News to Use – April 23, 2018

News to Use – April 23, 2018

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES – ARTIST CALL

Project Nebula: Amazon Distribution Center + Carrie Meek Foundation Building

TOTAL BUDGET: $900,000
TIMEFRAME: fall 2018 – summer 2019
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
ELIGIBILITY: US-based professional artists
LOCATION: Carrie Meek International Business Park, Opa-Locka, FL

Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs through its Art in Public Places Program request qualifications from professional artists and / or artists teams to create landmark artworks for the Carrie Meek International Business Park at the Miami-Opa-Locka Executive Airport, including:

• New construction of the Project Nebula Amazon.com Inc. Fulfillment Center by Foundry Commercial
• New Construction of the Carrie Meek Foundation Building

The Amazon Fulfillment Center will occupy some 91 acres and will be the first tenant in the Carrie Meek International Business Park which is being developed through a joint-venture comprised of the Carrie Meek Foundation, Inc. and Foundry Commercial on a 122-acre development parcel which us under long-term lease with Miami-Dade County.
The selected artists will design unique artworks that enrich the public environment of these facilities, bring unexpected and delightful encounters for visitors, and preserve and enhance the artistic and civic pride of Miami-Dade County.

The selected artists will design unique artworks that enrich the public environment of these facilities, bring unexpected and delightful encounters for visitors, and preserve and enhance the artistic and civic pride of Miami-Dade County.

For detailed call information click here.

HOW TO APPLY:
INTERESTED US-BASED ARTISTS AND ARTIST-LED TEAMS SHOULD SUBMIT QUALIFICATIONS BY WEDNESDAY APRIL 25, 2018

Materials will be accepted online, via the platform Submittable.
There is no application fee.
Application: http://www.miamidadepublicart.org/#artists-calls
• 10 images of completed work
• Brief Artist Statement
• CV
Please identify medium, dimensions, date, location, client/agency, size, budget, completion date (if applicable), and an optional brief written description for each image. Artists who work in video, sound, installations, and kinetic sculpture may submit a 3 minute video, audio or dynamic media file.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES – ARTIST CALL

PORTMIAMI: TERMINAL B
Norwegian Cruise Line Terminal + Parking Garage

The Pearl of Miami

TOTAL BUDGET: $1.7 million
TIMEFRAME: June 2018 – November 2019
DEADLINE: Monday, April 30, 2018
ELIGIBILITY: Local, National, and International Professional Artists or Artist-Led Team
s

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs through its Art in Public
Places Program and PortMIAMI request qualifications from professional
artists and/or artist teams to create landmark artwork(s) to activate the new
Cruise Terminal B – Norwegian Cruise Line Terminal and parking garage.
The selected artist(s) will design a unique artwork that will contribute to the
identity of this facility and bring unexpected and delightful encounters for
visitors.

It is envisioned that Art in Public Places will commission 2-4 artists for this
opportunity. This project is LEED Silver and artworks must support this standard.

For detailed information click here.

INTERESTED LOCAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL
ARTISTS AND ARTIST-LED TEAMS SHOULD SUBMIT
QUALIFICATIONS BY MONDAY APRIL 30, 2018

Materials will be accepted online, via the platform Submittable.
There is no application fee.
Application: http://www.miamidadepublicart.org/#artists-calls
• 10 images of completed work
• Brief Artist Statement
• CV

ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MIAMI
Miami Arts Marketing Project 2018: Roundtable Roundup Lab3
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

You and your peers take center stage for this facilitated, topic-driven series of roundtables. This is your chance to interact with peers, colleagues, and creative leaders. This interactive morning session is all about solutions: By you, for you, and with input from our “brain trust”.

Table topics include:
Facebook Advertising
Marketing Tips, Tricks, and Tools
Identifying and Growing Your Audience

Seating is limited. Scholarships available for eligible grantees of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs.  www.ArtsBizMiami.org/events

ARTCENTER/SOUTH FLORIDA
New funding opportunity: The Ellies, Miami’s Visual Arts Awards
Submit online application by May 24, 2018

ArtCenter/South Florida just announced it will be offering up to $500,000 to individual artists this year through The Ellies, Miami’s Visual Arts Awards. Most of the funding will go to project grants from $2,500 to $25,000. K-12 teachers are also eligible for travel grants.
Information sessions take place May 10 and 22. Sign up for a session, and apply, at TheEllies.org.

THE MIAMI FOUNDATION’S PUBLIC SPACE CHALLENGE
Deadline: May 3, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge invests up to $305,000 in your ideas to improve Greater Miami’s parks, plazas and local gathering places.
This year Target is supporting and will fund ideas that promote healthy eating and active play for youth and their families.

Check out all of the past winners, then read more about simple ideas that won the Challenge over the years.
There are four categories in this year’s Challenge:
• Parks & Natural Areas
• Greenways & Blueways
• Safe Routes to Parks
• Public Spaces

For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.publicspacechallenge.org/page/about

VSA FLORIDA WEBINARS

VSA Florida provides monthly webinars during the school year so that teaching artists, classroom teachers, cultural arts organizations and adult artists with disabilities can keep up-to-date on the latest information on the arts and disability.  These webinars are provided free of charge; however, registration is required.

May: The Inclusive Art Room: Strategies for Success in Elementary Visual Art
Now more than ever, students receiving special education are being included in the general education art classroom. Are new and veteran art teachers prepared to meet the needs of ALL students? This webinar will provide a “crash course” in strategies for creating a successful inclusive elementary visual art class, with a focus on students with autism, sensory processing disorders, and ADHD.

Presenter: Susan Coll-Guedes, M.Ed., has over 15 years of experience teaching art in inclusive classrooms and is on the faculty of Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia where she teaches Special Education. She is certified in Art K-12, General Education and is trained as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant.

May 7, 4-5 pm (east coast)
May 14, 4-5 pm (east coast)
 
To register for VSAFL webinars, please click here.
VSAFL also posts archived webinars on its website, available at:
http://vsafl.org/content/webinars

THE CHILDREN’S TRUST
Announces the five grant opportunities!

• Read to Learn Books for Free
• Comprehensive Early Intervention Services
• Early Learning Career Center and Scholarship Administration
• Support Services for Youth Development Programs
• Inclusion Support Services for Children and Youth Programs

Application Deadline: Monday, May 7, 2018
For details visit thechildrenstrust.org/grants

2018 FAAE ANNUAL SUMMIT
Creative Economy, Creative Learning, Creative Community
June 21-23, 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The FAAE Summit brings together all stakeholders in Florida Arts Education – dance, music, theatre, and visual arts educators; school and district level administrators, arts supervisors, community arts organizations, teaching artists, and arts advocates.

Each year the Summit features dynamic keynote speakers, diverse breakout sessions, engaging panel discussions and more.

Registration is now open at www.faae.org/annual-summit



Originally published at https://miamidadearts.org/news/news-use-april-23-2018

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