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LVA's Plein Air Paint Out - Waterfront Botanical Gardens

Registration Deadline: September 11, 2017

Event Date: Sunday September 17, 2017
Artist Participation Fee: $30 non members, $20 LVA members
Location: Waterfront Botanical Garden, Frankfort Avenue & River Road, Louisville, Kentucky
Additional information: This event is part of the reGeneration Fair. A 12" x 12" canvas will be provided - Artists are asked to bring their media of choice to paint with. Artists are responsible for their own easel (if desired). Canvases will be handed out during check-in the morning of the event. This is a Rain or Shine event. 
1st place award-  $1,000
2nd place award-   $500
3rd place award-  $250
Contact: Amy Chase,  amy@louisvillevisualart.org  
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Louisville Clay Juried Show

Deadline: August 15, 2017

Fee: Free for LC Members, $30 for nonmembers
Location: Mantle Galley/KY Mudworks, 506 Baxter Ave, Louisville, Kentucky
Open to: Ceramic medium. No greater than 30" in any dimension or 30 lbs.
Contact: Alex Adams , info@louisvilleclay.org

Additional Information: This Louisville Clay sponsored show is open to all LC members. If you are not currently a member, you can join for only $30. This show will be up September 15 - October 10, 2017 during the Deb Schwarzkopf workshop! Juror: Mike Imes from Waukesha, WI. Up to two (2) high resolution images can be submitted via email. Please send email submissions to: susanhatcher@hotmail.com All submissions must include: Artist name, email, title, cost, materials, type of firing, and dimensions.
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Glass Exhibit

Deadline: August 20, 2017

Entry Fee: $25 member / $30 non-member
Open to: Artists and Students
Exhibition Dates: August 29 - September 30, 2017
Location: Gallery 104, Arts Association of Oldham County Louisville, KY
Contact: Marie-Elena Ottman,
smottman@twc.com
Additional Information: ***DEADLINE HAS been extended to August 20, 2017.
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We Are Enough - Juried Exhibition

Deadline: August 24, 2017

Fee: $12 per entry (Artists may submit up to six entries @ $12 each). Submission fee increases to $15 per entry after August 1st
Location: 720 Chicago Ave. Oak Park, Illinois
Contact: Emily Veldman, exhibitions@oakparkartleague.org

Additional Information:As part of the Oak Park Art League's Art for Social Change initiative, We are Enough calls for art that explores the many facets of body image and its relationship to self-acceptance and love. How is one's body image affected by inherent differences such as race, gender, sexuality, form and disability; or by changes due to aging, illness, or major surgery? We are looking for art of any media that explores issues of body image and self-worth. 
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Art Through the Lens

Deadline: August 26, 2017

Entry Fee: $15.00
Open to: Artists may submit unlimited photographic entries, including video and moving images, with multiple images and media files allowed per entry to portray a single artwork as accurate as possible. All photo-based imagery created through photographic processes is eligible including non-lens made images. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in an Art Through the Lense (formerly Paducah Photo) exhibition.  
Location: 333 Broadway St, Paducah, Kentucky 42001 and 200 Broadway St, Paducah, KY
Contact: office@theyeiser.org 
Additional Information: $2,000 in cash awards.
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Art from Art: Open Call for Artwork Inspired by Other Works

Deadline: August 28, 2017

Entry Fee: $40
Open to: Artists working in any medium
Exhibition Dates: November 10, 2017 - December 8, 2017
Location: Manifest Gallery,  2727 Woodburn Ave. Cincinnati Ohio
Contact: Kelia, hamilton@manifestgallery.org
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Arboreal: An Open Call for Artwork About Trees

Deadline: August 30, 2017

Entry Fee: $40
Open to: Artists working in any medium
Exhibition Dates: November 10 -December 8, 2017
Location: Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati Ohio
Contact: Kelia, hamilton@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: Manifest presents an open call to artists worldwide working in any media to share works that either directly or indirectly address the topic of trees or related aspects. The theme is open to wide interpretation, and works may explore various avenues of thought around the tree, its dependents, or its wood. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. The only criteria beyond excellent quality is that works must feature or address trees, or related ideas, concerns, or subjects, to fit within the overall theme of ARBOREAL. This does not mean, necessarily, 'pictures of trees', and can include a wide variety of perspectives centered on the subject, both direct and indirect. 
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H2O: An Open Call for Works Exploring Water

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Entry Fee: $40
Open to: Artists working in any medium
Exhibition Dates: November 10-December 8, 2017
Location: Manifest Gallery,  2727 Woodburn Ave. Cincinnati Ohio
Contact: Kelia, hamilton@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: Manifest presents an open call to artists worldwide exploring the theme of water from aesthetic, creative, and intellectual standpoints. This theme is open to wide interpretation and expression.
This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. The only criteria beyond excellent quality is that works must in some way relate to the theme of Water.
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The Views of Cave Hill Cemetery

Deadline: September 22, 2017

Fee: Free
Open to: anyone that has visited Cave Hill Cemetery and taken photographs, 18 years old or older, or with appropriate parental consent if younger than 18 years of age. 

Additional Information: Winning photographs will be used in the production of a Cave Hill Cemetery calendar, as well as within any range of promotional material for Cave Hill Cemetery and any of its subsidiaries.
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The 8th Annual Manifest Prize: $5,000 Cash Award! 

Deadline: October 1, 2017

Fee: $40 for up to up 3 entries, $10 for each additional
Exhibition Dates: December 14, 2017- January 12, 2018
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Contact: Kelia,  hamilton@manifestgallery.org
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Madison Art Club Regional Fall Art Show

Deadline: October 1, 2017

Fee: $50 for non-members, $40 for 2017 Madison Art Club Members
Open to: Age 18+, works in 2-D & 3-D only
Location: Art On Main, 309 West Main St, Madison, Indiana 47250
Exhibition Dates: 10/14-11/1/2017
Contact: Teresa Waller,  artclub.madison.in@gmail.com
Additional Information: This is the 19th Annual Regional Fall Art Show. It is not juried. Maximum 2 entries in 1 or more of 8 categories. Drawing, Fiber/Textiles, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Artisan & Wild Card. Best of Show $1,000, Award of Excellence $500, Duke Energy Award of Excellence $250 and numerous other awards. In 2016 there were19 awards totaling $4,650
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MANIFEST Regional Showcase: ILLINOIS

Deadline: October 4, 2017

Fee: $40
Open to: Illinois Residents Only
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Exhibition Dates: December 15, 2017- January 12, 2018
Contact: Kelia, Hamilton@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. THIS IS AN OPEN CALL. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. The only criteria for entry is that works must qualify as works of visual art made by artists living in Illinois. 
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TAPPED: Open Call for Works by Artists and their Professors

Deadline: October 6, 2017

Fee: $40
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Exhibition Dates: December 15, 2017- January 12, 2018
Contact: Kelia,  hamilton@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: Out of respect for the artist-teacher bond, and in honor of professors working hard to help artists tap into a higher mind relative to art and life, we offer an annual international open call, calling for works of art by current or former professor/student pairs, with no predetermined theme, style, size, or type of work to be selected.
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2D Contemporary Work call for submission

Deadline: December 17, 2017

Entry Fee: Free Open to: 2D Contemporary artists
Location: 721 E. Washington St, Louisville, Kentucky
Melanie Miller,Contact: Melanie@HylandGlass.com
Additional Information: Our showroom gallery space boasts 17' high ceilings with white walls. Show your work alongside 3D Contemporary glass! We are looking to host 4 shows in 2018, large scale Contemporary Work in 2D. Minimum of 3 pieces finished for show consideration that have been completed within the last 36 months. Email or call for details and to set up a time to see showroom space.
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1-person or Group Exhibit

Deadline: January 1, 2018

Fee: Free
Location: The Green Building, Louisville, Kentucky
Contact: Matt Loeser, matthew@thegreenbuildinggallery.com 

Additional Information: Artist responsible for ready-to-hang works, delivery and pick-up. Submit 3-5 images, Artist's Statement and Bio and small exhibit description via email.
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ARTEBELLA

Deadline: Ongoing

Fee: FREE
Open to: All Media Artists - Original Artwork
Location: online publication through LVA
Contact: Joshua Jenkins, josh@louisvillevisualart.org
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Fall Arts Festival at Josephine Sculpture Park - Workshops

September 10, 2017

Date: Sunday, September 10th from 11am-6pm
Location: Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, Kentucky
Come make art with us! Professional artists conduct free workshops throughout the 20 acre park. Featuring live music, dance, free demonstrations & activities such as book binding, sculpture, printmaking, mural painting, pottery wheel, fabric dyeing, art scavenger hunts, walking tours & there are always a few other surprises! Guest artist Chakaia Booker of NYC will unveil her sculpture and lead a hands-on workshop. Stop by her booth for an opportunity to meet and talk with her about this sculpture! Advanced workshops such as glass blowing and metal casting are available for a small fee and you can even help create the community sculpture! Visitors may also create their own cast aluminum relief sculpture to take home at the Hot Metal Pour or blow a glass ornament to keep ($30-35). A community artwork will be created and displayed at JSP as part of the exhibition and you can be part of that too! There is something for every age and ability at JSP! Soar above the sculptures in a hot air balloon ride, play in the bubbles of the bubble bug, simply walk the quiet paths and view new sculptures.
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Ceramic Artist: Deb Schwartzkoph Workshop

Registration Deadline: September 29, 2017

Workshop Fee: $75/Louisville Clay member, $125/Non-member
Louisville Clay membership: $30
Reception and Slide Show Presentation: September 30 (6p-9p) FREE
Location: Kentucky Mudworks, 506 Baxter Ave, Louisville, Kentucky
Workshop Dates: September 30 (9a-5p) & October 1 (10a-4p)
Additional Information: Louisville Clay and Kentucky Mudworks are proud to host the Deb Schwartzkoph workshop. Deb is a nationally recognized ceramic artist from Seattle, Washington and will be demonstrating her techniques, explaining her processes and creating her amazing artwork in this 2 day workshop. This is an event you don't want to miss!
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Gilding Workshop by Charles Douglas

Deadline: October 21, 2017

Workshop Fee: 1 day is $245, two days is $445
Open to: artists, and anyone who wants to learn how to apply gold leaf
Workshop Dates: October 21st and 22nd 2017
Location: Art Sanctuary, 1433 South Shelby Street 40217
Contact: Sabra Crockett, Charles Douglas, charles.studio@usa.net
Additional Information: A special weekend of Gold Leaf Gilding classes are scheduled October 21st and 22nd at Art Sanctuary, 1433 South Shelby Street ! Join us for one or both days as we explore a variety of methods of gilding - Oil Gilding, Traditional Water Gilding, water-based emulsion, Kölner 'Instacoll' mordant from Germany, as well as gesso and clay bole, composition and aluminum leaf, and genuine 23k gold! All levels including Beginners are welcome. Suitable for Fine Artists, Frame and furniture makers, or those who simply have always wanted to explore a hands-on approach to this beautiful and mysterious centuries-old art. All materials provided with class projects to take home.
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The Schrodt Method

Deadline: Ongoing

Workshop Fee: $32/week
Location: Schrodt Art Studio, 4014 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 13, Louisville, Kentucky
Contact: Judy Warren, judy@schrodart.com 502.893.2842
Additional Information: A practical approach to oil painting using proven, teachable methods suitable for beginning to advanced. Classes run consecutively in 12-14 week sessions.
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Oil Painting Class - "Working Beyond the Limitations of a Photograph" 

Deadline: Ongoing

Workshop Fee: varies
Location: Studio Anchorage, 2125 Cave Spring Road, Anchorage KY
Open to: Beginner to Advanced
Contact: Susan Tolliver, studioanchorage@gmail.com 502.639.4957
Additional Information: Learn the fundamentals of painting in oils and manipulating "Beyond the Limitations of a Photograph". Class offerings run contiguously in bands of 6 to 8 weeks. Brushwork, edges, the essence of pushing warm and cool tones; working with a limited palette; using a palette knife; components of good composition; avoiding linear drawing are just a few of the routine principles incorporated into classes routinely. Beginners initially have a more specified program structure to establish core oil painting foundation skills. Call Susan at 639-4957 for more details or check the website for more complete information.
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2017 Palette Fest

Deadline: August 26, 2017

Entry Fee: $50
Event Dates: September 23, 2017
Event Location: Whet Your Palette, The Art Studio in Anchorage
Contact Name: Sarah Gatewood sarah@whetyourpalette.com
Additional Information: Celebrate with us! 2017 Palette Fest! We are looking for talented artisans. We are located in beautiful downtown Anchorage and have booth space available for artists to showcase their talent. We are looking for the best of the best and look forward to featuring Louisville artists. Whet Your Palette has an audience of over 7500k and this event will be widely advertised throughout Louisville. Giveaways include 1 week of summer camp and also 1 year of painting! Email if more information is needed.
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Louisville Orchestra Art Exhibit

Deadline: November 10, 2017

We need Artists to show and sell their art pieces for this family friendly event. Our Community Center holds up to 500 people and there will be a connected room for the Art exhibit.  Artists get into the performance for free, but the public pays $20.00. We will market this event and there are no fees for the artists.  Great way to gain some exposure and sell some of your work.  Need to be set up by 6:30 and stay until 9:30.  Tables and chairs provided by request.  Email for more information:  Rhonda Rowland, Arts Program Manager @ rrowland@jeffersontownky.gov


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Artist Lecture: Elmer Lucille Allen

September 9, 2017 -  4p-5:30p

Location: KMAC, 715 W Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky
Contact: Alex Adams, alexadams@aaclay.com
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Staff Curator - National Quilt Museum
Paducah, Kentucky
The National Quilt Museum is a destination art museum that sees visitors annually from over 40 countries around the globe.  A mission-driven organization, the museum works to introduce the world to the art of today’s quilting community. We are looking to hire a Staff Curator. This person will play a key role in creating and maintain the gallery/exhibit experience of the museum.  Duties include, but are not limited to, exhibit installation and maintenance, procuring temporary exhibits for the museum, managing the museum's existing collection, and managing the logistics of the museum's traveling exhibits.  In addition, qualified person must be willing to work with every department in the museum to achieve mutual goals. 

Applicants Must Have: Experience working in a museum atmosphere, Experience changing exhibits in a quilt or other art museum or gallery setting, Experience working with third party vendors and partner to achieve project goals, Very good organizational skills, Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.

Beneficial: Degree in a Museum Sciences related field, Professional presentation skills.

Interested parties should email fbennett@quiltmuseum.org with a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements if applicable.  The subject should read “Curator Position”.
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Call for Glass Artists

Deadline: July 24, 2017

Call for Artists to create a commissioned piece of glass art to hang in the main lobby of the Masonic Homes that is currently under construction. The Project Team will review submissions according to the criteria listed below, and will recommend a short list of artists who may be invited to take part in the Procurement phase of the process and considered for the commission. The following criteria will be used to evaluate artists: Artistic originality, excellence and innovation. Ability to collaborate with the Project Team, community and other stakeholders. Professional experience. Mastery of techniques and materials. Ability to meet budget and schedule.
Contact: Stephanie at stephanie@reesedesign.com 
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Artist Professional Development Grants

Due to the success of the inaugural round of Artist Professional Development Grants, this grant program will now run three times a year.
Grants can be employed in the period January 6 through June 30, 2017.

Cycle 3. 2017
Grant Cycle September 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018
Application deadline: Midnight on Sunday July 23, 2017
Notification date: August 25, 2017
Report deadline: March 21, 2018
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FLOODWALL MURAL - Continuing Our Story

Deadline: August 18, 2017

 

Open to: Professional artists ages 18 and older. Artists must be willing and capable of working within the project timeline, with the Public Art Commission, and community groups.
Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana  
Additional information: Continuing our Story will place a permanent, outdoor mural that is historically relevant and community specific on the next unpainted floodwall panel in Jeffersonville, Indiana. This mural is a continuation in a timeline of murals that document the story of our community - historically relevant places, people and activities. Floodwall should be painted in a realistic style, which complements the existing mural in order to continue the story of our community. The painted panel will be located on the south side of the floodwall facing riverside drive and restaurant row. The artist selected for this project will be responsible for the design and painting of an outdoor mural that is 8.5’ tall and 19’ wide. The chosen artist will be asked to create a concept sketch for the panel that depicts imagery from a local hardware business that has been serving the community for 94 years. The artist will have imagery provided upon notification of selection.
Contact: Dawn Spyker, dawnspyker@gmail.com.
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Call for Portfolios: Stoneybrook Kroger Mural

Deadline: September 4, 2017

Entry Fee: Free
Open to: all artists. Priority given to artists living in the Louisville and Southern Indiana areas.
Location: Stoneybrook Kroger, 9080 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299
Louisville Visual Art in association with Kroger, seek portfolios from local artists interested in creating a large-scale indoor artwork in the Stoneybrook Kroger.  This artwork will have high visibility and will be prominently displayed within Kroger. There is no application fee to enter and all artists asked to submit a proposal will receive a $300 stipend. From the artists asked for a proposal, one will be selected to create the artwork for each location. Payment to Selected Artist: $10,000. 
Learn more about what Kroger is looking for in mural proposals.
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ARTIST/Direct Support Professional

The Zoom Group

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.50 to $13.50 /hour
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Related: 1 year
Additional information: Provide regularly scheduled activities that are designed to foster the acquisition of skills, build positive social behavior and interpersonal competence, and encourage greater independence and personal choice. Provide opportunities for community connections. [Examples include: art shows, workshops, art fairs/festivals, exhibitions, and galleries, instructional opportunities/teaching at local schools/agencies, frequenting local establishments, memberships and hosting internal events as well as socializing with guests of the gallery] Complete and maintain all required Medicaid, DDID and Zoom Group required documentation which includes, but is not limited to: incident reports, daily attendance, individual goal/objective progression through daily contact notes, and monthly summaries, as well as, medication tracking on MAR’s. Career planning or pre-vocational activities to develop experiential learning opportunities and career options consistent with the artist’s skills and personal interests. Provide physical care and assistance to artists in performing daily life activities. Assist with toilet transfers and food preparation/meals as needed. General housekeeping, to provide daily maintenance and weekly cleaning of restrooms and kitchen, and keep supplies organized. Greet and assist customers and guests who visit the gallery; facilitate artwork sales; process and track art sales, and provide information about the StudioWorks Day Program and other programs offered by Zoom Group.
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LVA's Plein Air Paint Out - Waterfront Botanical Gardens

Registration Deadline: September 11, 2017

Event Date: Sunday September 17, 2017
Artist Participation Fee: $30 non members, $20 LVA members
Location: Waterfront Botanical Garden, Frankfort Avenue & River Road, Louisville, Kentucky
Additional information: This event is part of the reGeneration Fair. A 12" x 12" canvas will be provided - Artists are asked to bring their media of choice to paint with. Artists are responsible for their own easel (if desired). Canvases will be handed out during check-in the morning of the event. This is a Rain or Shine event. 
1st place award-  $1,000
2nd place award-   $500
3rd place award-  $250
Contact: Amy Chase,  amy@louisvillevisualart.org  
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Call for Artwork and Poetry for Dialogist a Quarterly Journal

Deadline: December 21, 2017

Entry Fee: Free
Contact: Jennifer Palmer,  jenniferlaurapalmer@gmail.com
Additional Information: Submit up to five files for initial review. Images must be at or within the range of 800-2,000 pixels, in any direction, and free of unintentional visible compression/digital artifacts. If an image is accepted, we may later request a larger, print-quality version in a lossless format.
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Call for Artists

Entry Fee: Free
Contact: artist@locallanguageart.com
Additional Information: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY: we are on the hunt for painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, fabricators, and all artisans in the Louisville area for purchase and placement in a newly constructed iconic building in the heart of downtown.  We will be commissioning original artworks, large scale sculpture, and fine art prints.  Honor the city's rich history and authentic character, be a part of this landmark project!
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Train Mural Opportunity

Location: Island, KY
Additional Information: Community project commission to paint a train mural on an existing structure, Budget TBD
The contact for this commission is:
Scott Hillard
Friends of Island
PO Box 106
Island, KY 42350
270-608-8670


Project Manager: Curate Now Residence
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
Temporary Position
The Curate Now Residence Program will help K-12 teachers answers these questions with their students. Students participating in this program will experience three major areas of the creative journey - artmaking, presentation, and curation. In year one, twelve schools will be selected to have a maximum of four classes participate in this year long experience connecting the classroom with KMAC Museum staff and professional artists.   KMAC Museum is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the initial program development including stakeholder identification and involvement, strategy for cohort selection, and implementation of selection process.  The project manager will work with KMAC Museum’s Education Department.
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Requests for Exhibit Proposals

Deadline: Ongoing
The Gloria Singletary Gallery at the Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington, Ky., invites a variety of artist proposals for four to eight week exhibitions. Independent curators, collaborative teams of artists and individual artists are encouraged to submit proposals for exhibition.
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Social & Networking Artist Group

Deadline: Ongoing
Louisville artists Syndicateis a grassroot network of local visual artists, filmmakers and musicians who gather monthly to display, discuss and critique artistic projects.
More info: info@louisvillesyndicate.org