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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Reality Playings October 24, 2009

Reality Playings October 24, 2009
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CALL FOR ARTISTS for Downtown LA Art Walk - October 8th (deadline October 5)


The Annex LA seeks 2D artists for this month’s Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk on October 8th. This month’s 1-day event is from 2pm-10pm. With upward of 6000 people in attendance each month, this event offers an enormous amount of exposure. This is a great opportunity to make contacts, meet artists in the area, and gain access to a young, hip, and involved audience.

If you are interested in participating, please visit us at You may submit your work using the Submission Form, or you can email links and images to

Deadline: Monday, October 5th, 2009

Mission Statement

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Seeking Los Angeles Art Walk bloggers

Are you a sociable, tech savvy person, with a camera, audio recorder and
some writing/blogging experience? Do you love the Downtown Los Angeles Art
Walk and want to help make it better? If so, you're a good candidate to
contribute to THE LIVING MUSEUM, the official Art Walk blog.

Each Art Walk, our intrepid reporters roam the streets of Downtown Los
Angeles, celebrating the interesting individuals who help make the Art Walk
into the most compelling urban scene in the Southland.

Your assignment, should you choose to accept it:
1) come to the Art Walk armed with a digital camera and audio recording
2) identify people who look like they have something interesting to say

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Health Care Film Contest

The Obama organization is looking for a 30-second doc/promo film.

No prize money, but lots of exposure.

Details are on ReelGrok:
and at

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POW! POW! Action Art festival 2009
Friday, October 16, 2009

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Red Shirt

Red Shirt

Red Shirt 2008 oil on panel 4”x4”

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I've seen the light...

I've seen the light...
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Call for Entries - Public Art for Hermon Dog Park (Los Angeles area)

The Board of Directors of the Friends of Hermon Dog Park requests proposals
from local area artists to design and produce innovative, low maintenance
artwork with a dog/community theme for permanent installation at Hermon Dog
Park; all ideas and all media are encouraged. ("Because it's all about the
dogs.") Issues of safety and maintenance are very important to the Friends
of Hermon Dog Park and the Department of Recreation and Parks.

Proposed Location: In and around the Hermon Dog Park site, and surrounding
hillside, at Hermon Park in the Arroyo Seco, 5568 Via Marisol (Hermon) Los
Angeles, 90042. (Not to include the walls of the Ave. 60 overpass.) The
dog park location is at the end of the park driveway - walk under the Ave.

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LACDA Open Show: All artworks submitted are exhibited! (deadline October 19)

LACDA Open Show: All artworks submitted are exhibited!

Web formatted version:

Direct link for registration:

sixth annual
the UN-Juried Exhibit

Every Entry Shown!

LACDA announces an open call for our un-juried show featuring digital art and photography: "Snap to Grid." All entries will be printed (8.5"x11" on heavyweight paper) and shown in our gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Multiple entries are permitted. Seperate registration required for each image. Exhibit is limited to space available, early entry is advised.

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The Center for Book Arts is pleased to continue the Artist-in-Residence
Workspace Grant for New York Emerging Artists program in 2010. Up to five
New York-based emerging artists will be offered space, time and support to
explore the production of artist's books and related work for a full year.
The purpose of this program is to promote experimentation in book arts, thus
artists from all disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The
Center especially encourages applications from artists of culturally diverse
The award includes a $750-$1,500 cash stipend (depending on funding) plus a
materials budget between $750 to $1,000 (depending on funding), 24 hour
access to the Center's printing and binding facilities for a full year, plus

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