Artist Residency Collage on Screen Artist Residency is a five-week program designed to support artists who want to develop a practice that includes motion in their artmaking. Residents will make a 30 second film that will be considered for Collage on Screen at Kolaj Fest New Orleans, 12-16 June 2024. Learn more.
Deadline: July 26, 2023
BIPOC Filmmakers Funding The AXS Film Fund is for creators of color in documentary filmmaking or nonfiction new media who identify as living with a disability. They seek to bring visibility to creators who are oftentimes overlooked. While they ask that a person of color living with a disability is a key contributor to the project, they welcome diverse teams to apply. Five creators will be awarded with grants of up to $10,000 each to assist them in finishing their projects in any stage. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2023
Now + There Public Art Accelerator The Public Art Accelerator chooses a new cohort of local artists each year and provides a six-month training curriculum to help augment their practice with the curatorial, technical, and financial support they need to develop new temporary artworks in Boston. In the second phase of the program, artists present before a jury for the opportunity to receive $25,000 in funding and continued one-on-one Now + There staff support to create a neighborhood-focused project. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2023
Assets for Artists Free Workshop Crowdfunding for Artist Projects with Laura Christensen on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (in Zoom). Learn tips and tricks to help crowdfund your art project. In this workshop, Laura will guide participants through the process of preparing and running a successful crowdfunding campaign, from setting funding targets, to identifying potential backers, to sharing your campaign with the world. Participants will take away best practices for running a short-term campaign to fund a particular project on any crowdfunding platform. Learn more and register.
Curator-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Open to national and international curators, the chosen candidate will participate in an 18-month fully subsidized live/work residency as part of Bemis Center’s acclaimed Residency Program. They will originate and present one exhibition and related public programs inclusive of local, national, and international artists. Competitive applicants will possess a strong knowledge of national and international contemporary art and a genuine interest in researching and responding to cultural production in Omaha and the surrounding region. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2023
Winter Artist Residency Penland School of Craft’s Winter Residency program is a short-term residency opportunity for artists seeking to work independently in one of 16 studios during Penland’s quiet season. Practicing artists of all backgrounds and at any stage of their career are encouraged to apply for a 2-week or 4-week session. Over 50 fellowships will cover the 2024 residency and housing fees for a two-week residency. Anyone is eligible to request funding, but preference will be given to first-time applicants, artists of color, and/or artists holding marginalized identities related to gender, sexual orientation, ability, and class background. Please note that if you apply to attend both sessions and are awarded a fellowship, the fellowship will only be applied to one of the two sessions. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2023
Sequential Artists and Digital Illustrators The Arlington Center for the Arts has announced a call for their exhibition, Future: Illustrated. They are looking for graphic/stylized illustrators to exhibit with them. They encourage those from marginalized groups to apply. They highly encourage stories of climate optimism, BIPOC futures, exploring science/innovation, queer narratives, integration of data/research, as well as all things sci-fi and surreal. Learn more.
Deadline: August 13, 2023
Call for Artist and Artisan Vendors The Umbrella’s Winter Market is an annual three-day show and sale of artist, artisan, and hand-crafted work in Concord, MA. This sale includes juried vendors and resident artists and has a dedicated following built over three decades. This year’s Winter Market will take place Friday, December 1 – Sunday, December 3, 2023, on all three floors of The Umbrella’s beautifully renovated space. The show fee for the three days will be $350 this year. This fee directly supports our marketing and promotional costs for the event. Learn more.
Deadline: August 15, 2023
Goethe-Institut Boston’s Germany Travel Stipend Studio 170 is offering a new opportunity for artists of all disciplines, living and/or working in New England, in autumn of 2023. Whether you are doing an artist residency or planning a trip to work on a project in Germany preferably with an artist there, you are invited to apply for a travel stipend to help cover the costs. Studio 170 will reimburse up to $1500 in travel costs including flights, visa, and necessary shipping costs. Artists must be based in New England and have a confirmed invitation to Germany related to their work. Welcoming artists of all disciplines, including visual and multi-media art, film, theater, music, writing and dance. Learn more.
Deadline: August 17, 20203
Call to Artists Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA, invites artists based in the United States to submit to “New Language: Contemporary Abstraction,” a contemporary survey of abstract art. “New Language: Contemporary Abstraction” is juried by artist and educator Daniela Rivera. All visual and performance media (2D, 3D, time-based) will be considered. Learn more.
Deadline: August 27, 2023
Image credit: James Van Der Zee, Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team, 1926, gelatin silver print, Corcoran Collection (The Evans-Tibbs Collection, Gift of Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr.).