Weekly Resources for Artists
This page is updated weekly with highlighted opportunities for grants, residencies, and open calls. In the resource list below you will see primary sources to do more research on a variety of topics that are of use to artists in all disciplines. If you need help and are not subscribed to the classes, we have a class on Grant Writing that comes with several other valuable classes for just $40 a month, to learn more about that click here to enroll and learn and get support.
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
2021 Deadlines –
NYSCA/NYFA Grant – Fall 2021 – Information here.
Rome Prize – November 1, 2021 – Information here.
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb – Applications open September 2021 Watch for Details – Information here.
Guggenheim Grant – Fall 2021 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.
CSAV – Artist Research Laboratory is currently accepting submissions to an open call for the upcoming Casual Loops and Squiggles. This event brings together artists and curators and seeks to observe how this pairing influences the workshop. “CSAV – Artists’ Research Laboratory is an experimental platform designed to provoke formal and informal discussions and exchanges between artists of different generations and nationalities. It aims to explore different forms of artistic creation through non-institutional teaching methods.” For more details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is January 30.
Tides Institute and Museum of Art (TIMA) invites artists to apply for their StudioWorks Artist-in-Residency program. Located in beautiful, coastal Eastport, Maine – a small fishing village situated in Washington County overlooking the New Brunswick, Canada border – this residency is open to any artists who will not be enrolled in an undergraduate or masters program during the time of residency. In their own words, “A StudioWorks residency provides an artist with a unique experience to play an active role in our creative community through socially engaged projects, educational outreach or public programming.” For full details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is February 1.
Nordic Art Association of Sweden hosts the website Studio Swap. Here artists can network internationally with the aim of arranging a temporary studio exchange.
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
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.
Itinerant Collective – Arquetopia
Socially Conscious – Zona Imaginaria
Ceramics and Printmaking
Barcelona Residencies – Jiwar Creation and Society
Urban Inspiration – Art Print Residence
Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers
Giclee Prints – BSL Digital Imaging
Print and Publishing Services – McNally Jackson Books