Call For Sculptures The New Canaan Land Trust along with the Carriage Barn Arts Center of New Canaan are excited to host the 2022 Sculpture Trail. Installations that contemplate the role of open space and conservation in social and environmental justice are encouraged. The exhibition intends to connect audiences to the underlying stories of the land, deepen connections between people and the natural world, and inspire conversation about inclusion and equity through social and environmental justice. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: February 20, 2022
Boston’s Chinatown Artist Residency Pao Arts Center’s 2022 Residence Lab is accepting applications. The Residence Lab is a partnership between BCNC’s Pao Arts Center and Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) to empower and train local artists and residents to collectively preserve the Chinatown community through creative and artistic space activation. Through site-specific installations, Residence Lab will activate underutilized public/third spaces in Chinatown, transforming these sites into tools for public stories that uplift the narratives, culture, and character of Boston’s Chinatown. Selected Artists will be notified via email by the week of March 14th. For more information, contact: Leslie Condon, Program Manager | 617-635-5129 x 2017. Learn more.
Deadline: February 21, 2022, 11:59 pm.
Call to Artists Boston City Hall Plaza is looking for artists for two different opportunities: a short-term public art project for the North Entrance of City Hall Plaza and graphics for the exterior of Boston City Hall. Learn more.
Deadline: February 25, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Helen Bumpus Gallery Call for Proposals The 50+ year old Helen Bumpus Gallery located within Duxbury Free Library seeks applications from regional artists interested in exhibiting two-dimensional artwork in their esteemed venue. The Gallery’s Board of Directors reviews submissions on a rolling basis throughout the year. Upon acceptance, dates for a two-month long exhibition will be finalized with the artist. Learn more about current and past Helen Bumpus Gallery exhibits, as well as the call for proposals.
Call to 3D Artists The Cape Cod Museum of Art and the New England Sculptors Association invite all 3D artists to submit to our inaugural Outdoor & Indoor Juried Sculpture Exhibition on the 22-acre campus of the Cape Cod Center for the Arts where CCMoA is located. The 2022 theme is open and will be juried by representatives from the Cape Cod Center for the Arts and a guest juror (to be determined). In addition to the outdoor sculpture exhibition, there will be a 10-week indoor sculpture exhibition at the CCMoA. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: March 1, 2022
Poetry Fellowships Applications are currently being accepted for the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships. The fellowships provide support for published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. In 2022 they are accepting applications in poetry. Learn more.
Deadline: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Call for Mural Bentley University’s Marketing and Communications department is seeking competitive responses to this Request for Proposal for an on-campus indoor space mural. The mural is for the interior lobby of the university police station on campus. The goal of the mural is to create a welcoming environment that is aligned with Bentley University’s police department commitment to justice and equity for all. Moreover, they want all members of the Bentley community to see the police station as a safe and inclusive place. The allocated budget for this mural is $3,000, inclusive of design, implementation and travel expenses. We will also compensate the selected artist up to $100 for any additional sketches needed as part of the university approval process. Learn more.
Deadline: March 14, 2022
Sidewalk Poetry Contest The City of Cambridge is seeking poems for its 2022 Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Five winning poems will be imprinted into the fresh concrete of new sidewalks around the city beginning this fall. Cambridge residents of any age are invited to submit one poem of their own work to the City’s seventh annual Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Learn more.
Deadline: March 14, 2022, at 5 p.m.
Call to Artists The 42nd Annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival will be held on June 4, 2022. In addition to arts and crafts booths along Babcock Street, the festival will feature food trucks and dining. 80 juried exhibitors will be selected featuring exceptional work in 2-D/3-D art, printmaking, ceramics, fiber, wearables, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, paper, photography, wood/mixed media. There is a $15 non-refundable application fee. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Call for Artists in Residence, Summer 2022/2023 Artist Residencies at the Carving Studio & former marble quarry and manufacturing area of West Rutland, Vermont. Residencies are from 1 to 3 months, featuring artists working in a diverse range of materials and techniques. The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center offers Artists in Residence comprehensive facilities for creating works in stone, metal, wood, ceramics, glass and more. Residents become part of our vibrant artist community, sharing in the exchange of concepts, aesthetics, and technical expertise. Stipends, housing, and meals are available to selected Artists in Residence. To apply for a residency, please send your resumé/CV, statement/proposal and digital image (PDF/JPG) portfolio (up to 10 images) to email@example.com or The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, VT 05777.
Deadline: March 18, 2022
Residency Opportunity Socially Distant Art (SDA) is seeking a new cohort of artists, creators, and organizers for a no-fee, accessibility-focused, virtual residency. Applications are open to national and international creatives of all experience levels and disciplines, including (but not limited to) visual artists, sound/audio artists, performers, composers, choreographers, writers, filmmakers, arts administrators, cultural leaders, and creative producers. Learn more.
Deadline: March 21, 2022 by 11:59 EST
Boston Art Educators Grants Individual Arts Educator grants of up to $500 to support professional development or supplies for teaching artists and BPS arts teachers. Learn more.
Deadline: March 23, 2022
Traditional Arts Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are a time-honored method by which an individual learns skills, techniques, and artistry under the guidance of a recognized mentor. Since its founding in 2001, Mass Cultural Council’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, now accepting applications, has funded 88 apprenticeships in a vast array of traditions, both old and new to Massachusetts. Recent Mass Cultural Council-funded apprenticeships include mentorships in traditional wampum art, Indian tabla, Ottoman/Turkish makam, Cambodian traditional ornamentation, wooden boatbuilding and restoration, and Music of Epirus on violin. Learn more.
Deadline: March 31, 2022
Image credit: John James Audubon, Washington Sea Eagle, oil on canvas, 46 x 33 1/4 in. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. S. Dillon Ripley II and Mary Livingston Ripley, ca. 1836-1839.