VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four-month residency at our studios in Rockville, Maryland.
The Bresler Residency provides three dynamic individual artists or collaborative artist teams the gift of time, space, and financial support, along with a unique opportunity to create a new body of work, evolve an existing body Read More
Considered one of the most important photo historians of the 20th century, Peter E. Palmquist (1936 – 2003) had a keen interest in the photography of the American West, California, and Humboldt County before 1950, and the history of women in photography worldwide. He published over 60 books and 340 articles and was a strong Read More
Registration is now open for PCNW’s 2023 Chase The Light! Join participants across the globe in 48 hours of image-making worldwide. Make photographs with any type of camera, between Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11. Every single participant who submits will have one photograph selected for inclusion in an in-person pop-up exhibition and print Read More
WOPHA and AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions in partnership with Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), welcome submissions for On the Edge of Visibility – An International Symposium focused on Black and Indigenous women* and non-binary artists, with special focus on photographic practices** within three broad geographical zones: Latin America, the Caribbean, and Read More
The Doug Pensinger Photography Fund supports emerging and early-career sports photographers.
Photographers with more than 3 years cumulative paid professional sports photography experience are considered beyond the scope of the DPPF’s programs. Previous DPPF grant recipients are not eligible to apply.
The DPPF is committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity and to providing free merit-based access Read More
Deadline: January 16, 2023
The Aspen Institute’s Weave: The Social Fabric Project addresses the crisis of broken social trust that has left Americans divided, isolated and unable to address our common needs. Yet in every community, some people are showing up for neighbors, building trust, and recognizing they share more than they differ. We call them Read More
WOPHA is now accepting applications from women and non-binary photographers, collectives, and sister organizations to showcase their photobooks at Tropic Bound Book Fair from February 16-19, 2023.
You will need to provide the following information for each book submitted:
Email, name, author(s) name (if different from applicant’s name), phone number, address
Short biography, description, or mission of Read More
The Aftermath Project announces the opening of another grant cycle – the third year of their special grant focus: the 1492/1619 American Aftermaths grant. Everything you need to know is in the application package on our website, available here.
The deadline to submit is November 18, 2022.
The 2023 grant application for the 1492/1619 American Aftermaths Read More
Creative Capital provides grants to support the creation of groundbreaking art by innovative and adventurous artists across the US through their national, open call process. Grants are awarded through an annual competition open to citizens, permanent residents, and O-1 visa holders of the United States. Candidates must apply to Creative Capital in order to be Read More
Awareness around gender inequality in the industry may be growing. But the numbers aren’t changing fast enough. Globally, 70-80% of photography students are women — yet they account for only 13-15% of professional photographers.
20 images and two bodies of work will be exhibited in a group show. Previous venues include Artspace in New York City Read More
The Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists in their final year of graduate study. The winner receives $3,000, and two honourable mentions each receive $500 towards the purchase of work to be added to the MoCP’s permanent collection. Sponsored by Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider, the Snider Prize forms a part Read More
The Make|Learn|Build grant program supports artists, creatives, organizations, and businesses in making work, gaining skills, or building up a business as they continue to respond to community needs. This grant program is designed to address the various ways the arts community in the tri-county region needs support.
This grant offered funding for artists and arts-based business/organizations Read More
The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein.
This grant is awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period (five categories a year) and the application is free to complete. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is not a Read More
This fellowship program supports formerly incarcerated artists in the creation of original works. Six artists will be awarded a grant of $20,000 each to support a project aimed at reforming our criminal justice system. Right of Return Co-Chairs Jesse Krimes and Russell Craig and The Soze Agency are proud to announce the fourth year of Read More
The Capricious Award provides one photographer with the resources and editorial support to bring a body of work to fruition. Each year the award is juried by photographers, critics and curators, with the intent to select a photographer whose work is both distinct in point of view and boldly relevant to the unfolding issues of Read More
The Emerging Photographer Fund is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project, or emerging career. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. There is no age limit 18 or above. Projects submitted may be ongoing, or finished. They are looking to discover new work, and Read More
Over the last 18 years, readers have submitted more than 470,000 images to Smithsonian’s annual photo contest. These photos have transported viewers to the far corners of Earth, captured spectacular, split-second moments and introduced them to fascinating people and unique landscapes. The Grand Prize, Readers’ Choice prize, Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Read More
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SPECIAL CLARK 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
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
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
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
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
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)
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 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’,
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 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.
Emma Bowkett Director of Photography at the Financial Times Read More
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 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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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