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

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May 27, 2024 Ends today

London Open Art
Exhibition

London Open Art
  • Organization: The Holy Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: May 27, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 7, 2024 - June 16, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Free to apply, but if accepted, participation fee starting from £120
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

May 27, 2024 Ends today

14th Annual “Cityscapes” Online Art Competition
Competition

14th Annual “Cityscapes” Online Art Competition
  • Organization: Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: May 27, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - June 30, 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

May 28, 2024 1 day left

PROUD+ 2024
Competition

PROUD+ 2024
  • Organization: The Studio Door
  • Submission Deadline: May 28, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 2, 2024 - August 3, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35 per initial entry and $5 for per additional media. (3 max)
  • Award Info: 3 works will receive a Juror's Award certificate and a check for $100
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: San Diego, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to U.S. based artists in all mediums except Film/Video/New Media

May 28, 2024 1 day left

Anyone Can Sketchbook Journal
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: May 28, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Current MAC Members: $60.20 Non-members: $86.00
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Mendocino, CA 95460, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists in the area as this is an in-person workshop.

May 29, 2024 2 days left

Geniuc Loci Festival Weimar
Exhibition

Geniuc Loci Festival Weimar
  • Submission Deadline: May 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 30, 2024 - September 1, 2024
  • Award Info: Cash prizes.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Weimar, Germany
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 30, 2024 3 days left

PLAYA RESIDENCY
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $30
  • Award Info: opportunities for field exploration.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Summer Lake, OR 97640, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists and scientists.

May 30, 2024 3 days left

The Boynes Monthly Art Award [May 2024]
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $10
  • Award Info: $100 USD cash, a published interview, a winner's certificate and a feature in our newsletter
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

The Monthly Artist Award is open to artists over the age of 18 years old at the date of entry. Artists from around the world are welcome to enter this award.

May 30, 2024 3 days left

Art Curation & Exhibition Management - Free Introductory Session
Workshops & Classes

Art Curation & Exhibition Management - Free Introductory Session
  • Organization: Visual Artists Association
  • Submission Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 30, 2024 - May 30, 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 and/or art professionals

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Watao Art Festival: Call for Collectives and Collabs for Site-Specific Contribution
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Category 1: a proposal up to € 10,000. Category 2: a proposal up to € 25,000.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Watou, Belgium
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

The Jonathan and Barbara Silver 2024 Grant for Writing on Sculpture
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: The Foundation is offering one $20,000 grant for 2024.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists and writers.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

ArtPrize 2024: Global Art Celebration in Grand Rapids
Competition

ArtPrize 2024: Global Art Celebration in Grand Rapids
  • Organization: ArtPrize
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 13, 2024 - September 28, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $65
  • Award Info: professional development workshops, access to ArtPrize hospitality spaces, and special events.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to those who are at least 18 years of age at the time of submitting an art entry (“Entry”). Current ArtPrize
employees and their immediate families are not eligible to submit an Entry. Immediate family
members include relatives living at the same address as an employee of ArtPrize.
Participation in the Event as an Artist is void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and
local laws and regulations apply. ArtPrize is intended for viewing in the State of Michigan only
and will be construed and evaluated according to Michigan law.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Joshua Tree National Park Artist in Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Application fee is $35. Additional residency fees may apply.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Twentynine Palms, California 92277, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Call for Artists COWBOY ? Summer in the City
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Summer exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: NY, NY 10012, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

DongGang International Photo Festival 2024
Exhibition

DongGang International Photo Festival 2024
  • Organization: DongGang International Photo Festival
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 12, 2024 - June 30, 2025
  • Award Info: Artist of International Open Call
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography
  • Location: Yeongwol, Gangwon State, South Korea
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Aviário Studio Multidisciplinary Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however if accepted residency fees may apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Award Info: RESIDENCY LENGTH 2 weeks - 6 months.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Ferreira do Zêzere 2240-334, Portugal
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Solo Exhibition - Open Call
Exhibition

Solo Exhibition - Open Call
  • Organization: Blue Koi Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35 for 5-10 images
  • Award Info: A Virtual Solo Exhibition. Professionally designed certificate. Extensive social media coverage and online promotion on our website will be provided
  • 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 to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Causability Grant
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: $5,000
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to U.S.-based creatives currently not working with nonprofits. Grants are specifically for developing new programs with nonprofits (causes) through a mutual collaboration.

Grants recipients (creatives) are available to use all mediums and disciplines, although special emphasis is on primarily developing events or programs (causes) assisting underserved and/or socio-economically marginalized areas.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Artist Call: Virtual Exhibit at Elena Bulatova Fine Art Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami Beach 2024 🌟🎨
Exhibition

Artist Call: Virtual Exhibit at Elena Bulatova Fine Art Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami Beach 2024 🌟🎨
  • Organization: Elena Bulatova Fine Art
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: December 4, 2024 - December 8, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $39 per artwork
  • Award Info: Selected artworks will be showcased at Elena Bulatova Fine Art in Miami Beach during 2024 Art Basel Miami
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

May 31, 2024 4 days left

City Square Sculpture
Public Art & Proposals

  • Organization: Joliet Arts Commission
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: $200,000
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Sculpture
  • Location: Joliet, Illinois
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to sculpture artists

May 31, 2024 4 days left

OPEN CALL PRAGOVKA GALLERY PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL PRAGIKOMEDIONÁLE 2025
Competition

OPEN CALL PRAGOVKA GALLERY PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL PRAGIKOMEDIONÁLE 2025
  • Organization: Pragovka Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 30, 2025 - June 1, 2025
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic, Czechia
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

May PleinAir Salon Online Art Competition
Competition

May  PleinAir Salon Online Art Competition
  • Organization: PleinAir Magazine
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $38
  • Award Info: $2,150 per month, $50,000 annually
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all painting and drawing

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: The $10,000 individual grant
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Upperville, VA 20184
Description
Eligibility Info

Eligible applicants must be early-career artists not enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in 2025. We will consider individuals with a proven track-record of professionalism, but who are yet under-recognized, as early-career. Eligible early-career applicants will have some recognition in the form of exhibitions, commissions, performances, grant awards, residencies, Fellowships and/or publications.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

Proposals for landscape art projects as part of Bielsko-Biała's candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2029
Public Art & Proposals

Proposals for landscape art projects as part of Bielsko-Biała's candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2029
  • Organization: Urban Culture Institute – City of Weaves
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Each of the selected projects will receive 1500€ as a selection fee.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture
  • Location: Bielsko-Biała, Poland
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 31, 2024 4 days left

NORTHERN VISIONS - Canadian Art Daily - ONLINE EXHIBITION
Exhibition

NORTHERN VISIONS - Canadian Art Daily - ONLINE EXHIBITION
  • Organization: Canadian Art Daily
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 1, 2024 - August 14, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35 CAD for up to 3 separate submissions
  • Award Info: Cash prizes.
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Painting
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all Canadian artists.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

Grand Central Atelier, Botanical Bas Relief en Plein Air Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 28, 2024 - June 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no registration fee, but tuition fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture
  • Location: CT, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists. Workshop is in person.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

McColl Center Winter/Spring 2025 Artist-in-Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: January 7, 2025 - April 14, 2025
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Award Info: Stipend
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Charlotte, NC 28202, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

93rd Annual Online Juried Open Exhibition
Competition

93rd Annual Online Juried Open Exhibition
  • Organization: National Art League
  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 19, 2024 - July 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 one entry, $10 second entry
  • Award Info: Over $2,500 in awards; First Place $500 Juror & Judge Alex Ferrone, owner and curator of the Alex Ferrone Gallery in NY
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all u.s. based artists over age 18.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

PAAM's Exhibition Proposals
Public Art & Proposals

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Award Info: Solo or group exhibition at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Provincetown, MA 02657, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Applications MUST be submitted by the proposed exhibition curator.
- Curators must not be the artist(s) featured in the exhibition.
- Curators must not be family members of the featured artist(s).
- Curators must not be a commercial gallery/ist representing the featured artist(s)
The curator(s) must demonstrate a connection between the artist(s) and/or their artwork to Provincetown or
Cape Cod, whether in the subject matter of the artwork or the history of the artist.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

Grand Central Atelier, The Improvisational Still Life Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 8, 2024 - July 12, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no registration fee, but tuition fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Location: Ridgewood, N
Description
Eligibility Info

This course is open to all levels and there will be instruction geared towards beginners and advanced students alike. This is an in person workshop.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

9th Annual Animal Kingdom Art Competition
Competition

9th Annual Animal Kingdom Art Competition
  • Organization: Fusion Art
  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 5, 2024 - July 4, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 for 1-2 images / $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

June 1, 2024 5 days left

San Francisco Bay Area Artadia Awards
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: June 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: San Francisco, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists must reside in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma

June 1, 2024 5 days left

Grand Central Atelier, Direct Portrait Painting Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 15, 2024 - July 19, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no registration fee, but tuition fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting
  • Location: Ridgewood, NY 11385, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

This workshop is open to all levels of painting, however, a previous knowledge of drawing is strongly recommended.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

Franklin Sculpture Park
Exhibition

Franklin Sculpture Park
  • Organization: Town of Franklin Massachusetts
  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Sculpture
  • Location: Franklin, MA 02038, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Call for art is open to all artists based in New England.
Artists younger than 18 years of age, need a 18+ arts guardian partnership for applying.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

CIAR’s Fall Residency Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 3, 2024 - September 10, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no application fee, however residency fees may apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Cuttyhunk Island, MA 02713, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

June 1, 2024 5 days left

Grand Central Atelier, The Portrait Drawing Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 15, 2024 - July 19, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no registration fee, but tuition fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Drawing
  • Location: Ridgewood, NY 11385, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists. Workshop is in person.

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