Call for Video and Digital Media Art Fountain Street gallery in Boston has launched “The Sidewalk Video Gallery,” a public viewing gallery for video and other digital media art. Exhibitions of short, silent, experimental work will be displayed on two 50″ monitors facing out from gallery windows at sidewalk level. The programming is designed to promote diversity and include a broad array of artists, styles, thematic content, and levels of experience. The Sidewalk Video Gallery will accept artwork submissions, as well as curatorial and project proposals, on a rolling basis. The Sidewalk Video Gallery is viewable 24/7 and the parking area in front of the gallery, accessed at 365 Albany Street, Boston, offers free, short-term parking, making it easy for viewers to stop by. Learn more and submit. No submission fees.
Webinars with Arts Administrators Arts Administration Association New England is holding a series of “Sip and Chat” webinars with arts administrators from the region. The next discussion is March 18, 2021, 4 PM, featuring Michaela Shirley, Program Manager, Indigenous, Design + Planning Institute, Founding Member, Vital Little Plans; Adam Erickson, Artist, Administrator, and Advocate, (formerly ArtPlace America), Founding Member, Vital Little Plans; and Chris Hope, Executive Director, and Co-Founder, The Loop Lab, Founding Member, Vital Little Plans.
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is accepting entries for their online exhibition Black and White. All winners will be displayed in their online gallery. Black and White seeks artwork showing how without using the color spectrum, black and white recites a poem, gives us a sense of simplicity and mystery and tells a story in another dimension. It creates a dreamscape that color just never can. We celebrate the beauty and the powerful expressive ability of Black and White artwork. Open to all fine art medium (oil, acrylic, water-based media, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, digital art) except video. Learn more.
Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021
Muralist The University of New Hampshire seeks submissions for a mural design to be installed on campus (Spring 2021). Learn more.
Deadline: March 26, 2021
Call for Solo Shows Exhibition Proposals ArtsWorcester invites proposals for solo shows for the 2021-2022 gallery season and corporate art program. Proposals are evaluated by a panel of seven volunteers, all with extensive experience as curators, educators, collectors, and/or artists. All proposals are viewed anonymously. Learn more.
Deadline: April 2, 2021
Call to Artists The Amesbury Cultural Council has announced a call to artists for their upcoming crosswalk painting project as part of a Shared Streets & Spaces grant. Learn more.
Deadline: April 2, 2021
Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists to submit artwork to their online exhibit, OF THE EARTH. Cash prizes. The art of the landscape varies from natural, contemporary, traditional, urban, industrial, or just a wide-open minimal space. They seek artwork that captures the earth’s spirit and character. All accepted pieces will be displayed in their online gallery.
Deadline: April 2, 2021 at midnight (MST)
Call to Artists The Milford Cultural Council is accepting applications for their ‘Brush to Table’ initiative, a series of ten picnic tables to be creatively painted by local artists and installed in various locations throughout. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2021
Public Art Learning Fund Applications are currently being accepted from New England-based artists to apply for the Public Art Learning Fund (grants range from $500 to $2,000) to pursue specific professional development opportunities to strengthen their own public art practice. Learn more.
Deadline: April 20, 2021
Call to Artists Submissions are currently being accepted for the Wear Orange Summer Jam Festival in Easthampton. Mediums accepted for submission include: painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, artist’s book, mixed media, installation, sculpture, video and collage. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2021
Documentary Filmmakers Grant Applications are being accepted for the William Graves Fund. Founded in 2020 to support documentary filmmakers from racially and ethnically underrepresented communities, the fund is designed to address structural challenges filmmakers face after producing their first films so that they are able to continue creating stories focused on underrepresented people and topics. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2021
Open Call for Writers and Artists Sunspot Literary Journal offers an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition, and pays for artwork selected for a cover. Now open for flash, stories, essays and memoir. Literary and genre welcome. Length up to 49,000 words. Poetry can be up to 1,250 lines. Translations also welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Of Note Assets for Artists, an artists service organization based at MASS MoCA, posted a useful and informative article about how individual artists/self-employed creatives may be eligible to apply for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program for potential forgivable loans to keep businesses afloat amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Image credit: Artist Mark S. Joffe’s painting of Yehudi Menuhin, oil on canvas, 26″ x 32″, 1932. From the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
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