Stick your neck out and take a look at these opportunities.
Call for Artists Next year’s Spark! Art Share, Valley Art and Fine Craft Shares, which starts March 2013, is currently seeking artists. Spark! is like a farmshare but for local art. Learn more. Open to all local artists and artisans. Email for information and application.
Deadline: October 21, 2012
Printmakers The Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA is now accepting entries for the 3rd National Juried Monotype & Monoprint Exhibition. The juror is Mark Pascale, Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago. Learn more.
Deadline: October 22, 2012
Visual Artists The Arsenal Center for the Arts is seeking the work of artists from the Greater Boston area for a Small Works winter exhibition. The work will be exhibited on the third floor gallery of the center and Arsenal Center for the Arts will retain 40% on sale of works. Work must be smaller than 12” x 12”. All mediums are accepted – the work can be 2D or 3D but must be priced under $300. A maximum of 4 pieces per artist will be chosen, but up to 10 pieces can be submitted for consideration. Please submit all works in JPEG format (images no larger then 300dpi- jpeg). Include name, address, phone number, and email address on corresponding numbered sheet with title, medium, size and price of each piece. Please also include resume and artist statement. If you are interested in submitting for this exhibition please send all application materials via email to Aneleise Ruggles
Deadline: October 26, 2012
Choreographers/Dancers Jacob’s Pillow welcomes dancers/choreographers to perform as part of their 2013 Inside/Out Series, June 19 to August 25. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2012
Photography The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Art History is inviting artists to submit photographic works in response to the theme: the changing urban identities of post-industrial mid-size American cities. The works should specifically explore the past, present and future of “Gateway” cities in Massachusetts such as New Bedford, Fall River, Brockton, Fitchburg, Haverhill, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lowell, Pittsfield, Springfield, and Worcester. Works done in all photographic media are encouraged. The exhibition will be curated by Pamela Karimi, Thomas Stubblefield, Patricia Daughton and Laura Ryan with the works on display at the New Bedford Art Museum in January 2013. Entry Procedure: 1. Artists submit up to three digital images. All digital files must be JPEG Image width not to exceed 1500 pixels on the longest side and at least 1024 pixels. Files should be titled as LastName_FirstName_Number_Title. A brief artist statement and biography should accompany the work. Send submissions on CD to: Exploring Urban Identities in De-industrialized Cities, Attn: Professors P. Karimi and T. Stubblefield, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Group VI: Room 313, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747
Deadline: December 1, 2012
Of Note: Mark your calendars.The sixth annual Artists Under the Dome event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 8th from 10am to 2pm at the Massachusetts State House. Massachusetts artists working in all disciplines (visual arts, literary, performing, crafts, new media, etc.) are invited and encouraged to participate in this free event. Learn more and register.
Image credit: Public domain images of giraffes from vintage printable.