Artist Resources

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Raw Femme’s mission begins with the artist, in celebrating visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, and everything in between.

Raw Femme provides online access and a comprehensive monthly list of artist resources and opportunities for artists both domestically and internationally, opening doors to the widest range of financial, educational, technological, and institutional opportunities available. 

Print Center New York Open Call: New Voices 2024
Deadline: September 8, 2023

A cohort of six to eight U.S.–based artists will present their work and develop their practices through a group exhibition, artist-led public programming, focused conversation and community-building.

‘Girl Art Now’ Exhibition

What does it mean to be a girl? What does it mean to be a girl who makes art? What does it mean to be a girl who makes art NOW? Hera Gallery is looking for 52 works to empower all those who feel like a girl and make art like a girl; to celebrate, protest, and advocate the complex and diverse lives of GIRL ART NOW.

Applications Open: September 1st
Applications Close: December 1st
Notification of Acceptance: December 22nd
Virtual Exhibition Dates: January 1st, 2024- December 31st 2024

Hera Gallery is proud to be able to offer need based assistance to enter our national open calls for art. Please use the coupon codes below for a need based discount.

HERA10: $10 off application fee

Gulf Coast Magazine: Toni Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing
Extended deadline: September 8, 2023

This prize seeks to bring exposure to writers who are dealing with the spirit of the age and are unafraid to ask difficult questions in critical art writing. The winning essay will receive $3,000 dollars and publication in GC’s print journal. Two runners up will receive $1,000 each. 

MacDowell Residency
Deadline: September 10, 2023

This spring and summer residency offers a studio, accommodations, and three meals a day for up to six weeks. There are no residency fees, and financial assistance is offered to reimburse the costs of travel, rent, lost income, and childcare. The residency is open to artists of all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theater, and visual arts. 

LMCC Manhattan Arts Grants
Deadline: September 12, 2023

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Creative EngagementCreative Learning and UMEZ Arts Engagement programs provide technical support to applicants and awards of up to $16,000 to enable hundreds of arts projects in all disciplines, serving communities in New York City from Inwood to The Battery.

Princeton Arts Fellowship
Deadline: September 12, 2023

This fellowship is awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching. Applicants should be early career visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors and performance artists who would find it beneficial to spend two years teaching and working in an artistically vibrant university community. A $90,000 a year stipend is provided. The current application cycle is open to applicants in Writing, Theater, and Visual Arts.

Ox-Bow Residence Evil
Deadline: September 13, 2023

Since 2019 Ox-Bow has produced Halloween events open to the public and for all ages. Artists, or “creeps-in-residence,” will participate in a residency in preparation for Ox-Bow Goes to Hell 2022, producing at least one of many creepy, beautiful, and bizarre scenes for the weekend of October 28th and 29th.

OneBeat Open Call
Deadline: September 15, 2023

OneBeat is accepting applications for two month-long U.S.-based music exchanges scheduled for the spring and fall of 2024 open to musicians and sonic artists ages 19-35. Accepting 50 musicians from up to 54 eligible countries and territories,  OneBeat Fellows will spend approximately one month in an intensive residency which offers a chance for artists to write, produce, and perform original music, and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.

Monson Arts Winter Residencies 2024
Deadline: September 15, 2023

This residency supports emerging and established artists and writers with 2-week and 4-week programs throughout the year. Each cohort of five visual artists and five writers are invited to immerse themselves in small town life at the edge of Maine’s North Woods and focus intensely on their work within a creative and inspiring environment. They receive a private studio, private bedroom in shared housing, all meals, and $1,000 stipend for 4-week programs or $500 for 2-week programs.

Women’s Studies Quarterly Call for Papers
Deadline: September 15, 2023 

This peer-reviewed journal is open to interdisciplinary submissions that explore the literary, theoretical, and cultural lifeworlds created by and about unbearable being(s) for an issue published in the fall of 2024.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency
Deadline: September 15, 2023

This residency provides time and space for national and international writers, visual artists, and composers of talent and promise to reside in either Mt. San Angelo in Amherst, Virginia or the Moulin à Nef in Auvillar, France lasting anywhere from a week to two months. Fee: $30

Hambidge Center Residency
Deadline: September 15, 2023

In the mountains of north Georgia, each resident is given their own private studio which provides work and living space with a bathroom and full kitchen. Residencies span from two to eight weeks. Disciplines include: Arts & Culture Administration, Ceramics, Culinary Arts, Dance, Music, Science, Visual Arts, Writing, and Multidisciplinary practices. Fee: $30.

Chicago Dancemakers Forum 2024 Lab Artists Program
Chicagoland Region
Deadline: September 18, 2023 at 5PM CT

This program provides chosen candidates with a $25K grant and a year of tailored support. The selection process prioritizes dancemakers recognized have been historically underrepresented in the program: Indigenous, Immigrant, Trans and Non-Binary, Parent/Caregiver, and Disabled Artists. Applicants must be age 21+, not enrolled in a degree program, and living in the Chicagoland region which expands from southern Wisconsin to western Indiana.

Nationwide Call For Art: (Be)Longing
Deadline: September 22, 2023

The 4th Annual See Support Collect Initiative by Latela Curatorial is based in Washington DC and will include an online exhibition for women & non-binary artists to participate internationally. This exhibition will take place October 16 – November 19, 2023. The curatorial theme of this year’s online exhibition is (be)longing. Defined as “an affinity for a place or situation”, (be)longing represents the human emotional desire/need to take part in something greater than ourselves. As society mends its (re)connections over the past few tumultuous years + deepens in collective consciousness, we recognize that artists are creating the work that is representative of these feelings and internal-to-collective transitions.

Prospect Art Open Call
Los Angeles, CA
Deadline: September 24, 2023

Open to Los Angeles-based visual artists, selected artists will participate in Prospect Art’s NEW WORK series. Selected candidates receive a $1,500 project grant.

National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant
Deadline for preliminary application: September 27, 2023

This grant provides funds for creation and U.S. touring of new, artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. These grants are awarded to ten projects annually, and ensembles must have nonprofit status.

Dry Tortuga National Park Artist in Residence Program
Deadline: September 29, 2023

This one- month artist residency and $4,000 stipend is open to artists across all disciplines and takes place in a historic lighthouse keepers house on Loggerhead Key, an islet in the Florida Keys.

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Open Calls
Deadline: September 29, 2023

EFA Project Space 2024-2025 Exhibitions Open Call

EFA is interested in exhibitions, community engagements, and public programming that celebrate personal narratives, memories, traditions, and ceremonies under the theme “Folklore”. The selected candidates will be awarded an honorarium, production budget, materials budget, programming and logistical support to organize a six-week-long exhibition at EFA Project Space.

EFA Project Space 2024 Projects Open Call

EFA is accepting project proposals that are based on group gatherings and offer a bi-weekly thematic structure for its participants. EFA Project Space will provide a venue and will allow continuous gatherings in it throughout a three month period in 2024. Projects can include thematic conversations, poetry readings, music, movement and dance exercises, activism, and various workshops under the theme “Folklore.”

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park May 2024 Artist in Residence Program
Deadline: September 30, 2023

Opening September 1, The National Parks Arts Foundation invites artists in all artistic media to join their 2024 artist-in-residency programs at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, which offers a $4,000 stipend, housing, and artist events.

True/ False Film Fest Artist Residency Program
Columbia, Missouri
Deadline: September 30, 2023

True/False is seeking original large-scale installations, projections, and performance works that have the flexibility to be modified to function in a variety of locations and unconventional venues within the theme “The Human Paradox.” Aimed at emerging and mid-career artists, this five-week virtual residency will culminate in an in-person exhibition of work at the 2024 True/False Film Festival.

Eyebeam Fellowship Open Call
Deadline: October 1, 2023

This open call invites artists working within tech that focuses on decolonization, reframing history, language, care, the digital divide, and the future of tech to participate in a six-month program. Selected artists receive a $20,000 stipend.

Monument Lab Re:Generation Initiative
Deadline: October 2, 2023

Monument Lab’s Re:Generation supports teams of two or more individuals working together to create a new or expand an existing public-facing project. Each selected Re:Generation team will receive a total of $100,000 in unrestricted funding towards their commemorative campaign or project.

BigCi Environmental Awards 2023
Deadline: October 2, 2023

Two winners of this awards will receive four free weeks of BigCi residency and $4,000 in prize money. International and Australian artists from various fields – visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating, are welcome to apply.

Art Omi Residencies
Deadline: October 15, 2023

Art Omi: ArchitectureArt Omi: Artists, and Art Omi: Writers are currently open for applications. Through a competitive jury process, residents are invited to attend at no cost to themselves except travel. Abundant, catered meals and comfortable, beautiful lodgings are provided in a scenic location in Columbia County, New York.

Circ Artist Grant
Deadline: October 15, 2023

The Circ Artist Grant provides unrestricted funding to artists with a demonstrated commitment to their artistic work. For the Fall 2023 grant cycle, three artists will be awarded $1000 each to enhance and further their creative practice. Emerging, mid-career, and professional artists are eligible to apply in an international open call, several times throughout the year.

Rbhu Engineering: Rbhu Gives Back Grants
Deadline: October 16, 2023

Rbhu is a minority and women-owned business that specializes in engineering large-scale artwork and entertainment structures. The Rbhu Gives Back Grants offer $12,000 worth of free engineering services to artists in need. Any art piece that needs engineering services is eligible. 

Loewe Foundation Craft Prize
Deadline: October 25, 2023

The seventh edition of the international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship, The Loewe Foundation seeks to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to innovate set new standards for the future of craft. The prize for the winning entry is 50,000 euros. The shortlisted and winning works will be featured in an exhibition and accompanying catalogue in Paris in spring 2024.

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Deadline: October 26, 2023 

This fellowship supports thirty New Americans— immigrants or the children of immigrants—who are pursuing graduate or professional school in the U.S. Each Fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the U.S. up to a total of $90,000.

Queens Museum Open Call: QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists
Deadline: October 29, 2023 

This fellowship will grant two visual artists $20,000  each, individual studio space, professional development consultations, and close mentorship from Museum staff members working toward the artists’ projects. Fellows will have individual studio space from January 2024 through January 2025, as well as a solo-exhibition in 2025.

Wildacres Residency Program
Deadline: October 31, 2022

The Wildacres residencies are open to artists in all disciplines and are offered at no cost to participants. Wildacres hosts approximately seventy artists each year for one-week residencies from April through October. Fee: $25

Nevada Arts Council
Deadline: Ongoing

Open calls, professional development, proposals, fellowships, and competitions.

Clark County Public Calls
Deadline: Ongoing

We always welcome new opportunities and information in order to keep an updated list that empowers the creative community. Contact us below!

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