Friday, June 9, 2023

Move It!

Ever moving forward – that is the artist’s way. To be still is to stagnate in the art world, a place in a constant state of evolution with new ideas, new individuals and new materials emerging every hour of every day. A successful artist is one who understands this and is willing to commit to the hard work and constant diligence it takes to keep up with the flow. One of the best ways to do this is to seek out opportunities that will help you advance professionally, personally and artistically. Here are a few to get you started.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts invites artists to apply for residency. Selection is done by peer review and residencies take place during the period between January and April of 2023. There will be fully funded opportunities available. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is May 15.

Marble House Project is accepting applications for 2023 residency periods. This multidisciplinary artist residency program is intended to foster collaboration and exchange of ideas. Artists from across different disciplines live and work together at a residency that integrates sustainable practices such as small-scale organic food production. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is May 15.

Creative Time invites artists to apply to a program that believes in supporting artists to dream without bounds. For almost 50 years, CT has commissioned and presented public art with thousands of artists from NYC and across the U.S. and the world. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for applications is May 17, but due to high volume, artists are encouraged to submit all application materials 48 hours prior to this deadline time.

Praxis Center helps build art careers. Our growing community speaks for itself. Artists who join Praxis unlock the skills and resources they need to create the career they have always dreamed of. Our experts stand ready to support and assist you, and a network of peers is always there with encouragement and solidarity. 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.


Photo credit: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

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