Poets Prizes of $500 each and publication in Boston Review are given annually for a group of poems. Winners also receive a two-night residency at the Ace Hotel and transportation to New York City to give a reading at the 92nd Street Y in May. Poets who have not yet published a full-length poetry collection are eligible. Learn more.
Deadline: January 12, 2018
Ceramics The State of Clay is a juried show open to original, innovative ceramic work by current and former residents of Massachusetts. The aim of the show is to broaden public awareness of contemporary ceramic art and to provide a venue for Massachusetts’ clay artists. The show is hosted by the Ceramic Guild of the Lexington Arts & Crafts Society in Lexington, MA. Juror Emily Zilber will select awards in person and present a talk at the Artist Reception. Learn more.
Deadline: January 12, 2018
Acadia National Park Artist in Residence The Artist-in-Residence program at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine is dedicated to creating new ways for visitors to experience the park. In exchange for a two-week immersive experience, artists lead one outreach activity with the public and donate within one year one work of art that depicts a fresh and innovative new perspective of Acadia for park visitors. Three categories of applications are juried: Visual Artists; Writers; and At-Large Participants working in such forms as music composition, performing arts, indigenous and emerging technologies. During peak visitation, typically June through August, the quantity and complexity of residencies tend to be limited due to scarce park housing and staff capacity. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Short Story Literal Latté is accepting entries for the K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Award which includes a prize of $1,000 and publication of a short story in Literal Latté. Submit a story of up to 10,000 words. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Photography Residency The WOODSTOCK AIR is a residency program supporting a dialogue around diversity, race, identity and beyond, for US-based artists and critics/scholars/curators working in photography. The Center for Photography at Woodstock’s Artist In Residence Program is designed to support a dialogue around diversity, race, identity and beyond, for US-based artists and curators/scholars/critics working in photography, with special consideration given to artists from marginalized groups and/or artists of color. WOODSTOCK AIR provides access to facilities, and financial, critical, and technical support. The drive for this program is to free the residents from the busy routines and demands of everyday life – and to provide a sanctuary for creativity. Each year CPW offers seven residencies for artists and one residency for a curator/critic/scholar. Residencies are four weeks in duration, with the possibility of two additional weeks, and can occur from May through September. Learn more.
Deadline: January 16, 2018
Drawing Art Now: Drawing is the fourth annual exhibition in the Ann Arbor Art Center’s Art Now Series. Each year, on a rotating basis, the Ann Arbor Art Center presents a media-focused exhibition as part of the series. We are pleased to present this year’s exhibit which features innovative work in drawing. This exhibition welcomes artists that employ traditional drawing processes, as well as artists who move across disciplines, using “drawing” as their foundation, with an emphasis on investigative and exploratory ways of drawing. Submissions are accepted in any medium. Learn more.
Deadline: January 17, 2018
Call for Art Gallery X in New Bedford has announced a call for art for their upcoming exhibition Blue. Learn more.
Deadline: Drop Off January 28, 2018
Of Note: Mass Cultural Council is now accepting 2018 Artist Fellowship applications in the categories of Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Painting. Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018
Artist Residency Applications are currently being accepted for the Castle Hill Artist Residency Program at Edgewood Farm. Residencies run from 2 weeks to 3 months! March, April & May. The Truro Center for the Arts at Edgewood Farm will focus on the development of “the artistic process” by providing artists a beautiful place to work for an extended period of time. The residency program at Edgewood Farm will strive to bring a broader artistic cultural conversation to the local community and economy of the Outer Cape. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2018 (midnight)
Dance Conference Presenters Are you a dance teacher with an idea or experience that the dance education community needs to hear about? NDEO is now seeking presenters for the National Dance Education Conference in San Diego this October. Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Dancemakers Residency The Boston Center for the Arts and the Boston Dance Alliance have teamed up to create their newly-designed Boston Dancemakers Residency. Devised to provide two Boston-area artists with resources to research, develop and present original works of dance, the residency encourages dancemakers to take risks, invest time and focus on ensemble work and dive deeply into the creative process. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2018
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