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September 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

September 2, 2022

Colossal

Tomás Sánchez, “A la orilla” (1996), acrylic on linen

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Open Calls

Joyce Awards (Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul)
Artists of color working in Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis-St. Paul can apply for the Joyce Awards, which commissions new work from five artists. The award has a $75,000 project budget and $25,000 stipend.
Deadline: September 7, 2022.

NYC Mural Arts Project (New York City)
Three artists will receive a $20,000 honorarium to complete a proposed work for the NYC Mural Arts Project. The project should raise awareness about mental health issues.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. EST on September 9, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest (International)
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

50 Reasons Why: Your Take on the East End (U.S.)
East End Arts is accepting submissions for a juried exhibition centered around the East End of Long Island. U.S.-based artists of any medium are eligible, and the application fee is $40.
Deadline: September 30, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters (U.S.)
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

London Craft Week 2023 (International)
The 2023 edition of London Craft Week runs May 8 to 14, and the annual event is accepting applications from emerging artist-maker-designers. There are a few free spaces available for those who qualify.
Deadline: November 25, 2022.

 

Grants

Manhattan Art Grants (Manhattan, New York City)
LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants awards up to $10,000 for presentations that respond to the community and local culture.
Deadline: 5 p.m. on September 13, 2022.

Teiger Foundation Grant for Curators (U.S.)
The Teiger Foundation will award up to $3.5 million annually, through individual grants of up to $150,000, to curators working on exhibitions and research supported by a non-profit organization. Recipients can be involved in the climate action pilot program, which will offer climate-conscious planning.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

Foundwork Artist Prize (International)
The annual juried Foundwork Artist Prize is open to emerging and mid-career artists working in any media. One artist will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant.
Deadline: September 26, 2022.

Precipice Fund (U.S.)
The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art will award up to $5,000 to unincorporated visual art collectives, alternative spaces, and collaborative projects as part of Round 11 of the Precipice Fund. Poposed rojects must be based in and around the City of Portland.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. PDT on October 7, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund (U.S.)
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund (Ukraine or refugee)
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

The Civic Practice Partnership (New York City)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers a two-year residency for socially engaged New York City artists and collectives. Recipients receive a $20,000 yearly honorarium and a $20,000 yearly project budget.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on September 6, 2022.

HATCH and BOLT Residencies at Chicago Artists Coalition (Chicago)
Applications for both the HATCH Curatorial Residency and BOLT Residency for artists are open at Chicago Artists Coalition. There are fees to submit.
Deadlines: September 7, 2022, for HATCH. September 30, 2022 for BOLT.

MacDowell Fellowship (International)
International artists of all backgrounds working in multiple disciplines are eligible for the MacDowell Fellowship. The program awards about 300 fellowships each year, and there’s a $30 application fee.
Deadline: September 10, 2022.

Golden Foundation Artist Residency (U.S.)
Six artists working in paint are eligible for this residency that focuses on exploring the diversity of the materials. Studio space, loading, and materials are provided.
Deadline: September 12, 2022.

Princeton Arts Fellowship (International)
Open to early career artists, this fellowship is geared toward artists who also want to foster a robust teaching practice. The two year program comes with an $88,000 yearly stipend.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on September 13, 2022.

Laundromat Project Create Change Residency (U.S.)
New York City artists of color between 21 and 30 years old can apply for a residency rooted in community.  The program offers a $15,000 honorarium and up to $10,000 in project production.
Deadline: September 14, 2022.

Monson Arts Residency (International)
Open to visual artists, photographers, and writers, the month-long Monson Arts residency offers studio space, housing, and a $1,000 stipend. There is a $25 application fee.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency (International)
International writers, visual artists, and composers can apply for this residency, which grants studio and living space and meals to its recipients. There is a $30 application fee.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

Pioneer Works Residency (U.S.)
Open to visual artists, musicians, and those working in technology, the Pioneer Works Residency offers studio space and a $200 monthly stipend.
Deadline: 5 p.m. EST on September 30, 2022.

Grand Canyon Artist in Residence Program (International)
Three spots are available for the Grand Canyon Artist in Residence Program, which offers space and a stipend of $2,500 for eight weeks. Artists workin across disciplines and engaging with conservation, identity, and community are encourage to apply. There is a $45 application fee.
Deadline: September 30, 2022.

Art Omi Residencies (International)
Art Omi provides residencies to international artists working in architecture, visual arts, dance, music, and writing. Residents receive lodging and meals.
Deadline: October 15, 2022.

Denbo Fellowship (International)
Artists interested in papermaking, printmaking, and book arts are eligible for the Denbo Fellowship, which provides studio and storage space, access to facilities, and a living stipend.
Deadline: October 18, 2022. 

2023 Rome Prize Fellowship (U.S.)
Each year, the American Academy in Rome recognizes about 30 artists and scholars working in the humanities. Fellows  Each receive stipends of either $16,000 or $30,000 depending on the duration of the program, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a private workspace.
Deadline: November 1, 2022.

On::View Artist Residency Program (International)
Sulfur Studios in Savannah, Georgia, will host four artists throughout summer 2023 for consecutive residencies with a group exhibition slated for early 2024. The application fee is $50.
Deadline: December 10, 2022.

 

 



Opportunities

August 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

August 1, 2022

Colossal

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Open Calls

Faena Prize for the Arts (International)
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

2022 Open Call for Artist Banners (NYC)
The Noguchi Museum is hosting its second-annual open call for banners for the institution’s facade. This year’s call is open to AAPI artists over age 18 who live in New York City, and submitted designs should be ready for printing.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on August 22.

Exposure Photography Festival 2023 (International)
Exposure is looking for submissions from photographers and visual artists around the world who are interested in challenging the photographic medium. There is a $35 CAD application fee.
Deadline: 6 p.m. MDT on September 1, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest (International)
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

50 Reasons Why: Your Take on the East End (U.S.)
East End Arts is accepting submissions for a juried exhibition centered around the East End of Long Island. U.S.-based artists of any medium are eligible, and the application fee is $40.
Deadline: September 30, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters (U.S.)
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

London Craft Week 2023 (International)
The 2023 edition of London Craft Week runs May 8 to 14, and the annual event is accepting applications from emerging artist-maker-designers. There are a few free spaces available for those who qualify.
Deadline: November 25, 2022.

 

Grants

Art and Change Grant (Philadelphia)
Open to women, trans*, and/or gender-nonconforming artists living in Philadelphia, the Art and Change Grant will award $2,500 to a project of any medium geared toward social change.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award (New York)
Open to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 living in New York state, this grant program offers three unrestricted $5,000 awards, one in visual arts, one in media and design, and the other in literature.
Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT on August 30, 2022.

Manhattan Art Grants (Manhattan, New York City)
LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants awards up to $10,000 for presentations that respond to the community and local culture.
Deadline: 5 p.m. on September 13, 2022.

Teiger Foundation Grant for Curators (U.S.)
The Teiger Foundation will award up to $3.5 million annually, through individual grants of up to $150,000, to curators working on exhibitions and research supported by a non-profit organization. Recipients can be involved in the climate action pilot program, which will offer climate-conscious planning.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund (U.S.)
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund (Ukraine)
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

Franconia Sculpture Park Residencies (International)
Franconia provides a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live on-site at their 4500 sq. ft. farmhouse. This year’s theme is “Public Art IS Public Health.” Applicants should express an interest in investigating and creating work exploring intersectional impacts between public art and public health.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Anita Wetzel Residency Grant (U.S.)
Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, will host one artist age 45 or older for a 4-6 week residency. Anyone working in intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screen printing, darkroom photography, or ceramics is eligible. The chosen artist will receive a $350 weekly stipend, up to $500 for materials, and up to $250 toward travel.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Artists Residency at MAWA (International)
Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is offering residencies of two to four weeks to women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit visual artists. Recipients receive $335 to present their work and space to work.
Deadline: August 5, 2022.

Kahn | Mason SIP Fellowship (New York State)
Artists of all disciplines interested in printmaking are eligible for this new fellowship from the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Selected artists will receive access to a community and professional printmaking workspace, a $3,000 stipend, three printmaking workshops, and assistance from the foundation’s staff.
Deadline: August 7, 2022.

Queens Museum In Situ Artist Fellowship (New York City)
Queens Museum offers a two-year fellowship with studio space, an annualized salaried position at $45,000 per year with full benefits, and a solo exhibition in the spring of 2024. Artists must live in New York City at the start of the program.
Deadline: 11:59 PST on August 14, 2022.

2023 Oolite Arts Studio Residency Program (International)
Oolite Arts in Miami will host one artist from January 9, 2022, to December 15, 2023. Residencies are open to international artists.
Deadline: August 17, 2022.

BIPOC Residency at Corning Museum of Glass (International)
The Corning Museum of Glass will award one or two artists residencies at its New York studio. Each lasts one month and takes place in March, April, May, October, and November.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Center for Book Arts Residencies (International)
Early and mid-career artists working within the book arts are eligible for residencies at the Center for Book Arts. Recipients receive a $1,300 cash stipend, a $1,000 materials budget, 24-hour access to professional tools and equipment, and space to work within CBA’s Manhattan studios.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Lower East Side Printshop Keyhold Residency (U.S.)
U.S.-based emerging artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype, and water-based screenprinting are eligible for year-long studio residencies to develop new work. Residents receive a $1,000 stipend.
Deadline: 11: 59 PST on September 1, 2022.

Uncommon Art Residency (International)
Located next to Grand Teton National Park, the Uncommon Art Residency provides artists with a $200/week stipend, $200 in dining credits at Glorietta Trattoria, housing, and access to shared studio spaces for ceramics, printmaking, and photography. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: September 1, 2022.

On::View Artist Residency Program (International)
Sulfur Studios in Savannah, Georgia, will host four artists throughout summer 2023 for consecutive residencies with a group exhibition slated for early 2024. The application fee is $50.
Deadline: December 10, 2022.

 

 



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July 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

July 5, 2022

Colossal

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Open Calls

The 13th Epson International Pano Awards
Open internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22 per submission.
Deadline: Midnight (UTC-11) on July 11, 2022.

Building Shells: Building Community
The Fullerton is looking for proposals to revitalize a building shell, or structure without a roof or floor, in Newburgh, New York. Projects should consider the shell’s typology and preservation. One artist or collective will be awarded $10,000 to complete the work.
Deadline: 10:59 p.m. ET on July 11, 2022.

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize
Arts writers with fewer than six published reviews are eligible for The Burlington Contemporary’s annual prize. One winner will receive a £1,000 prize and future publication opportunities.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Loghaven Artist Residency
Located in Knoxville, the Loghaven residency offers space to work and a stipend. The application fee is $20, and artists must live more than 120 miles from the city.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Project Row Houses Southern Survey Biennial
Project Row House is looking for recent works created by southern artists. One artist will receive a $25,000 prize.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

International Art Textile Biennale 2023
Open to international applicants, Fibre Arts Australia is seeking submissions reflecting contemporary textile practice as an art form in the International Art Textile Biennale with prizes totaling AU$15,000. There is an entry fee of AU$75 to submit up to two artworks.
Deadline: July 17, 2022.

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Awarding $57,000 in cash and prizes, this annual international competition celebrates diversity and excellence in visual arts, supporting all static mediums. The top prize is $13,500, and there is a $40 entry fee.
Deadline: Midnight PST on July 17, 2022.

The Meitar Award for Excellence
The seventh annual Meitar Award for excellence will award one photographer a $14,000 grant for a solo exhibition part of the 2023 PHOTO IS:RAEL International Photography Festival. Twenty finalists will also participate in a group exhibition at this year’s festival this November in Tel Aviv. The entry fee is $54.
Deadline: July 18, 2022.

Airbnb’s $10,000,000 OMG! Fund
Adding to its collection of playful spaces—this six-ton potato being one—Airbnb is awarding $100,000 each to 100 designers interested in creating a unique location that will become part of its OMG! category. Final projects need to be completed by August 2023.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22.

Sunroom Project Space
Open to all mediums, an open call from the Sunroom Project Space is looking for New York-area emerging artists to develop a site-specific visual arts project at Wave Hill. Four artists will be selected for solo exhibitions and receive an honorarium of $2,000, exhibition support, and professional development.
Deadline: July 22, 2022.

Faena Prize for the Arts
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects to be installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

 

Grants

Media Arts Assistant Fund
This fund provides individual New York-based artists with support for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. Artists will receive up to $7,500 to assist in completing new work.
Deadline: July 1, 2022.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
This $10,000 grant recognizes an existing body of work by a Black trans woman. It will also provide additional support for continuing their work.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Circ Artist Grants
This program awards two artists unrestricted $550 grants each cycle to enhance their practice. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: July 20, 2022.

Prospect Art New Work Open Call
Prospect Art is looking for conceptual works in the initial stage for its grant program. Two $1,000 awards are given to artists or collectives each year to realize a project. There is a $10 application fee.
Deadline: July 20, 2022.

Southern Artists for Social Change
This National Performance Network program provides $25,000 project grants to artists and culture bearers of color living, working, and engaging in social change in urban, rural, and tribal communities of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Deadline: 5 p.m. CST on July 29, 2022.

Art and Change Grant
Open to women, trans*, and/or gender-nonconforming artists living in Philadelphia, the Art and Change Grant will award $2,500 to a project of any medium geared toward social change.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award
Open to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 living in New York state, this grant program offers three unrestricted $5,000 awards, one in visual arts, one in media and design, and the other in literature.
Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT on August 30, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan’s Artist Residency
Open to emerging and mid-career artists working in all disciplines across the greater Los Angeles area, this residency awards two artists $5,000 a month over four months, plus an allowance of up to $1,500 for materials.
Deadline: July 13, 2022.

Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship
Activists between the ages of 21 and 35 are invited to apply for the Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship, with a proposal centered around decolonization and climate justice on the island. Recipients will receive $45,000.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

2022 CatchLight Global Fellowship
CatchLight is awarding four $30,000 fellowships to artists, educators, organization leaders, and anyone engaged in using visual storytelling for social justice. It’s open to all mediums.
Deadline: 12 a.n. PST on July 18, 2022.

Image Equity Fellowship
Google’s new six-month program will award 20 fellows $20,000 in unrestricted funds, mentorship, and workshops to support them in creating an image-based project that uplifts communities of color. Applicants must be based in the U.S.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on July 18, 2022.

MOPD Field Office Artist in Residence Program
A Chicago-based artist or collective will be chosen to develop cultural programs for and by persons with disabilities and seniors and help to change and inform spaces around the city. The budget is f $60,000, which includes a $15,000 stipend for the artist’s fee.
Deadline: 5 p.m. CDT on July 21, 2022.

2022 #BlackVisionaries Grant
Instagram, the Brooklyn Museum, and curator Antwaun Sargent are behind the 2022 #BlackVisionaries Grant, which will award $650,000 to emerging Black artists and designers between the ages of 18 and 35 and small organizations no more than 10 years old. Applicants must be based in the U.S.
Deadline: July 29, 2022.

Franconia Sculpture Park Residencies
Franconia provides a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live on-site at their 4500 sq. ft. farmhouse. This year’s theme is “Public Art IS Public Health.” Applicants should express an interest in investigating and creating work exploring intersectional impacts between public art and public health.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Anita Wetzel Residency Grant
Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, will host one artist age 45 or older for a 4-6 week residency. Anyone working in intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screen printing, darkroom photography, or ceramics is eligible, and the chosen artist will receive a $350 weekly stipend, up to $500 for materials, and up to $250 toward travel.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Fountainhead Residency Open Call
Visual artists are encouraged to apply for a month-long Fountainhead Residency, which provides roundtrip airfare, living and working accommodations, and a stipend.
Deadline: August 5, 2022.

BIPOC Residency at Corning Museum of Glass
The Corning Museum of Glass will award one or two artists residencies at its New York studio. Each lasts one month and takes place in March, April, May, October, and November.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

 

 



Opportunities

June 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

June 1, 2022

Colossal

Image © Nespoon

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Open Calls

The 13th Epson International Pano Awards
Open internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22 per submission.
Deadline: Midnight (UTC-11) on July 11, 2022.

International Art Textile Biennale 2023
Open to international applicants, Fibre Arts Australia is seeking submissions reflecting contemporary textile practice as an art form in the International Art Textile Biennale with prizes totaling AU$15,000. There is an entry fee of AU$75 to submit up to two artworks.
Deadline: July 17 2022.

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Awarding $57,000 in cash and prizes, this annual international competition celebrates diversity and excellence in visual arts, supporting all static mediums. The top prize is $13,500, and there is a $40 entry fee.
Deadline: Midnight PST on July 17, 2022.

Faena Prize for the Arts
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects to be installed at the Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a US $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

 

Grants

The Velocity Fund for Philadelphia-Based Artists
By awarding grants up to $5,000 for community-focused projects, The Velocity Fund directly supports artists throughout the city of Philadelphia. Individual visual artists​ and​ artist run spaces/collectives who are located within the city limits ​of Philadelphia are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: June 6, 2022.

The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
Open to women-identifying artists based in the U.S., this grant awards up to $20,000 for environmental art projects. Proposals should focus on the impact of the project and must have a public engagement component.
Deadline: 5 p.m. ET on June 14, 2022.

Innovate Grants
Innovate Grant awards two $550 grants each quarter to one visual artist and one photographer. The initiative is open internationally.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. PST on June 16, 2022.

Disability Communities
A series of new photography grant from Getty Images and Verizon aims to promoted authentic representation and visual stories on the community aspect of disability. Open to global photographers and videographers, the one-time grant awards one recipient $15,000, one recipient $10,000 and three recipients $5,000 each.
Deadline: June 30, 2022.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
This $10,000 grant recognizes an existing body of work by a Black trans woman. It will also provide additional support for continuing their work.
Deadline: June 30, 2022.

Media Arts Assistant Fund
This fund provides individual New York-based artists with support for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. Artists will receive up to $7,500 to assist in completing new work.
Deadline: July 1, 2022.

Southern Artists for Social Change
This National Performance Network program provides $25,000 project grants to artists and culture bearers of color living, working, and engaging in social change in urban, rural, and tribal communities of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Deadline: 5 p.m. CST on July 29, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

Granite Falls Community Artist in Residence
The City of Granite Falls, MN, and the Granite Area Arts Council are requesting qualifications from interested local, regional, and national artists for a 12-week Community Artist in Residence program. The selected artist will receive lodging and studio space, a $3000 project budget, a stipend of $600 a week for 30 hours work, and an additional travel stipend of $500.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on June 3, 2022.

ACE Artist in Residence Program
Open to U.S. artists across disciplines, this residency awards a $1,000 stipend and seven days in the mountains of Alta, Utah. The application fee is $10.
Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Franconia Sculpture Park Residencies
Franconia provides a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live on-site at their 4500 sq. ft. farmhouse. This year’s theme is “Public Art IS Public Health.” Applicants should express an interest in investigating and creating work exploring intersectional impacts between public art and public health.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

 

 



Opportunities

May 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

May 3, 2022

Colossal

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Open Calls

The Latinx Project Open Call for Curatorial Proposals
NYU’s Latinx Project is looking for proposals for group exhibitions from U.S.-based curators. The winning project will receive an exhibition budget of $10,000, an honorarium of $5,000, a three-month exhibition, and curatorial support.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

Creative Time Open Call
Creative Time is looking for proposals from U.S.-based artists at any stage of their career to create a public art project that addresses a critical social issue. The chosen recipient will be awarded $10,000 and support to realize the project in New York City.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. EST on May 17, 2022.

The 13th Epson International Pano Awards
Open internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22 per submission.
Deadline: Midnight (UTC-11) on July 11, 2022.

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Awarding $57,000 in cash and prizes, this annual international competition celebrates diversity and excellence in visual arts, supporting all static mediums. The top prize is $13,500, and there is a $40 entry fee.
Deadline: Midnight PST on July 17, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

 

Grants

Getty Images Grants
Getty Images recently announced four new editorial grants worth a total of $85,000. The four programs are designed to support photojournalists and organizations, with an emphasis on work that addresses some of the most urgent issues today.
Deadlines: From April 15 to May 15.

Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant 2022
This annual Creative Capital initiative awards arts writers grants between $15,000 and $50,000 to create articles, books, and short-form writing.
Deadline: May 18, 2022.

The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
Open to women-identifying artists based in the U.S., this grant awards up to $20,000 for environmental art projects. Proposals should focus on the impact of the project and must have a public engagement component.
Deadline: 5 p.m. ET on June 14, 2022.

Innovate Grants
Innovate Grant awards two $550 grants each quarter to one visual artist and one photographer. The initiative is open internationally.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. PST on June 16, 2022.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
This $10,000 grant recognizes an existing body of work by a Black trans woman. It will also provide additional support for continuing their work.
Deadline: June 30, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

The Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program
NYU’s Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program offers artists an honorarium of up to $10,000, a $5,000 budget for developing a project with a curator the artist chooses, and support for developing public programming and press materials. The residency is open to U.S. artists and runs for 4 to 6 months of the academic year.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

The Farm Margaret River Residency
Open to Australian residents working in all disciplines, The Farm Margaret River’s residency program is fully funded and focused on site-specific projects born out of the artist’s five- to eight-week stay.
Deadline: 5 p.m. AWST on May 6, 2022.

Art Immersion Residencies
Applications for university student scholarships and fellowships for creative professionals are open now. The Art Immersion residences are hosted across European cities and designed for collaboration.
Deadline: May 6, 2022.

Abrons Arts Center Visual Artist AIRspace Residency
New York City-based visual artists can apply for one of four residencies at Abrons Arts Center. Residents receive a $3,000 unrestricted stipend, a semi-private studio, and a group exhibition.
Deadline: May 8, 2022.

Lilstreet Art Center Artist-in-Residence
Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago offers one-year residencies to artists working in ceramics or metalsmithing and nine-month residencies to those in textiles arts, drawing, painting, printmaking, and book arts. Artists receive a monthly $400 stipend, and the application fee is $20.
Deadline: May 9, 2022.

Velvetpark LGBTQ+ Visual Artist Residency
Velvetpark’s Visual Arts Residency awards one LGBTQ+ artist with six months of workspace in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. There is a $25 application fee.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on May 13, 2022.

Young Artists Competition & Intensive
This three-day intensive is located at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s estate in Upperville, Virginia, and is open to artists aged 18 to 22 working in painting, drawing, and mixed media. Applicants should be interested in the intersection of art and technology.
Deadline: May 15, 2022.

Marble House Project Artist Residency
Open across disciplines, the Marble House Project residency incorporated small-scale food production and conservation into artistic practice. Approximately 60 international residents participate in a two- or three-week each year at the Dorset, Vermont location. There is an application fee of $35.
Deadline: May 15, 2022.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) Residency
Scheduled to run in the winter of 2023, the VCCA residency is open internationally to visual artists, writers, and composers. There are several opportunities for fully-funded fellowships, and the application fee is $30.
Deadline: May 15, 2022.

Silver Art Projects Residency
Each year, this residency establishes an artist cohort and offers up to 10 months of studio space in New York City. Artists also receive a $1,200 stipend and mentorship.
Deadline: May 22, 2022.

ACE Artist in Residence Program
Open to U.S. artists across disciplines, this residency awards a $1,000 stipend and seven days in the mountains of Alta, Utah. The application fee is $10.
Deadline: June 15, 2022.

 

 



Opportunities

April 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

April 4, 2022

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Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

 

Voice NFT ResidencyFeatured
Voice’s virtual NFT Residency is for creators from underrepresented and marginalized communities. Collections cover themes: equity & justice, clean planet, future-proof, well-being. Provided: creation stipend, earnings bonus, marketing promotion.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Open Calls

10th Annual Art Competition at Bridgeport Art Center
Open to Chicago-area artists, the 10th annual art competition at Bridgeport Art Center will award $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 prizes to winning entries. There is a $35 application fee.
Deadline: April 11, 2022.

Prix Viviane Esders Photo Prize
The Prix Viviane Esders prize recognizes European photographers over age sixty whose careers have impacted the history of the medium. One winner receives a €60,000 award and a showing in Paris.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Passepartout Photo Prize
Open internationally, the Passepartout Photo Prize will award winning entrants €500, an exhibition in Rome, and opportunities for additional exposure. Photographers working in any style, size, and technique are accepted. There is an application fee of €18.
Deadline: April 25, 2022.

The Latinx Project Open Call for Curatorial Proposals
NYU’s Latinx Project is looking for proposals for group exhibitions from U.S.-based curators. The winning project will receive an exhibition budget of $10,000, an honorarium of $5,000, a three-month exhibition, and curatorial support.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.

 

Grants

Getty Images Grants
Getty Images recently announced four new editorial grants worth a total of $85,000. The four programs are designed to support photojournalists and organizations, with an emphasis on work that addresses some of the most urgent issues today.
Deadlines: From April 15 to May 15.

Circ Artist Grant
Two visual artists working across mediums will be awarded $550 each to further their practice. Open to international artists at any stage of their career, the Circ grant comes with a $25 application fee.
Deadline: April 20, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

 

Residencies & Fellowships

Ceramic Artist in Residency at Clay Art Center
Held annually in September, the residency at Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York, offers one emerging artist a year-long stay to develop their craft. The program includes a private studio, free firing, a $500 monthly stipend, paid teaching opportunities, and an exhibition.
Deadline: April 8, 2022.

Changing Climate Residency at Santa Fe Art Institute
Individual artists, teams, and families of all disciplines whose work addresses the climate crisis are encouraged to apply for a 2023 Changing Climate program. Santa Fe Art Institute offers one- to three-month residencies and will award an additional $500 stipend to up to 28 regional BIPOC artists.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on April 10, 2022.

Bethany Arts Community Multidisciplinary Residency
Bethany Arts Community offers residencies in Ossining, New York to emerging and established artists across disciplines. Residents receive room, board, and a $225 per week stipend.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Martha MOCA Artist Residencies
Based in Lambertville, New Jersey, Martha MOCA residencies run in September and October. Artists should represent a range of disciplines and will receive a $500 stipend. There is a $12 fee to apply.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Al & Mickey Quinlan Residency
This 8-week fall residency in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, is open to artists working in drawing, painting, printmaking, or photography and provides a space and a $500 stipend. Applicants must live in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and South Dakota.
Deadline: April 30, 2022.

The Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program
NYU’s Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program offers artists an honorarium of up to $10,000, a $5,000 budget for developing a project with a curator the artist chooses, and support for developing public programming and press materials. The residency is open to U.S. artists and runs for 4 to 6 months of the academic year.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

The Farm Margaret River Residency
Open to Australian residents working in all disciplines, The Farm Margaret River’s residency program is fully funded and focused on site-specific projects born out of the artist’s five- to eight-week stay.
Deadline: 5 p.m. AWST on May 6, 2022.

Lilstreet Art Center Artist-in-Residence
Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago offers one-year residencies to artists working in ceramics or metalsmithing and nine-month residencies to those in textiles arts, drawing, painting, printmaking, and book arts. Artists receive a monthly $400 stipend, and the application fee is $20.
Deadline: May 9, 2022.

Velvetpark LGBTQ+ Visual Artist Residency
Velvetpark’s Visual Arts Residency awards one LGBTQ+ artist with six months of workspace in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. There is a $25 application fee.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on May 13, 2022.

Young Artists Competition & Intensive
This three-day intensive is located at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s estate in Upperville, Virginia, and is open to artists aged 18 to 22 working in painting, drawing, and mixed media. Applicants should be interested in the intersection of art and technology.
Deadline: May 15, 2022.

 

 

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