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Call for Artwork for Spring Juried Show in April

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

WMOA seeks original artwork in all mediums for its third annual Spring Juried Exhibit which runs from April 29-June 14 in the Main Gallery.
Theme “Visual Rhythms” will explore the lyrical, colorful, and sensual connections between music and art. This can be interpreted literally or figuratively in all mediums. We hope to showcase a wide variety of original work that appeals to a broad audience.

Dominic Molon, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
Entry Deadline
Art Entry Form and .jpegs due on Friday, April 4 by 5:00 pm.
“Call for Artwork” with all details
“Art Entry Form” required for submission
Use the bottom link to share this message with artists friends!

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Call for Entries: The Art of Place

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Submit your projects to be featured in CODAmagazine! The deadline has been extended to Monday, March 3rd. CODAmagazine, a free digital publication, features the top design + art projects from all over the world. ‘The Art of Place’ issue will feature projects that create a place as art rather than a place with art. Entries have ranged from projects with a $2,000 budget to $3.2 million, with sites from Seattle to Hong Kong and London, and in places like airports, public plazas and bridges. See steps to submit your project below.

CODAmagazine: The Art of Place is sponsored by Franz Mayer of Munich, Inc., Architectural Glass and Mosaic. Franz Mayer of Munich, Inc. is a
professional studio for the independent artist. You can find more information about Franz Mayer of Munich, Inc. here.

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Calling Rhode Island Artists: 6x6x2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Good Afternoon! Our global 6x6x2014 show is coming up in June and we want Rhode Island to be a part of it. 6x6x2014 is a great opportunity for artists and art lovers of all ages to participate in a unique global exhibition! All mediums are encouraged and there is no entry fee! The deadline to submit is April 20. Help us spread the word to artists in your area! Thank you.

June 7 – July 13, 2014
Artwork Entries Due: April 20 or Postmarked by April 19
Global Online Preview Begins: May 23 at 10am
In Gallery Preview (no purchasing): June 2-6, 1-9pm
Opening Party & Artwork Sale: June 7, 6-10pm ($10), 7:30pm raffle for buyer position 1-20, 8:00pm purchasing open for all other buyers
Global Online Purchasing Begins: June 10 at 10am
Artwork Purchase Price: $20 each
Sold Out Artists’ Names Revealed Online: July 4
Purchased Artwork Pick-Up: July 13, 14 & 15, 12-6pm

Support Contemporary Art
Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s (RoCo), international small art phenomenon returns for the 7th year! Help us once again to build an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and YOU.

Documentary about 6×6

Join Artists from Around the World
Each artwork must be 6×6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6×6 board, signed only on the back, and exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted and exhibited in the gallery and online. All artworks will also be offered for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks will remain on display through July 13, 2014. Sold Out artists’ names will be revealed next to their work online on July 4. Artists may enter up to 6 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D) and there is no fee to enter. Thank you for your participation!

6×6 Returns for the 7th Year
Last years exhibition included 6,000 artworks from 45 different countries and every US State! Past international artists contributors include Philip Glass, Jerry Uelsmann, Carl Chiarenza, Nathan Lyons, Joan Lyons, John Pfahl, Bill Viola, Dexter Dalwood, Wendell Castle, and many more. Past celebrity artists include Thich Nhat Hahn, Louise Slaughter, and Andrea Barrett among others.

Purchasing in the Gallery
On the opening night, June 7th at 7:30 a “Buyer’s Choice” raffle will be held for buyer position #1-20. Raffle tickets are $5 each and winners will be allowed to make their selections before other buyers. Any artwork may be purchased for $20. Buyers can pay an extra $8 ($15 for International) to have their purchase mailed to them. When a work is purchased, the buyer will receive a receipt revealing the artist’s name. The artwork will be marked as sold and will remain on display for the remainder of the exhibition. Buyers may pre-register for faster purchasing during preview hours: June 2-6, 1-9pm

Questions: For more information and an informative list of FAQ’s visit our website: www.roco6x6.org

Mail or deliver your artwork before April 20, 2014 (Postmarked April 19) to:
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
Makers & Mentors
February 6 – March 16, 2014
First Friday: March 7, 6-10pm – 6×6 Party Month Kick-Off Event


Dirty Dozen: New Work by The Outlaw Printmakers
April 3 – May 11
Opening Reception and Print Fair: Thursday, April 3, 6-9pm
First Friday: April 4, 6-10pm
Artists Talk: Saturday, April 5 @ 1pm
Art of the Mix: April 15, 6-9pm
Annual Mixology Fundraiser (Call for tickets)
First Friday Print•a•Fair: May 2, 6-10pm

June 7 – July 13, 2014
6x6x2014 Dates Announced!
Artworks Due: Sat. April 20th, 2014 (Postmarked: April 19th)

Help ensure the future of RoCo,
contribute to The Future Fund.

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Monthly PCFF Film Club

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

One Friday Evening a Month, 6 – 8:30pm

2014 Dates: March 28, April 25, May 30
Monthly media literacy program hosted by the Providence Athenaeum’s Children’s Library introduces young film enthusiasts to new ways of watching film. Each meeting will emphasize an aspect of film making such as the screen-play, lighting, costumes, historic perspectives, even comedy techniques. A list of the films will be available in the Children’s Library. Please bring your own picnic dinner.
VENUE: Providence Athenaeum’s Children’s Library – 251 Benfit Street, Provicnece, RI
COST: Free (Registration is required NO LATER than 1 day before the meeting date. To register or for more information, please call Lindsay at 401-421-6970 or email lshaw@provath.org)
AGES: Ages 10-14
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Calling all Native American Artists

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
(American Indian, Native Alaskan and Native Hawaiian)! Picture That, LLC and Thompson Hospitality invite you to submit artwork for the Native American edition of UNITY Magazine, November 2014. UNITY Magazine is distributed on a complimentary basis to hundreds of corporate and university dining centers throughout the United States, where Thompson Hospitality provides food services. This is a great opportunity to have your artwork viewed by thousands of consumers and
possibly sold. To view past editions of ART centerfolds in UNITY visit: http://www.picture-that.com/ThompsonHospitality/index.html

We are searching for a variety of unique objects including baskets, ceramics, sculpture and items made from glass, clay or beads. We are also interested in photography and paintings.

If you are interested in having your work featured in UNITY, email the required materials below by March 7, 2014 to opencallforartists@picture-that.com

Please format the subject of your EMAIL as follows:
INDIAN_LastNameFirstName_THArt For example: INDIAN_DoeJane_THArt

1. Five digital jpg files of artwork to be considered; 350 dpi or greater (~3″5″ in size). Name the jpg files the same as artwork.
2. Artist Bio and Artist Statement
3. Artist Photo

Send the required items or questions via email to opencallforartists@picture-that.com and thanks for your participation and support!

Interested in keeping abreast of Picture That projects, future opportunities and services/products offered? Be sure to LIKE our Facebook Page and FOLLOW US on Twitter. Thanks for your continued interest!

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ArtPlace America – Grantee Summit Livestream

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

2014 Grantee Summit to be Webcast on HowlRound.TV

Are you passionate about the intersection of arts and place?

Do you want to learn more about the evolving creative placemaking movement?

Join us March 3 – 5 for the 2014 ArtPlace America Grantee Summit!

The ArtPlace Grantee Summit provides a platform to engage in conversations about the “who” and “why,” and the “how” and “what for” of creative placemaking. During the Grantee Summit, attendees share their knowledge and best ideas for putting the arts at the center of a set of strategies to transform the character of communities.

Although the 2014 Grantee Summit takes place in Los Angeles, you do not have to be on site to participate in the conversation. The
event will also be accessible via webcast on HowlRound.TV, a global, commons-based peer produced; open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by HowlRound: A Center for the Theater Commons.

Attending the Summit via webcast offers an unprecedented opportunity to understand the range of work happening around creative placemaking across the country. By learning and sharing collective victories, challenges, and issues with a group of like-minded colleagues and peers, we grow knowledge and understanding of the field.

Conversations during the 2014 Grantee Summit include:

  • An introduction to and update about ArtPlace America’s evolution and vision for the future by new Executive Director Jamie Bennett;
  • Insight on creating a framework for a Creative Placemaking Commons by our colleagues at HowlRound;
  • A discussion on ways to strengthen the field and collaborate with government representatives;
  • Strategizing and idea sharing about measuring a project’s impact;
  • Exploring the critical connection between people and placemaking; and
  • Charting a path for the future of the field

Don’t miss out!

The complete Summit schedule is available on our website.

Tune in online in real-time and remember to check back and view the archive if you miss anything.

Follow us on Twitter (@ArtPlaceAmerica / #ArtPlace) and join the conversation on our Facebook page.

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Classes fromi the Portsmouth Arts Guild

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
For more information or to register, contact Suzanne Lewis at 401-254-1668 or workshops@PortsmouthArts.org


Creative Drawing with Wayne Quackenbush
Establish a daily drawing practice with prompts and creative drawing techniques.
Date: 5 Thursdays, March 13-April 10
Time: 9:30-12

Tuition: $75/65 members

Essentials of Portrait and Figure Drawing with Larry Mello

Learn the essentials of drawing from a model each week.

Date: 4 Tuesdays, March 18-April 8

Time: 9-12 noon

Tuition: $100/90 members ($40 model fee)

Small Paintings-Big Art with Kelley MacDonald
Create powerful, compelling paintings in a small format.

Date: Saturday and
Sunday, March 29,30

Time: 12-4
Tuition: $125/110 members

Portraits in Watercolor with Susan Klas Wright

Learn to capture the spirit and achieve a likeness of the individual. A model for each session. Some watercolor experience required.

Date: 4 Mondays, March 31-April 21

Time: 10-1

Tuition: $110/100 members ($40 model fee)

For more information, please contact workshops@PortsmouthArts.org

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Production Grants for Choreographers and Dance Companies!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

NDP Production Grants fund the creation and development of new dance work that will tour nationally. These grants are awarded to approximately 18-20 artist/companies annually and generally range from $25,000 to $40,000. Grant recipients automatically receive Touring Awards to support a national tour of the work following its premiere.

Deadline is March 3, 2014
See NDP’s blog post for application tips!

Learn more about NDP Presentation Grants, including eligibility, process, and deadlines.


NEFA’s National Dance Project is generously supported with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the MetLife Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and funding for special initiatives from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French American Cultural Exchange.

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Join Humanities Council on Wed Feb 26 for Awards Announcement!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Join our friends at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will announce our 2014 Major Grant Awards in a press conference on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2pm in the State Room at the Rhode Island State House. A total of $131,212.00 will be awarded to 18 projects across the state of Rhode Island.

Contact RICH with any questions at: 401-273-2250 or caroleann@rihumanities.org.

The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH) inspires and supports intellectual curiosity by providing financial support for research and public programs designed to encourage lifelong learning for all Rhode Islanders. Since 1973, RICH has provided over $7 million in grants to support more than 550 organizations throughout the state of Rhode Island, as well as independent researchers, filmmakers, scholars, and oral historians.

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Creative Capital Professional Development Programs

Monday, February 24th, 2014


Creative Capital Professional Development Program
share on facebook tweet about this on twitterThe Professional Development Program (PDP) is dedicated to
helping artists in all disciplines build and sustain their creative practices.
PDP started 2014 off with a bang, presenting 11 workshops in 9 cities in January
and February alone. We’re also continuing to expand our slate of webinars to
make our content more accessible for all artists. Keep reading for a variety of
workshops and webinars designed to make this your most successful year yet!

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Hudson of FeatureInc.Hudson, photo by Cary

Tonight, very special guest Brian Tate hosts
a brand-new webinar, The Seven Elements of Strategic Marketing. Tate is a marketing
strategist, musician, and culture creator. He is singer-songwriter of the band
Shrine for the Black Madonna and president of The Tate Group, a consulting firm.
He has developed marketing plans for Bedford-Stuyvesant, Broadway, Jamaica
Queens, Brooklyn NY, Washington DC, and numerous cultural initiatives. Also
coming soon, Stephanie Bleyer leads Artist-Community Engagement, Andrew Simonet explains Real-Life Budgeting and Eve Mosher teaches Social Media: How to Be Everywhere All the Time. Be
sure to check out the full list of upcoming webinars below, or visit our Online Calendar.

In other webinar news, we’re in the
midst of developing two new regularly offered webinars. Any of you who have
taken our Verbal Communications workshop know Kirby Tepper and his
ability to empower artists to speak with pride, be it at a lecture, a cocktail
party or in a boardroom. Soon, he’ll be offering a webinar teaching participants
how to negotiate with confidence. Also, the incredibly versatile Maxine Lapiduss
will be adapting her popular workshop Authentic Branding into webinar form.

In January, we began hosting a series of workshops in seven cities
nationwide underwritten by Tequila Herradura, a partnership we couldn’t be more excited
to continue. We’ve already hosted workshops in Chicago, New York, San Francisco,
Austin and Los Angeles; we’ll finish up in March in Atlanta and Miami. Hip-hop
artist Naledge, AKA Jabari Evans, who participated in our 3Arts Financial
Literacy Workshop in Chicago, wrote, “The all-day seminar and discussion was
uplifting, if not therapeutic, for attendees such as myself who almost never
have an open forum to discuss our financial struggles with those who can
empathize.” To read about these workshops, click here. Many thanks to Tequila Herradura for their
generosity in supporting artists’ professional development across the

Some of you may be aware already of the passing of legendary NYC
gallerist Hudson of Feature Inc. We were fortunate to sit down and speak with
Hudson in January as part of our Conversations Inside webinar interview series.
In memory of Hudson, we’ve posted his interview to share with you here.

On Creative
Capital’s blog The Lab, we share tips and resources for artists working in
all disciplines. This includes the popular Page from Our Handbook series of best practices, which is
based on the Artist’s Tools Handbook we give to each PDP core workshop
participant. Some recent posts to check out:

A Page From Our Handbook: Intro to Funding for Art

A Page from Our Handbook: Building Relationships With

From Artist to Enterprise: Organizational Structures for

Real-Life Budgeting: Building a Sustainable Life as an

Internet for Artists: Why We Only Recommend Two Website

Febuary 24: The Seven Elements of Strategic Marketing with Brian
February 27: Artist-Community Engagement with Stephanie Bleyer
March 17:
Real Life Budgeting with Andrew Simonet
March 24: Social Media: How To Be Everywhere All the Time with Eve

>> Can’t make the live-stream? All
registrants receive a recording of the live webinar, so if you sign up, you can
watch the webinar at your leisure.
>> Catch up on topics
you’ve missed!
Recordings of Conversations Inside and
other select webinars are now available for purchase after the event. Browse on-demand webinars.

March 15: Financial Literacy Workshop, New York Arts Program, New York,
March 29: Authentic Branding Workshop, Flux Projects/PushPush Theatre,
Atlanta, GA
March 31: Authentic Branding Workshop, Miami Dade Department of Cultural
Affairs, Miami, FL
April 26: Taller Profesional de Desarollo Para Artistas, Taller
Puertoqueño, Philadelphia, PA
May 2–4: Core Workshop, Alaska State Council on the Arts, Anchorage,
May 10: Taller Profesional de Desarollo Para Artistas, Arts &
Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and ArtSi, Charlotte,

Interested in partnering with PDP to bring a workshop to your
city? Learn more on
our website.

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Audrey Phillips
“Breeze” by Audrey

“During the Creative Capital weekend
workshop, it became painfully obvious that I wasn’t comfortable talking about my
art. I have since pushed myself in this area by doing more artist talks at
galleries and have become very comfortable with this. I say that so easily, but
it’s been hard work. Those two-minute elevator speeches and the presentation we
were required to do will always be a great, great lesson for me. I delved deeper
into why I was creating the art, finding my authentic voice, not someone else’s
words. Now, I truly enjoy talking about my art and had an invigorating artist
talk at a recent solo exhibit.”

Read more of Audrey’s PDP Story on The Lab.
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Creative Capital and PDP

Creative Capital supports innovative and
adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career
development services. Since 1999, Creative Capital has committed $30 million in
financial and advisory support to 419 projects representing 529 artists. Our
Professional Development Program (PDP), which grew out of our work with
grantees, has now reached over 7,000 additional artists in more than 300
communities through in-person workshops and live webinars. The Professional
Development Program is supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual
Arts, Kresge Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, National Endowment for the
Arts, Tequila Herradura, John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, Doris Duke
Charitable Foundation and the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

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95 Empire Seeks part-time Production Manager

Monday, February 24th, 2014


95 Empire Production Manager

The 95 Empire Production Manager is a part time job position (minimum
20 hours per week) with AS220′s theatre and live arts program, 95
Empire. The Production Manager is responsible for dealing with all
technical logistics of the 95 Empire program, including the
audio/visual setup and supervision during 95 Empire events. Tasks may
include working with theatrical lighting, sound, set design for
outside rentals of the space, preparing the space for performance,
communicating with artists in regards to their needs and our capacity
to reach those needs, plus small repairs, improvements and day-to-day
maintenance of the physical spaces.

The Production Manager reports to the 95 Empire Program Director.
Responsibilities fall into the following areas:

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Technical experience and the skills needed to safely manage the physical space.

A working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre,
dance and music productions.

Experience with not-for-profit and / or arts-related organizations.

Experience meeting deadlines, prioritizing and re-prioritizing.

Strong interpersonal communication, networking and organizational skills.

Interest and experience in theatre and in supporting the theatre
community in Rhode Island.


The Production Manager position is a minimum 20 hours per week
position at $18 per hour.

The Production Manager may work more than 20 hours depending on event
schedule (for example, if third-party rentals hire out more than 20
hours of work within a week, those paid hours may cover and exceed the
20 hour minimum). Outside hires are not in addition to the 20 hour
minimum and if tech assistant cannot work hired out gigs, those hours
may go to an independent contract hire.
Shifts generally occur more frequently on the weekend, although there
is no fixed schedule, as the PM schedule will be dictated by the

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Gallery & Exhibition Opportunity.

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Gallery 4 & Susan Freda Studios is looking for new artists to be a part of our team!

Gallery 4 is a 10 year old institution situated in Historic Tiverton 4 Corners.  Our gallery is frequented by a loyal community of art loving patrons and supporters for it’s eclectic and sophisticated exhibitions of art & objects for the home.

We are currently reviewing work for exhibition at our gallery year round and especially during the busy summer months.  We encourage painters,
photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, and more to apply.  Special consideration will be given to abstract or non representational work.

Our business structure is such that eligible artists would be required to gallery sit 1 day per week from june 1-oct 1. Artists retain a significantly higher percentage for the sale of their artwork than the standard 50/50%. Artists who apply must be able to gallery sit one day per week during the summer and be comfortable with retail and with working with the public.

Tiverton 4 corners is not accessible via public transportation so you must have your own car, but the drive is lovely!

This is a very unusual opportunity for artists to exhibit, sell, and get to know the ins and outs of running an art gallery.

Please send an email with links to your web site, resume & info about yourself to Sue at  suefreda@yahoo.com

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Monday, February 24th, 2014
An exciting exhibition and sale featuring fine art and contemporary craft. In partnership with the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, the Arts Marketplace: Pawtucket is in keeping with a long history that celebrates the arts and traditions in our community.
The event, takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st, 2014 and is held during the anticipated month-long
Pawtucket Arts Festival. AMP is a juried show whose mission is to meet high standards of technical and artistic excellence and to present the best of contemporary fine Art and American-made crafts in a comfortable, professional and accessible setting. A beautiful spacious location, the Drill Hall is the perfect venue to highlight the extraordinary quality of art and craft by artists working in a variety of media. In addition, nearby Festival events include music, demonstrations, and many other family events. There is ample parking and a beautiful view of the Blackstone River from the nearby Morris Nathanson Bridge. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more information and to download an application visit:


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2014 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition

Friday, February 21st, 2014


The 2014 Fellowship Exhibition will honor this year’s RISCA Fellowship grant recipients. February 21-March 28 Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket,  RI.

All Events Free and Open to the Public at the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Gallery Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Ave, Pawtucket, RI www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org

Gallery Hours:
Thursday – Friday 3 – 7 pm
Saturday – Sunday 1 – 5 pm
Or by appointment: 401-487-8811

Friday, February 28th 6-9 PM
Opening Artists Reception

Friday, March 7th 6-8 PM
Fellowship Writers Night

Friday, March 28th 6-8 PM
Artists Talk and Closing Reception

For a full list of Fellowship recipients, click here.   For a link to the Exhibition press release, click here.

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Studio Dunn Seeks Entry-level Production Assistant

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Job Title: Production Assistant (Entry Level)
Location: Providence, RI
Industry: Furniture + Lighting
Employment Type: Two positions available. One is 30-40 hours per week the other 15-25 hours per week.
Compensation: $8.50/hour
Application Deadline: Rolling
Start Date: ASAP

Who We Are: Studio DUNN is a small design firm committed to the creation of well-designed and meticulously crafted furnishings using traditional materials. Studio DUNN, lead by designer Asher Dunn, creates timeless pieces influenced by the aesthetic of mid-20th century modernism with a contemporary twist. Studio DUNN earned ‘Best New Designer’ at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in 2010, and Asher Dunn was a recipient of New England Home Magazine’s ‘5 Under 40’ award for accomplishments in the furniture field in 2012.

Job Description: The Production Assistant is an essential part of our team, responsible for filling orders going to our clients. The Production Assistant communicates directly with the business owner and Production Manager to meet deadlines.

We’re looking for a hard working, hands-on individual interested in joining our small team. Primary responsibilities include milling, sanding, finishing, assembly, and packaging of wood furniture and lighting, and whatever else we need a hand with around the studio including picking up orders from vendors. This position will provide woodworking training. Reliable vehicle is required.

Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will display:
Commitment to producing quality results and following tasks through to completion.
Commitment to deadlines and the ability to adapt to changing deadlines.
Ability to independently manage tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Consistent patience, diligence, and a reliable work ethic.
As a small company, we value personal traits as much as professional experience. Candidates should, above all, show passion for their work, enthusiasm, and a capability to enforce and adhere to deadlines.

How to Apply
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to info@studiodunn.com with the subject line reading “DUNN Production Assistant Application: (Your Name)”. Applications that do not include this subject line will not be considered.

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Vermont’s PuppeTree is looking for an artistic assistant this summer from July 1-August 15

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Vermont’s PuppeTree is looking for an artistic assistant this summer from July 1-August 15. Duties will include DRIVING a car, loading in and back up a shadow puppet production of Leo Lionni’s book SWIMMY and an enviromental show call the SWIMMER. You will support the production touring in libraries on Cape Cod, around Boston and in New England. We are also building a large pop up book  for scenery in Caps for Sale and building other puppets including a marionette. You would also help lead puppet workshops once a week at a camp.

We are an equal opportunity employer, provide all housing and food (unless you are very very picky). Pay is based on experience and we would talk to anyone interested in a paid internship. Please go to our website then contact us if you would like to spend the summer in Vermont in an artistic environment.


Ann Legunn
@ the PuppeTree Inc.
PO Box 130  Post Mills, VT 05058
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Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

I am working with Marta V. Martínez on a project that will feature the stories of Cuban immigrants in Rhode Island. Marta has asked me to do a
visual art component and I’m honored to do it. I welcome the opportunity to connect with other Cubans in RI and New England.    The visual art project will center around coffee as a memory catalyst. I will be using Bustelo coffee cans, because the company was founded by Cuban exiles.
The coffee cans will have portraits of Cubans who want to share their stories on them. They’ll all be incorporated into a peddler’s cart that can also be    used as a functional temporary café.  To participated, please contact Marta at the email address listed below, or pass this along to anyone you feel should participate.
For more information about the oral history project, visit the website.
—Ana Flores
Cuban Artist
Marta V. Martínez

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Mixed Magic Theatre Audition Notice

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Mixed Magic Theatre Audition Notice


Adapted for the Stage by Ricardo Pitts-Wiley with James Brown and Bill Pett

When:      Tuesday, February 25th, 6 to 9 PM

Where:  Mixed Magic Theatre 560 Mineral Spring Ave. Pawtucket, RI

To schedule an audition time call 401-305-7333 or email mixedmagictheatre@gmail.com

Rehearsals begin Wednesday, March 3rd


Thursday, April 3rd   10 AM

Friday, April 4th 10 AM and 7:30 PM

Saturday April 5th 7:30 PM

Sunday, April 6th 3:00 PM


Victor Frankenstein…………….Male  Age 35 to 50

The Creature………3 Males  Age 16 to 25

Elizabeth……….Female Age 25to 35

Capt. Walton……Male or Female……..45 to 70

Four actors will play multiple roles including

Father, Clerval, Felix Agatha, Justin, Blind man, Prof. Waldman, Magistrate, Undertaker

Misery’s Fiend: Frankenstein is a 70-minute adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic science-fiction/horror novel.

The story unfolds today yet again in as it did first in 1818.

Directed by Ricardo Pitts-Wiley

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Roger Williams University Seeks Assistant Professor of Music

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Assistant Professor Of Music
Category: Faculty
Department: Performing Arts
Locations: Bristol, RI
Posted: Jan 07, ’14
Type: Full-time Regular
Ref. No.: 37061
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About Roger Williams University:

Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation’s greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.


Job Description:

The Department of Performing Arts in the Feinstein College of Arts & Sciences at Roger Williams University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music to teach a wide variety of courses in a small, collaborative music program offering a BA in Music.  Primary teaching responsibilities are for the four-semester sequence in music theory for music majors and minors, as well as advising senior capstone projects in music composition.  The ability to teach courses in world culture and music, with experience or background in the music of Asia and/or the Middle East, is strongly preferred.  An interest in developing a program in music technology is a plus.  The ability to teach an interdisciplinary course in fine and performing arts and/or to direct the University Chorus will be given special consideration.  Responsibilities also include academic advising, scholarly and professional activities, and institutional service.



A Ph.D. or D.M.A. by the time of appointment, in either music theory or composition is required as well as experience teaching general music courses at the undergraduate level.  Evidence of teaching excellence, expertise with academic advising, and evidence of an on-going program of scholarly/creative activity are required


Additional Information:

For additional information regarding this position, please contact:
Professor Marilynn Mair
Chair of Music Search Committee
(401) 254-3568

*Please do not send application documents to this email address.

Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.


Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, including: 1) a current vita, 2) a letter of intent along with statements of teaching philosophy and area of expertise, and 3) names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references.

Review of applications will begin January 22, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.



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