Don't go over the edge! Absentee ballot applications are now available for Massachusetts residents. Open Call to Artists Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, MA has issued a national call for art open to artists, 18 and over, living & working in the US. Entry to Under the Same Flag is open to all interpretations and portrayals of what America stands for and what … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Here's a quick hit for Friday. The Cannabis Control Commission (CNB) has announced a request for curatorial proposals! The selected curator will develop and support the implementation of a plan to acquire and curate art for its headquarters in Worcester, MA. The CNB seeks to work with a curator to acquire art from artists in areas that have been disproportionately affected by … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked: What role does humor play in your art? View a gallery of work by the responding artists Pelle Cass, photographer When a work of art strikes me as funny, I’m pretty sure there’s some intelligence behind it and there’s bound to be surprise is built in, since there’s … [Read more...]
It's about creating that joy and wonder in our public spaces, and also reflecting the faces of who we are as Bostonians today. - Kate Gilbert, Executive Director of Now + There, discussing public art in Boston The Mass Cultural Council's Creative Minds Out Loud podcast recently featured Kate Gilbert, executive director of Now + There, an organization that curates, … [Read more...]
In the early 2000s, a family crisis set physician Lisa Gruenberg on the unexpected path to being a writer. In 2012, she received a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Fiction/Creative Nonfiction and in 2019, she published her memoir My City of Dreams. We asked her about the trajectory of that book, her journey as a writer, and other surprising turns in her life and … [Read more...]