Baseball cards: portrait miniatures, the American way.
Poets The New England Poetry Club is accepting poems for its annual contests, which offer a range of monetary prizes. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2012
Short fiction writers University of Georgia Press is accepting short fiction collections for the Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Awards – annual $1,000 prize and publication by UGA Press. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2012
Call to Artists, Writers, Musicians, Filmmakers Gallery X in New Bedford is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Q@X4: Do Ask, Do Tell. Submissions may include 2D, 3D Media, Music, Film, Video, Literature, Poetry. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3, 2012
New England Filmmakers The LEF Moving Image Fund Pre-production fund will grant up to 7 awards of $5,000 each to projects in the pre-production stage. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact LEF Program Director Sara Archambault with details about the project prior to submitting a proposal. Learn more.
Deadline: June 8, 2012 (5:00pm)
Artists/Designers The Creative Arts Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites artists/designers experienced with durable wall-based art to forward qualifications for the new Main Building addition at 57 Binney Street, slated to open in summer 2013. Budget: $20,000 per floor, with an overall, all-inclusive budget of $100,000. Finalists will receive a $1,500 proposal development fee. Learn more.
Deadline: June 22, 2012
Dance Residency The Boston Center for the Arts call for applications for the 2012-2013 season of the Dance Residency program. This season includes two 5 week residencies that may include two weekends of performances. Learn more or email with questions.
Deadline: June 29, 2012
GBLT Film/Video The Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is seeking compelling films and videos by, for or about the GLBT community in the following categories: Feature (60 minutes or longer), Documentary (any length), Men’s Short (under 60 minutes), Women’s Short (under 60 minutes), and Transgender Film. Learn more or email with questions.
Deadline: June 30, 2012
Call for Works Soundcrawl welcomes new media submissions from composers, video artists, sound engineers, sound artists & tinkerers from every corner of the world. If it’s adventurous, beautiful, artistic and “plugs in.” they’d love to hear it! Video works, installation art and live performances are also welcome. Length: 15 minutes or less. They accept anything in a fixed digital file. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2012
Image credit: Baseball Card from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, DIGITAL ID (original) bbc 1851