As artists one of our most precious resources is time – time to create time to make, time to be inspired, and time to turn that inspiration into beautiful work. We’ve collected here some residency, fellowship and grant opportunities designed to give you the time and resources you need.
University of Nevada Artist-In-Residence Position
Las Vegas, NV
Deadline: October 7, 2016
The Department of Art at the University of Nevada Las Vegas invites applications for two eight-week periods in its spring Artist in Residence Program.The successful candidates will remain in residence throughout the tenure of each of two sessions, each teaching two seminars for advanced undergraduate and MFA students, perform studio visits and participate in critiques, and offer individualized mentorship for young and emerging artists in our programs. Studio space, as well as a 10,000 USD honorarium, will be provided for each position. Travel to and from Las Vegas, lodging, and other expenses are not included.
Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center
Deadline: October 9, 2016
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center invites visiting and regional artists to apply for a residency program exploring the moving image, time-based media, and emergent technologies. This project-based residency connects artists with resources, time, and expertise to encourage the creation of new work and progress on on-going projects. The support package includes a two week residency that will take place between December 3rd and December 17th, a $750 honorarium, travel and housing support, and materials support on a competitive basis.
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Fund for the Arts
Deadline: October 13, 2016
The NALAC Fund for the Arts supports US-based Latino artists and arts organizations in the development, creation, presentation and sustainability of artistic excellence, as well as the opportunity to participate in activities that contribute to professional and organizational growth. They are offering awards from $5,000 – $15,000.
Transnational Cultural Remittances
Deadline: October 13, 2016
Transnational Cultural Remittances funding supports exemplary cultural exchanges that promote grassroots artistic collaboration and strengthen social networks between the United States, Mexico and Central America. They are offering awards from $2,000 – $12,000.
Women’s Studio Workshop – Parent Residency Grant
Deadline: October 15, 2016
With new support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, WSW now offers a four-week grant for a woman artist with a dependent child/children under the age of 15. The grant includes a $1000 stipend for child care, free housing and a travel stipend of $250 for one round trip for the artist/family. The artist may choose from any of our studios, including etching, papermaking, letterpress, silkscreen, book arts, photography, or ceramics.
The Lighthouse Works
Fisher Island, NY
Deadline: October 15, 2015
The Lighthouse Works’ primary purpose is to provide artists with the space and time, free from material concerns, to do their best creative work. Their fellowship program accepts artists working in a wide range of disciplines, but are best able to accommodate visual artists, writers, and musicians. They offer $1750 in stipends, room, board and studio space.
4th Annual LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards – Call for Entry
Deadline: October 18, 2016
An international jury will select 50 outstanding photographers — from all cultures, all points of view, with no age limit.Awards will include a digital gallery exhibition at the International Center of Photography Museum in New York City, $20,000 in grants, opportunities for exposure at over 50 international photography festivals, inclusion in the upcoming photobook, The Best of LensCulture Today: 150 Contemporary Photographers, which will be distributed and sold worldwide and so much more.
Radicate Be Sm/ART2: Artist Residency
Deadline: October 20, 2016
Radicate is a non-profit organization, located in the Savona Campus (University of Genoa, Italy). Radicate analyses the major shifts that are occurring globally through a contemporary art lens. During the residency the artist will be invited to conceive of an art intervention* by intersecting tradition with innovation, past and future, synthesizing an experimental approach exemplified by the ceramic workshops present in the territory of Savona and the research on the sustainable development of the Smart City located at the campus.Throughout the two-month residency the artist will receive a 2,000 Euro stipend. Additionally, travel and accommodation (including lunch meal) will be covered by Radicate.
MAP Fund Grant Program
Deadline: October 28, 2016
The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that exploration drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine. MAP supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. MAP awards $1 million annually to up to 40 projects in the range of $10,000 – $45,000 per grant.
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