A Complete Guide to 2019 Artist Grants & Opportunities
Ongoing Deadlines through the Fall of 2019
A list of the top international open calls, residencies, fellowships, and awards that will benefit artists during the year. For more info.
Fringe Arts Bath: The Bath Open Art Prize 2019
Submission Deadline: April 26
Target Gallery Exhibition: Habitats
August 9-September 22, 2018
Juror: Ellyn Weiss
Entry Deadline: April 28, 2019
Entry Fee: $35 for 1-3 submissions
Target Gallery invites artists working in all visual media to submit to Habitats. This group exhibition will explore the relationship between humans and nature creating a dialogue on the impact that we make on the earth and our environments. For more info.
Indianapolis Art Center: Clotheshorse
Submission Deadline: April 29
Clay Center of New Orleans: FunctionFest
November 1-December 14, 2019
Juror: Adam Field
Entry Deadline: April 30, 2019
Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 submissions
Annual juried group exhibition of functional ceramic work, such as cups, bowls, plates, jars and serving pieces, open to all manner of handmade functional pottery. For more info.
Alabama Contemporary Art Center
Ongoing Call for Proposals
Alabama Contemporary is seeking guest curators and artists with exhibition concepts or independent projects. This CFP is open to any artist(s) or curator with a contemporary art exhibition or independent project that may fit their mission, schedule and space. For more info.
Arts Warehouse: Art Throwdown
Friday, June 7, 2019, from 5-10pm
Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019
Four selected artists will live paint/create in a head-to-head 90-minute art competition. All artist will receive the same set of supplies and a shared random supply table to “fight” over. The winner will get a one-month art exhibition and more! For more info.
The Second Half - A Group Exhibition for Artists 50 or Older
June 6-June 28, 2019
Entry Deadline: May 7, 2019
Entry Fee: $35
Celebrating the talent and wisdom of the artist over 50. No restrictions on content, style, medium or context, and work may be traditional or digital. For more info.
22nd International Open
August 9-31, 2019
Juror: Dolores Mercado
Entry Deadline: May 28, 2019
Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 images of work, plus 1 detail
All female identified artists worldwide are invited to submit artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. For more info.
Fine Line Creative Arts Center: Textures
Submission Deadline: May 28
Book as Art: Wonders
Submission Deadline: May 30
JF Gallery: 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibit
Submission Deadline: May 31
Young Masters Art Prize
Entry Deadline: May 31, 2019, Midnight (British Summer Time)
Entry Fee: £35 (+VAT if applicable) to apply with 4 artworks
They are looking for artists who show originality, skill and imagination in response to the art of the past. You can interpret this as widely as you like. You will have the chance to explain your interpretation in your artist statement. For more info.
Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University: Second Annual Celebrating American Craft 2019 - Southern Style
Entry Deadline: May 31, 2019
Dayton Society of Artists: Crossing Boundaries
Entry Deadline: May 31, 2019 at 11:59pm
LeMieux Galleries: And Now for Something New Vol 2
Submission Deadline: June 1
2019 Judy Chicago Art Education Award
Entry Deadline: June 1, 2019
Through the Flower, a nonprofit art organization, invites artists, scholars and educators to apply for this award which was named in honor of one of the Feminist Art Movement’s key founders. It is awarded annually and is accompanied by a $1,500 prize along with a certificate signed by Chicago. For more info.
Las Laguna Gallery: Unique Abstractions
Submission Deadline: June 7
not BIG(5): fifth bi-annual small arts competition
Entry Deadline: June 15, 2019
Taleamor Park: Summer Residencies
LaPorte County, Indiana • May through September, 2019
Submissions Ongoing through July
2Nd Annual NO DEAD ARTISTS: International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art
September 7-28, 2019
Entry Deadline: June 17, 2019
Entry Fee: $35
This exhibition has been a springboard for numerous artists leading to national press coverage, recognition, gallery representation and acquisitions by museums and other prominent collections. Each year the gallery invites a panel of renowned arts professionals and collectors to select the newest creative talents. For more info.
Gallery19 Meed3: When Photography Ruled the Streets
Submission Deadline: June 22
Art as Advocacy: Promoting Equity and Social Justice for Women
Submission Deadline: June 30
The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art: Sense of Place 2019
Submission Deadline: June 30
TATTOO: the Renaissance of Body Art
Submission Deadline: July 1
The Rankin Arts Photography Center: Americans
Submission Deadline: July 4
Sculpture Garden & Arboretum
Rhoneymeade welcomes both emerging and established artists working in all media to display their art in the rustic studio or on the grounds. Submissions of existing works and proposals for new projects are welcome, especially sculpture and outdoor installations that will provoke thought and encourage visitors to interact with Rhoneymeade's rural setting. For more info.
Artist Grant: Quarterly Grant Cycle
Submission Deadline: July 15, October 15
Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2019
September 6-November 1, 2019
Juror: Daniel Graham
Entry Deadline: August 1, 2019
Entry Fee: $25 for up to 3 entries and $35 for 4 to 6 entries
The juror will select work (both two and three dimensional) that reflects and expresses the theme of Contemporary Landscape while demonstrating creativity, strength of execution, and overall artistic excellence with the goal of selecting a well-rounded exhibit that showcases a broad range of artistic styles and interpretation. For more info.