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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Call for Artists: Urban Ocean Festival Art Exhibition Juried Show at the Aquarium of the Pacific (deadline September 1)

Deadline: Wednesday, September 1st by 6pm

Eligibility: The call is open to all emerging artists working in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino counties. All forms of painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital and installation art are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. All submitted art pieces should fall under the theme of "Our Urban Ocean," so pieces having to do with our ports, human uses of the ocean (i.e. scuba diving, water sports, beach activities), marine life affected by the urban ocean, and/or ocean pollution. The theme of your work should be how you see the urbanized coast and ocean and what it means to you.

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Call for Artists, Venues & Presenters! World Festival of Sacred Music (deadline January 10)

OCT 1-16, 2011


For 16 days and nights in October 2011, the fifth World Festival of Sacred Music will fill L.A.'s major theaters, churches, synagogues, temples and outdoor venues with more than 25 performances by artists representing the sacred music and dance traditions of our city.

Applications for artists, venues, and producers available online. Deadline January 10, 2011.

For more information, visit:

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Call for Proposals - exhibitions, site-specific installations (Long Beach, CA) (deadline September 24)

The Arts Council for Long Beach (Arts Council) is seeking proposals for
temporary exhibitions and
site-specific installations for a new visual art gallery in downtown Long
Beach. Artists, curators, directors,
as well as gallery, museum and public art professionals are invited to
apply. In addition, non-profit,
visual arts organizations may explore the use of the gallery as a satellite,
or primary exhibition space.

Established in 1981, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency¹s Percent for
Public Art Policy requires developers to contribute
a percentage of project costs to the creation of public art. In fulfillment
of their obligation, Lyon Communities has elected to
create a visual art gallery for their new development: gallery421 in
downtown Long Beach.

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Calling All Bisexual/Fluid/Pansexual Artists and Performers!!!

SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010

The Los Angeles Bi Task Force (LABTF) has a CALL-OUT for any bi/fluid/pansexual men and women with creative talent! We are organizing a mini Bi Arts Fest on Thursday, September 23rd at 7:30pm for Celebrate Bisexuality Day Weekend. This will be at the Village @ Ed Gould Plaza at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center.

We want:
Performance artists
Stand-up comedians
Spoken word artists
Fiction writers
...other creative types!

Each performer/group will have a 10-15 minute set. Or if you know of anyone, please forward this request.

Please contact us at with a sample of your work by Wednesday, September 1st.

Mimi Hoang
Chair, Steering Committee
Los Angeles Bi Task Force (LABTF)

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SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010

SAVE THE DATE: CBD Weekend 2010
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Jaipur film contest seeks submissions

India's Jaipur International Film Festival seeks film submissions in feature, short, documentary and animation categories. Deadline: October 31.

In 2010, JIFF screened 87 movies (out of 350 submissions) and presented 12 awards. The festival includes a red carpet film festival award ceremony, galas, fashion shows and screenings. A workshop on cinema in Jaipur will run in advance of the festival, from October 12 to 16.

For more information, click here.

from Art4Development

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Photo competition seeks images related to water, technology, environment

A photo competition seeks works related to people, water, technology and the environment. Residents of the European Union and the 78 member states of the Cotonou Agreement can apply. Deadline: October 19.

Winners will compete for prizes up to EU€5,000 (US$6,400) to be awarded at the "People's Choice Photo on People, Water and ICTs" seminar sponsored by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in Pretoria, South Africa.

For more information, click here:

from Art4Development

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Call for Art: ReCREATE @ Tubman-Mahan Art Gallery (Washington, DC)

Authentic Contemporary Art (ACA), a five year old virtual and community-based resource for contemporary art by emerging artists announces a new partnership with the Center for Green Urbanism to showcase exhibitions of contemporary art. The Center is a new business incubator providing office space for small to mid-size businesses and start-ups interested in locating in Ward 7 in far northeast Washington, DC. The Center is located at 3938 Benning Road NE on the edge of Fort Mahan Park, a national park site and gateway to the Fort Circle Park Trail. The building is located directly across the street from the new Benning Road Library and is walking distance from the Minnesota Avenue metro stop on the orange line.

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On September 21, 2010, we will be launching the largest single day new college student volunteer event in the country. We are looking for muralists to help us design art in early September for some local schools and shelters to be painted by our students.

Media coverage from last year:

We will pay artists fees. If interested, contact David Bloome at

from LA Culture Net

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Call for performance works submissions – REDCAT’s Studio: Fall 2010

REDCAT is seeking original performance works for the next edition of Studio, REDCAT's quarterly series of new works and works in progress in dance, theater, music, performance art or multidisciplinary. If you have a project 15 minutes or under and would like to be considered—apply now.

Application Deadline: Thursday, September 16,

Showings: Saturday, September 25, 2010

Performance dates: Saturday & Sunday,
November 6 – 7, 2010 at 8:30pm

*Visit our website
and complete the online application


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