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Call for Art: Transforming Ash Trees into Art

October 14, 2014

During the week of June 13-20, 2015, chainsaw sculptors and other artists from around the nation will descend upon Battle Creek and begin transforming the remnants of once-towering Ash Trees in the Arboretum into something completely new, different and unique - a sculpture park.

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Holiday Card Design Opportunity

October 9, 2014

The University’s Office of Parent & Family Giving is looking for a design for the cover of its annual holiday card, which is mailed to approximately 1,500 U-M parents.  The design should be non-religious, yet appropriate for a warm, seasonal message.

Interested students should please submit a resume and portfolio to Matt Burrows at burrowsm@umich.edu by Friday November 7, 2014

Compensation will be $250 and your work will be seen by many!

 

Call for Artists, East Lansing Art Festival

October 9, 2014

2015 East Lansing Art Festival, May 16/17

$10,000 in Artist Awards 70,000 attendees

Friday set-up
Free artist parking, coffee & rest area
Saturday night dinner reception
Emerging Artist program
Live music & family events all weekend
10 AM - 6 PM - May 16
10 AM - 5 PM - May 17
Location: Downtown, East Lansing, Michigan

Apply at www.zapplication.org

 

Crushed Ivory Challenge

September 15, 2014

Elephant poaching is at its highest level in decades and it continues to rise. More than 35,000 elephant were killed in 2013 for the illegal ivory trade. These animals are being slaughtered across Africa to meet an insatiable global demand for ivory. Scores of the park rangers who work to protect them have also been killed.

We’re asking for your help in turning the crushed ivory into educational tools that can be distributed around the country. Through this pro-bono design challenge, you have the opportunity to create a compelling, thought provoking, informative and impactful display to increase awareness about our fight against illegal wildlife trade.

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Call for Photographic Art

September 10, 2014

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum announces a call for photographic art to be installed in the Matthaei gallery spaces during its holiday exhibit “Letters & Leaves - Nature as Inspiration for Poetry.” We’re looking for students’ most inspired photographs to accompany and enhance the poems on display—-images that explore and reveal the theme of the poetry of nature.

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Call for Ideas: PIPELINE

August 11, 2014

Dazzle us with your creative ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or sculpture. One winning entry will receive $1,000.

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Categories: Call For Art