Of Note: Mass Cultural Council is now accepting 2018 Artist Fellowships applications in the categories of Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Painting. Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018
Videos, Animations, Computer Generated Work Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority invite artists to submit proposals for the 24th round of Art on the Marquee at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. This 80-foot-tall Marquee offers more than 3,000 square feet of display area on 7 screens, providing full-motion video. We are looking for ten 30-second videos, animations or computer generated work, using the entire Marquee in colorful and creative ways. The Marquee is viewed by more than 100,000 pedestrians and motorists from 7am to 10pm daily. It is visible for half a mile in many directions, and is seen by traffic on Summer, D, and Congress Streets as well as from the surrounding hotels, office buildings and the Seaport World Trade Center. Artists are awarded $500 for selected videos. Eligibility is limited to artists and artist teams who reside in Massachusetts. Learn more.
Deadline: January 21, 2018 (midnight)
Public Art Proposal Request Vine Street Public Art is looking for an artist to carry out a public art project outside of the BCYF Vine Street Community Center in Roxbury, which is currently under renovation. Learn more.
Deadline: January 29, 2018
Abstract Art SlowArt Productions presents the sixth Neoteric Abstract exhibition. This exhibition is exclusively for the abstract artist and will represent a full range of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. The exhibition will be held at Limner Gallery in New York (April 5 – 28, 2018). Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Artist Residency The Studio Grant is a residency for artists to create new work in any Women’s Studio Workshop discipline: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Boston-based Artists Assets for Artists, in partnership with the City of Boston, is accepting applications from artists with homes or studios in the City of Boston. Selected artists will receive a matching grant of up to $2,000, free artist-tailored financial and business workshops, and one-on-one career coaching. Learn more.
Deadline: February 2, 2018
Poets Entries are being accepted for So To Speak’s Spring Contest. Judges are Eileen Myles (poetry), Sandy Lowe (fiction), Jessica Kallista (visual art), and Anna March (nonfiction). Learn more.
Deadline: February 2, 2018
Opportunity Fund Workshops The Opportunity Fund provides grants up to $1,000 to support individual artists, increased access to the arts, and local arts events. Learn more about the application at their workshop on January 30th from 6-7 pm at the Harvard Ed Portal. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Emerging Writers Fellowship GrubStreet in Boston is now accepting applications for its Emerging Writers Fellowship. This fellowship is open to anyone 18 and older with a passion for writing, and it aims to assist writers in need of financial assistance in reaching their writing goals. People of color, ethnic minorities, those who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other members of communities historically underrepresented by the literary community are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2018 (11:59:59pm)
Image credit: Perfectly Clear (Ganzfeld), 1991 Gift of Jennifer Turrell © James Turrell, Photo by Florian Holzherr. Photograph courtesy of Mass MoCA.