Artist Opportunities: January and February 2023

Happy New Year! Looking for residencies, grants, and open calls for 2023? Each month, Creative Capital compiles a list of artist opportunities to help you meet your goals.

Check out Leah Ryan Fund’s The Leah for playwrights, which comes with a $5000 cash prize; Fine Arts Work Center’s 7-month  Visual Artist Fellowship, which includes an apartment, a studio, a $1250 monthly stipend; and the NXTHVN Fellowship—founded by Creative Capital Grantee Titus Kaphar—a paid 10-month intensive mentorship program. Discover even more below!

Read Creative Capital Director of Artist Initiatives Aliza Shvarts’s “Do’s and Don’ts of Finding and Securing the Right Grant For Your Work” in Dance Magazine.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center summer art making workshops—woodworking and digital fabrication studio.

Summer Workshops at Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, Colorado

Make art in the mountains this summer! Visit Anderson Ranch Arts Center, a premier destination for art making and critical dialogue located just 15 minutes from downtown Aspen. Leading the way in technology with state-of-the-art studios, paired with world-renowned faculty and speakers, the Ranch is known internationally as a place for artists to engage with the community and create impactful work.

The 5-acre campus is open year-round and hosts extensive summer workshops and residencies for aspiring, emerging and established artists, in eight disciplines, including Photography & New Media, Ceramics, Painting & Drawing, Furniture Design & Woodworking, Sculpture, Printmaking and Digital Fabrication.

Registration for 2023 summer workshops is now open and scholarships are available! For a full list of programming visit or call 970-923-3181.

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The Studios at MASS MoCA Residency Program
North Adams, Massachusetts
Deadline: January 8, 2023

Artist and writers can apply for this 2-4 week residency program situated within the Mass MoCA’s factory campus and surrounded by the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. Fully-funded fellowships are available, including General Fellowships (for anyone expressing financial need), Black or Indigenous Artist Fellowships, Massachusetts Family Fellowship, fellowships for Oregon artists, and University-sponsored Fellowships.

Good Hart Artist Residency
Harbor Springs, Michigan
Deadline: January 11, 2023

This residency offers 10-21 day stays to visual artists, writers, and composers at any stage of their career. Each artist is housed in a private residence with a detached studio and provided with a $500 stipend, a kitchen stocked with basic foods, a few home-cooked meals from local hosts, and a quiet setting along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants
Deadline: January 13, 2023

This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies to artists in financial need who are creating in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography.

Sustainable Arts Fellowship Residency
Newark, New Jersey
Deadline: January 14, 2023

Aferro Studios is offering a 6 month studio space and $1000 stipend to artists or writers of color who are parents, and would like to continue their creative practice.

Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Residencies
Ithaca, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2023

Saltonstall supports New York State artists and writers with free, stipend-supported, one- to four-week residencies. Categories include poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, photography, filmmaking, and visual arts. Included are private live/work spaces and studios, chef-prepared vegetarian dinners, and accessible accommodations for artists and writers with disabilities.

Hayama Artist Residency
Hayama, Japan
Deadline: January 15, 2023

The residency offers a roundtrip flight to Japan, shared accommodations with one other artist-in-residence for 4 weeks, and a weekly allotment of $200 USD for meals and local transportation. Open to visual artists over 21 years old, working in any medium. Application fee: $95.

MAXMachina 2023 Lab
New York, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2023

Media Art Xploration (MAX) invites storytellers, performers, and creative technologists to submit applications for projects that expand live performance through science and technology. Support includes funding up to $7500 and a 7 month project development period, which includes a workshop and final festival presentation.

The Folger Institute Artist Research Fellowship
Washington, DC
Deadline: January 15, 2023

This fellowship is open to artists working in all media whose work would benefit from significant primary research. The program supports artists with research resources, networking opportunities, and more. Fellowships may be conducted either virtually for one month or at Folger for one, two, or three months.


Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Amherst, Virginia
Deadline: January 15, 2023

National and international writers, visual artists, and composers can apply for time and space to work in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fellows are provided with a private individual studio, a private bedroom with en-suite bathroom, and three meals a day. Application fee: $30.


Media Arts Assistance Fund for Artists
New York state
Deadline: January 15, 2023

For individual New York-based artists, MAAF provides grants of up to $7,500 for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology.

Passepartout Photo Prize
Deadline: January 15, 2023

The Passepartout Photo Prize is a photographic contest that aims to support the development of talented photographers from all over the world by awarding €1,000 in monetary prizes, the opportunity to exhibit in Rome, and the possibility of publication in an annual catalog. Entry fee: €25.

Sculpture Space Residency
Utica, New York
Deadline: January 15, 2023

Sculpture Space invites artists whose focus is sculpture to apply for a two-month residency between February and November 2024. Studio space, housing, and a $500 stipend to offset travel and expenses are provided. Application fee: $35

Anderson Center Residency Program
Red Wing, Minnesota
Deadline: January 16, 2023

The Anderson Center offers three residency opportunities: a General Artist Residency Program for artists working across all disciplines and based anywhere in the world; an Emerging Artist Residency Program for early-career and emerging artists living within the state of Minnesota or in New York City; and a Salzburg Artist Exchange pen to a visual artist based in Minnesota.

Leah Ryan Fund’s The Leah
Deadline: January 17, 2023

Emerging women, trans, and non-binary playwrights are eligible to apply for The Leah. The award comes with a $5000 cash prize and a public reading and summer workshop as part of the Powerhouse Theater Program at Vassar College. Submitted text must be a completed full-length work for theater.

Wurlitzer Foundation Artist Residency Program
Taos, New Mexico
Deadline: January 18, 2023

Painters, poets, sculptors, writers, playwrights, screenwriters, composers, photographers, and filmmakers of national and international origin can apply to stay in one of The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico’s eleven fully furnished artist casitas, or guest houses. Application fee: $30.

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Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant
Deadline: January 18, 2023

This grant is open to painters, sculptors and printmakers who have been engaged in a mature phase of their art for at least 20 years and who are currently in financial need. Last year, they awarded grants of $25,000 each to 20 artists.

The Artist Project
Boston, Massachusetts
Deadline: January 20, 2023

The Artist Project is a collaboration between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and twelve after-school community organizations in the Boston area. The Artist and the children create a collaborative work of art inspired by the Museum’s encyclopedic collection. The selected artist receives a stipend of $25,000 and a budget of $5,000 for materials.

Right of Return Fellowship
Deadline: January 20, 2023

This Fellowship provides for formerly incarcerated artists with awards of $20,000 to support projects and new works that reflect the humanity of criminalized and incarcerated people. It is open to people working in all disciplines, including visual art, performance, poetry, sound, media, and design.

Forge Fellowship
Deadline: January 22, 2023

Forge seeks to support artists with diverse backgrounds in taking the next steps with their work. Artists receive professional development assistance, networking opportunities, and much more.

Pedantic Arts Residency
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Deadline: January 22, 2023

Pedantic is an arts residency that brings together an artist, a curator, and a writer under one roof for a collaborative arts experience. It is a unique invitation to open greater and more cross-disciplinary dialogue within the arts by re-embracing the significant impact that education, study, and structured contemplation can have on artistic output. It is focused on fostering artistic connections rather than production.

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships
Deadline: January 23, 2023

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $8,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. The current cycle is open to artists working in Craft/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts, Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, and Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts.

Art x Climate: A Project of the Fifth National Climate Assessment
Deadline: January 27, 2023

The US Global Change Research Program, in collaboration with Smithsonian Institution, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Science Foundation, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, invites artists to engage in the development of the Fifth National Climate Assessment by creatively visualizing climate change in the United States. Selected art submissions will be featured in the Fifth National Climate Assessment, and may also be used in case studies, in public events, or in communication materials.

“Revealed” Early Career and Emerging Artist Series
Cleveland, Ohio
Deadline: January 29, 2023

“Revealed” is a funded and fully documented exhibition by The Sculpture Center, Cleveland. An artist stipend will be provided in addition to gallery support and solo shows for six artists. Early career artists of the greater Ohio region (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, western New York, or Ontario, Canada by birth, residency, or education, but need not be currently residing in the area) whose practice includes sculpture, installation, mixed and expanded media, relational aesthetics, and performance are encouraged to apply.

Just Tech Fellowship
Deadline: January 30, 2023

Social Science Research Council researchers and practitioners to identify and challenge injustices emerging from new technologies, and pursue solutions that advance social, political, and economic rights. Fellows receive two-year awards of $100,000 annually and seed funding to work on collaborative projects with other fellows.

Prospect Art New Work Project Grant
Deadline: January 31, 2023

Visual artists that require financial assistance to finish the production of new work are encouraged to apply to the open call. The New Work program provides a $1000 mini-grant twice a year to an individual artist or artists’ collective to help fund a project in progress.

The Pond Farm Artist in Residence Program
Guerneville, California
Deadline: January 31, 2023

Artists of all types are invited to apply for this residency program by the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods, located near California’s iconic Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve. Each month-long residency provides time and space for self-paced work and reflection in an inspiring natural setting. There is a fee of $500; a fellowship is available to BIPOC artists and writers.

Artis Curatorial Residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: January 31, 2023

This two-month funded research residency is for a curator or writer with curatorial experience based anywhere around the world. The curator-in-residence will work closely with the Artis staff to develop a curatorial project that brings the work of artists from Israel into dialogue with international artists.

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: January 31, 2023

The residency program awards rent-free non-living studio space to 17 visual artists for year-long residencies in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

The Milkweed Learning Hub & Chrysalis Micro-Residency
Hybrid (Online and in-person in Southwest Michigan)
Deadline: January 31, 2023

This fully-funded hybrid opportunity is offered by the Chrysalis Institute, whose mission is to nourish the creative trajectory of emerging BI&POC artists. The Milkweed Learning Hub is a multi-faceted virtual platform where artists explore the intersection of identity and the creative process. After the completion of the Learning Hub, artists will be welcomed to a 67-acre natural space in Southwest Michigan, where the cohort will enjoy a physical space for restoration and contemplation, as well as the opportunity to nurture fruitful dialogue, fostering a sense of community and collective care.

Wave Farm Artist Residency
Hudson, New York
Deadline: February 1, 2022

Artists are invited to propose visual and sonic projects that fall within the Transmission Arts genre to this radio-focused residency. Each resident will receive a $1,000 artist fee and spend 10 days on a 29-acre property in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountain Park.

Fine Arts Work Center Visual Artist Fellowship
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Deadline: February 1, 2023

This 7-month residency for visual artists includes an apartment, a studio, a $1250 monthly stipend, and a $1000 exit stipend to support relocation at the end of the Fellowship. Application fee: $55-$65.

StudioWorks Artist Residency
Eastport, Maine
Deadline: February 1, 2023

Visual artists and craftspeople from anywhere in the world are invited to apply to this artist residency, which comes with a $2,000 stipend for a four-week term.

Artadia – Los Angeles Awards
Deadline: February 1, 2023

The Artadia Awards provide contemporary visual artists living or working in Los Angeles with financial support and exposure. Three artists will receive unrestricted funds of $15,000, and one artist will receive the Marciano Artadia Award of $25,000.

IMMERSION 5.0: Virtual Reality Creation Lab
Wilmington, NC
Deadline: February 1, 2023

The IMMERSION Lab is a combination of a virtual reality creation residency and an invitation for artists to engage the racial history of America within the context of a southern city: Wilmington, North Carolina. Bringing multiple meaning of immersion together, this residency is an opportunity to put critical thinking into practice through immersive media projects. Prior experience with 360 cameras or virtual reality is not required. Tuition: $1,200 (includes food, lodging and technical support for VR production).

MacDowell Fellowship
Deadline: February 10, 2023

MacDowell encourages artists from all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines to apply: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theater, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Application fee: $30.

McKinney International Art and Design Residency
Bloomington, Indiana
Deadline: February 15, 2023

The Eskenazi School of Art Architecture + Design invites applications for a 4–6-week residency. Applicants must be an established artist or designer whose primary country of residence is outside the United States. Applications from practitioners of studio disciplines, as well as criticism, are welcome.

Furious Flower Poetry Prize
Deadline: February 15, 2023

Poets with no more than one published book are invited to submit up to three poems (no more than a total of 6 pages) for consideration for this prize. The winner and honorable mention receive $1500 and $750 respectively. Submission fee: $15

NXTHVN 2023–2024 Fellowship Applications
New Haven, Connecticut
Deadline: February 27, 2023

NXTHVN welcomes artists and curators to participate in this paid 10-month intensive Fellowship Program. Each fellow will receive studio or office space, a stipend, subsidized housing, and professional development sessions led by visiting artists, curators, scholars, and practitioners. Selected fellows are also matched with a high school apprentice, for focused one-on-one mutual learning.

Ucross Residency Program
Sheridan, Wyoming
Deadline: March 1, 2023

This residency program is open to visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, interdisciplinary artists, and performance artists, as well as collaborative teams. Applicants must exhibit professional standing in their field. Ucross provides each artist with living accommodations, meals, work space, and uninterrupted time so that the artists can focus on their creative process. Application fee: $40

Stochastic Labs Summer Residency
Berkeley, California
Deadline: rolling basis

The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access, a $1,000 monthly stipend and a budget for materials.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Deadline: rolling basis

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $500 and $3,000 for experimental 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.

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
Deadline: rolling basis

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is a grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. Grant support will range from $500 to $5,000.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Deadline: rolling basis

The Adobe Creative Residency program supports creators of visual digital work, offering grants of $500–$5,000 for either a portfolio project or a paid Adobe project commission.

Awesome Foundation On the Water Grant
Deadline: rolling basis

This grant awards $1,000 per month to a water-focused project that brings creativity, culture, and inclusion to the water or provides a new way of thinking about the water. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.

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