Current Artist Opportunities

A4 & MoCADA | The Bandung 2024-25 Residency

A year-long residency program designed to uplift the work of artists, organizers, educators, and waymakers interested in engaging in social justice discourse, restorative healing and place-based cultural practices for personal transformation and/or in service to the AAPI and Black communities.

Deadline: May 14, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://www.aaartsalliance.org/opportunities/the-bandung-2024-25-residency-application

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts – Wachtmeister Award

Established composers and sound artists can apply for this award, which includes a fully funded month long residency in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, a $1,000 honorarium, and more.

Deadline:  May 15, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://www.vcca.com/apply/fully-funded-fellowships/wachtmeister-award/

Women’s Studio Workshop – Parent Residency Grant

Artists with at least one child under the age of 18 may apply to this month long residency, including free onsite housing for up to four people, 24/7 studio access and a $1,450 unrestricted stipend

Deadline: May 15, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://wsworkshop.org/residencies/parent-residency-grant/

The JGS Fellowship for Photography

Open to New York State residents, this fellowship offers five $8,000 grants to photographers working in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photographic techniques are pivotal. 

Deadline:  May 21, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/the-jgs-fellowship-for-photography/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Opportunities%20in%20May%202024&utm_campaign=O050124

NYC DOT Art Community Commissions

Collaborates with community-based organizations to commission artists to design and install temporary public art on NYC DOT infrastructure citywide. Artists are invited to submit proposals of temporary, sight-specific artwork. NYC DOT Art will provide $20,000 toward direct project costs, engineering and operational support.

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/dotart-cc-artist-rfp-2024.pdf

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts and Agriculture – Artist Residency Programs

US – Based creative practitioners exploring the multifaceted dimensions of Care and Stewardship (this year’s residency theme) can apply for two to four week self-directed, stipend-supported residencies in Sisters, Oregon.

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://roundhousefoundation.org/pine-meadow-ranch/residencies/#application

Queer | Art – Illuminations Grant

Awarded to draw attention to an existing body of work, this annual $10,000 grant is intended to support and shed light on Black trans women visual artists. Four finalists will also each receive $1,250.

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Read guidelines and apply here: https://www.queer-art.org/illuminations-grant

Indigo Arts Alliance – Mentorship Residency Program

Open to New England residents, IAA studio access and pairs up artists for a co-mentorship. Thai partnership fosters creative exchange for Black and Brown artists, enriching participants’ cultural and artistic perspectives. 

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling deadline

Read guidelines and apply here: https://indigoartsalliance.me/mentorship-residency-program/?utm_source=hyperallergic&utm_medium=opportunities&utm_campaign=may-2024