Free Grants Workshop The Business of the Arts: An Insider’s Guide to Grants for Visual Arts, this coming Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 8:30am to 10:30am at the Enterprise Center at Salem State University. Learn more.
Boston Artists and Poets The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events is currently seeking artwork and poetry from Boston based artists and poets. Their goal is to create a dialogue between the literary and visual arts in Boston. The theme for the exhibition will be Impressions of Boston. Each poem chosen will be paired up with a chosen painting, photograph or small sculpture. Learn more.
Deadline: June 20, 2012
Call for Artists The 13th annual Arlington Open Studios (October 13/14, 2012, noon-5pm) is seeking artists in all media to fill 80+ spots in the Arlington Center for the Arts building. There is no residency requirement. Learn more.
Deadline: July 6, 2012
Residency for Visual, Performing or Literary Artists The Zion National Park Artist in Residence program offers professional artists the opportunity to live and work in the desert environment of southern Utah for a period of one month. This call for artists applies to four sessions: February 4 – March 3 2013, April 1 – 28, 2013, September 2-29, 2013, October 14-November 10, 2013. Learn more.
Deadline: July 20, 2012
Visual Artists The Boxford Town Library is currently accepting drawing or painting entries for their art contest Between the Covers. They are interested in images that celebrate the book. Learn more.
Deadline: August 24, 2012
Poets Silverfish Review Press sponsors the Gerald Cable Book Award. This prize is awarded annually to a book length manuscript of original poetry by an author who has not yet published a full-length collection. There are no restrictions on the kind of poetry or subject matter; translations are not acceptable. Winners will receive $1000, publication, and 25 copies of the book. The winner will be announced in March 2013. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2012 (postmarked)
Poets The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is an annual award for an unpublished book-length collection of poetry in English. The purpose of the T. S. Eliot Prize is to publish and promote contemporary English-language poetry, regardless of a poet’s nationality, reputation, stage in career, or publication history. Truman State University Press offers $2,000 and publication of the winning collection. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2012