Boston Women’s Film Festival The Boston Women’s Film Festival is the Boston area’s leading festival for international films created by women. For four days in September, hosted by The Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Boston Women’s Film Festival will be bringing the latest in media created by women from around the globe. The festival will host panel discussions by leading figures in the media industry bringing together creators and audiences for a weekend of celebrating the diversity and power of women’s cinema. All submissions must be directed by a woman. For 2023 the Boston Women’s Film Festival will be held in person in March as part of a celebration of International Women’s Month. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Artist Residency The Pond Farm Artist in Residence Program in Guerneville, California, is currently accepting applications. Artists of all types are invited to apply for this residency program by the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods, located near California’s iconic Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve. Each month-long residency provides time and space for self-paced work and reflection in an inspiring natural setting. There is a fee of $500; a fellowship is available to BIPOC artists and writers. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Artist Residency Applications are currently being accepted for the StudioWorks Artist Residency in Eastport, Maine. Visual artists and craftspeople from anywhere in the world are invited to apply to this artist residency, which comes with a $2,000 stipend for a four-week term. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2023
Assets for Artists Presents Free Online Workshop for Artists Protecting Our Practice and Creative Self with Ngoc-Tran Vu, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (in Zoom). Amidst the pandemic, on-going systemic racism, and extractive capitalism, artists and creatives are severely impacted. In this session, we will discuss best practices and actionable items to recognize and intentionally protect ourselves and our practices from further exploitation. Learn more and register.
Artist Residency The Wave Farm Artist Residency in Hudson, New York is currently accepting applications. Artists are invited to propose visual and sonic projects that fall within the Transmission Arts genre to this radio-focused residency. Each resident will receive a $1,000 artist fee and spend 10 days on a 29-acre property in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountain Park. Projects that prioritize frequencies other than FM and AM allocations will be most competitive. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Free Public Artist Workshop The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) invites artists in Massachusetts to participate in Making it Public: for Massachusetts Artists, a free five-week virtual workshop series designed to support artists of all disciplines in exploring and expanding their public art making practice. At the conclusion of the workshop series, participating artists will be better equipped to respond to a Call for Temporary Public Art and foster more vibrant and equitable public spaces through artmaking. Learn more and register by February 13, 2023.
Residency Fellowships for Artists, Writers The Vermont Studio Center is accepting applications for its residency program for artists and writers. Fellowships offer full funding and will be awarded to artists and writers with exceptional work. For this application period, VSC will award fellowships and invite residents to join them in 2023. All accepted residents will enjoy access to our renowned Visiting Artist & Writer Program, private accommodations, private studio space, and delicious fresh daily meals. You’ll join an inspired international creative community of artists and writers. Residency sessions in 2023 are approximately 2, 3, and 4-weeks. Each residency is an opportunity to create and connect in a supportive community where you can further develop your practice. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2023, midnight
Call to Artists Revitalizing Waterbury (RW) together with the Stowe Street Alley Steering Committee (Committee) announces their search for an artist or artist team for the design, fabrication, and installation of a permanent Medallion Feature and Gateway Feature at the Stowe Street Alley in Waterbury, Vermont. The Gateway Feature is the keystone of the entire Stowe Street Alley Project while the Medallion feature is one of many additional keystones. Proposed artwork should create a welcoming environment that brings joy and tranquility to the site. The budget for the selected artist(s) and the Gateway Feature is $20,000, which RW and the Committee will be fundraising to secure. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2023
Community Poetry Project Grant The New England Poetry Club (NEPC) is accepting applications for a Project Proposal Grant. New England-based BIPOC individuals and organizations are encourage to apply with a compelling community project that forwards the mission of the NEPC to promote the appreciation of poetry, and which has a particular focus on BIPOC community involvement. Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2023
Image credit: Elizabeth R. Dewey, watercolor on paper, 15 x 22 in., 1934. From the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection, transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.