Of Note: Assets for Artists is presenting an expanded series of online recovery-focused financial & business workshops for MA artists in partnership with the Mass Cultural Council (that’s us here at ArtSake). All workshops are FREE and held via Zoom, with pre-registration required. Learn more.
Dancers Salem Arts Festival is proud to be so supportive of the performing arts, including multiple forms of dance. Through this application, dancers may apply to be considered to perform on a Tiny Stage (4’x4? platform, 5 min performance, outdoors). All performers will receive a small honorarium. Learn more and apply.
Deadline: May 20, 2021
Call for Art In keeping with this year’s thematic focus on “Air,” the 2021 Art Ramble “Something in the Air” Call for Art recognizes that Air is invisible and yet essential to life. Its quality affects our quality of life, as well as that of all living things. Our call seek works that illustrate human, animal and botanical interactions with air, and encourage exploration of the atmospheric aspects of the Hapgood Wright Town Forest. Learn more.
Deadline: June 4, 2021
Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted by the Artists’ Group of Charlestown for their Summer 2021 Exhibition: Navy Yard Off Map. All submissions must be original – no more than 5 years old, not shown in a previous AGC exhibition in the past 2 years, and available for purchase. Submissions must not exceed 48” x 48”. The exhibition jurors are Julie Alailima and James Labeck. Learn more.
Deadline: June 6, 2021
Call to Artists Assets for Artists and the North Adams Artist Impact Coalition are teaming up to design a broader, more robust “North Adams Project” that will assist a small cohort of artists who live or have studio space in North Adams and who are looking to deepen their roots and/or become better engaged and active within the City. Selected artists will receive: grant of $1,000 – $4,000; a local “community liaison” who’ll help you make the connections you need to fulfill your vision for the next stage of your creative career in North Adams; access to AIC members’ extensive network of knowledge, community connections, and affiliations; professional development in the form of priority access to Assets for Artists’ financial and business workshops, and 1-on-1 coaching; access to a tight-knit group of fellow cohort members from across the North Adams arts scene. Learn more.
Application deadline: June 14, 2021
Artist Residency Program In the quiet dunes of Lake Michigan, Tusen Takk Foundation welcomes applications from artists, writers, and composers for 3- to 8-week long solo residencies with a $625/week honorarium. Ideal for photographers. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2021
Call to Artists Pitch an exhibition for fall 2021 at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA and bring your vision to life. Organize and present a well-curated exhibition of contemporary art from start to finish, with guidance and support from Gallery 263 staff. Open to New England artists of all media types and career levels. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2021
Project Grant The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter’s “trustees” and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects. Learn more.
Printmakers As part of Zea Mays Printmaking’s participation in Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, they are inviting any artist interested in collaborating with them to join in the Canary in the Coal Mine Project. Learn more.
Deadline: Prints are due on a rolling basis up until October 1, 2021
Image credit: Painting of W.E.B. Du Bois, seated, holding glasses and paper, 1948. Laura Wheeler Waring, artist.
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