Critical Artist Opportunities

April 22nd, 2015

Actress and sculptor Frances Rich tries to impress her toughest critic.

Of note: 11th Annual Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail, April 25-26, 2015.

Painters Entries are now being accepted for the Washington Art Association’s national juried exhibition the Art of Painting. The juror is painter William Bailey. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2014

Call for Proposals The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in Atlanta is seeking creative and innovative proposals for public art projects to exhibit in downtown Atlanta during the month of October 2015. It welcomes local, regional, national and international submissions for projects that consider the city of Atlanta as a muse. Artists working in a variety of mediums are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Call for Entries Art in Odd Places, located in Orlando, FL, is hosting an open call for artists, performers, and creative types to partake in its first annual Public Art and Performance festival from September 17–20, 2015. All submissions must have a component of their work that features this year’s theme: tone. This event will take place along Magnolia Avenue, and artists must submit work that will engage with the community, architectural landmarks, and neighborhoods. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Art Writers Grant The Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through project-based grants, ranging from $15,000 to $50,000, issued directly to twenty individual authors a year. The program was founded in recognition of both the financially precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. The Arts Writers Grant Program aims to support the broad spectrum of writing on contemporary visual art, from general-audience criticism to academic scholarship. Learn more.
Deadline: May 21, 2015

Filmmakers The Kopkind/Center for Independent Documentaries Film Retreat Seminars is accepting applications. The retreat takes place at Treefrog Farm in Guilford, VT on July 12-19, 2015. Selected participants will bring 20 minutes of finished or in-progress work to share for brainstorming, problem solving, and deep discussion. The seminars are organized by Susi Walsh, Executive Director of CID and John Scagliotti, Emmy Award-winning documentary producer. Learn more.
Deadline: June 2, 2015

Call to Artists The Massachusetts Audubon’s Moose Hill Gallery is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Insects: Miniature Marvels, July- September 2015. Any medium is acceptable. Artists are invited to submit up to 5 photographic prints only (minimum size 8” x 10” up to 11” x 14”, not matted or framed) of your work for judging purposes only. Total Entry fee is $15. If selected for a show, all artwork needs to be framed appropriately and ready to hang (detailed information available upon request). Submissions may be dropped off at the Visitor Center or mailed to Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill Street, Sharon, MA 02067. Contact with any questions.
Deadline: June 30, 2015

Emerging Writers Fellowship Buzzfeed is offering a four-month program, starting January 2016, that will provide mentorship and experience to promising future writers. During this fellowship, writers will be involved in pitching, reporting, and writing while also participating in workshops and panel discussions with various editors in the industry. This fellowship hopes to help writers succeed as future freelancers and staff at media organizations. The work that is produced by the fellows will be published by Buzzfeed. The fellows will also receive a $12,000 stipend and will work with the senior editorial staff out of the New York office. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Image credit: Black and white photograph of the actress and sculptor Frances Rich with her cat. From the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Image in the public domain.

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Massachusetts Poetry Festival 2015

April 16th, 2015

Massachusetts Poetry Festival 2015

The seventh Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held May 1-3, 2015 in downtown Salem, Massachusetts.

The festival is a schedule of events, workshops, performances, and readings organized by Mass Poetry (if you ride the T, you may have experienced the awesome handiwork of Mass Poetry during your travels).

The 2015 event’s headlining poets include past MCC Fellows Regie Gibson and Richard Hoffman along with Rita Dove, Richard Blanco, Stephen Burt, Nick Flynn, Marge Piercy, and more. And the action-packed schedule includes Maria Luisa Arroyo, Sally Bellerose, Patrick Donnelly, Amy Dryansky, Christine Ernst, Danielle Legros Georges, D M Gordon, Greg Hischak, Frannie Lindsay, Lynne Potts, J.D. Scrimgeour, Karen Skolfield, Daniel Tobin, Andi Werblin, and many, many other superb literary artists.

See the full schedule.

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Artist Opportunities Blues

April 14th, 2015


Of note: East Boston Open Studios, April 25-26, 2015

Creative Space Have a creative space you’d like to list for sale or rental? Looking for a creative work or live/work space to buy/rent? Check out the ArtSake Creative Space Classifieds.

Greater Boston Playwrights The Huntington Theatre Company is accepting applications for the Huntington Playwriting Fellows Program. The program provides a framework for an in-depth two-year artistic conversation and a long-term professional relationship. Meetings will be held bi-weekly. Submit a recent, completed full-length play. To be eligible, writers must be live at least nine months of the year in the Greater Boston area. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Documentary Filmmakers The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, the longest-running showcase for international documentaries in the United States, is currently accepting submissions in English or have English subtitles or voiceover narration. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Call to Artists The Nave Gallery Annex (Somerville, MA) invites artists to participate in the exhibition, Survey Without Surveillance. Curated by Arlinda Shtuni. Learn more.
Deadline: May 3, 2015

Underrepresented Voices Duende, the online literary journal of the BFA in Writing program at Goddard College, is open for submissions. Duende welcomes submissions of prose, poetry, hybrid writing, visual art, and collaborations. The journal especially encourages submissions by underrepresented voices, including writers and artists who are LGBT, of color, differently abled, immigrant, working class, youth, elder, and/or otherwise from communities underrepresented in U.S. literary magazines and journals. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Call for Art Entries are now being accepted for the Greater Haverhill Arts Association’s annual open art exhibition (September 12, 10AM-4PM) on Bradford Common (Bradford, MA), rain or shine. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Image credit: From Chicago Blues Guide. Photograph of Mississippi Blues Band, 1982. J.H. Davis, Jr. Mississippi Blues Band is hand written on the van.

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New to ArtSake: Creative Space Classifieds

April 10th, 2015

Creative Space in Waltham Mills Studios

For the past year+, users have been sending us creative space opportunities, which we’ve been publishing on ArtSake. Now, if you want to rent or buy a create work or live/work space in Massachusetts, or if you have space you’d like to list for rental or sale, you can use the ArtSake Creative Space Classifieds.

Creative Space Classifieds is ArtSake’s version of CraigsList, minus everything that’s not creative space-related (sorry, no Missed Connections!). It’s free and easy to use. You can add listings yourself, and the listings remain published on ArtSake for 45 days or until you delete them.

Visit the ArtSake Creative Space Classifieds.

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Fellows Notes – Apr 15

April 9th, 2015

This April, MCC’s past Fellows/Finalists are SPRING-ing with news! (Note to self: get better at puns.)

Here is this month’s news and notes from past Artist Fellowships awardees.


Sachiko Akiyama, Laura Chasman, and Caleb Cole are exhibiting in Revealing Identity, a group show at the Concord Art Association (4/9-5/23, opening reception 4/9, 6-8 PM).

Karl Baden, Claire Beckett, and Camilo Ramirez are all exhibiting photographic work in The Gun Show at Fort Point Arts Community Gallery (4/24-5/4, opening reception 5/1, 6–9 PM), part of Flash Forward Festival.

John Cameron, Carrie Gustafson, and Jennifer McCurdy are all exhibiting in the Smithsonian Craft Show in Washington D.C. (4/23-4/26).


Elizabeth Alexander recently took part in the Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum in an event called Rearranging the Gardner.

Alexandra Anthony screened her film Lost in the Bewilderness at Athens Film Festival in Athens, OH on 4/5. Also, the filmmaker and film have been invited to the Bogota Independent Film Festival in Bogota, Colombia, in July 2015.

Simeon Berry‘s poetry collection Ampersand Revisited is published this month by Fence Books. The collection was selected by Ariana Reines for The National Poetry Series. He’ll have a book launch event at the Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery in Cambridge (5/8, 7 PM).

Alice Bouvrie‘s documentary A Chance to Dress will have its world premiere on 4/29, 7 PM, in the Alfond Auditorium at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Prilla Smith Brackett is in a two person show with Amy Ragus called Fractured Visions at Danforth Art in Framingham (thru 5/17).

Andrew Bujalski‘s new film Results is part of the Independent Film Festival of Boston (4/22-4/29).

Congratulations to Patrick Donnelly, who was named the Poet Laureate of Northampton.

Rebecca Doughty is participating in Miller Street Open Studios (4/10-4/12).

Vico Fabbris is teaching a Watercolor Workshop at the Provincetown Art Association & Museum (4/25-4/26).

Lisa Gruenberg‘s essay “A Beautiful Day” was published in Winter ’14-’15 issue of Ploughshares. Lisa, who is co-director of the annual Writing Retreat at Solvik with the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, recently completed a Fulbright in Australia.

Mags Harries is exhibiting at Boston Sculptors Gallery (thru 5/3).

Colleen Kiely‘s work is included in MDC, a limited-edition book published in honor and recognition of Mario Diacono.

Shirish Korde has two world premieres: Kala-Chakra will be performed by Boston Musica Viva at Longy School of Music (4/11, 8 PM) and Brooks Music Hall at the College of the Holy Cross (4/13, 8 PM). Then, the chamber ensemble work Lalit will premiere at the Shastra Festival in NYC (4/26, 6-8 PM).

Jesse Kreitzer‘s film The Murder Ballad of James Jones won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival. Also, his latest film Black Canaries has been selected to participate in Berklee College of Music’s Film Scoring program.

Holly Lynton solo exhibition at Dina Mitrani Gallery in Miami has been extended thru 5/30.

Caitlin McCarthy‘s spec script for “The Good Wife” is the 1 Hour Spec Winner in Stage 32′s first annual TV Writing Contest. Also, she’ll be featured in the book “The Top 50 Indie Writers In The World” by Del Weston, Theresa Weston, and Nabi Zee, scheduled for release in mid-2015.

Nathalie Miebach has a solo show, The Weather is Turning Weird at the Tarble Arts Center of Eastern Illinois University (4/8-5/10, artist talk 4/8). She’ll also give a talk at Field Work, a data visualization conference in London, on 4/16. Finally, she’s participating in an intriguing cross-disciplinary music event for the Cambridge Science Festival called Hi-Fi-Sci Art. The event joins music composition, visual art, and environmental science, and it takes place on 4/26, 7:30 PM, at the MIT Museum.

Congratulations to Arno Rafael Minkkinen, who received a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Sally B. Moore has a solo show, Reroute/Reroot, at Barbara Krakow Gallery (thru 4/25, Artist Talk 4/11, 3 PM).

Anne Neely has a solo show, Water Stories at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts Gallery in New York (4/23-5/23, opening reception 4/23, 6-8 PM). Also, her work is included in the group show True Monotypes at the International Print Center New York (thru 5/26).

Monica Raymond’s play The Owl Girl has been selected as one of “ten best new Jewish plays for 2015″ by the Jewish Plays Project. There will be an event to decide the #1 Boston slot at the Roberts Theater at the Calderwood Pavillion at the Boston Center for the Arts (4/13, 7:30 PM). The play will also have readings in Burlington, VT at Theater Kavanah (4/19-4/20).

Anna Ross was a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award. Also, her essay I Don’t Know How She Does It was recently published in Vida.

Zachary Stuart and Kelly Thomson‘s film Savage Memory is available on ITunes.

Read past Fellows Notes. If you’re a past fellow/finalist with news, let us know.

Image: Laura Chasman (Fellow ’96), ART FAIR SCENE #5 (2014), Gouache on Fed-ex mailing box.

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Rhythmic Artist Opportunities

April 7th, 2015

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Irish step dance taught by Kieran Jordan (2008 MCC Traditional Arts Fellow) to Emerald Rae Forman. (Cambridge, MA)

Of note: Miller Street Open Studios, Somerville, MA, April 10-12, 2015

Performing Artists, Visual Artists The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company invites artists from all disciplines to apply for Fair Verona, three open-air festivals that will transform some of Boston’s most cherished parks and local communities into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core. They will highlight performances and displays, workshops in the visual and performing arts, and interactive outdoor activities, including, but not limited to: mask making, painting, drawing, drum circle, dancing, fight choreography, improvisation, theater games, and more. Artists should indicate whether or not they are applying for a slot on the mainstage or at an adjoining booth. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Residency Opportunity The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, on the Oregon Coast, is currently accepting applications for artist residencies. for visual artists, writers, musicians,  as well as naturalists, ecologists, and environmental scientists. Learn more.
Deadline: April 17, 2015

Of note: Berkshire Brown Bag: SpaceFinder Mass, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 12-1pm, Central Station, 66 Allen Street, Pittsfield MA. FREE, Registration Recommended. Do you have unique space for rent, or under-utilized space in the off season? Would you like to increase the accessibility of your space to artists in Berkshire County and beyond? Join Fractured Atlas, a New York City non-profit technology company, and Berkshire Creative for a presentation about a new creative workspace directory called SpaceFinder Mass. Learn how creative businesses and other property owners can attract new renters through this free resource. Developed by Fractured Atlas, SpaceFinder Mass is a project of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston with support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Poetry Entries are now being accepted from the University of Pittsburgh Press for the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Competition. Winner receives a prize of $5,000 and publication for a debut poetry collection. Poets who have not published a full-length poetry collection may submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (November 12-22, 2014, Philadelphia, PA) – Seeking films by, starring, and/or about Asian Americans in the following categories: Short (under 40 minutes), Narrative Feature (40 minutes or over), and Documentary Feature (40 minutes or over). Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2015

Exhibition Proposals Montserrat College of Art’s Frame 301 Gallery is currently accepting proposal submissions for artists to exhibit their work in the downtown of Beverly, MA. Each month a regional, national and or international artist is selected to install his or her work in the space. Frame 301 is currently accepting written proposals from artist who will then come and install site-specific work into the space. Open to all artists: regional, national and international. The process for selecting artists for Frame 301 will reflect the artist’s creativity as well as the artist’s understanding of art in the community. Application Instructions: Artist must submit a written proposal that includes an outline of intent for the temporary install of original artwork. If selected to show, artist will be required to be present for install as well as de-install at Frame 301. Submit a CD with 8-10 images, proposal (limited to 500 characters), bio/resume, artist statement and an image list including title, medium, and dimensions of work. A brief description of each image is optional. All CDs must be labeled with the artist’s name. All image files must be labeled 1.Lastname_title_jpg. Once selected, artist will be contacted with a date and time to come and install in the company of the Montserrat Gallery staff. Send CD and other accompanying print material to: Montserrat Gallery ATT: Sara Santarsiero, Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
Deadline: Ongoing

Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (October 8-18, 2015, Seattle, WA) – Narrative Feature, Documentary Features (longer than 40 minutes), and Short (under 40 minutes). Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2015

Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship The Harpo Foundation’s Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) was established in 2013 to provide an annual opportunity to an emerging visual artist 25 years and older who needs time and space to explore ideas and start new projects. Artist Fellows will receive a one-month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, which includes a handsomely appointed room with private bath, a beautiful, well-lit studio space, and a $500 travel stipend. Learn more.
Deadline: July 5, 2015

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Creative Space 4/3

April 3rd, 2015

Periodically, ArtSake shares creative space listings sent to us by and for artists. For another way to quickly find creative spaces, visit SpaceFinder Mass.

Here is the most recent as of April 3, 2015:



Southern Berkshires

*Large art space (2,000+ square feet) in converted horse barn, recently modernized.
*Two big studios. 25′ and 15′ ceilings, huge windows. North light.
*Appalachian Trail one mile. Fly-fishing.
*Close mountains and lakes, sports, music, theater.
*Easy access NYC (20 minutes to train), Boston.
*New kitchen, bathrooms, laundry appliances.

OPTIONS at $1 per sq. ft. monthly:
(a) two studios, live/work. 2,000 sq. ft
(b) one studio, work only. 1,000 sq. ft.
(c) one studio, live/work. 1,000 sq. ft.

No utilities to pay (included in rent).

For more photographs and other details, please send information about yourself and your art, on your website if possible, including portfolio and resume, to:

If you’re interested in listing a Massachusetts creative space on ArtSake, send us a 100 word or less description, with links and images, if applicable. If you’re interested in finding one, check posts tagged in the blog’s creative space category to find the latest listings.

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Christina Balch, Awake

March 31st, 2015

Multimedia artist Christina Balch creates self-portraits and, in the process, explores concepts of self-portraiture in an interconnected age.


Recently, we asked this question of a group of artists in different disciplines, and I’d be curious on your take: How much of the self is in your art?
My most successful artwork has included much of my physical self in it – usually in the form of a self-portrait. My latest project titled Awake features hundreds of photos of myself first thing in the morning. You could say the project is a “selfie” project because I am taking photos of myself with my cell phone. When someone takes a selfie, they are curating their “self” image and often projecting that curated self-image online for the digital world to see which is what I am doing with Awake. I try to capture my self image without judging myself or trying to look a certain way in the photo, unlike the typical selfie which is heavily edited.

Each Awake photo is an intimate look into my everyday life doing one of the most mundane and universal actions in the world – waking up. There’s nothing shocking in the photos, but subtly I reveal messages about my beliefs related to technology, feminism, and self-perception through the content of the photos and the way I deliver them to my audience. I post all of the self-portraits to public websites which then forms my online identity.

How did your November ’14 TED talk come about for you?
I found the opportunity to give a TED talk through my last day job which had little to do with my art practice other than funding it. I worked for a corporate institution in Boston in their marketing department for three years. Many artists support themselves and their practice with different jobs, and for me that has been work in the digital marketing industry. Last year, employees were asked to submit applications to give a TED talk about any topic under the sun. I submitted a talk and exhibition proposal of my Awake project, and to my surprise it was accepted along with eleven other talks. I never thought that one of my marketing jobs would offer me the opportunity to exhibit my art, not to mention send me to London to show my Awake photos and give a TED talk about it. For me, it highlighted that opportunities to share my artwork can be found in unexpected places as long as I am open to them.


What’s the most surprising response to your Awake project you’ve ever received?
I spoke with a psychologist about my Awake project after I had given a short talk about it at Danforth Art in Framingham last year. The psychologist had been working with elderly people to help them come to terms with their age and mortality. After learning about my project and my motivations behind it, she thought her patients might benefit from a similar exercise. She thought that if her patients repeatedly took photos of themselves, they would be forced to confront their aging bodies and hopefully accept themselves as they are physically. I love this take on my self-portrait project because most of the comments I receive about the Awake project relate to the selfie culture among young people, primarily girls and young women.

What’s the most embarrassing line of an artist statement you’ve ever written?
“I am obsessed with suffering.” When I first built myself a website in 2007 it was very dark and sinister visually, and I used this line in my artist statement that I put on the website. I was interested in the Buddhist notion of attachment and suffering at the time, but the line in my statement came off as overly dramatic and didn’t resonate with the paintings I was creating then. When my fiancé makes fun of me for being overly dark or melancholy, he often recites that line. I still dread writing and editing my artist statement.

Computer, longhand, or typewriter?
I love writing words on paper so I much prefer longhand. Often I write things like emails or blogs on paper first, then type them out on my computer later.

Spring, summer, winter or fall?
Summer, hands down, even in New England. I’m from Southern California so I like the heat even if it’s sweaty, Boston heat. Winter is my second favorite in Boston because I get to hibernate in my studio for a few months.

What’s next?
I’m having a lot of fun playing around with animation and film during my artist residency at the Morija Arts Centre in Lesotho, Southern Africa. We’re doing old school stop-motion animation using paper cut-outs with the animation students at the center. I have been doing some of this myself and also playing with charcoal animation à la William Kentridge and other experimental media. I plan to use some of these techniques in my next projects.


Christina Balch is a multi-media artist whose work has been exhibited in the Boston area and in Los Angeles. Most recently her ongoing project Awake was installed at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and at TED@StateStreet in London. Currently, Christina is further exploring portraiture as an artist resident at the Morija Arts Centre in Lesotho, Southern Africa where Christina was a Peace Corps Volunteer in 2007-2009.

Images: self-portrait grid from the AWAKE project by Christina Balch; Christina Balch presents and an installation detail of AWAKE by Christina Balch, both from TED@State Street salon at Troxy, November 18, 2014, London England.

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Binding Together Artist Opportunities

March 31st, 2015

Eric Gottesman’s Banded Photographs (2007), C-print, 20 inches by 24 inches

The one well of support I find myself returning to again and again is my community of fellow artists. We are friends but an important part of our friendship is our desire to be entwined in each other’s practices. A kind of deep understanding over many years results from watching someone develop and change. –   Eric Gottesman (2009 MCC Photography Fellow), in ArtSake

Call for Art Entries are now being accepted for the exhibition Nowhere Everywhere at the Thompson Gallery at the Cambridge School of Weston. They are seeking works of art that examine the genres of utopia and dystopia with regard to the human conflict or dilemma within societal structures. There will be three exhibitions in the Nowhere Everywhere series—between 1 to 2 solo exhibitions and at least 1 group show. All media considered. Learn more.
Deadline: April 4, 2015

Call to Artists The Dedham Open studios invites artists to participate in their fifth annual open studios on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Cost: $50 for Dedham Residents, $60 for non-Dedham residents. Learn more. Questions, contact
Deadline: April 8, 2015

Photography The Aperture Foundation is now accepting submissions for Black Mirror and it will be curated by Michael Famighetti, editor of Aperture magazine. The title borrows its name from the British television series Black Mirror, which imagines a dystopian near-future for the age of the smartphone. Black Mirror refers to the omnipresent screens through which our lives are mediated today, and the show depicts a society in which technology ominously defines and shapes our relationships and each facet of daily life. Learn more.
Deadline: April 8, 2015

Call for Art Viridian Artists in New York presents their 26th Annual International Juried Exhibition. This year’s juror is Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum, NYC. Open to artists working in 2D and 3D media. Learn more.
Deadline: April 10, 2015

Call to Artists The Arsenal Center for the Arts seeks the artwork from illustrators and comic artists who create work in a children/family friendly genre, for their summer 2015 exhibition More Than Words: A Children’s Illustration Exhibition. Original work is preferred but high-quality prints will be considered. Work can be hand drawn, painted, print, graphic, or digital – All work must be submitted electronically. Submit 5-10 images in JPEG format, no larger than 300dpi. Include name, address, phone number, and email address on corresponding numbered call sheet with title, medium, dimensions, edition (if applicable) and price of each piece. Please also include resume and artist statement. Send all application materials to Aneleise Ruggles at The submission fee is $20 and can be mailed to: Attention: Aneleise Ruggles, Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Questions, contact Aneleise Ruggles, Exhibitions Coordinator (617-923-0100, ext. 8304 or
Deadline: May 1, 2015

One-Act Plays The Pend Oreille Players Association, a non-profit community theatre organization, is seeking original one-act plays to be produced at the Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre in Newport, WA. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

10 Minute Plays The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently accepting submissions for their 8 x 10 Play Festival, July 16, 2015 through July 19, 2015, where eight never before seen works will be chosen and given full productions in our ninety-nine seat theatre. All submitted plays should deal with the theme LOVE, but the word LOVE must never be used in your dialogue. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Call to Visual Artists The Post Office Gallery in North Truro invites visual artists to participate in their exhibition WEATHER’D. All media will be considered. Submit up to three high resolution images. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Exhibition Proposals ArtSpace Gallery and Studios are calling for artists to submit their proposals for their upcoming 2015 – 1016 season. Located in the center of Maynard, ArtSpace houses 75 artists and their studios with a premium mid-sized gallery that exhibits shows from many talented artists both locally and from around New England on a monthly basis. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2015

Call to Artists The West Parish Garden Cemetery and the Andover Historical Society have announced their following juried show: Passages (October 2015). 2-D, All Media, will be presented at the Andover Historical Society and 3-D installations will occur on the Cemetery Grounds. Learn more.
Deadline: 3-D installation proposals due May 15, 2015; 2-D, All Media due September 18, 2015

Of Note: SpaceFinder Mass is a free directory of arts venues and creative spaces across the state of Massachusetts. Find space for your next performance, special event, class, rehearsal, film shoot and more. A project of Fractured Atlas, The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Image credit: Eric Gottesman‘s Banded Photographs (2007), C-print, 20 inches by 24 inches

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Creative Space 3/30

March 30th, 2015

Periodically, ArtSake shares creative space listings sent to us by and for artists. For another way to quickly find creative spaces, visit SpaceFinder Mass.

Here is the most recent as of March 30, 2015:

Waltham Mills

Studio Available, River Street Artist Cooperative

@Waltham Mills, 144 Moody Street, Waltham
Spacious 522 square foot studio available May 1ST.
Rent: $460. / month
Free parking, wifi, utilities included.
Next to Waltham train stop, nearby to restaurants
and Charles River. Low toxicity required.
Join a vibrant community of artists and participate in open studio.
Please inquire at, let us know about yourself, and your work via samples or website


If you’re interested in listing a Massachusetts creative space on ArtSake, send us a 100 word or less description, with links and images, if applicable. If you’re interested in finding one, check posts tagged in the blog’s creative space category to find the latest listings.

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