04/7/17

Call for Student Artists!

Student Applications

Celebrating the 50th Annual Flint Art Fair

Hosted annually by the Friends of Modern Art at the Flint Institute of Arts

June 10‐11, 2017 

Opportunity: This is an application to participate in the Flint Art Fair at the Flint Institute of Arts on June 10‐11, 2017. As part of its 50th anniversary, undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate university/college students from Southeast Michigan are invited to participate through a juried process. All artists will be juried and all work must be for sale. Display your work as an individual artist or in a student group presentation.

 

Each year, the Flint Art Fair hosts thousands of visitors during this 2‐day event. Visitors enjoy live music, food and drinks, as well as getting to see over a hundred booths from professional artists. Judges will select award winners and prizes will be awarded Sunday morning.

Instructions: To apply please provide the information below along with digital images of 4‐5 works of art representative of what will be for sale in your booth and send it electronically to Tracey Stewart at tstewart@flintarts.org by 11:59PM on April 15, 2017. Applicants will be notified of jury results and receive fair instructions via email on or before April 23, 2017.

Responsibilities of artists: Once juried in, artists are responsible for set‐up and take down and should plan to attend the fair to be on hand to speak with visitors about their work. Students who participate in a group can arrange booth coverage amongst themselves.

Costs: The registration fee has been waived. Booth fees are $250 per space; double spaces and corner spaces may be requested for additional fees. Booths are grassy 10′ x 10′ spaces with ample room for rear storage. Students may apply as individuals or as part of a group. However, please note that all artists are juried individually.

To Apply please provide the following information within the email:

  • Name:
  • Institutional Affiliation:
  • Degree program:
  • E‐mail:
  • Telephone:
  • Brief professional biography (1 paragraph describing you as an artist):
  • Please indicate whether you wish to participate as a solo artist (this option requires enough inventory to stock your booth during both days of the fair) or as part of a group. If part of a group please indicate the name of the group and identify the other artists within the group. (This will not influence the jury process) 

Images:

Please provide a minimum of 4 images of different art works in jpeg format in high enough resolution to be projected on screen for jurying. For each image that you submit for jurying please provide the Title, Medium, Dimensions (framed/mounted as needed), and indicate if you will be selling signed reproductions of works.

 

03/10/16

Short Film Contest! Deadline June 15

 

PrintOur own Communication & Visual Arts faculty member, Donna Ullrich, co-founder of iMichigan Productions, an non-profit educational media company, shares an opportunities for aspiring filmmakers!  Not sure how to go about making a film?  Check out the FREE workshops listed below to help you out.

2016 Flint Youth Film Festival now has more than $5,000 committed for prize money for the festival film competition!

For a map to the location or more information about the Film Festival, please go to: www.thearchwayflint.org and submit your 3-minute film in one of six categories:  fiction, documentary, music video, animation, public service announcement, experimental.

Eligibility:  Any filmaker between the ages of 13 and 25 (+college students of any age) living in Flint or Genesee, Chiawassee or Lapeer counties my enter a film in any category made after June 1, 2015.

 

 

Let this “Star Wars” take off inspire you! [youtube]https://youtu.be/TrRbgsjTFVo[/youtube]

Flint Youth Film Festival Workshop Schedule:  FREE Workshops & Festival Entry!

Free Filmmaking Workshops throughout the 2015-2016 School Year – Open to All Interested Filmmakers regardless of age!  Meet, learn from and talk to accomplished media professionals on filmmaking topics. No registration required.

 

Lighting & Camera Work – February 13 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level

Editing – March 12 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level

[youtube]https://youtu.be/ewfBrMf23Tw[/youtube]

Sound – March 26 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level

[youtube]https://youtu.be/rD91tdWDIys[/youtube]

Writing/ Talent – April 9 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – UM-F – William S. White Building, Room 1205

Directing – April 23 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level

Animation – May 7 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday– UM-F – William S. White Building, Room 1205
How to Distribute Your Film – May 21 – noon-2 p.m. – Saturday – MCC – Mott Memorial Building Media Technology Lab, Terrace Level

 

 

Remember!  These are FREE Filmmaking Workshops throughout the 2015-2016 School Year – Open to All Interested Filmmakers regardless of age
Meet, learn from and talk to accomplished media professionals on filmmaking topics.
No registration required.

 

02/24/16

Author wants to hear your voice!

Gale GloverGale Glover, author of “Reach Higher Ed” book series, is working on a new book about the experiences throughout the Flint Water Crisis.  She wants to hear your voice about how this crisis has impacted your life and how it has brought the community together through stories, photos, artwork and poems.

Gale is an Administrative Assistant in the UM-Flint department of Communication and Visual Arts, marketing editor for Qua, the UM-Flint student-run literary publication, has a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Africana Studies, Masters in Public Administration, and is a current student in the Post-Masters Education Specialist Program.  She is active in professional and personal volunteer activities, as well as community memberships.  She supports and interacts with students, faculty, and staff for workshops and community engagement projects.

“Everything I do is to promote student success including my books, my educational background, and my profession.”

For more information, please contact Gale Glover at:  AuthorReachHigherEd@gmail.com