Visual Art and Poetry Biennial The Northampton Arts Council is proud to announce an Unthemed Call for Artwork and Poems for submissions for their 2021 Visual Arts and Poetry Biennial, to be held at Forbes Library’s Hosmer Gallery from October 2nd through October 29th, 2021. The Arts Council Biennial is a juried art exhibit and poetry event with free entry, open to artists and poets who reside in Western Massachusetts counties; Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire. For the 2021 Biennial, the Northampton Arts Council asks artists and writers to submit their best work created between January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 which most closely represents their personal artistic vision. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2021
Site-Specific Work The New Art Center seeks an Artist or Artist Team to develop and install a site-specific work of temporary outdoor Public Art to enhance the visitor experience at Chestnut Hill Square. The installation will be on view from September through December 2021. The Artist / Artist Team will be awarded a $5,000 stipend, This is inclusive of all project development, material, supplies, building, installation and maintenance. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm
Call to Artists in Hopkinton and Surrounding Areas The Hopkinton Cultural Council is inviting artists to submit their artwork for display during the 2021 Art on the Trail. Artists in Hopkinton and surrounding areas are encouraged to submit artwork designs, with the theme “Walk to Inspire,” dedicated to and celebrating the 125th Boston Marathon. $25 fee, refundable if artwork not chosen. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2021
Artist Residency The Bemis Center Artist Residency in Omaha, Nebraska, is currently accepting applications. This residency program is open to artists working in all disciplines. Selected artists will receive a private live/work space in Omaha’s arts and culture district, access to installation and production spaces, a space for large-scale sculpture fabrication, and a sound studio for rehearsing and recording, and a $1,000 monthly stipend. Learn more.
Deadline: August 16, 2021
Call to Artists Art Fluent invite artists to submit artwork to their online exhibit, ABSTRACTED. Open to all fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, water-based media, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, digital art) except film/video. All accepted pieces will be displayed in their online gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: August 20, 2021
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to our exhibition, In Color! Learn more.
Deadline: August 27, 2021
Call to Teaching Artists The Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village has announced a call to teaching artists for Open to Interpretation, a public arts project designed to engage community and animate the museum’s Alexander Twilight Educational Trail, a one-mile outdoor walking trail named for the 19th century African American educator who once lived and taught in the historic village that surrounds our museum. Four artists or groups of artists to receive a $1,250 stipend, plus accommodation and travel to become acquainted with the museum and conduct a one day artist-in-residency for local elementary school students in Fall 2021. These four artists or groups of artists will then receive an additional stipend of $7,500-to-$10,000 to create and implement an original project by the end of June 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted for the exhibition, A Show of Heads, a thematic group exhibition of work that includes and/or is based on the portrayal, interpretation and/or transformation of the human head. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery in New York, November 18 – December 18, 2021 and is open for entry to all artists working in any media. $500 cash award. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Image credit: Title: Self-Portrait, Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London), ca. 1620–21, Oil on canvas, 47 1/8 x 34 5/8 in. From the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Public Domain.