Art Book Book Art: Open Calls for Artists and Writers

CALL FOR ARTISTS
The Dance of Words
Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota
(Minneapolis, MN)

The Dance of Words is a group exhibition of contemporary art which references and/or incorporates the calligraphic traditions found in many languages. The exhibition will highlight the interactions between the visual iconography of words and their literary and symbolic significance. The exhibition will include work by the artist Ayad Alkadhi and a juried group of artworks referencing diverse calligraphic traditions. Artists residing in the state of Minnesota and over the age of 18 are eligible. All media will be considered. Artworks in the exhibition will not be for sale. The exhibition will take place February 25 through March 15, 2013.

Deadline: September 1, 2012
More information: website


CALL FOR ARTISTS
Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition
Duluth Art Institute
(Duluth, MN)

The Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition is a showcase for Midwest art and artists. For our 59th exhibition we continue to cast our net wide — artists residing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, and Ontario are all eligible to submit work. Original artwork in any medium completed in the last two years will be considered. Works cannot exceed 60″ or 50 lbs.

Deadline: September 1, 2012
More information: website


CALL FOR EMERGING WRITERS
Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar
The Center for Book Arts (New York, NY)

The Center for Book Arts invites applications for Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar For Emerging Writers. The next section of this seminar is scheduled for the Fall of 2012. The seminar is tuition free for participants and includes the cost of materials. Those selected must attend the entire five-day workshop.

Deadline: October 1, 2012.
More information:
details and application (PDF file)


CALL FOR ARTISTS
Artist-in-Residence
The Center for Book Arts
(New York, NY)

The Center for Book Arts is pleased to continue the Artist-in-Residence Workspace Grant for New York Emerging Artists program in 2013. Up to five New York-based emerging artists will be offered space, time and support to explore the production and exhibition of artist’s books and related work in year-long residencies. The purpose of this program is to promote experimentation in making book art, thus artists from all disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Center especially encourages applications from artists of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Deadline: October 15, 2012.
More information: details and application (PDF file)


CALL FOR ARTISTS

Crossroads: Book Arts on the Border
Unsettled Gallery
(Las Cruces, NM)

Crossroads celebrates the diversity within the contemporary book arts field and is open to artwork in book format or other formats that tell a story. We are looking for book art that deals with the concept of a borde — in content, materials or personal interpretation. Artwork size is limited to 40″ in any direction.

Deadline: November 1, 2012
More information: website / email


CALL FOR PAPERS
Openings: Studies in Book Art
College Book Art Association

Openings is the CBAA’s peer-reviewed journal publishing critical, historical and theoretical articles, reviews and interviews about book art and its pedagogy.

Deadline: Contributions will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
More information: website / email


CALL FOR ARTISTS
Collective Atlas
Somethink Collective
(Stirling, UK)

Personal inerpretations of specific places around the world are sought to create a non-traditional collective atlas. Each submission must be made from one sheet of A4 paper, cut and folded to a format of your choice. For examples of past submissions, visit the Somethink Collective blog.

Ongoing project; no deadline.
More information:
email


CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Space 144
Minneapolis Central Library
(Minneapolis, MN)

Artists in the Twin Cities area are welcome to submit their work for exhibitions in “Space 144” at the Minneapolis Central Library, curated by mnartists.org. Individuals or groups may apply.

Proposals reviewed on a rolling basis.
More information: website

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