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July 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

July 5, 2022


Image © Amanda Browder

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at . You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.

Open Calls

The 13th Epson International Pano Awards

Open internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22 per submission.

Deadline: Midnight (UTC-11) on July 11, 2022.

Building Shells: Building Community

The Fullerton is looking for proposals to revitalize a building shell, or structure without a roof or floor, in Newburgh, New York. Projects should consider the shell’s typology and preservation. One artist or collective will be awarded $10,000 to complete the work.

Deadline: 10:59 p.m. ET on July 11, 2022.

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize

Arts writers with fewer than six published reviews are eligible for The Burlington Contemporary’s annual prize. One winner will receive a £1,000 prize and future publication opportunities.

Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Loghaven Artist Residency

Located in Knoxville, the Loghaven residency offers space to work and a stipend. The application fee is $20, and artists must live more than 120 miles from the city.

Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Project Row Houses Southern Survey Biennial

Project Row House is looking for recent works created by southern artists. One artist will receive a $25,000 prize.

Deadline: July 15, 2022.

International Art Textile Biennale 2023

Open to international applicants, Fibre Arts Australia is seeking submissions reflecting contemporary textile practice as an art form in the International Art Textile Biennale with prizes totaling AU$15,000. There is an entry fee of AU$75 to submit up to two artworks.

Deadline: July 17, 2022.

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Awarding $57,000 in cash and prizes, this annual international competition celebrates diversity and excellence in visual arts, supporting all static mediums. The top prize is $13,500, and there is a $40 entry fee.

Deadline: Midnight PST on July 17, 2022.

The Meitar Award for Excellence

The seventh annual Meitar Award for excellence will award one photographer a $14,000 grant for a solo exhibition part of the 2023 PHOTO IS:RAEL International Photography Festival. Twenty finalists will also participate in a group exhibition at this year’s festival this November in Tel Aviv. The entry fee is $54.

Deadline: July 18, 2022.

Airbnb’s $10,000,000 OMG! Fund

Adding to its collection of playful spaces—this six-ton potato being one—Airbnb is awarding $100,000 each to 100 designers interested in creating a unique location that will become part of its OMG! category. Final projects need to be completed by August 2023.

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22.

Sunroom Project Space

Open to all mediums, an open call from the Sunroom Project Space is looking for New York-area emerging artists to develop a site-specific visual arts project at Wave Hill. Four artists will be selected for solo exhibitions and receive an honorarium of $2,000, exhibition support, and professional development.

Deadline: July 22, 2022.

Faena Prize for the Arts

Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects to be installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.

Deadline: August 1, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance

Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.

Deadline: August 19, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest

The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.

Deadline: September 16, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters

U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.


Media Arts Assistant Fund

This fund provides individual New York-based artists with support for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. Artists will receive up to $7,500 to assist in completing new work.

Deadline: July 1, 2022.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists

This $10,000 grant recognizes an existing body of work by a Black trans woman. It will also provide additional support for continuing their work.

Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Circ Artist Grants

This program awards two artists unrestricted $550 grants each cycle to enhance their practice. The application fee is $25.

Deadline: July 20, 2022.

Prospect Art New Work Open Call

Prospect Art is looking for conceptual works in the initial stage for its grant program. Two $1,000 awards are given to artists or collectives each year to realize a project. There is a $10 application fee.

Deadline: July 20, 2022.

Southern Artists for Social Change

This National Performance Network program provides $25,000 project grants to artists and culture bearers of color living, working, and engaging in social change in urban, rural, and tribal communities of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Deadline: 5 p.m. CST on July 29, 2022.

Art and Change Grant

Open to women, trans*, and/or gender-nonconforming artists living in Philadelphia, the Art and Change Grant will award $2,500 to a project of any medium geared toward social change.

Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award

Open to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 living in New York state, this grant program offers three unrestricted $5,000 awards, one in visual arts, one in media and design, and the other in literature.

Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT on August 30, 2022.

Kickstarter, Creative Capital, and Skoll Foundation launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx creators. Awards are given out on an ongoing basis to creators in categories like Arts, Comics & Illustration, Design & Tech, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music, and Publishing.

Deadline: Rolling.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create company projects on a rolling basis. Awardees will receive between $500 and $5,000.

Deadline: Rolling.

Residencies & Fellowships

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan’s Artist Residency

Open to emerging and mid-career artists working in all disciplines across the greater Los Angeles area, this residency awards two artists $5,000 a month over four months, plus an allowance of up to $1,500 for materials.

Deadline: July 13, 2022.

Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship

Activists between the ages of 21 and 35 are invited to apply for the Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship, with a proposal centered around decolonization and climate justice on the island. Recipients will receive $45,000.

Deadline: July 15, 2022.

2022 CatchLight Global Fellowship

CatchLight is awarding four $30,000 fellowships to artists, educators, organization leaders, and anyone engaged in using visual storytelling for social justice. It’s open to all mediums.

Deadline: 12 a.n. PST on July 18, 2022.

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on July 18, 2022.

MOPD Field Office Artist in Residence Program

A Chicago-based artist or collective will be chosen to develop cultural programs for and by persons with disabilities and seniors and help to change and inform spaces around the city. The budget is f $60,000, which includes a $15,000 stipend for the artist’s fee.

Deadline: 5 p.m. CDT on July 21, 2022.

2022 #BlackVisionaries Grant

Instagram, the Brooklyn Museum, and curator Antwaun Sargent are behind the 2022 #BlackVisionaries Grant, which will award $650,000 to emerging Black artists and designers between the ages of 18 and 35 and small organizations no more than 10 years old. Applicants must be based in the U.S.

Deadline: July 29, 2022.

Franconia Sculpture Park Residencies

Franconia provides a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live on-site at their 4500 sq. ft. farmhouse. This year’s theme is “Public Art IS Public Health.” Applicants should express an interest in investigating and creating work exploring intersectional impacts between public art and public health.

Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Anita Wetzel Residency Grant

Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, will host one artist age 45 or older for a 4-6 week residency. Anyone working in intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screen printing, darkroom photography, or ceramics is eligible, and the chosen artist will receive a $350 weekly stipend, up to $500 for materials, and up to $250 toward travel.

Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Fountainhead Residency Open Call

Visual artists are encouraged to apply for a month-long Fountainhead Residency, which provides roundtrip airfare, living and working accommodations, and a stipend.

Deadline: August 5, 2022.

BIPOC Residency at Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass will award one or two artists residencies at its New York studio. Each lasts one month and takes place in March, April, May, October, and November.

Deadline: August 31, 2022.

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