Show Boston how you get your hands dirty: Are you an artist who would like to participate in the Boston Arts Festival by giving a public demonstration of your work? Get more information from the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events. The Boston Arts Festival is September 10-12, 2010.
Call for Book Artists: The National Museum of Women in the Arts is currently accepting submissions for its Library Fellows Artist’s Book Award. Designed to encourage and promote the creation of artists’ books and to support NMWA’s Library and Research Center and book art programs, the Library Fellows Program provides up to $12,000 biannually for the production of an artist book in an edition of 125, with an additional $1,000 provided for the artist to create 500 copies of a promotional brochure for the book, as well as $1,000 for the artist to travel to the Library Fellows’ annual meeting to present her book upon completion. The artist who is responsible for the overall creation, design, and realization of the book must be a woman. Only new books will be considered; previously published books or books that are versions of books previously published or planned for publication will not be considered. Full guidelines and application procedures.
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Call for Independant Documentaries: POV, public television’s longest running showcase for independent documentaries from all perspectives, premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest, and most innovative programs every year on PBS. POV is now seeking entries for broadcast on PBS for the 2011 season. All subjects, aesthetic approaches, and lengths are welcomed. Completion funding may be available for unfinished films. All filmmakers must complete the online form to submit their films.
Deadline: June 30, 2010
Call to Artists & Poets: Are you a Boston-area artist and/or poet looking to gain exposure for your work? Are you interested in collaborating with the vibrant Boston theatre community? Then participate in Bad Habit Productions‘ art and poetry exhibition, with the theme of Saints, Sinners, and Censorship. Bad Habit Productions is now accepting original art and poetry for its July-August 2010 production of Quills by Doug Wright. Art and poetry will be displayed in an exhibition at the Durrell Theatre at the Cambridge YMCA in Cambridge, MA. For more information, submission guidelines, and to submit your work, please check out badhabitproductions.org/art or e-mail the company.
Deadline: July 9, 2010
Call for Visual Artists: The Arts Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is currently accepting applications from visual artists who are interested in being considered for its artists’ registry. This registry will be used as a resource for future projects commissioned for Inside&Out: A Public Art Project. Inside&Out, funded in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts, is a comprehensive art plan for DHMC in Lebanon, NH. Art projects included in this project will be collaborative works intended to engage the entire medical community- patients, staff, and visitors. More information.
Deadline: August 1, 2010
Employment Opportunity: The Maine Arts Commission is looking for an Arts & Humanities Associate (Technology Associate). Applications are being accepted until June 25, 2010. They seek someone to develop and maintain their agency’s web site using dot.net, Pearl and Oracle databases. Full details are available on the Division of Financial & Personnel Services’ web page.
Image credit: Photograph by sx413.
Learn more about the history of the original Boston Celtics logo design and the artist who created it.