Artist Opportunity Bulletin

A service for professional contemporary Caribbean-based artists searching for competitions, exhibitions or residencies.


THE NLS RESIDENCY

When : Fall 2019
Where : NLS, Kingston, Jamaica
Application Deadline : 4 February 2019

The NLS residency is a six to nine-week program open to visual artists working in any medium or discipline and is geared towards working artists, with developed portfolios, who are intellectually and artistically concerned with pushing boundaries within their disciplines and within the current social landscape, as well as engaging with the public through art.

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NLS Curatorial/Art Writing Intensive

When : Fall 2019
Where : Kingston, Jamaica
Application Deadline : 4 February 2019

The Curatorial/Art Writing Intensive is a 5-month long mentorship program geared towards addressing the dearth of archival scholarship on the work of artists in Jamaica and the Caribbean by empowering young writers and curators with the tools to write these histories.

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Apexart's International Open Call

When : 2019-2020
Where : Anywhere but New York
Application Deadline : March 2019

apexart's International Open Call is soliciting exhibition proposals from February 1-March 1, 2019. The four proposals with the highest scores will be presented by the organizers in the countries specified as part of apexart’s 2019-20 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online for any international (or domestic) location outside of New York City and its metropolitan area.

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Residency 108

When : April and May 2019
Where : New York
Application Deadline : 15 January 2019

Residency 108 invites emerging and established artists, writers and thinkers of all disciplines to immerse themselves in their creative practice. We particularly welcome those who work with nature, ecology and the installation of temporary outdoor land-art works. The residency is free apart from the cost of travel and material expenses which must be assumed by the individual.

Artists of any age from any country may apply. We accept solo artists as well as collaborating teams of up to three people. We are interested in applicants whose practice involves a defined engagement with landscape, ecology, and or projects that employ historical or first-hand research of the 108 site. Please have your statement reflect this intention. Visit our website for more information about applying and to be sure your needs and practice are a good fit for our program.

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The Awesome Foundation Grant

When : rolling
Application Deadline : rolling

The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time.

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2018 Individual Photographer's Fellowship

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of Individual Photographer's Fellowship grants of up to $10,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field.

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Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grant

When : rolling
Application Deadline : rolling

Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal and medical expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency.

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Call for Applications: The Abbey Fellowships and Scholarship in Painting, British School at Rome

When : 2019
Where : Rome
Application Deadline : 31 January 2019

Abbey Awards offer residencies at the BSR for artists (predominantly painters) whose work shows exceptional merit and promise. Abbey residents join a community of around 35 artists, archaeologists, historians and scholars living and working in beautiful studios at the heart of Rome. The Abbey Scholarship is a 9 month residency beginning October 2019 (stipend of £800 pm).The Abbey Fellowships provide 3 residencies a year, each lasting 3 months (stipend of £1,200 pm). British and American artists, and those of any nationality who have recently lived for 5 years in the UK or US, may apply.

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The Hopper Prize

When : Stipend given over the course of a year
Application Deadline : Open

The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants

totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition

juried by leading contemporary curators.

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La Wayaka Current Artist-led initiative

When : Several dates
Where : South America
Application Deadline : Rolling

La Wayaka Current artist-led initiative offers artists and researchers the chance to develop site-responsive projects at the gateway between South and Central America, in one of the richest biomes on earth, in collaboration with the first politically autonomous indigenous group in Latin America. Here community and respect for mother earth remains at the heart of this place, despite increased connections to the globalised world. This program offers participants a unique chance to reconnect with nature and share with indigenous + rural communities who live from the land and sea with ancient knowledge still carried through their culture. Live this transformative experience with an international group of participants, in a supportive and creative environment that seeks to experiment and push boundaries of researching and developing progressive interdisciplinary works, in relation to relevant socio-political and environmental subjects of our time. Tropic 08°N is a self-directed program over 21 - 42 days offering the space, time, and inspiration to develop new projects in order to promote necessary dialogues and understanding between remote areas of this planet and cities worldwide.

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Fresh Milk Art Residency

When : Rolling
Where : Barbados
Application Deadline : Rolling

Fresh Milk supports excellence in the visual arts through residencies and programmes that provide Caribbean artists with opportunities for development and foster a thriving art community. Our mission is to nurture, empower and connect Caribbean artists, raise regional awareness about contemporary arts and provide global opportunities for growth, excellence and success.

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The Palimpsest Project

When : Rolling
Where : Buenos Aires
Application Deadline : Rolling deadline

The Palimpsest Project is an International Project/work in progress that we started developing along 2014 based in the mural that the Colombian artist Felipe Garcia painted in our terrace during his residency in 2013. Within this project, Fundación 'ace para el Arte Contemporáneo invites artists to apply for Palimpsest [4], the fourth session of a collaborative project which will take place in 'ace's terrace.

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The Working Artist Purchase Award

Application Deadline : Rolling

Each month we offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, or with digital/new media, installation, photography and film/video.

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