Call for Artists: February 2024

By February 01, 2024
Atlanta-based visual artist Victoria Dugger was awarded the 2023 Georgia Fellow for the Southern Arts Prize for Visual Arts.

Locust Projects 2024 Digital Commissions Open Call
Miami, Florida
Deadline: February 5, 2024

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Locust Projects invites local, national, and international artists to apply for the opportunity to propose ambitious multi-layered digital projects that respond to the hybridity and flexibility of Locust Projects’ physical space in Miami and various presenting platforms from onsite, galleries, interior or exterior surfaces, on screens, or online. These projects can be new proposals, current works-in-progress, or existing works that need support for their evolution or next iteration. Locust Projects provides selected artists with curatorial guidance, a production budget, an artist W.A.G.E. fee, documentation, and a live/work residency opportunity.


2024 Southern Prize for Visual Arts
American South
Deadline: February 9, 2024

The South Arts Southern Prize and State Fellowships acknowledge, support, and celebrate the highest quality artistic work being created in the American South. The program is open to individual artists living in the South Arts region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. South Arts is committed to practices and funding that create greater cultural equity, represent the diversity of artistic expression of our region, are inclusive of diverse voices and artistic expression, and are accessible to everyone. The cohort of nine-state fellows will be selected through a two-tiered selection process by a national jury. A second national jury will select the Southern Prize Winner and Finalist. Jurors will make their selections based on artistic excellence that reflects and represents the diversity of artistic expression of the region. This program is open to visual artists in several categories.

This call has a $25 application fee.


2024 MacDowell Fellowship
MacDowell, New Hampshire
Deadline: February 10, 2024


MacDowell is currently accepting applications for the Fall Winter 2024-2025 residency season (September 1, 2024-February 28, 2025). About 300 artists in seven disciplines are awarded Fellowships each year and the sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. There are no residency fees. Need-based travel grants and stipends are available to open the residency experience to the broadest possible community of artists. Artists with professional standing in their fields, as well as emerging artists, are eligible to apply. MacDowell encourages artists to apply in any stage of their career, and from all backgrounds and countries, in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. MacDowell’s mission is to nurture the arts by offering talented individuals an inspiring residential environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.

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This call has a $30 application fee.


Black Women Photographers Grant Fund
Online
Deadline: February 17, 2024

In partnership with Nikon, the Black Women Photographers grant fund will award 11 monetary grants totaling $50,000 to Black women working in the industry. The grants are marked to aid the completion of visual projects and to ease the burden of business expenses. Apply for an opportunity to take home part of $50,000 in project-based and business grants and the latest Nikon mirrorless Z series gear. International applicants are also welcome to apply.


University of South Florida – College of the Arts Positions
Tampa, Florida
Deadline: February 18, 2024-March 15, 2024

The School of Art & Art History at the University for South Florida invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions: Assistant/Associate Professor in Animation and Assistant Professor in Data Visualization. Applications are also open for the Director of the School of Art & Art History.


Kindling Arts 2024 Festival Submissions
Deadline: March 4, 2024
Nashville, Tennessee


Kindling Arts Festival returns for a 7th year of radically unique arts programming! Performances and events will take place from July 18-21, 2024 at multiple venues in West Nashville. The festival welcomes both emerging and established artists to submit a proposal for performing arts events with specific focus in the areas of dance, theatre, comedy, multimedia/film, puppetry, or aerial/circus. Kindling is accepting both long-form performances [over 45 minutes] as well as short form works [under 25 minutes] that can be combined in a showcase setting. They are also accepting applications for visual art installations — especially those designed to have performance activations. Eligible artists must live within a 50-mile radius of Nashville, TN in order to apply. Founded in 2018, Kindling develops innovative new works by local experimental artists, empowering diverse creators with the resources required to explore challenging ideas in a multidisciplinary context.


Azule Artist Residency Mountain Retreat
Deadline: Rolling
Hot Springs, North Carolina

As an emerging community-based organization, Azule has developed a residency program for performers, writers, architects, builders, musicians, and artists of all types. Located on 35 rural acres in Western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Azule’s facility is the result of decades of work by local craftsmen, using predominantly locally harvested or reused materials and constructed with traditional techniques. Artists must be 18 years old or older to apply, with international applicants eligible to participate in the residency.


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.

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