August 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

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August 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists


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Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.


Open Calls

Faena Prize for the Arts (International)
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest (International)
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

50 Reasons Why: Your Take on the East End (U.S.)
East End Arts is accepting submissions for a juried exhibition centered around the East End of Long Island. U.S.-based artists of any medium are eligible, and the application fee is $40.
Deadline: September 30, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters (U.S.)
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.

London Craft Week 2023 (International)
The 2023 edition of London Craft Week runs May 8 to 14, and the annual event is accepting applications from emerging artist-maker-designers. There are a few free spaces available for those who qualify.
Deadline: November 25, 2022.



Art and Change Grant (Philadelphia)
Open to women, trans*, and/or gender-nonconforming artists living in Philadelphia, the Art and Change Grant will award $2,500 to a project of any medium geared toward social change.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award (New York)
Open to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 living in New York state, this grant program offers three unrestricted $5,000 awards, one in visual arts, one in media and design, and the other in literature.
Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT on August 30, 2022.

Manhattan Art Grants (Manhattan, New York City)
LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants awards up to $10,000 for presentations that respond to the community and local culture.
Deadline: 5 p.m. on September 13, 2022.

Teiger Foundation Grant for Curators (U.S.)
The Teiger Foundation will award up to $3.5 million to curators at nonprofits working on exhibitions and researchers, and applicants are eligible for grants of up to $150,000. Recipients can be involved in the climate action pilot program, which will offer climate-conscious planning.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund (U.S.)
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund (Ukraine)
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.


Residencies & Fellowships

Franconia Sculpture Park Residencies (International)
Franconia provides a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live on-site at their 4500 sq. ft. farmhouse. This year’s theme is “Public Art IS Public Health.” Applicants should express an interest in investigating and creating work exploring intersectional impacts between public art and public health.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Anita Wetzel Residency Grant (U.S.)
Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, will host one artist age 45 or older for a 4-6 week residency. Anyone working in intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screen printing, darkroom photography, or ceramics is eligible. The chosen artist will receive a $350 weekly stipend, up to $500 for materials, and up to $250 toward travel.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Artists Residency at MAWA (International)
Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is offering residencies of two to four weeks to women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit visual artists. Recipients receive $335 to present their work and space to work.
Deadline: August 5, 2022.

Kahn | Mason SIP Fellowship (New York State)
Artists of all disciplines interested in printmaking are eligible for this new fellowship from the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Selected artists will receive access to a community and professional printmaking workspace, a $3,000 stipend, three printmaking workshops, and assistance from the foundation’s staff.
Deadline: August 7, 2022.

Queens Museum In Situ Artist Fellowship (New York City)
Queens Museum offers a two-year fellowship with studio space, an annualized salaried position at $45,000 per year with full benefits, and a solo exhibition in the spring of 2024. Artists must live in New York City at the start of the program.
Deadline: 11:59 PST on August 14, 2022.

2023 Oolite Arts Studio Residency Program (International)
Oolite Arts in Miami will host one artist from January 9, 2022, to December 15, 2023. Residencies are open to international artists.
Deadline: August 17, 2022.

BIPOC Residency at Corning Museum of Glass (International)
The Corning Museum of Glass will award one or two artists residencies at its New York studio. Each lasts one month and takes place in March, April, May, October, and November.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Center for Book Arts Residencies (International)
Early and mid-career artists working within the book arts are eligible for residencies at the Center for Book Arts. Recipients receive a $1,300 cash stipend, a $1,000 materials budget, 24-hour access to professional tools and equipment, and space to work within CBA’s Manhattan studios.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Lower East Side Printshop Keyhold Residency (U.S.)
U.S.-based emerging artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype, and water-based screenprinting are eligible for year-long studio residencies to develop new work. Residents receive a $1,000 stipend.
Deadline: 11: 59 PST on September 1, 2022.

Uncommon Art Residency (International)
Located next to Grand Teton National Park, the Uncommon Art Residency provides artists with a $200/week stipend, $200 in dining credits at Glorietta Trattoria, housing, and access to shared studio spaces for ceramics, printmaking, and photography. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: September 1, 2022.

On::View Artist Residency Program (International)
Sulfur Studios in Savannah, Georgia, will host four artists throughout summer 2023 for consecutive residencies with a group exhibition slated for early 2024. The application fee is $50.
Deadline: December 10, 2022.


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