Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

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


Time-Based Media
Finlandia University
(Hancock, MI)

The Reflection Gallery at Finlandia University is seeking submissions for a time-based media exhibition. Video work must be screen based and single-channel and should not exceed 10 minutes. Submissions may include video art, animation, music videos, short films, experimental, etc.

Deadline: March 29, 2015
More Info HERE 

The (Not So) Secret Life of Plants
Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark
(Newark, NJ)

Paul Robeson Galleries seeks submissions for its upcoming exhibition, “The (Not So) Secret Life of Plants,” which will explore all aspects of plant life, and specifically how humans interact with plants. This exhibition will be accompanied by an exhibition catalog.

Deadline: March 30, 2015
More Info HERE 

Open Orange 2015
(Orange, NJ)

ValleyArts invites New Jersey and New York City artists to submit 2-D works for their upcoming exhibition at the ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery and nearby spaces, juried by Tricia Laughlin bloom, previously the associate curator of exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, and currently the curator of American art at New Jersey’s Newark Museum, and Victoria L. Valentine, the founder and editor of Culture Type, an exploration of modern and contemporary black art through the lens of books, catalogs and magazines.

Deadline: March 30, 2015
More Info HERE 

New Works Grant and Gallery Representation
Baang + Burne
(New York, NY)

Baang and Burne invites submissions for its third New Works Grant/ Gallery-Roster Representation. The selected artist will receive gallery representation and/or a $2500 cash award.

Deadline: March 31, 2015
More Info HERE 

26th Annual International Juried Exhibition
Viridian Artists
(New York, NY)

Viridian Artists is accepting submissions for consideration in their upcoming exhibition, juried by Lauren Hinkson, Curator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Deadline: April 10, 2015
More Info HERE 

Works on Paper
BA Contemporary Art
(Brooklyn, NY/ Hong Kong)

BA Contemporary Art seeks submissions of works on paper no larger than 16 x 12 inches for a special project to be shown at Hong Kong Convention Center in May 2015. Submit up to four images and a cv to

Deadline: April 13, 2015
Email HERE for more info

Botanica: All Things Plant Life
Bedford Gallery
(Walnut Creek, CA)

Bedford Gallery invites submissions of work inspired by plant life for its upcoming exhibition, juried by Ken Harman, Director of Hashimoto Contemporary & Spoke Art and MacKenzie Stevens, Curatorial Assistant at the Hammer Museum.

Deadline: May 8, 2015
More Info HERE

Call for Exhibition Proposals
Louisiana Tech University
(Ruston, LA)

The School of Design Gallery at Louisiana Tech University is now accepting exhibition proposals from individual artists and groups. Artists working in all media, including: painting, drawing, video, printmaking, installation, sculpture, photography, ceramics, fiber, and digital works are encouraged to submit proposals.

Deadline: June 9, 2015
More Info HERE


Studio Residency Grant
Women’s Studio Workshop
(Rosendale, NY)

The Women’s Studio Workshop invites applications for six-eight week studio residency grants. Grants support an artist creating a new body of work in one of WSW’s studio disciplines – intaglio, hand papermaking, letterpress printing, silkscreen, book arts, photography, and ceramics. The grant includes a stipend of $350 per week, up to $500 toward materials used during the residency, travel costs up to $250 within the Continental US, housing, and unlimited studio use. Residency occurs 6-18 months after application. The artist will be provided with technical advice and assistance in production. WSW welcomes applications from artists in all stages of their careers. This Studio Residency Grant is a two-step juried process. WSW selects the artist, then sends their work to appropriate funders for final approval.

Deadline: April 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

Atelierhaus Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency
Women’s Studio Workshop
(Diemelstadt-Rhoden, GERMANY)

The Women’s Studio Workshop is accepting applications for the Atelierhaus Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency in July. Two artists will be awarded this residency located at Atelierhaus Beisinghoff, less than an hour away from Kassel, Germany. Accommodation is free of charge and provides an apartment with shared bath, library, kitchen, living room, garden, and a sewing and ironing room. Atelierhaus Beisinghoff offers studio space and access to: letterpress studio with Korrex flatbed press, Garamond, Helvetica, Futura, some Bodoni Antiqua and Wallau typefaces; as well as an intaglio printing studio with Plankenhorn etching press.

Deadline: April 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency
(Paris, FRANCE)

ArtSlant invites submissions for their Summer 2015 Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency in Paris, France.

Deadline: April 3, 2015
More Info HERE 

Artist Residency
(Vilnius, LITHUANIA)

Rupert invites applications from artists, writers, curators, cultural managers and academics for their residency program. Individual residencies can last from 2 to 12 weeks, with longer periods of one month and more strongly encouraged. Residencies are located in a newly-constructed building designed by award-winning Lithuanian architect Audrius Ambrasas, operating as an arts incubator which houses a number of creative industries initiatives. Each resident is provided with a studio space and mezzanine (approximately 52 sq m. altogether) to be used as a production and research space during the residency. The studio is fully furnished and equipped with WiFi. The building also houses a reading room, conference room, and a kitchen, all of which are open for residents’ use. Each resident is also provided with a Mac computer and a bicycle.

Deadline: April 12, 2015
More Info HERE 

Artist-in-Residence: Photography
Columbia College Chicago Photography Department
(Chicago, IL)

The Columbia College Chicago Photography Department is now accepting applications for the sixth year of their Artist-in-Residence Program for Summer 2015. The program offers photographic artists the opportunity todevote one month to their own creative projects. The residency provides residents with four weeks accommodation in the heart of Chicago’s South Loop, inkjet materials to the value of $2000 sponsored by IT Supplies, facility access and the technical expertise of their staff.

Deadline: April 15, 2015
More Info HERE 

Artist Residency
Rancho Linda Vista
(Oracle, AZ)

Rancho Linda Vista, located one hour north of Tucson in Oracle, Arizona, is inviting committed 2D and/or 3D visual artists to apply for it’s 2015 artist residency. The residency includes a furnished one-bedroom house, separate studio space and a $1,000 stipend. The selected resident is encouraged to exhibit/share his/her work in an open studio at the conclusion of their stay. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, cv and link to their artist website or  images of recent work to

Deadline: April 17, 2015
More Info HERE 

Residency Lab 2015
SOHO20 Chelsea
(New York, NY)

SOHO20 invites applications for its Residency Lab, which aims to foster open dialogue between working artist and visiting public. Cultivating possibilities of gallery as creative incubator, SOHO20’s full exhibition space will be offered to a selected artist as a studio from July 21 – August 22, 2015. The program is designed to support the creation of new work, while offering opportunities to experiment with a studio practice on public view, and active interactions with daily visitors.

Deadline: May 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

The Umbrella Community Arts Center
(Concord, MA)

The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites applications for its Artist-in-Residence program. The Umbrella’s Artist-in-Residence program provides space and support for a new artist to develop their work while connecting to the Greater Boston art community.  The selected artist will commit to regular, active, and productive use of the studio space starting September 15, 2015.  In addition, the artist will be expected to participate in the annual open studio weekend and in half of the monthly First Thursday events. The artist-in-residence will be awarded a 132 square foot studio with a shared lobby space, and will have the opportunity to live rent-free in a single bedroom cottage within walking distance of The Umbrella.

Deadline: May 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

Artist Residency
Bay Area Discovery Museum
(Sausalito, CA)

The Bay Area Discovery Museum invites proposals for its Artist-in-Residence program. Artists may propose how to best engage with a particular theme from the type of residency proposed to its duration. There is no minimum duration for a residency; projects may take place at any time throughout the course of the 4 month theme. For example, they would welcome a residency that consisted of a one day community festival or the 4-month construction of an on-site work of art. Artists-in-residence will be supported by stipends starting at $1,000, the exact size of which will be determined by the cost of project not to exceed $20,000.

Deadline: May 15, 2015
More Info HERE 

Artist Residency
Third Shift
(Saint John, NB, CANADA)

Artists are invited to apply for the Third Shift Residency, a two-week long artist residency in Saint John, NB, Canada. One artist will be selected through an open call for submissions to spend two weeks in Saint John developing a project for “Third Shift,” an outdoor exhibition of contemporary art projects that will occupy the streets of uptown Saint John between 7 p.m. and midnight on August 21st, 2015.

Deadline: June 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

Hotel Maria Kapel

Hotel Maria Kapel (HMK) invites proposals from artists, writers, curators and researchers for residencies. A residency typically lasts for one or two months. During a stay in our guesthouse, residents are invited to develop, execute and present new work in the chapel/exhibition space, or research and develop a specific project culminating in an event, exhibition, presentation or publication. All residents are offered full and free use of all accommodation and living / working facilities (a.o. wireless internet, shared kitchen, washing machine / dryer, basic tools, some audio & video equipment). HMK also aims to secure funding in collaboration with the artist to provide a travel/living/production budget.

Deadline: June 1, 2015
More Info HERE 

Headlands Center for the Arts
(Sausalito, CA)

Artists are invited to apply for the Headlands Center for the Arts Artist-in-Residence program, which awards fully sponsored residencies to approximately 45 local, national, and international artists each year. Residencies of four to ten weeks include flexible studio space, chef-prepared meals, comfortable housing, and travel and living stipends when available.

Deadline: June 5, 2015
More Info HERE 


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