Call to Artists – March 2015

AROUND THE BLOCK FIBER ARTS STROLL
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is seeking interested fiber artists to participate in the 12th Annual Around The Block Fiber Arts Stroll 12-4pm Sunday, July 5 in downtown Sisters. The event is free and open to the public. Selected artists demonstrate, display and can sell their artwork or craft in sponsor businesses. Artists will be selected on the originality of the work and a “fiber-arts” theme. Entry and image submission deadline for possible inclusion in 2015 Fiber Arts Stroll Poster is March 5. Deadline for general entries is April 15. 541-549-0989 or karen@soqs.org

 

CALL TO ARTISTS: A NOVEL IDEA ART SHOWS
Deschutes Public Library’s art committees invite all artists to embrace both the written word and artistic expression during A Novel Idea, the Library’s countywide reading project. Deadlines and applications vary.
Downtown Bend Library | Applications are currently available at the Library. Deadline for art submission is Tuesday, March 3, from 4-6pm
Redmond Library | Applications are currently available at the Library. Deadline for art submission is Tuesday, March 3, from 4-6pm
Sunriver Library| Applications are currently available at the library. Deadline for art submissions is Wednesday, March 18.
Sisters Library | Art submissions are due at the Sisters Library on Tuesday, March 31. www.deschuteslibrary.org.

 

FURNITURE FLIP DESIGN CHALLENGE
Hosted by the Bend Habitat ReStore and Armature, seeks submissions for a unique design challenge. Transform three pieces of furniture or home accessories to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Individuals or pairs will be chosen and will receive ReStore dollars to complete their masterpieces. www.restoresfurnitureflip.com. Applications accepted through March 19. Show: April 25, 7pm at Armature. Paige @ 541-312-6709 or pshull@bendhabitat.org

 

CTC AUDITIONS
Auditions Monday and Tuesday, March 9-10 at Cascades Theatre for School for Scandal. Gossips, hypocrites, liars and lovers populate this fun British period piece. Cast requirements: 13 men, 5 women. Scripts can be checked out ahead of auditions from the theatre office during normal business hours M-F. It is best to phone beforehand. 541-389-0803.

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR SUNRIVER ART FAIRE
Artists from all media are invited to apply to the 6th annual juried Sunriver Art Faire to be held August 7-9, 2015 in the Village at Sunriver. Artist applications will be accepted at www.zapplication.org through March 13, 2015. Space is limited for the show, and a jury will choose the participants. The Sunriver Art Faire is sponsored by the Sunriver Women’s Club. Proceeds from the artists’ applications and booth fees go to support South Deschutes County charities and nonprofits.
www.sunriverartfaire.com, sunriverartfaire@gmail.com

 

SINGERS WANTED
Bella Acappella Harmony seeks women and teens who love to sing, want to learn four-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 and 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 Senior Center, 1600 Reed Market Road. For more information email Dana at acappellafun@gmail.com

 

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

 

CALLING ALL POETS
You are invited to enter the 22nd annual Artists Embassy International Poetry Contest. Deadline May 15, 2015. Cash awards, first, second and third 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. www.dancingpoetry.com.

 
WATERSTON DESERT WRITING PRIZE
Accepting submissions until March 15, 2015. 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 2015 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, info@writingranch.com 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 is March 6, 2015; entries can be submitted online at CaFE: Call for Entry: https://www.callforentry.org Awards: first place: $1,000, second place: $500, third place $300, J. Lynn Peterson Hundred Valleys Award $200. UVAA’s hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturdays, 10am-2pm. The UVAA is located at 1624 W Harvard Ave., Roseburg, Oregon. To submit online and/or download full information go to www.uvarts.com/call-to-artists. Gallery Manager at 541-672-2532.

 
CALLING ALL QUILTERS
Quilters and fabric artists are invited to participate in the quilt exhibit in April 2015 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, marilyn@quiltworks.com or 541-728-0527.

 

2015 CENTRAL OREGON FILM FESTIVAL
Calling for short film entries for our 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(3or4) Cam awarded as Best All-Around prize at the festival this year. Extended deadline – March 16. Early Bird entries will get a free COFF T-shirt! www.centraloregonshowcase.com. Catch the video intro to see details of the film festival and what we are all about. 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. More info: www.LuminArtStudios.com. Email questions to: Alisha@LuminArtStudios.com
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.

 
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. Contact jury chair Susan Harkness-Williams at 541-788-2486 or sunriversister@yahoo.com

 
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 classes@theworkhousebend.com 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, lindartsy1@gmail.com

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