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May 03, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

New ArtWorks! Story: Los Angeles Poverty Department

They may not have addresses--but these artists have a registry. Some people may say they cannot create--but at the annual Festival for All Skid Row Artists organized by the Los Angeles Poverty Department, this comment was heard: [the festival is] "God's way of letting us know we still count, that we have to give ourselves a chance again."  

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Senator Price Receives Artistic License Award

Through the Artistic License Awards, California Lawyers for the Arts highlights the exemplary work of individuals and organizations in California who have contributed to the development of the arts in our state. It recently conferred an "Artistic License Award" on Senator Curren Price, Chair of the Joint Committee on the Arts, who was honored for his sponsorship of the Tax Checkoff for the Arts voluntary contribution option on state tax returns to help fund California Arts Council programs and for his support of arts education, including a recent hearing on the topic at the Capitol.

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If every california taxpayer gave a $1, there would be $15 million for the arts.
what's new   jobs

Artists Rally Against Sale of Santora Arts Building To Newsong Church in Orange County
OC Weekly

Former San Jose Redevelopment Agency properties heading to sale, including a theater
San Jose Mercury News

Is Federal Money The Best Way To Fund The Arts? Join The Debate
Huffington Post

Arts Council Chair gives impactful speech on women's empowerment
Arts Council staff

How to Fund the Arts in America
New York Times

Wiping out graffiti in San Francisco's Tenderloin

My California: Three Questions for our State's New Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera
Poetry Foundation blog

Development Assistant
The Broad Stage
Santa Monica, CA

Manager of Annual Giving
The Broad Stage
Santa Monica, CA

Head of Art Production & Exhibitions
Los Angeles, CA

Development Director
San Francisco, CA

Director of Development
Cornerstone Theater Company
Los Angeles, CA

grants   artist calls

Student Achievement Grants (June Deadline)
National Education Association Foundation
Deadline: 2012-06-01

Metlife Creative Connections (June deadline)
New Music USA
Deadline: 2012-06-01

Emerging Artist Award Programs in Theater, Dance, and Film
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA
Deadline: 2012-06-01

Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Announces Second Annual Call for Social Documentary Photography
Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography
Deadline: 2012-05-31

Call for Entries: 2012 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards
Jack K. & Gertrude Murphy Fellowships and the Edwin Anthony & Adelaine Bourdeaux Cadogan Scholarships in the Fine Arts
Deadline: 2012-05-18

Title: Artist in Residence Program at Zion National Park, Utah
Zion National Park
Springdale, UT

"Solemnity" juried group show
Flow Art Space
Minneapolis, MN

"Carnival" juried group show
Flow Art Space
Minneapolis, MN

Interfaith Artwork for Exhibition and Auction
Center for the Arts, Religion and Education
Berkeley, CA

From Mice to Monsters: Illustrations for Children
440 Gallery
Brooklyn, NY

conferences/workshops   research

Elephant in the Room Workshop: The Future of Classical Art Forms and Audiences
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2012-05-07

The Arts, New Growth Theory, and Economic Development
Washington, DC
Date: 2012-05-10

Free Guide to Proposal Writing Trends Featuring Foundation Insiders
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-05-09

Arts Index
Americans for the Arts

Museums and the American Economy in 2011
American Association of Museums

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