Update

B&H Photo is still open for online & pick-up purchases…

B&H Photo has contacted MICA Photo with an update on where they are at as a company and to assure you that they remain present as a resource and an ally to our students and faculty. Message follows:

“The B&H Photo Video Manhattan SuperStore is temporarily closed for all in-store sales. Our warehouse and used departments are both operating at full capacity and will continue working to support the buy-online/pickup-in-store option as we continue to serve customers in a safe manner. The SuperStore will remain closed through Saturday, March 28th at which time the company will reassess the present situation. We will be extending our return policy to minimize customer disruption during this period and, as always, our outstanding sales staff can be reached through phone, online chat, and email.

Now more than ever, I would encourage your students and staff to sign up for the EDU Advantage Program to make the most of our exclusive product discounts and free delivery. The EDU Advantage Program is for personal purchases for students and staff and it is a great tool that can be utilized while at home and “in class”. We offer a wide array of products including distance learning solutions, laptops, webcams and more.”

B&H is a prime resource for us, and we wanted to pass along this information in case anyone needs to place an order. Best wishes to you all during this difficult period! ~ MICA Photo

Jobs & Opportunities

Recent listing of local, regional, and national jobs in the Arts…

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIESFEATURED LISTING! CALL FOR POETS: Arlington County Poet Laureate, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 24, 2020


Arlington County is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for its official Arlington County Poet Laureate. The Poet Laureate will serve as an advocate for poetry and the literary arts and will advance Arlingtonians’ consciousness and appreciation of poetry in its written and spoken forms. He or she will represent Arlington County’s commitment to fostering a creative environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and community participation.

The Poet Laureate will build on Arlington County’s well-received literary programs, including the Moving Words poetry competition, now in its 20th year, bringing poetry to a wider audience and strengthening Arlington’s place in the region’s rich literary community. The Poet Laureate program will be managed as a partnership between the Division of Cultural Affairs in Arlington Economic Development and Arlington Public Libraries.

Before applying, please review the complete Call to Poets describing the Poet Laureate’s duties, eligibility requirements, review criteria, selection process, terms and timeline.

Learn MoreNEW! JOB OPPORTUNITY: Public Art Communication Manager, Lancaster, PA
DEADLINE: Friday, March 13, 2020, 5:00 p.m., EST
SALARY RANGE: $41,304.66 – $53,696.06


The Public Art Communication Manager works within the City of Lancaster’s Office of Public Art. Reporting to the Public Art Manager, the position is responsible for managing Public Art Community Engagement (PACE), a program that pairs artists with neighbors to define future public art projects that fit wants, needs and desires of the people that will experience it the most, through art-making-centered conversations.

PACE artists foster deeper connections within the community to create meaningful works of public art with the people for whom it matters most. The PACE Manager works to facilitate resident-driven public art projects in Lancaster City neighborhoods. They have skill sets and knowledge in both public art and community service. 

Education, Training and Experience:High School diploma or GED and formal arts training required; BA/BFA preferred. If applicable, a desired degree is in one of the following fields of study: Art, Design, Communications, Social Work. Five-plus years of experience working in the arts is required.Two-plus years of experience serving community is preferred.Arts Education experience is preferred. Learn More 
 NEW! CALL FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS: Digital Art Installation, Art Installation, Art in Transit, WMATA, Washington, DC Area
DEADLINE: UNKNOWN


As part of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s commitment to promoting art in the region, the Art in Transit (AIT) program is seeking to further develop its offering on the transit system’s growing digital media network with a series of art installations highlighting the creative cultures of the communities served by WMATA.

WMATA’s digital media network includes screens in a growing number of metro stations, with several unique screen sizes that present artworks prominently to the public and customers. Artists interested in submitting content for review are encouraged to click here and/or visit the stations for a better understanding of the spaces and digital assets on which the selected artworks will be displayed.

Artists with an experience in new media and capable of creating dynamic and engaging, animated, digital artworks are encouraged to apply. A selection panel composed of local art professionals will review applicants and select finalists to develop proposals for digital art throughout the year.

Each art installation is anticipated to run as part of a scheduled sequence and may be displayed on social media and additional digital canvases throughout the transit system as the Authority digital network expands.

Selection criteria include artistic merit, technical knowledge, demonstrated proficiency, past experience with creating digital artwork and awards. For artists whose work is primarily in other mediums, applications must include a detailed, technical explanation of the artist’s ability to adapt existing content to digital media or to create original digital content independently or in collaboration with skilled, technical partners.

This Call for Submission is open to all artists with new media experience. Qualified artists will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or age. Finalists will receive an honorarium to cover oversight of the production and installation of the artwork, with project management by AIT. Honoraria will be determined based on the nature of the project.

If you are interested in applying, please contact metroart@wmata.com

Learn More and Apply NEW! CALL TO ARTISTS AND WRITERS: Art By Bus, Roanoke, VA
DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST


The City of Roanoke Arts Commission, Ride Solutions and the Greater Roanoke Transit Authority are partnering to once again to present a unique literary opportunity in summer 2020. 

A writer (or writers) will be provided a bus pass and paid an honorarium of $1,000 to create a unique work of literature while riding different bus routes. The work may be in any genre including short stories, poetry, essays, plays, etc. and may also include art, music or photography. The work will be published in the form of a chapbook as well as on the participating organizations’ websites and other venues as available.

Learn MoreNEW! REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Department of Economic Initiatives Seeks Expressions of Interest to Transform Container Store Into a Creative Space, 8508 Leesburg Pike, Fairfax County, VA
DEADLINE: Monday, April 20, 2020


The Department of Economic Initiatives seeks expressions of interest to temporarily transform as an interim use a vacant, county-owned space in Tysons into an economic development destination.

The space is located at 8508 Leesburg Pike which is the former location for Container Store in Tysons. The goals of the Request for Interest (RFI) are to:Promote and support innovation, local entrepreneurs and the small business sector.Create vibrant experiences through creative placemaking.Feature the Made in Fairfax network and other local producers or makers.Learn MoreCALL FOR ARTISTS: Community Grants Application Now Open, Takoma Park, MD
DEADLINE: Thursday, March 12, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
   

The City of Takoma Park’s online grants system is accepting applications for its Community Grants Program now through March 12, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. EST.

This program provides up to $10,000 in financial support for projects and events that improve Takoma Park residents’ quality of life by providing greater access and opportunities for participation in the arts and sciences. Funding is available to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and 501(c)(6) business associations for eligible projects taking place July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. 
 
For more information, please contact the City of Takoma Park’s Housing and Community Development Department at 301-891-7119 or email grants@takomaparkmd.gov.

Learn More and ApplyCALL FOR ARTISTS: An Excellent Thought About a Quality Idea, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
DEADLINE: Sunday, March 15, 2020


Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) and ‘sindikit invite artists to submit a proposal for the exhibition An Excellent Thought About a Quality Idea. Artists are invited to make a new project referencing an artwork they’ve made in the past. This call is specifically interested in the complexity of identity. Based on the prompt, each artist will make an entirely new artwork using a new genre or new medium. 

Five artists will be selected by guest curators Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud, founders of ‘sindikit, and GRACE Associate Curator Erica Harrison. The ‘sindikit project is committed to supporting studio research and experimentation with an emphasis on gender, sexuality and race.
  
The exhibition is named in memory of Mary B. Howard, an artist, long-time board member and staunch supporter of the Greater Reston Arts Center. Selected artists will receive a $250 honorarium and $1,000 for materials. The exhibition will take place Nov. 21, 2020  Feb. 6, 2021.

Apply Now
 CALL FOR EXHIBITORS: American University Museum Project Space, Washington, DC
DEADLINE: Rolling


The American University Museum Project Space, launched in Summer 2019, is dedicated to working with academics and nontraditional curators to create exhibitions addressing special topics of interest across the university and the greater Washington, D.C. community. Project Space exhibitions are held three times per year and include a published e-book catalog. 

Projects are not restricted to art! Are you doing a research project on an unknown composer? Perhaps you want to display sheet music and play recordings. Are you an entomologist? We think insects are beautiful. Always in the library? Let’s feature some famous children’s book illustrators.

American University cannot wait to see what you come up with! Exhibitions should highlight educational themes to engage the university community. 

Learn More  
 JOB OPPORTUNITY: Artistic Director of 3-D, Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


Anderson Ranch seeks a dynamic colleague who is driven by the belief that the power of art, inspiration and community can change individuals and the world. This job is ideal for a motivated professional who aspires to live, make art and work outside the box. This candidate will be a practicing artist with a passion for mentoring colleagues, teaching students and creating dynamic and engaging programs for the community. 

Experience in sculpture, ceramics and woodworking with an overarching knowledge of digital fabrication will allow for big ideas across media. They will be passionate about building on a strong professional network, have knowledge of trends and understand advancements in their field. They will design engaging curriculum for students and faculty to embark upon unique educational experiences. They will enjoy collaborating with colleagues across disciplines to maintain top-notch facilities, equipment and foster an excellent lineup of guest faculty to assure rigorous artistic offerings.

The successful candidate will take ownership of four artistic practice areas at the Ranch, overseeing fully-equipped sculpture, ceramics, woodworking/furniture studios, as well as a new state-of-the-art digital fabrication lab. Leading four experienced studio program managers and up to 10 seasonal support staff, the Artistic Director will oversee a budget and develop creative and engaging workshops with top artists who make up our guest faculty and Visiting Artists, using the solid foundation of this 50-year-old program to launch a new era for the Ranch as a leading nonprofit arts center.

Learn MoreJOB OPPORTUNITY: Vice President of Private Sector initiatives, Americans for the Arts, Washington, DC
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


Americans for the Arts builds recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and serves, advances and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain and support the arts in America. The vision of Americans for the Arts is that the arts are recognized as integral to the lives of all people and essential to healthy, vibrant and equitable communities across the nation. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. Americans for the Arts has headquarters in Washington, D.C. and a second office located in New York, NY.
 
The Americans for the Arts Private Sector Initiatives Department is responsible for promoting the mutual benefits that arise when the arts and business sector and other private sector leaders work together. Department staff work to stimulate business and private sector support and giving to the arts. They work to create private local and national partnerships by promoting the arts as a key strategy toward helping businesses, foundations and individual philanthropists achieve their goals such as developing a creative workforce, enriching community life and engaging diverse workers. Through research, messaging and visibility, training, strategic alliances and advocacy, the Private Sector Initiatives Department helps these two sectors, the arts and the private sector, come together to build vibrant and equitable communities and workplaces.

Learn MoreJOB OPPORTUNITY: Summer Camps and after School Art Sessions, Creative ReUse Center, Alexandria, VA
DEADLINE: Open until filled
HOURS: Part-time, schedule varies week-to-week 


UpCycle is a nonprofit that connects creativity and conservation by encouraging the community to reuse materials for art and learning purposes. Their art programs for children encourage experimentation and exploration, and participants often learn new skills and processes that incorporate arts media and how to reuse materials. UpCycle operate a materials resource center that supplies our programs and we also maintain a collection of artist tools and equipment to facilitate our classes.

The ideal candidate will provide learning activities appropriate to the age of students with conservation materials in order to develop abilities for creative expression, problem solving skills and knowledge of recycling and reusing materials.

Job tasks and responsibilities: Interest in and experience working with children ages 3–12 years oldEffective planning, preparation and presentation of programs to groups of childrenDevelop and deliver class and/or camp activities where children demonstrate ideas and perspectives through art experiencesPhysically able to set up tables and chairs for programsAll Program Teachers must submit to a Virginia State Police Background Check as well as a screening by the Virginia Department of Social Services, paid for by UpCycle upon hire.

Learn MoreJOB OPPORTUNITIES: Various arts-related positions, MEOW WOLF, Santa Fe, NM and Las Vegas, NVDEADLINE: Open Until Filled

Meow Wolf is an arts collective and production company that creates and operates immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastical realms of storytelling.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then, Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibits all over the United States and worked with hundreds of artists. The ethos of the company is often described as radically inclusive, where people are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.

Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference or physical or mental disability.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do NOT contact Meow Wolf about this post. Only finalists will be contacted.

Learn More JOB OPPORTUNITY: Executive Director, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


The Vermont Studio Center (VSC), the largest international artists’ and writers’ residency in the U.S., is seeking a visionary, passionate and inspiring leader to carry on the remarkable spirit and success created over the Center’s first 35 years.
 
The Executive Director will work with VSC’s engaged trustees and the Center’s experienced and dedicated staff to continue, strengthen and advance the community’s founding mission and core values. The position is charged by the Board of Trustees to provide leadership, strategic direction and vision for the Vermont Studio Center; the Executive Director reports to the Board and is responsible for all operations of VSC and the implementation of the Board’s policies and strategies; the Board is responsible for monitoring the performance of the Executive Director.

Learn More About The Position and ApplyCALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Library Exhibitions Call, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None Listed


The Arlington Public Library is committed to displaying works of art and craft created by and/or of interest to the Arlington community. We exhibit solo and group shows of local artists submitted through the online application process.

Learn MoreCALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Schools Humanities Project Artist Roster Application, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None ListedThe Humanities Project is Arlington County’s artist-in-education program that sponsors performances, workshops and residencies for students in Arlington County’s public schools and provides professional development opportunities for teachers.
 
If you have a program, workshop and/or performance that you feel would benefit the students and/or teachers in Arlington, the Humanities Project encourages you to apply.
 
Applications can be submitted at any time. Applications will be reviewed in the spring of each year. If you have any questions, please contact the Humanities Coordinator at 703-228-6299.
 
Learn MoreUPCYCLE REUSE ARTIST MATERIAL SHOP, Alexandria, VA
DEADLINE: None

 
Durant Arts Center
1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-861-8705
Free Parking 
Metro: King Street-Old Town
 
Creative reuse is the process of taking used or recyclable materials and turning them into works of art, home decoration or other useful objects. At UpCycle, we rethink our notion of waste, collecting cast-offs from our community to serve as creative art materials. We collect, organize and prep items for use in a variety of creative capacities.
 
Visit our reuse shop for all of your creative needs! Our inventory is affordable, dynamic and always changing. Materials memberships are available on a daily (fill a bag for a flat fee) or annual basis (unlimited access to our materials for a period of one year).
 
Stop in to see what’s in store for you today.

MICA Photo Alum to show at Ground Floor Gallery

Anna Friemoth Exhibition Opens March 6…

I’m delighted to invite you to my upcoming solo show featuring my Vertigo series at Ground Floor Gallery in Brooklyn.

Vertigo is a series of self-portraits that stretches the pictorial image into an abstraction of its form. It’s an experiment with light and color, blended with circular shapes and distortions. 

Please join me at the opening reception on Friday, March 6th from 6-8pm.

I will be in residence at the gallery interacting with visitors about my show from Saturday, March 7th – Tuesday, March 10th from 1pm – 6pm.

Ground Floor Gallery
343 5th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11215

Opportunities in the Arts

Listings for local & national jobs, and calls for entry…

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY: Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Rolling

INTERNSHIPS
MAP offers internships for upper level college students, graduate students and recent graduates. Fall, Spring and Summer Internships available. MAP hours: 11 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Saturday.
Interns are responsible for assisting MAP in a variety of ways, ranging from programming to administration, with opportunities for special projects depending on skills and professional interest. Intern duties include: performing research; assisting with gallery preparation and installation; photo/video documentation, coordinating events, gallery sitting, social media and community outreach.
Required: High interest. Positive attitude. Professional demeanor. Reliability.
Preferred: Familiarity with Mac and PC platforms; Microsoft Office; Photoshop; social media.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter briefly outlining their interest in the position and their educational and professional goals, along with a résumé to Caitlin Gill: caitlin@mdartplace.org
Deadlines:
Spring: December 1 (Internship begins in January)
Summer: April 1 (Internship begins in May)
Fall: August 1 (Internship begins in September)
NOTE: MAP internships are unpaid and do not include parking. Academic credit available. 
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY:   Administrative Assistant, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: ASAP

Part-time, hourly, exempt position; evening hours ($17 an hr.)
Maryland Art Place (MAP) seeks an Administrative Assistant to serve in a part-time support role, primarily focused on Programmatic and Development work. The position reports to both the Program Manager and Executive Director. This position has growth potential and may become highly involved in MAP’s basement cabaret/performance venue in the coming year acting as a calendar manager and liaison between MAP’s main administrative offices and basement operations. 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  data entry using the cloud-based platform, Little Green Light; issuing of letters as needed to the public, donors and members of MAP; records retention and refilling of historical records; exhibition and production support; organizing historical files and special event supplies; and working with interns to delegate tasks and duties as needed based on the above list.
Special Events & Openings: 
• Works closely with Executive Director to coordinate MAP’s Annual Benefit exhibition and auction, and other special events as needed.
• Assist with set up and break down for events, as needed.
• Attend off-site openings/receptions, special events, as needed.
The Administrative Assistant position is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.

Requirements: 
BA from a 4-year university or equivalent work experience; Attention to detail; Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple tasks and deadlines; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Comfort working on Macs; Proficiency in the following software programs: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop; Proficient understanding of both the fine art and performing art world with emphasis on the performing arts. Must be mobile and able to run errands.

Valued but not required: 
Knowledge of html; Experience designing catalogues, postcards, and other printed materials 

To apply, please send a cover letter, current resume, and three references to:
Amy Cavanaugh Royce,
Executive Director, Maryland Art Place
amy@mdartplace.org
*Due to the multi-faceted nature of this small non-profit organization, it is understood that the staff works as a team. All staff members hold equal responsibility for maintaining a professional demeanor, assisting others, greeting visitors, fielding inquiries, selling tickets, registering participants, staffing events, maintaining cleanliness of facility, and other support tasks required.
To download the full description click HERE 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY: Current Space, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Rolling


Current Space is an artist-run gallery, studio, and performance space, located in the Westside of downtown Baltimore. 

Responsibilities Include:
Assisting with Instillation and De-instillation
Staffing Openings and Special Events
Sitting One Weekly Gallery Shift (Friday or Saturday noon-4pm)
Attending Meetings 
Studio Visits
Gallery Maintenance 
Customized Tasks Based on Interests and/or as Needed

This is unpaid credited position. Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interests in interning at Current Space.

EMAIL TO intern@currentspace.com

VOLUNTEER We are always looking for help running openings, special events, screen printing posters, install/deinstall, and other odd jobs. 

INTERNSHIP (PAID) OPPORTUNITY
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 3, 2020


JEAN CUSHWA COLLEGE INTERNSHIP
The Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is offered to one qualified college student who is majoring in Fine Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies, or a similar field of
study. The intern will become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the WCMFA and contribute to a variety of museum projects and functions, under the supervision of the Museum staff. The work of the intern will support WCMFA art collections, exhibition planning and management, and/or art education program activities. All interns, regardless of prior experience, will receive an overview of the Museum’s operations as well as specific museum training in collections, exhibitions or art education management, and museum best practices. Interns will benefit from an introduction to behind the scenes work of a professional art museum, and from the opportunity to develop professional skills. The intern must submit to a background check/drug test.

The intern will be chosen by a Selection Committee, comprised of representatives from the WCMFA’s Board of Trustees, Board of Advisors, Director, and Staff. The internship is funded through the Jean Cushwa Art
Internship Fund.

The intern will receive a stipend of up to $1,000.

Application Information:
Please submit the following required materials by April 3, 2020:
Résumé
Current, official transcript
Letter of interest (cover letter)
One letter of recommendation from a professor or advisor
Send complete application* to educ.marketing@wcmfa.org. Zip file not necessary.
*Official transcript may be sent by your school separate from your application packet.

Subject line must be Cushwa Internship Application.
After conducting interviews, the Museum will notify the selected applicant no later than April 17, 2020.

Find this online at http://wcmfa.org/internship-and-scholarship-opportunities/.

Questions may be directed to Jillian MacMaster at 301-739-5727 x 124 or educ.marketing@wcmfa.org

CALL FOR INTERNS: National Geographic Mobile Storytelling Internship, Washington, DC 
DEADLINE: Not Listed


National Geographic is looking for an intern to help our editorial team develop, storyboard, and edit vertical stories for Instagram, Google AMP, and other emerging platforms. The intern with this team should excel at working across mediums, with a strong eye for photography, video, graphic design, and text. You should have fresh ideas for how to make our stories work in these spaces.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with editors, producers, and photographers across National Geographic.
Write, design, and photo/video edit to create engaging, editorially-based tap stories.
Work closely with editorial teams and Nat Geo photographers throughout the story process, from pitching ideas to final QC.
Develop forward-thinking approaches to storytelling on mobile platforms and test new visual experiences.
Support the Deputy Director of Mobile Storytelling in reviewing and providing feedback to mobile producers on vertical content delivered across Nat Geo.

What you bring to the role…
Strong editing skills in Adobe Premiere and motion graphics in After Effects.
Strong skills in journalism and interest in editorial.
Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.
In-depth understanding of mobile platforms, such as Instagram.
Strong, discerning eye for photos and video, and a good sense of how to weave a visual narrative.
Ability to write, edit, and refine text.
Ability to multi-task and ensure deadlines are met.

Internship Eligibility:
All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
All students must be at least 18 years old
All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship. All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Program Dates
All candidates must be available from May/June – August/September
All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Photographer and Videographer (2 Positions), Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, Copake, NY
DEADLINE TO APPLY: ASA
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Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp is a vibrant co-ed camp for children ages 7-16, located in Copake, NY, two hours from NYC in the foothills of the Berkshires. We are currently looking for a Photographer and a Videographer. We offer a full spread of camp activities ranging from aquatics to sports to arts. Taking a job at the Berkshire Hills will be a fun and rewarding experience! 

Dates for positions: 
June 11 – August 12 

Job Descriptions: 
Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp’s photographer will be responsible for helping share the joy of camp. The camp photographer will take and edit pictures to share with our camp families. The pictures will also be used for marketing and promotional purposes. The photographer will be part of the greater camp community and will also be responsible for the safety and care of our campers. 

 Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp’s videographer will be responsible for helping share the joy of camp. The camp photographer will take and edit short videos to share with our camp families. The pictures will also be used for marketing and promotional purposes. The videographer will be part of the greater camp community and will also be responsible for the safety and care of our campers.

How to Apply 
Email Zach Weisbrot Zach@bhecamp.org 
Apply directly on our website https://www.bhecamp.org/staff/staff-application/ 

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES
NEW! CALL TO ARTISTS: Juried Art Exhibition Day Break
Triple Crown Tattoo, Towson, MD 
DEADLINE: Feb 21, 2020


Daybreak is the 2nd annual juried exhibition sponsored by Thao Nguyen Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention by providing scholarships to high school graduating seniors and college students whose art helps treat or bring awareness to mental illness.
 
This year’s theme:  ‘Daybreak’ makes us think of light from darkness: going from the world cloaked in obscurity to the world more fully seen and appreciated. The sun is beyond human control but it warms and illuminates the world; still, we lose sight of it every day. Sometimes sleep carries us through the night and we awake refreshed: sometimes we don’t sleep and still daybreak comes, bringing brighter color into our lives… and hope.
 
Jurors:
Deirdre Aiken, Artist and owner, Triple Crown Tattoo
Jordan Faye Block, Curator/Designer at Thrive Atelier
Jenée Mateer, Associate Professor of Photo Imaging and Chair, Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education, Towson University
 
Curator: Jackie Andrews, TU student and artist
 
Submission Information:
Work can be any 2D or 3D medium so long as it can be hung on the wall. If framed, work should be wired and ready to hang. If unframed, it must be ok to pin the work.
 
Two easy steps to submit: Go to http://www.tnscholarshipforthearts.org/index.html and make a donation of $20 ($10 for students). Email your receipt and three jpegs to ThaoNguyenFoundation@gmail.com.
 
Images should be 1000 pixels on the longest side at 72dpi or no larger than 2MB. Name your file as follows: John_Doe_1.jpg; John_Doe__2.jpg; John_Doe_3.jpg. Please list the file names, titles and prices for your work in the email along with a confirmation receipt no later than 11:59 P.M. on 2/21/2020.
 
By submitting your artwork to Shining Light, you agree to donate 50% of your art, if sold, to Thao Nguyen Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity. All donations are tax deductible.

CALL FOR INTERNS: Policy writing, marketing, constituent outreach, graphic design, or communications.
Baltimore, MD 
DEADLINE: Not Listed

https://www.thiru2020.com/
The Thiru Vignarajah mayoral campaign is accepting applications for the Winter 2019 and Spring 2020 academic sessions. We are looking for interns that are interested in policy writing, marketing, constituent outreach, graphic design, or communications. We are also looking for interns that are excited about Thiru’s message and are industrious.

Our mission statement reads: “As mayor, Thiru will lead the charge against crime and corruption. He will give our kids a fair shot, ensuring universal pre-k and free college at any Maryland institution – from private to trade.  Thiru will lead the city in a new economy, one that creates new jobs and attracts new industry.  One that stimulates growth across the region and one that spends new resources on treating addiction.  Our issues in Baltimore are deep rooted and can’t be fixed overnight, but together, we can help Baltimore become the city it’s destined to be.”

Students can complete our interest  form if they would like to pursue an internship opportunity:
https://docs.google.com/forms/
d/e/
1FAIpQLSdq2nbRWz96aVW9FWVySG79
EJid7BC8OtzLNhBSyxnoiWlZ2g/viewform


CALL FOR EXHIBITORS: American University Museum Project Space, Washington, DC
DEADLINE: Rolling


The American University Museum Project Space, launched in Summer 2019, is dedicated to working with academics and nontraditional curators to create exhibitions addressing special topics of interest across the university and the greater Washington, D.C. community. Project Space exhibitions are held three times per year and include a published e-book catalog. 

Projects are not restricted to art! Are you doing a research project on an unknown composer? Perhaps you want to display sheet music and play recordings. Are you an entomologist? We think insects are beautiful. Always in the library? Let’s feature some famous children’s book illustrators.

American University cannot wait to see what you come up with! Exhibitions should highlight educational themes to engage the university community. 

Learn More  
 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Various arts-related positions, MEOW WOLF, Santa Fe, NM and Las Vegas, NV
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

Meow Wolf is an arts collective and production company that creates and operates immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastical realms of storytelling.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then, Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibits all over the United States and worked with hundreds of artists. The ethos of the company is often described as radically inclusive, where people are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.

Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference or physical or mental disability.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do NOT contact Meow Wolf about this post. Only finalists will be contacted.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Library Exhibitions Call, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None Listed


The Arlington Public Library is committed to displaying works of art and craft created by and/or of interest to the Arlington community. We exhibit solo and group shows of local artists submitted through the online application process.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Schools Humanities Project Artist Roster Application, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None ListedThe Humanities Project is Arlington County’s artist-in-education program that sponsors performances, workshops and residencies for students in Arlington County’s public schools and provides professional development opportunities for teachers.
 
If you have a program, workshop and/or performance that you feel would benefit the students and/or teachers in Arlington, the Humanities Project encourages you to apply.
 
Applications can be submitted at any time. Applications will be reviewed in the spring of each year. If you have any questions, please contact the Humanities Coordinator at 703-228-6299.
 
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UPCYCLE REUSE ARTIST MATERIAL SHOP, Alexandria, VA
DEADLINE: None

 
Durant Arts Center
1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-861-8705
Free Parking 
Metro: King Street-Old Town
 
Creative reuse is the process of taking used or recyclable materials and turning them into works of art, home decoration or other useful objects. At UpCycle, we rethink our notion of waste, collecting cast-offs from our community to serve as creative art materials. We collect, organize and prep items for use in a variety of creative capacities.
 
Visit our reuse shop for all of your creative needs! Our inventory is affordable, dynamic and always changing. Materials memberships are available on a daily (fill a bag for a flat fee) or annual basis (unlimited access to our materials for a period of one year).
 
Stop in to see what’s in store for you today.ABOUT THIS EMAIL
This is a random email with various calls and employment opportunities for artists in the Washington, D.C. area and sometimes beyond.

If you have questions, please contact the administrator for each call separately. If you have a suggestion of a call or job opportunity you would like distributed, please contact me, Cynthia Connolly, Special Projects Curator, Arlington Cultural Affairs.
 
Please feel free to forward this email and encourage others to subscribe to the Artist Opportunities email list and share their leads. 

Aperture Portfolio Awards

2020 Aperture Portfolio Prize call for entries…

Jump-start your career today! Share your work with Aperture’s editors for a chance to win an exhibition in New York City, a feature in Aperture magazine, and a $3,000 cash prize. The annual Portfolio Prize aims to discover, exhibit, and publish new talents in photography. Submissions are due by January 22, 2020.

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THIS EVENING: Robert Houston at MICA Photo

Discussion with visiting artist, Robert Houston…

MICA Photo is honored to present a discussion with Robert Houston about his life & work this evening, October 28th at 4PM in M010. Robert will show a sample of his work, and take questions from attendees. Please come join the discussion with this important artist. We look forward to seeing you this evening!