Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, “Wrestlers in a Circus” (1909), oil on canvas; framed: 42 5/16 x 47 5/8 x 2 3/4 inches (image courtesy the Cleveland Museum of Art, Contemporary Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art and Bequest of William R. Valentiner 1966.49)

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Grants & Awards

The Bennett Prize
Open to women figurative realist painters. 10 finalists will be featured in a traveling group exhibition. The Grand Prize Winner receives $50,000 and a solo exhibition, the first runner-up gets $10,000. The application fee is $40. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: October 7, 2022 |

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) |

CAA Publishing Grants
The College Art Association is accepting applications for two grants that support book-length scholarly manuscripts: the Millard Meiss Publication Fund and the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant.
Deadline: September 15, 2022 |

Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships

Grand Canyon Conservancy – Artist-in-Residence
Three artists will participate in eight-week residencies at the historic Verkamp’s residence at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in 2023, receiving a $2,500 stipend for food and travel, and more. The application fee is $45.
Deadline: September 30, 2022 |

Grand Canyon Conservancy – Astronomer-in-Residence
Astronomers, artists, educators, scientists, and other practitioners who want to share their experience with the night sky above the Grand Canyon’s South Rim will receive $2,000 to live and work at the Verkamp’s residence for six weeks. The application fee is $35.
Deadline: September 30, 2022 |

Pioneer Works – 2023 Residencies
Pioneer Works is pleased to announce its 2023 Open Call for Visual Arts, Tech, and Music Residents. The application will be open September 1–30. Selected residents will be notified by December 1.
Deadline: September 30, 2022 |

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 |

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 |

Laundromat Project – 2023 Create Change Program
Up to 16 applicants will be selected for one of three stipend-supported programs for NYC artists/activists/healers/storytellers who want to explore social practices through a community engagement lens.
Deadline: September 14, 2022 |

Magnum Foundation – Fall 2022 Fellowship
This fellowship for early-career NYC photographers comes with a $500/week stipend for a total of $6,000. Fellows will devote 20 hours/week to a personal project and the other 20 to administrative support.
Deadline: September 15, 2022 |

Princeton Arts Fellowship
Early career artists can receive a yearly stipend of $88,000 to spend two consecutive academic years (September 1–July 1) at Princeton University. Formal teaching is expected.
Deadline: September 13, 2022 |

Thoughtworks Arts – Artist-in-Residence
This educational program, R&D Lab, and off-grid community in Bombay Beach, California, seeks two artists-in-residence, who will receive an $11,000 stipend and RV lodging in the desert, among other support.
Deadline: September 12, 2022 |

Open Calls for Art & Writing

apexart – NYC Group Exhibition
Curators, artists, academics, art professionals, and anyone with a compelling idea can submit a 500-word proposal for a group exhibition in apexart’s NYC space and online in 2023–2024. Support includes a $10,000 budget and more.
Deadline: October 31, 2022 |

ArtFields 2023
Southeastern US artists can apply for their chance at over $100,000 in prize money at the annual ArtFields festival in Lake City, South Carolina, which turns the town into a living gallery as work is displayed in boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and more. The application fee is $25. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: November 1, 2022 |

LA Metro – 2022 Artist Pool for Digital Media Opportunities
Metro Art invites artists working in film, video, animation, and the moving image to submit qualifications to showcase their work on digital displays in Metro stations in Los Angeles County. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: September 14, 2022 |

National Liberty Museum – Imagined Futures
Philadelphia’s NLM invites artists to share their visions for dreamlike and fantastical futures. Artworks should hold a mirror to societal issues, historical and contemporary, asking the question “What if?” All mediums welcome.
Deadline: October 16, 2022 |

15th A.I.R. Biennial
Artists working across all forms and disciplines can submit to the artist-run A.I.R. Gallery’s biennial, curated by Eriola Pira. The application fee is on a sliding scale, increasing to $40 after September 12.
Deadline: October 12, 2022 |

Brooklyn Community Services – NYC Mural Arts Project
Three professional muralists will receive a $20,000 honorarium to create and install mental health-themed murals informed by workshops and public programs with peer specialists and community members.
Deadline: September 9, 2022 |

Print Center New York – New Voices
This pilot program will provide six to eight emerging artists with a group exhibition in summer 2023. Artists receive a $2,500 honorarium, additional financial support for exhibition costs, and more.
Deadline: September 30, 2022 |

Job Opportunities

Creative Time – Assistant Curator, Community Engagement
The New York City public arts presenter is offering a salary between $58,500 and $65,000 for this full-time position dedicated to growing a hub that nurtures a community of politically oriented artists.
Deadline: September 19, 2022 |

Emerging Curators Institute – Program Director
Founded in 2018, Minnesota’s ECI is designed to build the individual practices of emerging curators. They are offering a $45,000 salary to a Program Director (contracted, estimated 30 hours/week) to help support their initiatives.
Deadline: September 30, 2022 |

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