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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My introduction to the Artists'Meeting Place

Good Morning,Good Afternoon or Good Evening to all the Artist in the global world of the internet.My Name is Mark Richard Luther-I am also an Artist,Writer,Cartoonist.I paint Portraits,Landscapes,Seascapes,Still Lives.I paint in all painting mediums.

I just wanted to say hello. you can see samples of my artwork at or

Thanks have a great day,afternoon or evening

Mark Richard Luther

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frieze Writer's Prize 2009 (deadline June 26)

frieze Writer's Prize 2009

frieze writer's prize is an annual international award to discover and promote new art critics. The award will be judged in 2009 by critic and art historian James Elkins, novelist and critic Ali Smith, and co-Editor of frieze magazine Jennifer Higgie.

•Entrants must submit one previously unpublished review of a recent contemporary art exhibition, approximately 700 words in length.
•Entries must be submitted in English, but may be a translation (this must be acknowledged).
•Entrants must be over 18 years old.
•To qualify, entrants may only previously have had a maximum of three pieces of writing on art published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine. Previous online publication is permitted.

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Juried Competition RE: Materialization (deadline June 8)

Deborah Martin Gallery
Call for Entries

Submission Deadline June 8th 2009

RE: materialization
Juried by Shana Nys Dambrot and Deborah Martin


The concept behind this juried show, as reflected in the title's multiple references, is the confluence of political, aesthetic, formal, conceptual, and environmental concerns manifesting in the visual arts. Specifically, we are looking to have a conversation about the use of recycled and/or sustainable materials in art-making.

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artist in residence programs - France


Spring/summer 2009 opportunities in France

Artistay is a service for artists, writers, architects, academics, art teachers, curators…looking for a residency program in France in order to realize a personal artistic project.

We work with several art places offering a professional support to artists from all over the world and in various disciplines.

Applicants are responsible for the funding of the residency participation fees, they can though do an application with artistay even if they haven’t secured the funding yet. We can provide necessary documentation and contacts for funding advice.
Artistay service is free of charge for the applicant.

Contact us with your residency proposal, we’ll find an art place for you suited to your requirements.

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works of art of the "Seelen" series by Andy Ender

Andy Ender
Swiss Visual and Contemporary Artist

video of the "Seelen" series

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South Asian documentaries eligible for cash prize (deadline May 31)

Deadline: 31/05/2009

South Asian filmmakers can submit their documentary films to the seventh biennial Film South Asia '09, a South Asian film festival to take place in Kathmandu, Nepal, from September 17 to 20. Deadline: May 31.

Films must have been created after January 2007 and be in DVD or VCD format. Selected entrants will be announced in August and the directors of the three best films will receive citations and monetary prizes. Select documentaries will travel the world as part of traveling films South Asia. Entry is free.

For more information, visit or contact Film South Asia at

from Art4Development

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Optica: International Day of Video Art

"International Day of the Videoart"

One consciousness involves the creation of a culture. And this is made by
means of a process. If we wish it, the videoart can be consolidated like
one of the most important artistic expressions of our days. It's only
necessary the desire of hundreds of persons around the world.

We'll celebrate the "International Day of the Videoart", next 22th of
June. It's an initiative of Optica Festival. From here, we invite you to
take part of this event with your friends or individually, there where

Our goal is that the greater number of people celebrates and/or values the
importance of the audiovisual culture, during this day.

It's a question of making a photo of you or a group of people, and to send

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Intersection Dance Project: Seeking Collaborators

Intersection Dance Project is seeking collaborators for a Summer 2009 project. We are searching for musicians, visual artists, scientists, philosophers, actors , writers…ANYONE who is interested in seeing their professional endeavors or interests realized through movement. Intersection Dance is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit dance company that seeks to bring artists of all disciplines together in collaboration for community education. If you are interested in developing a collaborative work with us, email Please include your contact information, CV and a brief statement about why this project interests you. Check us out on the web at

from LA Culture Net

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Franklin Furnace Fund

Announcing The Franklin Furnace Fund, supported by Jerome Foundation and the
Starry Night Fund of Tides Foundation. Applications are being accepted from
now through the postmark deadline of May 1, 2009.

Each year Franklin Furnace awards grants to emerging artists, allowing them
to produce major works in New York. Works may engage the Internet as an art
medium and/or venue. Grants may range between $2,000 and $10,000. Artists
from all areas of the world are encouraged to apply; full-time students are

Franklin Furnace has no curator; each year a new panel of artists reviews
all proposals. We believe that this peer panel system allows all kinds of
artists from all over the world an equal shot at presenting their work.

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