Call to Artists TILL Wave Gallery is accepting entries for their Tiny Art Showcase. They have a lot of space to fill. Exhibit: July 21st – September 9th. Opening Reception: Thursday, July 21st from 4-7pm. Learn more.
Deadline: July 7, 2022
Call for Submissions The past week has been tough. The arts offer a unique way to process emotions, events, and everything that is happening in the world. The Bellforge Arts Center in Medfield, MA, invites you to use a creative mode of expression to share your current feelings with the community, whatever those may be—in support, in commiseration, in hope, in caring, in grief. Submit images of artwork, photos, short poems, etc. relating to how you are feeling right now. Selected images will be projected and displayed in a temporary art installation called Expression+Connection, on Friday, July 15 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Bellforge Art Center Chapel on the grounds of the former Medfield State Hospital. The exhibition is free and open to all. You do not need to be present at the exhibition for your work to be included. Learn more.
Deadline: July 10, 2022
Call to Artists The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center invites artists to submit proposals for SculptFest22, September 10 – October 23. The theme for this year’s outdoor exhibition is Games, guest curated by sculptor Evan Morse. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: July 15, 2022
BIPOC Documentary Filmmakers The AXS Film Fund supports creators of color in documentary filmmaking or nonfiction new media who identify as having a disability. They seek to bring visibility to creators who are oftentimes overlooked. While they ask that a person of color with a disability is a key contributor to the project, they welcome diverse teams to apply. Each year, up to five creators are awarded with grants of up to $10,000 to assist them in finishing their projects in any stage of production. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Call to Artists Call for exhibition proposals! Gallery 263 invites artists and curators to pitch an exhibition for fall 2022 and bring your vision to life. Organize and present a well-curated exhibition of contemporary art from start to finish, with guidance and support from Gallery 263 staff. Open to New England artists of all media types and career levels. Learn more.
Deadline: Sunday, August 7, 2022
NEW: Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals are unrestricted $5,000 grants to creatives and gig workers to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a path for growth. Read the program guidelines. Key dates for this program include:
Application opens: August 15, 2022
Information sessions: August 23 and October 6, 2022
Application deadline: November 1, 2022
Women Figurative Painters Prize The call for entries for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize is now open. The prize awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings that will travel the country. For the first time, a runner-up award of $10,000 will be given to one additional finalist. Women figurative realist painters are cordially invited to submit their work. The Bennett Prize was founded by art collectors, curators, and philanthropists Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt. It seeks to propel the careers of women figurative realist painters who have not yet realized full professional recognition, thereby empowering new artists as well as those who have painted for many years. Learn more.
Deadline: October 7, 2022
Image credit: Liberty, oil on canvas, 29 7/8 x 20 1/16 in. From the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.