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Of Note Grant workshop for nonfiction filmmakers. Join the LEF Foundation team on December 11 at 6:30PM for a free grant workshop hosted by the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. LEF Program Director Sara Archambault will conduct the workshop at MassArt. This event is free and open to the public. Potential applicants can learn about LEF’s basic guidelines and requirements, watch samples from recently funded LEF films, hear about LEF’s new online submission process, and enjoy some free snacks and conversation. RSVP to LEF Program Assistant Genevieve Carmel at email@example.com. Learn more.
Sculptors Calling all sculptors! The Arts & Business Council is seeking sculpture of extraordinary quality to show in prominent corporate exhibitions in the Boston area. Honoraria is offered for works accepted in the exhibition. Artists can submit works for review using an online form. Details and application. Questions? Contact Lia O’Donnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts Festival The 2014 Melrose Arts Festival (Friday, April 25-Sunday, April 27, 2014) accepts Fine Art and Fine Craft in all media including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, drawing, assemblage/mixed media, wood, clay, metal and glass. The three day festival is an exhibition and sale features original fine arts and fine crafts by over 40 juried artist exhibitors from Melrose and surrounding areas. All displayed art will be for sale throughout the three opening days. All work must be handmade and the original design of the artist. Submit a CD with three jpgs of your work, along with a brief list with descriptions of your samples and $10 submission fee. Learn more.
Deadline: December 14, 2013
Writers PEN American Literary Awards offers a range of prestigious prizes in fiction, nonfiction, science writing, playwriting, sports writing, biography, books by authors of color, children’s, young adult, and picture books, poetry, translations, and editing. Learn more.
Deadline: December 16, 2013
Large-scale collaborative Projects Beam Camp is seeking proposals for projects from Engineers, Architects, Designers, Sculptors, Builders, Chefs, Agriculturists, Videographers, Technologists, Artists and Makers of all kinds. You supply the vision and plan. Beam will supply 100+ energetic campers and staff and 700+ acres of forest, mountain and lakes as studio, canvas and workshop. Every year Beam commissions unique projects that serve as centerpieces of each Beam session. Beam Camp is a 8-week summer program comprised of two sessions for kids aged 7-17 in Strafford, New Hampshire. Learn more.
Deadline: January 12, 2014
Visual Arts Fellowships Applications are now being accepted for visual arts Fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. The Fellowships provide an opportunity for emerging artists to spend seven months working at their Cape Cod facility. Each year, ten fellowships are awarded to visual artists (applications from writers and poets were due December 1). Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2014