The National Endowment for the Arts just named Massachusetts Traditional Artist Fellow Balla Kouyaté as a 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellow. … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Of Note: Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship applications are now available for Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, and Traditional Arts. Fellowship awards are $15,000 each and finalists receive $1,500. Learn more. Deadline: October 7, 2019 Local Cultural Council Project Grants Artists can apply for Local Cultural Council Grants. The Local Cultural Councils serve every … [Read more...]
Jodi Colella, of Somerville, is an artist, teacher and community builder. She uses needlework to infuse renewed power to craft practices. The resulting works convey both whimsy and threat, as they capture that place where anxiety and beauty can co-mingle. She pushes the boundaries of traditional techniques to create works that imply an inner vitality and a self-awareness of … [Read more...]
Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowships Applications are now available for Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, and Traditional Arts. Fellowship awards are $15,000 each and finalists receive $1,500. Learn more. Deadline: October 7, 2019 Call to Artists The Arlington Center for the Arts is currently accepting entries for the exhibition Very Superstitious. This autumnal … [Read more...]
When individual artists approach Mass Cultural Council looking for support and opportunities, we point them toward our Artist Fellowships (unrestricted monetary awards in recognition of artistic excellence) and ArtSake (our online resource for artists, which you already know about, since... here you are). But there are other opportunities closer to home. Artists can richly … [Read more...]