Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

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


Barrier Beautification Project
DOT and New York Cares
(New York, NY)

DOT, in collaboration with New York Cares, invites individual artists or artist teams to submit proposals to produce murals for concrete barriers that typically separate bicycle lanes from lanes of vehicular traffic.

Deadline: February 4, 2013
More Info HERE

16th Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition
Art Association of Oswego
(Oswego, NY)

The Art Association of Oswego is accepting submissions from artists 18 years of age and older, living or working in New York State over the last 2 years, for inclusion in its annual juried exhibition. Acceptable media include: drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, photography, ceramics, digital media and all fine craft.

Deadline: February 18, 2013
More Info HERE

NYC Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge
The City of New York
(New York, NY)

The City of New York is hosting a public design challenge that seeks to rally urban designers, planners, technologists and policy experts to create physical and/or virtual prototypes that imagine the future of payphones.

Deadline: February 18, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Proposals: Arts for Transit
MTA Arts for Transit
(New York, NY)

MTA Arts for Transit seeks professional artists for consideration to create public artwork for the Metro-North Railroad Mamaroneck Station on the New Haven Line in Westchester County.

Deadline: February 22, 2013
More Info HERE

Public Arts Project
Fashion Center BID
(New York, NY)

The Fashion Center Business Improvement District is inviting artists living, working, or operating in New York City to submit qualifications for consideration for a temporary public art installation on the outdoor plazas on Broadway in the Fashion District.

Deadline: February 28, 2013
More Info HERE

FEED 2013 Juried Biennial
1708 Gallery
(Richmond, VA)

1708 Gallery invites artists to submit work for the third 1708 Gallery Feed Biennial. This international juried exhibition is open to any professional or graduate student artist working in any medium.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Project Proposals
Art in Odd Places
(New York, NY)

AiOP invites imaginative proposals for its ninth annual public art and performance festival. This edition takes place October 11-20, 2013 along 14th Street from Avenue C to the Hudson River in NYC. They encourage projects that explore this location’s history and heterogeneity, and that actively engage the public realm. This year’s theme is NUMBER.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Entries: Works on/in Paper and Book Arts
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
(Silver Spring, MD)

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center invites submissions for its upcoming Annual Members Juried Exhibition for Prints, Works on/in Paper and Book Arts. Selected works will be considered by juror and exhibited in The Washington Printmakers Gallery from April 2-25, 2013.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Exhibition Proposals
Hartnett Gallery
(Rochester, NY)

The Hartnett Gallery at the University of Rochester, New York, will be accepting proposals in early spring 2013 from individual artists and groups interested in exhibiting their work during the 2013/14 academic year. Proposals should include: 1) a Curriculum Vitae, 2) an Artist’s Statement, 3) a Project Description, specifying spatial and technical needs, 4) 8-10 representative Digital Images, and 5) an Image List (title, date, dimensions, medium). Proposals should be emailed to

Deadline: March 11, 2013

2013 National Juried Exhibition
First Street Gallery
(New York, NY)

First Street Gallery invites artists working in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography or sculpture to submit work for consideration in its upcoming juried exhibition.

Deadline: March 31, 2013
More Info HERE

ArtPark Mural Boards
Indianapolis Art Center
(Indianapolis, IN)

The Indianapolis Art Center is seeking artists/artist teams to produce a series of six 4’x4’ images related to the theme of Art Education. These images will be transferred by the artist onto plywood panels (unless otherwise specified by the artist) which will then be painted by the community with the assistance of the artist and Art Center staff. The selected artist or artists will receive an honorarium.

Deadline: April 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Proposals: I-Park Environmental Art Program
I-Park Foundation
(East Haddam, CT)

The I-Park Foundation (East Haddam, CT/USA) announces its fourth international, multi-disciplinary Environmental Art Biennale to be held on September 21, 2013. The event will be preceded by an on-site residency. I-Park is seeking original, site-responsive projects from the following fields: visual arts, music/sound sculpture, performance, moving image/photography, architecture, landscape/garden design, language arts and inter-disciplinary practice. Successful applicants will be awarded an artist’s fee of $2,000 as well as limited transportation reimbursement.

Deadline: April 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Entries: Vessels
Kennedy Heights Art Center
(Cincinnati, OH)

Kennedy Heights Art Center invites submission for its upcoming juried exhibition. “Vessels: All the Eyes Can Hold.” Work can encompass any medium but must represent some meaning of the word vessel.

Deadline: May 1, 2013
More Info HERE

26th Annual Northern National Art Competition
Nicolet College
(Rhinelander, WI)

Nicolet College is accepting 2-D or wall-hangable 3-D submissions for consideration in its upcoming juried exhibition.

Deadline: May 11, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Solo Exhibition Proposals
Hoyt Center for the Arts
(New Castle, PA)

Hoyt Center for the Arts in New Castle, PA is currently seeking artists residing in the Mid Atlantic region to fill its 2014-2015 Solo Exhibition Schedule.

Deadline: May 18, 2013
More Info HERE

No Dead Artists
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
(New Orleans, LA)

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery is accepting submissions for consideration in its 17th annual national juried exhibition, “No Dead Artists.”

Deadline: June 15, 2013
More Info HERE


Artist Residencies
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
(Snowmass Village, CO)

Anderson Ranch Arts Center invites applications for its Fall 2013-Spring 2014 residency period.

Deadline: February 15, 2013
More Info HERE

Resident Artists Program
(Woodside, CA)

Djerassi is currently accepting applications for its resident artists program. Residencies are awarded competitively, at no cost, to national and international artists in the disciplines of choreography, literature, music composition, visual arts, and media arts/new genres.

Deadline: February 15, 2013
More Info HERE

Artist Residencies
The Edward F. Albee Foundation
(Montauk, NY)

The Edward F. Albee Foundation is accepting applications for artist residencies. The Foundation’s mission is to serve writers and visual artists from all walks of life, by providing time and space in which to work without disturbance. Using only talent and need as the criteria for selection, the Foundation invites any and all artists to apply.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat
Ora Lerman Charitable Trust
(Laceyville, PA)

Soaring Garden Artists Retreat is accepting applications from visual artists, writers and musicians for residencies of three to five weeks from May – September 2013.

Deadline: March 10, 2013
More Info HERE

Co-Create Artist in Residency Program
The IMC Lab + Gallery
(New York, NY)

The IMC Lab + Gallery is a technology research lab and a multimedia art gallery with a focus on creative software tools and interactive art forms.Co-Create is a new artist in residency program that pairs artists with technologists. The program offers fine artists/designers and software developers/engineers the opportunity to collaborate with each other leveraging each other’s skill sets in order to realize an idea. The ideal applicant will present a proposal for a project such as an installation, a software tool, a new media piece, or a commercial app. For the course of the 6-month residency, which runs June 2013 – December 2013, the IMC Lab + Gallery provides residents access to technology, including computers, projectors, sound equipment, and space to explore the physical realization of the collaboration. he residency will culminate in a 2 person show at the IMC Lab + Gallery showcasing the product of the collaboration.

Deadline: March 31, 2013
More Info HERE


Conveyor Arts Annual Exhibition Grant
Conveyor Arts/ United Photo Industries
(Brooklyn, NY)

Conveyor Arts/ United Photo Industries invites artists working in media related to photography to apply for their exhibition grant. The annual Conveyor Exhibition Grant is presented to an artist whose work exudes compelling new ideas, a well developed concept, and attention to technical detail in a photographic project. he grant recipient will have their work printed at Conveyor Arts and exhibited in a solo show at United Photo Industries in Brooklyn, New York, in May 2013.

Deadline: February 28, 2013
More Info HERE

Grants for Artists and Writers with Families
Sustainable Arts Foundation

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is accepting applications from visual artists and writers with at least one child under the age of 18, for its grant program.

Deadline: February 28, 2013
More Info HERE

Visual Arts Sea Grant
University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island is accepting applications for its Visual Arts Sea Grant. The Visual Arts Sea Grant Program of Rhode Island was established in 1988 to encourage New England professional visual artists to address the issue of the environment of the ocean and its coastal communities. Grants of up to $3000 are intended to financially assist individuals and/or collaborating artists whose works are related to themes of the marine environment. Curatorial proposals will be considered.

Deadline: May 24, 2013
More Info HERE


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