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Here are some links to possible art work needed. We will list more as they are sent to us. These may or may not be within our area but are sent to us and we pass them on to you as a service to our community artist.

Dansville Artworks

Juried Photography Exhibition, February-March 2017
Dansville ArtWorks is seeking area photographers for its second annual juried exhibition at 178 Main Street, Dansville, NY. The theme is open and selected artists will be exhibited during February and March 2017. All photo processes are welcome.
For this exhibit, Dansville ArtWorks is pleased to announce its Juror, Willie Osterman, Professor and Chair of Fine Art Photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Bachelor of Fine Art degree in photography with a minor in art history from Ohio University, a Master of Fine Art degree in Visual Design and Photography with the award of two teaching fellowships from the University of Oregon. After graduating he became a visiting assistant professor at the University of Oregon for two years. His teaching experience includes the Ansel Adams Workshops in Yosemite National Park, and in traveling workshops in twelve US states as well as in Italy, France, Austria and Croatia. As Former Curator of Photography at the University of Oregon Museum of Art, he received two grants from the National Endowment of the Arts. He was a printing assistant to the production of the Ansel Adams Special Edition Prints working with Mr. Adams in Carmel California and has worked as a contract photographer for the Eastman Kodak Company. His publication ‘Déjà View: A Cultural Re-Photographic Survey of Bologna, Italy’ in its second edition is now out of print. During his sabbatical for the year 2009/10 he received a Fulbright Scholars Award to develop a Masters Degree program and teach at the Academy of the Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
His work is in numerous collections including: The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; University of New Mexico Museum of Art, Albuquerque; George Eastman Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art; Portland Museum of Art, Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon; Lotus Collection, Salzburg, Austria; Museo della Fotografia Cinisell Balsamo, Milan, Italy; Alinari Photographic Archive, Florence, Italy; City Art Museum of Zagreb, Croatia.
Three photographers will be designated best of show by the juror and receive cash prizes in the amounts of $100, $50 and $25. An additional People’s Choice Award, a $25 gift certificate, will be given based on visitor votes during the opening reception.
Submission forms are due January 3, 2017. All information is available at and at the community arts center.
Dansville ArtWorks Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate and enhance the visual, literary and performing arts opportunities in the greater Dansville community. It is supported by community members and businesses and offers art workshops for adults and children, programs including Chalk Walk & ArtsFest, as well as exhibition, consignment and performance opportunities. For more information, contact 585.335.4746 or, or visit the arts center Thursdays through Saturdays.

After a six-month hiatus Granta, one of the world’s most prestigious literary magazines, is again accepting unsolicited submissions.

Granta’s history can be traced back to 1889 when a student politics and literature magazine called The Granta was founded at Cambridge University. Since its relaunch 36 years ago, Granta has been a quarterly literary journal, with the aim of publishing the best new writing.

Granta publishes fiction, non-fiction and poetry and each now has their own submissions window.

Poetry will be considered from now until 3 November.

Fiction submissions open on 16 January and close on 15 February.

Non-fiction submissions open on 24 April and close on 24 March.

There are no strict word limits, though most prose submissions are between 3000 and 6000 words and the editors advise they are unlikely to read more than 10,000 words of any submission.

Alongside the print edition, the online new writing program publishes stories, poems, essays, interviews, animations and more from established Granta alumni as well as new voices.

All submissions will be considered for both the print and online editions (unless otherwise stipulated in the cover letter). Selection is extremely competitive and only a very small fraction of submissions will be chosen for publication. Reading recent editions of Granta will help you assess whether your work is likely to be a good match.

Writers must submit their work via Submittable and there are no reading fees. For further information visit the Granta website.


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