Call for Artists The Fifteenth Annual Art in the Park sponsored by Artists’ Group of Charlestown is currently accepting applications for their event which takes place on September 8, 2012, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Rain date: September 9. City Square Park, Charlestown. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2012
Fiction Writers Under 40 The Bard Fiction Prize is a prize of $30,000 and a one-semester appointment as writer-in-residence at Bard College, given annually to a U.S. fiction writer under the age of 40. The recipient must give at least one public lecture and meet informally with students but is not expected to teach traditional courses. Submit three copies of a published book of fiction, a cover letter, and a curriculum vitae. No entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2012
Fiction/Nonfiction/Poetry Writers New Millennium has extended its Summer contest deadline. A $1000 prize and publication will be given for a poem, a short story, a short-short story, and an essay. The journal, whose mission is to “promote vibrant imagery, word-craft, and pure story-telling talent” by emerging writers, holds the contest twice yearly. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2012
Printmakers The International Print Center New York (IPCNY) is currently accepting entries for their exhibition New Prints 2012/Autumn. The exhibition is scheduled for October 20 – November 17, 2012. Opening Reception: October 30, 2012, 6-8pm (During NYC Print Week). Learn more.
Deadline: August 3, 2012
Artists Professional Development Applications are now being accepted for the 2012-13 Artist’s Professional Toolbox (APT) Certificate: a one-year professional development certificate program for artists eager to master the challenges of being artists in an increasingly competitive landscape. Learn more. Questions, contact D’lynne Plummer.
Deadline: August 15, 2012
Media Makers The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for America’s Media Makers Development Grants. AMM grants support: interactive digital media, film and television projects and radio projects. Film and television projects may be single programs that address or a series that addresses significant figures, events, or developments and draw their content from humanities scholarship. They must be intended for national distribution. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2012, for projects beginning in April 2013
Bookish Artists This summer, Boxford Town Library celebrates the book with the Between the Covers Art Contest. Submit a drawing or painting dealing with the book as a subject for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Art Supplies Warehouse and a permanent place in the Boxford Library archives. Learn more.
Deadline: August 24, 2012
Image credit: Painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo of Roman Emperor Rudolf II as Vertumnus.
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