Opportunity Location: USA

Workshop applications for 2022 are now OPEN

The Sitka Center’s 100+ class annual Workshop Program is taught by a diverse group of 80+ instructors. These instructors come from around Oregon and the nation to teach in an inspiring environment with dedicated students. Each year they seek 30 – 40 new instructors to refresh and invigorate their programs.

• Over 100 art and nature-inspired Read More

Photography as an Agent for Change: Workshop series presented by PCNW in partnership with Amazon Photos

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) and Amazon Photos have partnered to present Photography as an Agent for Change, a year-long workshop series exploring concepts of photography as a tool for advancement in areas such as racial equity, social justice, environmental justice, visual literacy, creative practice, storytelling, and cross cultural communications. PCNW seeks proposals of curriculum that Read More

SaveArtSpace: Gender Based Violence public art on billboards in Seattle, WA

SaveArtSpace has partnered with Take Heart You Are Not Alone and curator David F. Martin to assemble a visual framework that will draw awareness to the issue of domestic violence. Their goal is to use artwork to capture the attention of the public in order to provide them with contact information for much needed community Read More

The Fountainhead Residency

This residency is dedicated to artists who were born outside of the United States and now live and work within its borders. At the core of Fountainhead’s mission is the belief that artists and their work can shift hearts and minds toward a more hopeful and equitable future. With that in mind, we initiated this Read More

Artist-in-Residence at Light Work

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP. The international residency program is open to all artists working in photography or image-based media, from any country. Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive Read More

Documentary Family Awards

Founded in 2017, the Documentary Family Awards (DFA) provides a platform that celebrates the very best documentary family photography from around the world, while also supporting photographers through open online educational events. With one of the most transparent judging processes in the industry, the DFA streams online its entire final round of judging for anyone Read More

Art for Black Lives Residency

Mission —

To create an environment conducive to creativity, productivity and community for emerging Black Trans visual artists via one-month funded residencies in Palm Springs, California. To help foster an ethos of accessibility and support for Black Trans folks in Palm Springs, a place with a rich LGBTQ+ history and culture.

The Specifics —

The residency is open Read More

Photoville Educator Fund In Partnership With PhotoWings

The Photoville Educator Fund, in partnership with PhotoWings, provides funding, resources and consultation for educators in their community to connect their students to photographic opportunities.

For 2021, there are two opportunities for educators:

The Exhibition Fund
Open to NYC-based middle and high school educators only.

The Exhibition Fund supports educators to create an outdoor photo exhibition of their students’ Read More

FMoPA International Photography Competition 2021

FMoPA has put out a call for photographers to participate in a photography competition. Winners are selected by a jury knowledgeable of art and photography. Winning submissions will be notified by June 5th. The top entries will be exhibited at FMoPA from June 5th – July 31st.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges. Read More

Daylight Photo Award

One top prize winner will receive a $1000 cash prize and the creation of a digital feature. Juror picks will be promoted via internal and external marketing campaigns and have the opportunity to collaborate with Daylight on the creation of a monograph of their work.

For more details please follow the direct link.

The Snider Prize 2021

The MoCP is the world’s premier college art museum dedicated to photography. As an international hub, they generate ideas and provoke dialogue among students, artists and diverse communities through groundbreaking exhibitions and programming. Their mission is to cultivate a deeper understanding of the artistic, cultural and political roles of photography in our world today. Founded Read More

Photoville 2021

Celebrating their 10 year anniversary – Photoville will once again combine online gatherings, and dispersed outdoor exhibitions. Working with parks and city officials, they plan to safely install exhibition banners throughout parks and public spaces in NYC that will remain on view for several months so that communities can enjoy them while using these open Read More

10×10 Research Grants on Photobook History

10×10 Photobooks is pleased to announce the launch of a new program of annual photobook research grants to encourage and support scholarship on under-explored topics in photobook history. The first year’s theme expands on 10×10’s forthcoming project What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women, 1843-1999 that will launch in Fall 2021 in association with Read More

Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review

Hosted by Charcoal Book Club.

The 2021 Chico Review is a two-week, online photobook masterclass and portfolio review with over twenty-five of the most influential and creative photographers, bookmakers, gallerists, museum curators, and photobook publishers in the industry. Sixty-four attending photographers receive formal portfolio reviews by speakers and reviewers and take part in artist lectures, panel Read More

2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards

The 2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards aim to recognize and reward talented and visionary artists using photographic processes and images to make remarkable work. Awards include an exhibition during Paris Photo, cash prizes, projection at international photo festivals, industry exposure and more.

LensCulture are proud to once again offer free entry on single-image entries, part of Read More

UCLA Center for the Study of Women Director Position Call for Applications 2020

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women is searching for a new Director to serve a three-year term (2020-2023), which may be extended for a second term. They seek a feminist scholar, broadly defined and in any discipline, whose work advances knowledge about the central role of women, gender, and/or sexuality in societal change, Read More

For U.S.based female artists over 40: AWAW Emergency Relief Grant

This program will distribute $250,000 in grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.


Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) has partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to launch an emergency relief grant program to support artists impacted by Read More

Smithsonian american Women’s History Initiative Paid Summer Internship

Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative
2020 Summer Cohort Internship Program

This summer, be a part of a transformational experience that goes beyond just another internship. Through hands-on activities and original research, you will contribute to a national effort to share a diversity of women’s voices from the past and present. You will learn to use unique tools Read More

Female in Focus

Female in Focus is a photography award from 1854 Media. Having launched in 2019, the award aims to highlight and give a platform to the exceptional work of women photographers around the world.

Female in Focus was conceived to address gender inequality in the photography industry. 80% of photography graduates are women — yet women make Read More

Curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts

Duke University Library is looking for a Curator who provides dynamic and innovative leadership for the Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA), one of several specialized subject areas within the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The Curator builds distinctive collections of photographs, moving images, audio recordings, and other formats through purchases and gifts; integrates the Read More

Program and Research Developer

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) is accepting applications for a Program and Research Developer (official title: Program Representative III) beginning January 2020. This is a FULL-TIME, CAREER position.

The Program and Research Developer has the primary responsibility of managing and developing research initiatives, publications, and related programming/events for the Center for the Read More

Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review

This all-inclusive retreat takes place over six nights at Chico Hot Springs Resort. Selected artists are invited to spend the week with the most respected and influential artists, bookmakers, gallerists, and curators in contemporary photography. At the conclusion of the event, one project is awarded the Charcoal Publishing Prize. The winning project is then published Read More

Lens Culture Exposure Awards

Lens Culture is seeking the best new photography from around the world for the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2020. Since 2008, this award has offered significant exposure to more than 300 emerging and established photographers. Via a global callout, Lens Culture is eager to discover more diverse and talented image-makers to add to this impressive cohort. Read More

Harvard University Graduate School of Design Loeb Fellowship: call for applications

The Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (Harvard GSD) is now accepting applications for the Loeb Fellowship Class of 2021. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 6, 2020.

The Fellowship program offers a transformative year of study in residence at Harvard GSD and a powerful worldwide network of over 450 colleagues. The Read More

2020 Student Scholarships 57th SPE Annual Conference

All SPE student members are eligible to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of attending SPE’s 2020 annual conference. Awards are offered based on merits of submitted portfolios and include a travel stipend to attend the annual conference, a 2020 annual conference fee waiver, and a one-year membership to SPE. Jurors will seek Read More

Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award

SPE is honored to announce the Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award. The cash award
of $500 supports an SPE member, at any stage of their career, to attend SPE’s Annual
Conference. Special consideration will be given to photographers working to counter social
and/or environmental injustices.

The Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award is made possible through a gift by Sharon
Shrensel Read More

LensCulture Black & White Awards

LensCulture is thrilled to announce the return of our Black & White Photography Awards!

LensCulture are seeking remarkable photographic work that plays with the dynamic relationship between light, dark and all the tones in between. Texture, shape, line and form are often hailed as the heroes of black and white photography. Show how you’re interpreting these Read More

2020 Chico Review

The Chico Review takes place over six nights at Chico Hot Springs Resort, near Livingston Montana. Fifty-eight applicants will be selected by our jury and invited to spend the week with twenty of the most influential and creative photographers, book makers, gallerists, museum curators, and photobook publishers in the industry. One full scholarship and five Read More

International Photography Awards

The International Photography Awards 2019 is now open!
New Year – New Benefits, the category winners will receive an IPA Trophy, a traveling allowance of $500 to join the International Photography Awards “Best of Show” exhibition & Lucie Awards in New York City, guarantee to have their winning photography part of the IPA “Best of Show” Read More

Art+Feminism Executive Director

Founded in 2014, Art+Feminism is an award-winning do-it-yourself campaign to improve coverage of gender, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia. Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented; in a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as women. This lack of participation has led to significant gaps in the content Read More

Female in Focus: An award for women photographers

Did you know that across the photography industry, just 1 in 9 award winners are women? And while equality in our own awards is improving, last year only 38% of our winners were female. If we are to make real steps towards equality in the photography industry, we must start at home.

It is for neither Read More

Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists

Open Call for the 2019-2020 QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship will begin on February 26, 2019.

The Queens Museum is pleased to announce its fourth QM-Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists in New York City. Two visual artists will receive $20,000 each, professional development consultations, and close mentorship from QM staff members working toward an artist’s project. The Read More

Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review & Charcoal Publishing Prize

One grand prize winner will be awarded the Charcoal Publishing Prize. The winning project will be published and distributed worldwide by Charcoal Book Club, the first book-of-the-month club dedicated exclusively to photobooks.

The Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review is a retreat that takes place over six nights at Chico Hot Springs Resort near Livingston, Montana. Forty Read More

Call For Entries: Visual Storytelling Awards 2019

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards recognize the work of photographers weaving compelling narratives into their work. Our international jury is looking for image makers who are defining contemporary visual storytelling, whether that be through documentary work, imaginative storytelling, or something that combines (or defies!) all of the above.

Show us how you’re using photography to chronicle Read More

Curatorial and Research Fellowships


The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program (RAP) awards funded residential fellowships to national and international scholars, critics, and curators of exceptional promise and accomplishment. Proposed research projects should display a critical commitment to innovative inquiry in the history, theory, and interpretation of art and visual culture.

Scholars may propose topics that relate Read More

Associate Director of Research at the Yale Center for British Art

The Yale Center for British Art is seeking an Associate Director of Research to play a leading role in developing scholarly initiatives and programs.

Research is at the heart of the mission of the Yale Center for British Art and underpins its identity as a scholarly institute and museum at Yale. Renowned for interdisciplinary scholarship, Read More

Femme Fotale’s Volume VI will focus on the subject of Health

If you were to google the definition of Health, the first result quotes “the state of being free from illness or injury.”

What kind of relationship do you have with health? What does health mean to you? What does your health narrative look like?

According to the definition, health is considered to be a positive word with a Read More

Moving Walls 25: Exhibition and Fellowship

The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of our ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. Selected artists will also receive a Read More

Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues

The Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues creates a space for a socially engaged photographer to produce a compelling and dynamic body of work highlighting human rights and social issues.

Columbia College Chicago and Heartland Alliance, two internationally recognized institutions with Chicago roots dating back more than 120 years, partner in hosting Read More

Opportunity | Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Yale Center for British Art is offering a Postdoctoral Research Associateship in the Division of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications. This division supports and provides oversight to the following departments, activities, and positions: exhibitions and publications; research, education, and public programs; academic outreach and teaching initiatives; visiting scholars; postdoctoral and postgraduate positions; graduate and undergraduate Read More

Perspectives on the Gender of Photography, Panel AHA (Chicago, 3-6 Jan 19)

Perspectives on the Gender of Photography, Panel AHA (Chicago, 3-6 Jan 19)

American Historical Association (AHA), Chicago, IL, 03. – 06.01.2019
Deadline: Feb 5, 2018

Before and Behind the Lens: Global Perspectives on the Gender of Photography

Recent scholarship has uncovered new histories of women’s participation in professional photography beginning circa 1840. While such work has increasingly added women’s Read More

The Alexia Grants

The Alexia 2018 competition will begin accepting applications on Jan. 7, 2018.

The Alexia Foundation awards grants to student and professional visual journalists to help them produce projects that inspire change by addressing topics that are socially significant.

Alexia Foundation Grants were created nearly 30 years ago to support still photographers and that remains our primary mission. Read More

Call for papers for the conference: ‘Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts’

Call for papers for the conference: ‘Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts’,

Christie’s Education, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, June 26-27, 2018

Transnational belonging and subjectivity-in-process: contemporary women artists’ encounters with space ‘You grant me space, you grant me my space. But in so doing you have always already taken me away from my expanding space.’ Luce Irigaray, Read More

The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program

The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program will provide one female photographer/photo-based artist with a $5000 grant to produce work in addition to being paired with four mentors over the course of a year.* The selected artist will also receive a solo show on wipnyc.org.

2017 Mentors:
Emma Bowkett Director of Photography at the Financial Times Read More

Job: Promotions Coordinator at Light Work / New York

Light Work seeks qualified candidates to join our dynamic team in Syracuse, New York. We’re seeking applications for the following position:

Promotions Coordinator (Part-time)

Light Work is seeking a dynamic part time (30 hours per week) Promotions Coordinator and digital/social media marketing strategist to join the team in promoting the programming and initiatives of Light Work, Read More

Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2017 Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Light Work began offering grants to CNY artists in 1975 to encourage the production of new photographic work in the region. Three $3,000 grants will be awarded to photographers who reside within an approximate 50-mile radius of Syracuse, N.Y. The recipients Read More

University of California, Irvine (UCI) Tenure-track faculty position in photography

University of California, Irvine (UCI)
3229 Art Culture and Technology
Irvine, CA 92697-2775ctsa.slideroom.com


The Department of Art at the University of California, Irvine, seeks to appoint a new colleague specializing in photography who will complement and extend the research interests of current members of the faculty. We are Read More

Art Centre/South Florida: Residency

The MFU: Miami is the pilot semester of ArtCenter/South Florida’s Fellowship Program, which brings distinguished faculty, alternative education initiatives, and cultural practitioners together in Miami to foster the exchange of knowledge. The program provides residents interested in working outside traditional disciplinary boundaries with the resources, time, and feedback to develop programs and courses that Read More

Curatorial fellowships at MET

Fellowship Opportunities at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, education, and conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met collection.

The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the Read More

UCLA – Department of Art seeks Professor of Art – Photography

Start date: July 1, 2017
Application deadline: October 15, 2016UCLA Department of Art 
2275 Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095



The Department of Art, in the School of the Arts and Architecture, invites applications for a tenure-track (open rank) position in photography. Candidate will Read More

Summer Residencies in Social Practice

School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York NY 10010

The School of Visual Arts is pleased to present four new Summer Residencies in social practice and public forms, providing artists and designers opportunities to impact the social landscape and engage communities. Key leaders in the field engage participants through lectures, workshops and invitations for creative Read More


The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.

The winners of the main categories listed below will compete for IPA’s top award of International Photographer of the Year. Those finalists Read More

Full-time faculty positions

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Two College Street
Providence, RI 02903


Rhode Island School of Design is a global leader in art and design education with a distinguished history of excellence in teaching and a rigorous educational model that encourages creative experimentation and risk-taking. RISD is seeking full-time faculty members who are interested in the challenge Read More

Assistant Professor

University of Washington – The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media

The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) at the University of Washington seeks to hire a full-time (100%, 9-month), tenure-track faculty in experimental art practice to begin in September 2016. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Established Read More

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist in conjunction with the Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $5,000 stipend, an apartment to stay Read More