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Photographing Your Artwork with Max Yawney – Application Deadline April 26

This workshop will cover basic low cost methods for documenting a variety of art works in a professional manner.

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How To Move Your Art Supplies And Keep Them Protected by Aimee Lyons

Moving to a new home or studio space can be a stressful event for an artist, in part because most artists own quite a few supplies and tools which need to be carefully packed and transported. Small, breakable drawing tools, temperature-dependent clay, and sharp sculpting tools are just a few of the things an artist has to think about when packing up for a move.

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Perfecting Your Written Materials with Rebecca Allan – Application Deadline April 10th

This hands-on workshop is intended for professional and emerging artists who would like to improve upon their artist statements and promotional materials. Bronx-based visual artist and arts writer Rebecca Allan will discuss basic strategies for developing, drafting, and editing your statement so that it accurately reflects your work and can also be adapted for grant applications, artist talks, and website content.

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Open Call: NYC Percent for Art for NYPD 40th Precinct Community Room | Deadline: 3/31/17

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) Percent for Art Program, in conjunction with the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) is issuing this Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI) to engage an artist or artist team (Artist) to create a permanent public artwork for the community room of the new 40th Police Precinct Station House at East 149th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue in the Bronx.

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CreateNYC Artist & Cultural Worker Survey

CreateNYC Artist & Cultural Worker Survey THANK YOU FOR BEING A PART OF NYC’S FIRST EVER CULTURAL PLAN! The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking to understand the needs of the City’s cultural field. Your input is extremely important and will inform the recommendations for CreateNYC, the City’s first-ever cultural plan, currently underway (visit

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A Conversation with Dalaeja Foreman, Curator, Reclaimed Rage; Resistance

If you’re looking for socially engaged, meaningful political art in the city, the Bronx is arguably doing the best job of bringing it to the forefront. With Bronx Documentary Center’s photography exhibition, Who’s Streets? Our Streets! New York City: 1980-2000, The Point’s Mi Casa Es Mi Casa, and a host of creative actions by artist/activists including Alicia Grullon, Francheska Alcantara, and Shellyne Rodriquez, the issues facing our communities are being looked at and worked through incredibly effectively with art.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – DreamYard’s Maker Institute – Applications due, Monday, March 6

DreamYard’s Maker Institute A free three-day training for maker educators in the Bronx April 10-12, 2017 Applications due, Monday, March 6, 2017 DreamYard encourages young people in the Bronx to radically innovate and create the future through our Maker programs. Join us for three days of free professional development to explore DreamYard’s unique approach to

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Feb 9 – March 11 | BLACK FOLK presents: Reclaimed Rage; Resistance

Reclaimed Rage; Resistance is an experiential group exhibition of contemporary artists working with photography, sculpture, collage and painting that explores the importance of rage in the age of resistance. By collaborating with revolutionary working-class-centered organizations and collectives across the Bronx, Reclaimed Rage; Resistance seeks to become an incubator for influencing community-empowering action and dialogue around the inevitable rage of an oppressive system.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – NYFA Learning | Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp for Artists of Color – DEADLINE: February 8, 2017

Customized to fit the needs of participants and partners, the Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp, offered by NYFA since 2010, is an intensive, multi-day professional development opportunity that delves into the fundamental principles of sustainability in the arts. Topics featured include finance, law, marketing, and fundraising.

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6BASE, A new space for art in the South Bronx

There’s a new space for art in the South Bronx. Founded by art aficionado Marina Gluckman in June 2016, 6BASE is a rotating artist’s studio and exhibition program. Artists are invited to use the space as their studio for a month and then present their work in an exhibition after their residency.

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