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What Can You Do?

In times of trouble, artists can help the world speak the truths that seem too difficult to articulate. Artists have much to offer a society in turmoil, using their unique abilities to view life through different lenses to offer new perspectives on seemingly incomprehensible issues. But in order to lend your talents to the wider conversation, you must know how to get your work into the world. Here are a few opportunities to get you started.

The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School invites visual artists to apply for 2022-2024 Vera List Center Fellowships. There are five two-year non-residential fellowships available to commission and support scholarly and creative work that critically engages with the center’s 2022-2024 theme of Correction. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is March 13.

Arts/Industry is accepting applications for three month residency periods. Residencies are divided into three cohorts of four artist each – two in pottery and two in foundry. Resident artists receive 24-hour access to studio space, industrial materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, round-trip transportation, and a modest weekly stipend. If you are interested in more details or would like to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is March 14.

Louis Armstrong House Museum invites artists to apply for the ARMSTRONG NOW 2022 Artist-in-Residence program. Emerging artists work with the vast collection of artefacts and documents in the Armstrong Archives to help them create new work. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is March 15.

Praxis Center is dedicated to helping artists succeed. We know the art world and we know how difficult and imposing it can seem at times. That’s why we have created easy to use courses to guide you through some of the more technical aspects of an artistic career and help you build the tools you need to grow. 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 Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists and the most recent (2021) is Making it in the Art World.


Photo credit: The Vera List Center

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