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ISCP OPEN CALLS

Published February 16, 2015

NODE CENTER, GERMANY | DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2015

Through our Curatorial Program – Innovators Grant we will bring together six risky thinkers/makers willing to expand the use of art and curation. With the idea of looking out from an art perspective, we will explore through the Program how art practices can enrich and provide practical uses to education.

The Program will be held in Berlin, Germany, focusing on art-thinking rather than the art-object, applying the possibilities of art to education in other fields. By art-thinking, we are referring to strategies of knowledge that question the everyday, using intuitive, creative and poetic approaches to find different access points or pathways to known topics.
Website: www.nodecenter.org/curatorial-program-innovators


TRIANGLE ARTS, US | DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2015
Triangle is currently accepting applications for our 2 week intensive Artists’ Workshop. The Triangle Artists’ Workshop began in 1982 to bring 30 international and U.S.-based artists into the New York countryside to make art intensely together for two weeks straight. Artists work side-by-side, eat meals together, and tirelessly exchange ideas. The workshop is known for its intensity of dialogue, surprising experimental quality of work produced, and amazing community it generates.

Website: http://triangleworkshop.org/2014/12/triangle-open-call-workshop/

NYFA, US | DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Artists’ Fellowships, awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York for unrestricted use. Artists’ Fellowships are not project grants but are intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, regardless of the level of his or her artistic development.

Website: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Artists’%20Fellowships


ARCHIE BRAY, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015

The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts is a public, nonprofit, educational institution. Its primary mission is to provide an environment that stimulates creative work in ceramics. Each fellowship awards $5,000 for one year to support a long-term resident artist who demonstrates exceptional merit and promise. The Fellows are expected to embrace the Bray experience of community and creative exchange and have the opportunity to focus their attention to produce and exhibit a significant body of work during their residency. Fellowships are non-renewable.
Website: http://www.archiebray.org/residence_program/application.html

ARTWARD BOUND, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015

Artward Bound is a 10-day residency for 10 generative performing arts makers. Located in a beautiful, rural setting, away from the daily grind, Artward Bound gives artists the chance to create new work and deepen their creative process; participate in feedback workshops (Fieldwork) where artists exchange feedback on their developing work; and engage in group strategizing sessions about career issues and professional development topics. Artward Bound is an immersive, structured experience that invites artists to live and work closely with one another, in a supportive community of peers. While this residency provides ample time for solo reading/writing/thinking as well as opportunities to hike, swim, and relax in the sun, the success of Artward Bound relies on each participant’s enthusiasm to exchange feedback, information, and ideas with the group.
Artists often find that the time allotted for focused group discussion, as well as the quality of the interaction with fellow artists, are catalysts for individual development.
The 2015 Artward Bound residency program will take place from Monday, May 18th to Wednesday, May 27th, at Earthdance (Plainfield, MA), and will be facilitated by theater artist James Scruggs.
Website: www.earthdance.net.

 BHQFU AIR, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015
The BHQFU Summer Emerging Artist Residency Program is open to emerging artists working in all disciplines, 18 years of age or older, who currently live and work in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, or Staten Island. There is no fee to apply. We are especially interested in artists who can work collaboratively in a flexible, group environment. BHQFU will select five emerging artists from different backgrounds and disciplines who live and work in one of the five New York City boroughs. Selected artists will get FREE, 24/7-access to a shared studio space to make, collaborate, and navigate the murky waters of cooperative space. Residency dates: June 1st through August 31st, 2015.
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BHQFUG Visiting Artist Residency Program (rolling deadline)
We’re extremely pleased to announce the launch of BHQFUG (Bruce High Quality Foundation University Gallery) Visiting Artist Residency Program. This unique and flexible artist residency includes a cost-free live/work space in New York’s East Village for a period of three to six weeks for established artists seeking the time and space to pursue an ambitious project, culminating in a public exhibition, performance, or presentation. There is no deadline to apply, and proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.  We welcome proposals from individual artists, collectives, or organizations, from any geographic location, that detail a specific project that will be pursued while in-residence. The 1,500 square foot apartment and studio is located conveniently close to BHQFU allowing for regular engagement with students, faculty and staff. This program provides a living space, but does not provide a travel stipend.
Website: http://bhqfu.org/

 HOUSTON CRAFT AIR, US| DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft – Artist Residency Program
Media Accepted: Wood, Glass, Metal, Fiber, Clay, Mixed Media
Access to wide variety of professional opportunities and resources!
Five to ten residencies awarded, Three, six, nine or twelve-month residencies, Stipend & modest housing allowance,  Free studio space with 24hr access, Ongoing professional development.
Website: http://www.crafthouston.org/artists/residents/apply-to-program

 STRELKA, RUSSIA | DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2015
Strelka is a non-governmental institute with an experimental approach, offering a multidisciplinary academic programme. Student research at Strelka is always focused on the City, but the research tools used can be adopted from various disciplines, including sociology, economics, architecture, political and cultural studies. Education at Strelka is free of charge and all students receive a monthly scholarship to focus on their studies.
Website: http://www.strelka.com/en/education/apply

ARTS GOWANUS, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2015
This initiative will present several eleven-month-long public art installations in the Gowanus neighborhood. It is funded by a $35,000 grant from New York City Councilmember Brad Lander awarded in connection with “Bridging Gowanus,” a comprehensive community planning framework that highlights the importance of arts and culture in the Gowanus neighborhood.
Website: http://artsgowanus.org/2015-public-art-call-proposals

JERWOOD, UK | DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2015
Jerwood Painting Fellowships is an initiative launched in 2010 and designed to provide crucial time and critical support to promising emerging painters in the challenging early stages of their professional practice.
The Fellowships offer three artists bursaries of £10,000 coupled with a year-long mentoring relationship with an established artist, and an exhibition of new work as part of the Jerwood Visual Arts programme at Jerwood Space, London in May 2016 and on tour.
We want to hear from emerging painters who are committed to developing their practice. Applicants must be UK resident and be within 5 years of graduating or setting up their practice. Artists cannot have committed gallery representation, or have had or have planned a UK solo show.  Applications are welcome from artists working in any material or painting discipline.
Website: http://jerwoodvisualarts.org/3467/Jerwood-Painting-Fellowships

AUSTRALIA ARTS COUNCIL | MARCH 3, 2015
Australia Council has developed a new grants model which will support a diverse range of artists, artistic practice, organisations and arts activity.
Website: http://australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/new-grants-model/arts-projects-for-individuals-and-groups/

GALVESTON AIR, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 14, 2015
We will be awarding 3 residency grants for the time period of September 1, 2015 through August 1, 2016. The residency period for all three selected artists is the full 11 months. GAR is a fully funded residency.  Artists in residence will receive a studio, an apartment, a monthly stipend of $1,000 per month and a bicycle. The residency is intended as a gift of time for the development of your practice. We are looking for visual artists that are at a point in their life where they need to focus on their work and will benefit from a period of intense studio time. GAR is located in Galveston TX, a barrier island about one hour away from Houston, on the east Texas coast. Galveston is an eclectic mixture of tourism & industry with a rich history.
Website: http://galvestonartistresidency.org/residency/apply

RECESS, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 14, 2015
Recess is an artists’ workspace that is open to the public. Recess facilitates every-day interactions between artists and audiences in order to promote the productive space of the working artist as a site of valuable visual and intellectual interaction. Our endeavors promote critical exposure for the artists we support while fostering an inclusive environment in which artists and the public can engage in a meaningful exchange of art and ideas.
ABOUT SESSION: Artists are given flexible storefront space and resources to realize ambitious projects and Recess remains open to the public at every stage of the project’s development. Though similar to a residency program, Session goes beyond the traditional structure to facilitate interactions between artists and audiences throughout the creative process. We encourage artists to engage with their audience in a manner specific to their creative goals, while using Recess as a studio, exhibition space, stage, and/or experimental platform to generate new work.
Session artists receive an honorarium as well as a project stipend based on the material needs of their Session. Artists have access to their space 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the full duration of their Session and are expected to work on a daily basis or the equivalent of at least twenty hours per week. Session artists will also receive individualized support from Recess staff as well as visits from members of Recess’s Advisory Board of leading gallerists, curators, and academics.
Website: http://www.recessart.org/

AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2015
Each year the American Printing House for the Blind sponsors a juried art show that gets 500 entries each year, from artists all over the  world.  The selected works for the annual show are displayed in the museum, and the group sponsors a convention where the winning artists are guests at a special dinner one evening at a hotel when they have their Ex-Officio Trustees meeting. There are several different categories for work submitted.  This year’s exhibition is called, In-Sights 2014.  The focus is Visions From the Mind.  It is the 23rd annual juried art competition and exhibition for artists who are visually impaired or blind.
Website: www.aph.org and http://www.aph.org/museum/enter_insights.html

CLAIRE WEISS, US | DEADLINE: MARCH 22, 2015
The 2015 Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award will be taking place at Court Square Park in Long Island City, Queens! The $10,000 award is granted to an artist to create a site specific public artwork that will be on view for up to one year.
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/art-and-antiquities/clare-weiss-award

PUBLIC SCHOLARS, US | DEADLINE MARCH 25, 2015
The Public Scholars program promotes vibrant public humanities engagement across New York State by offering a selection of dynamic, compelling presentations facilitated by humanities scholars. The Public Scholars program replaces the Council’s Speakers in the Humanities program, and both expands upon and deepens the premise of that longstanding program.
We seek to form a group of individuals who want to contribute to and benefit from a statewide community of public intellectuals. Through their internal collaborations and their external, public events, the Public Scholars will help the Council define the next stage of the public humanities. The selection process will strive to create a group that reflects New York State’s diversity.
Website: http://www.nyhumanities.org/speakers/become_a_speaker_sih.php?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=860fc2d2da-January+2015+enews&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4156e3c688-860fc2d2da-289238845

CANADA COUNCIL AIR | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
The International Residencies program supports Canadian professionals in the visual arts which includes visual and fine craft artists, and independent critics and curators in furthering their artistic practice in an international context.
Website: http://canadacouncil.ca/visual-arts/find-a-grant/grants/international-residencies

CORE AIR, US | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
The Core Residency Program awards residencies to exceptional, highly motivated visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice. Established in 1982, the Core artist residencies encourage intensive and innovative studio practice, and the Core critical studies residencies, added in 1998, broaden the scope of the critical dialogue that is central to the practices of all Core residents and provide an opportunity for writers to pursue independent curatorial and writing projects. Residents participate in a yearlong seminar and engage with a wide range of artists, critics, curators, and art historians, who are invited to meet individually with the residents, lead group seminars, and deliver public lectures.
The residency term is nine months, from September to May, and fellows may apply for a second term. Each spring the program mounts an exhibition of work produced during the current residency term, which is accompanied by a publication with the purpose of documenting the work of all the residents. Residents receive a $14,000 stipend, 24-hour access to a private studio or office, and borrowing privileges at the Museum’s Hirsch Library and Rice University’s Fondren Library.Website: http://www.mfah.org/fellowships/core-program/

FIRE ISLAND AIR, US | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
(FIAR), the first residency in the United States exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, is now accepting applications for its prestigious and internationally recognized summer program. Now in its fourth season in the secluded community of Cherry Grove, NY, an historic LGBTQ settlement of Fire Island, five emerging artists will share a live/work space for a four-week program marked by intimate studio visits with, and public lectures by, renowned leaders in contemporary art and curation.
Website: http://www.fireislandartistresidency.org/apply/

FRANKLIN FURNACE AWARD | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
2015 is the 30th anniversary of the Franklin Furnace Fund! The Franklin
Furnace Fund awards grants annually to emerging artists to enable them to
produce major performance art works in New York. Grants range between $2,000 and $10,000 based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace.
Franklin Furnace has no curator; each year a new panel of artists reviews all proposals. We believe this peer panel system allows all kinds of artists from all over the world an equal shot at presenting their work. Every year the panel changes; additionally, each year we discuss anew what performance art is, how emerging is defined, and these days the notion of liveness, as during the last decade, artists created works on every point of the spectrum between the body of the artist and the circulatory network of the Internet, so now technology is viewed as a given.
Artists from all areas of the world are encouraged to apply; however, artists selected by the panel are expected to present their work in New York. Full-time students are ineligible.Website: http://franklinfurnace.org/artists/franklin_furnace_fund/docs/ff_guidelines_15_16.pdf

STUDIO MUSEUM AIR, US | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
The Studio Museum in Harlem offers an eleven-month studio residency for three emerging artists working in any media. The program is designed to serve emerging artists of African and Latino descent working locally, nationally or internationally. Each artist is granted a free non-living studio space, a $20,000 fellowship and a $1,000 material stipend. Artists have 24-hour-access to the Museum’s third-floor studios and are expected to work in the studio a minimum of twenty hours per week and participate in open studios and public programs. At the end of the residency, an exhibition of the artists’ work is presented in the Museum’s galleries.
Website: http://www.studiomuseum.org/learn/artist-in-residence/artist-in-residence-application

WHITNEY ISP, US | DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
The Independent Study Program (ISP) consists of three interrelated parts: Studio Program, Curatorial Program, and Critical Studies Program. The ISPprovides a setting within which students pursuing art practice, curatorial work, art historical scholarship, and critical writing engage in ongoing discussions and debates that examine the historical, social, and intellectual conditions of artistic production. The program encourages the theoretical and critical study of the practices, institutions, and discourses that constitute the field of culture.
Website: http://whitney.org/Research/ISP/Application

ARTADIA | DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2015
Artadia is pleased to announce its inaugural New York Awards. The online application is now open to all visual artists living within the five boroughs, working in any media, and at any stage in their career. The application will close on April 15th, and funds will be distributed to Award recipients in summer 2015. The 2015 New York Awardees will each receive up to $20,000 in unrestricted funds and will gain access to a lifetime of professional support.
Artadia Awardees are selected through a two-tiered jury process that combines local expertise with outside perspective from leading national curators and artists. A preliminary panel will evaluate all submissions and select ten Finalists based on the merit of their work. A second panel of curators will then conduct studio visits in New York with the Finalists, gaining a broader context for the artists’ work. In May 2015, up to five Awardees will be selected and announced from the Finalist pool.
The New York Artadia Awards are open to any artist who has lived within New York City’s five boroughs for two or more years, and is not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program. Artadia’s application is free of charge and does not require a project outline. We highly encourage artists to apply if they are interested in having their work seen by a panel of prominent curators and artists.
Website: http://artadia.submittable.com


AND MANY MORE ON THE FOLLOWING LISTINGS:
OPPORTUNITIES:

4 Culture (public art opportunities listings): http://www.4culture.org/newsite/apply/index.aspx?1st=ap&2nd=2

AIR-Japan (residencies): http://en.air-j.info/

China Residencies (residencies): http://www.chinaresidencies.com/residencies

College Art Association (employment, opportunities): http://www.collegeart.org/opportunities/

Chronicle of Higher Education (employment): http://chronicle.com/jobCategory/Arts/2/all

Curator Info (employment): http://www.curating.info/ 

Monday News (opportunities): http://www.mondaynews.net/?calls

New Museum Art Spaces (directory): http://www.newmuseum.org/artspaces/

NYFA (employment, opportunities): http://www.nyfa.org/level1.asp?id=1

Transartist (opportunities): http://www.transartists.nl/

Residency Unlimited (opportunities): http://www.residencyunlimited.org/category/opportunites/

Re-title (opportunities): http://re-title.typepad.com/opportunities/

Rhizome (opportunities): http://rhizome.org/announce/opportunity/

Touring Artists Fund (opportunities): http://touring-artists.info/foerderdatenbank.html?&L=1

US National Park Service (residencies): http://home.nps.gov/dena/historyculture/arts-program-history.htm

Wooloo (opportunities): http://www.wooloo.org/open-call

RESIDENCIES (NO DEADLINE)

ACOSS: http://www.acoss.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=2

Los Sures: http://www.southsideunitedhdfc.org/index.php/el-museo-de-los-sures
McColl: http://www.mccollcenter.org/artists-in-residence/submit-materials-for-residency-programs

Nirox Foundation: http://www.niroxarts.com/
Residency Unlimited: http://www.residencyunlimited.org/letter-of-inquiry/

Hrisey AIR, Iceland: http://www.nordanbal.is/en/n%C3%BDjast

Red Gate: http://redgateresidency.wufoo.com/forms/rgr-program-application/

Townhouse Gallery: http://www.thetownhousegallery.com/OldSite/main7.html

Proposals/Submissions Accepted US/Canada (No Deadline)

ABC No Rio: http://www.abcnorio.org/events/exhibitions.html

Brooklyn Art Museum: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/faq/artist_submissions.php

Crane Arts: http://www.cranearts.com/?page_id=11

Creative Time: http://www.creativetime.org/programs/artist.html

En Foco: http://www.enfoco.org/index.php/programs/submissions/

Intersection Arts: http://theintersection.org/programs/proposals-submissions 

Issue Project Room: http://issueprojectroom.org/drupal/submission-policy 

Momenta Art: http://www.momentaart.org/news/index.html

Participant:  http://participantinc.org/contact/

Public Art Dialog: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=2150-2552&linktype=44

Printed Matter: http://www.printedmatter.org/about/submissions.cfm

Rutgers Paul Robeson Galleries: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/artgallery/opportunities/index.html

Send and Receive: http://www.sendandreceive.org/submit.html

Soapbox Gallery: http://soapboxgallery.org/

Southern Exposure: http://soex.org/submissions.html

The Kitchen: http://www.thekitchen.org/page/42/ 

The Land: http: http://www.landartsite.org/residencies/index.html

The Power Plant: http://www.thepowerplant.org/AboutUs/Opportunities/Submissions.aspx  

Triple Canopy: http://canopycanopycanopy.com/projectareas#guidelines

Walker Art Center: http://info.walkerart.org/about/contact.wac

REGISTRIES (US)

Artists Space: http://local-artists.org/

BRIC Contemporary Arts Registry: http://registry.bricartsmedia.org/

Brooklyn Arts Council: http://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/registry

Drawing Center:  http://www.drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram/index.cfm 

NYC Percent for Art (public art registry): http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/panyc/panyc.shtml 

Pierogi 2000 Flat Files: http://www.pierogi2000.com/visit-contact/

PS1: http://ps1.org/studio-visit/create-visit

White Columns (registry and curatorial proposals):   http://registry.whitecolumns.org/admin/artist/signup.php

Verni (studio listings): http://verni.us


 

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