The Santo Foundation recognizes and assists the careers of individual visual artists. The mission is to provide individual artists with grants, travel stipends, and subsidized artist live/workspace. Graduate students, and emerging artists to mature artists are eligible for consideration. Open to all US and international artists. A minimum of two $3,500.00 grants will be awarded in 2010. Application submissions began March 15, 2010 and will close on June 30, 2010. Candidates are required to apply online through CaFé (callforentry.org).
The Hunter College MFA These Exhibition opens tomorrow (Wednesday, May 19, 2010) and will feature the work of 22 emerging talents. Located near Times Square, the exhibition venue will also be hosting a free panel discussion this Saturday, May 22, featuring major art world figures, including artist Carol Bove, dealer Gavin Brown, art historian David Joselit, and curator Adam Kleinman.
On Saturday, May 15, 2010, the New York art world invades New Jersey in a mass exodus, leaving behind the density of Manhattan for the wide open spaces of Paterson on the other side of the Hudson River. Curator Olympia Lambert, in collaboration with Paterson Arts Council, presents Escape From New York, an exhibition showcasing the work of 43 top contemporary artists.
Interested in honing your painting skills over the summer? The Tyler School of Art Summer Painting Intensive is a six-week (June 14–July 23) immersion program for artists interested in developing their work in a challenging and supportive environment.
The SPI is a non-credit, post-baccalaureate-style residency program suitable for BA and BFA seniors and recent graduates aiming to hone their artistic and intellectual skills, students building a portfolio for application to graduate school, as well as professional artists seeking to strengthen their abilities and expand their outlook.
On May 26, 2010, Momenta Art will host its 15th annual benefit at White Columns Gallery in Chelsea to support its ongoing mission to exhibit the work of emerging and underrepresented artists.
Tickets for this event are on sale now for $175 ($225 after April 30th) and each ticket guarantees you an art work from the raffle and a chance to bid in the silent auction.
The Mattress Factory is a cutting-edge museum of contemporary art located in the historic Mexican War Streets of Pittsburgh’s North Side.
Hailed as the best facility for installation art in the United States, the Museum’s unusual galleries house a growing — and distinctive — permanent collection, featuring artists James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama, Winifred Lutz and Rolf Julius, as well as innovative temporary exhibitions.
Since 1978, Materials for the Arts has provided thousands of New York City’s arts and cultural organizations, public schools and community arts programs with the supplies they need to run and expand their programs. MFTA helps artists realize their visions, provides students with a richer educational experience and furnishes businesses and individuals with a simple and efficient way to enhance the cultural life of their city, while promoting environmental awareness and reuse.
Located at the heart of the 57th Street gallery scene, Vartali Salon is proud to announce a joint contest on Art Fag City and Hyperallergic to provide a free cut and optional color (valued at $200) to the person who can creatively tell us in 100 words why they deserve a free hair cut (new clients only). It’s Whitney Biennial and art fair season in New York, so we want you to look your best but first you tell us why you deserve the free haircut … and don’t forget to be creative!
As a special offer for readers of Hyperallergic, Vartali is offering all new clients a 20% discount with select stylists until March 31st. With this special offer you can get yourself a new haircut, single process or some highlights for as little as $50–90. Just give them a call and let them know that Hyperallergic sent you.
Artcards brings you to art by making it easy to find and go to art openings and events of all kinds.
Launched in 2005, Artcards now reaches 15,000+ artists, critics, gallerists, and art enthusiasts each week in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Miami. What separates Artcards from other art is their comprehensive listing of art events.
Many thanks to Pernod Absinthe for supporting the arts and believing in independent and emerging voices in the arts.
This week, they are pleased to announce the Pernod Absinthe “Creator Of” Art Contest.