Hyperallergic’s monthly Opportunities Listings provide a resource to artists and creatives looking for grants and paid gigs to further their work. As the arts sector navigates the coronavirus pandemic, these paid opportunities for independent artists and cultural organizations are more important now than ever.
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Grants & Awards
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation
2022 Individual Support Grant
This program was conceived in order to recognize and support serious, fully-committed visual artists who have been creating mature art for at least 20 years and who are in current financial need. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: January 14, 2022 | gottliebfoundation.org
Café Royal Cultural Foundation
Café Royal Cultural Foundation Visual Grants
Café Royal Cultural Foundation advances the visual arts by awarding grants of up to $10,000 to NYC-based artists working across a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: November 15, 2021 | caferoyalculturalfoundation.org
Over a one-year period, the Spark Fund will provide 36 stipends of $50,000 to established BIPOC independent documentary filmmakers whose work on humanities themed-projects was interrupted by the pandemic.
Deadline: December 29, 2021 | firelightmedia.tv
New York Foundation for the Arts
Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants
This program will initially provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers who have experienced dire financial emergencies due to the pandemic. Applications open November 9.
Deadline: January 7, 2022 | nyfa.org
Residencies & Workshops
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
2022 Arts Center Residency
LMCC offers short-term residencies in three sessions at the Arts Center at Governors Island to artists in all disciplines whose work is concerned with the broader themes of equity and sustainability.
Deadline: November 12, 2021 (at 5pm ET) | lmcc.net/arts-center-residency
University of California, Davis
2022–2023 Teaching Artists-in-Residence
UC Davis’s Department of Art and Art History seeks applicants for two quarter-long artist residency positions in the California Studio, a residency program focused on teaching and studio practice. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: November 5, 2021 | recruit.ucdavis.edu
2022–2023 Fellowship Program
Six underrepresented and emerging NYC metropolitan area-based artists who self-identify as women or non-binary will each be awarded year-long fellowships to develop and exhibit a project at A.I.R.
Deadline: November 15, 2021 | airgallery.org
2022–2023 Artist Studio Program
Running for a 50-week period from September 1 to August 15, the program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media with a free private studio space and a fellowship (dependent on funding).
Deadline: November 20, 2021 | smackmellon.org
Women’s Studio Workshop
Studio Residency Grant
This six-to-eight-week residency comes with a stipend and is meant for artists to create new work in any of WSW’s studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics.
Deadline: November 15, 2021 | wsworkshop.org
Bard Graduate Center
Bard Graduate Center’s fellowship programs are designed to further the goal of promoting research in the areas of decorative arts, design history, and material culture. Apply today!
Fields of the Future Deadline: December 6, 2021 | Visiting Fellowships Deadline: March 1, 2022 | bgc.bard.edu
Internships at Getty are available for current or recent graduate students of all nationalities in areas such as curatorial, conservation, research, and more. These 12-month positions include a $47,500 stipend and support for research travel.
Deadline: January 10, 2022 | getty.edu/foundation
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
PPFP Post MFA Fellowship, Department of Art
This two-year fellowship includes studio access and mentorship, and the fellow will be considered for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position. Candidates whose work reflects culturally diverse communities are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: November 30, 2021 | umnart.slideroom.com
New-York Historical Society
2022–2023 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Gender & LGBTQ+ History Fellowship
Hired for a two-year term at $70,000/year with benefits, the fellow works as a public historian for the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History. Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment.
Deadline: November 15, 2021 | apply.interfolio.com
Exhibition & Writing Opportunities
Jamestown Arts Center
Outdoor Arts Experience 2022 Biennial
Artists are invited to submit proposals for site-specific outdoor public art in response to the biennial theme: Passages. The organization will provide honorariums of $2,000 for selected artworks.
Application Fee: $15 (scholarships available).
Deadline: November 30, 2021 | outdoorartsexperience.org
Future Art Awards – Open Call for Art
“Future Art Awards: Ecosystem X” is an arts-based reimagining of life on planet Earth, calling on all US artists to express an aspirational vision of humanity. Ten artists will win $5,000 and be included in a virtual exhibition. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: December 1, 2021 | mozaikphilanthropy.org
National Liberty Museum
This Is My Home Open Call
Individual artists and collaborative groups are invited to share their histories, experiences, and hopes for the future inside a fabricated “home.” All mediums are welcome. Artists will receive a stipend of up to $2,500.
Deadline: November 21, 2021 | libertymuseum.org
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