Call for Art The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all 2D and 3D media to submit work for the exhibition, Perfect Storm. Varied and diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center in Gloucester. Learn more.
Deadline: January 9, 2015
Short Stories The Ruth Hindman Foundation offers a prize of $2,000 for a short story in the H.E. Francis Short Story Competition. Submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Artists, Performers, Educators The Cambridge Winters Farmers Market is looking for musicians, dancers, storytellers and educators. If you’d like to be involved in any of these roles, or as a business sponsors or volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: January 16,2015
Public Art Proposals The City of Somerville, acting by and through the Somerville Arts Council and the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), is seeking the services of a designer/fabricator to provide design, fabrication, and installation oversight services for custom seating area and public art on a new plaza to be constructed near Davis Square in Somerville, MA. The City intends to include creatively designed and fabricated benches and sculptural elements to build on Davis Square’s creative aesthetic and connection to the arts community. The work produced from this process is intended to be functional and to distinguish Somerville for its inclusion of artists and the arts in everyday life. Learn more.
Deadline: January 30, 2015
Massachusetts Composers The goal of this competition is to promote unity between the El Sistema programs in the Commonwealth, to encourage composition of original works for full orchestra and chorus, to stimulate and promote contemporary music for orchestra and chorus, showcase the works of Massachusetts based composers, and to establish the creative ties between the El Sistema inspired programs of Massachusetts and composers of today. The winner will receive a $1,500 cash prize and their composition will be performed in a convening of students from all the El Sistema inspired programs in the state. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Cambridge Open Studios Visual and performing artists who live, work or have a studio in Cambridge are invited to participate in the 7th annual city-wide Cambridge Arts Open Studios May 9th and 10th. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Artist Residencies The Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week artists residency to four artists each summer from mid June to mid August in ceramics, photography, printmaking and social justice. Learn more
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Call for Art The Maud Morgan Arts Center in Cambridge, is seeking artwork that incorporates text and image for their Small Works Salon 2015: Word + Image. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Call for Art The South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, is currently accepting entries for the exhibition, Earth, Wind & Fire. Juried by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus at Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Open to all media. Learn more. Questions, contact email@example.com
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Request for Expressions of Interest for Provincetown AIDS Memorial Seeking expressions of interest from qualified artists to develop a site-specific Memorial commemorating the lives lost to AIDS and the Town’s response to the AIDS crisis. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2015.