Applications are now open for the Culture Connects Coalition Artist Relief Fund, which aims to grant $100,000 to Santa Fe artists whose incomes have been affected by the coronavirus. The application can be found in English here and Spanish here, and grant amounts will range from $500 to $1000. The fund is a partnership between the City of Santa Fe’s Arts and Culture Department and the Lannan Foundation, and is seeking additional donations. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (505) 955-6653 to make a contribution. Read the full story here.
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Opportunities in June 2023
From residencies, fellowships, and workshops to grants, open calls, and commissions, our monthly list of opportunities for artists, writers, and art workers.
Mohawk Artist Shelley Niro’s First Major Retrospective Opens at the National Museum of the American Indian
Shelley Niro: 500 Year Itch confronts the challenges of being Indigenous and female in the United States and Canada. On view in NYC.
Let Legibility in Art Be Damned
The slippage between legibility and illegibility in Leah Ke Yi Zheng’s work pushes against the assumption that a painting must acknowledge its surface.
10 Art Shows to See in LA This June
This month: Sarah Rosalena, Keith Haring, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mister Cartoon, and more.
Loghaven Opens Applications for Stipend-Supported Residencies
Emerging and established artists can apply by July 15 for retreat-model residencies based in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 2024 and 2025.
Judy Giera on “Sublimating Her Trans Body Through Form”
The Brooklyn artist talks about her mixed-media artworks, love of Lisa Frank, and hopes for the future as LGBTQIA+ rights come under attack.
What the Art World Doesn’t Want You to Know About Yayoi Kusama
A new publication tries hard to reinvent Kusama as a champion of racial equity despite her troubling record of anti-Black statements.
Flowers on a River: The Art of Chinese Flower-and-Bird Painting, 1368–1911
Over 100 masterworks by 59 artists spanning the Ming and Qing dynasties are on view at China Institute Gallery in New York.
Sotheby’s Buys Whitney’s Breuer Building for Reported $100M
Sotheby’s has announced plans to acquire the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Breuer Building on the corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street and relocate its York Avenue galleries and salesroom to the space in 2025. According to a Bloomberg report, the auction house will purchase the Brutalist building for approximately $100 million. Designed by…
We Tried Photoshop’s New AI Tool on Art, With Mixed Results
The “Generative Fill” function lets you extend any image background and make other modifications, but even robots need art history lessons.