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Grants & Awards
Foundwork – 2022 Foundwork Artist Prize
The honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with this year’s distinguished jurors: Edgar Arceneaux, César García-Alvarez, Lauren Kelly, Eva Langret, and Javier Peres. Artists must be Foundwork members to be considered ($4/month, cancel anytime).
Deadline: September 26, 2022 (5pm PDT) | foundwork.art
Joyce Foundation – 2023 Joyce Awards
Six grants of $75,000 will support the creation of new community-focused works developed by artists of color working in any discipline and in collaboration with organizations based in the Great Lakes. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: September 12, 2022 | joycefdn.org
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) – Manhattan Arts Grants
Calling Manhattan-based artists and cultural organizations! Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s grant opportunities provide awards of up to $10,000 for public projects and presentations in 2023.
Deadline: September 13, 2022 (5pm EDT) | lmcc.net
Awesome Foundation – On the Water Grants
Open to applications from around the world, these monthly $1,000 grants go to water-focused projects that are creative, culturally relevant, and inclusive.
Canadian Women Artists’ Award
Three women artists who have Canadian citizenship and currently reside in New York State will receive $5,000 grants. The categories are Literary Arts, Media and Design, and Visual Arts.
Deadline: August 30 (5pm EDT) | nyfa.org
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation – Curator Peer Network And Innovation Grants
Peer Network Grants are available to support networks that advance curatorial knowledge and strengthen curatorial practices, while Innovation Grants support curatorial projects or initiatives previously unexplored or underfunded.
Deadline: August 12, 2022 | tremainefoundation.org
Paris Photo–Aperture 2022 PhotoBook Awards
The photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year will be awarded $10,000. Entry fees vary by category but range between $30 and $60.
Deadline: September 9, 2022 (5pm EDT) | aperture.org
Residences, Workshops, & Fellowships
Art Students League of New York – Works in Public
Applications are open for Works in Public, a professional development program that offers opportunities for artists to create site-specific, large-scale public sculptures in New York City Parks.
Deadline: September 11, 2022 | theartstudentsleague.org
Banff Centre – Emerging Banff Artist in Residence 2023
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging is an immersive program designed for emerging visual artists exploring self-directed research themes and cultivating new directions in their work. The application fee is $65 ($35 for applicants who identify as Indigenous).
Deadline: October 5, 2022 | banffcentre.ca
Smithsonian American Art Museum – Toward Equity in Publishing
Through editorial mentorship and workshops, this professional development program by the peer-reviewed journal American Art aims to demystify scholarly publication and help scholars revise manuscripts. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: September 15, 2022 | americanart.si.edu
Smithsonian American Art Museum – 2023–2024 Research Fellowships
Available at graduate, doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior levels, residential fellowships at SAAM and its Renwick Gallery support full-time independent research and study on US art, craft, and visual culture. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: November 1, 2022 | americanart.si.edu
Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship Program
Fellows are in residence for a period of nine months from September 1, 2023, through May 31, 2024, and receive a stipend of $78,000 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project expenses.
Deadline: September 8, 2022 | radcliffe.harvard.edu
Lower East Side Printshop – Keyholder Residencies
Eight emerging artists will receive one year of free 24-hour access to the Lower East Side Printshop’s printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their careers, plus a $1,000 stipend.
Deadline: September 1, 2022 | printshop.org
Metropolitan Museum of Art – Civic Practice Partnership
The 2023–25 Civic Practice Partnership Artist-in-Residence Program is for socially engaged artists and art collectives based in NYC whose work focuses on BIPOC communities. There is a $40,000 honorarium.
Deadline: September 6, 2022 | metmuseum.org
Queens Museum – In Situ Artist Fellowship
The artists selected for this two-year fellowship will receive rent-free studio space at the museum, an annual salary of $45,000 with full benefits, and a solo exhibition in Spring 2024.
Deadline: August 14, 2022 | queensmuseum.org
Open Calls for Art & Writing
Gulf Coast – 2022 Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing
Judged by curator Legacy Russell. The author of the winning essay will receive $3,000 and be published in Gulf Coast’s printed journal. Two runners-up will be awarded $1,000 each.
Deadline: August 31, 2022 | gulfcoastmag.org
CLC – Greenport Conservation Area Request for Proposals
Artists are invited to submit proposals to create a new kiosk, a gazebo, or a river-themed art trail at the GCA in Greenport, New York. Compensation for each project ranges from $5,000 to $27,000.
Deadline: November 30, 2022 | clctrust.org
Denver Public Art – Request for Qualifications
The City of Denver’s Public Art Program seeks to commission original works by Colorado-based artists or artist teams for three different sites around the city. Project budgets range from $20,000 to $100,000.
Deadline: August 15, 2022 | denverpublicart.org
RISCA – URI Fine Arts Center Request for Qualifications
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts invites professional artists to submit their qualifications to create a new public artwork for the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center. The budget is $360,000.
Deadline: September 1, 2022 | risca.online
Getty Marrow Emerging Professionals Pilot Program
The Getty Foundation’s new pilot program funds a variety of two-year full-time positions at 10 Los Angeles arts institutions for emerging arts professionals from historically underrepresented groups. Read more on Hyperallergic.
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Nevada Museum of Art Presents Adaline Kent: The Click of Authenticity
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Met Museum Kicked Me Out for Praying to My Ancestral Gods
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The Public Theater in NYC Presents Plays for the Plague Year
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A Museum Guard’s Ode to the Healing Power of Art
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UK Extends Export Ban on Coveted “Portrait of Omai”
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Mondays at Pratt Institute: Weekly Openings of Work by Graduating Artists
Free and open to the public, Pratt Shows celebrate the school’s graduating students. MFA and BFA work on view this spring in Brooklyn, New York.
The Sculptor Making Art With Loved Ones’ Ashes
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Art Institute of Chicago Under Scrutiny Over Sacred Nepali Necklace
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LSU School of Art Grants Highest MFA Stipends in the Southern US
With funded assistantships, full tuition waivers, and generous stipends, Louisiana State University helps students lay the groundwork for a successful lifelong art practice.
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Rose B. Simpson Embeds Ancestral Histories in Clay
She has taken clay and used it to recall its ancestral roots in Pueblo culture and address the present history of postcolonial recovery and ongoing trauma.