Weekly Resources for Artists

This page is updated weekly with highlighted opportunities for grants, residencies, open calls, and a few art news articles from around the world. In the resource list below you will see primary sources to do more research on a variety of topics that are of use to artists in all disciplines.

Grants for Artists

The following grants could be on your calendar for the fall when the deadlines for these grants are;

Fall 2017 Deadlines -

The Guggenheim Fellowship - Fall 2017 - Information here.

NYSCA/NYFA Grant - Fall 2017 - Information here.

Rome Prize - November 2017 - Information here.

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb - Fall 2017 - Information here.

Winter 2017 Deadlines -

STEP Travel Grants (not open to U.S. residents) - 12/31/17 Information here.

Grants with rolling deadlines-

Pollock Krasner - Rotating, No deadline - Information here.

Awesome foundation - No deadline - Information here.

One Grant Library for Research Online- Foundation Center.

Upcoming grant deadline

Awesome Foundation offers monthly micro-grants of $1000 to fund “awesome ideas” areas ranging from the arts to technology. There are chapters all over the world to which grant seekers can submit. Deadline is rolling.

Open Calls, Residencies, News Digest and Research Sources

Open Call : Curatorial Opportunity Program has issued an open call for those interested in their 2017 programming. The program is based out of New Art Center in Newton, Massachusetts with opportunities at several locations. Those selected receive a $1,000 stipend and support services from the organization. Electronic applications only, no fee to apply, deadline for submissions is June 3.

Submissions are being accepted for the Alfred Fried Photography Award. The subject of this year’s competition is Peace. A prize of 10,000 Euros will be awarded to the winning photographer. The Children Peace Image of the Year carries a prize of 1,000 Euros awarded to the winning photographer aged 14 or under. There is no fee for entry and artists may submit more than one image. Deadline for submissions is June 4.

Commercio Metalli Latina, an Italy-based aluminum trading company, are currently inviting artists to take part in their 2017 contemporary art competition. The title of this year’s competition is The Sinuosity of Aluminum. Artists are asked to work with the medium of aluminum in order to create a piece that “arouses the emotion of music.” This is a juried show. The winner receives 3,500 euros. Deadline for submissions is June 15.

Open Call For Donation: D’art for Art is an annual event to benefit Crooked Tree Arts Center. Presently there is an open call for artists interested in donating a piece of art to this fundraising event. In exchange for donation, artists receive a listing in the D’art for Art full color catalog including contact info and up to three gallery listings where exhibits can be found. Donating artists also receive invitations to special events leading up to the gala. Deadline for entry is June 23.

Artists are invited to visually represent the man and the music of Fryderyk Chopin. The Fryderyk Chopin Institute has run the annual contest since 1927. Artists may submit up to three drawings and cash prizes are awarded to first through third place winners. Deadline for submission is June 30.

Art World News Digest

Baslquiat Breaks Records at Sotheby’s

via NPR

A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record shattering pricetag at Sotheby’s on May 18. The painting far surpassed the anticipated $60 million pricetag set by auctioneers.

Rodin Resurfaces

via The Art Newspaper

A privately owned and long-lost sculpture of Andromede by Auguste Rodin has resurfaced and will be sold at auction.

Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities


Jobs, Grants, Competitions, Open Calls, Exhibitions, Residencies (Artists, Critics, Curators)

New York Foundation for the Arts

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls, Studio Listings


Worldwide Residency Search

Res Artis

Worldwide Residency Search

Call for.....

Worldwide Open Calls


Open calls with a management system for applying

Center for Emerging Visual Artists

Artist Services, Open Calls

Art Insight

Artist Services, Open Calls, Opportunities, Directory

How's My Dealing? 2.0

A website where artists can review galleries, art fairs, and mail scams that take advantage of artists by charging them or being an outright rip-off.

Art Rabbit

International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls

Biennial Directory

Global art exhibitions




FAQs about Grants

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

Representational Art Only

Joan Mitchell Foundation

Painters, Sculptors

Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers

Harpo Foundation

Visual Artists

National Sculpture Society

Competitions, Programs, Awards

Mayer Foundation

Emergency Funding

Puffin Foundation

Socially Conscious

Job Listings

The Art Newspaper


Art Jobs




Art Search


Arts for LA

Los Angeles CA

Studio Listings

The Invisible Dog

Brooklyn NY

Assets for Artists

Boston MA


St.Louis MO

Bridgeport Art Center

Chicago IL


Universes in Universe


Biennial Foundation



New York Residencies

Artist Residency Program New York

Lectures, Field Trips

Residency Unlimited

Custom Residencies

Community Arts Partnership

Grants, Workshops, Resources

Midwest Residencies


Rural, Communal



Grant Wood Art Colony

Exclusive Fellowships

Central Europe Residencies

Akademie Schloss Solitude

All Artists and Scholars

Goethe Institut

Germany and Czech Republic

Netherlands Residencies

De Ateliers

Emerging Artists Welcome


Multidisciplinary Institute

Van Eyck

Multidisciplinary Institute

Latin America Residencies


Itinerant Collective


Socially Conscious

Zona Imaginaria

Ceramics and Printmaking

Barcelona Residencies

Jiwar Creation and Society

Urban Inspiration

Art Print Residence

Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers


Sedona Giclee

Giclee Prints

BSL Digital Imaging

Giclee Prints

McNally Jackson Books

Print and Publishing Services