Of Note: Free workshop on business planning for performing artists. Creative Ground participants have priority, so this is a great reason to sign up for this virtual Hiring Hall which also helps make you eligible for regional touring. Registration deadline is March 21st.
Call to Artists Entries sought for the exhibition Planes in the Sky, a Fort Point Arts Community Exhibition at the Gallery at Atlantic Wharf, 290 Congress Street, Boston Massachusetts. Planes in the Sky seeks art that deals with human progress and discovery of the past & future. Themes may include modern science, digital evolution, evolving architecture, stargazing, the control of nature and the origin of life. Learn more.
Deadline: March 26, 2017 (midnight EST)
Call to Artists The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites artists to submit two- and three-dimensional art created from reclaimed materials. This juried exhibition promotes recycling and resource conservation by encouraging the reuse of a variety of materials in new, different, and creative forms. It aims to educate the viewer about delaying and preventing the accumulation of solid waste through upcycling waste into art. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled, or reused materials. Use of non-recyclable fasteners and framing materials (when applicable) are permitted. Learn more.
Deadline: March 30, 2017
Poets Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm are currently accepting entries for their Frost Farm Prize of $1,000 and publication in Evansville Review for a poem written in a metrical form. The winner also receives a scholarship and honorarium to attend and read at the Frost Farm Poetry Conference in June at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, New Hampshire. Deborah Warren will judge. Learn more.
Deadline: March 30, 2017
Writers The Arts & Letters Prizes 19th Annual Arts & Letters Prize is offering three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Arts & Letters are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Richard Garcia will judge in poetry, Amy Hassinger will judge in fiction, and Sonja Livingston will judge in creative nonfiction. Learn more.
Deadline: March 31, 2017
Call to Artists DownStreet Art Call for Submissions for ten new projects, ranging from performances and murals, to pop-up parks and sidewalk painting to celebrate their tenth season of community-based programming. This year, they offer three dynamic opportunities for designers and artists to develop and showcase their work in downtown North Adams, MA. Learn more.
Deadline for all three opportunities: March 31, 2017 (11:59pm)
Poetry, Fiction Orison Books offers Prizes in Poetry and Fiction. Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication by Orison Books are given annually for a poetry collection and a book of fiction. Carl Phillips will judge in poetry and David Haynes will judge in fiction. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Arts Research Prize The Createquity Arts Research Prize inaugural award will go to an outstanding research project published in 2016 that has dramatically expanded our understanding of the arts. The winner will receive $500, follow-up programming opportunities, and the recognition of Createquity’s unique collaborative community, which includes influential arts leaders from around the world. Learn more.
Deadline: April 10, 2017
Writer-in-Residence The Associates of the Boston Public Library is currently accepting applications for its fourteenth Writer-in-Residence. The program was created to provide an emerging children’s author with the financial support and quiet space needed to complete one literary work. Eligible projects include fiction, nonfiction, a script, graphic novel, or poetry, intended for children or young adults. The fellowship provides a $20,000 stipend and an office at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square from September 2017 through May 2018. Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2017 (postmark)
Artist Residency Program Gallery 263 is currently accepting proposals for their 2017 Artist Residency Program which offers a 700-square foot space to artists of all media. This is a non-live-in, shared residency opportunity. The program hosts up to four solo artists or one collective of artists for seven weeks. This year’s Summer Residency will begin on June 12, 2017, and run through July 29, 2017. Up to four solo applicants will be chosen to share the space, or one collaborative group will be chosen. This is a shared residency and one group of artists will share the space for the entire residency. Learn More.
Deadline: April 16, 2017
Call to Artists The Rochester Contemporary Art Center is accepting entries for their small art phenomenon 6×6! The only stipulation is that the artwork is 6″ x 6″ x 6″! No entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2017
Call to Artists Gallery Z in Lowell has announced a call for their exhibition Earth Mother, April, 27 – May, 21 2017, in keeping with Earth Day 2017’s Campaign of Environmental & Climate Literacy and the need to build a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to our planet.
2 & 3 D mixed Media accepted. Learn more.
Deadline: April 17 2017
Relocate to North Adams Grant MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program is seeking applicants for their North Adams Project, an initiative to support artists committed to building their creative future in North Adams. The NA Project offers financial incentives and special programming for selected artists who relocate to North Adams by the end of 2017. Learn more about Assets for Artists.
Deadline: April 25, 2017
Proposals for New Plays Set in Boston SpeakEasy Stage is accepting proposals for The 2018 Boston Project, which includes a $2,500 commission and a year of development on a brand-new play about Boston. Playwrights should submit proposals for unwritten plays set in Boston or its surrounding areas, taking place within ten years, plus or minus, of the present day. The development process will culminate in a two-week workshop and invited staged reading in May/June 2018. Recent winners include Nina Louise Morrison and Rick Park. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Female Photographers Women Photograph, a database launched by photographer Daniella Zalcman to promote the representation of female photographers in the industry, has launched two grants to finance new or in-progress projects. The main grant, supported by the Pulitzer Center and worth $5,000, is directed at mid-career, established women photographers, while three other grants worth $2,500 each and financed by the camera-bag company ONA will go to emerging visual journalists. Applications open April 1, 2017. Learn more.
Deadline: May 20, 2017
Exhibition Proposals The New Art Center’s Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) invites artists and curators to propose contemporary art exhibitions involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation. Curators of accepted proposals receive a $1,000 stipend as well as administrative, installation, marketing, and public relations support. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3, 2017