Of Note for Teaching Artists, Scientists, or Humanists.: The Mass Cultural Council’s STARS program will open soon on September 28, 2022, and for the first time individuals can apply! Learn more.
Capacity-Building Program to Cape and Islands Artists Creatives on Cape and Islands encouraged to apply for program which will include $1,000 capital grant. Serves artists of all mediums! Through the program, participants receive one-on-one financial coaching; are guided in creating a business plan; have access to a community cohort of creative peers; and receive a $1,000 working capital grant at the end of program completion. Participants will also attend several webinars, including “Making a Plan in a Time of Uncertainty,” taught by sculptor and artist Laura Baring-Gould; “The Basics of Building a Grant,” taught by poet, writer, and educator Yara Liceaga-Rojas; “Taxes and Money Management,” taught by artist Hannah Cole; and additional workshops as determined by the needs of the cohort. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2022
Resources for Pittsfield Artists: A Virtual Meeting with Assets for Artists + the New England Foundation for the Art’s (NEFA). Come join a virtual info session to learn about resources available to Pittsfield artists and beyond! Meet the team at MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists, the City of Pittsfield’s Office of Cultural Development and the New England Foundation for the Art’s (NEFA) public art team to learn about multiple upcoming grant opportunities. Join them on Zoom Thursday September 15, 2022 from 5:30-6:30p ET to learn more! Register here.
Call for Artists The Connecticut River Conservancy is looking for local artists interested in a chance to have their artwork memorialized on signs that we hope will continue to connect people to the Connecticut River for years to come. We are looking for original artwork to incorporate into a series of educational signs that will share information with the community about the Connecticut River. Artist will be compensated $1000. Final art will need to be submitted in a digital format no later than Sunday October 16, 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: September 18, 2022
Call to Artists Artists are invited to submit work to the upcoming exhibition SPEAK UP 2022 at Piano Craft Gallery in Boston. Juried by Petra Slinkard: Director of Curatorial Affairs at Peabody Essex Museum and Antonio Viva: Executive Director Artisan’s Asylum, Inc. SPEAK UP is open for artists in 2D, 3D and new media. Guest Curator, Casey Curry. Exhibition Dates: November 5 to 27, 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: October 17 at 11:59pm
Of Note: Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals are unrestricted $5,000 grants to creatives and gig workers to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a path for growth. Watch a recorded webinar about the program in English or Spanish. Read the program guidelines and apply. Key dates for this program include:
Information session: October 6, 2022
Application deadline: November 1, 2022
Grand Canyon Artist in Residence Program This residency provides an artist with fully furnished accommodations in the historic Verkamp’s artist residence directly overlooking the Grand Canyon, Arizona, and a stipend of $2,500 for eight weeks. The program is designed to support artists with a well-developed body of work that engages themes tied to conservation, cultural identity, and community. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2022
Local Cultural Council Grants Applications are currently being accepted for Local Cultural Council grants. Applicants may apply to the LCC Program for projects, operating support, ticket subsidy programs, field trips, artist residencies, fellowships or other activities, based on local priorities and needs. LCCs may also choose to fund cultural field trips for children, grades pre-K through 12, by subsidizing the cost for children to attend programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences (including performances, educational tours, and exhibits). Learn more.
Deadline: October 17, 2022
Free Autumn 2022 Assets for Artists Online Workshops Want to unearth the best language to write about your practice? Interested in creating or redesigning a website? Looking to improve the contracts you sign with venues or partners? We have an amazing new series of FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS for you! Learn more and register.
Fostering Relationships with Galleries and Museums w/ Kristen Becker
Tuesdays, October 4 & 11, 2022 | 2 – 4 PM | For Western Massachusetts
Radiant Thriving: Bold Writing for Boundless Artists with Dr. Diana Alvarez NEW OFFERING!
Thursdays, October 6 & 13, 2022 | 2 – 4 PM| For Western Massachusetts
Resource Mapping for Individual Artists with Ana ‘Masacote’ Tinajero NEW OFFERING!
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 | 2 – 4 PM | For MA, RI & CT
Making a Plan in a Time of Uncertainty with Laura Baring-Gould
Wednesdays, October 26 & November 2, 2022 | 2 – 4 PM | For Western Massachusetts
The Basics of Building a Grant with Yara Liceaga-Rojas
Tuesdays, November 15, 22 & 29, 2022 | 2 – 4 PM | For Berkshires (MA)
Artist Contracts & Clarity in Partnerships with Shey Rivera Ríos
Thursday, November 17 | 3 PM – 5 PM | For Western Massachusetts
Image credit: Frédéric Bazille, Young Woman with Peonies, 1870, oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 29 1/2 in. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.