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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We will be updating this list throughout the year, so make sure to bookmark the page, check back often, and let us know if there is an opportunity that should be listed!

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Guide to the Best Artist Opportunities in 2024

July 15, 2024 84 days left

Loghaven Artist Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: July 15, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Practicing artists of all backgrounds and at any stage of their career are eligible to apply for a Loghaven residency. Artists currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program are not eligible. Due to the living stipend and other support Loghaven provides, artists applying for a residency must already have the ability to work in the United States and receive income per US tax law. International artists are not eligible unless they have a previously established way to work and receive income. Artists must be at least twenty-one years old and live more than 120 miles away from Knoxville. This distance requirement is designed to ensure that artists are able to be fully immersed in their residency experience and can take advantage of the retreat-style environment. Please note that all eligibility requirements must be met at the time of application.

July 15, 2024 84 days left

Barcelona Open Art
Exhibition

Barcelona Open Art
  • Organization: The Holy Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: July 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 23, 2024 - July 27, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however if accepted the participation fee starts at £80 incl. VAT for 1 artwork (any size will be considered).
  • Award Info: Selected artworks will be in an exhibition held in one of the most artistic area in Barcelona.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Barcelona 08012, Spain
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

July 17, 2024 86 days left

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Competition

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
  • Organization: Beautiful Bizarre Magazine
  • Submission Deadline: July 17, 2024
  • Event Dates: November 9, 2024 - December 5, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $40
  • Award Info: Over US$65,000 in cash and prizes to be won, plus exhibiting in the
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

July 20, 2024 89 days left

2024 New England Regional Juried Exhibition
Competition

2024 New England Regional Juried Exhibition
  • Organization: The Guild of Boston Artists
  • Submission Deadline: July 20, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 31, 2024 - September 28, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $50 for non-members
  • Award Info: $2200 in Awards and Cash Prizes
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Boston, MA 02116, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists regionally. Please see details for further requirements.

July 26, 2024 95 days left

The Adobe Creative Residency at The Victoria & Albert Museum
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: July 26, 2024
  • Award Info: Additionally, each resident will receive studio space, mentorship, resources, access to the museum's resources and staff expertise. Their work will be featured in a six-month display at the close of their residency.
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to early to mid-career UK-based artists and designers who have worked independently and have substantial experience working within their discipline.

Please note that the application is available starting in May. See website for further details.

July 29, 2024 98 days left

“Nature’s Palette” Juried Exhibition
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: July 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 19, 2024 - January 8, 2025
  • Award Info: Exhibition in First Floor Gallery of Santa Clarita City Hall.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Santa Clarita, CA 91355, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

ELIGIBILITY:

All hanging artwork must be properly wired
Maximum size 40” x 50” (including frame)
Maximum weight: 20lbs
Artwork previously exhibited with the City will not be considered
Mailed artwork will not be accepted
Artists must physically hand-deliver and pickup their artwork
Per ADA compliance, artwork cannot protrude more than four inches from the wall
Acceptable mediums include: Painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, textiles, performance, and mixed-media. Artists working with video, projection, or performers must provide their own equipment
This call is open to artists regardless of race, color, religion, natural origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disabilities

July 31, 2024 100 days left

2025 Tim Murphy Art Gallery Call for Artists
Exhibition

2025 Tim Murphy Art Gallery Call for Artists
  • Organization: Merriam Parks & Recreation
  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: January 1, 2025 - November 29, 2025
  • Award Info: Exhibition
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: 6040 Slater St., Kansas 66202, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

August 1, 2024 101 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

August 5, 2024 105 days left

“Autumn Expressions” Juried Exhibition
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: August 5, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 27, 2024 - December 18, 2024
  • Award Info: Exhibition at Newhall Community Center.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Newhall, CA 91321, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

ELIGIBILITY:

All hanging artwork must be properly wired
Maximum size 40” x 50” (including frame)
Maximum weight: 20lbs
Artwork previously exhibited with the City will not be considered
Mailed artwork will not be accepted
Artists must physically hand-deliver and pickup their artwork
Per ADA compliance, artwork cannot protrude more than four inches from the wall
Acceptable mediums include: Painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, textiles, performance, and mixed-media. Artists working with video, projection, or performers must provide their own equipment
This call is open to artists regardless of race, color, religion, natural origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disabilities

August 7, 2024 107 days left

Future Stars: 5th Edition
Exhibition

Future Stars: 5th Edition
  • Organization: The Holy Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: August 7, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 16, 2024 - August 25, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Free to apply, but participation fees apply starting from £80
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: London E8 2DA, United Kingdom
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums

August 29, 2024 129 days left

Paris Physical Show
Exhibition

  • Organization: The Holy Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: August 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 13, 2024 - September 17, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however if selected there is an exhibition fee. Please see further details on website.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Paris 75003, France
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

September 1, 2024 132 days left

Bloedel Reserve Creative Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: September 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 25 US Dollar (USD)
  • Award Info: Selected artists and innovative thinkers are provided a three-week stay on the Bloedel grounds, with unlimited access to the Reserve’s 150 acres of sculpted gardens, forests, meadows, and wildlife habitats.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

September 1, 2024 132 days left

Surel's Place: Artist-in-Residency Program (January-June)
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: September 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: January 1, 2025 - May 1, 2025
  • Award Info: month-long residencies with a stipend
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Boise, ID 83701, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

All Applicants must be:

25 Years or Older
Non Smokers

September 5, 2024 136 days left

2025 Site-Specific Arts Galleries - City of Auburn, WA
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: September 5, 2024
  • Award Info: $1,000 award
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Auburn, WA 98001, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists and artist teams from the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho).

September 10, 2024 141 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

September 15, 2024 146 days left

Boston Artadia Awards
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: September 15, 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: Boston , Massachusetts
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists must reside in one of the following counties: Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk

September 27, 2024 158 days left

Cinematics Pictures
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: September 27, 2024
  • Award Info: Group Exhibition in Rome. December 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography
  • Location: Odero, Rome
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

September 30, 2024 161 days left

Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultutal Center Artists-in-Residence Program 2024
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: September 30, 2024
  • Award Info: Residency, free accommodations and studio space as well as a subsidized fee.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Tainan City 721, Taiwan
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists. All applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Chinese or Japanese.
Applicants are required to plan their residency projects based on the theme of the residency, create their works in the form of on-site specific production, and prepare for the exhibition by integrating the historical heritage buildings of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center.

October 1, 2024 162 days left

Atlanta Artadia Awards
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: October 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: Atlanta, Georgia
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists must reside in one of the following counties: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton

October 15, 2024 176 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
  • 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.

October 15, 2024 176 days left

Dora Maar House Open Call for 2025 Residencies
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: October 15, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 application fee
  • Award Info: In 1997, Nancy B. Negley purchased the former residence of Dora Maar. In a five-year effort, she rehabilitated and updated this spacious eighteenth-century, four-story stone residence in the village of Ménerbes. Her goal was to make it a retreat for scholars, artists, and writers, where they could work undisturbed on their research, art, or writing, for one to two months. Here outstanding mid-career professionals are offered fellowships that enable them to reside in the Dora Maar House and focus on the creative aspects of their work. A travel award is based on the average fare of travel from the resident's hometown to Paris. A $1500 stipend is awarded.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Menerbes 84560, France
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

October 28, 2024 189 days left

“Exploring Domestic Spaces” Juried Exhibition
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: October 28, 2024
  • Event Dates: December 19, 2024 - March 19, 2025
  • Award Info: Exhibition at Newhall Community Center.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Newhall, CA 19321, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

ELIGIBILITY:

All hanging artwork must be properly wired
Maximum size 40” x 50” (including frame)
Maximum weight: 20lbs
Artwork previously exhibited with the City will not be considered
Mailed artwork will not be accepted
Artists must physically hand-deliver and pickup their artwork
Per ADA compliance, artwork cannot protrude more than four inches from the wall
Acceptable mediums include: Painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, textiles, performance, and mixed-media. Artists working with video, projection, or performers must provide their own equipment
This call is open to artists regardless of race, color, religion, natural origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or mental disabilities.

November 1, 2024 193 days left

Houston Artadia Awards
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: November 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: Houston, Texas
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists must reside in Harris County

December 3, 2024 225 days left

Studio Kura’s Artist in Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: December 3, 2024
  • Entry Fee: This application is free to apply, however there may be residency fees if accepted. Please see website for further details.
  • Award Info: Studio Kura provides artists with residential facilities and bicycles during their residency period.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
Description
Eligibility Info

Open 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

Open to all artists.

Ongoing

OPEN CALL FOR NEW MEMBERS! Showing Opportunities in Manhattan, Active Community, Printing Services and more!
Services

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however membership rates do apply if selected. Please see details on website.
  • Award Info: All members enjoy perks like: - Quarterly group exhibitions with guaranteed participation. - Opportunities for solo exhibitions and curatorial projects. - Supportive and collaborative community of artists and photographers. - Regular developmental workshops and social gatherings.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, New York 10010, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

Ongoing

'ace Micro Residencies
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: There are no application fees, however the residency does have a fee if selected. Please see website for more details.
  • Award Info: micro residency
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

December 31, 2024 253 days left

Upstream Gallery Exhibition & Membership Opportunities
Services

  • Submission Deadline: December 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however membership dues are currently $1,200/yr which may be paid semi-annually.
  • Award Info: Membership includes a one person show in one of the two gallery spaces; rotating between the large and small rooms, roughly every 18 to 24 months. In addition, all members are encouraged to participate in 2-3 group exhibitions every year. The gallery provides public relations and promotion for all group shows, and a monthly newsletter helps promote each of the solo exhibitions as well. The gallery membership can provide guidance and information to exhibiting artists as requested.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York 10706, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists able to get to the gallery physically a few times per month.

Ongoing

JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: $5,000 (average: US$2,000)
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, New York 10019, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Only submission from U.S. organizations with 501(C)(3) status will be accepted.

Ongoing

Emergency Grants max’s kansas city project
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: Max’s Emergency Relief & Resource Fund is a one-time grant of between $500 and $1000 to assist self-employed artists who have a steady work history, but who are experiencing a temporary financial set back.
  • Eligibility: State
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Kingston, New York 12402, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all New York State Residents.

Ongoing

Sublet Series HERE
Services

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Entry Fee: There iss no application fee, however this opportunity is to sublet space. Please see details on website for further information.
  • Award Info: Subsidized rehearsal space, tech + admin assistance, equipment
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: New York, New York 10013, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

Ongoing

Pop Culture Collaborative grants: PROGRAM AREA 1: ARTISTS ADVANCING CULTURE CHANGE
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: Grant/funding
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, New York 10008, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S. based organizations, non profits, and individual artists.

Ongoing

The Jar of Love Fund
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: microgrants
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description
Eligibility Info

Applications are open to all those 18 years or older working within the arts, living in all fifty states, territories and Tribal Nations. This application is open only to artists of color.

Ongoing

xaaninna art residency tulum mexico 2024
Residency

xaaninna art residency tulum mexico 2024
  • Organization: casa xaan
  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: Chance to have residency partially or fully funded.
  • 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

December 31, 2024 253 days left

Random Daily Art Newsletter
Services

  • Organization: Random Daily Art
  • Submission Deadline: December 31, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description

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