Opportunities for Artists, Writers, & Art Workers in January 2023

Opportunities for Artists, Writers, & Art Workers in January 2023

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Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships

NXTHVN – Curatorial and Studio Fellowships
Up to seven artists and two curators will be selected for this paid 10-month intensive, mentorship-driven program in New Haven, Connecticut. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 27, 2023 | nxthvn.submittable.com

Sculpture Space – 2024 Artist Residencies
Located in a historic industrial manufacturing facility in Utica, New York, this sculpture-centric program provides free housing, private studio space, and a stipend to 20–25 artists a year. The application fee is $35. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: January 15, 2023 | sculpturespace.org

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
Now accepting applications for its 2023–24 residency period, the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program awards rent-free studio space to 17 visual artists for yearlong residencies in Brooklyn, New York.
Deadline: January 31, 2023 | thestudioprogram.com

Fine Arts Work Center – Visual Arts Fellowships
Ten artists will be accepted for seven-month fellowships in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Each will receive a private furnished apartment, a separate work studio, a $1,250 monthly stipend, and more. The application fee is $65.
Deadline: February 1, 2023 | fawc.org

MacDowell – Fall/Winter 2023–24 Fellowships
Open to artists working in architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Journalists may apply for the Art of Journalism Initiative. The application fee is $30.
Deadline: February 10, 2023 | macdowell.org

Montello Foundation – Artist Retreat
Meant as a respite from the urban environment, this solitary artists’ retreat is intended to provide residents with two weeks of undisturbed experimentation and reflection in the Nevada desert. Donate $20 to apply.
Deadline: January 22, 2023 | montellofoundation.org

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – The Artist Project
An experienced artist will take inspiration from the MFA’s collection to lead a project with children in Boston-area after-school community organizations. The stipend is $25,000 with a $5,000 materials budget.
Deadline: January 20, 2023 | mfa.org

PEN America – Emerging Voices Fellowship
This virtual five-month mentorship program is for early-career writers from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. Twelve fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500.
Deadline: January 31, 2023 | pen.org

Residency Unlimited – NYC-Based Artist Residency Program
RU is now accepting applications from BIPOC artists with research-based practices that bridge gaps in historical knowledge. Four artists will receive $3,300 stipends, $500 production support, and more.
Deadline: January 31, 2023 | residencyunlimited.org

Right of Return Fellowship
Six formerly incarcerated artists will receive $20,000 and collaborate with an advocacy organization on work advancing criminal justice reform in the United States.
Deadline: January 20, 2023 | rightofreturnusa.com

The Chrysalis Institute – Milkweed Learning Hub
Eight BIPOC artists will explore the intersection of identity and the creative process virtually (online discussions, book clubs, workshops) and attend a micro-residency in Michigan in May 2023. The application fee is $15.
Deadline: January 28, 2023 | thechrysalisinstitute.com

Open Calls for Art & Writing

apexart – 2023–24 International Open Call
Five proposals for an idea-based exhibition will be selected by 1,600 jurors to receive up to $11,000. Artists, curators, writers, and academics are encouraged to apply. Past exhibitions have taken place in Tanzania, Korea, Brazil, Mali, Puerto Rico, Georgia, Denmark.
Applications open: February 1–March 1, 2023 | apexart.org

BronxArtSpace – “Emerging Bronx Voices” Curatorial Call
BAS seeks thematic group exhibition proposals from applicants who have a strong affiliation with the Bronx. Curators will receive a $500 honorarium plus a $1,000 budget to split between the artists.
Deadline: March 19, 2023 | bronxartspace.com

Bronx Council on the Arts – Open Calls for Curators
New York City curators can submit proposals for exhibitions at BCA’s Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, which include $2,000 honorariums. Two opportunities are open — Process Reimagined and Against the grain.
Deadline: January 19, 2023 | bronxcouncilonthearts.submittable.com

Feminist Press – Manuscript Proposals
The small, independent nonprofit publisher is currently accepting full-length book manuscripts, including fiction, nonfiction, and anthology.
Deadline: January 15, 2023 | feministpress.org

Logan City – Logan Library Children’s Area Mural
The city invites artist proposals for a mural for the children’s area of the new Logan Library. All are eligible but preference will be given to those residing within 500 miles of Logan, Utah. The budget is $7,500.
Deadline: January 13, 2023 | loganutah.org

Peekskill Arts Alliance – “Making Connections”
Artists can submit proposals to create murals and installations for “art corridors” connecting Peekskill’s waterfront to its downtown. Fees and budgets vary for the seven different sites.
Deadline: January 15, 2023 | peekskillartsalliance.org

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters – Call for Artists and Curators
Wisconsin artists can apply to exhibit their work in the James Watrous Gallery, located in Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts. Guest curators can submit exhibition proposals. The minimum application fee is $5.
Deadline: March 1, 2023 | wisconsinacademy.org

Grants & Awards

Adobe – Creative Residency Community Fund
Creators who have been directly impacted by the 2022 invasion of Ukraine can apply for grants of $10,000. Applicants must have a professional portfolio of visual creative work.

Artadia – 2023 Los Angeles Awards
Visual artists based in LA County can apply for unrestricted grants of $15,000. These awards will open to seven more US cities later this year, see Artadia’s website for details. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 1, 2023 | artadia.org

Art Jewelry Forum – 2023 Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant
Mid-career artists ages 35 to 55 with a substantial practice can apply for a $20,000 grant to support a significant jewelry-related project that the artist would otherwise not have the means to undertake.
Deadline: January 8, 2023 | artjewelryforum.org

Asian Women Giving Circle – Request for Proposals 2023
AWGC will fund projects led by Asian-American women or gender-expansive people in NYC who use arts and culture to move hearts, minds, and communities. Individual artists and 501(c)(3) organizations can apply for grants of up to $8,000.
Deadline: February 24, 2023 (5pm EST) | forwomen.org

Barnard College – Barnard Library Research Award
The Barnard Library will award $3,000 to two researchers to support scholarship in all media using the Barnard Archives and Zine Library.
Deadline: February 1, 2023 | library.barnard.edu

National Endowment for the Arts – Grants for Arts Projects
The NEA’s largest grants program for organizations provides comprehensive and expansive funding opportunities for communities. Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000.
Deadline: February 9, 2023 | arts.gov

Housing Opportunity

Hollywood Arts Collective
This new affordable housing development in the heart of Los Angeles will serve low-income households with a preference for artists. Applications open January 16, join an online seminar to learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2023 | thehollywoodartscollective.com

Graduate Programs

Organized by geographic regions, a list of arts-related graduate programs to explore and apply to before deadlines close in early 2023. Read more on Hyperallergic.

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