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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JOB OPENING: Ceramicist (Los Angeles)

Wanted: Ceramics Art Instructor

We are a non-profit Art Program with a job opening in our Culver City,
CA site. We nurture gifted artists with developmental disabilities. Our
success is due to the chemistry between the Artists and Art Instructors
who use their personal artmaking process to guide our artists through
their projects.

We are looking for an individual who:

1. Is technically skilled in ceramics.

2. Has an extensive portfolio

3. Loves contemporary art and has a strong knowledge of
contemporary artists.

4. Has patience

5. Loves working with people and is comfortable with adults with
Developmental Disabilities

6. Can take initiative with projects

The following skills are required:

1. Expertise in ceramic techniques (slab, coil, pinch, raku,

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Call to Reuse Artists! New program to help artists obtain materials

The Burbank Green Alliance and the students of the California Resource Recovery Association will be conducting a survey of Reuse Artists and Artists who use "reused materials" in their work this week. We are in the process of putting together a pilot program/website for such Artists who need materials and donors who wish to divert resources that would have otherwise been recycled or landfilled.

What is the Artist Reuse Collective is …..

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LA Opera Job Opportunity: Audio Technician for Education & Community

Los Angeles Opera's Education and Community Programs Department seeks an Audio Technician to assist with our Spring In-School Opera production.
Reporting to the Tour Manager and Technical Director, the Audio Tech (AT) provides and oversees all audio aspects of performances and technical dress rehearsals for the Spring In-School Opera production. The AT is responsible for communications and coordination of all audio needs. Specific duties and requirements include but are not limited to:

1. Maintaining proper inventory of all audio equipment belonging to LA Opera's Education and Community Programs and rentals.

2. Running audio for our Spring In-School Opera program by providing amplification for opera singers and a small orchestra (piano, synthesizers and percussions).

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Call for Artists: Urban Ocean Festival Art Exhibition Juried Show at the Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, CA)

Deadline: Wednesday, May 18th by 6pm

Call for Art: The Aquarium of the Pacific is accepting images via JPEG format to be juried for its upcoming Urban Ocean Festival event. All submitted art pieces should fall under the theme of "Our Urban Ocean," which may include artwork about our ports, human uses of the ocean (i.e. scuba diving, water sports, beach activities), marine life affected by the urban ocean, and/or ocean pollution. The theme of your work should be how you see the urbanized coast and ocean and what it means to you. To be considered, art MUST be appropriate for a family audience.

Please note that if your artwork is accepted, we will require that you are available to be at the Urban Ocean Festival on both Saturday and Sunday, June 18 & 19, 2011.

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ARC Grants Program - May 3rd Deadline

Just a quick reminder - the Second Quarter 2011 Deadline for the ARC Grants
Program (Artists' Resource for Completion) is coming up on Tuesday, May 3rd,
2011 by 6pm.

ARC grants provide rapid, short-term assistance to individual artists
residing in Los Angeles County who wish to enhance work for a specific,
imminent opportunity that may significantly benefit their careers. Artists
in any discipline are eligible to apply. The applicant must already have
secured an invitation from an established arts organization to present the
proposed work. The start date must be scheduled for presentation within six
months of the application deadline: for the Second Quarter deadline, the
presentation start date must fall between June 15, 2011 and November 3,
2011.

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HARC Award for Emerging Choreographers in Los Angeles County

The HARC Foundation, a 21 year-old Los Angeles based 501(c)(3) creative arts organization, is currently seeking Contemporary Dance entries from Emerging Choreographers in Los Angeles County, California. The Choreographer of the winning entry will receive a 2011 HARC Award of $2,500.00, promotional benefits and a public presentation of the winning work during the first quarter of 2012 in Association with Highways Performance Space of Santa Monica, CA and presented at Highways Performance Space, an intimate black box space.

The HARC Foundation’s Pilot Program is a new Division of HARC’s Annual National Creative Arts Competitions and is specifically designed to engage more creative artists in local or regional areas of the U.S.

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Arts Writers Grant Program 2011 Application Open

Arts Writers Grant Program

Online application form opens:
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Application deadline:
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

www.artswriters.org

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports individual writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants ranging from 3,000 to 50,000 USD.

Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in the following categories:

• Articles
• Blogs
• Books
• New and Alternative Media
• Short-Form Writing

Due to legal constraints we can only fund U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and holders of O-1 visas. For guidelines and additional eligibility requirements, please visit www.artswriters.org.

Art Writing Workshop

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JOB OPENING at 18th Street Arts Center - DIrector of Residency Program

18th Street Arts Center
Santa Monica, CA USA
www.18thstreet.org

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Call for Art - Theme "Nature" Apply Now

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A Thematic exhibition “Nature” by Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery in a Juried Competition. A Group exhibition of the top five finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Art Gallery for the month of June 2011.

Awards will be for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. All winners will be selected, announced and featured on the Light Space & Time website on June 1, 2011 and remain online in the gallery for the month of June, 2011. Thereafter, the artworks will remain online in the Light Space & Time Archives with links to the artist’s websites.

Apply through the website http://www.lightspacetime.com and the Deadline is May 29, 2011

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