid Internship at Northwest Folklife

Organization

Northwest Folklife

Website

www.nwfolklife.org

More Info

Xaviera Vandermay

volunteers@nwfolklife.org

206-684-7326

Deadline to Apply

5/7/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Interning at Northwest Folklife can be the experience you need to gain a career in event planning, festival production, the music industry, nonprofit management, marketing, fundraising and a whole host of other fields. Interns at Northwest Folklife take on a significant role in executing the largest free community arts festival in the nation and learn how to increase visibility and strengthen the sustainability of a nonprofit organization.

Before you apply:

Housing and transportation are not provided.
Start and end dates, hours per week, and days of the week are all negotiable based on the intern’s availability.
All applicants must be able to commit to working Memorial Day weekend, (May 25th – 28th, 2018) as well as Thursday May 24th and Tuesday May 29th. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Internship is unpaid but this individual will be paid a stipend for the festival weekend.
Academic credit for internships must be arranged by the intern with their sponsoring institution. Academic credit is up to the discretion of the intern’s college or university.
Computer resources are limited; prospective interns with laptops are encouraged to apply
Title: Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Internship Length: April 30th 2018 – June 8th 2018 (dates flexible)

Hours per week: 8-15 hours per week (will increase as we get closer to the Festival)

Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship requires collaborating with almost every department and aspect of Northwest Folklife and therefore is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to learn more about the event planning world. The primary focus of this internship will be to assist with scheduling and Volunteer Registration the weekend of the festival in addition to supporting the Volunteer Appreciation Program.

Responsibilities

Assist with the scheduling of volunteers and outreach efforts
Help organize donations for Volunteer Appreciation Program and procurement
Help run volunteer registration during the Festival (May 25th -28th, must be available all four days)
Help with data entry and other Volunteer Registration procedures
Assist with the Volunteer Check-In process and Training
Organization of the Staff Lunch
Identified Learning Outcomes:

Strengthen customer service skills as part of an Event Management Team by communicating with staff, donors, and members of the community, volunteers, performers and business associates.
Develop an understanding of event coordination by working with development teams, production teams, volunteer coordinators, and sponsorship associates.
Enhance communication skills through interactions with community representatives, artists, performers, sponsors, and production teams.
Gain experience with non-profit arts administration and coordination.
Requirements

Strong work-ethic and communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel and data entry.
A love of music, arts, and culture.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter via email to the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@nwfolklife.org with your name and Volunteer Coordinator Internship in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.nwfolklife.org/jobs-internships/#office

Posted

5/4/2018

The Vera Project
The Vera Project seeks a skilled and well-organized professional to support its ongoing communitybuilding, storytelling, and fundraising efforts. The Fundraising & Development Manager will work with VERA staff to organize & host fundraising events, write & assemble grant proposals, research funding prospects, maintain positive donor relations, and work with The Vera Project board, staff, and membership to maintain the organization’s sustainability, visibility, and community relevance.

Organization

The Vera Project

Website

theveraproject.org

More Info

Jessica Schollmeyer

hiringcommittee@theveraproject.org

2069568372

Deadline to Apply

5/17/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

Position Overview: The Fundraising & Development Manager supports the Executive Director in
the fundraising efforts of The Vera Project. This position focuses on writing & administering
foundation, government, and corporate grant proposals, running online fundraising campaigns,
tracking & acknowledging individual giving, and leading our event-based fundraising efforts.
Key responsibilities:
- Lead planning, production, and innovation of VERA fundraising events including our annual Viva
Vera Gala & Auction, Fall Fund Drive year-end campaign, Rent Party, and A Drink for VERA, as
well as serving as staff contact for fundraising event committees and 3rd party benefit organizers
- Write foundation, government, and corporate grants applications & related reports, compile
necessary financial & budgetary documents, and meet all relevant deadlines
- Work with Executive Director to shop for, choose, develop, and populate new donor database
- Manage production of fundraising collateral w/ Marketing & Communications Coordinator
- Assist with prepping financial reports for quarterly member meetings & monthly board meetings
- Work with bookkeeper to ensure accurate accounting of contributed income; ensure clear
communication of funding requirements/restrictions to bookkeeper & ED
- In addition to being a general representative & advocate for The Vera Project in the larger
community, act as our point of contact for fundraising- & creative earned income-related inquiries
from major donors, occasional supporters, and the general public
- Manages Fundraising and Gala interns
Highly preferred qualifications:
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree (equivalent work experience may be substituted for education)
- 2+ years of development experience, including grant writing and individual giving
- Has board experience—either as a board member, advisory council member, a non-board
member of a board committee, a staff liaison, or as a member of a worker-cooperative.
- Knowledge of local & national youth, music, and arts education funding models & proven ability
to attract, develop, and sustain strong relationships with philanthropic and corporate communities
- Strong written & verbal communication, and detail-oriented research & organizational skills
- Ability to collaborate and communicate professionally with individuals of diverse ages, ethnicities,
cultures, races, gender identities, and socio-economic backgrounds
- Has a strong anti-oppression lens with a lived commitment to racial & social justice
- Holds an understanding and respect for VERA’s history and accomplishments while bringing new
energy & vision to co-create and help sustain the next chapter
- Ability to maintain confidentiality when appropriate/required
- Available for evening and weekend work as needed
Reports to: Executive Director
FTE: .7 (28 hours per week)
Salary: $17 per hour

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two (2) references by midnight
PST on Thursday, May 17, 2018 to hiringcommittee@theveraproject.org with “Fundraising &
Development Manager, YOUR FIRST/LAST NAME” in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://theveraproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Fundraising-Development-Manager_2018.pdf

Posted

5/4/2018

Seattle Central College
various positions including freshman drawing, Art Appreciation, Printmaking, Digital Photography at Seattle Central College Art Department

Organization

Seattle Central College

Website

https://seattlecentral.edu/programs/college-transfer/college-transfer-programs/arts-humanities-social-sciences/art

More Info

Kate Krieg

Kate.krieg@seattlecolleges.edu

206.934.4162

Deadline to Apply

6/20/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description


Position Summary
The Seattle Colleges are looking for innovative and dedicated faculty members, who have a demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Faculty will teach part-time in a wide range of art courses. Successful applicants will have the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding in an urban environment.

Successful applicants may be invited to interview at one of the colleges in the Seattle Colleges District, North Seattle, Seattle Central, or South Seattle. Specific teaching assignments will be dependent on the instructor's background, scheduling, and available courses.

In order to be considered for this position, include the following in the application:


Resume/cv outlining your educational and teaching experience
Philosophy of teaching demonstrating a commitment to supporting diverse student learners (one page)
Applicants who are interviewed may be required to provide proof of degree
Unofficial transcripts (graduate school only)
List of courses taught by college and year/quarter (word document or excel)

Notice to applicants:
You are applying to a Part-time teaching pool that is open for one year. If you wish to reapply for the next round, please resubmit your updated application material after one year If you are selected for an interview, the college will contact you.


Candidates should be willing to teach in a variety of formats such as in-class, hybrid, online and varied class times including days, evenings, and weekends according to program needs.

Seattle Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle and is subject to union shop provisions.

Required Education, Experience & Abilities
Demonstrated ability and commitment to teach, for example, digital art, photography, printmaking, drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery/ceramics, art history, and art appreciation.
Master's Degree or PhD in the field or related field from an accredited institution, or workforce experience in the field or related field. (Please read the position announcement carefully when applying for possible part-time teaching positions, to find those that best match your education and experience.)
Willingness to teach in multiple modes and times (e.g. online, hybrid, evening, weekends).
A demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds.
Innovative teaching methods including the use of technology and collaborative learning.
The ability to work collaboratively with others in a professional setting.
An understanding of the goals and role of the community college.

How to Apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1870255/part-time-pool-art-instructor/agency/sccd/apply

Resume/cv outlining your educational and teaching experience
Philosophy of teaching demonstrating a commitment to supporting diverse student learners (one page)
Applicants who are interviewed may be required to provide proof of degree
Unofficial transcripts (graduate school only)
List of courses taught by college and year/quarter (word document or excel)

Link to Opportunity

https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1870255/part-time-pool-art-instructor/agency/sccd/apply

Posted

5/25/2018

Linus Gallery
A celebration of nature and our world

Organization

Linus Gallery

Website

https://linusgallery.com

More Info

Linnea Lenkus

info@linusgallery.com

Fee to Apply

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

Deadline to Apply

5/14/2018

Description

Our Mother. Our Earth. As a recent politician said, “There is no Plan B.” We need to understand and own what we are doing to our environment. Environmental groups are rising en masse.

Think about that for a minute, or two. The corporations and politicians are reckless in destroying our beautiful earth for profit.

We are asking you, as someone who sees beyond profits and bribes, what Mother Earth means to you. You can conjure up your feelings and perceptions through art in a way that the paper pushers can’t understand. Tell us what Mother Earth means to you. Tell them what they are doing to Mother Earth. Tell us all what we will be missing when it will be destroyed, because there is no other world we can escape to.

This call for submissions is about our environment, our planet and our Mother. Give us your best.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: May 14, 2018

Open international art calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, ceramics, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.

This current call is for our online exhibition.

How to Apply

Online application

Link to Opportunity

https://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/mother-earth-call-for-submissions-deadline-may-14-2018/

Posted

5/25/2018

Bellevue Music Collaborative
Seeking board members

Organization

Bellevue Music Collaborative

Website

www.bellevuemusiccollaborative.org

More Info

Laura Shepherd

laura.shepherd@bellevuemusiccollaborative.org

Fee to Apply

NA

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Seeking board members for non-profit music education collaborative:

We seek community members who are committed to music education and furthering the love, knowledge and practice of music to serve as founding board members in launching Bellevue Music Collaborative as a preeminent teaching facility for the Greater Eastside.

Bellevue Music Collaborative is made up of professional music educators who envision a community where music lessons are accessible to everyone regardless of income level, where independent music teachers thrive, creatively and economically, and where students benefit from excellent music education and collaboration with other young artists.

Please continue reading for additional information about BMC. To contact us, please email laura.shepherd@bellevuemusiccollaborative.org

Our Founding members are: Elizabeth Samse, Eric Samse, Laura Shepherd, and Lisa Kay Deeter. Please read more about us: https://www.bellevuemusiccollaborative.org/instructors/

Our website:
www.bellevuemusiccollaborative.org
https://www.facebook.com/bellevue.music.collaborative/

Our Mission and values:

MISSION
BMC closes the opportunity gap for out-of-school music education by supporting independent teaching artists and providing a centralized scholarship fund for the greater Eastside community.

VALUES

We believe music and music education is of value in all aspects of our community, and to that end want to see students of all economic backgrounds access music lessons.

We seek to develop, nurture, and grow a community of musicians through expert teaching and mentorship.

We strive to create a collaborative musical atmosphere where musicians of varying skill levels can confidently gather and perform together as individuals or in ensemble.

We recognize and appreciate that the study and development of artistic sensibilities and personal growth is a process that never ends. To that end, we endeavor to provide each student with the solid foundational framework that will lead to the finest expressions of musical thought and performance.

We value our own musical heritage as the beginning for musical study while also incorporating other musical cultures into our curriculum to increase musical understanding and development.

We understand that communities are vibrant when individuals have the freedom to create and be autonomous, and our structure is intended to be a support rather than a hindrance to our members.

As a result of these shared values, we have created a non-profit organization which is focused on supporting the independent teachers who impact so many individual students.

How to Apply

To contact us, please email laura.shepherd@bellevuemusiccollaborative.org

Link to Opportunity

aura.shepherd@bellevuemusiccollaborative.org

Posted

5/25/2018

City of Burien
Artists are invited to submit proposals to provide new or existing temporary illuminated artworks.

Organization

City of Burien

Website

www.burienwa.gov/Glow

More Info

Gina Kallman

ginak@burienwa.gov

206-391-6605

Deadline to Apply

5/26/2018

Description

Artists are invited to submit proposals to provide new or existing temporary illuminated artworks for the Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival. The festival will be on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 5-10pm.

How to Apply

Applications are due May 25th to ginak@burienwa.gov. Please see Call for detailed information. More information on event at www.burienwa.gov/Glow

Link to Opportunity

http://burienwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7673

Posted

5/25/2018

City of Burien
Looking for artists to submit artwork to be turned into wraps for signal boxes.

Organization

City of Burien

Website

www.burienparks.net

More Info

Gina Kallman

ginak@burienwa.gov

206-391-6605

Deadline to Apply

6/15/2018

Description

Looking for artists to submit artwork to be turned into wraps for signal boxes to invigorate and energize the Burien community.. Adding art to traffic signal control boxes (signal boxes) showcases our neighborhoods and business district’s identity and can
discourage graffiti.

How to Apply

Applications due June 15th to ginak@burienwa.gov. Please see Call for detailed information.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.burienwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7688

Posted

5/25/2018

Seattle Public Theater
Seattle Public Theater, a three-time Gregory Awards Theater-of-the-Year nominee, seeks an energetic summer intern for its education and community programs.

Organization

Seattle Public Theater

Website

https://www.seattlepublictheater.org/

More Info

Ana Maria Campoy

anamaria@seattlepublictheater.org

2065224800

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

Seattle Public Theater, a three-time Gregory Awards Theater-of-the-Year nominee, seeks an energetic summer intern for its education and community programs. As our intern, you'll be directly involved in facilitating our education program’s productions and camps. Tasks include: pre-planning and pre-production, facilitating tech rehearsals, attending production meetings, attending bi-weekly staff meetings, attending mentorship meetings, assisting in promoting our scholarship program and community partnerships, coordinating community events, and assisting teaching artists and student designers. You’ll leave your internship with a well-rounded knowledge of arts administration, theater education, and arts-based community activism. Seattle Public Theater is committed to equity and inclusion; people of color and other people traditionally underrepresented in the theater field are encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
Pass a background check
Be comfortable with students ages 3-18 (predominantly middle- and high-school ages)
Have an interest in social justice in the arts
Be a strong collaborator open to constructive criticism
Possess a strong desire to learn more about arts education
Have some knowledge of technical theater or a desire to learn
Be punctual, patient, and professional
Have basic Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)
Desired but not required
A valid driver’s license
Some teaching experience

Professional opportunities will include:
Opportunities to co-design or co-teach
Receive mentorship from professional artists who love theater
Develop teaching skills and classroom management techniques
Improve technical theater skills
Receive tickets (two per show) to our 2018-2019 mainstage season

Start date: June 26th, 2018
End date: August 31st, 2018
Weekly stipend: $125

How to Apply

Interested applicants send cover letter and resume to Director of Education and Community Engagement, Ana María Campoy at education@seattlepublictheater.org.

Position is open until filled.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.seattlepublictheater.org/internships

Posted

5/25/2018

Future of StoryTelling
Future of Storytelling (FoST) seeks several friendly and enthusiastic Microsoft Summit Docents to facilitate interactions between conference attendees, Microsoft employees, and the digital activities featured at Microsoft Storytelling Summit. The Microsoft Storytelling Summit is a (4)- day interactive exhibit showcasing the latest stories on cutting-edge immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality.

Organization

Future of StoryTelling

Website

https://futureofstorytelling.org

More Info

Nadia Tahoun

nadia@futureofstorytelling.org

305-733-6652

Deadline to Apply

5/9/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

Microsoft Storytelling Summit Docent

Description: Future of Storytelling (FoST) seeks several friendly and enthusiastic Microsoft Summit Docents to facilitate interactions between conference attendees, Microsoft employees, and the digital activities featured at Microsoft Storytelling Summit. The Microsoft Storytelling Summit is a (4)- day interactive exhibit showcasing the latest stories on cutting-edge immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality.

Exhibit dates: May 22nd through May 24th, 2018.

About the Future of StoryTelling (FoST): FoST is a passionate, creative community of people from the worlds of media, technology, and communications who are exploring how storytelling is evolving in the digital age. The New York Times describes FoST as “a TED-type conference for a hipper, new-media crowd.” Forbes noted “(i)t’s hard to imagine how they’ll top it next year, but I certainly wouldn’t want to miss finding out.” The Creators Project had our personal favorite headline, “We’ve Seen the Future of Storytelling, and It’s Fucking Awesome.” The Summit was also recently named one of the “10 Most Innovative Conferences” by Inc. magazine, and one of “7 Emerging Conferences Every Ad Exec Should Know About” by Adweek.

For more information about FoST go to:
https://futureofstorytelling.org

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in training for the proper use of equipment.
• Assist, where needed, in helping patrons properly put on, adjust, and remove equipment, as well as sanitizing certain components in between patron use.
• Provide patrons with instruction for how to properly use digital equipment or media.
• Maintain and restock activity materials.
• Maintain a waitlist if necessary.
• Assist FoST staff in maintaining a safe environment in and around installations.
• Supervise space and equipment to avoid theft, loss, and avoidable damage.
• Relay technical or patron-related issues to FoST staff.

Position Requirements:

• An interest in immersive experiences including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Interactive Film, etc.
• Strong interpersonal, communications, and customer service skills.
• Ability to work independently and in a small team environment.
• Ability to handle high-stress situations and problem solve.
• Willingness to wear a staff shirt.

Awesome if you’ve worked with a Vive, Oculus Gear VR, Google Daydream, or SubPac. Ideal if you can work the entire week with us!

Days/ Hours*:

May 21: (2.5hr docent training session / MUST attend training.)

May 22-24: 8:30AM- 5PM (minimum of 1hr break each day.)



*Detailed schedule to follow upon booking confirmation.


Compensation: $200 per day stipend, lunch/beverages/snacks provided.

Location: Microsoft Headquarters - 1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052


If interested, please contact nadia@futureofstorytelling.org with your resume - ASAP

How to Apply

If interested, please contact nadia@futureofstorytelling.org with your resume - ASAP

Link to Opportunity

Posted

5/25/2018

Frye Art Museum
Become a Gallery Guide! Receive a behind-the-scenes look at the Frye Art Museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection. Gallery Guides give tours to youth (K–12 groups), university students, and the general public.

Organization

Frye Art Museum

Website

http://fryemuseum.org/

More Info

Carey Stangl

cstangl@fryemuseum.org

206-432-8211

Deadline to Apply

6/15/2018

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

The Frye Art Museum is committed to a rich visitor experience. Serving as museum ambassadors, our Gallery Guides welcome and engage with visitors by leading guided interactive tours. Our gallery tours are developed to facilitate personal discoveries about art and to encourage dialogue aimed at enhancing the museum experience for all visitors.

GALLERY GUIDE PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS

• Commit to at least one full calendar year as a Frye Gallery Guide. (The program coincides with the school calendar—September through August)
• Lead or co-lead at least two tours each month—school, public, or private
• Prepare for each tour by studying exhibition materials and doing independent research
• Pose open-ended questions and use inquiry-based techniques to
encourage discussion-based tours
• Create a positive, in-depth museum experience for all visitors
• Attend a one-week intensive training in September
• Attend monthly training sessions on the third Friday of every month from 10am – 12pm
• Attend curator led walk-throughs for all new exhibitions
• Participate in the Gallery Guide Mentoring Program
• Follow the Code of Professional Conduct as found in the Frye Volunteer Handbook

QUALIFICATIONS

• Belief in the value of a quality and meaningful museum experience and in the mission of the Frye Art Museum
• Desire to learn about and appreciate all forms of visual arts
• Openness to constructive feedback, suggestions, and new ways of thinking
• Strong communication skills ease in speaking before groups
• Flexibility in dealing effectively with the public
• Ability to engage with diverse groups (children, adults, staff and volunteers)
• Experience in the field of education and/or customer service (preferred but not required)

How to Apply

Gallery Guide applications are now being accepted for the 2018–2019 program. Applications close June 15, 2018.

To apply please visit http://fryemuseum.org/gallery_guides/


If you have questions about the program please contact education@fryemuseum.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://fryemuseum.org/gallery_guides/

Posted

5/25/2018

Auburn Symphony
The Auburn Symphony Orchestra is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who will serve as the chief administrative officer, to manage the orchestra’s human and financial resources, and facilitate all aspects of its operations. Reporting to the Board of Directors, and working in partnership with the Music Director, the ED will provide leadership and vision to advance ASO’s mission and artistic goals. It is a full-time exempt position that requires occasional evening and weekend work and pays $40,000 per year.

Organization

Auburn Symphony

Website

http://auburnsymphony.org/

More Info

Attn: Executive Director Applications

info@auburnsymphony.org

253.887.7777

Deadline to Apply

5/30/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operational, Financial, and Strategic Planning:
• Develop the annual operating budget and maintain fiscal responsibility and stability.
• Maintain accurate financial records and create monthly reports to the Board. Advise the board on matters within the ED’s scope of responsibility to promote efficient operation of the orchestra.
• Understand and comply with best accounting practices, tax filings, and audits.
• Balance artistic goals with marketability and financial resources.
• Oversee operational and long term planning and implementation process.
• Collaborate with Music Director in overseeing development and implementation of artistic objectives, i.e. season plan and scheduling, program development, selecting and contracting guest artists.
• Supervise part-time administrative staff and staff volunteers.
• Coordinate workload with music librarian and music personnel manager.
• Manage contractual matters with guest artists, venues and other partners.
• Serve as spokesperson for ASO
• Provide staff support to board committees, helping them achieve ASO goals.

Development:
• Lead development, nurture donors, and facilitate efficient use of funds.
• Work with board and staff to maintain good relationships with funders, and developing donor cultivation and stewardship. Take an active role in gift development, corporate sponsorship, grant writing, state and local government support, and other fundraising opportunities that may arise.

Marketing:
• Identify stakeholders, define how key messages will be delivered and develop strategies for presenting them to maximize visibility, and contributions.
• Implementation of comprehensive marketing program to achieve earned income goals from subscription and single ticket sales. Guide ASO’s image and awareness by well-designed and effective print and electronic media. Fill seats.
• Maintain a high level of customer service, audience interaction and community engagement.


Community Outreach and Education:
• Develop opportunities for community outreach, sharing the ASO vision, programs, & quality, becoming the face of ASO in the community.
• Expand strategic partnerships for education and programing.
• Administer and evaluate education program.
• Actively participate in the dialogue between arts associations, city leaders, and the media to further community collaboration.
• Leverage board talents and networks to advance the ASO mission.
• Pursue innovative partnerships that expand the reach of ASO in the greater community.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES: Auburn Symphony's new Executive Director will be a passionate, people-oriented, optimistic, natural communicator. With resilience and advanced problem-solving abilities, the individual will be comfortable with rapidly-changing priorities and eager to cultivate relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders.

DESIIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• College degree
• Minimum of two years managing a nonprofit, arts or related field.
• Professional written communication skills.
• Development and marketing experience.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS AND INQUIRIES: Application deadline is May 30, 2018. Interviews scheduled in June. Decision by June 29th. Please submit cover letter, resume, a letter of recommendation and 3 professional references. All applications will be treated as confidential and references will be contacted only with the applicant’s consent.

Please submit application by email to info@auburnsymphony.org
with “Executive Director application” in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

http://bremertonsymphony.org/wp-content/uploads/ASO-ED-Job-Description.pdf

Posted

5/25/2018

Ardor Creative Media
Local Screening of Local Films

Organization

Ardor Creative Media

Website

www.ardorcreativemedia.com

More Info

Amanda Drewniak

amandavictoriadrewniak@gmail.com

Fee to Apply

free

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Description

Rules & Terms
THIS SCREENING SERVES THE GREATER SEATTLE AREA.

This screening is open to Washington Residents.

Films are to be 10 minutes in length or less.

Make your film downloadable

There is no submission fee for Washington State Residents.

Notification will be at least 2 weeks before screening.

You receive 1 free tickets to the screening, you must attend the screening to be eligible for Best Of. If you submit and cannot attend the screening you may not be able to submit again.

How to Apply

Cine City is a bi monthly event that screens a block of local films.

Read the interview with Exec. Director Amanda Drewniak at FilmFestivals.org!
https://festivalreviews.org/2018/03/17/interview-with-festival-director-amanda-drewniak-ardor-creative-media/

We give preference to the surrounding Seattle Area, but accept films from all over Washington State. Filmmakers submit your film (max 10 minutes), if selected show up to the screening (filmmakers who do not attend the screening will be disqualified from the competition and may not be selected to screen in the future), get your film voted on and in November (if your film was selected) will get to compete in our Best Of for fantastic prizes! 2017 Best of Prizes included an FX Projector from AtmosFX, $250 Certificate to Lensrentals.com, and a $100 Block of Cheese from Beecher's Handmade Cheese!

Link to Opportunity

https://filmfreeway.com/CineCityACommunityExpos

Posted

5/25/2018

Shunpike
Development & Events Intern will assist with the planning and successful execution of Shunpike’s annual gala scheduled for September 28, 2018. Primary responsibilities will include assisting with auction item procurement and donation solicitation, participating in regular committee planning meetings, assisting with event production, and post-event activities

Organization

Shunpike

Website

shunpike.org

More Info

Line Sandsmark

line@shunpike.org

206-905-1026 ext 105

Deadline to Apply

6/5/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Development & Events Intern will assist with the planning and successful execution of Shunpike’s annual gala scheduled for September 28, 2018. Primary responsibilities will include assisting with auction item procurement and donation solicitation, participating in regular committee planning meetings, assisting with event production, and post-event activities.

Qualifications:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and verbal communicator
• Highly organized with the ability to multi-task
• Experience working in Google Drive/Docs
• Experience working in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Comfortable in a Mac environment
• 21+ years old, and able to legally work in the United States

The ideal candidate is passionate about arts (visual, literary, music, theater, performance, etc.) and is looking to gain hands on experience in the non-profit sector.

Hours: 6-12hrs per week
• Flexible schedule with evening meetings on Jun 5, Aug 7, Sep 11, Sep 18, and Oct 23, 2018.
• Additional time commitment required the week of Sep 23, 2018.

Start date: Jun 4, 2018
End date: Oct 31, 2018
Per Diem Stipend: $15/day (max. $30/week)

Manager: Line Sandsmark, Executive Director
Mentor: Kira Burge, Gala Committee Co-Chair & Board Member

How to Apply

Apply by May 21, 2018
To apply, email info@shunpike.org subject line INTERN APPLICATION. Attach your current resume (PDF) that includes your contact information, reflects your education, and relevant volunteer/work experience. Please also attach a short cover letter (PDF) that explains why you are interested in interning at Shunpike, and what you hope to gain from the experience.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10103882712355226&set=a.936067566046.2439938.11512598&type=3

Posted

5/25/2018

Kirkland Arts Center
The Development Intern will work with the Development Team on our annual fundraising event, especially focusing on the procurement process of Silent/Live auction items and dessert donations.

Organization

Kirkland Arts Center

Website

kirklandartscenter.org

More Info

Amanda Reeves

volunteering@kirklandartscenter.org

4258227161 x106

Deadline to Apply

6/11/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

DESCRIPTION

Do you love the arts? Do you want to be part of building a foundation for arts experiences in our community? If you answered “yes”, an internship with Kirkland Arts Center might be a good fit for you!

KAC is looking for a part-time intern to join the Development Team during the summer (mid-June to mid-September). You will be focusing on our annual fundraising event, ARTbeat, happening in late-October. Events take many creative and organized minds to make it successful, and we’ll be looking to our intern to especially support the procurement process of Silent/Live auction items and dessert donations. You’ll also get the benefit of working closely with the Development Director and Development Coordinator, giving you a first-hand look into fundraising strategy, event management, marketing, and communication.

DATES & TIME COMMITMENT
• 10-16 hours/week
• June 18 – September 7 (start/end date flexible)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with Development Coordinator to manage the procurement of items for annual auction fundraiser – this includes: communicating with previous and prospective donating businesses and individuals; managing donations in our auction software and Google Sheets
• Assist with generating social media and web content for marketing the event
• Other event-related tasks as assigned

There is potential to extend into other areas of Development, based on your interests and department needs, including: grant research, grant writing/reporting, and database management.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
• You are highly organized and attentive to detail.
• You communicate professionally (via email, phone, in-person) with a variety of constituents, including donors, businesses, staff, and event committee members.
• You are adept at time management; this project will have multiple elements that will need changing levels of attention throughout your internship.
• You are proficient with managing excel/Google sheets; ideally you have other experience with data or event management software or are ready to learn.
• You have a good sense of humor, are open to receiving feedback, and can work flexibly in a dynamic office.

COMPENSATION
Interns will be awarded a $1000 stipend after successful completion of a 10-12 week internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student). Interns are also welcomed to take one (1) free class during KAC’s Summer Quarter; preferred class availability is not guaranteed.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and letter of interest to volunteering@kirklandartscenter.org

Link to Opportunity

http://kirklandartscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/SU_Dev-Intern_2018_updated.pdf

Posted

5/25/2018

Artzine
International art prize with €8000 prize pool

Organization

Artzine

Website

https://artzine.com

More Info

Marina Gragera

marina@artzine.com

+34653341689

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

From May 21st, the Artzine Art Prize 2018 will be open to artists from around the globe. With a prize pool of €8000, Artzine is calling talented artists to submit their artworks in the categories of abstract art, figurative art and urban art.

Submissions are open to all members of the international arts community, and prize entry is free of charge. Members of the public are also invited to take part by voting in the People’s Choice award, which will commence on June 11th.

How to Apply

Submissions are to be uploaded via the artzine.com website. Full details are available on the prize page.

Link to Opportunity

https://artzine.com/prize-2018

Posted

5/25/2018

ArtsWA (Washington State Arts Commission)
Apply now to create artworks throughout Washington State

Organization

ArtsWA (Washington State Arts Commission)

Website

https://www.arts.wa.gov/public-art/public-artist-and-curator-rosters/2018-public-artist-roster-call

More Info

Deane Shellman

deane.shellman@arts.wa.gov

360-753-5894

Fee to Apply

N/A

Deadline to Apply

6/26/2018

Description

The Roster is a list of artists who are pre-qualified to design and create site-responsive artworks at K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and state agencies with our Art in Public Places program. We use the Roster to choose artists for about 40 projects per year. You are eligible to apply if you live in the U.S. or British Columbia. Accepted artists serve a three year term, after which they may reapply. We plan to hold the next call in 2021.

Deadline: June 26, 2018, 5 pm (Pacific).

How to Apply

Find more information and apply on our web site.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.arts.wa.gov/public-art/public-artist-and-curator-rosters/2018-public-artist-roster-call

Posted

5/25/2018

ArtsWest
Front of House for ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery

Organization

ArtsWest

Website

https://www.artswest.org

More Info

Elaine Cho

elainec@artswest.org

(206) 938-0339

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

General Responsibilities: Provides supervision of the front of house during performances and special events. This position is responsible for audience seating, customer service, hospitality and maintaining audience and volunteer safety at all times. This position coordinates with the Production Stage Manager during performances and acts as shift supervisor for all front of house paid staff and volunteers.

Hours: Part-time, evenings and some weekend matinees with shifts ranging from 2-4 hours depending on the length of the production run. Shifts are on a sign up, first-reply first scheduled basis.

Supervision: This position reports to the Box Office Manager & Volunteer Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Opening and closing the theater for performances, special events and rentals.
• Maintaining the safety and comfort of the public at all times.
• Creating the ideal conditions for their enjoyment of ArtsWest’s programs
• Assist the public with special needs (including early seating for injured or disabled persons) and train ushers in matters of audience safety and emergency evacuation.
• Act as liaison between ArtsWest and the public in addressing their concerns courteously and promptly plus set a professional tone for all publics, whether patrons or volunteers
• Count/reconcile cash tills to concession reports
• Work with Box Office to seat latecomers
• Provide lobby security during performances and other events
• Manage emergency situations involving audience members and the public
• Works in consultation with Production Stage Management to hand over a seated audience ready for the performance.

Note: Washington liquor and food handling training and certification are required – the fee and time spent in class are paid for by ArtsWest.

House Managers may be asked to cross-train in box office and bartending.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter/email to Elaine Cho, the Box Office and Volunteer Manager at elainec@artswest.org

Link to Opportunity

Posted

5/25/2018

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
PAFAC Job Announcement Gallery and Program Director The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center is currently seeking an innovative Gallery and Program Director to curate gallery shows and a five-acre art park, providing high quality art experiences and exhibits for travelling visitors and local community members alike. The Center is less than a mile from the Olympic National Park Visitor’s Center and approximately 18 miles away from Hurricane Ridge. The grounds are perched atop a wooded hill overlooking the City of Port Angeles, the Port of Port Angeles, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Vancouver Island, BC can be seen across the Strait, and Victoria, BC is just a ferry ride away. The Center operates one indoor gallery with several exhibits annually. The surrounding art park in Webster’s Woods houses hundreds of outdoor sculptures in a wooded setting accessible to the public via a series of self-guided trails. The works of art installed can blend in with the forested surroundings, surprising viewers upon discovery, and sometimes provide stark contrasts to the natural setting. As they are exposed to the elements, the works are also in a constant state of change. The Gallery and Program Director’s primary tasks will be generating engaging exhibitions and curating both the gallery and the art park. This person will reach out to the local community and connect with regional, national, and/or international artists and jurors. The PAFAC is run by a small staff, which includes an Executive Director, an Administrative Coordinator, volunteers and docents. The Gallery and Program Director oversees the exhibits and curation and will report directly to the Executive Director. The Executive Director works with the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors, the City, and other community organizations on a variety of administrative and organizational aspects of the Center’s operations, including business development, budgeting and human resources. Both Directors collaborate on event programming, marketing, and cultivating educational opportunities through both the exhibits and the art park. Consider this unparalleled curatorial opportunity at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, on the Olympic Peninsula, where the mountains meet the sea. Visit our website http://www.pafac.org/gallery-and-program-director.html for job description and application details. APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 8th NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

Organization

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Website

pafac.org

More Info

Jessica Elliott

jobs@pafac.org

Deadline to Apply

6/9/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Gallery and Program Director: Job Description


Nature of Work:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Gallery and Program Director plans and manages the exhibitions and events of the Fine Arts Center. The Director will develop and present a yearly program calendar for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Working with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteer committees, the Gallery & Program Director coordinates all gallery and some event related activities for Center. The Director assists the Executive Director in achieving program and exhibition goals and objectives outlined in the Center budget and strategic plan. The Director also oversees operations of the gallery, outdoor art park and the docent program.

The position requires working a flexible schedule including many weekends and some evenings.

Essential Job Functions:
Essential job functions are those functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation. The following duties are not inclusive of all duties and the incumbent performs other related duties as required.

• Curate gallery and outdoor art park exhibitions.
• Enhance and build docent program. Recruit and supervise docents and volunteers.
• Draft budgets for exhibits and events. Submit and review with Executive Director.
• Assist with grant writing.
• Develop long-range plans for programs and activities.
• Curate and design visual art exhibitions or arrange for the showing of traveling exhibitions.
• Arrange loans of artwork and schedule with artists and lenders; negotiate gifts of artwork with artists and donors.
• Transport or arrange transport of artworks for exhibition.
• Develop supplementary programming in support of the exhibitions, including lectures, performances, readings, workshops and tours.
• Compose, design, and arrange publication of interpretive and promotional materials.
• Marketing, communications, social media and graphic design for the Center’s exhibits and events.
• Recruit art education program support (contract work or volunteers).
• Create new strategies to increase number and diversity of attendees to gallery and art park events.
• Remain current in the field of art and exhibition design.
• Create and/or contribute to the Center’s quarterly art publication.
• Responsible for gallery maintenance (and/or arranging & supervising volunteer help with gallery prep and clean up).

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Work is performed in an office environment and requires sitting and utilizing a keyboard and PC work station for extended periods of time. Physical labor includes installing and de-installing exhibits which requires bending, stooping and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds. It also includes regular outdoor walks on art park trails and property.

Qualifications:
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Studio Art and/or Art Education, or a combination of training and equivalent professional work experience will be considered.
• Master’s degree is desirable.
• Must possess strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising skills and experience engaging a wide range of stakeholders and diverse populations.

Experience:
• Must have proficient computer skills with graphics and desktop publishing software as well as office programs, fluency with design and publishing in both printed and electronic formats.

Other Requirements:
• Good driving record and possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State of Washington driver’s license within thirty (30) days of employment. Must have own vehicle.
• Must be willing to relocate to the Olympic Peninsula. *Please note: Gallery & Program Director will be available during the required hours to engage and build relationships with local community.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Thorough professional grounding in the visual arts.
• Strong knowledge of various types of styles of contemporary art work and art making methods as well as modern methods and practices of preparing gallery exhibitions and displays of works of art.
• Knowledge of and ability to develop and conduct effective educational programs.
• A broad range of contacts in the regional art world.
• Strong verbal and written skills. Public speaking skills and ability to communicate with board members, volunteers, the public and artists.
• Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks effectively.
• Creative problem solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize, schedule work and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently, be self-directed and work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and organizations.

Salary: $42,000 a year, plus $400 per month towards health care costs.

Application Materials:

• Application Coversheet
• Cover Letter
• Resume (including exhibition history)
• Marketing portfolio
• Two writing samples

*Email all application materials to jobs@pafac.org.

Application deadline: June 8th.
No phone calls, please.

How to Apply

Application Materials:

• Application Coversheet
• Cover Letter
• Resume (including exhibition history)
• Marketing portfolio
• Two writing samples

*Email all application materials to jobs@pafac.org.

Application deadline: June 8th.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.pafac.org/gallery-and-program-director.html

Posted

5/25/2018

Seattle Men's Chorus / Seattle Women's Chorus
Vocal Ensemble Director

Organization

Seattle Men's Chorus / Seattle Women's Chorus

Website

www.seattlechoruses.org

More Info

Paul Caldwell

Paulc@seattlechoruses.org

Deadline to Apply

6/8/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

In September, 2018, Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus will launch a mixed-voice small ensemble dedicated primarily to the contemporary a cappella style. The organization seeks a motivated and uniquely qualified musician to lead the ensemble. The successful candidate will contribute to the creation of a new musical brand, one which will significantly represent the values and mission of the Seattle Women’s Chorus and Seattle Men’s Chorus.

Together, the Seattle Women’s and Men’s Choruses comprise the nation’s largest community choral organization. They perform regularly in Seattle’s most prominent venues (Benaroya Hall, McCaw Hall, etc). As an LGBTQ-identified chorus, they strive to create artistic commentary and dialog about the importance of diversity and social justice.

Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus are led by Artistic Director Paul Caldwell. The successful candidate will, therefore, become a colleague and collaborator to a choral artist recognized nationwide as a leading composer and conductor.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their cover letters, resumes, and representative audio recordings or YouTube links via email to Artistic Director Paul Caldwell (staffing@seattlechoruses.org) by midnight June 8, 2018. The cover letter should include a detailed description of your vision for a mixed-voice contemporary ensemble representing an LGBTQ-identified choral organization. Candidates of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates will be notified of their selection to a further round of the interview process within a week of the application deadline.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattlechoruses.org/about/jobs/

Posted

5/25/2018

4Culture
Serve as a creative strategist and collaborator to increase public engagement with science and water quality, with a focus on Latino and Latinx communities.

Organization

4Culture

Website

www.4culture.org

More Info

Brennan Jernigan

brennan.jernigan@4culture.org

206-263-1596

Deadline to Apply

6/8/2018

Description

4Culture seeks an artist to serve as Artist in Residence (AiR) with the King County Water and Land Resources Division’s Stormwater Services Section (the Section) on a part-time basis for 13 months, September 5, 2018—September 28, 2019.

BUDGET: $30,000 artist fee, $20,000 art material and production costs, $5,000 travel contingency (budgets are inclusive of Washington State Sales/Use Tax, as relevant).

ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists who (1) reside in WA, OR, or CA; (2) are fluent in Spanish and English or are Latino/Latinx identifying; and (3) have specialties in teaching, social engagement, or curatorial practice. Artists in all disciplines may apply, including performing, literary, visual, time-based media, and social practice.

APPLICATION: submission of an online application is required for this opportunity.

DEADLINE: Friday, June 8, 2018 by 4:00 pm PDT.

The AiR will work as a creative strategist and collaborator with Section staff to understand the significance of stormwater and produce art experiences that reveal its connections to water quality and public health and that foster a sense of personal connection and collective responsibility.

The AiR will work with and for two audiences: (1) Section staff, to offer new ways of thinking about strategic planning, communication and inclusive engagement; and (2) the general public, with a focus on how Latino and Latinx communities perceive and relate to stormwater and associated issues. In both cases, the AiR will center the role of art in fostering dialogue and social change.

The most common non-English language spoken in King County is Spanish, and translation of public communication materials by the County into the Spanish language is increasingly common. The Section seeks to move beyond language translation to cultural competence and responsiveness, and to build on national findings that Latinos are especially ready to take action for climate change.

The Residency deliverables include both fixed and flexible elements:

-Artist office hours (average 48 hours a month).
-Input on Section strategic planning, branding, and reporting.
-Metrics for success co-developed with the Section and community members.
-Latino and Latinx community surveys, focus groups, and workshops.
-Artist-designed objects, experiences, or campaigns, with media to be determined*.

*A wide range of artistic methods, media, and outcomes are possible, including performances, publications, film and video, events, and installations. There is specific interest in exploring artist-led tours that bring members of the public face-to-face with sites and impacts, as well as projects that both communicate and offer functional remediation.


How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following materials via online application.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/artist-residence-stormwater/

Posted

5/25/2018

4Culture
4Culture seeks to purchase original, unframed photographs and works on paper—including drawings, paintings, prints, mixed media, and more—for the King County Public Art Collection. Acquired works will rotate throughout publicly accessible areas of county-owned facilities.

Organization

4Culture

Website

www.4culture.org

More Info

Brennan Jernigan

brennan.jernigan@4culture.org

206-263-1587

Deadline to Apply

6/11/2018

Description

4Culture seeks to purchase original, unframed two-dimensional artworks, specifically photographs and works on paper (drawings, paintings, prints, mixed media, etc.), for the King County Public Art Collection.

Diversity within the collection is highly encouraged and a broad range of styles and approaches will be considered. Artists should submit works that incorporate color as well as themes and imagery suitable for public settings and culturally diverse audiences. Artworks that contain graphic depictions of violence, sexually explicit imagery or nudity, and religious references are extremely difficult to display and will not be accepted. For the sake of portability, submitted work may not be over 48 inches in height or width, under 14 inches in height or width, or more than 3 inches deep (unframed).

Artists wishing to be considered for this opportunity should submit up to 4 images of works available for purchase; submitted work must be reserved “on hold” until notifications go out in late July 2018. An overall budget of $150,000 has been designated for this purchase; the budget includes framing costs and Washington State sales/use tax. Please do NOT include sales tax in the purchase price of the artwork. Selected artists will be responsible for all packing expenses and shipping/delivery (insured) costs to 4Culture. Art will be purchased unframed. The purchase price of any single artwork will not exceed $3,000.

4Culture expects to deal directly with the artist; any agreement that an artist may have with their dealer or representative must be handled between the artist and the dealer. 4Culture will assume no responsibility for payment of fees or percentages to gallery dealers or other artist representatives. 4Culture reserves the right to refuse any delivered artwork whose quality or condition is deemed inconsistent with the work sample submitted in the application.

This opportunity is open to professional studio artists residing in the United States who have original, high-quality photographs and works on paper available for purchase.

Matriculated students as well as current 4Culture Board members, Advisory Committee members, employees, and the business partners and immediate family members of the above agency representatives are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the materials via an online application.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/portable-purchase/

Posted

5/25/2018

Path with Art
The Grants Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of Path with Art’s foundation and government grants, and corporate partnerships. This includes, but is not limited to, managing each step of a grant cycle, tracking organizational grant schedules, maintaining organizational grants calendar, and working with a grant writer.

Organization

Path with Art

Website

pathwithart.org

More Info

Cally Shine

cally@pathwithart.org

2066500669

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Grants and Corporate Partners Manager

Employment Status: Part-time (with a possibility of full-time)

Reports to: Associate Director

Compensation: DOE

Work Schedule: Flexible - TBD

Position Summary

The Grants Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of Path with Art’s foundation and government grants, and corporate partnerships. This includes, but is not limited to, managing each step of a grant cycle, tracking organizational grant schedules, maintaining organizational grants calendar, and working with a grant writer.

Our Mission

Path with Art transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability.

Primary Responsibilities

Efficiently and effectively administrate all Path with Art grants
Research and identify potential and organization appropriate grants
Build and maintain relationships with foundation staff, grant officers, corporate sponsors, etc.
Project a positive image of the organization, and clearly articulate organization’s mission and work
Write and edit grants as needed and appropriate
Hire and manage contract grants writers as needed and determined by development team.
Prepare grants budgets
Track status of grant applications
Maintain up to date reports and grants calendar
Ensure that all granting requirements are fulfilled (including acknowledgment and reports)
Coordinate with executive team
Participate in monthly Resource Development Committee meetings
Attend Path with Art events as appropriate
Support general development initiatives as needed
Other duties and responsibilities as needed
Qualifications

A strong candidate will:

Be deeply committed to Path with Art’s mission
Have experience writing grants
Marketing background is a plus
Demonstrate excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
Be an excellent project manager who possesses strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with the ability to manage priorities and workflow
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
Have strong interpersonal skills
Be able to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Have proficiency in Windows and Mac operating systems and MS Office Suite
Familiarity with CRM databases, Cloud Storage platforms, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, but not mandatory
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent related experience.
Physical Demands

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
Work Environment

Generally work is in an office setting but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of typical office environment.

Path with Art is an equal opportunity employer.

Please, no phone calls about this position. To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to the email provided. Please include Grants Manager in the subject line.

Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply

To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to info@pathwithart.org. Please include Grants Manager in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
ArtBridge Fellowship

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

https://www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

2064375551

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

In partnership with METHOD Gallery and Chihuly Garden and Glass, Pratt Fine Arts Center is pleased to offer the ArtBridge Fellowship, an award that provides a variety of educational resources, professional development opportunities, and Pratt studio access to an emerging artist in Washington State. The ArtBridge Fellowship supports the creation of new work and equips the artist with the tools to advance to the next level in his/her professional journey.

Fellowship Award: Over the duration of the award year, which runs September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019, the ArtBridge Fellowship includes:
 $1,500 credit at Pratt Fine Arts Center to apply towards class/workshop registrations and related supply fees, and studio/equipment access fees *
 Master level membership at Pratt Fine Arts Center
 $1,000 materials stipend paid directly to the artist
 Sponsored attendance in Artist Trust’s Art Business Night School Program: Professional Development for Visual Artists (exact dates TBD)
 $300 reimbursement for professional photography services
 Yearlong mentorship and guidance from METHOD Gallery in preparation for a culminating solo exhibition
 An exhibit at METHOD Gallery mid-2019

Furthermore, all partners will make every possible effort to promote the recipient’s work and ensure maximum public exposure throughout the experience.

About the Artist Trust Art Business Night School Program: Art Business Night School, based on Artist Trust’s long-running EDGE Professional Development Program, is a series of workshops for artists of all disciplines on the business of being an artist.

About METHOD Gallery:
The mission of METHOD is to foster and exhibit sculpture and installation that regards process, material, and concept, while engaging the gallery space. METHOD is a non-profit gallery, fiscally sponsored by Shunpike, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that provides independent arts groups in Washington State with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths in sustainable success. www.METHODgallery.com

Eligibility: The ArtBridge Fellowship is open to emerging visual artists, aged 18 years and older, who currently reside in Washington State. Board, advisory board, and staff members of any of the partner organizations, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation: Applications will be reviewed by a committee of representatives from all presenting organizations and will include artists and arts professionals. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates exceptional promise, and whose past work and exhibition activities show strong potential and dedication to a career in art. The recipient’s proposal will clearly articulate the anticipated educational impact of the award, including a specific project to be pursued using Pratt’s facilities during the Fellowship year. Applicants should also clearly describe how their award year might translate into an exhibition at METHOD Gallery.

How to Apply

Application Requirements
1. Fellowship proposal (3 pages maximum), explaining:

a. What you intend to explore or accomplish during your fellowship year, including but not limited to:
i. Specific project proposal(s)
ii. Skills and/or techniques you plan to explore or develop
iii. Classes/workshops you plan to take, or other educational resources you plan to pursue
iv. An overview of how you will take advantage of the exhibition and
mentorship opportunities at METHOD Gallery or an exhibition proposal

b. How your proposed fellowship project(s) relates to your previous work and artistic practice
c. What are your professional artistic and development goals
d. What you hope to learn and how you plan to benefit from the Artist Trust Art Business Night School Program? If you have already completed the EDGE program, what professional development training would you propose instead and why?

2. Six (6) JPEG images of current work - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest
side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your
JPEGS with your last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **

3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. Title
b. Dimensions
c. Medium
d. Year of completion
e. Photo credit (if necessary)
4. Current resume or curriculum vitae
5. Completed online application form

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.
A winner will be announced in July, and award year begins September 1, 2018.

TO APPLY, visit www.pratt.org/scholarships

For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

* Successful completion of a studio orientation and access test are required to use Pratt’s facilities independently.
** Please note that Pratt may use your submitted images in marketing materials to promote the scholarship.

Link to Opportunity

www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

https://www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

Pratt Fine Arts Center is pleased to offer the Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship, providing opportunities for artists of color to advance their careers through education and exposure. The Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship aims to amplify the work of underrepresented artists and equip them with the tools to progress to the next level in their professional journeys. These artists, in turn, will make powerful contributions to the cultural vitality of our region.

Pratt Fine Arts Center serves as a lasting tribute to Edwin T. Pratt, a man who relentlessly championed open and equal access to educational and housing opportunities for all of Seattle’s residents. Pratt Fine Arts Center honors his memory by continuing to pursue its mission of making art accessible to everyone, for people of all ages, all skill levels, and all backgrounds. This scholarship is one way Pratt makes that mission a reality.

Scholarship Award:
Each Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship will include:
 $2,500 credit at Pratt Fine Arts Center to apply towards class/workshop registrations and related supply fees, or studio/equipment access fees * (the credit may be applied over the duration of the award year, which runs September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019)
 $500 materials stipend paid directly to the artist
 Master level membership at Pratt Fine Arts Center (provides studio access, discounts on classes and supplies)
Furthermore, Pratt Fine Arts Center will make every possible effort to promote the recipient’s work and ensure maximum public exposure throughout the experience. This may include, but is not limited to, securing an appropriate site for a culminating exhibition at the end of the award cycle. In addition, scholarship recipients will be paired with mentors who will provide guidance throughout the award term.

Eligibility:
The Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship is open to visual artists of color at any career stage, aged 18 years and older. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation:
Applications will be reviewed by a diverse committee of Pratt local artists and arts professionals. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates exceptional promise, and who’s past work and activities show strong potential and dedication to a career in art. Finally, the recipient’s proposal will clearly articulate the anticipated educational impact of the award, including intended learning outcomes to be pursued using Pratt’s facilities during the scholarship year.

How to Apply

Application Requirements:
1. Statement of Intent (1,000 words or less), answering the following questions:
a. What do you intend to explore or accomplish during your scholarship year? Please reference all of the following that may apply:
i. Specific project(s) you have in mind
ii. Skills and/or techniques you plan to explore or develop
iii. Classes/workshops you plan to take, or other educational resources you plan to pursue
b. How does your proposed scholarship work relate to your previous work and artistic practice?
c. What are your professional goals?

2. Six (6) JPEG images of current work - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGs with your last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing.**
3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. Title
b. Dimensions
c. Medium
d. Year of completion
e. Photo credit (if necessary)
4. Current resume or curriculum vitae
5. Completed online application form
All document uploads must be in Word or PDF formats.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Assistance:
For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org. We’d be happy to help you develop a competitive application.
Deadline:

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.

A winner will be announced in early July, and the award year begins September 1, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

https://www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

Through the generous and enduring support of the Jon and Mary Shirley Foundation, Pratt Fine Arts Center is pleased to offer an enhanced, project-based scholarship to support an emerging artist pursuing a career in the glass arts the opportunity to explore new or experimental directions in his/her practice, and leverage Pratt’s valuable educational resources.

Scholarship Award: The Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass, now a $3750 award, may be applied towards glass arts class/workshop registrations and studio access fees for Pratt‘s glass facilities including the hot shop, warm shop, cold shop, mold room and use of the sandblaster. Recipient will also receive an annual Master level membership at Pratt for the duration of the award year, which runs September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.

Eligibility: The Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass is open to emerging glass artists, aged 18 years and older, who have completed a glass arts class or workshop at Pratt Fine Arts Center or have accessed Pratt’s glass facilities independently within the past calendar year. This scholarship may not be used to fund production work using Pratt’s glass facilities. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation: Applications will be reviewed by a committee of local artists and other arts professionals with expertise in the glass arts. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates exceptional promise in the medium, and whose past work and exhibition activities show strong potential and dedication to the glass arts. Finally, the recipient’s statement of intent will clearly articulate the anticipated educational impact of the award, including

How to Apply

Application Requirements
1. A statement of intent (2 pages maximum) explaining:
a. how this award will enhance your professional artistic development and goals
b. why you need scholarship funding to complete these goals
c. what you intend to explore or accomplish during the scholarship year, including but not limited to:
i. specific project proposal(s)
ii. classes and workshops you plan to take
iii. new skills and/or techniques you plan to develop
2. Six (6) JPEG images of current work - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGS with your last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **
3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. title
b. dimensions
c. medium
d. year of completion
4. Current resume or curriculum vitae
5. Completed online application form

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.

A winner will be announced in July, and award year begins September 1, 2018.

TO APPLY, visit www.pratt.org/scholarships

For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Pratt/Seattle Print Arts Partners Grant

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

In partnership with Seattle Print Arts (SPA), and to nurture the development of our shared artist community, Pratt is pleased to offer an enhanced funding grant in printmaking (formerly known as the Seattle Print Arts Scholarship). This grant is specifically for Puget Sound printmakers who are members of Seattle Print Arts.

Grant Award: The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant, a $1000 award, is to be applied towards printmaking classes and workshops, and supply fees at Pratt Fine Arts Center. $250 will be distributed directly to the recipient for purchasing materials and supplies. In addition to the financial award, the recipient will also receive:
 One-year SPA membership renewal
 One-year Master Level membership at Pratt Fine Arts Center
 Access to Pratt’s printmaking studio for the duration of the award year, this runs September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019. (Worth 12 x $150 =$1800)

Eligibility: The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant is open to printmakers of all levels, aged 18 years and older, who are active members of SPA and who wish to refine their skills or pursue new or experimental directions in their discipline. Previous involvement or prerequisite classes at Pratt are not required. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center and SPA, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation: The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates artistic merit, as well as articulates his/her creative intent and anticipated educational impact of the prize. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of Pratt staff and SPA board members, and other arts professionals with expertise in the field of printmaking.

How to Apply

Application Requirements
1. Statement of intent (maximum one page) explaining:
a. How this grant will enhance your artistic development and goals
b. What you intend to explore or accomplish with this grant
c. Why you need grant funding to complete these goals
2. Three (3) to six (6) JPEG images of current artwork - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGS with you last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **
3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. Title
b. Dimensions
c. Medium
d. Year of completion
4. Current resume or curriculum vitae
5. Completed online application form

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.

A winner will be announced in July, and the award year begins September 1, 2018.

For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org.

Link to Opportunity

www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Pratt/SMG Partners Grant: Jewelry and Metal Arts

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

visit www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

In partnership with Seattle Metals Guild (SMG), and to nurture the development of our shared artist community, Pratt is pleased to offer a grant specifically for Puget Sound jewelry and metal artists who are active members of SMG.

Grant Award: The Pratt/SMG Partners Grant covers the cost of registration for one jewelry/metals class at Pratt Fine Arts Center. It may be used to enroll in a one-day workshop, weekend workshop, or a 4-, 6-, or 8-week class in Pratt’s jewelry/metals studios occurring between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. Recipient will also receive a one-year SMG membership renewal.

Eligibility: The Pratt/SMG Partners Grant is open to jewelry and metal artists of all levels, aged 18 years and older, who are active members of SMG and who wish to refine their skills or pursue new or experimental directions in their medium. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center and SMG, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation: Applications will be reviewed by a committee of Pratt and SMG staff with expertise in the fields of jewelry and metal arts. Though artwork images will be reviewed, they will serve only as evidence that applicant has enough of a background in jewelry/metals to benefit from a class. The grant itself will be awarded to the applicant who best articulates his/her creative intent, personality, and anticipated educational impact of the prize. Strong applications will include images that correlate with the statement of intent.

How to Apply

Application Requirements
1. Statement of intent, no longer than one page, explaining:
a. how this grant will enhance your artistic development and goals
b. the skills and techniques you would like to learn or practice
c. what you intend to explore or accomplish with this grant

2. Three (3) to six (6) JPEG images of current artwork - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGS with you last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **

3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. title
b. dimensions
c. medium
d. year of completion
4. Completed application form

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.
A winner will be announced in July, and award year begins September 1, 2018.

For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org.

Link to Opportunity

visit www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

www.pratt.org/scholarships

More Info

Salena Hill

scholarships@pratt.org

Deadline to Apply

6/6/2018

Description

Through the generous support of her family and friends, Pratt is pleased to offer this merit-based scholarship in memory of Lillian Yeh, who was a passionate and caring member of Pratt’s community. Her love for the arts will be honored at Pratt through the Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists, which encourages young adults (aged 18-25) to pursue art-making as a lifelong passion.

Scholarship Award: The award, an $800 scholarship and Master level Pratt membership, may be applied exclusively towards class/workshop registrations and related supply and studio access fees in Pratt Fine Arts Center’s Drawing/Painting or Jewelry/Metalsmith studios, and must be used between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019.

Eligibility: The award is open to young adults between the ages of 18-25 who are pursuing higher education and possess a personal or professional interest in making art a lifelong passion. Limited to the disciplines of painting/drawing or jewelry/metalsmithing, the Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists is intended to supplement a college-level education by deepening a young person’s educational experience. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply.

Application Evaluation: The Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates artistic ability, as well as articulates his/her creative intent and anticipated educational impact of the prize. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of Pratt staff, artists, or other arts professionals with expertise in the fields of painting/drawing and jewelry/metalsmithing.

How to Apply

Application Requirements
1. Statement of intent, no longer than one page, explaining:
a. how this award will enhance your artistic development and goals
b. what you intend to explore or accomplish with this scholarship
c. why you need scholarship funding to complete these goals

2. Three (3) to six (6) JPEG images of current work - JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGS with you last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **

3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:
a. title
b. dimensions
c. medium
d. year of completion
4. Copy of valid student ID or current transcript
5. Completed online application form

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 6, 2018.
A winner will be announced in early July, and award year begins September 1, 2018.

For questions or assistance, please email scholarships@pratt.org.

Link to Opportunity

www.pratt.org/scholarships

Posted

5/25/2018

Franke Tobey Jones
Franke Tobey Jones is in search of talented artists age 55 or better for our 2018 Senior Art Show, which will take place Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7

Organization

Franke Tobey Jones

Website

https://www.franketobeyjones.com/

More Info

Jana Wennstrom

jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com

253-756-6219

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

6/30/2018

Description

Franke Tobey Jones is in search of talented artists age 55 or better for our 2018 Senior Art Show, which will take place Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7 in the M.J. Wicks Wellness Center with the Opening Reception on Thursday, October 4. Up to 30 entries from the Franke Tobey Jones exhibit will be chosen for a Community Art Show exhibit at Tacoma Art Museum which runs from October 10 – December 27, 2018 with a reception at the Tacoma Art Museum on November 15th.

How to Apply

For more information, and to enter the 2018 Senior Art Show, visit www.franketobeyjones.com/senior-art-show.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.franketobeyjones.com/community/events/senior-art-show-submission-form/

Posted

5/25/2018

Youth in Focus
We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans.

Organization

Youth in Focus

Website

www.youthinfocus.org

More Info

Ashley Mouldon

ashleym@youthinfocus.org

206-723-1479

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

outh in Focus offers both B&W Darkroom and Digital Photography Classes to youth ages 13-19 throughout the year in eight-week quarters. Additionally we offer a variety of photography Partner Programs and workshop opportunities based on interest and teaching artist expertise. Hours for our quarterly classes and partner programs vary throughout the year.

We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans.

As an equal opportunity employer, Youth in Focus is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Youth in Focus does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Youth in Focus Teaching Artist, please send your Resume/CV, a cover letter, and a completed background check form to jobs (at) youthinfocus (dot) org. Additionally, please complete the application at: http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

Link to Opportunity

http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

Posted

5/25/2018

Third Place Commons
Schedule, staff, & promote hundreds of free events per year including weekly live music acts

Organization

Third Place Commons

Website

http://ThirdPlaceCommons.org

More Info

Amy Whittenburg

jobs@thirdplacecommons.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Works with Executive Director, numerous community partners, and local band liaisons to schedule/book, contract, plan, promote, and staff a wide variety of free public events. These include weekly live music bookings (every Friday & Saturday night), periodic local school and student performances, community fairs, educational & civic programs, performances at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, and more.

This flexible, part-time position (approx. 18-24 hrs/wk) will be perfect for someone with special event and/or performing arts experience who is highly organized, detail-oriented, and a great communicator! Theatrical tech experience (especially analog sound mixing) a definite plus!

Weekends and evening availability required to work events on a fluctuating weekly schedule. The balance of the weekly schedule will be weekday office hours, though the office hours can be flexible (with prior approval) to accommodate other daytime commitments.

Full position description and application instructions available at http://ThirdPlaceCommons.org. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 4, 2018.

How to Apply

Please read full position description, then submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@thirdplacecommons.org.

Position Description: https://bit.ly/2GKXYNB

Position will remain open until filled, however priority consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, June 4th.

Link to Opportunity

https://bit.ly/2GKXYNB

Posted

5/25/2018

NFFTY/The Talented Youth
The Program Manager will play a key role in the organization’s success focusing on filmmaker relationships, programming support and operations/administration. Additionally, responsibilities may include: technical oversight; budget support; line producing; and editing/production support as needed for NFFTY content, both for internal use and for external partners.

Organization

NFFTY/The Talented Youth

Website

www.nffty.org

More Info

Dan Hudson

info@nffty.org

206-905-8400

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

THE ORGANIZATION
The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) is a media arts nonprofit based in Seattle, Washington. Its mission is to encourage young media artists by promoting their accomplishments through programs that celebrate their talent. We constantly seek ways to expand networking for young artists and opportunities to promote their work. Our flagship program is NFFTY, the world’s largest youth film festival, annually screening over 250 films by filmmakers 25 years old and younger to audiences of more than 10,000. Increasingly we are
engaged with working with corporate sponsors to develop projects and original content in collaboration with NFFTY filmmakers to enhance brands and storytelling. NFFTY serves as an educational resource for young filmmakers, providing workshops, resources, and collaborative opportunities year‐round. In 2017, NFFTY produced a landmark VR event ‐ the first of its kind at a youth film festival.

On-going responsibilities:
 Develop and manage year-round partnerships, including community, film festival, and school outreach that grows the NFTTY brand
 Support and oversight of NFFTY Creative content creation projects. Responsibilities may include: production support, line producing, technical oversight, budget support, and filmmaker liaison.
 Social media supervision: implement strategy of NFFTY social media and support interns and coordinators as they complete the majority of day-to-day posts. During off-season, become the primary social media producer
 Work to support development of new initiatives that further the NFFTY mission

Festival oriented:
 Working with Lead Programmer to support festival programming, including soliciting and procuring films outside of regular submission process
 Filmmaker liaison, including management of master filmmaker database and collection of films, images and other items for festival. Working in concert with Festival Manager and Lead Programmer
 Ensures positive festival experience for filmmakers, and helps coordinate travel and lodging for filmmakers and guests of the festival
 Outreach to audience in concert with the Festival Manager, including classroom visits, presentations at local universities and special events in advance of festival.
 Supervision and coordination of Networking Event
 Vendor interfacing for festival-related events - such as expo/fair opportunities for supporters and sponsors of the festival - including actively procuring sponsors
 Produce 48 Hour Film Off
 Marketing support and execution
 Coordinating logistics and activation of NFFTYX VR event
 Support operations, hosting and duties as assigned during the course of the festival weekend, October 25 - 28, 2018 (in attendance full time)
Supervisory duties:
 This position will include some supervision of marketing and programming interns in support of NFFTY 2018, as well as some volunteer support during the festival weekend to fulfill duties of Program
Manager

QUALIFICATIONS
 Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
 Strong working knowledge of filmmaking and content creation
 Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to accuracy
 Ability to exercise good judgment and communicate rationally under tight deadlines
 Outgoing and good sense of humor

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
 Strong experience with project management and/or event production
 Solid organizational and administrative experience including management of staff and budget
 Strong computer skills including knowledge of generally used programs and technology
 Ability to work with no supervision and yet be compatible within a team environment
 Ability to communicate with the Board, grantors, funders, sponsors, vendors and press
 Ability to recognize trends and keep the organization flexible and responsive to new opportunities or requirements
 Ability to engage with and relate to the needs of young filmmakers
 Interest in filmmaking, the arts, or supporting young artists is a plus

TIME COMMITMENT
This is a six-month contract with potential for year-round employment. This is a full time, 40-hour week position during the duration of the contract. Working hours are negotiable within reason to perform duties as required for NFFTY’s operational success.

COMPENSATION
This is a contract position with salary of $3,000 per month.

How to Apply

TO APPLY
Applicants must submit via email:
1) A detailed letter of introduction
2) Current resume
3) Professional references with telephone numbers
Send your Word or PDF format documents as attachments to: info@nffty.org with “Program Manager
Application” in the subject line of your email.
NFFTY/The Talented Youth is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Underrepresentation of
minority populations is a significant problem in our industry. As an equal opportunity employer, we are
working towards equality. If you identify as part of a minority group, you are strongly encouraged to apply to
NFFTY.

Link to Opportunity

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vBMMFTUhTYWg81m6YVYj6bMwy8V_BEaE/view

Posted

5/25/2018

NFFTY/The Talented Youth
The Digital Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting in the creation and implementation of the organization’s digital marketing strategy. This position focuses on building awareness of NFFTY, film submissions, and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth within the online community via social media platforms, digital advertisements, etc.

Organization

NFFTY/The Talented Youth

Website

www.nffty.org

More Info

Dan Hudson

info@nffty.org

206-905-8400

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Coordinate NFFTY’s social media calendar and content, curation, and distribution across all social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube)
o Research story leads, follow film/entertainment news sites to curate content for posting
• Build upon NFFTY’s existing submission outreach database
• Create and send email marketing campaigns and track resulting web traffic and conversions. Can include but not limited to the NFFTY e-news, e-blasts, etc.
• Write and/or curate blog posts
• Monitor paid advertising campaigns on Facebook and elsewhere
• Assist with the maintenance of NFFTY.org
• General office assistance and other tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Exceptional communications (phone & writing) skills
• Strong working knowledge of email marketing applications and social media networks
• Interest in film, film festivals, and/or filmmaking
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to accuracy
• As a voice of the organization in a media-driven environment, ability to exercise good judgment and discretion at all times
• Outgoing and good sense of humor

INTERNSHIP TIME COMMITMENT
To start immediately. Schedule negotiable.

COMPENSATION
This is an unpaid internship. NFFTY is prepared to cooperate with your school for course credit.

How to Apply

TO APPLY
Email your resume and a brief statement of interest to interns@nffty.org indicating “Digital Marketing Intern” in the subject line.

NFFTY/The Talented Youth is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We welcome and encourage qualified candidates from all national, religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds, from all gender expressions and sexual identities, and from persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

Link to Opportunity

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/585c3d2c579fb31beca3111d/t/5aa6f5da24a69401643da941/1520891354540/DigitalMarketingIntern_NFFTY2018.pdf

Posted

5/25/2018

NFFTY/The Talented Youth
The Programming Intern is responsible for supporting the festival as new programs are developed and brought to fruition. The intern will be working closely with the Programming Team and Program Manager to select films for the annual NFFTY festival, help establish screening themes and develop ideas for panels, workshops and other programmatic events.

Organization

NFFTY/The Talented Youth

Website

www.nffty.org

More Info

Dan Hudson

info@nffty.org

206-905-8400

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
● Screen film submissions and organize submissions into themes based on content
● Assist in development of screening schedule and related festival programs
● Assist in planning and logistical support of festival events and programs
● Conduct research on filmmakers, film festivals, and opportunities for collaboration
● Organize delegation of films to volunteer screening committee
● Coordinate annual 48-hour Film Off with Program Manager
● Host screenings and Q + A sessions during festival (negotiable)

QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Strong working knowledge of filmmaking and content creation
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to accuracy
• Ability to exercise good judgement and communicate rationally under tight deadlines
• Outgoing and good sense of humor

INTERNSHIP TIME COMMITMENT
To start immediately. Schedule negotiable.

COMPENSATION
This is an unpaid internship. NFFTY is prepared to cooperate with your school for course credit.

How to Apply

TO APPLY
Email your resume and a brief statement of interest to info@nffty.org indicating “Programming Intern” in the subject line. NFFTY/The Talented Youth is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We welcome and encourage qualified candidates from all national, religious, racial and
ethnic backgrounds, from all gender expressions and sexual identities, and from persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

Link to Opportunity

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jkNMAQ0DJQzJOLa9HTKR7AEmj1igaiI0/view

Posted

5/25/2018

Van Der Plas Gallery
The Van Der Plas Gallery has an open call for artists to participate in our upcoming All Art + Exhibition from June 18-23.

Organization

Van Der Plas Gallery

Website

http://vanderplasgallery.com/

More Info

Adriaan Van der Plas

adovanderplas@gmail.com

212•227•8983

Fee to Apply

depend on sizes

Deadline to Apply

6/15/2018

Description

The Van Der Plas Gallery has an open call for artists to participate in our upcoming All Art + Exhibition from June 18-23. 2018. Opening Reception Wednesday, June 20.
For more information, please see our website at:
http://vanderplasgallery.com/showing-opportunity

How to Apply

Artists who would like to take part in the exhibition should contact the gallery directly by email with a submission including:

High quality electronic images of proposed work
Dimensions of the artwork
Artist Statement
All art must be priced for retail (with no exceptions)

Link to Opportunity

http://vanderplasgallery.com/showing-opportunity

Posted

5/25/2018

4Culture
Create site-specific artwork for a prominent intersection in downtown Seattle that helps link the existing Washington State Convention Center with its new Addition.

Organization

4Culture

Website

www.4culture.org

More Info

Brennan Jernigan

brennan.jernigan@4culture.org

206-263-1587

Deadline to Apply

6/21/2018

Description

PROJECT BUDGET: $800,000. three selected finalists will each be paid $8,000 to attend an orientation and to develop and present a design proposal.

ELIGIBILITY: open to professional artists and artist-led teams residing in the United States or British Columbia.

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm PDT

Public Art 4Culture will manage this art opportunity, from artist selection through onsite installation, on behalf of the Washington State Convention Center.

OPPORTUNITY
The intersection of Ninth Avenue and Pike Street in downtown Seattle presents an opportunity for a large-scale artwork that can enhance the pedestrian experience and create a memorable and dynamic connection between the existing Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) and its new Addition. While this site is not part of the Addition re-development, it does offer the possibility for an artist to envision an urban “room” that creates a space of its own, while supporting other civic developments and connections. The site is an important location in the context of the city’s Pike Pine Renaissance: Act One initiative. The WSCC and this location are also adjacent to Freeway Park, a 5.2-acre masterwork designed by Lawrence Halprin and Angela Danadjieva. Freeway Park is currently undergoing a community engagement and schematic design process to envision and create improvements to connectivity, visibility, and public safety.

To build the Addition project, the WSCC requested several street and alley vacations from the city. In exchange, the project provided a package of public benefits, including three significant public artworks. This opportunity at Ninth and Pike is one of those public benefit artwork sites. All of the public benefit artwork areas are perceived as zones of experience, allowing the selected artists the broadest opportunity to define the intent, materials, and possibility of the artwork.

How to Apply

Submission of an online application is required for this opportunity.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/ninth-pike/

Posted

5/25/2018

4Culture
Create site-specific artwork for one of two prominent streetscape locations in downtown Seattle that are part of the new Washington State Convention Center Addition.

Organization

4Culture

Website

www.4culture.org

More Info

Brennan Jernigan

brennan.jernigan@4culture.org

206-263-1587

Deadline to Apply

6/21/2018

Description

PROJECT BUDGET: Boren Avenue – $500,000 plus applicable construction credits. Olive Way – $285,000 plus applicable construction credits.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to professional artists and artist-led teams residing in the Pacific Northwest region: WA, OR, ID, BC.

DEADLINE: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm PDT.

Public Art 4Culture will manage this art opportunity, from artist selection through onsite installation, on behalf of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC).

OPPORTUNITIES + CONTEXT
Boren Avenue is a four-lane, fast-moving thoroughfare. The frontage of the WSCC Addition is a steep block rising from north to south at about a 12% grade. The goal of the artwork here is to create a more pedestrian friendly edge condition and experience along Boren while also helping to promote connections to adjacent neighborhoods, particularly Seattle’s Capitol Hill. The landscape, lighting, seating, and building facade are all potential elements of a collaborative artwork opportunity. The selected artist will be encouraged to think holistically about this site as place with the other members of the design team: LMN Architects and GGN Landscape Architects.

The Olive Way site exists in proximity to the interior elevator banks of the Addition. This location presents a collaborative opportunity to engage the kinetic/lighting potential of the moving elevators and the streetscape. This streetscape experience is setting the stage for future mixed-use development across the street at the co-development sites and beyond to the Denny Triangle and South Lake Union.

The artists selected to design site-specific artwork for the Boren and Olive Way sites need to maximize their interaction with the rest of the design team. The selected artists will need to begin design work immediately.

To build the Addition project, the WSCC requested several street and alley vacations from the city. In exchange, the project provided a package of public benefits, including three significant public artworks. These opportunities at Boren Avenue and Olive Way are two of those public benefit artwork sites. All of the public benefit artwork areas are perceived as zones of experience, allowing the selected artists the broadest opportunity to define the intent, materials and possibility of the artwork.

How to Apply

Submission of an online application is required for this opportunity.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/boren-olive/

Posted

5/25/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to lead and grow its portfolio of foundation, corporate and government partners in close collaboration with the Development Director.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Kimberly Buchan

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Town Hall Seattle seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to lead and grow its portfolio of foundation, corporate and government partners in close collaboration with the Development Director. Founded in 1998 and now serving more than 110,000 attendees through more than 400 events annually, Town Hall fosters community and creativity through arts, education, humanities and civic programs. In addition to annual operations, Town Hall is nearing the end of an exciting campaign to fund the refurbishment of our 100-year-old building. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced grant writer with knowledge of the arts and both local and national institutional funders.

Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.

Position Description
The Institutional Giving Manager is a full-time position charged with building upon and managing Town Hall’s Institutional Giving program, which supports a $2.2M annual operating budget and a $27M capital campaign. Currently, institutional funding provides approximately 40% (about $550,000) of Town Hall's annual contributed income. This position reports directly to the Development Director. The Development Department also includes a Capital Campaign Director, Individual Giving Manager, Membership Manager and Special Events Coordinator. In addition, close collaboration with the Executive Director, Program Director, and General Manager will be critical for success.

Primary Responsibilities
• Write and prepare proposals to support annual and capital fundraising initiatives.
• Manage contracts and reporting requirements.
• Build and maintain relationships with institutional funders.
• Work collaboratively with Town Hall staff to prepare annual budgets and reports.
• Work with staff to identify projects and programs in need of support, and to develop the case for support.
• Manage a calendar/tracking system to ensure that all deadlines are anticipated and met.
• Research, identify and qualify potential new funders.
• Partner with the Individual Giving Manager to develop and implement a corporate giving/membership strategy.
• Manage and secure corporate sponsorships for Town Hall events.
• Other writing projects and research as assigned.
Qualifications
• BA/BS degree required; emphasis on writing, such as liberal arts, public relations, journalism, or related field.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in proposal writing.
• Proficient in prospect research.
• Experience with corporate sponsorship programs a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Proven organizational and planning skills; ability to manage deadlines.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Knowledge of Seattle-area arts and civic community desirable.
• Experience with Salesforce a plus.
• Experience working with budgets, preparing financial spreadsheets, and tracking expenditures.
• Ability to adapt successfully to multiple tasks that occur in a rapidly changing environment.
• Highly energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated; ability to work as an individual or as part of a team working in a small, fast-paced shop.

Compensation
• $24.04/hr-$28.85/hr, annualized to $50,000-$60,000/year
• Position is full-time non-exempt (40 hours/week); ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
• Benefits package includes fully-paid medical & dental insurance, fully subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, two writing samples and three professional references to:

Email: jobs@townhallseattle.org

Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning June 4. The position will remain open until filled.
For more information about Town Hall Seattle or to access this job description online, please visit our Web site at: www.townhallseattle.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/institutional-giving-manager-2/

Posted

5/25/2018

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