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.

April 24, 2024 Ends today

Artistic Muscles - 2024 Summer Theme Show
Competition

Artistic Muscles - 2024 Summer Theme Show
  • Organization: 440 Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: April 24, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 11, 2024 - August 2, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Starting at $15
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY 11215, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S.-based artists

April 28, 2024 4 days left

Art, Music and Writing Submissions Open for O+ Festival 2024 in Kingston, NY
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: April 28, 2024
  • Event Dates: October 11, 2024 - October 13, 2024
  • Award Info: Accepted submissions will be invited to participate at this year’s festival in exchange for access to care in the O+ Artists’ Clinic.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: KINGSTON, New York 12402, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

April 29, 2024 5 days left

Buffalo Bills New Highmark Stadium Bison Sculptures
Public Art & Proposals

  • Organization: Buffalo Bills Art Program
  • Submission Deadline: April 29, 2024
  • Award Info: $5,000,000
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Sculpture
  • Location: Buffalo, New York, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S. Based artists.

April 30, 2024 6 days left

2024 Inge Morath Award
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Award Info: $7,500 grant given to a woman or nonbinary photographer under the age of 30 to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One finalist will also receive a $1,000 grant in support of their project.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography, Film/Video/New Media
  • Location: New York, New York 10003, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

The Award is open to any photographer that identifies as a woman or nonbinary.

April 30, 2024 6 days left

Digital Art, Assemblage and Hand Cut Paper Collage II
Competition

Digital Art, Assemblage and Hand Cut Paper Collage II
  • Organization: Limner Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 20, 2024 - July 13, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35
  • Award Info: Exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Hudson, NY 12534, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

April 30, 2024 6 days left

The Jacki Apple Award in Performance and Artist Projects 2024-2033
Grants & Fellowships

  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Award Info: $10,000 to fund projects in performance, media, exhibition, and/or publication.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York 11205, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to any NYC based Artist.

April 30, 2024 6 days left

OPEN CALL for Brooklyn based LGBTQIA+ artists
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024
  • Award Info: To celebrate Pride Month, Arts Gowanus is partnering with Brooklyn Pride and The Old Stone House & Washington Park to present an outdoor art exhibit featuring works by Brooklyn-based LGBTQIA+ artists. We are currently accepting submissions for Pride: All Day, Every Day.
  • Eligibility: Local
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Brooklyn-based LGBTQIA+ artists are invited to submit artwork for consideration for this group exhibition.

May 1, 2024 7 days left

Open Call for Painting - New Voices for the Twenties - Part III
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: July 18, 2024 - August 31, 2024
  • Award Info: Summer exhibition
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
Description
Eligibility Info

Students must be graduating from the 2024 class at a Tri State area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) school receiving a BFA or MFA.

May 1, 2024 7 days left

Grand Central Atelier, Plein Air Painting Workshop
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 19, 2024 - June 21, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no registration fee, but tuition fees apply. Please see website for further details.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Painting
  • Location: Millerton, NY, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

May 3, 2024 9 days left

Learn Medical Editing
Workshops & Classes

  • Submission Deadline: May 3, 2024
  • Entry Fee: There is no submission fee, however the class costs $500 and will be capped at 15 students.
  • Award Info: Many students find work as freelancers or staff editors, and my class is recommended by editorial directors at several medical communications agencies as well as by Metroproof, a major staffing agency for editors in NYC.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn , NY, United States
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all visual artists, designers and more.

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