Opportunities

Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: naomi@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.
 

Residencies

Counter-Republics Spring/Summer Residency 1/15

We are excited to open our call for proposals for our next residency session: Counterpublics. The session will take place from April 1st through July 31st, 2019 in parallel with a large-scale public art platform, Counterpublic, which will commission artists, activists, designers, choreographers, writers, and performers to activate storefronts, parks, and gathering spaces throughout our neighborhood, embedding art directly within the everyday life of the community.

Counterpublic attempts to expand spaces of dissent, dialogue, care, and complexity within The Luminary’s immediate community through responsive commissions and intentional intersections with this space. We encourage applications that engage communal land use and neighborhood change, monument-making for marginalized communities, choreographies of resistance, and the decolonization of public space.

Projects may take the form of:

Site-responsive installations, exhibitions, performances, screenings, durational projects and other forms to be situated in the everyday spaces of our neighborhood Writing and Publications to engage the session’s concept through contextual criticism, embedded critique, and responsive modes of publication Selected residents will be commissioned to create new work or re-stage previous work that directly engages this platform.

Residents will receive a stipend of up to $1,500 (depending on duration and proposed project), travel stipend, housing, and dedicated staff support. Additional project support may be available in select circumstances.

Deadline to apply: Jan.15th 

For more info click here.

MD AIR Summer Residency 2/04

The Howard County Arts Council is thrilled to renew its collaboration with the Howard Hughes Corporation for the second annual Merriweather District Artist in Residence Program (MD AIR).

Up to three artists will be selected from entries submitted nation-wide and provided with a $10,000 stipend, studio space and housing to spend up to six weeks in residence, from May 13-June 24, 2019. MD AIR is open to local, national and international artists working in all media including, but not limited to, performance, video, 2-D and 3-D visual arts, dance, music, and the spoken word. The highest priority will be given to artists who intend to produce works that reflect innovative approaches, new media and multidisciplinary art forms.

Now in its second year, the 2019 MD AIR program is designed to nurture the creative inspiration of artists as they are invited to experience Downtown Columbia, Maryland as an evolving urban center and burgeoning creative hub.

Deadline to Apply: Feb. 4th 

For more info click here.

Public Arts Residency Alexandria, VA: 2/10

Open to Artists in the U.S.

The City of Alexandria’s Public Art Program in collaboration with Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) is launching the AlexRenew Public Art Residency. We are currently seeking an artist for the first residency, which will run from approximately May 2019 to October 2020. This residency is an opportunity for artists to engage deeply with the work of AlexRenew (a special purpose authority that treats wastewater for the City of Alexandria) and its RiverRenew project – a major initiative to improve the health of Alexandria’s waterways. Artists will work collaboratively with Public Art Program and AlexRenew staff throughout the process and should have an interest in exploring water-related environmental issues and working with communities.

Deadline to Apply: Feb. 10th.

For more info click here. 

Main Street Arts Artist Residency: Ongoing

Main Street Arts offers one-month and two-month artist residencies. Main Street Arts is an art gallery specializing in showcasing contemporary art and fine craft from emerging and established artists. Located in Clifton Springs, NY, the 3,600-square-foot space has two floors offering exhibitions, an artist residency program, and workshops. Resident artists have access to one of two 200 square foot studio spaces located on our second floor. 

Terms

  • Submissions are reviewed and awarded quarterly
  • Awards will be granted based on quality of work
  • Residents have the opportunity to teach a workshop during their residency

 

Application Deadlines

November 30 for a residency during January, February, or March

February 28 for a residency during April, May, or June

May 31 for a residency during July, August, or September

August 31 for a residency during October, November, or December

 

For more information, click here

 

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program: Ongoing

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program
Deadline: Ongoing

Opportunity for UK and international artists working in any artistic discipline to apply for a new visiting artists/writers residency programme in Corris, Machynlleth, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor is now accepting applications from artists and writers for a new residency opportunity in Corris, Machynlleth, North Wales. Stiwdio Maelor has two visual artists and one writer residency space available. You can enjoy the experience of working in a regional studio community in the beautiful surroundings of the Snowdonia National Park.

Each residency is from one to eight weeks weeks. Applications are accepted an any time.

For full details and how to apply please visit their website or email stiwdioemaelor@gmail.com.

Light Work Artist in Residence: Ongoing

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP. Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $4,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and 24-hour access to our facility.

While submissions are open throughout the year, the main selection committee review is in late summer for early fall notifications (by October). Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2017 for 2018 residencies. Applicants will receive an e-mail from SlideRoom confirming that we have received an application. Selected artists will be notified when the committee has finished reviews during the fall proceeding the residency year. 

All artists working in photography and related media are eligible to apply to the Light Work Artist-in-Residence program.

For more informations and for details about the application process visit their website

 

Our Mission

Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

Contact Us

Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org