Opportunities of August 2022: Open Calls, Residencies and Scholarships for Artists


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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 would like to mention an opportunity here, please contact us at: [email protected]. You can also sign up for our monthly Opportunities newsletter.

Open conversations

Faena Prize for the Arts (International)
Artists from a variety of genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to present temporary and site-specific projects installed on Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a prize of $100,000.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest (International)
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 the runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

50 Reasons Why: Your View of the East End (U.S)
East End Arts is accepting entries for a jury exhibition centered on Long Island’s East End. US-based artists of any medium are eligible and the application fee is $40.
Deadline: September 30, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Female Figurative Painters (U.S)
US-based painters are invited to apply for the third edition of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist and a runner-up $10,000. The entrance fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 PM MST on October 7, 2022.

Craft Week in London 2023 (International)
The 2023 edition of London Craft Week will run from May 8-14, and the annual event is accepting applications from emerging artist-maker-designers. There are some free places available for those who qualify.
Deadline: November 25, 2022.


Art and Change Fair (Philadelphia)
The Art and Change Grant is open to female, trans* and/or gender nonconforming artists living in Philadelphia and will award $2,500 to a project from any medium that focuses on social change.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award (New York)
This scholarship program is open to Canadian female artists ages 25-40 living in New York State and offers three unlimited prizes of $5,000, one in fine arts, one in media and design, and the other in literature.
Deadline: 5pm EDT on August 30, 2022.

Art Fairs in Manhattan (Manhattan, New York)
LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants awards up to $10,000 for community and local culture presentations.
Deadline: September 13, 2022 5 p.m.

Teiger Foundation Grant for curators (U.S)
The Teiger Foundation awards up to $3.5 million to nonprofit curators who work on exhibitions and researchers, and applicants are eligible for grants of up to $150,000. Recipients can be involved in the Climate Action Pilot Program, which provides climate-conscious planning.
Deadline: September 15, 2022.

$500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund (U.S)
Kickstarter, Creative Capital and Skoll Foundation have launched a $500,000 Creative Capital x Skoll Foundation Fund to support projects by Asian, Black, Indigenous and Latinx creators. Prizes are continuously awarded to makers in categories such as Art, Comics & Illustration, Design & Technology, Film, Food & Craft, Games, Music and Publishing.
Deadline: Roles.

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund (Ukraine)
Adobe’s Creative Residency Community Fund commissions visual artists to create ongoing business projects. Awardees receive between $500 and $5,000.
Deadline: Roles.

Residencies and Scholarships

Franconia Sculpture Park Residences (International)
Franconia offers a communal residency experience where up to 18 selected artists live onsite in their 4,500-square-foot farmhouse. This year’s theme is ‘Public Art IS Public Health’. Applicants must show an interest in researching and creating work that explores the intersectional effects between public art and public health.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

The Anita Wetzel Residency Grant (U.S)
Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, can accommodate an artist aged 45 or older for a 4-6 week residency. Anyone who works in intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screen printing, darkroom photography or ceramics is eligible. The chosen artist will receive a weekly stipend of $350, up to $500 for materials and up to $250 for travel.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

Artists Residency at MAWA (International)
Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art offers residencies of two to four weeks for female, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit visual artists. Recipients will receive $335 to showcase their work and workspace.
Deadline: August 5, 2022.

Kahn | Mason SIP Fellowship (New York state)
Artists of all disciplines interested in printmaking are eligible for this new grant from the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Selected artists receive access to a community and professional graphics workspace, a $3,000 stipend, three graphics workshops, and assistance from the foundation’s staff.
Deadline: August 7, 2022.

Queens Museum In Situ Artist Fellowship (New York)
Queens Museum offers a two-year fellowship with studio space, an annual salary of $45,000 per year with full benefits, and a solo exhibition in the spring of 2024. Artists must reside in New York City at the start of the program.
Deadline: 11:59 AM PST on August 14, 2022.

2023 Oolite Arts Studio Residency Program (International)
Oolite Arts in Miami will host one artist from January 9, 2022 to December 15, 2023. Residencies are open to international artists.
Deadline: August 17, 2022.

BIPOC Residence at Corning Museum of Glass (International)
The Corning Museum of Glass will award one or two artist residencies at its New York studio. Each lasts a month and takes place in March, April, May, October and November.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Center for Book Arts Residences (International)
Early and mid-career artists working within the book arts are eligible for residencies at the Center for Book Arts. Recipients will receive a $1,300 cash prize, a $1,000 equipment budget, 24-hour access to professional tools and equipment, and space to work at the CBA studios in Manhattan.
Deadline: August 31, 2022.

Lower East Side Print Shop Keyhold Residency (U.S)
US-based emerging artists working in intaglio, relief, monotype and water-based screen printing are eligible for one-year studio residencies to develop new work. Residents receive an allowance of $1,000.
Deadline: 11:59 PST on September 1, 2022.

Unusual art residence (International)
Located adjacent to Grand Teton National Park, the Uncommon Art Residency offers artists a $200 per week stipend, $200 in food credits at Glorietta Trattoria, housing, and access to shared studio spaces for ceramics, printmaking, and photography. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: September 1, 2022.

On::View Artist Residency Program (International)
Sulfur Studios in Savannah, Georgia will host four artists for consecutive residencies during the summer of 2023 with a group exhibition scheduled for early 2024. The application fee is $50.
Deadline: December 10, 2022.

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