Call for Trauma Survival Poetry Call for trauma survival poetry as a part of the Aplomb Project Exhibition and Book Release. Contemporary portrait artist Danielle Festa paints to capture the strength of trauma survivors. For her 2023 Portrait Project exhibition and book release, poetry on the same theme will be included. Four poems will be selected to be on display with the paintings at the Portrait Project exhibition opening June 24, 2023 at Aplomb Gallery in Dover, NH, and published in an accompanying book through The Aplomb Project. Entries will be reviewed and selected in collaboration with published poets Anna M. Warrock and Janet MacFadyen. Learn more.
Call for Public Art Southcoast MA artists are invited to apply to the Massachusetts Design, Art, and Technology Institute’s (DATMA) new regional Call for Public Art. To celebrate DATMA’s 2023 theme of “Shelter,” they are highlighting the important role of artists in shaping and creating their local community, the ultimate shelter for a city. Up to 10 SouthCoast MA (from Fall River to Wareham, as far north as Brockton) artists will be selected and provided a $500 stipend for the loan of artwork files. Learn more.
Deadline April 11, 2023
Cultural Space Fund The Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture is now accepting applications for the Cultural Space Fund. Cultural spaces provide the infrastructure that artists, creative workers, and cultural organizations use to produce, practice, present, and preserve their work. Learn more.
Deadline: April 11, 2023 by 5pm
Call to Artists Artisans Asylum invites artists to join them for Boston Design Week at their Spring Fling Makers Market! On April 29th, they are hosting their first Spring Time Maker’s Market. A2 Members, will get first preference on available spaces. When: Saturday, April 29th 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Where: Holton — in the flex space and classroom and in individual studios (if you have one). What: A market! Sell your wares, show off your creations, make some money, participate in a community event, grow your friendships, etc., etc. The cost for members to table is $15. The cost for nonmembers to table is $25. Questions? Reach out to email@example.com. Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2023 at 5 PM
Poets Entries are currently being accepted for the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships. Five fellowships of $25,800 each are given annually to U.S. poets between the ages of 21 and 31. Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2023
Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists o submit artwork to their online exhibit, Animalia. Over $1,200 in cash prizes. All accepted pieces will be displayed in their online gallery Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2023 at midnight (MST)
Outdoor Sculptures The annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show highlights the work of local and regional artists in the center of the Village of North Bennington and at the Bennington Museum. The Opening Reception is free and open to the public, and will be taking places on 48 Main Street in North Bennington, VT. The sculptures vary in size, shape, and materials; some invite reflection, while others offer whimsical commentary on the world. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2023
Call to Artists Art on the Trails: Exposure at Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve, Southborough, MA (June 10th- September 17th, 2022). Artists in all genres and disciplines are invited to respond to the theme Transformation for the 7th annual juried exhibition juried by Hopedale artist and teacher Sarah Alexander. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 midnight
Artist Residency The Kolaj Institute is now accepting submissions for Collage as Street Art Residency: New Orleans, a week-long, in-person residency that coincides with Kolaj Fest New Orleans (7-11 June 2023), during which artists will explore the city, learn about the history and materials of street art, and make artwork for public display that Kolaj Fest attendees and New Orleanians will be able to view. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2023
Call to Writers, Musicians The Program on Georgian Studies at Harvard University and the Somerville Arts Council invite artists from the Greater Boston Area and the country of Georgia to participate in a collaborative cross-cultural project that will take place in the summer of 2023. Specifically we seek writers and musicians from Georgia and the Greater Boston Area to submit proposals for collaborative projects on the theme of “Artistic exchange and collaboration across cultures.” The goal of this project is to bring American culture to Georgia and Georgian culture to America, encouraging understanding and mutual appreciation between the two countries, while creating exciting new works and projects in the process. Learn more.
Deadline: April 21, 2023
Image credit: John Crookshanks King, Cat on a Cushion, mid 19th century, marble, 20 × 12 × 15 5/16 in. From the collection of the National Gallery of Art.