Each year the Artwork Archive team goes on a mission to find the best art opportunities, grants, and calls-for-entry for the upcoming year.

Below you will find a list of the top artist residencies, international open calls, artist grants, exhibition opportunities and art competitions that we believe will benefit artists in 2024!

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Guide to the Best Artist Opportunities in 2024

February 25, 2024 Ends today

$20,000 in Project Grants & Awards, Multimedia and Photographic Awards, Fiscal Sponsorship, & Review Santa Fe
Grants & Fellowships

$20,000 in Project Grants & Awards, Multimedia and Photographic Awards, Fiscal Sponsorship, & Review Santa Fe
  • Organization: CENTER Santa Fe
  • Submission Deadline: February 25, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Award Info: Supports photographers and lens-based artists worldwide working in any genre and media with funding, awards, publication, presentation ++
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to lens-based artists

February 25, 2024 Ends today

Downtown Castle Rock Welcome Art
Public Art & Proposals

Downtown Castle Rock Welcome Art
  • Organization: Town of Castle Rock
  • Submission Deadline: February 25, 2024
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S.-based artists

February 26, 2024 1 day left

Open Call - Forecast Mentorships
Competition

Open Call - Forecast Mentorships
  • Organization: Forecast
  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Categories: Photography, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Artistic practitioners and cultural producers working in all creative fields, anywhere in the world, are encouraged to apply

February 26, 2024 1 day left

NXTHVN Fellowship
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Award Info: Each fellow will receive studio or office space, a stipend, and subsidized housing during a paid 10-month intensive Fellowship Program
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Newhaven, CT 60511, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Proof of Covid vaccination is required.

February 26, 2024 1 day left

Soul Searching
Exhibition

Soul Searching
  • Organization: Studio Three Four Seven
  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 7, 2024 - March 28, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $30
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Photography
  • Location: San Pedro, CA 90731, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Los Angeles and Orange County Artists

Ongoing

2025 Exhibition Proposals
Exhibition

2025 Exhibition Proposals
  • Organization: Marshall University School of Art & Design
  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Huntington, West Virginia 25701, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

This call for proposal is open to national and international artists at all career levels.

February 26, 2024 1 day left

14th Annual “Figurative” Online Art Competition
Competition

14th Annual “Figurative” Online Art Competition
  • Organization: Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $18.00 for 1 to 2 entries / $26.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Early entry and art student discounts
  • Award Info: Best in Show winner will receive a cash prize. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums except film/video/new media

February 26, 2024 1 day left

The Paths We Cross: Perspectives from the Korean Diaspora
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 3, 2024 - June 27, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Award Info: Cash awards
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Description
Eligibility Info

open to artists of Korean heritage, age 18 years and older, and of any nationality.

February 26, 2024 1 day left

Forecast Open Call Ninth Edition
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Award Info: Forecast offers artists and creative thinkers from anywhere in the world the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. As an international mentorship program with annual editions, Forecast transcends neatly defined disciplines and genres to provide insight into creative production processes, and carve out space for the questions on the minds of the next generation of trailblazers.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Anyone from anywhere who is working creatively in a field that they consider connected with one of the mentors in this year’s edition, or in related practices. We recommend looking at the mentors’ statements and familiarizing yourself with their work before deciding whether to apply, and with what project. After all, you and the mentor would work together for several months if you’re selected, so you should have an idea of what they would be able to provide in their mentorship role.

February 26, 2024 1 day left

Hand Building Pottery In-Person Ceramics Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Organization: Mendocino Art Center
  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 4, 2024 - February 27, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Current MAC Members: $350 Non-members: $500
  • Categories: Sculpture
Description

February 26, 2024 1 day left

Off Center - An International Ceramic Competition: 2024
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 6, 2024 - May 18, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Award Info: 1st: $500
  • Eligibility: International
  • Location: Roseville, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to ceramic artists

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Call for Community Engaged Artists
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Award Info: $3,000-5,000 stipend to create a project at MJN’s 1-day Street Work Earth in Queens, NY, during Climate Week (Sept 22-29, 2024), and/or invited to other opportunities we’re creating.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, NY, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

February 29, 2024 4 days left

The Homiens Art Prize
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Award Info: $4000 USD Prize pool
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists of all ages, nationalities, abilities and stages of career.

February 29, 2024 4 days left

February PleinAir Salon $50,000 Art Competition
Competition

February PleinAir Salon $50,000 Art Competition
  • Organization: PleinAir Magazine
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: February 2, 2024 - February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Early Bird: $29/$12 Regular: $38/$16
  • Award Info: $2050 per month, over $50,000 annually
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Drawing, Painting
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to painters

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Powderhorn Art Fair
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 3, 2024 - August 4, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25.00
  • Award Info: Selected by jury to participate in the Art Fair. First, Second, Third Place, Honorable Mention, and Spirit of Powderhorn recipients will be invited back with the jury and booth fees waived. Twenty invitational award winners will be invited back with the jury fee waived but must pay a booth fee.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Description

February 29, 2024 4 days left

“Future” Open Call to Artists and Writers
Competition

“Future” Open Call to Artists and Writers
  • Organization: ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20+ USD
  • Award Info: The selected artists and writers, up to 40, will be published in our print and digital magazine and the two-year online exhibition, as well as receive a free digital copy of the magazine. Four will also receive a feature section with a profile written about them. All benefit from professional portfolio presentation to art lovers and engage our readers through our social media, website, and print and digital issues. ArtAscent provides the opportunity for the voices and visions of writers and artists to be shared in a professional and accessible platform.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Figurative juried Art Competition
Competition

Figurative juried Art Competition
  • Organization: Blue Koi Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 for 4 images
  • Award Info: A $100 cash prize awarded to the 1st place winner, Top winners receive digital certificates, recognition on our website, newsletter, and extensive media coverage.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists depicting the figure.

February 29, 2024 4 days left

INTERPLAY – Collage Artists of America Annual Members Juried Virtual Show
Exhibition

INTERPLAY – Collage Artists of America Annual Members Juried Virtual Show
  • Organization: Collage Artists of America
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Must be a member to enter. Please join on our website!
  • Award Info: Awards: Total $1000 - First ($400); Second ($300); Third ($200); Carolann Watterson Award ($100); Four Honorary Mentions.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

If you are not already a member, you may join Collage Artists of America for $55 to qualify at any time before submission. Visit https://collageartists.org/Member-Application

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Adams Square Mini Park Gas Statioin
Public Art & Proposals

  • Organization: City of Glendale | Library, Arts & Culture Department
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Glendale, CA 91205, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to Mixed-Media artists in the Glendale California area.

February 29, 2024 4 days left

All Things Considered- 2024
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 4, 2024 - April 26, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $31
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Laguna Beach , California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Open Call for Visual Artists - Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows 2024
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Award Info: Each artist selected will receive at least $1,000 towards the completion of their proposed project.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, NY
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists currently living in New York City

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Modern Day Monet
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Farmington, Connecticut
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

February 29, 2024 4 days left

Open Call “Cat Laundry”
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Award Info: We offer exhibition space with equipment, a bar, advertising via email and various websites and social media and web and print flyers, organization of the work texts, the lecture, the documentation. We do not charge a fee for applications, exhibitions, etc. We are a free, self-organized project space and work on a voluntary basis. 64th exhibition in gallery and park 3.5. – June 14, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
Description
Eligibility Info

Object, sculpture, installation, photo, painting, drawing, printmaking, video with credits, sound is possible. A performative contribution such as performance, VJ or similar to the vernissage, artist talk or finissage is desired. GG3 submits an application for approval to the Mitte district of Berlin for the exhibition in the park.

Works: Individual artists or existing artist groups can apply online with a maximum of three works. Works in the Park 1st-5th must be looked after by the artists. Please indicate whether the works should be shown in the gallery or in the park, No. 1 - 6.

Gallery: Regional artists are welcome to be present for the vernissage and the artist talk, as is supervision at one of the exhibition dates.

March 1, 2024 5 days left

9th Annual Artist’s Choice Art Competition
Competition

9th Annual Artist’s Choice Art Competition
  • Organization: Fusion Art
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 5, 2024 - April 4, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 for 1 image / $40 for up to 5 images
  • Award Info: Choice of a cash prize or complimentary one-year membership to Fusion Art's Members Gallery for Best in Show winners.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums except Film/Video/New Media

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Jubilee: Online Exhibit and Artist Feature Publication
Exhibition

Jubilee: Online Exhibit and Artist Feature Publication
  • Organization: Aedra Fine Arts
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 1, 2024 - April 15, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Network Grants
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 15, 2024 - December 15, 2025
  • Award Info: Seven (7) grants of between $5,000 - $25,000 each will be awarded for projects to support both the development of new or emerging disaster preparedness networks that include performing arts and culture organizations, and the expansion of existing networks to increase participation among performing arts organizations.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Network must include a cultural heritage and a performing arts organization as co-leads of the
project. One should be designated as the recipient of grant funds, if awarded.
 Leadership of the applicant organizations must endorse the application.

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Through the Lens of the Maltese Woman
Competition

  • Organization: International Human Rights Art Movement (IHRAM)
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Award Info: Featured in the IHRAM's upcoming anthology. $25 per published piece.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Online Only: Yes
Description

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Chicago Artadia Awards
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Award Info: three Awardees to receive unrestricted funds of $15,000
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Chicago , Illinois
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists must reside in Cook County

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Lubbock Arts Festival - Juried Gallery 2024
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $30.00
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Lubbock, Texas
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums

March 1, 2024 5 days left

SCG Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 3, 2024 - August 24, 2024
  • Award Info: Budget: $10,000
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Roseville, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S.-based artists

March 1, 2024 5 days left

The Keyholder Residency Program
Residency

The Keyholder Residency Program
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 1, 2024 - October 31, 2024
  • Award Info: $1,000 stipend
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: New York, New York
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to U.S.-based printmakers

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Call for Entries, Art Installations for Art in the Park, 2024
Public Art & Proposals

Call for Entries, Art Installations for Art in the Park, 2024
  • Organization: Columbia Art League
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - June 2, 2024
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Columbia, MO 65201, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S.-based artists

March 1, 2024 5 days left

c.r.e.t.a. Rome's Summer Residency 2024
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Rome, Italy
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to ceramicists visual artists and writers

March 1, 2024 5 days left

51st Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Competition
Competition

51st Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Competition
  • Organization: Arts & Education at the Hoyt
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 21, 2024 - July 25, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35.00
  • Award Info: $600 first place, $400 second place, $200 third place
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New Castle, PA 16101, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists 21+ living within a 250-mile radius of New Castle, PA

March 1, 2024 5 days left

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35
  • Award Info: offers a $175 weekly stipend, housing, and a private studio.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Nebraska City,, Nebraska
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

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