Artist Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines in December and January, 2020

Every month Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grants, and exhibition opportunities to help artists in all disciplines make new work, and expand their art practice. This month’s opportunities include a prize for poets, residencies in Michigan and Massachusetts, and an open call for climate change projects.

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.

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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.

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Los Angeles County MTA Call for Proposals
Deadline: December 9, 2019

Metro Art invites visual artists to create commissioned artworks that improve the transit customer experience and contribute to the artistic vibrancy of the communities they serve.

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

Marble House Project fosters collaboration and the exchange of ideas by providing free living and work space, and artist support.

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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.

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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 stipend, travel reimbursements, and living and work space.

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Spring Break Art Show
Los Angeles, California & New York, New York
Deadline: December 15, 2019

Curators and artists are welcome to submit curatorial proposals for upcoming art fairs in Los Angeles and New York.

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Dresher Ensemble Artist Residency
San Francisco, CA
Deadline: December 16, 2019

This residency supports Northern California artists who are actively exploring new aesthetic premises and pushing the boundaries of conventional art forms and media. The program comes with access to the Ensemble’s rehearsal space, state of the art equipment, and the opportunity to present the work in the studio.

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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.

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Anna Rabinowitz Poetry Prize
Deadline: December 23, 2019

The prize is awarded to poets and their collaborators for venturesome, interdisciplinary work that combines poetry and any other discipline.

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Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Deadline: December 30, 2019

Residents will be provided housing, studio space, access to the fabrication shop, travel funds, and a $1,800 stipend.

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MASS MoCA Studio Residency
North Adams, Massachussetts
Deadline: January 8, 2020

Artists receive a private studio, housing, meals, and financial and business coaching through the staff of MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program.

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MASS MoCA’s Puerto Rico Artist Fellowship Program
North Adams, Massachussetts
Deadline: January 8, 2020

Artists of all disciplines whose primary residence is Puerto Rico are welcome to apply to MASS MoCA’s fellowship program, which comes with $800 travel stipend, a $100 per week food stipend, and four weeks of access to private studio and nearby housing.

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Joshua Tree Highlands Residency
Joshua Tree National Park, California
Deadline: January 10, 2020

This residency fosters creativity through opportunities for exploring, experimenting, quiet reflection, engagement and cross-cultural exchange with the vibrant local artist community. Artists are supported with a $1,000 stipend, plus living accommodations and studio space.

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Harvestworks New Works Residency
New York, New York
Deadline: January 10, 2020

Along with access to Harvestwork’s lab, this residency awards contemporary artists working in sound art and emerging technology a $5,000 commission to produce, document, and present a new artwork.

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Institute for Electronic Arts Experimental Projects Residency
Alfred, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2020

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.

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Wave Farm Media Arts Assistance Fund
Acra, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2020

This fund provides support for the completion, distribution, and exhibition of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emerging technology.

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Good Hart Artist Residency
Good Hart, Michigan
Deadline: January 15, 2020

The Good Hart residency connects artists and writers from around the world with the local community to inform, educate, and empower people through art in the natural beauty of Northern Michigan.

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BRICLab Performance Residency
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: January 30, 2020

This is a commissioning and residency development program for New York City-based performing artists to explore and expand the possibilities of their work in music, dance, theater, and multidisciplinary performance. The program supports artists with stipends, mentoring, and space to develop works-in-progress.

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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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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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