Artist Opportunities

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The North Carolina Arts Council is pleased to share opportunities for artists. This list is updated weekly. Please contact the organization listed if you have questions about an opportunity.

In light of COVID-19 the Arts Council has established listings of Emergency Resources for artists. Other opportunities are divided into the following categories: CraftFilm, Grants / FellowshipsLiterary Arts, MultidisciplinaryPerforming Arts, Professional Development, Public Art, Residencies, Stores, Sales & Shows, and Visual Arts.

Click on the DEADLINE heading to sort opportunities by due date, or the DATE POSTED heading to sort for recently listed opportunities.

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Category Organization Deadlinesort descending Date Posted
Emergency Resources IBMA Trust Fund

The Fund helps eligible bluegrass professionals who are currently or have previously been significantly involved in the industry. This includes, but is not limited to, artists, composers, broadcasters, media representatives, event producers, agents, educators, managers, and employees of record companies. You do not have to be a member of the IBMA to receive aid from the IBMA Trust Fund. Please refer to the application form for more information on eligibility.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development Locust Projects

Resource: Locust Projects is a not for profit exhibition space dedicated to providing contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas without the pressures of gallery sales or limitations of conventional exhibition spaces. Local, national and international artists are encouraged to create site-specific installations as an extension of their representative work. Locust Projects supports the local community through educational initiatives and programming that are free to the public.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Craft Northern Clay CenterMinneapolis, MN

Northern Clay Center continually solicits guest curators and exhibition opportunities for the Emily Galusha Gallery.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Grants / Fellowships Allies in Arts SOS Grants for BIPOC

Allies in Arts is offering SOS grants to BIPOC artists. They are small but immediately available. Just send your website or IG of your artwork, and they’ll do the application for you.

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Monday, June 29, 2020
Emergency Resources Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

This emergency fund can provide up to $200 for people of color that are either working artist or art administration and are affected by COVID-19.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Professional Development VAE RaleighRaleigh

Accepting applications for The Awesome Foundation Grants. The Raleigh-Durham chapter of the Awesome Foundation is a program of VAE Raleigh, with grants being funded with our amazing group of Trustees. Our chapter wants to fund creative ideas that are specific, public, and spark thought in a meaningful way for the Triangle community.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Emergency Resources Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Emergency Resources Actors Fund Entertainment Assistance Program

The Actors Fund provides services and financial support to entertainment professionals facing personal or work-related problems. It is also a conduit for emergency financial assistance in times of pressing need or in response to catastrophic events.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Residencies Vermont Studio CenterJohnson, VT

Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Creative Capital: Financial Implications for Creative Individuals

In this recorded workshop (via YouTube), Elaine Grogan Luttrull, CPA-PFS, AFC, answers questions and provides tangible strategies to help artists cope with the unique financial challenges they face in these uncertain times, including a look at small business loans, filing for unemployment, and more. 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Literary Arts The Centifictionist accepting submissions

The Centifictionist is an online literary magazine that publishes powerful, compelling, and memorable international microfiction in 100 words or less. The Centifictionist publishes two online issues per year, a Spring/Summer issue and a Fall/Winter issue. All issues of The Centifictionist will include thirty pieces of microfiction in each issue, with each individual piece being 100 words or less. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Professional Development Mayland Community College Small Business CenterSpruce Pine, NC

Offering business and marketing courses with some specifically for artists.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund

This fund is for queer writers of color who are in need of financial assistance. The fund will make disbursements once per day.

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Residencies Stochastic Labs Summer ResidencyBerkeley CA

The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access, a $1k monthly stipend and a budget for materials. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Professional Development Sustainable Arts Foundation

Resource: The Sustainable Arts Foundation is a non-profit foundation supporting artists and writers with families whose mission is to provide financial awards to parents pursuing creative work.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Literary Arts LitMag

Seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for publication. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources The Photographer Fund

Format has put together a $25,000 relief fund designed to help photographers facing financial difficulties during the COVID-19 outbreak. The fund offers $500 per person.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Visual Arts NC Arts Therapy Institute call for artistsCarrboro

Each month, ATI hosts 2nd Friday ArtWalk artists! Throughout the year, we showcase our clinical programs, individual clients and community based artists. If you are interested in showing your work, apply to be an artist! Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Professional Development Allied Media Project

Resource: Allied Media Projects cultivates media strategies for a more just, creative and collaborative world. Serving a network of media makers, artists, educators, and technologists working for social justice, AMP holds an annual conference and supports individual artists by offering fiscal sponsorship and financial management.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency Resources Orange County Arts Support Fund

The Orange County Arts Commission has created an Orange County Arts Support Fund and has provided initial seed funding from money that was allocated towards upcoming (now canceled) events. A second round of applications will be accepted from artists and organizations who have been impacted by COVID-19 beginning Friday, May 1.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Visual Arts Durham Art GuildDurham

Art@Work is a newer DAG program designed to connect local artists to local businesses. The primary goal being to sell (or lease) local art to local businesses to be displayed in their corporate offices and private or public buildings. Membership fee and non-cash awards. 

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Emergency Resources Durham Arts Council Arts Recovery FundDurham

The Durham Arts Council Arts Recovery Fund provides grants to working artists, arts organizations, arts venues and arts businesses that have suffered financial loss due to the cancellation of events because of COVID-19. 

Individual applicants must live in Durham County, be at least 18, have practiced their art form for at least three years and have suffered a documented loss due to COVID-19. Organizational applicants must be based in Durham County and have been in operation for at least three years. This fund does not make awards for projected losses.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Multidisciplinary Duke Health Appreciation Project

Many artists in our community have asked how they can support our essential personnel during the COVID-19 crisis. Would you like to share your appreciation to the Duke Health staff through the arts, with your original artwork & message? If so, we would love to see them and share directly with those who have worked tirelessly to help our community during this unprecedented time. Your contributions are intended to provide encouragement, appreciation and emotional support for our healthcare staff.  Submissions will be shared with Duke Health employees and some may be printed for staff spaces.  Content may be shared on Arts & Health's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account sites.

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Monday, June 15, 2020
Emergency Resources New York Foundation for the Arts Emergency Resources Directory

Artists who experience personal hardship or who are impacted by a large-scale disaster, or who need funding for a last-minute opportunity can find critical resources in NYFA's Emergency Resources Directory. Coupled with the NYFA Source Hotline, this portal works as a centralized repository and a lifeline for artists experiencing both unexpected and long-term, chronic challenges.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Professional Development The University of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC (Canada)

Offering online courses and certificate program in cultural planning and development. Fees.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Multidisciplinary Immersion Call for ArtistsColumbia, SC

Immersion is an interactive art space looking to create an innovative environment that will captivate the City of Columbia. To do this we need the help of all local creative individuals to help us fill our space with creative immersive artworks.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020
Professional Development Full Frame Teach the Teachers

Full Frame's annual Teach the Teachers program immerses a small group of Triangle educators into the festival experience, where we give them the tools and the confidence to successfully integrate documentary film into their classrooms.
  
Open to high school and middle school teachers, this important media literacy initiative will be accepting applications for the 2020 program soon. 
 

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Schuykill CenterPhiladelphia, PA

The Schuylkill Center’s environmental art department accepts submissions of environmentally themed visual artwork. Entry free. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Pitt County Arts Relief FundPitt County

The Arts Relief Fund has been created to support creative individuals and organizations in Pitt County who have been financially impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19. Many Pitt County artists and art organizations rely on classes, performances, and exhibitions in order to pay the bills directly aligned with their costs of living and running a business. 100% of the donated funds will go directly to these artists and art organizations.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Awesome Foundation grants

Awesome Disability is a chapter of the Awesome Foundation, a global micro-granting community. How it works - Every month, people with awesome ideas submit a grant application. The winner is given $1000, no strings attached. Submit your application by July 15 to be considered for November's grant. Ongoing, rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Emergency Resources Artists' Fellowship, Inc.

The Artists’ Fellowship provides emergency aid to professional fine artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship. At this time, we are temporarily limiting relief and assistance applications to those qualified applicants who are dealing with immediate MEDICAL emergencies and their aftermaths. 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development Loveland CreatorSpace

Resource: The Loveland CreatorSpace is a non-profit, members-funded and -operated, cooperative “makerspace” for engineers, artists, musicians and tinkerers of all kinds. Like a traditional “hackerspace”, the primary
objective of LCS is to provide a community-driven work shop that offers its members access to tools, machinery and classes to help promote creative engineering in Loveland and Northern Colorado.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency Resources Craft Emergency Relief Fund

CERF+ emergency relief assistance includes grants, no-interest loans, access to resources, waivers and discounts on booth fees, and donations of craft supplies and equipment.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Grants / Fellowships Cape Fear Rising Fund

The Cape Fear Rising Fund supports Black, Latinx, and other folks of color in creative, community-based social justice projects that advance racial equality.  Individuals and community groups are eligible for this grant. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Emergency Resources Carnegie Fund for Authors

The Carnegie Fund for Authors awards grants to published authors who are in need of emergency financial assistance as a result of illness or injury to self, spouse, or dependent child, or who has had some other misfortune that has placed the applicant in pressing and substantial pecuniary need.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Emergency Resources Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program

This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Emergency Resources Winston House Creative Community Fund

The Creative Community Fund pairs people in the music industry who need financial help due to COVID-19 with people who can help. Please note, you will be added to A WAITLIST when you apply. CCF is doing their best to get resources to as many people as possible, but have been temporarily overwhelmed with the need. They're working on some creative ways to fundraise faster. 

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Emergency Resources HART Fund

The Blues Foundation established the HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust) for Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns. The Fund provides for acute, chronic and preventive medical and dental care as well as funeral and burial expenses. Throughout the year at various events the HART Fund provides free health screenings for musicians, with services including but not limited to checking blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, prostate cancer, Hep C, anemia, thyroid, kidney and liver testing via blood work. 

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Visual Arts Artfully Reimagined

ReimagineIt Grants are unconditional, non-matching awards made directly to individual artists to help launch or support careers in the inspiring world of repurposed art. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Creative Capital: Centering Wellness and Self-Care

As artists attempt to maintain a sense of "business as usual" when things are anything but usual, Rhonda Wheatley discusses lessons in healing and wellness to manage the growing isolation, anxiety, and uncertainty we are all facing during this recorded workshop (via YouTube). Wheatley closes with a guided meditation.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Literary Arts Linden Avenue Literary Journal accepting submissions

Linden Avenue Literary Journal publishes poetry, short fiction,and creative non-fiction which highlights the intersection between art and everyday life. Please be sure to include your social media information, website,  and a brief biography with your submission. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Professional Development Creative Capital

Resource: Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, and career development services. Its venture philanthropy approach helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Creative Change: COVID 19 Emergency Assistance Stipends

In recognition of the hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the generosity of the Pop Culture Collaborative, The Opportunity Agenda is pleased to provide emergency assistance stipends for artists and cultural strategists. Members of The Opportunity Agenda’s Creative Change Network as well as others who meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply.

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Emergency Resources GlobalGiving Red Backpack Fund

Majority women-owned businesses and nonprofits with annual revenues less than $5M can now apply for $5,000 grants in support of long-term recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. 

Next application rounds will open June 1, July 6, and August 3, 2020.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Professional Development WAGE

Resource: Working Artists and the Greater Economy is a New York-based activist organization whose mission is to establish sustainable economic relationships between artists and the institutions that contract their labor, and to introduce mechanisms for self-regulation into the art field that collectively bring about a more equitable distribution of its economy.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Literary Arts Bull City PressDurham, NC

The literary journal Inch is looking for flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Sweet Relief Musicians Fund

This relief fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians and music industry workers who are struggling to make ends meet because of COVID-19.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Visual Arts Garner Performing Arts CenterGarner

Are you interested in displaying your work at the GPAC? We are always interested in seeing new works and helping artist gain the exposure they deserve! Complete our free online application to get started. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Emergency Resources Artist Relief Fund for Madison CountyMadison County

The Madison County Arts Council is giving micro-grants of $200 to Madison County artists to help with expenses. The grants will be given as the money comes in. We will do our best to help as many people as possible with this fund. You do not have to be a member of the MCAC to apply for funds. We will give emphasis to helping folks who make their entire income from their art.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development Art Table

Resource: Founded in 1980, Art Table is a national non-profit organization of over 1,200 women who are leaders in the visual arts. Members expand their circle of colleagues, gain special access to art world events, and grow through professional development and mentorship opportunities. Awards recognize innovative women leaders across the country and identify emerging leaders in the field.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency Resources Arts Greensboro Artist Emergency Relief FundGreensboro

We encourage any artist in need of support due to cancellations from the outbreak of COVID-19 to fill out this application. This fund is a money-in, money-out fund. ArtsGreensboro will disperse funds weekly, based on the amount donated.  This fund is directed to working artists, not organizations or nonprofits. 

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Craft ClaymakersDurham

Apply to be a new exhibitor at Claymakers; rolling application. 

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Literary Arts Blue Ridge Motorcycling Magazine

Blue Ridge Motorcycling Magazine features personality profiles of interesting, attractive and successful riders in the Blue Ridge region, rides to interesting or historic places in the Blue Ridge, and business profiles/reviews of restaurants, breweries or wineries. Articles should be 1,200 to 2,500 words in length. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Emergency Resources Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is proud to partner with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer a new emergency grant program called Rauschenberg Emergency Grants. This marks the first phase of a program that will be in the tradition of Change, Inc., a non-profit foundation established in 1970 by Robert Rauschenberg to assist professional artists of all disciplines in need of emergency medical aid. The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical emergencies. The grants are available to visual and media artists and choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories. If you aren’t sure if your artistic discipline fits within these guidelines, please contact the grants administrator.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Residencies Weymouth Center for the Arts and HumanitiesSouthern Pines, NC

Seeking entries for their Writers-in-Residence program for N.C. natives, current residents, or those with significant ties to the state. Rolling deadlines.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Film Film Care Package InitiativeBrooklyn NY

MONO NO AWARE is a cinema-arts non-profit organization, educational lab space and film-positive community based in Brooklyn, New York. In an effort to maintain an active role in serving the community while public events are on hold, we have established a zero-contact film care package initiative. If you have a project or photo-chemical film practice affected by COVID-19 and would like to participate, please fill out a questionnaire. Each week MONO NO AWARE will select a handful of artists to receive film, related materials, equipment or motion picture services by mail free of charge.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
NYFANew York, NY

Emerging organizations can apply for fiscal sponsorship through NYFA. Fees. Dealines on June 30, September 30, December 31, and March 31

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund

The Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund was set up on short notice to provide direct financial assistance to musicians who have lost work as a result of Corona-related event cancellations.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Professional Development and Artistic Planning Grant

As we advance Southern vitality through the arts, South Arts offers a limited number of Professional Development and Artistic Planning grants to nonprofit performing, visual, media/film, multidisciplinary and literary arts presenting organizations in our nine-state region with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding up to $1,000 is available to support the professional development needs of Southern presenters/programmers/curators, strengthen program design, and increase organizational capacity. For the purposes of these guidelines, “presenters” are defined as organizations that present or host guest artists for engagements in their communities. These grants are very limited and awarded on a first-come/first-served basis, so early submission is encouraged. A dollar-for-dollar cash match is a requirement. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Emergency Resources Global Relief Fund for Live Music Crews

In order to provide assistance to those who have already experienced some financial impact due to this intermission, we will be accepting applications in phases based on when shows were originally scheduled to play. Applications are now open for anyone who has been financially impacted from shows originally scheduled to take place in March or April 2020. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, May 1st.

If the intermission continues, we will open a new application period for shows originally scheduled to take place in May. Please check back for details.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development National Art Strategies

Resource: National Arts Strategies (NAS) supports individuals, organizations, and the field to help realize the full potential of creatives in a time when that potential is most needed as a means of self-expression, to promote equity, inclusion and help support a more civil society. NAS develops market-leading education services for individuals who play a variety of roles in the arts and culture ecosystem: artists, cultural entrepreneurs, board members, staff members and executives.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Film The Fledgling Fund

Grant support, outreach, and engagement for social issues documentary film and other storytelling projects. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Dramatists Guild Foundation Emergency Financial Assistance

DGF provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Literary Arts Baldwin at Home: A Call to Writers

For a new blog series celebrating the life of James Baldwin in Saint-Paul de Vence, we are soliciting submissions of articles, book excerpts and personal essays that address the elder Baldwin, from the years 1970 to 1987. 

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Friday, March 8, 2019
Grants / Fellowships Rhizome Microgrant Program

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, which considers political radicalization and the internet. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Emergency Resources Musicians Foundation Grants

The Musicians Foundation provides grants to U.S. musicians in any genre in a time of acute need due to personal, medical, dental, or family crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency situation.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Visual Arts GreenHillGreensboro, NC

Seeking North Carolina artists for potential opportunities. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Multidisciplinary Raleigh Arts Neighborhood Art Funds

Neighborhood Art Funds support collaborative art projects for Raleigh’s neighborhoods that support artistic and cultural exploration, connection, and understanding. 

Level I funds are open to neighborhoods and grassroots community groups, including groups of neighbors who are not part of an organization. These funds provide up to $250 for community-driven art projects that enhance your neighborhood.

Level II funds are open to organizations, groups, or associations that are currently registered under the Raleigh Neighborhood Registry. These funds provide up to $1,000 for projects that demonstrate community input and involvement and show that the project will benefit the neighborhood.

 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Multidisciplinary Rooted in Rights Blog Idea Submissions

The Rooted in Rights Blog is a platform dedicated to amplifying the authentic perspectives of disabled writers. They invite you to pitch articles and op-eds on disability rights topics. Rolling deadline.

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Monday, September 30, 2019
Residencies Brave Space ResidencyWilmington

Formed in the face of rising awareness in the performance industry, the Brave Space Project is creating interventions to prevent sexual assault and harassment in small theaters. This residency seeks a small, diverse group of artists to participate in a five day workshop on the Cucalorus Campus in Wilmington, NC. Apply now! 

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Professional Development Capacity Interactive

A digital marketing consulting firm for the arts that offers free webinars throughout the year and hosts an annual Digital Marketing Boot Camp for the Arts Conference.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development Women in Photography

Resource: Women in Photography (WIP)is an innovative website that showcases the work of women artists. It focuses on exhibiting work outside of the traditional model of the commercial art world, allowing it to reach a global audience and to provide opportunities at no cost. In 2009 WIP launched the Grant & Mentor Program which awards funds and materials to support women artists.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Literary Arts Urban StagesNew York, NY

Seeking entries for the Emerging Playwright Award. Cash award. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Art Interrupted Emergency Arts Fund

Twenty Summer has launched an emergency fund for artists and arts organizations suffering from unexpected and unmanageable financial loss as a result of the COVID-19. Artists can receive up to $500, while arts organizations can receive up to $1,000.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows Art Therapy Institute 2nd Friday ArtWalk: call for artistsCarrboro

The Art Therapy Institute hosts 2nd Friday ArtWalks monthly! Throughout the year, we showcase our clinical programs, individual clients and community-based artists. Artists from marginalized backgrounds are especially encouraged. We welcome submissions from any and all artists. Current priority is to secure artists for August and September 2019! Rolling deadline for submission.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Emergency Resources Wilson Center Ghostlight SeriesWilmington

The Wilson Center and The Arts Council of Wilmington/NHC are pleased to announce the creation of the new Wilson Center Ghostlight Series to support our local area artists impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Arts Council is accepting applications from local music artists who have been economically impacted by the pandemic, and a committee will select the artists for each week’s performances.  The Arts Council will accept donations which will be split between artists featured that week. 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development Arts + Public Life

Resource: Arts + Public Life, an initiative of UChicago Arts, builds creative connections on Chicago's South Side through artist residencies, arts education, and artist-led projects and events.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency Resources New PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Flexibility Rules Webinar

Americans for the Arts (AFTA) produced a webinar this to provide guidance and answer questions about PPP loan forgiveness. In addition to the recorded session, AFTA has posted resources and guidelines online.

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Monday, June 29, 2020
Emergency Resources The Creator Fund

ConvertKit has established a fund to help creators in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read details and then submit your information if you are in need. We have also received a large number of applications and counting. Our current fund will be exhausted well before we can get to everyone. We would still love to hear from you, but we want to be transparent about our ability to help at this time.

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Literary Arts Gibson House PressChicago, Ill.

Gibson House Press seeks fiction manuscripts for their Fall 2019-Spring 2020 list.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Literary Arts Hermit Feathers Press accepting poetry manuscripts

Hermit Feathers Press accepts full-length poetry manuscripts on an ongoing basis. Manuscripts should be introduced via query. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Emergency Resources Authors League Fund

Since 1917, the Authors League Fund has helped professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune. Most of those we help suffer severe health problems but have inadequate insurance; some face eviction; many are older writers whose income has ceased through no fault of their own. The Fund exists to help professional writers continue their careers with dignity by providing no-strings-attached “loans” to pay for pressing expenses. Repayment of this emergency support is not required.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Residencies Women’s Studio WorkshopRosendale, NY

Offering various residencies and internships in printmaking, book arts, ceramics, and photography.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Creative Capital: Livestreaming for Artists

If you're thinking about livestreaming for the first time during COVID-19, it can be hard to know where to start. Yara Travieso and Brighid Greene suggest using livestreaming less as a final product, and more as a way to continue a creative practice. In this recorded workshop (via YouTube), they assess different platforms and what to know when just getting started.
 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development 1708 GalleryRichmond, VA

Accepting exhibition proposals for gallery space. Honorarium and non-cash awards. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Artist Relief Grants (National)

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States.

Deadlines (all cycles close at 11:59pm on deadline)

  • Cycle I: through April 23
  • Cycle II: April 24 - May 21 
  • Cycle III: May 22 - June 18
  • Cycle IV: June 19 - July 23 
  • Cycle V: July 24 - August 20
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Grants / Fellowships South Arts Express Grants

South Arts’ new Express Grant program is an opportunity for presenting arts organizations in rural Southern communities (with populations of 50,000 or below) to receive fee support to present Southern guest performing or literary artists from outside of the presenter’s state. These quick turnaround grants offer more flexibility for programming that may not fit within South Arts’ annual grantmaking schedule. Touring support is awarded to theater, music, opera, musical theater, dance, fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry projects that contain both a public performance or reading and an educational component. The maximum request is 50% of the artist fee, up to $2,000. These grants are very limited and awarded on a first-come/first-served basis; so early submission is encouraged. A dollar-for-dollar cash match is a requirement. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Emergency Resources Craft Futures Fund

The Craft Futures Fund will support craft communities throughout the United States and their creative responses to COVID-19. These one-time, unrestricted grants of $5,000 will be disbursed to craft-based education projects that seed resilience, foster community, and amplify impact.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Professional Development Patreon

Resource: Patreon is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or patrons. Popular among YouTube videographers, web comic artists, writers, podcasters, musicians, and other categories of creators who post regularly online, it allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons, on a recurring basis or per work of art.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Literary Arts CRAFT

Seeking flash fiction and original short fiction for their online publication. Payment. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund

Musicians who have made a living playing blues, jazz, and roots music can apply for emergency funding from the Jazz Foundation.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Literary Arts Hamline Lit

Hamline Lit Link intends to connect current and past students within, or interested in, the realm of the English major. We are constantly looking for submissions of various types of writing. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Emergency Resources NC Artist Relief Fund

This fund has been created to support creative individuals who have been financially impacted by gig cancellations due to the outbreak of COVID-19. 100% of donated funds will go directly to artists and arts presenters in North Carolina. Musicians, visual artists, actors, DJ’s, dancers, teaching artists, filmmakers, comedians, and other creative individuals and arts presenters are experiencing widespread cancellations due to this global pandemic. Many North Carolina artists rely on markets, performances, classes, and exhibitions in order to pay the bills directly aligned with their costs of living.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Emergency Resources Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grant

The Joan Mitchell Foundation has opened the 2020 application to our Emergency Grants for individual artists, which provides grants of up to $6,000 to US-based visual artists who have been impacted by a natural or man-made disaster affecting a region on a broad scale. The Emergency Grant is intended to help reestablish their studio practice. We accept applications on a rolling basis and will consider requests for up to three years following such an event. 2020 is the final year we will be accepting applications for artists affected by 2017 events: Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma, and 2017 California Wildfires.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Charlotte Music Community COVID-19 Relief FundCharlotte

Music Everywhere CLT in partnership with FAIR PLAY Music Equity Initiative and Tosco Music, are excited to announce the launch the Charlotte Music Community COVID-19 Relief Fund. This grant program is designed to help members of the Charlotte music community, with an emphasis on independent performing or recording artists, with loss of income due to COVID-19. A music community is made up of all kinds of contributors. Sound technicians, producers, songwriters, studio engineers, music teachers, composers, presenters, etc. Applications will open on Wednesday, May 6.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Visual Arts Waterworks Visual Arts CenterSalisbury

Waterworks presents three rotating exhibitions in its galleries every year, and welcomes professional artists to submit their work for consideration. Submission deadlines are January 30 and September 30 of each year.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Grants / Fellowships South Arts Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grants

The Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant is a pilot program to support a milestone opportunity in an individual artist’s career that is likely to lead to substantial and significant career advancement. Grants of up to $2,000 are available to support opportunities taking place between April 1, 2020 and August 30, 2021. Applications are due at least 60 days prior to activities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until this program’s funds are depleted.

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Professional Development Springboard for the Arts

Springboard’s Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists is a professional development curriculum designed to teach business skills to artists in all disciplines.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Performing Arts Durham From the Heart: paid gigs for musiciansDurham

This program is a weekly online performance featuring Durham musicians. Tune in to the @downtownDurham Facebook page at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays to experience some of what you love about Durham and connect, virtually, to the downtown Durham community. 

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Friday, April 17, 2020
Professional Development Writers and Books

Resource: Writers & Books is a literary center in Rochester, N.Y. that fosters and promotes reading and writing as lifelong activities. Programs include: writing classes and workshops; outreach programs; readings and talks by visiting and regional writers; residency programs at our rural retreat center; an annual Regional Playwriting Competition; internships; and other programs.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Literary Arts Southeastern College Art Conference

Seeking submissions of reviews of exhibitions on view within six months of submission date. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Bear Review accepting work

Bear Review is a biannual journal of poetry, art and micro prose based in Kansas City. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Turnaround time is fast. All published writing is automatically considered for an annual editor's prize which includes an honorarium and interview. The first editor's prize will be judged this fall and will consider work from this issue and the fall issue. Submit up to five original, previously unpublished poems or micro prose pieces (fiction or nonfiction, 500 words or fewer). Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Emergency Resources Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Art Nouveau Artist Relief Impact FundWinston-Salem

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County and Art Nouveau have established an Artist Relief Impact Fund. We encourage any artist or arts presenter in need of support due to cancellations or postponements because of the COVID-19 crisis to fill out this application. Bands and performance groups are included. This Fund will prioritize NEED. 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Professional Development Knight Foundation

Resource: Knight Foundation works with partners who create or present art that engages, educates and delights residents in ways that reflect the rich diversity and identity of each community. The foundation endeavors to make art integral to communities by funding anchor institutions seeking wider audiences and by supporting grassroots initiatives of individual artists and organizations.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Emergency Resources Recommendations for Arts Education as NC Reopens School Webinar

Arts NC joined with the NC Arts Education Association, NC Dance Education Organization, NC Music Education Association, NC Theatre Arts Educators and NC Theatre Conference to produce a guide, Recommendations for Arts Educators as North Carolina Reopens Schools, as well as a recorded webinar.

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Monday, June 29, 2020
Emergency Resources Artist Relief Project

Artists in any discipline who has been impacted by COVID19-related cancellations and closures may apply for assistance from this relief fund.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Visual Arts Durham County LibraryDurham

Calling all artists (photographers, quilters, sculptors, new media and digital artists, etc.). Have your work exhibited at Durham County Library.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Literary Arts The Dark Sire accepting submissions

The Dark Sire, a quarterly literary magazine available in digital and print formats, is accepting on-going submissions of short fiction, poetry, and art in the genres of gothic, horror, fantasy, and psychological. Special interest is in darker tones and themes of the representated genres, as well as in abstract art. LGBTQ+ and international works welcome. All submissions must be in English. Short Fiction: up to 5,000 words. Poetry: up to 2 pages in length. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Emergency Resources Pen America Writers' Emergency Fund

The PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund is a small grants program for professional—published or produced—writers in acute or unexpected financial crisis. Depending on the situation and level of need, grants are in the range of $2,000. Apart from exceptional circumstances, the Fund does not give repeat grants within a three-year period. The Writers’ Emergency Fund does not exist for research purposes, to enable the completion of writing projects, or to fund publications or organizations. The Writers’ Emergency Fund is for U.S.–based writers or journalists whose primary professional occupation is writing. Self-published authors or those published by vanity presses are not eligible. Writers do not have to be Members of PEN America to receive a grant. Applications are considered at meetings of the Fund’s committee, which take place every 3-4 months.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Residencies The BascomHighlands, NC

Emerging artists are invited to apply for The Bascom’s Residency and Internship Programs with focuses on ceramics, education, community, and 2D and 3D artists.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Creative Capital: Time Management for Artists During Challenging Times

When your home is your office, studio, daycare, and sanctuary, how do you divide up and manage your activities? In this recorded workshop (via YouTube), Amy Bloustine advises on ways to create more structure and better manage your time in order to reduce stress, and be more productive during the quarantine.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Literary Arts Lleju Productions accepting submissions

We are currently accepting micro and low budget projects that will be developed solely by LLeju Productions and Films. We do not finance the projects of other companies, nor do we accept animation, biography, or period pieces. LLeju Productions and Films believe that there are many talented individuals who are creating quality material that would be suitable for the production of motion pictures. Therefore, we strive to have an open and inclusive submission policy that does not require you to obtain an agent or a manager. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Professional Development Asheville Area Arts CouncilAsheville, NC

Offering one-on-one Artist Business Brainstorm Sessions for artist entrepreneurs. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Pillars Rapid Response Fund: supporting Muslim artists

The Pillars Rapid Response Fund supports the personal expenses of Muslim artists and activists whose livelihoods are being negatively impacted by this current moment. We will be making $500 grants to individuals through a short application process.

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Professional Development School of Making Thinking

Resource: The School of Making Thinking is an artist-thinker residency program, experimental college, and nomadic investigation into collaborative practice. Its mission is to create a unique environment where participants are able to create original work that challenges disciplinary conventions of art-making and thinking.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Literary Arts Frontier Poetry

A new online poetry journal seeking new poets. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Max's Kansas City Emergency Grants

The Max’s Kansas City project provides emergency funding and resources to professionals in the creative arts.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Visual Arts Hillsborough Arts Council Call for Gallery Exhibitors 2020Hillsborough

The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery’s mission is to empower local artists to forge productive cultural and socio-economic ties with their community through professional exhibit opportunities in HAC Gallery. We are a gallery founded on the principle that art is a vehicle for intellectual, cultural, and socio-economic growth and that it is the community’s responsibility to collectively support the arts. We provide a free space with no commercial pressure so that you can make your best work and actively engage with this community in the way you choose. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Emergency Resources Durham Artist Relief FundDurham

The Durham Artist Relief Fund is managed by NorthStar Church of the Arts. Funds donated here go directly to artists and arts presenters in Durham who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19, with priority given to to BIPOC artists, transgender & nonbinary artists, and disabled artists. 
 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Literary Arts American Journal of Poetry

Seeking poetry submissions for online poetry journal. Publication. 

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Emergency Resources Chatham Artist & Arts-Worker Relief EffortChatham County

The Chatham Artist & Arts-Worker Relief Effort (CAARE) is available to performing, visual, or literary artists or arts-workers living in Chatham County, NC – and in need of financial assistance due to COVID-19 cancellations and closures. (For the purpose of CAARE, we define arts-worker as someone who earns some part of their income in the arts by making arts projects possible, including exhibition managers, artist managers, stage managers, arts nonprofit administrators, sound technicians, etc.)

Decisions will be made each Thursday, beginning April 9. Applications must be received by Tuesday at 4:59 p.m. to be considered by the CAARE committee for that week’s funding. Applications received after Tuesday at 5 p.m. will be reviewed the following week. Disbursements will be made weekly.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Visual Arts MakeRoom Artist ResidencyMinneapolis, MN

Individuals or collaborating pairs of artists/makers/creators working in 2-D mediums, performance and words, who live and work outside of the Twin Cities area of Minnesota are welcome to apply for a no-cost, 10-day residency. Individual artists or pairs of collaborating artists will be chosen. 

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Monday, October 7, 2019
Professional Development Teaching Artists Guild

Teaching Artists Guild (TAG), a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, is a member-driven organization committed to the professionalization and visibility of artists who teach. We are the voice of the teaching artist, communicating the depth and breadth of work that teaching artists provide our educational systems and communities.

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Professional Development Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists

Offering professional development courses through their podcasts, Thriving Artist.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development Artist Relief Wellness Video Series

Artist Relief has produced a series of free wellness videos to help artists’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. These sessions led by artists include discussions of movement, meditation, herbalism, sound therapy and music, poetry and writing prompts, and more.

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Friday, July 10, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Jazz Road Tours Grant Applications

South Arts is now accepting applications for Jazz Road Tours, a national program offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that include three to six sites, with an emphasis on reaching rural, isolated, and underserved communities in combination with dates at more traditional venues. These awards will support tours taking place between August 15, 2020 and August 14, 2021. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Multidisciplinary Roots Artist Registry

Roots Artist Registry is an online registry and directory of visual, performing, and literary artists. Listing fee.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Emergency Resources Mecklenburg Creatives Resiliency FundCharlotte

The Mecklenburg Creatives Resiliency Fund helps creative practitioners in Mecklenburg County recover from personal emergencies by helping pay an unanticipated, emergency expense or by augmenting lost income due to the cancellation of a specific, scheduled gig or opportunity (i.e. commissions, performances, contracts) due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. ASC will provide flat $500 awards to applicants meeting the fund criteria as long as funding is available. Only one request for support will be considered per Mecklenburg County applicant who demonstrates lost compensation or expenses at least equal to $500, incurred as a result of COVID-19 precautionary measures.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Visual Arts Durham County Public Library Call for ArtDurham County

The Art Committee reviews applications in early January, April, July and October of each year. You will receive notification on the status of your application by the 15th of the month following the review. The artist is responsible for the exhibit installation and de-installation. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Visual Arts NC Botanical Garden seeking submissionsChapel Hill

The North Carolina Botanical Garden seeks submissions of outdoor sculpture for the 32nd annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibit. This year’s show will take place from September 13-December 6 at the NCBG display gardens in Chapel Hill. Sculpture in the Garden is free for artists to enter and free for the public to attend. Artists are responsible for bringing their work to and from the site.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 Friday, May 15, 2020
Professional Development Online Workshop: The Role of Artists in Social and Cultural Change

In this free online workshop by Creative Capital, artists and activists Favianna Rodriguez and Julio Salgado will provide an overview of the role of creative individuals in powering social and cultural change. The course is designed to let artists see and recognize their superpowers to create social change while building community.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Emergency Resources Burnaway Southern BIPOC Artist Fund

In response to the immense toll of the combined forces of COVID-19, recent racial unrest, and the intense economic instability currently facing many BIPOC communities, Burnaway will award ten grants of $500 ($5,000 total) to Black, Indigenous, and other artists of color in the South. 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Thursday, July 2, 2020
Professional Development South Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program

The South Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program supports mentor artist and apprentice relationships that cross state borders with $5,000 to develop shared cultural heritage in Central Appalachia. This program is open to mentor artists from eligible counties in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee who apply with an apprentice from an eligible county in a different state.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Residencies Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers ResidencyBig Moose, NY

This two-week residency annually in October allows poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to stay at a lodge in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. The opportunity includes indoor and outdoor writing spaces, family-style meals, and fireside discussions.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Public Art Town of Benson MuralBenson

The Town of Benson, N.C. and the Public Arts Advisory Board are seeking an artist or artist team to create a mural on the west side of the William Neighbors building on 104 E. Main Street. The selected artwork should consider the themes of a Benson Postcard welcoming visitors, with use of images such outdoor parks, local historical or nostalgic images, trains, festivals, or variations of these themes. 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Multidisciplinary Botanicals Online Art Competition

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 2nd "Botanicals" Online Art Competition for the month of July 2020. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The Botanicals theme may include any work with interpretation of botanical and floral art (flowers, herbs, fruit, leaves, plants and related floral subjects). All visual art mediums are acceptable.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020 Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Multidisciplinary Block Gallery Open Call: Out of DarknessRaleigh

Block Gallery invites you to enter this juried competition with photographs or videos that pay homage to Film Noir. This genre first evolved out of economic necessity as low to modestly-budgeted film projects. The result of working with minimal equipment and resources led to creative experimentation showing the pessimism, darkness and anxiety felt after World War II. Traditionally marked by dramatic lighting and camera angles, the imagery evokes a mood of suspense, danger and tension. We encourage you to explore your own vision and interpretation and perhaps even overcome limitations encountered during this time while staying true to the underlying style and characteristics of Film Noir.

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Friday, July 17, 2020 Friday, June 19, 2020
Film CucalorusWilmington

Cucalorus Film is open for submissions! We’re looking for original works, world premieres, secret videos, and amazing love bombs!!! Creative crowd surfing encouraged.

Early bird deadline - May 15

Regular deadline - June 12

Extended deadline - July 17

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Friday, July 17, 2020 Thursday, March 7, 2019
Public Art Sculpture in the LandscapeGoldsboro

The City of Goldsboro and Goldsboro's Downtown Development Corporation with help of Sculpture in the Landscape wishes to lease for one year Four (4) large round-a-bout scale sculptures for $3000 each, Two (2) relatively large sculptures for $1500 each and Three (3) smaller sculptures for $1000 each. They will be placed in the highly visible, award winning Center Street Streetscape.

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Friday, July 17, 2020 Monday, June 15, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows Call for Artists Market for World of Bluegrass EventRaleigh

Artsplosure will present an artist's market as part of Bluegrass Live!, a major public festival component of the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass. The event is presented in partnership with IBMA, the City of Raleigh, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, and PineCone-The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. It will be held Friday, October 2 through Saturday, October 3, 2020.

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Friday, July 17, 2020 Friday, April 17, 2020
Professional Development BIPOC Surviving Predominantly White Arts Institutions workshop series

Hosted by artEquity, this weekly four-part series is for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) working in predominately white arts institutions. The conversations will center the BIPOC community in creating strategy for navigating, surviving, and knowing when it’s time to go. 

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Friday, July 17, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Public Art Durham Bus SheltersDurham, NC

Local and regional artists are now invited to apply for a new public art project funded by the City of Durham's Participatory Budgeting Project (PB Durham). Thanks to this PB Durham funding, the City's Cultural and Public Art Program is now inviting professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to create public art that will enrich new solar-powered bus shelters installed throughout the community.

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Monday, July 20, 2020 Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Emergency Resources PPP Forgiveness and CLA Intuition 2.0

Join presenter Michele Pratt, CLA, to learn about PPP loan forgiveness, including eligible costs, required documentation, who is eligible to use the EZ application, clarity on limits for both the 8- and 24-week periods, PPP Flexibility Act and the safe harbor date, and the impact on year-end financial statements. Additionally, she’ll explore financial modeling, with discussion of the impacts from COVID-19, cash management and cash modeling, contingency plan considerations, and scenario planning.

 

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Public Art Mural for Gray Squirrel CoffeeCarrboro

The ArtsCenter is looking for a Triangle-based artist or artist team to paint a mural on the West-facing wall of Gray Squirrel Coffee at 360 E. Main Street in Carrboro. The themes of the mural are community, empowerment, and creating positive futures. Artists and artist teams are invited to submit applications for consideration. This project has an all-inclusive budget of $6,000 to develop a final design with community input, gather materials and equipment, and complete the mural by November 2020. This project gives priority to BIPOC artists and teams.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Friday, June 26, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Art of Monteque: IlluminationLos Angeles, CA

llumination is a three day event celebrating the arts, life and community with music, visual arts, dance, poetry, and performances bringing together the community and the arts in celebration of life, unity and equality.For artist who would like to participate there are still openings for visual artists, poets and photographers. artists who would like to participate there is a $40.00 submission fee and we ask artists who have been selected to participate to donate a piece of artwork.

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Friday, July 24, 2020 Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Professional Development Webinar: Self Advocacy and Self Care for Artists and Arts Administrators of Color

This session explores the topic of self-care and self-advocacy through a panel discussion with music educator and consultant, Calida Jones, and New York City Ballet principal dancer, Georgina Pazcoguin. Hosted by Americans for the Arts as part of the Diversity in Arts Leadership, this July 24 webinar is one of six geared towards students and early-career arts administrators of color.

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Friday, July 24, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Varuna Residential FellowshipsKatoomba, AU

This residency program for creative writers offers two to three weeks of full board and accommodation in Australia, including a prepared evening meal, uninterrupted time to write in your own private studio, more.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Multidisciplinary Call for Artists: Canvas International Art FairLondon, UK

CANVAS will provide artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals as curators, gallerists, collectors, editors and publishers who seek to acquire, publish and encourage the best contemporary art talents.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020 Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Residencies McColl Center Artist in ResidenceCharlotte

This artist-in-residence program is open to visual, film, new media, and interdisciplinary artists who are interested in the healthcare system as both site and subject for their work. Artists work in a medical setting in order to explore how the arts can extend or enhance healthcare and healing.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Grants / Fellowships PEN/Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History

This $15,000 grant recognizes a literary work of nonfiction that uses oral history to illuminate an event, individual, place, or movement. The project must be an unpublished work-in-progress with oral history as a significant component.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Public Art ASAP GLOWCary

Academy Street Artwork Projects (ASAP) presents GLOW, an outdoor display of light art installations on view in downtown Cary throughout 2020-21. Cary Visual Arts is a sponsor of ASAP GLOW. The Town of Cary invites artists to submit proposals for this temporary exhibition. 

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Saturday, August 1, 2020 Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Halstad Grant for Jewelry Artists

The Halstead Grant is an annual award worth $7,500 for emerging silver jewelry artists to help jewelry entrepreneurs create a strategy to kick-start their careers.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Cultural Arts Grants from Triangle Community Foundation

Triangle Community Foundation has an open-call for applications for their Cultural Arts Grants. This opportunity is for nonprofit arts organizations who have a history of promoting arts programming that is created by or centers communities of color or other communities that are underrepresented in cultural arts spaces in the Triangle.

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Monday, August 3, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Multidisciplinary Seasons online art contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Seasons online art contest for the month of August 2020. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. The Seasons theme may include any work with interpretation of the four Seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. All wining artists will receive a digital award certificate.

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Monday, August 3, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows 7th Annual Arts & Health Holiday Invitational call for craftsmen and artistsDurham

During the holiday season, Arts & Health curates a Holiday Arts & Craft Invitational within the Arts & Health Galleries located in the Concourse between Duke Hospital North and the Duke Medicine Pavilion. Our goal for this invitational is to highlight works by talented local and regional craftsmen and artists, and to offer staff, patients and families an opportunity to enjoy a seasonal exhibit and ultimately purchase unique, quality gift items at relatively affordable prices during the holiday season. 

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Monday, August 3, 2020 Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Residencies National Park Arts Foundation ResidencyGettysburg National Park, PA

Artists, including those who are veterans, can apply to this one-month program, open to any artistic media. The residency comes with a stipend of $1,000.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Grants / Fellowships NEA Our Town Creative Placemaking Grant Program

Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. Through project-based funding, we support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities. These projects require a partnership between a local government entity and nonprofit organization, one of which must be a cultural organization; and should engage in partnership with other sectors (such as agriculture and food, economic development, education and youth, environment and energy, health, housing, public safety, transportation, and workforce development). Cost share/matching grants range from $25,000 to $150,000, with a minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020 Friday, June 19, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (January 2021)Hawai'i

NOW is the time to artistically interpret this magnificent world wonder. NPAF is offering Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park residencies, close to some of the best beaches on the island for an approximately one-month term in January 2021. The residency includes a $2000 stipend, free housing, a studio, sound booth, events, publicity, and more.

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Friday, August 7, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residencies Studio Residency at MASS MoCANorth Adams, MA

Artists can apply for MASS MoCA‘s residency that comes with studio space on the museum’s campus, housing across in newly renovated apartments, as well as need-based financial aid.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Residencies Oak Spring Garden Foundation ResidencyUpperville, VA

This five-week interdisciplinary residency is designed to support artists, conservation practitioners, researchers, scholars, scientists or writers who are pursuing work inspired by plants, gardens and landscapes. Residents have access to a 700-acre landscape, a Biocultural Conservation Farm, a formal garden, and a library of art.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Residencies Tusen Takk Foundation ResidencyLeland, MI

Artists who participate in the Tusen Takk residency in north Michigan will receive free housing, an honorarium of $625 a week, and more.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Visual Arts Touchstone Gallery Online Exhibition

Founded in 1976, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC is seeking entries for an international online juried show “Us: What divides us and what unites us?” scheduled to exhibit online September 11 - October 30, 2020.

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Monday, August 17, 2020 Thursday, June 25, 2020
Public Art Marsh Creek and Trawick Road ProjectRaleigh, NC

The City of Raleigh and Raleigh Arts are looking for artists or artist teams to create stand alone or integrated artwork along the Marsh Creek & Trawick Corridor. Up to three semi-finalists will be selected for interviews. Artists will interview remotely via Zoom and be paid a​ $250​ stipend. The project budget is​ $​70,000.

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Monday, August 17, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Public Art Northside Gateway Art CommitteeSpartanburg, SC

This project is a partnership between the Northside Development Group and Northside Gateway Art Committee to commission an iconic outdoor artwork for the new gateway plaza of the 500 Northside Station building located at 400 Howard Street at the corner of Howard Street and College Street in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The artwork, to be designed and installed for public enjoyment and engagement, will be a visual extension of a community's endeavors to become a "safe, vibrant, healthy community."

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Friday, August 21, 2020 Monday, July 6, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Innovate Grant

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Sunday, June 28, 2020
Professional Development Teaching Artist Tuesdays online workshop series

The North Carolina Arts Council, in partnership with North Carolina Central University’s Teaching Artist Certificate Program, will present Teaching Artist Tuesdays, an online workshop series kicking-off Tuesday, July 14. The free online workshops will serve as a map for this state’s teaching artists as they navigate the COVID-19 landscape. 

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Visual Arts Pandemic Postcard ProjectSolomons, Maryland

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center invites all ages to send homemade postcards to be included in our upcoming gallery show this fall. We suggest your postcard showcase art on one side and a written statement on the back. The goal is to collect and exhibit postcards from the community that express our feelings and share how we all coped during this social-distancing period. This is an opportunity to get crafty, get creative, and let us know how you feel!

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Saturday, August 29, 2020 Monday, July 6, 2020
Multidisciplinary Firehouse Art Center Open CallLongmont, CO

Artists can apply to this open call for a group exhibition at this gallery in East Boulder County, Colorado. Cutting edge contemporary work and multi-disciplinary artists are strongly encouraged.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Literary Arts Aesthetica Creative Writing AwardYork, UK

Further your involvement in the literary world with our friends at @AestheticaMag. The Creative Writing Award is now open for entries. Submit your #Poetry and #ShortFiction work and win £1,000 + publication within an inspiring anthology. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Literary Arts Tin Can Literary Review

Haunted Waters Press now seeking submissions for consideration in Tin Can Literary Review—our upcoming fiction anthology celebrating the works of new, emerging, and seasoned authors. We seek stories told in as little as 500 words and as many as 12,000. Contributors to be paid $250 per published story. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Friday, December 20, 2019
Grants / Fellowships First Peoples Fund Fellowships

Through our Artists in Business Leadership and Cultural Capital Fellowships, First Peoples Fund partners with Native artists and culture bearers to strengthen their business skills and to ensure that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed from one generation to the next. Twenty to twenty-five artists are selected annually for First Peoples Fund's one-year fellowship programs. Fellows receive $5,000-10,000 project grants, technical support and professional training to start or grow a thriving arts business and to further their important work in their communities. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Thursday, June 25, 2020
Visual Arts Aesthetica Art PrizeYork, UK

Aesthetica Art Prize is accepting submissions. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Monday, February 24, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows Foothills Folk Art FestivalNewton

The Foothills Folk Art Festival is a juried folk art-themed show. The festival's artist committee is looking for themed artwork intensely influenced by and displaying the spirit of folk, visionary, and outsider art.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Friday, February 28, 2020
Visual Arts 2021? - Juried Competition and Group Exhibition

2021? is a juried art competition and group art exhibition looking for artwork that is inspired by this theme. What does it mean to you? Bring it... Cutting edge Hermosa Beach gallery is looking for the best working artists to feature in an upcoming group exhibition at ShockBoxx Gallery at the beginning of October, 2020. The top artist submissions will win a Cash Prize and Award Certificate, as well as receiving Featured Wall Space in the exhibition. This call is wide open to your artistic inte

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Thursday, September 3, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Hawai'i Volcanoes National ParkHawai'i

NPAF is offering four summer Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park residencies close to some of the best beaches on the island. June, July, August and September of 2021. 

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Friday, September 4, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Multidisciplinary Palaver Journal accepting submissionsWilmington

Palaver is UNCW’s online interdisciplinary journal housed in the Graduate Liberal Studies program; we seek creative and research-based submissions that defy the confines of a single discipline, as well as art submissions in any medium, including video, still image, and multimedia.

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Monday, September 14, 2020 Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Public Art Six Forks Road Public Art ProjectRaleigh, NC

The City of Raleigh and Raleigh Arts are seeking artists or artist teams to create a gateway sculpture for Raleigh’s major midtown corridor, or a series of episodic interventions along the corridor. Up to three semi-finalists will be selected for interviews. Artists will interview remotely via Zoom and be paid a​ $250​ stipend. The project budget is​ $​90,000.

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Monday, September 14, 2020 Friday, July 10, 2020
Professional Development Emerging Leaders of Color Program

A professional development and networking opportunity for arts and cultural workers of color.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Thursday, June 25, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Fort Union National MonumentNew Mexico

Our 2021 Artist Residencies offer on-site residence in the monument, a venue for a workshop or public lecture about the artwork or process, and an opportunity to donate Artwork, through NPAF, which may be a part of national collections or exhibits. No residency fee; low-cost application. US veterans apply for free.

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Chaco Culture National Historical ParkNew Mexico

Two residencies: April and October 2021. The National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) in association with Chaco Culture National Historical Park of the National Park Service offers two residencies in northwest New Mexico, close to the Four Corners, Iconic Shiprock, and Monument Valley.

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Friday, October 9, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Grants / Fellowships The Bennett Prize

The Bennett Prize, created in 2018, awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country. The Prize will propel the careers of women painters who have not yet realized full professional recognition, empowering new artists and those who have painted for many years. The Prize will expand opportunities for the public, who may not be familiar with figurative realist painting, to learn more about the creative vision of talented women painters in this increasingly popular genre.

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Friday, October 16, 2020 Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Visual Arts 15th Annual Mail Art ExhibitionBlack Mountain

15th Annual Mail Art Exhibition, Anything Goes, Everything Shows. This uncensored mail art show is in it's 15th year in Asheville, NC. Anything Goes, Everything Shows, is just that...if it makes it through the postal system it will be exhibited in the Gallery. This year we ask that you include a call out to the postal system and/or it's carriers and clerks. Be creative, you can stamp objects and mail without a box! Start sending now to Carlos.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Death Valley National ParkNevada

A month-long January 2022 residency in the heart of Death Valley National Park; includes $2000 stipend.

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Friday, November 13, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Residencies NPAF Residency: Haleakalā National ParkMaui, Hawai'i

We are excited to continue our NEW artist-in-residence program at Haleakalā National Park. Haleakalā has some of the most otherwordly landscapes in all of Hawaii. The Park boundaries include the dormant lunar landcapes of Haleakalā as well as rainforests and waterfalls and pools leading down to Maui's legendary coastlines. This is a unique dramatic environment for artists in all media to flourish and to inspire new breakthroughs in process and result.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Professional Development NC Film Forum

The NC Film Forum is a skill building series designed to support independent producers who make movies for a living. View schedule and registration information. 

Next up: Strategy Shift, May 13, 2020 @ 5:30pm

Find out how festivals, distributors, filmmakers, and cinemas are adapting to the coronavirus pandemic with Lela Meadow-Conner, Film Festival Alliance's Executive Director.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020 Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Residencies SkopArt ResidenciesSkopelos, Greece

SkopArt, an American owned and operated artist studio located on the gorgeous Greek island of Skopelos is offering artists residencies for 2020. The studio is equipped for ceramists, mixed-media artists, painters, printmakers and sculptors. The length of the residency is 2-4 weeks long.

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Friday, December 25, 2020 Monday, February 10, 2020
Residencies The Crows Nest Artist ResidenciesMarshall

The Crow's Nest artist farm is located on 40 acres of beautiful pasture and woodlands nestled in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains. The private artist residency space is located in a renovated loom house and fiber arts studio. And is complete with it's own kitchenette, composting toilet bathroom, propane wall heater, upstairs bedroom, and a spectacular view.

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Friday, January 1, 2021 Friday, December 20, 2019
Visual Arts Duke Campus Center Art Gallery accepting submissionsDurham

The Campus Center Art Program is accepting submissions for gallery exhibits beginning in Fall 2020. The Campus Center Art gallery in Duke's Brodhead center shows North Carolina artists in 1-2 month rotations.

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Monday, May 10, 2021 Monday, June 15, 2020