Sculpture The Newburyport Art Association invites all sculptors to submit entries for the 3rd Annual Exhibition in The Range Light Community Sculpture Garden, a year-long, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures should be resistant to New England weather. Learn more.
Extended Deadline: July 13, 2018
Brief Choreography in Small Spaces The Dance Complex has issued a request for proposals for Tiny & Short: A Drop In The Bucket. The project invites choreographers and performers alike to investigate the constrictions of space and time as a means to expand choreographic structures and movement invention, and ultimately how they communicate with audiences. Ten Tiny Dances® will showcase dances under 5 minutes in length, taking place solely on a 4X4ft stage; and Short Works will feature performances less than 3 minutes in length taking place throughout Studio 7 – in corners, in front of windows, and on stairs – and varying in genre and medium. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Call to Artists Mythologies and folklores tend to be rooted in specific geographies. Nature Meets Narrative, the call for entries for this year’s Art Ramble, asks artists to respond to the Concord Town Forest with work that either draws on or inspires fictional or factual narratives related to these Concord woods. Please note this is a Leave No Trace exhibit; from installation to dismantling, nature must be left intact and all materials brought to the site must be removed at the end of the show. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Photographers The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, invites photographers worldwide to submit images to our online competition, FAUNA. Wildlife photography aims to capture a one-of-a-kind look at the wonders of the animal kingdom. Embrace the wilderness with animal as the subject in their most powerful, raw, vulnerable, and natural form. Show us FAUNA through your perspective, any and all methods of capture and process are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: July 20, 2018
Call to Artists, Performers ILLUMINUS is a free nighttime festival where Boston’s artists, designers, performers, and creative technologists converge to showcase their most thoughtful, innovative, and imaginative works. seeking innovative projects that cross disciplinary boundaries and engage a diverse public audience. We want installations that change how people see and experience the landscape downtown and leave them with a sense of awe and beauty. Individuals and creative teams are invited to submit new or existing works for consideration. Learn more.
Deadline: July 23, 2018
Of Note: The Center for Independent Documentary offers monthly “Lunch + Learn” webinar discussions. This month’s discussion explores fiscal sponsorship, with a q&a with CID Executive Director, Susi Walsh, on Thursday, July 26th at 12pm ET. Space is limited and spots will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register.
Hyde Square Artist Residencies Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) is establishing three artist residencies and has announced a call for proposals for the first residency, in connection with Latino Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15). Artists are encouraged to propose a project focused on Afro-Latin art, culture, tradition, and/or history. The project should involve a public event, workshop, or a series of workshops that include strong audience or participant involvement and is linked directly to the themes of Latino Heritage Month. Artists can seek compensation of up to $6,500. Applicants should send a project proposal that includes 1. Description of the project including how the project relates to Latino Heritage Month (1-2 pages); 2. Project timeline; 3. Project budget, including a supply budget (Hyde Square Task Force will provide up to $500 for supplies); 4. Sketches, photos or other visual representations of the proposed project if relevant; 5. Artist statement; 6. Current resume; and 7. Examples of previous work (please do not submit more than 15 photos and limit videos to less than five minutes) to Sarah Brugge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: July 30, 2018
Call to Artists BVAA opens a call for art for its Show of Hands Show. This is a community event for painters in the area to share their creativity in all media and all skill levels. This is their second such show, last year’s event brought in entries from Worcester and beyond. It was an eclectic mix of various media with some great talent exhibited. It will be juried for cash prizes. Their gallery is located at 5 S. Main St. in Uxbridge. Learn more.
Deadline: August 11, 2018
Image credit: LOS ANGELES – 1973: Soul singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye at Golden West Studios in 1973 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jim Britt/Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images).