AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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Deadline approaching: Editorial grants for photojournalists

Photojournalists looking to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance can apply for a grant.

The Grants for Editorial Photography, sponsored by Getty Images, support compelling social, political and cultural stories. Grants of US$20,000 each will be given to five photojournalists.

This year's judges include photojournalist, Tom Stoddart and Jon Jones, director of photography for The Sunday Times Magazine. Both professional and student photojournalists are encouraged to apply.

For more information, click here.

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Digital photography competition seeks entries

U.S. photographers can enter a digital photography competition.

The First Impressions Photo Contest, sponsored by Digital Photo Pro, gives photographers the opportunity to submit five of their best photos for evaluation.

The grand prize winning photographer will receive US$1,000, new equipment and the opportunity to have his or her photo featured in an upcoming issue of Digital Photo Pro. There are also additional prizes available for first place.

For more information, click here.

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Levitt Pavilions - Administrative Coordinator Job Announcement

Levitt Pavilions
Administrative Coordinator Job Announcement

Job Title: Administrative Coordinator
Announcement Date: 5/18/11
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Reports to: Executive Director

Levitt Pavilions seeks a motivated, highly organized, and tech-savvy individual with a passion for the arts to provide support to this growing national nonprofit organization. This is a full-time position with opportunity for growth within the organization.

Organization Overview

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Call for Proposals, Artist In Residence, Windward School

Windward School, an independent college preparatory school for grades
7-12 in West Los Angeles, invites artists to submit resumes for our
artist-in-residence program, The Installation Project. The residency
gives artists an opportunity to work with highly motivated students,
and it gives the community an opportunity to watch and engage with
artists as they create their work. We are currently seeking proposals
for the 2011-12 school year.

The work may be done by any variety of means and result in any variety
of forms, so long as it provides opportunity for the community to
actively engage in the artistic process. Artists specifically working
in installations, new genres, new media and contemporary practices are
encouraged to apply.

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Exhibition: Saturday, September 17 – Sunday, October 16, 2011
Entry Deadline:Sunday, July 31, 2011
Notification Emailed/Mailed:Sunday, August 21, 2011
Art Delivery: Monday, September 12, 2011 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.OR
Tuesday, September 13, 20119:30 a.m.–12:30p.m
Artists' Reception:Saturday,September 24, 201,1 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Art Pick-Up: Sunday, October 16, 2011 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. OR
Monday, October 17, 2011 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

George Fishman has designed and executed mosaic commissions since 1989 for
municipal, corporate, hospitality, religious and residential clients --
identifying projects' thematic and functional requirements and implementing them

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Call for Blogs & Videos for

Are you interested in recording a short video about your career path in the arts, or blogging about a similar subject? Tell your story, and help thousands of visitors find their path in the arts! is looking for 3-minute "Success Stories" from people in a variety of arts jobs, at multiple career stages. We're also looking for 500 - 800 word blog entries focused on a career path, job search story, or other topic of interest to those perusing (as a seeker or job poster). We accept blogs & videos at any time and post them as we receive them.

Interested? Visit for more information and to see examples of blogs and videos. Bloggers and vloggers are not compensated.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS, SoundWalk 2011: Artists who, in any manner, utilize sound in their work are invited to submit to the Eighth Annual SoundWalk event to be held in Long Beach CA on Saturday, October 1, 2011. Please visit for submission requirements and details.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 1st 2011. Feel free to forward this email to those individuals or groups you think might be interested in submitting.

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Call for Chalk Artists

Seeking chalk artists to participate in Chalk Art for Charity, a fundraiser for FOOD Share to be held during Arts in the Park, Aug. 27th and 28th in Ventura, CA. Artists needed to create 4x6 sidewalk squares on Saturday, Aug. 27th. No charge to artists. We will provide a chalk and a light lunch and will include your name in the event program. Artists not required to be present on Sunday.

Contact via email please for more information:

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Call for papers and works - Understanding Visual Music

Understanding VISUAL Music 2011

Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research Creation in Media Arts and Technologies

in collaboration with the Department of Music


Montreal - Canada

August 26th and 27th, 2011



A two-day conference focused on developing an understanding of the practice of visual music, its definition, related creative and perceptual considerations, current trends, technological innovation, and possible future directions.

The event will take place on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th of August 2011 and will include paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and creative works presentations.

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