The Shreveport Regional Arts Council has so many opportunities for artists, and the first step to taking part is having a free profile on the Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory. nwlaartists.org/
THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA ARTISTS’ DIRECTORY is a project of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council. The Northwest Louisiana (Region 7) Artists’ Directory is designed to recognize artists from all art disciplines and media in Northwest Louisiana. The opportunities, guidelines, and online application associated with the Northwest Louisiana Artists Directory can be found on the Shreveport Regional Arts Council website (www.shrevearts.org).
The registry is a tool to promote the work of visual, performing, and literary artists living in Northwest Louisiana. This valuable resource provides a platform for artist to connect with curators, organizations, architects, developers, community organizations, and businesses.
Participation in the Directory is free of charge.
The artist must have established residence in and must have lived at least 12 consecutive months in one of the 10 parishes in Northwest Louisiana (Region 7). Parishes include: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Desoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster.
Artists of all disciplines and at all career levels, from emerging to professional are welcome.
The artist must complete the Northwest Louisiana Juried Artists’ Directory application: Including the submission of an Artist Statement, Resume’ and Samples of work in accordance to submission requirements in the Directory Application.
Artist must agree to terms of service to be accepted to the Northwest Louisiana Artists’ Directory.
CAN ONE ARTIST BE LISTED AS
AN INDIVIDUAL AND A GROUP?
Yes, if you are an individual artist as well as part of a group, then you would be required to submit two different applications to the registry – one as an individual artist with examples of your individual work and another as a group with examples of the group’s work.
Acceptance to the Northwest Louisiana Artists’ Directory provides the following benefits:
Promotion on the Shreveport Regional Arts Council Directory.
Invitations to all arts events that the Shreveport Regional Arts Council produces.
Up to date information on grants, funding and opportunities.
Monthly online newsletter promoting opportunities for artists in the Region.
The opportunity to be accepted to the Northwest Juried Artists’ Roster.