Ceramic Artist Mudflat Pottery School is looking for an artist to design, create, and install a decorative ceramic tile frieze on the balcony facade of their studio building at 81 Broadway in Somerville. They invite artists who have experience designing and installing exterior ceramic tile works to submit ideas for this particular space, building and use. They are interested in designs that have strong graphic qualities that can be read from street level. Designs can be related to Mudflat (pottery school & studio), to the history of the building (was a cinema for 70 years), and/or to the neighborhood (East Somerville).To receive more information about this project, contact Lynn Gervens at 617-628-0589 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Artists The Brookline Arts Center seeks applicants for its annual Artist Marketplace. This year’s event will be held November 17-19, 2017. The Marketplace is seeking fine art and photography, decorative and wearable fiber, wood, glass, sculpture, basketry, metal, jewelry, printmaking, ceramics, paper, specialty food and soaps, and more. Learn more.
Deadline: June 16, 2017
Prose, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction CutBank seeks poetry, prose, visual art, reviews, and interviews for All Accounts and Mixture: A Celebration of LGBTQ Writers and Artists. Montana’s foremost literary magazine, founded in 1973 by the Creative Writing program at the University of Montana and helmed initially by favorite literary son William Kittredge, publishes two print issues a year of compelling poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices alike. Learn more.
Deadline: June 19, 2017
Call for Proposals The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) Gallery seeks proposals in all media (painting, sculpture, photography, multimedia, other) for five shows for the 2017-18 season. Each show must include at least two exhibiting artists and preferably more. Proposals are invited from exhibiting artists and from curators collaborating with exhibiting artists. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: July 2, 2017
Boston-Based Artist Fellowship The City of Boston will offer five fellowship awards, each worth $10,000 in 2017. Must be a city of Boston resident for 3 years. Disciplines include dance, music, theater, visual arts, poetry, fiction writing, interdisciplinary, performance art, and media arts. Learn more.
Deadline: July 10, 2017
Call to Artists Science Inspires Art: OCEAN 19th Annual Art-Sci Juried Exhibition, organized by Art & Science Collaborations at the New York Hall of Science (Sept.16, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018). Art juror is Diana Moore, Curator, D&R Greenway Art Galleries, Princeton, NJ and science-Juror is Dr. John Stegeman, Sr. Scientist & Director, Woods Hole Center of Ocean and Human Health, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA. They are seeking compelling, dynamic, and/or provocative 2D images of original art in any media made by artists and scientists that will help create a new public perception of ocean by sharing creative visions of our deep connections to her, the health issues she faces and/or possible solutions, and feelings she inspires in us. Learn more.
Deadline: July 23, 2017
Documentary Filmmakers The application is now open for the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund, which provides production grants up to $100,000 for feature-length documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories told through a journalistic lens. In addition to funds, grantees will receive additional resources and expertise tailored to the journalistic needs of the project. Supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the IDA will award production and development grants totaling $1 million annually for the next four years. Learn more.
Deadline: July 28, 2017
Artist in Residence for Writers, Composers, Visual Artists
The Zion National Park Artist in Residence program offers professional artists the opportunity to live and work in the majestic desert environment of southern Utah for a period of one month. Four artists will be selected for two spring and two fall residency slots. All visual (painters, photographers, sculptures, etc.), performing (drama, dance, music, composition, etc.) and literary artists are welcome to apply. The work completed under this program will contribute to the public understanding and appreciation of Zion National Park and should reflect the National Park Service’s mission to preserve and protect the park’s cultural and natural resources. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2017
Women Cinematographer Grant The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days. Learn more.
Call to Artists As part of the Friends of the Roslindale Library race and inclusion programming, artists are invited to participate in a special exhibit at the Roslindale Library in October, 2017. The theme of the exhibit is “Getting to know you through our cultures.” The cultures of Roslindale come from all over the world. They seek art that gives a visual of some aspect of these cultures and heritage, whether landscape, food, people, transportation, etc. Email an image of your proposed art piece to email@example.com (subject line: Roslindale Library Exhibit) along with the following information: your name, address, telephone, title of art, art medium, size of art piece, culture it represents and a paragraph about yourself and your culture.
The exhibit will run for a month at the Roslindale Library, 4246 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA. There will be an opening reception on 10/19 and an open house during Open Studios on 10/21. You will be notified when to drop off your art piece.
Curated by Art Studio 99 – Janice Williams.
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Printmakers Zea Mays Printmaking is offering a subsidized fellowship for a 2-week residency in their printmaking studio to one printmaker who demonstrates artistic excellence, a love of printmaking, and the intention of future achievement in the field of safer and non-toxic printmaking. Open to all printmakers who are working without solvents or committed to converting from traditional methods to sustainable practices. Private printmaking studio with 40” x 72” Takach etching press. Access to etching facilities and photopolymer darkroom, other studio equipment. In-studio housing in our guest suite. Learn more and apply.
Application deadline: December 15, 2017