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Call to Artists February 2015

Workspace Available
Armature, located in the historic Old Ironworks Art District, has a 10x10 workspace opening immediately. This workspace is a corner unit, with easy access to our large bay door.  All creative types welcome. $325 mo include utilities & internet. www.armaturebend.com 50 SE Scott St. Suite 1 & 2, Bend OR 97702

 

Singers Wanted

Bella Acappella Harmony seeks women & teens who love to sing, want to learn 4-part harmony and are interested in participating in regional competition. In the process of developing a mid-sized chorus, Bella is gearing up for competition in Reno this late April and will be competing with choruses from Oregon, Nevada, California & Hawaii.  This is an auditioned chorus. Directed by the talented Connie Norman, Bella is an educational and performing chorus, a regional medal winner, a nonprofit organization, a chartered chorus with Sweet Adelines International and the host chorus of Harmony4Women. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday evening  (6-9pm) at the Bend Sr Center, 1600 Reed Market Road.  For more information email Dana at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2nd Street Audition
Hot Spot in Pompeii, a comedy written and produced by Suzan Noyes and 2nd Street Theater, announces two nights of auditions: March 2 & 3 at 7pm at 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette, Bend 97701, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Cast requirements: six men and four women: 2 men, 50’s, 1 man, 40’s, 3 men, 20’s, 2 women, 40’s, 2 women, 20’s. Please bring head shots and bios if you have them, and include phone number, email address. For a play synopsis and character descriptions, visit the Hot Spot in Pompeii Group page on Facebook. Questions: Suzan Noyes, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Call For Artists For Spring Flim Exhibition
The Friends of the Redmond Branch Library annual spring art exhibition February 14 - March 20. The exhibition is open to all artists, photographers and artisans residing in Central Oregon. Artists may submit two pieces of art for display. There is no theme for the spring show. The prospectus is available in the Redmond Library and on the website: www.redmondfol.org. Linda Barker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Calling All Poets
22nd annual Artists Embassy International Poetry Contest. Cash awards, first, second and thirds prizes, three grand prize winning poems $100 plus choreographed, costumed and performed by Natica Angilly’s Poetic Dance Theater Company at The Dancing Poetry Festival San Francisco. Deadline May 15. www.dancingpoetry.com.

 
Waterston Desert Writing Prize
Accepting submissions until March 15. The Prize honors creative and literary nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place and desert literacy. Will recognize the vital role deserts play worldwide in the ecosystem and the human narrative. Emerging, mid-career or established literary nonfiction writers are invited to apply. The inaugural prize, to be awarded in June to one winner, includes a $1,000 cash award, a reading and reception at the High Desert Museum in Bend and a four-week residency at Playa in Summer Lake, Oregon. www.writingranch.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-480-3933.

 
Juried Art Exhibit: Artworks Northwest
The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists to submit artworks to the annual ArtWorks NW Juried Art Show. Deadline March 6; entries can be submitted online at https://www.callforentry.org Awards: first place: $1,000, second place: $500, third place $300, J. Lynn Peterson Hundred Valleys Award $200. 1624 W Harvard Ave., Roseburg, Oregon. To submit online and/or download full information go to www.uvarts.com/call-to-artists/. 541-672-2532.


Call to Artists for Art in the High Desert
August 28-30. Join us for Art in the High Desert, a juried fine arts and crafts show in Bend. The show is located on the grassy banks of the Deschutes River, across the walking bridge in the Old Mill District. Art in the High Desert is produced by a nonprofit, community-based organization. For more info email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to www.artinthehighdesert.com. To apply: www.zapplication.org (registration for ZAPP is free for artists). Important dates: applications close: February 27, midnight pst.

 

The Friends Of The Bend Libraries
Accepting entries for themed exhibition A Tale for the Time Being. Any wall hung media. Artwork delivery date: March 3, Tuesday, 4-6pm Hutchinson Room on the second floor of the downtown Bend Library. Exhibition dates: March 4 to June 1. Artists may submit two pieces, 16”x20” (minimum outer frame dimensions), or larger, in any wall hanging medium, wired for hanging and of a value less than $1,000. Contact: Denise at 541-350-8039.  


Calling All Quilters
Quilters and fabric artists are invited to participate in the quilt exhibit April at QuiltWorks, based on the novel A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. The library has selected A Tale for the Time Being to be the 2015 “Community Read” novel. This is QuiltWorks fifth year to organize a quilt exhibit based on the chosen novel. Contact Marilyn Forestell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-728-0527.

 

2015 Central Oregon Film Festival
Calling for short film entries for the 2015 Central Oregon Film Festival. Contest is free to enter. Ages 10-14, 15-18 and adult categories will compete for first - third and additional genre trophies and prizes. There will be additional best amateur trophies in each category and an all-weather GoPRO HERO(3 or 4) Cam awarded as Best All-Around prize at the festival this year. Early bird deadline: February 28. Early Bird entries will get a free COFF T-shirt! www.centraloregonshowcase.com. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/central-oregon-film-festival


Art Studio/Office Space at LUMIN Art Studios
Light bright space to do your work and meet clients. The studio is a private work space, open by appointment only. Every second Saturday, we open our doors and invite everyone in for our monthly open studio event. No sales commissions are taken from resident artists. No required work hours or volunteer time. Come and go as you please, 24/7. Central heat, A/C, internet, coffee shop next door, excellent natural light, tall ceilings, stained cement floors, utility sink. 9’x9’ space for $265/month. We’re looking to feature guest artists at our monthly open studio events. You will have one wall area and a table. Go to www.luminartstudios.com/p/blog-page.html for info on how to apply. If you know someone who would be interested, share this! Get in touch with any questions. More info:  www.LuminArtStudios.com. Email questions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Call to Artists
Join the fastest growing diverse fine art and fine craft co-op gallery in Central Oregon. Looking for talented 2D and 3D artists who can work in the gallery two days a month and bring uniqueness to the mix. Susan Harkness-Williams at 541-788-2486 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
Studio Art Space
Studio art space available, located in downtown Bend, approx. 250+ sq ft, great lighting and windows, some storage space available. All 2D and some 3D art welcome… call for details. Renne Brock, 650-380-5039.

 

Call to Instructors
The Workhouse is a multifunctional creative space located in the Old Ironworks District of Bend. We are recruiting arts and lifelong learning instructors for our fall quarter of community education classes. We are offering paid positions to people with knowledge and skills in various subject areas that have the ability to teach in our community. We are open to a variety of mediums including, but not limited to drawing and painting, mix media, sewing/fiber arts, literary arts, videography/photography, digital media, DIY home economic projects, jewelry making and professional development skills. If you are interested in applying or if you would like more information, even if your skill set/subject area is not stated above, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://theworkhousebend.com

 
Call to Artists St. Charles Healthcare-Bend
Arts in the Hospital, three venues through St. Charles Healthcare, Cancer Center - Bend and Redmond Cancer Center. Please send your requests/submissions to Linda Francis-Strunk, coordinator, Arts in the Hospital, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.