Call For Artists:

June 2020

By June 03, 2020
The Wave Farm is accepting applications for the second annual Radio Artist Fellowship.

Relief Fund for Critics from Underrepresented Communities Deadline: June 8

Rafael Soldi: A body in transit is now on view at the Frost Museum, Miami through December 4

To be eligible, critics must be part of a self-identified underrepresented community in the US and must have published at least three pieces of cultural criticism in English or Spanish since January 1, 2019 that engage with works of art or artists in one of the following disciplines: culture, dance, film/television, food, literary arts, music, theater or visual art.

MOCA GA Working Artist Project Deadline: June 10

Each year a guest curator selects three artists from the Metro Atlanta area 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. This year’s guest curator is Marcela Guerrero from the Whitney Museum of Art, New York.

Art on theMART Open Call Deadline: June 15, 2020

Re:Focus a photo exhibition on view at Swan Coach House in Atlanta through October 27

This open call seeks artists to submit their qualifications to be commissioned to create an original artwork with accompanying sound as part of Art on theMART, an innovative digital public art platform. Selected artists will receive $10,000 to exhibit their work.

Firelight Media Documentary Lab Fellowship

Deadline: June 22, 2020

This 18-month fellowship program supports filmmakers from racially and ethnically underrepresented communities working on their first or second feature length documentary film. The program provides filmmakers with customized mentorship from prominent leaders in the documentary world, funding, professional development workshops, and networking opportunities.

Wave Farm Radio Fellowship

Deadline: June 26, 2020

This is an open call for artists who work with radio through formats like poetic resuscitations of conventional radio drama, documentary, interview and news formats. Artists receive a $15,000 stipend, support, access to the Wave Farm research library and radio studios, and more.

Frieze Impact Prize

Deadline: July 3, 2020

This prize recognizes artists’ role in the movement to end mass incarceration in the US. $25,000 will go to an artist for an existing work of art that can contribute to the movement to end mass incarceration. 

Stoveworks Open Call for Teachable Moment(s)

Deadline: July 15, 2020

Stove Works invites proposals, of up to 300 words with 10 supporting or related images/videos/reference links/documents/etc, to develop new work or that contextualizes existing projects for Teachable Moment(s), a group exhibition opening in Stove Works’ 5,000 square-foot main gallery on December 18, 2020 and running through February 7, 2021.

Sculpture Commission for Beltline Plaza on Greenwood Deadline July 15, 2020

Laura Adams and Andrew Feiler, along with Atlanta City Council Representative Jennifer Ide, invite you to submit a proposal for a sculpture to be placed permanently in the plaza where Greenwood Avenue meets the Beltline in Atlanta’s Virginia Highland neighborhood. Apply using the PDF below.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Deadline: rolling basis

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors.

Rhizome Microgrant Program

Deadline: rolling basis

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, which considers political radicalization and the internet.

For more opportunities and resources, please visit Creative Capital and BOMB.

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