Glass, Fiber, Clay, Metals, Wood The Museum of Art and Design is accepting entries for the Burke Prize, an unrestricted $50,000 award made to a professional artist under the age of forty-five working in glass, fiber, clay, metals, or wood. Learn more. Deadline: April 30, 2018 Call for Entries The New Arts Center is accepting entries for a gallery exhibition opportunity in … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Nina Louise Morrison is one of the four playwrights commissioned to write new plays for The Greenhouse Playlab: A Climate Change Theater Incubator. An excerpt of her new play THE VAULT will be read at the Museum of Science (5/4, 70-10 PM), and there will be a workshop performance at the Democracy Center in Cambridge (5/6, 7 PM). We asked the 2017 Mass Cultural Council … [Read more...]
Of Note: On view in their permanent collection, this month the Cape Ann Museum joins @womeninthearts and museums around the globe to celebrate women artists. Championing Women: Selections from the Permanent Collection at the Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, 978-283-0455. Of Note: CERF+ is offering a free webinar, Copyright Basics for Creatives, with Intellectual … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. The concept of "meaning" can be fraught when it comes to creating and engaging with works of art. How does a work's meaning interact with an artist's intention, or with its audience's perceptions? Does the meaning of the work change as its creation progresses? This month, we asked, Do you … [Read more...]
Meg Alexander, a multiple-year awardee in the Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowships Program, is exhibiting in the two-person show How Little Is Enough? at Drive-By Projects, in April and May. Here, the accomplished artist offers a peek into her studio and creative process. The word that best characterizes my studio is flexible. Since my work ranges from large … [Read more...]