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A selection of international open calls and opportunities for contemporary art-related competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, and grants for artists, writers and curators.

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Open Call for Content Submission: Degree Shows 2024

Updated: 21 February 2024

Open Call for Content Submission: Degree Shows 2024

ArtRabbit is excited to announce the return of our Degree Show coverage, a feature that celebrates the culmination of creative education across the UK. After a pause during the Covid-19 pandemic, we're looking forward to showcasing the innovative work of emerging artists and creators from various disciplines, including art, design, architecture, and other creative industries.

Who Can Submit?

This call is open to all UK-based educational institutions hosting a degree show at the end of their BA, MA, or PhD programs. We're looking for shows that not only exhibit the remarkable talents of their students but also highlight the themes, considerations, and cultural relevance of their work.

Why Submit?

Participating in ArtRabbit's Degree Show coverage offers unparalleled exposure. Every submitted degree show will be featured on ArtRabbit through bespoke editorial coverage, promoted across our app and newsletter, driving significant attention and footfall to your event. This is a unique opportunity for courses and their students to gain visibility among an engaged audience of art collectors, enthusiasts, and fellow creators.

Benefits for Emerging Artists and Creators:

  • Visibility: Your work will be introduced to a broad audience, including potential collectors and art lovers.
  • Profile Building: Individual artists can claim their Artist Profile on ArtRabbit, allowing you to detail your artistic journey, past exhibitions, and upcoming shows.
  • Networking: Connect with other artists, curators, and industry professionals within the ArtRabbit community.

How to Participate:

  • List Your Degree Show: Provide comprehensive details about your degree show, including its theme, cultural significance, visiting information, and a list of participating artists/creators. Use the category “Student Show” in the event submission process.
  • Claim Your Artist Profile: Encourage your artists and creators to claim their profiles on ArtRabbit, where they can refine their artist profile and showcase their body of work.
  • Send Your Information: Once you've listed your degree show and updated artist profiles, send these links to support at artrabbit dot com. Please use "Degree Shows" in your email subject line for further instructions on the promotion of your work.

Key Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: Sunday, 21 April 2024
  • Publication and Campaign Start: Wednesday, 24 April 2024
  • Campaign Run: Throughout Degree Show Season, through to September.

By participating in ArtRabbit's Degree Show coverage, you're not only celebrating the achievements of your students but also embarking on an exciting journey to establish their presence in the art world. Don't miss this opportunity to spotlight the next generation of artists and creators. Submit your degree show to ArtRabbit today and take the first step towards building a lasting audience for your work.

Deadline 21 April 2024

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Flowing Streams is a program of 7 artist residencies in rural Romania. Practitioners from Czech Republic, Poland, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Romania get a chance to be one of the 7 residencies researching the cultural ecology of water in some beautiful and secluded places from Romania's rural landscape.

Eligibility: Interdisciplinary and socially-engaged artists, architects/landscape architects, hydrologists, anthropologists, community organisers

What you get: The residency covers travel costs from the applicant’s country of residence, accommodation within the premises of the host organisation and some meals, a fee of 700 EUR and a 300 EUR production budget. The programme encourages and assists the insertion of the artist into the everyday life of the village. The host organisation will provide mediation and knowledge of the local context, connect the resident with the local community, document the process of the residency and share available resources for research. Communal meals will be organised on occasion. Depending on each host organisation, means of transportation can be put at disposal (bicycle, car, or information to public transportation).

Deadline 21 April 2024

EUNIC Romania, Romania

Artist in Residence

Apply for the Caravanserai Summer Residencies 2024

Updated: 04 April 2024

Cambridge Artworks invites artists of all disciplines to apply for the 2024 Caravanserai Summer Residencies, which are located in our bright blue bespoke caravan studio that sits adjacent to our main building in central Cambridge.

Eligibility: Visual artists of all disciplines

What you get: The Caravanserai Summer Residencies offer selected artists an opportunity to concentrate exclusively on their practice and take time out from usual routines for experimentation, critical thinking, and the development of new work within the context of a vibrant artists' studio community. Each residency will be up to 3 weeks long, starting in May and running through September 2024. Please note that accommodation and living expenses throughout the residency are NOT provided.

Deadline 21 April 2024

Cambridge Artworks Ltd, Cambridge

Are you a creative practitioner or collective looking to take up space, share and inspire conversation, or build creativity and connection? We’re inviting artists, producers, performers, musicians, curators to suggest, shape and host a public programme event to take place either in our gallery in Hackney or via our online platforms. We will consider submissions for events on all manner of creative issues so long as it speaks to the theme. This might include – but certainly isn’t limited to - launch events, spoken word or performance, in-conversation and Q&A events or creative workshops.

Eligibility: The open call is intended to support emerging cultural producers who are working on a new or early stage project. Applicants can be of any age. We understand ‘emerging’ to cover people across a spectrum of experience, which includes those who have not developed an event of any kind before. The selection process will prioritise emerging practitioners above more established practitioners.

What you get: The successful applicant will receive a £600 budget as well as a £400 curatorial fee. The selected event proposal will take place in either June or July 2024. Autograph’s experienced staff will also work with you to: develop the event concept, produce and deliver the event, access Autograph’s building and resources, write engaging event copy to be shared on our website and social media channels, market your event successfully to Autograph’s audiences and the wider public.

Deadline 22 April 2024

Autograph, London

We invite artists based in the East and West Midlands to apply for our open call to feature in our exhibition Made in the Middle which will highlight the wide range of innovative and excellent contemporary crafts being made in the Midlands today.

Eligibility: Artists living and/or working in the West Midlands Metropolitan Districts, or Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire or Warwickshire or the East Midlands including Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland. Those working in a craft medium such as: ceramics, textiles, jewellery, metalwork, paper, mixed media, furniture, glass, leather, automata, lighting, calligraphy, recycled or natural materials, digital and multi-disciplinary work are also invited to apply.

What you get: Artists chosen to be part of the exhibition will receive £100 free; a curator visit to discuss your work; invitations to attend development, advice, and networking sessions; the chance to invite curators and buyers to see your work; and being featured in both a printed catalogue and on the Craftspace website. Exhibiting artists can also choose if their work is for sale or not.

Deadline 22 April 2024

Craftspace, The Midlands

Exciting opportunity for a local artist to create public art for the Purley Way Development in Croydon, London. We are not necessarily seeking artists with public art experience, rather we are interested in the quality of the contextual response and creative potential of the ideas put forward to us.

Eligibility: This opportunity is suited to both emerging and more established artists, preferably located in Croydon or with a connection to the area or site.

What you get: This is a great opportunity for artists with and without public art experience. Benefits include an Artist Fee of £12,500.

Deadline 23 April 2024

Artelier, Croydon

The Youth Worker will be responsible for the ongoing delivery of meaningful youth activity for children and young people as part of the Shieldfield Youth Programme. They will work with the Youth Programme Producer to develop and plan activities that support the learning and development of young people and create a positive and inclusive environment for all users.

Eligibility: Anyone with relevant Youth Work experience

What you get: £26,000 pro rata – £10,400 actual for 2 days per week

Deadline 24 April 2024

The NewBridge Project, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

We are recruiting for a Youth Programme Producer, who will be responsible for project managing the ongoing development and delivery of meaningful youth activity for children and young people as part of the Shieldfield Youth Programme.

Eligibility: Anyone with relevant Youth Work experience

What you get: 29,000 pro-rata – £11,600 actual for 2 days per week

Deadline 24 April 2024

The NewBridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Project

Exhibition Opportunity

Canal Convergence 2024: Call for for Temporary Public Art Proposals

Updated: 04 April 2024

Canal Convergence seeks proposals for outdoor, temporary public artworks to be featured in and around the Arizona Canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront in Scottsdale, Arizona. Canal Convergence will be on view for 10 days, from Nov. 8–17, 2024. Some projects may be selected to remain installed for an additional 1–2 months after the Canal Convergence event. This year’s central theme is “Reflections.”

Eligibility: All local, regional, and international artists, artist teams, architects, designers, and multimedia specialists are invited to submit a proposal. International artists who apply must have remote installation as an option for their proposal.

What you get: We will accept budgets between $5,000 and $35,000 (USD). This call specifically targets outdoor, light-based installations with nighttime presence.

Deadline 25 April 2024

Scottsdale Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona

The Blunden Prize 2024 is now open! We’re calling for artists from all disciplines to put forward their ideas for an art installation at our Elm Fields Farm scheme in Coventry, which is set to provide 148 affordable homes to the local community.

Eligibility: Artists of any discipline and experience level

What you get: The winner of the Blunden Prize 2024 will receive a cash prize of £75,000, which will be paid in installments as outlined in the terms and conditions. They will also be commissioned to produce their piece for Elm Fields Farm and receive two additional commissions for public art at other Stonewater developments. Two runners-up will receive a commission from Stonewater to curate a piece of public art for a site anywhere in the UK. The location, budget, and location of this site will be shared with each artist.

Deadline 26 April 2024

Stonewater, UK nationwide

Common Clay has partnered with the Working Class Creative Database to offer two one-year residencies for WCCD artist members based in East Sussex. These residencies are open to artists from low socio-economic backgrounds, who have limited access to ceramic facilities. The aim is to provide them with the opportunity to experiment with clay and engage in dialogue with studio members, visiting artists, and curators.

Eligibility: Artists based in East Sussex from a low socio-economic background

What you get: The residency provides access to the Common Clay studio one day per week for 1 year (June 2024 - May 2025) and technical guidance throughout plus one studio induction session and additional tuition if required. Studio visits and professional development with established artists and curators will be organised. Artists will share a 1300 sq ft workspace with access to materials, kiln firings, and use of equipment.

Deadline 26 April 2024

Common Clay, East Sussex

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PIX and the City: Exhibition Opportunity with Part Crowd Art Gallery

Updated: 04 April 2024

For this online photography group exhibition, we invite artists to submit photography that celebrates the cities of the world. This exhibition is part of the CONTACT Photography Festival.

Eligibility: Artists over 18 and up, any gender, international, emerging, and professional artists, photography.

What you get: Opportunity to participate in an online group exhibition

Fee: USD 20

Deadline 26 April 2024

Part Crowd Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) is offering a student membership of two years plus £1000 from the Gwen May Trust to eight recent printmaking graduates. Membership to the society includes the opportunity to participate in RE exhibitions for two years both nationally and internationally. Any printmaking graduate who has graduated between 2020 and 2023 can apply, there are two winners from each year.

Eligibility: The award is open to anyone who has studied printmaking on an undergraduate or postgraduate course (textile submissions are not eligible). All applicants must submit the requested documents of 6x images, PDF of image details and CV to be considered.

What you get: This is a cash prize of £1000 per winner. The prize also includes a two-year student membership to The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers. Membership in the society includes the opportunity to participate in RE exhibitions for two years both nationally and internationally.

Deadline 28 April 2024

Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, London

Fellowship

Curatorial Research Fellowship with Prospect Art

Updated: 10 April 2024

any stage of their career to help support the BROADCAST arm of our programming, highlighting media-based artists throughout the year. The selected candidate will design a cohesive program comprised of at least four BROADCAST segments. The research will be conducted from June to August 2024; at the end of that period, the fellow will present their program (and budget) to Prospect Art to seek funding to support the events and the curator in 2025.

Eligibility: Curators from anywhere in the world at any stage in their career

What you get: $500 with opportunity for more funding

Deadline 28 April 2024

Propsect Art, Global

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Open Call for a UAL Housing Exhibition in London

Updated: 15 April 2024

We are looking for artworks, research, designs and projects from UAL students and recent graduates for a public group exhibition happening in June 2024, which will focus on student living conditions in the private rental sector. This exhibition builds on the research carried out in Arts SU’s Private Renters Report, which highlighted the conditions students at UAL are living amongst, and generated discussion about how both the University and the Students’ Union can support students who are balancing the priorities of their studies, with a high-cost yet low-quality private rental market.

Eligibility: UAL students & Alumni / Recent Grads

What you can get: Exhibition opportunity, mentoring, publication opportunity, networking

Deadline 28 April 2024

Arts SU, Peckham, London

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Home: A Journey to Identity and Belonging – Call for Berlin-based Artists

Updated: 18 April 2024

Home: A Journey of Identity and Belonging invites artists from different disciplines to contribute to a curated collection that captures the diverse facets of the concept of home. The exhibition transcends geographical and cultural boundaries, encouraging artists to delve into personal histories, ancestral heritage, and the universal search for a place of belonging.

Eligibility: Emerging Artist from Berlin

What you get: Mentoring, networking, marketing, representation, exhibition opportunities, publication opportunities

Deadline 28 April 2024

Chromart Art Space, Berlin

Artist in Residence

Emerging New Media Artists' Educational Programme

Updated: 06 March 2024

The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced a global open call for applications for its ‘Emerging New Media Artists’ Programme, set to take place at the soon-to-open Diriyah Art Futures (DAF) centre. Designed in collaboration with Le Fresnoy - Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France, Diriyah Art Future’s Emerging New Media Artists Programme is a one-year long programme supporting creative production training.

Eligibility: Applicants should be 35 years or younger, at graduate or postgraduate completion stage and have experience in developing and creating digital and new media arts. Interested candidates may find information, selection criteria and apply to the programme via the website.

What you get: The year long programme gives emerging artists with access to cutting-edge professional equipment, a production budget, and a wide range of multidisciplinary learning opportunities, including personal mentorship from prominent international digital artists.

Deadline 29 April 2024

Diriyah Art Futures, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Diriyah Art Futures: Emerging New Media Artists programme at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Updated: 10 April 2024

The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced the global open call for the ‘Emerging New Media Artists’ Programme, set to take place at the soon-to-open Diriyah Art Futures (DAF) center. Designed in collaboration with Le Fresnoy - Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France, DAF’s Emerging New Media Artists Programme is a one-year-long program supporting creative production training.

Eligibility: Global applicants should be 35 years or younger, at the graduate or postgraduate completion stage, and have experience in developing and creating digital and new media arts

What you get: Emerging artists will have access to cutting-edge professional equipment, a production budget, and a wide range of multidisciplinary learning opportunities, including personal mentorship from prominent international digital artists

Deadline 29 April 2024

Diriyah Art Futures, Diriyah, Riyadh

Tate Modern Lates x Swatch is proud to present a unique opportunity for emerging creatives to develop and deliver Swatch Social. This public space at Tate Modern Lates will foster collaboration, creative exchange, and social connection. We are looking for two forward-thinking creatives to develop a dedicated social space. This could be anything from an installation to a creative workshop, a listening experience, or any idea you think will best activate the space.

Eligibility: This is an open call and we welcome ideas from creatives of all disciplines. If you have a vision to activate this space, we want to hear from you. Please note you must be over 18 and able to work in the UK to apply.

What you get: Each selected creative will receive a total fee of £2,240 (inclusive of VAT or relevant taxes), a materials budget for each event, alongside production and curatorial support throughout.

Deadline 29 April 2024

Tate Modern, London

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La Maison de Beaumont: Apply for an Artist Residency in the South of France

Updated: 05 October 2023

Spend up to two months immersed in France's enchanting Provence & Luberon region. We are a multi-disciplinary residency that was created to offer an idyllic space for musicians, writers, painters, and other artists who seek to work undisturbed on their art. The scenery and beauty of the Luberon region, as well as the history and comfort of the house, provide an ideal setting to focus on creative work. In 2023 we were honoured to be selected among the Top Artist Residencies in South of France by the Art Connect Magazine.

Eligibility: Open to musicians, scholars, writers, painters, and diverse artists

What you get: Residents have access to a music room with a Yamaha N1X piano, a dedicated painting atelier, an exhibition room, and a common terrace. Artists will reside in an 18th-century village house with fully renovated individual apartments (private bathroom and kitchen in each unit).

Deadline 30 April 2024

La Maison de Beaumont, Beaumont-de-Pertuis, France

Register and become part of the largest illustration showcase in middle Europe! Present the best of your free creations in one of the three exhibition categories: free illustration, comics, and collectives. We welcome both professionals and hobbyist illustrators.

Eligibility: Anyone who has never exhibited at the LUSTR festival can apply. In addition to the traditional sections Comics and Free Illustration, and a new section for 2024 has been added – Authorial Collectives. This section allows the presentation of projects such as printing workshops, independent publishing houses, or illustrator groups.

What you get: LUSTR festival is a week-long feast for the eyes visited by 4000 people from the Czech Republic but also international guests invited by the festival.

Deadline 30 April 2024

LUSTR festival of illustration and comics, Prague, Czech Republic

With support from Arts Council England, Habib Hajallie offers a paid opportunity to exhibit and provide mentorship to 4 emerging artists from ethnically diverse backgrounds, with connections to Dartford and surrounding areas. He intends to use my experience of being a full-time artist to galvanise the careers of artists looking to develop their professional practice. The exhibition will open in September 2024 at The Mick Jagger Centre.

Eligibility: This exhibition & mentorship is only for artists from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Artists must also have some connection to Dartford or surrounding areas (i.e either living in or nearby or can show a connection in some other tangible way).

What you get: Each artist will be paid a fee of £2000 and have the opportunity to benefit from close mentorship as well as a group exhibition. There will be in person meetings on: presenting work in an exhibition, sustaining an art practice & finding opportunities and creating an online presence.

Deadline 30 April 2024

Habib Hajallie

Commission

Royal Brompton Canteen Commission: £7K Available

Updated: 04 April 2024

rb&hArts is delighted to offer a commission to an artist to create a series of artworks for the canteen at Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea, London. This commission is an exciting opportunity to re-brand and refresh the canteen, a busy space used by staff, patients and their families. We are looking for site-specific, integrated designs throughout the space.

Eligibility: Open to all, preferably London-based artists

What you get: The budget for this whole project is £7000 and must include the artist's fee and all materials and costs.

Deadline 30 April 2024

rb&hArts, London

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PleinAir Salon Online Art Competition: Win up to $15K and more

Updated: 11 April 2024

The 14th Annual PleinAir Salon is an online art competition with 12 monthly cycles and is open to a variety of mediums and styles. It’s not just for plein air painters! All monthly winners are automatically included in the Annual Competition where the Grand Prize winner receives $15,000 and has their painting featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine, the #1 representational art magazine at Barnes & Noble. All winners receive exposure and recognition through our various magazines, websites, newsletters, and social media platforms.

Eligibility: Artists are welcome to enter as many paintings as they like, in as many categories as they like. There are 19 categories in all.

What you get: $15,000 Grand Prize with your painting featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine $7,500 additional cash prizes awarded to the annual winners which include Second and Third Place, People's Choice Award, Three Honourable Mentions, and Four Best Medium Awards. $2,150 in cash prizes awarded monthly winners.

Fee: It's $38 for the first entry and $16 for each entry after that. Get an Early Bird Discount if you sign up before the 15th. You can enter as many paintings as you like in as many categories as you like. The more you enter the better your chances of winning!

Deadline 30 April 2024

PleinAir Magazine, Online

Prizes and Awards

Aidan Threlfall Trust Award: Calling Emerging British Painters

Updated: 10 April 2024

The purpose of the Trust is to encourage promising young painters. This could be through the award of a travel scholarship to provide inspiration and motivation for an individual’s work, or in the form of a grant towards the fulfillment of a specific project which would further their art education or career. One award is made each year. We invite painters to send proposals for travel or another project that would enhance your career development as an artist.

Eligibility: Our award is offered to a graduate (within two years of graduation) or a student in their final year of BA or MA course. They must be of British nationality and have studied or are studying at an art college in the United Kingdom. The applicant must be under the age of 28.

What you get: The artist selected will receive a grant of up to £2000

Deadline 30 April 2024

Aidan Threlfall Award, UK

Artist in Residence

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International Call for The ACC CREATORS Residency in South Korea

Updated: 18 April 2024

We are seeking talented creators worldwide to participate in the ACC CREATORS Residency 2024 with experimental projects. The ACC CREATORS Residency aims to build a sustainable platform at the intersection of arts and technology. It is dedicated to sharing forward-looking and creative ideas of creators—artists, experts, researchers, and engineers—and supporting the development and production of their projects. The theme is AI·Human·Multiverse

Eligibility: Creators from Korea and abroad, including artists, researchers, and engineers, capable of developing and executing arts and technology projects.

What you get: Accommodation, Studio / Workspace, and individual workroom per project will be provided. Also available is a project fee and stipend of up to 22,000,000 KRW (per project). International flight tickets will be provided only for non-South Korean nationals and South Korean nationals who have lived abroad for one year or more (as of the open call announcement date).

Deadline 30 April 2024

National Asian Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea

The Living Summer School (LSS) is a yearly week-long educational program promoting social and territorial innovation in and around the city of Kortrijk, Flanders. Young creatives, designers, and entrepreneurs collaborate with a network of local partners and experts. Together, they envision social impact concepts and design prototypes addressing relevant local territorial challenges. Within a week the participants create innovative prototypes, service blueprints, and concrete social interventions.

Eligibility: Applicants must be younger than 30 years old at the time of the application. We welcome applications from all levels of professional and academic experience and any field of study (architecture, art, urban planning, biology, sociology, engineering, environmental studies etc.)

What you get: All participants will be housed in DOK 27, a scout's housing next to the lake of Harelbeke. The LSS will provide financial assistance for travel to and from the summer school. We will cover all food and beverages for the entire duration of the summer school. Rental bicycles will be provided for each participant for the entire duration of the summer school.

Deadline 01 May 2024

Living Summer School, Kortrijk, Belgium

Exhibition Opportunity

Home/Land: Open Call for artists based in Worthing/Sussex

Updated: 10 April 2024

The Socially Engaged Art Salon [SEAS CIC] invites artists to submit artworks that delve into the multifaceted themes of home, refugees, migration, displacement, and diasporic sensibilities. In an era marked by global movement and shifting identities, we seek creative expressions that reflect on the experiences of those uprooted from their homes, whether by choice or necessity.

Eligibility: The call is open and free to anybody [18+] who is a Worthing / Sussex resident. We encourage professional and amateur artists from working-class backgrounds, such as refugees, migrants, BPOC, LGBTQ+, artists with disabilities and artists from working-class backgrounds, to submit work.

What you get: Exhibition opportunity. The exhibition is part of Worthing Festival & Refugee Week [11 - 23 June 2024]. If the SEAS funding application is successful, up to five refugee artists will receive £50 in honorarium for their contribution.

Deadline 01 May 2024

Colonnade House, Sussex

Writing / Publishing Opportunity

Publishing Opportunity with Passing Notes: Global Call for Artist-Writers

Updated: 10 April 2024

Are you an artist who writes? Do you enjoy writing and thinking about art as much as you enjoy the process of making it? Passing Notes is seeking art-related writing for our upcoming Issue 4. We accept submissions in the form of peer reviews, historical reviews, creative and visual responses to artworks, poetry, interviews, and experimental pieces.

Eligibility: We welcome submissions from artists who write. International submissions are welcome.

What you get: We are an arts journal that publishes an annual physical magazine and can also be read online for free. In our efforts to keep this publication accessible, we do not ask our applicants to pay a fee to submit their work. We seek to publish and promote the work of artists who write. If featured, you keep the rights to your work even after we publish it in Passing Notes.

Deadline 01 May 2024

Passing Notes, Digital

Artist in Residence

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Artist-in-Residence at Eltham College: Studio Space Available

Updated: 18 April 2024

The position of Artist-in-Residence is available as a one-year assignment for a working artist in any medium. The successful applicant will have access to studio space and use of the facilities within the Art Department. The post holder is expected to contribute to curriculum and co-curricular Art, as well as community work.

Eligibility: Open to all artists.

What you get: The Artist will be engaged on a self-employed basis for an average of 3 days per week. However, the position is flexible. Opportunities may also be available for the successful applicant to exhibit their work within the Gerald Moore Gallery.

Deadline 01 May 2024

Gerald Moore Gallery, London

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Fall into Focus – Residency program in Finland

Updated: 12 March 2024

Dive into a season of artistic exploration and focus with the Fall into Focus Residency Programme, taking place at the Arteles Creative Center in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. This unique opportunity is open to artists, writers, and researchers looking to dedicate time to their creative practice, writing, or research. The residency spans a month (29 days), with available periods in September, October, and November 2024.

Set in the inspiring surroundings of the Finnish countryside, the Arteles Creative Center offers an ideal environment for creative individuals from across the globe to concentrate, create, and connect. Whether you're seeking the tranquility needed to push your work forward or the chance to engage with a diverse international community of creatives, this residency is designed to support your creative journey.

Eligibility: For artists, writers, creatives, scientists & researchers

What you get: 1-month residency

Deadline 02 May 2024

Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland

Dartford Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest from experienced artists, for the creation of a tribute to Len Goodman, professional ballroom dancer, dance teacher, dance competition adjudicator, Lecturer, and Examiner. This commission represents an opportunity for an artist to create an engaging artwork, which recognizes and celebrates the achievements of Len and his loyalty to Dartford.

This work will be permanent, and it is expected that the artwork will have a lifespan of at least 25 years.

Eligibility: Experienced artist. Current CV with evidence of up to 3 examples (maximum) of public artworks that have been undertaken in the last 5 years relevant to this brief. Link to website(s) profiling artistic practice with previous work relevant to this brief. Public Liability Insurance up to £5 million and Professional Indemnity Insurance to the value of £5 million.

What you get: Budget for public art commission: £25,000 including artist’s fee, materials, fabrication, and installation.

Deadline 03 May 2024

FrancisKnight, South East

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The Dark Side: Exhibition Opportunity with Boomer Gallery in London

Updated: 10 April 2024

Taking place at London’s Tower Bridge, this exhibition opportunity by Boomer Gallery aims to bridge the gap between the artist's secluded atelier and the broader world, illuminating the enigmatic beauty that thrives in the shadows.

Eligibility: Open globally. Eligible media include but are not limited to, paintings, sculptures, photography, installations, prints, textiles, illustrations, digital art, Ai assisted art, poems, etc.

What you get: A physical exhibition taking place in our iconic gallery space in the Tower Bridge district, London. You will be featured in our printed catalogue and receive admin support.

Fee: Application is free, but a £165 fee applies for each selected artist.

Deadline 05 May 2024

Boomer Gallery, London

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Apply for Platform Asia & East Street Arts’s Residency in Taipei

Updated: 18 April 2024

In partnership with Artist-in-Residence Taipei and East Street Arts, we welcome applications from artists based in the UK for a six-week residency in Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei, between August and September 2024. We will support one artist to visit Taipei to research and develop new projects. We are looking for artists who work with audio-visual media and have a strong interest in collaborating with communities, residents, and other artists to experiment, enhance your skills, and expand your network.

Eligibility: 3-5 years of experience as an active contemporary artist. We are seeking artists who use sound and audio-visual media as the core of their practice.

What you get: A paid residency including a stipend and material budget for researching and developing new artworks. Space and equipment are provided for organising public events to present your work, with our marketing support. Travel and accommodation are also included.

Deadline 05 May 2024

Platform Asia & East Street Arts

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Exhibition Opportunity for LGBTQ+ Creators in Adur & Worthing

Updated: 18 April 2024

In collaboration with People's Proud Picnic, and with support from Adur & Worthing Trust and The Rainbow Fund, in July, Colonnade House will be hosting a week celebrating the creative LGBTQ+ community. We are seeking Adur &/or Worthing-based LGBTQ+ makers & artists to exhibit work at Colonnade House, Worthing. We are also on the lookout for short films by local LGBTQ+ filmmakers to show their films as part of the Film Screening evening, which will be screened before the feature film (TBD).

Eligibility: Adur & Worthing-based LGBTQ+ artists and makers

What you get: Exhibition and film screening opportunity

Deadline 08 May 2024

Colonnade House, Adur & Worthing

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The Hopper Prize Artist Grants

Updated: 27 March 2024

The Hopper Prize is accepting submissions for $3,500 and $1,000 artist grants. They will be providing 6 grants totaling $11,000 USD. 2 artists will each receive $3,500 and 4 artists will each receive $1,000. This is an international open call.

Eligibility: All media is eligible. Submissions will be juried by curators from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City and North Carolina Museum of Art. Additional exposure is available via a 30 artist shortlist, online journal publication, & Instagram features currently reaching an audience over 115k. visual artists age 18 and older

What you get: 2 artists will each receive $3,500 and 4 artists will each receive $1,000.

Fee: $40 to submit 10 artworks

Deadline 14 May 2024

The Hopper Prize, Dover, USA

Grant

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Working Assumptions Project Grants: $10K Available

Updated: 18 April 2024

Working Assumptions' grants are intended to support projects that inspire audiences to think anew about the relationship between photography and family, in the most expansive and inventive ways possible.

Eligibility: This opportunity is for individual artists and/or collaborations, researchers, academics, journalists, educators, therapists, social workers, and creatives across disciplines with a focus on photography and family. Applicants should have a prior track record of exploring themes around family. Must be a resident or citizen of the United States, have a U.S. tax ID number, and have a U.S. bank account. Must be at least 18 years old. Applicants cannot have been employees, grant recipients, or vendors within the last two years.

What you get: We are offering six $10K grants with collaborative goal setting, quarterly check-ins, and tailored support based on project needs. Individuals will also receive support for the promotion of projects

Deadline 15 May 2024

Working Assumptions, US

Artist in Residence

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Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine Issue16: Publication Opportunity for Avant Garde Creators

Updated: 18 April 2024

Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine is an internationally established publication that showcases experimental contemporary art through a diversity of mediums in Digital Arts, photography, painting, architecture, sculpture & installations, Film & Video Art, fashion design, interior design, and performance.

Eligibility: Open to all

What you get: The selected artists will also benefit from international exposure thanks to our cultural partners, such as one of the most influential Contemporary Art fairs in the world, ARCOmadrid, and ARCOlisboa. In addition, the magazine will be showcased as a limited edition ArtBook in ArtsLibris Barcelona at the MACBA Contemporary Art Museum of Barcelona, and distributed worldwide.

Deadline 15 May 2024

Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain

Competition

Gdansk Dance Festival: The Solo Dance Contest 2024

Updated: 27 March 2024

The Contest will take place during the 16th Gdansk Dance Festival from the 26th to 30th of August 2024. Only autonomous solos that premiered/will premiere between January 1, 2023, and May 03, 2024, or will be shown for the first time during the contest can be submitted to the competition. The required length of the solo is between 5 and 20 minutes. The competition aims to support dancers and to promote broadly understood contemporary dance (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet).

Eligibility: All the professional dancers (with documented artistic activities or/and diploma in higher education in the field of dance), who are at least 18 years old.

What you get: The Prize pool is 6000 EUR total, 5500 EUR will be divided by the jury between the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes and 500 EUR will be awarded as the Audience Prize.

Deadline 17 May 2024

Gdański Festival Tańca, Gdansk, Poland

Fellowship

Apply for the Cavendish Arts Science Fellowship

Updated: 04 April 2024

The Fellowship supports the Cavendish Arts Science ethos of experimenting, decentring and re-imagining. It is designed for artists to develop thought-provoking ideas through engagement with physicists and those in other fields, and to experiment with new approaches to their practice that are transformative and push boundaries. We are seeking adventurous artists who explore alternative ways of knowing the world, and who work with communities that are not privileged in the mainstream. The fellowship offers opportunities for playful experimentation, and the space to re-imagine beyond conventional artistic and scientific boundaries.

Eligibility: Any artist can apply for the Fellowship regardless of medium or practice, nationality, or country of residence, as long as the artist is out of full-time education by the start of the Fellowship, over the age of 18, and willing to travel to Cambridge. Artists with no previous experience of working with scientists or in a scientific environment are particularly encouraged to apply.

What you get: The Fellowship is financially supported; A stipend of 10,000 GBP(£) will be paid to the successful candidate. This amount includes all taxes and is a contribution towards the artist's living costs and expenses. Rent-free accommodation and meals will be provided at Girton College during the residency period in Cambridge. A travel budget of up to GBP 3,000 (depending on where the artist is based) will be made available to support the cost of travel to/from Cambridge. The production budget of GBP 10,000 will be made available to support the development of new work arising from the Fellowship.

Deadline 19 May 2024

Cavendish Arts Science, Cambridge

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The Cass Art Prize 2024

Updated: 04 April 2024

The Cass Art Prize 2024 presented by The Cass Group, aims to champion contemporary art from across the UK and Ireland, with a £10,000 cash prize and a free stand at The Other Art Fair in spring 2025 awarded to the overall winner of the competition. There are additional prizes worth £5,000 including a Student Award, an Art Educators Award and more! Plus a prestigious group exhibition at Copeland Gallery, London in November 2024.

Eligibility: The prize is open to artists of all abilities based in the UK & the Republic of Ireland aged 18+. Accepting all forms of 2D & 3D artworks made using analogue materials. Not accepting photography, videography, sound art, architectural designs, NFTs, fully digital and AI artworks. Artworks must have been created since 1st March 2021. Artworks which have previously won prizes or awards may not be submitted. Artists can enter up to 3 artworks.

What you get: The main winner will receive £10,000 cash plus a stand at Saatchi Art's The Other Art Fair in spring 2025. Works will be judged by a respected panel of guest judges with extensive knowledge and experience across the art industry, and selected artists will be invited to take part in a group exhibition in London in November 2024. There are additional prizes worth £5,000 including a Students Award and an Art Educators Award, plus a Development Award from the Contemporary Art Academy and more!

Fee: £10 for 1 entry, £16 for 2 entries or £22 for 3 entries. Students and Art Educators get £2 off these fees

Deadline 20 May 2024

The Cass Art Prize, UK & Republic of Ireland

Artist in Residence

Designers in Residence Kortrijk 2024: Seeking Recent Graduates

Updated: 27 March 2024

Designregio Kortrijk and Design Fest Gent join forces and invite you to apply for Designers in Residence Kortrijk 2024, with the theme "All the Small Things". The residency program runs from September 2 - November 29. During this period, the three Designers in Residence will draw inspiration from a fascinating community in Kortrijk & Ghent and will be challenged to experiment, research, knowledge exchange, and imagination. They will create contextual work and participate in inspiring excursions and conversations.

Eligibility: Open to recent graduates (minimum level: master or equal by experience) who is a team player that has manual skills (conceptual, handy, production, fabrication).

What you get: Travel reimbursement and accommodation fees will be available. Artists will have access to Budalab Open Makerspace and practical support of Designregio Kortrijk & Design Fest Gent.

Deadline 24 May 2024

Designregio Kortrijk, Kortrijk, Belgium

FLAMIN Animations is a commissioning program for early-career Black-identifying artist animators living in the UK, offering £3,000 to create a new short animation. Part of Film London Artists' Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), the program aims to support artist animators as they take their first steps into a career working with moving images, with development support and funding for a new work. FLAMIN Animations look to commission Black-identifying* practitioners as a considered acknowledgement of the underrepresentation of Black artists within the art, film, and animation industries.

Eligibility: Applicants must be 18-30 years old For Black-identifying* artists (*Artists and Creatives of African or Caribbean Descent, Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African-American heritage, including those of mixed-Black heritage who identify as such). Applicants should have a UK address Current students are not eligible. No formal education in animation or art is necessary. FLAMIN is open to artists working in partnerships.

What you get: If selected, you will receive £3,000 to create a new animation as well as development support and advice from the FLAMIN Team. You will also be entitled to a bespoke workshop programme with animation professionals in the art and film industries. Artists will be featured in an ongoing profile and promotion through Film London's newsletter and social media channels as a FLAMIN alum.

Deadline 27 May 2024

Film London Artists' Moving Image Network, London

Exhibition Opportunity

Locust Projects: Funded Opportunity for Exhibition of New Work

Updated: 10 April 2024

Locust Projects invites local, national, and international artists to apply for the opportunity to access the space and resources to create ambitious, large-scale new work in our 2,500 sq ft MAIN GALLERY in our new home in Little River.

Eligibility: Open to all nationalities. Students are not eligible to apply.

What you get: 10K production budget, 5K artist fee, $600 towards flight, lodging in Miami

Deadline 29 May 2024

Locust Projects, Miami, FL, USA

Grant

Culture Moves Europe: Individual Mobility Action 2

Updated: 30 November 2023

Culture Moves Europe’s second call for individual mobility targets artists and cultural professionals working in the following sectors: music, literature, architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion design, visual arts, and performing arts. The Individual Mobility Action supports artists and cultural professionals to carry out a project with a partner of their choice in another Creative Europe country.

Eligibility: The call is open to individuals and groups of up to 5 people, who wish to implement projects lasting between 7 to 60 days for individuals and 7 to 21 days for the groups. The application will be evaluated based on the applicant(s) goal, mobility relevance, long-term positive impacts of the project, and sustainability aspects of the project.

What you get: The grant is composed of a travel allowance (up to €700 per person for a round-trip), a daily allowance (€75 per person per day), and individual top-ups. The grant calculations are made specifically for each grantee, based on their project and personal situation. More information on the link to the open call.

Deadline 31 May 2024

European Commission, Europe

For the next edition of the Watou art festival, we aim for a Watou shaped by collectives and collabs, celebrating collaborative creation’s diversity and strength. The theme of this year’s open call, “The Smell of Grass is Changing”, represents the adaptation, transformation, and renewal we seek in art, inviting reflection on our changing world and its impact on our creative process and interactions. Internationally acclaimed artist Koen Vanmechelen invites artists for an in situ encampment as an immersive experiment.

Eligibility: We invite collectives or collabs (a minimum of 3 people) to participate in the next edition of Watou Arts Festival. Selected collectives or collabs will work in situ at one of the festival locations and transform that location with site-specific (indoor and/or outdoor) artistic contributions. Thus, collectives or collabs must be willing to visit the festival during the summer of 2024 (6 July – 1 September) to meet with the organisation and to develop their project afterward. Mixed teams with participants from fields other than visual arts are encouraged to apply. The Art Festival Watou is known as a festival where visual arts and poetry merge. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

What you get: As a collective/collab you can submit projects for the next edition of the Arts Festival in two categories. Category 1: a proposal up to € 10,000. Category 2: a proposal up to € 25,000. The lump sums stated above must include fees, production, and performance costs as well as traveling expenses. These amounts are gross amounts.

Deadline 31 May 2024

Watou Arts Festival, Watou, Belgium

Prizes and Awards

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Artes Mundi 11 Exhibition and Prize: £40K Cask Prize

Updated: 18 April 2024

Marking the start of its 21st year anniversary, Artes Mundi announces the call to nominate artists for Artes Mundi 11. Every nomination received will be reviewed by an independent jury. They will work with Artes Mundi to select artists for the biennial exhibition who also form a shortlist for the AM11 Prize.

Eligibility: Artists from anywhere in the world are eligible. It is expected that artists will be well known in their own country or region and will have some experience of exhibiting internationally, whereby they are considered emerging to mid-career.

What you get: The winning artist will receive £40,000

Deadline 31 May 2024

Artes Mundi, Global

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The 17th International ARC Salon Competition and NY Exhibition

Updated: 15 March 2024

The International ARC Salon stands as the largest competitions dedicated to 21st Century Realism in the world. Boasting over $130,000 in cash awards and offering international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museums, and more, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss. Categories include Figurative, Portraiture, Imaginative Realism, Drawing, Landscape, Still Life, Plein Air Painting, Fully From Life, Sculpture, Animals, and a special category for teens. Artists may enter and win in one or multiple categories.

Eligibility: The competition is open to all who wish to apply worldwide. There is no limit to the number of artworks you may enter. Works do not need to be available for sale or for the live exhibition to compete and win. All entries must be original artwork, conceived and created by the entrant within the past three years. Works must be original works of art and not copies of works by other artists.

What You Get: Over $130,000 in cash awards & international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museums, and more. More than 180 awards and honorable mentions are up for grabs. Applicants will have the chance to participate in the planned exhibition at Sotheby’s New York in the summer of 2026. All winners, honorable mentions, finalists, and semi-finalists will have their entries accompanied by their name and artwork details displayed on the ARC website. Biographies, photos of the artist, and painting descriptions provided during the entry process may also be shown for all qualifying works. All winners, honorable mentions, and some finalists will be featured in the 17th/18th International ARC Salon Book, "International Realism." Additionally, all winners and honorable mentions will receive an award certificate suitable for framing.

Fee: $93.00 for the first entry (includes a free copy of the 17th/18th ARC Salon book if shipping is paid at checkout. This book is an approximately 500-page hardbound book that will retail between $65 - $75). Additional entries are $73.00, and entering the same work in an additional category is $53.00 per category. For students aged 13-19 years competing in the Teen Category, the fee is $28.

Deadline 13 June 2024

Art Renewal Renter, Digital competition, NY exhibition

Artist in Residence

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Peripheral Visions: Residency Call for European-based artists

Updated: 18 April 2024

The project will revolve around the theme of the relationship between industrial history and war history – a relationship that has determined the identity of the Italian-Slovenian cross-border area. Through the artistic residencies, we want to activate four different communities residing in the cross-border area between Italy and Slovenia. Therefore, the selected artists will be asked to come into contact with our audiences through a research agenda co-organized with the tutors. This will come in the form of a system of events, educational workshops, and video pills: activities that allow the artistic experience to be shared in the best possible way by the different communities. The residency will develop over a negotiable period (minimum 7 days in presence in the area) and the methods of delivery of the artwork created can be agreed upon, also providing for some deferred phases.

Eligibility: Professional and independent contemporary European artists (and immigrants in Europe) who have worked/are working on the project themes. Fluent English is necessary. Special attention will be given to applications from artists under 35 years of age.

What you get: The residency will be remunerated: a fee will be paid to each artist, based on the available budget. Transport and overnight stays will be covered by the project, as well as a daily allowance. A budget will be made available for the production of the artwork

Deadline 15 June 2024

IoDeposito, Italy/Slovenia

The STARTS award promotes new talent & creative wellbeing. It is a visual art & spoken word competition giving military artists & writers/performers the opportunity to exhibit their artwork in a professional gallery or to perform their writing on a professional stage, as well as receiving one-to-one coaching and workshops from industry experts.

Eligibility: The Armed Forces currently - serving or ex-service personnel or family members (18+).

What you get: Award winners will receive one-to-one coaching and mentoring from creative industry experts and group workshops and advice sessions on navigating creative industries and nurturing your creative practice. You will also have the opportunity to perform your writing on a professional stage on 17th October 2024 or to exhibit your work in a professional gallery from 17th October to 19th November 2024. Winners will be entitled to membership in The STARTS Award Creative Collective, an alumni programme of workshops and showcasing opportunities for graduates of The STARTS Award.

Deadline 28 June 2024

The STARTS Award, UK

The Almenara Art Prize is an international online painting competition that offers more than 27000€ in cash awards and other prizes. Our goal is to give living artists more visibility and opportunities to promote their work

Eligibility: Open globally to anyone over 18 and of all experience levels. We welcome mediums in oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolour, graphite, charcoal, gouache, tempera, and all traditional mediums.

What you get: More than 27000€ in cash and other prizes and over $6000 in products. Winners enjoy a stay in Spain, an exhibition in Córdoba, international exposure, and exhibition opportunities. The Young Award offers up to 500€, an artist residency in Andalucia, and a place in The 2024 Almenara Art Prize exhibition. You will have exposure to an international collector base, opportunities to sell your work, and potential publication in international magazines.

Fee: First entry 45€ Additional entries:29€. Here is included to submit the same artwork in an additional category. Young Category: 29€.

Deadline 30 June 2024

The Almenara Collection

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Women In Art - Emerging Artist Prize 2024

Updated: 19 March 2024

Introduction/Executive Summary: Celebrating its 7th year, the Women In Art Prize expands to include all emerging female artists in the UK, offering a platform for Painters, Photographers, Illustrators, and Printmakers. Aimed at assisting and elevating women artists' careers, this prize features a broad range of awards and year-long opportunities for finalists.

Eligibility: Open to emerging female artists over 18, living and working in the UK across various media. Overseas artists can apply for the Overseas Prize. Entries must be recent works, not exceeding size limits, and ready for sale.

What You Get: Winners receive cash prizes, exhibition opportunities, a booth at an art fair, publication features, and more, across multiple categories including painting, photography, illustration, and print. Specific awards cater to artists of African and Caribbean heritage, as well as emerging talents. Finalists gain exposure and support throughout the year.

Fee: Standard entry fee is £25; students pay £15. Entrants can submit up to two works.

Deadline 30 June 2024

Women in Art

Prizes and Awards

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Artists' Collecting Society: Group Exhibition and £6K Studio Funding Available

Updated: 18 April 2024

The ACS Studio Prize offers one student or recent graduate £6,000 to be used towards an artist's studio space in a UK city of their choice. This year, the prize winner and finalists will once again have the opportunity to feature in a group exhibition at Gurr Johns in St James, Central London.

Eligibility: The Prize is open to all UK and EEA nationals, who are undergraduate or postgraduate university students studying Fine Art and other creative courses.

What you get: £6,000 to be used towards an artist's studio space in a UK city of your choice.

Deadline 30 June 2024

Artists' Collecting Society, UK

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Embracing Our Differences Outdoor Exhibition Open Call

Updated: 28 February 2024

Eric Appelquist, Colorful Conversation

Embracing Our Differences is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images created by local, national and international artists reflecting the theme "enriching lives through diversity and inclusion." The exhibit will be on display January 19 through April 13, 2025 in two locations in Sarasota and St. Petersburg in Florida. Cash prizes totaling $6,000 will be awarded.

Eligibility: All artists, All ages. Print, original artworks, photography 50 artworks are selected.

What you get: One adult and one student will receive $2,000 prize for "Best in Show"

Deadline 01 July 2024

Embracing Our Differences, Sarasota and St Petersburg, Florida, United States

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Global Call by The Holy Art Gallery: Exhibition Opportunity in Barcelona

Updated: 10 April 2024

The Holy Art Gallery invites submissions for their Barcelona Open Art exhibition.

Eligibility: Artists from all countries and backgrounds are invited to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is OPEN.

What you get: The exhibition will be held in one of the most artistic areas in Barcelona. The show will take place between 24 - 27 July 2024, with a private viewing hosted on Tuesday, 23 July from 19.30 - 22.00. You should expect an open bar (wine) & professional photography & videography

Fee: Submitting your work is free of charge. However, the participation fee is £200 incl. VAT for 1 artwork (any size will be considered)

Deadline 05 July 2024

The Holy Art Gallery

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Art On Loop: Open Call by Holy Art Gallery for Immersive Exhibition in Barcelona

Updated: 11 April 2024

The Holy Art is accepting submissions for our pop-up immersive exhibition in Barcelona, Spain.

Eligibility: Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is open.

What you get: Exhibition opportunity in Barcelona, Spain, to take place between 19 - 21 July 2024

Fee: £120 incl. VAT for 1 artwork; £180 incl. VAT for 2 artworks; £260 incl. VAT for 3 artworks.

Deadline 12 July 2024

The Holy Art Gallery

Prizes and Awards

ArtCabbage Prize 2024: Exhibition and Publication Opportunities

Updated: 02 November 2023

Dive into the ArtCabbage Prize 2024! We're seeking talents across Visual Arts, Digital Art, Photography, and more. Unveil your creativity, submit your masterpiece, and gain recognition. Don't just create—shine!

Eligibility: Artists from around the world and any level of expertise, connected to either Fine art, Digital art, Photography, Performing arts, Literature, Fashion design, or Cinema

What you get: Publication opportunities, online exhibition opportunities

Deadline 01 August 2024

ArtCabbage, Global

Film London and Arts Council England present FLAMIN Animations, a commissioning programme for four early-career black-identifying artists animators living in the UK. Part of FLAMIN (Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network), the programme aims to support artist animators as they take their first steps into a career working with the moving image, with development support and funding for a new 2-3 minute animation.

Eligibility: Applicants should be experimenting with animation and must be 18-30 years old. This opportunity is for black-identifying artists who have a UK address. No formal education in animation or art is necessary, but please note that current students are not eligible. FLAMIN is open to people working in partnerships.

What you get: The successful applicants will receive £3,000 to create a new animation, along with development support and advice from the FLAMIN Team. Additionally, bespoke mentoring opportunities will be provided by animation professionals in the art and film industries. As a FLAMIN alumnus, the artists will benefit from ongoing profile and promotion through Film London's newsletter and social media channels.

Deadline 05 October 2024

Film London Artists' Moving Image Network, London

Artist in Residence

Apply for an eight-week residency in Mumbai, India

Updated: 10 October 2023

APRE Art House invites artists internationally to experience the dynamic art culture of Mumbai at their 10,000 sq. ft. Facility. The Programme, beginning 1st November 2023 for 8 weeks, will involve mentorship with the Gallery Director and curators. It also includes professional development conversations, lectures, studio visits, and access to our Literary collection.

Eligibility: Open to all

What you get: Mentoring and networking opportunities are available; accommodation and studio space in the heart of Mumbai will be provided.

Deadline 22 October 2024

APRE Art House, Mumbai, India

Prizes and Awards

Apply for the Artadia Awards 2024

Updated: 04 January 2024

The Artadia Awards provide financial support, exposure and recognition to artists. The awards are unrestricted, allowing artists to use the funds in any way they choose. Each year, an open-call application is made available in each of the seven active partner cities; they are Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Atlanta, and Houston. Supporting artists equitably is a critical part of the Artadia Award process: we consider the unique populations of each community and are proud to reflect our country’s diversity with an Awardee pool that is over 50 percent female and over 40 percent persons of color.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a contemporary visual artist, making artwork for presentation in a contemporary art context: museum, galleries, arts non-profit, the public art realm, etc. Artadia does not fund filmmakers making films for distribution in cinematic venues, or those working in choreography presented outside of a contemporary art context. Applicants must be currently living and working within the city’s eligible counties and residing there for at least two years prior to the application deadline. Full details in application link.

What you get: In addition to financial support, Awardees can participate in the Artadia Network to receive structured opportunities for valuable new connections and resource sharing as well as receive a dedicated webpage on Artadia’s online Artist Registry.

Deadline 01 November 2024

Artadia Non Profit, US

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Artist Residency in the South of France with La Maison de Beaumont

Updated: 10 April 2024

The Art Residency Program of La Maison de Beaumont is a multi-disciplinary residency that was created to offer a beautiful space for musicians, scholars, writers, painters, and other artists who seek a quiet place to work undisturbed on their art. The scenery and beauty of the region, as well as the history and comfort of the house, provide an ideal setting to focus on creative work. The residency aims to provide its residents with a holistic experience, allowing them to fully disconnect from their usual point of reference and immerse themselves into the Provençal lifestyle.

Eligibility: Open to applicants of all ages and disciplines

What you get: Apartment, Fine Art Studio, Music room.

Deadline 31 December 2024

La Maison de Beaumont, South of France

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Global Call by The Holy Art Gallery: Exhibition Opportunity in Tokyo, Japan

Updated: 10 April 2024

Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, installation, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is OPEN.

Eligibility: Any artist from any background can submit any of their work. There is no charge to submit your application, please feel free to share your work with us.

What you get: Exhibition opportunity in Japan. You should expect an open bar (wine) & professional photography & videography.

Fee: The participation fee is £450 incl. VAT for 1 artwork (any size will be considered)

Deadline 30 January 2025

The Holy Art

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