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Call for Art MIXED MEDIA, a curated show at Lynn Arts, is open to any artist 17 and older. No size limitations for this show, except entry through a standard door. The juror is Sand T Kalloch, an artist and former gallery director of artSPACE@16 based in Malden, Massachusetts. Learn more.
Deadline: Drop-off: Thursday, August 8, 11am-7pm, Friday, August 9, 10am-4pm, and Saturday, August 10, 11am-4pm at 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA.
Call for Artists Uforge Gallery in Jamaica Plain, MA, is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Word Play. This open call to artists will include art that responds to text and linguistics. Artists are encouraged to submit work to this open call that will explore the use of text in any way, shape, or form. Size Limitation: No larger than 24″ x 36″. Learn more.
Deadline: August 25, 2013
Temporary Outdoor Sculpture The Boston Art Commission, in coordination with Boston Parks and Recreation, is seeking proposals for temporary outdoor sculpture to be considered for installation in Franklin Square Park in the South End for their Sculpture in the Park 2013. These artworks will serve to engage the public in considering the relationship between art and the environment. The exhibition will run from October 19 – November 3, 2013. Compensation is available to artists. Art work will be chosen based on quality, durability and suitability for an outdoor public environment, as well as safety of the public. Learn more.
Deadline: September 6, 2013
Call for Art The Connecticut-based Guilford Art League’s 66th annual juried exhibition is open to artists in New England. This year’s juror is the painter Frank Bruckmann. Two and three dimensional original work may be submitted. Max. width 48″. Receiving submissions September 7th between 10am-2pm. Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Route 77, Guilford, CT. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for prospectus. For more information, contact Sheila Kaczmarek 203.645.8827.
Call for Outdoor Kinetic/Inflatable Art Cotuit Center for the Arts and local rock group, 57 Heavy, are presenting The Breathing Man Festival leading up to their their Pink Floyd show Breathe on Saturday, September 14 and are seeking outdoor kinetic or inflatable art to display on the Center’s grounds for the week prior to the event. The mini-festival is a riff on the legendary Burning Man festival, but is dedicated to the element of air instead. Please send a photo of your work, along with its dimensions to Christine.email@example.com. Installation will be on Sunday, September 8 from 11am-3pm. Pickup will be on Sunday, September 15, 2013
Librettists and Lyricists Applications are now being accepted for the Kleban Award, given annually to both a librettist and a lyricist, each of whom receives $100,000, payable in 2 annual installments of $50,000. Applicants must either have had work previously produced on a stage or in a workshop performance or be or have been a member or associate of a professional musical workshop or theater group, i.e., ASCAP, BMI Theater Workshop, or the Dramatists Guild Musical Theater Development Program. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2013
Artists and Writers Residency Applications are now being accepted for the Jentel Artist Residency in Banner, WY. Residencies of an average of one month for visual artists and writers, including playwrights and screenwriters, who are 25 and older and live in the U.S. (citizenship not required). Organization provides housing, studio facilities, and a $400 stipend toward the cost of food and travel. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2013
Artist Fellowships The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation is currently accepting fellowship applications. The awards are designed for advanced professionals in all fields, including the creative arts (in the field of performing arts, artists must perform their own original material to be eligible), to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions. Learn more.
Deadline: September 19, 2013
Poets Entries are now being accepted for the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize. Established in 2002, the Prize has drawn submissions from around the country that have been judged by renowned poets such as Martha Collins, Patricia Smith and Tony Hoagland. The winner receives a $1,000 cash prize, an introductory reading at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival and publication of a chapbook published by Tupelo Press. Manuscripts are judged anonymously and all finalists will be considered for publication. Final Judge: Mark Doty. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2013
Image credit: Jean-François Janinet, A Woman Playing the Guitar, 1788/1789, etching and wash manner, printed in blue, red, yellow, and black inks, Widener Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.