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Norfolk, VA Curator at the Barry Art Museum
Barry Art Museum, West 43rd Street, Norfolk, VA, USA
Note: salary not listed
The Barry Art Museum in #norfolkva is seeking an experienced Curator to build on the founders’ vision and to oversee and implement creative concepts, strategic vision, and branding for their rotating exhibitions, permanent collection, and related publications.
This is a collaborative post, regularly interfacing with all members of the museum team, ODU faculty, students, community members, and outside donors.
Other responsibilities include upholding best museum practices, researching and recommending new acquisitions, membership/donor stewardship, representing the Museum at professional meetings on campus and beyond and executing other administrative duties as assigned by the executive director.
This position requires a Master’s Degree in Art History (or related field) and considerable museum or art world experience.
Chesapeake VA Graphic Artist
Leidos, Stephanie Way, Chesapeake, VA, USA
Graphic Artist position available in #chesapeakeva
The Leidos Defense Group
Support the development of AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system operational manuals and training products created for US Navy ships in support of Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS 5B
-Manage graphics, schematics and drawings designated for Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM)s.
-Create maintenance videos to support system level maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.
-Create ICNs to support S1000D development and deliveries..
-Provide subject matter expertise in the creation of templates, be able to describe complex and technical topics in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.
-Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)
-Excellent written communication and grammatical skills
-Excellent organizational skills.
-Experience working directly with operational SMEs
-Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams
Pay Range $48,750.00 – $88,125.00
No fee to apply.
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Market Street, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Art exhibition opportunity at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The City of Virginia Beach’s Cultural Affairs Department offers a public exhibition opportunity for serious visual and fine craft artists exhibiting two-dimensional works. Exhibits are rotated on a quarterly basis. The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Gallery is located on the second and third-floor lobbies. This location offers great exposure for artists seeking to reach local patrons and visitors to this multi-use facility.
No fee to apply.
The Muse Writers Center, Colonial Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
🎨Call for local artists:
Norfolk Arts grantee, The Muse Writer’s Center invites local artists to exhibit their artwork in Norfolk, Virginia.
20% commission on all sales.
VA MOCA teaching artist
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Note: NO DEADLINE LISTED – Apply soon..we have to put a date in the deadline area and chose 10/15.
Virginia MOCA is accepting proposals for visual art classes that explore environmental themes.
$27.50/hr. for teaching + a 1/2hr. of prep. per class per day. For approximately 4 hours of exhibition content training, instructors will be paid $16.00/hour.
Norfolk, VA EVMS
exterior public art
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Fairfax Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
EVMS is a campus of scientists, researchers, educators, learners and healers. The aesthetic is modern, clean, collegial, and authoritative. The EVMS public art committee seeks artwork that resonates with this brand, showing creativity, innovation and imagination. The artwork should be fresh, forward-thinking, expansive and airy, clean, approachable and welcoming, clear and purposeful. Artists may want to work with light to showcase the artwork at night. It is hoped that the artwork will become an icon for the city as well as for the whole campus creating a notable sense of place.
The location for the artwork is the corner of Raleigh Avenue and Children’s Lane in the large grass area and outdoor plaza.
Norfolk, VA Utility Box Art Wrap
Submit up to (4) JPEG images via Entry Thingy. You'll find the link under "more information" below. Questions: email@example.com
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Click “more information” to enter your submission at Entry Thingy.
Norfolk Arts is seeking original artwork created by area artists to print on vinyl wrap that will be installed on traffic signal and utility boxes in Norfolk’s Ward 3. The intent of the project is to beautify the neighborhood, bringing art to otherwise utilitarian surfaces and to provide local artists an opportunity to develop public art experience. Local artists, students, and artists of color are especially encouraged to apply. The opportunity is open to artists working in all mediums so long as the final artwork can be successfully translated to a digital file for print to be converted to vinyl wrap.
The artwork should be appropriate for display on a utility box and for the viewing public. Artists are encouraged to steer away from common iconography that is already heavily used in the city.
Submit up to 4 JPEG images that will translate to digital files for print on vinyl. File dimensions should be 2050 pixels on the longest side, 72 ppi – 300 ppi, maximum 5MB per file.
We ask that you:
Submit the following in PDF format: a (1)page Letter of Interest, an up to (2) page resume and an image list with title, date, size, media, year, work was completed and short descriptions describing your images.
Note: You can easily resize images online for free with Image Optimizer: Click “choose file” to upload image, select “normal”, input max width “2050”, max height “2050”, download resized image.
Norfolk Private Partnership Public Art Match: $25,000
Norfolk, VA, USA
(Note: No Deadline, this is an ongoing opportunity)
The Norfolk Public Art Commission seeks to match funds up to $25,000 to create Public Private Partnerships to create public art in Norfolk, VA.
CONTEXT: Public art is a valuable tool for creating dynamic and sustainable places. Art displayed prominently at locations within the community serves as an effective tool for creating unique and diverse destinations. Public art can also bring added texture to otherwise indistinguishable areas. Funded by 1% of the City of Norfolk’s Capital Improvement budget, the Norfolk Public Art Program has been successfully commissioning public art for the past twelve years in downtown, parking garages, the zoo, light rail stations, community centers and a variety of other public spaces.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: We are seeking private commercial developers who want to enhance their development project with public art. The Norfolk Public Art Commission will match up to $25,000 for each project.
PROJECT SITE: Artwork must be placed within Norfolk city limits at the private development site where it can be experienced by the maximum number of people.
SIZE/MEDIA: Artwork size and materials will be determined by the project site(s). Artwork must be fabricated in durable, permanent materials that are safe and easily maintained. Artwork will become the property of the City of Norfolk and will be maintained by the City.
PROJECT FUNDS: The total budget for the completed artwork will be a minimum of $50,000 with $25,000 from City Public Art funds and $25,000 or more from the developer.
TO APPLY: All commercial developers and foundations are eligible. Please submit a letter of interest to Karen Rudd, City Hall, 810 Union St., Room 409 Marketing and Communications, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be interviewed prior to final selection. There is no fee to apply.
May 2024-May 2025 Fellowship
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA, USA
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such, has awarded nearly $6 million in Fellowships to Virginians.
The 2024-25 Fellowship period runs from May 2024–May 2025.
When selecting the category to which you wish to apply, please remember to base your decision on what your student status will be during the Fellowship period, rather than your status at the time you submit your application.
Art History is only included as a discipline in the Graduate category.
Professional Individual | $8,000
Any artist can be a professional artist as long as they are not enrolled in a degree-seeking program during the Fellowship period of May 2024–May 2025. This includes Undergraduate and Graduate students graduating May 2024 who do not plan to enroll in a degree-seeking program within the following year.
Professional Collaborative| $8,000
Professional artists who can clearly demonstrate a history of ongoing collaboration may apply together for one fellowship. Collaborating winners will receive one $8,000 fellowship to divide among themselves.
Graduate (Individual only) | $6,000
Graduate applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program for the entire academic year of Aug 2024–May 2025 at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts. 1st year and 2nd year graduate students that meet the qualification are allowed to apply. If you plan to graduate May 2024, and do not plan to enroll in a degree-seeking program within the following year, apply for a Professional Fellowship.
Undergraduate (Individual only) | $4,000
Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program for the entire academic year of Aug 2024–May 2025 at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts. High school seniors, graduating in June 2024 and planning to be enrolled in a full-time degree-seeking program the entire academic year of Aug 2024–May 2025, are eligible to apply for an Undergraduate Fellowship.
Half-year Student | $3,000 (Graduate)| $2,000 (Undergraduate)
Full-time students in their final year of a degree program who plan to graduate in December 2024 will automatically be considered for a half-year fall semester Fellowship (worth $3,000 for graduate students and $2,000 for undergraduate students).
Call for VA Artists via the Library of VA
Library of Virginia, East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA
𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 𝗖𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗩𝗜𝗥𝗚𝗜𝗡𝗜𝗔 𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗜𝗦𝗧𝗦
The Library of Virginia will inspire learning, ignite imagination, create possibilities, encourage understanding, and engage Virginia’s past to empower its future. We are proud to announce the Open Call for Entries for the quarterly 2023 First Friday exhibitions- Virginia Stories. Virginia Stories invites you to explore your experiences, observations, communities, and culture. All Virginia artists, regardless of age or skill level, are eligible to enter 1 to 4 original pieces of 2D art and its story (+/-250 words) for consideration. The first review date will be January 31, 2023 but the call remains open through October 15, 2023. Regular Reviews will occur by the Selection Committee.
Please note that unfinished or wet artwork is not eligible for entry and will not be displayed.
Participants are required to have their 2D artwork framed for display with the exception of stretched canvases.
Artwork must be ready to hang with a wire and screw hooks or D-rings for heavier pieces (weight limit 35 lbs.), no sawtooth hangers or other hanging hardware.
Maximum dimensions, including frame, up to 65” width, 60” height. Artists should label all artwork with name, address, and telephone number.
Exhibition Calendar for 2023
Your selected artwork will be assigned to one or more of these exhibition dates. Exhibition receptions will occur from 5 to 8 pm on the following First Fridays.
● March 3, 2023
● June 2, 2023
● August 4, 2023
● December 1, 2023
Bus Boys and Poets rolling submissions
For artists in the DMV
Busboys And Poets, Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia, USA
“Throughout the year, we receive many qualified submissions for artwork to be displayed in our locations in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We typically rotate artwork twice annually at each venue, and we seek to exhibit artists whose work is thoughtfully crafted, professionally executed, and those artists whose visions reflect our Tribal Statement. Additionally, we often give preference to large format works and artists who have significantly large bodies of work to exhibit. Busboys and Poets supports the creative economy and celebrates art in its spaces by offering a unique platform for visual artists. Unless otherwise noted, all art is available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds from the sale of work going directly to the artists.”