Photographers Entries are being accepted for the Photographic Resource Center’s exhibition Exposure 2022. Juror: Catherine Edelman. Three exhibitors will be selected to receive a PRC Choice Award with the top award of $500 and two awards of $250. Learn more to enter.
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Call to Artists The Hopper Prize was established to provide grants, visibility, and career enhancing validation to artists who demonstrate a serious commitment to their work. They accept submissions for grants through a bi-annual open call. Each grant cycle is juried by a new team of contemporary curators who select grant winners on the basis of artistic excellence and the promise of future potential. The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. They welcome entries in all media. They are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. Learn more.
Deadline: May 17, 2022
US and Puerto Rico-based Latino Artists The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) announces the NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA) grant program. Latinx artists and organizations based in the U.S. and Puerto Rico may apply for $10,000 grant awards whose work demonstrates excellence and the potential for impacting the Latinx arts field. The Flamboyan Artist Fellowship, supported by the Flamboyan Arts Fund, is a $5,000 award open to artists residing in Puerto Rico. The grant supports the production of work that will be created and presented in Puerto Rico. The Adán Medrano Legacy Award in Film Award of $10,000 is open to emerging Latinx video/filmmakers based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico to support dynamic, Latinx cinema production by emerging filmmakers that contribute towards a deeper understanding of Latinx expression and identity. Learn more.
Deadline: May 18, 2022
Of Note: The Photographic Resource Center presents Artists in Conversation with exhibiting photographers DM Witman and Vanessa Leroy, moderated by curator Sarah Pollman. May 19, 6:30 – 8:30pm. Free, registration required.
Jewelers Participate in Rio Grande’s “Sweeps for CERF” Program. Did you know that all the sweeps from your bench can make a big difference in the lives of fellow craft artists? In partnership with CERF+, the Rio Grande “Sweeps for CERF” program accepts sweeps from you and other jewelers as donations to help craft artists across the United States and territories. Sweeps consist of precious-metal sweepings from the benches, floors, and equipment in work areas. To participate: 1. Place the sweeps into a plastic bag and seal it. 2. Place the bag into a box. Please Note: Put only bagged sweeps into the box. Rio Grande will not process or be responsible for items other than bagged sweeps (including scrap-for-credit or returned merchandise). 3. Address your package to: Rio Grande, 7500 Bluewater Rd., Albuquerque, NM 87121, Attention: Sweeps for CERF. All the sweeps are added to Rio Grande’s own sweeps and submitted in large lots to the refining facility. All proceeds realized from the refining process are sent directly to CERF+ to aid craft artists in need. Total donations to date made by Rio Grande and their customers is nearly $60,000 and every donation adds a bit more. Learn more.
Fitchburg Area Artists The Fitchburg Art Museum has announced a call to artists who live or work within 30 miles of Fitchburg, MA. Apply now to be a part of one of the oldest juried exhibitions in New England – the 86th Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft at the Fitchburg Art Museum. This annual tradition celebrates the creativity of artists in our community, and we’re thrilled to have Jameson Johnson, founder and editor-in-chief of Boston Art Review, as this year’s juror. Learn more.
Deadline: May 22, 2022
Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need in the U.S.,Tribal Nations, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories who have a dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dancers must demonstrate an urgent and critical need for emergency support in order to apply. Dire financial emergencies include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. Cycle 3 is currently open through May 20, 2022; funds may be requested for emergency expenses for up to a three-month period between January 1 and September 30, 2022. It is administered by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), and funded by Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Learn more.
Deadline: May 22, 2022
Call for Art The New Hampshire Art Association is now accepting entries to our Open Juried Exhibition, New England Printmakers. The exhibition will take place this July at the NHAA Levy Gallery in downtown Portsmouth, NH. NHAA invites all printmakers practicing in New England to apply. All mediums of original printmaking are accepted. Printmaking techniques include monoprint, relief, intaglio, silkscreen, unique and embellished prints. Our juror is New Hampshire artist and printmaker Parker Potter. The exhibition will run from June 29th-July 31st 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: May, 27, 2022 by 11:59 pm
Call To Muralists East Somerville Main Streets is seeking street artists for a mural on the front of the building at Connexion, 149 Broadway. The project is open to all artists & artist groups. Artists may apply as an individual or as a group. If you apply as a group, please provide references and samples for each artist. All pieces must be appropriate for all ages and not considered offensive to any group based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, place of origin, etc. $3,000 for supplies and labor; Specs: 378 square feet. Artists will be notified by June 15th. Learn more.
Deadline: May 30, 2022
Documentary Filmmakers The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP) prioritizes support for independent nonfiction films at any production phase from development through post-production with budgets under $1,000,000. The DFP prioritizes films led by artists from historically underrepresented communities with a key creative from the community or with deep ties to the community in a power-holding position represented on the team. This application is also used for consideration for the Gucci, Kendeda, Luminate, and Sandbox funds. Learn more.
Deadline: June 6, 2022
Call to Artist The Newton Free Library mounts twenty-three exhibits per year in our two exhibit spaces (Gallery and Main Hall). As one of the busiest public library buildings in Massachusetts, our galleries are highly sought after and well-loved by library patrons. A jury of professional artists meets twice each year to select shows for the following year. Eligibility: Two dimensional works (or 3D works that can be wall hung using the Walker Display system) by New England region artists. We are unable to offer shows for free-standing sculptural pieces. Proposals are currently being accepted for January – June 2023 exhibit slots. For questions contact Ellen: firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: July 22, 2022
Image credit: Lewis Wickes Hine, Bordentown School, A gelatin silver print of a young man wearing a peaked cap and uniform while playing the bugle, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.