Call For Artists: March 2021

By March 02, 2021

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Joint Space Award
San Francisco, California
Deadline: March 5, 2021

Hosted by the Minnesota Street Project Foundation, this award grants $5,000, plus up to $5,000 in materials budget to make work at during a residency at The Space Program San Francisco. The award is open to a Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) individual artist or pair of collaborating artists.

Canadian Consulate in Atlanta: 50th Pride Anniversary Mural
Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: March 5, 2021

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In honor of its 50th Anniversary, Atlanta Pride Committee Inc. is collaborating with the Consulate General of Canada in the Southeast United States to produce a community mural that will honor the proud history of the LGBTQIA+ community in Atlanta, and harken an even MORE powerful future — with a greater emphasis on their mission to advance unity, visibility and wellness among persons of varying sexual orientation and diverse genders.

Creative Capital Award Open Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021

The application for a Creative Capital Award opens starting February 1. Artists working in all disciplines are welcome to apply for $50,000 in project funding, networking opportunities, career development sessions, and more.

Thoma Foundation Publication Grant
Deadline: March 11, 2021

Thoma Foundation’s publication grants are designed for university and museum presses advancing scholarship in select disciplines like digital and electronic art. The grants assist with production-related expenses.

Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: March 14, 2021

Blue Heron Nature Preserve seeks proposals for works by contemporary artists to design projects based on the theme Into the Wild. Selected artists will receive an $800 stipend to execute the artwork. Projects must be an outdoor piece that is integrated within the Preserve. Artworks may be site-specific. Durability/ephemerality in outdoor conditions must be considered. $25 to submit ($10 for students).

Arts/Industry Residency
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Deadline: March 14, 2021

This John Michael Kohler Arts Center residency is open to artists in all disciplines. Up to twelve artists are selected for residencies in pottery or foundry—no experience with clay or cast metal is required, just an interest in pursuing a new body of work and being open to new ideas.

Greg Grummer Poetry Prize
Deadline: March 15, 2021

Poets are welcome to submit multiple entries of their work to be published in Phoebe Journal’s “contest” issue. Winners receive $500.

Cue Art Foundation Open Call for Exhibitions
Deadline: March 15, 2021

Emerging and under-recognized artists and curators can submit their ideas for a solo exhibition. Artists will receive mentor support, a studio visit and installation guidance in preparation for the exhibition, as well as a $5,000 honorarium and an accompanying exhibition catalogue.

Coco Hunday Open Call Deadline: April 5, 2021

Coco Hunday invites artists to send a PDF proposal for a Coco Hunday Solo exhibition in either Gallery 1, Gallery 2, or both spaces simultaneously.

For the exhibition PDF proposal itself, there are no requirements, we invite artists to respond in a variety of ways that fit the spirit of their work, traditional, poetic, or subversive.  All PDF proposals will be permanently archived on for public viewing–we hope the range of submissions will become a repository for use by artists, curators, students, and researchers.

The selected artist(s) will be interviewed by an active curator, theorist, or artist picked collaboratively with the exhibiting artist to be permanently published on  This interview could take the form of a video, an IM chat, a transcript, zoom dialogue, or a number of other more experimental forms.  

Jadin Wong Fellowship
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: March 21, 2021

This fellowship, open to early-career artists age 30 or younger, grants an emerging Asian American dance artist with a stipend and an eight-month fellowship to create new work.

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity Fellowship
Providence, Rhode Island
Deadline: March 31, 2021

Artists, media makers, and writers whose work focuses on race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the United States can apply to be a Practitioner Fellow for the Spring academic semester. 

MINT & ACP Photography Fellowship
Deadline: April 1, 2021

MINT & Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) are teaming up to support an Atlanta-based emerging photographer with a Fellowship opportunity. One artist will be selected by a jury to produce an individual project over a 6 month period. The photographer will receive support on their proposed project including professional mentorship opportunities, a stipend, and a four week exhibition at MINT during ACP Fest (October 2021).

Call For Gulf South Artists
Deadline: April 2, 2021

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) New Orleans announced today its annual Gulf South Open Call inviting artists to submit artworks that reflect on issues of health. Curated by Dr. David Robinson-Morris, Regional Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Ochsner Health System, and founder of Xavier University’s Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit, the CAC’s Gulf South exhibition will feature multimedia works by artists from across the region and will explore conceptions of public and community health, medicalization, (dis)/ability, hospitalization, and health (in)equity.

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