Onward – it’s the only way. Once you decide to go for your dreams with a career in art, you must do the work to keep the momentum going. That means learning how to navigate the often opaque art world – but it is not an impossible task. And you are not alone. There are abundant resources available to help you along the way, to allow you to enrich your artistic practice, expand your horizons and get your art into the world. Here are a few to get you on the right path:
Residency 108 is accepting applications for fall residency in NY State. In their own words:
Residency 108 invites emerging and established artists, writers and thinkers of all disciplines to immerse themselves in their creative practice. We particularly welcome those who work with nature, ecology and the installation of temporary outdoor land-art works. The residency is free apart from the cost of travel and material expenses which must be assumed by the individual.
For more information, visit the website. Residency period is from October 10 – November 7. Deadline for applications is July 18.
Art Moves Festival in Torun, Poland is accepting submissions for consideration for the 14th annual Billboard Art Competition. The theme this year is Getting Infected with Untruth and asks artists to examine whether everyone has their own truth and who we should believe. There is no fee for entry and a cash prize is awarded to the artist with the most interesting work. For more information and to enter, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is July 20.
The Passepartout Photo Prize announces an open call to photographers. Every six months a winner will be selected to receive a cash prize, have their work exhibited in Rome and published. For more information visit the website. Rolling deadline.
Praxis Center offers artists the resources they need to navigate the art world. It’s what we do day in and day out, our sole purpose is the building of artistic careers. Praxis membership opens the door to a treasure trove of tools to help you realize the life you’ve always dreamed of as an artist. Join us today and see how we can help you succeed.
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 book, Making it in the Art World, is available now with bonus content here.
Photo credit: Art Moves Festival