Monday, December 4, 2023

Is it Today?

Today is your day. Yesterday, too. Tomorrow is ripe for the picking if you choose to reach out. When you wake up to the vast world of opportunities available to artists of all levels and stages of their careers, you will realize that there are those out there just waiting for you. Like anything, this is a process. You must first decide it’s time, that you owe it to yourself and your art career to reach for more. Here are a few upcoming deadlines to get you motivated.

The Verbeke Foundation invites established and emerging artists to apply for residency. Those chosen receive on-site accommodation, full board and studio access so they can fully concentrate on their work while in residency period. There is no strict deadline to apply, submissions are open throughout the year. For complete details, visit the website.

Jeune Création invites emerging artists to apply to their open call. Selected artists will have their work included in exhibition with communication and sales support. Chosen artists also receive an allowance of 150 euros. Jeune Création publishes a catalog in which included artists have their work featured as well as text written by young critics. To learn more and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is September 8.

Gallery House is currently accepting applications for 2019 internships. Selected interns receive real-world experience in curating, promoting and managing exhibition as well as the opportunity for three academic credits. To learn more about this program and about Gallery House itself, visit the website. Deadline for applications is September 9.

Praxis Center offers artists more than just listings of available opportunities. We provide coaching and support as you move through the application process and beyond. When you join, you gain access to our suite of courses, experts who are on hand to answer your questions and guide you and a community of colleagues all traversing the same path as you, ready to embrace and nurture your dreams right alongside you.

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center 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 Genius.


Image credit: Jeune Création



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