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Renaissance Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

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Poets The Snowbound Chapbook Award is open to anyone writing in the English language, whether living in the United States or abroad. Translations are not eligible for this prize, nor are previously self-published books. Employees of Tupelo Press and authors with books previously published by Tupelo Press are not eligible. Poets submitting work for consideration may be published authors or writers without prior book publications. Recent winners include Kathleen Jesme, Deborah Flanagan, and Allan Peterson. Final Judge: Brenda Shaughnessy. $1,000 Prize. Learn more.
Deadline: February 29, 2016

Performing Artists New England States Touring (NEST) Grant funds presentations of New England-based performing artists from outside of a presenter’s state. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2016

Call to Artists The Arts Committee of the Acton Memorial Library invites Massachusetts artists to submit work for consideration for exhibitions in the Library’s Meeting Room gallery. The Committee will review work for one-person shows and will set an exhibition schedule for September 2016 through August 2017. Various media including painting, drawing, printmaking, illustration, photography, textiles and mixed media are eligible. Sculptural work will be considered for spaces on the second floor and the locked case in the lobby. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2016

Craft Artists  The Fuller Craft Museum’s 2016 Biennial Members Exhibition is currently accepting entries. The exhibition will be Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Sunday, September 18, 2016. The juror is James Lawton, Professor of Ceramics and Director of the Department of Artisanry, the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. Learn more.
Deadline: March 12, 2016

Environmental Art Proposals  Appearances: Provincetown Green Arts Festival is now accepting proposals for their annual event. Submission is free. Learn more.
Deadline: April 2, 2016

Image credit: Photograph of Gladys Bentley, a pianist, singer, and performer during the Harlem Renaissance. Photo in public domain.

Downhill Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

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Steady on those skis! At the bottom of the hill is the MCC’s Artist Fellowship program’s January 25th deadline. 

Of Note: The Missing Rung: Conversations of the Aging Artist, a free event at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont Street, Boston. Panelists Kat Nasti (Boston: Kat Nasti Dance), Lisa Giobbi (NYC: Lisa Giobbi Movement Theatre, Momix, Martha Clarke) and April Sellers (Minneapolis: April Sellers Dance Collective, McNight Fellow), and Lara Tinari (Boston: Twyla Tharp and River North Dance Co) will discuss their shared experiences of loss of mobility as a dancer, artistic parenthood, navigating the artist’s career ladder and moving through life transitions. Monday, January 25th from 6:00-8:00pm.

Poets Entries are now being accepted by the Unterberg Poetry Center for the Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest. Four prizes of $500 each and publication in Boston Review are given annually for a group of poems. Winners also receive transportation to and lodging in New York City to give a reading at the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center in May. Poets who have not yet published a full-length poetry collection are eligible. Learn more.
Deadline: January 25, 2016

Photographers The Center for Fine Art Photography is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Landscapes 2016. Learn more.
Deadline: January 27, 2016

Call to Artists Entries are now being accepted for the Norfolk Open Invitational, a juried and curated exhibition sponsored by the Norfolk Cultural Council. Two-dimensional artwork (paintings, mono-prints, drawings, photographs, collages and flat fiber art). Prints will not be accepted. All work must be original. Work must not exceed 36”x36” (including frame). Learn more.
Deadline: January 29, 2016

TV and Radio on Aging Boston’s Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly invites proposals from contributors interested in presenting on either a radio show or television programs on aging. Presenting on these community media platforms (Boston Neighborhood Network, WJIB740AM, and Zumix Radio) is a positive way to make an impact on the greater Boston senior community by sharing your skills and knowledge. They invite creative proposals for thirty minute radio/T.V. segments addressing a wide variety of topics around aging such as health and wellness, jobs and community service, art making or writing, technological advances improving how we live and local history. They also invite proposals from older adults interested in sharing their vocational and/or radical life accomplishments on our show or suggestions of notable candidates living in Boston. For consideration,  e-mail show producer Greg Josselyn at gregory.josselyn@boston.gov or call 617-635-4250 with a short pitch for a segment (up to 300 words) and a resume or short bio, personal website (if applicable), or nomination. Artists are especially welcome to contribute sound-based work, radio journalism, radio plays, video pieces, or time-based/performance art around themes of aging.
Deadline: Ongoing

Open Juried Exhibition The Cape Cod Museum of Art invites visual artists residing in the US to enter its first Open Juried Exhibition, Breaking the Mold: Inspired by Innovation, with a chance to exhibit in one of the museum’s main galleries for our 35th Anniversary in the spring of 2016. Juror Mim Brooks Fawcett, Executive Director of the Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA will select up to 40 artworks, and will choose several pieces for awards. Awardees will be given recognition on the museum’s website and social media. All work in 2D, 3D, and Photography will be considered. Apply through CallforEntry.org. Learn more.
Deadline: February 5, 2016

Independent Curatorial Opportunities The Nave Gallery in Somerville is currently accepting proposals for group exhibitions. Experimental work, multimedia work and installations are encouraged but must fit the available space. Artists shown to date have been local and national, emerging and established and represent a variety of media. Projects detailing new collaborations and commentary on contemporary culture are especially sought.
Learn more.
Deadline: February 14, 2016

Call for Art Uforge Gallery in Jamaica Plain has announced an open call for their exhibition Art & Activism. Art can be in any style and medium, and must be within 24×36″ and ready-to-hang. If you have a larger-size work that you would like to submit, contact alex@uforgegallery for further discussion. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2016

Residency for Artists of Color The Center for Photography at Woodstock is currently accepting applications for their Woodstock A-I-R residencies for artists of color working in photography and related media. Learn more.
Deadline: February 29, 2016

Participatory Art Projects Art project submissions are currently being accepted for FIGMENT North Adams 2016, a free arts event held at Windsor Lake, showcasing art that encourages participants to play, dance, sing, create, engage, experiment, and explore their environment. The event accepts submissions from artists of all ages and experience. Learn more.
Deadline: March 6, 2016

First Novel Fellowship The 25th Annual James Jones First Novel Fellowship will be awarded to an American author of a first novel-in-progress, in 2016, by the James Jones Literary Society. The award is intended to honor the spirit of unblinking honesty, determination, and insight into modern culture exemplified by the late James Jones, author of From Here to Eternity and other prose narratives of distinction. Jones himself was the recipient of aid from many supporters as a young writer and his family, friends, and admirers have established this award of $10,000 to continue the tradition in his name. Two runners up awards of $1000 each may be given by the Jones Literary Society. Past recipients include Cam Terwilliger. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2016

Call to Artists, Writers Show All History, an online showcase, is the intersection of art, social media, and storytelling, based on the premise that our internet browsing tells an intimate story about who we are. No fee to submit internet history screenshots that tell a story. Learn more. Questions, contact submissions@showallhistory.com.
Deadline: Ongoing

Image credit: Poster of a woman and man skiing downhill in public domain.

National Dance Project Evolution

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

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Hey all Massachusetts choroegraphers and dancers, the New England Foundation for the Arts is asking all U.S. based dance makers to weigh in on the future of the National Dance Project. This is your opportunity to weigh in!

Their survey closes on January 22nd. Now move it and shake it!

Image credit: Black and white photograph of 1970’s high school dance in public domain.

Documenting Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

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Hold still please. Perfect!

National Latino Playwriting Award  Submissions for the 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award are now being accepted. Latino playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico are encouraged to apply. Each script will be read and evaluated by a culturally diverse panel of theatre artists. Finalists will be judged by Arizona Theatre Company artistic staff. Learn more.
Deadline: December 31, 2015

Choreographers Fusionworks Dance Company invites choreographers from the Northeastern region of United States to submit their work to the 2016 Northeast Choreographers Festival to be presented in November of 2016 in Providence, RI. This year’s festival will showcase the works of four emerging and established choreographers from the Northeastern U.S. Three finalists will be paid a $1,000 stipend to do a week-long residency in either May, June, or August, during which they will set their work on Fusionworks Dance Company. Learn more.
Deadline: January 1, 2016

Artist and Writers Residency The Provincetown Community Compact offers visual artists and writers residencies as well as week stays for the public in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Call for Art The Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, Virginia, invites artists and craftspersons over 18 years of age to submit visual arts works for the Biennial juried exhibition, held since 1975. Awards totaling $4,000 include a $2,000 Best in Show. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Call for Artists ArtsWorcester and the Worcester Center for Crafts are exhibiting the next generation: regional artists in the early-to-mid stages of their careers, born since 1975. All artistic and craft media are eligible. Artists must live and/or work in Worcester County or the following communities of Middlesex County: Lowell, Stow, Hudson, Marlborough, Framingham, Ashland, Hopkinton, and Holliston. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15th, 2016

Public Art The Portland, Maine Public Art Committee has announced an open call for artists for a public art commission in downtown Portland. Also, the city of Portland has posted a Request for Qualifications for redesign of Congress Square. Learn more information about both calls.
Deadline: January 28, 2016 (3:00pm EST)

Call for Boston LGBTQIA Artists Post-Gay? is an invitation from the BLAA (a LGBTQIA group committed to providing support, resources, and community to Boston-based artists) to LGBTQIA artists in and around Boston. The exhibition will be at the Distillery Gallery in Boston. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2016 (midnight)

Call to Artists Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Gallery is inviting artists to submit their artwork in any medium for their juried exhibit What Have We Got to Lose? For this exhibit, artists are invited to submit their personal perceptions and impassioned images of what we may lose due to climate change. The jurors are Diana Hampe and Claudia Michael. Entry fee is $15 for up to five images in print format only (not matted or framed) for judging purposes only (minimum size 8”x10”). If selected for the show, all artwork needs to be framed appropriately and ready to hang (meeting quality standards). Email jngoba@massaudubon.org for more information. Submissions can be dropped off in person or mailed to: Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill Parkway, Sharon, MA 02067.
Deadline: February 11, 2016

Image credit: Illustration of dog with camera on tripod with holly in public domain. From grooveefortune.

 

Know Thyself Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

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The first artist selfie by Caterina van Hemessen.

Two Calls from Big Red and Shiny The Editors of the web-based art journal Big Red and Shiny have issued two calls. 1. The journal is seeking previously unpublished submissions from writers, academics, artists, historians, critics, and theorists to create course syllabi for an upcoming series focused on the practice of teaching art. Potential topics include: the pragmatics of being a practicing artist while teaching art; the pedagogical approaches needed for teaching time-¬based or new media work; teaching art in multiple institutional settings; and the experience of being a teaching assistant. Learn more. 2. The journal is seeking previously unpublished, long-form essays, averaging 3000-5000 words, by writers who investigate how art can function. Parallel to these essays is an interest in fostering author-artist collaborations that combine original texts with multimedia contributions (video, audio, photography, animation). Learn more.
Deadline: Ongoing for both calls

Staff-Artist Program The Vermont Studio Center’s Staff-Artist Program presents  emerging artists & writers with a unique opportunity to live and work at VSC for one year, engaging fully with the resident community and Visiting Artists and Writers in order to gain professional expertise, build creative community, and emerge with a strong direction in their artistic careers. Learn more.
Deadline: November 14, 2015

Women Poets Entries are now being accepted for the Perugia Press Poetry Prize of $1,000 and publication by Perugia Press. The prize is given annually for a first or second poetry collection by a woman. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2015

Early-Career Poets The Yale University Press is accepting entries for their Yale Series of Younger Poets award,  given annually for a poetry collection by an early-career poet who has not published a full-length book of poetry. Carl Phillips will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2015

Performative Works Proposals Local, national and international artists are invited to submit proposals for performative works to be presented as part of the M:ST 8 Festival in October 2016. They encourage the submission of innovative performances, exhibitions, media, audio and site-specific works, public interventions, workshops, lectures and panel discussion based proposals. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2015 (4:30PM)

Call for Artists ALRI/The VETS Gallery in Providence, RI, is currently accepting entries for their open juried regional theme exhibition, OPPOSITES.
The juror is Dominic Molon, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD, Top Award: $1,000. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2015

Call for Artists The Newton Free Library is seeking proposals of two-dimensional, original work by local artists for July-December 2016 shows. Learn more.
Deadline: December 11, 2015 (12 noon)

Public Art The Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston has announced a request for proposals from artists to create engaging public art around the 2016 Chinese Zodiac, Year of the Monkey, as part of an ongoing series in Chinatown Park in downtown Boston. Project budget for this installation is $18,000, and is inclusive of all costs of installation/de-installation, permits, site restoration, and transportation. The selected artist will receive a $4,000 stipend in addition to the project budget. Learn more.
Deadline: December 14, 2015

Of Note: ArtSake’s Creative Space Classifieds lets you find or list creative live/work or work space in Massachusetts. In addition to these classifieds, be sure to check out the creative spaces that are also listed on SpaceFinderMass.org and CreativeGround.org.

Image credit: Self-portrait painting by Caterina van Hemessen 1528-c.1527. In public domain.

Artist Opportunities Goes Undercover

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

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Spying for artist opportunities on the gridiron.

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for the Photographic Resource Center’s Evidence and Advocacy: SPE Northeast Juried Exhibition. Jurors: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Keynote Speaker, and conference Co-Chairs, Bruce Myren and Camilo Ramirez. Photographers may submit up to five (5) images from a cohesive, exhibition-ready body of work, artist statement, and resume. Learn more.
Deadline: September 29, 2015 (11:59pm)

Female Playwrights Entries are now being accepted for the Henley Rose Playwright Competition for female playwrights. Three finalists will be announced by October 20th and will be invited to attend and be recognized at the staged reading of their play in Knoxville, TN. The competition winner will be announced on November 20th and will receive both a cash prize and the Henley Rose Award. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Call to Artists The Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA, has announced a call for an outdoor installation of fibers, textiles, and textures. They are seeking installation pieces that interpret and express the connections, tensions and intricacy of webs, strands and fibers that intersect or underlay our surroundings and the natural environment. Designs could use natural or synthetic materials to connect spaces, mimic nature’s construction, and blend in or contrast with the landscape Learn more.
Deadline: October 4, 2015

Photographers The Center for Fine Art Photography is currently accepting entries for their Annual Portraits 2016 exhibition with Juror Martha Schneider owner and director of Schneider Gallery, Chicago. All artist interpretations on this theme are encouraged. All capture types and All capture types and photographic processes welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: October 14, 2015 (Midnight MST)

Call for Art The Maker’s Waypost, a new multifunctional creative space in Whitinsville, MA, is currently accepting vendor submissions from all New England based makers and artists to sell work in their uniquely curated handmade boutique. They are a for profit creative business that functions similarly to an artists collective, selling handmade products that attest to the promise of fair profit and a voice for each maker, while maintaining affordability to the consumer. Proposals are also welcome to teach workshops in their community studio space designated for DIY classes, community social events, and local artist talks for the public. Send a brief bio, introduction to your work, and several images or a link to your website. Contact: Cydney Cnossen & Faye Hurley at makerswaypost@gmail.com.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Poetry Festival Proposals The 2016 Massachusetts Poetry Festival submission period is now open. The festival seeks programming that encompasses the diversity of Massachusetts poets. Within that diversity, they will select the highest quality content and presentation possible. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2015

Image credit: Photograph of mascot Reggie Redbird (1966).

Mapping Technology and Art-Making

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

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The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) hosts a Nonprofit Arts Community of Practice, a place where people working at the intersection of the nonprofit arts sector and technology can share ideas, resources, and anything else that comes to mind.

Next call: September 22, 2015 at 2pm ET

How is mapping technology informing the narrative of art-making and ownership?

Join NTEN’s Nonprofit Arts Community of Practice for a conversation with arts organizations utilizing mapping technology on September 22 at 2pm ET (11am PT).

Learn about how Carnegie Museum of Art makes its provenance accessible and interactive and hear from HowlRound about their New Play Map, establishing new narratives about who theatermakers are and about how new theater and artists get supported.

Panelists
Jamie M. Gahlon, Senior Creative Producer, HowlRound
Neil Kulas, Web & Digital Media Manager, Carnegie Museum of Art
Brad Stephenson, Director of Marketing, Carnegie Museum of Art

Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/ntencommunity

Optional dial in number: 866-853-1888 (No PIN needed)

Learn more about the Community of Practice’s conversations to date.

NTEN Communities of Practice center on themes that reflect both a specific programmatic focus and an ongoing opportunity for growth. They are supported by volunteer community organizers who agree to nurture and ignite conversation and engagement. You do not need to be a member of NTEN to participate.

The NTEN NonProfit Arts Community of Practice is a place to launch discussions, pose questions, share ideas and tools, and interact with others. To participate, create an NTEN profile and join the NonProfit Arts Community of Practice (which includes discussion board, event listings, resource libraries, etc.).

To connect on Twitter, use the hashtag #nptecharts

Image: gif from the Smithsonian Libraries Tumblr.

Artist Opportunities Madness

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Of Note: MCC Artist Fellowships in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry and Traditional Arts. Deadline: October 5, 2015

Prestigious Fellowships The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships — Fellowships of approximately $50,000 each are awarded annually to creative individuals in a variety of disciplines on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise. Learn more.
Deadline: September 18, 2015

Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Learn more.
Deadline: Short Films, September 21, 2015
Deadline: Feature Films: September 28, 2015

Fellowships in the Creative Arts The Harvard University Radcliffe Institute Fellowships awards fellowships of $75,000 each, office space at the Radcliffe Institute, and access to the libraries at Harvard University. The fellowships are given annually to artists in a variety of disciplines to allow them to pursue creative projects. Fellows are expected to reside in Boston during the fellowship period, which lasts from September through May. Graduate students are not eligible to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: September 24, 2015

Greater Amherst/Pioneer Valley Writers Calling all writers in the Greater Amherst/Pioneer Valley region.  Luminarium’s “Amherst Storybook Project” is in its final stage. Using artwork from local artists, the company has created 12 fanciful images for a new children’s storybook. Writers are asked to choose an image, and write a poem or short story inspired by the scene. Submissions are free. Writers may submit as many entries as they wish. Learn more about the project as a whole; view the 12 images; and to submit your writing. One submission per image will ultimately be chosen to be printed alongside the artwork in the final book, which will debut at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on November 8th.
Deadline: September 25, 2015 (5:00 pm)

Residency Fellowships The Vermont Studio Center has announced 40+ fellowship awards for visual artists and writers. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Call for Science Inspired Artwork Ann Street Gallery is currently accepting submissions for science inspired artwork from artist-scientists and scientist-artists in all medium for a curated group exhibition. They are interested in contemporary artworks that blur the boundaries between the two disciplines and those that result in a fusion of art and science together. No submission fee, open to all media. Digital Submission Requirements: send up to 5 jpegs @ 72 dpi to vwalsh@annstreetgallery.org. Include on each image: artist name, title, size, medium, date for each piece.
Deadline: October 9, 2015

Call to Artists ArcWorks invites artists from Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire to submit works for consideration to the juried exhibit Artsy Autumn. Artists may submit artwork in a variety of two– and three– dimensional media for the juror’s consideration. ArcWorks’ juried exhibits are un-themed, and artists may submit artwork of any subject matter. Learn more.
Deadline: Online submission is October 9, 2015
Deadline: Hand-carried submission is Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (2pm – 7pm)

Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship Applications are now being accepted for the Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship, which focuses on individuals living and/or working in Roxbury and surrounding neighborhoods. Candidates for this program may include visual artists (e.g. public artists, photographers, painters, etc), graphic designers, writers, musicians, craftspersons and artisans, etc. Learn more.
Deadline: October 16, 2015

Image credit: Actor Colin Clive, from the 1931 film Frankenstein. Original story by Mary Shelley.

Artist Opportunities Goes Back to School

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

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Poetry on the T MassPoetry is accepting open submissions for poetry to be featured on MBTA trains in December 2015 as part of its Poetry on the T program. Two spots will be open for a poem by any Massachusetts resident, while one spot will be reserved for a Massachusetts middle or high school student. Learn more.
Deadline: September 28, 2015

Visual Artists Business Grant The Clark Hulings Fund 2015 Business Accelerator Grant is now accepting applications. The fund offers targeted financial assistance and business support to professional visual artists to help them boost their careers and succeed as managers of their art businesses. Applicants must detail exactly how the grant would help them undertake, improve, or expand a specific project. Examples of activities covered by the grant include mounting, casting, creating marketing materials, and transporting work to an exhibition. The fund does not support performance, literary or commercial work. Winners and finalists announced in November 2015. Amount:Two $5,000 grants (no fiscal sponsorship required). Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Call to Artists The Nave Gallery Annex in Somerville has announced a call for entries for the exhibition Predictions: Responding to Environmental Issues.  They want submissions that address a range of environmental issues including: conservation of “place,” sustainability of ecosystems, and topics related to global warming. Work that explores a variety of approaches, such as aesthetic expression of the sublime, activist design, documentary exploration, and/or choice of “harvested” materials will be considered. All media accepted. Curated by Kathy Desmond. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Jazz Musicians Applications are now being accepted for the Presenter Consortium for Jazz which provides support to consortiums of three U. S. presenters that collectively engage up to three professional U.S. jazz ensembles (consisting of 2-10 musicians each) to perform at each presenter’s venue. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2015

Translation of Prose, Poetry, Drama Through fellowships to published translators, the Arts Endowment supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the NEA. Learn more.
Deadline: December 8, 2015

Exhibition Proposals The The Newton Free Library presents monthly shows of two-dimensional works by New England area artists in their two exhibiting spaces, the Gallery and Main Hall. They are a state-of-the-art facility visited by more than 13,000 people weekly. The Library Art Committee meets twice each year to select shows for the following year. Applications are now being accepted for exhibits for the July-December 2016 time period. Learn more.
Deadline: December 11, 2015 (12 noon)

The Bitter Tears of Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

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Of Note: Are you feeling sad? The Somerville Arts Council and Greg Cook, creator of The Saddest Parade on Earth, are looking for help putting on a giant pity party.

Of Note: these are the final days to sign up for the Venice Watercolor Workshop 2015, a painting-focused trip to Venice led by past MCC Fellow Candice Smith Corby.

Fiber Artists Fiberart International 2016 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines. Fiberart International is produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2015

Emerging Artists The Arts & Business Council Announces the Inaugural Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artists. This new program supports the careers of young artists through the experience of a solo exhibition and provides them with curatorial support, as well as expert counsel in marketing and business skills needed to fully leverage this opportunity. Artists working in all two dimensional media except photography may apply. This fellowship is open to artists who have yet to have their first solo exhibition. Five finalists will be selected for a group show to open in October 2015. From this group show, two winners will be chosen to receive solo exhibitions in spring 2016. Juror: Liz Munsell, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art & MFA Programs, Museum of Fine Art, Boston. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2015

Writers Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Black Warrior Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Heather Christle will judge in poetry, Alissa Nutting will judge in fiction, and Mary Roach will judge in nonfiction. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2015

Realist Painters The Guild of Boston Artists is currently accepting entries for their 2015 Regional Painting Competition. Open to New England artists working in a realist tradition. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2015

Call to Artists Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Gallery is currently accepting entries for the exhibition Nature’s Grand Finale: Colors of Fall (September 24 – November 30, 2015). The juror is Diana Hampe. Any medium is acceptable. Entry fee is $15 for up to 5 images in print format only (not matted or framed) for judging purposes only (minimum size 8” x10”). Include name, contact information, medium and size of framed work on the back of each print. If selected for the show, all artwork needs to be framed. Email jngoba@massaudubon.org for more information. Submissions can be dropped off in person or mailed to: Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill St, Sharon, MA 02067.
Deadline:  September 7, 2015

Call to Artists The Pearl Street Gallery in Chelsea, MA, is now accepting entries for the exhibition The Holiday Show (Nov 7 – Dec 20th 2015), all mediums considered for this juried show.
Deadline: October 15 2015

Sculptural Installation The Newburyport Art Association (NAA) has announced a Request for Qualifications and Request for Proposals for a sculptural installation on the façade of its 1795 historic building which houses their galleries at 65 Water Street Newburyport, MA. Artists, members and non-members, are invited to forward their proposal and qualifications for this public arts project. Learn more.
Deadline: November 6, 2015

Image credit: Illustration by E. Cutis of crying melon. In public domain.


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