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Opportunities for Artists, Writers, and Art Workers in August 2023

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Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships

Erie Canal Museum & New York State Canal Corporation – 2024 Artists in Residence
Seeking photographic projects that reflect upon the Erie Canal’s physical, environmental, and social condition; materiality; history; and context. Three artists will be selected, one for each geographic section of the canal system. Each will receive a $10,000 stipend.
Deadline: September 10, 2023 |

The Image Centre – Photography Research Fellowships
In 2024, six fellowships ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 will be offered for research related to The Image Centre’s photography collections. A variety of scholars and independent artists may apply.
Deadline: September 30, 2023 (5pm EDT) |

Breck Create – 2024 Artists-in-Residence
Artists spend two to four months in a live/work studio in downtown Breckenridge, Colorado, receiving a biweekly $600 stipend for expenses. They may also take classes and participate in open studios at no cost.
Deadline: September 1, 2023 |

Center for Performance Research – 2024 Artist-in-Residence
This yearlong, Brooklyn-based program seeks to support 10 artists working within various perspectives of contemporary dance, performance, and time-based forms. Each artist will receive a $1,500 stipend and more.
Deadline: August 16, 2023 (5pm EDT) |

Corning Museum of Glass – BIPOC Residency
Artists who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color can spend a month in Western New York exploring new directions in glassmaking or expanding on their current work. Transportation, room and board, and a supply budget are provided.
Deadline: August 31, 2023 |

First Peoples Fund – 2024 Cultural Capital Fellowship
Meant for Native American culture bearers and artists, this yearlong fellowship includes a $7,500–$10,000 project grant plus technical support to further their work of passing on ancestral knowledge and cultural practices within their tribal communities.
Deadline: August 15, 2023 (2am EDT) |

Frame Contemporary Art Finland – Frame Curatorial Research Fellowship
Two contemporary art curators will explore new forms of research that renew curatorial and institutional working habits. Organized in collaboration with the Queens Museum in NYC and Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, the fellowships include €12,000 and more.
Deadline: August 13, 2023 |

Guggenheim Fellowships
Approximately 175 fellowships will be awarded to mid-career individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or creative ability in the arts and show promise for the future.
Application Period: August 18–September 16, 2023 |

Laundromat Project – 2024 Create Change Residency
This program supports the development of participatory, community-attuned projects by artists of color in NYC. It includes a $15,000 honorarium and up to $10,000 for production. Applications are also open for the Create Change Fellowship and the Create Change Bed-Stuy Residency.
Deadline: August 19, 2023 |

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, plus a $1,000 stipend, to develop new work and foster their careers.
Deadline: September 1, 2023 |

Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program
Fellows are in residence for a period of nine months, from September 2024 through May 2025, and receive a stipend of $78,000 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project expenses.
Deadline: September 14, 2023 |

Oolite Arts – Studio Residency + Knight Artist Housing Stipend
Residents get free studio space on Miami Beach, access to digital media equipment, exhibition opportunities, and more. Those who have lived in Miami-Dade County for at least two years will also receive a $12,000 yearly housing stipend.
Deadline: August 16, 2023 |

Polar STEAM – Antarctic Artists & Writers Program
Creative practitioners working in a variety of genres (from traditional to experimental formats) can apply to travel to Antarctica to collaborate with researchers in a unique polar environment.
Deadline: August 31, 2023 |

Princeton Arts Fellowships
Fellows spend two consecutive academic years at Princeton University; formal teaching is expected. A $90,000 yearly stipend is provided. Now accepting applications for programs in Creative Writing, Theater, and Visual Arts.
Deadline: September 12, 2023 |

Print Center New York – New Voices 2024
A curator-selected cohort of six to eight artists will present their work and develop their practices through a group exhibition, artist-led public programming, and more. Each will receive $2,500.
Deadline: September 8, 2023 |

Open Calls for Art & Writing

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest – L+A+N+D Request for Proposals
L+A+N+D (Landscape + Art + Nature + Design) celebrates innovative design concepts for immersive outdoor installations on a grand scale to spark imaginations, conversations, and a deeper appreciation of the natural world.
Deadline: September 4, 2023 |

Arts Center of the Capital Region – Troy Art Block
This new public art program aims to animate alleys with temporary murals in downtown Troy, New York. Artists must be available to paint and participate in the October 2023 festival. Stipends are included.
Deadline: August 28, 2023 |

Kennedy Center – VSA Emerging Young Artists Program
Fifteen US visual artists with disabilities who are between the ages of 16 and 25 will each receive a $5,000 award, have an artwork featured in an exhibition, and attend professional development activities.
Deadline: August 18, 2023 |

Rehearsal Art Book Fair – Open Call for Exhibitors
Coming to NYC in September, this new art book fair seeks to explore and present the essence of independent art and literary publishing within highly capitalized and/or censored contexts. Table space costs between $30 and $70.
Deadline: August 16, 2023 |

Women’s Studies QuarterlyUnbearable Being(s) Call for Papers
The peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal invites submissions that explore the literary, theoretical, and cultural lifeworlds created by and about unbearable being(s) for a special issue to be published in the fall of 2024.
Deadline: September 15, 2023 |

Grants & Awards

Foundwork – 2023 Foundwork Artist Prize
The honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with distinguished jurors: Alex Gartenfeld, Davida Nemeroff, Shinique Smith, Emiliano Valdés, and Nicola Vassell. Artists must be Foundwork members to be considered ($4/month with the option to cancel after the three-month prize selection period).
Deadline: September 26, 2023 (4:59pm PDT) |

Joyce Foundation – 2024 Joyce Awards
Organizations in the Great Lakes region of the US partnering with artists of color can receive $100,000 (including a $30,000 artist stipend) to commission a new work in collaboration with local communities. New applicants must register by September 6.
Deadline: September 11, 2023 (11:59pm CDT) |

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 $16,000 for public projects and presentations in 2024.
Deadline: September 12, 2023 (5pm EDT) |

CAA-Getty International Program – Support & Travel Grants
To help art historians, museum curators, and art history educators attend CAA’s Annual Conferences, this program covers travel expenses, hotel accommodations, per diems, conference registrations, and one-year CAA memberships.
Deadline: August 15, 2023 |

Foundation for Contemporary Arts – Emergency Grants
Distributed on a monthly basis, grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 are intended to support project-based needs. Visual and performing artists with a US tax ID whose work is of a contemporary, experimental nature can apply.

Nest Heritage Craft Prize
Texas-based artists and makers can enter an original handmade work representative of heritage craft in the region. One winner will receive a $25,000 grant while four semi-finalists will get $2,500 each.
Deadline: August 21, 2023 |

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Visual artists practicing painting, sculpture, and works on paper (including printmaking) can apply for funding of up to $50,000. The grant amount is determined by the artist’s individual circumstances.

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