Friday, December 8, 2023

What’s Next For You?

Do you need a way to get your art into the world, or are you ready for some enrichment of your own artistic practice? Maybe you have found that right now there’s a need for additional funding to fuel your artistic career. Whatever it is that you need most right now, there are endless opportunities for artists if you know where to look. We round up a few each week, but there are countless more where these came from. Opportunities come in all shapes and sizes, from small, local exhibitions to national awards and fellowships, there are plenty out there that are right for you.

Sculptural artists are invited to submit their work for consideration for Resiliency Flows, an exhibit along the Mississippi River in the port of Dubuque, Iowa. Up to ten sculptures will be selected for this highly visible exhibition. Work should speak to overcoming the impacts of COVID-19 or issues of social justice. In addition to cash awards for the exhibition itself, selected artists will receive an honorarium of $1800. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is May 24.

The Dome House is accepting applications for residency right now. In their own words: “This residency offers two mid-career artists working in the mediums of silk-screening, fine art, or photography a space to create work and a $500 stipend. The program is open to residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.” For more information visit the website. Deadline for applications is May 31.

Artists interested in spending time on a remote island off the coast of Massachusetts this fall are invited to apply for the Cuttyhunk Island Artist Residency (CIAR) fall residency program. This is a great opportunity to meet new art colleagues, learn from experts and spend time in a beautiful setting where you can delve deeper into your practice. There is a cost for residency but scholarships are available. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is June 1.

Praxis Center is in the business of building art careers. We know that there are many pieces that go into a successful art business and we are here to help. Our team of experts guides you every step of the way and our classroom of peers is a nurturing place where artists can network and feel safe sharing their triumphs and tribulations. If you’re looking for a place to help you ease up to the next level in your career, we invite you to give Praxis a try.

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius, and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius. His forthcoming book, Making it in the Art World, is available for pre-order with bonus content here.


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