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Call For Artists: February 2019 and Beyond

Archival photo of weavers at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in 1939.


Fine Arts Work Center
Location: Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center Fellowships are open to writers and visual artists in the emerging stages of their careers.  Fellows may be citizens of any country.  Juries of working writers and artists make the admissions decisions.  The Work Center awards fellowships to five poets and five fiction writers a year.  In the visual arts, 2D, 3D and time-based work is considered.  The Fine Arts Work Center actively seeks applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds. Head here for more information. 
February 1

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Location: Gatlinburg, TN
The Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence Program was established in 1991. The program provides early career, self-directed artists time, space and support to experiment and develop a new body of work in a creative supportive community environment of 160 rotating visiting workshop artists/instructors and hundreds of students. The program encourages early career artists who embrace community and enjoy working in a team environment to apply. Check it out here.
Deadline: February 1

Callanwolde Juried Art Exhibition
Location: Atlanta, GA
Exhibition dates: March 14 – May 19, 2019. Open to all Metro Atlanta artists ages 18 and over. Open to any/all 2D media or 3D works that can hang on a wall. All work must be original and completed in the last two years. We are especially interested in new art that challenges traditional themes and/or materials, and  is likely to stimulate audience discussion and debate. The artist winning Best in Show will be awarded a solo exhibition during the Callanwolde Gallery’s 2020 season. Jurors: Robin Sandler and Debbie Hudson, owners of Sandler Hudson Gallery. For more information and to apply, visit here.
Deadline: February 3

Vermont Studio Center
Johnson, VT
The Vermont Studio Center provides studio residencies of 4-12 weeks on an historic 30-building campus along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the heart of the northern Green Mountains.  The Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.  Apply here.
February 15

The Lighthouse Works
Location: Fishers Island, NY
Artists at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply for a fellowship. Applicants are required to fill out an application form, submit work samples and attach a CV and remit a $25 application fee. Finalists will be invited for phone interviews, and all applicants will be informed of the committee’s decision by the notification date for the relevant application period.  Artistic excellence is the primary criterion for acceptance into the Fellowship Program.  Head here for more information.
Deadline: February 15

Anderson Ranch Arts Residency
Location: Snowmass Village, CO
Anderson Ranch’s Artists-in-Residence Program fosters creative, intellectual and professional growth for emerging and established visual artists. Residents have access to world-class facilities and studio time, free from everyday pressures. Residents can pursue interdisciplinary projects among a community of working artists, and gain feedback from prominent Visiting Artists and Critics. The Ranch setting is specifically crafted to aid artists in the production of their work.  The residency is designed to allow artists to take risks and pursue new projects and ideas. Resident artists will be provided housing, studio space and meals.  Residencies are offered in ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. Fall residents pay a fee of $1,500 for the 10 weeks at the Ranch. Spring residents pay a fee of $750 for the five weeks at the Ranch. Four of the 28 residencies are fully funded fellowships awarded by the jury panel.
Deadline: February 15


Location: Woodside, CA
Residencies at Djerassi are awarded competitively, at no cost, to national and international artists in the disciplines of choreography, literature, music composition, visual arts, and media arts/new genres. We seek applications from emerging and midcareer artists for whom appointments as resident artists may make a significant difference to their careers, as well as from established artists with national and/or international reputations. Applicants are evaluated by panels of arts professionals in each category. Those selected are offered living and studio space for a 30-day session during the season, which runs from mid-April through mid-November. Please check out the application page here.
March 15

Georgia Artists 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA
Georgia Artists: A Juried Exhibition showcases the phenomenal artistic talents of artists living and working in the state of Georgia. The exhibition awards $1000 for best in show and $800 dollars in other prizes. Georgia Artists will take place at Abernathy Arts Center from May 3 – June 14, 2019. A two person jury, InKyoung Chun and Judie Raiford, will review artist submissions to determine which work will be shown in the 2019 exhibition. Our 2019 judge, Craig Drennen, will review the works after installation to determine which works will receive awards.
Deadline: March 18

Find more upcoming artist opportunities in these compilations published by Creative Capital and BOMB.

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