Grants, Residencies, and Open Calls

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Rolling/Emergency Grants

Emergency Gap Fund for Philly’s Black Working Artists
This fund disburses one-time grants of $500 to help Black working artists residing in Philadelphia stay stable and safe while weathering the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Anonymous Was A Woman Emergency Relief Grant
Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) has partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to launch an emergency relief grant program to support artists impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The program will distribute $250,000 in unrestricted grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to artists who have experienced financial hardship from loss of income or opportunity as a direct result of the crisis. Open to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 in the United States and territories, with the aim to address the unique challenges faced by artists in middle age or older, particularly at this critical time.

Creative Capitol Covid-19 Artist Relief
Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.

Foundation for the Contemporary Arts COVID-19 Emergency Fund
In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist community, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts is creating a temporary fund to meet the needs of experimental artists who have been impacted by the economic fallout from postponed or canceled performances and exhibitions. For as long as our Board of Directors determines it is necessary and prudent to do so, the Foundation will disburse one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors.

Craft Artist Get Ready Grants
CERF+’s Get Ready Grants award up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies. Artists are encouraged to use the Risk Assessment activity to generate ideas and review the recommended activities in the Get Ready and Studio Safety sections of our website.

CERF+ Emergency Assistance Grant
Have you or an artist you know experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster? CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment.

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation funds young artists who are pursuing their studies or are beginning their career in painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking. There are no citizenship or residency requirements to apply for the grant. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and no older than 41 years of age.

Rauschenberg Emergency Grants Fund
NYFA is partnering with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer new emergency grant program that will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies.

Grants with Deadlines

The Velocity Fund
Sunday, June 7
The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize ​new ​collaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5000. The ​Velocity ​Fund is open to a wide range of experimental practices, particularly those that emphasize collaboration between artistic genres leading to expanded audiences, fresh outcomes and an enriched multi-disciplinary discourse.

Student Innovation Grant 2020
Sunday, June 28th
We’re searching for innovators, entrepreneurs and engineering talents ready to push the boundaries of manufacturing to solve real-life problems. The rules of the innovation grant are simple. Create a game-changing product, or a physical prototype of it, that you believe will make an impact in the world. Explain its relevance and how the product is made – whether that is through 3D printing, CNC machining, injection molding, or sheet metal fabrication. The choice is all yours.


Rolling Deadline

The International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory, Mangalia, Romania
The International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory overlooks the Black Sea in the charming, coastal town of Mangalia, Romania. The program hosts international scholars, professionals, and students who are interested in art theory, art history, and art making in order to foster critical dialogue, professional networking, and a focused studio practice for participants.Currently accepting applications for summer 2016. IICAT offers winter and a summer residency sessions. This year’s first summer session is June 18th-30th and the second session August 1st-13th 2016. The winter residency is for winter 2017. Your chosen discipline is irrelevant to the selection process as we select candidates on quality of work and fit with other candidates. However, be aware that Mangalia is a small sea town, and any specialized art supplies you will need you must bring yourself or arranged to have shipped. No Fees for Residency, but airfare is not included.

Buffalo Creek Art Center Residency
Buffalo Creek Art Center is a new summer artist residency for three dimensional artists in metal, wood, ceramic and multi- media with an emphasis on aesthetics and craftsmanship. Beginning in the summer of 2017 it will have two 10 week sessions (we can be flexible on the starting dates and lengths of time) for 4 artists each. Artists will be given free room and work space and use of all the equipment. This unique 25 acre property includes a vineyard, fruit orchards, 10 ponds, a miniature train station and hiking trails. Artists will live in a four bedroom ranch style house with separate bedrooms and a common kitchen. The 4000 square foot studio workshop will have all the necessary equipment for welding, wood carving, ceramics and other forms of three dimensional work and room for large scale sculptures. One of the train station buildings will serve as a gallery for periodic art shows. There is no fee for this residency program.

Access Arts/School of Service Residency
Artists will receive studio space and accommodations in exchange for 10-15 hours of service to the Columbia, MS, community in the form of education, outreach, and maintenance. Some materials are provided, and residencies can range from three months to one year.

The Bascom Education Fellowship
The Education Fellowship is a 3-12 month position under the supervision of the Director of Education and Outreach as the lead instructor for regional pre-K, K-12, college, adult, and senior groups that partner with The Bascom. Fellows are provided with monthly stipend, shared housing, studio space, as well as exhibition opportunity.

Delaware Farm Residency (FREE!)
For the last few years we have been fortunate to host an individual at the farm, they live in a totally coolified Airstream in exchange for working around the farm for a few hours a week and taking care of things when we are not there and they also have full access to my studio. Great opportunity to learn about horticulture, animals and light farming. I am always available to talk about art, working and life so this has been a sort of residency for the individuals who have done it. The farm is one hour south of the city near Delaware Bay.

Residencies/Fellowships with deadlines

Artist in Residence at Katapult Engineering
Friday, May 29
We are looking for motivated artists who are interested in exploring the space where art and technology collide. The Makerspace is stocked with all kinds of high tech making machines such as 3D Printers, laser cutters, water jet cutters and CNC routers. To this point our programs at the Makerspace have all been focused on engineering and other technological pursuits but (!) We strongly believe that these incredible machines can also be used for a wide variety of artistic pursuits.

Kala Art Institute
Friday, May 29
Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute in Berkley, California. Residency applications are accepted three times per year. Artists who apply for residency should be familiar with at least one of the media offered at Kala. Considerations for acceptance are conceptual creativity and technical knowledge. Kala encourages use of both traditional and new technologies, and their admixture.

The Farm Margaret River: Funded Residency
Friday, May 29
In the age of the Anthropocene, our relationship to the environment and the reciprocal impact of each upon the other is a complex topic. Located in West Australia, The Farm Margaret River engages with agricultural sciences, visual arts and the community to explore and observe our united possibilities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the residency dates of October to November 2020 will be reassessed and moved to 2021 if necessary and in arrangement with the successful applicant.

RedLine Artist-in-Residence
Friday, May 29
RedLine is a nonprofit contemporary art center that fosters education and engagement between artists and communities create positive social change. We offer two-year residencies for 15–18 emerging, contemporary artists. In addition to mentorship, career development, and exposure supported by our open studio format, artists received fully-subsidized studio spaces, which provides financial flexibility and frees artists to explore and experiment with commercial constraints.

Creative Spaces NWA Residency
Saturday, May 30
Mount Sequoyah is situated in the beautiful Boston Mountains of Northwest Arkansas. Over twenty spaces are now dedicated studios for local artists, performers, and musicians. In addition to studio space, we offer multiple dedicated exhibition, installation, and performance spaces. Special guest writers, painters, and more will be arranged especially to enhance conversation and sharpen ideas based on the bodies of work submitted by applicants. 

Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artists-in-Residence
Sunday, May 31
Each residency includes three master artists of different disciplines. The master artists each personally select a small group of  emerging and mid-career ‘Associate Artists’ – through a competitive application process administered by ACA. During the residency, the selected ‘Associate Artists’ work independently on their own projects, participate in discussions with their Master Artist and others in their group, as well as interact or collaborate with artists in other disciplines.

Sunday, May 31
Through our residency program, Caldera supports artists, creatives, and cultural workers to build skills, relationships, and projects that inspire growth, combat oppression, and activate change. Residents draw inspiration from the residency community and the natural world surrounding the Caldera Arts Center in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.

The Paseo Project A.I.R. 2020
Sunday, May 31
The Paseo Project provides an opportunity for artists to envision, develop, and execute their work with the community of Taos, New Mexico.  The P.P.A.I.R. (Paseo Project Artist in Residence) Program provides a project-based residency set within a rural environment steeped in history, art, and culture. The P.P.A.I.R residency consists of use of a studio/office space, accommodations, and a $2,000 stipend. This program brings emerging and established artists from a diversity of practices for a 3-week residency in Taos. 

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sunday, May 31
Up to twelve artists from around the world are chosen each year for three-month residencies that give them access to the Pottery and/or Foundry in the Kohler Co. factory in Kohler, Wisconsin. Artists have the opportunity to work with experienced technicians and create new work in an industrial setting.

Artists in Residence in Everglades
Monday, June 1
In partnership with the Everglades National Park, Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) operates a live/work residency program with a mission to support and enhance the arts and cultural heritage of the Everglades subtropical wilderness. Visual artists, performers, musicians, composers, writers and choreographers are invited to apply for a one-month residency. Not open to currently enrolled students.

The Clay Studio Resident Artist Program
Monday, June 1
The Clay Studio Resident Artist Program offers individuals the opportunity to further develop their work, to establish professional contacts and standards, and to work within a community of like-minded individuals in an urban environment for up to five years. One of the longest ceramic residencies in the world, the Resident Artist Program allows artists to become successful members of the Philadelphia art community, while making national and international connections.

Women’s Studio Workshop
Monday, June 1
Art-in-Ed Workspace Residency, Chili Bowl Workspace Residency, & Studio Workspace Residency

The Studios of Key West
Saturday, June 6
The Studios’ residency program is community-based and built upon the hope that visiting artists will take inspiration from Key West’s rich artistic past and present, and will engage with — and be inspired by — the remarkable people and culture that surrounds them. Key West’s official motto, “One Human Family” reflects our commitment to living together as caring, sharing neighbors dedicated to making our home as close to paradise as we can. To that end, we encourage artists of all races, nationalities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities to apply.

Taipei Artist Village
Monday, June 8
Artist-in-Residence Taipei is managed by the Department of AIR, Taipei Culture Foundation and operates in two places, Taipei Artist Village and Treasure Hill Artist Village. Taipei Artist Village is conveniently located at the hub of Taipei’s business and government districts. The 1,650-square-meter site and 4-story building are in the heart of Taipei City. Treasure Hill Artist Village is located in Taipei City’s first official historical settlement.

Prairie Ronde Artist Residency
Monday, June 15
The Prairie Ronde Artist Residency is located in historic Vicksburg, Michigan, near Kalamazoo. The residency provides access to the 420,000 square foot former Lee Paper Company paper mill and its adjacent 80 acres of property to use as inspiration. Artists are also encouraged to utilize our close ties to members of the village community and the area’s creative community.

The Studios at MASS MoCA
Monday, June 15
Located in North Adams, Massachusetts, the Studios at MASS MoCA offer residencies to 12 artists and writers at a time. We offer great studio space and housing, one group meal per day, member-access to MASS MoCA‘s fully museum, and one-on-one professional development coaching with the staff of our “Assets for Artists” program.

Vermont Studio Center
Monday, June 15
The Vermont Studio Center provides 2-12 week studio residencies on an historic 30-building campus along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the heart of the northern Green Mountains. Residents receive an individual studio, private room, and all meals. In addition, VSC’s program includes a roster of Visiting Artists and Writers who offer slide talks/readings and individual studio visits/conferences. Fellowships available.

Headlands Center for the Arts
Friday, June 26
Situated in a campus of artist-renovated military buildings in the Marin Headlands, just minutes north of San Francisco, Headlands Center for the Arts hosts an internationally recognized Artist in Residence Program, interdisciplinary public programs, and subsidized studio rentals for Bay Area artists of all disciplines. Through these programs, Headlands offers opportunities for artist research, dialogue and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society.

Women’s Studio Workshop
Tuesday, June 30
Studio Residency Grant
The Studio Grant is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to create new work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics.
Studio Residency in Malmo, Sweden
This four-week residency in Malmö, Sweden is an unprecedented opportunity for artists working in print media and sculpture.

Residency 108
Wednesday, July 1
Artists of any age from any country may apply to our Residency in upstate New York. We accept solo artists as well as collaborating teams of up to three people. We are particularly interested in applicants whose practice involves a defined engagement with landscape, ecology, and or projects that employ historical or first-hand research of the 108 site.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts: Fall 2021 Artists-in-Residence
Saturday, August 15
One month residency opportunities are open to national and international artists 21+ years of age showing a strong professional working history. A variety of disciplines are accepted. Selected artists-in-residence enjoy generous sized, private live/work studios complete with kitchen and bathroom. Artists enrolled in an academic program during the time of the residency opportunity are not eligible to apply.



Consider reading this series of articles from NYFA Current before you apply to a call.  Helpful information about presenting yourself professionally!
Part 1Part 2Part 3, and Part 4.

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Call for Submissions: Big Screen Plaza #ArtOnScreen
Big Screen Plaza is now accepting submissions for #ArtOnScreen, a curated series of digital and artistic programming that will be displayed throughout 2020. Big Screen Plaza is a 10,000 sq. ft. public plaza in New York City that features a 30 ft. HD digital screen. Throughout the year, the screen displays a rotating collection of digital exhibitions, including photography, animation, visual art, and more. Located between the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, and the art galleries of Chelsea, the plaza’s central location provides an ideal venue for generating exposure for local and international artists to engage the New York community.

West Collection: Lifts
Each week we will give one artist $5,000 to use however they need, and additionally will be acquiring their work for the West Collection with another $5,000. The first artist will be announced on April 3, the next on April 10, and every Friday following for a total of 10 weeks. We’ll highlight these artists each week on our website.  We plan to show all of the artists collected during this period in a group show in the future art space, that lift factory, in Philadelphia.

MoMA / Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection
MoMA has assumed Franklin Furnace’s open acquisition policy of accepting any multiple published by an artist as a work of art for the collection. Artists wishing to submit books for inclusion in the collection should mail submissions, consisting of one copy of your work and a resume, to: Museum of Modern Art/Franklin Furnace/Artist Book Collection.

The Mikhail Zakin Gallery
The Mikhail Zakin Gallery in Demarest, New Jersey, invites regional (NJ, NY, PA & CT)  artists to submit their work for consideration. The gallery accepts artist submissions throughout the year. Submissions are reviewed periodically and exhibitions are not guaranteed. Original art and email attachments will not be accepted for review. Submissions will not be reviewed in the presence of the artist. 

The Oakland Arts Review
We are launching an international undergraduate magazine, The Oakland Arts Review, for Winter 2021. Our intent is for this to be a long term print magazine of excellent quality. The Oakland Arts Review is actively looking for exceptional artwork, graphic narratives, and screenplays to publish alongside a variety of other literary genres.

MTA Arts & Design (A&D) encourages the use of mass transit in the metropolitan New York area by providing quality visual and performing arts and design in the transit environment. The percent-for-art program is one of the largest and most diverse collections of site-specific public art in the world, with nearly 300 permanent works by world-famous, mid-career, and emerging artists. A&D also produces graphic art, photography, digital art, live musical performances and Poetry in Motion. A&D serves the 8.5 million people who ride MTA subways and commuter trains daily and strives to create meaningful connections among sites, neighborhoods, and people. For more information, visit MTA Arts & Design, find us on FacebookInstagramTumblr, and Twitter or search #mtaarts.

Calls with deadlines

Images 2020 Juried Exhibition
Friday, May 29
Images 2020 is an online juried exhibition of drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art. The Images exhibition is open to artists whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Artists of all ages are welcome, and we especially encourage enrolled students from ages 16 through 26 to apply. Artists enter the show by submitting digital images of work created in the last three years.

Uplifting Art 2020
Friday, May 29
Three images will be selected, one for each elevator door in the Cultural Center’s Education Wing. The images, provided as high-resolution digital files, will be reproduced on material to be affixed to the elevator doors for one year.

Drawing the Soul Towards Truth: Hindu and Muslim Sacred Geometry
Saturday, May 30
Drawing the Soul toward Truth explores Islamic and Hindu geometric design in their particularities and as a tool of interfaith dialog to facilitate new thoughts, ideas, and relationships, creating opportunities for inquiry and learning for the benefit of students, spiritual communities, and others. This exhibition will feature geometric design as an expression of faith and as it is used in the theology, art, and history of Islam and Hinduism. This includes geometry as a tool of representation of divinity, divine communion, or unlocking the language of creation. Free to apply.

ATTEMPT 4: International Contest for Experiment in Visual Arts
Saturday, May 30
Attempt 4 is a competition for artists, graduates of artistic universities. Thanks to the open formula – we invite you to send works related to the need to experiment, and thus take risks, interventions or uncontrolled actions in the field of artistic practices, regardless of formal workshop. The aim of the contest is best formulated by the following words of Jan Tarasin: “Art constantly repeats attempts” and “good artwork always stimulates.”

Open Call for Mountains to Oceans: The Paradox Exhibition
Sunday, May 31
In over 4.5 billion years of geological time, earth’s carbon system has suffered few extremes like today’s. We and our fellow species are in trouble – here and now.  Alongside captivating works by a wealth of international artists, Art Science Exhibits brings nature science solutions into the conversation – such as ecosystem regeneration and clean-up – with the idea that when people begin to connect to the answers, change can occur. ​​​We plan to travel some works in this exhibit to museum locations in Berlin, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, the USA, and potentially on to the 2021 Venice Biennale.

Buckham Gallery 2020-2021 Season Call For Entry
Sunday, May 31
The Buckham Fine Arts Project, 501 [c] 3 organization, actively encourages artists who are making unique and significant statements in their chosen disciplines by providing an exciting environment in which to display or perform their work. Solo, group, performance, and concept proposals of all media are welcome to apply. The 2020-2021 season runs from October 2020 to September 2021, featuring 3 to 6 week exhibitions. Solo shows generally run concurrently with one or two other artists.

Art Jobs Best Picture of the Month: May
Sunday, May 31
Best Picture aims to promote photography, photo based art and the best visual story to audiences all over the world.
The selected works will receive the title: “Best Picture of the Month” and the works will be seen by our audiences from 200+ countries, including leading publications, galleries and collectors.

Art Jobs Artist of the Month: May
Sunday, May 31
To have your work seen by 600,000+ visitors around the world, including leading publications, creative agencies, galleries, talent agencies, collectors, curators, writers, and more, we encourage submissions from artists to take this opportunities to submit your best works and connect with our online audiences from 200+ countries!

Call for Solo & Group Exhibition Proposals–Arts and Education at the Hoyt
Monday, June 1
Arts + Education at the Hoyt is currently seeking artists to fill its 2022 Exhibition Schedule. Solo, duo, collectives and curatorial proposals are welcome. Artists living in the Mid-Atlantic region will be given preference. Please submit a proposal that includes a description of the proposed body of work, 10-20 jpeg images, an image list, resume or curriculum vitae. No review fee.

Dek Unu Magazine Call for Photography
Monday, June 1
Unique solo-format print and online journal of fine art photography calls for accomplished artists working in all photo genres straight to strange. International, not-for-profit, non-advertising magazine provides respectable, respectful publication and promotion to one artist per month.

One For All Grand Opening Exhibition
Monday, June 1
One For All is moving into their brand new location at 4751 Woodland Ave in West Philadelphia, and they need help filling their beautiful gallery space with work by local artists. For this Grand Opening exhibition, they are waiving a usual submission fee, and there is no set theme as OFA wants to get to know you and your works. Submit up to three pieces that are no larger than 8ft. squared.

Beacon for the Future
Monday, June 1
We are welcoming multidisciplinary submissions in response to the HOT•BED Beacon for the Future. We want to see what a beacon for the future looks like for everyone in Philadelphia. Let all of our beacons shed light on the determination that defines our city. Each piece in the show will illustrate how Philadelphians are growing in the face of this unprecedented experience. All submissions to this online art exhibit will be accepted.

Ex2020: Queer Visions x Uncertain Times
Monday, June 1
The ex: 2020 is an online exhibition which will mark the launch of the art dream foundation this year. Artist Run Alliance encourages queer artists anywhere in the world to send their existing or new work. All ideas/formats accepted: image, audio, video, audio/video poetry, audio/video essays, etc.

Self-Portraits vs. Self-Isolation
Monday, June 1
Be part of an online self-portrait exhibition for artists responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Read the guidelines and submission instructions carefully at, and then submit a high quality jpeg image. No entry fee.

Solstice: Create Art for Earth
Monday, June 1
Artists Judy Chicago and street artist Swoon  teamed up with curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and the Serpentine Galleries in London, along with the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C., Jane Fonda and her Fire Drill Fridays, and Greenpeace. Together, they launched #CreateArtForEarth. Artists submitting works should consider the following questions: What are the major problems facing the world today? Can you create an image or images depicting those challenges? What kind of world would you like to see? How can we achieve that? Can you “picture” a world of equality and justice?

2020 Art for the View: Celebrating Artists with Physical Disabilities
Monday, June 1
For over 90 years, Sunnyview has been leading the field in physical disability rehabilitation services in New York.  In an effort to expand on its mission to improve the lives of people with disabilities, the Viewpoint Gallery collects artwork created exclusively by artists with disabilities.  By exhibiting works of art throughout the facility, we hope that our growing collection will inspire patients and visitors alike to reach beyond limitations and encourage everyone to explore their own abilities and creativity.

Alaska Watercolor Society 46th Annual Juried Exhibition
Monday, June 1
Open to all artists 18 years or older, living in the United States. Paintings must be primarily aqua media (watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache, egg tempera, water based ink, and water soluble crayon or pencil) over any flat, two dimensional surface.

Cell Phone Art Exhibit
Friday, June 1
The rules are simple:  Artwork made only on your cell phone:  photography, painting, or drawing.  No cropping or outside editing (don’t edit on your computer – only edit on your phone.  Do not crop image into a square or other size other than your phone’s given size ratio.  Artist’s only tool can be their phone.  Please no panoramas.  Please note your model of phone with your entry. 

Vox’s First Juried Publication
Monday, June 8
In lieu of Vox Populi’s 16th Annual Exhibition of Emerging Artists (originally scheduled for summer 2020), the collective has decided to re-imagine the annual open call, shifting the outcome from a physical exhibition to an e-publication. The collective urges artists to submit work that is representative of their long-standing interests and well suited for the e-publication format. Applicants do not need to speak to the current pandemic or changes in practice or thinking, as a result. We are interested in highlighting work in all media that is ambitious, timely and risk-taking. A theme for the resulting exhibition may emerge based on submissions and the interests of our guest jurors.

International Art Competition: City
Tuesday, June 9
This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The City theme may include everything that is city related (cityscapes, towns, urban scenes or any metropolitan subjects). A variety of interpretations of City theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art.

Call for Artists: New Community-Based Mural
Friday, June 12
The Allentown Arts Commission, in partnership with Materials Conservation of Philadelphia, seeks artist responses via their Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to commission an original, site‐specific work of art by a professional artist(s) in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

9th Annual Art Market at Tyler
Sunday, June 14
Calling all Temple artists and makers! Vendor applications are now being accepted for the 9th annual Art Market at TylerTyler and Temple alumni, students, student groups and guilds, faculty and staff are encouraged to apply. The event will take place on Friday, October 16.

Arts R Alive 10th Annual Sculpture Event
Sunday, June 14
The Arts R Alive in Webster City, Iowa committee will sponsor its tenth annual Public Art Sculpture Event in Webster CIty, Iowa August 6,2020  A jury with sculpture art background will review the pieces and will choose the pieces to be displayed.

2020 International Exhibition In Print
Monday, June 15
Each year, SDA’s International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists are featured in the Fall 2020 issue of the Surface Design Journal. The Surface Design Journal is read by artists, gallery owners, curators, scholars, and enthusiasts nationally and internationally.

Art Affaire 2020
Monday, June 15
Art Affaire is a juried, outdoor show held on Main Street in historic Milford, Ohio. The primary emphasis is on original work, both in concept and execution by artists working in all mediums.

Surface Design Association’s Devotion: 2020 International Exhibition In Print
Monday, June 15
Each year, SDA’s  International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists are featured in the Fall 2020 issue of the Surface Design Journal.

Summer Magic 
Monday, June 15
Create! Magazine is thrilled to invite visual artists to submit their work for an online exhibition in collaboration with PxP Contemporary. This open call is an opportunity to submit your work for consideration for a curated virtual group show. If chosen, you’ll have your works listed for sale through PxP Contemporary and be promoted to our broad audience of international readers and followers. Select artists will be invited for exclusive online interviews which will be shared via Create! Magazine’s online channels.

2021 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Wednesday, June 17
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2021 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.

Tuesday, June 30
BSA Space seeks proposals for an upcoming design exhibition exploring WATER’s role in today’s built and natural environments, in Boston and beyond. Flood us with your ideas.

Thoughts & Prayers, Another Round of Vacant Stares
Tuesday, June 30
Thoughts and Prayers, Another Round of Vacant Stares is an analysis of the American gun culture that reigns over our country. BSB Gallery seeks artwork that examines the impact that guns have within our nation, as a symbol of power and freedom, or as an instrument to insight fear and cause harm, firearms affect all American populations and demographics. We seek artwork that will facilitate a dialog on the divisive iconology of guns, and the power or fear they represent. All mediums welcome.

PPAC Contemporary Photography Competition and Exhibition
Tuesday, June 30
The Annual Photography Competition and Exhibition is an annual call for entries that is open to artists of all ages, backgrounds, and education and training. We welcome any work involving photography, digital imaging, film and video, and/or lens-based installation work. Each year, a prestigious curator judges the competition.

MINI Museum Philly Call for Miniature Photography
Tuesday, June 30
MINI Museum Philly is hosting a Call for Photography. We are seeking works for consideration in our upcoming show at the Philadelphia Airport (scheduled for December 2020 – June 2021). The MINI Museum is a collecting institution that promotes and exhibits miniature contemporary art by artists of all backgrounds. We are committed to displaying art free of cost in public places in and around Philadelphia.

Create! Magazine Call for Art
Tuesday, June 30
Create! Magazine is pleased to announce an international open call for the print issue #22 juried by Larry Ossei-Mensah. Have your work seen by our 170,000+ readers and followers around the world, including leading galleries, art fairs, collectors, curators, writers, art consultants, and more.

The Sunny Art Prize 2020 International Art Competition
Tuesday, June 30
The Sunny Art Prize has established itself as one of the UK’s most prestigious international art competitions. The scope of this contemporary art prize is about sourcing the most talented artists from all over the world, both established and emerging ones, who produce ground-breaking and innovative artworks. We select artists who work with a wide range of media, making the art prize a varied and stimulating global platform to engage with critical contemporary issues and topics. The art competition is then open to everyone, regardless of location or preferred medium and theme.

The Family Portrait
Tuesday, June 30
In 2020, Clay Art Center’s gallery theme is Welcome Home, which will focus on all the elements that make a home; exploring the meaning of family, the daily routines, moments and items that surround us and add to our sense of home, and the interaction of the people within to create that place which develops our sense of identity.

iMotif, iPhone Photography Exhibition
Tuesday, June 30
Sohn Fine Art continues its decade-long commitment to supporting artists’ careers and creative projects. We believe in the power art can have on personal expression and positive change, and in its ability to bring joy and inspiration to people and communities.

Word–Juried Competition and Exhibition
Tuesday, June 30
Word is a juried art competition and group art exhibition where artists explore the use of typography and/or writing as a subject or component of visual art. The show welcomes all mediums from digital graphic design to abstract wordplay in painting and mixed media, focusing on words and letterforms as art.

Wharton Esherick Museum 27th Annual Juried Woodworking Exhibition: “Wood and…”
Wednesday, July 1
For the 27th year of the Wharton Esherick Museum’s annual juried woodworking exhibition, we invite you to share innovative works of art, craft, and design that showcase wood and at least one other medium. Whether functional or sculptural, each submission should reflect the way Esherick worked across a vast spectrum of materials and practices as well as his outside the box thinking. We want to know how you might complete the phrase “wood and…”

Chelsea International Photography Competition
Tuesday, July 28
The Chelsea International Photography Competitions (CIPC) celebrates gifted, notable, and fresh talents in the world of photography. Professional and amateur photographers, at any stage of their careers, are invited to participate in the competition to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York’s art district.

Woven Tale Press Open Call
Friday, July 31
The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online fine arts and literary magazine. The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs. The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental. We pride ourselves on being eclectic. There is no fee to apply.

2020 NCM Open Call: Virtual Reality
Monday, August 31
Nexon Computer Museum calls for any person or group that creates XR contents, such as VR, AR or MR. There is no limitation on platform, genre or theme (Every field such as game, video, media art which contain VR, AR, MR contents)

The Bennett Prize
Friday, October 16
Talented women painters looking to take their figurative realist work to the next level are invited to apply for the $50,000 Bennett Prize, the largest cash prize offered solely to women painters. The prize competition is open to qualified painters only. The term “qualified” painter describes a person who is a woman and fine art painter who applies paint to a generally two-dimensional surface; paints in the style in which the realistically depicted human figure, or figures, is central to the work, is pursuing a career as a full-time professional painter  and has not yet received significant professional recognition.



The Studios @ 2202 Alter
The Studios @ 2202 Alter (also known as Octo Studio) are located in a historic biscuit bakery in South Philadelphia, just below Washington Avenue between 22nd & 23rd Streets. The professional studio workspaces range in size from 200-1200 SF and occupy three floors of this renovated industrial building. All studios are rented on an annual lease with prices ranging from $300 – $1200 per month.

Studio for Rent in Port Richmond
This very unique Bi-level Studio is one of seven studios in an artist owned and occupied warehouse building situated in a quiet Port Richmond neighborhood just off Richmond and Allegheny Avenues. It’s a perfect spot to work during the current Coronavirus restrictions do to it’s very private, contained and quiet nature. Rarely to none are there others coming in and out of the property.
We are close to Richmond St. and I-95 which makes it easy to commute.  This building was once a car dealership in the early 1900’s but recently was converted into seven self contained, secure spaces intended for creative use. $525/month + electric
CONTACT: Tyler Alumna Sue Puchowitz at