Weekly Resources for Artists
This page is updated weekly with highlighted opportunities for grants, residencies, and open calls. In the resource list below you will see primary sources to do more research on a variety of topics that are of use to artists in all disciplines. If you need help, and are not subscribed to the classes, we have a class on Grant Writing that comes with several other valuable classes for just $40 a month, to learn more about that click here to enroll and learn and get support.
Grants for Artists
The following grants could be on your calendar for the fall when the deadlines for these grants are:
Fall 2017 Deadlines –
The Guggenheim Fellowship – Fall 2017 – Information here.
NYSCA/NYFA Grant – Fall 2017 – Information here.
Rome Prize – November 2017 – Information here.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb – Fall 2017 – Information here.
Winter 2017 Deadlines –
STEP Travel Grants (not open to U.S. residents) – 12/31/17 Information here.
Grants with rolling deadlines-
Pollock Krasner – Rotating, No deadline – Information here.
Awesome foundation – No deadline – Information here.
One Grant Library for Research Online- Foundation Center.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants – Information here
CES Artslink U.S. and International Grant Opportunities – Information here
Upcoming grant deadlines
Brooklyn Arts Council offers grants to artists, collectives, and organizations producing arts and culture projects with a public component. Info sessions in late summer for September deadlines. College Art Association awards bridge grants designed to assist artists receiving their MFA or Ph.D in the transition from school to the professional sphere. Deadlines are: Ph.D recipients October 2 and MFA recipients November 10. The Clark Hulings Fund supports painters who work in traditional media. Grants are intended to support painters pursuing specific opportunities that would further their business prospects. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible. Deadlines vary, applications must be made through Call for Entry.
Open Calls, Residencies, and Research Source
222lodge is currently seeking short video, sound, and textpieces of ten minutes maximum. Deadline for submissions is September 1.
Smack Mellon has an open call for its’upcoming show titled UPROOT. The show will present work that speaks to the current state of affairs since the 2016 presidential election. Deadline for submissions is September 13.
Think!Chinatown in collaboration with Chashama is currently accepting exhibition proposals. Artists must submit 3-5 images plus a CV for consideration. There are two deadlines for submissions, September 14 and December 4. There is a $5 processing fee for all artists wishing to be considered.
Summer at the ConceptBank is currently taking performace submissions. Performance concepts (150 max) are due by September 21.
AIR Newfoundland invites artists in all media to apply for residency at The Rooms. Multiple residencies are available in several natural settings. Accommodation and studio space is available and an artist honorarium is supplied. Deadline for applications is November 1.
Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities
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Worldwide Residency Search
Worldwide Residency Search
Worldwide Open Calls
Open calls with a management system for applying
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Artist Services, Open Calls, Opportunities, Directory
A website where artists can review galleries, art fairs, and mail scams that take advantage of artists by charging them or being an outright rip-off.
International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls
Global art exhibitions
FAQs about Grants
Representational Art Only
Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers
Competitions, Programs, Awards
Los Angeles CA
New York Residencies
Lectures, Field Trips
Grants, Workshops, Resources
Central Europe Residencies
All Artists and Scholars
Germany and Czech Republic
Emerging Artists Welcome
Latin America Residencies
Ceramics and Printmaking
Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers
Print and Publishing Services