Thank you for your interest in participating in our SLC Arts events! We encourage you to visit our website http://slcartscouncil.org/ to learn more about our organization.

If you are participating in one of our events that involves the selling of your work directly to customers (for example, in a booth space at a festival), you must have your own NYS Sales Tax ID #. Learn more at: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/tg_bulletins/st/how_to_register_for_nys_sales_tax.htm.

If you are selling your work through a Gallery Show with SLC Arts, we handle sales and sales tax on purchases.

If you have any additional questions please contact us at 315-265-6860. 



This form is only for artists who participated in Artists' Studio Tour in 2017.

>>> If you did *not* participate in the 2017 Artists' Studio Tour, fill out THIS FORM instead. <<<
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Saturday, November 3 & Sunday, November 4, 2018

Studio Tour offers community residents and visitors the opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studio spaces across St. Lawrence County. Artists at any stage of their arts careers are invited to register to be a stop on the tour. Artists are strongly encouraged to offer a component focused on explaining their creative process to the public, such as a display, activity, or demonstration.

*NEW* in 2018: 

  • County-wide Studio Tour hours are extended to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
  • At the suggestion of artists, to promote Studio Tour, October 20-November 2 (the two weeks leading up to the Tour), artists are encouraged to present demos at other sites or other special events at their studios they cannot normally offer during Studio Tour weekend. A schedule of these events will be published in the Studio Tour brochure.
  • Daylight Savings Time!! Please mark on your calendars to fall back 1 hour on the Sunday morning of Studio Tour.

Saturday, September 29, 2017

The Village of Canton and the St. Lawrence County Arts Council work together every fall to present the Art Show & Sale as part of the Remington Arts Festival, a “celebration of art excellence in the North Country." Artists who create high quality art and fine crafts are invited to apply for booth space in this juried show. This is a wonderful opportunity to show and sell your work to visitors from around the region. The Remington Festival includes a variety of musical and historical programs, and coincides with Family Weekend at St. Lawrence University, which brings in many parents from across the country.

Booth spaces are 12' x 12' outdoors on the Village Green in Canton, rain or shine.

Artists must supply their own display equipment, tables, chairs, etc. Tables should be covered to the ground. Tents or canopies are recommended, but not required. Set up begins at 7:00 am.  The show is officially open from 10:00am - 4:00pm, but artists may stay longer if they wish. All items on display and for sale must be original work or reproductions from the artist's original designs.

*Only SLC Arts members may participate. If you are not yet a member of SLC Arts, it's easy to join online: http://slcartscouncil.org/give

Booth Fee: $50.00 (if your application is accepted) + SLC Arts Membership

SLC Arts accepts nominations (including self-nominations) for art jurors who are willing to volunteer for a one-time task.

If selected, art jurors will be asked to evaluate and rate images of two- and three-dimensional artwork by regional artists submitted for consideration to SLC Arts.


Potential jurors should:

  • be arts professionals or have a broad understanding of the arts in general (for example, a knowledge of 2D & 3D visual art forms; a working artist with experience participating in shows; experience with community based visual art and cultural diversity);
  • have the ability to evaluate other people's work and make comparisons;
  • be able to articulate their opinions and be open to the ideas of others; and
  • have experience in group decision making.


To nominate someone, please complete this form.


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free.

This unpaid internship is intended to result in academic credits earned towards a degree through a partnership with the applicant's college or university. Applicants should speak with their academic advisor about the process for registering for an internship through their college or university. The college or university does not need to be located in the North Country; applicants may be visiting the North Country, home for the summer. Internship hours can be flexible enough to be worked in around a job schedule.

Duties for this internship focus on the clerical aspects of marketing and publicity for a range of public arts and culture programming. Depending on the abilities of the applicant, duties may also include social media management, event planning, journalism, and/or artwork installation.

Successful applicants will: be comfortable using computers for a wide range of tasks and writing for a public audience, communicate clearly in person and through email, and demonstrate consistently professional conduct in on-line interactions including utilizing social media etiquette. Patience with staring at a computer screen performing repetitive actions is recommended. 

SLC Arts is a nonprofit organization which connects community members and arts organizers with local, contemporary artists and fosters community partnerships to serve underserved populations. SLC Arts in located in Potsdam, NY and primarily serves St. Lawrence County in New York State, offering exhibits, classes, publications, rentable workspace, and organizing community festivals and cultural events. In Jefferson and Lewis Counties, SLC Arts distributes state grant funding for community arts programming and offers consulting support to organizations. Please visit www.slcartscouncil.org.

*To apply, you must create an account; it's easy and it's free.

SLC Arts is hosting its annual holiday Art Market* on Saturday, November 24 from 10-4 at the Town Hall, 18 Elm Street in Potsdam. This event coincides with Small Business Saturday. 


*Art Market = Similar to the concept of a Farmer's Market, where each  vendor has a booth space to sell their work to the public, but specifically for fine art and handcrafts.

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There are only 6-8 spots available in this juried show; artists will be selected from among the applicants.


Who can apply:

- Artists who create high quality art and fine crafts are invited to apply for booth space in this juried show.

- All items on display and for sale must be original work or reproductions from the artist's original designs.    

- Only SLC Arts members may participate. If you are not yet a member of the SLC Arts Council, just call or email us for a membership form or join online by visiting our website: www.slcartscouncil.org/give

Booth space & show info:

- The Art Market is open from 10-4p, set-up begins at 8a.

- Booth spaces are a single 6' table indoors, SLC Arts provides the table and chairs. SLC Arts does not provide tablecloths but the Town Hall requires that they be used, therefore you must bring your own. You may choose to omit the table in favor of using your own standing racks or displays that fit within a 6' space. No. really. Due to limited indoor room, you only get a 6' space. Don't anticipate having room for additional tables or racks beyond this space.


Booth Fee: $25 each + SLC Arts membership

SLC Arts offers a variety of classes for community members, taught by local artists and art teachers, in downtown Potsdam, NY (here).

These artists are independent contractors, working around their own availability on a temporary, short-term basis.

If you are interested in teaching at SLC Arts in the future, and have not taught for us previously, please complete this form.

In addition to handling the registration and publicity for your class, here are some of the ways we will promote your class:
  • Compose and send an article about your class to over 50 local media sources, including newspapers and radio;
  • Distribute monthly class fliers to all 22 libraries in the North Country, 14 regional organizations, and over a dozen businesses in downtown Potsdam;
  • Feature in our weekly email newsletter;
  • Publish in class schedule in SLC Arts Quarterly newspaper with 2,000 copies printed;
  • Post on our website's events calendar, where students can register electronically 24 hours/day;
  • Share on our social media sites including our Facebook Page which has around 700 likes.
If you have not taught at SLC Arts before, you must submit this form before submitting any class proposals.

If you have taught at SLC Arts before, it is recommended that you take some time to view our current class schedule before submitting a proposal.

accepting proposals in | professional development for artists | dance | theater | 3-dimensional visual art | music | 2-dimensional visual art | mixed media |

Each year the St. Lawrence County Arts Council recognizes someone in the North Country for their dedicated service to the Arts in our region. 

These individuals don't have to be artists themselves, but their passion, devotion, and work may have made the North Country a better place for artists to live, work, and create.

To nominate someone for this award, please complete this form. Nominations will be considered by SLC Arts' Board of Directors.


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free.

The Potsdam Food Co-op is seeking submissions of food-related artwork for their print newsletter. Co-op Community News is the official newsletter of the Potsdam Consumer Cooperative, Inc. in Potsdam, NY.  It is published seasonally and serves as an open forum for the exchange of information and ideas between Co-op members.

You can view back issues here: http://www.potsdamcoop.com/content/co-op-newsletters

View submission guidelines for articles, recipes, and more here: http://www.potsdamcoop.com/sites/default/files/documents/Newsletter%20Submission%20Guidelines.pdf

Please email newsletter@coop.com with submissions and questions.


Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 15, 2018. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by SLC Arts.



Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 15, 2018. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by SLC Arts.



Please complete and submit this form within 30 days of the completion of your project, no later than December 15, 2018. Failure to submit this report may render you ineligible for future funding.

The final report is intended to verify that you have:

  • Used all grant monies exclusively on the project as described in the grant application budget
  • Prominently credited SLC Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program on all publicity, advertisements, and acknowledgements related to the project
  • Informed SLC Arts of any changes in the project as originally described in the grant application immediately upon making decisions that would affect the project

Questions about content?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.
Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 

*Draft copies of your Final Report can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.


Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.



Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence Counties | NY

$300 - $5,000 grants to municipalities, libraries, or 501(c)3 non-profit organizations to host community arts experiences. Free informational workshops June - August. For projects taking place January - December, 2019.  Application Deadline: September 15, 2018. 


BEFORE submitting: Please read the complete guidelines for this grant.


Questions about the grant?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.


Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page.  


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free. Draft copies of your application can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.



Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.

Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence Counties | NY

$2,500  fellowships to individual artists for creation of new works that engage a segment of the community through a public program, such as a public exhibition or performance, and/or the inclusion of community involvement in the project’s development and creative process.

Free informational workshops June - August. For projects taking place January - December, 2019. Application deadline: September 15, 2018.


BEFORE Submitting: Please read the complete GUIDELINES for this grant.  
 

Questions about the grant?  Contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy, at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.  

  Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free. Draft copies of your application can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.



Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.

Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence Counties | NY

$300 - $5,000 grants to artists or organizations for K-12 In-School Projects, as well as After-School/Community-Based Learning.   Free informational workshops June - August. For projects taking place January - December, 2019.   Application Deadline: September 15, 2018.


BEFORE Submitting: Please read the complete GUIDELINES for this grant.  


Questions about the grant?  Please contact Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy, at 315-265-6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.


Technical questions about Submittable.com?  Please click the "Help" button at the bottom of the page. 


*You must create a user account to submit an entry; it's easy and free. Draft copies of your application can be saved for 21 days after your last saved copy.



Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by SLC Arts.



St. Lawrence County Arts Council