Call for Artists: Public Art Residency at Lillian Feinstein Senior Center

The application deadline is August 31, 2021

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is color-jpeg-ACT-Staff.jpgThe City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT), Mayor’s Office for Senior Services, and the Lillian Feinstein Senior Center invite RI-based muralists to install an original permanent mural. The awarded artist or artist team will begin a residency in late September 2021 and will work with the Lillian Feinstein Senior Center for up to six weeks or until the mural is installed.

Applicants must be 18 years or older and hold a current Rhode Island home or studio address to be eligible to apply. Providence residents and/or artists with previous lived experience in Providence will be preferred.

The total project budget is $20,000, of which $10,200 will be directly allocated to the artist or artist team. Please see budget section of the call for more information. To apply, submit your artist statement, resume/CV,  and three to five examples of relevant projects via CAFÉ here.

The application deadline is August 31, 2021.

Questions about this call to artists must be submitted in writing by August 20, 2021. Write to Gina Rodriguez-Drix, ACT Cultural Affairs Manager at with the subject line: Residency at Lillian Feinstein Senior Center. An FAQ will be posted on August 25, 2021, here. to learn more, click here

Call for Submissions for Spectrum Gallery’s Nature in Black & White Show

Nature in Black & White Show
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT

Spectrum Gallery’s Spring exhibit features works by artists who through a palette of grays, whites and black show the detail and beauty found in nature. We already have numerous photographic submissions, so we are looking for other fine art mediums, including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor, mixed media, collage, printmaking, etc.

There is also some room in the store for works by local and regional artisans, including glass, pottery, jewelry, apparel, etc. Do submit as soon as possible! The gallery director always knows what is coming in in order to plan the displays in the store.

Show opens, Friday, March 30, 6:30-9pm with an opening reception. Show closes May 13.

How to Submit to Nature in Black & White Show

Please send the following in one email to Barbara Nair at

  • Title of show in subject line of your submissions
  • 3 high resolution jpg files with title, medium, dimensions and price
  • Biography as a Word document or embedded into an email
  • Contact information