Artist Opportunities

If you’re an artist looking for opportunities, this page is definitely for you. From open calls and artist grants to artist residency opportunities, awards and workshops, this curated selection of available resources helps artists who are at different stages of their careers take their practice to the next level.

Browse through our selection of opportunities to take your pick!

Intach Heritage Scholarship

Research Scholars with a Humanities background

Intach Heritage Academy calls for research proposals from emerging scholars who are interested to work on subjects regarding cities, cultures and communities in various regions of India.

Funds/Fellowships

online exhibitions, online art

30th November

Gender Bender, Sandbox Collective

Digital and Multimedia Artists

Apply now for Gender Bender Open Call 2021 - an interactive online space for audiences to engage with. Applications are welcome for ideas that can be realised in the digital space.

Open Call

online exhibitions, online art

10th October

Open Call, I Show You My Town, 1.Shanthi Road

Students and Professionals in the field of Fine Arts, Illustration, Design and Architecture

Sign up for an exciting online free documentary drawing workshop with Matthias Beckmann to learn how to create a graphic reportage with the means of drawing, using visual means.

Open Call

online exhibitions, online art

12th October

Art Scribes, Prameya Art Foundation, New Delhi

Writers and Curators

PRAF announces an open call to young writers and curators for the Art Scribes Awards and an international curatorial residency: mentorship, a one month residency at Chateau La Napoule, France followed by an exhibition curated by them in New Delhi.

Residencies

online exhibitions, online art

30th September

Social Documentary Photography Grant, The MurthyNayak Foundation & Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication

Photographers based in South Asia

The grant is open for photographers based in South Asia working on environmental disasters, socio-cultural, political conflicts, issues of displacement and migration.

Grants

online exhibitions, online art

30th October

E Grant, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York

Artists

Based in New York, the Foundation offers grants to individual visual artists through two programs: an annual Individual Support Grant and a separate program to assist visual artists in cases of catastrophic events through an Emergency Grant program.

Grants

online exhibitions, online art

Year round

Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York

Artists

A competitive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, having awarded grants to established and emerging artists based in over 78 countries.

Grants

online exhibitions, online art

Ongoing

Innovate Grants, Globally Applicable

Artists and Photographers

Innovate Grants is now accepting applications from artists and photographers from all genres and the winner will be recognized and featured by the Innovate platform.

Grants

online exhibitions, online art

Ongoing

Eurasia Photo Contest, Kolkata Centre for Creativity

Photographers

Kolkata Centre for Creativity calls for photographers based globally to submit their photographic works surrounding around the Covid pandemic and its aftermath.

Open Call

online exhibitions, online art

30th September

PRAF Publish, Prameya Art Foundation

Visual artists, Photographers

Prameya Arts Foundation invites proposals from creative practitioners based in South Asia for the realization and publication of an artist book containing visual concepts of the selected participant in the print medium.

Open Call

online exhibitions, online art

15th October