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 2018 – Information here.
NYSCA/NYFA Grant – Winter 2018 – Information here.
Rome Prize – November 2017 – Information here.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb – December 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
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. Deadline for MFA recipients is November 10. Randall Frank Artist Grants offer financial support for residencies, exhibitions, and artist-led lectures. Current deadline for submissions is December 1. 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
BEERS London invites artists worldwide, at any stage of their careers to submit for the winter, 2018 group exhibition. Past winners of this juried exhibition have gone on to solo shows and other noteworthy opportunities. Deadline for submissions is October 30.
Francois Schneider Foundation is accepting submissions for the seventh contemporary art competition. This year’s theme is water. Seven laureates receive a prize of 20,000 euro as well as entrance into a group show with other winners and inclusion in the foundations bilingual publication. Deadline for submissions is November 1.
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.
Elsewhere Studios in Paonia, Colorado is accepting submissions for a fully funded residency open to two artists. Residency lasts for two months during the summer of 2018. There is a $30 application fee, but residency is fully funded with a $500/month stipend plus $1000 materials. Deadline is November 15.
Think!Chinatown in collaboration with Chashama is currently accepting exhibition proposals. Artists must submit 3-5 images plus a CV for consideration. Deadline for submissions is December 4. There is a $5 processing fee for all artists wishing to be considered.
Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities
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International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls
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