February 2021

By January 31, 2021
SECCA (Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art) in North Carolina seeks a guest curator for an upcoming exhibition.

Locust Project Open Call
Miami, Florida
February 6, 2021

Christian Siriano on view at SCAD FASH in Atlanta through October 9

Artists can apply for the opportunity to access Locust Project’s gallery space and resources to create ambitious, large-scale new work. Artists receive curatorial guidance, a production budget, artist WAGE fee, documentation, and an opportunity to stay in the gallery’s residency house.

Crystal Ruth Bell Residency
February 9, 2021

Residents will receive $10,000, project feedback, in-depth workshops on budgeting and fundraising, mentorship. Artist project should address mainland China, Hong Kong, and the greater Chinese and Asian diasporas worldwide.

SECCA Guest Curator
February 12, 2021

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

SECCA is seeking a guest curator for an upcoming project. We are looking for new voices, and new perspectives. This will be a part-time position with flexible hours, based on the development and implementation of the exhibition. SECCA anticipates an average of 10 hours of work per week during the development of the exhibition, and 30 hours per week for 2-3 weeks of the installation and opening of the exhibition. Additional hours for programming development and implementation may evolve for this project and will result in additional compensation. Compensation totals $5,000, which represents twenty percent. of the anticipated exhibition budget.

Creative Capital Award Deadline: Application opens in February 2021.

The Creative Capital Award helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding and career development services valued at $50,000, for a total commitment of up to $100,000 per project.

#Not A Stereotype
Athens, Georgia
March 15, 2021

#NotAStereotype is an exhibition designed to give voice and space to artists with a focus on the Black experience. Lyndon House Art Center welcome submissions of all mediums of art created by artists that identify as Black/ African American. the exhibition seeks to highlight positive images of Black culture and contribute to the legacy of Black artistry underrepresented in fine and contemporary art spaces. Online digital submissions will be received from February 1 – March 15, 2021. Open to artists living and working in the southern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina or Tennessee.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Deadline: Rolling Basis

This year, in response to the extensive need in the creative community for monetary support and career guidance, Adobe is excited to announce a $1 million Creative Residency Community Fund. This fund will enable the support of many more creators by funding their projects and hiring them for Adobe-commissioned projects. You can choose to apply for one of the following: a paid Adobe project commission or a grant for your own project.

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
Deadline: Rolling Basis

This fund is for US-based BIPOC artists and administrators. This is a one-time micro-grant of $200. If you are interested in donating to the fund, click here.

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].

Blackacre Reserve Writing Residency
Deadline: Rolling Basis

The Blackacre Writing Residency is located in a beautiful, 300-acre forest and nature preserve located near Louisville, KY. The writer receives a $200 honorarium and resides for 1–2 weeks in a furnished house on the grounds. The period of the residency is dependent on the institution’s overall schedule of visiting artists and writers. In turn, the writer has an immense amount of say as to when they occupy the residency, having the ability to delay beginning the residency for up to a year from being awarded the residency. Residents are welcome to bring their partners. There is a $20 application fee.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Deadline: Rolling Basis

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors.

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.

Lyndon House Arts Foundation
Deadline: Rolling Basis

The Guest Artist/Curator project seeks individuals who identify as BIPOC, residing within Athens and ten surrounding counties to develop, design, an art exhibition to be on display for six-to-eight weeks in the Galleries at LHAC. There are three planned cycles for these exhibitions starting in May 2021. A competitive stipend of $1000 is provided to the Guest Artist/Curator for their creative
contribution. For further information please email [email protected]

NES Artist Residency
Deadline: Rolling Basis

NES Artist Residency was founded in March 2008 in Skagaströnd, a small town in North West Iceland. The first artists in residence arrived in June of that year. As one of the largest residencies in Iceland, NES currently hosts between 90–120 artists per year. NES provides artists with a workspace and living quarters within Skagaströnd, and the freedom to create as they wish.

Red Bull Artist Microgrants
Deadline: Rolling Basis

Red Bull Arts will award two $1,000 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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