The University of California Institute for Research in the Arts supports embedded arts research through critical exchange

Artist Call: Painted Violin Project 2012

Deadline: 11-27-2011
Youth Orchestras of Fresno
Fresno, CA


Turn an unplayable instrument into a work of art to benefit the Youth Orchestras of Fresno!
We supply the unplayable instrument, you supply the art.


Artists are invited to submit applications (multiple applications are OK) until Sunday November 27.


The deadline for online submissions is 12:00 midnight PST. Snailmail submissions must be postmarked by November 28. For in-person submission, please call (559) 275-6694 or email well before that date so we can arrange to receive your submission.


Click to access the online version of our PAINTED VIOLIN 2012 ARTIST APPLICATION FORM.

Click to access the hard-copy version of our PAINTED VIOLIN 2012 ARTIST APPLICATION FORM (HARDCOPY).

You simply draw your fabulous designs–front and back–in living color, then send in the completed images, either via snailmail (444 W Shaw Fresno 93704) or, as scanned images, via email. Submit an artist application form for each submission, and you are set!


Then what happens?


TEN artists will be chosen to produce Painted Violins for this year’s International Youth Orchestra (FiYO) Festival Concert, May 27, 2012. That’s when the finished products will be auctioned and raffled off. But before that they will have traveled to various venues in the Central Valley, on display in all their glory for the public to admire and desire.


The ten finalists will be announced at our Bravos and Breadcrumbs concert on December 11, 2011.


Finished violins are due any time up to and including March 1, 2012.


If using snailmail, please send completed application to:
Youth Orchestras of Fresno Artist Application
444 West Shaw Avenue
Fresno CA 93704


Contact: Julia Copeland
Phone: (559) 275-6694

Posted in: News