See below for grants, calls for proposals, and residency opportunities available to artists in Georgia and throughout the United States. Deadlines begin May 4, 2012.
12 12 Gallery: International Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper 2012
Numerous artists will receive cash prizes of up to $1000.
Deadline: May 4
The 12 12 Gallery in Richmond, Virginia’s Manchester Arts District has released a call for artists working on paper, including photography, printmaking, drawing, and painting. Richard Waller, the Executive Director of University Museums and extensive curator and arts crtic, will be selecting the winning artists. Up to three works may be submitted. For more information on how to apply, visit the 12 12 Gallery website.
Outside the Frame Call for Entries
Selected photographers will have the opportunity to show and sell their works at the Atlanta Photography Group gallery for six weeks.
Deadline: May 5
The Atlanta Photography Group is hosting another juried exhibition, titled Outside the Frame, which will take place between June 8 and July 27, 2012. Fall Line Press publisher William Boling, the juror for the show, will be looking for works that “amaze and amuse; that astound and confound.” Applicants must be APG members, or become members in the application process. For more information, visit APG’s website.
University of North Carolina Charlotte Artist-in-Residence
One resident will be offered $2000 for materials and supplies, and a $5300 stipend for nearly three months.
Deadline: May 7
In hopes of engaging University of North Carolina Charlotte students in art projects, exhibitions, and interactive programming, each year the university’s College of Arts and Architecture in collaboration with the McColl Center for Visual Art pays one artist to live and produce artwork in Charlotte, North Carolina. Resident artists expected to open their studio each week to the public and display one exhibition during their stay. For more information on this program, visit McColl’s website.
RE-DESIGN: Gallery Space 2012 Architectural Competition
The winning architect will receive a cash prize as well as various accolades from architectural and local government circles.
Deadline: May 15
The City of Atlanta has recently put out a call for architectural designs to refurbish the interior of 75 Marietta Street into a new contemporary art gallery. This historic site in downtown Atlanta was once owned by Cox Enterprises and acted as the previous headquarters of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Hoping to renovate the entryway and exhibition spaces, the City of Atlanta is currently accepting proposals from registered architects. For more information on the building and budget stipulations, visit the City of Atlanta’s website.
The South’s Next Wave: Design Challenge
Winning designers will receive a cash prize and will be featured in an Atlanta lifestyle magazine.
Deadline: May 15
The Museum of Design Atlanta is hosting a call for submissions, asking designers of various objects—including furniture, jewelry, fashion, accessories, and more—to enter their design contest. Each designer will be paired with another interior designer to create “vignettes” throughout MODA’s exhibition space. In addition to creating these comprehensively designed spaces, design pairs will also be responsible for creating a chandelier, which will be auctioned off to benefit the museum. MODA visitors will judge the pairs’ various vignettes, and thereby determine the winner of the competition. For more information on how to apply, visit MODA’s website.
Aaron Siskind Foundation 2012 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship
A collection of photographers will receive grants of up to $10,000 each.
Deadline: May 18
The Aaron Siskind Foundation is calling on photographers and photo-based artists to submit applications for grants funding. Artists will be judged on their past accomplishments and their creative promise in the future. Students may not apply. For more information visit the foundation’s website.
Works on Paper NYC
Chosen artists will be featured in the Works on Paper NYC exhibition at the Jeffrey Leder Gallery in New York City this summer.
Deadline: May 22
Prior to closing out its exhibition season, the Jeffrey Leder Gallery is hosting a call for works on paper. Works may include preparatory drawings, prints, photographs, paintings, or any matter of media on paper. This juried show, which will span two floors of the gallery, will take place this summer between June 17 and July 8, 2012. For more information on the gallery and how to apply, visit the gallery’s website.
Future Cities: Planning for the 90 Per Cent
Ten projects will be displayed in the upcoming XIII Architecture Biennale in Venice.
Deadline: May 31
Acknowledging growing global trends in which more and more people are moving from the country to urban cities, Connecting Cultures, Domus magazine, Bucintoro Cultura, and the Celeste Network are calling for new visual projects in any medium that will offer creative solutions to urban problems. Designers and artists should address where our urban centers fall short, and seek ways to make improvements. Applicants will be judged by a distinguished panel of architectural scholars, including Anna Detheridge, Joseph Grima, Richard Ingersoll, Fulvio Irace, and Mary Jane Jacob. For more information on this theme and how to apply, visit the Future Cities website.
A Sense of Place 2012: Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Best in Show will receive $750, and two juror-selected artists will be awarded $500 each.
Deadline: June 1
The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art in Augusta, Georgia is currently organizing its 32nd annual juried fine arts competition, this year focused around the theme: A Sense of Place. The juror will be Atlanta’s own Nancy Solomon, the Director of Solomon Projects. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. For more information on the Institute, visit their website; to apply, fill out this application.
2012 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition
Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at the CCNY Gallery in August and September of 2012.
Deadline: June 4
The Camera Club of New York, one of New York’s oldest non-profit arts organizations, is hosting its annual juried photography competition. Jurors Elisabeth Biondi (former Visual Editor of the New Yorker and Director of Photography at Vanity Fair) and Martine Fougeron, of the Tête à Tête project, will be selecting a collection of photographers to feature in the CCNY Gallery. One artist will receive a $500 cash prize. There is no entry fee to apply. For more information, check out CCNY’s website.
Kyoto Art Center Artist-in-Residence
Selected residents will receive living accommodations, studios, and 200,000-yen stipends (nearly $2500) for three months in Kyoto, Japan.
Deadline: June 30
The Kyoto Art Center is accepting applications for its Kyoto residency program. Artists and researchers may apply to live in Kyoto for up to three months during 2013 and 2014. The program will not only provide a location for residents to live and work, but will also offer additional funds and support to help visitors settle in and explore the city’s extensive arts community. For more information, visit the Kyoto Art Center’s website.
Please leave a comment below if you know of more grant opportunities, calls for proposals, or residencies. Look for BURNAWAY‘s Call for Artists listings at the beginning of every month.