Career Opportunities

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Artist Residency in Columbus, OH

March 12, 2018 • Call For Art, Fellowships

Deadline for Applications: March 25, 11pm
Residency month: April, May, or June 2018

The Burke Artist Residency Award (BARA) is a one-month residency scholarship at Second Sight in Franklinton. Second Sight is a community-based visual arts organization. Their mission is to encourage experimentation, foster imagination, and spark conversation.

ELIGIBILITY: Awarded applicant will be female/female-identifying/non-gender conforming, and strong preference given to artists of color or indigenous background. Eligibility will also favor time-based or new media works or practices.

APPLICATION: To be considered for this residency-month scholarship, please send CV, website link and EITHER 4 links to video documentation (the committee will only view the first 5 minutes of any submitted video) OR 6-8 images of past work relevant to your practice.

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Design Fellowship with Be Original

March 7, 2018 • Fellowships, Internship

Be Original Americas’ 7-week Summer Design Fellowship will introduce two college students to all facets of creating innovative, high-quality products through hands-on, in-the-field learning.

The program will focus on different aspects of the design process from research and development to manufacturing and marketing, through the perspective of Be Original Americas member companies, supplemented by visits to their showrooms, headquarters, and factories in New York City and throughout the United States.

The Be Original Americas Fellowship will provide uniquely diverse and comprehensive exposure to the top players in the industry, offering insights from both iconic firms with global heritage and game-changing new brands. Throughout the program, discussion will focus on how each step of the design, manufacturing, and marketing process contributes to the integrity and originality of products that are intended to improve quality of life and foster creativity.

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2018-19 Post-Baccalaureate Residency at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

February 28, 2018 • Fellowships

The 2018-19 school year will welcome the fourth cohort to the Kirk Newman Art School at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for this intensive art-study program.

This nine-month residency is designed for aspiring artists seeking to grow and strengthen their art practice in a supportive community, with access to professional studio facilities and guidance.

Candidates should be college graduates preparing for a career as a professional artist or for entry into a Master’s of Fine Arts degree program. Candidates should have a deep commitment in their chosen medium and have the appropriate discipline to work independently in an open studio environment.

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Artist Residency

February 19, 2018 • Call For Art, Fellowships

The Artist-in-Residence program at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is open to artists and artisans whose work can be influenced by this unique northern wilderness setting.  It offers writers, composers and all visual and performing artists and artisans the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Porkies and express it through their particular art form.

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The Moldwin Prize: Art/Sci Student Residency

January 31, 2018 • Fellowships

The Moldwin Prize is designed for an undergraduate student currently enrolled in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, the Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning or the School of Music, Theatre and Dance who is interested in exchange and collaboration with students engaged in research practice in an engineering lab. No previous science or engineering experience is required, although curiosity and a willingness to explore are essential!

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The Norma Gray College Scholarship for the Visual Arts

January 31, 2018 • Fellowships

The Norma Gray College Scholarship for the Visual Arts is an annual $1,000 award sponsored through the generosity of the Longfield Family Foundation.  This prestigious scholarship award honors Norma Gray, a highly accomplished award winning professional artist and founding member of the Brighton Art Guild.

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DTX Launch Internship

January 30, 2018 • Fellowships, Internship

DTX Launch Detroit is a highly intensive, 10-week accelerator program designed to help college students and recent graduates explore their entrepreneurial potential, while attracting and retaining talent in the city of Detroit. Launch Detroit runs from May 21 through Aug 2, 2018.

We are seeking applications from teams of college students or recent graduates aspiring to launch a technology-based or -enabled business. Applications will be taken through Friday, 6 April 2018 and will be reviewed on a first-come/first-reviewed basis - so do not delay - apply now!

Accepted participants will receive a stipend of $2,500 per person (up to $7,500 per team).

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Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant

November 20, 2017 • Fellowships

The Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant was created to support undergraduate and graduate students in pursuit of textile and design degrees worldwide. Recipients selected on a monthly rolling basis will receive an award of Spoonflower credit to design their own digitally printed fabrics and wall media for use in shows and exhibitions.

The grant:

Allows students to create custom fabric and wall media for use in fashion shows or exhibitions.

Supports emerging student designers.

Boosts usage of digitally printed fabrics and wall media.

Increases awareness of the capabilities of digital printing.

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$23,000 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

September 25, 2017 • Fellowships

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant is one of the most prestigious grants available for Artists to provide financial grants to art students and to artists in the early or developmental stage of their career that is funded by the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. In order to apply, the applicant must be at least 18 years of age at the time of submitting their application. The Foundation provides financial assistance to artists who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpting or printmaking, are in the early or developmental stage of their career, and demonstrate a commitment to making art a lifetime career.

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