Opportunities in December 2021

Hyperallergic’s monthly Opportunities Listings provide a resource to artists and creatives looking for grants and paid gigs to further their work. As the arts sector navigates the coronavirus pandemic, these paid opportunities for independent artists and cultural organizations are more important now than ever.

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Grants & Awards

Capricious Photo Award
One photographer will receive the resources and editorial support to produce a limited edition book. Resources include access to Capricious’s in-house design and editing team, plus international distribution.
Deadline: January 1, 2022 | contests.picter.com

South Arts
Southern Prize and State Fellowships
Several prizes are available for individual artists living in one of nine eligible states in the US South. One winner per state will receive $5,000 and the chance to compete for the $25,000 and $10,000 Southern Prizes.
Application Fee: $25
Deadline: January 10, 2022 | southarts.org

The Portland Museum of Art and the Climate Initiative
Tidal Shift Award
Young artists between the ages of 14 and 22 who live in New England can win $2,500–$5,000 for a work of art contemplating an issue and/or a solution to a climate change crisis facing their community.
Deadline: January 20, 2022 | tidalshiftaward.com

Residencies & Workshops

Featured Opportunity
Sculpture Space
2023 Artist Residency Program
Located in a historic industrial manufacturing facility in Utica, New York, this sculpture-centric program provides 20 artists a year with free housing, private studio space, and a stipend (dependent on funding). Read more on Hyperallergic.
Application Fee: $35
Deadline: January 15, 2022 | sculpturespace.org

Elsewhere Studios
Funded Parent Creative Residency
Accepted artists to the residency in Colorado can bring their partner and children or come on their own. Residents are provided with living and studio space, and are awarded a stipend of $1,000 for a 10 day residency in July 2022.
Deadline: December 17, 2021 | elsewherestudios.org

Mattress Factory
International Open Call
The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania produces site-specific installations created by artists working in residence. Artists receive a $5,000 honorarium, a materials and production budget, and more.
Deadline: December 10, 2021 (4:59pm EST) | mfioc2021.artcall.org


Featured Opportunity
Center for Craft
Curatorial Fellowship
As part of this yearlong program for emerging craft curators, three fellows will each receive $5,000 to develop and mount an exhibition at the Center for Craft in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2023.
Application Fee: $5
Deadline: February 14, 2022 | centerforcraft.org

Featured Opportunity
Washington University in St. Louis / Saint Louis Art Museum
2022-23 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellowship
Promising visual artists are invited to apply for the Freund Teaching Fellowship. The fellow will teach in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and mount a solo exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 4, 2022 | samfoxschool.wustl.edu

Kresge Arts in Detroit
Kresge Artist Fellowships
Metro Detroit artists at any stage in their career can apply for fellowships in Live Arts and Film & Music. Twenty people will win no-strings-attached awards of $25,000 plus professional development programming.
Deadline: January 20, 2022 | kresgeartsindetroit.org

Exhibition & Writing Opportunities

Featured Opportunity
Davidson College
Commemorative Site for Enslaved and Exploited People
Davidson is accepting qualifications to create an interactive space and artwork on campus. Three finalists will receive $10,000 honorariums for pre-proposals; the total project budget is between $3,000,000–$4,000,000.
Deadline: January 7, 2021 | davidsoncollegeartgalleries.org

Featured Opportunity
Unlikely Journal for Creative Arts
Unlikely seeks guest editors for themed issues, books, and more. Email [email protected] to get involved. Artists and scholars have until December 15 to submit proposals for Issue 8, “Birds & Language.” Read more on Hyperallergic.
Deadline: December 15, 2021 (8am EST) | unlikely.net.au

White Wave Dance
2022 Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival – Call for Choreographers
White Wave Dance seeks choreographers for the upcoming VDDF in June 2022. Permitted works are group performances of up to eight minutes and solos of up to five minutes in length.
Application Fee: $50–75; fee increases as deadline approaches
Deadline: January 3, 2022 | whitewavedance.org

Job Opportunities

Featured Opportunity
Tufts University
School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts
SMFA at Tufts is seeking applications for at least four full-time Professor of the Practice positions in Sound/Sound Installation, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Drawing to begin September 1, 2022.
Deadline: January 1, 2022 | apply.interfolio.com

Oberlin College – Studio Art and Africana Studies
Assistant Professor of Design and Black Visual Cultures
Practicing artists with MFAs are invited to apply for this tenure-track position. All courses will be art practice courses that count towards the Studio Art major as well as the Africana Studies major.
Deadline: February 4, 2022 | jobs.oberlin.edu

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