Call for Artists: June 2024

By June 01, 2024
Jackie Milad in residence at The McColl Center in Charlotte, North Carolina during Summer 2021. Image courtesy of the McColl Center, Charlotte, NC.

McColl Center Artist-in-Residence Program
Charlotte, NC
Deadline: June 1, 2024


McColl Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program for Winter-Spring 2025 sparks artistic growth for emerging and mid-career artists. Residents enjoy private housing, a large-scale studio, guidance, marketing support, and a stipend. They have the freedom to focus on artistic exploration and engage with the local creative community. Access to shared labs: 3D, ceramics, media, and woodshop.

1708 Gallery Pilot Artist Residency
Deadline: June 2, 2024
Richmond, Virginia

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce a call for applications for its pilot Artist Residency Program. The pilot Artist Residency Program will be located on the second floor of1708’s building at 319 W. Broad Street in Richmond’s downtown Arts District and will help 1708 further define the vision for its full artist residency program, which will expand our mission to empower and support diverse artists’ voices. The pilot residencies will be free, and 1, 2 or 3 months in length running from September 2024 through August 2025. In addition, 1708 will provide: A private live / work space with 24/7 access, $1000 monthly stipend, access to basic equipment, and professional development opportunities.

Florida Division of Arts and Culture Specific Cultural Projects
Deadline: June 3, 2024


The Specific Cultural Project grant is designed to fund a single cultural project, program, exhibition, or series. The grant activities must support the mission of the organization or artist and further the state’s cultural objectives. All applicants must be Florida-based and both organizations and individuals are both eligible to apply.

Great Meadows Foundation Artist Professional Development Grants
Kentucky and Indiana
Deadline: June 9, 2024

Grants promote the growth and development of visual art by helping improve the critical skills, resources, knowledge, and connections of artists. Applicants must reside in the Great Meadows Foundation region, which encompasses the 120 counties of Kentucky, and the Greater Louisville area of Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana. Grants range between $500 and $6,000. Applicants must reside in the Great Meadows Foundation region which encompasses the 120 counties of Kentucky, and the Greater Louisville area of Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana.

2025 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Visual Arts and Curatorial Work
Deadline: June 10, 2024

The Vilcek Foundation will award three Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant visual artists, and three Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant curators who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in their field. 

MOCA GA 2024-2025 Working Artist Program
Deadline: June 12, 2024
Atlanta, Georgia

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 are based 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.  As we prepare for transition to a brand new facility, the 2024/2025 Working Artist Project exhibitions will be hosted in an interim location, providing a unique opportunity for flexibility and community partnerships.

Stove Works Residency
Chattanooga, TN
Deadline: June 15, 2024

This residency invites eight artists to live and work for one to three months at a time in Chattanooga, TN. Six of the studios are designed to accommodate artists who require significant space in their practice, while the remaining two accommodate non-object based practices, i.e. writers, curators, and academics.

This call has a $30 application fee.

2026 Stove Works Guest Curators Program
Chattanooga, TN
Deadline: June 15, 2024

Stove Works and a panel of outside Jurors select two Guest Curators to curate shows in the main gallery space for their 2026 season. The Guest Curators will be provided a Curator’s Fee, an exhibition budget, and support from Stove Works staff.

Additionally, Guest Curators are invited to participate in the Stove Works Residency program for 1-3 months leading up to and during the exhibition. If they choose to participate in the residency, their stay must occur in the month of the exhibition opening at the very least.

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith 2024 Artist In Residence Program
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Deadline: June 17, 2024

The UAFS Art & Design Artist In Residence (AIR) program, made possible by the generosity of the Windgate Foundation, offers visual artists and designers the opportunity to take up residence in Fort Smith, Arkansas and to meaningfully participate in the creative culture of the UAFS Art & Design Department. Recipients will be active professionals in their respective fields and will contribute to the growth and development of the UAFS curriculum. This program seeks to enrich the student experience, breadth of knowledge, and connection to creative communities of the University while providing meaningful support for our residents’ creative practice. Additionally, residents will have access to and can participate in developing interdisciplinary initiatives and interdepartmental programs across the UAFS campus. The AIR program at UAFS seeks to proactively uphold the value of diverse perspectives, identities, expertise, and experience; members of marginalized and historically excluded populations are encouraged to apply.

This call has a $10 application fee.

NO DEAD ARTISTS: International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art 
Deadline: June 17, 2024
New Orleans, Louisiana

FERRARA SHOWMAN GALLERY proudly hosts the 28th iteration of their annual call for artists – NO DEAD ARTISTS: International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Exhibition participants are selected by an ever-changing group of three prestigious arts professionals and is open to local, national, and international applicants. The exhibition itself is installed in the gallery for the entire month of September and first-half of October with an opening reception in conjunction with the Arts District New Orleans’ First Saturday Gallery Openings in September 2024 from 5-9 pm.

This call has a $40 application fee.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
Deadline: July 2, 2024
National and Online

The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is an annual $10,000 grant awarded to provide critical support to Black trans women whose work has often been under-recognized in the visual art field. Now in its 5th year, the Illuminations Grant was developed and named in partnership with Mariette Pathy Allen, Aaryn Lang, and Serena Jara. Winning artists and finalists will receive additional professional development resources and further guidance to bolster their creative development in the field.

Art Students League Works in Public Open Call
Deadline: July 7, 2024
New York City, New York

Applications are open now for Works in Public, the Art Students League’s exclusive public art program in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. This professional development program offers artists the opportunity to create sculptures for year-long public exhibitions at Riverside Park. Participating artists will gain experience working with the physical materials and processes that are used to create original works of public art, and are awarded a monthly stipend and a scholarship for a full-time class at the League for the duration of the program.

Loghaven Artist Residency Call for Applications
Deadline: July 15, 2024
Knoxville, Tennessee

Loghaven’s open call for applications will be from June 1 through July 15, 2024. Loghaven invites emerging and established artists working in architecture, dance, interdisciplinary art, music, theater, visual art, and writing to apply. All resident artists receive a living stipend of $850 per week in addition to travel and freight reimbursement. Artists can find inspiration across Loghaven’s 90-acre campus, which includes rehabilitated depression-era log cabins and light-filled studio spaces. In 2021, the campus received the AIA Architecture Award in recognition of its design.

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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