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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Organized by geographic regions, a list of arts-related graduate programs to explore and apply to before deadlines close in early 2022. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Grants & Awards
2022 Los Angeles Awards
These awards are open to visual artists and collectives who have lived and worked in LA County for at least two years. Two artists will receive $10,000 each while a third will get $25,000. Artadia will give awards to artists in six more US cities this year, see their website for details.
Deadline: February 1, 2022 | artadia.org
Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
Artists and artist-journalist teams can apply for grants to support topical work. Those with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also eligible. Grants range from $500–$5,000 per project.
Deadline: Rolling | eyebeam.org
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
These monthly grants range from $500–$3,000, with the average amount being $1,700. Visual and performing artists whose work is of a contemporary, experimental nature and who have a US Tax ID Number can apply.
Deadline: Rolling | foundationforcontemporaryarts.org
Frankenthaler Climate Art Awards
Asia Society and the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation will award $15,000 each to three visual artists whose work addresses the climate crisis and who are enrolled in or recent graduates of MFA programs in the US. Applications open on January 10.
Deadline: January 31, 2022 | climateartawards.org
Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships
Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
Now accepting applications for its 2022–2023 residency period, the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program awards rent-free studio space to 17 visual artists for yearlong residencies in Brooklyn, New York. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 15, 2022 | thestudioprogram.com
Stamps School of Art & Design
2023 Witt Residency
This residency at the University of Michigan comes with an honorarium of $20,000 in addition to housing, studio space, and up to $5,000 of funding support for project materials. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 20, 2022 | stamps.umich.edu
Artist Research Fellowship
Artists working in all media whose work would benefit from significant primary research can apply for this four-week non-residential fellowship, which comes with an award of $3,500.
Deadline: January 18, 2022 | folger.edu
Applications are open for this funded fellowship program for Indigenous artists, scholars, organizers, cultural workers, researchers, and educators. Six individuals will each receive $25,000 and more.
Deadline: January 21, 2022 | forgeproject.com
Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 Fellowships
Artists can submit applications in the disciplines of architecture, film/video, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Financial assistance programs are available.
Application Fee: $30
Deadline: February 10, 2022 | macdowell.org
Emerging Voices Fellowship
This virtual five-month mentorship program is for early-career writers from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. 12 fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500.
Deadline: January 31, 2022 | pen.org
Right of Return
Formerly incarcerated artists working in all creative disciplines can apply for this fellowship to support a project aimed at reforming the criminal justice system. Six fellows will each be awarded $20,000.
Deadline: January 14, 2022 | rightofreturnusa.com
Artists working as duos can propose visual and sonic projects within the Transmission Arts genre for this 10-day residency, which involves broadcasting on a community radio station in the Hudson Valley.
Deadline: February 1, 2022 | wavefarm.org
Open Calls for Art & Writing
Proposals are requested for large-scale artworks to be installed in Wisconsin farm fields for the biennial Farm/Art DTour in October 2022. Up to 10 artists will each receive up to $10,000 for commission. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 15, 2022 | wormfarminstitute.org
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
National Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Students enrolled in undergraduate programs in the US can submit up to three original artworks created within the last year for the chance to be featured in an upcoming exhibition at AKMA.
Application Fee: $10
Deadline: February 7, 2022 | albrecht-kemper.org
2022 Project Room Open Call
Artists anywhere in the world can apply to create ambitious, large-scale new work for a solo exhibition in Miami. The opportunity comes with a max production budget of $3,500, housing, and more.
Deadline: February 5, 2022 | locustprojects.org
Maryland State Art Council
Public Art Across Maryland Artwork Commissions
The state of Maryland is requesting qualifications from artists to create site-specific works at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Bowie State University. Project budgets are $250,000 and $515,000, respectively.
Deadline: January 19, 2022 | msac.org
George Washington University
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
The Corcoran at GW invites applications for full-time faculty positions in Art History, Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, and Theatre, as well as an Exhibitions and Programming Associate. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: Rolling | corcoran.gwu.edu
Other opportunities closing soon:
- Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grants
- Davidson College Commemorative Site for Enslaved and Exploited People
- Freund Teaching Fellowship
- Getty Graduate Internships
- Sculpture Space Artist Residency Program
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