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Faculty, please submit this information form to Jesse Mashbaum, CAHSS Business Manager, when you submit a small external grant application. Knowledge Base

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The Fleur and Charles Bresler Artist Residency
Deadline: September 29th

In honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international visual artists for a four month residency at VisArts at Rockville.  This residency provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body of work or develop a project in a stimulating, supportive environment.

Studio space is provided free of charge. The residency encourages interaction, dialogue and exploration both within the VisArts artist community and the larger Rockville community as well. The residency offers the gift of time and space to three artists and/or collaborative artist teams each year to experiment and realize new work. Each year the current Bresler Resident Artists will present their work in a three-person exhibition at VisArts.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Gutierrez Memorial Fund
Deadline: September 30th
GMF’s annual Legacy Grant application closes this month! If you are an arts organization, individual artist or educator with a unique arts-based project that serves Maryland communities- we want you to apply! Special consideration is given to projects that build skills, lift communities and transform our environment. Applications must be postmarked by September 30th, 2017.
For more information, please visit our website.


INTERSECTIONS at The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology 16th Biennial Symposium
Deadline for Commission Submission Proposals: September 30th
Deadline for General Submission Proposals: October 30th

The Ammerman Center at Connecticut College seeks submissions for its 2018 Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology which will be held from February 15th – 17th 2018 at Connecticut College. The aim of the symposium, now in its 32nd year, is to create an inclusive forum for multidisciplinary dialogue at the intersection of arts, technology and contemporary culture. The symposium brings artists and researchers from a wide range of fields together as they present new works, research and performances in a variety of formats.

The symposium accepts general submissions as well as applications for one of several commissions, in any of the following categories: Exhibition and Installations; Site-Specific Installations and Performances; Screen Based Art; Music and Sound; Dance, Theater and Performance; Paper Presentations and Artist Talks; Workshops and Demos; and Panel Proposals.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Keynote Address by Krzysztof Wodiczko, FF Alumn
Featured exhibition by Natalie Bookchin, FF Alumn


Gutierrez Memorial Fund’s Legacy Grant
DEADLINE: September 30

Our annual project-based arts grant calls for proposals from arts organizations and individual artists who are residents of Maryland and whose programs or projects serve Maryland communities. Special consideration is given to projects that build skills, engage community and transform our built environment.

For more information, please review the eligibility requirements and downloadable application documents.

Should you have any questions or need assistance preparing your application, please email


Millay Colony for the Arts Artist Residency 
Deadlines: October 1st and March 1st

Millay Colony of the Arts offers one-month residencies to seven visual artists, writers and composers each year between the months of April and November. Nurturing the work of artists of all ages, from a range of cultures and communities, and in all stages of their artistic career, the Colony offers private rooms, private studio spaces and ample time to work in a quiet, pastoral atmosphere. Next to the one-month residency programme, Millay Colony for the Arts offers 3 other ways to spend time as a resident artist: Two-week residency, Virtual Residency and Group Residency.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Call for Entries – 21st Japan Media Arts Festival
Deadline: October 5th at midnight

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 21st Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions — Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Eligible are works completed or exhibited within a year before the deadline (September 10, 2016 – October 5, 2017). From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prizes, Excellence Awards, and New Face Awards. All awards, including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections, will be announced in March 2018. Each of the winners from the four divisions will receive a trophy and prize money up to 600,000 yen, and also win an opportunity to present their works at the Exhibition of Award-winning Works in Tokyo in June 2018.

For more information and to apply, click here.


New: Residency at Art Omi
Deadline: October 15th
Art Omi invites artists from every continent, representing a wide diversity of artistic styles and practices, to gather in rural New York State to experiment, collaborate and share ideas. During four weeks each June – July, concentrated time for creative work is balanced with the stimulation of cultural exchange and critical appraisal. Artists whose work is interdisciplinary should read the descriptions of each of our residency programs to decide which one fits their practice.
Click here for more information.


Women Studies Workshop Parent Residency Grant
Deadline: October 15

The Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW)s Parent Grant—made possible by new support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation—is a four-week residency for an artist with dependent child(ren) under the age of 15. Artists may choose to work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. This grant includes a $1000 childcare stipend, up to $250 for travel costs, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can also provide technical advice and production assistance.

For more information, click here.


The Camargo Foundation Residency 
Deadline: October 17th

The  Carmargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, and founded by artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill, is a residential center offering programming in the humanities and the arts. It offers appropriate time and space to think, create and share in a quality environment. The Camargo Foundation supports the work of artists, scholars and thinkers from all countries, nationalities, and career levels. This is achieved via different programs conceived by the Foundation as the core program or in partnership with other organizations.

For more information and to apply, click here.


New: Residency at the Experimental Studio
Deadline: October 31st
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Weeks
The Experimental Studio residencies, established in 2014, offer contemporary artists working in any discipline to benefit from the opportunity of working for a concentrated period of time, supported by a communal environment, including the ongoing exhibition and events programme in the gallery and the opportunity to interact on both a formal and informal basis with other artists elsewhere in the studio and gallery centre, Bamburgh House.

Click  here for more information.


New: EtM Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency
Deadline: October 31st
Disciplines: Composition, Music & Sound.
Location: Queens, New York, United States
Duration: 6 months – Jan-Jun 2018
Composers and composer/performers working in any genre, including but not limited to: classical, jazz, blues, rock, Latin, hip-hop, opera, musical theater/Broadway, experimental/new music/electronic, world music, sacred, and works across genres. Previous EtM Composers-in-Residence (from either the Con Edison Composer Residency or the Choreographer + Composer Residency) are eligible to apply for this new program.
Support: rehearsal space over a six-month period starting in January 2018 to develop and create new work at the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council. The composer will receive a stipend of $2,500. Free to apply.

For more information, click here.


Call for Submissions – Experiments in Cinema
Deadline: November 1st
Application fee: $25 per work
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Basement Films is proud to announce a call for submissions for Experiments in Cinema v13.6 (April 10-14, 2018).

Basement Films seeks new and old moving image art that will engage audiences with the magic and wonder that IS undependent cinema! Submissions might be (but are not limited to) essay films, dance films, film poems, structural films, post-structural films, post-post structural films, underground films, abstract films, experimental narratives, experimental documentaries, video installations, transgressive films, portrait films, political rant films… Challenge us and make us happy (if your creative output requires fancy press packages, agents to be contacted, high rental fees, a world premiere, descriptions like “…think The Little Mermaid on steroids…,” or character development that can only be understood in terms of a traditional narrative arc, you might do well to find a different festival to screen your film).

See the event website to view the online submission form.  For additional information, contact festival director Bryan Konefsky at or print traffic controller Nicole Hoch at


CURRENTS 2018: Call to Artists, International New Media Festival
Deadline: November 5th

CURRENTS is an international new media art festival. We showcase a variety of work that pushes the boundaries of art and technology. The 9th annual iteration of CURRENTS will be open June 8-24, 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

We are accepting submissions in the following categories:

  • New Media Installations
  • Outdoor New Media Installations and Projections
  • Single Channel Video and Animation
  • Multimedia Performance
  • Experimental Documentary
  • Web-Art / Art-Gaming / Mobile Device Apps
  • Virtual Reality Environments
  • Robotics
  • Digitally Generated Objects (ie. 3D Printing)
  • Interactive Installations for Children

Selected artists in the New Media Installation, Outdoor, Multimedia Performance, Virtual Reality, Robotics, and Installations for Children Categories will be considered for full lodging, travel, and shipping support.

To view our submission guidelines and to submit an application click here.


Fish Factory Residency – The Creative Centre of Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland
Deadline: November 30,2017
Duration: 1 – 6 months

The Fish Factory Residency at the Creative Centre provides emerging and established artists, creatives, designers and progressive thinkers a port for free expression and a place to meet with other creative people in a small collaborative community.  We offer a shared studio space (95 m2) for 6 Artists and one private studio (18.5 m2). The Centre has fully equipped wood & metal workshops, ceramic workshop, kitchen, small library, sewing workshop and a Concert hall.

Emerging and established Artists, Writers, Musicians, Dancers, Designers are eligible to apply. Artists take care of their expenses for transport, meals and the the residency fee. We offer a Shared Studio for 85 000 ISK and a Private Studio 95 000 ISK. The Fee includes a private room in the Artist apartment and pick up at local Airport on arrival.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Call For Submissions for the Video Poetry Symposium
Deadline: December 31st at 12:12 P.M.

Submission fee: $18

Poets, filmmakers, media artists, and digital artists are called to submit their work to the 1st Annual Film and Video Poetry Symposium hosted by the the Film and Video Poetry Society.

This film festival and symposium will screen a large scope of film and video projects developed through the medium of poetry. Eligible submissions have a maximum length of 32 minutes. There are no restrictions regarding when the film was produced or if the film has premiered regionally or internationally. There are no restrictions on subject matter, theme or topic. Your project may be created with any language though subtitles in English are required.

Virtual reality projects, installation proposals, and video art presentations that hybrid or contain strong aspects of poetry are encouraged.

For more information and to apply, click here. Questions may be directed to:


Baker Artist Awards – Baltimore visual artists, performing artists, composers, musicians
Deadline: December 21st
It’s time to update or create your portfolio so that you can be eligible for the next round of Baker Artist Awards. Awards will include $10,000 for an artist in each of the six disciplines. One of these artists will then be selected to receive an additional $30,000 prize.
For more information, click here.


Monumental Sites – Creative Responses to Baltimore’s Confederate Monuments
Deadline: December 31st
The removal of Baltimore’s Confederate monuments has captured the attention of the public and inspired artists and others to propose ideas for what might happen next at the four sites left behind. In response, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has created an online portal, “Monumental Sites,” to serve as a central repository for the public’s suggestions and ideas.
Please use this online application as a portal to submit your ideas and creative responses to addressing the former sites of the monuments and the remaining bases.


PLAYA Residency
Deadlines: March 1st 

On the edge of the Great Basin in south central Oregon, PLAYA offers creative individuals the space, solitude and the community to reflect and to engage their work through its residency program. PLAYA supports innovative thinking through work in the arts, literature, natural sciences and other fields of creative inquiry and encourages dialogue between disciplines to bring positive change to the environment and the world.

For residencies occuring in the summer and fall, the application deadline is March 1st.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Bullseye Projects, Kiln-formed Glass Artist Residencies
March 1st for residencies between July and December

Bullseye Glass Co. offers two types of residencies. RC residencies at the Resource Centers in Santa Fe, the Bay Area, and New York are open to regional artists and artist groups and provide extended (up to three months) access to facilities as well as a materials budget. Artists are responsible for food, travel, housing and other expenses. Factory residencies at the Portland studio are open to regional, national, and international artists and artist groups. Factory Residencies are for concentrated project-based explorations and can range from 2-4 weeks depending on the parameters of the project. Bullseye will provide access to facilities, a materials budget, and, if required, housing. Residents are responsible for food, travel, and other expenses.

Artists are not required to finish a project during their residency, but will share their work, developments, and research with the Bullseye community through notes, blog posts, images, public lectures, studio visits, and various events throughout and closely following the residency. Artists are encouraged to invite their friends, peers, and the local community to visit while they are in residence.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Hamilton Art Collective call for proposals
Deadline: Ongoing

The Hamilton Arts Collective (HAC) and the Hamilton Gallery seek applications from artists for month-long Guest Artist exhibitions at Hamilton Gallery located at 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD. The selected guest artists will be invited to exhibit a selection of their current work in Gallery I of the Hamilton Gallery. The Guest Artist exhibition is featured in Hamilton Gallery communications and will be promoted by the HAC and Hamilton Gallery. This is an open call to artists residing within 60 miles of Baltimore City. Baltimore residents are encouraged to apply.


Baltimore County Public Library Artist/Maker in Residence – Call for Applicants
Deadline: March 17, 2018

The Artist/Maker-in-Residence program at Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) brings new creative experiences to Baltimore County residents, provides visibility for local artists and makers, celebrates the make/create movement, and features resources and venues provided by BCPL. The art-centered Hive at Hereford, the technology-centered CoLab at Randallstown, and other BCPL residency venues, are each unique spaces for creative expression and collaboration, and are free and open to everyone.

Visit the website for more information and to apply.


Earle Brown / Morton Feldman Grant Program 2017
Deadline: rolling

Earle Brown (d. 2002) and Morton Feldman (d.1987), longtime colleagues and friends, were both born in 1926.The Earle Brown Music Foundation honors their 90th birthdays with a grant program for soloists and ensembles to present concerts featuring works by Brown and Feldman — or Brown alone — during 2016 and 2017.

Grants will range from $1,000 to $3,000.Applicants may submit proposals for concerts to the Earle Brown Music Foundation via email (grants  (at)

Proposals must include the full proposed program, venue, concert budget, and non-profit status of the applicant or applying organization.