Archive for the 'Artists/Composers' Category

MacDowell Colony Residency Program

Deadline: January 15 for Summer, April 15 for Fall, September 15 for Winter/Spring Length: Up to 8 weeks Comments: For artists at all stages working in any of the following disciplines: “architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts”; may not apply more than once in 12-month period URL:

Women’s Studio Workshop Residency

Deadline: April 1 Length: 6-8 weeks Comment: For “working in printmaking, papermaking, photography, book arts, or ceramics”; artists at all career stages eligible; men eligible also URL:

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Residency Program

Deadline: April 1 for “the following calendar year” Length: 2-6 months Comments: For emerging as well as established artists interested in “a wide variety of work in clay, enameled cast iron, and brass including but not limited to murals and reliefs, temporary or permanent site-specific installations, and functional and sculptural forms” URL:

Ars Electronica [The Next Idea] Art and Technology Grant

Deadline: March 18 in 2009 Length: One “term” Comment: For artists/designers who have “developed as-yet-unproduced concepts in the fields of art, design or technology”; must be 19-27 URL:[THE%20NEXT%20IDEA]%20ART%20AND%20TECHNOLOGY%20GRANT

Latin American Studies Field Research Grants

Deadline: February 24 Length: Short-term Comment: For preliminary research in Spanish and Portuguese regions of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula URL:

University Film and Video Association Fielding Student Grants

Deadline: December 15 Length: Varies Comments: Awards made for production proposals and research projects; “applicant must be a student (undergraduate/graduate) at the time the application is made.  A faculty member who is an active member of the University Film & Video Association or staff at a UFVA member institution must sponsor the applicant” URL:

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

Deadline: Applications accepted year-round Length: Variable Comments: To fund artists who do “representational” painting, drawing, sculpture during their “formative years” URL:

Blakemore Foundation Language Grants for Advanced Asian Language Study

Deadline: December 31 Length: 1 year Comments: For “advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs”;  must be “pursuing an academic, professional or business career that involves the regular use of a modern East or Southeast language”; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident URL:

College Art Association Professional Development Fellowships

Deadline: October 1 Length: Unstated Comments: For students in Visual Arts who will complete their MFAs and students in Art History who will complete their PhDs during the calendar year 2013; must be member of the CAA; must be US citizen or permanent resident. URL:

American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships (multiple)

Deadline: January 15 in 2013 Length: Most 1 month, one 1-3 months Comments: Open to “scholars holding the Ph.D. and for doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research [and] candidates holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research, such as the master’s degree in library science or M.F.A., are also eligible to […]