Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, Painting Fellowships The Mass Cultural Council is currently accepting fellowship applications from Massachusetts artists in the following categories: Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Painting. The Artist Fellowships are $15,000 each and Finalist awards are $1,500. Read the guidelines and apply.
Deadline: January 27, 2020
LGBTQ writers Applications are currently being accepted for the Lambda Literary’s 2020 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ voices. Learn more.
Deadline: February 3, 2020
Of Note Is 2020 the year you want to gain a better understanding of how to manage your taxes as an artist or creative entrepreneur? Hannah Cole of Sunlight Tax is leading the Taxes for Artists workshop at the New England Foundation for the Arts office in Boston on February 3, 2020, 6-8 PM. The event is free but you must RSVP. Learn more.
New England Dance Makers Apply to the Regional Dance Development Initiative (RDDI) to join 12 New England based choreographers and experience New England Now, a nine-month series of connected activities across the region designed to elevate your work inside of New England. Selected artists will receive $1,600 for their complete participation in New England Now as well as travel, housing, and meals. There is also a small stipend for travel and housing available for each cohort member to support bringing up to three additional performers to participate in the 2021 New England Now Platform. Learn more.
Deadline: February 7, 2020
Call for Artists Maud Morgan Arts and Chandler Gallery invite artists to submit work for the 2020 Small Works Salon, called What Comes Next: Imagining Future Worlds. The juried exhibition, on view in April/May 2020, will include art that in some way imagines, depicts, explores or suggests a future. All mediums are welcome. Work should not exceed 24 inches on the longest side, no matter what the medium. $10 fee per entry. Learn more.
Deadline: February 9, 2020
Artist Residency Fellowships The Vermont Studio Center offers residency fellowships to open to ALL artists and writers living and working anywhere in the world. In addition, there are 16 Fellowships open to all visual artists and writers living and working anywhere in the world, based entirely on merit. In addition, there are a number of special fellowships with unique criteria. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2020
Videos, Animations, Computer Generated Work Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority invite artists to submit proposals for the 30th round of Art on the Marquee at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. This 80-foot-tall Marquee offers more than 3,000 square feet of display area on 7 screens, providing full-motion video. We are looking for ten 30-second videos, animations or computer generated work, using the entire Marquee in colorful and creative ways. Learn more.
Deadline: February 16, 2020 (midnight)
Performing Artists Funding Live Arts Boston created by The Boston Foundation in partnership with the Barr Foundation will once again provide flexible funds for the creation, presentation, and/or production of new performing arts work. Projects must take place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Learn more.
Deadline: February 20, 2020
Artists Grant Program Creative Capital Foundation is a national non-profit which provides awards and advisory services to artists in 34 different disciplines, including visual art, performing arts, moving images, and literature. Creative Capital supports the work of individual artists, including works in film, literature, performing arts, visual arts, and a number of other media. Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding, as well as career development services valued at $45,000. Learn more.
Letters of Inquiry Deadline: February 28, 2020
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