Artist Trust Resources and Opportunities Digest – July

Artwork detail: Pamela Lee, 2019 GAP recipient 

 

This is the July digest of resources and opportunities for artists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Opportunities

 

Public Art Boot Camp
Office of Arts and Culture

Public Art Boot Camp is a professional development and mentorship opportunity that will culminate in each artist creating a temporary artwork as part of one of the City’s temporary art programs, including Art Interruptions and Seattle Center Art Walk.

Deadline: July 8

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

The Mask Project
The Curators

The Curators invites contemporary visual artists from all over the world to a competition chaired by eminent personalities and magazines from the arts, fashion and design industries.

Deadline: July 20

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Inspiration from Isolation
New York Art Competitions

Agora Gallery is pleased to invite artists from across the globe to enter the FREE art competition ‘Inspiration from Isolation’. Selected artists will receive prizes and opportunities that will grant invaluable exposure and promote their careers.

Deadline: July 30

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Artist Against an #Infodemic
CatchLight

The visual media organizations CatchLight, Dysturb, and The Everyday Projects are seeking submissions for visual art and storytelling that addresses key public health messages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: July 31

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Open 4Culture
4Culture

Through this grant—which has no deadline—we award amounts up to $1,500 to cultural doers. Artists and arts groups operating outside of Seattle and those working in Heritage and Preservation anywhere in King County may apply.

Deadline: Ongoing

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Rapid Murals
Spaceworks Tacoma

In response to boarded-up businesses in Tacoma, Spaceworks Tacoma has partnered with local organizations to create a rapid mural response program.

Deadline: Ongoing

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Scholastic Lab Residencies
Scholastic Lab

Residencies are of variable length and include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access (laser cutter, 3D printer etc), a $1k monthly stipend and a budget for materials.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Resources

 

Artist Relief Grants – Cycle IV
Artist Relief

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19. The fund will operate through September 2020 and will fund at least 100 artists per week.

Deadline: July 22

Read more about this resource here.

 

COVID-19 Relief Grant – Cycle 1
CERF+

CERF+ is launching the COVID-19 Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to professional artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances from the COVID-19 crisis.

Deadline: July 29

Read more about this resource here.

 

Artists’ Fellowship

The Artists’ Fellowship provides emergency aid to professional fine artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

Artist Trust Washington State Food Bank Map
Artist Trust

This Washington State food bank map was created by Artist Trust as a resource for finding alternative food sources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund
Foundation for Contemporary Arts

The Foundation will disburse one-time $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the pandemic.

Deadline: Rolling

Read more about this resource here.

 

COVID-19 Reopening Guide
Shunpike

Inside this folder are guidelines and plans from organizations and industries that could be applicable to any operational planning you’re doing in preparation for reopening.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

TamazdatAVAIL

TamizdatAVAIL provides pro bono legal assistance to the members of the international performing arts community when they encounter problems with issues related to live streaming, the U.S. visa and immigration systems, and issues related to the new “public charge” rules.

Deadline: Not applicable

Read more about this resource here.

 

 

To learn more about Artist Trust’s COVID-19 relief efforts, click here. For more COVID-19-related opportunities, please visit our Opportunities page. If you have questions about our Artist Trust COVID-19 Relief Fund, please read our FAQ page.