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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Lower East Side Printshop, Manhattan, call fro artists, deadline Dec. 2

Call for Artists: Special Editions Residency 2011

The Lower East Side Printshop invites emerging artists of all disciplines to
apply for the 2011 Special Editions Residency. Between February 2011 and
February 2012 recipients will collaborate with Master Printers to create a
new body of work in printmaking. No previous printmaking experience is
necessary. The Printshop will provide materials, tools/equipment, studio
access, technical assistance, exhibition opportunities, project
documentation, limited travel and accommodation stipends for artists
residing outside New York, and up to $4,000 honorarium.

Applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered by December 2, 2010.
Applicants must be legal US residents. For more information about the

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Hunter College: 3 Tenure Track Artist Faculty Positions

Hunter College: 3 Tenure Track Artist Faculty Positions

Assistant/ Associate and 2 Open Rank, ART DEPARTMENT

The Hunter College Art Department is searching to fill 2 Open Rank and 1
Assistant/Associate tenure track positions, beginning August 2011.
Candidates will have a strong exhibition record, college-level teaching
experience, and a MFA degree.

Preferred areas include drawing, painting, photography, 3D, time-based, and
performance. Candidate should be highly conversant in contemporary formal
and critical issues and committed to teach fine art graduate and
undergraduate courses. Active participation in departmental duties is
expected. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please mail a letter of application, resume, CD/DVD disc of work, exhibition

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WANTED: creative minds with great ideas

Introducing OpenInvo, a marketplace for ideas. Artists and other creative
types can upload their ideas for new products and services via our recently
launched online platform. OpenInvo acts as an agency to find potential
buyers for these ideas, and makes sure that the creators' intellectual
property rights are protected throughout the process. We aim to unite
creative people with companies/businesses that can pay them for their
brilliance, creating alternative revenue streams for artists while bringing
real innovation to those who can put it to good use.

Our staff all has roots in the arts, and we are extremely dedicated in our
support of out-of-the-box thinking and the fruits that it can bear. We
believe that the stuff that people dare to dream can and should be valued

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Open Company Auditions for CONTRA-TIEMPO (Los Angeles)

CONTRA-TIEMPO, Los Angeles' premier Urban Latin Dance Theater company, is holding open company auditions!

When: Friday, October 29th, 1:30-4:00pm
Where: Crescent Heights United Methodist Church
1296 N. Fairfax Avenue, West Hollywood, CA

Please RSVP with resume & headshot to

We are looking for:
-Fierce dancers and performers with serious Salsa skills who also have training in one or more of the following styles: Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, hip hop, house, contemporary, ballet, Afro-Modern, dance-theater
- Team players
- Dancers who are interested, available and excited about touring nationally and internationally and gigging locally
- Artists committed to making a difference

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Dance Arts Academy: Administrative Assistant Position

Full or part-time ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT to help with the daily operations of the Academy, which includes interfacing with clients, instructors, and students. and handling all the administrative duties incumbent upon the smooth running of the school. General office duties include answering phones, disseminating information about classes, data entry, registration of new students, signing in classes, collecting tuition and doing class head counts.

Qualified candidate should have good communication and people skills, be reliable, responsible, organized, and able to field many tasks at once.
Mac savvy a plus, knowledge of graphics a real plus.

Job has GROWTH POTENTIAL into a Managerial Position.


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Volunteers Needed for Mosaic Mural in Santa Ana

Volunteers are needed for a mural project in Santa Ana. It is a project of Hope University, a fine arts program for adults with developmental disabilities. No experience is necessary. Work is done on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 1:30pm in Santa Ana. For more details, please contact Shelley RuggThorp at (714) 778-4440, or by email:


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Spanish short story contest to take place via Twitter (October 27)

Can you write a story in 140 characters?

Spanish-speaking journalists can participate in a short-story competition via Twitter called "Twitterelatos." The contest, organized by Biblioteca de Santiago de Chile, will be held October 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Chile Summer Time).

Participants must write a micro story in Spanish from their personal Twitter account and post it to @BibliotecadStgo. They jury is comprised of Twitter users in Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.

For more information, click here (in Spanish)

from Art4Development

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Photos of Kazakhstan invited to a competition

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit images of modern Kazakhstan to a competition. Deadline: November 15.

Categories include: Contrasts between regions of Kazakhstan; average people; "I am a Witness"; Reporters in Kazakhstan; and more.

The competition is organized by Soros-Kazakhstan.

For more information (in Russian), click here.

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Position available - Children's Museum Director (Los Angeles)

The Zimmer Children's Museum is dedicated to teaching children, youth, and adults about the BIG IDEAS of global citizenship, community responsibility, environmental stewardship and cultural sensitivity by highlighting the ideals of respect for others, generosity of heart, helping those in need, accepting differences and celebrating uniqueness. Our mission is to promote values that help make a better society through interactive learning, creative self-expression and art experiences for children, youth and families.

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks teacher, deadline Dec. 15

Performance Art / Interdisciplinary Artist/Scholar [Wilding, Wright] The
Performance Art Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
(SAIC)seeks an exceptional and versatile artist/scholar working and
exhibiting in performance practices, for a senior level tenured or
tenure-track teaching position who will chair the department on a rotating
basis. Performative practices are at the forefront of contemporary art,
crossing boundaries between multiple disciplines and offering a broad range
of aesthetic, conceptual, critical, and experiential possibilities. SAIC's
unique Performance department approaches performance as a vibrant,
contemporary art field that integrates diverse artistic practices, research,

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