Calls for Entries, Artist Talk, Grant Opportunity and a Residency through GCAC OPPArt

There’s plenty going on in Columbus this month! Get a look at some events going on in our roundup of opportunities from GCAC OPPArt, and find even more at the GCAC website here: http://www.gcac.org/grants-services/oppart/

Artist Talk

Free Artist Talk
Peggy McCconnell Arts Center
February 19
The Peggy McCconnell Arts Center is hosting a free artist talk with a ceramic artist Alan Spencer on Wednesday February 19th from 7-8pm. For more information on the artist and his work visit http://www.mcconnellarts.org/wp/archives/13648.

Grant Opportunity

Franklin County Neighborhood Arts Grants
OAAE
Deadline: February 28
The Franklin County Neighborhood Arts grant provides funding for community-based arts projects. Civic associations, social service agencies, amateur arts organizations and others are eligible to apply. The next application deadline is February 28, 2014; to be considered projects must start after May 15, 2014.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend a grant workshop from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014 in the third floor boardroom of the Columbus Main Library. RSVP to oregan@oaae.net.
For the Franklin County Neighborhood Arts grant application and full program guidelines, visit us at http://www.oaae.net.

Calls for Entries

Thin Places
JungHaus Gallery
Deadline: February 11
Call for Entries is extended to visual artists and poets who are intrigued and challenged by artistically interpreting their experiences in thin places. Poetic, aural art will be featured with the visual art of the exhibit and opening reception on March 8. Please read more about the concept of thin places in the guidelines at http://www.Sanctuary-for-The-Arts.com.

Open Call for Artist of All Medium
Sunbear Studios & Gallery
Located on Main Street in Alexandria, Ohio, Sunbear is the working studio for Meredith Martin, pastel artist, and also a gallery dedicated to showing the original work of local and Ohio artists. Meredith is currently looking of works in all mediums; photography, painting, jewelry, fiber arts, glasswork, pottery, wood, 2-D, 3-D.
For more information and questions, contact Meredith at 740-924-2656 or sunbearstudio@embarqmail.com
Be sure to visit http://www.sunbearstudio.com, for information on gallery hours, upcoming special events, classes offered and much more!

Printmaking Residency

OSU Student Printmaking Association
All artists and printmakers living within the Columbus OH and regional area are encouraged to apply to our new artist in residence program. Printmaking knowledge is a plus but not required.
This is not a paid position. The terms of the residence allow for access to all the printmaking equipment and facilities housed at the Ohio State Universities Printmaking Department including Screen printing, Relief, Intaglio and Lithography… Ink and paper and other disposable materials are the responsibilities of the artist.
The residency will last for duration of one month beginning at the first of the month and ending the last day of said month.
While in residence artists are required to be present in the printmaking shop one day per week to be worked out between the artist and the Student Printmaking Association. A minimum of 6 hours of shop presence is required which could be spread over one or several days. Any other hours spent in the shop are left up to the artist. During this time the artist is expected to interact and engage the student population in the print shop possibilities to accomplish this are through demonstrations, an artist talk, studio visits critiques and printing assistance etc.
Artists unfamiliar with Printmaking methods will be provided with assistance in printing and learning print techniques through scheduled assistance with students, grad students, and faculty. SPA will retain 20% of all editions created within the shop while the artist is in residence.
To apply for this opportunity please send 10-15 images of work in jpeg format, no image should exceed 2mb in size; proposal for how you would make use of the printmaking facilities; Artist Statement and current CV to Marty Azevedo, Azevedo.7@osu.edu, with “PRINTMAKING ARTIST IN RESIDENCE” in the subject line. The one-month residencies will run starting November 2013 and will continue through May 2014 with the possibility of a longer residency through summer 2014.

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