The University of Richmond Museums has announced a call for entries for the 2014 Harnett Biennial of American Prints. The exhibition will be on view from October 28 to December 12 in the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University Museums. The call for entries is open to all artists residing in the U.S. Entries must be in the category of printmaking using any traditional and/or experimental techniques and media. Eligible entries include prints on paper using, but not limited to, such media as intaglio, relief, planographic, stencil, monotype, and digital processes (no giclée reproductions are allowed). Photographs on paper are eligible. Prints must have been completed in the last two years.
Web site: http://museums.richmond.edu/exhibitions/museum-of-art/2014-hbap.html
8/1/2014: Science, technology, and math
The National Research Council of the National Academies offers awards in all fields of science and engineering for graduate, postdoctoral, and senior research at U.S. federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Awards include annual stipends ranging from $45,000-$80,000 for recent Ph.D. recipients and higher for additional experience. Awards also include relocation, professional travel, and health insurance. Duration of each award is one year and renewable each year for up to three years maximum.
Web site: http://www.nationalacademies.org/rap
The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental challenges. The fellowship supports work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges. A fellowship project might identify a problem that has not previously been recognized, develop new policy ideas to deal with familiar problems, or offer a new advocacy strategy. Past fellows include journalists, activists, and academics. Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject area and a track record of professional accomplishment. Full-time fellows based in the United States will receive a stipend of $80,000 or $100,000, depending on work experience, seniority, and current income. The fellowship does not support study at academic institutions, including dissertation research.
Web site: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship