Artist Opportunity Bulletin

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

Braunschweig PROJECTS scholarships for young artists

When : 2017-18
Where : Germany

The state of Lower Saxony and the Braunschweig University of Art announce scholarships for the year 2017/18.

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Artists Calling - The Interview

Where : Online (Global)

Artists Calling wants to feature an artist on its upcoming new website. The publication will include an interview and samples of her or his work and projects. It will be an extensive article published in English.

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The Palimpsest Project

When : Rolling deadline for several slots
Where : Buenos Aires

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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STIFF - Student International Film Festival

When : 19-21 October 2017
Where : Croatia

STIFF is Croatia’s first International Film Festival dedicated entirely to student films. Established by the SKC Rijeka (Student Culture Center) and organized in collaboration with Filmaktiv – the purpose of the festival is strengthening the student film and video industry by allowing an insight into the work of other fellow student filmmakers, encouraging the development of new ideas and establishing an international collaboration in the field of media production.

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32nd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

When : August 2017
Where : New York

Artists from across the globe are invited to enter the 32nd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIFAC continues its tradition of honoring selected artists and awarding prizes aimed at giving artists invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition.

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When : Session 1: January 10 - April 6, 2018, Session 2: May 16 - August10, 2018
Where : Omaha, Nebraska USA

OMAHA, Neb.–The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is now accepting applications for Artist-in-Residence Programs occurring January 10–April 6, 2018 and May 16–August 10, 2018. The application deadline is April 1, 2017. National and international artists of all backgrounds and areas of practice are encouraged to apply.

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The Working Artist Purchase Award

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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Summer Artist Residency: Exploring the Black Fantastic

When : July 2017
Where : Panama

Continuing our year long focus on Black Speculative Art, the Creative Currents Artist Collaborative Summer Artist Residency allows literary, visual, performance, dance and music artists 2 weeks in conversation with their creative muse and each other as we explore the Black Speculative Arts amongst the backdrop of historic Portobelo, Panama - a place full of the magical realism that is our shared Afro-Diasporic history.

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The Harley Open Exhibition

When : 2017
Where : Nottinghamshire, England UK

The popular biennial art competition returns for 2017. Artists of all ages and experience are invited to enter their work. The Harley Gallery are looking for your own, original wall-based artwork, which must have been made in the last 2 years. The first winner will be awarded £750 and a solo exhibition alongside the next Open Exhibition. Other prizes include £500 cash prize, Welbeck Farm Shop Prize, and a weekend course at the School of Artisan Prize.

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The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize

When : May 2017
Where : Burlington UK

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1,000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.

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Bioprocess Laboratory Residency

When : February - April 2017
Where : Zurich, Basel

The Bioprocess Laboratory (BPL), ETH Zürich in Basel, Switzerland – in collaboration with Biofaction, Vienna, Austria – is inviting applications for a four to six week long artist in residency during 2017.As an artist in residence, you will actively engage with scientists working on a synthetic biology related project with focus on the design of antibiotics. We welcome international applications from artists, designers, biohackers, or other cultural practitioners who want to carry out artistic work with biological media.

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The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institue School of Art -Artist in Residence Program

When : September 2017- May 2018
Where : New York

The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute School of Art Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program consists of two emerging artists from different disciplines recruited via open call to live and work on the MWPAI/PrattMWP campus in Utica, NY for one academic year. The AIR program is designed for emerging artists or recent MFA graduates in the visual arts. AIR's interact with the creative community surrounding the art institute while developing a self-directed studio practice.

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