Grand Marais Art Colony News, Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Call for Artists

Artist-in-Residence Program at the Art Colony
11/24/2015-11:57 AM

Apply to participate in the Artist-in-Residence Program at the Art Colony - Applications DUE Dec. 11, 2015
 
Grand Marais Art Colony
Artist Residency Series
 
The Art Colony offers a variety of residency experiences to artists, providing work space to support the process, development, creation, and production of new works, while also fostering a deep connection with the surrounding landscape. Experimentation and creative risk-taking are encouraged!  
See the options below and contact the Art Colony with questions.

Selected Artists-in-Residence | March 7 – 20
 
Artists are invited to submit an application for one of two selected artists-in-residencies.
 
Artists will be provided with lodging, workspace, and a weekly stipend to work in either the multi-use Founders Hall Studio or in the Eco-friendly Printmaking Studio. Two artists may also apply to work in a collaborative residency.
Click HERE for application.
 
Mentor Residency Workshops
 
The Art Colony will host five mentoring artists in 2016. Each artist offers a unique personal and philosophical approach and teaching style. While students will bring independent projects to work on, workshops are cooperative in nature, characterized by critical group dialogue, focused time to work, and mentored guidance.
Contact the Art Colony for details or to register.
 
2016 Schedule:
Doug Westendorp | April 25 – 29
Elizabeth Erickson | May 7 – 10
Martha McQuade & Dan Clark | May 23 – 27
David Feinberg | June 20 – 24
Hazel Belvo | July 18 – 22 & July 25 – 29
 
Independent Residencies
Independent residencies are available at various times of the year for artists who are members of the Art Colony. Come and retreat to our professional studios for uninterrupted space and time to focus, rejuvenate, and be inspired.
Call for details: 218-387-2737

 
More details about the Residency Program 
Nestle into this quaint harbor arts community located between the world’s largest fresh water lake and a pristine wilderness area for a creative retreat. The Artist-in-Residence program is designed to provide artists with uninterrupted work time in a quiet, natural setting and to support the development, creation, and production of new, original works. In 2016 two residencies will be awarded. One will take place in our eco-friendly printmaking studio and one in our historic, multi-purpose studio space, founders hall. Artists can apply independently and we also invite two or more artists to apply jointly.

Grand Marais, Minnesota, is a vibrant arts destination that is home to many artists. The Grand Marais Art Colony exists to nurture creativity on the North Shore.

To find out more information about the Artist-in-Residence program, contact Ruth Pszwaro at programs@grandmaraisartcolony.org or by calling 218-387-2737
 

Cook County Courthouse - CALL for ARTIST proposals!
11/24/2015-11:50 AM

Cook County Courthouse:
SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016 EXHIBITS
 
Cook County, MN announces a call to artists to display their work at the County Courthouse. Artists are invited to submit proposals for an exhibition in the public spaces of the main floor of the Courthouse. There are four walls with approximately 60’ of display space.
 
Exhibits may be solo or group, but each proposed exhibition must have a strong, unifying, and creative premise.
 
We intend to have up to 4 twelve week displays per year beginning in April 2016
 
For consideration, please submit a portfolio including the following items:
 
·         An artist’s statement detailing the proposed exhibition (1 page)
·         Current resume(s) for artist(s) (1 page)
·         A list of artists included in the exhibition
·         5-10 Digital images of the proposed pieces
 
Deadline for submission is February 26, 2016
 
Portfolios can be submitted electronically.  For specific questions please contact Jeff Cadwell, Cook County Administrator, jeff.cadwell@co.cook.mn.us, 218-387-3687.
 



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