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Super Smooth Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Avoid a close shave and apply on time!

Of Note Attend the first ever Greater Boston Theatre Expo at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, Tuesday, September 10, 5:30-7:30 PM. Over 50 theatre companies will participate in the Expo-style event, sharing information and special offers about the upcoming theatre season in the Greater Boston area. The event is free, but RSVP is encouraged.

Artist Residency The SPACE-run art center, The White Building, and Eyebeam are seeking applications from artists, engineers, designers, and creative technologists interested in being the inaugural resident in their joint residency program. The purpose of residency is to support creation of new work. Learn more.
Deadline: September 13, 2013

Women Writers Proposals are now being accepted for the 2014 Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. They are looking for proposals for vibrant, inspiring readings, lectures, workshops, performances, and screenings of, by and for women writers from the Berkshires and environs. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2013

Craft Artists 2014 Society of Arts and Crafts Artist Awards encourage and support the work of New England craft artists who demonstrate a mastery of their media and create original and innovative work. A panel of jurors will select three artists to receive a $3,000 cash award; winners will participate in a group exhibition at SAC’s Newbury Street gallery from May to July 2014. The awards are open to craft artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, or mixed media. Learn more.
Deadline: September 25, 2013

Call for Artists Ancestors, Guardians and Guides: A Visual Arts and Writers’ Exhibition at the Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, DC, is currently accepting entries. Open to all artists and accepts submissions from painters, photographers, sculptors, printmakers, muralists, installation and new media artists. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2013

Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library presents monthly shows of two-dimensional works by New England area artists in our two exhibiting spaces, the Gallery and Main Hall. We 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 2014 time period. Learn more.
Deadline: October 25, 2013 (12:00 p.m.)

10-Minute Plays The Boston Playwrights Theatre is accepting entries for their annual Boston Theatre Marathon. All scripts must play under 10-minutes and have a ten pages maximum. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2013

 Image: vintage Gillette Safety Razor ad from 1907.

Artist Opportunities in Harmony

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Again from the top fellas. And once more with feeling. Darn those bass clef notes.

Performing Artists USArtists International provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at significant international festivals anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. The application deadline for the first of three grant rounds of the 2014 program is Friday, September 6, 2013 for projects taking place between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: September 6, 2013

Film & Media Artist-in-Residence The Banff Centre’s Film & Media Artist-in-Residence program provides a rich, well-supported environment for professional development for artists in digital film and media, audio, research, and photography. Residencies are ideal for individuals and teams who want time and space to create new works, research innovative ideas, and experiment with different techniques and modes of production. Projects in all stages, from experimentation to production and post-production, are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: September 6, 2013

Call to Artists & Writers Gallery X in New Bedford is asking you to share your utopic/dystopic dreams and nightmares in art and writing during Utopia/Dystopia, an exhibition of art and the written word. The curators are Lori Bradley and Nik Ukleja. Learn more.
Drop-off: September 11 – 15 during gallery hours: Wed. – Fri. 11am-5pm; Sat & Sun. 11am – 3pm

Poets The Permafrost Book Prize in Poetry offers publication of a book length collection of poems, $1000, and distribution through University of Alaska Press. Final judge for this contest will be Heid E. Erdich. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2013

Call to Artists The Artist Project is a collaboration between an experienced artist, the Museum of Fine Arts, and eight after-school community organizations in the Boston area. The program is designed to engage children in the art-making process under the guidance of an artist. Drawing inspiration from the MFA’s collection, the selected artist plans and leads an art project with children between the ages of six and twelve. The final product is a collaborative work of art reflecting the voices and ideas of participating children, and is exhibited in the Edward H. Linde Gallery in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art at the MFA. Learn more.
Deadline: January 17, 2014 (postmark)

Image credit: Carl Reichert. The Kittens Recital. 1908.

Plucky Artist Opportunities

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Move over Rover and let Jimi take over…

Photographers Photo Nights Boston is currently accepting entries from photographers for the Photorama event in which images will be projected on the walls of the Cyclorama building at the Boston Center for the Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: August 29, 2013

Short Stories Glimmer Train Press is currently accepting entries for their Short Story Award for New Writers. A prize of $1,500 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories is given quarterly for a short story by a writer whose fiction has not been published in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Submit a story of up to 12,000 words. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2013

Call for Art The Dedham Square Artist Guild invites Eastern Massachusetts artists working in all mediums to submit work created while considering the idea of “making waves.” Learn more. Questions, contact staff@dedhamguild.com
Deadline: September 10, 2013

Photographers The Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo are currently accepting entries for the 2013 PhotoBook Awards. All shortlisted titles will be featured in the forthcoming issue of the PhotoBook Review and exhibited at Paris Photo in November. Learn more.
Deadline: September 13, 2013

Original Shorts Production Grants In 2013, as part of its mission to foster the development of community media and art, Northampton Community Television will award grants for the production of original short works. There are three categories – original narrative ($2000), original documentary ($2000), and original under 17 ($1000). To qualify you must reside, work, or go to school in Northampton. While it is expected that most short films will be between 5-10 minutes in length, you are not limited to these parameters. For more information contact palwilliams@northamptontv.org or 413-587-3550.

American Playwrights of Middle Eastern Descent Middle East America: A National New Plays Initiative provides an American playwright of Middle Eastern descent with a $10,000 Fellowship; intensive developmental support from the three collaborating companies: Lark Play Development Center, Silk Road Rising Theatre Project and Golden Thread Productions; and a possible production at Golden Thread Productions and/or Silk Road Rising. Applications will be accepted beginning September 3, 2013. Winner announced May 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: November 1, 2013.

Image credit: Unknown maker, American (daguerreotypist) , [Chinese Woman with a Mandolin], American, 1860, Daguerreotype, hand-colored, 1/4 plate Image: 3 9/16 x 2 9/16 in. From the Getty Museum collection.

Artist Opportunities for Domesticated Mammals

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Call to Artists SOHO2O Gallery Chelsea, a non-profit artist run gallery promoting the work of women artists since 1973 through gallery exhibitions and public programming, is currently accepting entries for a non-juried exhibition, Women in Charge!, open to both men and women artists working in all media. Learn more.
Deadline: June 15, 2013 (midnight)

One Act Plays The Manhattan Repertory Theatre is currently accepting one act plays for their fall competition. They are seeking fully produced one act plays (cast, directed and ready to perform) 7 minutes to 25 minutes in length. First Prize for Best Play: $1000. Learn more.
Deadline: June 17, 2013 (midnight)

Call for Artists The Governors Island Art Fair in New York is seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines (painting, photography, sculpture, installation, video, sound, performance art, and more) to apply for the Governors Island Art. Fair Dates: Every Full Weekend in September 2013. Learn more.
Deadline: June 24, 2013

Short Fiction Collection The University of Pittsburgh Press is currently accepting entries for the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, a $15,000 award as well as publication by University of Pittsburgh Press, for a collection of short fiction. Open to writers who have published a book of fiction or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in nationally distributed magazines or literary journals. Learn more.
Deadline: June 30, 2013

Call for Art Online submissions are now being accepted for the FLASH ART show at Arsenal Center for the Arts, in Watertown. Participating artists will reach an audience of over 11,000 members, visitors, and supporters. Arsenal Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary art center that serves both local and larger Boston communities through extensive programming in education, performance, exhibition in the visual and performing arts. Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2013

Photographers Photography Center of Cape Cod and the Coast Guard Heritage Museum present an open juried exhibit and sale to be hung on the grounds of the Coast Guard Heritage Museum on Route 6A in Barnstable Village, August 2-4, 2013. The exhibit honors the 223rd anniversary of the Coast Guard. Photographs may depict: the Coast Guard, life-saving, lighthouses, or old seafarers of the Cape and Islands. Learn more.
Deadline: July 8, 2013

Call for Art The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston is seeking artwork of extraordinary quality to show in prominent corporate exhibitions in the Boston area. The duration of the exhibit will range from 6-12 months. Large scale works (greater than 5′ x 5′) are especially needed for high visibility placement. Honoraria is offered for works accepted in the exhibit. Artists can submit up to ten works for review using an online form. Learn more.

Artist Opportunities Right Here, Right Now

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Strength of character and defiance toward injustice have long been characteristic to this region.

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) 2013 International Juried Competition. This year’s jurors are Holly Harrison, L.A. County Museum of Art, and Rex Bruce, L.A. Center for Digital Art. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. 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: April 25, 2013

Picture Book Illustration The Danforth Museum’s annual juried show of picture book illustration is currently accepting submissions. The juror is Joann Hill, Art Director at Disney-Hyperion Books. Learn more.
Deadline: April 29, 2013

Senior Poets The City of Boston’s Elderly Commission’s Seniority Magazine is seeking original poems by individuals 60 and over for its June issue. Please e-mail your submission of up to three poems to bostonseniority@cityofboston.gov.
Deadline: April 30, 2013

Call for Art The Cloud Project invites US artists to submit work for consideration to the inaugural 2013 Cloud Prize. Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will review all completed submissions and will choose one to three recipients of an award worth up to $500. Learn more.
Deadline: May 10, 2013

Call for Artists Entries are now being accepted for Visual Harvest: Off the Truck and on the Wall, a juried art exhibit at Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Gallery. This year’s juror is Diana Hampe, BU Teaching staff, Masters of Arts Program. The exhibit will open in June through mid September. Any medium is acceptable. Outdoor temporary artwork is encouraged and will be displayed on our grounds. The criteria for choosing the artist will include treatment of the subject matter, its relevance to nature, command of their individual craft and the ability to engage the viewer. Submit up to 5 images in photo format only (not matted or framed) for judging purposes only (minimum size 8” x10” up to 11” x 14”). All prints must be labeled on the back with name, contact information, dimensions of framed work, title of piece and medium. If selected for a show, all artwork needs to be framed appropriately and ready to hang (detailed information available upon request). Please provide stamped return envelope and include entry fee of $15 for up to 5 images. Submissions can be dropped off at the Nature Center or mailed to: Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill St, Sharon, MA 02067. Contact Jan Goba at jngoba@massaudubon.org for any questions.
Deadline: May 15, 2013

Drawing Entries are now being accepted for the Boston Center for the Arts 23rd Drawing Show: Drawing Connections. This year’s exhibition curator and juror is James Hull. Exhibition dates: July 12 – September 15, 2013 at the Mills Gallery at the BCA. Learn more.
Deadline: May 17, 2013

Dance  Applications are now online for the Fall 2013 Season of the Movement Research at the Judson Church. Dates: Fall 2013 Season (Sept 2013 – Feb 2014). Application Form and Guidelines
Deadline: May 20, 2013 (11:59pm)

Image credit: Painting of Samuel Adams by John Singleton Copley.

Before and After Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Call to Artists The Dedham Square Artist Guild has extended its submission deadline for entries to their exhibition Take Me Out to The Ball Game. The show will consist of work reflecting a baseball theme. Artists are asked to create something that evokes what baseball means to them. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: April 10, 2013

Playwrights The New England Theatre Conference is sponsoring two award programs for playwrights: The John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award for new full-length plays, and the Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award for new full-length plays for young audiences. Both awards offer two cash awards: $1,000 for first prize; $500 for second prize. Submit full-length scripts; no musicals. Scripts must not have been published, professionally produced, or be under option for publication or professional production. Learn more.
Deadline for John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award: April 15, 2013
Deadline for Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award: May 1, 2013

Writing Fellowship for New Parents Pen Parentis offers a prize of $1,000, annually, to a fiction writer who is the parent of a child under the age of 10. The winner also receives an invitation to give a reading in New York City. Submit a story of up to 1,200 words with a $25 entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: April 17, 2013

Call to Artists The Laboratory, ongoing experiment in DIY Investigative ART happenings, has announced a call for art with the theme of experimentation. The exhibition will take place on June 8, 2013 during Easthampton Art Walk. Laboratory Version 1 is housed in the defunct dye laboratory of an old textile mill in revived Easthampton, Massachusetts. Performance, Installation, Collections, 2D and 3D work accepted. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2013 (midnight)

Residency in Italy The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency offers two to four week residencies in the Arts & Literary Arts, at the Bellagio Center in Northern Italy. The Foundation seeks applications from outstanding creative artists at all career stages with a record of significant achievement in their fields. Videographers, filmmakers, novelists, playwrights, poets, visual artists, and artists in performance art and multimedia from any country are welcome to apply. Projects in all fields are welcome, but there is an interest in projects that are inspired by or relates to global or social issues. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2013 for a possible residency between February 18, 2014 to July 31, 2014

Public Media Art The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Boston Cyberarts are looking for media art for display on the 80-foot-tall Marquee at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The Marquee offers more than 3,000 square feet of display area on 7 screens, providing full-motion video capability. Learn more. Questions, email info@bostoncyberarts.org.
Deadline: May 6, 2013

Call for Artists Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA is currently accepting entries for their upcoming juried exhibition, Art/Identity, which will examine identity in its various forms. Learn more.
Deadline: May, 12, 2013 (11:59 pm)

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for Powered by See|Me, the fourth annual EXPOSURE photography competition. $30,000 in awards including an exhibition at Aperture Foundation in New York. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2013

Image credit: Black and white photograph of an unidentified man having his portrait painted by an artist. In the collection of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Vintage Rock Star Artist Opportunities

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Oh yeah!

Performing Artists NEFA’s New England States Touring (NEST) grant program provides support to New England-based nonprofit organizations (known as presenters) for performances and community activities by select New England performing artists. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2013

Artist Residency The White Mountain National Forest & Arts Alliance of Northern NH is currently accepting  applications for their Artist-in-Residence Program. Artists in all media are invited to apply. The program seeks to highlight the ways the arts can be used to explore and interpret the forest environment and forest-related issues. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2013

Call to Visual Artists Agora Gallery’s (in NY) 28th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is now accepting entries. Awards include participation in an exhibition in New York City, online and print promotion for your art and cash prizes. Learn more.
Deadline – March 19, 2013

Professional Development Sessions  Creative Economy Summit 4, March 22 and 23, 2013, Downtown Turners Falls, MA. Registration required.

Writers Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest is currently accepting nonfiction, fiction, and poetry entries. Winners published in Winter 2013–2014 issue and each receive a $1,000 prize. Submit 3–5 poems or under 5,000 words of prose. Learn more.
Deadline: April, 2, 2013 (noon)

National Call Looking@Democracy: A national contest for creative media pieces about strengthening American democracy is currently accepting submissions. submission in any digital format such as short videos, audio stories, animation, music videos, public service announcements, infographics, graphic art, even Facebook and iPhone apps. The Looking@Democracy challenge is offering a total of $100,000 in prize money for short, provocative media submissions designed to spark a national conversation about how we can all come together to strengthen American democracy. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2013

Of Note: The wicked smart people at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are offering a series of special webcasts exploring copyright issues. Learn more.

Image credit: Sheet music cover illustration shows a drawing of a man seated in a chair playing the guitar, while a woman peeks from behind him. Note 2.) On t.p.: Latest popular songs of George C. Staley. Under the management of Harry Doel Parker, 1890, from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts/Music Division.

 

 

Artist Opportunities Kerfluffle

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Behind the scenes peek in the Artist Opportunities rumpus room.

Exhibition Proposals The Gallery at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA currently seeks solo or group show proposals from artists or curators for their upcoming 2012/13 exhibition year. Please send interest by email and state what you are interested in, group, solo, artists involved, images of art work or links to art work.

Short Stories Entries are now being accepted for Literal Latté’s K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Award, a prize of $1,000 and publication in Literal Latté. The editors will judge. All entries are considered for publication. Submit a story of up to 8,000 words with a $10 entry fee ($15 for two stories). Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2013

Call for Art The Cape Cod Art Association‘s is now excepting entries for Breath of Spring, an open juried exhibit and sale. Artists may submit up to five pieces; however, jurors may only accept two works from each artist. The entry fee for each piece is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. The exhibition, showcasing artists’ interpretations of the theme of beginnings and renewal, will run from February 14th to March 18th. The Grand Opening and Awards reception will be held on Friday, February 15th from 4-6pm and is open to the public. There are cash prizes for the winners. All artists who wish to participate should upload JPEGs of their work here.
Deadline: January 20, 2013

Professional Development for Musicians The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston is currently accepting applications for their Musician’s Professional Toolbox program, a nine-month career development course to provide musicians with the skills and confidence they need to master the business challenges of being a musician. Learn more.
Registration Deadline is February 8, 2013.

Artist Residency Fellowships The Harpo Foundation Native American Fellowships Program offers two residency fellowships to American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian visual artists at the Vermont Studio Center. Each Fellow receives a one-month residency, which includes a $500 travel stipend, room and board, a private studio, access to VSC’s distinguished visiting artists. To learn more about the Harpo Foundation Native American Fellowship Program, contact David Grozinsky at 802-635-2727 at the Vermont Studio Center.
Deadline: February 15, 2013

Craft Artists Residency Scholarships The Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine is offering residency scholarships in three categories; technical assistant, work study, and minority. Applicants may seek scholarship support in more than one category. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2013

Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library is currently seeking submissions of two dimensional, original works by local artists to be exhibited in their galleries for the January-June 2014 time period. The Newton Free Library presents monthly art exhibits by regional artists in their Gallery and Main Hall. The library is a state-of-the-art facility which over 15,000 people visit weekly. Learn more.
Deadline: May 10, 2013 (by 12 P.M.)

Image credit: Drawing of cats in a dormatory by the fabulous illustrator Louis Wain. Image in the public domain.


Flipping Over Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowships in Crafts, Sculpture/Installation, and Dramatic Writing  Hey wait a minute, these MCC fellowships are administered by us here at ArtSake! Yup, it’s true. And we encourage you to take the leap, give it a go, and apply. Flip through these tips on applying, and as always, contact us if you have any questions. Instructions Here.
Deadline: October 1, 2012 (midnight)

Exhibition Proposals The South Shore Art Center in Cohasset is currently accepting exhibition proposals for their 2014-2015 season. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2012

Local Cultural Council Grants
Applications are now being accepted for grant applications for the Local Cultural Council’s (LCC) 2013 grant funding cycle. There are 351 Local Cultural Councils in Massachusetts. Please be sure to check the local city/town’s LCC webpage for specific guidelines (note each LCC has it’s own guidelines).
Deadline: October 15, 2012

Poets, Poetry Organizations, Presses, and Editors Proposal submissions are now being accepted for The Fifth Massachusetts Poetry Festival to be held May 3-5, 2013, in Salem, Massachusetts. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2012

Filmmakers WAM! Boston Film Festival 2013 is currently accepting entries of both short and feature-length films in all genres for a two-day film festival, focusing on films by and about women. The festival will be held on March 23 and 24, 2013 at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, MA. All subjects are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: November 2, 2012

Drawing Entries are now being accepted by the University of North Carolina Asheville’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery for a national juried exhibition of contemporary drawing. They are looking for drawing through both conventional and innovative methods. The juror is Susan Hauptman. Learn more.
Deadline: November 5, 2012 (postmark); November 16, 2012 for online submissions

Potential Artist Guild Members The Dedham Square Artist Guild is looking for new applicants interested in becoming members of the Guild. The Guild is a year-round arts cooperative located on High Street in historic Dedham Square. Members share the responsibilities and expenses of running the Guild, and informally act as a support group for fellow artists. Many members are full-time professionals who find cooperatives a welcome addition to help strengthen their participation in an artistic community. Learn more. Email with questions.
Deadline: Ongoing

Image credit: Public domain black and white photograph of stop motion image of pole vaulter in motion.

Feel the Beat of Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Quiz time: who can name the squiggly-shaped horn hanging on the wall behind the clarinetist?

Digital Art Entries are now being accepted for IDEAS_12, an exhibition of innovative digital art work. The exhibition coincides with the tenth annual International Digital Media and Arts Association (IDMAA) conference, to be held on the campus of The New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. Works may be interactive pieces, animation, video, imagery, virtual spaces, sound, sculpture and hybrid media. Any piece using digital innovation to communicate an aesthetic idea is welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: September 21, 2012

Poets California State University is currently accepting entries for the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry, a prize of $2,000 and publication by Anhinga Press. Cornelius Eady will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2012

Fellowships Fellowships of $70,000 each, office space at the Radcliffe Institute, and access to the libraries at Harvard University are given annually to artists in a variety of disciplines to allow them to pursue their creative projects. The fellowship period lasts from September through May. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2012

Small Works Exhibition The Torpedo Factory Art Center is currently accepting entries for their international exhibition 5×5(x5). Submitted work cannot exceed 5″ in any direction. All media accepted. Learn more.
Deadline: October 8, 2012

Call to Artists Love Art? Love football? This might be just the right call for you. Request for Qualifications/RFQ are being accepted for professional artists to design, fabricate and install artwork in front of the Frank T. Bow Building at 201 Cleveland Avenue, SW Canton, OH in order to commemorate the Eleven Greatest Moments in Pro Football History! Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2012

Exhibition Opportunity Redux, a contemporary art venue in South Carolina is offering opportunities for emerging, mid-career, and established artists to exhibit in historic downtown Charleston, SC. Exhibitions are not limited to any media, and an exhibition committee will consider all applicants for solo, two person, and group exhibitions for the 6-8 available slots in 2013/14. Learn more.
Deadline: October 24, 2012

Image credit: From Wikimedia. Painting of French soldier trying to play the clarinet, by Carle Vernet, 1812, Paris, France.