Deadline: Aug. 3, 2014 – Summer Fling: Festival of One-Minute Films – Cambridge, MA

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Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA will be hosting its second One-Minute Film Festival this August. This year’s theme is “Summer Fling”, short films about summertime. We are currently calling for one-minute films. Films can be narrative, abstract, animated, musical, silent; whatever you wish. All submissions will be included in the screening unless deemed offensive or inappropriate by the organizers.

Apply Online by August 3: http://gallery263.com/summerfilmfest.php

Deadline: July 13, 2014 – Propose an Exhibition for Gallery 263, Cambridge MA

We are currently accepting applications for two Fall 2014 exhibitions. Our Curatorial Proposal Series program provides artists of all media and career levels the opportunity to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art.

Open to group and solo proposals, though groups are encouraged. Exhibitions are each 5 weeks long, during September/October and October/November.  Gallery 263 Staff support and guide CPS artists through the entire exhibition process, and expect a high degree of professional commitment from exhibiting artists and curators.  Online submissions only.  New England artists eligible: MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, ME.

Deadline to Apply: July 13

Questions? Ask us: contact@gallery263.com

Find more information and apply online: www.gallery263.com/cps.php

Deadline: May 18, 2014 – Shared Residency, Cambridge MA – Extended Deadline!

The Gallery 263 Artist Residency offers a unique opportunity to work with other artists and develop either individual or group projects over six weeks in the heart of Cambridge.

700-square-foot gallery/studio space, accepting 3-5 solo applicants or a group/collective of up to 12 artists, to share the space for 6 weeks: June 1 through July 12. Work-only: artists must be living or planning to live in the Boston area for the duration of the residency.

Ideal for emerging artists whose practice embraces collaborative projects, community engagement, and openness to sharing space with other artists. Amenities include great community visibility through our huge groun-floor windows, AC, Wifi, kitchenette, and opportunities to develop extra programming with supportive staff, such as critiques, community events, and a final exhibition.

EXTENDED DEADLINE, Apply by: Sunday, May 18th, 11:59PM

ROLLING APPLICATION REVIEW, SO APPLY NOW!

Cost: $1275 for 6 weeks, divided evenly by number of residents

Find More Info and Apply Online: http://gallery263.com/residency.php

Gallery 263 is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to providing a space for local and regional artists of all mediums to exhibit their work and engage the community.

 

 

Deadline: May 4, 2014 – Shared Residency Opportunity, Cambridge, MA

Gallery 263 is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to providing a space for local and regional artists of all mediums to exhibit their work and engage the community.

Our Artist Residency offers a unique opportunity to work with other artists and develop either individual or group projects over six weeks in the heart of Cambridge.

700-square-foot gallery/studio space, accepting 3-5 solo applicants or a group/collective of up to 12 artists, to share the space for 6 weeks: June 1 through July 12. Work-only: artists must be living or planning to live in the Boston area for the duration of the residency.

Ideal for emerging artists whose practice embraces collaborative projects, community engagement, and openness to sharing space with other artists. Amenities include great community visibility through our huge groun-floor windows, AC, Wifi, kitchenette, and opportunities to develop extra programming with supportive staff, such as critiques, community events, and a final exhibition.

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, May 4th, 11:59PM

Cost: $1275 for 6 weeks, divided evenly by number of residents

Find More Info and Apply Online: http://gallery263.com/residency.php

Deadline: June 1, 2014 – Call for Art – Juried Exhibition – folk – Cambridge, MA

“folk” at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

A Northeast-region juried exhibition exploring the multiple meanings of “folk”.  Selected by: Kate McNamara, Director and Chief Curator of the Boston University Art Gallery. ME, MA, NH, VT, RI, CT, NY artists eligible to apply.

Work must be created within the last 5 years and complete.  Online submissions only.  Work in all media encouraged! See prospectus for 2-D and 3-D media size restrictions.

Exhibition Dates: July 17-August 30, 2014

Deadline to Apply: Sunday June 1, 2014 11:59pm

Find prospectus and apply online: http://gallery263.com/folk_1.php

 

Deadline: Feb. 9, 2014 – Call for Art – Juried Exhibition – Massachusetts

Call for Art, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Eligibility: Massachusetts Residents.  Submitted work must be created within the last 5 years and complete.

Exhibition Dates: March 20-April 12, 2014

Guest Juror: Dina Deitsch, Contemporary Curator of the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

You locals have been celebrating Gallery 263 for the past five years. For our second juried exhibition of our fifth year, we want to take a chance to celebrate you, Massachusetts! MA residents, we invite you to submit your best work.

Submission: Online submissions only. Artists may submit up to 6 works. Work in all media is encouraged.

2D (painting, drawing, photography, etc.): May not exceed 60″ in width, 108″ in             height (40 lbs. max).

3D (sculpture, installation): MUST be self-supportive or mountable; may not exceed 108″H x 30″W x 30″D. Installations must be simple to assemble or installed by artist.

Time Media (video, audio): No length restrictions. To submit, provide link(s) to stream or send DVD with files to Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Note: All A/V equipment must be provided by the artist. Please see FAQ for restrictions.

How to Apply: Visit http://gallery263.com/massachusetts_page2.php for direct link to the application form.

Deadline: Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9. No late submissions accepted.

Entry Fee: $25 for 1-3 works / $40 for 4-6

Guest Juror for Massachusetts at Gallery 263, Dina Deitsch, is currently the Curator of Contemporary Art at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, in Lincoln, MA, where she specializes in American and European contemporary art.  Deitsch organized the deCordova’s first-ever regional Biennial in 2010, and has hosted successful Biennials in the years since.  Additionally, Deitsch has organized numerous solo-exhibitions as well as large-scale group exhibitions, most recently addressing the themes of architecture and performance.  Prior to working at the deCordova, she held curatorial positions at the Williams College Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Deitsch has independently curated for the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, The Bernard Museum of Judaica, New York, and Art Interactive, Cambridge, MA, and served as the guest juror for the 2012 Northeast Issue of New American Painting.

Deadline: Dec. 1 – Call for Proposals! – New England

Propose an exhibition for Gallery 263! We are currently accepting applications for our Winter/Spring 2014 Curatorial Proposal Series exhibitions.  This series provides opportunities for artists of all media and career levels to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art. Two exhibitions will be selected for Winter/Spring 2014. Group proposals are strongly encouraged. Online submissions only.

Deadline for Submission: Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:59pm

Notification of selected exhibits by: Sunday December 15, 2013

Exhibition length: 4 weeks (including installation)

First Exhibit: January 9-February 1 (install 1/6-1/8)

Second Exhibit: February 13-March 8 (install 2/10-2/12)

Entry fee: $30

New England artists eligible for consideration: MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, ME 

Find more information and apply online: http://gallery263.com/cps.php

Deadline: Nov. 22 – Juried Exhibition Opportunity – WOOD | Cambridge, MA

Call For Art!
Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA, USA

Theme: WOOD
Exhibition Dates: December 2013
Guest juror: Katherine French

The traditional fifth anniversary gift is WOOD, and to kickoff the celebration of Gallery 263’s fifth anniversary year, we ask you show us your wood! Made of WOOD. Made with WOOD. Made on WOOD. Made about WOOD. We are talking wood in the literal sense here. Please show us your WOOD.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all residents of the United States. Submitted work must be created within the last 5 years and complete.

SUBMISSION
Online submissions only. Please see How To Apply for direct link to the application form. Artists may submit up to 6 works. Work in all media is encouraged.
2D (painting, drawing, photography, etc.) : May not exceed 60” in width, 108” in height (40 lbs. max).
3D (sculpture, installation) : MUST be self-supportive or mountable; may not exceed 108″H x 30″W x 30″D. Installations must be simple to assemble or installed by artist.
Time Media (video, audio) : No length restrictions. To submit, provide link(s) to stream or send DVD with files to Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Note: All A/V equipment must be provided by the artist. Please see FAQ for restrictions.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22. No late submissions accepted.

Entrants will be notified of their status by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 27, 2013.

ENTRY FEE
Payment of $25 for 1-3, $40 for 4-6. Payment must be received by the November 22 submission deadline.

How To Apply? Click Here.

For questions, please see FAQ. For other questions, please email contact@gallery263.com. NO PHONE CALLS, EMAILS ONLY.

Guest juror, Katherine French

Katherine French is currently the Executive Director of the Danforth Museum of Art, in Framingham, MA where she has curated numerous exhibitions focused on historical and contemporary expressionism. In 2007 she received an award for curatorial excellence from the New England chapter of the International Association of Art Critics, and was named Best Curator of Locally Made Art at the 2010 Boston Art Awards. She was also recognized as a 2010 Distinguished Alumna by Boston University, and named one of Ten to Watch in 2011 by the Worcester Business Journal. Under her direction, the Danforth Museum of Art has been named an Outstanding Cultural Organization by the Massachusetts Arts Education Collaborative.

Learn more on our website: http://www.gallery263.com/wood_1.php

 

Deadline: July 1 – Artist Residence Program – Cambridge, Mass

Gallery 263 is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2013 Artist Residence Program.

Since 2010, twice a year Gallery 263 opens its 700 square-foot gallery space as an incubator for the creative production of 3-5 emerging artists. Participating artists benefit by having full access* to a versatile workspace with high ceilings, natural light, and community visibility.

Gallery 263’s Artist Residence Program is ideal for those whose creative practice embraces collaborative projects, community engagement, or are open to sharing space with other artists. Our first-floor storefront space allows for the artistic process to be on view for the neighborhood, investing the gallery’s local audience with a stake in the process, not just the product, of art making.

This is a work only residence, and preference will be given to emerging artist living in the Metro-Boston area. Artists coming from outside the region must secure local housing on their own.

Deadline to apply: July 1

Notification of selected residents: July 15

Residency length / dates: 5 weeks, August 12—September 15, 2013

Number of Residents: 3 to 5. This is a shared group residence. Residents share the studio for the entire period.

Studio Fee: $275 per resident. This fee will be assessed to each artist at the beginning of the residency which contributes to rent and utilities for the residence period. This fee is comparable to the cost of a studio sublet in the area. Partial scholarships may be available.

Location: 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA
http://www.gallery263.com/residency.php

Deadline: Aug. 2 – Curatorial Proposal Series, Cambridge, Mass

In Fall 2011, Gallery 263 hosted the first exhibition of the Curatorial Proposal Series. Gallery 263 requests artists and curators to submit proposals for our main exhibition program. Twice a year we review these exhibitions by committee for the upcoming season. The Series provides artists of all media and experience levels a chance to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art.

Gallery 263 is accepting applications for its Fall 2013 exhibitions. At least 50% of exhibitions selected for the Curatorial Proposal Series will include local artists (from within the metro Boston area). Two exhibitions will be selected for Fall 2013. Group proposals are strongly encouraged.

Deadline for Submission: Friday August 2, 2013, 11:59pm
Notification of selected exhibits by: Sunday August 11, 2013
Exhibition length: 4 weeks (including installation)
First Fall Exhibit: September 19-October 12 (install 9/16-18)
Second Fall Exhibit: October 31-November 23 (install 10/28-30)
Entry fee: $30. $5 discount if you attend a FREE Info Session
FREE Info Sessions: Thursday May 30 & Tuesday July 2, 7-8:30pm. For suggestions of how to make a strong proposal and Q&A.
Location: Cambridge, MA

New England artists eligible for consideration: MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, ME

All media is welcome. Any A/V equipment required would need to be provided by the artist(s). Exhibitions must be installed in under 4 days. For additional details, please see how to apply – http://www.gallery263.com/cps.php