Call for Videos: The Americans for the Arts have a video contest called Why Arts Matter. They are looking for people to submit videos of two minutes or less on the subject of why the arts matter. Before entering, be sure to read the official rules and regulations.
Deadline: August 13, 2010
Painting Grant: The Provincetown Art Association and Museum announces the Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant. Grants will be given to painters aged 45 or older in support of the highest merit by lesser known and artists with financial need. Applications are available online. Contact Grace Ryder-O’Malley at 508-487-1750.
Deadline: August 16, 2010
Call to Boston-Based Poets & Artists: To celebrate the City of Boston’s rich literary tradition and varied visual art history, The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events is seeking artwork and poetry from Boston-based artists and poets. Their goal is to create a dialogue between the literary and visual arts. The theme for the exhibition is Impressions of Boston. Each poem chosen will be paired up with a chosen painting or photograph. Participants must either live or work in Boston. Individuals may apply for the visual arts category, the poetry category or both. Specific entry guidelines are available. Contact John.firstname.lastname@example.org at 617-635-2368.
Deadline: August 20, 2010
Double your Pleasure: Mobius is looking for 4×6 photographic prints (or image files in JPG format) for either their online show Signs of Our Times, or their bricks and morter exhibition of the same name.
Online Exhibition Deadline: Ongoing
Bricks and Morter Exhibition Deadline: September 5, 2010
Triple Play from apexart
1. Franchise Program 2011: An opportunity for apexart to finance your exhibition anywhere in the world. For the past two years, apexart has presented Franchise exhibitions in Los Angeles (2009) and Thailand (2010). apexart will present two Franchise exhibitions in 2011.
Deadline: October 1, 2010
2. ‘Commercial’ Art Video Call: Open call for video submissions with an opportunity to win $2,000.
Take any broadcast commercial, cut it, dub it, repeat it, or flip it and make it art for an upcoming apexart exhibition that will be on view November 10 – December 22, 2010.
Deadline: October 31, 2010
3. Unsolicited Proposal Program UP 2011: For the 14th year running, apexart accepts 600-word, idea-based proposals for exhibitions in New York City. Reviewed independently, anonymously and without support materials, submissions are evaluated solely on the strength of the idea.
Deadline: Accepting submissions January 14 – February 14, 2011.
For more on any of these apexart opportunities, contact email@example.com or call 212-431-5270.
Artist-In-Residency Program: This residency provides artists the opportunity to be in residence at Brandeis University while working on an artistic project in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies, and to produce an exhibit for the Kniznick Gallery at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. Application guidelines can be found on the HBI Web site. Contact Debby Olins.
Deadline: October 1, 2010
Image Credit: Video above from Youtube of entries to the Why Arts Matter Contest from the Americans for the Arts.