Spring is in the air and, regardless of the circumstances we find ourselves in, opportunity continues to abound. Near and far, artists can connect with resources to help them propel their work and their careers to the next level. During this moment of pause, take time to explore what comes next. Once the doors are opened again, you’ll be grateful you found it in yourself to throw your hat in the ring for your next big opportunity.
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is currently accepting applications for the 2020 AFCC Fellowship. Founded in 2015, the fellowship program is designed to support emerging artists at critical stages of their creative lives and professional development. The funding is not a grant but instead is intended to fund an artist’s vision as displayed across a single criterion of work. For more information and to apply, visit the AFCC Website. Deadline for applications is April 30.
Mud Season Review seeks “deeply human work that will teach us something about life, but also about the craft of writing or visual art; work that is original in its approach and that in some way moves us.” Publishing a diverse range of voices is important to Mud Season Review who asks that submitting artists include a brief bio (100-150 words) in their cover letter as they would like it to appear on the contributors page. For more information, visit the website. Rolling deadlines.
MTA Arts and Design invites artists to apply for their open call digital art program. Artwork will be considered for upcoming digital art installations and opportunities at Fulton Center in lower Manhattan. New Media artists are encouraged to apply. To see the guidelines and requirements for artists, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is April 30.
Praxis Center is here for you day in and day out. We offer the resources you need to stay on course – and during this time of social isolation, we have begun conducting weekly remote artist round table discussions. Why not use this time to connect with a wider network, hone your toolkit and be ready for what happens when the lock down lifts.
Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.
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