Call For Artists:

September 2019

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The Borscht Corporation, a film festival in Miami, is seeking films for their Borscht Film Festival, held in November.

Tulsa Artist Fellowship
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Deadline: September 6, 2019

Seeds, a juried show. applications open through August 5 at Westobou Gallery, Augusta

Open to contemporary artists and arts workers of any medium and/or discipline, this fellowship provides fully-subsidized housing and studio space and an unrestricted $20,000 award.

Hambidge Center Creative Residency
Location: Rabun Gap, Georgia
September 15, 2019

The Hambidge Center Creative Residency is open to all kinds of creative thinkers, offering each resident a private studio and living space, with communal meals provided four nights a week. Fellowships for first-time residents are available—they come with a $700 stipend and a free two week a residency.

Borscht Film Festival Open Call
Location: Miami, Florida
Deadline: September 20, 2019

Seeds, a juried show. applications open through August 5 at Westobou Gallery, Augusta

Borscht is calling for completed works to be exhibited at the next Borscht Film Festival in November 2019. Films of any length and format, as well as installations, experiences, and episodic content are welcomed as long as they address South Florida and/or the principal artists were born, raised, inspired by, or are currently living in South Florida.

The Toni Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing
Location: Nationwide
Deadline: September 30, 2019

The Beauchamp Prize will consider submissions of work that has been written (or published) within the last year. A variety of creative approaches and formats to writing on the visual arts are encouraged. There will be one first place prize of $3,000 dollars and two runners up awarded $1,000 each.

Blackacre Writing Residency

Location: Louisville, KY
Application Due: rolling
The Blackacre Writing Residency is located in a beautiful, three-hundred-acre forest and nature preserve located near Louisville, KY. The writer receives a $200 honorarium and resides for one-to-two weeks in a furnished house on the grounds, offering all of the modern domestic necessities.

MacDowell Colony

Location: Peterborough, NH
Application Due: September 15
The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Deadline: rolling

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists.

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.

Rhizome Microgrant Program
Deadline: rolling basis

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, and is currently seeking proposals for net art or relate to Info-Wars, which considers political radicalization and the internet.

Fine Contemporary Craft

Location: Raleigh, NC
Application Due: September 23

Artspace invites artists working in a variety of craft media to enter Fine Contemporary Craft, a biennial national juried exhibition. Work will be juried by Mia Hall, Executive Director of Penland School of Craft. Eligible media include functional or sculptural works in the following: basketry, ceramics, fiber, furniture (any media), glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, handmade paper and wood. Entries will also be juried for cash prizes. There is a submission fee of 35$ for non members, 25$ for members.

York County Arts Regional Artist Grants

Location: South Carolina
Application Due: October 1

Regional Artist Project Grants provide an award for individuals and groups of unincorporated artists to pursue projects that further enhance their artistic development by attending a professional development experience or purchasing/renting a piece of equipment. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the region (e.g., have resided for a minimum of twelve (12) months prior to the deadline) of one the following counties: Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Union, or York, South Carolina. For more information, go here.

Foundworks Prize

Location: National
Application Due: September 30

The Foundwork Artist Prize is a new juried grant awarded this fall to an outstanding US-based artist chosen on Foundwork. The winner will receive an unrestricted $10,000 dollar grant to support their practice, as well as a studio visit to cultivate a dialogue around the winner’s work. In addition, two runners up will each receive special mention and free lifetime accounts on Foundwork. Official rules and FAQ are here.

1858 Prize

Location: Regional
Application Due: October 1

The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South. Presented annually, the prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media. Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia are eligible to apply.

Masur Juried Competition

Location: Monroe, LA
Application Due: December 5

The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana invites contemporary artists working in any medium to enter the 55th Annual Juried Competition. Best in Show receives $1,000, and total awards are $3,200. The exhibition will be on view from February 27 – May 9, 2020 with an opening reception on February 28. Work will be judged by guest juror Allison Glenn, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Submissions are open to any artist over age 18, working in the United States. Submitted works must have been completed after December 1, 2017.

Atlanta Photography Group: People, Places, Things

Location: Atlanta, GA
Application Due: October 13

The theme for this exhibition is People, Places and Things, which is very broad, and allows the photographic artist to express their own personal creativity. Entrants can submit 2-8 images of their choice. Images do not need to be a part of a single body of work. All works are eligible for this exhibition, including any works that have been shown in any past APG exhibition.

Find more upcoming artist opportunities in these compilations published by Creative Capital , resartis and BOMB.

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