Call to Artists The Newburyport Art Association invites artists to submit to the Winter Juried Show part 1, focusing on Digital Art, Drawing, Oil, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Watercolor. Their seasonal juried exhibits promote regional excellence in each medium. Winter Juried Show part 1 is juried by Julie Hamel of the Currier Museum. Learn more.
Deadline: December 17, 2021
BIPOC Documentary Filmmakers Firelight Media’s The Spark Fund offers support to established independent documentary filmmakers who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color, and whose work on humanities-themed projects was disrupted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. This one-time opportunity, which is underwritten by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will provide stipends rather than project support to selected filmmakers. The Spark Fund will provide 36 stipends of $50,000 to selected filmmakers over the period of one year. Learn more.
Deadline: December 29, 2021
Photographers The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the 10th Annual Anything Goes Photography Show at the BVAA Open Sky Uxbridge Community Gallery. This show is open to the public. All styles of cameras and cellphone images are warmly welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: January 8, 2022 at midnight
Artists and Writers Residencies The Provincetown Community Compact’s 2022 dune shack residency applications are now open. The Compact is pleased to offer residencies for C-Scape and Fowler Dune Shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Residencies are available April through November for the general public (Community Residencies). Community residencies are open to all and are selected by lottery. The Compact also offers three artist and two writer’s residencies in the Fowler and C-Scape Dune Shacks, including the David Bethuel Jamieson Residency for emerging artists of color, named for the late David Bethuel Jamieson, an African-American artist who died of AIDS in 1992. The top recipients of the Dune Shack Artist residency and The David Bethuel Jamieson Residency include three funded weeks in the C-Scape Dune Shack and a $500 fellowship. Artist residents are selected by a jury process. Writers may also apply for one of two one-week residencies funded by The Compact. Writers are chosen by lottery. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2022
US-Based Women and Gender Nonconforming Filmmakers Chicken & Egg Pictures’ Project: Hatched provides support to US-based women and gender nonconforming filmmakers who are nearing or have recently completed a feature or short documentary film and who have plans to strategize, build and launch an impact campaign. The program focuses on the lifecycle of documentary films in distribution with master classes on festivals, awards season, markets and impact campaigns. Six short, medium-length, and/or feature-length documentary projects will participate in a seven month program running from April to October 2022 and will receive a $30,000 grant with at least $15,000 to be allocated towards an impact campaign (up to $15,000 may be used for film completion, including expenses already incurred.) Learn more.
Deadline: January 17, 2022 at 10am
Funding for Art Projects Have a wild brilliant idea that needs funding? The Awesome Foundation awards $1,000 grants every month. It couldn’t be simpler! Your idea is yours alone. They don’t want a stake in it. They just want to help you make it happen. The Foundation distributes $1,000 grants, no strings attached, to projects and their creators. Learn more and apply.
Deadline: Monthly, Rolling
Film Festival Submissions Camden International Film Festival 2022 is now accepting film submissions. Recognized as one of the top documentary film festivals in the world, the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) brings the finest non-fiction cinema to the rugged coast of Maine, showcasing over 80 documentary feature and short films from around the globe each fall. Artist programs provide emerging documentarians with opportunities for professional development and creative inspiration. Learn more.
Earlybird Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
Visual Artist Grants The Harpo Foundation offers grants to under recognized artists who are 21 years old or older. Awards are made of up to $10,000. Learn more.
Deadline: April 29, 2022
Image credit: Katsushika Hokusai, Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanj?rokkei), Date:1830/33. From the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Public domain image.