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Artist Opportunities

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To submit an artist opportunity, please send an email to [email protected] with name, deadline, description and contact for more information.

This listing is in order of upcoming deadline. Scroll down to see more.

Call for Entries

We encourage artists looking for public art commissions to see the CaFE –

Arts Mid-Hudson Community Galleries

Arts Mid-Hudson curates pop-up art exhibits in office buildings, restaurants, and other venues.  This is a great opportunity for artists to display and sell their work, and we invite all artists to submit artworks. There is no entry fee, but we encourage artists to become a member of Arts Mid-Hudson. This is a rolling review process with no deadline. 

You can become an Arts Mid-Hudson member here:

Additional considerations:

  • Work must be suitable for the gallery
  • All visual artistic mediums are eligible, 2-D and 3-D
  • Artists are responsible for delivering/shipping work to specified locations.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson will take every caution with the artwork, however, artists must provide their own insurance if desired.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson commission on work sold as a result of the exhibition will be 25%.
  • If hanging work, the works must have wires securely fastened on back. If work is unframed, work will be hung with binder clips

Please submit your work using this online application:
Questions? Please contact Arts Mid-Hudson here:
Phone: (845) 454-3222 | Email:

Arts Mid-Hudson’s gallery invites mid-Hudson artists and curators to share their work.

Arts Mid-Hudson members will be given preference when curating and planning two-month exhibits with a focus on group shows and exhibits that include work of members, grantees, funded organizations, and artists throughout Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange Counties. Artists or curators can also propose shorter times for performances or multi-media installations. The gallery space is 400 sq feet with professional lighting and located in a visible location along Dutchess Turnpike (Rt. 44) in the town of Poughkeepsie, NY.
Not sure if you are a member? Join online at  or call our office 845-454-3222.

Athens Laundry, an art and literary series by the Friends of D. R. Evarts Library in Athens, New York.

Ongoing, Open Call.
Athens Laundry seeks art, writing, photography and design for inclusion in its inaugural publication year. We welcome the diversity of styles, forms and voices known to the public library.

Written works should be 500 words or less. Visual works should be 72 dpi and 1200 pixels on the longest dimension. Works selected for print will be required at higher resolution.

Also printed bimonthly, each of five issues is collected and distributed in limited edition annual box sets. Work selected for print appears in two sections: Centerfold, 5.5 x 4.25 inches and On the Inside, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Email submissions with a brief bio and links to [email protected]

The Gallery @ Rhinebeck

The [email protected] Rhinebeck is an Artist’s Co-Op. With membership in the Co-Op, your work will be displayed year-round in a beautiful 1500 square foot space on Market Street, the heart of the Rhinebeck retail district. With 20-foot ceilings, entrances on both Market Street and the Market Street Courtyard, this space is a perfect environment to get your work seen be the highest number of potential buyers. Our accompanying website and onsite internet display stations will also allow your entire catalogue to be viewed in HD quality, with a click of a mouse or tap of a screen.

Click here for agreement

Poughkeepsie Pop Up Call for Artists – no deadline – ongoing

The Poughkeepsie Pop Up Shop is looking for gift items to be sold in consignment at the current location at 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY.

The objects have to be made in Poughkeepsie or the artist has to live or work in Poughkeepsie.
To apply, the artist needs to contact the PopUpShop store manager at [email protected] and provide 2-3 jpg as sample of the artwork. The proposal will be evaluated by the store committee and the aartist will be notified within 2 weeks from the submission. If accepted, the artist will contact the store manager to set up delivery date.The current consignment commission is 10%.

For further details, contact Lornam[email protected]

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Call for Artists – Trolley Museum

The Trolley Museum of NY is looking for artists who can repaint the outside Graffiti Train display at the museum.
There museum is located at
For more details contact Joanne :  845-331-3399

Call for Artists & Vendors for Motorcycle Rally

A request for submissions for jewelry and leather artists for the Motorcycle Rally conducted by Random Riders Motorcycle Club for the Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge to benefit Cerebral Palsy
No fee for vendor space.
Event: July 15, 2018 
Contact Allan – 845-473-1585 for more information 

Call for Artists 2nd Annual Radius 50

Now accepting applications from artists who live within a 50 mile radius of Woodstock. This year’s juror is Vittorio Calabrese the executive director of Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring.

Online application and complete information is available at:

The deadline is Sunday, July 15, midnight.


Flights of Fantasy Members Show Call

We invite Arts Mid-Hudson members to participate in our annual member’s show, held at Arts Mid-Hudson’s Gallery in Poughkeepsie. This year’s theme is Flights of Fantasy. An artist’s imagination can take us on many journeys both real and imagined. Arts Mid-Hudson seeks entries exploring fantastical or unbelievable places or ideas, dreams, fairytales, or works that transport viewers to their own flights of fantasy.

  • 2-D or 3-D hanging artwork that does not exceed 36 inches tall or 24 inches wide
  • NEW: We are accepting video submissions to be displayed on a monitor in our gallery. If you plan to submit a video, please contact Lilia Pérez by July 26 by emailing [email protected]
  • Work must be dropped off at Arts Mid-Hudson’s office located at 696 Dutchess Tnpk in Poughkeepsie on Monday, July 30 or Tuesday July, 31 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. If you cannot make either of these dates, please contact [email protected]
  • Artists may drop off two pieces that reflect the theme Flights of Fantasy. The Gallery Committee will select one piece from each artist to be exhibited in the gallery. The piece not selected will be available to pick up at the opening on Friday, August 3 or as soon as possible.
  • Members are encouraged to let us know their intent to submit by using this Google Form
  • This show is restricted to members of Arts Mid-Hudson. You may check your membership status by contacting Arts Mid-Hudson’s Office. You can become a member here:

Hudson River Skywalk Arts Festival

Submission Deadline: by 5PM August 1, 2018
Submit by email: [email protected] (reference HR Skywalk Arts Festival in subject line)
To: Kathryn Burke, Director of Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley

The Skywalk Arts Festival will celebrate the collaboration with Thomas Cole National Historic Site on the west side of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge and with Olana State Historic Site on the east side of the bridge. Together, the Skywalk will present the views immortalized by the Hudson River School painters, America’s first major art movement.

Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley through the Skywalk Arts Festival is providing an opportunity for area landscape artists to showcase their work. First preference will be given to artists who portray the Hudson River Valley, the Hudson River, and the historic Hudson River bridges.

To apply to showcase your art:
Submission must be sent via email, the email must include:
• Your name, contact information (phone number and address)
• Artist’s bio
• Artists may submit up to 5 images for review to show portrayal of the above requested landscape(s). The file images should be jpeg, no larger than 2 MB, and have title describing location of the image.

There is no charge to participate this year in the Hudson River Skywalk Arts Festival.

If you are chosen to participate in the 2018 Skywalk Arts Festival:
• Space and one 6’ table will be provided – artist will bring their own display materials, and approved tent, if needed. The space will be a maximum of 10’x10’.
• Plan to set up your space at least an hour prior to the festival, all equipment, art and personal belonging will be removed within one hour of the end of the festival, but not before 4PM, unless the festival is closed due to inclement weather.
• Art displayed should be original art. Reproductions, if specifically labeled as such, may be sold, as well. Artists will be allowed to keep 100% of any art sales made during this year’s festival.

All artists regardless of race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation may apply. Local and emerging artists are encouraged to apply.

Artist Residencies/Internships

We encourage artists looking for residency opportunities to see the Alliance of Artists Communities webpage – a terrific resource for all artistic genres.

Creative Capital Blog –Upcoming Residency and Fellowship Opportunities

2018-2019 Family Winter Residency

The Wassaic Project’s 2018/19 Winter Residency program


We recognize that artists who have families often opt-out of peer community building for practical reasons: residencies don’t often take children, events happen late at night, childcare is expensive. Bowie, Jeff and Eve (Wassaic co-founders) have kids; they’re all artists. They have families that they want to be with and not away from. And they ALSO want to connect with other artist peer groups and build community. While we can’t solve all these problems at once (yet!), we have solved the first one: we now offer Family Residencies from December – March from 1 to 8 weeks in length.

For more information at the Wassaic Project’s Family Residency:

Application Opens: May 14th

Deadline: June 25, 2018, midnight

The Wassaic Project accepts 1 – 4 month proposals for our Winter Residency program:

December 2018 – March 2019.


Contact info:

The Wassaic Project

37 Furnace Bank Road

Wassaic, NY 12592


2018-2019 Winter Residency

The Wassaic Project’s 2018/19 Winter Residency program


For more information about the Wassaic Project’s Winter Residency:

Application Opens: May 14th

Deadline: June 25, 2018, midnight

The Wassaic Project accepts 1 – 4 month proposals for our Winter Residency program:

December 2018 – March 2019.

The Wassaic Residency Program cultivates and supports community for emerging and

professional contemporary artists, writers and other creatives. Housed in historic, landmark

buildings, the residency program offers nine artists each month the opportunity to live and work

in the heart of a rural community. The Wassaic Residency seeks artists working in a diverse

range of media who want to produce, explore, challenge, and expand on their current art

making practices, while participating in a grass roots, community-based arts organization.


Contact info:

The annual Fall Professional Unified Auditions

Aug. 26-27, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

SETC Fall Professional Unified Auditions by the numbers:
> Participating companies looked to fill over 2,000 roles at the 2017 auditions
> Each year dozens of theatre companies and casting representatives participate
> An annual average of 200 actors, singers and dancers audition

There is a brief press release attached with details. You can also get info. at this link


Workshops at Arts Mid-Hudson

Visit the webpage to see the full schedule of course offerings 

Doors Opening Workshop by Nancy Azara

Saturday, July 21st, 10 to 5pm, $100

Nancy’s Studio in Woodstock, NY

“A very little key will open a very heavy door” Charles Dickens

Many times in life, doors open for us and bring us to a new direction. In this workshop we will explore these doors through meditation and art making. Participants will make collages and drawings using various materials such as watercolor, pencil, crayon, etc.

Open to all. To reserve a place, call or email Nancy at 917-572-7461, [email protected]

Art Lessons with Leslie Bender

Private art lessons with Leslie Bender at The Shirt Factory in Kingston, NY.
Learn to draw and paint whatever you wish to learn, beginning where you are now. Drawing, perspective, volume, composition. Watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic painting. Beginner to advanced welcome.
Visit and contact: PayPal accepted.   Cell~845-670-2027

Workshops at the Fay Wood Studio

Offerin workshops in Found Object Assemblage and other mediums.
No deadline, held from 9:30 am to 4pm
pre-registration required. PayPay accepted.
For more information; [email protected] or 845 246 7504 . 123 Market Street, Saugerties,NY

Barrett Art Center: Oil Painting with William Noonan Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to Noon For painters who are looking to improve their basic understanding of the medium.
Beginners to advanced

Summer Camp for the New York Conservatory for the Arts (NYCA) in Hurley, NY.

We are offering 4 different time slots that will allow students/parents the opportunity to go to camp 1-4 weeks!  Visit for information on the enrichment in the area of the arts and performance.

There are many opportunities during these camps for the campers to work directly with professional actors and perform on stage!  Our older students have the opportunity to apprentice in the field of theater, at the Woodstock Playhouse.

Next week, students that auditioned for Troupe,will begin their travels to Disney, in order to perform. Besides this
wonderful trip, the year of study has three culminating performances that our local families may enjoy too!

“Seussical the Musical” will include the entire student body of NYCA, plus some additional actors brought in for the adult roles, June 2-4at The Woodstock Playhouse!

Classes/Workshops at Woodstock School of Art

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Ballet Arts Studio

 Click Here for class schedule and registration

Art Centro Mid-Hudson Heritage Center

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Artist Live/Work Space


ArtCondo ( is a NYC real estate initiative founded by artists, that helps creative individuals purchase raw commercial workspaces and live/work lofts in a new way.  Fine artists, writers, dancers, musicians, designers, architects, research scientists, teachers, artisans, non-profits and more are all invited to participate.  ArtCondo gathers creative people together to form buying groups to leverage their collective buying power and cultural capital to purchase space collectively.   Each building becomes a haven protecting artists and producers from future displacement, and connecting them to surrounding communities.  Learn more and Sign up at   Contact: [email protected]

Workspace in Fishkill

Studio space available for Art Instructors to teach classes. Looking for all types of instructors. Fine art, drawing, photography etc. Location: 1012 Main Street, Fishkill

 For more information Please call or email John Yoo


[email protected]

Beautiful live/work historic townhouse

Beautiful Live / Work Historic Townhouse

Available Now

• Fully-renovated 2,400SF four-story brick townhouse

• Union St Historic District

• Enormous parlor

• Two-and-a-half bedrooms

• Flexible living space for up to 4 people

• Light-filled attic work / storage space; ideal art studio

• Huge English-basement kitchen with granite countertops,

lots of cabinets, and heated Italian stone floor

• Two beautiful bathrooms / one with clawfoot tub

• Sliding glass doors from kitchen to patio

• Wooden privacy fence

• Parking

• Laundry

• High-efficiency heat and hot water; whole-house fans in attic

• Walk to Metro North / Amtrak and all downtown amenities—restaurants, post office, business and government offices

$2,000 / month; tenant pays utilities

Mobile: 1.646.508.5687 land:1.718.596.4505

[email protected]

Mobile: 646.508.5687 land:718.596.4505

[email protected]


ArtCondo ( is a real estate initiative that helps artists and creative businesses purchase professional timeshares, raw commercial workspaces and/or live/work lofts in NYC. Artists, gallery owners, foundations, residencies, creative businesses and non-profits are all eligible to participate. National and international artists can own one month professional timeshares to create, exhibit and sell their art “wares” in the NYC marketplace. ArtCondo gathers creative people together to form buying groups to leverage their collective buying power to purchase space collectively. Spaces will be raw industrial spaces with concrete construction and a freight elevator, and can be used as visual art studios, music and rehearsal studios, exhibition spaces, art storage, collaborations, classes or workshops and other forms of creative businesses.  Spaces vary in size. Groups and collectives are encouraged to apply together. Sign up at to learn more and receive updates.

Art Storage Space

3000-6000SF of art storage space for lease in Pine Plains, NY.

The space was previously used as a storage location for Mark Matthews Gallery for five years.

The link to the online brochure is


Collaborative Concepts

  • The purpose of the GRANT is to support a VISUAL ARTIST, 25 – 45 years of age, living in Westchester, Dutchess or Putnam County.The application process: January 15, 2018- July 15, 2018 deadline.
  • The scholarship stipend is $1,000.00 and will be awarded by August 15th, 2018.
  • Work of the selected artist will be shown at the discretion of the Putnam Arts Council at the Belle Levine Arts Center, Mahopac, New York.

Deadline is July 15th, 2018

Click here for full details

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Click here for Fall Grant Deadlines.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Click here for Fall Grant Deadlines

Naomi Winston Scholarship

In honor of Naomi Winston, an annual scholarship has been established and made available, through the National Society of Arts and Letters, to young visual artists between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional talent and promise of future success. The scholarship funds are only for private study, for special training or for personal advancement in the applicant’s art medium. They can be used for workshops, museum programs, summer programs, etc. The funds are not for college tuition, housing or travel. The maximum amount awarded to an applicant is $5,000. In most years as many as eight to ten scholarships are awarded in varying amounts.

Deadline February 1, 2017

The scholarship is limited to 2-Dimensional work.  For more information and application materials please see:  A printable flyer is available on the website.

Individual Support Grants- The Adolf & Esther Gottlieb Foundation

The Foundation wishes to encourage artists who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success. This program was conceived in order to recognize and support the serious, fully-committed artist, and we hope these individuals will consider applying. Twelve grants are awarded each year. Applications are reviewed by a panel of five professionals in the arts who have no affiliation with the Foundation.

Click here for full details

Deadline: December 15

Artist Residencies/Internships

We encourage artists looking for residency opportunities to see the Alliance of Artists Communities webpage – a terrific resource for all artistic genres.

Creative Capital Blog –Upcoming Residency and Fellowship Opportunities


Insurance Info: the Roxbury Arts Center6:00 – 8:00 pmArtists of all disciplines are welcome.Free Event- preregistration recommendedThe Actors Fund’s Artists Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC) knows about healthy artists. They’ve been connecting people who work in the arts around the country to health insurance and affordable health care since 1998. With the advent of Health Care Reform, we’ll all need to be insured. AHIRC exists to help people in the arts across the country to navigate the process of getting health insurance.Join us at the Roxbury Arts Center to speak with James Brown, National Director of Health Services, of the Actors Fund.  This one-on-one consultation will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. Find out if you’re eligible for free insurance or subsidies. This is an excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling.We ask that you call or email to let us know that you will be attending so we can be prepared with snacks and proper information for everyone!Contact Annie Schwed, Grants and Community Coordinator, for more information or to preregister at:[email protected]or 607.326.7908.
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Warrior Productions is excited to announce open auditions for new short plays to be performed at the 3rd Annual Short Play Festival at The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Sept. 15-17, 2017.  Sides will be provided at auditions.  Community Theatre, non-union.


*Friday, May 19 from 6-8pm

*Saturday, May 20 from 2-4pm

Auditions will be held in the Frazer Room at the Starr Library, 68 West Market Street in Rhinebeck.  For more information contact 518-256-0714 or [email protected]

Additional information at