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: caitlin@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

Call for Residencies: OPEN CALL for One Month International Artist Residency in Atlantic Canada: 11/30

Every year KIRA awards 6 artists with a one month residency. Artists are provided with individual studio space, comfortable housing, two prepared meals each day, a stipend and live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town. Artists should bring all supplies and materials needed for their creative process, to ensure availability of required supplies and provisions. As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community for up to six hours a week. These engagements will vary based on skills and interest and can include a partnership with Kingsbrae Garden which is located just steps away from the residence and studios.

Applications are open to a range of disciplines and types of artists including but not limited to the visual arts, music/composition, writing, new media, and interdisciplinary arts. Artists from all levels in their career who exhibit a strong professional work ethic and a collaborative attitude are encouraged to apply.

Prize Summary: CAD$1,500.00 Stipend

Prizes Details: Each artist will receive:

  • One month of free studio space in a freestanding 300-square foot studio equipped with WiFi.
  • Awarded stipend of $1,500 (CAD) per month.
  • Private bedroom/bathroom in a well-maintained historic property located steps away from the studio.
  • Two meals a day for six days a week (breakfast and dinner) prepared by private on-site Chef.
  • Audience engagement opportunities.
  • Access to Kingsbrae Garden and KIRA's public amphitheater events.

Location: Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts 130 Prince of Wales Street St. Andrews, New Brunswick Canada E5B 1R3

Deadline: 30/November/2022

For submission and more information, email here: kira@kingsbraegarden.com

Call for Artists: Currier Museum Artist-in-Residence: 12/1

The Currier Museum of Art invites applications for its Artist-in-Residence Program. Now in its third year, the program will award up to two residencies between fall 2023 and spring 2024. The awards will provide support for self-identified emerging artists (or groups of up to three artists) focused on social practice. Residencies may be for a period of 6 to 12 weeks between mid-October 2023 and mid-March 2024. The residency program is central to the Currier Museum’s mission of connecting audiences with art and creative thinking. This open call privileges social practice artists who share the goal of impacting people through the transformative power of art. It is free to apply and applications close on December 1, 2022.

Applicants must demonstrate a history of social engagement in their artmaking practice and production. Successful applicants will develop an innovative project with tangible outcomes that align with the tenets of their own practice, the mission of the museum, and the needs of the community with whom they will collaborate. Artists and small collectives (up to 3 people) working in any media are eligible to apply.

The Currier Museum encourages proposals from all communities. The museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Understanding that partnerships evolve throughout the relationship between artist and organization, we recognize the need for flexibility. Proposals do not need to include fully formed projects; rather, we invite artists to describe the type of issues they plan to address, the impact their previous projects have had, and their working styles. Examples of potential projects should be included, as well as a consideration of how your project could be achieved under ongoing physical distancing guidelines. Applicants may identify specific organizations or communities with whom they are interested in working, or overall issues and themes they would like to address. Currier Museum staff will contact community partners to assess feasibility. We ask that applicants do not contact potential community partners before being selected.

Prize Summary: 
Support for housing, travel, materials, and $1,000 a week stipend.
 
Prizes Details: 

The Currier Museum supports resident artists with a stipend of $1,000 per week, travel allowance up to $500, materials support, and housing in a fully furnished home. In most cases, artists may be able to have spouses/children accompany them. Service animals are welcome.

Location: 
Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire
 
 
Deadline: 
01/December/2022
 
 
Contact & Links: Click HERE To view contacts, login to see the links, contacts, and how to apply
 
 

 

Call for Proposals: Artist in Residence program at Montgomery College (Fall Semester) Deadline Ongoing

Call for Proposals: Artist in Residence program at Montgomery College (Fall Semester): Ongoing

Montgomery College are seeking proposals for an artist to spend 3 weeks in the Art Department leading students in collaborative project that provides foundation level students with direct hands-on experience in the arts. Professional artists or Artists Groups in all visual arts disciplines who are interested in working with students are encouraged to apply. Proposals should offer a mutually supportive creative learning environment between students, classes, and the Artist. Preference will be given to applicants whose work and proposal expand on the working range of foundation level teaching. Non-residential (housing and travel not provided)

Artist-in-Residence Artist Stipend: $3000

Fall Semester applications accepted on a rolling basis: 3 weeks in October – November

Collaborative work may take place in, but is not necessarily limited to, the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery throughout the duration of the residency.

Programming may include exhibition of the artist’s work, workshops, talks, field trips, and/or any other areas of student art engagement.

Residency culminates with an installation or presentation of student collaborative project.

For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact Amanda.Miller@montgomerycollege.edu

Call for Artists: Lacawac Artists' Residencies 2019 Deadline Ongoing

Call for Artists: Lacawac Artists' Residencies 2019: Ongoing

Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station is a nature preserve, biological field station, and environmental education center located near Lake Ariel, PA in the Pocono Mountains. Each year professional or aspiring artists are selected to spend time at Lacawac Sanctuary for either one or two weeks. During the residencies, artists are free to produce their artwork using the inspiration of the beauty that is Lacawac. Housing and limited studio space is provided.

Artists are provided: a comfortable, rustic room in the Historic Watres Lodge or the Ice House; access to 545 acres which includes a glacial lake, 2 ponds, shore access to Lake Wallenpaupack, ledges natural area, and forests; interaction with scientists conducting research at Lacawac (May thru early August).

Entry Fee: $10 application fee.

The cost of the residency is $200 per week.

Deadline: Rolling Basis.

For submission and more information, click here.

Contact: email or call 570-689-9494.

 

Call for Residencies: Artist in Residence: 1/1

The Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR) at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking takes place in the recently remodeled Helen Frankenthaler Printmaking Cottage. Within this space artists have the opportunity to produce a body of work in a supportive atmosphere for creative growth and development —using traditional as well as innovative printmaking techniques. The intention of the residency is to offer artists uninterrupted time and privacy 24/7 in a well-equipped studio with onsite living accommodations. This residency has proven to be an ideal opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. Artists can add to their work practice, explore new mediums, create an edition, or otherwise advance their printmaking skills. CCP strives to advance outcomes from the residency that stimulate original and inventive work that the artist might not otherwise have attempted absent these amenities.

Residency Structure and Session Schedule

CCP offers four application-based residencies per year, one during each 3 month session.

 

Sessions are defined as follows:

  • Session 1: December – February (application deadline: July 1st)
  • Session 2: March – May (application deadline: Oct 1st)
  • Session 3: June – August (application deadline: Jan 1st)
  • Session 4: September – November (application deadline: April 1st)

Artists applying may request a one or two week stay during these periods.

One of the goals of our residency programs, whether Professional Development or Self-funded, is engaging our local community in an exchange of ideas and techniques. Artists participating in any of CCP’s residencies will have the opportunity to conduct a studio talk or workshop for CCP artists/members and other artists in the Norwalk community and greater New York metropolitan area. CCP will work with the artist to schedule and promote the additional programming through various outreach methods, including social media, to ensure a broad audience.

For more information please visit our website: https://contemprints.org/artist-in-residence-program/residency-application/   or email: AIR@contemprints.org

 

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut

Deadline: 01/January/2023

Contact & Links: Login to see the links, contacts, and how to apply

 

Call for Residencies: ARTErra Deadline Ongoing

ARTErra is a project hosting and encouraging interdisciplinary artistic creation through artistic residencies. The residency comes from a need for physical spaces where artists can create, meet and reflect on the creative processes, and develop their work in an intensive and focused way.

Set in Central Portugal, in the green and friendly village of Lobão da Beira, the residency is a rural and quiet place where to work.

ARTErra’s services and facilities include access to Bicycles, Laundry, Technical Monitoring/management/production, Equipment Rental, Amplifier, Shortgun Mic and accessories, Mic SM 58 and SM 59, Light, Sound, Image, Instruments and Tools, Graphic Work Design, Graphic Work Print, Clay Atelier, Photo lab, Copies/Prints, Translation Services, Curatorial services, and Acting assistance.

Each application calls for a C.V. and short bio of the artist, portfolio, description of the project to be undertaken at ARTErra (including the project's objectives, needs and expectations of residence and all the details necessary to understanding the proposal), dates and duration of residence, and details (need for meals, work characteristics, number of persons, additional information relevant to the work process).

Deadline to submit applications: Ongoing

To access the application form, click here.

For more information about the residency, click here.

 

Call For Residency: Factory Artist in Residency: Ongoing

This is an opportunity for two emerging artists of any medium to seek inspiration and dive deeper into their current projects, themes, and practice over a three month seasonal tenure.

The two Artists in Residence will benefit from their own furnished living and studio space right on site at the Factory on Willow in Manchester, NH.

The Factory on Willow mixed-use space was designed with creators, innovators and entrepreneurs in mind. You’ll see this shine through in the architectural features of the space, its plentiful resources, amenities, and unique community programming.

We’ll provide you with everything necessary to nurture you and your work. You’ll find endless inspiration in the beautiful state of New Hampshire and its largest city, Manchester—it’s full of culture, history, nature and community! Enjoy a collaborative and supportive environment.

We are proud to embody the spirit of collaboration and creativity by allowing emerging artists from all over the country to embrace Manchester as a starting point to their careers.

The applications are reviewed by an art committee whose efforts ensure that a broad range of artistic disciplines, styles, and national origins are represented. The selection process aims to integrate artists in a spirit of openness and curiosity about creativity in its diverse forms and contexts.

Apply now using their Online Form, or read more about the Artist in Residence at The Factory program.

Eligibility:

Photographers, painters, 3D artists, designers, animators and film makers. If you currently are a U.S. Citizen or hold a Permanent Resident status, or any other work visa already in place that is not expiring within 6 months, and 21 years of age, you may apply!

For the safety and security of our artists, their families, and our community, we cannot accept children in the residencies for artists at this time.

Benefits:

Individualized attention with two artists per session for a three month seasonal residency.

$350 travel stipend.

$200/week food & art supplies stipend.

Your live/work studio rent, utilities and access to all of The Factory’s amenities, including fitness center, green space, parking, and more (a $10,000 value fully covered by the program)

Access to all Factory amenities, including fitness center, green space, parking, and more.

Weekly meetups and activities with other residents and our on-site facilitator.

Regular open-studio events, artist talks, and teaching opportunities.

Expectations:

The program will culminate in a capstone celebration of your process, work and experience, with either a final public showing/ installation on-site at The Factory, or a public experiential art installation in downtown Manchester; one piece is required to be left behind as a part of The Factory’s AiR Collection.

Participation in a final exhibit, artist talks and studio visits.

There is an opportunity to collaborate with community partners like NH Dance Collective for your final exhibition.

You’ll also have opportunities to participate in in-person portfolio reviews, artist talks, and classes in partnership with our local museums and art college.

Locations:

Manchester (founded in 1751), also known to locals as the “Queen City,” is New Hampshire’s largest thriving urban center that has experienced a renaissance of urban development and population growth over the last decade. We find our visitors enthusiastically exploring our downtown drag filled with rich industrial history, and growing art scene that includes the MHT Art Walk, The Currier Museum of Art, Studio 550, and The Palace & Rex Theaters.

Time Periods:

The AIR program Runs Three Times a Year:

Session 1: March, April & May

Session 2: June, July & August

Session 3: September, October & November

Contact Information:

Address: 252 Willow St, Manchester, NH 03103

Email: leasing@orbitgroup.com

Phone: 603-263-3696

Call for Residency: Arts Letters and Numbers Deadline Ongoing

Arts Letters & Numbers is a place of creative urgency, a place to create new linkages and pathways of understanding in an interdisciplinary environment. It is a place where people come together to co-construct questions and works, of empathy, of ethics, of imagination.

The Residency is a space for individuals or groups to create new works while developing meaningful relationships with other artists. We welcome artists and thinkers from all disciplines to explore their practice and give them the opportunity to initiate discussions, solo or group exhibitions, performances, film screenings, or workshops. While none of the above is required, sharing has proven to be an integral tool for artists to find inspiration and to allow others to experience in-progress or completed works. 

Residencies may be from 1 week to 12 weeks. All applications are reviewed on a case by case basis. 2019 residencies run between Jan 1st - June 30th and August 15th - December 31st. 

For more information, click here.

 

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program Deadline Ongoing

Stiwdio Maelor Visual Artists/Writers Residency Program

Opportunity for the 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. Applications are accepted at any time.

Deadline: Ongoing

For full details, please click here or email stiwdioemaelor@gmail.com for submission.

Call for Residency: RU Residency Deadline Ongoing

Located in New York, RU Residency is tailored to support the specific needs of artists and curators working in all the visual arts media and disciplines, at varying stages of their practice and career, and from around the world. For artists, residencies usually vary in length from three to six months; for curators, duration is generally one to two months. 

Participants receive critical, production, and administrative assistance. Substantial emphasis is placed on building networking capacity for the residents. This networking aspect is naturally reinforced through the partnering strategies that Residency Unlimited puts into place.

A public space is provided as a work, meeting, and presentation venue. If a studio space is needed by the artists, we will help you secure an affordable space that suits your needs.

For more information, click here.

Call for Residency: las dunas AiR program Deadline Ongoing

Because there is a local need for an international platform for art, las dunas AiR program wants to share with others their space, facilities and expertise. Offering the opportunity to simply have space and time to focus on your own work in a place surrounded by an incredible beauty. This residency program is an independent artist run initiative and does not have direct institutional support. We can help you find external funding to different foundations or your embassies in Spain. 

The space is €250 per week, this includes internet, water, electricity, weekly cleaning, bicycles, transport to the airport, art materials, and more. Grants are awarded to 2 artists every year. 

Stays are from October to June. 

Dates

  • Upcoming Deadline: September 30, 2019
  • Next Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Following Deadline: April 30, 2020

For more information, visit here or contact application@lasdunas-air.com

Call for Residency: Green Olive Arts Deadline Ongoing

Green Olive Arts is an artist owned and operated international art studio and urban art residency located in Tetouan, Morocco. Art residency applications are being taken on an open basis, year round, for the available 8 studio spaces. Our mission is to resource creative individuals of both emerging and established artistic talent from around the world in seasons of inspiration, production, collaboration and cultural exchange. We invite artists from a wide range of disciplines and mediums to apply for residencies of  3, 4 or 6 weeks during our residency seasons. We accept visual artists, writers, poets, curators, filmmakers, dancers, photographers, printmakers, musicians, puppeteers, and more. Our local Selection Panel awards residencies based upon artistic excellence of current work and intended residency proposal. Artists are encouraged, but not required, to engage the local community as part of their residency through workshops, mural projects, performances, readings, round tables, and other collaborations to bridge cultures and nurture creativity.

Entry fee: $20

For more information, click here.

 
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: 410.204.1959
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org