Playwrights The Provincetown Theater Company invites local Massachusetts and Rhode Island based authors to submit work to the 2012 Winter Reading Series. Seeking submissions for one-act plays, collections of shorts running approximately an hour, and full-length plays. Learn more. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: December 17, 2011 (postmarked)
Photographers Uforge Gallery is now accepting entries for their photography exhibition called Space. Work should focus on the environment that surrounds you at any given moment whether it be vast or minute. Learn more.
Deadline: December 18, 2011
Artist Residency Banff Artist in Residence programs in Canada offer independent periods of study where artists, curators, and other arts professionals are free to experiment and explore. Participants are provided with an individual studio accessible 24 hours a day, as well as use of Visual Arts facilities including printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. BAIR offers short- and long-term opportunities to work at a remove from the constraints of everyday life. Learn more.
Deadline: Ongoing opportunities.
Poets The Poetry Society of America is now accepting entries in multiple categories for their annual awards. Learn more.
Deadline: December 22, 2011
Playwrights The National New Play Network, c/o Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is now accepting entries for the Smith Prize, a $5,000 cash award that is split between the winning playwright and the first National New Play Network member theatre that chooses to produce the winning play. Work must specifically focus on American politics. Learn more. Questions: email@example.com
Deadline: December 30, 2011
Women Writers The Orlando Prizes and eMessage competitions are open to all women regardless of nationality. All submissions must be unpublished works written in English. Categories include short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and flash fiction. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2012
African American Women Artists The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Rhode Island, invites New England-based African American women artists to submit original work for a juried fine art exhibition, AFROCENTRIC at Gallery Z, in Providence, RI, next April/May 2012. The juror is L’Merchie Frazier. For information, prospectus, entry form: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: February 10, 2012
Call For Artists Violence Transformed 2012 seeks entries in any medium for exhibition and digital projection at the Massachusetts State House and other curated venues in April, May, and June. They welcome artworks addressing issues of protest, refuge, healing, and commemoration and are particularly interested in works that give expression to the transformative power of art by imagining alternatives to violence. Submit disk containing up to 6 jpeg images, printed image list (title, medium, dimensions), c.v., artist’s statement and $15 submission fee to: Violence Transformed, c/o Gail Bos, 48 Sheridan Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Learn more.
Deadline: February 18, 2011
Call for Exhibition Proposals The Soap Factory, a 120-year old ex-industrial warehouse on the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, exhibits work in its galleries throughout the year. Exhibitions curated from submissions are typically comprised of 8-10 artists. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2012
Image credit: Photograph by ArtSake.