Community Bulletin Board

To submit a Bulletin Board listing, please email your listing to info@newhavenarts.org.

Call for Artists and Volunteer listings are FREE and must be art related.

Services and Space Listings:
Listings for services or space must be arts related.
Listing are limited to 350 characters (this includes spaces).
All Listings must be paid in advance for publication.

Classes, Workshops, Seminar listings should be posted to our online calendar page and is a membership privilege.

RATES
Organizations/Businesses
Member organizations and businesses are entitled to three complimentary classified listings in the Arts Paper per year. Listings are also posted on the AC website, newhavenarts.org
Rates:  $15 per listing | Three listings for $30
Listings must be paid in advance.

Artists
Individual artist members are entitled to one complimentary classified listing per year.
Rates: $10 per listing | Three listings for $25
Listings must be paid in advance.

Non-members
Rates: $20 per listing | Three listings for $50
Listings must be paid in advance.

Please note the size limitation of listings is 350 characters with spaces. The Arts Council reserves the right to edit your listing for length or content. The Arts Council provides these listings as a service to the community and is not responsible for the content or deadlines. Call for Artists/Volunteers are free and open to all arts organizations, educational institutions and creative businesses.


CALL FOR ARTISTS/VOLUNTEERS

Artists The 2017 Art Kudos International Juried Online Art Competition sponsored by Artshow.com offers $4,500 in cash awards. Awards Judge: Mike Calway-Fagen, Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia. All media except video/film and wearable art. $35 for 3 images. Deadline: June 30th. http://www.artkudos.com/

Artists #IBelieveInWaterbury Exhibition Dates: September 10-December 3, 2017. Mattatuck Museum invites submissions for an upcoming exhibition focusing on the City of Waterbury. Artists are challenged to identify those unique aspects of the city and her people that resonate for you. The Museum is asking artists to share their inspiration in works that demonstrate the beauty, joy, prosperity and momentum of Waterbury. Share with non-artists what your trained eye is finding that inspires and uplifts. All styles and media are encouraged. All forms of art are sought: painting, sculpture, photography, works on paper, textile, video, installation art, performance, sound, light, spoken and written word and intervention. The Museum seeks fresh work, created particularly for this project. Submission deadline: August 1st, 5:00 p.m. www.mattmuseum.org

Artists After a tempestuous 2016 presidential election, many Americans, here within the United States and abroad, are struggling to put their feelings into words. Art has the ability to provide an explanation beyond words, unite people, and create concord among communities. “UNITING THE STATES” is a call for art depicting images of people pulling together as a country through friendship, freedom, equality, and peace. Community Art Therapy Services Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization, is pleased to issue a call for art on “using art to give form to a vision of unity.” This is a call for artists working in all medias to submit work exemplifying how art can provide a common vision of hope and expectation. Abstract and figurative interpretations welcome. https://unitingthestates.artcall.org/ Deadline for Submissions: August 4th, 2017

Artists The Colors of the NightEntry Deadline: June 30, 2017. Exhibition Dates: August 19 -Sept. 30. Smithtown Township Arts Council invites submissions for its upcoming juried fine art exhibition: “The Colors of the Night” at Mills Pond Gallery. Juror/Judge Tim Newton. This exhibition/competition will encompass all varieties of nocturnal art. Twilight/Dusk, Dawn, Urban, Interiors, Landscapes, Figures etc. are all possibilities. No subject is off limits. Juror expectations will be Originality/Creativity, Good Design, and Skillful Execution within your Medium.” Tim Newton Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Entry fee $45 for up to 3 images.  Awards: $1,000 Best of Show, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. Prospectus at http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/103 Contact gallery@stacarts.org; 631-862-6575. ​

Artists The Friends of The Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Stony Creek, CT seeks artists to exhibit monthly from September, 2017- August, 2018. Drop off 3 pieces representative of work on Friday, April 21, 4-7 pm. Pick up on Sunday, April 23, 1-4 pm. Wall hanging art accepted. Entry Fee of $25. benefits the Friends of WWML. Questions: 203.488.8702 / 203.481.3921.

Artists The Farmington Libraries are calling for artists to submit for our spring gallery show, running from May 1 through May 31, 2017. All types of hangable media are welcome. The show will kick off with an opening gala with the artists present (date TBA). To apply, please submit four images and include a list that identifies each image by number, title, size, and medium. Each artist is limited to four pieces; the selection process requires viewing the four items proposed for display. These images can be submitted via email to: lfarrell@farmingtonlibraries.org. Do not send original artwork. Deadline for submission: April 21, 2017.

Artists The Madison Art Society has issued a call for artists to submit work for the 42nd annual Art Exhibition and Sale.  The juried show for Connecticut artists, will be held at the Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT May1-26, 2017.  The juror is well known painter Del-Bouree Bach.  Submissions are open to all Connecticut artists who have graduated from high school or are 18 years of age or older. Works must be original and not copied from another artist’s paintings or photography, not created under tutelage or in any classroom or workshop, nor under supervision of an instructor.  Work may not have been previously shown at the Scranton Memorial Library. All work must be for sale.  Work must have been completed recently.  Artwork should be suitable to be viewed by the young children who use the Community room. Oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, drawings, sculpture, collage, mixed media and handmade prints are acceptable. Further details can be found on the prospectus available at http://madisonartsociety.blogspot.com/

Artists Connecticut Women Artists announce their dates for 2017 National Open Juried Exhibition to be held September 1st – September 29th, 2017 at the Vernon Arts Center East in Vernon, CT. The Juror of Selection and Awards will be Nancy Stula, Executive Director of the William Benton Museum of Art, UConn, Storrs, CT. You need not be a member to submit work to this show. See prospectus for complete info at www.ctwomenartists.org. Submissions are being accepted at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. Entry deadline: Friday, July 30, 2017 until Midnight.

Artists Spectrum Gallery and its affiliate, the Arts Center Killingworth, present two annual outdoor Arts Festivals with concurrent Gallery Exhibitions (Summer Arts Festival, Essex Town Green, Essex CT on June 17-18, 2017 and Autumn Arts Festival, Madison Town Green, Madison CT on October 7-8, 2017). Register by May 26 to participate in the Essex Festival. Multiple opportunities for artists throughout the year! Spectrum hosts 6 exhibits per year and is always looking for artists and artisans working in various media. Please visit www.spectrumartgallery.org/future-exhibitions to see the calendar of exhibits, themes and festival prospecti. The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT is a contemporary gallery and fine artisan store.

Artists, Artisans and Crafters For Saturday, May 13th, 2017 10X10 SPACE FEE: $75. This application will be reviewed and acceptance into the event will be confirmed via email. Vendors who email photos of their booth and products are far more likely to be accepted. Vendors who are new to ArtWalk MUST email a photo of their booth and, if possible, their products to: lizzy@westvillect.org for consideration. Thank you for your application. We will be contacting you regarding acceptance and payment requirements. Event will take place outdoors, rain or shine, in the Westville Village section of New Haven. If you have questions please contact Lizzy Donius or Noe Jimenez at Noe.Jimenez@westvillect.org, lizzy@westvillect.org / (203) 289-8539

Food Vendors for ArtWalk For Friday, May 12th or Saturday, May 13th, 2017 Friday fee: $75 / Saturday fee: $125. Vendors who are new to ArtWalk, please also email a photo of your cart or truck to: lizzy@westvillect.org. Thank you for your application. We will be contacting you regarding acceptance and payment requirements. Event will take place outdoors, rain or shine, in the Westville Village section of New Haven. If you have questions please contact Lizzy Donius or Noe Jimenez at Noe.Jimenez@westvillect.org, lizzy@westvillect.org / (203) 289-8539

Housing Are you a New Haven resident with an extra bedroom willing to host a visiting Artspace alum during our reunion June 23-25? https://artspacenh.wufoo.com/forms/x8qo37v18rshsl/

Musicians The New Haven Chamber Orchestra has openings for strings for the 2016-2017 season. The orchestra rehearses on Tuesday evenings at the Fair Haven School, 164 Grand Avenue. Rehearsals begin after Labor Day. The orchestra performs three concerts per season. To sit in on a rehearsal or to audition, contact the orchestra via e-mail at info@newhavenchamberorchestra.org.

Papers Long Shadows: Tradition, Influence, and Persistence in Modern Craft. In this graduate student symposium, we invite papers based on history, theory, and practice. MFA students whose work addresses the symposium themes are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications in June 15, 2017. Click here for more info.

Past Staffers, Curators & Volunteers of Artspace: Save the Date for Artspace’s reunion June 23-25, 2017 Artspace is planning its 30th anniversary reunion to which you, and all artists, interns and volunteers who have been associated with Artspace in its first three decades are invited. Register now: https://artspacenewhaven.org/reunion/

Photographers Are you a fan of photography? A program of the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, the Photo Arts Collective aims to cultivate and support a community of individuals who share an interest in photography through workshops, lectures, exhibitions, portfolio reviews, group critiques, and special events. The Photo Arts Collective meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Ave., New Haven.

Singers The award winning Silk ’n Sounds Chorus is looking for new members from the greater New Haven area. We invite women to join us at any of our rehearsals to learn more. We enjoy 4-part a cappella singing, specializing in the Barbershop Harmony style. Our repertoire has broadened to include Jazz, American Song Book and other styles. Rehearsals are every Tuesday from 6:30PM to 9PM at the Spring Glen Church located at 1825 Whitney Ave in Hamden. You can contact Lynn at (203) 623-1276 for more information. Visit us at www.silknsounds.org.

Volunteers The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery and its affiliate, Arts Center Killingworth offer numerous opportunities for volunteers! Learn new skills, meet new people, and be part of a creative organization that gives to the community. Opportunities exist throughout the year for a variety of events and ongoing programs. Teens are welcome and can earn community service credit. Email Barbara Nair, Director, at barbara@spectrumartgallery.org or call 860-663-5593.

Volunteers Arts for Learning Connecticut, a state-wide arts in education organization, is seeking Board Members and volunteers. Please call Eileen Carpinella, Executive Director, at 203-230-8101 or email ecarpinella@aflct.org regarding your interest. www.aflct.org

Volunteers and Interns Volunteering at the Institute Library is a great way to meet your local community, have fun, and make a major difference at one New Haven’s great treasures. More volunteers means more (and longer) hours that we can stay open! Contact us if you are interested at home@institutelibrary.org. Our internship program is also expanding! Let us know if you are a high school, college, or continuing ed student looking for credit and a meaningful professional development experience.

CREATIVE SERVICES

Grant Program Support and Training: RFP Alignment, Writing and Wordsmithing, Grant Development Plans. Contact janet@jansartconnections.com

Historic Home Restoration Contractor Period appropriate additions, baths, kitchens; remodeling; sagging porches straightened/leveled; wood windows restored; plaster restored; historic molding & hardware; vinyl/aluminum siding removed; wood siding repair/replace. CT & NH Preservation Trusts. RJ Aley Building Contractor (203) 226-9933 jaley@rjaley.com

Web Design & Art Consulting Services Startup business solutions. Creative, sleek Web design by art curator and editor for artist, design, architecture, and small-business sites. Will create and maintain any kind of website. Hosting provided. Also low-cost in-depth artwork analysis, writing, editing services. (203) 387-4933. azothgallery@comcast.net.

SPACE

Dynamic Gallery Space Available Looking for a creative space to work in and sell from? The Martha Link Walsh Gallery has a great opportunity for one or more established artists/craftspersons to display and sell their work in a dynamic gallery space, including events and shows. This creative environment provides a chance to be aligned with three well-established, women-owned businesses, and connected with the local arts community including the Shoreline ArtsTrail. The Gallery is located on Route 1, with a visible storefront and convenient parking. It is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 5pm. We’re looking for artists/craftspersons who complement the space and intentions of the Gallery. New ideas and fresh perspectives welcome. Available space and lease is variable. Please call for more information, (203) 481-3505.

Event and Classroom Space 1,300 sq feet of open space available for events, exhibitions, or to teachers looking for space to teach art classes or workshops. Beautiful new building, large storefront windows and natural light, free parking. Tables and easels are also available for use. Located in Woodbridge, just over the New Haven line. mail@paletteartstudio.com or (475)282-1802

Studio/Event Space at Erector Square in New Haven available for dance and theatre rehearsals and performances, events, workshops, and exhibitions. 1,500 sq. ft., 1st floor, 14 ft ceilings, white walls, great light, wooden floors. Contact Annie at anniesailer@gmail.com.

Studio Space for Dance, Performing Arts, Events Hall A 1,500-square-foot space with adjoining rooms in a turn-of-the-century mansion in a historic district. Hardwood floors. Vintage stage with curtains. Mahogany woodwork and glass doors. Ample natural light. Chairs and tables on premises. Contact whitneyartsctr@aol.com.

JOBS