Autumn is upon us. A time when the natural world begins to quiet, preparing for the dormancy of winter. And yet a time when the human world is busy as ever, a moment for artists to prepare for the coming months. The time is always right to seek out new opportunities to advance your self-made career. Below are a few options to get you on the right path.
The Craft Research Fund offers grants of $20,000 to artists to support research projects that advance, expand and support the creation of new research knowledge through craft practice. For complete details and to apply, visit the website. There is a $15 fee for entry. Deadline for applications is October 4.
On September 7, Jerwood Arts launched a new fund offering awards of £2,000 to support 35 pairings of independent early-career artists, curators and producers from across disciplines to connect, develop their practice and generate new ideas. This fund is intended to nurture practitioners in the fields of literature, music, performing, visual and contemporary arts to strengthen existing or start new collaborations after the isolating impact of Covid-19. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is October 4.
New York Art Residency and Studios Foundation (NARS) announces that submissions for their international residency program are now open. NARS Foundation hosts international and US-based artists for a minimum of 3-month residencies, providing space and time in an artist community, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. In addition to residency, artists receive curatorial support, networking opportunities, studio visit time and more. For further information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is October 4.
Praxis Center believes that every art career is possible. What’s often missing is the right tools and information to move forward. That’s where we come in. Our courses are designed to help you launch the career you’ve always dreamed of and our experts stand ready to assist you in every aspect along the way. Take a chance on Praxis today and see how far you can soar.
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.
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