Open Call & Residence Opportunities: New York & East Coast May

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Part of our job at Marcel is to find opportunities for you to enhance your professional growth as an artist, no matter where you are on your artistic journey. That’s why we’ve literally made it our responsibility to scour the web and find relevant opportunities around the world so you don’t have to.

This week we’re featuring residencies throughout New York and the east coast that have applications open until June.

Open Call: The Painting Center - Patterns of Influence

Location: Chelsea, New York

Who should apply: All mediums accepted in the form of 36” or less

Deadline: May 25

What you should know: Patterns of Influence will be highly publicized with a catalogue featuring the artists' images and personal statements addressing the interrelationship of their artistic and teaching practices. The Painting Center is interested in work in all media by artist and educators for this juried exhibition.

Exhibition Dates: July 16-August 10

Curators: Andrea Kantrowitz, Sue Collier and Barbara Laube

Cost: $40 application fee for up to 5 images

Apply here

Open Call: Create Magazine

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Who should apply: Any medium including painting, sculpture, digital art, printmaking, fiber/textile art, photography, mixed media, installation, etc

Deadline: May 25

What you should know: Your work will be featured in a two-page spread (both print and digital) that will feature your artist biography, website, and two images of your artwork. Your work will be seen by more than 125,000 readers and followers around the world, including leading galleries, art fairs, collectors, curators, writers, art consultants, and more.

Curator: Nina Blumberg

Cost: $30

Apply here

Fellowship: Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Inc. (JCAL)

Award: $10,000 are available for chosen fellows in addition to $500 stipends

Location: Jamaica, Queens

Deadline: June 30

Who should apply: Queens County Artists

Application cost: $35

What you should know: Participate in the new professional development program, Artists Residency & Training Seminar Series (ARTWorks, Inc.) Program.  It teaches visual artists to regard their work as a small business, identify their entrepreneurial and professional goals and create a long-term plan for accomplishing them. Series which will culminate in a curated solo exhibit with inclusion in the ARTWorks, Inc catalogue

Apply here

Open Call: Contemporary Art Room Gallery

Location: Online Exhibition

Who should apply: All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art)

Deadline: May 16

What you should know: First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article  about the artist and their work.

Cost: $15 for 2 images

Apply here

Residency: 2020 Artists in Residence in Everglades

Location: Miami Florida

Deadline: June 1

Who should apply: Visual arts include painting, sculpture, photography, installation and video

What you should know: Each artists/artist group is provided a mini-grant of $1000, a furnished, air-conditioned apartment, 24/7 access to the Everglades National Park and introductions to park rangers, scientists, biologists, cultural and community leaders.

A National Park residency isn’t for everybody. It is for serious professionals who wish to work alone and unfettered in the challenge and beauty of the American wilderness. It is for those who deeply care about the environment and wish to contribute to it as well as benefit from it. The park can accommodate one resident per month, and residents are expected to stay the entire month.

Apply here

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