Friday, March 27, 2015

Artist's Assistant

We are looking for 1-2 assistants to paint at the artist's studio. 
The position would be part-time and hours per week would be flexible and depend on the project. Rate per hour starting at $15. The artist's studio is located in Jersey City in Mana Contemporary. He has another studio in Soho, but assistants would be working in the New Jersey location. 
Skills/ Requirements:

- Ability to paint in a hyperrealistic style with oil paint

- Detail oriented

- Build frames and stretchers

- Stretch canvases

- Art handeling

- Willing to work on other projects of mixed media. 
We would like to see 3-5 images of painting samples, a cover letter which includes a list of skills and contact information. Please send materials to Maia,

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Studio Space Available

Sculpture studio share in artist building in Orangeburg, NY. Avail April, 1st. Large skylights, large windows, ground level, large barn door, 24/7 access, no living. $1.42 square foot, incl utilities. Room is 1750 sq/ft. Room to share for approx 3 or 4 sculptors. One sculptor from Florence Academy. Accessible by bus, Rockland coaches. Nice setting w/ horse stable on the property. Approx. 1/2 hr by car from NYC.

Contact Phyllis Dodge (845) 596-0870. Or Lori Shorin (516) 592-0165

Call for Entries

The Olana Partnership and Columbia County Council on the Arts announce a Call for Entries for artists wishing to be considered for the fourth annual Plein Air event at Olana: Creating Landscapes Within the Landscape, taking place July 9-12, 2015. Participating artists will paint on location throughout Olana's 250-acre artist-designed landscape. Saturday, July 11th is the afternoon reception and public exhibition, where artists will have the chance to meet and greet, and their chosen canvases will be put up to live auction. Sunday, July 12th artists will have the opportunity to sell additional works under a tent at Olana from 10-2 pm. This year artists will be selected by a panel of distinguished jurors including M. Stephen Doherty, artist, writer & editor of PleinAir magazine, Hudson realist painter Ken Young, and artist and gallerist Joan Damiani. The deadline for all submissions is midnight Saturday, April 18th.
For a prospectus contact Cynthia Mulvaney, Executive Director at Columbia County Council on the Arts at or 518 671 6213.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program

West Nottingham Academy
Eric Fischl ’66 Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program
2015-16 School Year
West Nottingham Academy alumnus and world renowned artist, Eric Fischl ’66 established the Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program as a collaborative project between West Nottingham Academy (WNA) and the New York Academy of Art (NYAA).  Each year, three MFA graduates from NYAA will be selected, one for each trimester of the Residency.
Residency will run for 10-12 weeks during each of Nottingham’s trimesters as follows:
·         August 31 – November 18, 2015 (12 weeks)
·         November 30, 2015 – March 2, 2016 (12 weeks – school closed 12/20/2015-1/3/2016)
·         March 21 – May 27, 2016 (10 weeks)
Each Resident will be provided the following:
·         $8,000 stipend per artist (paid through WNA payroll) – Stipend includes travel, supplies, personal expenses, etc.
·         Personal studio space near art room and resources
·         Modest accommodations in a WNA apartment or guest room, including Internet
·         Meals in the WNA dining hall while school is in session
Residency encompasses the following responsibilities:
·         Teaching 2 courses (coordinated through Trish Kuhlman based on skill set)
·         Display of Artist’s work in WNA’s Gates Gallery space during residency begins, and presentation of work to the community following the residence
·         Deliver/facilitate one community-based lecture or workshop
·         Travel with school as needed for various classes
Artists are chosen based on the following areas of expertise:
Fall Trimester – Drawing, Painting and Color Theory
Winter Trimester – 3D Sculpture or Ceramics *
Spring Trimester – Printmaking, Digital Media or Photography *
*Note: Winter and Spring are interchangeable
Please note, as a condition of the residency, all resident artists must submit to a State of Maryland Criminal Background check as required by Maryland Law, and must provide a transcript from an accredited college or university indicating the conferring of a degree.    
Interested alumni should submit:
·         Five images of current work (72 dpi)
·         One-page artist statement describing your work
·         One-page pedagogical statement outlining your approach to teaching
·         Current CV
·         Cover letter specifying the discipline you would be applying to teach and the trimester you would prefer to teach
Deadline to submit March 11, 2015
Finalists will be notified by mid-April 2015.
Please submit all materials to

Open Call: 100 GATES looking for muralists


100 GATES is a Lower East Side public art initiative that connects artists with LES business owners by installing murals on the roll down security gates belonging to businesses in the neighborhood. We're recruiting artists and businesses during the winter, with installations timed to take place throughout the warmer summer months. You can learn more about the project and see examples of current installations here:

Application Instructions

Please fill out the form with your contact information and an explanation on how you ideally envision your gate.

Prospective artists will be contacted in the coming weeks and a phone interview will be set up to discuss project details.