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Artist Opportunities | June 2023

Updated: Nov 6, 2023

LATITUDES IN AFRO-LATINX ART EXHIBIT

APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 11, 2023


Latitude refers both to a place and a celestial object in relation to the equatorial mark we humans invented. It is an imaginary line around the globe. It both occupies north and south imaginations. In inviting Latitudes, we are inviting artists to submit artworks and practices that engage with the Afro-Latinx expressions in their diversities, expansions, and imaginations. Across the globe and across the skies, under and above the oceans. The exhibition is a collaboration between Casa Azul of Greensboro and The African American Atelier and will take place in The African American Atelier gallery in the Greensboro Cultural Center in September/October of 2023 in North Carolina.


ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF WINSTON-SALEM INC – AMERICA

APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 25, 2023 ($15 ENTRY FEE)


Create art that is based on the word “America”. This may be landscapes, Americana art, symbols of America’s heritage. Paintings, photography, small 3D pieces may be submitted.


MAIN IN COLOR – THE ART & DESIGN FESTIVAL, JULY 15

VENDOR APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 25, 2023


Main in Color is a local Art & Design Festival operating to create an immersive art experience for the High Point community. We are proud to be working with an array of local organizations including but not limited to: The High Point Arts Council, Theatre Arts Gallery, High Point By Design and Cohab Space. It is our greatest goal to make the arts accessible and inclusive and in order to make that happen we need the participation of artists like yourself.


Public Art Call - The "5" Royales Mural

APPLICATION DEADLINE JULY 31, 2023


The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission is seeking artists to design and paint a fullcolor mural of The “5” Royales, the early rock & roll band from Winston-Salem that was highly influential in the evolution and birth of rock & roll in the 1950s and ‘60s. They had two number one R&B hits in 1953: “Help Me Somebody” and “Baby Don’t Do It.” Some of their more memorable hits were brought to wider popularity by more famous musicians. “Tell the Truth” was covered by Ray Charles, “Think” was a hit not just once, but twice, when sung by James Brown, and “Dedicated to the One I Love” was wildly successful when sung by The Shirelles and the Mamas and the Papas. The “5” Royales were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. This project is being funded by the City of Winston-Salem. The budget of $19,999 is intended to pay for artist-design fees, paint and painting supplies, wall preparation, insurance, transportation, lodging, lift equipment rental, and painting the mural. Up to three finalists will be paid $1,000 to design and present a proposal



ANNUAL SUMMIT JULY 18-23, 2023

Welcome to the Summit registration process! We are delighted to welcome you and 200+ other artists, administrators, educators, and funders to the Artists Thr!ve network.

Artists Thr!ve helps us see where we are in our work, where we want to go, what is important to measure, and how we can improve in ways that benefit everyone involved. Artists Thr!ve is meant to be customized, adapted, and applied to many situations to support your work.


SOUTHERN PRIZE AND STATE FELLOWSHIP FOR LITERARY ARTS

APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 4, 2023

As the start of a new initiative supporting the literary arts field, writers can now apply for a total of $80,000 in awards. The genre for the 2024 cycle is Fiction.


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