Today! Free Workshop for Performing Artists Mass MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program provides free workshops for MA artists and performers. The next workshop is Negotiating Pay and Pricing as a Musician with Billy Dean Thomas, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 2 – 4 p.m. For Massachusetts musicians. Discuss a step-by-step process to generate a price for performance opportunities that acknowledges experience, time, and the creative economy. Learn more and register.
Free Artist Business Workshop Business Strategies for Artists with Shey Rivera Ríos on Wednesdays, June 15 & 22, 2022 from 2 – 4 p.m. Artists often run their own creative business. And as the world changes, artists continue building alternative structures to sustain themselves. Let’s talk about this and share experiences. This two-part workshop will present strategies for developing a more sustainable art practice and will also take a look at what opportunities exist for artists in today’s economy. Learn more and register.
NEW: Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals are unrestricted $5,000 grants to creatives and gig workers to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a path for growth. Read the program guidelines. Key dates for this program include:
Application opens: August 15, 2022
Information sessions: August 23 and October 6, 2022
Application deadline: November 1, 2022
Free Emergency Prep 101 for Artists Webinar What can you do to be more ready and resilient as an artist? What does emergency preparedness mean for your creative practice? CERF+ is proud to partner with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) to present this free, 90-minute webinar for artists and creatives on Wednesday, June 8 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. PST. Carrie Cleveland, CERF+ director of education and outreach, shares information and resources to help you better prepare for, respond to, and recover from crises. Learn about conducting a risk assessment, studio safety, disaster and emergency preparedness, documentation and safe storage, business insurance, and other key actions to take to protect your career. Learn more.
TransCultural Exchange Conference Scholarships TransCultural Exchange would like to offer all artists the possibility to attend their November 4-6, 2022 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts, Create the Future. Need-based scholarships (based on income, which are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis) and artists from populations long marginalized in the art world are welcomed to apply for scholarships. The TransCultural Exchange conference connects globally with artists, curators, residency directors, grant makers and international arts professionals. Learn more.
Acton Call for Public Art The Creative Economy is an important part of our economic and social well-being and they want to both support working artists in our community and add more public art to our streetscapes for all to enjoy. We are proud of the working artists and artisans in the Acton community. For this specific call for art we are looking for murals and benches. Four grants are available. Those whose work is commissioned will receive assistance in four ways: grant for the work to create the commissioned art in the range of $2500-$3500, materials reimbursement of up to $750, installation costs will be covered by the Town or Acton, technical seminar regarding making a living as a working artist. Comments, questions and concerns should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply to the program, artists must complete the application form here. To be eligible, you must be a local artist who is 18 or older.
Deadline: June 14, 2022
Call for Artists for Hudson Street Stoop Public Art Installation Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) is excited to launch the start of their second Hudson Street Stoop installation with a call for artists! We’re looking for an artist to create a temporary public art piece on view from Spring 2023 to Fall 2024 (between 12 and 18 months). Any questions or concerns should be directed to Mabelle Zhang, email@example.com. Learn more.
Deadline: Monday, June 20, 2022
Call to Artists Artists on Fire is presented by a collaboration of Worcester Center for Crafts (WCC) and Juniper Rag magazine, to be held in The Krikorian Gallery. Juniper Rag will curate the show. All artists are invited to submit. Learn more.
Deadline: June 22, 2022
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, invites artists to submit artwork to their our exhibition Food Glorious Food. For this new online exhibition we’d like you to show us your creative relationship with food. How do you use or represent food in your art? How do you express your love of food creatively? Whether for pleasure or fear, fun or health – show us your food-related art. From sculptures to ceramics, selfies to paintings, drawings to photography – we want to see how food is your muse. Notification of winners and online gallery opening by July 1, 2022. AWARDS:
First place – $300.00, second place – $200.00, and third place – $100.00. Learn more.
Deadline: June 24, 2022
Greater Boston Visual Artists The Collective Futures Fund is currently accepting applications. The fund supports public-facing projects by visual artists, curators, and collectives in the Greater Boston area through grants between $2,000 and $6,000. Learn more.
Extended Deadline: June 30, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Image credit: Archibald John Motley Jr., Self Portrait, c. 1920, Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 × 22 1/8 in., Through prior acquisitions of Friends of American Art Collection; through prior bequest of Marguerita S. Ritman. From the collection of The Art Institute of Chicago.