Little Crabby Artist Opportunities

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Choreographers The American Dance Guild’s (ADG) 2012 Performance Festival is now accepting entries. The festival will take place at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th Street (at 9th Avenue), New York City on September 6-9, 2012. Learn more.
Deadline: April 6, 2012

Fiber Artists Entries are now being accepted for a fine art fiber exhibition at Gallery 7 in Maynard called Seductive Surfaces. All textile processes including mixed media (some fiber must be included) will be considered. NO 3D work accepted. The juror is Erica Licea-Kane, Assistant Professor in the Art Department and the Director of the Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College. Learn more. Questions: 978-897-9777
Deadline: April 12, 2012

Poets The Spoon River Poetry Review Editors’ Prize offers an award of $1,000 and publication of an original poem. Submit two copies of up to three poems (10 pages max.). $20 entry fee includes Spoon River Poetry Review subscription. Past winners include Nancy K. Pearson. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2012

Western Massachusetts Artists The Second Amherst Biennial: Art in Expected & Unexpected Places is now accepting entries. The Biennial will take place this fall (Oct./Nov. 2012), all over Amherst, including sites on Amherst College, UMass & the Emily Dickinson Museum. They are looking for the best art created in Western MA during the last two years. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2012

Artist Residency  The Distillery Residency is an 8 week free workspace-only residency running from June 18th to August 17th at The Distillery, a former rum distillery and arts building in South Boston, MA. Residents will be given a 240 sq/ft studio space to work in for the duration of their residency and will be provided a materials budget up to $800 depending on the scope of their project. Learn more. Questions: distilleryresidency@gmail.com
Deadline: May 1, 2012

MassArt Alumni The Menino Arts Center in Hyde Park, MA, will host a juried exhibition of MassArt alumni work during May 2012. The exhibition Post MassArt will feature artworks that speak to the various directions alumni have pursued since graduating from the college. The exhibition will be curated by Edmund Barry Gaither, Director and Curator of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA). Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2012

Northampton-area Arts Projects In most cases, our Local Cultural Councils accept grant proposals once annually – in October. But the Northampton Arts Council has a special, locally-supported arts grant round this Spring. Reimbursement grants will be available to area writers, painters, photographers, sculptors, musicians, filmmakers, schools, and all other creatives and small arts organizations for projects held in Northampton, Florence, and Leeds. Learn more.  Questions: contact Sondra Peron.
Deadline: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 (in-hand by 4:30 PM)

Sculptors This summer, Beverly Main Streets will unveil an outdoor sculpture gallery on the sidewalks and in the parks of downtown Beverly MA. Sculptures will be on display from July 2012 through June 2013. Open to all sculptors. Stipend and low sales commission. Full color catalog and frequent promotional events to attract visitors. Learn more.
Deadline: May 11, 2012

Video Artists VIDEONALE is now accepting entries for their 14th VIDEONALE to take place in the Kunstmuseum Bonn. Single or multi-channel video work accepted. There are no restrictions on the subject, but the works submitted must be not more than 2 years old, i.e. they must date from 1 Jan 2010 or later. Learn more.
Deadline: July 6 2012

Image credit: Photograph of crab. US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

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