Call for Artists: May 2022

By May 05, 2022
image of a womans face being smeared by a continuous stream of honey
Julie Tolentino, Honey from Cry of Love. Tolentino is a 2021 recipient of the Anonymous Was A Woman Award.

State of the Art: Record Zine Project
Louisiana
Deadline: May 1, 2022

Visit State of the Art: Record at LSU MOA and take in the way each artist creates, responds, or reflects on a record or the idea of one. Use these questions as a starting point: What does it mean to record? What constitutes a record? Who creates the record and can a record be changed?

Respond to these ideas or create your own record in any form you desire. Poetry, painting, photography, collage–anything is fair game. Responses will be compiled into a zine to be released before the exhibition closes.


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.


Frost Museum of Art: Disrupting Anti-Blackness on view through June 19
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Livable Buckhead Request for Proposals: Shelter to Sculpture Program
U.S. South
Deadline: May 6, 2022

Livable Buckhead’s Shelter to Sculpture Program is a sustainability focused partnership with MARTA, leading an effort to repurpose outdated bus shelters as large-scale, outdoor sculptures. This public art program is for the creation of a public “art walk,” that will serve to spotlight and enhance the surrounding ecology of PATH400, Buckhead’s premier multi-use trail and bolster the community’s arts scene. All commissioned work will be required to utilize reclaimed bus shelter materials donated from MARTA. Proposals are open to artists in the Southeast with applicants broken into three categories. The first applicant category will be reserved for students currently enrolled or recently graduated from a fine arts program. The second applicant category will be reserved for emerging artists with 1 – 4 years of experience in the field. The third applicant category will be reserved for established artists with more than 5 years of experience. For this reason, stipends may range from $7,000 to $15,000 per sculpture.


Sulfur Studios Street Fair Vendor Open Call
Georgia
Deadline: May 7, 2022

Sulfur Street Fairs run in conjunction with First Fridays in Starland, where the Sulfur hosts Open Studio Night, inviting the public to tour Sulfur Studios and its twenty-six studio spaces. Sulfur Street Fairs, featuring local artist vendors, live music and a food truck are the perfect addition to our First Friday festivities! The Sulfur Street Fair is located on 39th Street between Bull Street and Desoto Avenue.


Getty Images – Editorial Photography & Inclusion Grants
United States
Deadline: May 15, 2022

Getty Images has a number of grants available for individual photographers and videographers, and for organizations that support documentary photography and its practitioners. Grants are between $5,000 and $15,000.


Georgia Museum of Art: Graphic Eloquence: American Modernism on Paper on view through September 4
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Creative Time Open Call
United States
Deadline: May 17, 2022

Artists are welcome to apply to the third iteration of the Creative Time Open Call. Proposals for speculative concepts are welcome. This year’s application process has been simplified, with the labor of submitting detailed budgets and considering feasibility removed. Creative Time’s curator and project producers will work closely with the selected artist to help conceptualize project ideas, and to manage the timeline, budget, vendors, production schedule, and exhibition details. Finalists will be notified in early June. The artist fee for the Open Call commission is $10,000. This is a direct payment to the artist. The production budget is separate from this fee and will be managed by Creative Time.


Andy Warhol Foundation – Art Writers Grant
United States and territories
Deadline: May 18, 2022

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports emerging and established writers who write about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories—articles, books, and short-form writing—the grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. The program also supports art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods and experiments with literary styles.


Sulfur Studios: Our Golden Coast
Georgia — Supporters of Sulfur Studios
Deadline: May 20, 2022

Our Golden Coast, a Supporter Exhibition at Sulfur Studios, will present a collection of works inspired by the coastal region in Georgia. Our Golden Coast is an exploration and rumination on the coastline. This exhibition will highlight our community of Artist Supporters through work that considers the importance and history of the marshes, waterways, islands, and beaches that make up Savannah. Artists may submit up to three works.


Residenza Lago Scuro 
United States and territories
Deadline: May 22, 2022

Residenza Lago Scuro is a self-directed Interdisciplinary residency offering creatives the chance to explore their practice, exchange ideas, and make work while living on, and learning about, a beautiful regenerative farm in Northern Italy. The program emphasizes the exchange between practitioners of the cultural and agricultural arts, and the value that is created when different minds and like-hearts come together and collaborate in a space dedicated to nature, nourishment, and creativity. For more information, please review the FAQ here.


Silver Art Projects Residency
International
Deadline: May 22, 2022

Artists accepted to this 10-month residency receive studio space on the 28th floor of 4 World Trade Center in Downtown Manhattan, a $1,200 stipend, mentorship, and more.


Frost Museum of Art: Disrupting Anti-Blackness on view through June 19
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Figuratively Speaking 2022
United States and territories
Deadline: May 24, 2022

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation seeks the broadest range of work featuring figuration. Artists may apply their own interpretation as long as the submitted works are in line with the central theme. All media will be considered. Figurative subjects are figures, forms, and faces. This call has a $30 entry fee.


Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence
United States and territories
Deadline: May 26, 2022

The Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence is awarded annually to one outstanding, early-career artist who is developing new works that address plants, gardens, or landscapes in the broad sense.  This is our most prestigious artist award and is open to visual artists, literary artists, dancers, and musicians. The award includes a $10,000 individual grant and requires a 2 – 8 week stay at the OSGF estate. This fellowship is granted to exceptional artists who show remarkable promise to contribute to a deeper understanding of the natural world, and humankind’s place in it.


Louisiana Contemporary 2022 Call for Entries
Louisiana
Deadline: May 27, 2022

The Louisiana Contemporary, presented by the Helis Foundation, is an annual juried art competition open to all artists eighteen years and older residing in the state of Louisiana (must be able to provide proof of a valid Louisiana address). All work must be original and completed within the last two years (2020-2022).


Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
United States and territories
Deadline: June 14, 2022

The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants (AWAW EAG) program, administered by NYFA, will distribute a total of $250,000 in funding to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists. The AWAW EAG will support environmental art projects that inspire thought, action, and ethical engagement. Projects should not only point at problems, but aim to engage an environmental issue at some scale. Proposals should illustrate thorough consideration of a project’s ecological and social ethics. Projects that explore interdependence, relationships, and systems through Indigenous and ancestral practices are encouraged to apply.


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
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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.


Georgia Museum of Art: Graphic Eloquence: American Modernism on Paper on view through September 4
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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.


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.


Frost Museum of Art: Disrupting Anti-Blackness on view through June 19
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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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