New Year, New Artist Opportunities

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Call for Student Art Current Greater Boston Area undergraduates and graduates are invited to submit work for Colorful Textures: Synaesthesia in Art 8th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Rubin-Frankel Gallery at Boston University. 2-D, 3-D, and digital works will be considered. Three artists will be selected for awards after the exhibition has been installed, with cash prizes totaling $500. Learn more.
Deadline: January 6, 2013

Call for Art Stonehill College Cushing-Martin Gallery is currently accepting artist submissions for a student-curated exhibition in April 2013. The exhibit theme is self-perception with a focus on the artist’s personal journey. Work may include responses to the body, health issues, physical or psychological evolution/transformations, and may include text. Artwork can be any media, wall-based, sculptural, or site-specific. Artists may submit a specific project proposal that may be interactive with the Stonehill community. Send CD of 20 images (300 dpi), artist statement and resume, and cover letter with explanation of how work fits within theme to Candice Smith Corby, Cushing-Martin Gallery Director, Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, Easton, MA 02357. Email with questions.
Deadline: January 9, 2013

Fiction Writers and Poets Third Coast is offering two awards of $1000 each (along with publication) for a poem and a short story. Submit unpublished work, up to three poems or one story (max 9,000 words,) to the Poetry and Fiction Contest along with $16 fee (includes subscription). Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2013

Call to Artists and Curators The New Art Center in Newton has a curatorial opportunity program. Proposals from artists and curators are sought for group exhibitions. The center is hosting a Curator Workshop and Information Session on Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:00-9:00 p.m. The guest speaker is Lexi Lee Sullivan, Assistant curator, deCordova Sculpture Park + Museum. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2013

Of Note: Performing on Paper: A drawing event at Mobius in Cambridge, MA. This is a unique opportunity for anyone to try to draw from life: observing performance artists. All levels of ability welcomed. Bring your own drawing materials. Suggested donation. Pre-registration suggested, contact by email or phone 617 945 9481
January 27, 2013, from 12PM to 5 PM.

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