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This page last updated on July 28, 2014

Call for Editorial Assistant Intern – InLiquid Art + Design

No deadline: The Editorial Assistant Intern will work under the supervision of the Associate Director and Managing Editor. S/He will assist with updating and creating pages on current gallery/museum exhibitions; researching art news, activities, and events for web site and weekly newsletter; and assistance with publicity and press release distribution. Students will be exposed to, and integrally involved in, many facets of a nonprofit visual arts organization. The students will have a unique opportunity to gain expertise in web publication, both on the design end and the editorial end, and will develop an in-depth, insider’s knowledge of a large and vibrant visual arts community. The ideal candidate will be web-savvy and have a strong interest in contemporary visual arts or art history; strong writing skills; keen eye for detail; and a willingness to learn. Experience in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, WordPress, and/or basic HTML is a plus, but not essential. This position involves a 3 to 6 month commitment, 12 – 16 hours a week. Hours and days of week are flexible.
Please send a resume, cover letter, 2 references, and a short writing sample (250-500 words) to Erica Minutella at erica@inliquid.org with the subject line “Editorial Internship”; or mail to: Editorial Internship, Attn: Erica Minutella, InLiquid, 1400 N. American Street, Studio 314, Philadelphia, PA 19122.

Call for Artists – Funky Bijou

No deadline: Funky Bijou is hosting a week long Art Meets Fashion Pop Up Shop Event in a beautiful art gallery in the Old City Area of Philadelphia. We are looking for like minded artists to show/sell their work in the space. This will be a great opportunity to gain exposure in the area. Click here for more information.
posted 07-16-2014

Artist Studio Available – Port Richmond

No deadline: Large and light-filled artist studio space for rent in Philly:
• 1058 sq feet
• 18 foot high ceiling
• Top floor
• Many large windows
• City views
• Passenger and freight elevators
• In Port Richmond area, 5 minute drive, 10 minute bike from Fishtown
Sorry no noisy machinery or bands. No living.
Click here for more information.
posted 6-9-2014

Call for Alumni Bloggers – University of the Arts

No deadline: The Alumni Council at UArts has been in the process of developing a Blog as a way for alumni to share with each other their experiences and to offer advice to students and recent graduates, with the intention to help to make their transitions from student life to professional life less daunting. To date, we only have a small handful of posts and the success of this project is dependent upon active participation from our fellow alums. We are hoping to get a bunch of posts lined up for a launch of the blog in September. If you are willing to write a post, let me know and then send it to tjwalshartist@gmail.com. In addition, if you know of any other alums who might be interested, please feel free to pass this information along to them! Possible Alumni Blog Topics
- Personal career path, importance of continued professional development
- Pursuing a career in a field related to the field of study with additional education
- Pursuing a career in a field unrelated to the field of study
- Different definitions of “success”
- Survival skills for freelance arts professionals
- Different employment strategies for arts professionals (full-time, multiple part-time, full/part time + freelance, freelance/entrepreneurial ventures)
- Learning from mistakes and “failures”
- Networking (how the work you do and the relationships you make today can help you down the road)
- The importance of personal financial management in your career pursuit
- How to be an arts professional and have a life (time management, working strategies) and how to start thinking that way as a student
- Creating an online presence for yourself (how web site, LinkedIn and other social media can work together to produce results)
posted 6.2.2014

Call for Vendors – Rally for Rock

Early bird deadline July 31: Rock to the Future’s Rally for Rock is back! This free, annual outdoor concert and festival raises funds and awareness for music education in Philadelphia.
Taking place on Sat., September 13th from 2 pm – 6 pm at historic Franklin Square, Rally for Rock will feature family-friendly live music, an interactive kids’ area, beer garden, craft and business vendors and more!
Last year over 1,500 people attended to support the cause and enjoy great local music outdoors on a beautiful late summer day in Philadelphia. Rally for Rock is centrally-located and open to the public – funds raised at this fun summer event help Rock to the Future provide free music education to hundreds of underserved, at-risk Philadelphia youth – providing a safe place for them to flourish creatively.
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Call for Event Proposals – Young Involved Philly

Deadline July 31: This November, YIP will host its 5th annual State of Young Philly (SOYP), a burst of programming designed to showcase the positive impact young professionals are making on Philadelphia, amplify their voices, and engage them in civic and social good.
Last year and in the three years prior, Young Involved Philadelphia developed the event schedule and approached strategic partners. Past events have taken the form of lightning talks, walking tours, and unconferences, all designed to give participants the opportunities to interact with issues and decision¬makers. This year, we want to provide more partners with the opportunity to be a part of State of Young Philly. We invite you to imagine brand new possibilities with us. View our Event Organizer Guide and submit your idea by July 31, 2014!

Loft for Rent – Northern Liberties/Old Kensington

Available August 1: Full of natural light, this 1400+ square foot artist loft is a great place for the creative individual looking for a live/work space or for anyone looking for a unique living space in a warehouse environment. Masonry walls, 12′ 4 high ceilings, hardwood floors and artist designed details make this a one of a kind space. There is a kitchen, a full bath, washer, dryer, 2 zone heating and plenty of storage. Photographs of the space can be viewed at www.philadelphiaartistloft.com/2r.html
We are in the Northern Liberties / Old Kensington, 19122, neighborhood of Philadelphia at 4th and Girard Avenue in the Second Thursday arts district. It is just a short stroll to shops, restaurants, music venues, bars, galleries, a public library and a new supermarket. There is also public transportation nearby.
Rent is $1700. Plus utilities
For more information e-mail studio1205@live.com or phone (215)763-3412
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Call for Consignments – Material Culture

Deadline August 8: We are currently seeking consignments for our Auction of Fine Carpets, Textiles & Ethnographic Arts on September 12. We invite you to contact our specialist for a confidential auction estimate. The consignment deadline is August 8.
Contact expert@materialculture.com
or call 215-438-4100

Call for Curators – NLE Curatorial Lab

Deadline August 22:The NLE Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab) is a professional development program (12 weeks) giving curators an opportunity to build upon their existing knowledge and gain first-hand experience and support in developing, staging and evaluating a site-responsive exhibition.
The NLE Lab reinforces the role of the curator and encourages new interdisciplinary projects with special emphasis on site-specific practice and community engagement.
No Longer Empty’s supportive networks and the vast creative environments in New York City provide participants with the resources to deeply explore and develop new curatorial concepts. These 21st century curators will emerge with the tools to conduct community research and engagement, work adeptly with artists, be communicative and collaborative, and create a welcoming contemporary art exhibition for visitors in New York City.
The program is open to local and international emerging curators.
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Call for Participation – FIGMENT Phila 2014

Deadline August 23: We’re excited to announce that FIGMENT Phila is now open for art project submissions! If you have or envision a creative, participatory project that you want to share with the world, please submit your idea via our online FIGMENT Artist Submission Portal. We don’t curate or exclude projects based on quality or complexity; we only make sure projects are interactive, safe, and appropriate to our venue.
Please address any questions to philacuratorial@figmentproject.org.
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Call for Artists – Figure50.com

Deadline August 31:Figure50.com provides a platform for accessing outstanding visual artists across the country in a simple, dynamic format. Our focus is on the human figure expressed in a variety of interpretations and media. The main feature of our site is the interactive map, where we display one artist from every state in the US on a rotating basis, each image selected by our accomplished guest jurors.
Please visit our website to view the current selection of artists and to submit your work for consideration: http://www.figure50.com

Call for Artists – Lower East Side Printshop

Deadline September 1: Lower East Side Printshop provides emerging artists with free studio residencies to develop new work and explore printmaking. The application deadline for the Keyholder Residency Program is
September 1, 2014 for residencies beginning October 2014.
The Keyholder Residency offers year-long, 24/7 access to a shared studio with professional printmaking facilities, basic supplies and materials, storage space, a $1,000 stipend, exhibition opportunities, career development workshops, and access to a vibrant community of peers. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply; printmaking skills are not required.
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