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ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

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GRANTS AND PRIZES

The National Endowment for the Arts: Grants for Arts Projects

Deadline: July 11th, 2024

https://arts.ny.gov/FY2025OpportunityGuidelines

The National Endowment for the Arts' Grants for Arts Projects (GAP) program provides expansive funding opportunities for arts projects in a wide variety of artistic disciplines. Applicants may request cost share/matching grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. Nonprofit organizations, units of state or local government, and federally recognized tribal communities or tribes are eligible to apply.

NYSCA FY2025 Grant Opportunities

Deadline: July 17th, 2024

https://arts.ny.gov/FY2025OpportunityGuidelines

 

The New York State Council on the Arts is offering multiple funding opportunities; Regrants and Services, Support for Artists, Targeted Opportunities, and Support for Organizations.

 

Huntington Arts - 2024 Bi-Monthly Community Impact Micro Grant

https://www.huntingtonarts.org/programs/grants-for-the-arts/bi-monthly-community-impact-micro-grant/

 

-These Micro Grants provide year-round funding opportunities to arts-centered programs and projects that have a demonstrable impact on their community. The application process has been simplified and streamlined in order to facilitate the bimonthly application and distribution of the grants. Funding priorities include:

-Funding of immediate, stand alone or short term projects

-Funding that supports materials, artist fees, venue rental etc. for ongoing programming

-Supporting programs and projects that include underserved/underrepresented communities

-Partnerships with Community Organizations are not required, but strongly encouraged.

 

All chosen grants will be funded at $1,000. Community Impact Micro Grants are made possible with funds from the State & Local Partnerships (SLP) program of the New York State Council on the Arts https://arts.ny.gov/ and with the support of the Office of the Governor and the NYS Legislature. Allocation of these funds comes from the Upstate and Long Island Recovery Initiative. This support ensures the continued success of extraordinary arts and cultural activities throughout both Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Deadlines: Applications Ongoing

https://pkf.org/apply/

Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency.

 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) - All Grant Opportunities

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) - Grant Opportunities

Funds for Writers

https://fundsforwriters.com/grants/

Funding and residencies for writers.

 

International Program at ISCP

https://iscp-nyc.org/apply

Listings available for artist residencies.

New York Media Arts Map

https://nymediaartsmap.org/funding_opportunities

FELLOWSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Starting Points: Generating Fiction with Ease with Danielle Lazarin

JULY 16 TO AUGUST 6, 2024. TUESDAYS, 6:30 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

https://centerforfiction.org/group-workshop/starting-points-generating-fiction-with-ease-with-danielle-lazarin/

 

This four-week generative fiction class is intended for those new to fiction or anyone who has been feeling stuck in their practice. You’ll gain experience in accessing the generative impulse as well as concrete strategies for spotting opportunities in your earliest drafts.

CALLS TO ARTISTS

Site:Brooklyn Online Exhibition: Series and Repetition

Deadline: August 7th, 2024

https://www.sitebrooklyn.com/opportunities

 

Series and Repetition are distinct yet related terms. What they share is a focus on the elaboration of repeated elements, which has given rise to some of the most momentous shifts in art history: the classical arabesque and its calligraphic development in the arts of the Islamic world; serial photography and the development of the moving image; minimalist and pop art constructions based on the techniques of mass production. Site:Brooklyn is calling for works that contribute to this expansive and complex history. Fee of $26

Art Fluent: This Land

Deadline: Friday, July 12th, 2024

https://art-fluent.com/calls-for-art/this-land-prospectus/

 

“The landscape, with its ocean waves sculpting cliffs and the earth's crust shaping mountains, is a testament to the planet's breathtaking beauty. This diversity of landscapes provides unlimited inspiration for artistic expression, offering so much to explore and countless ways to get creative. We're captivated by nature's endless beauty and invite you to share your perspective of THIS LAND.” All accepted pieces will be displayed in the Art Fluent online gallery at www.art-fluent.com

AWARDS: Best of Show: $750. Two Director’s Choice awards: $250 each

Call for Artists: 7 Locations for Public Art on Private Property Along the Gowanus Canal Esplanade, Brooklyn, NY

Deadline: July 22nd, 2024

https://www.codaworx.com/commision-view-details/?key=MjI5MDA4&rfp=1

 

The goal of this call is to identify artists interested in and capable of creating culturally meaningful sculptural works in the newly created Waterfront Public Access Areas (WPAA) and other potential locations within the Gowanus Neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.The public art installed in the Gowanus neighborhood should relate in a creative manner to an aspect of the neighborhood’s history, culture and geography in order to inform and enhance the public’s experience. Further, the intent is that through the process defined in this document, artists will be linked to private property owners who will select the short list of artists, underwrite the provisioning of a more detailed Request for Proposals (RFP) and then underwrite the selected works through final design, fabrication, and installation.

Call for Artists: LIRR - Babylon Station

Deadline: August 21th, 2024

https://new.mta.info/agency/arts-design

MTA Arts & Design seeks images of artists’ previous work to review in consideration for a new permanent Percent for Art project, in conjunction with improvements at Babylon Station in Suffolk County, Long Island. An approved fabricator will translate the final artwork designs into a durable medium. The artwork is projected to be realized in glass and mosiac. An artist’s prior experience with this material will not be taken into consideration when reviewing images.

 

The budgets for design and fabrication of these artworks is to be determined and will include an artist fee. As part of this fee, the selected artists will be required to produce final designs, select a fabricator and oversee the fabrication and installation of the artwork, with project management by MTA Arts & Design.

 

Submit up to 20 images at mtaarts.submittable.com along with a short application form, a bio, CV, and brief artist statement. All artists interested in being considered for projects must apply through the online program at mtaarts.submittable.com/submit. Please direct inquiries for MTA Arts & Design to arts@mtahq.org.

 

 

SaveArtSpace x The Untitled Space: “FUTURE VISION” Nationwide Public Art Billboard Series + Exhibition

Deadline: August 5th, 2024

https://www.saveartspace.org/untitledspace

 

The "Future Vision" theme is a call to artists to use their creativity to paint a picture of what a hopeful and equitable future looks like. Turning billboards into canvases for activist art not only amplifies important messages but also democratizes art, making it accessible to a wider audience. Through their art, artists can inspire, educate, and mobilize viewers, helping to turn aspirational visions into tangible realities, harnessing their creativity for social change.

 

Each billboard will feature selected artwork along with artist name and the title of the artwork. The gallery exhibition will compliment the public art series with a presentation and celebration of the artwork. This open call is open to all artists, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, or practice. All mediums are welcome.

The Next Chapter Literary Magazine Submissions
https://www.thenextchapterli.com/literary-magazine

Deadline: October 18th, 2024
The Next Chapter accepts poetry, personal manifestos, non-personal manifestos, fiction, non-fiction, a really funny letter, art, non-art, photography, journalism, (not video please) and third personal manifestos. This can be your first time publishing!

 


ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Art on the Block NYC: Short term artist residency

https://www.nyfa.org/view-opportunity/?id=081d3f64-6f3d-4d91-9ca8-de11cd5b4679

Deadline: August 2nd, 2024

The Art on the Block NYC is a short-term residency (3 weeks) that will take place in a NYC storefront. The artist-in-residence will have the opportunity to transform the space into both a studio and a public gallery. The artist-in-residence will be expected to be present 5 of 7 days of each week (hours TBA). During that time they will not only have general visitors coming in to see their artwork and engage but will also facilitate scheduled programming for youth, families, and adults. These programs include art-making workshops, artist interviews, and more and will be co-developed by the artist and Art on the Block NYC staff. There is a $5000 stipend for participation. If artwork is available for sale during the residency, there will be a separate sales contract in place.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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CAREERS IN THE ARTS RESOURCES

VISUAL ARTS

Occupational Outlook Handbook, Art And Design - U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers in Art & Design Video - College for Creative Studies

Careers in Visual Arts - PBS Learning Media

Accessibility: Careers in the Arts for People With Disabilities - National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Careers in Art - The Art Career Project

Creative Careers Resources - New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

How to Get Your First Job in a Gallery - New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

What Are Creative Careers? - Yale University Office of Career Strategy

How to Launch Your Art Career in 2023 - Kelsey Rodriguez, YouTube

ARTIST RESOURCES

Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts

https://vlany.org/events/

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) is the leading legal aid and education organization dedicated to New York artists and its arts and cultural organizations. VLA strives to protect the artistic community’s livelihoods, businesses, and creative works through access to dedicated legal representation and focused education programs.

 

VLA offers a variety of programs and workshops, such as “Forming a Non-Profit Workshop,” and “Copyright in Art.” VLA also offers a selection of on-demand, online recordings of previously held education programs for those unable to attend or want a refresher.

VOLUNTEER

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ARTIST TOOLS

The MET Open Access and Public Domain Collection

Art Institute of Chicago Public Domain Collection

W.A.G.E

https://wageforwork.com/

Guide for artists, administrators, and art focused organizations to set fair and consistent wages.

“To establish sustainable economic relationships between artists and the institutions that contract our labor, and to introduce mechanisms for self-regulation into the art field that collectively bring about a more equitable distribution of its economy.”

Arts Careers

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