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Of Note Getting By in Boston, a group of artists holding ongoing discussions about how to improve economic and political conditions for creative workers, is holding its fourth meeting. Artists and creative workers in all disciplines and categories are encouraged to attend the free event, which is at encuentro 5 in Boston.
When: August 13, 2014, 6:30-9 PM
Call to Artists The Fitchburg Cultural Council has announced a call to artists to participate in their October 4, 2014 pop up art showcase, Pop Fitchburg: Pop-up Art Exhibition. The goals is to offer an art and cultural event showcasing varied artistic expressions from regional artists as well as to spread awareness of the Fitchburg Cultural Council’s 2014-15 grant application season. Public artwork of all types will be placed throughout Destare Martini Bar and Club, located at 320 Main Street, Fitchburg. Submitted artwork should be finished pieces and when possible, ways to display art should be considered. If you have any questions and to enter your submission, send a brief letter describing your project to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Landscape Redefined The Carole Calo Gallery at Stonehill College is seeking entries for a juried exhibition redefining what we understand landscape to be, either through image, placement, or context. The gallery will accept any media and will also consider site-specific work or work outside of the gallery’s four walls. Selected artists will work closely with the gallery director and a group of student curators. A printed catalog is included. The exhibition dates are November 3-December 12 with a reception on November 14th. Submissions need to include 10-20 images, resume, artist statement, and cover letter explaining the artist’s interest. Send to email@example.com. Learn more.
Deadline: August 27, 2014
Fiber Artists Imago Foundation for the Arts has issues a call for entries for Multiplicities: New Directions in Fiber. The juried exhibition, which seeks work created using or referencing any fiber techniques and vocabularies, will run October 17 – November 8, 2014 at the Imago Gallery in Warren, RI. The juror is Elin Noble. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Artist Residency Fellowships The MacDowell Colony is currently accepting fellowship applications, available to artists of exceptional talent. A fellowship consists of exclusive use of a private studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. There is no cost for a fellowship; travel funds and stipends are available to artists-in-residence based on need. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Librettists and Lyricists Applications are now being accepted for the Kleban Award, given annually to both a librettist and a lyricist, each of whom receives $100,000, payable in 2 annual installments of $50,000. Applicants must either have had work previously produced on a stage or in a workshop performance or be or have been a member or associate of a professional musical workshop or theater group, i.e., ASCAP, BMI Theater Workshop, or the Dramatists Guild Musical Theater Development Program. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Arts Fellowships Guggenheim Fellowships of approximately $50,000 are awarded annually to artists in literature, visual arts, music composition, photography, film, video, and choreography who are residents of the United States and Canada on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise. Learn more.
Deadline: September 19, 2014
Poetry Entries are now being accepted for the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry. A prize of $2,000, publication by Anhinga Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Call for Art The Zeitgeist Gallery in Beverly is now accepting entries for their exhibition Abstract Nation-2014. Submit Abstract creations for a chance to win a 6-8 week solo exhibition in 2015! Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2014 (midnight)
Image: Pig rider, ca 19030s, Tame animals of Mr Wingfield Ampthill (French National Library, via Vintage Everyday)
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