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CALL FOR ENTRIES: HOOF PRINTS - A Breeders' Cup Photography Contest

Deadline: October 22, 2018

Entry Fee: Free
Eligibility: Students in grades 6-12
Exhibition Dates: November 2-3, 2018
Exhibition Location: Churchill Downs
Contact: Kate Dosker, katedosker@hippinspired.com
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE CHAUTAUQUA NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION - Truths and Consequences

Deadline: November 9, 2018

Entry Fee: $35 Open to: Any artist, 18 years or older, working in any medium except video. All entries must be the original work of the artist. Exhibition Dates: January 1, 2019 - February 15, 2019 Exhibition Location: Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY 404075 Contact: Esther Randall, Esther.Randall@eku.edu Additional Information: Eastern Kentucky University Chautauqua Lecture Series, and the Department of Art & Design are sponsoring a juried exhibition on the theme of Truths and Consequences. Any two- or three-dimensional work incorporating an interpretation of this content is eligible. Juror: James Grubola of the Hite Art Institute.Application: Each artist may enter three pieces. Go to https://www.callforentry.org More Information


CALL FOR ENTRIES: UTILITY - Exhibit of Works of Functional Art

Deadline: November 16, 2018

Entry Fee: $40 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry. Fees are non-refundable. Number of entries is unlimited. For the purposes of this process an 'entry' is an individual work of art, regardless of number of images used to represent it in this submission. Entry fee must be paid by U.S. check or money order made payable to MANIFEST, or by credit card via PayPal. (If paying by PayPal PLEASE use the paypal link provided on the page that follows the submission of the online entry form.)
Exhibition Location: 2727 Woodburn Avenue East Walnut Hills Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Contact: Erin Corley, corley@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: UTILITY is a competitive international exhibition of works exploring the theme of works that function. Works selected will represent some point of view relative to this theme. We are eager to share how artists incorporate utility into their work, and how designers or craftspeople elevate the products of their labor with skill, sophisticated content, or a high degree of formal or creative refinement. Our goal is that this exhibit will result in a wide range of types of work, all aligning to the criteria that every piece must be functional. Works may be in any media, 2D or 3D, however functionality or utility must be an aspect of any submission. The annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize will result in the awarding of one significant cash prize ($2500) to a single work selected as the 'best of the entire season.’
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: SINKS & CHAIRS - Exhibit of Works Exploring Sinks or Chairs

Deadline: November 18, 2018

Entry Fee: $40 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry. Fees are non-refundable. Number of entries is unlimited. For the purposes of this process an 'entry' is an individual work of art, regardless of number of images used to represent it in this submission. Entry fee must be paid by U.S. check or money order made payable to MANIFEST, or by credit card via PayPal. (If paying by PayPal PLEASE use the paypal link provided on the page that follows the submission of the online entry form.)
Exhibit Location: 2727 Woodburn Avenue East Walnut Hills Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Contact: Erin Corley, corley@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: SINKS & CHAIRS is a competitive international exhibition of works exploring the theme of these two subjects. Works selected will represent some point of view relative to this theme.
Sinks and chairs are subjects artists often turn to throughout their careers. The use of these objects as primary subjects has become a thread winding its way throughout centuries of artwork. In honor of their lineage in art we set out to create an exhibition of works featuring these humble subjects. Artists are encouraged to take a broadly creative view of the theme. Works may be in any media, 2D or 3D and in some way must feature the sink and/or chair as a primary but not necessarily exclusive subject. The annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize will result in the awarding of one significant cash prize ($2500) to a single work selected as the 'best of the entire season.’
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: SIMILITUDE - Exhibit of Works Exploring Portraiture

Deadline: November, 20, 2018

Entry Fee: $40 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry. Fees are non-refundable. Number of entries is unlimited. For the purposes of this process an 'entry' is an individual work of art, regardless of number of images used to represent it in this submission. Entry fee must be paid by U.S. check or money order made payable to MANIFEST, or by credit card via PayPal. (If paying by PayPal PLEASE use the paypal link provided on the page that follows the submission of the online entry form.)
Exhibit Location: 2727 Woodburn Avenue East Walnut Hills Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Contact: Erin Corley, corley@manifestgallery.org
Additional Information: SIMILITUDE is a competitive international exhibition of works exploring the theme of the portrait. Works selected will represent some point of view relative to this theme.
Recognition matters. Throughout art history the ability of the artist to not only capture a likeness but also the character and spirit, if you will, of the subject has defined whole careers. With this in mind we offer this call to artists for works that address the portrait. All manner of interpretations, explorations, and machinations involving the portrait are welcome. Artists are encouraged to take a broadly creative view of the theme.
 The annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize will result in the awarding of one significant cash prize ($2500) to a single work selected as the 'best of the entire season’.
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: KENTUCKY WILDLIFE EXHIBITION

Deadline: January 4, 2019

Entry Fee: $10
Open to: Kentucky Wildlife is open to professionals and students 18 years of age or older. All work must be original and properly prepared for displaying. We are a non-profit community organization that provides many classes and educational opportunities to young students. Work that contains overtly sexual, violent, or drug related content will not be accepted.
Exhibition Location: Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington, Kentucky
Exhibition Dates: Kentucky Wildlife: March 4 to May 31, 2019
Contact: Jeffrey Nichols, jnichols@lasclex.org
Additional Information: Starting with the painter and naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851), Kentucky has a long history with artists using paint and charcoal to capturing the state’s abundant wildlife. Before the development of photograph, the rendering of animals and birds was the chief practice for documenting different species for scientific journals and books. This practice is as strong as ever with many talented artists still using wildlife as their subject matter. Kentucky Wildlife will feature this diverse group of gifted artists that depict the subtle beauty of Kentucky’s animal life with paint and pencil. For this exhibition, the Living Arts and Science Center is doing a regional call seeking 2d wildlife art featuring the indigenous species of Kentucky. The results of this call will be on display in the LASC’s Atrium Gallery this spring. The full exhibition will run March 4th – May 31st with a Gallery Hop reception scheduled for Friday, March 15th from 5:00PM to 8:00PM and an artist talk at 6:00PM. All work, unless indicated as NFS, will be available for sale during its exhibition at LASC. The LASC will collect 30% commission on any work sold during the exhibition.
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Yeiser Art Center

Deadline: Ongoing

Entry Fee: None
Location: Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway Street, Paducah, KY 42001
Contact: John Paul Henry, office@theyeiser.org / (270) 442-2453
Additional Information: The Yeiser Art Center is seeking consignment artwork to sell in the Gallery Store.  All art and craft media will be considered.  Send five to ten samples, a price list, contact information, a short biography, and instructions for display to: office@theyeiser.org
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CALL FOR ARTISTS: B3 Gallery

Deadline: Ongoing

Entry Fee: None
Location: B3 Gallery, 61 W Main St, Nashville, IN 47448
Contact: b3gallery@yahoo.com
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CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Galleries for the Arts Council of Northeastern Kentucky

Deadline: Ongoing

Entry Fee: Percentage of Selling Price
Location: Pendelton Art Center, Ashland, KY 41101
Contact: acofneky@gmail.com
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HAND BUILDING WORKSHOP

Workshop Meeting Times: Saturday, October 13 & 20, 10am-1pm (2 sessions)

Instructor: Suzanne Adams
Location: AA Clay Studio, 2829 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40208
Website Link: alexadamsclaywork.com
Contact: Alex Adams; (502) 287-9666; contact@aaclay.com
Additional Information: Beginner to Intermediate skill level. Using templates and molds, participants will form clay slabs and coils into cups and bowls.  Surfaces may be decorated with texture and colored glazes.  Finished pieces will be food and dishwasher safe.  Make gifts for the holidays!


RAKU WORKSHOP & FIRING EVENT

Workshop Meeting Times: Make on Saturday, October 13, 1-3pm; Fire on Saturday, October 20, 5-8pm

Instructor: Alex Adams
Location: AA Clay Studio, 2829 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40208
Website Link: alexadamsclaywork.com
Contact: Alex Adams; (502) 287-9666; contact@aaclay.com
Additional Information: Public is welcome to come on October 20 to see the exciting results of the firing.  Bring ready-to-fire wares, and add it to our raku kiln.  Raku firing will be re-scheduled in case of rain.


FIBER EXPERIENCE WEEKEND: Coiled Linen Basket Class

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Entry Fee: $30.00 + Material fee of $10.00
Location: Otter Creek Retreat - 5165 Old Mill Road (S.R. 1638) Brandenburg, Kentucky
Contact Name: Maria Tinnell; mtinnell03@gmail.com; 502.819.1096
Open to: Limited number of space available
Workshop Dates: Saturday October 27 - Sunday October 28, 2018
Additional Information: In this class, you will learn how to make your own miniature coiled basket. You will be able to customize your basket any way you wish. Materials includes linen, cord, and needles. Student must bring small sharp scissors.
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PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP

Registration Deadline: October 20, 2018

Registration Fee: 100 a day, 250 2 days and sleep over
Open to: Oil painters
Workshop Dates: 10/25 and 10/26 2018
Location: 17955 Buzzard Roost Road Magnet Indiana
Website Link: Dunbar-art.com
Contact: Lynn Dunbar, Evster95@aol.com
Additional Information: Come paint the Ohio River with Lynn Dunbar. Beautiful cabin on Ohio River in wooded Indiana town. Lots of color and foliage. Workshop will highlight painting water and autumn foliage. Lunch is included. Limit 4 overnight, other cabins available.


TONG FORGING WORKSHOP

Deadline: October 26, 2018

Workshop Dates: October 27-28, 2018
Fee: $400 (includes all materials)
Open to: Ages 14+
Event Location: Kaviar Forge & Gallery
Contact: Craig Kaviar, kaviargallery@gmail.com, 561-0377
Additional Information: This weekend workshop will teach fledgling blacksmiths to forge their own sets of tongs! Students will keep all tongs made during the class, usually 3-5 pairs, depending on skill. This workshop is limited to 10 students and fills on a first come - first served basis.
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PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP CLASSES - At Calliope Press this Fall

Deadlines: October 23, 2018; November 1, 2018; and December 1, 2018

Workshop Dates: Three Sessions. Intaglio runs October 30 - December 11, 2018; Screenprint Fundamentals runs November 7 - 28; and Print-Your-Own Holiday Cards is December 8.
Fees: Intaglio - $280; Screenprint Fundamentals - $175; Holiday Cards - $95
Open to: Ages 18+
Event Location: Calliope Pres, 324 East College Street, Louisville, KY 40203
Contact: info@calliope-arts.com; 502.963.5083
Additional Information: Classes at Calliope Arts introduce students to a wide range of techniques and processes, with an emphasis on the development of an individual artistic vision and studio practice.  Whether you're just starting out, advanced, or somewhere in the middle, our small class sizes (maximum 6 for adults) allow us to accommodate all levels of experience.
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WIZARD BOTTLE OPENER WORKSHOP

Deadline: January, 25, 2019

Workshop Date: January 26, 2019
Entry Fee: $205
Open to: Ages 14+
Event Location: Kaviar Forge
Contact: Kayla Bischoff, kaviargallery@gmail.com
Additional Information: Kaviar Forge is offering a one-day workshop to make your own wizard bottle openers! This workshop is limited to 10 students, and fills on a first come, first serve basis.
Students are expected to have their own safety equipment; gloves, leather shoes and eye protection are required. Students are also required to use ear protection which will be provided. The Forge does supply all needed tools and materials for each project but you are welcome to bring your own.
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WORKING BEYOND THE LIMITATIONS OF A PHOTOGRAPH

Workshop Fee: varies
Location: Studio Anchorage, 2125 Cave Spring Road, Anchorage, KY
Contact: Susan Tolliver, studioanchorage@gmail.com, 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.
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THE SCHRODT METHOD

Workshop Fee: $32 per week
Location: Schrodt Art Studio, 4014 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 13
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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THE FLEA OFF MARKET'S 6TH ANNUAL INDOOR HOLIDAY BAZAAR - Art & Craft Sale

Deadline: December 9, 2018

Entry Fee: 0
Open to: Open to all artists & makers
Event Dates: Saturday and Sunday, December 15-16, 2018
Event Location: Kentucky International Convention Center (221 S. 4th Street, Downtown Louisville)
Contact: Nathan Erickson, thefleaoffmarket@gmail.com
Additional Information: We are excited to announce that the this year's HOLIDAY BAZAAR will take place at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville on Sat & Sun, Dec 15th& 16th! We hope you can join us! Admission is free for patrons. The HOLIDAY BAZAAR is our annual Holiday sale. It is open to all, but preference will be given to artists and crafters of handmade items. Booths start at $100 per day for a 10'x10' space, and splitting a booth is an option. For vendor info & sign-up forms, click here: http://www.thefleaoffmarket.org/vend121518
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First Friday Hop

Open to: Local artists
Exhibition Dates: First Friday of each month
Location: St. John United Church of Christ
Contact: Autumn Lucas, saintjohnucc@gmail.com
Additional Information: St. John United Church of Christ invites artists to sell their work during the monthly First Friday Hop. Artists can display and sell their art for free.


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WEBER GROUP SEEKS FREELANCE ARTISTS

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Contact: Bradley Stivers, careers@webergroupinc.com
Additional Information: Weber Group is an award-winning design+build company recognized for their excellent craftmanship designing and building experiential themed environments. The company has grown into a full-service firm with a specialty fabrication shop that produces iconic pieces for: Themeparks, Amusement Parks, Waterparks, Zoos, Museums, Botanical Gardens, Aquariums and Science Centers worldwide. The Weber Group is currently looking for artists to assist in their fabrication shop in Sellersburg, Indiana. All skill levels are welcome to apply. Artists experienced with both 2-d and 3-d work in a variety of media are preferred. Carpentry or welding experience is a plus but not required. Applicants need to be able to perform in an active shop environment with many physical requirements. These are part-time, 1099 positions. Rate of pay determined by skill level and experience. Shop hours are 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday with the possibility of overtime.
Please submit resumes and portfolio to careers@webergroupinc.com
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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: South Central Regional Library

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Entry Fee: $0
Open to: Local artists in the Louisville Metro Area
Event Location: Louisville Free Public Library
Contact: Amanda Langdon, collider@lfpl.org
Exhibition/Event Dates: Monthly residencies from 1/1/19 - 6/30/19
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NEW SOCIAL AND NETWORKING GROUP FOR ARTISTS

Deadline: Ongoing

Entry Fee: $0
Open to: Local artists in the Louisville Metro Area
Contact: info@louisvillesyndicate.org
Exhibition/Event Dates: Monthly
Additional Information:  Louisville Artists Syndicate is a grassroots network of local visual artists, filmmakers and musicians who gather monthly to display, discuss and critique artistic projects.
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Artists, Illustrators Needed
JACK O’ LANTERN SPECTACULAR

Location: Iroquios Amphitheater
Contact: Travis Reckner, travisreckner@gmail.com

The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular fall art festival is looking for motivated artists looking for a unique and creative opportunity that begins in early September and runs through November 1st. We will train and show you everything there is to know about making world class pumpkin art. If you have a strong ability to draw or paint we will teach you how to apply your discipline to a new medium. If you have never been to our event, then please check us out at jack-o-lanternlouisville.com and passionforpumpkins.com to get a taste of what we do.

Compensation: $100 per completed carved pumpkin. We supply all tools and accessories needed to make beautiful pumpkins.


KENTUCKY MUDWORKS LEXINGTON Hiring Two Part Time People!

Must be available to work Saturdays
Good with people - our job is mostly customer service!
General knowledge of ceramics preferred
Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Driver's license is required (for forklift)
Organized and excited about all things clay!

Email your resumé to brian@kymudworks.com
Questions? Message us! info@kymudworks
There are also other positions posted at: https://kymudworks.com/pages/employment-and-opportunities
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HOUSEGUEST: an independent artist-run project space

Open to: All forms of artistry are welcome: painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, installation, poetry, etc.
Entry Fee: $10
Location: 2721 Taylor Blvd.
Contact: Megan Bickel, houseguestgallery@gmail.com
Additional Information: HOUSEGUEST is an independent artist-run project space located in the south end of Louisville, Kentucky. The space launched in January of 2018. Founded by multi-disciplinary artist and writer Megan Bickel and her husband, chef Jacob Wilson, the gallery's location is in the living room of the couple's house. The space will hold six exhibitions a year: four solo shows and two group exhibitions.  Alongside each exhibition will be a small supper pop-up collaborative event, which will be by invitation only. We encourage artists to interact and activate the space while exploring new ideas and concepts, with full control over what they create.
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Art Mentors Needed

Contact: Patrick Erdley, Patrick.erdley@bbbsky.org.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for 8-10 volunteers to serve as mentors to students from The Academy at Shawnee who are interested in pursuing a future in the Arts.  This is a great way to make a significant impact on a young person in our community and foster their passion for art.  
School to Work (STW) is a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana workplace mentoring program. It combines the benefits of 1-to-1 mentoring with the opportunity to provide students with exposure to workplace skills, career opportunities in the arts, and soft skills development. School to Work removes one of the biggest barriers to volunteering as mentor (available time) by bringing students into a workplace once a month for on-site mentoring that includes a custom curriculum provided by BBBS. For this particular program, on-site visits will take place at various arts organizations near downtown.
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ARTEBELLA

Deadline: Ongoing
Open to: All - original artwork
Location: online publication through LVA
Contact: Keith Waits, keith@louisvillevisualart.org
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