Art

"Violence Transformed" Call for Artists - 2012

Violence Transformed 2012 seeks entries in any medium for exhibition and digital projection at the Massachusetts State House and other curated venues in April, May and June. Violence Transformed is an annual series of visual and performing arts events that celebrate the power of art, artists and art-making to confront, challenge and mediate violence.  The series is based primarily in Greater Boston, and draws on the creative energies of artists throughout New England. Violence Transformed documents the ways in which our diverse communities harness art’s potential to effect social change and materially transform our environments.

Violence Transformed is looking for artworks addressing issues of protest, refuge, healing and commemoration and are particularly interested in works that give expression to the transformative power of art by imagining alternatives to violence. Submit disk containing up to 6 jpeg images, printed image list (title, medium, dimensions), c.v., artist’s statement and $15 submission fee by February 18 to:

Violence Transformed c/o Gail Bos

48 Sheridan Street

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Dorchester Symphony Orchestra is Looking for Board Members!

Passionate about music? Want to help spread that passion in Dorchester? Dorchester Symphony Orchestra is looking for board members and other volunteers to help in their activities. Duties would include raising funds, putting together concerts and outreach programs. For more information, please check out their website here: http://www.dorchestersymphony.org/ or the facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/DorchesterSymphonyOrchestra

Howard Art Project Call For Submissions: Net Works

Howard Art Project, a gallery, studio, and performance space new to Fields Corner, has announced a call for submissions, in conjunction with MOLTENi NET WORKS! Over a year ago, NCAA (New Craft Artists in Action) team captain launched MOLTENi NET WORKS in Boston. Brinking together makers and players in collaborative exchange, the project aims to create functional, hand-crafted basketball nets for neglected public hoops without nets. The project is designed to inspire creative problem solving, urban upkeep, and to link artists, athletes, and neighbors. The project has spread as far as South Africa - do you have any ideas for a net you would like to see in Dorchester? Check out the projects website here.

Winter Farmers' Market Logo Contest! deadline Dec. 10

Fuller-Bailey Neighborhood seeks trash barrel artists

The Fuller-Bailey Neighborhood Association has received a grant to purchase 15 trash cans to help address litter problems in their community. They are seeking artists who can create a design that will acknowledge the donor, establish an appealing, unified look and encourage people to use the cans. Neighborhood volunteers are available to paint. Interested artists please contact Tim, DiehlRE@gmail.com or 617-817-1813.

Slots still available for Days in the Arts at Tanglewood

MusicA limited number of slots are still available for Boston residents to attend the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer program, Days in the Arts at Tanglewood (DARTS)!  Days in the Arts at Tanglewood is a five day arts-immersion sleepover program in the Berkshires for kids who are just completing 5th, 6th and 7th grades in Massachusetts.

Call for Photographers, DAC/Studio D

Call to Photographers!

A Performance that Teaches History - Dr. Daisy Century

A performance that teaches history! A most unique, energetic and educational form of entertainment for your next function or gathering! 

Historical reenactment performances by Dr. Daisy Nelson Century are the perfect addition to your:

CONVENTION, LUNCHEON, FUNDRAISER, ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS, CLASS, WOMEN’S DAY, YOUTH DAY, CULTURE EVENT, SORORITY AND FRATERNITY MEETINGS, CLUB MEETINGS

Watch Dr. Daisy Nelson Century become:

BESSIE COLEMAN

MARY FIELDS

SOJOURNER TRUTH

HARRIET TUBMAN

Visual Arts Class @ Codman Square

Visual Arts Class:  Get your creative juices flowing during a series of 8 classes being offered at and by Codman Academy. Engage in playful art-making activities of several kinds – including acrylic painting and working with clay. Leave the studio rested, refreshed, and inspired. Wear or bring old clothes, t-shirt or smock.

Instructors: Bobby Brown and Joan Green
When: 6-8 PM on Wednesday evenings beginning 3/23 and continuing through 5/18 (no class on 4/20)
Where: Codman Academy science classroom, main building
For more information, contact Shalaun Brown, Office Manager, Codman Academy

Creative Capital Film/Video Grant opens Feb 1

Creative Capital's next grant round, for Film/Video and Visual Arts, will open on February 1, 2011.

To be eligible to apply, an artist must be:

A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
At least 25 years old
A working artist with at least five years of professional experience
Not a full-time student
Though the Inquiry Form will not be available until February 1, complete grant guidelines are now available on our website. We will also be hosting info sessions online and in select cities nationwide.

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