Monday, November 29, 2010

3rd Ward Call for Entries

3rd Ward Open Call Now Accepting Submissions

OPEN CALL to Award the Ultimate Artist's Experience: NYC Residency, Cash Grant & Solo Show

NEW YORK CITY -- 3rd Ward is pleased to announce the launch of its latest international open call for innovative, dynamic and exciting artwork.

The selected artist will receive a 3-month live/work New York City residency, a $5,000 cash grant and access to the resources to help create a body of work that is larger than the city itself, to present in his/her very own New York City solo exhibition.

Catherine Krudy, Acting Executive Director of, Jason Goodman, founder of 3rd Ward, and John Michael Boling, Associate Director of, will be selecting the featured artist.

The 3rd Ward Open Call is open to all artists of all mediums, including Sculpture, Installation, Painting, Drawing, Photography, Design, Illustration, Film, Video, Animation, Performance, and Sound. Conceptual proposals also accepted.

The deadline for the $1,000 Early Entry Award is November 30, 2010 11:59pm EST .

More details at:

Let New York City be the home of the solo show that garners you the attention you deserve. The opportunity to showcase your own exhibition, complete with a massive opening reception, is right here, and its yours. Go ahead, amaze us.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Teaching Position for MFAs

Lecturer in Art Studio, Photography (2 openings)

The Department of Art at the University of Kentucky invites applicants for lecturers in Art Studio, Photography (non-tenure track, nine-month appointment) to begin fall 2011 academic year. Initial appointment entails a 1-2 year renewable contract.
Duties: Successful candidates will team teach a new Photographic Literacy course in the Arts and Creativity area of the university's new General Education program. This course emphasizes creative problem solving, design principles, history of the medium and critical thinking through both writing and object making in a large lecture with small break out sections format. Curriculum development and refinement of existing pilot course will be an ongoing team effort. Primary responsibilities are teaching (75% assignment, the equivalent of 3 courses per semester) and service (25%) that benefits the academic and professional life of the Department of Art. Service may include advising, studio maintenance, organization of shows and exhibits involving primarily undergraduates, assessment, and other assignments determined by the Chair.
Qualifications: MFA or equivalent required. Qualified applicants should have demonstrable knowledge of conventional silver and digital based photography, history and theory of photography, critical theory and visual literacy. Two years teaching experience is desirable.
Application Deadline: Applications received by January 1, 2011 are assured full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Application Procedure: Please send a cover letter, CV, artist statement, digital portfolio of your work on a CD/DVD with a maximum of 20 JPEG image files with key list (maximum image resolution 1500 pixels in any dimension -- NO PowerPoint presentations), digital portfolio of student work with key list and assignment descriptions (also 20 images max, 1500 pixels in any dimension). Additionally, please send a 1-2 page sample exercise on the subject of portrait photography that has both a textual (reading and/or writing) component and a practice (studio) component appropriate to a foundations course in photography. Please include contact information for 3 references. These materials will not be returned, so please do not send originals.
Send to:
Photography Lecturer Search Committee Chair
Department of Art
University of Kentucky
207 Fine Arts Building
Lexington, KY 40511-0022

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Call for Entry

Desotorow Gallery announces a call to artists for “The Meticulous,” an exhibition to be held Jan. 7-Jan. 18, 2011. In the current age of rapid technological advancement, where information can be acquired at the press of a button and everything needs to be done yesterday, The Meticulous celebrates artists whose work is defined by laborious process; art where the working procedure is meticulous, requiring countless hours of unsung commitment. The act of art-making blurs the line between obsession and introspection, and the artists are connected by a collective investment to their work.

The juried exhibition “The Meticulous” is open to national and international artists of all levels. To be considered, an entry form, entry fee, artist statement and digital images of the artwork should be submitted to Desotorow Gallery by 5pm, Dec. 17. A $20 submission fee allows for the submission of up to 3 pieces of work. Artists will receive notification of the list of selected pieces through email on Dec. 20.

Further information about submitting work for the exhibition “The Meticulous,” including a complete list of dates, submission guidelines and forms, can be found at htttp://

Any questions about Desotorow Gallery and this exhibition can be addressed by calling 912.355.8204 or emailing

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Photography Internship

Nick Nacca Photography Seeks an Intern

Internship Responsibilities: Work with clients and personal projects, year round for portfolio production, promotional materials, e-mails, no formal internship program just assist as needed. Can have another job or internship at the same time. On project basis only. Needs assistance with client shoots and assignments, video shoots and stills. Must be willing to learn and assist.

Location: San Diego, CA
Nick Nacca Photography is a studio that specializes in artificial lighting.

Please e-mail Nick directly if interested. Send website and samples of work. No resume needed.
Phone: 619-280-9900

Monday, November 15, 2010

Ebooks and manuals now available via Jen Library

Safari Online Books available through SCAD libraries
SCAD libraries are happy to introduce Safari ebooks, a collection of more than 5,500 online books. This collection includes many current software manuals used in the following majors: photography, animation, visual effects, sound design, architecture, motion media, and interactive design and game design. Also included are manuals for Microsoft Office products, Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk, Corel, Apple hardware and software, Android, web programming and design and more. To access this collection of ebooks, visit the library website at and click the Databases tab. Then click "Databases by Title" and scroll down until you see "Safari Books Online."

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Sarah Wilson Opening at Savannah Bee Company

 TONIGHT, 11/11  at 7:15, 104 W. Broughton Street
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Clothes Drive for Union Mission

If you have clothing you would like to donate to a good cause, please go to:
for instructions and information.

MFA Alum Ashley Craig Exhibition

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Post Undergrad Photography Fellowship with Time Inc.

Time Inc. is currently recruiting recent graduates for a fellowship program in Birmingham, Alabama.

LifeStyle Group Fellowship Program (previously Southern Progress Corporation Fellowship program):
Time Inc.’s LifeStyle Group Fellowship program, based out of Birmingham, AL, offers recent college graduates the opportunity to gain experience at some of our trusted brands including Southern Living, Coastal Living, Cooking Light, Health and Oxmoor House.  Opportunities are offered in the following areas: editorial, marketing, finance, digital and test kitchens.  The fellowship program will run from January 2011 through June 2011 and fellows are paid $10/hour.  Candidates who are unwilling or unable to interview in Birmingham will not be eligible for consideration.
Photo fellowship candidate will work with photographer on set with lighting and camera equipment. Candidate interact with other members of the photo team, requiring an ability to grasp the scope and nature of projects underway in order to anticipate what needs to be done to bring the concept/layout to a photo ready state. Candidate will be involved in the upkeep and maintenance of the studio space. Candidate will be involved in organizing and archiving photo shoots.
How to Apply  

Each applicant must submit the following information:

1. Resume
2. Work sample/digital portfolio
3. One-page personal statement (include answers to: What do you hope to gain from this internship? What are your long-term career goals? How would this position advance those goals).
If you are applying a creative internship (i.e. photography, editorial or design), please submit samples.
Please submit your application to Emily Girschick at

We will inform those who are selected no later than December 17, 2010. Due to the volume of applications we receive each year, we will not be able to notify those who are not selected.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Yale MFA Open House

Go to for dates and application guidelines.

SCADDY Awards Deadline NOVEMBER 19th

Enter online.
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Denielle Nigretto MFA Thesis Openings

November 12th at Broughton Street Studio
November 17th at Hall Street Gallery
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Call for Exhibition Proposals

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Dr. Fred Gross Lecture THIS FRIDAY

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Senior Career Advising Days

The Office of Career and Alumni Success invites all seniors to Career Days on Friday, November 5th and Friday, November 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in York Hall on the 4th floor. Appointments can be made online at or you can simply drop by the office to meet with your career adviser. If you do not see a free appointment slot online you can select a spot with the adviser labeled "all majors".

Refreshments will be provided! In addition, all seniors who attend their career advising meeting will be entered into a drawing for some great prizes before finals week. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

One Life Photography Contest

International Photo Competition to Award Winner a Trip Around the World -or- $25,000

NEW YORK CITY -- The One Life Photography Project is pleased to announce its extended entry period!

Presented by Artists Wanted and Photo District News (PDN) , the One Life Photography Project is about honoring the visions of photographers from all over the world and demonstrating that with all our differences, we are one community connected by our love of images .

To top off this great mission, Artists Wanted and PDN are awarding the Grand Prize winner with a choice between $25,000 and a Travel Adventure of a Lifetime - the winner and his/her traveling companion will get to visit cities across 6 continents! Clearly, the folks at Artists Wanted are continuing to offer their grand-slam prize packages - their last competition, Exposure , awarded $10,000 cash and a rent-free, one year stay in a $1.2 million NYC apartment .

Joining them in selecting the winner are judges Jodi Peckman , Creative Director of Rolling Stone Magazine , Amy Kellner , Arts Editor of Vice Magazine , Conor Risch , Features Editor of Photo District News (PDN), Stephen Walker , Photo Director of Nylon Magazine , and James Morris , Photo Director of Lucky Magazine .

The project is open to all individuals of all backgrounds, styles and perspectives.

Submissions accepted through November 15, 2010 .

More details at :

Monday, November 1, 2010

Broncolor Call for Entries

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Aunt Chloe Journal Call for Entries

We are pleased to announce this year’s theme for Aunt Chloe ; the theme will be that of displaced women. The term "displaced" includes immigrant women, refugee women, and all others who have found themselves in unfamiliar places, forced to deal with challenging situations. In this year's issue of Aunt Chloe we will explore the struggles and experiences of all displaced women. We seek submissions that represent this theme in whatsoever fashion as the artist finds suitable, following with the standard Aunt Chloe guidelines. For guidelines, please refer to our website at . We accept visual art, poetry, book reviews, short fiction, and short non-fiction.

Aunt Chloe is a publication of Spellman University in Atlanta.

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