The Big Read
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is seeking individuals and organizations with an interest in "developing and implementing artistic, literary, or cultural events and programs" for Louise Erdich's The Round House as part of an application for the National Endowment for the Arts' Big Read program in spring 2019. Submissions are due by Monday, January 15. Get details on the Piper Center website.
Art Intersection invites artists to submit work for consideration for its "Light Sensitive" exhibition, which will feature "art created using traditional darkroom and alternative photographic processes." The exhibition, which will run from March 6 to April 21, will be juried by photographer scott b. davis (who uses all lowercase for his name). Submissions are due by Tuesday, January 16. Learn more on the Art Intersection website.
Phoenix Poet Laureate Rosemarie Dombrowski is seeking Arizona poets to submit short poems with a sustainability theme for possible display with visual art on exhibition panels for the Seventh Avenue and Glenrosa Streetscape. The work will be displayed as large-scale, illuminated panels for people to read as they pass by. Poems must be submitted by Friday, January 19. Find more information on the City of Phoenix website.
Water/Ways Coloring Book
Arizona Humanities is looking for an artist to create the front and back cover design for a coloring book to accompany a Smithsonian traveling exhibition titled "Water/Ways" during its run in 12 Arizona cities. The exhibition explores the impact of water on history and culture, as well as ways to protect water resources. The submission deadline is Friday, January 19. Learn more on the City of Phoenix website.