Artist Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines in July and August, 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.

Spanish-speaking Latinx artists in New York City are welcome to apply to be part of Creative Capital’s free four-month career development program including planning, financial, fundraising, and promotion skills and tools. Applications are due July 31.

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The Bridge 2019 Residency Open Call
Deadline: July 8, 2019

The Bridge is a four-month virtual residency program that provides a platform for cross-disciplinary collaboration between artists and scientists, open internationally to artists, scientists, technologists, and creative professionals. Each resident team will receive promotion on SciArt’s social media channels and appear in SciArt Magazine.

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CatchLight Local Fellowship Open Call
San Fransisco, California
Deadline: July 10, 2019

A place-based visual storytelling program that connects visual storytelling with local newsrooms and community members, CatchLight Local Fellowship is open to applicants who work with visual communication. The program offers a $15,000 stipend, as well as project development and distribution opportunities from local newsroom partners.

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Artivism Challenge Open Call
New York, New York
Deadline: July 12, 2019

Artists from around the world are encouraged to create a visual representation of the issues facing the forests for this open call. The winning works will be displayed in a pop-up exhibition in New York during Brazil Summer Fest 2019. Works will also be produced as prints and be sold through Alpha’s online art gallery and partners, with a share of the profits benefiting the Rain Forest Alliance.

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Crystal Ruth Bell Residency
Beijing, China
Deadline: July 15, 2019

Individuals and duos who work with images are welcome to apply for a fully-funded, three-month residency at Three Shadows & Red Gate in Beijing and Xiamen. Funding includes a $510 material budget, a $1,000 travel budget, and a $1,080 stipend.

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Residencia Corazón Open Call
La Plata, Argentina
Deadline: July 15, 2019

Residencia Corazón is open to emerging and established artists from all disciplines within the visual arts, as well as to emerging and established writers and curators from all disciplines. Artists will have the opportunity to network with the local art community and cultural institutions, and to host individual exhibition or artist talks.

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The Other Art Fair Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: July 19, 2019

Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair provides a platform for emerging artists to showcase their work to gallerists, curators, critics and collectors. 

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Blueproject Foundation Artist Residency
Barcelona, Spain
Deadline: July 28, 2019

Blueproject Foundation offers artists of all creative disciplines a one-month residency followed by an exhibition of the final work at Sala Project. Each resident will be given a €2,000 to €5,000 economic contribution.

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CLTC Cybersecurity Arts Contest
Deadline: July 30, 2019

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is launching a contest that seeks artistic proposals that engage with cybersecurity in themes, topics, audience, and/or materials. Selected artists will have the opportunity to showcase their work throughout 2020 and win prizes range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $25,000.

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Holly Weird Film Festival Call for Submission
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: July 31, 2019

The Holly Weird Film Festival provides a venue for narrative, documentary, experimental and avant-garde film and video, and is open to independent film of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice or an avant-garde challenge.

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Creative Capital Free Workshop Series for Spanish-Speaking Artists
New York, New York
Deadline: July 31, 2019

Creative Capital’s Taller profesional para artistas is a free four-month career development program for Spanish-speaking Latinx artists in New York City. The program introduces artists of all disciplines to planning, financial, fundraising, and promotion skills and tools, building the capacity of each artist to reach their creative goals, strengthen their communities, and develop thriving careers.

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Silver Art Projects Open Call
New York, New York
Deadline: July 31, 2019

Silver Art Projects provides a preserved space on the 50th floor of 3 World Trade Center for artists to create projects and engage with new audiences, while building the creative culture of the Lower Manhattan community. Artists will have the opportunity to partner with cultural institutions and brands on future programming.

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The Diversity Development Fund
Deadline: July 31, 2019

The Diversity Development Fund provides up to $15,000 in research and development funding to producers of color to develop single documentary programs for public television. Funded activities may include travel, research, script development, preliminary production for fundraising/work-in-progress reels, or other early phase activities.

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NXTHVN Studio Fellowship
New Haven, Connecticut
Deadline: July 31, 2019

NXTHVN offers six early-career artists a professional studio space and a $25,000 stipend during the Fellowship year. The program also includes critique sessions, professional development workshops, access to the Yale University Library and Art Gallery, and a group exhibition in the NXTHVN Gallery.

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Strange Foundation Decelerator Residency
West Shokan, New York
Deadline: August 1, 2019

The Decelerator program is a short-term residency/retreat hybrid in New York’s Catskill Mountains for individuals or collaborative groups of up to 3 people. It offers free lodging in fully-equipped spaces, access to abundant nature, and on-site 1:1 mentorship sessions.

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Yaddo Artist Residency
Saratoga Springs, New York
Deadline: August 1, 2019

The program is open to artists working at the professional level in their fields to apply to one of the five artistic disciplines represented at Yaddo: literature, visual art, music composition, performance, and film and video.

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Tortuga Artist Residency
Quintana Roo, Mexico
Deadline: August 1, 2019

Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply to this residency in Akumal, Mexico, which includes access to living quarters, rooftop space, workspace and more.

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Trinidad History Museum Creative in Residence
Trinidad, Colorado
Deadline: August 1, 2019

The program offers artists the opportunity to create and share with Trinidad’s arts community. The artist is encouraged to participate in Trinidad History Museum events and programs and will have the opportunity to collaborate with museum on hosting arts workshops at the museum.

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Creative Time Call for Proposals
New York, New York
Deadline: August 5, 2019

Creative Time is accepting proposals from artists, activists, and organizers to be  a part of the programming at their tenth anniversary Summit happening in mid November. Selected participants will receive an honorarium.

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Frieze Writer’s Prize 2019
Deadline: August 5, 2019

The annual Frieze Writer’s Prize recognizes emerging writers dedicated to new, imaginative writing about art and culture. The winner of the prize is commissioned to write a review for Frieze and awarded £2,000.

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Recharge Foundation Fellowship for New Surrealist Art
Deadline: August 7, 2019

The Recharge Foundation Fellowship for New Surrealist Art offers a $5,000 award for painters living in the United States and U.S. Territories who are working in the New Surrealist style.

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SAADA Archival Creators Fellowship
Philadelphia, PA
Deadline: August 12, 2019

Fellows will partner with SAADA to create archival collections that reflect the histories and perspectives of the most marginalized groups within the South Asian American community. The program offers each fellow a $8,000 stipend, a $2,000 project budget, and a $1,000 event budget.

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National Endowment for the Humanities Media Production Grants
Deadline: August 14, 2019

The Production Grants program supports the production and distribution of documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

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Hunter East Harlem Gallery
New York, New York
Deadline: August 15, 2019

Hunter East Harlem Gallery has an open call for a group exhibition for artists in possession of or in the process of obtaining O-1 visas. As a part of the show, artists will receive a $450 honorarium, and they can list the exhibition on their CVs to qualify for the Visa through the US Government.

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Schloss Bröllin Residence Program
Fahrenwalde, Germany
Deadline: August 15, 2019

International artist groups are welcome to apply for the residency for the production of dance, theater, circus, and performance projects up to a maximum of three weeks. The program offers full board for the group of artists, travel expenses subsidy, and a public presentation of the project at the end of the production period.

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The CrossCurrents Fund
Deadline: August 21, 2019

The CrossCurrents Fund supports interactive, short, or feature-length documentary projects made by filmmakers from, and telling the stories of, underrepresented and marginalized communities from around the world. Project funding support will include $10,000 CAD for one short or interactive film and up to $30,000 CAD for up to three feature films.

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Aesthetic Art Prize
Deadline: August 31, 2019

The Aesthetic Art Prize offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience and further their engagement with the international art world. Awardees will receive £1,000 to £5,000 in prize money, publication in the Future Now Annual, and an opportunity take part in a group exhibition.

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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency
Omaha, Nebraska
Deadline: August 31, 2019

Bemis residency opportunities are open to national and international artists showing a strong professional working history. In addition to studio spaces, artists will have access to Bemis Center’s main facility and the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a large-scale sculpture fabrication space and workshop.

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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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