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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Western United States Guide

Midwestern United States Guide

Southwestern United States Guide

Southeastern United States Guide

Northeastern United States Guide


Guide to the Best Artist Opportunities in 2024

Ongoing

IaRex l'Atelier: International Artists Residency Exchange
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Saint Raphael 83700, France
Description
Eligibility Info

All are welcome.

March 1, 2024 8 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

March 1, 2024 8 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 8 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 8 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 10, 2024 17 days left

Collage the Planet: Environmentalism in Art Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 10, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 16, 2024 - April 21, 2024
  • Award Info: A six-day, in-person collage artist residency in New Orleans
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Location: New Orleans, LA 70117, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists who fit the requirements.

March 11, 2024 18 days left

Artspace Universal Access Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 11, 2024
  • Award Info: a month to work on a project of their choice 24-hour access to a private, rent-free 320 square foot public-facing space a stipend of $2000 (50% paid at the start and 50% at the end of the residency) An additional housing stipend for artists coming from outside the Triangle opportunities to interact with the public and the artist community community engagements through intentional programming, including speaking and teaching opportunities with our studio artists, meetings and community conversations, artist talks, and critiques continued support through consultations with our knowledgeable staff, promotions on our social media channels and website, and a monthly e-news with calls for artists and other listings a professionally installed solo exhibition at Artspace a professionally written essay and full color brochure
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Raleigh, NC 27610, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 13, 2024 20 days left

Vita Paper Arts Residency
Residency

Vita Paper Arts Residency
  • Organization: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
  • Submission Deadline: March 13, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Hyattsville , Maryland
Description
Eligibility Info

U.S.-based artists whose work includes papermaking, paper sculpture, paper marbling, book arts, and printmaking (or a combination thereof) are encouraged to apply.

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Deer Lake Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to visual artists, theater artists, musicians, land-based practitioners, poets, authors and more.

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Kala Fellowship Award
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Award Info: Kala will award six artists a $3,000 stipend, unlimited access to Kala’s facilities for up to nine months, one Kala class, and a culminating show in the Kala Gallery. The award is geared towards supporting artists in completing specific projects or bodies of work that would benefit from Kala’s specialized equipment in printmaking and digital media.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Berkeley , California
Description
Eligibility Info

Students who will be enrolled in a degree granting program in the 2023-2024 academic year are not eligible for the award.

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Award Info: gifted studio-based visual artists with the unique opportunity to concentrate on their work in a supportive, collegial environment for an entire year.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Roswell, New Mexico
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Al & Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 1, 2024 - September 25, 2024
  • Award Info: Artist in residence (AIR) will receive a $500 stipend to support creative endeavors while in residence at the Dome House Al & Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency. The stipend is to be used for professional supplies, shipping of supplies and artwork, and, if applicable, other residency-related expenses outside of the Miller’s stated obligations.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Whitefish Bay, WI, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Anyone is welcome to apply.

March 17, 2024 24 days left

The Barn at Lee - Spring 2024 Residency Application
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 17, 2024
  • Award Info: Residencies will be held in Lee, Massachusetts in the Berkshires for 7 days. Resident artists are provided room and board, working space, and a stipend of $500 for the duration of their time in Lee. Residents also have the option to invite up to 3 collaborators for any portion of the residency. Invited collaborators will be provided a stipend of $50 for each day they are in Lee. The Barn at Lee accepts applicants from everywhere, however, we reimburse the resident’s transportation costs up to $100.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Lee, MA 01238, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 31, 2024 38 days left

Early Career Artist Residencies: BIPOC Studio Fellowship
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Each recipient will have a furnished studio space with 24/7 access to NCC’s facilities. In addition to the workspace, each fellowship includes an annual material and firing stipend as well as professional development and enrichment opportunities offered through NCC’s education, exhibitions, and sales gallery programs.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN 55406, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

BIPOC identifying artists only are welcome to apply. Eligibility is restricted to clay artists who have completed all formal academic training by the start of the grant period (September 1, 2021), who are not currently enrolled full- or part-time in a degree-granting institution (including BA, MFA, or a teaching certification program), and who are not employed full-time as a ceramics teacher at the college level.
Please note: a college degree is NOT required to apply for this or any NCC award. We encourage applicants who would like to make clay and creativity a continuing part of their lives, even if they do not or have not pursued it in a post-secondary institutional setting.

March 31, 2024 38 days left

Early Career Artist Residencies: Anonymous Artist Studio Fellowship Award
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: March 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025
  • Award Info: Each recipient will have a furnished studio space with 24/7 access to NCC’s facilities. In addition to the workspace, each fellowship includes an annual material and firing stipend as well as professional development and enrichment opportunities offered through NCC’s education, exhibitions, and sales gallery programs.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN 55406, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Eligibility is restricted to clay artists who have completed all formal academic training by the start of the grant period (September 1, 2021), who are not currently enrolled full- or part-time in a degree-granting institution (including BA, MFA, or a teaching certification program), and who are not employed full-time as a ceramics teacher at the college level.
Please note: a college degree is NOT required to apply for this or any NCC award. We encourage applicants who would like to make clay and creativity a continuing part of their lives, even if they do not or have not pursued it in a post-secondary institutional setting.

April 1, 2024 39 days left

SOUTH INDIA ARTIST INTENSIVE
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: April 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - June 23, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Please see website for tuition details. Tuition includes round trip airfare from New York City, room and board, and local travel for research outings and cultural immersion experiences
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Bengaluru, Kothanur 560077, India
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

April 1, 2024 39 days left

2025 Spring Artist-in-Residence Open Call January 22- April 18
Residency

2025 Spring Artist-in-Residence Open Call January 22- April 18
  • Organization: Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts
  • Submission Deadline: April 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 40
  • Award Info: The Bemis residency is a process-based experience–residents have the ability to research, experiment, and explore free from expectations. Bemis residents enjoy generous sized, private live/work studios and have 24-hour access to extensive installation and production spaces; the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a 9,000 square foot industrial workshop used for large-scale sculpture fabrication; and a Sound Studio for rehearsing and recording.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Omaha, NE 68012, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

April 1, 2024 39 days left

2025 Summer Artist-in-Residence Open Call May 21-Aug 15
Residency

2025 Summer Artist-in-Residence Open Call May 21-Aug 15
  • Organization: Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts
  • Submission Deadline: April 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 40
  • Award Info: The Bemis residency is a process-based experience–residents have the ability to research, experiment, and explore free from expectations. Bemis residents enjoy generous sized, private live/work studios and have 24-hour access to extensive installation and production spaces; the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a 9,000 square foot industrial workshop used for large-scale sculpture fabrication; and a Sound Studio for rehearsing and recording.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Omaha, NE 68012, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists.

April 8, 2024 46 days left

2025 Sound Art + Experimental Music Artists-in-Residence Open Call: Spring, Summer, Fall Sessions
Residency

2025 Sound Art + Experimental Music Artists-in-Residence Open Call: Spring, Summer, Fall Sessions
  • Organization: Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts
  • Submission Deadline: April 8, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 40
  • Award Info: Selected U.S.-based artists-in-residence receive a $2,000 USD monthly stipend, a $750 USD travel stipend, a $7,000 USD materials budget, and a $1,000 USD shipping budget to cover the transportation of items or equipment to and from the residency. Due to the limitations of B2 visas (touring/visiting), international artists-in-residence are eligible to receive reimbursement of qualified expenses, such as airfare, ground transportation, and meals.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media
  • Location: Omaha, NE 68012, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to Sound Art + Experimental Music Artists

May 31, 2024 99 days left

Joshua Tree National Park Artist in Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Joshua Tree, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

June 5, 2024 104 days left

Headlands Artist in Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: June 5, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35-45
  • Award Info: Residencies of four to ten weeks include studio space, chef-prepared meals, housing, travel and living expenses. AIRs become part of a dynamic community of artists participating in Headlands’ other programs, allowing for exchange and collaborative relationships to develop within the artist community on campus. Paid roundtrip airfare, and up to $1,000 a month of either a stipend or reimbursed expenses
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Sausalito, CA 94965, United States
Description

August 1, 2024 161 days left

2025 Fall Artist-in-Residence Open Call September 10- November 12
Residency

  • Organization: Bemis Center for contemporary arts
  • Submission Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 10, 2025 - November 12, 2025
  • Entry Fee: $40
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: omaha, NE 68102, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

September 10, 2024 201 days left

MacDowell Residency Spring/Summer 2025
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: September 10, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 1, 2025 - August 31, 2025
  • Entry Fee: $30.00, Any applicant experiencing a financial hardship may request a fee waiver
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Peterborough, New Hampshire
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

October 15, 2024 236 days left

2024 Art Omi Residency: Artists
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: October 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 20, 2025 - July 15, 2025
  • Award Info: $500 stipend Each session, two dozen international artists are invited to the program, along with two critics/curators who participate as Critic Emeritus and Critic/Curator-In-Residence. These two individuals play a pivotal role in the residency as they facilitate discussions, help connect the artists with art world professionals through the Visitors Program, and conduct individual studio visits with the artists in residence throughout the duration of the residency session.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Ghent, New York
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists welcomes artists from all over the world who have been professionally active for at least the past 3 years. Disciplines include visual arts, sound art, performance, and social practice. Having studied art is not a requirement: we accept applications from self-taught professional artists.

Ongoing

Dual Program, Lab + Tlaxcala3
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: Mentoring from both, The Lab Program & Tlaxcala3 -Individual accommodation -Workspace/Studio -Presentation of processes and public presentation -Digital Zine & Printed Publication (short release 15 prints)
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Description

Ongoing

xaaninna art residency tulum mexico 2024
Residency

xaaninna art residency tulum mexico 2024
  • Organization: casa xaan
  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Event Dates: January 18, 2024 - December 31, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: tulum, quintana roo 77796, Mexico
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

Ongoing

La Maison de Beaumont - Artist Residency Program
Residency

  • Organization: La Maison de Beaumont
  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: $45 (Free if you mention Artwork Archive)
  • Award Info: 2 week residency at La Maison de Beaumont => the residency is for a minimum of 2weeks and up to 2months
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
Description
Eligibility Info

DEADLINE IS ONGOING

Ongoing

Willowtail Residency- Deadline ONGOING
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: $25
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Mancos, Colorado, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

Ongoing

18th Street Local Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Santa Monica, California, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

U.S. based artists, curators, writers, and musicians

Ongoing

SPAO’s Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography
  • Location: Ottowa, Canada
Description
Eligibility Info

Candidates should have completed formal training in the field of photography, visual arts, or equivalent. SPAO welcomes all visual backgrounds, motivations, and styles

Ongoing

Jamestown Arts Artist in Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: Free to apply
  • Award Info: Artists receive hourly payment for teaching and free living quarters
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Jamestown , North Dakota
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to U.S.-based artists interested in teaching

Ongoing

Stochastic Labs Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to artists interested in intersections of art, science, and technology.

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