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Opportunities

for artists
CALLS FOR ARTISTS
FINAL CALL FOR EXHIBITORS
Durango Autumn Arts Festival 
Application Deadline : May 20


Artists, artisans and craftspeople wanted for the Durango Autumn Arts Festival happening September 17 and 18 on 2nd Avenue in Durango. For general inquiries and information, contact: Jules Masterjohn, Festival Director at DAAF@durangoarts.org or (970) 422-8566.
CALL FOR ARTWORK
40th Annual Juried Art Exhibit
Durango Arts Center
Submissions are due to DAC on May 24, 10am–2pm


Open to all artists working in any traditional or contemporary 2D and 3D media except film. Submission form and more information at durangoarts.org/40th-annual-juried-exhibit
Special submission fee for Fort Lewis College students.
CALL FOR ARTWORK
Plein Air : An Artist's Vision of Reality
Durango Arts Center
Submissions are due to DAC on June 28, 10am–2pm


This competition is open to all plein air painters. Work must have been created within the last two years and not be larger than 3 feet x 3 feet. All pieces submitted must be for sale. For full submission guidelines and calendar visit, durangoarts.org/plein-air.
ARTIST RESIDENCY
Application Deadline: June 6

Amplify your creativity through a residency at idyllic artist retreat, Willowtail Springs in Mancos, CO.  DAC will sponsor a total of five weeklong residencies this year, to include a private artist studio and comfortable cabin accommodations for seven nights.  Download the complete application guidelines here, and contact Cristie Scott for more information - cristie@durangoarts.org

CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS 
2016 Images of the Southwest Juried Photography Show
Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College
June 23 – December 6
Deadline for Entries: Thursday, June 2 at 7pm


This year's theme is "Parks, People, Preservation: Celebrating the National Park Service in the Southwest.” Review more information and complete guidelines here.
VISUAL OPPORTUNITIES
DURANGO FRIDAY PAINTERS
Local artists are invited to join regular Friday painting sessions in and around Durango. Contact Alice Crapo for information about upcoming painting sites and carpooling, alicecrapo@gmail.com, (970) 759-1019.

Upcoming Sites:
May 20 - The Purple Cliffs behind WalMart
May 27- Ridgewood Event Center & Gardens at Blue Lake Ranch
CREATE YOUR SUMMER WITH DAC
See a complete listing of upcoming workshops and register online today!

Acrylic Painting with John Grow | May 26 – June 16
Mixed-Media Journaling with Charlene Geiss | July 2
Plein Air Painting with Bill Cramer | July 9 & 10
Collage for the Soul with Barb Horn | July 11 & August 8
Touch Painting with Barb Horn | July 16 & August 13
Shibori with Indigo Dying with Akemi Nakano Cohn | August 20 & 21
Beyond the Kimono: Katazome with Akemi Nakano Cohn | August 22 & 23
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
LIBRARIAN : CENTER OF SOUTHWEST STUDIES
Fort Lewis College

The Center of Southwest Studies is seeking a research librarian to contribute to the overall operation and management of the Delaney Southwest Research Library. A full job description can be found here.
SUPPLIES
FREE WOOD CRATES

In need of wood scrap supply for framing, sculptural or installation work? Sorrel Sky Gallery is pleased to offer an abundant stock of wood crates, free and available for pick-up. Stop by Sorrel Sky at 828 Main Avenue, or reach out to Michael Pruett, installation@sorrelsky.com.
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