Archive for May 9th, 2017

Later Gator Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Slither into one these artist opportunities at your own risk.

Of Note: Cape Ann Artisans Spring 34th Annual Open Studio, a self-guided tour of 20 studios in Gloucester and Rockport, MA, on June 3-4th from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

Solo Nature Exhibit Artists are invited to submit their “nature based” thematic proposal for the opportunity to exhibit their art work in an individual or partnered show at the Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Sharon. Submit a written proposal of your theme accompanied by at least 10 examples of your work in photo format of images intended for the exhibit, not matted or framed, for judging purposes only. Any medium is acceptable for the show. The criteria for judging will include treatment of the subject matter, its relevance to nature, command of their individual craft and the ability to engage the viewer. The gallery can show 26-35 (16″ X 20″) framed pieces in an exhibit, but is not limited to these sizes, larger sizes can be accommodated. The curator will work with selected artist/s to hang the exhibit. Exhibit will run June 23- September 8, 2017. All prints must be labeled on the back with contact information, dimensions, title, and medium. Entry fee is $15; please provide a stamped return envelope if you would like your photos returned. Submissions can be dropped off or mailed to: Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill Parkway, Sharon, MA 02067. Questions, contact Jan at
Deadline: May 15, 2017

Of Note GrubStreet Writers is hosting the city’s first ever Write-In, on the front steps of the Boston Public Library May 19, 2017, 12-2 PM. People of all backgrounds are invited for an afternoon of writing, storytelling, and taking a stand against rising hate. Learn more.
When: May 19, 2017, 12 PM-2 PM

Call to Artists Silvermine Arts Center’s 67th Art of the Northeast USA Exhibition, July 8 – Aug 19, 2017. The juror is David Kiehl, Nancy and Fred Poses Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art. Awards: Best in Show $3,000 & solo show; plus additional cash prizes. Open to All Media Artists must reside in CT, DE, MA, MD (D.C.), ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT. Learn more.
Deadline: May, 27 2017

Short Fiction The University of Georgia Press is currently accepting entries for their Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Award. A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of Georgia Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. Submit a manuscript of 40,000 to 75,000 words. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2017

Performing Artists The New England States Touring grant program provides support for performances and activities by New England artists in the New England states, with grants ranging from $400 to $4,000. The next deadline for the New England States Touring program is June 1, 2017, to support projects taking place in September and October 2017. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Call for Participatory Art A Call For Art is now open for FIGMENT Boston’s main 2017 event on The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Saturday, July 22 and Sunday 23, 2017. FIGMENT Boston fills the Greenway with free, participatory art that invites people of all ages to play, engage, and make. FIGMENT is completely free and uninterrupted by commercial sponsorships, advertising, and commercial transaction. This event blurs the line between artist and audience, artist and non-artist. Everything that you see at FIGMENT is born from a simple desire to share imagination with each other and the community. This event has the potential to offer the artists and organizations you support an opportunity to bring their talents to a public, multigenerational community. They invite everyone to learn more about FIGMENT and the Call For Art at their next Jam Session at Encuentro 5, 9 Hamilton Place Suite 2A, Boston MA 02108 on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 pm – 8 pm. This an opportunity to network, ask questions, meet collaborators, and engage in generative brainstorming for this summer’s event.
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Call to Artists Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC, has announced their call for submissions to their juried Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition. $2,000 in Cash Prizes. Submissions sized 8″ x 10″. Exhibition Dates: July 4 – 16, 2017. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3, 2017