Crafts Artists Entries are being accepted for the 84th Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft, one of the oldest juried exhibitions in New England. This annual summer tradition at the Fitchburg Art Museum strives to discover, encourage, and celebrate the artists and crafters. The Regional Exhibition provides artists with a museum environment to exhibit their artwork and opportunities to connect with fellow artists, patrons, and enthusiasts. Aynel David Guerra as this year’s juror. He is the Director and Founder of A R E A, a multi-format and interdisciplinary gallery in SoWa that welcomes creatives of diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Learn more,
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Short Fiction A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of Georgia Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. Roxane Gay will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 40,000 to 75,000 words with a $30 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Public Art Murals The Mosesian Center for the Arts seeks proposals for a public mural display in Chestnut Hill and Westwood. New England Development, the managers of several outdoor retail developments are seeking artists to install temporary murals in two of their outdoor retail locations – Chestnut Hill Square in Chestnut Hill, MA and University Station in Westwood, MA. Acceptable mediums includes paint, vinyl, and digital media. Artists will receive a $500 stipend and will have all materials covered to complete the project. Murals will be installed between June 15 and June 30, 2019. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2019
Artist Residency The Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA, is accepting applications for their residency program. International, national, and local artists are welcome to apply. The program is four to ten weeks, and comes with studio space, chef-prepared meals, comfortable housing, and travel and living stipends. Learn more.
Deadline: June 7, 2019
Call for Exhibition Proposals Pitch an exhibition for this fall at Gallery 263 and bring your vision to life. Organize and present a well-curated exhibition of contemporary art from start to finish, with guidance and support from Gallery 263 staff. Open to New England artists of all media and career levels. Learn more.
Deadline: July 14, 2019
Performing Artists The Performing Artists NEST (New England States Touring) funds presentations of New England-based performing artists from outside of a presenter’s state. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2019
Emergency Grant Program The Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Learn more.
Deadline: rolling basis
Image credit: Photograph of the legendary Doris Day. From Sony Picture Archives.