June 2016 and Beyond

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Headlands Center for the Arts.

June 2016

WonderRoot’s CSA Season 09 Artist Proposals
Location: Atlanta
We are thrilled to announce that Michael Rooks, the High Museum’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will review the CSA Season 09 artist proposals and select this season’s six artists. Season 09 will take place August 2016 – October 2016. The six artists will create 30 works of art each, give one artist talk, be compensated $1,500 and enjoy exposure to art collectors and the art-interested public throughout metro Atlanta; we hope that, by participating in the WonderRoot CSA, artists are able to grow their collector bases and make lasting connections with local artists and collectors. Please head here for more information. 
June 1

Headlands Center for the Arts
Location: Headlands, CA
The Artist in Residence (AIR) program awards fully sponsored residencies to approximately 45 local, national, and international artists each year. Artists selected for this program work at the cutting-edge of their field, are at a critical stage in their career, and express a desire to work within Headlands’ unique physical environment and peer-to-peer community. Artists in Residence work in all media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music, interdisciplinary, social practice, and architecture. Residencies of four to eight weeks include flexible studio space, chef-prepared meals, comfortable housing, and travel and living stipends. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3

Headlands, Chamberlain Award $5,000 Cash Prize
Location: Headlands, CA
Honoring visionary artist and former Headlands Program Director Ann Chamberlain, the Chamberlain Award is a fully sponsored artist residency and cash prize designed to support an artist who displays exceptional merit working in the discipline of social practice. This award supports artists whose creative work, through a range of non-traditional or non-studio based media, encourages socially engaged interaction, participation, and investigation that directly inspires change for individual lives and communities. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3

Chiaro Award: Headlands Fully Sponsored Residency and $15,000 Cash Prize: Mid Career Artists
Location: Headlands, CA
The Chiaro Award is a fully sponsored artist residency and cash prize for an accomplished mid-career painter residing in the United States. As definitions of the medium have expanded, the Chiaro Award aims to support an individual whose investigations are yielding innovative approaches and solutions to painting’s possibilities. The award is designed to have a meaningful impact on the life and career of one artist per year, by both recognizing past success and by fostering their ability to continue to produce exceptional and exemplary work in the medium of painting. Head here for more information.
Deadline: June 3

Location: Atlanta, GA
En Route is looking for two (2) supporting artists for the upcoming phase of the mural project at H.E. Holmes MARTA Transit Station. En Route is a community-based public art project that creates meaningful, aesthetically imaginative, high quality, text-based murals that explore issues of access, mobility, and public transportation. More about En Route here. Each Supporting Artist will work under the supervision of Lead Artist Fahamu Pecou to execute the project and will be involved in all relevant aspects of the fabrication and installation process. The lead artist will produce the conceptual design proposal. This opportunity is open to students, and emerging and professional artists residing in the Atlanta area with a connection to the H.E. Holmes Station. Please check out the website for more information.
Deadline: June 5

Sugar Hill Mural
Sugar Hill, GA
This RFP is to receive proposals for a mural on a public building located in Downtown Sugar Hill. The building is the former City Hall and now houses multiple small businesses in a co-work space called “The Suite Spot”. This mural is intended to create a focal point within the Central Business District and contribute to the visual identity of the City of Sugar Hill.  For more information and to apply, please head here
Deadline: June 27

CCHP Artist in Residency Project| Subsidized housing (2016-2018)
Location: Atlanta, GA
The Creative Community Housing Project (CCHP) is the “Artist-In-Residency” program of The Creatives Project. This fall, up to five local artists will be selected to receive subsidized housing through 2018. The residency will allow each artist an extremely affordable live/work environment while engaging their creative skills for the greater good.I n exchange, each recipient will complete four weekly hour of arts-based youth outreach through TCP’s Community Arts Program (CAP). While in the program residents will also receive promotional support, exhibition opportunities and professional development.  Please head here for more information.
Deadline: June 30

Marfa Contemporary Residency
Location: Marfa, Texas
The Marfa Contemporary Artist in Residence program was instituted in 2012 with the aim of supporting the development of artists of diverse ages, backgrounds and disciplines. Artists involved in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, installation, performance-related media and other fine art media are eligible to apply for a residence. Artists who are accepted to this two month residency will receive a $1,100 stipend per month.
Deadline: June 30, 2016

Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association (MCASA) has launched an international call for the engagement of a curator and an artist. The NOMAD SPIRIT project aims to raise public awareness on potential threats to vital environmental and cultural resources in rural areas of Mongolia, caused by mining activities. The selected curator and artists will are expected to travel to the environmentally damaged area and collaborate with local nomadic community on concept development. Performance must be held on the site and documented by the selected Mongolian artists. Video and photos of live performances will be exhibited in Ulaanbaatar for a month.
Deadline: June 30, 2016

L’atelier sur Seine
Location: Île-de-France, France 
L’Atelier sur Seine offers a unique opportunity for visual artists to live in a French region known for its long artistic past and work in a historical artist studio overlooking the Seine river. The aim of this program is to encourage artist residents to find inspiration and make progress on their work within the walls of the studio. The residency is offered at no charge to the artist!
Deadline: June 30, 2016

JULY 2016

Mild Climate: Call for Entries
Location: Nashville
Consideration for solo or group exhibitions for Fall 2015 and Winter 2017.  For more information, head here.
Deadline: July 1

APG to ATL: Airport 2016
Location:  Atlanta
The Atlanta Photography Group is taking submissions for its 6th annual “Airport” exhibition.  Juror Amy Miller, the Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography, will select two photographs each from 15 photographers to exhibit in the central atrium of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Exhibition dates Sept. 30 – November 30. Must be an APG member to enter. See website for more info and to submit:
Deadline: July 4

The HYDRA art Project Residency
Location: The Bronx, NY
Typical Residency length: minimum 2 weeks Avg. number of artists in residence at a time: up to 5
Artist Status: 18 years or older to apply
Collaboration: May apply as a team (up to two people), or bring partner Geography: Open to ALL the countries.
Writing, Visual Art, Sculpture, Jewelry, New media, Animation, Film making, Design, Architecture.  For artists and art lovers involved in writing, visual art, sculpture, jewerly, performing arts, new media, animation, film making, design, or architecture.
Head here for more information.
Deadline: July 7

Living Walls, Laura Patricia Calle Grant
Location: Atlanta
Laura Patricia Calle was an active member of the Atlanta community who promoted arts and culture and demonstrated that passion in her life every day. Through her passion, Laura sought to connect community and art while making the City of Atlanta a better place to live for all of its citizens. The Laura Patricia Calle Grant is designed to honor Laura’s life, her hard work and immeasurable passion for equality of all people and the manifestation of diverse cultural expression in our public spaces. For this $5,000 grant, we invite artists and/or art collectives to present proposals for a public art project (murals, public art interventions, public sculptures, performances, etc.) that promote and/educate on the subject(s) of social equality, feminism, immigrants’ rights, LGBTQ rights, and cultural diversity. Projects are strongly encouraged to take part and exist in the public realm. Proposals will be reviewed by a panel composed of the Living Walls Executive Director and Board, and the Calle family. For more information, head here.

1708 Gallery
Location: Richmond, VA
1708 Gallery invites national and international artists working in all media and disciplines, including performance, to submit proposals for InLight Richmond 2016, 1708 Gallery’s 9th annual public exhibition of light-based art and performance.  Proposals for InLight Richmond 2016 should involve, be inspired by, investigate, or interpret themes of light, from light as medium to light as concept. 1708 Gallery especially encourages artists to propose projects that respond directly to the site, although existing work will be considered.  Head to the website for more information.
Deadline: July 15

ARC: Artist Residency Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga, TN
The visiting artist residency program provides emerging and established artists time, space and support to experiment and develop a new body of work in a creative supportive environment located in Chattanooga’s burgeoning Southside.
Every four months, an artist is selected to participate in the 1-month program by the board of directors in conjunction with a rotating panel of members from the arts community. Artists are provided room with a local member of the arts community, a shared studio with basic amenities, available studio assistance, and access to basic woodworking tools.  At the conclusion of the program, the resident will give a lecture and exhibit their work in the Swine gallery.
ARC is open to permanent residents of the United States living outside the greater Chattanooga area. Artists who are or will be enrolled in a college or university art degree-granting program during the time of the residency are not eligible to apply.
Deadline: July 31, 2016
For more information, about this residency, visit ARC.


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.

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