Free Creative Economy Workshops at MassArt MassArt is offering a series of free professional development programs to creatives in Boston, including the Creative Economy Workshops. Upcoming workshops include: Money Mindset with Hannah Cole (1/13), Effectively Balancing Business and Art with Queen Allotey-Pappoe (1/20), Taxes for Artists with Hannah Cole (1/27), and more! Learn more and register.
Boston Metro Area Performers Apply to be a performer for the Boston Center for the Arts HELLABLACK LIVE MIXTAPE VOL. 5: SOUL. They are looking for rising artists from the Black, African, African American, Afro Caribbean and Afro Latine diaspora who are for singers, rappers, poets, dancers, musicians, and interdisciplinary artists. Soul is curated by Dwayne P. Mitchell. Stipends will be provided for each individual artist and/or group. Learn more.
Deadline: January 23, 2023
Call to Artists for Design Lightpole Banners to Celebrate Black History Month The Arlington Human Rights Commission seeks proposals from BIPOC artists for a series of banners exploring and celebrating the history of Black business achievement in America, New England and/or Greater Boston – whatever captures your creative imagination. selected artist will receive $1,000 for six designs which will be displayed along Mass Avenue for the month of February and featured on social media. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture; Learn more.
Deadline: January 25, 2023
Queer (Re)public Residency The Theater Offensive’s Queer (Re)public Residency Program, piloted in July 2021, is dedicated solely to queer & trans artists of color, whose work demonstrates artistic vigor and inquisitive exploration of their personal queer aesthetics. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Chorus Open Rehearsals The Concord Women’s Chorus (CWC), fostering the power of women’s voices in song, invites new singers to join its ensemble at “Open Rehearsals” on Tuesday, January 17, 9:30 am, and Tuesday, January 24, 9:30 am, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord. Artistic Director and Conductor Jane Ring Frank welcomes newcomers to join rehearsal, learn more about the spring concert season, and audition on Tuesday, January 24 immediately following rehearsal. Rehearsals continue Tuesday mornings, 9:30 am to 12 noon, also held at Trinity Episcopal Church, throughout the spring season. For more information, performance details or to join Concord Women’s Chorus, email Chorus Manager Patsy Eickelberg at email@example.com, or visit concordwomenschorus.org.
MassArt Alumni/ae Fellowship The Harris Barron Alumni Fellowship, established by alumna and videographer Ros Barron ’54 (Ceramics & Painting), in honor of her late husband and longtime collaborator of sixty-five years, Harris Barron ’54 (Ceramics), who also founded MassArt’s Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) Department. This fellowship provides an annual award to a MassArt alum to attend any workshop at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and covers tuition, room, and board, plus a travel stipend. All MassArt alumni are invited to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: January 29, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Fox-in-the-Boro Call to Art Foxborough is looking for a few crafty folks who would like to paint, adorn, and decorate a 4ft fiberglass fox sculpture to be displayed this summer in uptown Foxborough around the common. A $500, honorarium will be paid to accepted artists to help cover supply costs. Learn more.
Deadline: February 3, 2023
Independent Film Producers Fellowship Applications for the 2023 Sundance Producers Track are now open. This program supports emerging independent producers with a work-in-progress feature-length film to be considered for the Producers Lab and Fellowship (yearlong program commencing July 2023) and the Producers Intensive (two-day concentrated program in Fall 2023.) Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2023
Call to Artists Montserrat College of Art is accepting entries for Artrageous!37. Each artist may submit up to 2 pieces for consideration. Digital submissions will be accepted online through March 1, 2023. Montserrat College of Art only accepts digital submissions for consideration. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2023
Emerging Writers Fellowship GrubStreet in Boston is now accepting applications for its Emerging Writers Fellowship. The Fellowship aims to develop new, exciting voices by providing three writers per year tuition-free access to GrubStreet’s classes and Muse & the Marketplace conference series. Over the course of one year, each Emerging Writer Fellow will attend a combination of seminars and multi-week courses of their choosing, along with a wide selection of Muse & The Marketplace programming, in order to enhance their understanding of craft and the publishing industry. Learn more.
Deadline: March 13, 2023 (11:59 PM EST)
Image credit: Jacques and Berthe Lipchitz, Amedeo Modigliani, 1916, oil on canvas, 32 × 21 3/8 in., Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago.