Artist Opportunities: March and April 2024

Creative Capital Open Call – March 4 to April 4, 2024

We are pleased to announce this year’s Creative Capital Open Call welcoming innovative and original new artist project proposals in visual arts, performing arts, film/moving image, technology, literature, multidisciplinary, and socially engaged forms from March 4 – April 4, 2024!

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Join our free Creative Capital Open Call info session on March 6, 2024 at 1PM ET via Zoom!


Discover additional artist opportunities this spring season below!

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
Deadline: 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.

Locust Projects 2024 Digital Commissions Open Call
Deadline: March 3, 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.

Millay Arts Core Artist Residency
Deadline: March 1, 2024
Late Deadline: March 8, 2024

From March through November, Millay Arts invites 6-7 multidisciplinary artists for two-week to month-long stays at Steepletopthe historic estate of poet/activist Edna St. Vincent Millay. Fee is $45 for regular deadline and $65 for late deadline.

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.

The Watermill Center on Long Island’s East End 2025 Artist Residency Program
Deadline: 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.

Squeaky Wheel’s Workspace Residency Summer 2024
Deadline: March 8, 2024

This is a project-based residency for artists and researchers working in media arts. The residency is open to applicants from Buffalo and across the U.S. who are seeking resources, time, and support for ongoing projects or the creation of new work. Selected applicants receive $1,600 in artist fees and stipends.

Open Source Lot Artist Residency
Deadline: March 10, 2024

This is an opportunity for an artist to work in The Lot, an outdoor workshop space in Brooklyn, for two months beginning April 15, 2024. One artist will be selected to utilize the space, creating work that engages with the community and themes of sustainability. The artist-in-residence will have a dedicated workspace, a secure place to store materials, and 24/7 access to the space. Artists will be required to present one free public event over the course of the residency (they may work together or present events solo).

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.

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. The NEA recommends applying by March 8 to account for any application issues.

BRIC 2024-25 BRIClab Residencies
Deadline: March 14, 2024

BRIClab offers emerging to mid-career artists essential support and opportunities to share their work. All residents receive a $2,500 stipend, mentorship, skills-based learning and professional development, and documentation of their work.

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.

2024 Armstrong Now Artist Residency
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Three exceptional artists will be selected to work with us in-depth, delving into the treasures of the Armstrong archival collection to find inspiration for new works that fuse music, dance, spoken word, and various visual and performing arts.

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.

Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences Works on Paper
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Works on Paper 2024 is the 26th Annual National Juried Competition and Exhibition at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Works on paper can include drawing, painting on paper, hand pulled prints, photographic prints, digital works on paper, and paper constructions that can be wall hung. The Juror will select 65 artworks to be on display in our spacious Gallery. The application fee is $35 for three entries.

Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Roswell, New Mexico
Deadline: March 15, 2024

The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program offers six artists a place to live and work for a year, with a monthly stipend of $1,100 and no strings attached. Artists-in-residence have the opportunity to mount a solo exhibition of their work at the Roswell Museum, and to have an artwork purchased for the permanent collection of the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art.

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.

2024 Etant Donnés Grants 
Deadline: March 20, 2024

Etant donnés aims to foster French-American artistic exchanges in contemporary art.

Grants for Nonprofit Institutions
Creative grants for American and French nonprofit institutions (museums, art centers, etc.) wishing to organize exhibitions or other commissions featuring contemporary French, France-based, or American artists, respectively.

Curatorial Fellowships
For American curators, either independent or affiliated with an institution, who wish to conduct research in France, in partnership with Independent Curators International.

Asian American Arts Alliance Fellowships
Deadline: March 25, 2024

A4 is seeking Asian American artists in their early-career, younger than 30 years old, and seeking to make an impact on the Asian American community.

Jadin Wong Fellowship in Dance
This fellowship will be awarded to one NYC-based Asian American choreographer and/or dancer who will be awarded a cash stipend of $7,500 and eight-month fellowship with career coaching and technical support opportunities.

Van Lier Fellowship in Theater
This fellowship will be awarded to two NYC-based Asian American theater artists in the categories of Acting and Directing. Fellows will be awarded a cash stipend of $7,500 and an eight-month fellowship with career coaching and technical support opportunities.

New York Public Library Picture Collection Artist Fellowship
Deadline: March 29, 2024

This Fellowship supports artists or scholars engaged in the research, development, and/or execution of a new creative or scholarly work based on the Collection’s holdings. Fellowship stipends are awarded on a sliding scale from $2,000 to $5,000.

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.

Prospect Art Open Call
Deadline: March 31, 2024

Prospect Art is seeking visual artists worldwide to submit experimental, non-narrative, or narrative video works that challenge traditional notions of belonging, exploring emotional connections to land, ancestral memory, and communities beyond borders. Selected works may be featured in physical exhibitions in Los Angeles and Lisbon, as well as online screenings, with a screening fee provided and potential for future opportunities within their international network.

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.

Bemis Center Residencies
Artist-in-Residence Open Call: Spring 2025 + Summer 2025
Deadline: April 1, 2024

Both Spring and Summer Open Calls are located in the historic Old Market, Omaha’s arts and culture district. Bemis Center’s 110,000 square foot facility accommodates a broad range of artistic activity. Selected artists-in-residence enjoy generous sized, private live/work studios complete with kitchen and bathroom, a $1,250 USD monthly stipend and $750 travel stipend. Fee: $40

Sound Art + Experimental Music Open Call: 2025
Deadline: April 8, 2024

Embedded within Bemis Center’s Residency Program, this opportunity offers a unique experience for two artists working in sound, composition, voice, and experimental genres and tools. National and international artists participating in the program receive financial, technical, and administrative support, along with dedicated facilities for rehearsing, recording, and performing new works that expand the field of sound art and music. Selected artists will enjoy a generously sized, private live/work studio complete with kitchen and bathroom.

The American Library in Paris Visiting Fellowship
Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Visiting Fellowship offers writers and researchers an opportunity to pursue a creative project in Paris for a month or longer while participating actively in the life of the American Library. A $5,000 stipend will be paid before start of a Fellowship period. The award, to be spent at the discretion of the Fellow, is designed to cover travel to Paris, accommodation, and expenses associated with the month in Paris.

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.

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.

Soma Summer
Deadline: April 7, 2024

SOMA Summer is an intensive three-week academic program in Mexico for artistic inquiry that welcomes a cohort of international artists, curators, critics, and art historians interested in collaborative pedagogical models.

The Brooklyn Artists Exhibition Open Call
Deadline: April 7, 2024

Brooklyn Museum is hosting an open call for a forthcoming exhibition celebrating the Museum’s 200th Anniversary. The Brooklyn Artists Exhibition is open to artists who have maintained primary residence and/or an art studio in Brooklyn during the past five years (2019–24).

Velvetpark LGBTQ+ Visual Artists Residency 2024
Deadline: April 14, 2024

Running from July to December 2024, Velvetpark’s 4th Annual Visual Artist Residency will award one resident with a six month live/work studio in Brooklyn to begin or develop a piece of a complete body of work.  Artists across the United States working in various mediums who are emerging, mid-career, or established are welcome to apply.

Meet Me There, Another Time Anthology
Deadline: April 15, 2024

Queer and trans people are invited to write a letter to a place you had to leave behind to preserve your own safety or parts of yourself. Brought to you by the same editor and publisher behind Lambda Literary Finalist, Written on the Body, Meet Me There, Another Time responds to the rise of fascist thinking and forced alienation of our community members while centering on our voices and healing process as we seek to belong where we can.

Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
Deadline: April 16, 2024

The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants (AWAW EAG) will distribute a total of $300,000 in funding—up to $20,000 per project—to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists in the United States and U.S. Territories.

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Digital Publication
Deadline: April 17, 2024

Fellowships for Digital Publication are competitive awards granted to individual scholars to support interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication. Competitive submissions embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, and clearly articulate a project’s value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

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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