Opportunities for Artists
The opportunities include scholarships, residencies, grants, fellowships, awards and exhibitions for art students, visual artists and other arts-related professions. All information is subject to change and must be verified by the individual seeking each opportunity.
Download an Opportunities from the list below (all in .pdf format):
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Jamie Sterns - Administrator for Grants, Resources, & Community/Development Projects
Alliance of Artists Communities: The Alliance of Artists Communities is a national and international association of artists' communities and residencies. Search their extensive database for residency opportunities.
Asian American Arts Alliance: Asian American ArtsAlliance is dedicated to strengthening Asian American arts and cultural groups in New York City through funding, visibility initiatives, and access to new
Assets for Artists: Helping artist-entrepreneurs build wealth.
BronxCouncil on the Arts : The BRIO Award (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) supports artists creatingwork in the literary, media, performing, and visual arts. The Longwood Arts Project supports emerging artists from underrepresented groups such as people of color and women.
BrooklynArts Council (BAC): BAC is a service organization dedicated to helping artists, artsorganizations, and community groups promote and sustain the arts. BAC’s Online Artist Registry is a free listing of Brooklyn literary, performing and, visual artists.
e-art now: Subscribe for a free, weekly listing of jobs, scholarships, residencies, and competitions. European-focused listings.
e-flux and Art & Education : e-flux (electronic fluxcorporation) is a New York-based information bureau dedicated to worldwide distribution of information for contemporary visual arts institutions via the internet. Art & Education is an email press release service announcing significant cultural events at universities worldwide as well as academic employment positions available in the visual arts.
EstateProjects for Artists with AIDS: The Estate Projects for Artists with AIDS provides practical estate planning advice to all artists, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. The National Registry is a memorial to artists lost to AIDS, a tool for researchers and students, and a gateway to some of the most interesting andimportant cultural expression of the last 20 years.
Foundation for Art Resources: Facilitating art making within the Los Angeles region. Helpful grants list for artists nationwide.
National Endowment for the Arts: The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA): NYFA Classifieds is a one-stop shop for the latest arts-related jobs andinternships, opportunities for artists, event listings, and more. Updated daily. NYFA Source is a free directory of awards, services, and publications for artists and arts-related professions. Updated daily.
Philanthropy News Digest (PND): A daily news service of the Foundation Center, this is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.
re-title.com International Contemporary Art: re-title.com is the information resource for emerging and professional contemporary art, providing directory services for internationally focused artists and galleries.
ResArtis: The worldwide network of artist residencies and residential art programs, a group of over 300 centers and organizations in over 50 countries worldwide.
Residency Unlimited: Produces customized residencies for local and international artists and curators and that supports the creation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art through strategic partnerships with collaborating institutions. Excellent calendar of deadlines.
Trans Artists: Trans Artists is a knowledge centre onartist-in-residence opportunities. Here you can find all about facts, use andvalue of international artist-in-residence programs as well as otheropportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere "for art's sake."
Women Arts: They provide free funding information, skill-building, and networking services.
Wooloo: Where artists find open calls."Wooloo" derives from an Indigenous Australian word meaning: "Where waters meet."