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, announces 2010 Special Editions residency

The Lower East Side Printshop invites emerging artists of all disciplines to
apply for the 2010 Special Editions Residency, a competitive residency
program that allows emerging artists to create new work through an
exploration of printmaking. The Printshop offers an opportunity for artists
to complete an important new body of work in collaboration with our
experienced master printers, entirely sponsored by the Printshop.

Artists are provided with technical assistance, financial support, and the
time and space to explore printmaking. Experimentation and exploration of
new materials and processes are welcome. No previous printmaking experience
is required.

Residency includes:
12 day-long collaboration sessions with master printers during a period of

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Cal Arts, CA, announces new MFA in Art and Technology

The School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
announces its new MFA program in Art and Technology. The new director of
the Art and Technology Program is Tom Leeser, currently Director of the
Center for Integrated Media, CalArts' interdisciplinary media concentration.
Tom is also a faculty member of the School of Art.

Art and Technology will be a two-year MFA program and will begin accepting
students for the fall 2010 semester. The new program is designed to enable
artists to pursue the critical and creative issues that arise in practices
that employ the use of new technologies and digital media. The students
will be encouraged to pursue work that crosses traditional mediums, enabling

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CHIPOTLE to AWARD Filmmaker $2000 - SUBMIT Your Film By Nov. 30th

Chipotle Mexican Grill to Award a Filmmaker $2000, April 4, 2010 at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.

Chipotle Mexican Grill has joined a long list of sponsors of the GOING GREEN FILM FESTIVAL!

Hurry and SUBMIT your film before the November 30th deadline!

The Going Green Film Festival's motto: REthink. REplenish. REcommit is currently taking submissions.

This is the only festival of its kind to focus exclusively on green filmmaking, from production to content!


Films are being considered in 3 Main Categories:

*GREEN PRODUCTION, where a film's production worked to lessen the carbon footprint left on the planet. (any genre of film)

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REALITY PLAYINGS -- November 20th in Oakland, CA

Reality Playings - November 20, 2009

The Underground Hit!

CRITIC'S CHOICE: East Bay Express

experiments in experience/participation performance

Frank Moore, world-known shaman performance artist, will conduct improvised passions of musicians, actors, dancers, and audience members in a laboratory setting to create altered realities of fusion beyond taboos. Bring your passions and musical instruments and your senses of adventure and humor. Other than that,
ADMISSION IS FREE! (But donations will be accepted.)

Friday, November 20th

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Reality Playings - November 20, 2009

Reality Playings - November 20, 2009
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2cc's Call for California Artists

The 2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space is pleased to
announce our Call for Artists for "California Visual Artists." It is
an open media (except video and motion film), open subject matter
exhibition which celebrates California artists and their work.

Ed Schad, a curator and writer living in Los Angeles, is the juror.
He has written independently for Art Review in London, Art Slant in
Los Angeles, Renegade Bus in Dallas, and writes and manages the blog

He is also Curatorial Associate at The Broad Art Foundation in Santa

The exhibition Runs January 9 - February 10, 2010. Full details
below. Please contact us with any questions.

Thank you,
Cheryl Bennett

from LA Culture Net

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*PRIZE:* This year you can win a tour across Europe to present your work
with the *Alternative Routes Award!*

*moves* is now inviting artists to submit their work for the 2010 festival;
deadline is Sunday 13th December 2009.

Under the theme Framing Motion, *moves* welcome short films,
screen-based installations and papers completed after December 2008. The submission form and guidelines to apply are available here:

Experience, create, debate and tour your work to celebrate with us 6 years of moves!

For any questions please contact us at

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Open Call for the 12th Annual Shikish Exhibition (deadline December 22)

Open Call for the 12th Annual Shikish Exhibition
at the George J. Doizaki Gallery

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) is currently
accepting submissions for the 12th Annual Shikishi Exhibition opening on
January 3, 2010 and would like to invite all of the diverse voices in
our community to participate.

Shikishi paper boards have been used in Japan since the twelfth century
for painting and writing poetry. Today, inscribed shikishi are given as
a gift to mark a memorable or special occasion. In 1998, Hirokazu
Kosaka, JACCCís Artistic Director, fused traditional and contemporary
notions of the shikishi by asking over 500 people to celebrate the New
Year by expressing themselves using the boards.

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Call for Submissions: OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2010 (deadline November 27)

e v+ a
the exhibition of visual+ art
Limerick, Ireland

13 March - 23 May 2010

OPEN e v+ a, as Ireland's preeminent annual exhibition of contemporary art, is an open submission exhibition, open to all artists world-wide, working in any and all materials, media, design practices, styles, genres, themes and concepts.

Final Deadline for OPEN Submissions is Friday 27 of November 2009

Curator: Elizabeth Bonde Hatz

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365 . . . and Counting Art Opening

Cracks In The System, Chukes

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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