[Sponsored Listing] The Hopper Prize announces a call for artists for their Spring 2021 $3500 artist grants, offering 2 grants in the amount of $3,500 and 4 grants in the amount of $1,000. Grants will be awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.
The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. The aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility.
Deadline: 18 May 2021
Hopper Prize made their grant application simple to reduce the stress of submitting your work and save you time. The application is short and can be completed in under 20 minutes.
The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. Entries welcome in all media. Hopper Prize is committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply.
Jurors will be selecting 6 artists who will each receive an unrestricted cash grant. The jurors will select a shortlist of 30 artists who will have their work archived on Hopper Prize’s website. Jurors for the current awards are Selby Nimrod, Assistant Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center and María Elena Ortiz, Curator, Pérez Art Museum Miami.
The Hopper Prize $3,500 Artist Grants Benefits
When submitting your work, you will have the option to opt-in to be considered for possible Instagram features on Hopper Prize’s Instagram feed, with a current reach of over 55k. Editors will be featuring select submissions on a rolling basis prior to the application deadline.
In addition to grant awards, the shortlist, and Instagram reach, Hopper Prize will be providing an additional platform for exposure via an online Journal, Insights Into Contemporary Art. Hopper Prize launched this digital publication to give 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.
Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD for visual artists
- $3,500.00 – 2 artists will each receive a $3,500 (USD) grant
- $1,000.00 – 4 artists will each receive a $1,000 (USD) grant
- 30 artists will have their work archived at the Hopper website
- A selection from the submissions will be featured on Hopper Prize’s Instagram feed
- Additional exposure will be available to winners through Hopper Prize’s Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art
About Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize was established to increase recognition of the work of visual artists. They seek to advance the careers of visual artists by providing unrestricted financial support in the form of individual artist grants. In a time when many sources of direct funding for individual artists have been reduced or eliminated, The Hopper Prize offers artists direct, unrestricted financial assistance. The organization awards 12 grants annually. Winning artists are selected through an open call for proposals. The Hopper Prize is a merit based grant. Winners are chosen based on the quality of their work. Awardees are selected by guest jurors holding prominent curatorial positions at major institutions.
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Each June, NXTHVN welcomes up to seven artists, two curators, and eight New Haven high school students to its annual Studio and Curatorial Fellowships programs. Through a proprietary curriculum that focuses on mentorship, professional development, and skills training, members of the cohort cultivate their individual practices within a collaborative, community-driven context.
Deadline: 1 Nov 2020
Each fellow mentors a local high school apprentice, providing them with hands-on instruction in studio and curatorial practices. Through active participation in NXTHVN’s year-long programs, early-career artists and curators make the personal strides and interpersonal connections that advance their careers.
Studio and Curatorial Fellowships Benefits
- Generous stipend disbursed quarterly throughout the Fellowship year, which runs from early June to late May
- Optional, partially-subsidized housing in Dixwell, New Haven
- Dedicated work and/or studio space with 24-hour access
- Monthly professional development workshops facilitated by field experts
- Culminating exhibition and catalogue organized by curatorial fellows and featuring work by studio fellows
- Opportunity to design and participate in artist-led projects and public programming
- Vocabulary and skills for navigating the art market that often go untaught in MFA programs
NXTHVN is a multidisciplinary arts incubator that cultivates creative community in Dixwell. Through intergenerational mentorship, professional development and cross-sector collaboration, NXTHVN accelerates professional careers in the arts.
NXTHVN shapes unique year-long Fellowships program as an incubator. They combine support in administrative and theoretical aspects of the profession with individual mentorship. They bring leaders in the field to cohorts of artists, curators, and apprentices.
The paid high school Apprenticeship program focused one-on-one mutual learning, giving the next local generation a chance to grow and excel in the fine arts.
They encourage collaboration between artists, art professionals, and local entrepreneurs to further New Haven’s growing creative community. Their space is a public, yet protected, place dedicated to nurturing the growth of Fellows, Apprentices, and the neighborhood. Events and exhibitions respond to the community of artists, curators, and neighbors.
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Kala Art Institute announces a call for artists for the Kala Fellowship Award 2017 – 2018 international competition.
Deadline: 18 May 2017
Artists producing innovative work are encouraged to apply. Fellowship Awards are given based on conceptual creativity, originality, and artistic excellence as well as technical knowledge.
In 2017, Kala will award eight artists a $3,000 stipend, unlimited access to Kala’s facilities for up to six months, one Kala class, and a culminating show in the Kala Gallery. The award is geared towards supporting artists in completing specific projects or bodies of work that would benefit from Kala’s specialized equipment in printmaking and digital media.
Each Kala Fellowship Award 2017 – 2018 includes:
- Cash Award: $3,000
- Studio Residency: Up to six months of studio residency at Kala Art Institute with 24/7 access to our communal studio spaces. An individual studio space may be available depending on proposed projects and schedules.
- Kala Class: One class or tutorial session that will provide training in a chosen area of printmaking and/or digital media.
- Exhibition: Each artist selected is included in an annual group exhibition of Fellowship artists. Public programs for artists are possible and determined on an individual basis.
- Community: Access to a community and network of approximately 75 artists working at Kala, participation in Kala events, and support of Kala staff.
Please note that this is a studio residency only. Housing is not included. Students who will be enrolled in a degree granting program in the 2017-2018 academic year are not eligible for the award.
About Kala Art Institute
Kala Art Institute encourages artistic experimentation. It was founded in 1974 by Archana Horsting and Yuzo Nakano as an international residency program rooted in the local community and a forum for ideas. Over four decades, it has progressed from a garage studio with one etching press and a single hot plate to a 15,200 sq. ft. facility in the historic West Berkeley Heinz building. Kala has grown steadily in the breath of its offerings and in the size of its operation. It remains true to its mission to be a workshop of ideas and engage the community through exhibitions, education, and public programs.
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