Employment Opportunities for Creatives HireCulture, a free, online service of the Mass Cultural Council offers creative employment opportunities in MA.
Underrepresented Film Composers Reel Change: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring is a five-year grant and mentorship program for film composers of diverse ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and abilities that are historically underrepresented in film composition. The fund assists US-based projects currently in production/post-production where additional support and/or mentoring would be beneficial to film composers who are at a pivotal point in their career. Learn more.
Artist Residency Applications are currently being accepted for the Neon Museum National Artist Residency in Las Vegas, Nevada. This residency opportunity, open to artists working in the fields of digital, performance, or visual arts. Selected artists will be provided with a self-contained apartment and studio space in downtown Las Vegas, a $2,500 honorarium, and material and travel stipends. Learn more.
Deadline: July 11, 2021
Critical Writing Fellowship Eyebeam and Momus have teamed up for this fellowship that will provide sustained mentorship, editing, art-publishing access, and a network of artists, writers, and editors building to an early-career art writer or critic. Fellows will receive $4,000 honorarium for an 8-month engagement. Learn more.
Deadline: July 12, 2021
Free Paper Cutting Demo Virtual Studio Visit + Paper Cutting Demo with Cambridge-based artist, Zhonghe (Elena) Li. Elena on July 13, 2021 from 12:30 PM – 01:00 PM ET. She will be discussing her practice and process, as well as offering a free, short demo exploring paper-cutting techniques she employs in her work. Learn more and register.
Call to Artists The Lawrence Arts Collective offers artists across disciplines an opportunity to collaborate and bring creative initiatives to Lawrence, MA. Artists will have space in a community-based organization where you can have the opportunity to make and share your work and receive a $5,000 stipend for a 9-month commitment. Zoom information session is July 8 at 6 pm and applications are due July 15, 11:59 EST. Learn more.
Botanical Artist-in-Residence Applications are being accepted for a botanical Artist-in-Residence Program in Upperville, Virginia. The Oak Spring Garden Foundation offers a residency in their formal garden and broader 700-acre landscape, open to national and international botanical artists who can create beautiful and scientifically accurate depictions of plant species. Accepted residents will receive a $1,000 grant, and an offer to purchase one final work on paper for $1,000. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2021
Grants for Artists Affected by the Pandemic No Rest for the Wicked Funny is the non-profit branch of Improv Asylum. They are offering grants (ranging from $500-$2,000) to resident Massachusetts artists and performers of all disciplines (not just comedians) who have been affected by the events of the last year. Make a short video to show your work and apply for a grant. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Call to Artists The five designated cultural districts of Berkshire County announce the 2021 ArtWeek Berkshires, a festival celebrating the arts throughout the county with creative events from September 16-26, 2021. Applications are now available. Featured events may be submitted by individual artists, informal groups, non-profit organizations, or businesses. Learn more.
Deadline: August 6, 2021
Playwrights Entries are now being accepted for the Clauder Competition. The Grand Prize is a $3,000 cash award and a workshop production followed by a full production at Portland Stage. Plays must be full-length and be original works, not an adaptation or translation. Learn more.
Deadline: March 31, 2022