Artist Opportunities: February and March 2024

Make the most of the cold months by applying to new artist opportunities in the form of grants, residencies, and more. Apply for residencies in Michigan, live performance grants, and opportunities for LGBTQ+ filmmakers.

WiAn: White Garden White Noise by JuYeon Kim for the Roman Witt Artist Residency at UM Stamps School of Art & Design.


Roman J. Witt Residency Program at the University of Michigan
$20,000 honorarium

Ann Arbor, MI
Deadline: February 15, 2024

The Roman J. Witt Residency Program supports the production of new work at the University of Michigan. The program awards one residency per academic year for a visiting artist/designer to develop a new work in collaboration with the Stamps School and University of Michigan community. A central tenet of the residency is to make visible the creative process through the creation of a defined work from concept to completion. The residency is expected to culminate in the realization of the proposed work, as well as its presentation. Witt Residents receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year. In addition to the honorarium, residents will be provided with housing, studio space, and up to $5,000 funding support for project materials. The School encourages applications from individuals as well as from creative teams. The residency will take place between September 2024 and April 2025, and will consist of a making period of up to 12 weeks in residence during the 2024 – 2025 academic year, followed by an exhibition period.

The Witt Residency is open to both established and emerging artists/ designers. The residency provides students an alternate learning opportunity to engage with practicing artists/ designers who can make use of resources across campus, therefore the ideal candidate must value collaboration, have good social and communication skills and be interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines. It is the goal of the Witt Residency to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activity that extends throughout the University community.

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Fine Arts Work Center 2024-2025 Visual Arts Fellowship
Deadline: February 1, 2024

Ten annual fellowships will be awarded to visual artists for a seven-month residency that runs from October 1-April 30.  Fellows are provided with a private furnished apartment, a work studio, a $1,250 monthly stipend plus a $1,000 exit stipend to support relocation at the end of the Fellowship. Fee: $65.

John Michael Arts Center/Kohler Company Arts/Industry Residency
Deadline: February 1, 2024

The Arts/Industry Residency program brings artists to a factory production floor to explore new ideas, processes, and perspectives. Artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Wave Farm Transmission Art Residencies
Hudson, New York
Deadline: February 1, 2024

This residency will emphasize “Live Performance for an Expanded Studio Audience.” During a 10-day residency at Wave Farm, artists will develop new transmission artworks informed by access to a research library, equipment, unique workspace resources, and on-site staff support. An artist fee of $1,000 will be provided to each resident artist.

Locust Projects 2024 Digital Commissions Open Call
Deadline: February 5, 2024

Locust Projects invites local, national, and international artists to apply for the opportunity to propose ambitious multi-layered digital projects that respond to the hybridity and flexibility of Locust Projects’ physical space and various presenting platforms from onsite, galleries, interior or exterior surfaces, on screens, or online.

Theater Mitu Hybrid Arts Lab
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: February 11, 2024

The Hybrid Arts Lab is a program supporting trans, non-binary, and women artists working at the intersection of performance and technology. This support includes a $5,000 stipend, creation and exhibition space, technical resources, training, and mentorship for the exploration, development, and expansion of their practice and new artwork.

Mudflat Studio Summer Artist of Color Residency
Deadline: February 11, 2024

Mudflat invites applicants, at any career stage, to apply for a short term ceramic residency program at Mudflat Pottery School in Somerville, MA.

City of Phoenix Call For Temporary Public Art Proposals
Deadline: February 12, 2024 at 5:00PM MST

The City of Phoenix Department of Arts and Culture seeks to commission nine temporary art installations as part of ¡Sombra! The Celebration of Shade.  In 2025, the nine projects will be temporarily located in neighborhood parks throughout Phoenix; in September 2025, they will be reinstalled at Steele Indian School Park for a free, one-day festival celebrating the community’s resilience to heat and the critical importance of shade in Phoenix.

Forge Project 2024 Fellowship
Deadline: February 15, 2024

Six  Indigenous artists, scholars, organizers, cultural workers, researchers, or educators will each receive $25,000 and more.

Sony Future Filmmaker Awards
Deadline: February 15, 2024

The Sony Future Filmmaker Awards is a major program providing exceptional opportunities for creators and filmmakers in six genres. All 30 shortlisted filmmakers are flown to the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, to attend a black-tie ceremony and a bespoke four-day workshop program led by Sony Pictures executives.

CUNY Dance Initiative Residency
Deadline: February 15, 2024

New York City choreographers and dance companies are invited to apply for residencies via the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI). Designed to take advantage of underutilized facilities while integrating New York City’s dance community with the public university system, the CUNY Dance Initiative provides local artists with rehearsal and performance space on 13 CUNY campuses across the five boroughs.

Long Meadow Art Residency
Deadline: February 15, 2024

Long Meadow Art Residency awards solo residencies three months in duration with a stipend of $3,000 per month, and an art supply/transport budget of up to $2,500, provides the use of a car, a house and art studio in the Berkshires Massachusetts. The residency offers mentoring, support, interaction from the local community and collaboration from a Board of Directors that includes successful artists, gallerists, art historians, and collectors.

Martin House Creative Residency Program
Buffalo, New York
Deadline: February 16, 2024

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House (Buffalo, New York) is searching for applications to its Creative Residency Program. The residency provides individuals from multiple disciplines a thought-provoking environment in which to produce new works of the imagination inspired by one of the great examples of 20th century architecture. Residents will receive a stipend of $5,000. Travel expenses of up to $1,000 will also be provided to residents who are from outside the Buffalo-Niagara region.

The Watermill Center on Long Island’s East End
2024 International Summer Program
Deadline: February 16, 2024

Culminating in The Watermill Center’s Annual Summer Benefit, the Summer Program allows artists to develop their practice in a communal and experimental environment. Participating artists share meals, exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, attend workshops, and participate in the daily life of The Watermill Center. The program also provides opportunities to work with Founder/Artistic Director Robert Wilson and his collaborators on workshops, staging rehearsals, and installations.

2025 Artist Residency Program
Due March 8, 2024

Artists-in-Residence receive access to an extensive collection of resources central to The Watermill Center experience: 20,000 square feet of rehearsal/design spaces and outdoor stages; a theater production archive; The Watermill Center Study Library; The Watermill Collection; and The Watermill Center’s ten-acre landscaped grounds and gardens.

2026 McKinney International Art and Design Residency
Deadline: February 16, 2024

The Eskenazi School of Art Architecture + Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4–6-week McKinney International Art and Design Residency. An established artist or designer will be selected whose primary country of residence is outside the United States.

Anderson Ranch Artists-in-Residence Program
Deadline: February 18, 2024

This residency fosters creative, intellectual and professional growth for emerging and established visual artists. Residents have access to world-class facilities and studio time, free from everyday pressures. Residencies are offered in ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. A select group of the 32 residencies are fully funded fellowships awarded by the jury panel.

New Voices Filmmaker Grant
Deadline: February 22, 2024

This partnership between Netflix and NewFest supports emerging LGBTQ+ filmmakers. Four filmmakers with documentary, narrative, animated or episodic projects by and about the LGBTQ+ community will each receive a $25,000 grant.

Call for Scores for the New Jersey Symphony 2024 Edward T. Cone Composition Institute
Deadline: February 23, 2024

The Edward T. Cone Composition Institute is a multifaceted, tuition-free, week-long Institute designed to promote contemporary orchestral music by enhancing the careers of four emerging composers. Winning composers will have their music performed by the New Jersey Symphony and will participate in in-depth career development sessions with industry leaders. The Institute is open to university composition students as well as composers in the early stages of their professional careers.

The Sculpture Center 2025-26 Revealed Emerging Artist Solo Show Series
Cleveland, Ohio
Deadline: February 25, 2024

This open call awards 6 artists from the 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 eligible to apply. Artists must be in the first ten years of their career. This is funded exhibition includes an artist stipend in addition to gallery support.

NXTHVN Fellowship
Deadline: February 26, 2024

Each year NXTHVN welcomes up to seven artists and two curators to participate in its paid 10-month intensive Fellowship Program. Each Fellow will receive studio or office space, a stipend, and subsidized housing. Selected from an international pool of applicants, Fellows relocate to New Haven to participate in NXTHVN’s mentorship-driven curriculum which includes professional development sessions led by visiting artists, curators, scholars, and practitioners.

Tulsa Artist Fellowship
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Deadline: February 28, 2024

Tulsa Artist Fellowship calls for US-based artists of all disciplines to apply for its 2025-2027 term. Ten awardees will receive more than $1.95 million in support and resources during the three-year award term in Tulsa, OK

Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2024 Performing Artist in Residence
Deadline: February 29, 2024

One artist will be selected for a residency in 2024. The artist will spend time creating work in and inspired by the Garden. They will host one or two public classes, seminars, or activities, then showcase their final work in September 2024. The theme for the 2024 residency is Natural Attraction, celebrating the plant-pollinator relationship through the lens of BBG’s vast and varied collections and the native insects to which they are inextricably linked.

Keyholder Residency Program
New York, New York
Deadline: March 1, 2024

This free, year-long residency program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended.

apexart International Open Call
Application Period: February 1-March 1, 2024

Anyone can submit a 500-word proposal describing a focused, idea-driven, and original group exhibition for a chance to have an apexart exhibition.

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency
Nebraska City, Nebraska
Deadline: March 1, 2024

This July 1-December 20, 2024 residency offers a $175/week stipend and a private studio. Established and emerging visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world are eligible to apply. Application fee: $35.

CERF+ Get Ready Grants
Deadline: March 5, 2024

CERF+’s Get Ready Grants have awarded up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies.

National Endowment for the Arts: Creative Writing Fellowships
Deadline: March 13, 2024

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Applications are reviewed through an anonymous process in which the criteria for review are the artistic excellence and artistic merit of the submitted manuscript. Through this program, the NEA seeks to sustain and nurture a diverse range of creative writers at various stages of their careers and to continue to expand the portfolio of American art.

Replenish Residencies at A Studio in the Woods
Deadline March 13, 2024

The residency provides 1-2 week restorative visioning retreats to local BIPOC artists and culture bearers; the heart of New Orleans culture. In light of the many racial disparities still present in our society at large and the arts economy specifically, we offer these residencies to BIPOC artists to provide time to rest and restore, vision and create. The call is open to BIPOC artists and culture bearers from the Greater New Orleans area who have not attended a residency before.

Salad Days Artist Residency: 2024-25
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Watershed selects an artist annually to create 500 plates or shallow bowls for the following year’s Salad Days. Over the course of seven months – from September to April – the artist lives and works on campus making their Salad Days pieces and becoming integral member of the Watershed community.

Texas A&M New Work Development Artist Residency
Deadline: March 15, 2024

The school will provide the selected artist in residence (open to artist working in a list of disciplines) with a $10,000 stipend for living expenses and project materials, on-campus lodging (two bedroom/one bath apartment) for the duration of the residency, shared office space and access to school facilities, including rehearsal and performance spaces, recording studios, visual art studios and technology resources, undergraduate and/or graduate student assistance, and visa support for international artists.

2024-2025 Kala Fellowship
Deadline: March 15, 2024

The Kala Art Institute Fellowship is an artist residency for local, national, and international artists. Artists producing innovative work in and across mediums including printmaking, photography, digital media, social practice, media installation, and book arts are encouraged to apply. Each year Kala conducts an international competition that awards Fellowships to six artists from a variety of disciplines based on conceptual creativity, originality, and artistic excellence. Fee: $20.

Decorative Arts Trust Publishing Grants
Deadline: March 31, 2024

These two grants support book-length academic publications based on completed dissertations or by first-time authors seeking to publish a scholarly work, as well as book-length publications tied to collections, exhibitions, and conferences that increase the awareness and appreciation of important areas of research in the decorative arts including catalogues, and compilations of conference papers.

The Bayard Rustin Residency at the Penington Friends House
Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Bayard Rustin Residency at Penington Friends House (PFH) is envisioned as an ongoing ladder to empowerment for Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) working to end Systemic Racism and to create a culture of anti-Racism and intersectional equality in the United States of America. It will provide up to one year of room and board to a person who demonstrates a strong creative project  ( arts or activist based) that addresses ending Systemic Racism. They will reside at the Penington Friends House located in New York City’s Lower East Side of Manhattan.

Fire Island Residency
Deadline: April 1, 2024

The first residency in the United States exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit or queer, annually accepts applications for its prestigious and internationally recognized summer program. Now in its 12th season in the secluded beach community of Cherry Grove, NY, an historic LGBTQ settlement of Fire Island, emerging artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program marked by intimate studio visits with, and public lectures by, renowned leaders in contemporary art, scholarship, activism and curation.

PAC NYC The Democracy Cycle
Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC) and Galvan Initiatives (Galvan) launched  The Democracy Cycle, a new commissioning program designed to support new works that illuminate the promise, practice, imperfection, and opportunity of democracy. Proposals are requested for new performing arts works following that theme from artists working in theater, dance, music, opera, and multi-disciplinary performance.

Creative Capital 2025 OPEN CALL
Applications Open: March 4, 2024. Deadline: April 4, 2024

For our 25th Anniversary in 2025, Creative Capital welcomes innovative and original new project proposals in visual arts, performing arts, film/moving image, technology, literature, multidisciplinary, and socially engaged forms.

The Creative Capital Award provides unrestricted project grants up to $50,000 which can be drawn down over a multi-year period, bespoke professional development services, and community-building opportunities.

The Dome House Al & Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Deadline: April 5, 2024

The Residency is open to one artist residing in the Midwest working in the fine art mediums of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and other mediums. The residency aims to provide the space and support to create work in an inspiring and unique location, in addition to providing opportunities for public access to an artist at work through public programming and educational content for the community. The Residency is an 8-week fall program created and led in partnership with the Miller Art Museum.

Artadia 2024 Awards Cycle
Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; New York City, NY

Artadia Awards grant three artists Awards of $15K in unrestricted funds annually in seven major US cities with high concentrations of creative workers—Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area. The Los Angeles application is due February 1, 2024. The Chicago Application is due March 1, 2024. The New York City application is due April 1, 2024.

A.I.R. Studio Paducah Residencies
Paducah, Kentucky
Deadline: Rolling

These residencies are open to visual artists, composers, architects, improvisational dancers, poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Residents are provided with a private efficiency apartment and studio space, located in the Lower Town Arts District of Paducah, Kentucky, six blocks from the Ohio River. The cost of the residency is $700 for two weeks and $1,000 per month. Admissions are made on a rolling basis.

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