Call for Artists: February 2022

By January 27, 2022
a shadowed figure holds a hand over a covered surface, winding shadows dance in the space, cast from the bed springs on the adjacent wall, the photo looks like a seance
From Lottie Sebbes’ Dream Machine. Sebbes (Berlin, Germany) was a 2019 resident at the Elsewhere Living Museum.

Elsewhere Residencies 2022
International
Deadline: February 1, 2022

Elsewhere Living Museum (Greensboro, NC) is accepting applications for its 2022 Residency Program taking place from April-November for artists and creatives in all disciplines. For more info and the application, visit the website linked above.

Elsewhere has eliminated fees from our residencies, have two paid fellowships programs for 12 artists, one for New Orleans-based artists and one for artists based in or from the South. They have also created a new Artist Financial Assistance Fund that anyone can contribute to provide additional assistance to selected artists. Artists who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color are especially encouraged to apply. 

Hunter Museum of Art: Enchanted: a History of Fantasy Illustration on view through Sept. 5
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Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grants
International
Deadline: February 1, 2022

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation offers three grants (up to $50,000, $20,000, $10,000) to artists who have exceptional talent and demonstrated ability in ceramic sculpture or sculpture. Artists may be at any stage of career development, from emerging to mature. Applicants must be 21 years or older at the time of the application deadline. This call has an entry fee of $5.


Wave Farm 2022 Residencies
International
Deadline: February 1, 2022

Artists working as duos can propose visual and sonic projects within the Transmission Arts genre for this 10-day residency, which involves broadcasting on a community radio station in the Hudson Valley.


Locust Projects 2022 Open Call
International
Deadline: February 5, 2022

Artists anywhere in the world can apply to create ambitious, large-scale new work for a solo exhibition in Miami. The opportunity comes with a production budget of $3,500, housing, and more. For more information, visit the website.


Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
U.S. and territories
Deadline: February 7, 2022

Students enrolled in undergraduate programs in the US can submit up to three original artworks created within the last year for the chance to be featured in an upcoming exhibition at AKMA. This call has an entry fee of $10.


MacDowell Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 Fellowships
International
Deadline: February 10, 2022

Artists can submit applications in the disciplines of architecture, film/video, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Financial assistance programs are available. This call has an application fee of $30.


LUSH: A Juried Planter and Vase Exhibition
U.S. South
Deadline: February 11, 2022

Westobou is now accepting submissions for LUSH, a juried planter & vase exhibition. This exhibition is meant to explore how sculpture and flora intersect, asking the artists to imagine a fantasy ecosystem that not only houses the organic element, but commemorates the beauty and history of it through composition, proximity, and relationship. All ceramic and mixed material artworks, functional and sculptural, are eligible if they can house a live plant and exist in a greenhouse for the duration of the exhibition. We will consider form, concept, and function. We are looking for planters of any kind that push the aesthetic boundaries of the typical planter or vase form. With Westobou’s support, juror’s Sydney Ewerth and Paul Maloney will curate an exhibition of planters to be displayed in a greenhouse at Bedford Greenhouses in Augusta, Georgia. Bedford Greenhouses will supply the flora that best pairs with each piece accepted into the exhibition.

Frost Museum of Art: Disrupting Anti-Blackness on view through June 19
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Center for Craft 2021 Curatorial Fellowship
U.S. and territories
Deadline: February 14, 2022

As part of a yearlong program for emerging craft curators, three fellows will each receive $5,000 to develop and mount an exhibition at the Center for Craft in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2023. Fellows will work closely with the Center for Craft program staff to produce the exhibition, develop didactic material and an exhibition catalog, as well as lead a curatorial talk for a Center for Craft program. This call has an entry fee of $5.


2022 Witt Residency
International
Deadline: February 20, 2022

This residency at the University of Michigan comes with an honorarium of $20,000 in addition to housing, studio space, and up to $5,000 of funding support for project materials.


Call for Art: Can You Hear Us Now?
Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: February 20, 2022

The Dalton Gallery of Agnes Scott College will present Can You Hear Us Now?, a student-designed exhibition of activist art and objects of protests by young adults in the Atlanta area from March 31 to May 6, 2022. Can You Hear Us Now? aims to oppose various historically exclusionary practices in the art world, create space for communities and conversations, and highlight the rich narratives of activism that stem from young adults in Atlanta. Alongside the exhibition, the Dalton Gallery will publish a website that will feature art from the show, links to organizations in Atlanta, activist objects, and detailed research into the connection between art and activism in the city of Atlanta. In April, the gallery will host programming with local activist organizations and artists.

Individuals ages 18-24 in the Atlanta area are invited to apply. We seek images and objects in all mediums with subjects relating to activism, socially engaged art, mutual aid, and protest. Activists who create visuals (digital or physical) are encouraged to apply as well. For guidelines, please visit the website.


Call for Panelists: Fulton County Arts and Culture
Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: February 25, 2022

The Fulton County Arts Council is seeking individuals interested in reviewing applications for cultural funding from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Panels are comprised of artists, arts-related professionals, educators, community members, business leaders and others with current or prior active involvement in the arts, such as board members of cultural organizations.


Lightner Local: Lightner Museum Artists Initiative
Northeast and Central Florida
Deadline: March 1, 2022

With support from the Benjamin and Jean Troemel Arts Foundation, the Lightner Museum announces the second year of Lightner Local.
Created to showcase the extraordinary talents of artists who live in the Northeast and Central Florida regions, four artists will be awarded with solo exhibitions in the Lightner Museum’s East Room Gallery. Painters in Northeast and Central Florida are invited to apply for solo exhibitions to be displayed in the Lightner Museum’s East Room Gallery. The Lightner will host four separate exhibitions in April, June, August, and October 2022. Each exhibition will be on display for approximately six weeks. Please visit the website for submission guidelines and more information about the initiative.


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


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.

Hunter Museum of Art: Enchanted: a History of Fantasy Illustration on view through Sept. 5
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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.


Frost Museum of Art: Disrupting Anti-Blackness on view through June 19
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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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