Wednesday, June 12, 2024

What’s Your Value?

Take time to invest in yourself. Seek out opportunities for growth, for exposure and for financial gain that will serve you and your art career. While this can be a difficult task at times, opportunities truly do abound. You won’t get a yes every time, but the only opportunity you absolutely will not land is the one you never apply for. What are you waiting for? Here are a few to get you started.

Artists are invited to apply to the Bioart Society for residency in Finland. This program fosters collaboration between artists and scientists to promote new ways of thinking. To learn more and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is June 16.

IR In SILo is holding an open call for residency to investigate “a future community that urges us to be aware of issues of consumption, energy, climate and equality.” Residency takes place in Austria and offers some travel expenses, an honorarium and help with production costs as well as free housing. If this sounds like something that might suit you, visit the website. Deadline is June 20.

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is holding an open call for artwork to be included in what they call the premier cultural event in Ireland. Be a part of this celebration that attracts around half a million visitors. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is June 25.

Praxis Center is in the business of helping artists build their careers. We offer comprehensive education and support to help you navigate the practical side of the art world. Whether you need help with time management, your artist bio and statement, connecting with galleries and so much more, we have the resources you need for success. Join Praxis today and see how far it 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.

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