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Artist Opportunities Headliners

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Dewey Defeats Truman

The votes are in: Artist Opportunities for President.

Call for Art The Dedham Square Artist Guild is currently accepting entries for their upcoming exhibition Word. Open to all artists, working in any medium, who work/reside in eastern Massachusetts. Learn more
Deadline: September 19, 2014

Artist Fellowships Applications are now being accepted for Guggenheim Fellowships, for advanced professionals in all fields, including the creative arts (in the field of performing arts, artists must perform their own original material to be eligible), to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions. Grants are to individuals only (but are not available to students) and have been averaging $43,200. Learn more.
Deadline: September 19, 2014

Short Fiction Collections The Moon City Short Fiction Award is for an original collection of short fiction written originally in English by a single or collaborative author. Individual pieces in the collection may be published in periodicals, but not yet collected and published in full-length manuscript form. Entries may include short shorts, short fiction, and/or up to one novella. Prize of $1000 and publication by Moon City Press. Manuscripts should fall between 30,000 and 65,000 words. Learn more.
Deadline: October 1, 2014

Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library is currently accepting proposals for monthly exhibits of 2-dimensional, original work by regional artists for July–December 2015. Learn more.
Deadline: October 24, 2014

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for the Photography Center of Cape Cod’s next online photography contest, Reflections, with $475 worth of available prizes. The best submissions will be featured in an online image gallery with cash prizes available for first, second and two honorable mentions. Any interpretation will be considered. Learn more
Deadline: October 31, 2014

Female-Identified Filmmakers Women Action Media’s Boston Film Festival (WAM)Boston is seeking submissions in all genres for a film festival centered on films by and about women. All subjects are welcome — drama, comedy, documentary, experimental, short and feature length alike. The film must be directed and/or produced by a female-identified filmmaker. Learn more.
Deadline: November 7, 2014

Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art Applications are now being accepted from A Blade of Grass for one-year fellowship for individual artists and collectives. Fellowships pair project support of $20,000 with strategic support, assessment tools, video documentation, and other tailored resources for socially engaged artists. Learn more.
Deadline: November 24, 2014

Portraits The National Portrait Gallery has issued a call for entries for The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016. The work entered should be understood as a portrait in the broadest sense. It may be a traditional, representational work or it may be a more experimental or conceptual portrait, but it must be based on the artist’s direct contact with any living individual(s). Self-portraits will be accepted. Entries will be accepted in all visual arts media including but not restricted to: painting, drawing and watercolor, sculpture, weaving, ceramics, photography, prints, video, film, performance, and digital or time-based media. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2014

Artist Residency The Hawthornden Castle (Midlothian, Scotland) offers  1-month retreats for creative writers of all types. Residency provides individual room/study in shared house and meals. Artist responsible for travel. Applicants must be published writers. Learn more.
Deadline: Ongoing

Image credit: Photograph Harry Truman holding newspaper that reads Dewey Defeats Truman from the Library of Congress.

Artist Opportunities Grand Prix

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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Free Memoir Class and Publication Opportunity for Dorchester Senior Citizens. Grub Street Writing Center and Mayor Walsh’s Memoir Project class returns to Dorchester. The Memoir Project honors the stories of Boston’s residents aged 60 and older 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 September 18 – November 13 on Thursdays from 10:00am – 1:00pm (with lunch provided) at the Irish Pastoral Centre (15 Rita Road in Dorchester). There is no writing experience necessary, just life experience. Must be a resident of Dorchester. Space is limited. Call to reserve a seat with Greg Josselyn at 617-635-4250 or gregory.josselyn@boston.gov. For more information: cityofboston.gov/elderly

Digital Documentary Storytelling The MIT Open Documentary Lab is now accepting applications for its Fellows Program. Visiting Fellowship positions are non-compensated appointments established to provide the opportunity for artists, technologists, and scholars to participate in a rich exchange with members of the Open Documentary Lab, the wider MIT community and other visiting fellows and artists. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2014

Photographers The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins Colorado is now accepting entries for their international call. The juror is Shane Lavalette. Learn more
Deadline: September 3, 2014

Call for Performers Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Vermont Performance Showcase to be held on Thursday, November 20th at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. Learn more.
Deadline: September 3, 2014

Performing Artists’ Grants The USArtists International provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists from across the country who have been invited to perform at significant international festivals and, new this year, performing arts markets anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Learn more.
Deadline: September 5, 2014

Printmakers The IPCNY is now accepting entries for New Prints 2014/Autumn, their 49th New Prints Exhibition. Juror is Nicola López, an artist and printmaker who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and teaches at Columbia University. Only original fine art (limited edition and unique) prints are eligible; reproductions of other artwork such as drawings or paintings are not acceptable. Videos, installations and other projects using printmaking as a major component are acceptable. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2014 (11:59 PM)

Fiction Author Rick Bass will serve as the judge for Whitefish Review’s fiction prize — “The Rick Bass/Montana Prize for Fiction.” First place winner of the fiction prize will receive a $1,000 and be published in #16 to be released December 2014. All submissions will be considered for publication, but only one story will be awarded the prize. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2014

Visual Artists Fund The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists considers proposals from professional artists who have secured tangible prospects for advancing their careers, but lack sufficient financial resources to capitalize on those opportunities. Examples include but are not limited to: the completion of work due to a gallery, museum, or private collection, the transportation of work or of the artist to an exhibition of that artist’s material, the management of logistical or technical requirements to realize a project, etc. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2014

Filmmakers The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship is now accepting applications. The fellowship assists emerging documentary editors by developing their talent, expanding their creative community, and furthering their career aspirations. Emerging documentary editors who have cut at least one feature documentary (longer than 60 minutes) but no more than three and are based in the U.S. are eligible to apply. Learn more
Deadline: September 30, 2014

Image credit: Image of Keith’s bicycle track, 1901, from the Museum of the City of New York

Catching Artist Opportunities

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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Land, sea, or air, ArtSake has it covered!

One Act Plays The Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s One Act Play Competition is looking for fully produced one act plays (cast, directed and ready to perform) 7 minutes to 20 minutes in length. $1,000 prize for Best Play. Each play will be given four performances, plus two extra performances if chosen to advance to the finals. They will supply a technician to run sound and lights. Learn more.
Deadline: July 21, 2014

Female Playwrights The Shakespeare’s Sister Fellowship provides a cash prize of $10,000 for a female playwright to write and develops a new play. In addition to the playwright will receive residencies at three geographically distinct institutions. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2014

Residencies for Writers, Media, Visual and Performing Artists Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY, offers residencies of an average of 5 weeks for writers, media artists, visual artists and performing artists. Facilities include dance/choreography studios, exhibition/installation spaces, metal shop, music studio, and performing arts space. Residency provides housing, meals, studio, travel assistance, and materials stipend. Artists responsible for additional materials or travel costs. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

Artist Grants Artist’s Resource Trust Fund has grants available in painting, sculpture, printmaking or mixed media to mid-career artists over 35 years old with financial need living in New England. Grants range from $2,000 to $10,000. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

Film/Animation Glovebox Short Film & Animation Festival is currently accepting submissions. Short films (under 25 minutes) in the following categories: animation, documentary, dance, performance, fine art, conceptual, drama, comedy, narrative, music video. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

Printmakers The Monotype Guild of New England is currently accepting entries for the ” Quarter Sheet: Almost Legal” print show at Zea Mays Studio. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2014

Fund for Performing Arts Therapy The Emily List Fund for Performing Arts Therapy supports theatre, dance, and music projects aimed at helping the sick and disadvantaged in the interest of making their lives better and brighter through the performing arts. Grants of up to $1,000 to fund instruments or equipment for a music therapist working in a hospital; scholarships for young people to attend theatre camp; travel expenses for a chorus or theatre group; space for a dancer working with disabled or elderly people; payment for an instructor teaching arts to patients; tickets for groups to attend theatre performances they otherwise could not… and any other proposal along those lines. Grants are focused in the Pioneer Valley and at Mass General Hospital. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis year-round. Learn more.
Deadline: Rolling

Image credit: Photograph of Barbara Hughes cutting a back flip with beach ball (black ballet fashion) – Saint Petersburg Beach, Florida. From the State Library and Archives of Florida.

Loud and Proud Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Here’s a few Yankee doodle dandies to explore:

Of Note:The Brown University Art Slide Library is giving away 300,000 glass mounted 35mm slides! If you are interested in a random selection of slides of images ranging from the Prehistoric Era – 2010 (heavy on Impressionist and Renaissance) let them know. They cannot hand-select slides, but can try to focus on one period or another as possible. The deadline for requests is TODAY, July 1. You will need to pick up the slides on the Brown Campus. Request Form. Questions, contact Karen Bouchard, Scholarly Resources Librarian for Art and Architecture, Rockefeller Library, Box A, 10 Prospect Street, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 USA; Phone: (401) 863-3218 or Karen_Bouchard@Brown.edu

Call to Artists The Dedham Square Artist Guild invites all artists working in all mediums to submit work for their Identity. Open to artists working in all mediums. This show will be displayed at the Dedham Community Theater. Learn more.
Deadline: July 9, 2014

Call for Exhibition Proposals Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA is accepting proposals for a Fall 2014 exhibition. The Curatorial Proposal Series provides the opportunity for artists of all media and career levels to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art. Open to solo and group proposals, though groups are encouraged. Learn more. Questions: contact@gallery263.com.
Deadline: July 13, 2014 (11:59pm)

Fiction Bard College is accepting entries for their Bard Fiction Prize. A prize of $30,000 and a one-semester appointment as writer-in-residence at Bard College is given annually to a U.S. fiction writer under the age of 40. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2014

Artist Residency Applications are now being accepted for the Sustainable Arts Residency Awards at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California. Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2014

Call for Art The Copley Society of Art (Co|So) is seeking submissions for their upcoming national juried exhibition celebrating the urban landscape GRIT. Juried by Paul Ha, Director of MIT’s List Visual Arts Center. Learn more
Deadline: July 21, 2014

Artist Residency Applications are now being accepted for the Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside’s (Troy NY) residency program. Two neo-gothic stone church buildings now house our artist program and welcome artists from all over the U.S. and abroad.The CAC is located 2.5 hours north of NYC, and is currently accepting applications for the Fall season. Fellowships available. All residency artists receive some level of financial assistance. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

Call to Artists The Nave Gallery Annex (Somerville, MA) invites artists to participate in the exhibition Bibliophilia, curated by Hannah Verlin. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2014

Earworm Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Of Note: Art and Technology New England’s Salon Series presents the The Business Of Fine ArtJune 25, 2014, 7:30 pm, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA. Moderator: Howard Yezerski. Panelists: Margo Chevers, Stacey Friends, Ray Graber. Free event. Space is limited. RSVP to info@atne.org.

Playwrights  Firehouse Center for the Arts is now accepting submissions of full length, one act, and short (10 minute) plays for their 2015 New Works Festival. Playwrights from across New England are encouraged to submit. Since 2002, Firehouse Center for the Arts and the New Works Festival have fostered the development of regional writers, directors, actors, and theater companies by providing insight into the playwriting process from conception to presentation. Submitted plays are judged by an independent panel of theater professionals. Learn more.
Deadline: June 29, 2014

Directors, Choreographers Grant The Stage Directors and Choreography Foundation is accepting nominations for the The Zelda Fichandler award, an unrestricted grant of $5000 to an outstanding director or choreographer making an exceptional contribution to the national arts landscape through theatre work in a region. Learn more. Questions, contact Ellen Rusconi at SDCFPrograms@SDCweb.org.
Deadline: June 30, 2014

Artist Residency Applications are now being accepted for the Miranda Arts Project Space (MAPSpace) Artist Residency in Port Chester, NY. This is a studio/workspace residency for collaborative artist teams (2+) lasting 3-4 weeks. Residency culminates in an exhibition, performance or event in same space. Artist teams take over the gallery space as a studio work space to create a unique work(s). Learn more.
Deadline June 30, 2014

Poetry The Pat Schneider Poetry Contest, sponsored by Amherst Writers & Artists, has a $1000 first prize. The winner plus up to three honorable mentions will be published in their literary journal, PeregrineLearn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2014 (postmark)

Call for Art The Boston Biennial Project is wicked psyched to announce an open call to artists worldwide for Boston Biennial 3- an online juried competition and digital presentation being held at Atlantic Works Gallery in atmospheric East Boston all summer long! Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2014

Call for Collegiate Sports Art The National Art Museum of Sports (NAMOS) competition is open to artists 18 and over who create fine art with a sport subject in three categories: 2D, 3D and Photography. Jurors, Adrienne Ruger Conzelman, Jean Marie Cote and Andrew Schoelkopf, will select 30 pieces for an exhibit September 7 to November 3, 2014, in the New Canaan Historical Society, New Canaan, Conn.  Learn more.
Deadline: July 7, 2014

Artist Residency The Boston Center for the Arts is currently accepting applications for their Artist Residency program which aims to provide an environment where artists can experiment with their craft, develop their focus or test new ideas and simultaneously engage in vital public dialogue. This season, the Residency Program puts special emphasis on artist projects that engage the public in direct and innovative ways, whether through collaborative activities, participatory public installations, performance, intervention or other imaginative activation. Learn more.
Deadline: July 7, 2014

Call to Artists The Dedham Square Artist Guild invites all artists working in all mediums to submit work for their themed exhibition “Identity.” Open to artists working in all mediums. This show will be displayed at the Dedham Community Theater. Learn more.
Deadline: July 9, 2014

Call for Art Event Proposals ArtWeek Boston is a collection of curated events and experiences throughout the city that highlights the quality and diversity of arts, culture, and creative community in Boston. Learn more.
Deadline: July 25, 2014 (5PM)

Photography Entries are now being accepted for BURN Magazine’s Emerging Photographer Fund 2014. The Emerging Photographer Fund grant was initiated by David Alan Harvey in 2008, and is awarded by the Magnum Foundation. Learn more
Deadline: July 31, 2014 (6:00 pm PDT)

Image credit: Cartoon  of doctor and patient from http://giphy.com/

Artist Opportunities Peel Out

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

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Participate in Public Performance Art Outside the MFA  Now, Speak! is an outdoor installation at the Museum of Fine Arts by Argentinean artist Amalia Pica. The work encourages impromptu performances by all MFA visitors and passersby. Pica’s lectern is an invitation to publicly share voices.  On June 14th at 1pm, an original text art piece text called Jayne Telephones, by Boston artist Sarah Rushford will be read. If you’d like to be a reader, contact sarahannrushford@gmail.com or show up at 1pm at the MFA (Huntington Avenue side) and instructions will be provided. Learn more.

Filmmakers The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (September 18-21, 2014, Palm Springs, CA) is seeking Feature and Short films of interest to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgendered people for a celebration of motion pictures that reflect, inform, enrich, and transform lives. Learn more.
Deadline: June 15, 2014

Call for Participation FIGMENT Boston, a free, inclusive, participatory arts event held on the Rose Kennedy Greenway is seeking artists. Learn more.
Deadline: June 16, 2014

Call to Artists  seARTS is inviting artists in the Essex, Gloucester Harbortown and Rocky Neck Cultural Districts to apply for three grants of $1,500 each. Projects in the Rockport Cultural District are not eligible for this round of grants. Questions, contact seARTS at pwa.searts@gmail.com or 978-281-1222. Learn more.
Deadline: June 20, 2014

Public Art The Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (Viet-AID) in coordination with the Boston Art Commission, announces a Request for Qualifications for permanent public art work at Doherty-Gibson Park in Dorchester, MA. The goal is to create an original, site-specific, and highly visible work under the intentionally broad theme of “Freedom” to identify Fields Corner as a destination for business and culture, within a budget of $250,000. Learn more. Deadline: June 20, 2014

Of Note: One Word: Plastics!, a free panel discussion about making art with toy cameras. Sunday, June 22, 3-4:30 pm at Brickbottom Gallery in Somerville. Seating limited. Register now.

Public Art RI State Council On the Arts is now accepting request for qualifications for artwork for the University of Rhode Island’s Center For Chemical and Forensic Sciences, (CCFS), and the Center For Biotechnology and Life Sciences, (CBLS). The budget is $458,000. Learn more.
Deadline: June 25, 2014 (5pm)

Filmmakers Roy W. Dean Summer Grant is seeking films that are unique and make a contribution to society; documentaries, shorts, and features are all considered. The winner receives $2,000 cash and close to $30,000 in film goods and services to help complete your project. Each applicant for the grant receives a consultation from Carole Dean, founder of the grant, head of the non-profit film fiscal sponsor From The Heart Productions, and author of the Second Edition of the bestselling- book, “The Art of Film Funding”. Learn more.
Deadline: June 30, 2014

Boston-Area Women Playwrights Our Voices annual festival of Boston area women playwrights is now in its 8th year is accepting short play, monologue, and performance poetry submissions from Boston-area women playwrights for either morning discussion session or evening staged reading session (applicant must select one). Learn more. Deadline: July 1, 2014

Call for Art Artists are invited to submit to the Cape Cod Art Association’s New England themed exhibit. Cash prizes will be awarded to Best of Show, Best New England Landscape and first and second place works. Learn more. Deadline August 1, 2014

Image credit: Photograph of girls on motorcycle from Vintage Everyday.

 

Twanging Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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ArtSake’s plugged in and rocking out.

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for StoneCrop Gallery’s Cell Phone Photos exhibit. Learn more.
Deadline: May 16, 2014

Call for Artists Entries are now being accepted for  See the Light: A National Juried Exhibition at the Attleboro Arts Museum. Open to all mediums, sizes and concepts that explore light both as a tool for emphasis, and as medium. Learn more.
Deadline: May 20, 2014

Women Artists Entries are now being accepted for the 11th A.I.R. Gallery Biennial,  a juried exhibition. All women artists, including self-identified women, may submit original works of art in all media, including painting, photography, prints, drawing, works on paper, new media, sculpture, mixed media, traditional or non-traditional materials.  Juror: Nancy Princenthal: Critic, former Senior Editor of Art in America, NYC. There is no size limit on artwork. Learn more.
Deadline: May 30, 2014

Performing Artists Grants The New England Foundation for the Arts is currently accepting applications for the New England States Touring (NEST) Grants. NEST grants provide support to New England-based nonprofit organizations (known as presenters) for performances and community activities by select New England performing artists. Learn more.
Deadline: June 2, 2014

LGBTQ Films Entries are now being accepted for the Long Beach Q Film Festival (September 12-14, 2014, Long Beach, CA) – Seeking films that embody the LGBTQ community and the values of freedom, justice, and inclusion of everyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression. Learn more.
Deadline: June 8, 2014

Artist, Writers Residency Fellowships The Vermont Studio Center is offering 43 fellowship awards for artists and writers, including: 25 VSC Fellowships, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships, VSC/Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowships, and 1 Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship. Read more for a complete list of fellowships and eligibility requirements.
Deadline: June 15th, 2014

Playwrights Entries are now being accepted for The Firehouse Center for the Arts’ New Works Festival 2015. They are seeking original plays from New England. The 2015 New Works Festival will showcase 10 minute, one-act, and full-length plays. Learn more.
Deadline: June 29, 2014

Call for Proposals New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (NRPA) invites you to propose a hybrid net art project for Turbulence.org – Augment it Yourself (AiY). Projects must use both the World Wide Web and a physical site. Commission Amount: $6,000.  Augmented Reality (AR) is a real-time experience of a real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input — such as video, graphics or sound — and mapped to GPS coordinates. Thus, after downloading an AR ‘app’ to a smartphone and going to the specified location, users are able to experience intertwined realities. While AR refers to the technologies that make these experiences possible, we are interested in how we have always augmented our realities — with our brains and other reality-mediating technologies — modifying and/or enhancing reality by layering memories on real-time perceptions, for instance. How will your project contribute to perception, memory, and the creation of the autobiographical self? Required: Proposal (max 500 words), Biography (max 300 words), and URLS of past work. Email to turbulence@turbulence.org with the Subject: Turbulence.org – AiY Proposal.
Deadline: July 1, 2014 

Photographers Entries are now being accepted for En Foco’s New Work Photography Fellowship Awards for U.S.-based photographers of Latino, African or Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific. Learn more.
Deadline: July 7, 2014

Women of Color Filmmakers  Entries are now being accepted for the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival and Lecture Series (October 25-26, 2014, New York, NY), organized by African Voices and Long Island University’s Media Arts Dept. Entries must be directed, produced, or written by a woman or women of color, and will be accepted in the following categories: Women Film, Documentary, Narrative, Experimental, African Film, and India Film. Learn more.
Deadline: June 9, 2014

Image credit: Image of the great rock & roll innovator Chuck Berry. Photograph from the public domain. 

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.

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)

Lapping Up Artist Opportunities

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

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Depicted above, 18th century dishwasher.

Artist-in-Residence The Artist-in-Residence Program at Acadia National Park in Winter Harbor, Maine, is now accepting applications for its June 2014 – May 2015 season. Open to professional writers, composers, and all visual and performing artists. Housing provided.  Learn more.
Deadline: October 28, 2013

Fiction The 2013 Indiana Review Fiction Prize contest is currently open for submissions. Reading fee; Cash award and publication. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2013

Women Photographers The 38th Anniversary Women’s International Juried Call is currently open for submissions from women photographers worldwide. Entry fee; Cash award; magazine cover and exhibition. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31

Filmmakers Entries are now being accepted for the 12th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston: April 23 – 30, 2014. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2013

Short Story Ruminate Magazine is curently accepting entries for their 2013 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize. Entry fee; Cash prize and publication in the spring 2014 issue. Learn more.
Deadline: November 1, 2013

Emerging Artists The 2014 Rome Prize Fellowship sponsored by the American Academy of Rome is currently seeking emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence in the early or middle stages of their working lives. Cash and prizes. Learn more.
Deadline: November 1, 2013

Call to Steampunk Artists The Springfield Museums is inviting all artists to submit design plans for their large-scale exhibition Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City. Co-curated by Bruce Rosenbaum, the exhibition will be on view from March 22 to September 28, 2014 in the Victorian-built George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. Learn more.
Deadline: November 8, 2013

Printmakers Entries are now being accepted for the International Print Center’s New Prints 2014/Winter call. Learn more.
Deadline: November 20, 2013 (11:59 PM)

Photographers The online exhibition Signs of Our Times 3 is currently accepting images of signs. The actual signs may be real or something created or manipulated by you in any media. Learn more.
Deadline: Ongoing

Image credit: Marguerite Gérard, The Cat’s Lunch, Musee Fragonard, Grasse, France.


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