Printmaking Residency Zea Mays Printmaking is offering a Residency Fellowship. The residency fellowship included the artist(s) a private studio (the Annex) within the larger Zea Mays Printmaking facility, use of Zea Mays’ etching, photopolymer, screen printing, digital and letterpress facilities and on-site housing in our 2-bedroom apartment, all free of charge. Zea Mays Printmaking is looking for artists with experience in printmaking and a vision of a project to begin or continue in etching, photopolymer, screen printing, monotype, relief, letterpress, paper or polyester plate lithography or any combination of these media. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2022
Residency Fellowships The Fine Arts Work Center offers a unique residency for writers and visual artists in the crucial early stages of their careers. Located in Provincetown, Massachusetts, an area with a long history as an arts colony, the Work Center provides seven-month Fellowships to twenty Fellows each year in the form of living/work space and a modest monthly stipend. Learn more.
Deadline for Writing Fellowship: December 15, 2022
Deadline for Visual Arts Fellowship: February 1, 2023
Open Call for Filmmaker The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is looking for a filmmaker to collaborate with resident artists throughout their ACTivate Residencies. The first ACTivate Residency occurs on February 6–12, 2023, and the second on July 17–23, 2023. The filmmaker will be responsible for the filming and production of two 3–5 minute documentaries to document the work and highlight the impact of the ACTivate Residency. Learn more.
Deadline: December 19, 2022 at 11pm
Public Art Learning Fund The New England Foundation for the Arts Public Art Learning Fund provides grants of $500 to $2,000 to support professional development opportunities for New England artists to strengthen their public art practices! Learn more.
Deadline: December 19, 2022
Free Artist Workshops MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program is offering free online workshops for artists: Making a Plan in a Time of Uncertainty with Laura Baring-Gould, Thursdays, January 12 & 19, 2023 | 2 – 4 PM | For Cape Cod, MA and Financial Strategies for Artists with Amy Smith, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | 2 – 4 PM | For MA, RI & CT. Learn more and register for these free artist focused workshops.
Project Planning for Creatives Practice Best Practice is offering the online workshop Project Planning for Creatives. Many of the things creatives do require a complex set of plans. Deciding the type of project, it’s goals, the scope, the timeline, the materials, the team if any, the budget and finding funding or producing a project on speculation and then marketing it involve a complex set of interactions and skills. This workshop will attempt to break that down into simpler ways of looking at how to plan and develop a project for any creative. Having a plan you can execute is more likely to lead to success than flying by the seat of your pants. This is an introductory level workshop. Presenters are: Kat Knudsen, Mark Parsons, Dawn E. Salerno. Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 5:30 – 7:30pm. Learn more and register.
Image credit: Covered Two-Handled Cup and Saucer, Coalport Porcelain Factory, English, active late 18th – 20th centuries. Flaring cup with scrolled foot and handles; applied and painted flowers. Domed cover with applied flowers, marigold forming knob. Saucer with applied and painted flowers. Gold scrolls and edges on all three pieces, ca. 1830. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.