Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

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The weekly opportunities lists resume. This week’s collection of opportunities for exhibitions, residencies and grants.


Open Call
Catskill Art Society
(Livingston Manor, NY)

The Catskill Art Society (CAS) is currently accepting submissions for the 2016 Exhibition Season at the CAS Arts Center in upstate New York. Applications from artists and curators in any medium or style may be submitted.

Deadline: February 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Artists: Solo exhibitions 2015 – 16
Saint Joseph’s University
(Philadelphia, PA)

The University Gallery at Saint Joseph’s University boasts six solo professional exhibitions per year in its 126 linear feet of exhibition space. They are currently looking for artists for August 2015 – August 2016. Work in all media and all subject matter will be considered. Chosen artists are responsible for shipping their work to and from the gallery.

Deadline: February 6, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Exhibition Proposals
Locust Projects
(Miami, FL)

Locust Projects announces their open call for exhibition proposals. This program promotes accessibility for visual artists to experiment with new ideas. Local, national and international artists are encouraged to create site-specific installation projects that function as extensions of their representative work. The projects should be engaging, risk taking and also have a strong conceptual basis. Artists may apply for either the Main Space or the Project Room.

Deadline: February 13, 2015
More Info HERE

20/92 Video 
Icebox Project Space
(Philadelphia, PA)

The Icebox Project Space at Crane Arts announces the 20/92 Video Open Call for 2015, juried by Alex Da Corte. The 20/92 Video Open Call and subsequent screening is a rare opportunity to exhibit your work at an uncommon scale in a unique environment. Located in Philadelphia, PA, The Icebox is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the city at nearly 5,000 sqft, and has a dedicated projection system which allows for a continuous image to be cast upon its walls, at a maximum size of 20’ x 92’ with a resolution of 768 x 3646.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Artists
Giertz Gallery
(Champaign, IL)

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College seeks exhibition proposals in all genres of contemporary art by solo artists, collaborative groups, or curators. Giertz Gallery is a professionally designed gallery devoted primarily to education through contemporary art. It hosts seven exhibitions per year. Shows vary depending on applications and the vision of the Art Gallery Advisory Board. Giertz Gallery provides return shipping or an honorarium to defray return travel expenses.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
More Info HERE

FLUID 2015 
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
(Staten Island, NY)

The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art invites artists working in all disciplines to submit applications for “FLUID,” an exhibition that explores the theme of water. Works may explore conservation, commodification of water, pollution, depict water as a subject and/or incorporate water aesthetically or as a formal element. Four or Five public-art projects and fifteen works will be presented during Spring/Summer of 2015. Public-art projects selected for exhibition on the North Lawn will receive a $2,000 honorarium. Artists’ projects selected for inside the galleries will receive a $200 honorarium.

Deadline: February 16, 2015
More Info HERE

Winter 2015 Open Call
Field Projects Gallery
(New York, NY)

Field Projects is pleased to announce their 2015 Winter Open Call curated by Olivia Smith, Director of Exhibition A. Emerging and mid-career artists are invited to submit their work for consideration in the March 2015 exhibition. All of the submissions we receive will be considered not only for Show #25, but also for future exhibitions at Field Projects and a coinciding online exhibition to Show #25.

Deadline: February 20, 2015
More Info HERE

Art Biologic
Limner Gallery
(Hudson, NY)

Limner Gallery is accepting submissions for consideration in “Art Biologic,” a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the biological and natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 14 – June 6, 2015. Entry is open for entry to all artists working in any media with biologic and nature based subject matter. National magazine publication awards.

Deadline: February 28, 2015
More Info HERE

Open Call
1708 Gallery
(Richmond, VA)

1708 Gallery, a non-profit space for contemporary art in Richmond, VA, seeks exhibition proposals for 2016 and 2017. National and international artists and curators are encouraged to submit proposals to exhibit work in all mediums (including but not limited to: video and film, new media, installation, sculpture, performance, painting and social practice). While proposals may include work made in the last three years, 1708 Gallery strongly encourages proposals for new, site-specific, or developing projects and bodies of work. Selected proposals will be given an exhibition of approximately six weeks at 1708 Gallery and will receive a $1000 honorarium, in addition to other installation and exhibition support.

Deadline: March 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Entries
Woodstock Artists Association and Museum
(Woodstock, NY)

Woodstock Artists Association and Museum is accept ion submissions for consideration in their upcoming exhibition, “Far and Wide,” juried by Susan Sayre Batton, Managing Director of Dia Beacon.  Open to artists living in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont who can hand deliver and pick-up accepted works.

Deadline: March 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Entries
Art Olympia 2015
(Tokyo, JAPAN)

Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event with the goal of discovering talented artists around the world and supporting their activities. The judging will be conducted by a panel of judges from both in and outside of Japan using a fair point system. Also, Art Olympia aims to promote world’s cultural exchanges through art. Artworks of approximately 240 artists selected from three location bases in Tokyo, New York, and Paris, will undergo the final review in Tokyo by a panel of judges invited from around the world. Cash and extra prizes equivalent to the total value of approximately $500,000 will be awarded to support the activities of artists.

Deadline: March 25, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Proposals: Water Exhibition
Winthrop University Galleries
(Rock Hill, SC)

Winthrop University Galleries, located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, invites artists and designers to submit a proposal for a group or possible solo exhibition to be held in conjunction with the interdisciplinary conference “Water in the World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Access and Sustainability.”

Deadline: March 30, 2015
More Info HERE


SPACES Artist-in-Residency Program
The Village of Arts and Humanities
(Philadelphia, PA)

The Village of Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for its SPACES Artist Residency program. SPACES artists-in-residence will live at The Village of Arts and Humanities for six months, in a creatively renovated row home. They will lead a core team of Neighborhood Artists (community members nominated by peers and Village staff) to co-design and execute a transformative artistic project that addresses issues of social equity in our community. Artists will receive an honorarium — independent of project costs — of $15,000 for a six-month period. If the residency period is extended by mutual agreement between artists and The Village, then the honorarium will be increased to reflect this change.

Deadline: February 2, 2015
More Info HERE

The Lighthouse Works Fellowship Program
The Lighthouse Works
(Fishers Island, NY)

The Lighthouse Works is now accepting applications for it’s 2015 Summer and Fall fellowship seasons. Artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply, but the primary areas in which fellowships are granted are visual arts, printmaking, book making, writing, and music performance/composition. Fellowships are six weeks and in length and include room and board, studio space, access to a wood shop and print shop, and $1750 in stipends.

Deadline: February 2, 2015
More Info HERE

HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) 2015
HERE Arts Center
(New York, NY)

HERE Arts Center is currently accepting applications to HARP, which commissions and develops hybrid works over a 1-3 year period.

Deadline: February 3, 2015
More Info HERE

Guttenberg Artist in Residence 
Guttenberg Arts
(Guttenberg, NJ)

Guttenberg Arts is accepting applications for their residency program. the selected artist will receive a $3000 stipend to cover material, travel and housing, as well as 24/7 hour access to a 4,500sqft professionally equipped workspace for the visual arts including printmaking, dark room and ceramics for three months in Guttenberg, New Jersey (West New York). The artist will also be given a one month solo show as well as studio visits from accomplished professionals from the art world. Each artist is asked to give a free and open to the public artist lecture and workshop towards the close of their three month residency.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
More Info HERE

Wayfarers Summer Artist in Residence Program
Wayfarers Studio Program
(Brooklyn, NY)

Wayfarers is now accepting applications for our Summer Artist in Residence Program. The program awards one artist the opportunity to develop a body of work in the supportive environment of Wayfarers, where ten other working artists have studios. The selected artist is awarded our 400 square foot ground floor gallery to use as a studio for 2 months (July and August 2015) and provided unlimited access to the Wayfarers facilities, including the woodshop and silkscreen equipment. The residency culminates in a solo exhibition in the gallery in September 2015.

Deadline: February 28, 2015
More Info HERE

Sessions at Recess
(Brooklyn, NY)

Recess is currently accepting applications for its Sessions program. Artists are given flexible storefront space and resources to realize ambitious projects and Recess remains open to the public at every stage of the project’s development. Though similar to a residency program, Session goes beyond the traditional structure to facilitate interactions between artists and audiences throughout the creative process. Artists are encouraged to engage with their audience in a manner specific to their creative goals, while using Recess as a studio, exhibition space, or experimental platform to generate new work.

Deadline: March 14, 2015
More Info HERE

Project 387: Artist Residency, Artist Community
Project 387
(Gualala, CA)

Project 387 is accepting applications for their third residency season. Project 387 is a unique residency experience in rural Mendocino County. They provide space and time for artists to engage in specific creative goals in a beautiful and expansive environment. The residency supports visual artists, performers, filmmakers, writers, and art professionals. Five selected artists will participate in their two-week third season from August 2nd-August 16th 2015.

Deadline: March 16, 2015
More Info HERE


Emerging Curator Fellowship
(Brooklyn, NY)

BRIC is accepting applications for its Emerging Curator Fellowship program. Each year, BRIC’s Contemporary Art exhibition program dedicates its Project Room at BRIC House to presenting an exhibition developed under the auspices of the Emerging Curator Program. Exhibitions in this program are generally thematic in nature, and may include work in any media. Successful projects generally contain the work of 4 to 6 artists. The exhibition will be accompanied by a brochure with an essay authored by the Emerging Curator, as well as by at least one public program. Applicants must be based in New York City. The Emerging Curatorial Fellow will recieve an honorarium of $650.

Deadline: February 14, 2015
More Info HERE

Tending Space Fellowship
Hemera Foundation
(Boulder, CO)

The Hemera Foundation is accepting applications for its Tending Space Fellowship program, which is open to visual and performing artists and writers. The aim of the program is to nurture the creative practice of seeing things as they are, to cultivate that awareness, and to live and create from this insight. Selected artists are given opportunities for contemplation and creation, including a residential meditation retreat, an art retreat or workshop, a two week studio residency at the Vermont Studio Center, a stipend of $2500, an artist mentor and a meditation mentor.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
More Info HERE

The Franklin Furnace Fund 2015 – 16
Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc
(Brooklyn, NY)

Franklin Furnace is accepting applications for grants. The Franklin Furnace Fund awards grants annually to emerging artists to enable them to produce major performance art 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, 2015
More Info HERE

Visual Arts Sea Grant
University of Rhode Island
(Kingston, RI)

The Visual Arts Program of Sea Grant Rhode Island was established in 1988 to encourage professional visual artists from New York and New England to address the issues of the environment of the ocean and its coastal communities. Grants are intended to assist individual and collaborating artists whose works are related to themes of the marine environment. Curatorial proposals will be considered. A total of $3,000 in grants is awarded annually.

Deadline: May 29, 2015
More Info HERE


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