Reasons to be cheerful 1, 2, 3
1. Vicky, the Poodle
2. Pasha, the Terrier
3. King Timahoe, the Irish Setter
Call to Fiber, Wood, and Ceramic Artists: University of Massachusetts Boston, Harbor Art Gallery is seeking artists for an upcoming exhibition of fiber art, wooden sculpture, and ceramics. The exhibition will focus on objects made with natural, organic materials such a wool, cloth, paper, fur (remember to be kind to animals when gathering your materials), hair (and humans too), flowers, trees, and stone. For consideration send your Web address or 5-10 jpegs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a brief description of your work and resume. Online submissions are preferred. Exhibition dates are November 15 – December 14. Contact Steven Pirrello, at 617-287-7988 or email@example.com.
Deadline: August 15, 2010
Call to Photographers: For the Managed Landscapes show by the Vermont Photo Space Gallery.
Deadline: August 18, 2010
Call For Artists: The Cushing-Martin Gallery at Stonehill College is accepting submissions for an exhibit, Heavy Metal, which will take place in November 2010. Artists’ work should explore metal with a scientific connection – either through process or content. In addition to premade work, they will consider project submissions that would involve collaboration with the student community as long as artwork examples are included with proposed project. Submit project proposal, DVD of 20 images, resume, and artist statement to: Candice Smith Corby, Gallery Director/Arts Coordinator, Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, Easton, MA 02357. Questions, call 508-565-1897 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Submissions due by hand August 25, 2010
Art Installation Project Call for Entries: Trinity Financial invites artists/designers/teams to forward qualifications for an artwork to be permanently installed in the four-story atrium of the Appleton Mills redevelopment, an historic textile mill located at 219 Jackson Street in downtown Lowell, MA. The work to be commissioned could be a freestanding, wall-mounted or suspended piece. This project is open to all artists/designers/teams residing in New England, including collaborations with writers or sound artists/musicians. The budget is $15,000. Five to ten finalists will receive a $500 honorarium to develop a proposal for public exhibition at the 10th Annual Open Studios in Lowell September 24-26, 2010. One artist/designer team will be commissioned for the project. The Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (UrbanArts) is facilitating the project. Contact Christina Lanzl at 617-879-7973.
Deadline: August 23, 2010
Call for Choreographers: Choreographers seeking supportive feedback, free rehearsal time, and having work produced should consider applying for the Shared Choreographers’ Concert to be held October 15-16, 2010. To apply, submit a brief summary of your piece, including style, number of dancers and whatever you know about music, title, and props to Danielle Gagnon & Lauren O’Neal, SCC Producers, c/o The Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139 or via email to email@example.com, or leave it in the SCC mail box in the lobby of The Dance Complex. Shawn Mahoney and Rozann Kraus will mentor the selected choreographer(s). For more information, visit the Dance Complex Web site.
Deadline: September 7, 2010
Fellowships for Artists: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships are awarded to people who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. The Foundation consults with distinguished scholars and artists regarding the accomplishments and promise of the applicants and presents this evidence to the Committee of Selection.
Deadline: September 15, 2010
Image Credit: Photograph by Robert LeRoy Knudsen (1929-1989). Richard M. Nixon’s dogs looking out a window of the White House, 12/01/1970. ARC Identifier 194337 / Local Identifier NLRN-WHPO-C5176-14. Item from Collection RN-WHPO: White House Photo Office Collection (Nixon Administration), 01/20/1969 – 08/09/1974. From the National Archives.