Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists — Colossal


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February 1, 2024


Illustration by Marija Tiurina

Each month, Colossal shares a choice of alternatives for artists and designers, together with open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. Should you’d prefer to checklist a chance right here, please get in contact at [email protected]. It’s also possible to be a part of our month-to-month Alternatives E-newsletter.


Black Girls Photographers Grant FundFeatured
In partnership with Nikon, the Black Girls Photographers grant fund will award 11 financial grants totaling $50,000 to Black ladies working within the business. The grants are marked to help the completion of visible initiatives and to ease the burden of enterprise bills.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on February 17, 2024.

The Susannah Kelly Artwork AwardFeatured
The newly launched Susannah Kelly Artwork Award gives three $2,000 grants for artists working in drawing, portray, and sculpting. Recipients may also obtain a solo exhibition at Antler and Talon galleries in Portland. The grant fund was created to honor the reminiscence and legacy of artist Susannah Kelly, who co-founded the galleries.
Deadline: March 22, 2024.


Open Calls

Filter Picture Name for Exhibition Proposals (Worldwide)
Filter Picture welcomes pictures proposals of every kind, whether or not conventional or experimental or from an rising curator or a veteran artist. Accepted proposals will obtain a four- to six-week exhibition at Filter Area in 2024 or 2025, at the least one exhibition reception, the chance to host an occasion together with the exhibition, exhibition advertising and marketing, and a stipend primarily based on W.A.G.E. requirements.
Deadline: February 2, 2024.

Noguchi Museum 2024 Open Name for Artist Banners (New York Metropolis)
The Noguchi Museum invitations working artists ages 18+ who reside in New York Metropolis and self-identify as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) to submit designs for the museum’s outside banners, responding to the theme of “love and labor.” The profitable artist will obtain a $3,500 honorarium. Their work will likely be put in from Could 2024 by means of Could 2025. Two runners-up will every obtain a $2,500 honorarium. All three artists may have the chance to develop and lead a public program on the museum.
Deadline: February 4, 2024.

Locust Initiatives Digital Commissions Open Name (Worldwide)
Locust Initiatives invitations artists to use for the chance to suggest formidable multi-layered digital initiatives that reply to the hybridity and adaptability of Locust Initiatives’ bodily area in Miami and varied presenting platforms from onsite, galleries, inside or exterior surfaces, on screens, or on-line. Locust Initiatives offers chosen artists with curatorial steerage, a manufacturing finances, an artist W.A.G.E. price, documentation, and a stay/work residency alternative.
Deadline: February 5, 2024.

The 25 Spiral Unbiased Creators Competition (Worldwide)
Launched in 2000, SICF is an open-call artwork competition in Tokyo that aspires to find, foster, and help rising artists and designers. The group is now accepting creators’ functions for the 25 Spiral Unbiased Creators Competition (SICF25), which runs Could 2 to 7. Individuals may win a grand prize of a solo present and as much as ¥500,000.
Deadline: February 14, 2024.

Sony Future Filmmaker Awards (Worldwide)
The Sony Future Filmmaker Awards elevates voices that convey a recent perspective to storytelling. The shortlisted filmmakers are flown to Los Angeles for an unique four-day occasion to achieve unparalleled perception into all facets of the filmmaking course of to advance their careers.
Deadline: February 15, 2024.

FREE THE BOOKS: A Print Exhibition (Worldwide)
This March, Evanston Public Library will host an exhibition of prints about banned books in collaboration with Hive Heart for Ebook Arts and Starshaped Press. Entry charges vary from $5 to $35.
Deadline: February 16, 2024.

Bio Artwork & Design Award 2024 (Worldwide)
Geared towards rising designers and artists, this €25,000 award promotes bio artwork and design. It’ll fee as much as three winners to provide new work in collaboration with Dutch scientists, working in sustainability, meals, well being, biotechnology, horticulture, and agriculture.
Deadline: 23:59 CET on February 21, 2024. 

Art21 Educators Program (Worldwide)
Art21 Educators is an intensive, year-long skilled growth initiative and studying group. This system is designed to help Okay–12 educators in any topic space who’re enthusiastic about bringing up to date artwork, artists, and themes into the classroom.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2024.

Passepartout Picture Prize (Worldwide)
Open to any fashion, course of, or material, this annual prize gives 1,000 Euros, an exhibition in Rome, and a publication. The entry price begins at 25 Euros for 3 pictures.
Deadline: April 4, 2024.



Artadia Awards (U.S.)
Artadia Awards yearly grants three artists $15,000 in unrestricted funds in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York Metropolis, and the San Francisco Bay Space. There’s additionally a roving partnership with 21c Museum Inns, the place one award is introduced in a special metropolis annually the place 21c Museum Inns are situated.
Los Angeles deadline: February 1, 2024. Chicago deadline: March 1, 2024. Further deadlines rolling all through 2024.

BBA Artist Prize 2024  (Worldwide)
Artists working in all themes, mediums, and expertise ranges are invited to use for money prizes of €1,000, €700, or €500, plus the possibility for a solo exhibition in 2025 at BBA Gallery in Berlin. There’s a €29 price if submitted earlier than December 12, then €39.
Deadline: February 19, 2024.

New Voices Filmmaker Grant (Worldwide)
An ongoing initiative in partnership with Netflix to help rising LGBTQ+ administrators with $25,000 in funding to create new work, the New Voices Filmmaker Grant additionally offers mentorship, networking, {and professional} growth alternatives. 4 rising administrators will obtain the unrestricted grant.
Deadline: February 22, 2024.

Prix Viviane Esders (Europe)
The Viviane Esders Endowment Fund welcomes functions for the third version of the Prix Viviane Esders, recognizing European photographers over 60 years previous who’ve developed photographic careers over a number of many years. One established photographer receives €50,000, and two finalists obtain €5,000 every.
Deadline: April 29, 2024.

The Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant (Worldwide)
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program offers one-time interim monetary help to certified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose wants are the results of an unexpected catastrophic incident and who lack the sources to satisfy that state of affairs. Awardees sometimes obtain $5,000, as much as $15,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Artistic Residency Group Fund (Ukraine)
Adobe’s Artistic Residency Group Fund commissions visible artists to create firm initiatives on a rolling foundation. Awardees will obtain between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.

Pollock-Krasner Basis Grant (Worldwide)
The muse welcomes functions from actively exhibiting visible artists who’re painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper, together with printmakers. Grants are meant for one yr and vary as much as $50,000. The person circumstances of the artist decide the dimensions of the grant, {and professional} exhibition historical past will likely be thought-about.
Deadline: Rolling.


Residencies, Fellowships, & Extra

Advantageous Arts Work Heart 2024-2025 Visible Arts Fellowship (Worldwide)
Ten artists will likely be awarded seven-month residencies from October 1 to April 30. Fellows are offered housing, a studio, a $1,250 month-to-month stipend, and a $1,000 exit stipend. There’s a $65 utility price.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on February 1, 2024.

Up to date Craft Artists-in-Residence (U.S.)
Non-Pittsburgh residents working in metal-smithing, jewellery, fibers, weaving, wooden, encaustics, paper and e book arts, ceramics, and woodworking are eligible for residencies at Up to date Craft. Artists obtain a $1,200 month-to-month stipend, housing, and studio area.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on February 1, 2024.

Arts/Business at John Michael Kohler Arts Heart (Worldwide)
Open to all disciplines, this program selects twelve artists annually for three-month pottery and foundry residencies. No expertise with clay or forged metallic is required, simply an curiosity in pursuing a brand new physique of labor and being open to new concepts. Residents obtain a $160 weekly stipend, studio area, housing, transportation, industrial supplies, gear, and extra.
Deadline: February 1, 2024.

Mattress Manufacturing facility Artist-in-Residence (Worldwide)
Open to artists working in any medium, this residency gives an honorarium, a manufacturing and supplies finances, transportation to and from the area in Pittsburgh, lodging, a per diem throughout on-site set up, and fabrication and help.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on February 8, 2024.

MacDowell Fellowship (Worldwide)
MacDowell awards about 300 fellowships annually, and the only criterion is creative excellence. There are not any residency charges, and need-based stipends and journey reimbursement grants can be found. MacDowell encourages functions from artists of all backgrounds and all international locations working in structure, movie/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visible arts.
Deadline: February 10, 2024.

Forge Venture Fellowship (U.S.)
Six  Indigenous artists, students, organizers, cultural employees, researchers, or educators will every obtain $25,000 and extra.
Deadline: February 15, 2024.

Martin Home Artistic Residency Program (Worldwide)
The Artistic Residency Program at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin Home gives artists and researchers a $5,000 stipend, housing, and $1,000 in journey bills to create a brand new work associated to the architect’s legacy.
Deadline: February 16, 2024.

2026 McKinney Worldwide Artwork and Design Residency (Worldwide)
The Eskenazi Faculty of Artwork Structure + Design at Indiana College Bloomington invitations functions for a 4– to six-week McKinney Worldwide Artwork and Design Residency. A longtime artist or designer residing outdoors the U.S. will likely be awarded studio area, lodging, and $8,000.
Deadline: February 16, 2024.

NXTHVN Fellowship (Worldwide)
Annually, NXTHVN welcomes as much as seven artists and two curators to take part in its paid 10-month intensive fellowship program. Fellows obtain studio or workplace area, a stipend, and sponsored housing. The mentorship-driven curriculum consists of skilled growth classes led by visiting artists, curators, students, and practitioners. Curatorial fellows will every obtain a $45,000 stipend, and studio fellows will every obtain a $35,000 stipend.
Deadline: February 26, 2024.

Tulsa Artist Fellowship (U.S.)
Tulsa Artist Fellowship will award ten artists from any self-discipline a $150,000 stipend paid over three years, a $36,000 housing stipend for 3 years, a totally sponsored studio area, and extra.
Deadline: February 28, 2024.

Apolan Residency at Fondation Fiminco for Taiwanese Artists (Worldwide)
This program welcomes functions from Taiwanese artists for a four-month residency from mid-September to mid-January 2025. Artists obtain lodging, workspace, administrative {and professional} help, and 305,000 NTD, which covers round-trip transportation, residing prices, manufacturing charges, insurance coverage, visa utility charges, and extra.
Deadline: February 29, 2024.

Kala Artwork Institute 2024-2025 Fellowship (Worldwide)
Artists producing progressive work in printmaking, pictures, digital media, social apply, media set up, and e book arts are inspired to use. In 2024, Kala will award six artists a $3,000 stipend, limitless entry to Kala’s amenities for one to 9 months, one Kala class, and a culminating present within the Kala Gallery. The entry price is $20.
Deadline: March 15, 2024.

Irene Yamamoto Arts Writers Fellowship for Rising Writers of Shade(U.S.)
The second annual Irene Yamamoto Arts Writers Fellowship will present $5,000 unrestricted awards to 2 arts writers of colour who cowl theatre, dance, and/or efficiency artwork and have lower than two years of publishing expertise.
Deadline: March 18, 2024.

The Erin Donohue and Household Ceramics Artist Residency (Worldwide)
Hosted by the Artists Affiliation of Nantucket, this ceramics residency will convey one artist to Nantucket to show two five-week courses, one introductory course for the group and a extra intermediate one for college kids and professionals. This system gives lodging, studio area, a $500 journey stipend, and a $2,000 stipend for residing bills and supplies.
Deadline: April 5, 2024.

Diriyah Artwork Futures Rising New Media Artists Program (Worldwide)
Diriyah Artwork Futures launches a concept-driven digital and technology-led inventive manufacturing and coaching program for rising artists working in new media and digital arts. This one-year scholarship helps rising artists by offering entry to cutting-edge skilled gear, a manufacturing finances, and a variety of multidisciplinary studying alternatives, together with private mentorship by distinguished worldwide digital artists.
Deadline: April 29, 2024.

Hunter Moon Homestead Artist Residency (Worldwide)
Artists and humanities educators working throughout disciplines are invited to use to this program in Palouse. Residents obtain one- to three-week stays, with lodging and studio area included.
Deadline: Rolling.


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