Call For Cape-based Artists and Artisans Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Artist Cottages at the Orleans Market Square, a charming and popular sales and studio venue located in Orleans on Cape Cod, in a park-like, art filled setting in the Village center. They are seeking artists and artisans inspired by the beauty of Cape Cod and it’s arts traditions. Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Season as they have a few slots still available. Weekends during the spring and fall shoulder seasons as well as week(s)s in the summer. They are seeking high quality work in all media. All work must be hand made or hand crafted. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Artists will be juried and selections made on a rolling basis, until all available slots are filled. Learn more.
Of Note: Politics of Identity/Poetry of Inclusion & Exclusion, free event hosted by MCLA Berkshire Cultural Resource Center and WordxWord, Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST at MCLA Gallery 51, 51 Main Street, North Adams. Poets are invited to zoom in or zoom out; re aim their telescope or grab a magnifying glass; to build a fence, or tear one down; to examine the politics of identity from the personal, social, or cultural perspective. Who belongs? Who gets to decide? Are you a poet interested in taking this challenge and sharing your work? Get on the list.
Latino Playwriting Award Entries are currently being accepted for the Arizona Theatre Company’s 2018 National Latino Playwriting Award. Latino playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico are encouraged to submit scripts for the award. Each script will be read and evaluated by a culturally diverse panel of theatre artists; finalists will be judged by ATC artistic staff. Scripts should be submitted in hard copy via the U.S. postal service. The award is open to all Latino playwrights currently residing in the United States, its territories, or Mexico. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Call for Artwork Entries are being accepted for the exhibition Gray Area, juried by a committee of six Kingston Gallery artists: Mira Cantor, Susan Emmerson, Julie S Graham, Veronica A Pérez, Jamal Thorne, and Chantal Zakari. In such a time of great uncertainty there is a growing feeling of unease; we reside in the spaces between a world of absolutes. The collection of work in Gray Area addresses a range of situations not readily conforming to an existing set of rules. As the color gray encompasses a multitude of mutable tonalities, both coloristically and metaphorically, the show will offer some creative clarity. Learn more.
Deadline: November 22, 2017 (5:00 pm)
Performing Artist Grants New England States Touring (NEST) provides support to New England-based nonprofit organizations (known as presenters) for performances and community activities by select New England performing artists. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Call to Artists The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland, VT, is accepting applications for one and/or two person exhibits at the on-site gallery for the 2018 season. Shows are 1-2 months in duration. Learn more.
Deadline: March 19, 2018
Image credit: Photograph of old library book, Charlotte’s Web. Photo by Kerry Mansfield from her project Expired.