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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.

Artist Opportunities On the Run

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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We’ll get ’em next year. 

Call for Art The Cape Cod Museum of Art is currently accepting entries from visual artists for their first open juried exhibition Breaking the Mold.  The juror is Mim Brooks Fawcett, Executive Director of the Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA. Up to 40 finalists will exhibit their work, and she will choose several pieces for awards. Awardees will be given recognition on the museum’s website and social media. Work in the following categories will be considered: 2D, 3D, and Photography. Audio & Video are not eligible. Learn more.
Deadline: February 5, 2016

Call for Art The 15th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention gathers over 200 tattoo artists in downtown Boston for 3 days of tattooing, entertainment & juried contests this spring. This year they are opening their fine art gallery to artists creating 2-D, tattoo related works in the greater Boston area. For consideration, email the following to info@bostontattooconvention.com with the subject Fine Art Submission: Name, Phone Number & Email, plus 1-3 images of your work. Learn more.
Deadline: March 10, 2016

Playwrights The Theatre Conspiracy company in Fort Myers, FL, is currently accepting submissions for its Eighteenth Annual New Play Contest. Work must be a full length play with seven actors or less and have simple to moderate technical demands. Learn more.
Deadline: March 30, 2016

Printmaking Residency Mixit Print Studio in Somerville is currently accepting applications for their Summer Residencies program for July and August 2016. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2016

Call for Art Greenfield Community College’s Art Club has announced a call for mail art. Painting, drawing, collage, photography, and writing can all easily be mail art. Stamps, how the piece is addressed, and the marks made by the post office all add to the final art that arrives at its destination. Anyone is welcome to create an anonymous or signed postcard, card in an envelope, or other mail-able art and send it to the Art Club at: GCC Art Department, Jen Simms, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301. All mail art will be exhibited in the South Gallery at GCC in June 2016. Exact dates will be posted on their website in the spring. Selected mail art may also be included in a zine that would accompany the exhibit. For more info, contact Jen Simms at simmsj@gcc.mass.edu.
Deadline: April 28, 2016

 

 

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.

Artist Opportunities Turned to Stardust

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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“Gimme your hands cause you’re wonderful (wonderful)” – David Bowie

Printmaking Residency The Zea Mays Printmaking Residency Program provides an opportunity for artists to work in a cutting-edge studio, research center, educational institution and artist community. They strive to create an environment that is both professional and personal with great respect for the creative process of each artist. They provide artists an opportunity to learn the latest developments in safer and non-toxic printmaking while pursuing their printmaking projects.
Learn more.
Deadline: Rolling basis

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s Photography Now 2016 exhibition. The juror is James Estrin, the New York Times Lens Blog. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2016

Call for Art Entries are now being accepted by the Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, for their exhibition Stay Woke: Art and Change.  The exhibition hopes to explore how personal and individual experiences intersect with larger sociopolitical agendas and what can or should the arts do to respond, reflect, heal or trouble the water. All media accepted including literary/performing arts, installations and interventions. For selected artists, the gallery will work to find creative ways to display art (e.g., not all work will need to be framed). Limited shipping support. No entry fee. To submit: send: 3-6 JPEG images named “LastName_FirstNameNumber” (send separate images rather than links. For video submissions, include a URL. Chosen videos will need to be supplied on a self-looping DVD), corresponding numbered image list with your name, title of work, materials, dimensions, a note about special installation considerations, price/value (gallery commission: 25%), statement, artist resume, complete contact information (name, mailing address, phone and email). In the subject line of the email, include your last name & “Stay Woke Submission.” Send entries to: lamontgallery@gmail.com, or submit your work via Google Drive or Dropbox.
Deadline: January 23, 2016

Call for Art Lincoln Studios Gallery, 289 Moody Street in Waltham, will present an exhibition called Love and Fate (February 5-March 1, 2016). The Lincoln Studios Gallery (formerly The Lincoln Arts Project) is a new exhibit opportunity, sponsored by the Monique Rancourt Artisan Gallery in support of non traditional space and the arts in Waltham.  Open to all media. All submissions must be ready to hang with secure wire. Entry fee $10.00 due as artists drops off artwork for review. Gallery Sales: 20% gallery commission, and 80% to the artist. All artists will be notified of their show status. Artists who were not accepted, must pick up, Sunday Jan 31 from 12 – 6pm. Opening Night is Friday Feb. 5th and it will include fortune tellers who will give short Romantic readings. Their goal is to move beyond the traditional whispers over wine and cheese and create an interesting conversation. Closing/Artist Pickup – Tuesday March 1st – Thurs March 3, 12-6 pm. If you cannot pick up your artwork, make appropriate arrangements to have your work picked up on time (friends, family or co-workers can pick up your artwork for you). If work is not picked up on time, artists will be invoiced $15 per a day in late fees and will not allowed to enter another exhibition until paying their invoices. At the end of the exhibition staff is not responsible for any pick-up transportation, damage or theft once exhibition concludes. Questions, contact Sarah Leon at artofsarahleon@gmail.com.
Deadline: Drop off January 29 & 30, 2016 (12-6pm)

Artist Residency The Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week residency to four artists each summer from mid June to mid August. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for established and emerging artists to develop their work. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2016

Call to Artists  Entries are now being accepted for the Cotuit Center for the Arts’s juried show Unsafe: Life after 9/11. Artists working in all media (painting, sculpture, photography, video, found objects, etc.) and writers from all genres (fiction, poetry, nonfiction, etc.) are invited to submit works that convey the impact the attacks on the World Trade Center Towers have had on life in America. Artists are encouraged to write accompanying text that will help elucidate the significance of their works of art. Writers are encouraged to submit objects or documents that provide physical context for their written passages. Passages should be brief enough to fit on wall labels or contained in a volume. Adjudicators are particularly interested in the long-term effects of 9/11 on families and society in general. Short video diaries or remembrances are encouraged. Works that convey the personal and social impact of the tragedy will be preferred. The exhibit will run in tandem with the world premiere of Jim Dalglish’s play Unsafe. Works will be displayed in the upstairs theater exhibition space of the center during the run of the show. Exhibition Dates: 3/24 – 4/23, 2016. Opening Reception: April 2, 2016. Submit high resolution digital images of the works of art and their accompanying descriptions or .mov files to Kim Baker at kim@cotuitcenterforthearts.org
Deadline: February 1, 2016

Photographers The Photographic Resource Center in Boston is currently acccepting entries for their exhibition EXPOSURE: The 20th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition. They are looking for a broad range of work, including both traditional and non-traditional approaches to photography. Learn more.
Deadline: February 7, 2016 (11:59pm)

Call for Artist The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) seeks submission for a juried exhibition (February 12-April 3, 2016). Arlette and Gus Kayafas, of Gallery Kayafas, are the jurors. No theme and no size restriction, but work must arrive dry and equipped with a hanging device. All media accepted. Early drop-offs can occur the weekend prior to Drop-Off Day during Museum hours only (Thursday-Sunday, 12-5pm). Learn more.
Deadline: Drop-Off February 9 from 12-4pm.

 

Artist Opportunities :) ;(

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Photography  The Photographic Resource Center is currently accepting entries for their show Instantly Yours: A One of a Kind Exhibition of Instant & Instagram Photography (January 21, 2016 – February 21, 2016). Drop off your photos during regular business hours, Thursdays 11-8pm, and Fridays 11-4pm. For more info email info@prcboston.orgLearn more.

Short Stories Short story entries are now being accepted for the Literal Latté’s K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Award. The winner will receive a prize of $1,000 and publication in Literal Latté. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Poetry, Short Stories Entries are now being accepted for the Ciardi/Chandra Prizes. Winner receives  $1,000 each and publication by BkMk Press for either a poetry collection or a short story collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 110 pages of poetry or 125 to 300 pages of short fiction. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Painting Portrait Award The Portrait Award, now in its thirty-seventh year at the National Portrait Gallery in London, is now accepting painting entries. With a first prize of £30,000, and a total prize fund of £61,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work. The competition is open to everyone aged 18 and over. Learn more.
Deadline: February 2, 2016

Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the Boston LGBT Film Festival. They are seeking films about in the following categories: Documentary Feature, Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Experimental. Learn more.
Deadline: February 12, 2016

Visual Artist Residency The Goetemann Artist Residency at Rocky Neck in Gloucester is currently accepting applications from visual artists to fill three one-month residencies between May 15 and October 31, 2016. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2016

Image credit: Pixel art by Lucile Patron, aka Fulifuli. She’s an illustrator/animator based in Nantes (France) who loves tv shows, dinosaurs, pancakes and sushis, video games, and of course PIXEL ART.

 

Artist Opportunities Yeehaw

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

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MCC Artist Fellowships Get a move on little buddy and apply for an MCC Artist Fellowship in Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Painting.
Deadline: January 25, 2016

Call for Art Entries are now being accepted for the Annual Boston Biennial 2016. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2016 (12pm EST)

Public Art in Salem The City of Salem has issued two calls to artists: 1. a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from artists and designers interested in creating a site-responsive public art installation in the heart of downtown Salem during the summer/fall of 2016. Artists and designers working in any media, including light, are encouraged to submit qualifications. The site for the public art project is the area surrounding Old Town Hall from Essex Street on the north side to New Derby Street on the south side. It includes a section of the Essex Street pedestrian mall, all of Derby Square, and Artists’ Row. Except for Front Street at the lower end, the site is a pedestrian-only zone. The City is particularly interested in installations that have an impact when viewed across the site and that are effective at night as well as during the day. From this RFQ, three to five finalists will be invited to submit full proposals. Learn more.. 2. The second is a Call for Creative Entrepreneurs to participate in the twelfth season of Salem’s Artists’ Row, a seasonal program (May 19 –November 1, 2016) that provides space for artisans interested in building their audience through daily engagement with residents and visitors to Salem.
Deadline for both: February 12, 2016

Poetry Fellowships The NEA Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Learn more.
Deadline: March 9, 2016

Call to Artists and Curators for Curatorial Proposals The New Art Center’s Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) is currently accepting proposals for contemporary art exhibitions involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation. This open-call program supports independent curators by making possible diverse visions in a non-profit and alternative exhibition space. We investigate contemporary culture through the visual arts, exhibit strong curatorial voices, and encourage the timely examination of new ideas and perspectives. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: June 1, 2016

Image credit: Photograph of the actor Buddy Ebsen playing the character Jed Clampett from the television show the Beverly Hillbillies. Jed is playing a double neck electric guitar. From TV Land tumblr.

Call for Proposals for BCA Summer Public Art Residency

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Photo by Melissa Blackall Photography of INMOTION: MEMORIES OF INVENTED PLAY by Amy Archambault, Boston Center for the Arts Plaza, Summer 2015

An intriguing public art opportunity, in Boston.

The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) has issued a Call for Proposals for the Summer 2016 Public Art Residency. The goal of the residency is to engage diverse members of BCA’s community through a unique, site-specific artwork in any medium that – in a safe and maintainable way – enlivens the BCA Plaza.

From the BCA:

This year, as it enters its fourth cycle, the Public Art Residency at the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) will be selected through a juried, open call process. This twelve-week, process-oriented residency provides an environment for artists to experiment with their craft, develop their focus or test new ideas while simultaneously engaging in active public dialogue.

The residency is awarded to one artist (or artist team) per year to create a temporary public artwork for the BCA’s historic plaza that highlights the BCA as an artistic hub. The program encourages artists to connect to the public not only by way of the completed, temporary artwork, but also throughout the process of developing and realizing their residency project. It is an ideal opportunity for emerging or experienced artists who would like to further develop a piece that engages a variety of audiences and adds to the arts experience of the BCA campus.

This year’s jurors: Camilø Álvårez, Owner/Director/Curator/ Preparator, Samsøñ, Boston, MA; Maggie Cavallo, Curator, Educator and Co-Founder of Alter Projects; and Meg Rotzel, Arts Program Manager at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Photo by Melissa Blackall Photography of BOUNCE by Liz Nofziger, Boston Center for the Arts, Summer 2014

Past Residents have included two past MCC Fellows: Amy Archambault, whose inMotion: Memories of Invented Play was a large-scale, interactive structure inviting participants to “uncommonly explore one of the most ubiquitous learned activities – riding a bicycle;” and Liz Nofziger, whose interactive installation Bounce encouraged community games of ping pong.

Learn more and apply for the residency.
Deadline: February 21, 2016
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Images: both photos by Melissa Blackall Photography: INMOTION: MEMORIES OF INVENTED PLAY by Amy Archambault, BCA Plaza, Summer 2015; BOUNCE by Liz Nofziger, BCA Plaza, Summer 2014.

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.

 

Artist Opportunities Yeah Yeah Yeah

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Self-Publishing Literary Awards The Black Caucus of the American Library Association is currently accepting entries for their self-publishing literary awards. Two prizes of $500 each will be given annually for a poetry e-book and a fiction e-book by an African American writer self-published in the United States during the previous year. The awards honor books that depict the “cultural, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora.” Learn more.
Deadline: December 18, 2015

Poets Entries are now being accepted for the Poetry Society of America’s Robert H. Winner Memorial Award. A prize of $2,500 and publication of a poem on the Poetry Society of America website is given annually to a poet over 40 who has published no more than one book. Learn more.
Deadline: December 22, 2015

Ceramic Artists Entries are now being accepted by the Brookline Arts Center for the exhibition Conceptual Clay, Hot Art. Emily Zilber, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s first Ronald L. and Anita C. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts will serve as the juror. Learn more.
Deadline: January 22, 2016 (11:59pm)

Printmakers The Monotype Guild of New England is now accepting entries for the Fourth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried Exhibition to be held at the Attleboro Arts Museum (April 6 – May 7, 2016). Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2016

Female Playwrights of Color Entries are now being accepted for the Going to the River Short Play Festival 2016 to take place in the Spring/Summer of 2016 in New York City. Learn more.
Deadline: February 29, 2016

Image credit: Photograph of teenage girls viewing Beatles records from vintage everyday.

Artist Opportunities Road Trip

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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Tickets please. All aboard. Destination tbd.

Call for Work Entries are now being accepted for the Flux Factory’s Fung Wah Biennial. In March 2016, Flux Factory will serve as a work and rehearsal space to create, perform, and install works in 3 separate Chinatown bus trips to 3 cities in the North Eastern U.S. During each weekend in March 2016, a bus will leave NYC to venture to a new city and back. Artists are invited to create works to be presented specifically on the bus while en route traveling to their respective destinations. The audience will become a mixture of those who have knowingly signed up for the Fung Wah Biennial and those who are simply traveling by bus (i.e. innocent bystanders). Learn more.
Deadline: January 1, 2016

Public Art Proposals The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is seeking 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. Artists will be asked to submit proposals for site-specific work to be temporarily installed and displayed in Chinatown Park. Work in any medium will be considered and must be durable and suitable for outdoors with the ability to withstand the elements of a New England climate as well as interaction with the general public. Learn more.
Project Proposal Deadline: December 14, 2015

Call for Media Art The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and Boston Cyberarts are issuing the seventeenth call for media art to display on the Marquee at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. They are looking for 30-second videos, animations, or computer-generated motion works by Massachusetts artists that push the creative limits of this 80-foot, seven-screen, three-sided LED sculpture. Learn more.
Deadline: January 3, 2016 (midnight)

Choreographers The Kelly Strayhorn Theater in Pittsburgh, PA, is currently accepting applications for its four-day newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival of performances by emerging and mid-career choreographers, presented along with artist talks, master classes and symposium. Learn more.
Deadline: January 5, 2016

Process-Based Residency The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE, is now accepting applications for their Sci-Fi and the Human Condition Thematic Residency; there is no obligation or expectation to complete and/or exhibit a body of work. This residency aims to put into conversation artists who work in like-minded subject matter and interests. Through this call, the Bemis Center will construct a cohort of artists interested in the human condition when exploring issues of race, class, and gender through futuristic lenses. Learn more.
Deadline: January 8, 2016

Monologues Forward Theater Company, an Equity theater in Madison, Wisconsin, is currently accepting entries for their fourth monologue festival, Someone’s Gotta Do It, to be held in September 2016 at Overture Center for the Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Ceramic Artists The Brookline Arts Center invites Massachusetts based ceramic artists to submit their most conceptual works in clay for the exhibition Conceptual Clay, Hot Art (March 18-April 22, 2016). The juror is Emily Zilber, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s first Ronald L. and Anita C. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts. Up to six pieces of original artwork can be submitted. Learn more.
Deadline: January 22, 2016 (11:59pm)


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