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Call to Artists July 2014


Sisters Folk Festival Teaching Artist Positions


After receiving the Studio to Schools grant through the Oregon Community Foundation, Sisters Folk Festival has two part-time teaching artist positions available. One position is a kindergarten through 4th-grade teaching artist at Sisters Elementary School, and one is an Arts Integration Specialist at Sisters Middle School.  These positions will strengthen visual arts programming k-8 in Sisters schools and will help deliver much-needed arts education opportunities. A cover letter and resume can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by mail to: Sisters Folk Festival, Attn: Brad Tisdel, PO Box 3500, PMB 304, Sisters Oregon 97759, and needs to be received no later than July 22 at 5 pm.



A6 Open Call to Central Oregon Printmakers & Book Artists
Figure / Ground Exhibit September 4–26, 2014
Submissions due: August 1, 2014
Explores how artists use imagery of the human figure to consider the relationship of "figure-ground"—the perception of positive and negative space, or the identification of the subject or figure from the "ground" (as in foreground, middle ground, or background). Patricia Clark and Dawn Emerson will serve as jurors.
Submit work to www.submittables.com. Prospectus is available online at www.atelier6000.org.


SINGERS WANTED.  Release Your Most Expressive Voice
Bella Acappella Harmony seeks singers who love to harmonize.  All singers are welcome to audition especially those in the higher & lower ranges (A above middle C to high C) (D below middle C to G above middle C).
Bella gears up in the summer for the Harmony4Women benefit concert November 22 at the Tower Theatre.  It’s a perfect time to participate in this medal-winning chorus directed by the talented Connie Norman.
Rehearsals:  Tuesday evenings at the Bend Sr Center, Reed Market Rd
Dana at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Auditions Brighton Beach Memoirs

Directed by Sandy Silver -- Monday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 1 at 7pm at Cascades Theatrical Company.
CASTING (three men and three women):
EUGENE - almost 15 years old; BLANCHE - 38 years old; KATE JEROME - 40 years old (Blanche's sister, Eugene's mother); LAURIE - 13 years old; NORA - 16 years old (Laurie's sister); STANLEY JEROME - 18 years old; JACOB "JACK" JEROME - about 40 years old (Eugene's father).
Those who are interested are encouraged to come to the theatre and check out a script.
Readings will be from sides available at auditions.


Juniper Brewing Company of Redmond
Call for Artists" for their Junipers at Juniper Art exhibition July 19 - September 20.  Artists and photographers from throughout Central Oregon are invited to submit one (1) piece of art on the theme of "Central Oregon or Juniper trees."
Shandel Gamer at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541.526.5073

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. .



Applications are now being accepted for artists of any discipline experienced in teaching in a middle school setting. If accepted, artists will teach one-week residencies in Caldera’s partner schools and offer integrated teacher training for 1- 3 hours as fits the schools’ schedules and needs.
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Applications accepted at: http://calderaarts.org/caldera/arts-in-residence/application/
Stipend: $500 a week and a 4-week residency at Caldera per in-school residency OR $1000 per in-school residency
Materials budget: $250
Residency Dates: November 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015
Teaching in schools can correspond to residency times or can be arranged at different times then residency.

Location: Portland and Central Oregon


Oregon Farm Bureau
2015 Oregon’s Bounty calendar.  The award-winning calendar celebrates all aspects of Oregon agriculture: the commodities, the people, the production, the landscape, the enjoyment, anything that depicts the beauty, technology, culture, or tradition of family farming and ranching.
Summer is a great time to capture Oregon agriculture in the country -- and in the city -- so photographers, get your cameras ready!
Horizontal-format, high-resolution images – both close-ups and panoramic views -- are needed of all types of agriculture in all seasons. Subject ideas include the harvesting of crops, planting of crops, close-ups of ag products or crops in the field, panoramic scenes of farmland, people enjoying agriculture or ag products, farm animals, portraits of farmers/ranchers, farmers markets, county fairs, harvest festivals, farming scenes from all seasons.

Photographers with images selected for month pages in Oregon’s Bounty will receive a photo credit in the 2015 calendar, copies of the calendar, and a year of Farm Bureau membership if they have not already joined the organization.

The deadline is September 15, 2014.
Photo specifications and contest rules oregonfb.org/calendar.


Artists’ Gallery Sunriver
Our gallery is one of the most successful and popular co-op style galleries in Oregon. Our year- round customer base is excellent, sales have been fantastic and the member artists enjoy meeting their collectors and customers in addition to rubbing elbows with a great group of Central Oregon artists.
If you are a seasoned or emerging artist and would like to join our gallery, and you can answer yes to all of the following: are you a local or part time resident of Central Oregon? Are you willing to work two days a month in the gallery and can you commit to a six month contract and be willing to serve on one of several committees? If yes ..........then we want you! Four openings mainly interested in 3-d art. If you are interested in learning more please contact Susan Harkness-Williams (jury chair)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 541-788-2486


The Friends of the Redmond Branch Library is issuing a call for artists, photographers and artisans and also announcing our next exhibitions in the main library and silent reading room.  Call For Artists is for summer exhibition titled, A Mid-Summer's Dream.  www.redmondfol.org

Local Farmers Wanted for Sisters Farmer’s Market
The Sisters Farmer’s Market is open every Friday from 3-6pm from June 6 through September 26. The SFM exists to support local farmers and the movement to eat healthy and eat locally produced foods. The market is held in beautiful Barclay Park in downtown Sisters and features performances by a different Central Oregon musician each week. Whether you have one acre or 100 acres or a garden in your back yard, grow produce or livestock, have flowers, eggs or cheese, you are invited to check out becoming a vendor at the SFM. For as little as $25 a week, your farm can reserve a 10’ x 10’ space. Visit our website, www.sistersfarmersmarket.com and read the Vendor Application Packet or call Mary at 541-420-8931.

Red Chair Gallery
Red Chair Gallery has developed a quality reputation as the local artists gallery. They have won the #1 locals "Best" gallery two years in a row in The Source "Best of" competition. They are looking for a felted hat/bag or basket artist to show in the gallery. They require that the artist they jury in is willing to work 8 to 16 hours per month in the gallery. If you are a felted hat/bag or basket artist that would like to join our local gallery, contact www.redchairgallerybend.com. They would love to see images of your work either from your website or sent directly to the e-mail.    


LUMIN Art Studios
Call to artists: We’re looking to feature guest artists at our monthly open studio events. You will have one wall area and a table. So far we have April lined up. 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.

Call to Artists for 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.

2014 Deschutes County Fair  Talent Show
Wednesday, July 30, 12-3pm on Eberhards Dairy Food Court Stage, singers, musicians, dancers, bands, magicians, jugglers and acts of all kinds! Four acts will each win a $150 prize & perform again on Saturday. Send a CD, DVD, videotape (no 8mm) and/or photos along with name, age, address and phone number to: Deschutes County Fair, Talent Show Audition, 3800 Airport Way, Redmond, OR 97756. All audition materials must be at the Fairgrounds by Monday, July 7 - notification will be completed by Monday, July 14.
Vista Bonita Glass Art Studio & Gallery
222 W Hood St., Ste. B, Sisters. Looking for artists to consign in our approximately 800 square foot gallery, a working glass art studio collocated with the gallery. Looking for: unique art, functional pottery, artistic pottery, metal art, glass art, fiber art. No paintings or photography at this time. We will jury your work to see if it fits into our vision. 55/45 split. Jerry 541-549-4527. Send pictures of your work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.