Of Note: Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowships: Crafts, Sculpture/Installation/New Genres, Dramatic Writing The Fellowships are direct grants to artists creating exceptional original work. The Artist Fellowships are $15,000 and the Finalist awards are $1,000 (amounts pending approval by the governor-appointed Council). We welcome applications from Massachusetts artists creating original work who meet eligibility requirements. Read full program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application instructions.
Deadline: October 1, 2018
Call for Artists The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC), is seeking proposals for a temporary work of public art for installation in Boston’s Fort Point Channel during the Fall of 2018. The work of public art will serve to engage the public during our Fall Open Studios event and will highlight the Fort Point Channel, the Fort Point neighborhood and our creative community. Learn more.
Deadline: September 8, 2018
Call to Artists Photographers Entries are being accepted for a new regional juried arts festival, the Small Stones Festival of the Arts. Categories include Fine Arts Photography and Fine Art Painting & Drawing. Prizes in each category include First: $500; Second: $250; and Third: $100. Six distinguished jurors will select prizewinners among the accepted entries. Learn more.
Deadline: September 10, 2018
Call for Media Art The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Boston Cyberarts is issuing its first ever call for media art for display on the video wall inside the front entrance of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. This is a 160 foot long screen providing full-motion video. It is twelve feet tall and is composed of a 10mm high-definition LED video center section that is 59’3″ long and two 16mm low-definition LED video sections on either side that are each 50′ wide. They are looking for 60-second videos, animations or computer generated work, using the entire Video Wall in colorful and creative ways. Eligibility is limited to artists and artist teams who reside in Massachusetts. Artists will need to create content in an After Effects template, which we will provide. It is recommended that artists submitting visit the site to grasp the full potential of the video wall. Learn more.
Deadline: September 16, 2018 (11:59 PM)
Call for Public Art The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, invites you to submit your qualifications to be eligible for a $100,000 public art commission for The Foundry, an adaptive reuse project to build a community center for creativity and collaboration. to be considered for this commission. Learn more. For any questions please contact Cambridge Arts Public Art Administrator, Hilary Zelson, firstname.lastname@example.org; 617-349-4388.
Deadline: September 17, 2018
Chamber Music Residency Partnership Program The Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program supports professional ensembles and presenters in building audiences for small ensemble music through residency projects. The program funds activities that take place in community settings and that are not part of a regular concert series. Grant support of up to $6,000 is available; residencies must take place within a one-month period. Applicants must be Chamber Music America members at the Organization level at time of submission. Learn more.
Deadline: October 12, 2018 (9:00 PM EST)
Photographers The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is currently accepting entries to their our online competition, Apertures 2018. All winners will be displayed in their online gallery First Place $500, Second Place $200 and Third Place $100. The Cultural Center directors will jury. Open theme; anything goes. Any and all methods of capture and process are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: October 19, 2018
Solo Exhibition Proposals The Untitled Space gallery in Tribeca, NY invites artists to apply for a solo exhibition in 2019. Indira Cesarine will be curating the exhibition. Artists should have an established exhibition track record, and the focus of the proposal should be on new, unexhibited work. Learn more.
Deadline: November 4, 2018
Call to Artists MIXMASTER @ the MATT is an exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, CT, that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists working in New England and the Tri-State region. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, MIXMASTER provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their most recent work. The Mattatuck looks forward to highlighting the work of its artist members. Works will be judged by Ashley Dillman, Sales Director at Freight + Volume. Learn more.
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Call for Artist Members First Street Gallery, a nonprofit gallery located in Chelsea, NY, is seeking artists for affiliate membership. They represent a diverse group of emerging, mid-career and established visual artists working in a variety of media. Affiliate members participate in a three week Annual Affiliates Exhibition every year and share many other benefits including representation on the Gallery website. Learn more.
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Image credit: Spinario (Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot, bronze and marble, 7 1/8 × 3 5/8 × 4 7/8 in. Severo Calzetta da Ravenna (Italian, active by 1496, died before 1543). From the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.