Fiction The James Jones Literary Society is offering a first novel fellowship. The winner will receive $10,000 for a novel-in-progress by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. A selection from the winning work will be published in Provincetown Arts. Runners-up will each receive $1,000. Submit the first 50 pages of a novel-in-progress and a two-page outline. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Call for Artists Maud Morgan Arts and Chandler Gallery invite artists to submit work for an exhibit at the Freepoint Hotel in Cambridge (April 5 – June 30, 2018). Freepoint is boutique hotel located a short walk from the Alewife train station. Any 2D work including works on paper, prints, drawings, paintings, collage, photographs is eligible. Sculptural/ 3D works will be accepted on case-by-case bases due to space limitations. Open to artists in the greater Boston area. Learn more.
Deadline: March 16, 2018 (midnight EST)
Call to Boston-based Painters, Photographers The next BNN TV Neighborhood Art Gallery exhibit – “Boston Strong” is accepting entries from Boston based painters and photographers. Artists are invited to send an image of something Boston (people, places or things) to be considered for the April/May exhibit opportunity. No Fee. Nothing bigger than 30 x 30. Must be suitable for hanging with a wire back. For consideration send one image based on the theme and contact info to email@example.com no later than March 16. Those chosen will be notified on March 17.
Deadline: March 16, 2018
Of Note: The Mass Cultural Council Institute is a free event focused on unleashing the power of culture in communities throughout the Commonwealth. We invite artists, city and town leaders, cultural and youth organizations, and others interested in the intersection between culture and communities to join us for a day of connection and conversations. See what’s in store for the day. The event takes place Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Register now.
African American Playwrights The Fade to Black Festival in Houston, TX is accepting entries for new works of African American Playwrights. Fade To Black is Houston’s first national play festival to showcase the new works of African American playwrights. Each year they select the plays of ten finalists from around the U.S. and produced them before a live audience. On the last day of the festival, a grand prize winning playwright (chosen by audience votes) will be announced. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Temporary Public Art The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) is seeking proposals for a temporary work of public art for installation in Boston’s Fort Point Channel during the summer of 2018. The work of public art will serve to engage the public and highlight the Fort Point Channel, the Fort Point neighborhood and our creative community. One award of $9,500 will be made for a prominent, temporary work of public art sited in, or making significant use of the Fort Point Channel between the Summer and Congress Street bridges. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2018 (12:00 midnight EST)
MCCA Open Call to Jamaica Plain Artists The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center’s series of neighborhood exhibitions celebrates the work of artists across Boston’s varied cityscapes, one neighborhood at a time. For this exhibition we invite artist from Jamaica Plain to show work in this unique venue with exposure to international, national, and local viewers. Exhibition Dates: May-September 2018. To apply email firstname.lastname@example.org 4-6 jpeg images of artworks, a resume, and bio. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Photographers Entries are currently being accepted for EXPOSURE: The 22nd Annual PRC Juried Exhibition. Juror: Christopher Rauschenberg. The 22nd Annual PRC Juried Exhibition and seeks a broad range of exhibition-ready bodies of work, including both traditional and non-traditional approaches to photography. The exhibition will occur at their new location at Lesley University’s VanDernoot Gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: April 8, 2018
Call for Craft The Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco is accepting entries for the exhibition Style ’18. Eligible media includes apparel, jewelry and fashion accessories. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2018
Image credit: Women’s modeling class with cow in Pennsylvania Academy studio. Charles Bregler’s Thomas Eakins Collection, purchased with the partial support of the Pew Memorial Trust, ca. 1882, Albumen copy print.