Artist Opportunity Bulletin

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

Juried Solo Exhibition New Jersey

When : November 2018
Where : New Jersey
Application Deadline : September 16th 2018

The Center for Contemporary Art’s annual International Juried Exhibition celebrates contemporary art by both established and emerging artists. The Center for Contemporary Art (“The Center”) is a vibrant regional non-profit art center with studio art classes, a summer art camp, rotating exhibitions and community outreach programs. Juror Midori Yoshimoto, Ph.D., will select work for inclusion in the exhibit and for three cash prizes. The Center’s Exhibitions Committee will review the body of work of each artists selected and chose one for a solo exhibit in 2019.

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$500 Artists Grant

Application Deadline : 15 October 2018

Artist Grant provides a one-time $500 USD grant to one visual artist each grant cycle. The deadline for the current grant cycle is October 15, 2018.

There is an application fee of $25 USD that defrays the costs of administering this grant in order to continue to support and fund artists' important work.

To apply, email the following to A link to your website OR 3-5 digital files of your work AND a CV, resume, or brief bio that includes your name. The application fee is payable at

For questions, email


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Antenna: Open Call, New Orleans

When : October 15 2018
Where : New Orleans
Application Deadline : 15 October 2018

One international/national applicant and one Louisiana-based applicant will be selected and awarded solo shows for the 2019 calendar year.

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Vermont Studio Residency Program- Writer Fellowship Applicant

When : dates throughout 2018/19
Where : Vermont, USA
Application Deadline : 1 October 2018

Each month, VSC welcomes over 50 artists and writers from across the country around the world to our historic campus in northern Vermont.

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ApexArt exhibition proposal NYC

When : 2019
Where : New York
Application Deadline : 31 October 2018

apexart is accepting exhibition proposals for its NYC Open Call from October 1-31, 2018. Three winning proposals will be presented at apexart's NYC space as part of its 2019-20 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online.

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35th Annual Art Competition and Exhibition, 2018 - Open Category

When : Thursday 4th October, 2018
Where : The Bahamas
Application Deadline : Wednesday, 19th September, 2018, by 5:00pm

The Central Bank of The Bahamas is proud to announce The Open Category Competition and Exhibition component of its 35th Annual Art Competition.

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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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