RESOURCES

RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES

Seeking Teaching Artists – Become a part of the BOCES after school program CROP (Creating Rural Opportunities Program) and teach students in K-8th grade for The Roxbury Arts Group Sessions are one hour long and can be stand alone sessions or short residencies. Teaching artists will design, source materials and teach lessons with groups of students. This is a paid opportunity of $75 per one hour session plus travel and materials reimbursement. Number of sessions is dependent on your availability. The Roxbury Arts Group serves 14 schools in the surrounding area. To apply, see a full list of schools, or for more information: The Roxbury Arts Group


Art Instructors Needed. The Art School of Columbia County, centrally located in Columbia County in Harlemville NY (a 20 minute drive from Hudson), is a not-for-profit [501(c)(3)] art school dedicated to “art for everyone.” ASCC is seeking applications for the developing and teaching art programs for children or seniors, art therapy and teaching art to adults. Send your resume/CV with educational background, exhibitions (if applicable), and teaching experience with your contact information to artschoolofcolumbiacounty@gmail.com Subject Line: application. Please mention in the body of the email in which position(s) you are interested. (Ongoing)


Seeking Art Instructors – Wallkill River School – Looking to teach at the Wallkill River School? Fill out our New Teacher Application and review our Teaching Policy! We love to offer fun and interesting classes and would love to let you share your talent and expertise with others. We’re currently looking for kids and teens teachers for Summer! In Montgomery, NY. (845) 457-ARTS

Teaching Artist Proposals Seeking artists who would like to teach at Saratoga Arts. Offering courses from drawing and painting to fiber arts and printmaking and looking to expand into offering Language Arts, such as creative writing, poetry, storytelling, and spoken word. If you or someone you know would be interested in teaching with us, please register today! If you are interested in being considered for a teaching role, CLICK HERE for more information.

Womens Work Art – partnering with The Crafted Kup to curate their exhibition space within the shop, located in the heart of Arlington’s Business District, for the duration of 2022. This Call is open to all artists, and will be accepting submissions on an ongoing basis. For more information: Womens Work Art Deadline: Rolling


Call for Art – The Transformation Project – The Transformation Project, an initiative led by the NOpiates Committee in collaboration with Arts Letters & Numbers and Sand Lake Center for the Arts, aims to raise awareness about Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and its impact on individuals, families, and communities in Rensselaer County. This inclusive opportunity invites all visual artists, writers, musicians, dancers, and performance artists of all ages, who have been directly or indirectly affected by SUD, to showcase their works. The NOpiates Committee, along with a curator Frida Foberg and members of the collaborating organizations, will curate a month-long show, starting out on December 2nd with an exhibition at Arts Letters & Numbers followed by a performance show and selected works exhibition at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. All mediums are welcome and artists can submit more than one artwork. For more details, requirements, and to apply, CLICK HERE. Deadline: October 11


Call for Art – TEXTING – Emerge Gallery – November 1 – 30, 2023 – This is an Artsy.net on-line exclusive exhibition. This exhibition will include art of various styles and mediums. Text should be included in the artwork, words, sentences, letters, etc. Works on paper, fiber, paintings, photography, small sculpture will all be considered. Artists in the Hudson Valley are especially encouraged to submit work. For more information and to submit work, CLICK HERE. Deadline: October 15


Call for Art – “Anger Unchained: Empowering LGBTQ+ Voices,” The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center seeks artists who fearlessly express the range of emotions experienced within the LGBTQ+ communities. These shows aim to create spaces that inspire dialogue, empathy, and unity. We welcome artists from all backgrounds and identities to join us in this celebration of LGBTQ+ diversity and strength. This show will run from 1/6/24 to 2/17/24. For more details, CLICK HERE. Deadline: October 30


Call for Art – Renascence II – Limner Gallery – This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of New and Emerging Art. The exhibition will be held March 1 – 23, 2024 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. For details, CLICK HERE. Deadline: November 11


Call for Art – Rockland Arts Festival –  2 weeks of free online & in-person arts events to run from January 26 – February 9, 2024.Open to all artists (all mediums) age 18 and over and arts organizations in the United States. No application fee. EMAIL: rocklandarts@gmail.com WEBSITE: www.rocklandartsfestival.org To apply, CLICK HERE. Deadline: December 1


Call for Art – Neoteric Abstract XII – The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Video artists must provide their own electronic display device. Entry is limited to abstract art. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 96″ no wider than 120″.  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36″wide entry door. Winning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery,  April 4 – 27, 2024. For Moore information and to apply, CLICK HERE. Deadline: January 31, 2024

Greene County Community College, Elderhostel Institute Network affiliate programs: local art scene, artist slide lectures, instruction. Class leadership is voluntary, offers wide exposure to interested audience. Adult Learning Institute, Box 1000, Hudson, NY 12453. 518-828-4181 x3431.


To help spread the news about Thomas Cole, father of American landscape painting and founder of the Hudson River School at his newly restored home, Cedar Grove, a National Historic Site in Catskill, NY. Call 518-943-7465. info@thomascole.org


Docents to lead tours of exhibitions & other museum volunteer opportunities. Amy Morrison, Development Assistant, (518) 463-4478, ext. 408 or morrisona@albanyinstitute.org for more information. Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210


Call for Artists – The Hopper Prize | $3,500 and $1,000 Grants –The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Fall 2023 artist grants. We are offering grants in the amount of $3,500 (2 available) and $1,000 (4 available) to artists & photographers worldwide working in all media. In total, 6 artists will receive unrestricted cash grants totaling $11,000. Submissions will be juried. Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal as well as our Instagram feed, currently reaching an audience over 80k. For more details, CLICK HERE. Deadline: November 14


Local Grants…Support for family friendly, soundly managed organizations that enhance the communities where the funder has a presence. Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation. PO Box 1074, Schenectady, NY 12301. Does not fund film & video projects or individuals. No deadline.


Dance Grants…Administers a variety of grantmaking programs. The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Inc. 145 E. 48th St, Ste. 26C, NY, NY 10017-1259. Contact: Theodore S. Bartwick, Treas. 212-755-5540


Grants… Offering financial, administrative assistance to individual artists’ special projects, help develop collaborative projects, assist locating venues for presentation, sponsor for public presentations. Harvestworks, 596 Broadway, Ste 602, New York, NY 10012 . 212-431-1130


Grants… Communities, small/mid-sized, culturally-specific, community-based arts institutions. Programs showing issues, experiences of underrepresented social justice issues, community concerns of national or multi-state impact: residencies; new performing art, or visual art, cross cultural, multi-state collaborations, dissemination of existing works affecting communities. Nathan Cummings Foundation, 475 Tenth Ave., 14th Fl., New York, NY 10018, 212-787-7300, 787-7377. arts@nathancummings.org


Grants… Municipalities, non profits -$15,000. Public buildings; historic landscape or municipal parks, cultural resource of downtowns, residential neighborhoods. Preservation League of New York State, 44 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206. 518-462-5658, 462-5684, info@preservenys.org


Grants… $500 for age under 30 creating new project, continue existing project. Specific issue, show concrete action plan, budget, adequate supervision, accountability. Give weekly grants to young people in US, Canada. Do Something, 24-32 Union Square East, 4th Fl. South, New York, NY 10003 help@dosomething.org.


Grant… Newman’s Own Charitable Giving Program. Areas of giving include: arts, education, children, elderly groups, environmental causes, affordable housing, disaster relief, hunger relief. Newman’s Own Charitable Giving Program, 246 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880.


Film/Video & Theater Grants… Free updated bimonthly Funding Newsletters distributed via email by The Fund for Women Artists. WomenArts 3739 Balboa Street #181 San Francisco, CA 94121 (415) 751-2202 info@womenarts.org


Film, Video Grants… Seeking projects on contemporary issues of human rights, civil liberties, freedom of expression, social justice. Up to $15,000 production funds of up to $50,000. Sundance Documentary Fund, Sundance Institute, 8857 West Olympic Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Film Grants… Eight grants yearly in many categories except commercial projects. Send a SASE to Bill Creston, with description, inspiration, source material, resume, approx. dates of use, experience, and media to eMediaLoft, 55 Bethune St., A-628, New York, NY 10014. 212-924-4893, email abc@emedialoft.org


Film Grant… Independent documentary filmmakers may apply. We produce, distribute and promote quality ethnographic, documentary and non-fiction films from around the world. Send brief description, one page budget. Cynthia Close, Exec. Dir., Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse St., Watertown, MA 02472. Fax – 617-926-9519, email docued@der.org 800-569-6621.


International Artists…Trust for Mutual Understanding funds travel & per diem expenses of professional exchanges, visual & performing arts. Collaborations, curatorial research, performances, lectures. Exchanges relating to Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic & Ukraine, limited funds for others. Funds individuals. www.tmuny.org.


Literary Grants… Contemporary Literature and Non-Fiction. Black Lawrence Press seeks to publish intriguing books of literature and creative non-fiction: novels, memoirs, short story collections, poetry, biographies, cultural studies, and translations from the German and French. The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection of short stories or poems. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and 10 copies of the book.


Literary Grants… Children’s Books. General Work-In-Progress grant. $1,500 through Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. All genres. SCBWI, 8271 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048.


Music Grants… Fostering of musical ideas, new projects promoting original programming & new performers, rather than supporting performances, tickets or tuition. Sparkplug, 877-866-8285.


Music Grant… DeLucia Award for Innovation in Music Education in genres, instruments, methods, other aspects of music education that can be duplicated. The Mockingbird Foundation, c/o Lemery Greiser, LLC, Attn: Jack Leibowitz, Esq., 10 Railroad Place, Ste.1502, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3033.


Music Grant… The Society for New Music and the New York Federation of Music Clubs‘ annual Brian M. Israel/Sam Pellman Competition open to composers living in New York State who are 30 years of age or younger as of May 1, whose music has not previously been performed by the Society. Composers may submit one work for 1-7 performers, in any combination, and may include tape or solo voices, but no choral pieces. Two prizes — one for $1,000 and one for $750 — are awarded. Also, each of the two prize-winning compositions will be performed by the Society for New Music during the following season. Scores and tapes must be submitted anonymously by May 1.


Music Grant… Mainly supporting young composers of classical, jazz and musical theatre genres of music. The BMI Foundation, Inc., The Carlos Surinach Fund , and New Music Grants 212-830-2520. info@bmifoundation.org


Performing Arts Production Fund… Program of Creative Capital, for original new work, all disciplines, traditions in live performing arts, to assist artist exploring, challenging dynamics. Special focus on projects bringing insight, critique to cultural difference in class, gender, generation, ethnicity or tradition. Awards range from $10,000-$40,000. Creative Capital


Performing Arts GrantsFor developing and producing work in musical theatre. Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation, Inc., 109 E. 64th St., NY, NY 10021


Photography Grant…Alexia Foundation award for individual professional photographer to produce a substantial picture story that furthers the foundation’s goals of promoting world peace & cultural understanding. Alexia Foundation, 116 Oceanport Ave., Little Silver, NJ 07739


Photography Grant… Given annually to a U.S. photographer who aspires to perpetuate the spirit and dedication that characterized Smith’s work. Grants for specific project. Add’l grants awarded. W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, International Center of Photography, 1130 5th Ave., NY, NY 10028


Youth Grants… Focusing on arts and education. Strives to contribute to the ability of young people to explore their own identity, their relationship to creative process, with high-impact, long-term experience with accomplished professionals. Surdna Foundation, 330 Madison Ave, 3rd fl., New York, NY 10017. 212-557-0010, questions@surdna.org


Visual Artist Grants…Virginia A. Groot Foundation to ceramic and/or sculpture artists to devote a substantial period of time to the development of their work. Three grants up to $35,000, $10,000, $5,000. Virginia A. Groot Foundation, P.O. Box 1050, Evanston, IL 60204-1050.


Visual Artist Grants… based on artistic merit, financial need for painters, sculptors, print-makers, and artists who work on paper are eligible. The Pollack-Krasner Foundation 863 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. (212) 517-5400 Grants@pkf.org

Relief Fund… To help professional craft artists sustain their livelihood. Services include access to information, resources, business development support and emergency relief with loans, grants, and in-kind services. Craft Emergency Relief Fund, Box 838, Montpelier, VT 05601. 802-229-2306


Financial Assistance…To help pay medical or dental costs for artists nationwide. Prescriptions, eyeglasses, wheelchairs, surgery, cancer treatments, etc. Funds paid directly to your medical providers. The Artists Charitable Fund. Judy Archibald 970-577-0509. cnysprt@ao.com


Financial Assistance… Relief, fine artists grant for professional painters, graphic artists, sculptors and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement. Artist Fellowship, Inc., 47 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10003 212-255-7740 ext. #216.


Financial Assistance… Emergency grants to visual artists of color. Eligible are Native American, African American, Asian American, Latino 21+, living in tri-state greater New York City area to help meet urgent financial needs. The Wheeler Foundation, P.O. Box 300507, Brooklyn, NY 11230. 718-951-0581


Financial Assistance… To provide emergency assistance to qualified artists whose needs are exacerbated by unforeseen, catastrophic incidents and who lack resources to meet the situation. One time for specific emergency: fire, flood, medical. Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 380 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013. www.gottliebfoundation.org


Financial Assistance… Up to $5,000 grants for writers and playwrights with AIDS. Candidates must be published. Lannan Foundation Fund for Writers and Editors with AIDS, PEN American Center, 313 Read Street 
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2628 ph: 505-986-8160 info@lannan.org


Emergency Resources… New York Foundation for the Arts directory for artists who experience personal hardship, who are impacted by a large-scale disaster, or who need funding for a last-minute opportunity: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (212) 366-6900 x 225 or 230. FAX (212) 366-1778


Photography… Critical Needs Fund for Photographers with AIDS. Initial requests by phone: 212-929-7190.

Remote Internships – Hudson Valley Film Commission – The Hudson Valley Film Commission, a non-profit agency has remote internships available. The Hudson Valley Film Commission mission to create economic development opportunities by attrcting, supporting and promoting regional Film & TV production, and related work. Since 2000, the Film Commission has worked with hundreds of productions, helping to create thousands of jobs and over $310 million in regional economic development. For more information, CLICK HERE.


Freehold Art Exchange is looking for an intern to assist with fundraising, web development, organic gardening and barn renovations. The ideal candidate has experience with web design, social media campaigns, fundraising, gardening and/or carpentry. Freehold Art Exchange is an artist residency program for visual and interdisciplinary artists invested in social justice, environmental sustainability, and community engagement. Our facility is on 57 acres of land in the Catskill Mountains of NY, including a vegetable garden and hiking trails. We are looking for someone dependable, able to work alone and collaborate, and not afraid to get dirty! Please email Molly Stinchfield, Co-Founder and Director, at freeholdartexchange@gmail.com with a resume and cover letter outlining skills and interest.


Women’s Studio Workshop, a visual arts organization with specialized studios in printmaking, hand papermaking, ceramics, letterpress printing, photography and book arts. PO Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472. 845-658-9133. Visit: Women’s Studio Workshop


Arts Administration in exchange for housing on the studio complex four miles from beaches of central Florida. Award-winning studios: resource library, painting, sculpture, music, dance, writer’s studios, black box theater, digital computer lab. Atlantic Center for the Arts or Harris House of Atlantic Center for the Arts, Internship Form: Program Dept., Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. (386) 423-1753


High school seniors, college students; Flex-time. Programs in publishing and literary presenting business. Marketing, database maintenance, Literary Curators website, writing, sending press releases, Workshops for Kids program, poetry for radio shorts, video production. Bertha Rogers, Ex. Dir., Bright Hill Press, POB 193, Treadwell, NY 13846. 607-746-7306. wordthur@catskill.net


Administrative Internship – Hudson Valley MOCA is looking for inspired individuals to join their team who would like to develop their knowledge of museum administration and exhibition realization. The Administrative Intern will assist the Executive Administrator with general administration in connection with forthcoming exhibitions and events, as well as supporting our membership initiatives and development programs. This is a great opportunity for motivated individuals who want to learn more about the inner-workings of non-profit arts organizations. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with staff including the Executive Director and Executive Administrator, as well as local, regional, and international artists. For details, CLICK HERE.


Education Internship – Hudson Valley MOCA is seeking highly organized and motivated part-time interns to support the Education department. Interns will assist with the educational outreach and programs at Hudson Valley MOCA (including teaching artists-in-residence, in-house educational programs, tours, creative workshops and more), day to day operations, and general administrative duties related to education. Education interns can expect a wide variety of responsibilities on a day to day basis, with the opportunity to gain experience in a museum environment by observing and assisting staff while obtaining insight into the administrative and curatorial side of a non-profit contemporary art institution. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with staff including the Executive Director and Executive Administrator, as well as local, regional, and international artists. For details, CLICK HERE.


Art Institute InternThe Art Effect offers internships for school credit. The Art Institute Intern should have an art-focused background as well as a strong interest in arts administration and art education. This intern will work on a variety of tasks including welcoming students and families, maintaining studio and materials, documenting programs via photography and video, and assisting our Teaching Artists as needed. Ideal candidates will have a strong fundamental understanding of the principals of fine art/design and critique. Strong communication skills and the ability to work with and engage middle and high school age youth are a must. Availability required is 5-10 hours per week in shifts of two hours or more, including possible nights and weekend in alignment with Art Institute class schedule. Send letters of interests, along with a current resume or CV, to: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos, Director of Programs, at maryellen@thearteffect.org.


Film Production InternThe Art Effect offers internships for school credit. Production intern supports our production house, Forge Media, as well as our media education programs. Interns will gain experience in pre-production, production, post-production at a professional level through camera operation, non-linear editing, graphic design, digital file management, and other media production and post-production-related tasks. Availability required is 5-10 hours per week during traditional business hours (M-F, 10am – 5pm) Send letters of interests, along with a current resume or CV, to: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos, Director of Programs, at maryellen@thearteffect.org.



Scholarships, apprenticeships & fellowships. Support for emerging artists in theater, dance, film in performing arts, playwriting & film. Deadlines vary depending on program. Princess Grace Awards. 150 East 58h Street, 25 fl. NY, NY 10155 (212) 317-1470 grants@pgfusa.org


Art Omi Residencies – Art Omi, a not-for-profit arts center with a 120-acre sculpture and architecture park and gallery, offers residency programs for international artists, writers, translators, musicians, architects and dancers. Art Omi has five distinct residency programs: Art Omi: ArchitectureArt Omi: ArtistsArt Omi: DanceArt Omi: Music, and Art Omi: Writers. Through a competitive jury process, residents are chosen, invited to attend at no cost to themselves, except travel. Abundant, catered meals and comfortable, beautiful lodgings are provided in a scenic location in Columbia County, New York. Please read these Frequently Asked Questions before applying to one of our residency programs! Deadline: Oct. 16 or 17 (depending on residency)


Artist Residencies in The CatskillsCatskill Mountain Foundation hosts residencies of performing artist groups ranging from one to six weeks for dance, theatre, and music artists. Funding is provided through grants and private donations. There is no application process; residencies and performances are by invitation from the CMF Director of Performing Arts and the Board of Directors. However, artists may send video links of their work for consideration.


Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artist Residencies – Since its founding in 1902, Byrdcliffe has welcomed artists—Bob Dylan, Philip Guston, Eva Hesse, and hundreds more—to and live and work surrounded by 250 acres of the Catskill Mountains’ serene natural beauty. Byrdcliffe offers several types of residency ranging from four weeks to five months to year-round for artists in multiple disciplines. Creatives and craftspeople in all media including weavers, writers, musicians, composers,  architects, filmmakers, playwrights, performance and visual artists, and artists in other disciplines are invited to apply. Emerging as well as established artists are invited to apply. Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, 34 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498 ph: 845-679-2079 info@woodstockguild.org


One month for writers, visual artists and composers creating original work at country estate of poet Edna Vincent Millay. From April through November, Millay Arts hosts 6-7 multidisciplinary artists for month-long stays and two-week residencies in June and September. The Millay Colony for the Arts, Box 3, Austerlitz, NY 12017 518-392-3103. apply@millaycolony.org


For photographers or related media. One month, $2,000 stipend, apartment, private darkroom, 24-hour facility access. Send resume, artist statement, letter of intent, slides, proofs or prints of recent work. Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program, 316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244. info@lightwork.org


Self-directed for research, experimentation and production of visual, television, new media arts. Banff Centre for the Arts, Office of Registrar, Box 1020, Stn. 28, 107 Tunnel Mtn. Dr., Banff, Alberta, Canada TOL OCO. 403-762-6114/6302.


Ranging from 2 weeks to 2 months for screenwriters and film/video makers October to May. Yaddo, Box 395, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-0395. 518-584-0746.


Year-round, in photography, painting, ceramics, textiles, etc. Contact: Nantucket Island School of Design and Arts. 508-228-9248. nisda@nantucket.net


Two-month residencies year round for professional sculpture artists. Sculpture Space, 12 Gates St., Utica, NY 13502. 315-724-8381. sculptur@borg.com.


Retreat for writers in their work: Gell Writers Center of the Finger Lakes, Writers & Books, 740 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. 585-473-2590


Established and emerging artists of all disciplines may create, present, and exhibit experimental work involving sound and technology, with the option of integrating any combination of other disciplines including visual and/or performance art. Artists work with staff audio engineer. Jack Straw Media Gallery 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA  98105 ph: (206) 634-0919


All Write, ColumbiaFall Fiction Writers’ Conference at Spencertown Academy November 9-12, 2023 – The All Write, Columbia Writers Conference is now accepting scholarship applications for local writers of all levels. The program includes an opening reading by local author Jen Beagin (“Big Swiss”), and craft/creativity talks with Venise Berry, Lisa Cron and Jennifer Chen. Other award-winning authors, editors, agents and marketing experts will lead workshops including Pramila Venkateswaran, and Donna Kaz. Our goal is to challenge, inspire and foster a writer’s community that continues beyond the workshops. Develop both your skills and your creative marketing savvy in this small, focused conference. Open to writers 18 years and up. A four day intensive writing conference focused on the craft and the business of writing fiction. Open to all levels of fiction writers from beginners who are just starting to write short stories to more advanced writers working on the manuscript of a novel. Visit spencertownacademy.org for more details! Scholarship Deadline: September 29, 8pm


Writing Contests, Grants & Awards… database compiled by Poets & Writers includes details about creative writing contests—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, and more.


Fiction Prize… The George Garrett Fiction Prize from Texas Review Press. A prize of $1,000, publication by Texas Review Press, and 20 author copies will be given annually for a short story collection or novel. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 40,000 to 120,000 words with a $28 entry fee by Sept. 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.


Prize for Women Poets Over 40… Patricia Dobler Poetry Award at Carlow University A prize valued at $2,000 is given annually to a woman poet over 40 who has not published a book in any genre. The winner receives $1,000, publication in Voices From the Attic, and travel and lodging to give a reading with the contest judge at Carlow University. E-mail two poems of up to 75 lines each and submit a $20 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines. dobleraward@carlow.edu


Creative Nonfiction Prize… The Lascaux Prizes in Creative Nonfiction, Short Fiction and Poetry offer prizes up to $1,000 and publication in The Lascaux Review. Visit website for submission guidelines and details.


Call for Musicians – The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market is looking to showcase weekly, local, up and coming, original music from performers in the area to entertain at our award winning farmer’s market located right on the shores of the Hudson River. Market runs Tuesdays 2:00-5:30pm under the Pavilion at the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum. Program runs through to Oct. 2. Please note: The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market cannot compensate performers at this time, but you may sell CDs, merchandise and put out a case for tips. We do encourage our Market vendors to support our performers. For more information, Click HERE. Deadline: Rolling


Music… Music instructor needed for youth ages 7-18 years. 3-6 students per week. Must teach piano, other instruments welcome. Call: Elena Mosley 518 -828-3612.


Music… Programming sought by Society for New Music, professional organization in Upstate New York dedicated to performing and commissioning the music of today’s composers. Fees range from $1000 to $4000 depending on the concert and number of performers. Society for New Music, 438 Brookford Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224. 315-446-5733, Npilgrim@aol.com www.societyfornewmusic.org


Music… Information Hotline for grants, auditions, competitions, seminars, health, tax info and more. Contact: The American Guild of Musical Artists, 1430 Broadway, 14th Fl., New York, NY 10018, 212-247-0247 agma@musicalartists.org


Audition Call for Actors – The Nutcracker – Catskill Mountain Foundation is presenting the EIGHTH ANNUAL special holiday performances of The Nutcracker this December, and WE NEED YOU! We’re looking for kids age 5-15 to play party children, toy soldiers, mice & angels. We need party adults too! Appear on stage with your kids and start a new holiday tradition! No dance experience is needed, but performers will need to be musical, comfortable on stage, able to take direction, and be ready to have fun! The six performances will be Saturday & Sunday, December 2-3 and December 9-10 at the Orpheum Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street, Tannersville, NY. PLEASE NOTE: CLICK HERE to download and fill out a form to bring with you to the audition. Extra forms will be available at the audition if you do not have access to a printer. Auditions Saturday, September 30 · 11am-1pm at Red Barn at the Catskill Mountain Foundation, 7970 Main Street, Hunter, NY 12442


Performing Arts… Dance classes for children, teens, adults. The Hudson Valley Academy of Performing Arts features a distinguished faculty of professionally and academically accomplished instructors. 957 Route 82, West Taghkanic, NY 12502. Call 518-851-5501


Performing Arts… Always seeking new actors for future performances and volunteers to help each production, throughout year in Columbia County. Watch for audition notices: Ghent Playhouse, Town Hall Rd, POB 64, Ghent, NY 12075. 518-392-6264, ghentplayhouse@aol.com

Visual Arts for Children (8-12-years-old)… Sept. 14 – Nov. 16, 2022: Learn drawing and painting techniques in a fun and engaging environment with professional Hudson-based artist, Louise Smith. Students build foundational drawing skills as they explore still life, figure drawing, and abstract imagery using pencil, charcoal, oil / chalk pastels, acrylic and watercolor paint (materials are provided by Hudson Hall). No experience necessary. FREE; registration recommended 327 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534. 518-822-1438. info@hudsonoperahouse.org


Visual Arts… Looking for sculptors, painters and photographers who would like to exhibit their work year round in Palenville, NY at Catskill Mountain Lodge. Very reasonable commission. Contact Al or Kathy at 518-212-7491


Visual Arts… Indoor and Outdoor Art… Unison Arts Center in New Paltz seeks proposals from artists to exhibit their wall-hung artwork in our gallery at Unison and also from artists to exhibit their sculpture in our outdoor sculpture garden. Call Unison at 845-255-1559. or the Exec. Dir. Christine Crawfis at christine@unisonarts.org


Visual Arts… Seeking member artists, a few openings available for visual artists. Members staff the gallery, perform administrative duties. Art in all media welcome. Established mailing list of 1,300 asking to receive show notices. Interested? Susan Kotulak, New Member Coordinator, Tivoli Artists’ Co-op Gallery, 518-537-5888. kotulak@hotmail.com.


Visual Arts… Paint outdoors in nature with state organization, New York Plein Air Painters Society. Will sponsor paint-outs, exhibitions around NYS. NYPAP, J.Baldini, P.O. Box 2332, Niagara Falls, NY 14302-2332. ipapmail@yahoo.com


All Media… Seeking admissions to slide viewing program. Possible inclusion in group exhibitions. Applications for membership and curated shows also considered. Slides, CV cover letter. The Painting Center, 51 Greene St., New York, NY 10013. 212-343-1060. Ongoing.


All Media… The Sugar Maples Center for Arts and Education – historic church for gatherings, readings, small musical performances, art studio. Art study vacation, stay in hotel room, dorms on property. Two to four week residencies include retreat for performing arts groups. Catskill Mountain Foundation, 7967 Main St., Rte. 23A, POB 924, Hunter, NY, 12442. 518-263-4908. cmf@catskillmtn.org


All Media… Info hotline sponsored by American Council for the Arts has referral service, provides information on a wide variety of programs and services. Call Mon.-Fri, 2-5PM EST: 1-800-232-2789.


Photography…Nueva Luz, photographic journal of En Foco, Inc. ($45 membership) produces exhibitions, publications and events which support photographers of Latin/Am, African/Am, Asian, Pacific Islander and Native American heritage. View current issue before submitting portfolios of 20 unmounted prints or slides for consideration in future Nueva Luz. Subscription $30 USA. Membership, subscriptions, donations, all tax deductible. En Foco, Inc., 1738 Hone Ave, Bronx, NY 10461. 718-931-9311 FAX 718-409-6445


Photography… Salons monthly, preceded by a potluck meal, bring something to share. Conversations, sharing, seeing, discussions on photography. The Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498. 845-679-9957. info@cpw.org


Photography… Seeking contemporary and traditional work by Native artists. American Indian Community House Gallery, 708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003. 212-598-0100

Sculpture… Call for sculptors living within 150-mile radius of Albany for large-scale works appropriate for high traffic terminal. Prospectus, info: Sharon Bates, Director, Art& Culture Program, Administration Building Ste. 200, Albany International Airport, Albany, NY 12211-1057. 518-242-2241 arts@albanyairport.com

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