Clean Cut Artist Opportunities

Try to avoid a close shave and apply before the deadline.

Short Stories Entries are now being accepted for the Colorado Review’s Nelligan Prize. Winner receives $2,000 and publication in Colorado Review. All entries are considered for publication. Jim Shepard is this year’s judge. Learn more. Email with questions.
Deadline: March 14, 2013

Public Sculpture The 2013 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, DISCOVER, seeks proposals for sculpture engaged in a contemporary conversation about art within a natural environment. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2013

Playwrights There are just a few days left in Inkwell Theatre’s 2013 Open Call for Submissions of new plays. The Washington D.C.-based theatre selects “between 25 and 30 plays in progress for our unique initial development experience, a FIRST CONTACT showcase reading. We will then select a handful of playwrights for 18-month sustained developmental collaborations to support these playwrights’ artistic and professional growth.” Learn more.
Deadline: March 17, 2013

Handmade Art ASSEMBLED: The Handmade Arts Market at Assembly Row has announced a call for artists for its weekly markets. The market seeks unique, one-of-a-kind artists’ works and wares. Starting on May 18, 2013 through the September 21, 2013 handmade jewelry, wearables, unique ceramics and other crafts will fill the Somerville-based market. Learn more.
Deadline: March 28, 2013

Call for Eastern Massachusetts Artists The ArcWorks Community Art Center in Peabody is accepting submissions for the group art exhibition called REPURPOSE. All media accepted.  Learn more.
Deadline: March 29, 2013 (5:00 pm)

New Grant for Individual Artists Harpo Foundation, a supporter of the visual arts and arts organizations since 2007, has announced that it will begin supporting individual artists. Artists or collaborative teams can submit a project proposal and five work samples for funding requests up to $10,000 per year. Harpo Foundation prioritizes projects that advance and cross the boundaries of visual media and artistic disciplines. Applicants submit letter of inquiry, and may be invited by the foundation submit full proposals. Learn more.
Letters of Inquiry Deadline: April 5, 2013

Call to Artists The Kala Fellowship award is an international competition open to artists from the U.S. and around the world. Artists producing innovative work in book arts, electronic/digital media (video, sound, animation, etc.), installation art, social practice, photography, and printmaking are encouraged to apply. Fellowship Awards will be given based on conceptual creativity, originality and artistic excellence as well as project specific technical knowledge. Learn more.
Deadline: May 24, 2013

Photographers The Aaron Siskind Foundation is accepting applications for Individual Photographer’s Fellowship. The Fellowship grants of up to $10,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense.  Learn more.
Deadline: May 24, 2013 (11:59 pm Mountain Time)

Call for Moving Images Acid Rain productions is accepting submissions for their July 2013 episode. Emerging and mid-career artists, filmmakers, performers, programmers, animators, and anyone working with moving images are encouraged to apply. The theme for this open call is “The End”, a cryptic, yet nostalgic, pronouncement that brings to mind the iconic cinematic finale, and a fatalistic resolution. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2013

Image credit: Black and white photograph of Senator Guy Howard in  the Senate Barber Shop. Harris & Ewing, photographer, 1936. In the collection of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C


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One Response to “Clean Cut Artist Opportunities”

  1. Sophy Says:

    Hi, I just wanted to say thanks to you for posting these opportunities all in one place. Since I discovered this site a few months ago I’ve been in a few shows and sold several paintings. I just wanted to make sure you knew what you were doing was really helpful to people!!!

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