Call For Artists: May 2019 and Beyond

Jill Frank, Red Head, 2016. Frank was part of the Working Artist Project at MOCA GA in 2015/2016. The deadline to apply to WAP is May 13. Photo Courtesy MOCA GA.

 


 

MAY 2019

Broad Sense: Perimeter

Location: Asheville, NC

Revolve is seeking proposals for their time based exhibition on October 5th, 2019. Artists of all mediums are encouraged to apply. There is a $10 application fee. Go here for more information. 

Deadline: June 3

Wesobou Festival

Location: Augusta, GA 

Westobou Festival is currently seeking proposals for three projects: A box Truck Studio, Public/ Performance Art, and Special Programs. Proposals must adhere to the mission and spirit of the festival.  For more information go here. 

Deadline: May 15

Metal Museum : Tributaries

Location: Memphis, TN

Tributaries is open to metalsmiths of all ages and at all stages of their careers. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Once you have applied to Tributaries, your application is held for five years. Previous exhibitors in Tributaries will not be accepted. For more information and to fill out an application, go here. 

Deadline: Rolling

Art Writers Grant Program

Location: Nationwide

The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000, these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. We also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles. For more information go here. 
Deadline: May 20th

Working Artist Program at MOCA GA

Location: Atlanta, GA

The Working Artist Project (WAP) is a year long fellowship program facilitated by The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA). The program was created by MOCA GA to champion established visual artists of merit who reside in the Atlanta metropolitan region. Each year a guest curator selects three of our best and brightest to receive a solo exhibition, promotion, a studio apprentice (in support of emerging artists in the Atlanta Community), a full-color catalogue, and a $15,000 stipend to create work over the course of the year. For more information, go here.

Deadline: May 13

Atlanta Celebrates Photography: Picturing Justice

Location: Atlanta, GA

For the fourth year, ACP pairs up with Legal Aid for their justice oriented photography exhibit Picturing Justice. Work around the challenges that low income and disabled people face in housing, consumer battles, eviction, domestic violence and education are featured. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of Olmstead v L.C. and E.W., a landmark decision for the rights of those with disabilities, a case spearheaded by Atlanta Legal Aid. For more information, go here. 

Deadline: May 26

Aaron Siskind Photographer’s Fellowship

Location: Nationwide

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of Individual Photographer’s Fellowship grants of up to $15,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field. The entry fee for this grant is $25.

Deadline: May 31

Young Affiliates of the Mint: Coined in the South

Location: Charlotte, NC

This artist call is open to all creative mediums which are non-perishable, do not produce excessive noise pollution, and do not result in physical and/or psychological harm to any living beings. Installation, video, and performance artists are encouraged to apply but must provide instructions for installation and space requirements, as well as recordings and/or documentation of past performances when available. There is a 40$ submission fee per art work.  For more information, please go here. 

Deadline: June 1

Innovate Grant

Location: Nationwide

Each quarter, the Innovate Grant gives a visual artist and a photographer a grant of $550. The application is very simple to allow for “artists to spend more time on their work.” The fee is $25. For more information, go here.

Deadline: June 18

 


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


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