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What Else Can You Do?

Realizing your desires is about more than just having a dream and waiting for it to come true. Very few people – so few as to be statistically negligent – are “discovered” leading to a life of professional success. In fact, most artists who “make it” do so because of very hard work in and out of the studio. As a career artist, you must make seeking out opportunities part of your regular practice. Mark out time every week for this. The more you seek, the more you’ll earn.

Glass artists are invited to submit their work for the Jutta Cuny-Franz Award 2023. This juried prize is intended to support “artists who show outstanding talent and make significant use of glass in their work.” Applications are open to artists under age 40. For more information, and to apply, visit the website. Deadine for applications is October 11.

Photographers 18 years of age and older are invited to submit work to the BBA Photography Prize 2022 – One Shot Award. One winner will receive 500 euros cash and international exposure. An additional 50 photographers will be selected by BBA to exhibit in Kühlhaus Berlin on a large digital display in late fall 2022. For more information and to submit your images, visit the website. Deadline is October 11.

The Art Commission of the City of Düsseldorf invites artists to apply for a new opportunity promoting contemporary art in public spaces. stadt.raum.experimente calls on local and international artists to develop experimental and temporary concepts for urban spaces around Düsseldorf. Each selected project is funding with a maximum of 60,000 euros. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is October 15.

Praxis Center believes that every artist has the chance to make it. The key is knowing what resources are available to you and how to access them. And this isn’t something that you are expected to intuitively know. Rather it is something you can learn and Praxis can help you do just that. Join us today and unlock the door to the next step on your artistic journey.

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.


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