Spring is beginning to emerge here in the northeast. Despite a relatively mild winter in some places, I think most of us are glad for the warm sun and the bright pops of colorful flowers. As new life and energy fill the world, the time is right to focus your efforts on finding your next opportunity. Whether you need to sort out funding for the next leg of your artistic journey or establish your career further with a residency, we have a few opportunities below to get you started in your search.
The Cleveland Arts Prize (CAP) invites visual artists, along with those involved in other art forms, to apply for discipline awards. These unrestricted $10,000 prizes are awarded to those in Music, Visual Arts, Literature, Theatre/Dance, and Design. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is May 1.
Lillistreet Art Center offers residencies in multiple artistic disciplines: metalsmithing & jewelry, drawing and painting, ceramics, printmaking & book arts, and textiles. To learn more about each program, visit the website. Deadline for applications is May 1.
In their own words: “BRIClab is a multi-disciplinary residency program created to advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. The residency aims to build a stronger and more diverse artistic community in Brooklyn.” For more information, visit the website. Deadline for applications is May 1.
Praxis Center walks with artists every step of the way along the road to professional success. We bring together experts in the field and up-to-the-minute resources to make sure your toolkit is filled even before you set foot on the path. Give Praxis a try today and see how far it can take you.
Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists, most recently Making it in the Art World.