Jurassic Artist Opportunities

The 4th Allston DIY Fest will take place on August 24th from 11am-4pm in Ringer Park Allston, MA. The event is an open platform for artists to come, set up a table or blanket, trade art or take donations and enjoy local music throughout the day.  They still have available tables to display art. Questions can be sent to allstondiyfest@gmail.com. Learn more.

Public Art Design Commission The Cambridge Arts Council (CAC) is seeking qualified artists and designers interested in creating a permanent street feature for the reconstruction of Fern Street, a one-block street between Concord Avenue and Field Street in Northwest Cambridge. From this RFQ, four finalists will be invited to submit proposals, one of which will be selected for the final commission. The $85,000 commission will cover all services from design through final installation, including artist fee, travel, community meetings, fabrication, insurance, transportation, installation, and coordination with City staff and contractor.  Learn more. Questions, contact CAC Public Art Administrator, Jeremy Gaucher at jgaucher@cambridgema.gov; 617-349-4388.
Deadline: August 21, 2013

Digital Art Entries are now being accepted for the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) 2013 International Juried Competition. This year’s curators are Holly Harrison, L.A. County Museum of Art and Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. Learn more.
Deadline: August 26, 2013

Women Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the London Feminist Film Festival. Women directors from any country may enter. In the case of multiple directors, all should be women. Films should deal with feminist issues and/or be feminist in their representation of women. Films can be of any length or genre, and from any year. Non-English language films should be presented in English-subtitled versions. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2013

Short Plays The Company Theatre in Norwell is currently accepting submissions of 10 minute plays for their Winter Shorts Play Festival. The one-day festival will premiere on Saturday, February 1, 2014, with performances at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm, featuring works written on the theme of “Winter Heat: plays that explore the playfulness, passion, pleasure, and power of interpersonal relationships.” Questions, contact tctfestivalsubmissions@gmail.com.
Deadline: September 5, 2013

Boston area Artists/Performers ExpressingBoston is currently accepting proposals for  small grants or contracts for cultural flash mobs in any artistic medium. Twelve applicants residing in the city of Boston will be selected to receive grants of up to $2,500 to each coordinate and present one project or performance. The RFP is available in English, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Portuguese and Vietnamese. ExpressingBoston is a Civic and Cultural Vitality initiative of the Boston Foundation. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2013 (5:00 PM)

Fund for Burgeoning Visual Artists  Applications will be accepted starting September 1, 2013 for The Clark Hulings Fund for Burgeoning Visual Artists. The fund is designed to helps early-stage professionals seize opportunities to drive their careers forward. The Fund considers proposals from professional artists who have secured tangible prospects for advancing their careers, but lack sufficient financial resources to capitalize on those opportunities. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2013

Residency Opportunity The 360 Xochi Quetzal artist residency is located in Chapala, Mexico, is currently accepting applications from artists, writers and musicians for their international artists’ residency. This is a free one-month residency. Your residency offers you free wi-fi, weekly maid service, a food stipend of $1,000 pesos and all utilities. You will only be responsible for your food, laundry, local transportation and entertainment. Learn more.
Deadline: November 17, 2013

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