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.
The Art Guild: Call to Artists: The Painted Moment
The Art Guild invites all artists, high school and older, to submit artworks for consideration for “THE PAINTED MOMENT” a Juried Competition and Exhibition. What attracts you to paint a subject? Is it the light at that moment, the expression at that moment or the emotion you feel at that moment? We are accepting works that are inspired by a moment in time, including still lifes, portraits and landscapes. CRITERIA All styles from abstract to realism are welcome. All works must be original and have been created in the last five years. References used in the creation of the submitted work must be the artist’s own, or copyright-released for use in this work. The curating committee’s decision is final. MEDIUMS Included but not limited to charcoal, collage, colored pencil, ink, oil or acrylic, mixed media, pastel, pencil, printmaking, sculpture, or watercolor. NO Photography, Copies, Master Copies, Reproductions OR Giclees. JUROR OF AWARDS: TBD AWARDS 1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100. For more information visit theartguild.org.
NYSCA- A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund
NYSCA and A.R.T./New York are pleased to announce the 2021 NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund (A Statewide Theatre Regrant Program). The grant program will provide general operating grants of $2000 to theatres throughout the state with annual budgets of under $500,000. Applicants do NOT need to be members of A.R.T./New York in order to apply. The application is now open, and applications will be accepted through Monday, February 22, 2021, at 5 pm. Please visit our website artny.memberclicks.net for more information on the 2021 Creative Opportunity Fund and how to apply.
Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts- Residencies for NY State Writers & Artists
We are a small non-profit arts organization that offers seasonal residencies and financial support to New York-based artists and writers at all stages of their career. We have launched our call for entries for the 2021 residency season. All New York artists and writers are welcome to apply to our four- or two-week residency. There is no fee to apply and no fee to attend. The application deadline is January 23rd. Learn more at www.saltonstall.org
Bacca- Call to Artists
BACCA is partnering with the Albanese Development Corporation to design and install outdoor public arts elements to be featured at a senior living community at 11 Park Drive in Wyandanch, NY. BACCA is seeking the services of (1) artist to design a wall of sculptural fencing and illuminated screens, as well as other sculptural elements as outlined. The artist’s ability to fabricate the proposed design is not necessary, however, artists with the ability to fabricate elements of their own designs or partner with a fabricator should indicate this in their proposal. Learn more at babylonarts.org
The Perks Dept. Presents Open Call for Local Artists
Free to submit. Commission-free sales opportunities. All mediums welcome. Work must be family-friendly and ready to hang. Include dimensions with submission info. Send submissions/questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Endowment for the Arts
Check out available grant opportunities here: arts.gov/grants.
Share Your Work
Greater Westbury Council for the Arts is actively looking for local Long Island artists to submit their work to be featured on its social media platforms. They want to encourage you to be creative and make some art. Please submit images, videos, or audios of anything artistic you have created for a chance to be featured on the council’s social media platforms and newsletter. Send submissions to submissions@westburyarts.
Volunteer Artists Wanted
Nonprofit Splashes of Hope seeks designs for a mural to be permanently installed in a hospital corridor to remind healthcare workers the community is grateful for their service. The mural will be 4 feet by 8 feet and painted on a panel in the Splashes of Hope studio. Email designs or questions to email@example.com.
Emergency Relief Grant
CERF+ is offering emergency relief grants of up to $3,000. Those eligible to apply include craft artists, such as woodworkers, fiber artists, metalsmiths, glass artists, potters, and furniture makers. Learn more here: cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-
A Northport Art Collective
The Firefly Artists is a newly renovated cooperative gallery in Northport Village. For a monthly fee, artists are able to display and sell their work in the gallery. Artists working in all media, from paintings and ceramics to textiles and woodcuts, are welcome. The Firefly Artists offers more than just a gallery space, it also fosters a supportive artists’ community. Members spend a small amount of time per month gallery sitting. To apply, send at least six images of work or a link to a website to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit thefireflyartists.com.
Call to Action: A Story-Based Strategy for Change
Herstory is committed to generating 50-100 new stories that can be connected to legislative priorities and circulated widely on the websites, social media, and newsletter of a growing coalition of Long Islanders. The intent is to give a face to those who are too often demonized and build bridges of empathy, compassion, and inclusion to counter violations of basic human rights. Learn more at longislandwins.com.