Artist Residencies The National Park Service has over 50 artist residencies in national parks, monuments, and historical sites across the country. Attend a free Zoom workshop (Jun 30, 2021 at 5:30 PM) to learn about the programs and how you might become a resident artist. Learn more and register.
Call to Artists Every year, the City of Boston Transformative Public Art Program commissions several murals and short-term projects. Learn more and apply for this year’s program.
Deadline: June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Writer-in-Residence Program The Associates of the Boston Public Library is accepting applications to the 2021-2022 Writer-in-Residence fellowship program. In celebration of the Associates’ 50th anniversary, TWO residencies will be offered this year – a Writer-in-Residence and Writer/Illustrator-in-Residence. Projects eligible for this program include fiction, non-fiction, a script, poetry, or graphic novels intended for children or young adults. Learn more.
Deadline: July 6, 2021
Call to Sculptors The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center in West Rutland, VT, is pleased to announce that SculptFest (not held in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions) will return to the CSSC this September 11-October 24. Guest curator Steve Shaheen has chosen the theme of artifact for the annual site-specific installation/ performance event and artists are invited to submit proposals. Learn more.
Deadline: July 30, 2021
Poets Entries are currently being accepted for the Experimental Poetry Prize, a cutting-edge contest sponsored by the Connecticut Poetry Society. Winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Connecticut River Review. Submit up to 3 poems. Submissions may include poems composed using 1) an entirely new form; 2) an existing form that is considered experimental; or 3) a radical subversion of a traditional form. Your innovation should be apparent to a serious but non-academically trained reader and should be in the service of ingenuity and piercing the armor of expectations. Richard Deming, director of creative writing at Yale, will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Performing Funds New England States Touring Program (NEST) funds performances, readings, and screenings of work by regional, national, and international artists presented by New England-based nonprofit organizations. Learn more.
Deadline: August 2, 2021
Artist Funding The Artist’s Resource Trust (A.R.T.) Fund is currently accepting applications. Artist’s Resource Trust was established in 1996 to provide support to the creative work of mid-career (aged 35 and older) visual artists who have demonstrated substantial commitment, development and quality in their work. A.R.T.’s focus is on visual artists who live in New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) and in the towns in NY that are part of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s catchment area as of 2015. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2021
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites artists to submit work for our in gallery exhibition In Color. In Color seeks work where the interplay with color is the central focus. Whether the artwork is riddled with vibrant color or if it’s just one color that stands out and makes the piece, color is the subject for this call. Open to all fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, watermedia, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiver, wood, digital art) except video. Learn more.
Deadline is August 27, 2021
Image credit: This image is a frame from a video taken at a depth of 90 m off Kure Atoll, within the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Photograph by Richard Pyle, 2015. From Wikimedia Commons.