Once again you have the extremely talented Ms. Alison Roh Park to thank for these opportunities for you illustrators, writers, and exciters...
1. POSTER CONTEST: Q-Wave
Calling all artists and graphic designers who support diversity and LGBT rights!
Q-Wave is dedicated to strengthening the voices of lesbian/bisexual/queer women and transgender/gender variant people of Asian descent. We strive to build a supportive, progressive community by promoting visibility and empowerment through social, political, and educational organizing.
Prize: Winning designer will receive a $200 cash prize and have their winning design produced and used to publicize our participation in the parade.
Deadline:11:59pm, Thursday, November 19, 2009
Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The link for organization is http://www.q-wave.org/, NOTE: There is important information about the words, phrases, and guidelines for this contest.If you are intersted please email them for specifics.
2.FELLOWSHIP: Black Metropolis Research Consortium Announces Two Fellowship Programs in African American Studies
One-or two-month fellowships plus a stipend of up to $3,000 will be offered to scholars, artists, educators, writers, and researchers for studies relating to African-American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics....
Deadline: January 11, 2010
BMRC is also administering the Timuel D. Black, Jr. Short-Term Fellowship in African American Studies
The fellowship program supports scholars, writers, educators, and institutional researchers who would benefit from research conducted at the Vivian G. Harsh Collection. The fellowship period is for one or two months during the summer of 2010. Fellows will receive a stipend of $2,000 per month while conducting research in Chicago. The link for this great opportunity is here at http://www.blackmetropolisresearch.org/
Wow! You mean you can show youre support for a queer-progressive organization or research Black History and get financial support to do it?! I wonder what else is out there that were not being told about. If you (yes you) hear of any opportunities for or related to artists or creative writers of color please let us know so we can spread the good word...