Thursday, June 13, 2024

Are You Preparing?

We are entering the waning days of November, moving every close to the deep dark of winter. The world slows its pace, but artists forge ever forward. Spend these shorter days gathering resources to carry you through into the coming year, to get you through the winter and into a springtime of flourishing artistic success. Opportunities abound if you know where to look. We have compiled a few for you below.

Antenna is currently holding an open call for creator-driven projects slated for 2022. Apply for exhibition, to have a book published or to complete a month-long residency at the Paper Machine publishing center. For more details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is November 30.

Queer.Archive.Work (QAW) invites artists to apply for membership and access to Binch studio in Providence, RI. Membership includes the following:

— A key to the studio and 24/7 access
— Publishing and printmaking resources, including: risograph, screenprinting, letterpress, digital printing, and bookbinding equipment (a complete list of our equipment can be found at the end of our FAQ:
— Access to QAW Library of 800+ zines, books, prints, and objects for research and inspiration
— A network of printmakers and publishers near and far (including current QAW studio residents)
— Studio support (full-time studio manager and access to other members)
— Access to a studio job board for commercial opportunities
— Opportunities to propose workshops for teaching/skill sharing

For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for membership applications is November 30.

The Aftermath Project invites artists to apply for the 2022 grant cycle under the theme of 1492/1619 American Aftermaths. In their own words:

I can’t stress enough how much we’re looking forward to considering your projects related to the aftermaths of these key periods in American history. You don’t have to address both 1492 and 1619, but you do need to have a thoughtful proposal (and strong work) that shows your understanding of how these aftermaths still resonate today.

For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is November 30.

Praxis Center nurtures careers, plain and simple. We provide the resources, the skills, the knowledge you need to climb the ladder of artistic success. Whether you are an emerging artist unsure how to begin or an established creator who is looking to boost your career, we have the right tools for you. Join us today and see how far Praxis can guide you.

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius, and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative.


Photo credit: Antenna

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