What’s Stopping You?

Elbe River, Germany

Time breezes by without stopping to check whether its pace suits. Don’t let it get the upper hand and find yourself years down the road but in the same place. Now is the moment to grab ahold of opportunities that can further your artistic career and propel you forward. Whether you want to travel and experience new cultures and new inspiration for your work, find funding or seek out recognition for your art, there are boundless opportunities just waiting for you to discover them. Here are a few:

Spend October in Norway – KH Messen is currently accepting applications from artists who are interested in a one-month residency period in October 2021. There are fees associated with this opportunity, be sure to familiarize yourself before applying. For all the details, visit the website. Application deadline is September 12.

International artists are encouraged to apply for the BBA Photography Prize. Photographers at all levels are also welcome. This juried show will examine visual excellence, storytelling, conceptual thinking, technical craftsmanship, subject depth and understanding among other aspects. For more information and to submit your work, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is September 12.

Künstlerhaus Lauenburg is accepting applications for a four-month residency fellowship in 2022. This is a funded residency with a monthly stipend. Materials funding can be raised as well, thought there is no guarantee. For full details and to apply for your chance to spend four months on the banks of the Elbe River, visit the website. Application deadline is September 15.

Praxis Center knows that artists’ time is valuable. We work with you to make sure you’re optimizing every moment, finding new ways to make your dream of an art career a reality. There are a million ways to succeed, and we can help you find the path that’s right for you.

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.

 

Photo credit: Max Pixel

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