Call For Artists:

September 2020

By September 01, 2020
Alicia Henry, Brown, Red, White, and Blue, 2012-2015. Henry is the 2016 recipient of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art.

Women’s Studio Workshop Studio Residency Grant
Rosendale, New York
Deadline: September 1, 2020

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

This grant includes a stipend of $350 a week, up to $500 for materials used during the residency, up to $250 for travel within the Continental US, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access.

Wendy’s Subway Open Reading Period
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: September 7, 2020

Wendy’s Subway seeks submissions of innovative, hybrid, and cross-genre work that charts new possibilities and expressions of poetic form. The winner will author a publication, receive an honorarium of $1,000, a standard royalty contract, and 25 author copies. This call has a $20 entry fee.

Laboratory Art + Residency
Deadline: September 8, 2020

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

Open call for submissions for a new media remote residency. Laboratory Interactive Art Residency is a Washington based nonprofit arts program offering a $200 stipend per artist, per month, upon acceptance. This remote residency runs September 15th – November 20th.

Wachtmeister Award
Amherst, Virginia
Deadline: September 15, 2020

This award administered by the Virginia Center for Creative Arts is open to visual artists whose significant achievement in the arts is widely recognized. The award includes a fully-funded fellowship for up to 30 days at Virginia Center’s Mt. San Angelo in Amherst, VA, an honorarium of $1,000, and paid travel expenses.

Hambidge Center Creative Residency
North Georgia
Deadline: September 15, 2020

Located in the north Georgia mountains, 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 residency.

Atlantic Center for the Arts
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Deadline: September 20, 2020

Founded in 1977 by Doris Leeper, an internationally known sculptor and painter as well as a visionary environmentalist, Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) is a non-profit multidisciplinary artist residency located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art
Deadline: October 11, 2020

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.

Idea Capital Atlanta
Deadline: November 1, 2020

Idea Capital makes grants ranging from $500 to $5000 to metropolitan Atlanta artists to encourage experimental and investigative art projects, including the awarding of one travel grant. We seek to foster a new tone of experimentation and support in the Atlanta art world, as well as encourage a larger framework of support.

Deadline: November 1, 2020

ArtFields will award $100,000 in prize money during our art competition and festival in Lake City, South Carolina. Accepted artists are invited to exhibit their work in one of the historic downtown Lake City venues for nine days. Venues include everything from a former mercantile to an historic barbershop. Winners are determined by popular choice and juried panel.

ARTNOIR Jar of Love Fund
Deadline: Rolling Basis

This fund is for US-based BIPOC artists and administrators. This is a one-time micro grant of $200. This information will be kept confidential. If you have documents that you would like to attach to your application, please email them to [email protected].

Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program
Deadline: Rolling Basis

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.

Joan Mitchell Emergency Grant
Deadline: Rolling Basis

The Joan Mitchell Foundation provides grants of up to $6,000 to US based visual artists who have suffered significant physical losses after natural or man-made disasters.

Rauschenberg Emergency Grant
Deadline: Rolling Basis

NYFA and the Rasuchenberg Foundation have teamed up to offer visual and media artists and choreographers in the US grants of up to $5,000 for medical related emergencies.

Red Bull Artist Microgrants
Deadline: Rolling Basis

Red Bull Arts will award two $1000 grants each month to artists in the following 20 cities across the United States: Atlanta, Austin/San Antonio, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Hudson Valley (NY), Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Oakland, Philadelphia, Providence, St Louis, and the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St.Paul).  These funds are meant to support artists in continuing their work however they see fit in this difficult moment.

Rhizome Microgrant Program
Deadline: Rolling Basis

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, which considers political radicalization and the internet.

For more opportunities, please visit BOMB and Creative Capital. For more resources relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, please go here.

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