Printmaking Residencies Zea Mays Printmaking offers two artist residencies – a full residency includes a private studio with their largest press (Takach 40″ x 72″ etching press), access to all of their etching, photopolymer, screen printing and monotype facilities and equipment and accommodations in an on-site apartment. A mini-residency brings you into their members’ studio where you get two work tables and share a press with their members. Mini-residencies are 6 days long and include access to the studio and all of the facilities and equipment during open hours, plus accommodations in the on-site apartment. Learn more.
Poets Entries are currently being accepted for the Max Rivto Poetry Prize. The winner receives the prize award of $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions to the author for a debut collection of poems. Poets may submit one complete, book-length collection, defined as a manuscript of forty-eight or more pages. Poems may have been previously published in periodicals, chapbooks, or anthologies, but the poet must not have published, nor committed to publish, a book-length collection of poems. Manuscripts must be of original work by a single poet; translations are not eligible. Henri Cole will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Latina Writers, Poets The Journal of Latina Critical Feminism, dedicated to the articulation of feminist and social justice concerns from a Latina perspective, seeks poetry, narrative prose, and scholarly journal articles. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2017
Photography Fellowship The John Chervinsky Emerging Photographer Scholarship 2017 is currently accepting applications. Scholarship provides recipients with a monetary award of $3,000, exhibition of their work at the Griffin Museum of Photography, and a volume from John’s personal library of photography books. The Scholarship seeks to provide a watershed moment in the professional lives of emerging photographers, providing them with the support and encouragement necessary to develop, articulate and grow their own vision for photography. Learn more.
Deadline: September 5, 2017
Call to Artists Applications are being accepted to Paradise City’s Spring 2018 shows (Marlborough, MA: March 23-25, 2018 and Northampton, Ma: May 26-28, 2018). Paradise City presents New England shows of fine craft, painting and sculpture.The event showcases original, imaginative work in all fine art and craft media. Applications from new artists are encouraged. Produced by artists, for artists, Paradise City is known for setting new standards in show publicity and marketing, and for its user-friendly approach to artists. Learn more.
Deadline: September 7, 2017
Choreographers Through the New England Dance Fund, NEFA will award small, catalytic grants of $500 to $1,000 directly to choreographers who identify and articulate a critical opportunity that will significantly advance their career in dance. Learn more.
Deadline: September 8, 2017
Call to Artists The Pearl Street Gallery is now accepting submissions for Bridge Show #2. Celebrate the longest bridge in Massachusetts! All work is considered, all mediums welcomed. Learn more.
Deadline: September 10, 2017
Call for Art The Wave, a non-profit gallery in Watertown, which provides exhibit space for local artists of all abilities, has announced a call for art for a fall exhibit, A Random Act of Art. This call is open to all artists, solo and collaborative, 2 and 3 dimensional art and photography. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2017
Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, Traditional Arts Fellowships The 2018 Mass Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowships Program is now accepting applications in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, and Traditional Arts. The Artist Fellowships are unrestricted, anonymously judged, competitive grants for individual artists in recognition of artistic excellence of creative work. Read our tips on applying. Fellowship awards are currently $12,000. Finalist awards are $1,000. Award amounts are contingent upon legislative appropriation. Who should apply for an Artist Fellowship? ArtSake readers of course! Massachusetts artists who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. Read full program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application instructions.
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Call for Art Fountain Street gallery in Boston is now accepting submissions for its exhibition SPACE INVADERS (January 3-28, 2018). Artists are encouraged to submit works that address space as in how it defines our world and the understanding of reality. This call is an open question and asks artists to interpret it widely when selecting works to submit. All mediums accepted. Installation and new media work is encouraged. The juror is Samuel Rowlett . A curator’s choice and two honorable mentions will be awarded. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2017 (11:59 PM)
Call to Artists Applications are being accepted for the Blue Mountain Gallery’s 2018 Juried Exhibition (Jan 2 – 27, 2018). Betty Cuningham is the juror. Blue Mountain Gallery is located in New York City’s Chelsea District. They invite emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work for this 5th Annual Juried Exhibition. Two-dimensional media only, including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints and mixed media. No video, sculpture, photography, film, installation, or mechanically reproduced artwork (computer, giclees, etc.). Learn more.
Deadline: October 17, 2017