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Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships
Miami’s Fountainhead Residency seeks visual artists living outside of South Florida for 2024. Monthlong residencies include stipends, accommodations, and more. Applications will close once 300 have been submitted.
Applications open July 17, 2023 (9am EDT) | fountainheadresidency.submittable.com
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Funding MFAs and all full-time graduate degrees, the $90,000 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: October 26, 2023 (2pm EST) | pdsoros.org
Rockella Space – Rockella Artist Studio Program (RASP)
This short-term residency offers five NYC artists working in all visual arts media an opportunity to create work with five weeks of free studio space, culminating in a two-week public exhibition.
Deadline: July 16, 2023 | forms.gle
Ucross – Spring 2024 Residencies
Fellows on the 20,000-acre ranch enjoy uninterrupted time, private studios, meals by a professional chef, living accommodations, staff support, a $1,000 stipend, and the experience of the majestic High Plains in northern Wyoming. The application fee is $40.
Deadline: July 15, 2023 (11:59pm MDT) | ucrossfoundation.org
Dia Beacon – Civic Pedagogies Fellowship
Six young artists and thinkers interested in contemporary, art, experimental pedagogy, and community engagement will receive $2,500 to participate in this fellowship with Dia’s Learning and Engagement department.
Deadline: July 16, 2023 | diaart.org
Peters Valley School of Craft – Maxwell/Hanrahan Guest Artist Residencies
Artists who work in blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, fine metals, wood, drawing/painting/collage, or printmaking can apply for this fully funded residency in rural New Jersey, which includes a $500 stipend for two weeks ($1,000 for one month).
Deadline: August 1, 2023 | petersvalley.org
Tiger Strikes Asteroid – Solo Exhibition and Short Term Artist Residency
In November–December 2023, the STAR resident will have access to a semi-private gallery space in Brooklyn, New York, plus a $1,000 reimbursable production budget. Artists may also apply for a solo exhibition in summer 2024. The application fee is $30.
Deadline: July 31, 2023 | tigerstrikesasteroid.com
Open Calls for Art & Writing
Gulf Coast – Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing
Judged by curator Micki Meng, applications are now open for 2023. 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, 2023 | gulfcoastmag.org
Whatcom Museum – Bellingham National Juried Exhibition
Guest juried by Grace Kook-Anderson of the Portland Art Museum, this year’s show will center broadly on the theme of healing. Cash awards and a first-place solo exhibition are available. The application fee is $35 for three samples.
Deadline: August 11, 2023 | whatcommuseum.org
En Foco – Nueva Luz Study Center Commissioning Fund 2024
Three NYC artists practicing any discipline will receive $1,000 in production expenses to create new work for the art publication Nueva Luz using the archives of the Nueva Luz Study Center.
Deadline: July 19, 2023 | enfoco.org
SculptureCenter – In Practice 2024
Artists who have not yet had an institutional solo show in NYC can submit proposals for solo exhibitions with production budgets of up to $6,000. Up to seven artists will be selected and receive separate $1,000 honorariums.
Deadline: August 6, 2023 | sculpture-center.org
Wave Hill – 2024 Sunroom Project Space
New York-area emerging artists can submit proposals to develop a site-specific project as a solo exhibition at Wave Hill. Six selected artists will each receive $2,000, exhibition support, and professional development.
Deadline: July 23, 2023 | wavehill.org
Grants & Awards
AXS Film Fund
Independent documentary filmmakers and nonfiction new media creators of color living with disabilities can apply for up to $10,000 to assist in finishing projects at any stage of production.
Deadline: July 31, 2023 | axsfilmfund.org
Life Jacket Theatre Company – 2023–2024 Playwrighting Commission
Trans playwrights based in the United States can apply for a $10,000 commission to write a new, full-length verbatim play based on in-depth interviews with trans people living throughout the country.
Deadline: July 12, 2023 (5pm EDT) | lifejackettheatre.org
Real Art Ways – 2023 Real Art Awards
Six emerging artists in New England, New York, or New Jersey will receive $2,500 and a solo show at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Connecticut, as well as an exhibition publication with an essay and more.
Deadline: July 24, 2023 | realartways.org
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts – California Creative Corps
Bay Area artists and cultural practitioners can apply to work on a project of their choice in one of four key issue areas in collaboration with nonprofit institutions in their communities. Payment is $70,000–$72,000.
Deadline: July 14, 2023 (5pm PDT) | ybca.org
School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Director of the Low-Residency MFA Program
This tenured faculty position at SAIC will serve in a leadership role for students pursuing artistic, writing, and critical practices in an interdisciplinary environment.
Priority Deadline: October 1, 2023 | saic.edu
School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Assistant Professor in Photography (Tenure-Track)
SAIC invites applications from energetic and visionary practitioners actively engaged in extending the multiple traditions and emerging practices in the expanded field of contemporary photography.
Priority Deadline: September 1, 2023 | saic.edu
School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Assistant Professor in Sound (Tenure-Track)
SAIC invites applications from practitioners working in all forms of the sonic arts broadly defined as sound art, music, installation, performance, phonography, acoustic ecology, or transmission arts.
Priority Deadline: September 1, 2023 | saic.edu
Smithsonian American Art Museum – Augusta Savage Curator of African American Art
This position will develop collection strategies, exhibitions, and publications; advise fellows and interns; and collaborate with the curatorial team to reinstall and reinterpret the permanent collection galleries.
Deadline: July 31, 2023 | americanart.si.edu
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