Slick Artist Opportunities

Of Note:  Demystifying Taxes for Artists workshop on April 25, 2017. This free workshop is open to NEST-eligible artists and NEFA’s Creative City grantees and will be led by Hannah Cole, visual artist and tax agent for Sunlight Tax at NEFA in Boston. Register by April 7, 2017

Call to Artist The Mosesian Center for the Arts seeks submissions for a large-scale temporary art installation on the Arsenal on the Charles campus, home to athenahealth, in Watertown MA. This exhibition requires images 5′ high by 12′ wide. Submissions are not required to be pre-formatted to meet these specifications and may be single or in series. No original artwork will be used. Large-scale reproduction prints will be produced by the MCA at no cost to the artist. A stipend will be provided to exhibiting artists. Learn more.
Deadline: April 10, 2017

Call for Artists The Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus (Omaha, Nebraska) is currently accepting proposals for a large exterior sculpture, installation or environmental public art project. Learn more.
Deadline: April 10, 2017

Poets The University of Arkansas Press is currently accepting entries for their Etel Adnan Poetry Prize which includes an award of $1,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press. The prize will be given annually for a first or second poetry collection by a writer of Arab heritage. Series editors Hayan Charara and Fady Joudah will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Call for Images Jamaica Plain Arts Council, JPNDC, and Samuel Adams are co-hosting PROJECTIONS II: Art on the Brewery Walls. On the evening of May 13th, 2017, artists’ images will be projected onto the outside walls of Jamaica Plain’s Brewery Complex. Submissions can include images 2D, 3D, and video. This nontraditional art show is open to all artists. You can work in any medium and you do not have to live in Jamaica Plain. Innovation and originality are valued. Submission is free and open to any artist. Each artist may submit up to three (3) images for inclusion in the Projections event. Email your entry to: with the following information: artist name, mailing address, email address, up to three (3) images of your work. Images must comply with the following guidelines (images that do not comply will not be accepted): JPEG format, 1920px on the longest side, titled as follows: last name_first name_ entry # (e.g. smith_john_1.jpg).List of images with the following information: title, medium, dimensions, price.
Deadline: April 19, 2017 (midnight)

Female Opera Composer Commission Grant This program helps OPERA America Professional Company Members to commission works by talented women who compose for the opera stage. Grants cover up to 50 percent of a female composer’s fee for a full production of a commissioned work. Learn more.
Deadline (Intent to Apply): April 19, 2017

Exhibition Proposals ArtSpace Maynard invites artists in all media (no video) to submit proposals for one month solo or group shows on a coherent theme for 2017-2018. Preference given to New England artists. Gallery is 1,800 square feet, 150 feet of linear wall space.  Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2017

Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted for the 14th Annual Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition. $2,000+ in awards. Juror: Theresa Ganz, artist and assistant professor of visual arts, Brown University. Exhibit September 12 to October 3, 2017 Ames Mansion Museum, Borderland State Park, North Easton, MA. Open to all living artists 18+ residing in the USA. All mediums including photography. Full color catalog. Learn more  or send SASE to BANJAE, 4 Essex Rd. Sharon, MA 02067.
Deadline: July 8, 2017

Call to Artists Roslindale Open Studios is a family friendly event. Artists from Roslindale and beyond show and sell paintings, jewelry, pottery, textiles, photography, mixed-media, and more. Visitors are invited to group sites, artists’ home studios, and participating businesses. ROS is a unique event that brings together artists, residents, and visitors, building a diverse, cultured community. Roslindale Open Studios will be held on October 21st and 22nd, 2017 11am-5pm. Learn more.
Registration: June 1, 2017-July 15, 2017

Mid-Career Artist Grants The Artist’s Resource Trust (A.R.T.) Fund offers grants in painting, sculpture, printmaking or mixed media to mid-career artists with financial need in New England and Columbia and northeast Dutchess counties, NY. Nonprofit organizations wishing to show, commission or purchase work by mature artists living in New England may also apply. Grants range from $2,000 to $10,000. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2017

Printmakers Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 North American Print Biennial. The juror is Judith Brodie, Curator of Modern Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art. Photographs, offset reproductions, or reproductions of artwork originally produced in another medium will not be considered. Submitted work may not have been exhibited in any other Boston Printmakers exhibition. Artists may submit up to three digital images of original prints completed within the past two years. Learn more.
Deadline: August 25, 2017

Open Call for Curatorial Project Proposals The Boston LGBTQIA Artist Alliance (BLAA) has announced an open call for curatorial project proposals. Guidelines: Exhibition that brings together LGBTQIA artists’ work around a theme and/or process(es). Exhibition must include at least 3 artists from the Greater Boston area and a minimum of 5 artists in the project. Curator(s) and out-of-state artist(s) will be responsible for facilitating in the coordination of logistics. Experimental work, multimedia work, and installation projects are encouraged but must be flexible as upcoming hosting spaces are not confirmed. Projects that center queer, trans and POC voices are encouraged. Learn more.
Deadline : Rolling

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