Once upon a time, before banana seats, playing cards jammed into wheel spokes, and U-shaped bike locks, there were two artists engaged in a fierce competition with one and other. And then, on a fine summer day, they both realized that life is not a race against each other; it’s a race to meet deadlines.
So here’s a few to drive by and see if one might rock your world:
The Salem Arts Association Gallery is inviting artists to submit work for their upcoming exhibition Blush. All artists are invited to submit up to two (2) works. Works may be in any medium and include 2-D, 3-D, sculptural works, photography, mixed media, crafts and experimental works. Deadline: June 29, 2009
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has announced a new Guest Artist Initiative Program for American colleges and universities to encourage the hiring of professional stage directors and choreographers as guest artists. The SDCF Guest Artist Initiative Program will provide the selected school with funds of up to $5,000 to match the fee budgeted for the guest artist. A second grant of $1,000 will be awarded to the runner-up applicant school. Deadline: October 15, 2009
Hello, Berkshire County. The Boschen Fund For Artists is accepting grant applications from visual artists, writers, craftspeople, installation, new media and performance artists, as well as interpretive artists working in dance, music and other areas of performance. Applicants must live in the Berkshire County region and must have been full-time residents of the Berkshire Taconic region for two years prior to applying or demonstrate significant connection to the area. The Boschen Fund is a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Deadline: July 1, 2009
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Coastal Community Capital, Homebuilders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod, Cotuit Center for the Arts, and Cultural Center of Cape Cod are creating a Sourcebook of Handcrafted Items with Architectural Elements designed for architects, designers and builders. Artists must live or have their main place of business on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, or Nantucket and be able to supply photographs of work installed in homes or businesses. The photographer selected needs extensive experience in interior shots, with particular skills in lighting and staging. For full requests for proposals email firstname.lastname@example.org
Image above: The first gymnacyclidium for ladies and gentlemen : opening exhibition and hop at the grand velocipede academy, or gymnacyclidium, containing over 8,000 square feet for riding, with gallery and seats for about 1,500 people / by the Pearsall Brothers at the Apollo Building, corner Broadway & 28th Street on Monday evening, April 5th, 1869 … [New York, N.Y. : Pearsall Brothers, 1869]