Resources for Artists
This page contains some of the top opportunities for artists in addition to our weekly blog listing upcoming deadlines for grants, residencies, open calls and more.
Grants for Artists
The following grants could be on your calendar for the fall when the deadlines for these grants are:
Grants with rolling deadlines-
Pollock Krasner – Rotating, No deadline – Information here.
Awesome foundation – No deadline – Information here.
One Grant Library for Research Online- Foundation Center.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants – Information here
CES Artslink U.S. and International Grant Opportunities – Information here
2023 Deadlines –
NYSCA/NYFA Grant – Winter 2023 – Information here.
Rome Prize – TBA – Information here.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb – Winter 2023 – Information here.
Guggenheim Grant – Fall 2023 – Watch for Details – Information here.
Upcoming grant deadlines
Harpo Foundation offers grants to under recognized artists. To submit you must be at least 21 years of age and there is a $15 fee for entry. Grants of up to $10,000 are awarded to multiple artists dependent on yearly budget. In order to receive further information about deadlines for submission, visit the website and sign up for email notifications.
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation supports representational artists emerging artists who demonstrate a commitment to a lifelong career in the arts. Grants are awarded on an ongoing basis in the amounts of $15,000 and $18,000 Canadian. For more information and to apply, visit the foundation website. Deadlines are rolling.
The right residency can be so much more than just an opportunity to enrich your personal practice. Some residencies truly have the power to help launch your career as an artist. Here are a few:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Whitney Museum of Art Independent Study Program
National Parks Arts Foundation
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Part Airbnb, part artist residency, Artist Residency Swap offers the opportunity to work in far-flung places. Founded by artist Timo Wright and curator Anni Fahler, the aim was to create opportunities for artists who wish to benefit from residency periods in places other than their home studio but who may have familial responsibilities that keep them from traditional residencies. This site offers the chance to experience new and inspiring environments with the flexibility to bring the family.
Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities
e-artnow – Jobs, Grants, Competitions, Open Calls, Exhibitions, Residencies (Artists, Critics, Curators)
New York Foundation for the Arts – Jobs, Grants, Open Calls, Studio Listings
TransArtists – Worldwide Residency Search
Res Artis – Worldwide Residency Search
Call for….. – Worldwide Open Calls
Callforentry – Open calls with a management system for applying
Center for Emerging Visual Artists – Artist Services, Open Calls
Art Insight – Artist Services, Open Calls, Opportunities, Directory
How’s My Dealing? 2.0 – A website where artists can review galleries, art fairs, and mail scams that take advantage of artists by charging them or being an outright rip-off.
Art Rabbit – International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls
Biennial Directory – Global art exhibitions
Grants – GrantSpace
FAQs about Grants
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
Representational Art Only
Joan Mitchell Foundation – Painters, Sculptors
Pollock-Krasner Foundation – Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers
Harpo Foundation – Visual Artists
National Sculpture Society – Competitions, Programs, Awards
Mayer Foundation – Emergency Funding
Puffin Foundation – Socially Conscious
Job Listings – The Art Newspaper
Worldwide – Art Jobs
Worldwide – Christie’s
Worldwide – Art Search
Arts for LA – Los Angeles CA
Studio Listings – The Invisible Dog
Brooklyn NY – Assets for Artists
Boston MA – VLAA
St.Louis MO – Bridgeport Art Center
Biennials – Universes in Universe
Worldwide – Biennial Foundation
New York Residencies – Artist Residency Program New York
Lectures, Field Trips – Residency Unlimited
Custom Residencies – Community Arts Partnership
Grants, Workshops, Resources
Midwest Residencies – ACRE
Rural, Communal – Ox-Bow
Rural – Grant Wood Art Colony
Central Europe Residencies – Akademie Schloss Solitude
All Artists and Scholars – Goethe Institut
Germany and Czech Republic
Netherlands Residencies – De Ateliers
Emerging Artists Welcome – Rijksakademie
Multidisciplinary Institute – Van Eyck
Latin America Residencies – R.A.R.O.
Socially Conscious – Zona Imaginaria
Ceramics and Printmaking
Barcelona Residencies – Jiwar Creation and Society
Urban Inspiration – Art Print Residence
Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers
Print and Publishing Services – McNally Jackson Books