Calls For Artists

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OUT NOW!
SUBMISSIONS DUE ON FEBRUARY 16 AT MIDNIGHT 

CALL FOR STUDENT AND EMERGING ARTISTS
VISUAL AND VIDEO ARTWORK
We will be opening a pop-up gallery featuring the work of Student/Emerging Visual and Video Artists, that will run from Saturday, March 11 through Saturday March 25. The Artist Reception will be March 11.

Visual and Video Student/Emerging Artists must submit their work electronically to ArtistLiaison@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org.  There is NO FORM to fill out. Simply send an email with the following:

  1. An image of each piece of work submitted, the title, and the medium. Or, in the case of video, an electronic location where the work can be viewed.
  2. Artists may submit up to 5 pieces of their work.
  3. All submitted work MUST include the artist’s name, physical address, phone number, and school attended. Students may attend any school, including out of state schools.

Entries for the gallery can be in any style or medium of visual art, as well as video.

ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE TO THE SCAC BY end-of-day, Thursday, February 16, 2017.

We will review all electronic submissions and contact artists with further information about the gallery by Monday, February 21.

Any questions about this Event may be directed to the St Charles Arts Council at 630.443.3794 or at ArtistLiaison@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org.

Pop Up Arts is a very successful initiative of the St Charles Arts Council.  This gallery will be our 20th Pop Up, and our 5th exclusively for Student/Emerging Artists.  We encourage students to submit work that can be sold.  100% of the selling price of the work goes to the artist. The galleries are actively promoted in social and print media, and the artwork is insured.

IMPORTANT DATES:

IMAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY Thursday, February 16 at midnight.

Artists will be notified with further information about the gallery by Monday, February 21.

Receipt of work – Sunday March 5 (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and Monday March 6 (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.).  Work should be delivered to 7 South 2nd AVENUE, St. Charles.

Gallery will be open:    Saturday, March 11 through Saturday, March 25

Artist Reception:           Saturday, March 11 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

EXHIBITION DETAILS:

The gallery will be staffed by volunteers.  Anyone interested in Volunteering to “sit” the gallery should contact the SCAC at 630.443.3794 or email us at Volunteer@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org.

All artwork must be ready to hang/install.  Sculpture pedestals/stands must be provided by the artist.  Delivery and pick-up of the artwork will be the artist’s responsibility.  Information about preparing 2D hanging work will be supplied by the SCAC.

Our Thanks to Wendell Clancy, the building owner for the use of the space!


From The Fine Line Creative Arts Center:
https://fineline.org/pages/calls-for-artists
1. Dempsey Gallery – Dempsey Call for Entries
2. Kavanagh Gallery
Sculpture at the Kavanagh
Apply Online
with our NEW Show Application system or submit application
Sculpture at the Kavanagh – PDF application
Exhibition Dates: May 19 – June 30, 2017
Application deadline: February 18, 2017
3. Sculpture on the Prairie
Apply Online
with our NEW Show Application system
OR Print off the PDF Application and pay your fee with the link below:
Sculpture on the Prairie – PDF application
Exhibition Dates: May 19 – October 28, 2017 Application deadline: February 18, 2017
4.
Uncommon Threads Artist Application Information
Apply Online with our NEW Show Application system


NOW CLOSED:
Another Pop Up Arts gallery will run from Saturday, November 5 through Sunday November 27, as part of the 2nd Annual Celebrating Veterans Through Art event taking place in St. Charles, IL from November 5 – 12, 2016.  The Artist Reception will be Saturday, November 5.

The Theme of the gallery is “From Sea to Shining Sea”.  Artists should submit work that is of America and Americans – celebrating the depth and breadth of our country.  Entries for the gallery can be in any style or medium of visual art, or video, whose subject is people, places or things anywhere in America.

Pop Up Arts is a very successful initiative of the St Charles Arts Council.  This gallery will be our 19th Pop Up.  100% of the selling price of the work goes to the artist. The galleries are actively promoted in social and print media, and the artwork is insured.


NOW CLOSED:
Visual Artists – Gallery Prospectus and Call to Artists for the Norris Gallery’s Vicinity Show
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NOW CLOSED:
Actors/Actresses and Musicians… Auditions for summer Improv, Musicals, and Plays for Marquee Youth Stage

[Posted: 05/06/2016]

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Romeo and Juliet (Ages 11 and up)
AUDITIONS: May 10 & 12, 6pm-7:30pm
Read-Through Rehearsal & Script Pick-up: May 21, 1pm-3:30pm
REHEARSALS: Tues/Thurs starting June 7, 2-5pm
TECH WEEK: July 11-14
SHOWS: July 15 @7:30pm, 16 @ 4pm & 7:30, 17 @ 4pm

For more information on MyStage offerings, visit http://marqueeyouth.org
Email: mysdirector@gmail.com | 630.762.0354


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Disney’s Jungle Book Kids (Ages 5-11)
REHEARSALS: June 2nd-July 22 Tues/Thurs, 1-3pm
AUDITIONS: Casting is built into the first week of rehearsals
TECH WEEK: July 25-July 29, Mon-Fri, 1-3pm
SHOWS: July 30 & 31, 4pm

For more information on MyStage offerings, visit http://marqueeyouth.org
Email: mysdirector@gmail.com | 630.762.0354


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Mary Poppins (Ages 8-20)
AUDITIONS: Weds, Jun 8, 5:30-8:30pm & Sat, Jun 11, 2-5:00pm
REHEARSALS: Mon/Weds/Thurs 5:30PM–8:30PM starting Mon, June 13
TECH WEEK: Aug 8th-12th 5:30PM–8:30PM
SHOWS: August 13th & 14th 3PM, Performances at Norris Theatre, SCE HS
To set up a make-up audition, email mysdirector@gmail.com

Calling Pit Musicians for Mary Poppins! Ages 11 through Adult
Standard Orchestration: Bass, Cello, Flute, Guitar, Horn 1 & 2, Oboe, Percussion 1 & 2, Reed 1, 2, 3,Trombone 1 & 2, Tuba, Piano 1 & 2, , Trumpet 1 & 2
AUDITIONS: June 13 & 15, 3pm-5:30pm
REHEARSALS: Mondays 3pm – 4:30pm beginning June 20th
FULL ENSEMBLE REHEARSALS: August 1, 3 & 4, 5:30-8:30
TECH WEEK: 5pm-8:30pm Mon-Fri, August 8-12 at Norris Theatre
SHOWS: Aug. 13 & 14, 3pm
Email mysdirector@gmail.com to schedule an audition time slot.

Let’s Go Fly a Kite! Mary Poppins CAMP: Ages 4-7
Weds, 5:30-7:00pm June 15 – August 3
OPTION TO EXTEND TO SHOW PARTICIPATION
TECH WEEK: Aug 8-12, 5:30-8:30pm
SHOWS: August 13 & 14, 3pm

Register for Mary Poppins by May 25, 2016

For more information on MyStage offerings, visit http://marqueeyouth.org
Email: mysdirector@gmail.com | 630.762.0354


marquee-waktors Wacktors Improv Company (Ages 10 and up)
AUDITIONS: May 9, 7:30pm
REHEARSALS: May 10 & 19 @7:30pm
Improv Showcase: May 27, 7:30pm

For more information on MyStage offerings, visit http://marqueeyouth.org
Email: mysdirector@gmail.com | 630.762.0354

Marquee Youth Stage (MyStage) is a 501(c)3 children’s theatre and performing arts organization dedicated to broadening the reach and impact of theatre so that students of all abilities and skills may benefit. Our goal is to increase the opportunities for theater in order to build confidence, enrich minds, ignite creativity, and ultimately empower youth with the skills and knowledge of how theater can serve and benefit the community at large.

Marquee Youth is located in The Quad, St. Charles, formerly known as Charlestowne Mall
studio C112, 3800 E. Main St, St. Charles.
Unless otherwise noted, all auditions, rehearsals, and performances are located at this location.


student-photographer-neededSTUDENT ARTISTS… Photographer needed! [Posted: 04/29/2016]
A local woman who is running for political office needs a picture for her web site.
The requirements for the photo are:
1. MUST BE… An image that reflects the beauty of the Fox River Valley – it can include the Fox River, bike path, or…?
2. NOTE IT… The photograph needs to be a landscape image, so “horizontal.”
3. NIX IT…No close ups of a building, or a photograph that reflects a single community.
4. WRITE IT… Permission from the photographer for the photograph to appear on the website’s splash page.

More details…
Photo credit will be provided on the requesters website. Also, a small stipend or gift certificate will be awarded to the photographer.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email: info@stcharlesartscouncil.org. Use subject: “Student Artist – Photographer” and we will send your contact information along to the requester.

Thanks!

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We regularly posts calls for all types of artists (literary, performing, and visual). Please check here regularly for updated calls!

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