Artist Opportunities With Deadlines in March and April 2019

Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources and opportunities for artists working in all creative disciplines. Upcoming opportunities range from week-long artist retreats to a $40,000 creative nonfiction grant, as well as residencies in four different countries.

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National Parks Arts Foundation Poets in Parks Residency
Gettysburg National Military Park, PA
Deadline: March 2, 2019

The National Parks Arts Foundation seeks poets who will engage the public for one month at Gettysburg National Military Park followed by a national tour sponsored by The Poetry Foundation. Poets will receive a $1,000 stipend.

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The Watermill Center International Summer Program
Water Mill, NY
Deadline: March 4, 2019

The Watermill Center invites international multidisciplinary and performance artists to a five-week intensive program dedicated to investigating the “global artist” in a creative and collaborative environment.

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W.O.W. Makers Residency
New York, NY
Deadline: March 11, 2019

Wing On Wo. and Co. invites one Asian-American maker to repurpose 50+ year-old shipping crate wood into a functional object for Chinatown residents. The three-month residency includes a $1,000 stipend, materials budget, woodworking space, project support, and a final exhibition.

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CLICK 2019 Residencies
Sofia, Bulgaria
Deadline: March 12, 2019

Goethe-Institut Bulgaria invites four curators to propose projects involving the Bulgarian art community for a three- to five-week residency. Housing, stipend, and research support is provided, as well as an opportunity for a public talk upon exhibition completion.

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The Writers Lab Retreat
Chester, CT
Deadline: March 14, 2019

The Writers Lab is a four-day script development workshop for women screenwriters over 40, providing an opportunity to work intensively on feature film scripts with the support of established writers, directors, and producers.

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BRIC ARTFP
Brooklyn, NY
Deadline: March 15, 2019

Open to New York-based emerging artists, BRIC seeks proposals for installations in their Project Room or Hallway. Artists will receive an honorarium, production fees, mentoring, marketing, documentation, and more.

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Gulbenkian Grant / AiR 35
Cascais, Portugal
Deadline: March 15, 2019

Visual artists from all countries are invited to apply to The Gulbenkian Foundation’s artist residency from May to July 2019. Artists receive a 1,000 Euro per month stipend, individual studio space, airfare, integration into the local artist community, and technical and curatorial support.

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New York Theater Workshop 2050 Admin Fellowships
New York, NY
Deadline: March 15, 2019

The New York Theatre Workshop offers a part-time paid fellowship from July 2019 to June 2020 for underrepresented groups in theater administration. Mentorship is provided in ten specific departments throughout the year-long program.

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Adams State University Social Practice Residency
Alamosa, CO
Deadline: March 17, 2019

One artist from each of three disciplines (art, music, and theater) will be invited to engage with the local San Luis Valley community, culminating in a final work highlighting community collaboration and problem-solving. Residents will receive a $2,300 stipend, materials budget, housing, transit, and access to university facilities, and local leadership connections.

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Cue Art Foundation Open Call
New York, NY
Deadline: March 22, 2019

Cue Art Foundation is looking for under-recognized artists and curators based in the US to propose an exhibition in their Chelsea, New York space. Artists and curators receive a five-week exhibition, a published catalogue with essay, PR and press outreach, shipping and production budget, and a $5,000 honorarium.

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Liberation Theatre Company Writing Residency
New York, NY
Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Liberation Theatre Company seeks emerging New York City-based Black playwrights to apply for a ten-month residency. The program provides dramaturgical and professional support over a ten-month period during which residents will complete a full-length play. Residents also receive an honorarium upon completion.

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Santa Fe Art Institute International Thematic Residency Program
Santa Fe, NM
Deadline: April 1, 2019

The International Thematic Residency Program invites artists and creative practitioners of all disciplines to apply for a one- to three-month residency program. Residents receive lodging, studio space, and access to programmed events to promote their work and practice, and individuals, collaboratives, and families are welcome to apply.

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Visual AIDS Call for Curatorial Proposals
New York, NY
Deadline: April 1, 2019

Visual AIDS seeks curatorial projects that use art to examine the relationship between HIV and contemporary culture, contemplate the deep cultural history of AIDS, art and activism, and highlight the work of artists living with HIV. Visual AIDS provides up to a $15,000 exhibition budget, an exhibition venue in NYC, a $2,000 honorarium per curator, and administrative support.

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Franklin Furnace Fund
Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Franklin Furnace Fund supports artists all over the world with grants between $2,000 to 10,000 for the development of performance work to be presented in New York City. Applications will go through an all-artist panel review process.

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Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship
Washington, DC
Deadline: April 4, 2019

This fellowship is looking for artists whose work lives on the intersection of art and social change. The nine-month program supports emerging artists with studio space, a financial scholarship to support living and material costs, and accommodation.

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2020 Atelier Mondial Residency
Basel, Switzerland
Deadline: April 7, 2019

Atelier Mondial invites one New York City-based visual or performing artist in any discipline for a residency from January 1 to June 30, 2019. The residency includes housing, studio space, $1,200 monthly stipend, airfare, public transit, and exhibition opportunities with Basel institutions.

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Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Artist Residency
New York, NY
Deadline: April 15, 2019

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum provides an 11-month residency for visual artists to engage with the local community—primarily children and their parents—culminating in a solo show at the museum.  The program provides a free, unfurnished 450 square-foot studio space, and a $7,000 honorarium.

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MAD Museum Artist Studios Program
New York, NY
Deadline: April 18, 2019

Museum of Art and Design (MAD) is looking for young New York-based artists and designers to participate in their six-month residency with access to the studio, workshop and materials, and professional development opportunities. MAD provides one full-time resident with 40 studio hours per week and a stipend of $15,000. There are also opportunities for “daily” residents, working one day a week for six months, receiving a daily honorarium of $125.

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Whiting Foundation Creative Writing Grant
Deadline: April 22, 2019

The Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant of $40,000 will be awarded to up to eight writers in the process of completing a book-length work of deeply researched and imaginatively composed nonfiction for a general readership.

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Adaptations Residencies at A Studio in the Woods
New Orleans, LA
Deadline: April 22, 2019

Artists of all disciplines are invited to propose work and public engagement around the topic of climate-driven adaptations, using the New Orleans region as inspiration. These six-week residencies provide artists with space, stipend, scholarship, and staff support to foster critical thinking and creation of new works.

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Access Arts/School of Service Residency
Columbia, MO
Deadline: rolling basis

Artists will receive studio space and accommodations in exchange for 10-15 hours of service to the Columbia community in the form of education, outreach, and maintenance. Some materials are provided, and residencies can range from three months to one year.

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Deadline: rolling basis

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors.

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Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program
Deadline: rolling basis

This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.

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