Artist Opportunity Bulletin

A service for professional contemporary Caribbean-based artists searching for competitions, exhibitions or residencies.


Arte Laguna Prize

When : March 2018
Where : Venice, Italy
Application Deadline : 16 November

The Arte Laguna Prize is an international art competition aimed at promoting and enhancing contemporary art. The contest stands out in the global art scene for the variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists, and is recognized worldwide as a real springboard for the artists’ career.

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Fresh Milk Art Resiency

When : Rolling deadline for a number of slots
Where : Barbados
Application Deadline : Rolling

Fresh Milk supports excellence in the visual arts through residencies and programmes that provide Caribbean artists with opportunities for development and foster a thriving art community. Our mission is to nurture, empower and connect Caribbean artists, raise regional awareness about contemporary arts and provide global opportunities for growth, excellence and success.

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Comic Blast Residency Program

When : April & May 2018
Where : Hämeenkyrö, Finland
Application Deadline : October 13th

Comic Blast is a special residency program by Arteles for artists focused on comic & illustration art. The program brings together creative professionals from around the world for a 1-month residency in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, at the quality facilities of Arteles Creative Center.

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Exhibition opportunity and residency in Rome

When : February 2018
Where : Rome Italy
Application Deadline : October 15th 2017

Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration between D.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality and innovation within the field of contemporary photography. This open call aims to facilitate the manifestation of outstanding international talent through a month-long exhibition and residency programme in the Italian capital. The open call has no age or nationality requirements and is open to all artists working with the photographic medium. We strongly encourage experimentation, the use of traditional and contemporary approaches, innovation, and the dialogue between photography and other artistic mediums. Two artists will be selected to take part in a month long exhibition at Matèria, set to open on February 2018. The overall winner will be awarded a two-week artist residency in Rome. The award will allow the selected artist to work towards the creation of a new body of work.

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The Palimpsest Project

When : Rolling deadline for several slots
Where : Buenos Aires
Application Deadline : Rolling deadline

The Palimpsest Project is an International Project/worlk in progress that we started developing along 2014 based in the mural that the Colombian artist Felipe Garcia painted in our terrace during his residency in 2013. Within this project, Fundación 'ace para el Arte Contemporáneo invites artists to apply for Palimpsest [4], the fourth session of a collaborative project which will take place in 'ace's terrace.

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The Working Artist Purchase Award

Application Deadline : rolling

Each month we offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, or with digital/new media, installation, photography and film/video.

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