Opportunities for artists, writers and art workers in August 2022


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Scholarships & Awards

Foundwork – Foundwork Artist Award 2022
The winner will receive an unrestricted stipend of $10,000 and studio visits with this year’s distinguished judges: Edgar Arcenaux, César García-Alvarez, Lauren Kelly, Eva Langret and Javier Peres. Artists must be Foundwork members to be considered ($4/month, cancel at any time).
Deadline: September 26, 2022 (5 p.m. PDT) | fundwork.art

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) – Manhattan Arts Grants
Calling Manhattan-based artists and cultural organizations! Lower Manhattan Cultural Council grant opportunities include awards of up to $10,000 in 2023 for public projects and presentations.
Deadline: September 13, 2022 (5 p.m. EDT) | lmcc.net

Joyce Foundation – Joyce Awards 2023
Six $75,000 grants will support the creation of new community-focused works, developed by color artists working across disciplines and in collaboration with Great Lakes-based organizations.
Deadline: September 12, 2022 | joycefdn.org

Awesome Foundation – On the water grants
These $1,000 monthly grants are open to applications from around the world and go to water-related projects that are creative, culturally relevant, and inclusive.

Canadian Female Artist Award
Three artists who are Canadian citizens and currently reside in upstate New York will receive a $5,000 grant. The categories are literary arts, media and design, and visual arts.
Deadline: August 30 (5 p.m. EDT) | nyfa.org

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation Curatorial peer network and innovation grants
Peer Network Grants are available to support networks that advance curatorial knowledge and strengthen curatorial practices, while Innovation Grants support curatorial projects or initiatives that are previously unexplored or underfunded.
Deadline: August 12, 2022 | tremainefoundation.org

Paris Photo-Aperture 2022 PhotoBook Awards
The photographer(s)/artist whose first completed public domain photo book is deemed the best of the year will receive $10,000. Admission prices vary by category, but range from $30 to $60.
Deadline: September 9, 2022 (5 p.m. EDT) | Aperture.org

Residencies, workshops and grants

Art Students League of New York – Works in public
Applications are open for Works in Public, a professional development program that offers artists the opportunity to create site-specific, large-scale public sculptures in New York City parks.
Deadline: September 11, 2022 | heartstudentsleague.org

Banff Center – Upcoming Banff Artist in Residence 2023
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging is an immersive program for emerging visual artists exploring self-directed research topics and pursuing new directions in their work. The application fee is US$65 (US$35 for applicants who identify themselves as Indigenous Persons).
Deadline: October 5, 2022 | banffcentre.ca

Smithsonian American Art MuseumTowards Justice in Publishing
Through editorial mentoring and workshops, this professional development program is delivered by the peer-reviewed journal American art aims to demystify scholarly publications and help scholars revise manuscripts. Read more about hyperallergy.
Deadline: September 15, 2022 | americanart.si.edu

Smithsonian American Art Museum Research Grants 2023-2024
Available to graduate, graduate, postdoctoral and senior students, residency grants at VSV and its Renwick Gallery support full-time independent research and study of American arts, crafts, and visual culture. Read more about hyperallergy.
Deadline: November 1, 2022 | americanart.si.edu

Harvard Radcliffe Scholarship Program
The grantees will be on site for nine months from September 1, 2023 to May 31, 2024 and will receive a stipend of $78,000 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project costs.
Deadline: September 8, 2022 | radcliffe.harvard.edu

Lower East Side Printshop – Keyholder Residences
Eight emerging artists will receive complimentary 24-hour access to the Lower East Side Printshop’s printing facilities for a year to develop new work and advance their careers, as well as a $1,000 stipend.
Deadline: September 1, 2022 | Druckerei.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art – Citizen Practice Partnership
The 2023-25 ​​Civic Practice Partnership Artist-in-Residence program is for NYC-based socially engaged artists and art collectives whose work focuses on BIPOC communities. There is a fee of $40,000.
Deadline: September 6, 2022 | metmuseum.org

Queens Museum – In Situ Artist Grant
Artists selected for this two-year grant will receive rent-free studio space at the museum, an annual salary of $45,000 with all benefits included, and a solo exhibition in spring 2024.
Deadline: August 14, 2022 | queensmuseum.org

Open Calls for Art & Writing

Gulf Coast – 2022 Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing
Judged by Curator Legacy Russell. The author of the winning essay will receive $3,000 and will be published in Gulf Coast‘s printed diary. Two runners-up will each receive $1,000.
Deadline: August 31, 2022 | golfcoastmag.org

CLC – Call for Proposals for Greenport Conservation Area
Artists are invited to submit proposals for the creation of a new river-themed kiosk, pavilion, or art trail at the GCA in Greenport, New York. Compensation for each project ranges from $5,000 to $27,000.
Deadline: November 30, 2022 | clctrust.org

Denver Public Art – Application for Qualification
The City of Denver’s public arts program seeks to commission original works by Colorado-based artists or artist teams for three different locations around the city. Project budgets range from $20,000 to $100,000.
Deadline: August 15, 2022 | denverpublicart.org

RISCA – URI Fine Arts Center Application for Qualification
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts invites professional artists to submit their qualifications to create a new public work of art for the University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center. The budget is $360,000.
Deadline: September 1, 2022 | risca.online

employment opportunities

Getty Marrow Emerging Professionals Pilot Program
The Getty Foundation’s new pilot program funds a variety of full-time, two-year positions at 10 Los Angeles arts institutions for emerging arts professionals from historically underrepresented groups. Read more about hyperallergy.

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