Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

Since I missed posting these opportunities last week, this week, you get a second bonus edition! More opportunities for exhibition, residencies, grants, papers, and proposals.


In Practice
(Long Island City, New York)

SculptureCenter is accepting proposals for its “In Practice” program. They invite artists to submit proposals for new projects and installations to be presented beginning in January of 2013. Artists selected for the In Practice program will receive a $500 honoraria and up to $1500 in production support. The level of production support will depend on the scope of accepted works and available funding.

Deadline: June 24, 2012
More Info HERE

Missouri State University

EMN8 is seeking artwork, articles, stories, and featured projects related to the following: physical interactive experiences, data visualization, projects using screen based materials in conjunction with non screen based elements, new and exciting projects (screen based and not), interviews with commercially, artistically, or academically successful project developers / leads, encounters and experiences with great examples of intriguing new media, and sneak peeks at upcoming projects. EMN8 is a new online publication focused on bringing together artists, designers, programmers, developers, scientists, and students in the name and interest of New Media. The goal is to provide worthwhile content well beyond that of the standard tutorial or quickie article.

Deadline: July 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Faena Prize
Faena Art Center
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Faena Art Center announces an open call to artists across the world that offers US$25,000 in prize money and US$50,000 to finance the production of a site-specific project. The project will be exhibited at the Faena Arts Center in mid-2013. In addition, two special mentions will go to two other projects with a prize amount of US$500 each.

Deadline: July 6, 2012
More Info HERE

The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center
(West Rutland, VT)

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center invites sculptors to submit proposals for SculptFest2012, September 8-October 21. The theme for this year’s outdoor installation event is “Keep on Keepin’ On,” guest curated by Adam Frelin, Artist and Assistant Professor of Art, SUNY University at Albany.

Deadline: July 20, 2012
More Info HERE

MIA @ the Armory
The Armory Center for the Arts
(Pasadena, CA)

MIA is a brand new series screening the work of artists using the moving image, including experimental film, video art, installation art, performance art, essay films and animation. The MIA screening series is curated by artist Alanna Simone, presenting new work every 4th Friday at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, CA. Submissions are accepted on a revolving basis and there is no entry fee.

Deadline: Rolling
More Info HERE


Workspace Program Residency
Dieu Donné
(New York, NY)

Dieu Donné is now accepting applications for its Workspace Program Residency. The Workspace Program provides annual residencies to New York State artists to create new work in handmade paper. The program encourages emerging artists to explore the creative possibilities inherent in the hand papermaking process, to develop this medium as a contemporary art form.

Deadline: June 30, 2012
More Info HERE

Kyoto Art Center
(Kyoto, JAPAN)

Kyoto Art Center is accepting applications from artists and researchers working in visual arts for its artist-in-residence program. Residents receive accommodation, studio, 200,000 JPY for production and/or research, publicity and the assistance of a program coordinator.

Deadline: June 30, 2012
More Info HERE

Residence Scholarships
Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral
(Bad Ems, GERMANY)

Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral is accepting applications for its artists’ residence program. Two three-month awards, and seven six-month awards are available. The scholarships are endowed with 1,200 € a month. The scholarship holders dispose of a furnished living/bedroom with shower/WC and a studio including electricity, water and heating. Each apartment is equipped with an individual telephone and internet access. If required, the room is also wired up for radio and television. Scholarship holders also have access to studio facilities, including a woodshop, video lab, and library.

Deadline: July 13, 2012
More Info HERE


Working Artist Grant
Working Artist Org.

The Working Artist Org. is now accepting applications for its next grant cycle. They offer small monthly purchase awards of $1000 to help serious artists keep working. Open to all artists including sculptors, installation, mixed media, video, performance from all countries.

Deadline: June 30, 2012
More Info HERE


Call for Papers and Artist’s Projects
Leonardo Electronic Almanac Special Issue: Generative & Algorithmic Art

Leonardo Electronic Almanac is seeking submissions for its Special Issue: Generative & Algorithmic Art. This special issue of Leonardo Electronic Almanac seeks to investigate the long history of generative and algorithmic art, from the historical predecessors such as Islamic tile work and Tibetan mandalas, to contemporary computational artworks. Senior editors for this issue: Lanfranco Aceti, Meredith Hoy, and Kris Paulsen.

Deadline: September 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Contributors
Art Founders Inc.

The AF Project, a new illustrated international online journal that publishes essays and reviews on all types of art, artists and art theories, is seeking submissions. The AF Project aims to provide a broad field for various approaches and arguments. Their mission is to provide open access to the world of art and culture through thoughtful articles, interviews, conversations, speculations and artists’ projects. It will cover not only essays on art history, art criticism and aesthetic theory, but all interdisciplinary approaches, so long as it aims at an enlightening interpretation of art.

Deadline: December 31, 2012
More Info HERE


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