|Vermont Studio Center
Application Deadline: 6/15
The Vermont Studio Center hosts 50 artists and writers each month who participate in 4 to 12 week independent studio residencies. VSC residents represent a mix of mediums, cultures, experience, and ages, for a diverse and vibrant community. Studio facilities include spaces for painting, writing, sculpting (with equipment for working with stone, steel, wood, clay, plaster and fabric), printmaking, and photography. Though studio, room, board, and the visiting artist and writer program all have associated fees, the Center offers a large number of fellowships and grants for 4-week residencies. In 2011, VSC awarded 179 fellowships to artists and writers from the U.S. and 25 other countries. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply.
|Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Call for Entries
Application Deadline: 6/22
The Creative Arts Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites experienced artists/designers to apply for a durable wall-based art installation for the new Main Building addition at 57 Binney Street. A series of feature walls (approximately 7′ x 12′) in patient corridors have been designated on Floors 6-10 for a contiguous public art project. The theme should address the celestial and the depths of the sea, featuring space, sky, earth and the ocean in descending order. To ensure an appropriate hospital and healing environment, all surfaces are required to be smooth and relatively non-reflective.The budget consists of $20,000 per floor, with an overall, all-inclusive budget of $100,000. Finalists will receive a $1,500 proposal development fee. All applicants should have experience with wall installations of permanent public art using materials like mosaic, tile and other robust materials that can withstand hospital hallway traffic. Installation is expected to begin in April 2013.
Long Island City, NY
Call for Entries
Application Deadline: 6/24
SculptureCenter is a not-for-profit arts institution that takes the history and legacy of sculpture as a framework from which to consider the diverse activity taking place in the field of contemporary art. SculptureCenter’s program encourages artists and audiences to explore the possibilities of sculpture and the multifarious ways in which sculpture is developing and connecting to other forms of expression. Artists are invited to submit proposals for new projects and installations to be presented beginning in January of 2013. Artists selected for the program will receive a $500 honoraria and up to $1500 in production support. The level of production support will depend on the scope of accepted works and available funding. Sculpture artists working in any medium are encouraged to apply.
|Boston Center for the Arts
Application Deadline: 6/29
The Dance Residency program at the BCA allows choreographers to create new work by providing free rehearsal and performance space, technical and administrative support, and direct financial assistance to be used at the artists’ discretion. As the host for the selected companies, the BCA helps develop an audience for residency events, enabling the artist to focus completely on the creation of work and immersion into the process. The residency will last four to five weeks and must be used to either create new work or adapt existing work. This program is open to a range of dance genres and not limited to just local choreographers; dance professionals throughout New England are eligible to apply.