Artist Trust Resources and Opportunities Digest – June

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

 

Opportunities

 

Nia Tero PNW Fellowship
Indigenous Creatives

Nia Tero is proud to provide Indigenous artists working in the Northwest this opportunity for professional and personal support as part of their growing network of fellows that spans the globe.

Deadline: June 19

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Impact of Light
Luminosity

For this call we are looking for images where the presence, absence, and/or the location of light made the difference. Glare, flare, shadow, fill light all work as do lampshades aglow from an inside bulb, night lights in a city, streaming rays of sunlight on a floor or as seen passing through a dusty atmosphere.

Deadline: June 20

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

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: June 24

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Calls for Artists: Sculpture for Fire Station 33
Tulsa Planning Office

The City of Tulsa is accepting submissions from professional artists or teams of artists in response to a significant public art opportunity relating to the construction of the new Fire Station 33, to be located at 4109 S 134th E. Ave.

Deadline: June 24

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

2nd Annual “Primary Colors” Online Art Competition
LightSpace Time

The gallery encourages entries from artists (including photography & digital arts) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract art.

Deadline: June 26

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Emerald II
Envision Arts

Emerald II will be our second virtual installment of contemporary works of art that exemplify the color green. The gallery will be on virtual display between July 1 – July 31, 2020. All submitted entries should be at least 25% or more any shade or tone of green.

Deadline: June 28

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Grants for Individual Artists
Intergrity: Arts & Culture Association

Grants are intended to assist with such things as: art supplies, recording studio time, exhibits, performances, residencies, project related expenses, etc.

Deadline: July 1

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.

 

Artists 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: Ongoing

Read more about this opportunity here.

 

Resources

 

Artist Relief Grants – Cycle III
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: June 17

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

TamizdatAVAIL

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.