Opportunities for Artists, Writers, and Art Workers in August 2022

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Grants & Awards

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Foundwork – 2022 Foundwork Artist Prize
The honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with this year’s distinguished jurors: Edgar Arcenaux, César García-Alvarez, Lauren Kelly, Eva Langret, and Javier Peres. Artists must be Foundwork members to be considered ($4/month, cancel anytime).
Deadline: September 26, 2022 (5pm PDT) | foundwork.art

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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 $10,000 for public projects and presentations in 2023.
Deadline: September 13, 2022 (5pm EDT) | lmcc.net

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

Awesome Foundation – On the Water Grants
Open to applications from around the world, these monthly $1,000 grants go to water-focused projects that are creative, culturally relevant, and inclusive.
awesomefoundation.org

Canadian Women Artists’ Award
Three women artists who have Canadian citizenship and currently reside in New York State will receive $5,000 grants. The categories are Literary Arts, Media and Design, and Visual Arts.
Deadline: August 30 (5pm EDT) | nyfa.org

Paris Photo–Aperture 2022 PhotoBook Awards
The photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year will be awarded $10,000. Entry fees vary by category but range between $30 and $60.
Deadline: September 9, 2022 (5pm EDT) | aperture.org


Residences, Workshops, & Fellowships

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

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

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Smithsonian American Art Museum – Toward Equity in Publishing
Through editorial mentorship and workshops, this professional development program is by the peer-reviewed journal American Art aims to demystify scholarly publication and help scholars revise manuscripts. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: September 15, 2022 | americanart.si.edu

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Smithsonian American Art Museum – 2023–2024 Research Fellowships
Available at graduate, doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior levels, residential fellowships at SAAM and its Renwick Gallery support full-time independent research and study on US art, craft, and visual culture. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: November 1, 2022 | americanart.si.edu

Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship Program
Fellows are in residence for a period of nine months from September 1, 2023, through May 31, 2024, and receive a stipend of $78,000 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project expenses.
Deadline: September 8, 2022 | radcliffe.harvard.edu

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 to develop new work and foster their careers, plus a $1,000 stipend.
Deadline: September 1, 2022 | printshop.org

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

Queens Museum – In Situ Artist Fellowship
The artists selected for this two-year fellowship will receive rent-free studio space at the museum, an annual salary of $45,000 with full benefits, and a solo exhibition in Spring 2024.
Deadline: August 14, 2022 | queensmuseum.org


Open Calls for Art & Writing

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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 be published essay in Gulf Coast‘s printed journal. Two runners-up will be awarded $1,000 each.
Deadline: August 31, 2022 | gulfcoastmag.org

CLC – Greenport Conservation Area Request for Proposals
Artists are invited to submit proposals to create a new kiosk, a gazebo, or a river-themed 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 – Request for Qualifications
The City of Denver’s Public Art Program seeks to commission original works by Colorado-based artists or artist teams for three different sites around the city. Project budgets range from $20,000 to $100,000.
Deadline: August 15, 2022 | denverpublicart.org

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


Job Opportunities

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


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