Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

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


Franchise Program 
(anywhere except New York, NY)

apexart is accepting curatorial proposals for The Franchise Program, for exhibitions that will be presented anywhere except New York City. No prior curatorial experience necessary. 4 winners will receive up to $8,000 in budget, a $2,000 curatorial honorarium, and administrative support to present their idea as an apexart Franchise Exhibition.

Deadline: February 28, 2015
More Info HERE

Far and Wide
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum
(Woodstock, NY)

Artists living in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont are invited to submit works for consideration in “Far and Wide,” the 7th Annual Woodstock Regional exhibition, juried by Susan Sayre Batton, Managing Director of Beacon, NY.

Deadline: March 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition for Prints, Work on Paper and Book Arts
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
(Silver Spring, MD)

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is accepting submissions for consideration in their upcoming Members’ Exhibition for Prints, Work on Paper and Book Arts. Works will be considered by juror Justin Strom.

Deadline: March 13, 2015
More Info HERE

SECAC at Future Tenant Gallery
(Pittsburgh, PA)

SECAC invites submissions for its upcoming juried exhibition at Future Tenant Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA.

Deadline: April 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Curatorial Proposals
Target Gallery/Torpedo Factory Art Center
(Alexandria, VA)

Target Gallery/Torpedo Factory Art Center announces a call for independent curators working in North America to submit proposals for a group exhibition in the fall of 2015. The curator associated with the chosen proposal will have an exhibition – featuring 3 or more artists – in Target Gallery from September 5 – October 18, 2015. The selected curator will also receive a $5,000 stipend for exhibition expenses and a digital catalog.

Deadline: April 6, 2015
More Info HERE

Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP)
New Art Center
(Newtonville, MA)

New Art Center is accepting proposals involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation for their Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP). Curators of accepted proposals receive a $1,000 stipend as well as administrative, installation, marketing and PR support.

Deadline: April 6, 2015
More Info HERE

Sightlines, 2015-2017
South Bend Museum of Art
(South Bend, IN)

The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale two- and three-dimensional artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between the SBMA and the Century Center. The two year exhibition will highlight 4 new artists alongside 2 current artists. All artists are eligible. Indoor and outdoor sites are available and will be considered for accepted proposals. Selected artists will receive a $1000 stipend.

Deadline: April 12, 2015
More Info HERE

Possessions: Prized and Otherwise
Attleboro Arts Museum
(Attleboro, MA)

Artists are invited to submit works in all media for consideration in Attleboro Art Museum’s upcoming national juried exhibition, “Possessions: Prized and Otherwise.”

Deadline: May 15, 2015
More Info HERE


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

The Lower East Side Printshop invites applications for their keyholder residency program, which provides emerging artists free, year-long studio residencies. Keyholders work independently in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio and have access to a vibrant community of peers. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking and some Master Printer assistance is included in the program.

Deadline: March 1, 2015
More Info HERE

Visiting Artist Fellowships
(Brooklyn, NY)

UrbanGlass is accepting application for their 2015 Visiting Artist Fellowship program. The 2015 Visiting Artist Fellowships will provide artists the opportunity to develop a new body of work in glass. Fellowships are roughly six weeks in length, and include access to all areas of UrbanGlass’ 17,000-square-foot glass working studio, along with extensive technical assistance from teaching artists. No prior knowledge of glass is necessary.

Deadline: March 6, 2015
More Info HERE

Artist Residency
Gowanus Print Lab
(Brooklyn, NY)

The Gowanus Print Lab is accepting artist residency applications. Works created during the residency will be displayed at the Select Art Fair during Freize Week.

Deadline: March 8, 2015
More Info HERE

Environmental Art Program
(East Haddam, CT)

I-Park announces its 2015 Environmental Art Biennale Program. It will consist of a 3-week on-site residency during which a variety of site-responsive, ephemeral works will be created and installed within the I-Park landscape. The program will culminate in a public exhibition on September 20, 2015. Artists working in all the creative disciplines supported by I-Park’s Artists-in-Residence Program, plus performance art, are welcome and encouraged to apply: visual arts including environmental sculpture and moving image, architecture, sound art/installation, inter- and multi-disciplinary practice, language arts and landscape/garden/ecological design. Between 12 and 15 artists will be selected for this curated residency and exhibition. A stipend of between $2,200 and $3,000 will be awarded to each artist or collaborating team, depending on their particular travel circumstances.

Deadline: March 9, 2015
More Info HERE

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

Artists working in any discipline may apply for the Arts Center’s Arts/Industry 2016 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Each year, 16–22 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, 2015
More Info HERE

Collaborative Workspace Residency
Miranda Arts Project Space
(Port Chester, NY)

Miranda Arts Project Space is accepting applications from collaborative artist teams (2+) for their workspace residency program. Artist teams take over the gallery space as a studio work space to create a unique work(s). The residency culminates in an exhibition, performance or event of work produced during the residency.

Deadline: April 25, 2015
More Info HERE

Nesbitt Artist Residency
Bucknell University
(Lewisburg, PA)

Artists who have been working in the visual arts professionally for at least five years are invited to apply to the The Nesbitt Artist Residency. The Nesbitt Artist Residency Program in partnership with Bucknell University Department of Art and Art History as well as the Samek Art Museum provides time, space, and exhibition opportunity to visual artists working in any media. The Nesbitt Artist Residency consists of housing accommodations, meals, a $3,000 stipend, and exclusive use of a studio for four weeks, from March 21 – April 21, 2016.

Deadline: June 1, 2015
More Info HERE


Artist Fellowship
(Carrboro, NC)

SECAC is accepting applications for its Artist Fellowship. $5000.00 will be awarded to an individual artist or a group of artists working together on a specific project. All applicants must be SECAC members.

Deadline: August 1, 2015
More Info HERE

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