Artist Opportunities

I am excited to announce a new artist opportunity for the Eastern region of NC. We are currently recruiting teaching artists and would love your help spreading the word! Please see the information and application link below and contact me with any question you may have.

Call for Teaching Artists: Artist Innovation Mentorship Program with the North Carolina Museum of Art

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is seeking teaching artists for short term residencies for a new outreach initiative, generously funded by The Anonymous Trust, where artists will work with middle-school aged children in after-school programs throughout Eastern North Carolina. This work will be guided through training sessions at the NCMA and is grounded in the belief that access to the arts and creative thinking is critical for all audiences. Round one of applications are due no later than September 15, 2021. (Round two applications will be due October 15th) Apply today! Please share with your artist communities!

Application requirements include:

· Work Samples/Images of Artwork

· Resume or CV

· Lesson Plan Samples

· Background Check

· Reliable Transportation

Apply HERE


DECEMBER ARTISAN MARKET

ARTS Wake Forest is excited to announce that applications are open for our 5th Annual Holiday Artisans Market which will be held December 4, 2021; 9am-4pm at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Downtown Wake Forest.

Applications will be accepted until September 1. There is a $10 nonrefundable application fee. Instructions for payment are found on the market application.

We will accept applications via the EntryThingy Online Call for Entries system. Find instructions at https://artswakeforest.org/artists/artisans-market/ If you experience trouble using EntryThingy, please email us at holidayartisansmarket@gmail.com

This year we offer two opportunities for booth placement:

-- Grand Hall Marketplace (8x8 foot, indoor space) $65 per booth space + $10 for electricity (limited number of spaces available with electricity), $35 per artist/craftsperson for shared spaces, each artist subject to application fee and jurying.

-- Outdoor Marketplace (10x10 foot, outdoor space, rain or shine) $65 per booth space, no electricity available, $35 per artist/craftsperson for shared spaces, each artist subject to application fee and jurying.

Jurying will take place after the application deadline. All applicants will be notified of acceptance or wait list placement by September 22.

We look forward to your application and to a great show. Feel free to respond with any question.

Wishing you all the best,

The Holiday Artisans Market Team

ARTSPLOSURE:THE RALEIGH ARTS FESTIVAL | OCT 9-10, 2021

INTERESTED IN SHOWCASING AND SELLING YOUR ARTWORK AT ONE OF OUR FESTIVALS?

ARTSPLOSURE OFFERS ARTISTS SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR AWARD-WINNING ART MARKETS.

IBMA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

October 1-2, 2021

Check it out at https://www.artsplosure.org/exhibit

VENDOR SPACE AVAILABLE

Vendor space available at Southern Suds & Gifts

213 S. White Street Wake Forest, NC Gift store features local artisans.

Please contact

Dolores Riggins 9194120090 or dirlgirl@gmail.com

Click on the image to see and download flyer.

WAKE FOREST RENAISSANCE CENTER

Sara Roberts will be our new Renaissance Centre Liason and will be scheduling and curating the group shows at the Renaissance Centre. Sara is an art teacher at Wake Forest HS and has been an active volunteer with the WFGA. She has an established relationship with the Renaissance Centre staff through her community art classes. Her personal art work is mixed media with a focus on celebrating the best of North Carolina.

Her email is Stoltie@hotmail.com

phone: 919-609-8985

Please review the guidlines for preparing your artwork for display.

Guidelines

You can reserve your spot for upcoming shows on signup genius. Please sign up for only 1 spot, even if you are bringing more than one piece. Signups will be posted a month before each show.

All Things Bright and Beautiful show runs May 4-July 6

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The Masters- Works Inspired by Well Known Artists

July 6- Pickup/Drop Off 4-6 pm

July 7- Show: The Masters, Work Inspired by Well known Artists (Think sunflowers/Van Gogh, sailboats/Winslow Homer, Self portraits/Frida Kahlo etc.)

This show encourages artists to share works that have been inspired by well known artists. Please be sure to tell us what artists inspired your work when you fill out your art tags. Your signing up for this show acknowledges that you have have read, understand and will follow the guidelines. Guidelines

Please review the available slots in Sign Up Genius and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

Masks are still required inside the Renaissance Centre at all times.

Sign Up Genius - Sign up for July Show

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September 7- Pickup/Drop Off 4-6 pm

September 8- Show: Dog Days of Summer (Think warm colors, summer themes, early autumn, puppies)

September Show Signup:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F4FAEA92CA1FD0-dogdays

Dog Days of Summer

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you! All members picking up or dropping off should sign up for a spot. Please have all information on cards and an inventory sheet ready to go when you arrive. Please wear a mask. If you have not shown with us before, please read through the requirements on the web page before committing to the show. The theme of this show is the Dog Days of Summer. Drop Off 4-6 pm September 8- Show: Dog Days of Summer (Think warm colors, summer themes, early autumn, puppies)

www.signupgenius.com

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November 2- Pickup/Drop Off 4-6 pm

November 3- Show#58 A Few of my Favorite Things (Think of what do you love, make it!)

November 12th (Friday) 5-7 PM Guild Walk Through. Please be there to greet people if you have your art there.

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WAKEMED NORTH EXHIBITS

WakeMed North in conjunction with the Wake Forest Guild of Artists displays artwork of one of our members each month in their facility.

Please contact Delphine Peller (delphine@delsign.com) if you are interested in exhibiting at WakeMed North in order to put you on the schedule.

WakeMed Solo Show Schedule 2021

January - Cancelled due to Covid

February - Cancelled due to Covid

March - Marge Violetta-Ropko

April - Michele Eichelberg

May - Becky Barber

June - Clina Polloni

July - Sara Roberts

August - Ian Slade

September - Diana Johnson

October - Delphine Peller

November - Jane Steelman

December - Deanna Brancaccio