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Upcoming deadlines for grant, residency and fellowship opportunities

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A number of grant, residency and fellowship opportunities available to faculty and students are currently accepting applications with upcoming deadlines. Submit your applications today.

External Opportunities

Artist Relief Grants
Deadline: June 23
Open to: Artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
Deadline: June 30
Open to: Visual artists who are self-identified Black trans women and trans femmes

The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists, is an early career, $10,000 grant, to support visual artists who are self-identified Black trans women and trans femmes. This new grant is made possible entirely through support provided by visual artist Mariette Pathy Allen with key consultancy by Aaryn Lang. This year, Mariette Pathy Allen has decided to expand the grant to further recognize finalists for their artistic achievements. Moving forward, Queer|Art is pleased to announce that the grant will provide a $1,250 award to four distinguished finalists. 

Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Open to: Visual and performing artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19.

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts provides urgent funding for visual and performing artists through their Emergency Grants and COVID-19 Relief Fund. FCA defines artist emergencies as sudden, unanticipated opportunities to present work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding; or unexpected or un-budgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates.

Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence
Deadline: July 15
Open to: Early-career artists developing new works that address plants, gardens, or landscapes.

In 2022 the Oak Spring Garden Foundation will award our annual Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence to one outstanding, early-career artist who is developing new works that address plants, gardens, or landscapes in the broad sense.  This is our most prestigious artist award and is open to visual artists, literary artists, dancers, and musicians. The award includes a $10,000 individual grant and requires a two-to-eight-week stay at Oak Spring. This fellowship will be granted to an exceptional artist who shows remarkable promise to contribute to a deeper understanding of the natural world, and humankind’s place in it.

Women’s Studio Workshop Residencies
Deadline: August 1
Open to: Women and trans, intersex, nonbinary and genderfluid artists

Women’s Studio Workshop’s mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women and trans, intersex, nonbinary and genderfluid artists. We provide professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers and promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts. WSW maintains facilities for etching, letterpress, papermaking, book arts, silkscreen, 3D work, ceramics, and photography. There are currently three Women’s Studio Workshop residencies with a deadline of August 1, 2021.

ACE Artist in Residence Program, Alta Utah
Deadline: June 25
Open to: All creative artists

This 7-day residency in August provides an opportunity for artists to relax and create in the inspiring mountains of Alta Utah. All creative artists nationwide are eligible. A $1000 stipend (for supplies, food, travel, etc.) is included. 

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