Community Calls to Artists

Call to Artists / Job Opportunity Stories that Soar!
Deadline: May 14, 2022

Stories that Soar! is seeking multi-talented adult performers for fast-paced, high-energy, collaborative theatre. Auditions are a collaborative process; auditionees must attend the full two hours. Auditions are Saturday, May 14, 1-3pm, Literacy Connects, 200 E. Yavapai Road. Must be 18 to audition. Contact Sharon 520-975-9970 or Dallas 520-360-6709 to schedule.

Call to Artists – Esperanza Dance Project
Deadline: May 15, 2022

Esperanza Dance Project, (EDP), a Tucson-based non-profit organization committed to using dance to eradicate stigma, secrecy and shame associated with surviving childhood sexual violence is seeking submissions by local artists to exhibit work for a one night only Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase. Event on Saturday, June 4th, 2022. An event long exhibition and corresponding reception for local artists will immediately follow the performance. All media and subject matter accepted. Deadline for artists is May 15th.

Multiple Artist-Residencies –  Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residency- Mexico, Peru, Italy
Deadline: May 15, 2022

Now in its 13th year, Arquetopia Foundation is a multiple award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that is internationally established on three continents. Our mission emphasizes critical thinking, a commitment to reciprocity, and a sense of ethics at the core of all artistic practices. Our customized, professional International Artist-in-Residence Programs are among the largest and most reputable worldwide. All of our multinational artist residency programs are unique, with an array of content anchored in local knowledge, critical academic perspectives, and a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. Our residency sites are located in four distinct cultural regions selected for their historical importance, influence and artistic contribution to the world: Puebla and Oaxaca in Mexico, Cusco in Peru, and Naples in southern Italy.

Call to Artists –  2022 Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest
Deadline: July 21, 2022

The 18th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially begins in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month. The theme of this year’s contest is “People Are . . . Everything.” The five (5) new contest categories include the following: “People Are Funny” “People Are Amazing” “People Are World Changers” “People Are Unreasonable” “People Are Unpredictable.” Poets may submit a maximum of three poems, no more than one in each of three of the five contest categories.

Everyone is encouraged to enter the contest. Poets do not have to live in Lincoln, CA to be eligible. There is no entry fee. Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems and will compete in a special “Young Poets” category.

Artist-in-Residence (Virtual and In-Person available) – Institute of American Indian Arts
Deadline: Spring 2021, until filled

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Program hosts artists for variable-length residencies taking place either on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, or virtually during the Academic year. Applicants whose work engages with cultural traditions through materials, techniques and subject matter are particularly encouraged to apply. In-Person: Each A-i-R program provides opportunities for Native and First Nations artists to travel to the IAIA campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a meaningful period of art-making and interaction with IAIA students, staff and faculty, and the Santa Fe arts community. Virtual: The IAIA Artist-in-Residence Program is adapting to COVID-19 by offering virtual residency sessions. All residency activities will be conducted via ZOOM and include weekly “Visiting Hours,” three ZOOM interactions with IAIA college classes, and two public events, which may take the form of a panel discussion with other artists or an artist talk with Q&A. Hands-on workshops via ZOOM are encouraged and IAIA personnel will assist in developing the workshop and provide materials for workshop participants.

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