Current Opportunities

Gilman Square Public Art RFQ
National
Visual Arts
Organization Somerville Arts Council
Deadline January 28, 2022
The Somerville Arts Council, City of Somerville, the MBTA, and the Gilman Square Neighborhood Association (GSNA) are seeking qualifications from artists interested in creating a public artwork for Gilman Square for the MBTA’s Traction Power Substation (TPSS) Building. The structure is part of the new Green Line T station located at the intersection of Medford...
Call for Entries – The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
National
Visual Arts
Organization The Mall Galleries
Deadline January 28, 2022
Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours at the RI 210th Exhibition 2022. The RI welcomes water-soluble mediums including watercolour, acrylic, ink or gouache (excluding water-soluble oils) painted on paper or paper-based support. The exhibition offers the opportunity to win prizes and awards,...
AIDS Education Posters Design Competition
State
Visual Arts
Organization The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG)
Deadline January 30, 2022
The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG) in partnership with the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries (RCL) invites New York State artists to submit their original poster designs to a juried poster competition as part of the upcoming exhibition Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster, on view...
Call For Artists 2022  Hudson Valley Seed Co. Pack Artist
National
Visual Arts
Organization Hudson Valley Seed Company
Deadline February 11, 2022
Pack Artists: Our general call for art is limited to US-based artists. To see examples of past selected artists and mediums, please look at our Art Packs and Fine Art Prints. Mediums: All mediums are accepted except still life photography. We are always looking for a diversity of mediums including but not limited to watercolor, oil, collage, quilting, carving, assemblage,...
Sustainable Arts Foundation Grants (Visual Artists)
National
Visual Arts
Organization Sustainable Arts Foundation
Deadline February 25, 2022
Awards This year, we will make awards of $5,000 each to twenty artists and writers with children. Additionally, we will name twenty finalists.Our awards offer unrestricted cash, and recipients can use the funds as they see fit. Our selection process is focused almost entirely on the strength of the submitted portfolio. Eligibility To be eligible,...
Sustainable Arts Foundation Grants (Writers)
National
Literature
Organization Sustainable Arts Foundation
Deadline February 25, 2022
Awards This year, we will make awards of $5,000 each to twenty artists and writers with children. Additionally, we will name twenty finalists.Our awards offer unrestricted cash, and recipients can use the funds as they see fit. Our selection process is focused almost entirely on the strength of the submitted portfolio. Eligibility To be eligible,...
OPEN CALL: BROOKLYN UTOPIAS: ALONG THE CANAL
National
Available to all
Organization Arts Gowanus and the Old Stone House & Washington Park (OSH)
Deadline March 1, 2022
OPEN CALL: BROOKLYN UTOPIAS: ALONG THE CANAL Arts Gowanus and the Old Stone House & Washington Park (OSH) are currently accepting submissions for Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal, a gallery and public outdoor exhibition inviting artists to consider what a “utopia” would look like for the communities of the neighborhoods bordering the Gowanus Canal. These...
NEA Creative Writing Fellowships (Poetry)
National
Literature
Organization National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Deadline March 10, 2022
The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Applications are reviewed through an anonymous process in which the criteria for review are the artistic excellence and artistic merit...
Monstrosities A creature horror comic anthology
National
Visual Arts
Organization Warden Comics
Deadline March 31, 2022
WHAT WE WANT Monstrosities will be a full-color, all-comics anthology. Each story will be between 4 and 10 pages in length. The desired contents are insanity inducing monsters. Prefer new creations that have never been seen on a page before. Pitches from a SOLO CREATOR (making the entire comic by yourself), or as a TEAM...
Participate in the International Phenomenon 6×6!
National
Visual Arts
Organization Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Deadline April 9, 2022
6x6x2022 Entries Due NOW! Artwork entries accepted now through April 9 (or Postmarked by April 12) Walk-in Entries Due: April 9 Mail International Entries by April 2 / U.S. by April 12 Global Online Preview Begins: May 13 at 10am In Gallery Preview: May 31–June 3 Opening Party & Artwork Sale: June 4, 4-10pm Global...
Flower City Arts Center Artist Residencies
Regional
Visual Arts
Organization Flower City Arts Center
Deadline April 15, 2022
Flower City Arts Center is proud to offer Artist Residencies to between 5 and 10 local and national artists every year. Artists are accepted while in all stages of their careers. Each Artist in Residence (AIR) focuses on work made in 2D (photography, digital arts, printmaking, book arts, letterpress, papermaking etc) or 3D arts (ceramics...
MAAF for Artists 2022
State
Visual Arts
Organization NYSCA in Partnership with Wave Farm
Deadline July 1, 2022
MAAF provides support to individual artists for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. Grant awards assist artists in completing new work, reaching public audiences, and advancing artistic exploration and public engagement in the media arts. Women, gender non-comforming people, and people...

Ongoing Opportunities

Ongoing Call for Entries
Regional
Visual Arts
Organization Flower City Art Center
Deadline Ongoing
Throughout the year we accept exhibition proposals in all three of our program areas. Please send an email, including the required information below, to the appropriate program contact below. Thank you for your interest in exhibiting at Flower City Arts Center. Due to the volume of submissions we receive each year we will only be contacting...
The Studios at MASS MoCA Residency Program
National
Visual Arts
Organization MASS MoCA
Deadline January 27, 2022
The Studios is MASS MoCA’s artist and writers residency program situated within the museum’s factory campus and surrounded by the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. Operated by MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program, the residency runs year-round and hosts up to 10 artists at a time. Artists of any nationality can apply for stays of 2-8 weeks....
Sarasvati Creative Space
National
Available to all
Organization Sarasvati
Deadline Ongoing
The Sarasvati residency Space at Camp Wonder Wander offers a safe, comfortable and creatively designed space in a rural setting for participants – designers, writers, artists, musicians, filmmakers, storytellers, performers, environmental artists, ecology arts, architects, scholars of various backgrounds, stem/steam teams, educational groups, or those just seeking a creative outlet – to get lost; to...
NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship
State
Available to all
Organization New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Deadline Ongoing
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) supports artists across disciplines by providing resources to help you develop creative projects, build organizations, and craft sustainable careers. We know that fundraising is critical to making your work and that some grants, like New York State Council on the Arts, are only available to nonprofit organizations and...
Annual Call for Submissions and Exhibition Proposals
National, Regional, State
Visual Arts
Organization Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Deadline Ongoing
Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes general and video submissions for future exhibition seasons. POSTMARK DEADLINE EACH YEAR: December 31 For more information, visit the organization’s website linked below.
Teachers invited for Teaching Artists ROC
Regional
Available to all
Organization Teaching Artists ROC
Deadline Ongoing
Are you interested in sharing your artistic expertise and experience in a variety of settings? Teaching Artists ROC invites applicants to join its roster of presenters. Teaching Artists ROC places teaching artists in area schools, after-school programs, senior centers, civic/cultural spaces and local events. These performers and artists enrich existing curricula and support programming by introducing participants to...
Reel Change Film Fund
National
Music
Organization New Music USA
Deadline Ongoing
Reel Change is a five-year grants and mentorship program for composers of diverse backgrounds who have been marginalized in film composition. Responding to the fact that the vast majority of films are scored by white men, Reel Change is a five-year grants and mentorship program for composers of diverse backgrounds who have been marginalized in...
Authors League Fund
National
Literature
Organization Authors League Fund
Deadline Ongoing
Since 1917, the Authors League Fund has helped professional authors, journalists, critics, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune. Many of those we help suffer severe health problems but have inadequate insurance; some face eviction; others are older writers whose...
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