Grant Opportunity: A. Eric Arctander Grant

February 15, 2018

  • Collaborative Concepts in conjunction with the Putnam Arts Council, is again offering the A. Eric Arctander Grant for 2018. Deadline to apply is no later than June 15, 2018.
  • Visual artists, 25 to 45, who are full time residents of either Dutchess, Westchester or Putnam Counties are eligible to apply. The grant is a $1,000.00 stipend.
  • Grant requirements and submission form available here
  • View award winning artwork of previous prize winners

Poughkeepsie Gateway Project

January 30, 2018

The Poughkeepsie Gateway Beautification Project calls for an artist to propose a design that will be painted on the underpass on Main Street, Poughkeepsie. The area painted will include two aprons directly under Rt. 9 on each side and a total of 12 columns (6 on each side of Main St). The most competitive designs will reflect the local Poughkeepsie community

Information Session: Friday, February 2, 2018 5 – 7pm

Location: Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie

Learn more about the application, selection process and guidelines.

Call for Artists and Makers

All work offered must be original and made in the Mid-Hudson region.Work should be made by hand or with the use of artists’ tools, whether it is a potter’s wheel or hi-tech printer, and should be made with the artist’s individual vision in mind.  Deadline to apply is February 23, 2018 by 5pm (more…)

6th Annual Ulster County Executive’s Arts Awards

Arts Mid-Hudson is Now Accepting Nominations for the 6th Annual Ulster County Executive’s Arts Awards

Do you know someone in the Ulster County community who does good work in or for the Arts? Do you know an outstanding Ulster County arts organization or business that supports the arts?

Arts Mid-Hudson is requesting nominations from Ulster County residents and businesses for the 6th Annual Ulster County Executive’s Arts Awards. (more…)

Arts Mid-Hudson | Call for Poetry

January 24, 2018

Deadline: February 12, 2018

Arts Mid-Hudson seeks poetry submissions for inclusion in the upcoming exhibition, Artist’s Respond to Poetry, which will be on view at Arts Mid-Hudson’s gallery March 23 – April 22, 2018.

Selected submissions will be compiled, and made available to a group of visual artists; artists will then choose a poem to respond to through their work. The poems and artwork will be displayed together in the final exhibit.

  • Poets may submit up to three poems for consideration
  • Poems may not exceed 30 lines
  • Poems must be suitable to be hung in a public gallery
  • Some poets may be invited to participate in public readings at Arts Mid-Hudson’s gallery

All submissions may be sent by email to gallery@artsmidhudson.org
Gallery Location:  Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F, Poughkeepsie, NY

Shandaken: Storm King – Applications for Artist Residency Program

January 16, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for Shandaken: Storm King Artist Residency Program Offering Free Housing and Private Studios on the Grounds of the Art Center

The residency follows a process-focused model — giving preference to experimentation, research, and risk-taking in the studio. Residents work in private studios on Storm King’s 500-acre site, with access to the landscape and collection. Shandaken: Storm King will award 15 to 20 residencies as part of the 2018 season, which takes place June 4 to September 30. Residencies are two, four or six weeks in length, with three artists on site at a time. Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply for this opportunity to live and work on the grounds of the Art Center. Apply here

FINAL REMINDER: Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award

January 3, 2018

FINAL REMINDER: Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award
Nominations Due January 9, 2018

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) is accepting nominations for the inaugural round of the Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award. Named after MAAF’s Executive Director from 1994-2017, the Alan Cooper Award honors an arts leader who has impacted the arts sector in meaningful ways including creating model programs, developing innovative partnerships, and embodying dedication to the arts and diverse artistic expression. Though not necessary for nomination, MAAF is interested in recognizing an arts leader who has made significant contributions via public-private partnerships or in international cultural exchange.

Nominations are being accepted through January 9, 2018. Eligible nominees will have demonstrated impactful leadership in the arts within MAAF’s nine state region of DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, USVI, VA, or WV. (more info)