June 2021 Opportunities: Open calls, residencies and grants for artist artist



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Each month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, grants, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please contact us at [email protected]. You can also take part in our monthly Opportunities newsletter.

Open calls

The other art fair Recommended
The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art is tailor-made to support independent artists. Each fair attracts thousands of art lovers looking to buy direct from a curated collection of artists, whether as first-time buyers or seasoned collectors. Free applications are now open for los Angeles, Chicago, and Sydney, further locations will be opened shortly.
Deadline: Variable depending on the city.

Hot Summer City: Street Photography Exhibition
Vestige Concept Gallery is hosting an open call for street photography that captures the essence of summer in the city. Whether it’s late nights and outdoor fun or the insidious effects of the season such as stifling heat, the work should capture the intensity and complexity of this time of year. Hot summer city is curated by Rafael Fuchs and is open to international photographers. There’s an entry fee of $ 25.
Deadline: June 20, 2021.

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair Print
The Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair is looking for artwork that explores the breadth of contemporary printing. This year, based on a hybrid model, the fair will take place in person from November 11th to 14th at the Royal Arsenal Woolwich and run online until November 28th. Part of their goal is to have emerging artists alongside established artists like Yinka. to position Shonibare, David Shrigley, Tracey Emin and David Hockney. The application fee is € 25.
Deadline: June 27, 2021.

SPRING / BREAK art exhibition 2021
The SPRING / BREAK Art Show is seeking independent curators, galleries, and nonprofits for its Fall 2021 exhibition in New York City. Titled HEARSAY: HERESY, the central theme is rumors, misinterpretations and conceptual betrayal of the norms, as well as works that are inspired by the physical crafts of medieval tradition. There is a $ 100 registration fee.
Deadline: July 1, 2021.

7th annual national jury exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Oxford Arts Alliance hosts its 7th annual national jury exhibition in October with a prize of $ 700 for the winner. The exhibition is judged by Charles Goolsby, Professor of Art at Emory & Henry College and Chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, has no theme and has an entry fee of $ 15.
Deadline: 08/27/2021.

Residencies & Scholarships

Artist grants
To support those affected by the COVID-19 crisis, Artist Relief is an emergency initiative that offers US artists in financial need $ 5,000 in grants.
Deadline: June 23, 2021.

Hyperallergic journalism fellowships for curators
Hyperallergic is awarding five US $ 5,000 grants to help curators research and create an email exhibition. Each scholarship runs from August to December and lasts for one month.
Deadline: 12 noon EDT June 30, 2021.

Illuminations grant for black trans women visual artists
Strange | Art is hosting its second annual Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists, which will be awarded $ 10,000 to one winner and $ 1,250 to four finalists. The scholarship was created to celebrate underrepresented artists and support their work. The scholarship is open to individuals in the United States who identify as black trans women and trans women.
Deadline: June 30, 2021.

National artist residence of the Neon Museum
Applications for the Neon Museum 2021 residence, which runs October 25 through December 5, 2021 and awards an artist a fee of $ 2,500, as well as travel, accommodation, and materials, are open. Whether in the areas of digital, performance or visual arts, the resident is developing a project inspired by the museum’s collection. Neon production is not a requirement.
Deadline: July 11, 2021.


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