Call to Artists Entries are now being accepted by d’Art Center in Norfolk, VA, for the exhibition Persistence: A National Exhibition Celebrating Women. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. In honor of Women’s History Month, this exhibition is open to all female artists living in the United States, and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. Learn more.
Deadline: February 7, 2019
Call to Artists Hera Gallery is accepting entries to their exhibition SHAME. Open to works of any medium including performance and installation. 3D limited to 100 lbs and must fit through a 5’10” x 6’8″ door. 2D must also fit through said door. Founded in Wakefield, Rhode Island in 1974, Hera Gallery and Educational Foundation was a pioneer in the development of alternative exhibition spaces across the country in the 70s. The gallery was one of the earliest women’s cooperative galleries in the US, and remains the fifth oldest. Originally conceptualized as a venue for women artists, under-represented at the time in commercial galleries and museum collections, Hera has broadened its mission to include the work of regionally and nationally recognized visual artists of both genders who are at all stages of their careers. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2019
Boston-Area Dancemakers The Boston Dance Alliance and the Boston Center for the Arts have announced the second season of the Boston Dancemakers Residency. Designed to support experienced dancemakers in the development of original ensemble work over the course of a year, two choreographers are awarded resources including support for research, development, rehearsal, production support, marketing and mentorship. This expanded program invites Boston-area choreographers to look inward to develop their craft by digging into the creation of a new work—but also look outward through a series of curated performance opportunities. This year, artists have the opportunity to present performances on the BCA campus, and also participate in new partnerships with HUBweek and Museum of Fine Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Call to Veterans The Wickford Art Association North Kingstown, RI, has announced a call for their exhibition Journeys Onward which explores the artistic expression of veterans and their families in the context of some of their specific military experiences. Accompanied by the artists’ written words, their 2D or 3D art reflects the military experiences of veterans – retired or currently serving – or their family members. It creates an opportunity and forum for artists to share their past experiences and their journeys onward. Their art and relevant written words can offer a common ground for those conversations to start. Communication is what this exhibit is all about. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Short Plays The Red Bull Theater in New York is currently accepting entries for their 2019 Short New Play Festival, The Evil Plays. Six new short plays will be selected from an open-submission process and presented in staged readings alongside two new short plays by commissioned writers, Kia Corthron (Breath Boom, Light Raise the Roof) and Will Power (The Seven, Fetch Clay Make Man). The plays will be directed by May Adrales and Vivienne Benesch. Learn more.
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Filmmakers The International Les Femmes Underground in Los Angeles, CA, is a film festival centered on the subversive, unique, and innovative. LEFUFF, showcases artists from all walks of life creating work which redefines the manner in which women are represented in mainstream cinema. Films must be produced, directed, edited or written by a woman. Films by men are accepted but they must be about women’s social, economical, geographical, political or health issues. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2019
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