Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

ArtReach St. Croix – Member Show Exhibition
Member artists of ArtReach St. Croix are invited to submit one (1) piece of current, original artwork to be displayed in the St. Croix Galleries during the Annual Member Show on exhibit July 10th through August 23rd. Three cash prizes will be awarded during the show thanks to the generosity of the IkutaSchodde Family Foundation. Artwork drop-off is scheduled for July 7th and 8th. Additional Information and Entry Form

Captain Mudslinger – Experimental 4th of July Art Fair
Captain Mudslinger is tying a new experiment  to take advantage of all of the foot traffic that passes by his studio every 4th of July. Approximately 5,000 people attend and watch the Afton 4th of July parade each year, and a good portion of them pass by Mudslinger Pottery. The Captain is looking for 5 to 10 people that would like to set up their 10×10 tent in our front yard along St. Croix Trail across the street from Afton City Hall. The cost would be free…only your time. If interested, please contact Captain Mudslinger at captainmudslinger@gmail.com or (651) 270-3330.

Square Lake Festival – Experimental Film & Animation
Film festival submissions are now open. The Square Lake Film Festival accepts submissions for the 2014 Square Lake Festival in the following manner: Early submission deadline- June 2nd ($15). Regular submission deadline- June 30th ($25). Late submission postmark deadline-  July 7th ($35). Our festival jury includes Shawn Otto, Gayle Knutson, as well as Jeff Stonehouse and Trace Beaulieu of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame. Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers. Additional information

Minnesota Sinfonia – Call for Exhibiting Artists
Minnesota Sinfonia is looking for exhibiting artists who are interested in displaying their work at a 25th anniversary fundraiser to be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014. These items will be entered into a silent auction for sale and a percentage of the proceeds will support the fundraising drive. They are also in search of an artist who will be able to paint a 25th anniversary rendition during the evening’s event. This artwork will also be entered into the silent auction. For additional information contact Angelique at mnsinfonia@aol.com.

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery – “Stillwater: An Artist’s View” Call for Artists
The Stillwater Art Guild Gallery is looking for new artwork for the upcoming show “Stillwater: An Artist’s View” scheduled to be on display August 1-31, 2014. Artists are invited to submit samples, website and links. For additional information, contact Jane at artguildshow@gmail.com.

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery – Call for Artists
The Stillwater Art Guild Gallery’s River Room is prime exhibition and retail space available for rent by individuals and groups of artists. Tasteful, neutral walls make artwork pop. Warm spot lighting with adjustable brightness directs visitors gaze. Pedestals and moveable free-standing walls are available at no additional cost. You may submit a proposal as an individual or a group. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed quarterly. Additional information

Dunn Brothers Oakdale – Call for Exhibiting Artists
Dunn Brothers Oakdale is looking for exhibiting artists who are interested in displaying their work at the coffee shop for two month terms.

Walker Art Center – Design Fellowship Program
Since 1980, the Walker Art Center Design department has maintained a graphic design fellowship program that provides recent graduates (both undergrad and grad) the opportunity to work in a professional design studio environment. Fellows are employed full-time for one year and are assigned a wide range of graphic design projects, from identities and related collateral for programs and exhibitions, to assisting the design director and designers with large-scale initiatives such as catalogues, campaigns, wayfinding systems, and  websites. Additional information

mnartists.org is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. In addition to providing artists and organizations with a web page containing images and information, mnartists.org provides news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources. They have many calls for artists from throughout Minnesota posted on their News/Opportunities page.