Opportunities in January 2024

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Residencies, Workshops, & Fellowships

John Michael Kohler Art Center – 2025 Arts/Industry
Each year, up to 12 artists take advantage of the resources, technology, and materials of Kohler Co. to explore new ideas, processes, and perspectives for a three-month residency in Wisconsin. Emerging and established artists working in all media are welcome to apply. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 1, 2024 | jmkac.org

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Core Residency Program
Each spring, residents in this program mount an exhibition of work produced during the residency, which is accompanied by a publication to which the critical studies residents contribute texts based on their original research.
Deadline: April 1, 2024 | mfah.org

2024–25 Fellowships
Up to seven artists and two curators participate in a paid, 10-month intensive mentorship-driven residency in New Haven, Connecticut. Fellows in this program are paired with a high school apprentice for focused one-on-one mutual learning. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 26, 2024 | nxthvn.com

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

This program awards rent-free non-living studio space to 17 visual artists for year-long residencies in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Residents have 24/7 access to studios located in a thriving waterfront community full of art galleries and creative professionals
Deadline: January 31, 2024 | thestudioprogram.com

University of Michigan – Witt Artist Residency

This residency at the University of Michigan offers a $20,000 honorarium, housing, studio space, and up to $5,000 in funding support for project materials. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 15, 2024 | stamps.umich.edu

Forge Project – 2024 Fellowship
Applications are open for this funded fellowship program for Indigenous artists, scholars, organizers, cultural workers, researchers, and educators. Six individuals will each receive $25,000 and more.
Deadline: February 15, 2024 | forgeproject.com

PEN America – Emerging Voices Fellowship
This virtual five-month mentorship program is for early-career writers from communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. Twelve fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500.
Deadline: January 31, 2024 | pen.org

MacDowell – Fall/Winter 2024–25 Fellowships
Open to artists working in architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Journalists may apply for the Art of Journalism Initiative.
Deadline: February 10, 2024 | macdowell.org

Montello Foundation – Artist Retreat
Meant as a respite from the urban environment, this solitary artists’ retreat is intended to provide residents with two weeks of undisturbed experimentation and reflection in the Nevada desert. Donate $20 to apply.
Deadline: January 22, 2024 | montellofoundation.org

Open Calls for Art & Writing

apexart – International Open Call

Submit a 500-word proposal describing a focused, idea-driven, and original group exhibition to earn $10,000 for an exhibition anywhere in the world, except NYC. Curators, artists, writers, and others are encouraged to apply.
Application Period: February 1–March 1, 2024 | apexart.org

Wormfarm – Farm/Art DTour 2024

The organization will commission up to 10 artists to create large-scale temporary installations in farm fields in rural Wisconsin. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 12, 2024 | wormfarminstitute.org

Bronx Council on the Arts – Open Calls for Artists and Curators
Bronx artists and independent curators can submit proposals for exhibitions at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos this summer 2024. This season’s theme is “The World We Want To Live In.”
Deadline: January 14, 2024 | bronxcouncilonthearts.com

Women’s Studies Quarterly: No Estamos a La Intemperie – Open Call
The peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal invites submissions for this unthemed, open call that asks: Who is missing from WSQ’s discourse and how can the journal remove barriers to those already actively reworlding feminisms?
Deadline: March 15, 2024 | feministpress.org

MTA Arts & Design (A&D) – Call for Art Submissions
In conjunction with the renovation of the 242 Street-Van Cortlandt Park station in the Bronx, A&D is seeking art for their ongoing Percent for Art project. Projects are site-specific and engage a variety of media — painting, mosaic, glass, textiles, sculpture, and works that are integrated into the infrastructure, or architecture.
Deadline: January 12, 2024 | mtaarts.com

Grants & Awards

Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts – 2025 Taoyuan International Art Award

Now open to international applicants, this open call accepts submissions from solo artists or groups. The Grand Prize winner receives NTD 600,000 (~$19,500), and three Honorable Mention winners receive NTD 200,000 (~$6,500).
Deadline: April 26, 2024 | tmofa-tiaa.com

Creative Recovery LA
This regional initiative will distribute $26 million to Los Angeles nonprofit arts organizations hardest hit by the pandemic. Organizations can apply for multiple grants.
Deadline: February 15, 2024 | communitypartners.org

NYSCA x Wave FarmMedia Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) for Artists 2024
MAAF supports individual artists in completing and presenting new works in sound and moving image art, fostering artistic exploration, public engagement, and the advancement of emergent technology.
Deadline: January 15, 2024 | wavefarm.org

Decorative Arts Trust – Publishing Grants
The program awards grants to support book-length publications tied to collections, exhibitions, and conferences that increase the awareness and appreciation of important areas of research in the decorative arts including catalogues and compilations of conference papers. 
Deadlines: March 31, 2024 | decorativeartstrust.org

Sony Future Filmmaker Awards
Accepting applications in six categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Environment, Animation, Student, and Future Format. Thirty shortlisted filmmakers will be flown to LA for a four-day event and workshop program.
Deadline: February 15, 2024 (7am CST) | sonyfuturefilmmakerawards.com

Graduate Programs

Organized by geographic regions, a list of arts-related graduate programs to explore and apply to before deadlines close in early 2023. Read more on Hyperallergic.

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