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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365 and Counting

365 and Counting

Opening Night Reception: Saturday, November 14, 2009 from 7-10 pm

Alex Alferov, Yrneh Brown, Nancy Buchanan, Chukes, Carol Colin, Kathi Flood, Sophia Gasparian, Graham Goddard, Miguel Angel Murillo, CCH Pounder, Suzanne Siegel, Joseph Sims, Charles Swenson, Richard Turner, Mark Vallen, Ted Waltz

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Residency Program Art Enclosures for artists from Africa! (deadline November 7)

ART ENCLOSURES Residencies for visiting international artists in Venice: Call for Applications (2009 ƶí∂ 2010)
Fondazione di Venezia
Polymnia Venezia
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Application deadline: 7 November 2009

The Fondazione di Venezia is pleased to announce the second phase of the residency program Art Enclosures which began in 2008 in cooperation with Polymnia and the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation in Venice, with the aim of building bridges between local realities and contemporary arts production from abroad.

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2010 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists

As an implementation instrument of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the Programme promotes the mobility of young artists through sojourns in art residencies abroad so as to foster creativity and cultural diversity. It recognizes the important contribution of artists in the creative process and their central role in nurturing the diversity of cultural expressions.

Artist-in-residence bursaries are being offered in institutions around the world in three fields: visual arts, creative writing and music.

To consult the list of bursaries being offered for 2010, please see

Direct links to institutions and full instructions on the application requirements and necessary dates are available there.

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Contest seeking works from photographers around the world (deadline December 4)

The Sony World Photography Award photo competition is seeking pictures that represent a series or a story, from amateur and professional photographers around the world. Deadline: December 4.

Those submitting to the professional category should earn the majority of their income from photography. There are 12 categories in the professional category, and 10 for amateurs. All images should have been shot in 2009.

The prize for the professional category is US$25,000 and the amateur will be awarded US$5000. Selected photos will be displayed at the Sony World Photography Awards 2011.

For more information, go to

from Art4Development

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Competition seeks short videos on defining democracy (deadline January 31)

Video producers around the world that are at least 18-years-old can submit a video that completes the phrase "Democracy is -•" for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., New York and Hollywood in the U.S. Deadline: January 31, 2010.

Videos must be in English or have English subtitles. They can be any style: fiction or documentary, animated or live action; and must be no longer than three minutes.

Seven winners - one each from the Western Hemisphere, Europe, Middle East/North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South & Central Asia, East Asia/Pacific and one anonymous winner - will be announced in June, 2010.

For more information, go to

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CANADA / FEMINISTS: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design open call (deadline Nov. 6)

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design open call, deadline Nov. 6

Feminism: Now - Open call for submissions for the NSCAD Feminist Collective
The NSCAD feminist collective is seeking work by artists and writers across
Canada (women, men, transfolk, radical feminists, closet
feminists) in any
media (time-based, new media, old media, print media, flat media, mass
media, essays, rants, poems) addressing the title Feminism:

Now. This juried show will take place December 1st to 12th 2009, concurrent
with the 20th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre (December
Written/textual works will be
considered for a zine to accompany the show.
Proposals/ Submissions must include:
-a CV
-artist Bio (200 words max)

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Grand Opening of Stephen Holman ARTIST WEBSITE and ONLINE SHOP

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Ladies and Gentlemen, on this, the 29th day of October 2009, painter and performance artist Stephen Holman is thrilled to announce the launch of his OFFICIAL ARTIST WEBSITE:

Many months in the making, this wondrous amalgam of torrid imagination and 21st century technology not only houses a wealth of info concerning Holman’s life and work (described by Art Issues magazine as “Acid-hued fusions of man and nature, human skeletons in big bird bodies, breakfast table fights with strange aquatic creatures, that reveal nature running entertainingly amok”) but includes a SHOP wherein the discriminating consumer may purchase:

LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED PRINTS of Holman’s works on both paper and canvas. Reasonably priced and just in time for Christmas.

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Call for Entries-Fundamentals of Printmaking (deadline November 14)

Fundamental processes: Printmaking and the Artist

Dates 12/05-12/19 Deadline to submit images is November 14th.

Throughout the history of art, artists have turned to printmaking to understand better their practices in other media. Others find
printmaking sustains them over an entire career. For this exhibition,we solicit prints that reflect the artist's evolution with the printmaking process. In particular we seek works that demonstrate a high-point in the artist's pursuit of a specific technique, understanding of the relationship of subject to the printmaking process, or challenge interpretation of what a print is.

Location: Manchester Gallery (Attached to Graphaids art supply store in
Westchester, CA.

Accepted works- 2D or 3D work with any element of printmaking or a work

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pegion come eat.

pegion come  eat.

art showcase gallery featuring artworks by artist Muller Jean Francois who paints different styles of art: impressionism, landscape, native island arts etc. Please take a look. at

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