Sunday, June 25, 2017

Weekly Resources for Artists

This page is updated weekly with highlighted opportunities for grants, residencies, open calls, and a few art news articles from around the world. 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.

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.

Upcoming grant deadline

Phileas is currently accepting applications for its 2018 grant season. Applications support ambitious contemporary art by Austrian and international artists. Applications must be submitted through an institution though grants can fund exhibition of a solo artist. Deadline is July 21.



Open Calls, Residencies, News Digest and Research Source

Artists are invited to visually represent the man and the music of Fryderyk Chopin. The Fryderyk Chopin Institute has run the annual contest since 1927. Artists may submit up to three drawings and cash prizes are awarded to first through third place winners. Deadline for submission is June 30.


Poster for Tomorrow has a call for entries to its 2017 Communication Poster project. The theme for this year’s competition is Freedom of Movement. 100 Designs will be selected for inclusion in an exhibition. A book will be made about the exhibit and each selected artist receives a copy. Deadline for submission is July 10.


Blooom Award invites artists around the world who are 18 years of age or older to apply for their year-long mentorship and arts prize. Winners are actively supported in their careers including mentorship under one of the jury members. Artists are also sent to Art Basel in Miami or Hong Kong and given a generous spending stipend. At the culmination of the year-long journey, all ten finalists are eligible to exhibit at the BLOOOM art show in Germany. Deadline for submissions is July 31.

Artists are invited to submit their work for consideration as part of World Cup 2018. This year’s theme for Tschutti Heftli’s illustration contest is footballer Diego Armando Maradona. You choose how to portay him and convince the judges that your art is worthy of becoming an international collector’s item. Deadline for submissions is August 31.

Art World News Digest

Los Angeles artists offer free fruit to all

via NPR

A duet of Los Angeles artists is installing pick your own fruit parks around the city. The sanctuaries are free to the public and will eventually bear a plethora of fresh fruit and berries to visitors across the urban parks.

US art scholar fights back at Modigliani knockoffs

via The Art Newspaper

In a sea of phonies, Kenneth Wayne is attempting to seek out and catalog a comprehensive collection of Modigliani paintings. The catalog is slated to be fully online later in 2017.


Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities


Jobs, Grants, Competitions, Open Calls, Exhibitions, Residencies (Artists, Critics, Curators)

New York Foundation for the Arts

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls, Studio Listings


Worldwide Residency Search

Res Artis

Worldwide Residency Search

Call for…..

Worldwide Open Calls


Open calls with a management system for applying

Center for Emerging Visual Artists

Artist Services, Open Calls

Art Insight

Artist Services, Open Calls, Opportunities, Directory

How’s My Dealing? 2.0

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.

Art Rabbit

International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls

Biennial Directory

Global art exhibitions




FAQs about Grants

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

Representational Art Only

Joan Mitchell Foundation

Painters, Sculptors

Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers

Harpo Foundation

Visual Artists

National Sculpture Society

Competitions, Programs, Awards

Mayer Foundation

Emergency Funding

Puffin Foundation

Socially Conscious

Job Listings

The Art Newspaper


Art Jobs




Art Search


Arts for LA

Los Angeles CA

Studio Listings

The Invisible Dog

Brooklyn NY

Assets for Artists

Boston MA


St.Louis MO

Bridgeport Art Center

Chicago IL


Universes in Universe


Biennial Foundation



New York Residencies

Artist Residency Program New York

Lectures, Field Trips

Residency Unlimited

Custom Residencies

Community Arts Partnership

Grants, Workshops, Resources

Midwest Residencies


Rural, Communal



Grant Wood Art Colony

Exclusive Fellowships

Central Europe Residencies

Akademie Schloss Solitude

All Artists and Scholars

Goethe Institut

Germany and Czech Republic

Netherlands Residencies

De Ateliers

Emerging Artists Welcome


Multidisciplinary Institute

Van Eyck

Multidisciplinary Institute

Latin America Residencies


Itinerant Collective


Socially Conscious

Zona Imaginaria

Ceramics and Printmaking

Barcelona Residencies

Jiwar Creation and Society

Urban Inspiration

Art Print Residence

Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers


Sedona Giclee

Giclee Prints

BSL Digital Imaging

Giclee Prints

McNally Jackson Books

Print and Publishing Services