Call for Artists: November 2022

By November 03, 2022
Britt Ransom, Parallel Paths, 2022. Courtesy of the artist and photographed by Ruben Diaz. Ransom was a Spring 2022 finalist for the Hopper Prize.

The Idea Fund 2022 Grants
Houston, Texas
Deadline: November 7, 2022

Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art at the Hunter Museum through January 8th

The Idea Fund provides grants to support innovative, experimental, public-facing visual art projects that expand one’s understanding of how art exists in the world, address community needs, or exemplify new ways of working in, for, and with community. For 2022-2023, the Idea Fund will provide 12 grants of $5,000 each to individual artists or collectives in the Greater Houston Area, with an emphasis on new projects developed by Black, Indigenous, and POC lead organizers. Individual artists, artist-curators, collectives, or collaboratives interested in applying must reside in one of the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, or Waller. The Idea Fund is a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks in partnership with Aurora Picture Show and Project Row Houses and funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Jennifer Mack-Watkins: Developing a Professional Art Practice Outside the Studio
November 12th, 2022

Sulfur Studios presents their Professional Practices Workshop Series for Fall 2022, where workshops are free and open to the public. This workshop will provide participants with the basic information needed to establish a professional art practice and make a personal plan to promote oneself as an artist. Each participant will leave with ideas on how to connect with audiences outside the studio. The host, Jennifer Mack-Watkins, is a contemporary visual artist whose artistic aesthetic draws from a confluence of reference points, most of which include her Japanese Mokuhanga printmaking techniques and her culturally rich southern roots. Registration is recommended in anticipation of the workshop.

2022 Hopper Prize
Deadline: November 15, 2022

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital archiving platform offering a series of individual artist grants on a bi-annual basis totaling $22,000.00 USD. Submissions will be juried by Simone Krug, Curator, Aspen Art Museum, and Rachel Reese Waldrop, Director & Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga.

Little Things at Swan Coach House in Atlanta through January 5

This call has a $40 application fee.

Erin Dunn: The Art of The Studio Visit
November 17th, 2022

Sulfur Studios presents their Professional Practices Workshop Series for Fall 2022, where workshops are free and open to the public. This workshop will demystify what a curatorial studio visit entails and offer some practical tips for a productive experience. The host, Erin Dunn, is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums. Since joining the curatorial department in 2014, Dunn has curated numerous exhibitions including the first full-career survey of American painter Phillip J. Hampton, a retrospective of the photographer Bruce Davidson and solo exhibitions with artists Sonya Clark and Noel W Anderson. In addition, Dunn has spearheaded several exhibitions for Telfair’s #art912 initiative, which raises the visibility and promotes the vitality of artists living and working in Savannah. Registration is recommended in anticipation of the workshop.

Winter 2023 Plum Lime Residency + Online Exhibition
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: November 27, 2022

The Plum Lime Residency provides artists with a 550 sq. ft. private studio in Bushwick (Brooklyn, NY) for six-weeks to create a new body work. The residency is offered biannually in the winter and summer. Organized by NYC Crit Club, a radical alternative program offering community, connection, and critique to artists post BFA and MFA, the program encourages the residency studio to be used as a space to develop new work, engage in studio visits and take advantage of the Bushwick area. Plum Lime Residents will receive a free 550 sq. ft studio for 6 weeks with 24/7 access, a studio visit with NYC Crit Club Co-Founder and Director, Catherine Haggarty, a $50 Artist and Craftsman gift card, a feature on the NYC Crit Club website and Instagram, and the top 20 artists from the open call will be curated into an online group show featured on the MEPAINTSME website.

This call has a $30 application fee.

2023 Bernheim Artistin-Residence Program
Clermont, Kentucky
Deadline: November 28, 2022 

Running for more than four decades,  Bernheim’s Artist in Residence Program promotes multi-disciplinary explorations of one’s relationship with the natural environment through artistic expression, expanding upon Bernheim’s long history of art in the landscape. Up to 4 artists are selected for residencies at Bernheim on an annual basis, each with a stipend of $2500. One residency is always dedicated to a regional artist currently living in Kentucky or in Clark and Floyd counties of Southern Indiana. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is a private, non-profit educational and recreational nature preserve located 25 miles south of Louisville in Clermont, KY. 

2023 Bernheim Environmental Artist-in-Residence Program
Clermont, Kentucky
Deadline: November 28, 2022 

In 2021, Bernheim announced that the Artist-in-Residence Program expanded to include an annual call for an Environmental Artist-in-Residence. This program encourages visual artists to examine environmental issues and severity of the climate crisis to promote dialogue and positive change for the natural environment and world at large. Artists are invited to address environmental themes including (but not limited to): excess heat, drought, flooding, extreme weather events, food insecurity, displacement, environmental justice and the loss of biodiversity. In exchange for comfortable rustic housing, access to studio space, financial and staff support for the development of new work, artists will gift an artwork, temporary installation or project addressing climate change as a donation to the Bernheim Foundation. Recipients are also asked to engage the public with their work and/or process while in residence. Residency periods are between 6 weeks and 2 months and each comes with a $2500 stipend. 

ON::View Residency Program at Sulfur Studios
Savannah, Georgia
Deadline: December 10, 2022

Located in the heart of Savannah’s Starland District at Sulfur Studios, the ON::VIEW Artist Residency provides a free, high visibility studio space for an artist to complete a new project, to continue an in-progress endeavor, or to conduct research exploring conceptual, material, performative, and social practices. Applications are now open for May – August 2023, and are due by December 10th, 2022 at 11:59 pm. Applicants will be notified by January 10th, 2023.

This call has a $50 application fee.

Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency by Collar Works
Deadline: December 15, 2022

The Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency (EMAR) program by Collar Works is designed to provide a diverse group of emerging and established artists and writers with an immersive, supportive, productive, and communal atmosphere for art-making, writing, and dialogue on a bucolic 77-acre farm in Washington County, NY. The summer residency is offered for 5 weeks, with 2 and 4-week residencies for individual artists and 1-week residencies for families. EMAR is a fully supportive, no cost to attend, inclusive opportunity that centers wellness and provides the time, space, and sustenance creatives need to fuel their practice in a communal environment.

This call is free to apply through October 15, with a $25 application fee running from October 16 – December 15.  

Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: May 1, 2023

@ATLFILMPARTY is a local film competition with a goal of transforming ATL’s film industry into a dedicated community. For each cycle, a seasonal jury of film industry professionals will select 3-8 top films from the submission pool to be showcased at the event. The films will be edited in a loop, and screened in a venue ITP. All attendees are given an individual ballot to vote for their favorite film after viewing them on loop during the party. The winning filmmaker receives a cash grant ($500) and mentorship provided by the Southern Documentary Fund, and all finalists receive a framed award. Filmmakers submitting to ATL Film Party must be raised or based in Atlanta, Georgia to participate in the competition.

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.

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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