AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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NPR Series: How Artists Make A Living

This is a great ongoing series on National Public Radio right now about how artists make a living. They've interviewed artists of all kinds - poets, dancers, writers, musicians, performers, and more. I'm really enjoying it.

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Call to Artists: Ventura Art Festival (deadline August 31)

Ventura Art Festival Announces “Call to Artists” and Fine Art Jury

November 14th festival to promote sale of fine art

The “Call to Artists” was launched in early July and extends through
the deadline of August 31st. The entire event will be enclosed in
one tent with an open courtyard. Artists need only bring their art
and exhibit tools. The Ventura Chamber of Commerce will host a VIP
viewing and presale to offer serious art buyers the opportunity to
purchase art before the public opening. Up to 50 juried artists will
showcase and sell their art during this one-day festival. Local
musicians will perform on stage and food vendors will offer fabulous
appetizers and wine for guests.

The fine art jury consists of:

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Barbican Art Gallery: Call for Applications for Curator (deadline September 7 / London)

Barbican Art Gallery

Call for Application: Curator

Application deadline: 7 September 2009

Barbican Art Gallery

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and dynamic curator to join Barbican Art Gallery, a leading London venue for the presentation of modern and contemporary art, photography, architecture and design exhibitions. Part of the Barbican Centre, Europe's largest arts venue, the Gallery's activities take place in the context of a widely acclaimed programme of international music, dance, theatre, visual arts and cinema.

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Flights of Fancy at American Jewish University, Bel Air, CA

Grains of Connection

Dori Atlantis & Karen Frimkess Wolff have 2 large site specific installations at the Platt Gallery, American Jewish University.
Grains of Connection is made of salt, glass rocks and shards, adobe, branches, metal structure and monofilament.

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Grains of Connection

Grains of Connection
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The second voice

The second voice
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Hidden Treasures

LarkGallery Online invites you to enter our "Hidden Treasures" competition

by Christopher Mercier

LarkGallery OnLine invites you to enter our competition titled"Hidden Treasures".
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2009
Please submit your art for consideration by
>Submission Page on our

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For the Family-Oriented Exhibitor! Youth & Family Courtyard @ Abbot Kinney (Los Angeles)


150,000 People attend this 1-Day Festival every year! Spots are filling up quickly! Don’t miss out!

Festival partner Inside Out Community Arts welcomes exhibitors and nonprofits to display arts, crafts, general merchandise, literature, and offer community volunteer opportunities at the 25th Annual Abbot Kinney Festival.
Sunday, September 27, 2009 from 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Arts and Crafts Exhibitor
10x10 Booth Space - $450 on or after May 25. (Includes canopy. Per Los Angeles City Fire Dept all canopies must be supplied by Abbot Kinney Festival).

Non-Profit Organizations*

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New Health Care Reform-Focused Website for Artists Launched

The Actors Fund's Health Insurance Resource Center (HIRC), in partnership with The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) and Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC), recently launched a national artists' health care reform website, Artists United for Health Care

The website's goal is to enable artists to get directly involved in advocating for meaningful and real reform through sending letters to their Congressional representatives and by joining with other participating organizations who are working hard to effect change.


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Open Call for Artists in Pomona (deadline August 31 / Los Angeles area)

Next Pomona Artwalk is September 12th from 6pm -11pm. We're seeking artists in Music, Fashion, Art, and Photography. Display your art for a month at one of the hottest galleries in Pomona. Now accepting submissions in jpeg or link (website) for consideration. If selected, we ask $10 for each piece that you would like to submit. Extra charge for pieces larger than 3ftx3ft. This will cover costs to throw the event. We wont take commission for any art sale. Now accepting submissions. Deadlines for submissions is August 31st.

Gallery 475
475 W. 2nd St.
Pomona 91766

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