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Handing Over Artist Opportunities

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Poetry and Fiction Writers Entries are now being accepted for the Sarabande Books’ Morton and McCarthy Prizes. Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication by Sarabande Books are given annually for collections of poetry and fiction.  Learn more.
Deadline: February 14, 2014

Call for Art Entries are now being accepted by UFORGE Gallery for their upcoming exhibition In Motion. Work will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis during the posted registration/drop-off period noted above. Work must be no larger than 24 in. x 36 in. framed/matted and ready to hang. Learn more.
Deadline: February 23, 2014

Photographers The Photography Center of Cape Cod, a program of the Cape Cod Art Association ace currently accepting entries for In the Moment,  an open juried photography exhibition in their Talbot Gallery and Willow B. Shire Gallery. The exhibit will run from March 27th through April 21st. Five entries per artist may be submitted. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2014

Call to Artists The Mass Audubon Moose Hill Gallery is accepting submissions for its upcoming exhibit Trails and Pathways through Nature, April – June 2014. They are requesting work that is about those special experiences spent on trails and pathways in natural surroundings. The juror is Diana Hampe, Masters of Arts Program, teaching staff, Boston University. Artists are invited to submit up to five (8”x10”) photographic prints only, for judging purposes only, of their most engaging nature based work. Any medium is acceptable. All prints must be labeled on the back with name, contact information, dimensions of framed work, title of piece and medium. Entry fee is $15 (please provide a stamped return envelope to fit your artwork if you would like it returned). Submissions can be dropped off or mailed to: Jan Nareski Goba, 293 Moose Hill St, Sharon, MA 02067. Contact jngoba@massaudubon.org for any questions.
Deadline: March 7, 2014

Dorchester Senior Citizens Publishing Opportunity Grub Street, Inc. and the Elderly Commission’s Memoir Project class is coming to Dorchester. The Memoir Project aims to capture the stories of Boston’s over 60 residents by teaching the basics of memoir writing. Learning these skills will give participants a practical and meaningful way to turn memories into coherent narratives with lasting value. An essay from each participant will be published in a collected volume. The free class will run late March – early May on Thursdays from 10am – 1pm (with lunch provided) at a location to be announced. No writing experience necessary, just life experience! Must be a resident of Dorchester. Space is limited. Call to reserve seat with Greg Josselyn at 617-635-4250 or gregory.josselyn@boston.gov.

Image credit: From the British Library’s public domain collection.  From Gulliver’s Travels, written by Jonathan Swift.

Frosty Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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Of Note The StageSource Job Fair, Connecting Performing Arts Employers to Employees in New England. The job fair caters to design, production and administrative professionals looking for work in the performing arts. Employment opportunities range from salaried positions, stipends, seasonal employment, and internship opportunities. The StageSource Job Fair takes place Saturday, February 22, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, at Back Bay Events Center 180 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116. The event is FREE to job seekers and does not require prior registration. Candidates should come with a portfolio, business cards, and/or 50 copies of their resume. Questions: 617-350-7611.

Latino Artists NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant is currently accepting applications. Open to US-based Latino artists, ensembles & Latino arts organizations that demonstrate artistic excellence in pursuit of social justice through art. Learn more.
Deadline: February 6, 2014

Call for Art The Dedham Square Artist Guild invites Eastern Massachusetts artists working in all mediums to submit work for Hooray for Hollywood! Open to artists living/working in Eastern Massachusetts, working in all mediums. This show will take place at the Dedham Community Theater. Opening reception will be February 20 from 6-8pm. The show will run through March 23. Learn more.
Deadline: February 7, 2014

Filmmakers The Boston LGBT Film Festival (April 3-12, 2014, Cambridge, MA), the largest, longest running LGBT media event in New England seeks films about topics of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in the following categories: Documentary Feature, Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Experimental. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2014

Visual Artist Residency StudioWorks, an artist-in-residence program at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art in Eastport, Maine, is currently accepting applications from visual artists for month-long residencies in 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2014

Call for Art The Boston LGBTQIA Artist Alliance is currently looking for work for their March/April exhibition. The Boston LGBTQIA Artist Alliance provides support, resources, and community to artists in the Boston area through art exhibitions and events centering around the arts and the LGBT movement.  Learn more.
Deadline: February 16, 2014 (midnight EST)

Dancers The Somerville Arts Council is looking for performers to participate in the 2nd city-wide dance series to be presented this May and June.  Open to non-Somerville residents! Learn more.
Deadline: February 16, 2014

Call for Art The New Hampshire Art Association is now accepting entries for their open juried exhibition “New On The Scene,” an exhibition for artists new to exhibiting their art publicly. All media eligible. Artists are encouraged to submit three-dimensional works, conceptual art, and installation, including window installation, as well as other non-traditional media. To receive the full prospectus, email nhartassociation@gmail.com or call the gallery at 603.431.4230.
Deadline: February 23, 2013

Project Funding for Moving Images and Visual Arts Creative Capital is now accepting online Letters of Inquiry for awards in Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) and Visual Arts. Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) may include animation, experimental film or video, installation, interdisciplinary projects, non-traditional documentary or narrative. Projects may be intended for projection, hand-held devices, the web, television, galleries, etc. Visual Arts may include architecture/design, contemporary crafts, installation, interdisciplinary projects, moving image, painting, photo-based work, public art, sculpture, or works on paper. Projects may be site-specific or intended for display in galleries, on the web, etc. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2014  (4:00pm EST)

Image Credit: Snow Queen Victoria, c. 1890 (via V&A)

Artist Opportunities Breakthrough

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Staring at the whole kit and kaboodle.

Playwriting Fellows Program (Boston area only) Applications for The Huntington Theater Company’s Huntington Playwriting Fellows program are currently being accepted. Fellows are awarded two-year residencies during which they receive a modest honorarium from the theatre, participate in a writers collective with the artistic staff, attend Huntington productions and events, and are eligible for readings and support through the Breaking Ground reading series and the HPF Summer Workshop series. Learn more.
Deadline: January 30, 2014

Glass Artists UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, NY is currently accepting applications for Visiting Artist Fellowship. An incredible opportunity for artists to experiment with glass in our state-of-the-art facility, the Fellowship includes technical support, private studio space, and a $1,500 honorarium. Applicants need not have any prior experience working with glass, just an interest in exploring the possibilities of the medium in their work. Learn more.
Deadline: February 14, 2014

Artists and Writers Residency Fellowships The Vermont Studio Center is currently accepting applications for fellowship residencies. They are offering 43 different fellowships for artists and writers. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2014

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for The Center for Fine Art Photography’s Black & White exhibition. All Black and White imagery is eligible for submission including alternative process, traditional, digital, toned black and white images, and all post-production techniques. All subject matter is accepted. The juror is Jason Landry. Learn more.
Deadline: February 26, 2014

Call for Proposals The apexart Franchise Program open call will accept proposals for idea-based, group exhibitions. Three winning proposals will receive funding and administrative support from apexart to present their show in any location outside of New York City. Learn more.
Deadline: Proposals accepted: February 15 – March 15, 2014.

Image credit: Cornelis Saftleven, A Cat Peeping Through a Fence.

Rolling Along Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

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Poets The Unterberg Poetry Center’s “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Prizes are now accepting entries. 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. Poets who have not yet published a full-length poetry collection are eligible. John Ashbery, Eduardo C. Corral, Timothy Donnelly, Susan Mitchell, and Rosanna Warren will judge. Submit a 10-page manuscript, including at least two unpublished poems and two poems that are one page in length. Learn more.
Deadline: January 24, 2014

Of Note: The New Art Center hosts a Curator Workshop & Information Session that brings an interested public together with curatorial professionals to learn about curating contemporary art, to increase dialogue in curatorial ideas and to promote the New Art Center’s Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP). The featured speaker is Anna Stothart, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. This event will take place at the New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA on Tuesday, January 28, 7-9pm. To pre-register,  call (617) 964-3424, click here or email Kathleen@newartcenter.org. Last minute drop-ins always welcome. Admission of $10.00 supports the New Art Center’s Exhibitions Program and the Curatorial Opportunity Program.

Photographers The Photography Center of Cape Cod/Cape Cod Art Association is currently accepting entries for Shadows, an open juried photography show and sale at the Mashpee Public Library. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014

Boston Area Choreographers The Third Life Studio Choreographer Series is an informal performance giving Boston area choreographers a venue to try out new work in an informal setting or to show more developed work. The intimate setting of Third Life Studios creates an opportunity for busy dance artists to see one each others work, to network and for audience members to see and meet established artist and up and coming dancers and choreographers they might not otherwise be exposed to. The Series has presented over 60 Boston dance groups and is now hosting 4-5 shows per year. To Apply for the Friday, February 28th performance,  submit the following: a short bio for the program, number of dancers (preference will be given to group works over solos), a 2-3 sentence statement about the work you would like to present or your work in general, a jpg photo or two for series flyer with photography credits, a YouTube link to your work or the specific piece you would like to present. Learn more. Questions, contact kddcompany@yahoo.com.

Call for Art  The Nave Gallery Annex, Davis Square is currently accepting entries for the exhibition Painting Intricacies (April 18-May 4, 2014) curated by Resa Blatman. Learn more.
Deadline: March 7, 2014

Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library is currently accepting art exhibition proposals. Learn more.
Deadline: May 16, 2014 (by noon)

 

Artist Opportunities Line Up

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

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Fiction Entries are now being accepted for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. A prize of $25,000 and publication by Algonquin Books is given biennially for a novel that addresses social justice and the impact of culture and politics on human relationships. U.S. writers who have had previous publications but have not published a book that has sold more than 10,000 copies are eligible. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

Call for Art The Cape Cod Art Association announces a call for artists for their Open Juried Exhibit Inspirations. Cash awards for Best of Show. Entries may include: oil/acrylic, pastel painting, watermedia, printmaking, mixed media, drawing, fine art, photography and sculpture. The show dates are February 20 – March 16, 2014.  Learn more.
Deadline: January 24, 2014

Photographers The Center for Photography at Woodstock is currently accepting entries for their Photography Now 2014 exhibition. This year’s juror is Julie Grahame, publisher of their online magazine and blog aCurator. One photographer will be awarded a Director’s Purchase Prize in which a print is purchased for the CPW’s permanent print collection. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014

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Entries are now being accepted for “MACRO,” an online photography exhibition of the Photography Center of Cape Cod/Cape Cod Art Association focusing on the small subjects of the word. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014

MA_icon_smCall for Art Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA is now accepting entries for their open-themed, state wide juried exhibition Massachusetts. Selected by: Dina Dietsch, Contemporary Curator at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park. Massachusetts residents eligible to apply. Online submissions only. Work in all media is encouraged. Learn more.
Deadline: February 9, 2014 (11:59PM)

Artist-run Gallery Membership Kingston Gallery, an artist-run gallery in Boston, is accepting applications for membership. Artist-members have opportunities to exhibit work, join a community of fellow artists, and participate directly in the gallery’s operation. In addition to a solo show every two to three years in the Main gallery and a solo show in the Members’ gallery in alternate years, members can participate in at least one group show every year. There are monthly dues of $110, plus one-time $200 commitment fee and membership responsibilities. Learn more and download membership form.
Deadline: February 19, 2014

Call for Artists City Arts Nashua, a non-profit arts organization in Nashua, NH, along with MG & Associates and the Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, is accepting applications for the 2014 New England Sculptors on Review: Art for the Home, the Office, the Garden, to be held outdoors at the 30th Temple Street Plaza in Nashua, NH on Sunday, May 4 (indoors in case of inclement whether.) The juried exhibition and sale is open to emerging and established sculptors in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, and will focus on both the sculptors and their work. Questions: Meri Goyette, Exhibit Director at 603-882-1613 Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2014

Call for Art The Cambridge Art Association is now accepting entries for their 2014 National Prize Show juried by James Welu, Director Emeritus, Worcester Art Museum. The show is open to artists living and working in the U.S., working in all media. Awards include $1,000 for Best in Show and $500 each for the media-specific categories painting, photography, 3D, mixed/multimedia and works on paper. Learn more. Exhibtion dates are  May 13, 2014 – June 26, 2014 at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery and University Place.
Deadline: March 2, 2014 (5pm EST)

 

Snowballing Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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There’s snow time to lose – apply now for these opportunities!

Printmakers Residency Zea Mays Printmaking in Northampton, one of the premier green studios in the USA, housed in a late 19th century brick factory building is accepting residency applications. Their residency program provides an opportunity for artists to work in a cutting-edge studio, research center, educational institution and artist community. Learn more.
Deadline: Rolling

Poets The William Matthews Poetry Prize is currently accepting entries. The winner receives  $1,000 and publication in Asheville Poetry Review for a single poem. The winner is also invited to read at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, North Carolina. Billy Collins will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

Call to Artists Under 30 Years Old Arsenal Center for the Arts is currently accepting entries for the exhibition 30 Under 30. All submitting artists must be 30 years of age or younger (born on or after Jan 1st, 1983). All media is accepted, 2D and 3D – All work must be submitted electronically. Juror: Katherine French – Executive Director, Danforth Art. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

Nonfiction Writers The Desert Writers Award, a prize of $3,000 is given annually to enable a creative nonfiction writer “whose work reflects the spirit and passions for the desert embodied in Ellen Meloy’s writing to spend creative time in a desert environment. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

Cambridge Artists, Performers, Artisans, and Writers Applications are now being accepted for people to participate in the Cambridge Open Studios on Saturday April 26th and Sunday 27th, 2014 12-6pm. Learn more.
Deadline: January 20, 2014

Public Media Art for the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Marquee
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Boston Cyberarts are issuing the ninth call for 30-second videos, animations, or computer-generated works that use the entire Marquee at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in creative ways and are based on a theme of “video games as art.” The 80-foot-tall Marquee offers more than 3,000 square feet of display area on 7 screens, providing full-motion video capability and is viewed by more than 100,000 pedestrians and motorists daily. Learn more.
Deadline: January 26, 2014 (midnight)

Artist Residency Playa, a Fellowship Residency program in south central Oregon, is now accepting applications for the 2014 Fall Residency session from mid August to mid December, 2014. Applicants may choose between periods of 2,4, 6 or 8 week sessions. Residencies provides the time and space to create substantive work or to research and reflect upon one’s creative or scientific processes. Learn more.
Deadline, March 1, 2014

Writers and Visual Artists Residencies The Edward F. Albee Foundation maintains the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center (better known as “The Barn”) in Montauk, on Long Island in New York, as a residence for writers and visual artists of all media. Residencies for 4 or 6 weeks, mid-May through mid-October, are offered for up to five persons at a time. Residents are expected to do their share in maintaining the condition of “The Barn” as well as its peaceful environment. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2014

Handy Artist Opportunities

Monday, December 30th, 2013

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A handy list of upcoming opportunities.

Ten-Minute Plays CulturalDC has announced the Source Festival 2014 open-call for 10-minute play submissions. The Festival runs from June 6-29, 2014 and, in addition to other programming, will produce 18 10-minute plays. Playwrights are asked to submit 10-minute plays related to one of the following themes: Mortality/Immortality; Revenge; Quests. Learn more.
Deadline: January 10, 2014

Desert Writers The Ellen Meloy Fund Desert Writers Award is a prize of $3,000, given to a creative nonfiction writer who uses the desert landscape, ecosystem, geography, history, and/or experience as the foundation and inspiration for their literary project. Proposed projects should include creative time spent in a desert environment. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

Call for Proposals Tinderbox is currently accepting proposals. The curatorial focus of the Tinderbox Series at Mobius is on presenting a stimulating, creative and diverse series of experimental work including but not limited to performance art, film, video, new music, sound art, movement, collaborative and interdisciplinary work. Learn more.
Deadline: January 17, 2014

Call for Art The Nave Gallery Annex in Somerville invites artists to participate in the juried exhibition Love Shack, opening Feb. 14, 2014. The exhibition will feature artists exploring themes related specifically to Valentine’s Day and/or more broadly, love. Open to all artists. Learn more.
Deadline: January 20, 2014

Three Juried Calls Mayfair Festival of the Arts in Allentown, PA is inviting artists working in all media to submit entries to The Gallery at Mayfair juried gallery exhibit ($35 fee), the Pig Pen Installation Art exhibit (no fee), and a juried Artists Market (indoor and outdoor; $35 jury fee and $325 booth fee). Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2014

Opera Grants for Female Composers OPERA America invites proposals for grants of up to $15,000 from female composers able to document their ability to compose theatrical works for the classically trained voice and instrumental ensemble. In addition, grant recipients will have the opportunity to meet leaders in the field and the chance to participate in Forum meetings and annual conferences. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2014

Printmaking and Drawing Entries are now being accepted for the exhibition Direct/Indirect: Small Works 2014 at Maud Morgan Arts in Cambridge. The juror is Bill Flynn. First Prize: A one-person exhibition at the Chandler Gallery. Second and Third Prizes: A free class or workshop at Maud Morgan Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: February 16, 2014

Grant for Mature American Painters The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) announces the fourth annual Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant, which provides financial backing for mature American painters (you must be over 45, no young bucks.) and demonstrate financial need.  Grants range from $5,000 to $30,000. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2014 (postmarked)

Artist Opportunities on the Road Less Traveled

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
- Robert Frost

Poetry The Frost Place Dartmouth Poet-In-Residence Award is accepting entries. A prize of $2,000 and a six- to eight-week residency at Robert Frost’s former home in Franconia, New Hampshire, is given annually to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection. The winner is also invited to participate in a regional reading series. Learn more. Questions, contact frost@frostplace.org
Deadline: December 31, 2013

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Poetry New American Press is accepting entries for their New American Poetry Prize. A prize of $1,000 and publication by New American Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Jillian Weise will judge the entries. Learn more. Questions, contact david@newamericanpress.com.
Deadline: December 31, 2013

Women Fiction Writers The Barbara Deming Memorial Fund is offering grants of up to $1,500 to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Submit three copies of a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: December 31, 2013

Young Sculptors Nominations are being accepted for the International Sculpture Center Award Competition for Young Sculptors. Students who are interested should talk to their professors about getting involved. Learn more. Questions, contact studentawards@sculpture.org
Deadlines: Nominations Open until January 1, 2014

Painting Commission The Rhode Island State Council On the Arts, on behalf of the RI Gubernatorial Portrait Commission, seeks an artist to paint the official state portrait of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee. A commission of up to $15,000.00 (inclusive of all costs and expenses) will be awarded to the winning artist. Learn more.
Deadline: January 10, 2014

Moving Images and Visual Arts On February 3, 2014, Creative Capital will begin accepting online Letters of Inquiry for awards in Moving Image and Visual Arts. The Inquiry Form will be open until  Creative Capital seeks to support work that is artistically rigorous, articulates an original vision, takes risks and has the potential for great impact. Learn more. Questions, contact awards@creative-capital.org.
Deadline: February 28, 2014 (4:00pm EST)

NPR is asking for stories about rural America (50-250 words.) A new program on NPR is interested in hearing real stories from rural people about rural places. The State of the Re: Union will profile small towns and communities by attempting to get to the heart of what it means to live in rural America. Learn more.

Artist Opportunities That Make the Cut

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

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Young, budding, installation artist, not quite yet at the required age to apply for an MCC Artist Fellowship.

Latino Playwrights The Arizona Theatre Company seeks unproduced, unpublished full-length & one-act plays (50 pp min) on any subject by Latino playwrights currently living in the US, its territories or Mexico for the Latino Playwriting Award. Submissions may be in English, Spanish or a combination of the two. One playwright will be awarded $1,000 and the possible inclusion of the winning play in Café Bohemia, ATC’s unique play reading series. Submit one script, securely bound by brads, a three ring binder, a presentation folder or any other non-permanent binding system. Do not send a script that has been spiral-bound. Include a title page on the script that includes the play’s title, the author’s name and contact information (including a phone number, mailing address and email) on the front page. Include a cover letter of no more than one-page, describing the play’s developmental history and any other relevant information about the play. Mail to: National Latino Playwriting Award, ATTN: Katherine Monberg, Literary Assistant, Arizona Theatre Company, 343 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701. No scripts via email. For more information contact: Katherine Monberg, Literary Associate, kmonberg@arizonatheatre.org
Deadline December 31, 2013

Poets The Poetry Society of America is currently accepting entries for their Chapbook Fellowships. Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Poetry Society of America are given annually for poetry chapbooks by poets who have not published a full-length collection. Learn more.
Deadline: December 21, 2013

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Artist Residencies Applications are now being accepted for the Dune Shack Residencies in Cape Cod National Seashore, April through November. Weekly stays for artists, writers and the public; 3 three-week residencies for a visual artist, one with a $500 fellowship. Provincetown Community Compact.
Deadline January 15, 2014

Cape Cod Writers Cape Cod Writers Center announces its First Annual Writing Contest, judged by writers, editors, and librarians., with prizes in the categories of Adult Fiction, Middle Grade/YA, Non-Fiction, Poetry. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2014

MCC Artist Fellowships We’re back! Fellowship applications for choreography, fiction/creative nonfiction, and painting are now being accepted. Fellowships are $10,000 each and finalists are awarded $500.  Please read the guidelines for eligibility and work sample requirements before applying.
Deadline: January 27, 2014 (postmark)

Filmmakers, Photographers, Writers The Nave Gallery invites photographers, filmmakers and writers to explore this theme for Chaotic Forms, an exhibition celebrating the art of dance. Exhibition dates: March 6-30, 2014 at Nave Gallery, 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA
Curated by Kris Hatch. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014

Fringe Festival Performers Applications to perform at the 2014 San Francisco Fringe Festival are now available. 35 performing groups will be selected through a public lottery to perform at the 23rd annual SF Fringe from September 5th through September 20th, 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: February 9, 2014 (midnight)

Artist Opportunities Nibbles

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

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Exhibition Proposals Mill Arts Project (MAP) is an educational opportunity for first-time and experienced curators to develop their marketing and curating abilities by putting on an exhibit or an event for one to two months. While curators bring a vision or creative idea, ECA+ and Eastworks assists by providing a space, assisting with marketing for the exhibition or event, and project guidance. Learn more. Questions, contact info@easthamptoncityarts.com or 413-527-8278.
Deadline: Rolling

Handmade Art The 2014 Melrose Arts Festival will accept Fine Art and Fine Craft in all media including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, drawing, assemblage/mixed media, wood, clay, metal and glass. All work must be handmade and the original design of the artist. Learn more.
Deadline: December 14, 2013

Technology-based artwork COLLISIONcollective is looking for artists who create experimental technology-based artwork for inclusion in their 20th COLLISIONcollective exhibition at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery (Boston, MA) scheduled for Friday, January 17, 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: December 15, 2013 (11:00 PM ET)

Published Essays Prize
The PEN American Center/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay is offering a s prize of $10,000 for an essay collection published in the United States during the previous year. Writers must be permanent U.S. residents or American citizens. Learn more.
Deadline:December 16, 2013

Glass or Ceramic Artists Gallery 66 in Cold Spring, NY, has announced an open call to glass or ceramic artists for their February 2014 exhibition “All Fired Up.” Learn more.
Deadline: December 28, 2013

Call to Artists The Easthampton City Arts+ seeks artists and curators to apply for exhibitions in three galleries located in Easthampton–the ECA+ Gallery, the Chamber Gallery, and the Easthampton City Hall Gallery for June 2014-15. Learn more. Questions, email info@easthamptoncityarts.com or call 413-527-8278.
Deadline: January 6, 2014

Call for Work The Nave Gallery invites photographers, filmmakers and writers to explore this theme for Chaotic Forms, an exhibition celebrating the art of dance. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014

Photographers 4th Open Juried Photography Show at the Agawam Public Library. Accepted categories: creative, nature, photojournalism, pictorial. Multiple entries per category allowed. Awards: Total $1,340 – Best in Show ($300) and 1st ($120), 2nd ($80), 3rd ($60) in each Category plus 8 Honorable Mentions for a total of 21 awards. Learn more. Questions, contact Bob Kadis at 413-789-4814 or r.kadis@comcast.net.
Deadline: February 1, 2014