Artist Opportunities


Hyperallergic list of Opportunities: Hyperallergic’s monthly Opportunities Listings provide a resource to artists and creatives looking for grants and paid gigs to further their work.
Assorted deadlines.
Hyperallergic Opportunities

Pioneer Works is pleased to announce its 2022 Open Call for Music Residents. The application portal will be open September 1 through September 30, 2021. Alumni Music Residents Luke Stewart and TYGAPAW will jury to select Music Residents who demonstrate artistic excellence in work outside the existing models and “norms” of their field, whose practice can make use of our unique facilities and collaborative environment, and those with an interdisciplinary practice. Selected residents will be notified by December 1, 2021.Pioneer Music Residency

Creative Capital offers a list of residencies, grants, and open calls. This month’s list includes a $50,000 grant for organizations that use arts and culture based practices to aid projects that intersect climate and racial justice work, an Alaska residency for women writers, and a $20,000 fellowship for artists to support craft practices.
Creative Capital


Billboard Contest: On September 15th, a panel of judges will review all of the finalists and pick twenty winning images to appear on billboards throughout the United States during the fall and winter. All billboards will be located near major metropolitan areas (e.g. Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, etc.) Deadline for submissions August 31, 2021.
Billboard Contest

The inaugural CMA Artist-Educator Residency. Starting in September 2021, four individuals per year will be invited to design, implement, and reflect on the efficacy of arts education through intensive-studio, community-based, and online exposure.
Artists at any point in their careers, from emerging to established. Deadline : August 20, 2021.
CMA Artist Residency

JULY 2021

Open Calls, Residencies and Grants listing provided by Colossal.
This Is Colossal

JUNE 2021

The National Foundation for the Advancement of Artists is offering visual, literary and performing artists between the ages of 15-18 cash awards, mentorship and a lifetime of creative and professional support.
Deadline October 15, 2021
More info:

CRNY’s guaranteed income program will provide monthly, no-strings-attached payments to up to 2,400 artists with financial need.

CRNY’s employment program will provide funding for 300 artists to be employed by dozens of small-to-midsize community arts organizations statewide. Three days per week, artists will bring their creativity to bear in service of the organization; on the other two workdays, they will be free to pursue their own creative practice. Participating artists will receive a full-time base salary expected to be commensurate with New York State median income data plus benefits. Participating organizations will receive overhead relief and opportunities for capacity-building support.

These programs and funding will be dedicated solely to artists whose primary residence is in New York State.

More information HERE

MAY 2021 May 2021 list
Info on grants, fellowships, residencies and more:

Artworks Archives List of May, June and July deadlines for submissions, resources and grants.
Info Here

APRIL 2021
R & Company Announces a Grassroots Campaign to Unite Object Makers in America to rally object makers across the country to claim their medium, find community, and help enrich the fabric of America. The call to action is for glassblowers, ceramicists, wood carvers, weavers, metalworkers, and those exploring new materials to submit 15-second videos of their hands in action, showing what they make and sharing why they make it.
Submit your video to: With Our Hands

The AIRIE Residency provides artists of varied disciplines the opportunity to live and work inside Everglades National Park — the largest tropical wilderness in the U. S., and to empower them to think about their relationship to the environment.
Deadline June 1, 2021
Apply Here Airie Residency

March 2021

Apply Here for Open Awards

April and March deadlines for artist opportunities for grants, residencies, exhibitions and residencies. This March and April deadlines included opportunities for poets, visual artists, musicians, Native American visual artists, and more.

Information on applications HERE

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