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July 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists


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Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.


Open Calls

The 13th Epson International Pano Awards
Open internationally, the 13th annual Epson International Pano Awards celebrates all facets of panoramic photography. The competition will award more than $40,000 in prizes, including $14,000 in cash. There is an entry fee of $22 per submission.
Deadline: Midnight (UTC-11) on July 11, 2022.

Building Shells: Building Community
The Fullerton is looking for proposals to revitalize a building shell, or structure without a roof or floor, in Newburgh, New York. Projects should consider the shell’s typology and preservation. One artist or collective will be awarded $10,000 to complete the work.
Deadline: 10:59 p.m. ET on July 11, 2022.

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize
Arts writers with fewer than six published reviews are eligible for The Burlington Contemporary’s annual prize. One winner will receive a £1,000 prize and future publication opportunities.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Loghaven Artist Residency
Located in Knoxville, the Loghaven residency offers space to work and a stipend. The application fee is $20, and artists must live more than 120 miles from the city.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Project Row Houses Southern Survey Biennial
Project Row House is looking for recent works created by southern artists. One artist will receive a $25,000 prize.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

International Art Textile Biennale 2023
Open to international applicants, Fibre Arts Australia is seeking submissions reflecting contemporary textile practice as an art form in the International Art Textile Biennale with prizes totaling AU$15,000. There is an entry fee of AU$75 to submit up to two artworks.
Deadline: July 17, 2022.

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
Awarding $57,000 in cash and prizes, this annual international competition celebrates diversity and excellence in visual arts, supporting all static mediums. The top prize is $13,500, and there is a $40 entry fee.
Deadline: Midnight PST on July 17, 2022.

The Meitar Award for Excellence
The seventh annual Meitar Award for excellence will award one photographer a $14,000 grant for a solo exhibition part of the 2023 PHOTO IS:RAEL International Photography Festival. Twenty finalists will also participate in a group exhibition at this year’s festival this November in Tel Aviv. The entry fee is $54.
Deadline: July 18, 2022.

Airbnb’s $10,000,000 OMG! Fund
Adding to its collection of playful spaces—this six-ton potato being one—Airbnb is awarding $100,000 each to 100 designers interested in creating a unique location that will become part of its OMG! category. Final projects need to be completed by August 2023.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22.

Sunroom Project Space
Open to all mediums, an open call from the Sunroom Project Space is looking for New York-area emerging artists to develop a site-specific visual arts project at Wave Hill. Four artists will be selected for solo exhibitions and receive an honorarium of $2,000, exhibition support, and professional development.
Deadline: July 22, 2022.

Faena Prize for the Arts
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects to be installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

8th National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance
Now in its 8th year, the National Juried Exhibition at the Oxford Arts Alliance is hosting an open call for an October 2022 show. There’s a $30 entry fee and a top prize of $500.
Deadline: August 19, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Painters
U.S.-based painters are invited to apply for the third iteration of The Bennett Prize, which awards $50,000 to one artist with a runner-up receiving $10,000. The entry fee is $40.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. MST on October 7, 2022.



Media Arts Assistant Fund
This fund provides individual New York-based artists with support for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. Artists will receive up to $7,500 to assist in completing new work.
Deadline: July 1, 2022.

Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists
This $10,000 grant recognizes an existing body of work by a Black trans woman. It will also provide additional support for continuing their work.
Deadline: July 15, 2022.

Circ Artist Grants
This program awards two artists unrestricted $550 grants each cycle to enhance their practice. The application fee is $25.
Deadline: July 20, 2022.

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