Heady Artist Opportunities

Time to get rolling. Cross that finish line baby and send in your applications!

Playwright Residency Applications are now being The UMass (Amherst)New Play Lab Paid Residencies. Two playwrights will be chosen for concurrent 10-day residencies during the mainstage production period of their scripts as public staged readings directed and dramaturged by UMass graduate students and performed by UMass undergraduate actors. Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2013

Fringe Festival Performers New Orleans Fringe Festival (November 20-24, 2013) is seeking weird, wild, fresh and original theatre pieces from emerging artists. Open to any type of theatre performance, including cabaret, comedy, dance, drama, improvisational, magic, multimedia, musical theatre, performance art, puppetry, storytelling, variety, burlesque, spoken word, and street theatre. Shows must be between 30-60 minutes. Questions, contact alysia@nofringe.org. Learn more.
Deadline: July 2, 2013

Writers: So It Goes The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is now accepting submissions for its second annual edition of So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. This is an exciting opportunity for creative Kurt Vonnegut readers everywhere to help us continue our annual literary tradition. Accepting poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, original artwork, and/or photography related to the theme of “humor.” Submissions are limited to one work of prose (maximum 1500 words) or up to five poems, photographs, and/or works of art. Contact SoItGoes@vonnegutlibrary.org with questions. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2013

Photographers The Danforth Museum in Framingham, MA is currently accepting entries for the New England Photography Biennial 2013. Photographers over the age of 18, who live or work in New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) may enter. This year’s juror is Francine Weiss, Curator and Loupe Editor at the Photographic Resource Center. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2013

Call for Artists The PRESS Gallery in North Adams, MA, is currently accepting entries for their exhibition The Politics of_______. Open to artists working in letterpress printing processes as well as artist books and installation that utilizes these types of printing processes. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2013

Visual Artists Applications are now being accepted from individual artists in the open call from The New Material Art Fair Miami Beach 2013, located two doors from Aqua, premiering this December. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2013

Poetry Entries are now being accepted for the Grayson Books Poetry Prize.  $1,000 prize, publication, and 10 copies to winner. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2013

Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library is seeking submissions of two dimensional, original works by local artists to be exhibited in their galleries for the July-December 2014 time period. Learn more.
Deadline: October 25, 2013 (12:00 PM)

Image credit: Photograph of the 2013 Great Holyoke Brick Race by Annie Houston.

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