|Aaron Siskind Foundation
Open to Applicants Nationwide
Application Deadline: 5/18
The Aaron Siskind Foundation‘s Individual Photographer’s Fellowship program encourages and celebrates artistic achievement in contemporary photography by supporting the creative endeavors of artists working in photography and photo-based art media. The Foundation is offering a limited number of grants of up to $10,000 each. There are no restrictions on subject matter, genres or processes of past or projected work. Works submitted may be traditional photography projects or experimental works; Photographic techniques must be pivotal to the works submitted. The submission should consist of a mature, coherent body of work. U.S. Citizens at least 21 years of age and not currently enrolled in a college degree program are eligible to apply.
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 5/2
Based on the idea of creating a franchise, apexart annually holds a worldwide open call for proposals for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world other than New York City. Apexart is now accepting 500-word submissions outlining your idea for an exhibition. Specific artists and venues need not be determined, but the concept should be well developed and the city specified. Two winners selected by a jury will be the director, curator and/or staff of their own month-long apexart franchise with an $8,000 exhibition budget, a modest salary, and almost complete control. Apexart provides the funding along with the necessary guidance and administrative support to make the curated exhibition happen.
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 5/14
Established in 1977, Photographer’s Forum magazine is an award-winning quarterly publication dedicated to quality reproduction of photography in the United States and Canada. Each issue strives to facilitate communication and publication experience among emerging professionals. Photographer’s Forum is now accepting submissions for the 32nd annual Spring Photography Contest. Winning submissions will be published in the November 2012 issue of Photographer’s Forum Magazine and exhibited at Brooks Institute Gallery 27. All contest finalists will be published in the hardcover book Best of Photography 2012. In addition to exhibition and publication opportunities, the first, second, third, and fourth place winners will receive cash awards and a variety of equipment from the contest’s sponsor, the Sigma Corporation of America. Amateur photographers from around the world are welcome to apply.
|The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 5/16
The mission of The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is to research, document and educate the public about the brave legacies of the rescuers of victims of the Holocaust.The Foundation is calling artists to submit works inspired by the deeds of Raoul Wallenberg and their legacy. Selected works will be published in an e-book compilation created in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg’s birthday. This call is open for artists working within the fields of creative writing, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and mixed media. To be considered, all work samples submitted must be related to or inspired by Raoul Wallenberg’s rescue mission.