Guide to the Best Artist Grants and Opportunities in the Northeastern U.S.

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The Artwork Archive team set out to find the best art opportunities, artist grants, and calls for entry for visual artists in the Northeastern United States.

Below you will find a list of the top artist residencies, international open calls, artist grants, exhibition opportunities and art competitions that we believe will benefit artists, specifically in the Northeast.

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We will be updating this list throughout the year, so make sure to bookmark the page, check back often, and let us know if there is an opportunity that should be listed!


Guide to the Best Artist Grants and Opportunities in the Northeastern U.S.

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July 18, 2024 Ends today

3 Artist Opportunities at Amos Eno Gallery
Services

  • Submission Deadline: July 18, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Membership fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

NYC- or local area-based artists at any stage of their career and in any medium.

July 20, 2024 2 days left

2024 New England Regional Juried Exhibition
Competition

2024 New England Regional Juried Exhibition
  • Organization: The Guild of Boston Artists
  • Submission Deadline: July 20, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 31, 2024 - September 28, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $50 for non-members
  • Award Info: $2200 in Awards and Cash Prizes
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Boston, MA 02116, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists regionally. Please see details for further requirements.

July 31, 2024 13 days left

The World Around: 2025 Young Climate Prize and Mentorship Programme (USA, Online)
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Showcase at The World Around’s annual summit in April 2025 in New York City, USA.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York 11217, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists age 13-25

July 31, 2024 13 days left

The Homiens Art Prize
Competition

The Homiens Art Prize
  • Organization: Homiens
  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Award Info: $500 unrestricted cash award
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: New York, New York 10001, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

July 31, 2024 13 days left

A Show of Heads
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: October 10, 2024 - November 2, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Hudson, New York
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

July 31, 2024 13 days left

Ridgewood Off-Kilter Film Festival
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 13, 2024 - September 15, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Submission fees may apply, $10-$20
  • Award Info: Screening Festival and optional Marketing Services.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media
  • Location: Queens, NY, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all filmmakers.

August 1, 2024 14 days left

Art and Change Grant
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • Award Info: up to $2,500
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists in the greater Philadelphia area, Pennsylvania. (Live in Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware,
Montgomery, or Philadelphia County)
• Are at least 18 years old
• Identify as a woman, trans, and/or gender
nonconforming person
• Have a Change Partner (see below)

August 1, 2024 14 days left

Yaddo Film & Video Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $36
  • Award Info: Residencies vary in length, from two weeks to two months.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists who are enrolled in graduate or undergraduate programs, or who are engaged in completing work toward an academic degree at the time of application, are not eligible.

Artists may apply once every other calendar year. For example, if you applied to a 2022 deadline, you will be eligible to apply again to a 2024 deadline.

Yaddo supports individual artists engaged in the genesis of new, original work. Auxiliary artists such as sound and lighting technicians, musicians, dancers and designers are ineligible to apply.

August 1, 2024 14 days left

Performing Artist-In-Residence Program
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: October 1, 2024 - February 28, 2025
  • Award Info: $3,000 honorarium
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: New York, New York 10013, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all Performing Artists
Disciplines include but not limited to dance, music, theatre, performance art, spoken words and film
Artists self-identify as Asian/Chinese American or Asian/Chinese immigrant with a goal of continuing their career in the United States
Artists must be a resident in New York City metropolitan area
Artists must be 25 or over and cannot enroll in any degree program of any kind
Both traditional and contemporary performing arts are welcome
Artists must be available for all the required dates to apply (see program requirements)

August 1, 2024 14 days left

Yaddo Performance Residency
Residency

  • Submission Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Award Info: Residencies vary in length, from two weeks to two months.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Artists who are enrolled in graduate or undergraduate programs, or who are engaged in completing work toward an academic degree at the time of application, are not eligible.

Artists may apply once every other calendar year. For example, if you applied to a 2022 deadline, you will be eligible to apply again to a 2024 deadline.

Yaddo supports individual artists engaged in the genesis of new, original work. Auxiliary artists such as sound and lighting technicians, musicians, dancers and designers are ineligible to apply.

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