Resources for Artist


  • Omi Residency (NY, USA)

    Open call for artist and writers.

    “… A competitive jury process, residents are chosen, invited to attend at no cost to themselves, except travel. Abundant, catered meals and comfortable, beautiful lodgings are provided in a scenic location in Columbia County, New York.”

    Dead line October 15th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Center for Book Arts, Work Space Residency (NYC, USA)

    Work space residency for early career artist living in the five boroughs of NYC.

    “The Workspace Artist-in-Residence awards 4 to 5 residencies to early career artists working within the 5 boroughs of New York with little or no background in the book arts.”

    Deadline October 13th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant (USA)

    Grants for visual or performance artist.

    “Emergency Grants is the only active, multi-disciplinary program that offers immediate assistance of this kind to artists living and working anywhere in the United States, for projects occurring in the U.S. and abroad.”

    Rolling basis, Apply here.

  • 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship (NY)

    $7,000 cash award for artist working in New York state.

    “Artist Fellowships in Craft/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts. … Awards are made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York.”

    Deadline January 22nd, 2020, Apply here.

  • The Clemente Open Call (NY)

    Open call for curators.

    “Independent curators, emerging artists and arts professionals to submit exhibition proposals to be considered for the two gallery spaces at The Clemente, the Abrazo Interno Gallery and the LES Gallery, from July 2020 to June 2021.”

    Deadline October 19th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Laundromat Project Create Change Residency (NYC)

    Open call for creatives to develop community-based art projects.

    “We are looking for artists, cultural producers, and makers of all creative disciplines, backgrounds, and experiences to practice abundance through the co-creation of community-based art projects across NYC.”

    Deadline October 17th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Sunny Art Centre Prize (London, UK)

    Open call for 2020 Sunny Art Prize, artist will be awarded monetary compensation + exhibition. Open to artist worldwide.

    “The Sunny Art Prize is an international art prize hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art competition, based in the UK, is a global platform offering art opportunities for emerging and established artists to showcase their artworks internationally. The art contest also gives the art prize-winners the opportunity to be part of a one-month artist residency.”

    Deadline June 30th, 2020, Apply here.

  • NARS Foundation Residency (NYC)

    Open call for US and international artist to apply for residency providing studio space and studio visits.

    “NARS Foundation hosts International artists for 3, 6 or 12-month residencies and US-based artists for 3-month residencies, providing space and time in an artist community, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.”

    Deadline October 14th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Wave Pool Art Residency (Ohio, USA)

    Art residency searching for proposals that engage with the community in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    “Residencies of 2-6 weeks include flexible live/work studio space, a month long exhibition in our gallery (when appropriate), opportunities for artistic community engagement and programming, and a $1500 stipend for the project…”

    Dead line November 2nd, 2019, Apply here.

  • Locust Projects (Miami, USA)

    Open call for an exhibition proposal in their main gallery with up to $10,000 for project budget.

    “OPEN CALL for Main Gallery exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual artists to experiment with new ideas and media. We encourage artists to propose experimental, site-specific projects that are engaging and risk-taking that extend your practice in concept, scale, and/or scope.

    Deadline October 31st, 2019, Apply here.

  • Apexart Exhibition Open Call (NYC)

    Open call for curators, artists and creatives who want to have their projects/ideas come to live in an exhibition.

    “Winning proposals become part of apexart’s Exhibition Season and receive production funding and significant production support.”

    Deadline October 31st, 2019, Apply here.

  • Queens Arts Funds (Queens, NYC)

    Grants for Queens based artist and non-profit organizations.

    “The Queens Arts Fund is committed to supporting emerging artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, working within all disciplines to create work that provides open and equal access for audiences in all communities of Queens, to further racial and cultural equity.”

    Deadline October 29th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Queer Art Robert Giard Grant for Emerging LGBTQ+ Photographers (USA)

    $10,000 grant for emerging LGBTQ+ national and international photographers.

    “The grant focuses on supporting emerging LGBTQ+ photographers whose projects address issues of sexuality, gender, or LGBTQ+ identity.”

    Deadline November 24th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Smack Mellon (NYC)

    Open call for artist living and working in NYC to be provided studio space.

    “The Artist Studio Program was launched in 2000 in response to the crisis of available affordable space for artists living and working in New York City. The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space accessible 24/7.”

    Deadline November 1st, 2019, Apply here.

  • MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León Laboratorio 987 (Leon, Spain)

    Grant program for artist to receive assistance with their production.

    “For the year 2019, a total allocation of 50,000 euros will be committed to the program. Any physical person or group, of legal age, individually or collectively, regardless of their origin, whose work is linked to work in the arts, creation, culture, curatorship, research, and/or social movements and its different public manifestations, is invited to submit.”

    Deadline ongoing, Apply here.

  • The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (USA)

    Grant available for painters, sculptures, printmaking, and works on paper.

    “The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time.”

    Deadline ongoing, Apply here.

  • PlySpace (Indiana, USA)

    Open call for artist to apply for art residency.

    “PlySpace provides dedicated space and time for residents to investigate and pursue their own work. Additionally, it serves as a platform for experimentation and provocation by sparking conversation and collaboration with various Muncie communities.”

    Deadline November 1st, 2019, Apply here.

  • Space On Ryder Farm Residency Program (New York, USA)

    Residency space for artist and activist to further develop their practice. There are several types of residency styles to apply to: family, institutional, greenhouse, etc…

    “SPACE’s philosophy is simple: artists and social activists need the time and space to do what they do best--create. Residencies at SPACE are self-determined to meet the needs of each individual resident or group.”

    Deadline November 6th, 2019, Apply here.

  • HB Studio Residency (New York, USA)

    Residency for theater artists and playwrights to develop new work.

    “HB Studio is dedicated to training and practice for the theater, and seeks to provide a commerce-free environment for the nurturing and growth of theater artists. In pursuit of this goal, HB offers six two-month Rehearsal Space Residencies each year for the development of creative projects.”

    Deadline November 8th, 2019, Apply here.

  • Tokyo Biennale 2020 (Tokyo, Japan)

    Artist are invited to spend time in a residency in Tokyo and create work to be shown in the biennale.

    ““Social Dive” involves artists diving into the different areas of Tokyo as part of an art project aimed at discovering both the unique traditions, as well as new values held by the people who live there. The project calls for artists whose practice deals with socially engaged art through a wide spectrum of ideas and methods of expression or action; whether it be fine art, design, performance, media art, film, architecture, academic research, social action, economic-related – all fields are welcome.”

    Deadline December 15th, 2019, Apply here.


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