Opportunities for Artists: John Michael Kohler Arts Center
- The acclaimed John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan announces
several opportunities for area artists.
ARTS/INDUSTRY APPLICATION DEADLINE
Due April 1
Apply for the Arts/Industry Residency Program for Visual Artists.
Since 1974, the Arts Center has offered exceptional artists from all
over the world two- to six-month residencies in Kohler Co.'s
pottery, iron foundry, and enamel shop. Past experience in these
media is not necessary, for Arts Center staff will guide you through
the processes. For more information on this unusual residency
program, see http://www.jmkac.org/Arts/IndustryProgram. The postmark
deadline for all 2010 residencies is April 1, 2009.
ARTIST DEADLINE FOR THE MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Due March 15
The Arts Center's 2009 Midsummer Festival of the Arts, July 1819,
will feature 135 artists from across the nation presenting their
work for purchase. The festival is highly touted by artists and
visitors alikein particular, because of the quality of the art and
the gracious, effective staff and volunteers. Visit
http://www.jmkac.org/ArtsFestival for information and application
instructions. Arts Center staff will assist you with your digital
application if needed.
COMMUNITY ARTS FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION
Due April 15
The Arts Center seeks a creative artist or artist-educator with a
strong interest in community-based arts for the Community Arts
Fellowship. In its second year, the CA Fellowship at the Arts Center
offers an exceptional candidate the opportunity to gain professional
experience in a nationally acclaimed arts environment. The Fellow
will be responsible for developing collaborative projects that
promote active participation and creative experimentation by people
of all skill levels and ages in The ARTery. The Fellowship is a full-
time, ten-month commitment from August 2009 May 2010. Please check
http://www.jmkac.org/CommunityArtsFellowship for more information.