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“Oh the places you’ll go…” so said Dr. Seuss and he was absolutely right. Your art career can take you around the world and back again if you let it. Today is the perfect day to start applying for opportunities to get out and see the world. Mingle with other cultures, work in places far from home, absorb this vast and beautiful world in which we live and enrich your life and your work beyond your wildest imagination.

The Norfolk, Virginia Public Art Commission and Eastern Virginia Medical School seek to commission an artist to design and create new artwork for a new construction at Eastern Virginia Medical School. For full details and to apply to this opportunity, visit the website. Deadline for applications is September 3.

Artists interested in spending the winter among the volcanoes of Hawaii are encouraged to apply for the National Parks Service Artist in Residence program at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. There is a stipend included as well as housing, studio, publicity, events and so much more. Artists are welcome to bring their partners or families with them to residency. For full details, visit the website. Deadline for applications is September 7.

The Joan Van Eyck Academie invites artists of a disciplines to apply for a 12-month post academic residency commencing in either April or November of 2020. Up to 35 spots are available. Artists receive a stipend plus a small yearly budget during residency. For full details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is October 1.

At Praxis Center, we believe very strongly in an artists duty to see the world. The more we understand about what goes on in our own backyards and across the globe, the better able we become to interpret this world through art. Praxis prides itself on providing abundant opportunity listings to our students as well as guidance as they work their way through the application process. When you join, you receive the full support of our experts and a community of peers on a journey just like yours and ready to receive you with open arms.

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.


Photo credit: National Parks Service



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