Guide to the Best Artist Grants and Opportunities in the Northeastern U.S.

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The Artwork Archive team set out to find the best art opportunities, artist grants, and calls for entry for visual artists in the Northeastern United States.

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, specifically in the Northeast.

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Guide to the Best Artist Grants and Opportunities in the Northeastern U.S.

February 29, 2024 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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.

March 1, 2024 2 days left

New Bedford Art Museum $1K First Prize For Artists
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Entry Fee: $40 for 5 images
  • Award Info: Cash Prizes: $1000 first place, $500 second place
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

Ongoing

Year-Round Open Call for Artists at Sojourner Gallery
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: Exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, NY
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 1, 2024 2 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 2 days left

CitizensNYC
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Award Info: micro-grants up to $3,000 to community building projects
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, NY 10035, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all local based artists and organizers.

March 1, 2024 2 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

Ongoing

m OTHER 2024: Step Mothers Exhibit at The Canvas 3.0 NYC
Public Art & Proposals

  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Award Info: We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the eagerly awaited second exhibit of "m OTHER." Following the success of the initial group show, which garnered attention from prominent platforms like "Creatrix Magazine," "Up Magazine," "ChaShaMa," and "VIP Stepmom," our exhibit has further expanded its reach.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, New York
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 1, 2024 2 days left

New England States Touring (NEST) Grant
Competition

  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Award Info: Funds nonprofit organizations to present touring artists in venues across New England.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Boston, MA 02118, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Be based in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont).

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