CREATE // April Opportunities @ PCSC

PCSCArts :: CREATE // April Opportunities 


Thurs., May 4, 2017
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
West Valley City

The Mountain West Arts Conference is designed to help individuals and organizations in the arts community access essential resources and create community connections throughout Utah and the Mountain West. It is also part of a long-term effort to sustain the creative industry by providing opportunities, education, tools, information, and resources that serve all contributors to the arts.

During the conference, there will be multiple focus sessions including The Art of Branding, Models of Success, and Corporal Euphonics. Aaron Dworkin, Dean of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance of the University of Michigan, will be the keynote speaker this year.

The Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards are presented annually in conjunction with the MWAC. The awards recognize those qualities that advance the arts for the people and communities in our state and are Utah’s highest honor in the arts.


Application Deadline: April 17
Visual Art Exhibition

Salt Lake City, UT

The Salt Lake Arts Council announces a call for artists for the Finch Lane Gallery. The exhibition program is designed to give local artists an opportunity to show their current body of work. The application process includes a competitive review by the Visual Arts Committee of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, with members from the Board of Directors and visual artists from the community. Both one-person shows and group exhibits are considered.


Application Deadline: April 15
Local Artist Showcase and Sale

Oakley, UT

The Park City Summit County Arts Council announces a call for artists for the 2017 Summit Arts Showcase at the Red Barn in Oakley.  The event is scheduled for Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24. Local artists working in all media are encouraged to apply for this juried show. Selected artists will be notified by May 1 and registration is due by May 15.  More details and the registration form is available online here.


Deadline: May 15
Summer Arts Festival

Salt Lake City, UT

The Utah Arts Alliance announces a call for artists for the summer Urban Arts Festival which will be held at the Gallivan Center on September 16th and 17th 2017. The Urban Arts Festival is the largest free community art event in Utah drawing over 50,000 attendees. The Festival features original work of exhibiting artists, including art, music, dance, film, live street art demonstrations, automotive arts, and computer arts. No imports, commercial, or purchased for resale work. Exhibitors must be at least 18 years old, or must submit parent/guardian consent prior to the event.


Deadline: May 26
Summer Concert Series

Salt Lake City, UT

The Brown Bag Concert Series is a summer music series offering free concerts in several downtown Salt Lake City locations. Concerts are held Mondaythrough Friday, from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. The Salt Lake Arts Council is seeking musicians to perform. A review committee is selected each year and is composed of Salt Lake City Arts Council Board Members, Arts Council staff, and community members with knowledge of performing arts and the community-at-large.


Deadline: April 17
Summer Craft Festival

Craft Lake City’s Annual Do-It-Yourself Festival is a festival by locals, for locals, celebrating all things local. The Festival encompasses do-it-yourself culture as a whole, featuring artists and craftspeople, DIY engineers and tinkerers, foodies, singers and dancers, collectors, and upcyclers. The Call for Exhibitors is open to makers, creators & tinkerers who currently reside & operate in the State of Utah. No dealers, agents or representatives are permitted.


Deadline: April 18
Youth Art Exhibit 

Amplifier, in collaboration with Earth Guardians, is holding an open call for youth art to celebrate heroes working to address climate change. One youth artist will be selected to receive a $1,000 education scholarship and have their art printed and distributed at the People’s Climate March. Fifty youth submissions will be selected for a group art exhibition at the Amplifier Foundation Gallery in the fall of 2017, and be made available as high resolution downloads on the Amplifier Foundation website. To apply, post submissions on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook with the caption #MyClimateHero. 


Deadline: April 21

The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are underrecognized by their fields. The Foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage new modes of thinking about art. To that end, the Foundation is accepting applications for its Grants for Visual Artists program. Through the annual program, direct support grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to underrecognized artists 21 years or older. 
There is a $15 application fee. For complete program guidelines, information about previous grant recipients, and application instructions, see the Harpo Foundation website.

UDAM: Teacher Initiated Grants

Deadline:  Ongoing/quarterly review

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. 


Various Positions
Deadline:  Until filled

The Kimball Art Center is looking for individuals who are inspired by their mission, vision, and values for a variety of roles. More information and applications available here.

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


Summer Internship
Deadline: Until Filled

The Arts Council is seeking 1-2 summer interns to help produce and manage events, prepare marketing materials, and assist with other projects that promote arts and culture in our community.  Work can be done remotely with occasional in-person meetings. 

Please send an email to [email protected]expressing your interest, along with a brief summary of your background/experience and why this internship is a good fit for you.


General Manager
Deadline:  Until Filled

Park City’s community radio station is looking for the next leader to manage and grow a community treasure. Journalism, sales, management, and broadcast experience are all essential for this key position. Cover letter and resume via email only to: [email protected].  The full job description is posted here.


Deadline: Until Filled

Award winning director, Jill Orschel, is looking for individuals to assist her with her latest film. Jill is a filmmaker based in Park City and has directed a number of award-winning short documentaries including her 2009 film, Sister Wife which premiered at Sundance Film Festival. 

Current Positions Available:
Post-Production: assistant editing
Producing/Financial: help generate a budget 
Artistic: help w/Animation
Research: locate articles and other archival materials on film subject.
Producing/Marketing: help with outreach/social media leading up to Kickstarter Campaign this fall

For more information or to apply, contact Jill  at [email protected]
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