Artist Opportunities


Joshua Tree Highlands

7 weeks Artist Residency, Deadline: January 10, 2019

The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency provides artists from around the world seven weeks of uninterrupted time and space in the inspiring desert environment surrounding Joshua Tree National Park, USA. It’s an opportunity for painters, sculptors, photographers, writers and musicians to have a full block of time to focus on their work without the distractions of day to day schedules, jobs or family. The residency bestows each artist with a place to live, a full studio to work in and a stipend to offset travel costs.  The hosts arrange gatherings, exhibitions, field trips, educational outreach and workshops. 

To learn more about this residency, click here.



4-Month Artist Residency, Deadline: January 10, 2019

MALT AIR is a new visual arts residency program in Denmark. The residency is run in collaboration between The Danish Art Workshops, Kunsthal Aarhus and Maltfabrikken, and is supported by The Danish Arts Foundation. MALT AIR invites professional artists from all over the world to participate in a 4-month visual arts residency program at Maltfabrikken in Ebeltoft.

The residency offers international artists the opportunity to develop new and enriching relations with the Danish visual arts scene. Studio facilities and accommodation, as well as a travel grant and a monthly stipend, are included in the program. More information; click here.

Sony World Photography

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Sony World Photography Awards 2019, Deadline: January 4-11, 2019

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. Now in its 12th year, our goal is to showcase the best contemporary photography worldwide. The Awards are free to enter and open to all levels of photographer, from emerging 12-19-year-olds, enthusiastic hobbyists, and students, to established professionals. There is a competition and a category for everyone, from Architecture, Documentary, Landscape, Portraiture, Sports, Street Photography, Wildlife, Travel, Culture, and more.

All images are judged by leading industry experts, who come together each year in London to decide the best images. A total prize fund of $30,000 (USD) plus the latest Sony digital imaging equipment is shared between winning photographers. Click here to learn more!


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