|Boston Center for the Arts
Application Deadline: 4/20
Apply!The Boston Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit performing and visual arts campus that supports working artists through the creation, performance and exhibition of new works, development of new audiences, and connection the arts to community. Recent recipients of the residency include A4A grantees Stacy Scibelli and Jae Rhim Lee!This fifteen-week, process-oriented residency is awarded to two individual artists per year (no groups or collaborative pairs). Through a series of community programs jointly developed by the artist and the BCA, it allows artists to connect to the public and explore themes that inform their residency project. Artists from all over the world are invited to apply, however at least one resident will be an individual based in Massachusetts. Housing is not provided, but chosen artists will receive a $2,250 honorarium.
|Feet of Clay Pottery
Application Deadline: 4/1
Apply!Feet of Clay is a cooperatively run pottery studio with a large and well-equipped studio space that is shared by a diverse group of ceramic artists and potters, including A4A grantee Jeremy Ogusky!Residencies are 1 year (beginning in June 2012) and do not include housing, but provide 24-hour access to the studio, the opportunity to teach adult classes, and participation in the Feet of Clay Show and Sale in December! Applicants should have the ability to work independently, and possess an enthusiasm and willingness to be part of the Feet of Clay community.
|The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod
Application Deadline: 4/2
Apply!The AFCC Grant Program provides cash awards in support of the artistic and cultural activities of local Cape Cod artists and organizations for Cape Cod-based projects. Grant projects should support the broadest goals of the Arts Foundation by supporting a strong, stable, and diverse arts and culture industry on Cape Cod, and contributing to the quality of life and economic vitality of the region. Preference is given to proposals that would enhance the arts education of learners of all ages on Cape Cod, and to collaborative efforts within the arts community. The Board of Directors will consider a limited number of awards up to $5,000, but because the AFCC is interested in supporting as many worthwhile endeavors as possible, grant size is generally limited to within a range of $500 to $2,500.
|(ahts): The Boston Arts Festival
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 4/6
Apply!(ahts): The Boston Arts Festival features the best of the area’s visual and performing arts scenes. Started in 2003 as a single afternoon event, the festival celebrates the Boston arts community and annually attracts 50,000 people to scenic Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. The festival features a specially built covered walkway which serves as an “artists’ village”; Approximately 65 artists will be selected by through a juried process, and preference will be given to artists from the greater Boston area. Selections will take into account the festival’s desire for a balanced representation of art from a wide variety of disciplines.