Of Note: Artists, musicians, craftspeople, performers, and creatives of all types who work or live in Springfield or Indian Orchard: be counted. Arts Extension Service, Springfield Central Cultural District, and Art for the Soul Gallery are conducting a survey to better understand and serve artists in Springfield and Indian Orchard. Learn more and be counted by April 28, 2018.
Glass, Fiber, Clay, Metals, Wood The Museum of Art and Design is accepting entries for the Burke Prize, an unrestricted $50,000 award made to a professional artist under the age of forty-five working in glass, fiber, clay, metals, or wood. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Call for Entries The New Arts Center is accepting entries for a gallery exhibition opportunity in their Holzwasser Gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: May 3, 2018 (6 PM)
Call for Art HUBweek, Boston’s annual innovation festival, is seeking to commission up to 20 original works of art, art installations, and/or art experiences to be showcased during the festival this October 9 -14th. In total, HUBweek will be commissioning $100,000 of art. Major proposal categories for submissions include participatory projects, City Hall Plaza activations, and surprise/ experimental. Learn more.
Deadline: May 13, 2018
Exhibition Proposals The Kingston Gallery in Boston is now accepting proposals for individual artists or groups working in any media who may be interested in mounting month-long shows, Kingston’s Center Gallery is available to rent. The Center Gallery is approximately 100 square feet, totaling 30 linear feet of wall space. Learn more.
Deadline: May 20, 2018
Art Writers Grant The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program opened its 2018 grant applications today for both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. The grant also supports art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles. Learn more.
Deadline: May 21, 2018
Arts/Industry Residency The Arts/Industry residency program is accepting applications. The Arts/Industry Residency at JMKAC, for ceramic, cast iron, and brass work. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Boston Area Artists of Color The CreateWell Fund invests in artists of color in the greater Boston community who demonstrate financial need. The CreateWell Fund will provide project- and goal-based, fiscal support to two to four individuals who accomplish both of the following: creating a new original art project honoring one’s authentic artistry achieving a realistic wellness goal tending to a critical aspect of one’s well-being.They will award two to four artists $2,000 up to $6,000, for projects lasting up to one-year in duration. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Craft-Based Media Human Impact: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic will bring together artists working in craft-based media with families that have been impacted by the opioid crisis. Following an in-person meeting, artists will create new works inspired by their conversations. The final commissioned works will be exhibited at Fuller Craft Museum from September 2019–March 2020. A portion of the exhibition will then travel to partner sites and possibly beyond. The call is open to all artists working in wood, metal, fiber, clay, glass, plastics and polymers, and found/recycled materials. Learn more.
Deadline June 1, 2018
Call to Artists, Performers FIGMENT Boston offers opportunities for both emerging and established artists to showcase original works and create something that gets people to interact, to participate and collaborate with each other. Learn more.
Deadline: June 6, 2018