Travel Stipends to Germany for New England Artists Studio 170 at the Goethe-Institut is offering a new opportunity for artists of all disciplines, living and/or working in New England, in autumn of 2023. Whether you are doing an artist residency or planning a trip to work on a project in Germany preferably with an artist there, we invite you to apply for a travel stipend to help cover the costs. Studio 170 will reimburse up to $1500 in travel costs including flights, visa, and necessary shipping costs. Artists must be based in New England and have a confirmed invitation to Germany related to their work. Artists of all disciplines, including visual and multi-media art, film, theater, music, writing and dance, are invited to apply. Learn more.
Deadline Approaching: August 17, 2023
Call to Artists The town of Burlington is accepting proposals from mural artists for a $15,000 grant award. This grant will fund an outdoor postcard mural on the exterior wall 202 Cambridge Street, facing Moran Avenue. The three main goals of the mural project are to 1) enhance the Town Center by transforming an ordinary wall into a vibrant work of art; 2) create an inviting space that attracts fresh interest to Town Center’s small businesses; and 3) celebrate Burlington’s charm through visual art. Learn more.
Deadline: August 23, 2023
Call to Artists The Hopkinton Cultural Council invites artists to participate in Art on the Trail 2023. For this year’s artwork they would like all artists to work on a 24×48″ canvas panel (provided with your registration) that will be hung along the trail using cables. All imagery must be painted using outdoor acrylic/craft paint that will not drain off onto the ground. Community and Inclusion – Participants are invited to work individually or as a group and are encouraged to use the theme of community and inclusion as inspiration for their artwork. You are welcome to use your own inspiration for your artwork as well. Questions, contact email@example.com. Learn more.
Deadline: August 25th, 2023
Call for Art Unbound Visual Arts in Allston-Brighton is accepting entries for their upcoming exhibit Latinx Heritage Month: Understanding Struggles, Perspectives, and Critiques. They are interested in critical reflections, challenging discussions, and even unresolved inquiries examining Latinx Heritage Month. More specifically, they hope to interrogate each of the terms that make up this month-long recognition (“Latinx,” “Heritage,” and “Month”) and delve deeply into their meanings and connotations. Learn more.
Deadline: August 28, 2023
New artist co-working space is coming to Fall River this fall. The Soco Art Labs is a new space is being designed to inspire creativity and productivity, making it the ideal location for creatives to collaborate and bring their ideas to life. It will provide local artists with a dedicated desk and work space to work on their product and craft. Learn more.
Of Note The National Endowment for the Arts has released a Toolkit on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities. Developed in partnership with Art Beyond Sight, this toolkit empowers individuals with disabilities to explore arts careers and access resources to support their success. Learn more about the work and explore the toolkit.
500 Capp Street Artist Residency Open to international, national and local artists, this five-month residency program at 500 Capp Street in San Francisco, CA will focus on highlighting experimentation that expands the boundaries of genre, medium and material. Artists will have three months for research and an additional two months for the final project. Learn more.
Deadline: August 30, 2023
Call for Drawings Emmanuel Music seeks visual artists with a love of music to create drawings to be included in our second annual Coloring Bach coloring book. Those chosen will be asked to listen to a specific Bach cantata (a type of classical composition of music) and create a coloring book page to go along with it. Applicants should submit an artist statement and a way to view samples of their work to Megan Bisceglia, Director of Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2023
Call to Artists Source of Light, a group exhibition at Aplomb gallery in Dover, NH as well as in virtual reality. Exhibition dates are November 11-December 31, 2023. Submit up to 5 portrait based or figurative works that related to the theme “Source of Light” literally or abstractly. Juried by Gallery Director Danielle Festa. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2023
Call to Artists Destination:Nature 2023 invites artists inspired by nature to participate in this show centered on protected lands in Harvard, Massachusetts. Juried by Olivia J. Stone, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, & Photographs at the Worcester Art Museum. Cash and future gallery exhibition awards. Submissions open September 1, 2023. Learn more.
Furniture Artist Fellowship The John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship is a cash award of $25,000 awarded annually to an emerging furniture artist or a furniture artist collaboration. The award is administered by The Society of Arts + Crafts. Zoom information session August 16, 6–7:30 PM (EST). Learn more.
Extended Deadline: September 8, 2023
Call to Artists The Artists’ Group of Charlestown Fall 2023 Exhibition, Wild New England: Captivating Expressions of Nature Nearby. This exhibition aims to entice the viewer using the flora and fauna of New England in exciting, dynamic and unexpected forms. All media, 2D (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Photography), 3D (Sculpture, Ceramics), and Fiber Arts, are eligible. Any form of representation (realism, abstraction, and everything in between) are eligible. Learn more.
Deadline: September 22, 2023 at midnight
Craft Fellowship Program The Penland Core Fellowship Program is a two-year work-study fellowship for early career artists looking to expand technical skills and material fluency while working to support the day-to-day operations of a craft school. Artists of all backgrounds who want to advance their educational goals and explore their capacity to contribute to a thriving creative community are encouraged to apply. The goal of the program is to shape the future of contemporary craft by creating opportunity, connection, and immersive education for early career artists who bring a range of perspectives and goals to the school. Learn more.
Deadline: October 12, 2023
Image credit: Diego Rivera, The Alarm Clock, oil on canvas. From the Museo Frida Kahlo collection.