Pretty soon it will be warm enough to wear short sleeves and draw in bare feet again. Hang in there.
Filmmakers The 2011 Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) call for submissions are open for feature, documentary, and short films. Selected films will be chosen by the end of March and announced in April. The 6th annual festival will be held June 2–5, 2010 at Triplex Cinema, the Mahaiwe Theatre, the Beacon Cinema and other venues throughout Great Barrington and Pittsfield. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2011
2D Artists UFORGE Gallery is looking for artists to create an artistic interpretation influenced by the Art Deco period. All works must be “original” and created for this exhibit. No reproductions or copies will be accepted. Read more. Questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: March 17, 2011
Picture Book Writer/Illustrator Associates of the Boston Public Library Writer-in-Residence Program 2011-2012 is accepting applications for an emerging picture book writer/illustrator. The program is funded by the Associates of the Boston Public Library, and provides an emerging children’s writer/illustrator with the administrative support needed to complete one literary work. Learn more. Deadline: April 1, 2011
Visual Art Artists from throughout Berkshire County and beyond are invited to submit original two- and three-dimensional artwork for a group exhibit Forty Shades of Green: Celebrating Ireland & Irish Culture to be held March 12-April 9, 2011, at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield, MA. Named after a song written by Johnny Cash after a visit to Ireland, Forty Shades of Green is co-sponsored by the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development and the Pittsfield Irish Sister City Committee. The show is open to everyone who wishes to submit artwork that is ready to hang or display and appropriate for the gallery. Both contemporary and traditional artwork on the theme of Ireland & Irish-American culture are encouraged, including photography, painting, sculpture, craft, and video or sound installations. Artists planning to submit work are encouraged to contact Max Moy-Borgen, Manager of the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, beforehand at 413-499-9348 or email@example.com.
Deadline: Drop off 12-3pm, Sunday, March 6, and Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts.
Also of Note:
- Making the Most of Your Website workshop by Artist and designer Jessica Burko & Catherine Infantino of SladMedia LLC
- Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Summer Academy
- Weekend Intensive and Critiques this spring at the Museum School at PAAM
Image credit: Photograph of student working at the Provincetown Art Association Museum. Photograph by PAAM.