Antonio Paso mural created for Art Awakenings, which is looking for work for a community art show.EXPAND
Antonio Paso mural created for Art Awakenings, which is looking for work for a community art show.
Antonio Paso/Photo by Lynn Trimble

Hey Phoenix Artists, Here Are 13 Ways to Get Your Work Out There

Artists dream of making a mark in all sorts of ways. Odds are that most never dreamed of making art to grace a cardboard postal mailer or a city flag, but Arizona artists have that chance, thanks to some new calls for art.

Here’s a rundown on fresh opportunities for visual and performance artists.

Gallery visitor explores an exhibition at Modified Arts.EXPAND
Gallery visitor explores an exhibition at Modified Arts.
Lynn Trimble

"Flat Rate Box"
Modified Arts is creating an exhibition of work created using flat rate postal boxes, which will be on view from December 15, 2017, to January 13, 2018. Submissions are due on Sunday, November 12. Learn more on the Modified Arts website.

Cast members of The River Bride, which received the 2017 National Latino Playwriting Award.EXPAND
Cast members of The River Bride, which received the 2017 National Latino Playwriting Award.
Tim Fuller/Arizona Theatre Company

National Latino Playwriting Award
Arizona Theatre Company is currently accepting submissions for its 2018 National Latino Playwriting Award, which is open to all Latino playwrights living in the United States, its territories, or Mexico. Submissions are due on Wednesday, November 15. Find more information on the Arizona Theatre Company website.

Works by Lalo Cota and Benji Sakoia featured in a previous community art show at Warehouse 1005.EXPAND
Works by Lalo Cota and Benji Sakoia featured in a previous community art show at Warehouse 1005.
Lynn Trimble

"Unwrapped" Community Art Show
PSA Art Awakenings, a nonprofit that provides arts experiences for people living with mental illness, is looking for work to feature in an upcoming exhibition at its Warehouse 1005 gallery in Roosevelt Row. The exhibit will run December 1 to 15. Submissions are due on Friday, November 17. Get details on the Art Awakenings website.

Bruce Munro work previously installed at the Arizona Canal.EXPAND
Bruce Munro work previously installed at the Arizona Canal.
Lynn Trimble

Waterview Public Art Project
Scottsdale Public Art is seeking up to three artists or artist teams to create artistic enhancements for amenities along the Arizona Canal in downtown Scottsdale. The amenities include a multi-use path, pedestrian bridge spanning the canal, and shade structures, to name a few. The total project budget is up to $2 million. Reply to request for proposal by Wednesday, November 15. Learn more on the Scottsdale Public Art website.

Works featured in a previous "Tiny Works" exhibition at {9} The Gallery.EXPAND
Works featured in a previous "Tiny Works" exhibition at {9} The Gallery.
Lynn Trimble

Tiny Works Tiny Dances 3
{9} The Gallery is looking for small-scale artworks to show during the third iteration of its annual pairing of a salon-style exhibition with dances performed inside the gallery atop 4-by-4-foot stages. Submissions are due on Monday, November 20. Find more information on the {9} The Gallery website.

Roda-Vida performance presented by [nueBOX] at Mesa Arts Center.EXPAND
Roda-Vida performance presented by [nueBOX] at Mesa Arts Center.
Lynn Trimble

Studio/LAB Residency
[nueBOX] is accepting applications for its artist residency at Mesa Arts Center, which includes 40 hours of rehearsal space, documentation, and a $250 stipend. Interdisciplinary solo artists and collaborative teams with movement-based art practices are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Friday, December 1. Get details on the [nueBOX] website.

Detail of Hello Historic Scottsdale quilt created by several artists, and exhibited at Granite Reef Senior Center.EXPAND
Detail of Hello Historic Scottsdale quilt created by several artists, and exhibited at Granite Reef Senior Center.
Lynn Trimble

Scottsdale Flag
The City of Scottsdale, which is currently exploring rebranding concepts, has issued a call for designs for a possible new official flag. They're looking for designs that reflect several key components of the city's identity, including western heritage, natural beauty, and modern art and culture. Submissions are due on Sunday, December 31. Find more information on the City of Scottsdale website.

The Ellis-Shackelford House is home to Arizona Humanities.EXPAND
The Ellis-Shackelford House is home to Arizona Humanities.
Lynn Trimble

Mini Grants
Arizona Humanities is accepting applications for mini grants of up to $2,000 on a rolling basis, until funds for these grants are exhausted. Any nonprofit group can apply – including historical societies, libraries, museums, and tribal organizations, to name a few. Applicants can watch a mini grants webinar online. Find more information on the Arizona Humanities website.

Works by several artists featured in a previous group show at Shemer Art CenterEXPAND
Works by several artists featured in a previous group show at Shemer Art Center
Lynn Trimble

Solo Exhibition
Shemer Art Center and Museum is accepting proposals for solo exhibitions by artists working in diverse media, which will be reviewed by a panel of jurors. Proposals are kept on file for up to two years. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Get details on the Shemer Art Center website.

Checking out a graffiti culture-inspired exhibition at Grand ArtHaus.EXPAND
Checking out a graffiti culture-inspired exhibition at Grand ArtHaus.
Lynn Trmble

Resident Artist
Grand ArtHaus, an artist studio and exhibition space, has an opening for a resident artist. Graphic designers, sculptors, photographers, and other visual artists are welcome to apply. Artists pay $350 per month for co-working space, exhibition space, and other benefits. Current artists include Robert Gentile, Michael Viglietta, Lucinda Yrene, Aimee Shattuck, and Tariq Sabur. Find more information on the Grand ArtHaus Facebook page.

October Experimental Art Night performance that included audience member participation.EXPAND
October Experimental Art Night performance that included audience member participation.
Lynn Trimble

Experimental Art Night
[nueBOX] has openings for its Experimental Art Night happening on Saturday, December 9, at Mesa Arts Center. The evening provides a supportive environment for artists to present works in progress, completed pieces, or performance experiments. Performers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more on the [nueBOX] website.

Part of a solo exhibition by Koryn Woodward Wasson for the Mantle on MADE in 2016.EXPAND
Part of a solo exhibition by Koryn Woodward Wasson for the Mantle on MADE in 2016.
Koryn Woodward Wasson/Photo by Lynn Trimble

Mantle at MADE
MADE Art Boutique in Roosevelt Row has a call for artists who would like to present a solo exhibition in its art space called the Mantle at MADE. Exhibitions open on Third Friday and run for one month. Find more information on the MADE website.

Tucson Museum of Art just issued its call for the "Arizona Biennial 2018" exhibition.EXPAND
Tucson Museum of Art just issued its call for the "Arizona Biennial 2018" exhibition.
Lynn Trimble

Arizona Biennial
Tucson Museum of Art has issued a call for art for Arizona artists interested in being considered for the "Arizona Biennial 2018" exhibition, which is being curated by Rebecca R. Hart, curator of modern and contemporary art for the Denver Art Museum. Hart will consider digital images and video submissions showing works in any media. The biennial takes place July 7 to October 6, 2018, at Tucson Museum of Art. The deadline to submit work for consideration is March 2, 2018. Get details on the museum website.

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