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Artist Residency The Skowhegan Artist Residency in Madison, Maine is currently accepting applications. Skowhegan offers visual artists the opportunity to engage fully with their studio practice, with their peers, and with distinguished faculty and mentors in its nine-week intensive & residential program. Tuition is $6,000, and financial aid is available. Learn more.
Deadline: January 6, 2023
Art Engaging with Science Artists whose work engages with science, as subject, method, or material are invited to submit work to the juried exhibition Left Brain, Right Brain. Accepted work will be exhibited at the Shelley Hoon Keith Quiet Study Lounge Gallery at Curry College in Milton from January 30, 2023, through March 3, 2023. All artworks in 2D and 3D media are welcome and submissions by artists producing digitally fabricated work are encouraged. 2D work must be framed and ready to hang. No fee to enter up to three works. Julie Martini (Drawing & Printmaking Finalist ’14), Alison Poor-Donahue, and Iris Kumar are jurors. Learn more. Apply here.
Deadline: January 11, 2023
Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant This grant is open to painters, sculptors and printmakers who have been engaged in a mature phase of their art for at least 20 years and who are currently in financial need. Last year, they awarded grants of $25,000 each to 20 artists. Learn more.
Deadline: January 18, 2023
Artist Residency Applications are currently being accepted for the Fine Arts Work Center Visual Artist Fellowship in Provincetown. This 7-month residency for visual artists includes an apartment, a studio, a $1250 monthly stipend, and a $1000 exit stipend to support relocation at the end of the Fellowship. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2023
Fellowships for Translation and Creative Writing The National Endowment for the Arts has two grant opportunities for individuals: Literature Fellowships for Translation Projects (Application Deadline: January 12, 2023) and Creative Writing Fellowships: Prose (Application Deadline: March 8, 2023). Learn more about both of these programs.
Artist Residency The Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program at Weir Farm NHP selects artists to spend up to one month living and working at the park. Visual artists apply for residencies in all media and diverse artistic points of view from traditional to experimental. Building on the inspiring artistic legacy of Julian Alden Weir, Weir Farm NHP provides support to working artists, through a residency program with housing and studio space provided. Artists will also receive a stipend of $100 per week for the duration of their residency. Artists are chosen through an annual call-for-application followed by a competitive jury process. Following their residencies, artists have the option to participate in in the Artist-in-Residence Alumni Program which is managed by the WFAA. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2023
Call to Artists The 43rd annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Boston Metro area. Each spring, the Coolidge Corner Arts Festival draws artists, craftspeople and artisans from around the Northeast. This one-day celebration takes place in the heart of Brookline’s Coolidge Corner and features 70-80 juried exhibitors of 2D and 3D art, printmaking, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, leather, paper, wood and mixed media. Applications open on January 15, 2023. The Festival will be held in the heart of Coolidge Corner along Babcock Street and the adjoining parking lot, between Harvard Street and John Street on June 3, 2023. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2023
Boston Printmakers 2023 North American Print Biennial The Boston Printmakers 2023 North American Print Biennial highlights contemporary printmaking from North American countries and territories. The juror for the Biennial is Dr. Elizabeth Ruby, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints at the Harvard Art Museums. The Biennial will be exhibited at Boston University’s 808 Gallery. Over $10,000 is available in juror-designated purchase prizes and materials awards. The Boston Printmakers’ purchase prizes are placed into permanent collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA; and the Boston Printmakers Collection at the Boston Public Library. Additionally, this show generates a large number of sales through patron and public purchases. Learn more.
Deadline: May 12, 2023
Image credit: 18th century, Edo Period, Color and ink on paper, 37 1/8 × 18 11/16 in, Japan. From the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection.