HAC’s mission is to support artists, especially at this time. Here you’ll find resources such as available grants, online classes, and virtual exhibition opportunities. For the most up-to-date information, please check back frequently and reach out to the contacts in individual listings or visit their websites.
Call For Artists:
**Huntington Arts Council**-
CALL TO ARTISTS . FLORA & FAUNA, ALLEGORIES OF NATURE. Juror, Liz Fusco. Deadline December 19, 2022. HAC encourages artists to submit work exploring the broad, interpretive scope of the connection and relationship to nature while encompassing the specific focus on flora and fauna. All media and approaches are welcome. Storytelling, realism, escapism, traditional, video, sculpture, spoken word: the options are endless. For more information and the full prospectus, click here.
b.j. spoke gallery – EXPO 42 International Juried Competition. This will be a virtual show with a virtual reception on Zoom. It is an international competition. Juror: Kiko Aebi is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art. All fine arts media are acceptable (no crafts): watercolor, oils, acrylic, mixed media, printmaking, pastel, drawing, collage, sculpture, installation art, video (short), photography, original digital art, fiber art. Artist will be allowed to submit up to 6 images and/or 2 videos. Submissions must be the original work of the artist. Deadline for Submission: December 9, 2022. For full prospectus, click here.
For the 16th year in a row the Art League of Long Island is pleased to offer the opportunity for High School Advanced Placement art students throughout Suffolk and Nassau counties to exhibit their work in a professional gallery setting in an exhibition entitled, “GO APE”. The exhibit will be on view in the Art League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery February 4 through February 18. Each high school may submit up to four works to be apportioned as the teachers see fit among Drawing Portfolio, 2D Design Portfolio and 3D Design Portfolio. A wide cross section of media will be represented: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Photography, and Graphic Design. Student work slated for exhibition is selected by the students’ art teachers/advisors, giving the public the opportunity to view artwork created by the next generation of artists. Participating Public and Private High Schools must have all applications submitted by January 20, 2023
The Art League of Long Island invites artists from Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens to submit entries to the upcoming juried exhibit featuring works by artists who call the four counties of the Island home. The 61st Long Island Artists Exhibition is now a biennial exhibit and will be on view in the Art League’s spacious Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery March 4, 2023 through April 7, 2023. The deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Going Local Tours- Local Looks! a pairing of local businesses and artists to create vignettes that highlights what makes each a local treasure. This is an ongoing project looking for more artists and business partners. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Rentals, Residencies, and Collectives:
Eglevsky Ballet has several areas in their Academy in Bethpage available for rent. The lobby space, accommodates 50-60 standing with bar height tables, main dance studio, 125 with room for performance. Tables and chairs are available as part of the package. They also have three other studio spaces that can be rented at an additional price either in combination with the others, or separately. All are equipped with stereo and televisions that are included in the price. For details contact the Academy at 516-746-1115/ email@example.com
Art League of Long Island 2023 Gallery Rental. Please note: prices may change without notice.
Entire gallery per 2 week rental (3 weekends) $3000, 3 week rental (4 weekends) $4200.
Charges include publicity via ALLI’s press advisories and email blasts to members and its wider audience, staff services at reception (setting-up, serving alcohol, cleanup) as well as setting the lights, installing vinyl lettering, and repairing the walls after work has been removed. Sales made through the Art League of LI will incur NYS sales tax and a processing fee of 6%. Receptions are held on a Saturday afternoon at no additional charge. Saturday evening receptions incur an additional fee of $500, Sunday afternoon reception an additional $350. Additional services are available. For more information go to https://artleagueli.org/
Textile Arts Center Artist in Residence
The Textile Arts Center seeks applicants for the 13th Cycle of TAC’S Artists in Residence (TAC AIR). TAC AIR is a nine month program that combines studio access with a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, regular critical dialogue and mentorship, providing residents an opportunity to learn and explore the textile medium, and an alternative to traditional higher education programs.
Learn more: https://textileartscenter.com/artist-opportunities/artist-in-residence/
Keyholder Residency Program- Lower East Side Printshop, NY, offers emerging artists FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers
Studio Space Available– East Northport, $400 on a month-to-month basis. Includes heat, electricity, and water. Call or text 516-982-8287.
Creative Capital- Artists and Project Grants
Craft Emergency Relief Grant- Craft Emergency Relief Fund, now CERF+, is offering emergency relief grants of up to $3,000.
Innovate Artist Grants- Check website for the current grant cycle. Innovate Grant distributes (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. Grant cycles are in the Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.