Opportunities for Artists, Writers, and Art Workers in April 2023

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Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity – Visual Arts Residency: Meeting for Teas
This residency in Western Canada invites visual artists working in any discipline or medium to engage in research, creation, and studio practice that considers tea in all its material and/or immaterial forms. The application fee is $65 ($35 for applicants who identify as Indigenous).
Deadline: April 19, 2023 | banffcentre.ca

BRIC Arts Media – BRIClab 2023/24
BRIClab is a multidisciplinary residency program in Brooklyn created to advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers with the aim of building a stronger, more diverse, artistic community. The application fee is $6. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: May 8, 2023 | bricartsmedia.org

Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership – Mandel Cultural Leadership Program
This two-year fellowship program, which includes a $20,000 yearly stipend, is for artists and producers who aim to reimagine Jewish life and galvanize action on a range of social issues through their creative work. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: April 17, 2023 | mandelinstitute.org

NCPD@JANM — Irene Yamamoto Arts Writers Fellowship
The National Center for the Preservation of Democracy at the Japanese American National Museum will award two $5,000 fellowships to emerging writers of color who have demonstrated commitment to writing about the art of communities of color.
Deadline: May 1, 2023 | janm.org

Oak Spring Garden Foundation – 2024 Interdisciplinary Residency
Open to all creative practitioners who are working on projects that address plants, landscapes, or gardens. The award includes a $2,000 or $800 grant and a five- or two-week stay at OSGF in Northern Virginia.
Deadline: May 31, 2023 | osgf.org

Velvetpark – LGBTQ+ Visual Artist Residency
This residency is open to LGBTQ+ visual artists at any point in their careers. The resident will receive six months of studio space in Brooklyn to develop and complete a body of work. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: May 12, 2023 | velvetparkmedia.com

Abrons Arts Center – Parent Artist AIRspace Residency
Open to New York City artists working in the visual arts, music, curatorial practice, and/or literary arts, this residency provides studio space, a $1,000 unrestricted stipend, a $2,000 childcare stipend, and more.
Deadline: April 16, 2023 | abronsartscenter.org

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Performing Artist in Residence
“Power of Trees” is the theme of this residency, which includes a stipend of $7,000. From June to September, the artist will create work inspired by the garden, host one or two public events, and showcase their art.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 | bbg.org

Fire Island Artist Residency
Emerging LGBTQ+ artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program of studio visits with, and public lectures by, leaders in contemporary art, scholarship, activism, and curation. The application fee is $40.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 | fireislandartistresidency.org

SVCREATES – California Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship Program
Central Californian artists can apply for funding and statewide recognition in one of three tiers: Emerging Artist Fellows ($5,000), Established Artist Fellows ($10,000), and Legacy Artist Fellows ($50,000).
Deadline: May 5, 2023 (5pm PT) | svcreates.org

The Caribbean Digital Virtual Artist’s Residency
This six-month virtual residency will provide digital media artists of the Caribbean and its diasporas with a $5,000 cash stipend, curatorial mentorship, virtual studio visits, and more.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 | caribbeandigitalnyc.net

The Latinx Project at NYU – Artist in Residence
Emerging or mid-career artists living and working anywhere in the US can apply for this residency, which includes an honorarium of up to $12,000, an $8,000 budget for a solo presentation at NYU, and more.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 | latinxproject.nyu.edu

Triangle Arts Association – 2023–2025 Residency
Triangle offers free studio space in NYC and a life-changing working environment for committed artists through studio-based opportunities to experiment and create new work. It is free to apply until April 20 at 5pm.
Deadline: May 11, 2023 | triangleartsnyc.org

Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration – Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellowship
Taking place during the Fall 2023 term in New Haven, Connecticut, this fellowship for artists, media makers, and journalists comes with a $10,000 honorarium plus $5,000 for travel, rent, and supplies.
Deadline: April 17, 2023 | apply.interfolio.com/122298

Open Calls for Art & Writing

Art in Odd Places 2023: Dress – Open Call for Artists’ Projects
Artists who use dress as a medium and are interested in rethinking Manhattan’s 14th Street as a runway to present, walk, and pose may apply to participate in this outdoor visual and performance art festival.
Deadline: May 14, 2023 | artinoddplaces.org

Pompano Beach Arts – Light Pole Enhancement Sculpture
The City of Pompano Beach, Florida, is looking to commission an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install a sculpture on an existing light pole. The budget is $15,000.
Deadline: April 27, 2023 | pompanobeacharts.org

The Latinx Project at NYU – Curatorial Projects
Curators, scholars, and artists living and working in the US can submit proposals to develop an exhibition exploring the past and present futures of Latinx art. A tentative budget totaling up to $15,000 is available.
Deadline: April 15, 2023 | latinxproject.nyu.edu

Grants & Awards

Museum of Arts and Design – 2023 Burke Prize
The contemporary art prize honors an artist 45 or under working in the US with a foundation in glass, fiber, clay, metal, or wood. A juried selection, the winner of the open call will receive $50,000.
Deadline: April 28, 2023 | madmuseum.org

Academy of American Poets – James Laughlin Award
Poets with a second book of poetry forthcoming in the next calendar year are eligible for this award, which includes $5,000, an all-expenses-paid weeklong residency at The Betsy Hotel in Miami Beach, and more.
Deadline: May 15, 2023 | poets.org

Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation – Alaska Literary Awards
These unrestricted $5,000 awards are intended to recognize and support Alaska writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, screenplays, and mixed genres.
Deadline: April 30, 2023 (AKT) | akarts.org

Cleveland Arts Prize
Five unrestricted $10,000 prizes will go to applicants in the disciplines of Music, Visual Arts, Literature, Theatre/Dance, and Design. Artists must work or live in Northeast Ohio (or have done so in the past).
Deadline: May 1, 2023 | clevelandartsprize.org

Fundación Botín – Art Grants 2023/2024
Artists from around the world can apply for €23,000 in funding to support individual projects that may require training (academic or otherwise), non-academic research, and production.
Deadline: May 5, 2023 | centrobotin.org

Grants Fundación Ama Amoedo
Artists, collectives, nonprofits, associations, institutions, and foundations with connections to Latin America can apply for $10,000 grants in four categories: Artists, Art and Social Engagement, Organizations, and Publications.
Deadline: May 15, 2023 | fundacionamaamoedo.org

Headlands Center for the Arts – Tournesol Award
With the aim of recognizing and supporting an emerging Bay Area painter, this award includes a fully sponsored yearlong residency with a $10,000 stipend.
Deadline: May 8, 2023 | headlands.org

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