Tenure-Track position at Cal State

Cal State Long Beach seeks Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Photography…

We would like to announce that we are currently conducting a search for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Photography here in the School of Art at California State University, Long Beach.

The official position announcement can be found here:  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Photography (Recruitment #2598). http://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-photography-2598

The Photography program at CSULB emphasizes the medium’s central position in contemporary art practice, and embraces both expanded and traditional approaches, facilitating a wide range of student interests. The program serves BFA/MFA Photography majors, BA, BFA and MFA Studio Art majors, Photography minors, and non-majors pursuing photography coursework. Course offerings currently include such topics as contemporary practices in color photography, the moving image, digital photography, advanced black-and-white printing, studio practices, a theory and criticism seminar, experimental approaches, and a senior level course in photo-based art making. The program is enriched by the School of Art’s breadth of curriculum, active student art galleries, distinguished visiting artists and scholars, CSULB’s campus art museum, and its proximity to the many museums and galleries in the greater Los Angeles area.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, first generation college students, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

We are looking for a colleague who can develop meaningful approaches to teaching, creative work, and service in response to our unique and highly diverse community of artists and scholars. 

Local and national opportunities for artists

Jobs, residencies, and calls for entry…

Opportunities at Meow Wolf in New Mexico. Photo credit: Joel Deluxe

CALL FOR ARTISTS VENDORS: Valley Fest 2019, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE:  Saturday Aug. 31, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
EVENT: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Valley Fest is looking for artists to sell their creations at our large outdoor festival. Over 2,500 people attended last year. 

Valley Fest was conceived from area leaders who wish to foster the growing Four Mile Run Valley as an active arts and community hub. This area is rife with significant cultural and civic groups such as Theatre on the Run, Jane Franklin Dance and Arlington Cultural Affairs. Please help us celebrate this occasion on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Area musicians and performing artists will set the stage for entertainment, local artists will showcase their pieces and food trucks will offer tasty delights. A kid’s zone will keep the family busy and for the adults, beer will be in abundance.

Selected artists will be notified by Sept. 4, 2019 and may sell their artwork to the public. There is a $25.00 vendor fee required to take part in the event made payable after you are notified of selection. Vendors will be provided with a table, two chairs and a table cloth. Tents are not provided but you are welcome to bring one. 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Cultural Affairs Program Coordinator, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: Thursday, Aug. 8, 11:59 p.m. EST

Arlington Economic Development (AED) is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator to join their Cultural Affairs Division (CAD). CAD’s core mission is to foster a creative environment that encourages collaboration, innovation and community participation.

This employee is responsible for providing departmental administrative support, administering programs and organizing artist events, while providing excellent internal and external customer services for the CAD/Programming unit.

Please view the full listing for more information on specific duties and selection criteria for this position. 
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 CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2019 Athenaeum Invitational, Alexandria, VA

The Athenaeum Invitational celebrates the visual arts of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and West Virginia in the Athenaeum Gallery in Alexandria, VA. It is a theme-based event featuring the works of both specially-invited artists who have exhibited in the Athenaeum Gallery in the past, as well as works selected through a call for submissions open to anyone living or working in VA, DC, MD or WV. A $1,500 prize for the best work will be awarded to an invited artist, a $1,000 prize will be awarded to an artist from the open call, a $500 prize will be awarded based on core concept and game design and a viewers’ choice award of $500 will be determined by popular vote.

The theme of the 2019 Athenaeum Invitational is “Board: out of our minds!” The show will be held Sept. 12 – Nov. 10, 2019 with the opening reception on Sunday, Sept. 15. 

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Arlington Arts Center’s resident artist program provides subsidized studio space in a supportive environment that encourages interaction, dialogue and exploration. The program gives artists the opportunity to develop their practice in a community with other artists and alongside AAC’s critically acclaimed exhibitions and extensive educational programs. All studios have excellent sunlight, work sinks and high ceilings with 24-hour access, 365 days a year. Facilities include a shared lounge area, kitchen and bathroom. 
Contemporary visual artists working in all media are welcome to apply. The program is not designed for commercial artists. After an initial review by current resident artists and staff, AAC staff will conduct interviews with a final short list of candidates. Selection criteria will include artistic merit, potential for community engagement and diversity of media and artistic representation. 
The following studios will be available in late 2019 and early 2020: 
Private Studio (Available Dec. 1, 2019)Approximately 304 sq. ft.Available for two-year lease, with potential to renew up to twice upon approval (total potential term of up to six years) Studio rent: $380.62 per month (plus $30 utilities per month)Artists must pay security deposit of one month’s rent. No interest accrues on the depositPrivate Studio (Available Jan. 1, 2020)Approximately 304 sq. ft.Available for two-year lease, with potential to renew up to twice upon approval (total potential term of up to six years)Studio rent: $380.62 per month (plus $30 utilities per month)Artists must pay security deposit of one month’s rent. No interest accrues on the depositSpace in shared studio, with one other artist (Available Feb. 1, 2020)Approximately 300 sq. ft.Available for two-year lease, with potential to renew up to twice upon approval (total potential term of up to six years)Studio rent: $312 per month (plus $30 utilities per month)Artists must pay security deposit of one month’s rent. No interest accrues on the depositSelected artists will be notified by Nov. 1, 2019.
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 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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ARTIST IN RESIDENCY: Live/Work Studio Space for Artists and Writers, Lake Chapala, Mexico

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located on Lake Chapala, the largest lake in Mexico, where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. Residents will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico. Chapala is located 25 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport and 45 minutes from Guadalajara, one of the largest cities in Mexico boasting abundant cultural resources; museums, galleries, theatre and artist supplies. Xochi Quetzal is the Aztec goddess of creativity and fertility and protector of artisans. She is sure to inspire you during your stay!

This program offers four live/work spaces for 1 – 6 months. To apply, just check out the website for descriptions and pictures of the spaces and available dates. This is a perfect opportunity to finish a manuscript, prepare for a show, collect your thoughts, or plan your next body of work. Read some of the interviews with creatives who have come to Chapala for a personal residency.

The goal of this program is to support artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity. By providing affordable live/work spaces in a beautiful and culturally rich area, the sponsor hopes that residents can make artistic progress without the stress and distractions of daily life.

National and international visual artists, photographers, writers, playwrights, new media makers and musicians over the age of 23 are welcome to plan a personal residency. Two of the live/work spaces can accommodate couples or two-person collaborative teams.
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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 Listed
The 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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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.

Photographer wanted

Event seeks (paid) student photographer…

Oyster Recovery Partnership is seeking a student photographer/videographer for their upcoming event, “Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest“, mermaidskiss.org. The event is Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6-9 PM at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. They have a small budget and could compensate the student for their time – all they ask in return are the rights to the photos/videos for promotional purposes in the future. Contact info below:

Allison Albert Guercio – Marketing Manager 


1805A Virginia Ave. Annapolis, MD 21401 (Office) 443-433-3441

(Mobile) 443-239-0685

Part-time curatorial manager position

PRC Seeks Program Manager…

The Photographic Resource Center seeks skilled and dynamic applicants for the part-time position of Program Manager. A key role, this position has curatorial duties and supervises volunteers and interns.

The Program Manager reports to the Chair of Programs and, with the Programming Committee, works to oversee quarterly exhibition installs and monthly programs at the PRC; helps steer the direction for exhibitions and programs that enhance the mission of the institution, and heighten the visibility of the Photographic Resource Center in the regional, national, and international art spheres. Supervises the curatorial team, and administers the department, including budgets and planning; coordinates closely with other committees, and interacts with members, volunteers, and donors.

The Programming Committee hosts a variety of events each year, including Exposure, a juried annual, PRC Nights, portfolio reviews, and many lectures.


Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience in curatorial work required. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Art or the Humanities, as well as demonstrated administrative competence, proven knowledge of curatorial and preparatory practices, supervisory experience, and experience in an art museum or gallery setting.

The position requires: excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work effectively within a genuinely collaborative environment, organizational and administration experience, proficiency in a digital environment, flexibility, collegiality, and a sense of humor. Event attendance is required; other duties as assigned.

Please email a letter of intent and curriculum vitae formatted as one document in Microsoft Word or PDF format to programs@prcboston.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Summer photography job

Camp Starlight seeks digital photography specialist for this Summer…

Camp Starlight, a residential summer camp located in Northeast Pennsylvania about 2.5 hours from New York City, is seeking someone for a Summer photography position. This is a traditional 8-week overnight summer camp. The camp is looking to hire a Digital Photography Specialist for the Summer of 2019.

Camp dates are June 18th until August 15th. This is a live-in position where our digital photo specialist will teach the art of digital photo to our campers during the day and bond with their bunk of kids in the evenings. This position is great for anyone considering a future career in photography, teaching, or working with children, or just wants a summer surrounded by beautiful mountains while meeting people from all over the world! Each position includes a competitive salary, travel reimbursement, and we provide all housing and meals for each staff member! Below are a few links about the camp, in addition to the attached job description. This position could also be offered for credits toward your internship. Interviews are available by Skype after applications are reviewed. Links below:

Website-   www.campstarlight.com

Application-  https://starlight.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

Aerial Tour—  http://www.campstarlight.com/soar/index.php?utm_source=desktop-flash-site&utm_medium=web&utm_content=flash-site-top-nav&utm_campaign=Soar-Over-Starlight

Above image courtesy of Camp Starlight