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A New Space to Connect: Chashama opens second artist workspace in the Bronx

CLICK ON THUMBNAIL TO SEE FULL IMAGE In a borough where affordable workspaces for artists are few and far between, Chashama’s Space to Connect program is a welcome addition to the Bronx. Chashama has been transforming dormant spaces throughout the city for nearly 25 years. Their goal of “supporting artists by giving them space to

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Chashama, Space to Connect: The Bronx collaboration with Dunn

Chashama, in collaboration with Dunn Development Corporation, is offering Work Space to artists in exchange for creating and delivering dynamic educational and/or cultural programming for the residents of Dunn’s supportive housing community. Bronx based artists who are committed to practicing their art while also engaging, teaching, and inspiring the local community are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual and long term Bronx based artists receive high priority in this program.

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Artists Call for Bench Design at McInnis Cement Greenway | Info Session – Wednesday, October 17, 2pm

October 1, 2018 Dear Artists! McInnis Cement (McInnis) and Oak Point Property LLC (OPP) invite artists to an information session so that you might participate in a competition for the design of 5 benches along the Oak Point Greenway. This unique partnership represents the best of our industrial neighbors on the Hunts Point Peninsula. It
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SHE BUILT NYC OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS – Deadline, Sept 30, 2018

SHE BUILT NYC OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS The City of New York seeks artists interested in creating a public monument that honors women’s history. If you are such an artist, please click here to apply by September 30, 2018 at 11:59PM. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PROSPECTUS BACKGROUND On June 20, 2018 First Lady Chirlane McCray,

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Full-Time Job Opportunities at Bronx Council on the Arts

Bronx Council on the Arts is hiring! Become part of one of the Bronx’s leading cultural agencies. Join the Bronx Council on the Arts’ team and help serve local artists, art organizations, and the entire community through cultural programming. Click for more information and application: Art Gallery Manager (Full-Time) Executive Assistant (Full-Time) Operations Manager (Full

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BRONX NOW Group Exhibition

Bronx Now, Opening Reception, Saturday July 14, 6-9PM, on view through September 8, 2018 at the newly re-opened Bronx River Art Center. This exhibition looks at a cross section of artwork being made in the Bronx today. It is comprised of 16 artists working in mediums of sculpture, work on paper, photography, painting, digital art, graffiti art, textiles and living art.
Participating Artists: John Ahearn, Benton C Bainbridge, Roy Baizan, Michael Paul Britto, Julius “Tkid 170” Cavero, CES, Ivan Gaete, Samantha Holmes, Heidi L. Johnson, MRS, Devon Rodriguez, Shellyne Rodriguez, Moses Ros-Suárez, Edgar Santana, Rhynna M. Santos, and Natalie Collette Wood.

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OPEN CALL – DOT Art Program Community Commissions Request for Proposals | Deadline Friday, May 18, 11:59 pm

Artists are invited to apply to the Community Commissions 10th Anniversary open call! To commemorate its 10th Anniversary, DOT Art is soliciting proposals to commission temporary artwork in partnership with long standing agency collaborators for five signature sites that have been home to multiple art installations over the past ten years. Selected artworks may remain installed for up to 11 months and selected artists are eligible to receive up to $12,000 toward direct project costs.

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Bronx Children’s Museum Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Bronx Children’s Museum is entering a significant phase of planning where we intend to work closely with the Bronx artist community. Therefore, we request that artists who are residents or have a strong connection to the Bronx respond to this RFQ.

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En Foco 2018 Photography Fellowship

The 3rd Annual En Foco Photography Fellowship is designed to support photographers of color who demonstrate the highest quality of work as determined by a photography panel of peers and industry professionals.

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Photos from Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents: Freedom

Another great event in the Bronx! We had a blast at the opening reception for Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents and Black Documents: Freedom, two photography exhibitions presented by Literary Freedom Project and curated by BX200’s Laura James.

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