Yes, you absolutely can turn that insatiable drive to create into a career that fulfills and sustains you. If you have the right toolkit, it is possible to understand and navigate the art world as a professional and we are here to help you learn how. One way to keep things fresh and moving forward is to seek out opportunities that give you a competitive edge. Here are a few to get you started.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) invites artists living with a disability who live outside the five NYC boroughs, and who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID pandemic, to apply for $1,000 grants. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is November 1.
A.I.R. Gallery is accepting applications from women and non-binary artists who have not yet had a solo exhibition for a year-long fellowship to develop and exhibit a project at A.I.R. Gallery. The program has been running since 1993. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is November 1.
Applications are open for the Artadia Awards, which offer financial support, exposure and recognition to working artists. Funding is unrestricted, to be used by the artist in whatever way they choose. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is November 1.
Praxis Center is artist-centric. We believe that it is possible to build a career in the art world because we’ve seen it again and again. We know that the road is sometimes steep and that there will be obstacles, but such is the way of things no matter how you choose to spend your life. Why wait another minute? Join Praxis today and see how far we 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.