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International Call for Artists: Funded Exhibition Opportunity at Locust Projects (FL) Deadline: June 30th, 2019, midnight EST Locust Projects is currently running an OPEN CALL for Project Room exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual … Continue reading
Sulfur Studios (GA), Call for Applicants: ON::View Residency Program, with stipend Deadline: May 24th, 2019, 11:59pm EST Sulfur Studios is accepting proposals for the July, August and September sessions of the ON::View Residency Program, which provides a free, high visibility … Continue reading
International Call for Proposals: Project Anywhere 2019 Global Exhibition Program Proposal guidelines deadline: September 1st, 2019 From their call: Project Anywhere is a global blind peer reviewed exhibition program dedicated to art and artistic research at the outermost limits of location-specificity. … Continue reading
VisArts (MD), International Call for New Media, Film and Video Art: Frame & Frequency Deadline to apply: June 7th, 2019 From their call: Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists … Continue reading
The Growlery (CA), Call for Applicants: 2020 Residency for Visual & Performance Artists Deadline: July 19th, 2019 Eligibility: The Growlery residency is open to visual artists and performance artists. Both mature and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Applications will … Continue reading
The Grind’s weekly Monday post called Sublime/Transcendent features an Artist of the Week of the staff’s choice. The artists featured will range from emerging to the established. The work will span a wide range of ideas, processes, and media. This … Continue reading
Site:Brooklyn (NY), International Open Call for Artists: The Freedom of Abstraction Deadline: March 12th, 2019, midnight MST From their call: The rise of abstraction meant freedom from the strictures and constraints of naturalism and representation. For some, it means stripping … Continue reading
Visual AIDS (NY), International Call for Video Proposals: Day With(out) Art 2019, with honorarium Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019 Visual AIDS invites artists and filmmakers to submit proposals for new film/video works to be produced and distributed to over 100 … Continue reading
National Parks Arts Foundation, Call for Applicants: 2019 & 2020 Residencies CHACO CULTURAL NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK (NM) ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OCTOBER 2019 with $2K stipend: Single artist or artist couples. Deadline: January 21st, 2019* Link DRY TORTUGAS (FL) NATIONAL PARK … Continue reading
Vermont Studio Center (VT), International Call for Applicants: Artists & Writers 2019 Residency Fellowships
Vermont Studio Center (VT), International Call for Applicants: Artists & Writers 2019 Residency Fellowships These fellowships are for residencies scheduled between May 2019 – December 2019. Deadline: February 15th, 2019, 11:59pm EST The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) is currently accepting … Continue reading
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Ten years ago today, a blog was born. September 2008: A group of graduate students at San Jose State University bandied about a big idea of a website for artists, by artists, around for several weeks. This big idea, as … Continue reading
The Grind’s weekly Monday post called Sublime/Transcendent features an Artist of the Week of the staff’s choice. The artists featured will range from emerging to the well known. The work will span a wide range of ideas, methods of working, … Continue reading
Northern Illinois University Art Museum, National Call for Entries: Transparent Factors (in Form and Content)
Northern Illinois University Art Museum, National Call for Entries: Transparent Factors (in Form and Content) Deadline: July 31st, 2018 Exhibition Theme: This exhibition will examine the spectrum of interpretation of the word “transparency”; from the literal to the figurative. Artists … Continue reading
Google Inc, Burning Man Project (CA), Request for Proposals: $250,000 Plaza Artworks Deadline: May 29th, 2018, 11:59pm PST Proposals Accepted from May 1st – May 29th, 2018 Burning Man Project is pleased to announce a second opportunity for artists to … Continue reading
The University of Texas at Austin, Call for Applicants: St. Elmo Arts Residency for New MFA Artists Deadline: April 15th, 2018, Midnight (Central Time) The St. Elmo Arts Residency is a joint project of the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of … Continue reading
The Painting Center (NY), Call for Entries: JuxtaPositions Deadline: May 10th, 2018 From their call: The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition JuxtaPositions. We invite artists of all stripes to submit … Continue reading
Happy New Year from the Bay Area Art Grind! May your artful days to come be filled with peace, harmony, abundance and joy.
Holiday Good Cheer for All!
City of Navasota & The Arts Council of Brazos Valley (TX), International Call for Applicants: Navasota Artist in Residency Spring 2018, with stipend
City of Navasota & The Arts Council of Brazos Valley (TX), International Call for Applicants: Navasota Artist in Residency Spring 2018, with stipend Deadline: December 10th, 2017 The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live and work in … Continue reading
National Call for Applicants: 2018 Artist in Residence Program at Zion National Park (UT), with stipend
National Call for Applicants: 2018 Artist in Residence Program at Zion National Park (UT), with stipend Deadline for applications: July 31st, 2017 The Artist-in-Residence Program at Zion National Park offers professional artists the opportunity to pursue their artistic discipline while … Continue reading
Elmhurst Art Museum (IL), International Call for Artists: Sense of Place Deadline: September 1st, 2016 From their call: Elmhurst Art Museum is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017 with its first open call exhibition. Cultural geographers, anthropologists, sociologists and urban … Continue reading
Southern Exposure (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artist Applicants: Round 10 of the Alternative Exposure Grant Program
Southern Exposure (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artist Applicants: Round 10 of the Alternative Exposure Grant Program Deadline: September 22nd, 2016 Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure grant program supports the independent, self-organized work of artists and small groups that … Continue reading
Art Contemporary Marin & (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area* Sculpture Artists: 3D/3Seasons Deadline: April 1st, 2016 Eligibility: *Residents of the Bay Area Counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties) … Continue reading
Have an artful, productive, and Happy New Year!
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Silver Eye Center for Photography (PA), International Call for Submissions: Fellowship 16 International Photography Competition
Silver Eye Center for Photography (PA), International Call for Submissions: Fellowship 16 International Photography Competition Deadline: October 26th, 2015, 11:59:59 pm EST Silver Eye Center for Photography continues a Call for Entries for Fellowship 16, their international photography competition. Now … Continue reading
de Young Museum (CA), Call for Northern California Visual Artists: Artist Studio Program 2017, with stipend
de Young Museum (CA), Call for Northern California Visual Artists: Artist Studio Program 2017, with stipend Deadline to Apply: October 1st, 2015 This residency application process is open to visual artists living in Northern California About the Artist Studio Program: … Continue reading
Bleicher/Gorman Project Space (CA), Open Call: 2nd Annual Spectrum-Gestalt Gallery Exhibit Deadline: July 6th, 2015 From their call: Bleicher/Gorman Project Space Bergamot Station invites you to be part of the second annual Spectrum-Gestalt gallery exhibit. The first exhibit was by … Continue reading
International Call for Entries: The Frieze Writer’s Prize Deadline: July 21st, 2015 Frieze Writer’s Prize, the annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for … Continue reading