Call for Artists: March 2022

By March 07, 2022
three Black women in white dresses stand in a sun-spotted green area, surrounded by tall trees and two white vintage chairs
Courtesy the Louis Armstrong House.

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.


John Michael Kohler Arts Center 2023 Residency
International
Deadline: March 14, 2022

For more than forty years, Arts/Industry has been connecting artists with the resources, technology, and materials of Kohler Co., and providing a place to explore new ideas, processes, and perspectives. Artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Each year, up to twelve artists are selected for residencies in the Pottery or Foundry areas of the factory through a competitive jury process. 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.

Arts/Industry residencies are three months in length and divided into three cohorts. There are four artists-in-residence in each cohort—two in Pottery and two in Foundry. Residents are expected to commit to the full three-month period. Artists-in-residence receive 24-hour access to studio space, industrial materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, round-trip transportation, and a modest weekly stipend.


The ARMSTRONG NOW 2022 Artists-in-Residence
National
Deadline: March 15, 2022

Two multidisciplinary artists will be awarded $10,000 each to create new work inspired by the contents of the Armstrong Archives. The process and final public performance will be documented in a short film.


LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists
National
Deadline: March 16, 2022

The LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program will provide critical support to early career Native artists with one-year awards of $10,000 to develop and realize new projects. The program will consist of a suite of activities that includes grant-making, artist professional development, and artist convening. This opportunity is primarily for developing artists at a launching point in their career. 


Asian American Arts Alliance Van Lier Fellowship
National
Deadline: March 20, 2022

This program supports early-career artists in the fields of theater, music, and visual art. The fellow receives $6,000 and an eight-month fellowship tailored to respond to the unique needs of their practice.


Banff Centre Visual Art Residencies: Material Transformations
International
Deadline: March 23, 2022

Material Transformations invites a collective investigation of the radical potential embedded in organic matter. Led by Candice Lin with Mel Y. Chen, Beatriz Cortez, and Kristine Thompson, this residency will think with the histories latent within natural materials used in artistic production, such as the extractive legacies of different insects, minerals, and clay. Open to visual artists working across mediums, the program will also look at the way in which plants have been used as modes of healing or resistance to dominant systems of power, examining links between plants, nature conservation, colonial bioprospecting, and discourses of hygiene and eugenics.

This residency is for visual artists with an exhibition/publication record who have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or who have equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. Collaborative groups of no more than two are welcome to apply. This call has an application fee of $65.


McColl Center Artist Residency
International
Deadline: March 31, 2022

McColl Center seeks applications from artists for the Fall 2022 or Winter/Spring 2023 Artist-in-residence seasons. Applicants should be invested in working in a creative community, open to experimentation, and invested in pushing their work forward. Each resident receives their own studio, housing, and access to McColl Center’s Printmaking Studio, Woodshop, and ceramics lab, as well as our laser cutter, 3D printer, welder, and Media Lab. 

Artists-in-residence participate in a group exhibition and lead one to two community engagements centered around their practice. Visit the website below for application guidelines and instructions. Please contact Jonell Logan, VP + Creative Director, at [email protected] with any questions.


Creative Capital: Wild Futures 2023/2024 Cycles
National
Deadline: April 1, 2022

100 artists will receive direct funding in varying amounts of up to $50,000 to help realize their projects. Categories are Performing Arts, Technology, Literature, Visual Arts, and Moving Image/Film. Grants are awarded through an annual competition open to citizens, permanent residents, and O-1 visa holders of the United States. Candidates must apply to Creative Capital in order to be considered.


Extension of Self
National
Deadline: April 8, 2022

This is an open call for artists working at the intersection of science and technology and addressing topics surrounding accessibility. This exhibit will be hosted at Georgia Tech’s Price Gilbert Library Gallery in Atlanta, GA. Exhibit opens August 8, 2022. Selected submissions will receive $2,000.00 in compensation.


Art in Odd Places 2022
International
Deadline: May 1, 2022

Art in Odd Places(AiOP) 2022: STORY scheduled for September 23-25, 2022, curated by Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn invites proposals for its seventeenth annual public art and performance festival taking place along 14th Street in Manhattan, NY – from Avenue C to the Hudson River.

Artists can propose an individual performance or visual artwork in an odd place on 14th Street during the festival. AiOP welcomes a mosaic of art disciplines: Performative Pedestrians, Rambling Poets, Roaming Jugglers, Hands-on Puppeteers, Cartwheeling Clowns, Marching Musicians, Roving Video.


16th International ARC Salon Competition
International
Deadline: June 16, 2022

The International ARC Salon is the largest in the world in terms of entries, and the most diverse in terms of categories and international participation. This makes the International ARC Salon Competition the most influential and far reaching competition for Contemporary Realism in the world, offering over $130,000 in cash awards and international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries and museums, with live exhibitions and a strong online presence.


Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program
International
Deadline: July 1, 202
2

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.

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


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

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
2

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.

Kirsten Stolle's Only You Can Prevent A Forest on view at Halsey Institute through Dec 10, 2022
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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.


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