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1. Call for applications, VCUarts Foundation, Deadline April 1

The VCUarts Fountainhead Fellowship in Painting and Printmaking is a 9-month residency for recent MFA graduates. Fellows are offered the chance to concentrate on their work, build their community, and gain valuable teaching experience with high-quality students in a world-class program. The residency is sited in a live-work complex built to eco-friendly, EarthCraft standards. This mixed-use community includes artists’ studios, apartments, an outdoor swimming pool, a dog park and other amenities in addition to being near campus.

For more information go to this website 

2. Call for Artists and critical Studies Residencies, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Deadline April 1

The Core Program awards residencies to highly motivated, exceptional visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.

Applications for the 2020–21 Core term are due April 1, 2020. For instructions and more information, visit

3. The AAF/SEEBACHER Prize for Fine Arts, Deadline April 10

Each year, The AAF/Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts offers US fine arts graduate students, or those who have completed their graduate studies within the past two years, the opportunity to study at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Austria. The AAF/Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts is funded through the generosity of AAF trustee Gerhard Seebacher and his wife Angelika. A list of previous AAF/Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts fellows can be found here.

Please visit their website for additional information on the Academy and its programs.

4. The Creative Time Emerging Artist, Deadline March 15

We welcome proposals from emerging artists, regardless of age, at a critical career juncture in which the opportunity to experiment and receive resources from a major arts organization would be impactful. Artists must have experience conceiving and executing works or projects, but have not yet received substantial support from a major arts institution. Artists must be over 21, and based in the New York City area. Artists cannot be currently enrolled in a degree program.

5. Call for Textile Artist, Textile Arts Center AIR Cycle, Deadline March 16

We are pleased to announce that the application process for Textile Art Center Artist in Residency Program cycle 12 is now open. Seeks eight artists or designers, working within the field of textiles and fiber arts, looking to deepen their artistic practice and work in a communal environment to partake in its Artists in Residence program for the 2020-2021 cycle. Please share this email or banner with any interested artists or students.
For more information go to this website 

6. Call for Submissions, Yale’s Asterick* Journal of Art, Deadline March 5

Asterisk* Journal of Art is one of the few peer-reviewed, intercollegiate, art history and art journals at the undergraduate level. We are looking for high quality essays that subvert traditional narratives in art and artworks that will offer new perspectives. These works can be a version or part of a course research paper/project, independent study, or honors thesis.

For essays: please submit a 300-word abstract that details the thesis of your essay along with the logical line of argumentation that gets you to it. Furthermore, attach a 2,500-3,000-word essay in a Microsoft Word Document with all the images you reference in the essay. It would be preferable if the essay was already in Chicago citation style (including footnotes, bibliography, etc.). We will peer review all essays. Writers selected for publication will receive drafts for revision, prior to final publication.

For artworks: please submit a photograph of your artworks as individual and high-resolution “.jpgs” with their titles as file names. Furthermore, please attach a 200-word description of the artwork in a Microsoft Word Document. All photographable mediums of creative work will be considered (painting, photography, digital art, drawings, etc.).

To submit both artworks and essays, please email Please indicate your full name, your university, your class year and your email. The title of the email should be “Lastname, Firstname Submission.”

7. Call for Submissions, Model Minority Magazine

Model Minority is an Asian American identity magazine, dedicated to highlighting creative work by/about/for Asian Americans, subverting the myth of the model minority, and, ultimately, “reclaiming our stories.” We’re opening submissions for our Spring 2020 issue, and we’re looking for artists/writers/creatives to help us build this platform. We’re open to any form of creative expression, ranging from fiction to essays to poetry to visual art. Send submissions via our google form. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at with any questions or concerns. We can’t wait to review your work!

Here is a link to our website.

8. Call for Artists, AAA Arts Fund

The AAA Arts Fund will provide support to American and Australian emerging or early career artists pursuing or wishing to pursue artistic development in each other’s country. These scholarships and grants support artists in the fields of theatre, film, television, dance, music, visual arts, design, literature, photography and fashion.

For further information regarding scholarship eligibility, please visit our website.

For inquiries, please contact the Education Manager: | Tel: +1 212 338 6860 x 208

9. Call for Artists, Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, Deadline May 6

Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships support Minnesota or New York City-based artists, early in their careers, who generate and create bold, innovative and risk-taking new work that explores and/or challenges conventional artistic forms.

For more information go to this website.

10. Studio manager position, Tribeca, (P/T or F/T)

This is a rare opportunity to liaison between the work of a feminist sculptor’s studio and that of a non-profit arts organization which is focused on diversity and justice, with a mission that includes inspiring upstanders rather than bystanders.
Working in a gallery environment in Tribeca, the Studio Manager must have excellent administrative skills, be extremely neat/organized/detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy, possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to efficiently manage the multiple daily operational aspects of a fast-paced, dynamic studio.
The Studio Manager will thrive if self-motivated to work both totally alone and in collaboration with others. A professional, calm demeanor, flexibility, social skills, and the ability to work well under pressure and deadlines are all essential.
An added plus for applicants would be having experience in seeking/scheduling venues for traveling exhibitions, increasing donor base, grant writing/educational research, overseeing Educational Archives and Art Archives (housed at two separate Universities), and brainstorming the general daily decision-making for educational programs, art projects/events and fundraising. Toward this end, any contacts in the visual arts should be highlighted in applicant’s cover letter.
Minimum Academic/Professional Requirements: 4-year degree, 2 years in arts administration/office experience. Excellent writing skills. Artworld contacts desired.
Working in collaboration with the artist and others, the Studio Manager will participate in all daily studio operations including grant writing and fundraising. Responsibilities include general administration such as maintaining databases, art and digital archives, maintenance/updates of inventories and several websites, photo documentation of artwork/events, public relations/social media/eblasts, ordering/stocking supplies, coordinating logistics with art craters/shippers/venues, co-managing (with artist) studio assistants and interns, overseeing studio calendar for appointments, collaborations, cocktail parties, panel discussions, lectures and events, and preparing for/coordinating these studio and non-studio events.
Computer Skills: Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop (used often at studio), Indesign and Adobe Illustrator; Microsoft Suite including Power Point; WordPress; Constant Contact; Video Editing; Social Media
P/T: 4-5 hr/day (ie noon to 5pm) M–F with rare evening or weekend hours for scheduled cocktail parties, panels, lectures, interviews and other events
F/T: 8 hr/day (ie 10am to 6pm) M–F with rare evening or weekend hours
Compensation and benefits commensurate with qualifications.
NY driver’s license, a plus.
Items needed to apply by email (all necessary to be reviewed):
a. Cover Letter. Please include why this job interests you, how you heard of it, when you would be available to start work, if you have a long lease on your apt or if you have to relocate, whether you have a NY driver’s license or not. Please also include any contacts or experience you have in the artworld, hanging/shipping art, fundraising or grant writing.
b. Resume.
c. Minimum Salary requirements
d. Preference for P/T or F/T
e. Names and titles of three professional references
Email your application to:
with e-mail subject line: “Studio Manager/Full Name”
Please, no phone calls.

11. Call for Director, Performance Space New York

In the spirit of encouraging an attitude of inquiry and openness necessary in a generative society, Performance Space New York (formerly PS122) invites audiences to engage in live experiences that can have profound and unpredictable effects. We produce these experiences by providing contemporary artists who represent diverse genres, cultures, and perspectives with the resources and platforms to develop and present new works.

Performance Space New York is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater/dance/performances fields are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

For more information go to this website

12. Call for submissions, Parsons MFA, Deadline March 15

HAOS!?… (working title) is an exhibition project that will explore chaos in all its multitudes. We invite makers of any and all creative disciplines (visual art, sound, fashion, architecture, interdisciplinary design) to present works that engage with chaos as a subject, process, or theoretic framework. Suggested terms to consider as entry points into chaos include:

disorder, randomness, nonsense / failure, dysfunction, disappointment / emptiness, nothingness, the void / unknowing, confusion, forgetting / anarchy, rebellion, revolution / abstraction, distortion, glitch / luck, chance, coincidence / irony, parody, satire / subversion, inversion, transgression / non-normativity, queerness, deviance / utopia, dystopia, futurity / degeneration, entropy, erasure / conflict, mayhem, disaster / reinvention, reconfiguration, regeneration / exploration, migration, displacement / transcendence, catharsis, extacy / dreams, fantasy, magic / supernatural, paranormal, otherworldly / infinity, eternity, beyond…


  • Documentation of work (3-5 images, image list, materials, dimensions)
  • Brief bio (100 words)
  • Artist statement (250 words)
    • how do you engage with a feature of chaos / chaotic thinking?
  • Project proposal (250 words)
    • how do you propose activating / engaging with the concept and format of the show? Ie: non-conventional installation, performance / interactivity, spatial / relational experimentation, etc
Submission Form
For further questions regarding submission/exhibition details, please email the curators.

– Libby Paloma and Kaeten Bonli, curators

13. Call for Application, Federal State of Lower Saxony, Deadline March 26

The scholarships are part of the programme of the State of Lower Saxony for the support of emerging artists at the HBK Braunschweig. The programme is aimed at young artists who are interested in working intensively on artistic projects in the close environment of an art academy.

For more information and application, please visit Call for Application.

14. Call for Artist, Creative Time!, Deadline March 15

Emerging Artist Open Call is back. Following the resounding success of last year’s project, The Privilege of Escapeby Risa Puno — we are excited to once again invite New York City-based emerging artists to submit proposals for a socially engaged public artwork.

Applications are accepted electronically via Submittable.

For more information, including application guidelines and FAQs, click here.

15. Call for Artists, Halcyon, Deadline March 23

By The People 2020 Open Call for Artists and Performers
By the People, a free, city-wide international arts and dialogue festival presented by Halcyon in Washington, DC, is holding an open call for artists working in all mediums and art forms to submit proposals for performances or large scale artworks. The festival’s more than 100 events include performances, art installations, and curated conversations about what it means to seek life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The preliminary thematic framework for By the People 2020 is entitled CULTURE SUPREME featuring installations and performances addressing the current shift in how Americans enact and shape democracy, from a political to a cultural perspective. Artists working in any discipline who can commit to creating and exhibiting work during June 12th-28th, 2020 are eligible to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a final due date of March 23rd.
For more information and to access the 2020 application visit this website

16. Call for Artists, Provincetown Community Compact, Deadline March 27

The Provincetown Community Compact invites artists of all genres to re-imagine and recreate a response to the first democratic document in the “New” World of 1620: The Mayflower Compact.
What does democracy mean in 2020? How does sustainability of the land and environment reflect sustainability of our democracy, and vice versa?
Democracy of the Land 2020 – The Mayflower Compact Untethered
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
Provincetown, MA USA
May 8-31, 2020
Curated by Jay Critchley
Director, Provincetown Community Compact

17. Call for Artists, Flux Factory, Deadline April 3

Pink Flamingo: Clubs in Flux seeks artists to imagine and produce their ideal multimedia music space, to be installed inside Flux Factory’s gallery. Three sequential week-long environments will provide an immersive listening experience, and culminate in a final “club night” or party.
Selected artists or artist collectives will be responsible for building-out a “club” environment, providing or selecting music for the culminating party, and any accompanying performances or interactive programming to activate the space. Additionally, Pink Flamingo will host a 24/7 radio broadcast throughout the month, where music and audio connected to each installation will be broadcast.
More information can be found below or on our website

18. Call for artists, Lenore G. Tawney Residency for United States-based Fiber Media Artists at ISCP, Deadline March 31

Residency dates: July 1 – September 30, 2020Stipend: approximately $8,000Click here for more details and to download the application (scroll down).

19. Call for artists, Ukrainian Institute Residency at ISCP for artists and curators from Ukraine, Deadline April 5

Residency dates: August 1–September 30, 2020

Stipend: travel costs

Click here for more details and to apply.

20. Call for artists, Salomon Foundation Residency Award at ISCP for visual artists under 35 from member countries of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, Deadline April 26

Residency dates: January 1–June 30, 2021

Stipend: $24,000

Click here to download the application.





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