Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

This week’s collection of opportunities for exhibition, residencies and grants. 


Call for Project Proposals
Gallery Kressling

Gallery Kressling is accepting proposals for projects in its exhibition space.

Deadline: February 20, 2012
More Info HERE

Village Gallery
(Montgomery, AL)

EYA and Village Gallery are accepting artist submissions for an upcoming group exhibition “Scape”. “Scape” explores landscape from contemporary to traditional and realism to abstraction. Works should include but not limited to landscape, cityscape, seascape, and dreamscape.

Deadline: February 21, 2012
More Info HERE

Winter 2012 Open Call
3rd Ward
(Brooklyn, NY)

3rd Ward is accepting submissions for its Winter 2012 Open Call, an international search for exciting, innovative, and compelling artwork, awarding over $15,000 in prizes, including a 1-year work residency in NYC, a worldwide audience and a NYC Gallery Show.

Deadline: February 29, 2012
More Info HERE

The Fool’s Journey
Curious Matter/ Proteus Gowanus
(Jersey City, NJ and Brooklyn, NY)

Submissions are now being accepted for “The Fool’s Journey,” a collaboration between Curious Matter in Jersey City, NJ and Proteus Gowanus in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibition will be presented in two parts concurrently at Curious Matter and Proteus Gowanus. The curators will select the location for the artwork. The exhibition is a complement to the yearlong, multi-disciplinary inquiry hosted by Proteus Gowanus on the theme of Migration and will be exhibited in parallel to its Future Migration show, exploring where we may end up as we embark into the future. A catalogue will accompany The Fool’s Journey.

Deadline: March 1, 2012
More Info HERE

being HUMAN and The Unsung Heroine
Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts
(Corpus Christi, TX )

Juror Amado Pena, Jr. will select art entries for the “being Human” exhibition at the Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts, March 30 – April 10. Juror Melida Buentello-Olivo will select entries for the festival’s “The Unsung Heroine” exhibition.

Deadline: March 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Slippery Rock University
(Slippery Rock, PA)

The Martha Gault Art Gallery at Slippery Rock University is accepting submissions for “Green,” a juried exhibition featuring work in all media with a focus on ecological and sustainability themes. Email for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2012

Rock Paper Scissors
View Arts Center
(Old Forge, NY)

View, the arts center in Old Forge is seeking entries for their annual themed exhibition of art and writing, “Rock, Paper, Scissors.” The theme is a flexible guideline to challenge artists to think analytically about their work.

Deadline: March 3, 2012
More Info HERE

3rd Annual Group Exhibition
(London, UK)

Beers.Lambert is seeking submissions for its annual group open exhibition, July 6 – August 5, 2012. Artists working in all disciplines from all parts of the world may apply.

Deadline: March 5, 2012
More Info HERE

Library Thoughts-2, Budapest 2012
Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC)
(Dallas, TX)

Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC) is accepting submissions for “Library Thoughts-2, Budapest 2012.” How did the digital era influence traditional reading culture? Artist books, works on or of paper may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 X 12 (22.9X30.5cm) envelope. Accepted media include unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper, multimedia, digital prints or artbooks.

Deadline: March 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Submissions
Douglaston Art League
(Douglaston, NY)

The National Art League in Douglaston, NY is accepting submissions for their 82nd Annual Open Exhibition. All media except for photography, film and video accepted.

Deadline: March 24, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Entries
SRO Photo Gallery
(Lubbuck, TX)

SRO Photo Gallery is seeking submissions for its annual competition to fill eight photographic art solo exhibition slots. Entries must be submitted to

Deadline: March 30, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Artwork: 2013 Solo Shows
Locust Grove
(Poughkeepsie, NY)

Locust Grove is accepting applications for solo shows for 2013.

Deadline: April 2, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Films
Greenpoint Film Festival
(Brooklyn, NY)

The Greenpoint Film Festival is accepting films in all genres and lengths. The festival will take place October 27th-30th.

Deadline: April 3, 2012
More Info HERE

Public Art Opportunity
Mount Vernon Public Library
(Mount Vernon, NY)

ArtsWestchester seeks to commission a work of public art to enhance the children’s room entrance of the Mount Vernon Public Library in Mount Vernon, New York.

Deadline: April 6, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Films
Northside DIY Film Festival
(Brooklyn, NY)

The Northside Film is now accepting submissions for its DIY Film Festival.

Deadline: April 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Installation view of Meghan Gordon's exhibit for the Sunroom Project Space

Sunroom Project Space
Wave Hill
(Bronx, NY)

Wave Hill is now accepting proposals for its Sunroom Project Space. The Sunroom Project Space is a venue for New York-area emerging artists to create site-specific work for a six-week solo show or special project to be exhibited in one of the two windowed sunrooms in Glyndor Gallery. Five artists will be selected for 2013.

Deadline: April 17, 2012
More Info HERE

Paradoxes in Video 3
4141 Garage
(San Diego, CA)

Garage Gallery is accepting submissions for “Paradox,” a video exhibition that investigates the contradictions between documentary and performance, fact and fiction, order & chaos. What is real and what is staged? The absurdity of real life, the ambiguity of movement and the enigma of space are some of the perceptions raised in “Paradox.” Email for more information.

Deadline: April 26, 2012

On The Threshold
Attleboro Arts Museum
(Attleboro, MA)

Attleboro Arts Museum is accepting submissions in all media for its themed, juried exhibition, “On The Threshold.”

Deadline: May 12, 2012
More Info HERE

Most of Us Die
Nectar Magazine

Nectar Magazine is a fine art and literary publication currently looking for submissions. The current open theme is titled “Most of Us Die”. Any medium of art and/or writing on this topic is accepted.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

2012 National Juried All-Media Exhibition
Petersburg Regional Art Center
(Petersburg, VA)

Petersburg Regional Art Center is accepting submissions for its 2012 National Juried All-Media exhibition. Two or three-dimensional artwork in all media will be accepted; up to 50 inches in either direction. All works must be original and completed within the last 5 years.

Deadline: July 6, 2012
More Info HERE

International Contemporary Artists Book
ICA Publishing

ICA Publishing is accepting submissions for its new volume of International Contemporary Artists. A juried committee is reviewing the submitted works on an ongoing basis.

Deadline: Ongoing
More Info HERE


Research Residencies
Provisions Library
(Washington, D.C.)

Provisions Library, a non-profit instigator of arts and social change in Washington DC, invites culture producers to submit letters of interest for it research residency program. The program will bring together four residents (artists, scholars, activists, and practitioners) for research-based projects that explore and extend social change themes. Participants will gain exposure to policies, practices, and politics while exploring transformative social imaginations and strategies. The rapidly changing urban and institutional landscape of Washington DC will serve as a platform, model, and resource to propose and prepare social futures.

Deadline: May 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Keyholder Residency Program
Lower East Side Printshop
(New York, NY)

The Lower East Side Printshop is accepting applications for its Keyholder Residency Program. The Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Residencies are one year long, starting on April 1, 2012, and take place in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio. Facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.

Deadline: March 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Emerging Artist in Residence
Pilchuck Glass School
(Stanwood, WA)

Pilchuck Glass School is accepting applications for its emerging artist in residence program. The residency requires a project proposal and supports kilnworking, coldworking, printmaking, and use of mixed media but not hot glassworking. The EAiR program is an independent artist’s residency, so no instruction is available and some glassmaking experience is required. Included in the residency award is a stipend of US$1,000 per artist, open studio space, shared cooking facilities, and a private room in a cottage with shared bath.

Deadline: March 12, 2012
More Info HERE

Kids Department Artist in Residence
Lillstreet Art Center
(Chicago, IL)

For the 2012-2013 year Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago is seeking an artist in residence for the Kids Department. Residencies begin September 1 & end August 31 and include: workspace in the department classroom; 24-hour access; $200 monthly stipend; free classes in any department; opportunities to teach; group exhibition with other residents

Deadline: May 1, 2012
More Info HERE


Grants for Emerging Fields, Literature, and Performing Arts
Creative Capital
(New York, NY)

Creative Capital is currently accepting online letters of inquiry for grants in emerging fields, literature and performing arts.

Deadline: March 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Franklin Furnace Fund
(New York, NY)

Franklin Furnace is accepting applications for grants to emerging artists that will allow them to produce major works in New York. Grants range between $2,000 and $10,000 based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace.

Deadline: April 1, 2012
More Info HERE


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  1. Thanks for reposting Nectar’s call!

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