CAREERS IN THE ARTS RESOURCES
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RESOURCES TO LEARN
Patchogue Arts Council - PEACE Project (Partners in Education, Arts, & Community Empowerment)
2023-2024 Cohort Application Deadline Extended to May 1, 2023
Are you a high or middle school teacher or staff looking to make learning more inclusive and creative and help students to be more successful in College, Career, and Civic Readiness?
Are you an artist or cultural organization staff trying to expand your meaningful school engagement?
Join us, and discover arts integration through all curricular areas while building a network of education colleagues and cultural partners such as museums, science centers, galleries, performing arts centers, cinema arts, and multidisciplinary artists.
PEACE is a program that empowers educators in Suffolk county middle and high schools to make more effective use of the arts for underrepresented students through College, Career, and Civic Readiness (CCCR) and Culturally Responsive-Sustaining education (CR-S), which are urgent issues in local, state, and national education.
National Endowment for the Arts - Accessibility: Careers in the Arts for People With Disabilities
NYFA - Anonymous Was a Woman Environmental Art Grants
Deadline: April 18, 2023
The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants (AWAW EAG) will distribute a total of $300,000 in funding—up to $20,000 per project—to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists in the United States and U.S. Territories.
Future Generation Art Prize
Deadline: April 18, 2023
A $100,000 award open to artists around the world aged 35 and under.
The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. Established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009. Twenty (20) selected artists will be commissioned to create new works that go on display at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv. Subsequently, all of them will present their works in the Future Generation Art Prize exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
J.M. Kaplan Fund - 2023 J.M.K. Innovation Prize
Deadline: April 28, 2023
The J.M.K. Innovation Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative early-stage projects in the fields of the environment, heritage conservation, and social justice.
Ten prizes will be awarded in 2023, each including a cash award of $150,000 over three years, plus $25,000 in technical assistance funds, for a total award of $175,000. Awardees also receive guidance through the Fund and its resource network, providing tools and training to support them through the challenges of a startup organization.
Art Fluent - The Evolution Grant
Deadline: June 2, 2023
Art Fluent’s grant cycle is now open to individual artists through an international open call. The Evolution Grant will provide unrestricted funding to an individual artist with recognized artistic excellence in fine art media and a demonstrated commitment to their art. Award is $1,000 to one visual artist each grant cycle. Unrestricted funds applied toward any expense to enhance the artist’s ability to create work.
NYSCA/NYFA - Artists with Disabilities Grant
Deadline: June 6th, 5:00 PM ET*
The NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant program will distribute one-time cash grants of $1,000 to artists with a disability who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis to cover art related expenses. The grant will be open to visual, media, music, performing, literary, and multidisciplinary artists who live in New York State.
Huntington Arts Council - Community Impact Micro Grants
Deadlines: 2023 - May 26, July 28, September 22, November 24
Community Impact Micro Grants (Micro Grants) provide $1,000 in funding to non-profit organizations or individual artists for arts & cultural projects and activities that enable Nassau and Suffolk communities to experience and engage with the performing, literary, media, and visual arts on a bimonthly basis. Community Impact Micro Grants are made possible through the HAC with funds from the State & Local Partnerships (SLP) program of New York State Council on the Arts.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) - 2023 Grant Opportunities
All Grant Opportunities
New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) - Grant Opportunities
FELLOWSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
NYFA: The JGS Fellowship for Photography 2023
Deadline: June 14th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EST
The JGS Fellowship for Photography is a $7,000 cash grant open to New York State photography artists living and working outside of New York City (Western New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Hudson Valley, and Long Island.) The Fellowship is awarded to five artists working in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photographic techniques are pivotal. The support for this funding is provided by The Joy of Giving Something (JGS).
CALLS TO ARTISTS
BACCA and the Town of Babylon - 33rd Annual Judged Art Show
Deadline: April 30th, 2023 11:59 p.m. EST
Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) and the Town of Babylon present their 33rd Annual Judged Art Show at Babylon Old Town Hall in Babylon Village, showcasing oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, and student artwork. This year's judge is Long Island artist Diego Garcia.
Huntington Arts Council - Interpretive Sights: Arts In Facts
Deadline: June 5, 2023
The Huntington Arts Council, in collaboration with The Huntington Historical Society, invites artists to participate in Interpretive Sights: Art in Facts. Interpretive Sights will seek to tie together the relationship between art and history through direct inspiration of select artifacts and historical documents representing Huntington’s storied history. Works should create new experiences of the archival material through various media and techniques. Entries will draw inspiration directly from one chosen object (per work) of the six selected from the Huntington Historical Society’s Collections.
B.J. Spoke Gallery - PAPERWORKS 2023 International Juried Competition
Deadline: May 24, 2023
This exhibition is open to artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. Work must be the original work of the artist. This will be a virtual show with a virtual reception on Zoom juried by Emily Olek, Curatorial Assistant in the Dept. of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art, NY. Cash prizes. Details and full prospectus at the link above.
Patchogue Arts Council - Public Arts Paver
Deadline: April 1, 2023
View the prospectus and details here.
The Patchogue Arts Council, as arts consultant to the Patchogue Medford Library, is requesting submissions from artists interested in submitting designs for a 4’ x 4’ custom paver that will be incorporated into to patio of the newly built Medford Library! One artist will be chosen from the island-wide call and awarded $600 for the use of their design.
Art Fluent: ANIMALIA
Deadline: April 14, 2023
Art Fluent invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to their online exhibit, ANIMALIA.
The animal kingdom is full of fascinating and incredible creatures, each with their own unique abilities, behaviors, and characteristics. There are over 1.5 million known species of animals, and new species are still being discovered today.
Animals have been depicted in art for thousands of years, representing a wide range of symbolism, from grace and speed to strength and nobility to transformation and freedom. But we can all agree that they are beautiful and captivating, and we will forever be drawn to their natural beauty and power. Show us ANIMALIA from your perspective.
Art League of Long Island - Art in the Park 2023
Deadline: May 1, 2023
Event Dates: June 3rd & 4th, 2023
The Art League of Long Island is hosting their Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Fair at Heckscher Park in Huntington. This juried fair features more than 80 artists and craftspeople will show and sell original works of art and handmade crafts such as paintings, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, woodwork, glasswork, photography, fiber art, wearable art and more. Prizes will be awarded to exhibitors who demonstrate superior artistry and craftsmanship.
BACCA Members receive the Art League's Member Rate. Please contact us with any questions.
Suburban Art League - Preserving Our Past, Protecting Our Future
Deadline: May 13, 2023
The Suburban Art League invites artists to their month-long exhibit June 1st through September 30th, 2023 at the Oyster Bay Historical Society. The exhibition includes an awards reception, prizes, judges' critiques, a historical presentation by Denice Evans Sheppard, and other art demos and presentations. All details at the link above.
Ongoing Open Call to Artists, Exhibitions - Patchogue Arts Council
The Patchogue Arts Council is accepting submissions for potential solo exhibitions at its Satellite Galleries in The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts as well as inclusion for exhibitions at the PAC Gallery located at 20 Terry St., Patchogue, NY. Submissions and acceptances are on a rolling basis with accepted artists being notified well in advance of an exhibition opportunity. Only artists that are accepted will be notified. For submission details at each location, please visit the link above.
Jazz Road Creative Residencies
Deadline: April 8, 2023
Grants of $5,000-$40,000 are available to support residencies proposed and developed by jazz musicians with the purpose of artistic creation and/or connecting with audiences. Grants may or may not include a partnering organization.
Fire Island Artist Residency
Deadline: April 15, 2023
Emerging artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program marked by intimate studio visits with, and public lectures by, renowned leaders in contemporary art, scholarship, activism, and curation. Exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit, or queer.
New York University, The Latinx Project: Curatorial Projects
Deadline: April 15, 2023
Accepting exhibition proposals from curators, scholars, & artists annually to develop an exhibition exploring issues of relevance to the evolving Latinx community. Proposals may be in drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, textile, site-specific installation, new media, and video. Funding for up to $15,000 for a 3-month exhibition at NYU and other support.
New York University, The Latinx Project: Artist in Residence
Deadline: April 15, 2023
The Latinx Project Artist in Residence is invited to be part of the NYU academic community for 4-6 months. A.I.R’s have a unique opportunity to shape the contemporary/historic dialogue surrounding Latinx Art & Culture. In addition, A.I.R. receives resources toward creating a solo/group presentation at NYU.
Artist Alliance Inc. - LES Studio Program
Deadline: April 17, 2023
A six-month studio residency (March-August 2024). Based in Lower Manhattan and supported by public funds, the LES Studio Program provides free six-month residencies to under-represented, emerging, and mid-career artists. Artists working across all disciplines are encouraged to apply for fully-funded shared studio space in the historic Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center in the heart of the Lower East Side.
Art League of Long Island: Marketing and Engagement Coordinator (Part-Time)
Deadline: Ongoing, Until Filled
"The responsibilities of the Marketing and Engagement Coordinator at the Art League requires close attention to details, timely and accurate updates to the website, constant contact with the media. This position is a key driver of revenue to the Art League’s bottom line."
Cornell Cooperative Extension: Creative Content Coordinator
Deadline: Ongoing, Until Filled
The Creative Content Creator is a member of the administrative support team under the Marketing Group and is accountable for providing consistent, creative, quality content, publications, and related PR/marketing materials for the 4-H Youth Development (includes attending a bi-weekly meeting of the Marketing Work Group).
AEP6 Study Coordinator - Long Island Arts Alliance (LIAA)
Long Island Arts Alliance (LIAA) is seeking an independent contractor to oversee its participation in Arts & Economic Prosperity 6, a national study on the economic impact of the arts from Americans for the Arts.
LIAA is looking for an outgoing, organized, self-starter to lead the study on Long Island. Work will involve working directly with arts organizations to coordinate data collection, as well as recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers to collect surveys at arts events across the Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Managing data and producing quarterly reports will also be required.
Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts
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.
Arts and Economic Prosperity 6 Study for Long Island - Long Island Arts Alliance (LIAA)
Long Island Arts Alliance will survey art and culture lovers in 2022, joining nearly 300 study partners across the country for a research project led by Americans for the Arts. The Arts and Economic Prosperity 6 study (AEP6), supported by the Long Island Arts Alliance, will be conducted throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Their goal is to collect at least 800 surveys within the 2-county region represented by Long Island Arts Alliance. AEP6 data collection will be performed throughout 2022, and reports will be released in June 2023. Surveys will request information about FY22 budgets from nonprofit arts organizations and attendance.
The MET Open Access and Public Domain Collection
Art Institute of Chicago Public Domain Collection
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