Painting Lovely Artist Opportunities

Asian Choreographers Curated by the J CHEN PROJECT, Translate is a new performance series giving emerging choreographers of Asian descent an opportunity to perform their work at Dixon Place on Friday, April 20, 2012. Artists must possess a keen desire to develop and explore their work with their peers in the context of this series. Artists will be selected based on the quality of the work they submit. Contact to request an application.

Call for Artists The South Shore Arts Center is now accepting entries for their exhibition White, Black & Shades of Gray, a national show juried by Dina Deitsch, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum. Entries in all media in the theme of White, Black & Shades of Gray should be sent on CD. Exhibition dates March 30-May 6, 2012. $1200 in prizes. Learn more. Questions: 781-383-2787
Deadline: February 24, 2012

Artist Residency The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE, offers artists-in-residence the gift of time, space, and financial support of a $750 monthly stipend grant to each artist. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2012

Emerging Fields, Literature and Performing Arts Creative Capital is now accepting online Letters of Inquiry for grants in Emerging Fields, Literature and Performing Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: Letters of inquiry due March 1, 2012

Full-Length Plays Entries are now being accepted for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award at Bloomington Playwrights Project. Work must be an unpublished and unproduced full-length drama. $3,000 prize and a full production by Bloomington Playwrights Project, as well as travel expenses up to $300 for author. Submit script, 1-page synopsis, cast breakdown, brief playwright bio, and development (if applicable). Musicals accepted (include a demo CD). Learn more. Questions:
Deadline: March 1, 2012

Choreographers The Green Street Studios announces the Summer 2012 cycle of its Emerging Artists Award Program. Learn more. Questions:
Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012 (5:00pm)

Call to Artists First Street Gallery is now accepting entries for their 2012 National Juried Competition. This year’s juror is Dore Ashton. Works in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media and sculpture are accepted. Online applications only. Learn more. Questions:
Deadline: March 31, 2012

Artist Residency The Grand Canyon National Park is now accepting artist-in-residence proposals for the upcoming season. Artists working in all genres and traditions are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2012

Call to Visual Artists The City of Salem is now accepting proposals for artists to paint one out of six downtown utility boxes as part of ArtBox 2012. Winning artists will will receive $500 and a basic staple of painting supplies. Learn more.
Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2012

Call for Group Exhibition Proposals The New Art Center’s Curatorial Opportunity Program is currently accepting applications. They encourage all to apply for the opportunity to experiment in a large, unique and alternative space. Their gallery is a converted church with 1,800 sq. ft. and a 25′ vaulted ceiling. Proposals accepted involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation. Curators of accepted proposals receive a $1,000 stipend and administrative, installation, marketing & p.r. support. Learn more. Questions:
Deadline: April 9, 2012

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