Call for Artists: May 2024

By May 02, 2024
Photograph courtesy of Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant 
Deadline: May 15, 2024

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The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports writing about contemporary art and aims to ensure that critical writing remains a valued mode of engaging with the visual arts. Open to any art historian, artist, critic, curator, journalist, or a writer in an outside field who is strongly engaged with contemporary visual arts.

Arts Access Mini-Grants
Deadline: May 15, 2024

Arts Access Mini-Grants provides up to $2,000 for professional fees and supplies for arts projects that focus on increasing access to underserved and underrepresented people which may include ethnic groups, people with disabilities, people aged 60 years and older, and active-duty military/veterans and their families in the state of Tennessee.

Sawtooth Residencies in Ceramics and Woodworking
Deadline: May 15, 2024
Winston-Salem, NC

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The year-long Artist-in-Residence programs encourage the development of new skills, connections, and bodies of work while assisting with studio operations. Ceramic Residents are given 24/7 access to studio space, materials at cost, free firings, and the opportunity to teach, inspire, and energize our community. The Woodworking Resident will receive round-the-clock access to Wood and Lathe studios, a semi-private studio space, and a $3,000 stipend in exchange for working several hours per week.

InLight 2024: Grounds for Clearing Call for Proposal
Deadline: May 22, 2024
Richmond, Virginia

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce its call for proposals for InLight: Grounds for Clearing, an annual exhibition of contemporary art that takes place at night and is in a different location each year in Richmond, Virginia. Now in its 17th year, InLight features new media, sound art, light-based media, sculpture, installation, performance, community-based works, and interactive and virtual projects that are experienced in the dark. This year’s InLight curators are Tiffany E. Barber and Nicole Pollard. InLight: Grounds for Clearing will take place November 8-9, 2024 at Pine Camp Cultural Arts and Community Center in Richmond’s Northside.

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.

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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