Friday, December 8, 2023

Know Where to Look

Opportunity abounds. When you know where to look, you can find a wealth of possibilities just waiting for you to reach out and grab hold. Whether you have an interest in furthering your education or networking within the community, having your work on display at a gallery or creating public art, there is an abundance of ever changing opportunity at your fingertips today, tomorrow and every day.

The city of Kinston, North Carolina is currently seeking artists or teams of artists from whom to commission a series of public murals. Up to eight artists or teams will be selected to participate in this project. There are many objectives including revitalizing the downtown Kinston area, promoting dialogue around social justice and community issues and revealing the vibrancy of the Kinston community. There is no fee to apply for this opportunity. For full details, visit the website. Deadline is January 20.

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) is a grant program that seeks to enrich the arts community of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties, Florida. They are currently accepting applications for the 2021 FAB Grant cycle. If you live in the area and wish to apply, visit the website for more details. Deadline for applications is January 24.

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts currently has an active request for proposals (RFP) seeking artists to participate in its commissioned art program. The Percent for Art program allocates a small portion of the state budget to the acquisition or commissioning of artwork. To learn more about the current RFP, visit the website. Deadline for proposals is April 12.

Praxis Center prides itself on giving artists the tools they need to succeed. We understand that the art world is a big place and maps aren’t always easy to come by. That’s why we not only present opportunities every week for you to pursue, we also offer a full suite of courses designed to help you navigate every step of your professional journey. Whether you need encouragement along the grant application process or want to learn how to get your work into galleries, we have the course for 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.


Photo credit: Funding Arts Broward


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