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In memory of California's Marion Coleman

We are saddened by the loss of as significant a culture and tradition bearer as African-American quilter and 2018 National Heritage Fellow Marion Coleman. The Castro Valley artist passed away earlier this week. Learn about Marion Coleman's creative and cultural legacy and read the NEA's statement in memory of her life and work here.

Joint Committee on the Arts to hold creative economy hearing

The California Arts Council will participate in a Joint Committee on the Arts Informational Hearing on Wednesday, May 15. Chaired by Senator Ben Allen, Riding the Wave of the Creative Economy: Growth, Challenges and Building Education Equity into the Jobs Pipeline will explore the successes of and consider opportunities for the arts and culture sector of our state's economy. The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. in Room 2040 of the state Capitol. View this flyer for more information or contact Joint Committee on the Arts Consultant Lauren Pizer Mains at

Arts Plate marketing consultant wanted - apply by May 14

The California Arts Council is seeking a qualified full-service marketing agency or consultant to develop and execute a marketing campaign for the California Arts License Plate. The selected contractor will provide comprehensive marketing services in order to build awareness and increase sales of the California Arts Plate, including branding positioning, messaging, graphic design, marketing and media planning, digital strategy, advertising and website management. Proposals are due May 14 at 5 p.m. Details and how to submit can be found here.

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WHS students take top prize in arts video contest
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MOCA at middle age
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Chico-born artist brings hope to Paradise through mural artwork
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Digital Marketing Specialist, Education
Bay Area Video Coalition
San Francisco, CA

Senior Production Manager
Bay Area Video Coalition
San Francisco, CA

Development Director
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Santa Barbara, CA

Contract Conservator
City of Dublin
Dublin, CA

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, CA



artist calls

ACLU SoCal Artist-in-Residence RFQ
Deadline: 2019-05-31

Connected: VSA Emerging Young Artists Program
The Kennedy Center
Deadline: 2019-06-05


Cowboy Up - Call for Submissions
Liberty Painting Corporation
Yreka, CA

Eastside International Open Call 2019
Eastside International (ESXLA)
Los Angeles, CA

The 47th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper
Brand Library & Art Center
Glendale, CA

"Nocturne" National Juried Exhibition
Arc Gallery & Studios
San Francisco, CA

11th Annual 50|50 Show
Sanchez Art Center
Pacifica, CA




2019 Annual Convention
Americans for the Arts
Twin Cities, MN
Date: 2019-06-13

Reach for the Stars: Arts-based Pedagogy as a Pathway to Excellence and Equity
Create CA
Online Webinar
Date: 2019-05-15


Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector
Building Movement Project

Visual Arts Matter
Arts Education Partnership


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