Opportunities for Artists and Arts Organizations

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Open Calls

Public Art Dialogue is accepting artists' projects submissions for the Public Art as Political Action issue to be published in Spring 2019. Artists' projects are unique artworks and/or art interventions designed specifically for the pages and cover of Public Art Dialogue. Projects should relate to the theme of the particular issue and treat the journal itself as a site/space for public art. Artists of all disciplines and at all points in their careers are encouraged to submit projects to the journal. Deadline: August 1, 2018. Learn more

The Halstead Grant, sponsored by Halstead, a jewelry supply distributor to studios around the world, this program has awarded a grant each year since it began in 2006. Past winners and finalists are an impressive group of accomplished jewelry designers who began their businesses in the last 3 years. Deadline: August 1, 2018  Learn more

The Mark Morris Dance Group is looking for female dancers forf ull-time company positions. Auditions will be held August 18-21, 2018 at the Mark Morris Dance Center. Pre-registration is required. Learn more

9/11 Table of Silence Project: Call for Dancers All dance companies and dancers with professional experience are invited to unite in this transcendent message of compassion and tolerance, to touch the hearts of many from the cultural capital of America to the world. Call for Dancers: Thursday, August 16, 2018Learn more

Hosted by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine, the Art Prize provides a platform for both emerging and established artists to showcase their work to international audiences and further their involvement in the art world. There are four categories for entry; Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media; and Video, Installation & Performance. Deadline: August 31, 2018 Learn more

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. Enter for your chance to win £5,000 and showcase your work to wider audiences. Deadline: August 31, 2018 Learn more

The Edison Price Lighting Gallery is calling for artists to create and exhibit artworks using manufacturing materials. The Gallery is located atop a rare New York City metal-working factory. Artists are welcome to visit the Edison Price Lighting factory and collect surplus manufacturing materials, including steel, aluminum, and copper shavings, cut outs, and track. Initial visits should be scheduled before September 1, 2018. Learn more

Rubin Foundation is now accepting applications for social justice arts projects. The foundation awards grants of up to $5,000 in support projects that embody ethical artistic practice, with an emphasis on the five boroughs of New York City. Deadline: September 14, 2018 Learn more

The Bronx Museum of the Arts' Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) professional development fellowship program is the museum’s signature training program, offering career management resources to emerging visual artists living in New York City. Applications for the 39th cycle of AIM are being accepted through September 15, 2018. Learn more

The Brick, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is now accepting submissions for all performance work for dates in March through 2019! Residencies, repertory runs and more are accepted--free rehearsal space, performance space and promotion available for accepted artists. Deadline: Rolling Learn more  

Arts Horizons is accepting applications for experienced assembly performance groups to join their roster. Live performances must be educational, interactive, and must engage students in dance, music, or theater. To apply, send a video, a resource guide, and an outline of the assembly program to Gloria Page: Gloria@artshorizons.org. Deadline: Rolling Learn more

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant was set up to support and strengthen the creative lives of artsits. A competetive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, this grant has a long list of impressive alumni. It's targetted for Mid-career professional artists with demostrable financial need. Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces. Awards range form $5,000-$30,000 depending on need and cirumstance. Deadline: Rolling  Learn more

A micro-granting organizaiton, funding "awesome" ideas, The Awesome Foundation set up local chapters around the world to provide rolling grants of $1000 to "awesome projects." Each chapter defines what is "awesome for hteir local community, but most include arts initiative and public or social practice arts projects. Deadline: Rolling Learn more 

Foundation for Contemporary Arts is accepting applications for Emergency Grants. These grants provide prompt funding for innovative visual and performing artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public. Projects must be close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates. Deadline: 8 weeks prior to when funding is needed Learn more

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Residencies & Fellowships

Shandaken: Governors Island is a new residency by Shandaken Projects and the Trust for Governors Island. Five residents at a time will receive free studio space on Governors Island for one year each, and will develop public programming to present to the island’s hundreds of thousands of visitors in summer 2019. Shandaken: Governors Island is open to cultural practitioners working in any discipline—including the visual arts, writing, dance, and more—and currently living in New York City to apply now through July 30, 2018. Learn more

The S&R Foundation Washington Award recognizes talented artists working in visual arts, music, and dance. This year, they are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may desinate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000. Deadline: August 3, 2018. Learn more

Red Bull Arts Detroit offers Artists and Arts Professionals a variety of opportunities through its long-running Artists Residency Program, and three new programs: a Visiting Curator Fellowship, Visiting Writer Fellowship, and an ongoing Micro-Grant program designed to support artists based in the metro Detroit area. Deadline: August 24, 2018. Learn more

Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers.  Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monotype, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand. DeadlineSeptember 1, 2018 for residencies that begin on October 1, 2018. Learn more

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer's Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in the country. This year they will focus on fiber related applications. Deadline: July 29, 2018. Learn more

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Space Available
Radiator Studies is excited to announce a new location for brand new artist studios in Long Island City. There will be 11 new creative work 
HERE Arts Center's SubletSeries@HERE Program supports 150 guest independent artists and groups and their audiences each season. This creative curated rental program provides artists with subsidized performance and rehearsal space, lighting and sound equipment package, technical assistance, and administrative support, including a fully staffed box office. Weekly rates range from $3200 for the 71-seat DOT Theatre and $5500 for the 99-150 seat mainstage. Learn more
Need an affordable rehearsal space for dance, performance, or theater? For $8/hr, and last minute $5/hr rate, check out the Woods Cooperative.  Learn more

Looking for clean, affordable rehearsal space in Fort Greene? Check out South Oxford Space. Learn more

Spaceworks has art studios available in Gowanus. To schedule a studio tour, call (718) 408-8755 or email Spaceworks. Learn more

Looking for a rehearsal space in the East New York area? Morning and mid-afternoon hours are available at $25/hr at ARTs East New York. Learn more

Looking for an affordable rehearsal space in Park Slope? Check out Dance Wave. To book a studio please email rentals@dancewave.org. Learn more
The Textile Arts Center recently expanded their Brooklyn location to include studio rentals. Perfect for designers and textile artists who need greater access to specialized textile equipment, Textile Arts Center (TAC) Studio Membership includes private studio space in addition to access to Textile Arts Center’s facilities and community. Rentals are currently available for short term month-to-month rentals and 1-2 year leases. Ideal candidates are community minded, supportive, and collaborative in spirit. Learn more
Textile Arts Center's new 500 sq foot TAC Project Space in Brooklyn is available for hourly, daily, weekly and monthly rental. Perfect for: Short-term art exhibitions, artist talks, photography sessions, film screenings, makers markets, performances, lectures, practices and other small events.  Learn more

The North American Sculpture Center is a premier stone fabrication and educational facility based less than twenty five miles from Brooklyn. NASC is open to anyone who wants to learn more about stone carving: whether expert or untrained, we offer classes in traditional stone carving techniques, clay modeling, digital modeling, and digital fabrication. Click here to view our current workshop offerings.

Art Now Management provides artists with branding, marketing and career assistance. Consultant wiht over 25 years in the Contemporary Art Market, an MBA in Marketing from New York University, a former gallery owner, a degree in Art History from Columbia University, and a graduate of MoMA. Experienced professional business writer for grants, exhibition proposals and all other related documents. Expert guidance. Strategic, pragmatic and helpful. Learn more


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