Artist Opportunity Bulletin

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

Visual Art Open Prize 2018

Where : Chester, UK
Application Deadline : Feburary 28th, 2015

All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package.

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The Hopper Prize

Application Deadline : 5th May 2018

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators.

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The Munson-Williams- Proctor Arts Institute School of Art Artists-in Residence program

When : August 2018 - May 2019
Where : New York
Application Deadline : 5 March 2018

Applications for the 2017/18 Artist in Residence program are now being accepted in ANIMATION and PAINTING/DRAWING. Applications may be submitted now through Monday, March 5, 2018, Midnight EST. The Munson-Williams- Proctor Arts Institute School of Art Artists-in Residence program (AIR) allows two emerging artists from different disciplines to live and work on the MWPAI and Pratt MWP College of Art & Design campus in Utica, NY for one academic year. The AIR program is designed for emerging artists or recent visual arts MFA graduates. Residency artists are an energizing and crucial component of the creative life on our campus. The artists interact with the local creative community while developing a self-directed studio practice. Programming includes presenting a lecture to PrattMWP students and the public and teaching a community arts education class while being involved in select MWPAI public programs. Artists receive financial support, housing, meals, a studio and museum gallery exhibition.

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Residency in the Alps

When : June and July 2018
Where : Switzerland
Application Deadline : 28 February 2018

The second international Alps Art Academy will take place between June 28 and July 7, 2018 in the Safiental (Grisons, Switzerland). Located 1650 meters above sea level in Tenna, the biennial summer academy focuses on Land and Environmental Art. In a dialogue with the art-historical movement of the 60s and 70s, contemporary approaches to art are located, discussed and further developed with relationship to the Alpine landscape. The Alps Art Academy creates a platform for proposals for a possible future Land Art, which integrates not only landscape and nature but also other media and the wider social context. An invitation to submit proposals is aimed equally and without age limit at artists who are interested in working with landscape and the environment, as well as theoreticians, facilitators and curators engaged in research on the topic of Land Art. You are invited to apply with a project idea that can be realized during the period in which the summer school takes place. The theme for 2018 is HORIZONTAL - VERTICAL.

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NLS Summer Residency Program

When : Summer 2018
Where : Kingston, Jamaica
Application Deadline : February 15

The NLS residency is a six to nine-week program open to visual artists working in any medium or discipline and is geared towards working artists, with developed portfolios, who are intellecutally and artistically concerned with pushing boundaries within their disciplines and within the current social lanscape, as well as engaging with the public through art.

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The Derwent Art Prize

Where : Mall Galleries, London
Application Deadline : 8th May 2018

Derwent, internationally renowned fine art brand, are proud to announce that the fourth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries.

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Displaced Artists Fund

Where : Vermont
Application Deadline : Rolling

Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers.

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Fresh Milk Art Residency

When : Rolling
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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The Palimpsest Project

When : Rolling
Where : Buenos Aires
Application Deadline : Rolling deadline

The Palimpsest Project is an International Project/work 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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