Opportunities for artists, writers and art workers in January 2022


Hyperallergic’s Monthly Opportunity Lists provide a resource for artists and creatives looking for grants and paid concerts to continue their work. As the arts sector navigates the coronavirus pandemic, these paid opportunities for independent artists and cultural organizations are more important than ever.

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Graduate programs

Organized by geographic regions, a list of arts-related graduate programs to explore and apply for before deadlines close in early 2022. Learn more about Hyperallergic.

Grants and Awards

Artadia Prize
Los Angeles 2022 Price
These awards are open to visual artists and collectives who have lived and worked in LA County for at least two years. Two artists will receive $ 10,000 each while a third will receive $ 25,000. Artadia will be awarding prizes to artists in six other US cities this year, check their website for details.
Deadline: February 1, 2022 | artadia.org

Eye beam
Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
Artists and artist-journalist teams can apply for grants to support topical work. Those with longer-term research-intensive projects are also eligible. Grants range from $ 500 to $ 5,000 per project.
Deadline: rolling | eyebeam.org

Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Emergency grants
These monthly grants range from $ 500 to $ 3,000, with the average amount being $ 1,700. Visual artists and performers whose work is contemporary and experimental in nature and who have a U.S. tax identification number may apply.
Deadline: rolling | fondationpourlesartscontemporains.org

Frankenthaler Prize for Climate Art
Asia Society and the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation will each award $ 15,000 to three visual artists whose work addresses the climate crisis and who are enrolled or recently graduated from Masters of Fine Arts programs in the United States. Applications open on January 10.
Deadline: January 20, 2022 | priceartclimatique.org

Residencies, workshops and scholarships

Featured Opportunity
Sharpe-Walentas Studio program
Residences 2022-2023
Now accepting applications for its 2022-2023 residency period, the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is awarding rent-free studio space to 17 visual artists for one-year residencies in Brooklyn, New York.
Deadline: February 15, 2022 | thestudioprogram.com

Featured Opportunity
Stamps School of Art and Design
Residence Witt 2023
This residency at the University of Michigan comes with an honorarium of $ 20,000 in addition to housing, studio space and up to $ 5,000 in financial support for project materials. Learn more about Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 20, 2022 | timbres.umich.edu

Folger Institute
Artist research grant
Artists working in all media whose work would benefit from significant primary research can apply for this four-week non-residential scholarship, which comes with a scholarship of $ 3,500.
Deadline: January 18, 2022 | folger.edu

Forge project
2022 scholarship
Applications are open for this funded scholarship program for Indigenous artists, scholars, organizers, cultural workers, researchers and educators. Six people will each receive $ 25,000 or more.
Deadline: January 21, 2022 | forgeproject.com

Mac Dowell
Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 scholarships
Artists can submit applications in the disciplines of architecture, film / video, interdisciplinary arts, literature, musical composition, theater and visual arts. Financial assistance programs are available.
Application fee: $ 30
Deadline: February 10, 2022 | macdowell.org

PEN America
Emerging Voices Exchange
This five-month virtual mentorship program is for early-career writers from communities traditionally under-represented in the publishing world. 12 scholarship recipients will receive honoraria of $ 1,500.
Deadline: January 31, 2022 | stylo.org

Right of return
United States Stock Exchange
Formerly incarcerated artists working in all creative disciplines can apply for this scholarship to support a project to reform the criminal justice system. Six fellows will each receive $ 20,000.
Deadline: January 14, 2022 | rightofreturnusa.com

Wave farm
Residences 2022
Artists working in pairs can propose visual and sound projects in the Transmission Arts genre for this 10-day residency, which consists of broadcasting on a community radio station in the Hudson Valley.
Deadline: February 1, 2022 | wavefarm.org

Open calls for art and writing

Featured Opportunity
Worm farm institute
Farm / Art D Tour
Submissions are being sought for large-scale works of art to be installed in Wisconsin farm fields for the Farm / Art DTour biennial in October 2022. Up to 10 artists will each receive up to $ 10,000 for a commission. Learn more about Hyperallergic.
Deadline: February 15, 2022 | wormfarminstitute.org

Albrecht-Kemper Art Museum
National undergraduate exhibition with jury
Students enrolled in undergraduate programs in the United States can submit up to three original works of art created in the past year for the chance to be featured in an upcoming exhibition at AKMA.
Application fee: $ 10
Deadline: February 7, 2022 | albrecht-kemper.org

Locust projects
Open call for the 2022 project room
Artists from all over the world can apply to create an ambitious, large-scale new work for a solo exhibition in Miami. The opportunity comes with a maximum production budget of $ 3,500, housing and more.
Deadline: February 5, 2022 | locustprojects.org

Maryland State Arts Council
Public Art Across Maryland Art Commissions
The State of Maryland requires qualifications from artists to create in situ works at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Bowie State University. Project budgets are respectively $ 250,000 and $ 515,000.
Deadline: January 19, 2022 | msac.org

Employment opportunities

Featured Opportunity
George Washington University
Corcoran School of Arts and Design
The GW Corcoran invites applications for full-time faculty positions in art history, design, graphic design, interior architecture and theater, as well as as an associate in exhibitions and programming. Learn more about Hyperallergic.
Deadline: rolling | corcoran.gwu.edu

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