April 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

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Voice NFT ResidencyFeatured
Voice’s virtual NFT Residency is for creators from underrepresented and marginalized communities. Collections cover themes: equity & justice, clean planet, future-proof, well-being. Provided: creation stipend, earnings bonus, marketing promotion.
Deadline: Rolling.


Open Calls

10th Annual Art Competition at Bridgeport Art Center
Open to Chicago-area artists, the 10th annual art competition at Bridgeport Art Center will award $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 prizes to winning entries. There is a $35 application fee.
Deadline: April 11, 2022.

Prix Viviane Esders Photo Prize
The Prix Viviane Esders prize recognizes European photographers over age sixty whose careers have impacted the history of the medium. One winner receives a €60,000 award and a showing in Paris.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Passepartout Photo Prize
Open internationally, the Passepartout Photo Prize will award winning entrants €500, an exhibition in Rome, and opportunities for additional exposure. Photographers working in any style, size, and technique are accepted. There is an application fee of €18.
Deadline: April 25, 2022.

The Latinx Project Open Call for Curatorial Proposals
NYU’s Latinx Project is looking for proposals for group exhibitions from U.S.-based curators. The winning project will receive an exhibition budget of $10,000, an honorarium of $5,000, a three-month exhibition, and curatorial support.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.



Getty Images Grants
Getty Images recently announced four new editorial grants worth a total of $85,000. The four programs are designed to support photojournalists and organizations, with an emphasis on work that addresses some of the most urgent issues today.
Deadlines: From April 15 to May 15.

Circ Artist Grant
Two visual artists working across mediums will be awarded $550 each to further their practice. Open to international artists at any stage of their career, the Circ grant comes with a $25 application fee.
Deadline: April 20, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund
Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.
Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Rolling.


Residencies & Fellowships

Ceramic Artist in Residency at Clay Art Center
Held annually in September, the residency at Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York, offers one emerging artist a year-long stay to develop their craft. The program includes a private studio, free firing, a $500 monthly stipend, paid teaching opportunities, and an exhibition.
Deadline: April 8, 2022.

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Changing Climate Residency at Santa Fe Art Institute
Individual artists, teams, and families of all disciplines whose work addresses the climate crisis are encouraged to apply for a 2023 Changing Climate program. Santa Fe Art Institute offers one- to three-month residencies and will award an additional $500 stipend to up to 28 regional BIPOC artists.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on April 10, 2022.

Bethany Arts Community Multidisciplinary Residency
Bethany Arts Community offers residencies in Ossining, New York to emerging and established artists across disciplines. Residents receive room, board, and a $225 per week stipend.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Martha MOCA Artist Residencies
Based in Lambertville, New Jersey, Martha MOCA residencies run in September and October. Artists should represent a range of disciplines and will receive a $500 stipend. There is a $12 fee to apply.
Deadline: April 15, 2022.

Al & Mickey Quinlan Residency
This 8-week fall residency in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, is open to artists working in drawing, painting, printmaking, or photography and provides a space and a $500 stipend. Applicants must live in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and South Dakota.
Deadline: April 30, 2022.

The Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program
NYU’s Latinx Project Artist-In-Residence Program offers artists an honorarium of up to $10,000, a $5,000 budget for developing a project with a curator the artist chooses, and support for developing public programming and press materials. The residency is open to U.S. artists and runs for 4 to 6 months of the academic year.
Deadline: May 5, 2022.

The Farm Margaret River Residency
Open to Australian residents working in all disciplines, The Farm Margaret River’s residency program is fully funded and focused on site-specific projects born out of the artist’s five- to eight-week stay.
Deadline: 5 p.m. AWST on May 6, 2022.

Lilstreet Art Center Artist-in-Residence
Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago offers one-year residencies to artists working in ceramics or metalsmithing and nine-month residencies to those in textiles arts, drawing, painting, printmaking, and book arts. Artists receive a monthly $400 stipend, and the application fee is $20.
Deadline: May 9, 2022.

Velvetpark LGBTQ+ Visual Artist Residency
Velvetpark’s Visual Arts Residency awards one LGBTQ+ artist with six months of workspace in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. There is a $25 application fee.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on May 13, 2022.

Young Artists Competition & Intensive
This three-day intensive is located at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s estate in Upperville, Virginia, and is open to artists aged 18 to 22 working in painting, drawing, and mixed media. Applicants should be interested in the intersection of art and technology.
Deadline: May 15, 2022.

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