Artist Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines in November and December, 2019

An essential part of making contemporary art and pursuing a creative practice is finding the time, space, and resources to make that work happen. Every month Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grants, and exhibition opportunities to help artists in all disciplines get the ball rolling.

National Park Arts Foundation
Volanoes National Park, Hawai’i
Deadline: November 7, 2019

The National Parks Arts Foundation invites artists of all artistic media to join their artist-in-residency program at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, which offers a $2,000 stipend, a studio, housing, events, and workshops.


HB Studio Rehearsal Space Residency
New York, New York
Deadline: November 8, 2019

HB Studio is dedicated to training and practice for the theater, and seeks to provide a commerce-free environment for the nurturing and growth of theater artists. The residency offers free rehearsal space and performance venue for the development of new theater pieces.


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The Hopper Prize
Deadline: November 12, 2019

The Hopper Prize has an open call for artists and photographers to receive multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000 awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.


Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residency
New York, New York
Deadline: November 14, 2019

This residency is designed for early career movement-based performing artists. The program comes with a one-week production residency, up to 200 hours of access to their performance studios, and a $5,000 commission.


More Art Engaging Artists Fellowship and Residency
New York, New York
Deadline: November 16, 2019

Artists working on public art and socially-engaged practices should apply for More Art’s twelve-month fellowship worth $25,000, or New York based residency which comes with $8,000.


Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
Deadline: November 19, 2019

This fellowship is designed to support actors’ artistic and professional growth in collaboration with a Theater Communications Group member theatre. Selected actors with 10 years of experience can receive $15,000, while actors with 20 years of experience are eligible to receive $25,000.


New York Portfolio Review
Deadline: November 19, 2019

The New York Portfolio Review is a free application. Selected photographers will receive access to one of three full days of classes, workshops and presentations.


MAP Fund Grant
Deadline: November 25, 2019

Through an open application process, the MAP Fund supports live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry, particularly works created by artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the United States. The grants range between $10,000 and $45,000.


Governors Island Indoor Public Programs
New York, New York
Deadline: November 29, 2019

Governors Island is accepting proposals for indoor public programs from artistic, cultural,and educational organizations for their 2020 public access season. The program offers a unique opportunity to reach new audiences in an unforgettable setting.


Script-to-Screen Contest
Deadline: November 30, 2019

Screenwriters who have a script ready to become a film should submit their work to this contest. Directors will choose a script with a unique voice and compelling original dramatic story to be made into a film.


Interlude Artist Residency
Livingston, New York
Deadline: December 1, 2019

This is a residency in Hudson Valley, New York, designed for visual artists who are parents. The program comes with studio and living space that can accommodate families, plus several prepared meals.


Wassaic Project Print Fellow
Wassic, New York
Deadline: December 4, 2019

Wassaic Project seeks a Print Fellow to live and work in Wassaic, and receive a compensation of $700 a month, plus free living space. The Fellow will manage their print shop, provide support for projects by artists-in-residence and visiting artists, and produce Wassaic Project promotional materials.


Climate Story Lab
Deadline: December 6, 2019

The UK-based Doc Society is looking for nine creative storytelling projects that seek to galvinize audiences around climate change. The lab will work with ambitious teams who are poised to launch straight into strategic partnerships with organizers and funders.


Marble House Project
Dorset, Vermont
Deadline: December 9, 2019

This free artist residency based in Vermont is open to artists in all disciplines, and is family friendly.


Guild Hall Artist Residency
East Hampton, New York
Deadline: December 12, 2019

This residency is designed for early or mid-career artists to focus on their practice. The program supports artists with free living space in the 19th century Guild House, and a paid stipend.


Rootstock 20 Open Call
Horton Bay, Michigan
Deadline: December 15, 2019

Rootstock 20 is an open call for dance makers at the Croft Residency in Michigan. The program supports artists with a $500.00 stipend, travel reimbursements, and live and work space.


Burning Man Global Art Grant
Deadline: December 18, 2019

The Global Art Grant supports highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize community involvement in their development, execution and display. The grants range between $500 and $10,000, and they most commonly award between $3,000 and $6,000.


Institute for Electronic Arts Experimental Projects Residency
Alfred, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2019

Two residencies are designated for New York state artist working in electronic media and Film, and another visual artist. The programs support artists with a one or two week residency, an artist stipend, travel-support, lodging, technology access, materials and technical assistance.


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.


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.


Rhizome Microgrant Program
Deadline: rolling basis

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, which considers political radicalization and the internet.


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