$3,500 And $1,000 Artist Grants (The Hopper Prize) - Call For Artists

$3,500 And $1,000 Artist Grants (The Hopper Prize) – Call For Artists

$3,500 And $1,000 Artist Grants (The Hopper Prize) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] The Hopper Prize is accepting entries for their Spring 2022 artist grants, offering $3,500 and $1,000 grants to artists and photographers around the world. Grants will be awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

The Hopper Prize is open to all artists aged 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. The Hopper Prize welcomes entries in all media and are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply.


Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 17 May 2022

The Hopper Prize collaborates with contemporary curators holding prominent positions at major institutions in order to select grant winners. Open calls provides a direct path to get artwork in front of forward-thinking exhibition makers.


  • Jody Graf, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1
  • Pamela Meadows, Curator, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD for visual artists

  • $3,500.00 – 2 artists will each receive a $3,500 (USD) unrestricted grant
  • $1,000.00 – 4 artists will each receive a $1,000 (USD) unrestricted grant
  • 30 artists will have their work archived on The Hopper Prize’ website
  • A selection from the submissions will be featured on The Hopper Prize’ Instagram, currently reaching an audience of over 65k

Additional exposure will be available to winners through our Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art. This digital publication gives artists a new channel to amplify their voice while providing an in-depth look at their work, practice, and background. Grant recipients and shortlisted artists will all receive the opportunity to publish an interview to include any work of their choosing as a means of providing continued support beyond the open call.

Recent Grant Winners

  • Rafael Perez Evans, London, United Kingdom
  • Jazmine Harris, Chicago, Illinois
  • Anya Roberts-Toney, Portland, Oregon
  • Cathy Hsiao, Chicago, Illinois
  • Julia Gutman, Sydney, Australia
  • Sagarika Sundaram, New York, New York
  • Abi Salami, Dallas, Texas
  • Abigail Lucien, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Hasani Sahlehe, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Laura Berger, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jennifer Sirey, Brooklyn, New York
  • Cielo Felix-Hernandez, Richmond, Virginia
  • Akihiro Boujoh, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Joey Solomon, Brooklyn, New York
  • Lynnea Holland-Weiss, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Susan Chen, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Yannick Lowery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Andrea Ferrero, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Christopher Desanges, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dominic Hawgood, London, United Kingdom
  • Kira Dominguez Hultgren, San Francisco, California
  • Vikesh Kapoor, Sunset Pines
  • Adrian Coleman, London, United Kingdom
  • Trish Tillman, New York, New York
  • Nicholas Moenich, Brooklyn, New York
  • Elena Bajo, Los Angeles, California
  • Vanessa da Silva, London, United Kingdom
  • Mark Baugh-Sasaki, San Francisco, California
  • Genevieve Cohn, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Sydney Cook, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jinyong Park, London, United Kingdom
  • Isabel Yellin, Los Angeles, California
  • Alex Callender, Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Alicia Eggert, Denton, Texas
  • Daniel McCarthy Clifford, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Juan Giraldo, New York, New York
  • Maja Ruznic, Los Angeles, California
  • Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas
  • Tracy Kerdman, Saugerties, New York
  • Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Christopher Meerdo, Chicago, Illinois
  • Erik Parra, San Francisco, California

About The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. Their aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing unrestricted financial support coupled with a platform for increased visibility. Submissions accepted twice a year via an open call.

For more information, contact info@hopperprize.org.

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