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Littleton Arts And Culture Festival 2019 (Littleton, NH) – Call For Artists

Littleton Arts And Culture Festival 2019 (Littleton, NH) – Call For Artists

The Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce announces a call for artists for the Littleton Arts And Culture Festival 2019. This is the 50th year of what had been known as the Littleton Art Festival. For the 50th anniversary celebration the Chamber has re-imagined this event to be a celebration of arts, culture, and community. On Saturday, September 21st, the Chamber will welcome a diverse group of artists and visitors from around the region to celebrate art, culture, and community together.

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Deadline: 30 Aug 2019

The Littleton Arts And Culture Festival 2019 is open to painters, sculptors, musicians, performers, poets, jewelry makers, designers, and culinary artists. Artists of all kinds will be greeted with a diverse audience to view, interact with, and purchase their craft.

About Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce

Littleton, New Hampshire is the artist and cultural hub of the region. The vibrant yet relaxed downtown and recreational opportunities are bringing a new generation of young entrepreneurs from far and wide to create the future of this small town, together. The Littleton Area Chamber fosters sustainable economic development and positive community growth. They are a small but well-connected organization. They work for their members and the many communities in which they live and work.

For more information, contact info@littletonareachamber.com.

Previous call for artists from Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce

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January – June 2020 Exhibits (Newton, MA) – Call For Artists

January – June 2020 Exhibits (Newton, MA) – Call For Artists

Applications are now being accepted by the Newton Free Library for January – June 2020 Exhibits. Applicants must be from the New England region (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Rhode Island). All work presented must be original and produced within the last three years. Giclée reproductions of original work will not be accepted. Giclée printed photographs are excepted.

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Deadline: 12 Jul 2019

The Walker System is used for January – June 2020 Exhibits. Therefore, artwork must have a wire across the back to accommodate this system. Free-standing sculptural pieces are not shown. Artists are responsible for hanging their work using the Walker Rods. Please refrain from submitting material that is obscene, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate for the library environment. One packet per artist. If you are applying for a group show, submit one combined packet. If you have shown here before, then you are welcome to apply again in two years. You must be available to show for at least four out of the six months in the current round. If accepted, the library will determine when your show will take place and in which space. The assignments are fixed and cannot be changed. The committee’s selections will be posted on the Newton Free Library about page by Friday, September 12, 2019.

January – June 2020 Exhibits Artist Benefits

No commission for work sold. The Newton Free Library does outreach to help promote artists’ work. They are successful in obtaining media coverage which attracts attention to their galleries. They have a presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Newton Free Library is one of the busiest public library buildings in the state of Massachusetts. They present monthly shows of two-dimensional works by New England area artists in their exhibiting spaces, the Gallery and Main Hall. They are a state-of-the-art facility visited by more than 15,000 people weekly. The Library Art Committee meets twice each year to select shows for the following year. They have ongoing listings in Art New England and other area publications including the local press. Art shows are featured on the Newton Free Library homepage.

About The Newton Free Library

The Newton Free Library is a community center at the heart of cultural activity in their city. In addition to art gallery openings, the programming calendar includes a wide variety of events for all ages. They have a concert series which often attracts a standing room only audience (150+) on Sundays. It takes place in a room adjacent to the galleries.

Newton, MA is a city south west of Boston with a population of approximately 85K. Many of the residents are highly educated and include more than one Nobel Prize winner. Most are very tuned into the gallery shows and eagerly await them each month.

For more information, contact artapplication@newtonfreelibrary.net.

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49th Annual Littleton Art Festival – Call For Artists

49th Annual Littleton Art Festival – Call For Artists

The Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a call for artists for the 49th Annual Littleton Art Festival. The festival will begin Friday evening with special events. It continues all day Saturday featuring artists, shopping, entertainment, and activities all around downtown Littleton. The Littleton Art Festival is open to fine arts media including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and fiber.

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Deadline: 10 Sept 2018

49th Annual Littleton Art Festival artists will be able to purchase booth space to exhibit and sell their creations. The festival has drawn crowds from across the country who come to experience the beauty and charm of the White Mountains region. Friday night will include an artist reception. Event will be held rain or shine.

“A rising tide floats all ships”

About Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce

The Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce is a member-based organization. It is focused on economic and community development through varied efforts throughout the year. Their 300 members represent industries from manufacturing and retail to wood working, accounting, and media. This year, the organization celebrates their 97th Annual Meeting, the 26th annual Economic Development Celebration, and the 49th annual Art Festival.

Littleton, New Hampshire is a hub and economic force in the north country of New Hampshire. It is located in the picturesque White Mountains region of New Hampshire. The area offers something for everyone from hiking and biking to arts, theatre, shopping, and amazing food.

For more information, contact nkarol@littletonareachamber.com.

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Artist Residencies Winter Spring 2018 – Call For Artists

Artist Residencies Winter Spring 2018 – Call For Artists

The MacDowell Colony announces a call for artists for their Artist Residencies Winter Spring 2018. Residencies provide time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent.

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Deadline: 15 Sept 2017

A MacDowell Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. There is no cost for the Artist Residencies Winter Spring 2018; however, artists are responsible for materials and travel expenses. In order to open the residency experience to a wider, more diverse community of artists, MacDowell offers two financial assistance programs to those who have been awarded a residency. Through the generosity of several foundations and individuals, need-based stipends are available to artists who would not otherwise be able to afford the time away that a residency requires. Additionally, travel reimbursement grants are available to defray the cost of travel to and from New Hampshire. MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence.

Artists will benefit from the freedom to create in an inspiring and rural environment away from daily distractions. There is no requirement for our artists to complete a specific work while in residence. Each artists receives their own private studio space in which to pursue their creative projects. Artists have access to a state of the art library 24 hours a day throughout the duration of their stay. Additionally, every participant engages with a diverse community of artists in a variety of disciplines for daily meals and through nightly social activities such readings, films, and presentations of one another’s work.

About The MacDowell Colony

The MacDowell Colony is the nation’s leading artist colony. The mission of The MacDowell Colony is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination. The Colony believes that art makes the world a better place. They also believe that to create inspiring art, artists need a place that inspires them. The MacDowell Colony creates a space where inspiration happens on a daily basis, so that artists can do the work of inspiring us to take a fresh look at the way we connect to the world and to each other.

For more information, contact admissions@macdowellcolony.org.

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