External Opportunities

ISEA Call for Participation

Deadline: October 20, 22 & 30

ISEA is one of the world’s most prominent international arts and technology events, bringing together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions applying new technologies in arts, interactivity, and electronic and digital media.ISEA2022 Barcelona invites artists, designers, scholars, researchers, educators, innovators and creators to contribute to this growing discussion about our world of possibles–not only opening up an unfinished world of futures, but also the possible presents and pasts.

Soft Residency Open Call

Deadline: October 22

Soft Surplus is a collective studio space and creative community that cultivates an environment of learning from each other by making things near each other. The priority is to welcome people whose creative practice is integral to their life practice, who want to create a curious, playful, radical, and empathetic community together. Soft Residency is a 3-month residency project at Soft Surplus. Compare it to a “test kitchen” or “design-your-own-residency program” where emerging creatives can test out project ideas and explore. This residency is split into two sessions in partnership with Hyperlink Press and DigiMyths.

2022 UNK New Music Festival

Deadline: October 22

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is excited to announce its 20th annual New Music Festival, being held April 1st and 2nd, 2022 on the UNK campus in Kearney, Nebraska. Call for Scores: All composers are invited to submit one score of no more than 12 minutes in duration. Works involving electronics (5.1), graphic notation, and open instrumentation are welcome.

Carnation Contemporary Open Call

Deadline: October 22

Carnation Contemporary is a member-funded art gallery in Portland, OR, and is accepting entries for an exhibition of risograph printed ephemera and artwork of varying sizes and formats. The objects/prints submitted can be produced by individuals or collectives. The selected works will be contextualized through an exploration of riso as a communicative process that complicates the once-quotidian printer and augments artists’ capacity to disseminate their work.

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center – Contemporary Photography Competition + Exhibition X

Deadline: October 24

The call for entries is open to artists of all ages, backgrounds, and education and training. We welcome any work involving photography, digital imaging, film and video, and/or lens-based installation work. The Jurors: Kris Graves, artist and publisher based in New York and California, and Alex Klein, the Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE’60) Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.

2022 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition

Deadline: October 24

For more than 50 years, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) has hosted the nation’s premier exhibition of African-American art. This annual show presents more than 100 works of art from professional and emerging Black artists from around the world. Contemporary works created in any visual medium are now being accepted. Submit your work!

VIA Art Fund Artistic Production Grant

Deadline: October 25

VIA Art Fund is accepting letters of inquiry (LOIs) got their Artist Production grant program. The grant awards individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and institutions $25,000-100,000 in support of new artistic commissions that take place outside museum or gallery walls, within the public realm, or in nontraditional exhibition environments. Project must have a confirmed exhibition venue.

Siy Gallery Call for Work

Deadline: October 25

The “Elements of Nature” exhibition will begin on November 1st, 2021, and will be showcased in Siy Gallery. By putting the spotlight on artists who raise awareness of issues surrounding mental illness through their work, the “Elements of Nature” show will elevate the public’s awareness of this important cause. This exhibition will focus on various types of artwork which could include sculpture, painting, printmaking and traditional photography that convey compelling visual narratives by artists.

Silver Eye Center for Photography Call for Entries

Deadline: October 27

Silver Eye Center for Photography announces a Call for Entries for Fellowship 22, our annual photography competition. Winners receive a cash award and an exhibition at Silver Eye with free production support from the Lab @ Silver Eye. Winning exhibitions will take place in the summer of 2022. Two prizes and four honorable mentions will be included in the exhibition, The Fellowship Award recognizes a rising talent or established photographer from anywhere in the world, and the Keystone Award is given to an exceptional photographer living or making work in the state of Pennsylvania.

Baltimore Heritage Area Association Photo Contest

Deadline: October 29

Baltimore is known as a city of monuments and a city of neighborhoods. Each of our neighborhoods have special icons (such as buildings, statues, and parks) that are celebrated. The Baltimore Heritage Area Association, Inc.’s photo contest It’s a Snap! encourages photographers to reveal the best of Baltimore–the people and places of Charm City!

Call for Submissions: Volume 7, Issue 1

Deadline: October 29

For the forthcoming issue of its multi-media journal Public, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life (IA) invites a critical reflection on a subject of pressing concern across multiple political, economic, social, and environmental struggles for justice and equity: Water. Essential to all living systems, water scarcity impacts more than half of the world’s population, with droughts and severe flooding predicted to displace hundreds of millions of people within the next decade. From Texas to India, South Africa to Brazil, global warming and rising water levels are destroying livelihoods, exposing failures in governmental policies and public services, and drastically reconfiguring relationships to space, place, community, and identity. Water often shapes who we are – stories of the rivers, lakes, streams, and oceans that nurture and feed our bodies, hearts, and minds, and connect communities. This special issue will focus not only on our global water crisis, but on water as a guide to movement organizing and liberation work.

Gutierrez Memorial Fund’s Legacy Grant

Deadline: October 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.

subnet: Artist in Residence

Deadline: October 30

subnetAiR 2022 is organized in collaboration with the Center for Human-Computer Interaction in Salzburg, Austria, and is committed to the intersection between technology and arts. Its goal is to support the arts as technical field of innovation and to invite artists who understand electronics as material. The residency program aims at connecting artistic researchers in a sustainable way, and at making the energies of such a network accessible to the wider public. subnet supports creative people throughout the development of a project, from its conceptual stage to dissemination and presentation and offers (to local and international) media artists, a platform for their work.

Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery’s Call for Solo Exhibition

Deadline: October 31

The Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery is reviewing for 4 solo exhibitions in 2022/2023. Coker University uses the Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery to broaden our student’s exposure to artists with regional, national, and international reputations. Interest in the exhibition program extends beyond the university community and encourages public participation in all exhibitions and artists’ presentations.

Vue sur la Relève Call for Artists

Deadline: October 31

Become part of the 26th edition of Vue sur la Relève’s high-quality multidisciplinary programming! After a year in which opportunities to present the results of creative processes proved rare, Vue sur la Relève managed to showcase 25 artists in a reinvented format—and it is now time for the next set of up-and-coming artists to engage. To contribute to a more inclusive and accessible arts ecosystem, Vue sur la Relève has decided to raise the maximum age for participation in the festival to 40 and recognize that some artists, namely those from visible minorities and Indigenous communities, may face structural barriers that could delayed their integration into the performing arts industry.

Music At The Anthology (MATA) Call for Submissions

Deadline: October 31

Music At The Anthology (MATA) seeks submissions from composers and sound artists in the early stages of their careers for our 2022 MATA Festival of New Music in New York City. MATA welcomes all types of music from fully notated to improvised, sound art, video, electronic, found instruments, toys, installations, and everything in between. MATA seeks artists of all musical genres to apply. Artists are selected on the strength of their overall application and will receive a performance of their work at the MATA Festival in May 2022.

Call for art #17: Drag power

Deadline: October 31

Your work may include or relate to any of these topics related to the subject: dragqueens, dragkings, RuPaul’s Drag Race competitors, Wigs, Makeup, pushing boundaries, etc. MAKE8ELIEVE accepts image submissions, texts (fiction and non-fiction), videos, audio, performative documentations, etc… Anything you would like to submit will be considered.

Call for Applications – National & NYS Artists Invited to Propose Iconic Artwork in LGBTQ+ Welcoming

Deadline: October 31

Applications sought for a public artwork that supports and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in a new LGBTQ+ welcoming building. The artwork will be located in the building pass through of a new four story mixed-use and mixed-income building located between East Avenue and Broad Street in Rochester, NY. We seek applications by October 31 for an iconic work of art that represents, welcomes, or supports the LGBTQ+ community in some way, and we encourage artists to think expansively about the space, utilizing the wall, ceiling, and ground. The resulting commission should be bold, eye-catching, thoughtful, and engaging both day and night. This opportunity is open to artists and artists teams of all disciplines who have completed other public commissions of a similar scale. Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) is working with neighborhood partners to administer the RFQ/RFP process. More information, dates and images can be found here: http://www.rochestercontemporary.org/public-art-opportunity-union-square/

Pulpo Gallery Solo Show Open Call

Deadline: October 31

Founded by art enthusiasts Katherina and Nico Zeifang, Pulpo Gallery strives to challenge the art establishment. Located on the Bavarian alpine foothills, the artist town of Murnau with its beautiful lake & moor landscapes, old farmhouses with fresco paintings and romantic old fishing villages acts as the backdrop for our contemporary art program. Entries need to be submitted via Instagram and the winner will receive an all expenses paid solo show at PULPO GALLERY in 2022.

NYC Curatorial Open Call

Deadline: October 31

Five winning proposals will become apexart exhibitions presented at apexart’s NYC space as part of its 2020-21 exhibition season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level or location, are invited to submit a proposal online.

2022 Recycled Artist in Residency

Deadline: October 31

RAIR’s mission is to challenge the perception of waste culture by providing a unique platform for artists at the intersection of art and industry. Situated inside a construction and demolition waste recycling company in northeast Philadelphia, RAIR offers artists studio space and access to more than 450 tons of materials per day. RAIR has 2 residency programs: The Standard Residency and The Biggie Shortie. Both are given access to Revolution Recovery’s waste stream as well as access to RAIR’s staff- who work closely with all residents.

Stockholm University for the Arts: Call for Expositions and Proposals

Deadline: October 31

We invite artists and researchers to share ways in which artistic research is reassembling, responding, reconfiguring, and reconstituting in the aftermath of the past two years. How are artists and researchers situating their practices now? What transforms? What transmits? What matters? Artistic research projects emerging from all art fields, from singular, multi or trans disciplinary contexts, projects that are at various stages of development and those with experimental approaches to modes and methods of exposition are most welcome to apply. SKH has four Artistic Research Profile Areas, we invite you to direct your proposal to the area which resonates most with your research at this moment.

EXTINCTION: Save the Planet – 2021 (Exhibition and Publication)

Deadline: October 31

EXTINCTION: Save the Planet 2021 encourages artists to act as ambassadors of Earth and apply their artistic talent and skills to widen people’s perceptions about global warming, climate change, pollution, vanishing species, drought crisis, clean water scarcity, greenhouse-gas emission, etc. A Group of the selected artworks will be published in The Book of Arts: EXTINCTION publication. The selected artworks will be showcased in EXTINCTION: Save the Planet international online group art exhibition organized by Gallerium. Selected artworks will be exhibited online from November 15 to December 15, 2021.

Künstlerhaus Dortmund: Summer Residency

Deadline: October 31

Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund is a place for all kinds of contemporary visual arts: Painting, sculpture, graphics as well as photography, film, video, room-installation and new media, creates a free space for the arts, offers optimum working conditions for artists from Germany and abroad, and attempts to reach the interested public through direct and personal mediation. This residency is during the summer months and will last between 4-6 weeks.

Kurt Weill Foundation for Music Grants Program

Deadline: November 1

The Foundation’s Grant and Collaborative Initiatives Programs award financial support to individuals and not-for-profit organizations for projects related to Weill, Lenya, or Marc Blitzstein. Its Grants Programs reflect the Kurt Weill Foundation’s commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, the Foundation ensures that its grant funding is awarded to organizations who have demonstrably committed to and implemented policies ensuring non-discrimination, diversity, and equality in its practices. The Foundation’s Grant Program accepts proposals in the following categories: Professional PerformanceCollege/University and Amateur PerformanceMediaScholarly Symposia and ConferencesPublication Assistance, and Research & Travel.

American Academy in Rome: Rome Prize

Deadline: November 1

For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Rome Prize winners are the core of the Academy’s residential community, which includes Affiliated Fellows, Residents, and Visiting Artists and Scholars and each winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a private workspace.

The Baltimore Underline RFQ

Deadline: November 1

As part of the Baltimore Underline, we will be restoring the original mural in collaboration with Jerry Butler. When applying for this RFQ, the artist should consider ways to tie in their mural design for the north wall with the existing “Social Justice” mural across North Ave, so that it continues the conversation with a thematic connection. Made You Look Baltimore, Formstone Castle and the Station North Arts District under the management of Central Baltimore Partnership, seek a Baltimore-based artist or artist team to design and produce a unique, site-specific blacklight mural artwork on the north wall of the I-83 underpass at North Avenue.

American Academy in Rome: Rome Prize

Deadline: November 1

For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Rome Prize winners are the core of the Academy’s residential community, which includes Affiliated Fellows, Residents, and Visiting Artists and Scholars and each winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a private workspace.

Association for Art History Call for Papers

Deadline: November 1

It has been lamented that climate change is the most important political, scientific, existential issue of our human moment and the arts are failing to speak to it persuasively or with urgency. This session asks if there is a fissure between visuality and science. Countless political, social, religious, and moral movements have situated visuality as fundamental to communicating ideals and urgency. What has shifted about visual strategies or reception? Has something changed in regard to the power of the visual?

Currents Festival 2022: Call for Submissions

Deadline: November 1

form & concept, which produces the Currents Festival, is an arts organization founded to push and explore the boundaries of perceived distinctions between art, craft, and design. We believe that these realms are interdependent and form the nexus of creativity in today’s world. This year’s categories include: installations, virtual/augmented/mixed reality environments, robotics, multimedia performance, wearables, and more.

Bookworks – Arrhythmia

Deadline: November 1

Guest-edited by artist Katrina Palmer, Arrhythmia is a new series that offers an opportunity for artists and writers whose work explores ideas of being out of joint with the predominant social order, whether through disrupted trajectories, physical displacement, or political dissonance. We are particularly interested in experimental work that articulates a discontinuous sense of identity, and writing, or the combination of writing and images in which the rhythm of the text is self-consciously questioned. Three proposals will be selected for publication from this open submission. Arrhythmia follows previous series commissioned from open call, including: Semina, G.S.O.H The Rest is Dark, The Rest is Dark, Common Objectives, Contact and our most recent open submissions series, Interstices, guest edited by Bridget Penney.

George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowships

Deadline: November 1

The Howard Foundation, an independent foundation administered by Brown University, awards a limited number of non-residential fellowships each year for projects in selected fields. A total of nine fellowships will be awarded for 2022-2023 in the fields of Film Studies and Photography. The fellowships are intended for scholars and artists in early mid-career, defined as having complete their formal studies within 5-15 years of the application date and having achieved recognition for at least one major project beyond degree requirements that would be sufficient for the awarding of tenure at a research institution. These non-residential fellowships offer a stipend of $35,000 and are intended to augment paid sabbatical leaves. Fellowship funds become available on July 1st of the year of the award and may be taken anytime within four years of that day.

NYC Contemporary Music Symposium – Solo Timpani/Percussion Call for Submissions

Deadline: November 1

The NYC Contemporary Music Symposium seeks submissions for our spring 2022 event with Timpanist/Percussionist Jeffery Kautz. Held virtually, this event will be professionally recorded and broadcast on Long Island, NY. Each selected composer will receive a high-quality audio and video recording of their performance. Awards: 4-8 winners will receive a performance and professional recording (audio and edited video) of their work. Finalist and Semi-finalist awards distributed at the discretion of the curation team.

Emmanuel College Artist Residency

Deadline: November 1

The Emmanuel College Art Department offers a six -week artist residency to four artists each summer. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for established and emerging artists to develop their work and specifically aims to award a residency to one individual from each of the four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking and social practice. The residency also plays an important role in advancing the visual arts on the Emmanuel campus, providing an important educational program on contemporary art accessible to students, staff, and faculty.

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Socially Engaged Printmaking at Janet Turner Print Museum

Deadline: November 1

Printmakers have responded to the urgency of this moment – producing work and creating space to not only spark vital conversation but also produce social change. The Turner seeks prints produced in the last three years that reflect on issues of social, cultural and/ or political significance.

VisArts Emerging Curator Program 2022

Deadline: November 1

The VisArts Emerging Curator Program offers a unique opportunity for an emerging curator or artist with an interest in exhibition making or curating to work with an experienced mentoring curator to develop and present an exhibition and to assist in the presentation of the mentor’s exhibition. In an effort to develop expanded education programming/enhanced visitor experiences, the 2022 Emerging Curator and the Mentoring Curator will also focus on developing tools to support public programming that promotes social interaction, creative exchange and audience engagement.

VisArts Next Generation Studio Fellowship 2022

Deadline: November 1

VisArts invites applications and proposals from emerging local and national artists for a twelve month Next Generation Studio Fellowship at VisArts in Rockville MD. This Fellowship 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 New River Journal: Call for Digital Art and Literature

Deadline: November 1

The New River is one of the oldest journals devoted exclusively to digital writing and art, currently housed at Virginia Tech. This call seeks digital media, sound, computational text, interactive games, and moving image pieces, and new, boundary-pressing experiments between these forms. The New River is seeking work that glitches and gleans, encodes and engages.

RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition

Deadline: November 1

The 12th Annual RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition is open to all composers, regardless of age or nationality. This year there are three categories: Category A (Works for Chamber Ensemble), Category B (Works for Wind Ensemble), and Category C (Works for Chorus).

Call for Exhibition Artists

Deadline: November 1

Root Division invites artists who explore inter-generational and familial traumas, as well as pathways to healing, to apply for Water is Thicker than Blood. This new exhibition, curated by Rachel Poonsiriwong, will take place in January and February of 2022 at Root Division. This exhibition seeks to feature artists whose work has catalyzed healing following a cultural, emotional or geographical rift. Artworks may address familial grudges, estranged relationships, and unresolved grief.

Sanford Underground Research Facility, Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline: November 1

The purpose of the SURF AiR program is to invite artists to create work inspired by the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) set in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. SURF’s unique location and history make it an ideal place for creative work and is the deepest underground laboratory in the United States, reaching nearly a mile below the surface. This residency is modeled after various programs offered by government, science and industry including the National Park Service, CERN, and Fermilab. Artists in all media are encouraged to apply.

Maake Magazine Open Call

Deadline: November 2

We are excited to announce our OPEN CALL for Issue 13 of Maake Magazine, curated by Tyler Lafreniere. Artists making work in all media are encouraged to apply. There are no restrictions. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world.

The California Studio: Manetti Shrem Artist Residencies – Fall 2022 & Spring 2023

Deadline: November 5

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California Davis is pleased to invite applications for two Teaching Artists in Residence in The California Studio and are seeking artists in all disciplines, traditional and non-traditional, who are passionate about their research and eager to incorporate the vast resources of the university and the Northern California region into the classroom. Visiting artists will teach an upper division art studio class and a graduate seminar, deliver a public lecture and further their creative work and/or research while on campus. Applicants must have a minimum of three years teaching experience at the university level beyond TA or AI appointments. Candidates are required to have an MFA or equivalent professional experience, a well-developed portfolio in their area of specialization, and an exhibition record that is national and/or international in scope. They should be conversant in contemporary art issues and studio practices and enthusiastic about teaching in a diverse, multicultural setting.

MEND-BLEND-ATTEND 13th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research 2022 : Call for proposals

Deadline: November 5

Artistic Research is in a unique position to address uncertainty. The dire grievances brought on by COVID-19 and the climate crisis demand more than utopic gestures or hopeful technologies. Challenged by the tensions of our times, artistic researchers are tasked with applying diverse forms of embodied knowledge to craft new tools and methodologies for post-crisis conviviality and radical kindness. Using the three attractors, MEND, BLEND, ATTEND, we are seeking future-oriented responses to current social, cultural, ecological and economic challenges through high-level, practice-based research in the arts. The 13th SAR International Conference on Artistic Research will take place from 29 March to 1 April 2022 for the first time in Germany at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. The conference will kick-off with a 24-hour online sprint followed by three days of live, on-site events with the possibility of moving completely online if necessary.

Archive of Shared Perceptual Spaces Call for Participation and Contribution

Deadline: November 8

Can we agree on what space is? Concepts, definitions and interpretations of space and of spatiality are essentially how we construct the world and by extent, how we create means to intervene into that world with our day-to-day practices. Artist-researchers working with space are welcome to contribute to our new Archive of Shared Perceptual Spaces, an online presentation of expanded approaches to spatial practices within the field of artistic research. Examples from all fields are invited, focusing on specific aspects, processes, approaches or methods; ways of working, constellations of activities or framing patterns, particular projects or lines of enquiry-in-practice.

20th Anniversary Electronic Music Midwest Festival

Deadline: November 8

Lewis University and Kansas City Kansas Community College are pleased to announce an international call for submissions for the 20th Anniversary Electronic Music Midwest Festival, featuring guest performer Andrea Cheeseman, to be held April 21-23, 2022 at Lewis University near Chicago. Each concert will feature an 8.1.4 immersive speaker diffusion system, with a lower/main ring of 8 channels (with front and rear centers) and 4 height channels. Acclaimed clarinettist, Andrea Cheeseman, will be the featured performer and composers are encouraged to submit works for her consideration.

Open Call for NFT Exhibition

Deadline: November 8

Moozikoo Creative is seeking innovative, experimental, thought-provoking and artistically rigorous works by emerging artists to present in an online exhibition of NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens). Moozikoo Creative is looking to the emerging art community to offer possibilities of what this new format of art presentation can look like, be like, and/or represent. Works that are presented as an NFT could be physical objects (ie. a painting, drawing, or sculpture) that has been translated into a digital format and enhanced or altered. It could be a digital file that represents an action or performance. It could be a still or moving image. It could be a notation of an idea, an instruction, or a captured moment.

OPEN CALL: Flat Files 2022 at Ortega y Gasset Projects

Deadline: November 10

Ortega y Gasset Projects is pleased to announce an Open Call for our annual Flat Files program! The Flat Files at OyG: 2022 will open with an exhibition in January 2022. The program will continue in our flat files through December 2022. Participating artists and individual works will be promoted and featured on OyG social media outlets, exhibition press release, our mailing list, and our website for purchase. All works will be available in our Flat File throughout the year for visitor browsing at OyG. Artists will also have a chance to do an InstaLive interview about their work with one of OyG’s co-directors. Visual artists working in drawing, painting, collage, photography, fiber, and other two-dimensional media are encouraged to apply.

Fusion Art Solo Art Competition

Deadline: November 10

Fusion Art ow accepting entries for the 14th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. Artist Spotlight highlights individual artists who have an overall body of work to showcase. From this competition Fusion Art will select up to 12 winning artists – four traditional artists, four digital & photography artists and four 3-dimensional artists (if the gallery has received 3-dimensional entries) for individual month-long solo art exhibitions on the Fusion Art website starting in December 1, 2021. There is no theme and any subject matter and any media are acceptable. Both 2D and 3D artists from around the world are encouraged to submit their best work for consideration.The gallery will promote the winning artists, worldwide, on the website, through its marketing and publicity channels and the winners will be invited to the gallery’s Annual Group Show in Palm Springs.

Brightview Innovation Center Public Art – RFQ

Deadline: November 12

Brightview Innovation Center in Herndon, Virginia has identified three areas of opportunity for artistic enhancement. In 1999, Brightview Senior Living was founded to provide seniors with a vibrant place to live. Brightview Innovation Center may be named for its location, but its innovation extends into the design. The 229,956 SF, 7-story building uses modern materials and a palette reminiscent of the upscale surrounding business district to expand the idea of what senior living should look like. A public park on the northeast side of the building welcomes activity into the space and offers opportunities for intergenerational interaction. Special provisions for the mural/mosaic, sculpture or screen wall are not included in the current plan. Adaptations to structures or site specification will be addressed and possible accommodations made in the Request for Proposal semi-final stage.

Bent Frequency Call for Scores

Deadline: November 12

Bent Frequency is committed to knocking down long-established institutional and financial barriers often associated with calls for scores and seeks to amplify (or “Underscore”) music by composers of varying backgrounds, styles, and career stages. Underscore is FREE and is open to ANYONE. For the 2021-2022 season, “RENEW,” BF is looking for submissions of the most groundbreaking, compelling, and captivating chamber music celebrating a diversity of compositional voices.

2022-23 Mahindra Humanities Center Fellow at Harvard University

Deadline: November 12

The Mahindra Humanities Center invites applications for five one-year postdoctoral fellowships on the topic of the environmental humanities, drawn from any humanistic discipline. We interpret the environmental humanities in the broadest terms, to include all parts of the world and historical eras. Topics may include (but are not limited to) humanistic approaches to climate change, biodiversity, social justice, environmental justice, food justice, regenerative practices, gardening, landscape, urban foraging, health, and animal studies. Applicants for 2022-23 fellowships must have received a doctorate or terminal degree in or after May 2019. Applicants without a doctorate or terminal degree must demonstrate that they have completed all requirements for a terminal degree (i.e. dissertation defense) by August 1, 2022. Fellows will receive stipends of $65,000, medical insurance, additional research support of $2,500, and (for those not already in residence in Greater Boston) $1,500 in moving expenses. Fellows are expected to be in residence at Harvard for the term of the fellowship.

Field Residency, Chelsea: Winter/Spring 2021-22

Deadline: November 13

Field Residency is an art studio in Chelsea, Manhattan’s Gallery District, New York City. The residency provides a 300 square ft, 12 ft ceiling studio space to accepted applicants for 6 weeks.

Art Explora – Cité internationale des arts Residency Program

Deadline: November 15

The Art Explora Foundation together with Cité internationale des arts co-construct a unique residency program for French and international artists and researchers.

The program invites candidates to propose a project that questions contemporary issues, including new technologies, the links between art and science, and environmental and social issues. Both programs are open to artists and researchers of all nationalities, with no age limit. Eligible artists are those who can justify a minimum of five years of professional activity. The residency programs are designed to accompany a project in its entirety or only one stage of it.

Site:Brooklyn Call for Entry

Deadline: November 15

Site:Brooklyn Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists online with a new series of interactive exhibitions. Our goal remains the same, to connect artists with an expert and diverse set of jurors through the open call format. Site:Brooklyn is seeking work that builds on, questions, and explores, in the widest way possible, pattern and replicated forms, in all styles and across all mediums for the online exhibition, Pattern and Repetition.

Dry Tortugas National Park Artist in Residence Program

Deadline: November 15

Dry Tortugas National Park is located almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Loggerhead Key is only accessible by boat or seaplane, which is provided for the artists. This is a truly unique experience! The National Park Artists team will spend a month virtually alone in the historical lighthouse keeper’s house on an islet with all sorts of tropical flora and fauna, including endangered Loggerhead turtle nesting grounds. Open to all artists, writers musicians or performance artists.

Site:Brooklyn Call for Entry

Deadline: November 15

Site:Brooklyn Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists online with a new series of interactive exhibitions. Our goal remains the same, to connect artists with an expert and diverse set of jurors through the open call format. Site:Brooklyn is seeking work that builds on, questions, and explores, in the widest way possible, pattern and replicated forms, in all styles and across all mediums.

Huntington Library Research Fellowships

Deadline: November 15

The Huntington offers fourteen Long-Term Fellowships for nine to twelve months in residence, each with a stipend of $50,000. Although nine of these are open to scholars working on projects in any area where The Huntington’s collections are strong, there are specific awards for the study of Octavia E. Butler (the Butler fellowship), maritime history (The Kemble Fellowship), the history of medicine (The Molina Fellowship) and the history of science (The Dibner Fellowships). Three awards (the Thom Fellowships) are reserved for recent post-doctoral scholars.

Open Call: Szólóduó International Dance Festival 2022

Deadline: November 15

Entrants are welcome to apply with short solo (less than 6 minutes in duration) or duo (less than 9 minutes in duration) dance performances. The Festival will exhibit recordings of finished, lit theatrical productions!

Buckham Gallery: Exhibition Opportunities

Deadline: November 15

BIPOC is the Theme! Singular Black History Month exhibitions do not make up for the decades of systemic racism and omission from our arts institutes. Buckham Gallery acknowledges the need to build stronger relationships with BIPOC artists and our community. “BIPOC is The Theme,” with juror Tyanna J. Buie, is a launch pad to build new collaborations with BIPOC artists. In addition to the traditional cash prizes, Buckham Gallery will select artists to be featured in the 2023 – 2024 season.

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Residency

Deadline: November 15

Sitka residencies provide time and space for self-paced work and reflection in an inspiring natural setting. Residents from a broad range of art, writing, performance and science-based practices come to Sitka to create and explore away from the familiar contexts and constraints of daily routines, and free from external expectations. Located within the unique ecosystems of Cascade Head and the Salmon River Estuary on Oregon’s central coast, Sitka is a place where natural curiosity is sparked and creativity is unleashed. This residency is open to emerging and professional artists, writers, architects, natural scientists and musicians.

Fells Point Corner Theatre Call for Playwrights

Deadline: November 15

Fells Point Corner Theatre is seeking original 10-minute plays by Baltimore-area playwrights for our critically-acclaimed annual play festival. The 10x10x10 Play Festival will run April 29​​–May 22, 2022. 10x10x10 has turned into a staple of local theatre in Baltimore, becoming one of the highest-selling productions at Fells Point Corner Theatre each season.

The Hopper Prize Artist Grant

Deadline: November 16

The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. Our aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility and is currently accepting submissions for the Fall 2021 grant cycle.

The Hopper Prize Artist Grant

Deadline: November 16

The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. Our aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility and is currently accepting submissions for the Fall 2021 grant cycle.

Call for 2022 Bresler Resident Artists

Deadline: November 19

In honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four month residency at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland. 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.

The Public Art Across Maryland (PAAM) New Artworks Grant 

Deadline: November 20

Funding to artists and organizations to support the planning, creation, and installation of new local public art projects.

Open Call: Collide Residency Award

Deadline: November 22

Artists across all countries and creative disciplines are invited to submit a project proposal for a research-led residency at CERN in Geneva and in various laboratories and research centres in Barcelona, while being hosted at the Hangar Centre for Art Research and Production. Artists interested in applying to Collide are invited to submit a project proposal that combines research and production. The scope of this proposal will include a research period at CERN and a second developmental phase in Barcelona, where the artists will have the opportunity to expand their research through Barcelona’s rich scientific and cultural network, as well as to engage with a wide range of communities.

DaVinci Labs Open Call for the Production of Art & Science Projects

Deadline: November 30

In the spirit of its founding philosophy, Da Vinci Labs is launching LEONARDO REBOOTED, a grant to support the production of Art & Science projects. Aimed to artists and artistic collectives who produce ground-breaking artworks at the intersection of Art and Science. Da Vinci Labs aims to engage critical contemporary issues and topics, and promote the experimentation and innovation of Art & Science practices.

Outdoor Arts Experience Biennial 2022: Passages (Call for Public Art)

Deadline: November 30

Passages 2022 is the Jamestown Arts Center’s second biennial experience of outdoor arts in our community, which will display up to 12 art works at various locations throughout the island. The exhibition will also mark the recent passing of time and losses during the pandemic and our passage through this period to a new future. What might we memorialize, commemorate, and remember? What are our hopes and dreams as we re-emerge and re-connect?

Artists are invited to propose artworks that interpret the word passages in all its iterations and associations.

Compassionate Women: Kindness in Action Call for Art

Deadline: November 30

This an opportunity for the women of the nation to have a conversation through art about their experiences on a global arena. The impact of acts of compassion that they have received or given. Emerging to established artists, as well as self taught artists are encouraged to apply, to lead a change in the cultural zeitgeist on a global scale.

2022 Gallery Without Walls Call for Art

Deadline: November 30

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to invite artist submissions of up to three works of art per artist to be considered for outdoor public display in Lake Oswego’s nationally recognized, award-winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. In its twenty second year, this program’s mission is to integrate art into the daily lives of local residents and visitors to the community by presenting works from regional, national, and international artists that resonate with people of diverse backgrounds.

2022 Festival of Contemporary Art Music Submission

Deadline: December 1

The Washington State University School of Music invites submissions from composers and performers for the annual WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music, held March 3-5, 2022 in Pullman, Washington. We are pleased to welcome this year’s special guest, the TORCH Collective, who will perform throughout the festival in concerts and masterclasses. Works incorporating dance, video, or other visual media are welcome. Composers submitting works for live performance must arrange performers. Our concert halls are equipped with a pipe organ, an 8-channel sound system, and video projection.

Superpresent Magazine Open Call

Deadline: December 1

Superpresent is a quarterly magazine of the arts. Superpresent is available free online and a limited run of print copies for each issue. Superpresent publishes poems, short stories, essays, visual art pieces, experimental art, video art, and sound art. The theme for this issue is Intimacy and Estrangement.

Currier Museum Artist-in-Residence

Deadline: December 1

The AIR program is central to the Currier Museum’s mission of connecting audiences with art and creative thinking. This program deepens the mission through an open call to social practice artists who share the goal of impacting people through the transformative power of art. The Currier Museum of Art invites applications for the second annual open call for its Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program, awarding up to two residencies between fall 2022 and spring 2023. This program will provide support for selected self-identified emerging artists or artist groups (of up to three people) focused on social practice.

Capricious Photo Award

Deadline: December 1

The Capricious Award will provide one photographer with the resources and editorial support to bring a body of work to fruition. The award is juried by photographers, critics and curators, with the intent to select a photographer whose work is both distinct in point of view and boldly relevant to the unfolding issues of our time. The Capricious Award provides one photographer with the resources and editorial support to bring a body of work to fruition. Each year the award is juried by photographers, critics and curators, with the intent to select a photographer whose work is both distinct in point of view and boldly relevant to the unfolding issues of our time. The recipient will be awarded with resources, valued at $25,000, geared towards the production of a limited edition book. This includes access to our in-house design and editing team and international distribution.

Antenna: Open Calls for Multiple Disciplines

Deadline: December 1

Antenna is a multidisciplinary arts organization committed to being a vital participant in the life of New Orleans, supporting and producing an expansive array of artist and writer-driven programs. As an independent artist-founded and centered institution, accountable to the communities that make our work possible, we are committed to moving art beyond the confines of galleries and museums, attending to the histories, communities, and ecologies of the region and their (trans)national implications, while reimagining art-making for social change.

Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts: Arts In Action Arts Education Grants

Deadline: December 3

These arts education grants are offered designed for individual teaching artists and community arts organizations to support arts education projects/classes that take place in-school, after school, or in local community settings. Projects can only support K-12 aged students and can be delivered in-person or virtually in order to meet Baltimore City COVID-19 social distance protocols.

Navasota Artist in Residence, Spring/Summer 2022

Deadline: December 5

The Artist in Residence program provides artists with the opportunity to live and work in the Horlock House to focus on the creation, promotion, and sale of their artwork and is open to many types of media artists. Provided by the City of Navasota, TX, free of charge, the Horlock House offers a living, studio, and retail space for two to three selected artists. The term of the residency is roughly five (5) to six (6) months; and will require participation in community events and programs.

Vestige Gallery Call for Exhibitions

Deadline: December 11

Like Clockwork seeks to showcase works of art that address the nature of time. From birth, our daily routines, anxieties on aging, death, rebirth, to creation and destruction, the forms of time give shape to human experience.The paradoxes inherent in these parallel ways of conceiving time reveal the mysterious Coincidence of Opposites which underlies the cosmos. It’s as the old adage says.. all “like clockwork.” Vestige Gallery is accepting works from emerging, mid-career, and/or professional artists. Work should somehow relate to the theme of the show.

Baker Artist Awards

Deadline: December 17

The Baker Artists Awards recognize excellence across all disciplines in the Baltimore region. Artists can upload a full portfolio to the website, and become eligible each year. Created and supported by the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, the Artist Awards are a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.

Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir’s Composition Competition

Deadline: December 20

With the intent of supporting the next generation of minority women composers through performance and recording opportunities, the Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir, Dr. Nancy Menk, conductor, along with arts equity advocate Del’Shawn Taylor, announces it new composition competition. Composers must be in an early stage of their career, identify as BIPOC and be under the age of 25. There are cash prizes and composers’ work will be performed by the Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir and recorded.

InLiquid: Call for Papers

Deadline: December 31

InLiquid is seeking fresh and engaging writers for Exhibition Essays. Interested art historians, artists, and curators will be matched with an upcoming exhibition at the InLiquid Gallery. We encourage a deep dialogue between the writer and artist(s) that will result in an exhibition essay that helps contextualize the exhibition with fresh voices and different perspectives.

Inviting composers to write about their work

Deadline: December 31

Charlotte New Music Is Excited To Announce New Opportunities For Composers To Share About Their Works. Composers are encouraged to submit short articles about their own music, workflow, production setups, career building, music in the community, building cross-disciplinary relationships, the life of a composer, or any other topic related to the new music scene. This is a great way for composers to tell their stories and for audiences to learn more about the life of a composer. Articles should be 250 – 1,000 words in length. Inclusion of graphics, music samples, and music links, are encouraged. Longer articles are possible with prior approval. Charlotte New Music will post articles on https://charlottenewmusic.org/ as well as social media channels, and will link and fully credit the author. Additional marketing opportunities for authors may also become available. Please submit the article in a text file (.docx) to elizabeth@charlottenewmusic.org Send links to graphics, not graphics attached in the email. Use something like Dropbox, Box.com, Google Drive, etc. Please include your name and contact information, website, links to music, and how you would like to be credited (including preferred pronouns).

ICEBERG New Music 2021-22 Call for Scores

Deadline: December 31

Composers of any age or nationality are invited to submit scores for one or both of ICEBERG’s upcoming concerts featuring Decoda Ensemble. Up to four winning composers (at least one for each concert) will be selected to have their works performed as part of Spring 2022 season at Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City. There are no restrictions on the works submitted – pieces may have been previously performed, recorded, and/or awarded. In keeping with ICEBERG’s mission of promoting stylistic diversity, composers are encouraged to submit their music regardless of compositional style – anything from pop songs to works of new complexity are welcome, and will be considered equally.

NYC Phoenix Art Collective: On Line Interview and Solo Exhibition

Deadline: January 1, 2022

Open to artists over 18 working in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and mixed media, this is a one month on-line artist interview or exhibition on the NYC Phoenix Art Collective website.

Spectrum Chamber Music Call for Submissions

Deadline: January 9, 2022

Spectrum Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth is excited to announce a call for new works for standard string quartet (two violins, viola, cello). The winning composer will be awarded $800, and the winning piece will be performed by Spectrum musicians on an April 25th concert in Fort Worth, Texas.

Bern Ballett Call for Applications

Deadline: January 10, 2022

The chosen choreographers will be invited to perform the submitted dance piece in Bern and will obtain a performance fee, travel costs and accommodation.There are two awards: the Jury award which is a commission for Bern Ballett in season 2022/2023 and an Audience award which secures a fellowship for movement research.

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency 2022-23

Deadline: January 10, 2022

JTHAR fosters creativity through opportunities for exploring, experimenting, quiet reflection, engagement and cross-cultural exchange with the vibrant local artist community. We establish spaces where inspiration happens on a daily basis, so artists can do the work of innovating, changing the cultural landscape and generating a fresh look at the way we connect to each other and to the world. Artists selected for this program are at all stages of their careers and work in all media, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and non fiction writing, interdisciplinary, social practice and architecture.

2022 Anderson Center Residency in Red Wing, MN

Deadline: January 15, 2022

The Anderson Center’s Artist Residency Program is an opportunity in May, September, and October of 2022 for emerging, mid-career, and established artists working across all disciplines and based anywhere in the world. The program is interdisciplinary and the organization welcomes applications from a wide range of creative and intellectual genres, including those that don’t fit neatly into one category. The mission of the Anderson Center is to, in the unique and historic setting of Tower View, offer residencies in the arts, sciences, and humanities; provide a dynamic environment for the exchange of ideas; encourage the pursuit of creative and scholarly endeavors; and serve as a forum for significant contributions to society. Selected artists receive live/work space, fellowship & exchange within a 5-artist cohort, chef-prepared meals, and more.

The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico

Deadline: January 18, 2022

The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico (HWF) is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational and charitable organization committed to supporting the arts. Founded in 1954, the HWF manages one of the oldest artist residency programs in the USA. The Foundation’s mission is to “Support the artist and the creative process” and serves as a haven for visual artists, literary artists and music composers. The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation is located on fifteen acres in the heart of Taos, New Mexico, a multicultural community renowned for its popularity with artists. We provide residency grants to creative artists from all over the world, regardless of age, experience, nationality, ethnicity, gender, or sexual preference.

Fellowships At Beinecke Library And Yale Special Collections

Deadline: February 1, 2022

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library has relaunched and expanded its fellowship program to facilitate research in Yale’s special collections by the broadest possible group of researchers and welcomes applications from scholars and graduate students utilizing traditional methods of archival and bibliographic research as well as from individuals who wish to pursue creative, interdisciplinary, and non-traditional approaches to conducting research in the collections.

East Central College Art Gallery Call for Exhibition Proposal

Deadline: February 7, 2022

The Art Gallery at East Central College in Union, MO, is pleased to announce an open call for proposals for exhibitions in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Open to artists in North America working in all visual media, the call encourages proposals for exhibition by both individuals and groups.

The Banana Factory Arts Center: Call for Solo and Group Exhibitions

Deadline: December 31, 2023

The Banana Factory Arts Center in Bethlehem, PA is now accepting solo & group exhibition proposals on a rolling basis for exhibitions in 2022 & 2023. Information on eligibility, selection criteria, guidelines, and exhibition policies are included on the application forms on our website.

Maryland State Arts Council Professional Development Opportunity Grant

Deadline: rolling

The Professional Development Opportunity Grant program encourages and supports relevant professional development opportunities for artists and arts organizations throughout Maryland. The grant assists artists and arts organizations to implement best practices by embracing growth, learning, and discovery for economic sustainability.

Busboys and Poets: Call for art

Deadline: rolling

As a space where art, culture and politics intentionally collide, both visual and performing arts are a constant and daily part of the Busboys and Poets environment and experience. Sharing a meal with family, friends and co-workers is further enhanced by art that is at once beautiful and challenging. Throughout the year, we receive many qualified submissions for artwork to be displayed in our locations in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We typically rotate artwork twice annually at each venue, and we seek to exhibit artists whose work is thoughtfully crafted, professionally executed, and those artists whose visions reflect our Tribal Statement. Additionally, we often give preference to large format works and artists who have significantly large bodies of work to exhibit. Busboys and Poets supports the creative economy and celebrates art in its spaces by offering a unique platform for visual artists. Unless otherwise noted, all art is available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds from the sale of work going directly to the artists.

Artfare

Deadline: rolling

Artfare allows artists to present their work to a broad audience and connect with patrons both digitally and in person through studio visits, exhibitions and events. Using our iPhone app, artists can also discover and communicate with other artists and curators, and work together to independently organize exhibitions and events. We started out in New York in early 2019 and are currently accepting submissions from U.S. based artists.

Call for Entry: Hotel Indigo

Deadline: rolling

Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT public art partnership projects, MAP is working with Hotel Indigo to offer rotating exhibitions in Hotel indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. This opportunity is available to visual artists living or working in Maryland. Maryland Art Place will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis.

RAND Art+Data Artist Residency Program

Deadline: rolling

A collaboration with artists to develop thought-provoking new ways to visualize RAND research. Through RAND Art + Data, a selected group of artists will create visual stories inspired by RAND research. The result: a novel form of data expression that challenges us to think differently about policy analysis.

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism

Deadline: rolling

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is a grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. Grant support will range from $500 to $5,000. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists and artist-journalist teams can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis. ECFJ supports a variety of work, including: text, photography, audio and video. Artists and artist-journalist teams with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply.

Groundswell – Call for Temporary Environmental Artwork

Deadline: rolling

As a means of fostering new interpretations of art and nature in urban spaces, the City of Shoreline Public Art Program encourages artists to propose temporary artworks for display in parks (along trails, glades, meadows, and reclaimed gravel pits), especially Brugger’s Bog, North City, and James Keough Parks (but also other parks and sites), to encourage audiences to visit these resources as well as to exercise and spend time in comparative silence. Walking, way-finding, and searching for the “hidden” artwork is a primary component of the project. Placement within these sites may be proposed by the artist, with final determination by staff.  A display period of at least three months is preferred, with fall and winter providing early darkness for video projection or light art. Work that incorporates natural and/or re-cycled materials is especially welcome, as are projects that are less object-based and use GIS, GPS, sound, space, and light technologies. For object-based projects, we encourage artworks that are resistant to vandalism or damage, since the locations are remote and not secured by guards or video monitors. Landscaping materials like erosion control tubes, geotextile, burlap, jute, and edging, are encouraged. Use of on-site invasive flora (such as ivy vines or Scotch broom) or downed branches is also a possibility, pending consultation with arborists. The City is able to offer in-kind project support in terms of mechanical equipment, no-fee use of the park, and promotion (website and newsletters). Shoreline’s 14 different neighborhoods are also excellent resources for community engagement and outreach. For time and materials, selected artists are offered honoraria of $1500 following installation. Open to all but preference is given to Northwest regional artists (emerging or established).

Innovate Grants

Deadline: rolling

Innovate grants support artists and photographers. Our $550.00 grants act as sparks of financial support that ignite your creative development. Our grant cycles are open 4 times a year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) giving you more opportunities to access the support you need. Our process is simple so you spend less time on the application and more time making your important work.

Journal of Artistic Research (JAR)

Deadline: rolling

Journal of Artistic Research (JAR) currently publishes three issues each year. From 2020, publications in JAR as well as in the JAR Network space will be covered by the Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Please make sure that you are happy with this before proceeding. We accept and review submissions on a rolling basis. The editorial review process typically takes six months from submission to publication. JAR invites submissions from all fields and disciplines in which artistic research may be relevant, including areas that are not usually conceived of as artistic. We welcome submissions from practitioners with or without academic affiliations. JAR’s format for publishing artistic research, the exposition, invites authors to combine text, image, film, and audio material on expandable web pages, challenging the dominance of writing in traditional academic research. The languages currently accepted are English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. Submissions in other languages are accepted, if accompanied by an English translation, which will act as master version. Multilingual expositions are also welcome as long as translations are provided. JAR does not charge any fees. Authors retain copyright to their submission.

Kaiser Gallery – Call for Exhibition Proposals

Deadline: rolling

Kaiser Gallery is accepting submissions for potential solo exhibitions, group exhibition proposals, as well as, inclusion for themed group exhibitions. Submissions and acceptances are on a rolling basis with accepted artists being notified well in advance of an exhibition opportunity. Only artists that are accepted will be notified. Please note that submitting work does not guarantee a solo exhibition or inclusion in an exhibition. Submissions that meet the guidelines stated below will be kept on file for two years. Submissions are reviewed quarterly. Please keep in mind exhibitions are planned 12 months in advance. There are no submission deadlines unless otherwise noted. Submissions are reviewed quarterly and will be accepted on a rolling basis and kept on file for future reference.

Leonardo Journal Open Call: Special Sections on Diverse Perspectives

Deadline: rolling through 2024

Published by The MIT Press, Leonardo journal has become the leading international peer-reviewed journal on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music and the application and influence of the arts and humanities on science and technology. We’re interested in a broad expansion of ideation and research that activates creativity to push the boundaries of today and unleash the possibilities of tomorrow. This is a moment to curate your vision and expand the field of art and science beyond what we could imagine. We seek proposals from interested Guest Editors to craft and shepherd themed special sections that invite diverse and intersectional perspectives. The ideal Guest Editor can help to grow and decolonize Leonardo’s contributor network by attracting authors from historically underrepresented demographics including Brown, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; people of marginalized gender; geographically underrepresented practitioners; and additional marginalized groups.

Maryland State Arts Council – Creativity Grants

Deadline: rolling

Creativity Grants for Projects strengthen the vitality and sustainability of artists and small organizations and provide opportunities to serve the growing needs of relevant arts projects and collaborations within Maryland communities. Intended to support specific arts projects, events, or programs, this option is available for independent artists, as well as organizations. Each application should focus on a proposal for one specific project or program. Applicants must be an Independent Artist, or an arts-related organization in operation for one year or more and within grant income requirements, and identify a specific event, activity or project to occur within the applicable time frame. Funding amount is $1000 – $3500.

NYC Percent for Art Directory

Deadline: rolling

The City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program makes art accessible and visible throughout our city, one of the world’s cultural capitals. Public art serves as an expression of the community, as well as a landmark. These public sites provide an important venue for all New Yorkers and visitors to appreciate artwork outside the traditional museum or gallery setting. Percent for Art projects are site-specific and engage a variety of media-painting, mosaic, glass, textiles, sculpture, and works that are integrated into infrastructure, or architecture. The Program commissions artists of all races and backgrounds that reflect the diversity of New York City. These projects demonstrate how art that is integrated into its site enhances civic architecture and a wide range of public spaces.

Reel Change: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring

Deadline: rolling

Reel Change: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring is a five-year grant and mentorship program for film composers of diverse ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and abilities that are historically underrepresented in film composition. The fund assists projects currently in production where additional support and/or mentoring would be beneficial to film composers who are at a pivotal point in their career in which the project will help them break through to the next stage of their profession. The aim of this fund is to support costs that will enhance and help deliver the music score for a narrative or documentary film which is already in production in the US. With each of the grants we award, we hope to: strengthen the composer’s ability to highlight their project as a springboard for the next step in their career; improve composers’ working conditions to maximize creativity and inspiration; help improve the production values of the film as a whole. It is envisaged that grants averaging $20,000 will be given to 4 to 6 film composers per year.

The Sidewalk Video Gallery

Deadline: rolling

Fountain Street has created a public viewing gallery for video and other digital media art. Exhibitions of short, silent, experimental work are displayed year-round, 24/7, on two 50” monitors facing out from gallery windows at sidewalk level. The programming is intended to promote diversity and include a broad array of artists, styles, thematic content, and levels of experience. In addition to open calls for work, there will be numerous opportunities for guest artists and guest curators, as well as partnerships with local educational and community-focused arts organizations interested in exhibiting digital work in this new public venue.

Stochastic Labs

Deadline: rolling

Stochastic Labs awards fully sponsored residencies to exceptional engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies are of variable length and include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access (laser cutter, 3D printer etc), a $1k monthly stipend and a budget for materials. Residents become part of Stochastic’s creative community, participating in weekly dinners and invitation events. Residents may apply as individuals or as teams. While applicants may be at any stage in their career, the selection is highly competitive.

Your Call – Solo Exhibition Opportunity

Deadline: rolling

Are you a visual artist looking to expand your portfolio by having a solo exhibit of your work? This call for art is for you! We are looking for artists with a sizeable body of work to feature them for a solo show. This call will be open through 2021, and we will select artists on a rolling basis. We are primarily looking for emerging artists, but all applicants will be considered. The months we plan to host these solo shows are still to be determined, however, June – October 2021 are the current possibilities. You may apply up to 3 times.

Window 26 Call for submissions

Deadline: rolling

Window 26 is a small local projection experiment taking place the second weekend of every month in the front window of a Butcher’s Hill townhome in Baltimore. It’s a way of sharing art in a public space that’s intimate yet at a safe distance. Time-based media artists of all stripes are invited to submit work for this series of programmed nights of projection this fall and winter. Artists who do not work in time-based media, but have some interesting ideas of how to work with the site are also encouraged to submit ideas.

Red Sand Project Open Call

Deadline: rolling

Red Sand Project is a participatory artwork that uses sidewalk interventions, earthwork installations, and convenings to create opportunities for people to question, connect and take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation. This call seeks artists to create a Red Sand Project installation at a location of your choice, using any material other than red sand.