PARK CITY SUMMIT COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL: MAY OPPORTUNITIES

MONSTER DRAWING RALLY

Kimball Art Center
1401 Kerns Blvd.
Park City, UT


June 16-9:30pm
Limited spaces still available for participating artists.
Apply here.


The first ever Park City Monster Drawing Rally will celebrate our community's local visual artists, building on a model developed by Southern Exposure, a San Francisco nonprofit arts organization. On June 1st, groups of creatives will paint, draw, collage, and illustrate in real time in 50 minute segments. All work made onsite will be immediately for sale for a flat fixed price of $50. Participants will have the opportunity to spy on the creative process, grow their art collections, and get to know our artist community. Food, live music, and cash bar are part of the fun.
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MONSTER DRAWING RALLY

Kimball Art Center
1401 Kerns Blvd.
Park City, UT

June 16-9:30pm
Limited spaces still available for participating artists.
Apply here.

The first ever Park City Monster Drawing Rally will celebrate our community's local visual artists, building on a model developed by Southern Exposure, a San Francisco nonprofit arts organization. On June 1st, groups of creatives will paint, draw, collage, and illustrate in real time in 50 minute segments. All work made onsite will be immediately for sale for a flat fixed price of $50. Participants will have the opportunity to spy on the creative process, grow their art collections, and get to know our artist community. Food, live music, and cash bar are part of the fun.

Participating artists include: Russell​ ​Blackwell •​ Claiborne​ ​Colomb​​o​​​​ •​ Jenny​ ​Diersen • Laurie​ ​Eastwood •​ S​​cott​ ​Filipiak ​•​ Nathan​ Florence​​ ​•​ Nan​ ​Gray • Parker​ ​Jones ​•​ Jeanne LaRae ​•​ Jan Massimino • Mark​ ​Maziarz​​ ​•​ Bridgette​ ​Meinhold​​ ​•​ Kylie Millward • Ali​ ​Mitchell​​ ​•​ Kristen​ ​Mitchell •​ Lyndsie Nash ​•​ Grace Patton • Libby​ ​Peterkort​​​ ​•​ Blake​ ​Peterson​​​ ​•​ Danielle​ ​Powers ​•​ David​ ​Riley • Kimberly​ ​Roush ​•​ Jocelyn​ ​Scudder​​ ​•​ Lisa Shine​​ ​•​ Sara Sheperd Edgar • Samantha Simon ​•​ Heather​ ​Stamenov ​•​ Jack Thomas • Clinton Whiting​ ​​•​ Mike​ ​Wong ​•​ Ida Yoked • and more...

PUBLIC ART

Deadline: June 9
Southern Utah University, School of Business

Cedar City, UT

Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating art for the public area(s) of the new Southern Utah University School of Business in Cedar City, Utah. The Selection Committee looks forward to working with an artist whose work will contribute to this important facility for the State of Utah and Southern Utah University. Budget is $104,000.

ORIGINAL WRITING

Deadline: June 23
Writing Competition

Since 1958, the Utah Original Writing Competition has awarded Utah writers for works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in a variety of forms. The competition’s mission is to aid Utah writers on their path to publication and broader recognition. Submissions must be original works and, with some exceptions, cannot be published or accepted for publication at the time of entry. Manuscripts are reviewed in a blind process by judges selected from outside of Utah. There is no entry fee, and it is open to all Utah residents age 18 and over. 2017 submission guidelines are available here

DESIGN ARTS UTAH

Deadline: July 10
Exhibition: Sept 8 - Oct 20, 2017

Salt Lake City, UT

The Design Arts Program sponsors an annual juried exhibition of Utah designers from a broad range of media and practice. The annual exhibition coincides with Salt Lake Design Week and Salt Lake Gallery Stroll at the Rio Gallery in Salt Lake City. These exhibitions support excellent design and designers in Utah while showcasing their work and demonstrating the intricate and arduous process to achieve exemplary design in any field. The Designer selected as the Juror’s Award Winner receives a $3,000 award.

PUBLIC ART

Deadline: June 30
Department of Environmental Quality

Salt Lake City, UT

Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating art for the public area(s) of the new Department of Environmental Quality Technical Support Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Selection Committee will collaborate with an artist to develop an installation that reflects the important role the Department of Environmental Quality has in safeguarding Utah’s air, land, and water. Budget is $40,500.

ART ACCESS

Deadline: July 1
Call for artists

Salt Lake City, UT

Art Access provides equal opportunities to inclusive arts programs for Utahns with disabilities and those with limited access to the arts. Promoting art for everyone, Art Access galleries display stimulating art in an inclusive setting by artists from all backgrounds and with all points-of-view. Art Access has two galleries available for exhibits: the main Art Access Gallery for larger exhibits; and Access II Gallery, a smaller display space. They are accepting proposals for exhibits for calendar year 2018. The online application form is available here.

SUMMIT COUNTY FAIR UTAH

Deadline: June 1/July 1
Call for vendors

Coalville, UT

On Site Food Vendors:  Prepare meals to be eaten at the fair.  Fee is $250.00 which includes canopy set up, cooking space, and electric.  The deadline to apply is June 1.

Commercial Vendor:  Artist, Craft, Jeweler and Gourmet Food Vendors. Fee is $100.00 which includes a single 10 x 10 canopy with 4 sidewalls (provided by Summit County Fair).  The deadline to apply is July 1.
 
 
KIMBALL ART FESTIVAL

August 4-6

Park City, UT

The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is scheduled for the first weekend in August and will include three days packed with art, cuisine, and music. To make this huge event a success over 300 volunteers are needed. Sign up for a couple of shifts here and make art happen for your community. Ages 12+.

VILCEK FOUNDATION

Deadline: May 31
Creative Promise Prizes

The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise were established in 2009 as a complement to the Vilcek Prizes, to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements, and who often face significant challenges early in their careers. As with the Vilcek Prizes, the Creative Promise Prizes are awarded annually in biomedical science and in a changing category of the arts, next year recognizing accomplishments in the field of architecture.

Applications for the 2018 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise are now open. Professionals in the fields of biomedical science and architecture are invited apply today!

UDAM: TEACHER INITIATED GRANTS

Deadline:  Ongoing/quarterly review
Grant opportunity

Are you a third grade teacher who wants to play the trumpet? How about making jewelry from fused glass? Or are you a pottery teacher who would like to write poetry? The Teacher Initiated Project (TIP) grant program is for classroom teachers who desire to explore new creative learning opportunities. Grant awards are for $500 to pay for a teaching artist's time. 

UTAH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Deadline: June 30
Artist Residency Program

Salt Lake City, UT

The UMOCA Artist-in-Residence Program is the only long-term artist residency designed specifically to meet the needs of artists living in Utah. Utah artists will be selected primarily based on demonstrated artistic potential, commitment to working in a contemporary idiom, willingness to participate in a robust and intellectually-engaged community of artists, and readiness to devote the time necessary to advance their professional careers to the next level. The June deadline is for artists interested the residency cycle beginning February 1st of the following calendar year.

UMOCA residents will receive a wide variety of benefits from the museum, including 6 months of free studio space inside the museum itself. UMOCA will also provide residents with private meetings with national curators, critics, and other art world professionals who will be brought to UMOCA specifically to give our residents opportunities for higher visibility inside and outside the state. In addition, UMOCA will support residents by offering workshops in professional development, special access to visiting artists and lecturers, and an exhibition in the A.I.R. Space Gallery at the culmination of their residency. 

RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE

Deadlines: Sept 14
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Fellowships

Cambridge, MA

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 Fellowship Program. Through the program, stipends of up to $77,500 for one year with additional funds for project expenses will be awarded to individuals working in the creative arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics to pursue projects within their fields. In addition, some support for relocation expenses is provided where relevant. Each of the more than 850 fellows who have been in residence at the Radcliffe Institute has pursued an independent project, but the collaborative experience unites all of them. Scholars, scientists, and artists work on individual projects, or in clusters, to generate new research, publications, art, and more.  

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 

Summer Interns
Deadline:  Until Filled

Sundance Institute has an exciting opportunity for a local student – a summer internship with the Utah Community Programs team. This is an incredible learning experience. The intern will help with presenting the 20th Summer Film Series and conducting targeted outreach for the Series. This internship is a great way to build a resume, gain experience, and have fun! Applicants must be either undergraduate or graduate students. Apply here.

PARK CITY SUMMIT COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL

Community Manager
Deadline: May 26


The Park City Summit County Arts Council is seeking a full-time Community Manager to support the organization’s marketing, programming, and administrative activities. The position will report to the Executive Director and serve as a critical part of a small team. The Arts Council is looking for a digitally-savvy, hard-working, self-starter who believes in the value of arts and culture and is excited about growing the impact of the organization. The full job description is available online here.

UTAH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Summer Interns
Deadline: May 15


Interns with UMOCA have the opportunity to work one-on-one with department heads to carry out specific projects, and general daily needs. Supplementary learning experiences are also achieved through assisting with public programs including exhibition openings, film screenings, art talks, and community outreach. To apply, complete the application here and contact Kendal at kendal.sudman@utahmoca.org

KIMBALL ART CENTER
 
Various Positions
Deadline:  Until filled

The Kimball Art Center is looking for individuals for a variety of roles. More information and job descriptions available here.

Current Job/Volunteer Openings:
  • Development Director
  • Executive Director 
  • Figure Model
  • Art Instructors
  • Summer Intern

OPEN AIR ART SPACE

Lecture Series at OAAS
3070 Rasmussen Rd., Suite 290
Park City, UT

This summer in Park City, join Dr. Micah Christensen (PhD, History of Art, University of London) and painter David Riley for a series of free art discussions on great masters of Western Art. Whether you are an artist or art enthusiast, the series will be full of lively discussion and beautiful images. Lectures will be held in the Artist's Studio from 4:30 to 6pm

May 15: The Renaissance 
June 19: The Baroque 
July 17: The Enlightenment 
August 21: Realism to Naturalism 

Drawing and Painting Classes

OAAS is now offering portrait model sessions everyWednesday from 4-7pm. Join for a chance to draw or paint from a model. These classes include instruction and demos. Contact David at info@openairartspace.com for more information.

WRITERS @ WORK

2017 Writing Conference
Alta, UT

June 7-11

This year’s event will focus on generating new work. Writers of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry will come together to explore craft, share ideas, and create new work. Alta Lodge provides the ideal setting for such a generative retreat, while at the same time cultivating a sense of community that lasts long after the event itself. Register for this learning opportunity here.
 
 
 
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