Call for Artists: April 2022

By April 05, 2022
open green area with fruit trees
Image courtesy Sulfur Studios.

Creative Capital: Wild Futures 2023/2024 Cycles
Deadline: April 1, 2022

100 artists will receive direct funding in varying amounts of up to $50,000 to help realize their projects. Categories are Performing Arts, Technology, Literature, Visual Arts, and Moving Image/Film. Grants are awarded through an annual competition open to citizens, permanent residents, and O-1 visa holders of the United States. Candidates must apply to Creative Capital in order to be considered.

gener8tor Art
Deadline: April 3, 2022

This free 12-week accelerator program helps visual artists achieve greater success by providing the support and mentorship needed to maintain a sustainable practice. Selected artists receive $15,000 each.

Extension of Self: Call for Submissions
United States and territories
Deadline: April 8, 2022

This is an open call for artists working at the intersection of science and technology and addressing topics surrounding accessibility. This exhibit will be hosted at Georgia Tech’s Price Gilbert Library Gallery in Atlanta, GA. Exhibit opens August 8, 2022. Selected submissions will receive $2,000.00 in compensation.

On::View Artist Residency Program at Sulfur Studios
Deadline: April 15, 2022

Located in the heart of Savannah’s Starland District at Sulfur Studios, the ON::VIEW Artist Residency provides a free, high visibility studio space for an artist to complete a focused project. The studio’s large windows look out onto Bull Street, the district’s main thoroughfare, allowing the artists’ work to be on view to the community at all times.Community events like workshops, performances, public art projects and artist talks, offer creative ways to interact with the public. The ON::View Residency supports artists from across the globe, working in all media.

Successful applicants will propose a project that will engage the community over the course of the Residency period. While the standard Residency period is approximately one month in duration, artists may propose longer projects. If a longer period is proposed, artists must explain how they will use the additional time and must be available for a Zoom interview to discuss their proposal and provide a minimum of 2 references. This call has a waivable $50 entry fee.

Douglas Baulos: Night’s Hand on Your Shoulder on view now at Swan Coach House

National Academy of Design: Abbey Mural Prize
United States and territories
Deadline: April 24, 2022

Artists, architects, and designers as well as arts and community-based organizations and other nonprofits are eligible for grants ranging from $10,000 to $40,000 to create or restore public murals.

Studio Museum in Harlem Artist-in-Residence
Deadline: April 30, 2022

Since 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned recognition for its catalytic role in advancing the work of visual artists of African and Afro-Latine descent through its  Artist-in-Residence program. The program has supported nearly 150 artists who have gone on to have highly regarded careers.

Every year, the Museum offers an eleven-month residency for three local, national, or international artists working in any media. Individuals selected for the residency receive institutional guidance and professional development, research support, studio space, and a stipend paid out over the course of the residency. In addition to their time in the studio, artists participate in Museum public programs and educational studio visits with community partners. A culminating exhibition features the work of the artists in residence.

State of the Art: Record Zine Project
Deadline: May 1, 2022

Visit State of the Art: Record at LSU MOA and take in the way each artist creates, responds, or reflects on a record or the idea of one. Use these questions as a starting point: What does it mean to record? What constitutes a record? Who creates the record and can a record be changed?

Respond to these ideas or create your own record in any form you desire. Poetry, painting, photography, collage–anything is fair game. Responses will be compiled into a zine to be released before the exhibition closes.

Art in Odd Places 2022
Deadline: May 1, 2022

Art in Odd Places(AiOP) 2022: STORY scheduled for September 23-25, 2022, curated by Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn invites proposals for its seventeenth annual public art and performance festival taking place along 14th Street in Manhattan, NY – from Avenue C to the Hudson River.

Artists can propose an individual performance or visual artwork in an odd place on 14th Street during the festival. AiOP welcomes a mosaic of art disciplines: Performative Pedestrians, Rambling Poets, Roaming Jugglers, Hands-on Puppeteers, Cartwheeling Clowns, Marching Musicians, Roving Video.

Douglas Baulos: Night’s Hand on Your Shoulder on view now at Swan Coach House

Livable Buckhead Request for Proposals: Shelter to Sculpture Program
U.S. South
Deadline: May 6, 2022

Livable Buckhead’s Shelter to Sculpture Program is a sustainability focused partnership with MARTA, leading an effort to repurpose outdated bus shelters as large-scale, outdoor sculptures. This public art program is for the creation of a public “art walk,” that will serve to spotlight and enhance the surrounding ecology of PATH400, Buckhead’s premier multi-use trail and bolster the community’s arts scene. All commissioned work will be required to utilize reclaimed bus shelter materials donated from MARTA. Proposals are open to artists in the Southeast with applicants broken into three categories. The first applicant category will be reserved for students currently enrolled or recently graduated from a fine arts program. The second applicant category will be reserved for emerging artists with 1 – 4 years of experience in the field. The third applicant category will be reserved for established artists with more than 5 years of experience. For this reason, stipends may range from $7,000 to $15,000 per sculpture.

Sulfur Studios Street Fair Vendor Open Call
Deadline: May 7, 2022

Sulfur Street Fairs run in conjunction with First Fridays in Starland, where the Sulfur hosts Open Studio Night, inviting the public to tour Sulfur Studios and its twenty-six studio spaces. Sulfur Street Fairs, featuring local artist vendors, live music and a food truck are the perfect addition to our First Friday festivities! The Sulfur Street Fair is located on 39th Street between Bull Street and Desoto Avenue.

Sulfur Studios: Our Golden Coast
Georgia — Supporters of Sulfur Studios
Deadline: May 20, 2022

Our Golden Coast, a Supporter Exhibition at Sulfur Studios, will present a collection of works inspired by the coastal region in Georgia. Our Golden Coast is an exploration and rumination on the coastline. This exhibition will highlight our community of Artist Supporters through work that considers the importance and history of the marshes, waterways, islands, and beaches that make up Savannah. Artists may submit up to three works.

Figuratively Speaking 2022
United States and territories
Deadline: May 24, 2022

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation seeks the broadest range of work featuring figuration. Artists may apply their own interpretation as long as the submitted works are in line with the central theme. All media will be considered. Figurative subjects are figures, forms, and faces. This call has a $30 entry fee.

Louisiana Contemporary 2022 Call for Entries
Deadline: May 27, 2022

The Louisiana Contemporary, presented by the Helis Foundation, is an annual juried art competition open to all artists eighteen years and older residing in the state of Louisiana (must be able to provide proof of a valid Louisiana address). All work must be original and completed within the last two years (2020-2022).

16th International ARC Salon Competition
Deadline: June 16, 2022

The International ARC Salon is the largest in the world in terms of entries, and the most diverse in terms of categories and international participation. This makes the International ARC Salon Competition the most influential and far reaching competition for Contemporary Realism in the world, offering over $130,000 in cash awards and international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries and museums, with live exhibitions and a strong online presence.

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program
Deadline: July 1, 202

Each year Light Work invites between twelve and fifteen artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist commission for Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $5,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and 24-hour access to our facility. Applications are open to all artists working in photography or image-based media. This call has an entry fee of $10.

Douglas Baulos: Night’s Hand on Your Shoulder on view now at Swan Coach House

Call for 2D and Clay Studio Teaching Artists at Space One Eleven
Birmingham, Alabama
Deadline: Rolling

Space One Eleven is offering paid part-time teaching positions to artists with previous teaching experience for our Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. Our program now has two different studio classes for 9th through 12th graders. The 2D and Clay Studio classes are Space One Eleven’s rigorous studio art program for young artists designed to build visual communication skills and foster creative thinking. For more the application instructions and more information about the program, visit the website.

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
Deadline: Rolling

Artists and artist-journalist teams can apply for grants to support topical work. Those with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also eligible. Grants range from $500–$5,000 per project.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Deadline: Rolling

These monthly grants range from $500–$3,000, with the average amount being $1,700. Visual and performing artists whose work has a contemporary, experimental nature and who have a US Tax ID Number can apply.

Nancy Norton Tomasko Scholarship
Deadline: Rolling

The Nancy Norton Tomasko Scholarship fund is dedicated to providing financial support for individuals wishing to learn more about the book arts. The Center will award scholarships covering the full tuition and materials for one course per individual. Awardees are selected based on financial need and proof of having satisfied the prerequisites for the desired course. Please fill out and submit the following form at least three weeks before the start date of the workshop to be considered for financial assistance.

Douglas Baulos: Night’s Hand on Your Shoulder on view now at Swan Coach House

ARTNOIR Jar of Love Fund
Deadline: Rolling

The Jar of Love Fund is a microgrant initiative intended to provide relief for artists, curators, and cultural workers of color, launched in response to these unprecedented times of uncertainty and unrest and the subsequent adverse impact on our community. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as more funds become available.

Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program
Deadline: Rolling

This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.

South Arts Express Grants
Deadline: Rolling

Expedited awards of up to $2,000 for rural communities to present Southern artists, including filmmakers, performing artists, writers/poets, and visual artists.

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