Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists


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


Call for Artists for Metro-North Railroad Mamaroneck Station
MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design
(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

2013 Emerging Curator Open Call
NARS Foundation
(Brooklyn, NY)

The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is pleased to announce its 2013 Emerging Curator Open Call. The Emerging Curator Program offers an opportunity for an individual to organize a conceptually cohesive group show at the NARS Foundation Gallery, and aims to create a platform for emerging curators and artists to exchange ideas. The curator is provided with exhibition space and administrative support in order to present innovative ideas and artworks in a unique gallery surrounded by artist studios. No prior curatorial experience required.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Curatorial Proposals
Root Division
(San Francisco, CA)

Root Division, an arts & arts education non-profit organization that was founded in 2002, is now accepting curatorial proposals.

Deadline: March 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Far and Wide: 5th Annual Woodstock Regional
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
(Woodstock, NY)

The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum is accepting submissions from artists residing in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont for consideration in its 5th annual “Woodstock Regional” exhibition.

Deadline: March 11, 2013
More Info HERE

Facts and Fictions
Recession Art and the Invisible Dog
(Brooklyn, NY)

Recession Art is accepting submissions for consideration in its upcoming exhibition at the Invisible Dog, “Facts and Fictions.” Curated by Ani Katz, “Facts and Fictions” will present works that explore themes of fiction, narrative, storytelling, and the tension between what is true and what is real, with a special emphasis on photographic and lens-based work, artist books, and other narrative media.

Deadline: March 11, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Group Proposals
New Art Center
(Newtown, MA)

The New Art Center’s open call program for curatorial proposals is currently accepting applications. The program encourages the development of emerging curators and artists as curators. The gallery is a converted church with 1,800 sq. ft. and a 25′ vaulted ceiling. Proposals involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation are being accepted. Curators of accepted proposals receive a $1,000 stipend and administrative, installation, marketing & p.r. support.

Deadline: April 1, 2013
More Info HERE

Juried Exhibition: H2O
East End Arts and Humanities Council
(Riverhead, NY)

The East End Arts and Humanities Council is accepting submissions of 2-D work for consideration in its upcoming juried exhibition. The theme is H2O.

Deadline: April 20, 2013
More Info HERE

Rochester Contemporary Art Center
(Rochester, NY)

Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes artists of all levels and backgrounds to be a part of 6x6x2013. Each artwork must be 6×6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6×6 board, and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted, exhibited and will be for sale to the public for $20 each (in the gallery and online for global purchasing) to benefit RoCo. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks remain on display through July 14, 2013.

Deadline: April 21, 2013
More Info HERE

Call for Group Proposals
Center for Book Arts
(New York, NY)

The Center for Book Arts invites curators to submit exhibition proposals for their Main Gallery. There is no deadline: proposals are reviewed by the Center’s Exhibition Committee three or four times a year, however, the exhibition schedule is planned at least 15 months in advance. This exhibition series is intended to provide contemporary interpretations of the book as an art object and/or related media, as well as to challenge traditional notions of the book arts. Exhibitions that feature a broad representation of media, site-specific installations, and performances are encouraged.

Deadline: Ongoing
More Info HERE


Visiting Artist Residency
Illinois State University
(Normal, IL)

The School of Art at Illinois State University invites applications for its long-term residency program. Residencies may last between two and six weeks, and will take place during our Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Housing, studio space, and a stipend are provided. Long-term visiting artists give a one-hour public lecture on their work and teach a two hour weekly seminar on the topic of their expertise. The seminar, which may engage studio practice and/or theory, is open to both graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Art.

Deadline: March 7, 2013
More Info HERE

Residency for Artists Affected by Hurricane Sandy
La Napoule Art Foundation
(Cannes, FRANCE)

La Napoule Art Foundation (LNAF) will offer eight artists affected by Hurricane Sandy a month-long residency at the Chateau de La Napoule just outside Cannes, France. This program will bring together artists with diverse experiences of a shared event for reflection, exchange, and creation. Selected artists will receive a one-month residency, with living & studio space, most meals, and a $1,000 stipend to offset costs.

Deadline: March 15, 2013
More Info HERE

Elaine L. Jacob Visiting Artist/Scholar in Residence Program
James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University
(Detroit, MI)

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI is pleased to announce its Elaine L. Jacob Visiting Artist/Scholar in Residence Program. The department is accepting applications from artists and scholars for long-term and short-term visits.

Deadline: March 25, 2013
More Info HERE

Arts/ Industry Residency Program
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
(Sheboygan, WI)

Artists working in any discipline may apply for the Arts Center’s Arts/Industry 2014 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Artists are accepted for 2- to 6-month residencies in the Pottery or Foundry/Enamel areas of the factory. Artists-in-residence receive 24-hour access to studio space, materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, and round-trip transportation.

Deadline: April 1, 2013
More Info HERE


Baang + Burne Contemporary New Works Grant
Baang + Burne Contemporary
(New York, NY)

Baang + Burne Contemporary New Works Grant 2013 is open to all visual artists of all mediums. The grant is a $2,500 cash award that recognizes the strongest new proposal in contemporary art as submitted.

Deadline: May 15, 2013
More Info HERE


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