Exhibition Proposals The Abigail Ogilvy Gallery is currently accepting proposals for a February 2018 exhibition. The gallery is seeking innovative proposals from artists, curators and collectives. Proposals for both 2- and 3-dimensional media for solo and/or group shows are welcomed. Abigail Ogilvy Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Boston’s SoWa Arts and Design District, featuring new work by living artists, both emerging and mid-career, with a focus on work that employs unique process and cultivates meaningful conversation. The program is dedicated to developing each artists’ career, while acting as an accessible platform for the appreciation and promotion of contemporary art in Boston. Learn more.
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Studio/Residency for January/February Room 83 Spring (83 Spring St. Watertown, MA) is currently accepting studio/residency proposals. They offer 600 sf storefront studio/gallery with heat and a/c. Neighborhood street parking and T accessible. Rent Negotiable. Submit a proposal describing your project or need, website link and 5 images. Candidates will be asked for an interview and references. Learn more.
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Cover Art Cultural Center of Cape Cod’s imprint, Bass River Press, is currently seeking cover art for its third annual poetry publication. The winning artwork will be featured on the front cover of Deirdre Callanan’s poetry collection, Water-Dreaming, set to be released in the spring of 2018. Editor Angela Howes and Supervising Editor Lauren Wolk will review all submissions before sending a small group of finalists to Callanan, who will select the winning artwork. Learn more.
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Photography The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is currently accepting images for their online photography competition, The Golden Hours. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. All styles of photography will be accepted; film, digital, alternative process, iPhone, etc. Stills only, no video. All winners will be displayed in their online gallery. First Place $500, Second Place $200, Third Place $100. The Cultural Center directors will jury. Learn more.
Deadline: January 19, 2018 11:59pm (mst)
Printmakers The Monotype Guild of New England invites artists working in the monotype and monoprint medium to submit up to three monotypes or monoprints to their upcoming National Exhibition. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Choreographers Jacob’s Pillow has announced the launch of a new choreography program, starting next summer. Inspired by the famous Bessie Schönberg workshops from the ’80s and ’90s, the Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program is designed to help eight early-career choreographers (approximately 20–30 years old) refine their voices and expand their networks. The program, August 21–31, will be directed by choreographer Dianne McIntyre and renowned Limón teacher and choreographic advisor Risa Steinberg. The focus will be more on process than product, offering fellows assignments and feedback sessions without expectations for an end product. Learn more.
Image credit: Music and dance of South India performance by Tara Anand Bangalore, Gaurish Chandrashekhar, Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai, Sudarshan Thirumalai, Pratik Bharadwadj, and Kaasinath Balagurunath at the showcase concert, “Hiding in Plain Sight: Folk Masters of Massachusetts” presented by Mass Cultural Council at the Shalin Liu, Rockport, MA 5/14/2017. Photograph by Brendan Mercure.