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The Larry Salley Photography Award 2019

Presented by ArtsWestchester in partnership with the African American Men of Westchester

ArtsWestchester seeks nominations for Westchester-based photographers, with a significant body of work of outstanding artistic merit to receive the second annual Larry Salley Photography Award. The award recipient will be furnished with a $1,000 cash prize. 

All award nominees will be reviewed and selected by a panel consisting of ArtsWestchester's Art Committee, the African American Men of Westchester, and the family of Larry Salley.  

The award will be presented at ArtsWestchester's annual Arts Award Luncheon in April, 2019.

APPLICATION CRITERIA & ELIGIBILITY

 Nominees should be artists who convey their unique visions through the medium of photography.

 Artists must live in or have strong ties to Westchester (work or maintain a studio in the County.)

 Artists must be actively exhibiting current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces.

 ArtsWestchester encourages nominations of artists for whom a studio and/or cash award would aid them in the advancement of their professional practice.

 Nominations of artists who are working to complete a body of work, or towards a specific exhibition are strongly encouraged.

 Nominators/artists should provide a brief statement describing why you think you/the candidate merits the Larry Salley Photography Award and how the award would help advance your/the artist’s career.

 The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on January 11, 2019.

 Self-nominations are welcomes, but photographers should provide the name, contact information, and profession of at least one reference.

ABOUT LARRY SALLEY & THE LARRY SALLEY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

ArtsWestchester is partnering with The African American Men of Westchester in order to celebrate the life and artistic achievements of Lawrence “Larry” C. Salley who was an active member of both organizations. Larry lived and worked in Westchester County (White Plains) where he assumed the leadership roles of Deputy Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Planning and Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Transportation. In his spare time, he was a gifted photographer. His photos were recently featured in an ArtsWestchester exhibition called “The Photographer’s Journey: A Tribute to Larry Salley”.

Application materials include:

Part 1: Nominator’s information

 First and last name

 Title

 Organization

 Contact information (email and day-time telephone)

Part 2: Nominee’s information

 First and last name

 Title

 Organization

 Contact information (email and day-time telephone)

 Professional website

 10 work samples (as JPEG or TIFF)

 CV, including education and exhibition/publishing history

 Artist statement

Part 3: Statement of Merit

Please provide a brief statement describing why you think the candidate merits the Larry Salley Photography Award and how the award would help advance your/the artist’s career.

Part 4: Reference

Self-nominees are encouraged to provide a reference to the state of their work and character.

For questions, please contact: Logan Hanley, Gallery Manager, lhanley@artswestchester.org or 914.428.4220 ext 331

ArtsWestchester Internship Opportunities

ArtsWestchester offers internship opportunities in specialized fields. Our interns gain valuable experience that can be used in future careers such as: project management, public relations, professional writing, team collaboration, leadership and responsibility.  ArtsWestchester provides our interns with complimentary admission to arts/cultural events throughout Westchester, where they can help build awareness of the arts.  

Our interns enjoy an experience that is both meaningful and educational through creative projects and working closely with the staff members at ArtsWestchester. In addition to contributing to important tasks in specific departments, interns participate in professional development activities and learn the daily operational functions of a successful non-profit organization.

Please fill out our online application for an internship at ArtsWestchester.  Internships are available to college and high school students. The deadline for the 2019 Winter/Spring semester is December 7, 2018.


Requirements for ArtsWestchester Internships: 

- Must be currently enrolled in college or be a recent graduate (internships can be used for college credit)

- Minimum of 15 hours between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday

- Must attend a mandatory orientation and seven workshop sessions 

- Must have a desire to learn about all aspects of arts administration


Skills neccessary for ArtsWestchester Internships:

- Demonstrated interest in the arts

- Detail-oriented, self-reliant, and a fast learner

- Works well with others and see tasks to completion in a fast paced environment

- Excellent Communication skills (both written and verbal)

- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

- Experience with basic office administration

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COMMUNICATIONS 

Editorial Intern  

Principal duties may comprise of drafting assigned articles, press releases and event descriptions, fact-checking stories, editing content, conducting front-end research for upcoming events and projects, helping with our digital operations (submitting articles online, posting calendar events to news sites), expanding distribution of publication outreach, assist in archival of photos and media clips, and offering general assistance to the Editor/Communications Department.

Additional skills  and experience encouraged: research and fact-checking skills; is web savvy; can tackle several different projects at once; working/understanding of word processing (Photoshop is a plus). This position is part-time


Web Content and Database Intern  

Arts Westchester is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual with knowledge of and experience working with databases to support various departments and web content. This person will primarily work with our IT/Web Manager in maintaining and implementing updates to current web pages, design & develop new web tools.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing development environment; helps maintain and troubleshoot existing web applications; creates, maintains, and updates web documents and familiarity with HTML is a plus. 

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PROGRAMS 

Grants & Government Relations Intern  Position Available Now

The Programs Department intern provides administrative support for the Grants and Cultural Programs department of ArtsWestchester. The intern will assist in a number of projects for our affiliate and associate members.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: data entry with training on the use of Microsoft Access; affiliate and associate member relations; exposure to Westchester County and New York State contract agreements; supervised site visits and other areas of arts and public administration. 

Arts in Education Intern  

The Arts in Education intern provides administrative support for the school and community art residency program and works closely with the Arts in Education staff. The intern will assist in all aspects of the teaching artist program, outreach, marketing duties, residency planning, and professional development for artists.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: conducting research; communicating with artists, arts organizations, and cultural sites in Westchester; filing; organizing mass mailings; performing data entry; and assisting with special projects, programs, and events. Position has a flexible schedule with some evening events.


Gallery/Exhibitions Intern    

Assist with day-to-day operations of the ArtsWestchester’s Gallery, a dynamic fine arts space in the heart of downtown White Plains.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to:  experience at front desk reception of exhibition visitors, fielding phone inquiries about exhibitions and performances, exhibition support including basic registrar duties, database management, research, and special event staffing. 

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DEVELOPMENT

Development/Special Events Intern   

This internship offers the opportunity to work with development staff in all matters related to membership, special events, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grant requests, and major gifts. The ideal candidate should has a Moreover, the ideal candidate must be comfortable on the phone.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: providing assistance to the Development Department; executing mail merges and preparing mass mailings; entering data into The Raiser’s Edge fundraising database; creating and modifying Excel spreadsheets; phone solicitation; assisting with the planning and execution of major fundraising events, including the annual Gala and Silent Auction; and working on special projects as needed. Position has flexible hours, Monday through Friday with some weekend and evening hours required for special fundraising events.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-19 Arts for People with Special Needs


Final Report Instructions
Final Report for your organization's 2018-19 Special Needs project is due on or before Monday, August 12, 2019.

Questions? Please contact: grants@artswestchester.org 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Project Support*


Interim Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the PROJECT SUPPORT grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Arts Alive, Mount Vernon Arts Initiative or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category. 


Please complete an Interim Report for your organization's 2018-19 Project Support project. Interim reports are due on or before Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

This Interim Reporting Period:  July 1, 2018 through February 12, 2019


If you have completed your funded project, please submit a Final Report only.


Please note: You must submit a separate Interim Report for each project you were awarded. You will only be able to work on one Project Support interim report at a time. 


Questions? Please contact: Susan Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Project Support*


Final Report Instructions

*Complete this report form only if you were awarded a grant in the PROJECT SUPPORT grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Arts Alive, Mount Vernon Arts Initiative or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  
 

If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Project Support project. The final report is due by or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded.

Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Please contact Sue Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304 with any questions.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative*


Interim Report Instructions


*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the MOUNT VERNON ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.

Submit this report only if you have not completed your funded project by February 2019.  If you complete your project between July 2018 and February 2019 please submit a FINAL report only.
The interim report is due on or before Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 


Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
This Interim Reporting Period:  July 1, 2018 through February 12, 2019

Questions? Please contact: Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 316. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative*


Final Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the MOUNT VERNON ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  
 


If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative project. The final report is due on or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded.


Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program 

2018-2019 Yonkers Arts Initiative*

Interim Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the YONKERS ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Mount Vernon Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category. 

Complete this report only if your project is not complete by or before February 2019.  If you complete your project between July 2018 and February 2019 please submit a FINAL report only.


The interim report is due on or before Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

This Interim Reporting Period:  July 1, 2018 through February 12, 2019


Questions? Please contact: Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 316. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Yonkers Arts Initiative*


Final Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the YONKERS ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Mount Vernon Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  


If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Yonkers Initiative project. The final report is due on or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded. 


Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Basic Program Support*

Interim Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the BASIC PROGRAM SUPPORT grant category. If you were awarded a Project Support, Arts Alive, Mount Vernon Arts Initiative or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category. 

Please complete an Interim Report for your organization's 2018-19 Basic Program Support grant. The interim report is due by or before Friday, February 22, 2019. Interim Reports must be submitted before we can release any remaining payments. 

Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

This Interim Reporting Period:  July 1, 2018 through December 30, 2018


Questions? Please contact: Susan Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304.

ArtsWestchester