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Opportunities for Artists in November 2019

A list of opportunities for artists and creatives you can apply for this November.

Marie-Denise Villers (formerly attributed to Jacques-Louis David), “Portrait of Charlotte du Val d’Ognes” (1801), oil on canvas, 63.5 x 50.6 inches (courtesy of Metropolitan Museum)

There’s a world of opportunities for those who know where to look. To get you started, Hyperallergic has launched this monthly resource for artists and creatives eager to get their work out there and challenge themselves to create something new.

  • The Artist Commissioning Program is awarding $10,000 to choreographers, playwrights, and composers with connections to Maspeth/Ridgewood and Flushing in New York City. The program supports the creation of a new, original work. Apply by November 14. | Queens Council on the Arts
  • Beam Camp, a collaborative building and design summer camp in Strafford, New Hampshire, is looking for large-scale projects to be brought to life by its campers, aged 10-17. Proposals must be submitted by January 6, 2020. | Beam Camp
  • Co-Conspirator Press has launched a call for proposals — that are already written or close to completion — to contribute to its resource guide. “A resource guide is meant to be a consultation piece aimed at disseminating information that readers don’t currently have access to. The guide should work towards helping users access, understand, view and distribute information in a clear a precise way,” the press says. Proposals are due November 15. | Co-Conspirator Press
  • The Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance is seeking part-time studio assistants with a starting rate of $15/hour. | Brooklyn Arts Council
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) launched a call for its 2020 artist pool. Metro Art commissions artworks in transit facilities around the city. Applications are due December 9. | Metro Art
  • Socrates Sculpture Park is seeking talented sculptors to apply for its 2020 annual fellowship, who will create work in response to controversial debates focused on public monuments and their removals. The application deadline is November 25. | Socrates Sculpture Park
  • SU-CASA seeks to connect artists with seniors in senior centers for arts-based activities. Artists-in-residence will receive a $4,500 stipend, an additional $1,000 materials/supplies budget, and access to materials and supplies from Materials for the Arts. SU-CASA is a collaboration between the New York City Council, the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Department for the Aging (DFTA) and the City’s five local arts councils. Applications are due November 15. | Queens Council on the Arts

There is still time to apply for five opportunities that appeared in October’s “Opportunities for Artists”:

  • The Alys Foundation is accepting applications for the 13th annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach, Florida. Selected digital art will be showcased May 15–16, 2020. Awards include Best of Show ($5,000), Curator’s Choice ($2,000) and three Special Recognition honors ($1,000 each). The deadline to submit is February 1, 2020. | DG2020
  • Applications for the Capricious Photo Award, which gives one photographer financial and editorial support to complete a body of work, have been extended through December 1. | Picter
  • Applications are open for the David Prize through December 1. The prize celebrates five New Yorkers who uniquely contribute to the fabric of the city — whether environmentally, culturally, socially, or otherwise. | Hyperallergic
  • Queer|Art has partnered with the Robert Giard Foundation a $10,000 international grant for emerging LGBTQ+ photographers. Applications are open through November 24. | Queer|Art
  • The Space Foundation is accepting applications for its 10th Annual International Student Art Contest, for students between the ages of 3 and 18. The organization is accepting drawing, painting, mixed media, and digital art that falls under the theme “How Exploring Space Improves Life on Earth.” Artwork must be submitted online by the student’s teacher, parent, or legal guardian; the application deadline is November 18. | Space Foundation

Check out even more opportunities at hyperallergic.com/opportunities.

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