Advertising opportunity: Do you have something to advertise but not a large budget with which to do so? Get a clickable banner ad that links to the URL of your choice on the Afterimage website for only $20 per month. Deadline: Ongoing. For more information, email afterimage [at] vsw [dot] org with subject line: ATTN Online ads.

Awards: Minot State University introduces its Cash and Purchase Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show for works in any medium, traditional or experimental, including photographs. Deadline: Jan. annually.

Call for applications: Grin City Collective accepts applications for summer and fall residencies at Culture Lab and an Emerging Artist Residency designed for undergraduate artists. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Call for papers: In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists, publishes essays, interviews, and analysis of photographic work made within the spectrum of digital media. Deadline: Ongoing.

Fellowships available: Baxter St at CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the Baxter St at CCNY Workspace Residency Program. This residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs. Deadline: Ongoing.

Fellowships available: CUE Art Foundation, 137 West 25th St. CUE Art + Art21 Writing Fellowship. Deadline: Ongoing.

Fellowships available: Flight School, a project of the Pittsburgh Filmmakers, is open to artists working in all disciplines. Applicants should be practicing/professional artists who have been working professionally for at least 5 years. Deadline: Dec. annually.

Fellowships available: The McKnight Artist Fellowships support mid-career artists residing in Minnesota who use photography and film as primary means of creative, personal expression. The $25,000 fellowships will enable four artists to study, reflect, experiment, and explore over a twelve-month period. Deadline: March annually.

Fellowship available: Silver Eye’s Fellowship Competition identifies and recognizes both rising talent and established photographers from all corners of the globe and from the state of Pennsylvania. Open to all US and international amateur and professional photographers ages 18 and older. $65 fee for non-members; $25 fee for members. Deadline: Oct. annually.

Fellowships available: Sundance Institute Feature Film Creative Producing Fellowship is a year-long program for emerging American producers. Candidates must have produced at least one short or feature length narrative or documentary film (no more than two narrative features total) and have a legally optioned scripted narrative project in hand with a director attached. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Funding available: Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund has funding available for filmmakers around the world working at the intersection of film and investigative journalism. $250,000 a year is available for three years to filmmakers as a mixture of grants and investments. Deadline: Ongoing.

Funding available: The Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Funding Program awards up to $1,000 to an artist (writer, composer, visual, multimedia, video, film, performance, etc.) living in Connecticut and/or focusing o.n the costal and marine environments of the area. Deadline: April annually.

Funding available: The International Call funding initiative was created to give US audiences access to international programming and voices on American television. Available to independent producers who are neither citizens nor residents of the US. For further information contact or call (415) 356-8383 x445. Deadline: Ongoing.

Funding available: CENTER offers various grants, scholarships, and opportunities. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Graduate assistantships available: MFA interdisciplinary visual arts program with stipend. Contact: Professor Catherine Angel, Coordinator of Photography; Art Department; University of Nevada Las Vegas; 4505 Maryland Parkway; Las Vegas, NV, 89154-5002. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Graduate assistantships available: SUNY Buffalo offers a 2-year graduate MFA program in photography. Teaching assistantships are awarded each year, designed to attract gifted students who have demonstrated artistic ability and teaching potential. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation offers emergency grants of up to $10,000 to artists in a “mature” stage (working over ten years) facing an unforeseen tragedy. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: The Aftermath Project holds a yearly grant competition open to working photographers worldwide covering the aftermath of conflict.

Grants available: Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and transgender artists to fund art for social change projects. Deadlines vary by grant.

Grants available: The Botin Foundation offers grants in Exhibition Curatorship, Museum Management, and the Visual Arts open to those of all nationalities. Deadlines vary by grant.

Grants available: Chicago residents can apply for Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) grants for professional, artistic, and organizational development projects. Applications are distributed by the Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs at the Chicago Cultural Center. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Cinereach supports feature-length nonfiction and fiction films that are at the intersection of engaging storytelling, visual artistry, and vital subject matter with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Deadline: Dec. annually.

Grants available: Creative Capital offers substantial grants to artists in Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Innovative Literature, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts. Deadline: March annually.

Grants available: Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art will offer three production and residency grants, and five grants in the area of new media. Submission deadline: Feb. annually. Online application:

Grants available: in New York City offers 8 Creative Projects Subsidized Grants each year to artists doing original work in narrative, experimental or animation, as video or DVD, including Web-based video, who need the assistance of an editor or computer operator in our studio. Documentary, political and promotional work is not considered for this grant, but low-cost services for such other projects are available. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Festival Images seeks project proposals for the Vevey International Photo Award and European First Film Award. Will provide grants up to EUR 30,000 to complete photography or film work. Those competitions represent unique form of support for contemporary original works with a free choice of subject matter and genre. Deadline: March annually.

Grants available: The Fledgling Fund provides grants supporting film and other media projects that engage key audience in efforts to affect positive social change. The average grant size has been approximately $25,000 and the grants typically fall into three broad categories: Outreach and Audience Engagement, Grants for Films, and Innovative Creative Media. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Grants available: Fulbright Scholar Program provides grants in more than 140 countries. Opportunities are open to college and university faculty and administration, artists, journalists, business and government professionals, independent scholars, lawyers and many others. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Getty Research Institute provides residential and non-residential grants to scholars, scientists, conservators and professionals to pursue independent research and to support projects that advance the understanding of art and its history. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Jerome Foundation makes grants to support the creation and production of new artistic works by emerging artists and arts organizations in Minnesota and New York City. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: The Leeway Foundation offers the Art and Change Grant, a project-based grant that provides up to $2,500 to fund art for social change projects. The grant is distributed two times per year. Deadlines: March and August annually.

Grants available: The Leeway Transformation Award honors artists who have demonstrated a commitment to creating art for social change for five years or more. This award is distributed once per year and involves a two-stage selection process. Deadline: May annually.

Grants available: Light Work seeks entries for the Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Three $3,000 grants will be awarded to photographers who reside within an approximate 50-mile radius of Syracuse, N.Y. Recipients are invited to display their work in a special exhibition at Light Work, and will have their work reproduced in Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual. Deadline: March/April annually.

Grants available: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) supports arts projects across Manhattan. Grants are available to artists and organizations, working in any discipline, to bring the arts to local communities. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Grants available: The Manhattan Community Arts Fund (MCAF) is a local arts funding program that provides seed grants to individual artists, collectives and small arts organizations for projects and activities that enable Manhattan communities to experience and engage with the performing, literary, media, and visual arts. MCAF awards over $230,000 each year to support over 120 arts projects, including concerts, performances, public art, exhibitions, screenings, festivals, workshops, readings and more. Deadline: Sept. annually.

Grants available: The Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) for artists supports the distribution and exhibition of works in all genres of time-based and moving image media, including emergent technology. Funding assists artists in making recently completed works available to public audiences. Deadline: Ongoing. Direct all questions to

Grants available: Nancy H. Gray Foundation for Art in the Environment offers grants to artists who work outdoors in the US and address environmental problems, issues and education. Deadline: Ongoing. For information send SASE to Nancy H. Gray Foundation for Art in the Environment, 5128 Manning Dr., Bethesda, MD 20814.

Grants available: National Museum of Women in the Arts’ Library Fellows Program awards $12,000 biannually to support the production of an artist’s book in a limited edition of 125. The award-winning book will be displayed at the Center for one year and will be added to the museum’s permanent collection. Deadline: June biannually.

Grants available: New York Foundation of the Arts offers Special Opportunity Stipends (S.O.S. grants) to NY artists ranging from $100–$600 for opportunities that will significantly benefit the artist’s work or career development. The grants are issued for specific, forthcoming opportunities that are distinct from work in progress. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: North Carolina Arts Council serves as the steward for state and federal funds available to NC residents, arts organizations, and in some instances to out-of-state residents, for arts projects. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Pew Fellowships. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Rhizome will award 10 grants to emerging artists internationally
for the creation of an original work of new media art. Commissioned artists will also be invited to present their work at the New Museum in a panel presentation, and to preserve it in the Rhizome archive for posterity. Deadline: May annually.

Grants available: Roy W. Dean New York Film Grant, valued at $50,000, will be awarded to one deserving filmmaker whose film is “unique and makes a contribution to society.” Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: The Soros Foundations support international documentary films and videos addressing current, significant issues in human rights, expression, liberties and social justice. Average grant: $25,000. Deadline: Ongoing.

Grants available: Tribeca All Access (TAA) is a year-round networking and career development program of the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) that supports the work of
directors and screenwriters from traditionally underrepresented communities
within the industry. TAA provides grants of $10,000 to ten exceptional filmmakers working in narrative and documentary film. Deadline: Dec. annually.

Grants available: Tribeca Film Institute is accepting submissions in four programs for narrative, nonfiction and new media filmmakers, the TFI Documentary Fund, the TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, Tribeca All Access and the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund. Programs also include year-round support, resources and industry connections for the grantees. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Grants available: From the William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts in Los Angeles. Deadline: Aug. annually.

Grants available: The Aaron Siskind Foundation provides cash grants to individual photographic artists on a yearly basis. The Individual Photographer’s Fellowship (IPF) review panel awards a varying number of grants in amounts of up to $10,000. Deadline: May annually.

Internships available: Afterimage offers internships that give students, emerging scholars, critics, writers, and thinkers the opportunity to become intricately involved with the day-to-day operations of a small non-profit arts journal. Tasks include fact checking, proofreading, research, promotional activities, and limited writing opportunities. Interns are asked to commit to at least 10 hours/week for 3 months and are welcome to stay longer. College (undergraduate or graduate) credit can be arranged through the home institution. Deadline: Ongoing. To apply, send a cover letter stating background, interests, experience, and availability (and writing samples if available) to Karen vanMeenen, Editor, Afterimage Internships, 31 Prince St., Rochester, NY 14607 / afterimage [at] vsw [dot] org.

Internships available: Belfast Exposed Photography is looking for proactive individuals who want hands-on experience in a photography archive and gallery. Deadline: Ongoing.

Internships available: The Brooklyn Museum offers numerous internships, providing graduate and undergraduate students entry-level experience in the various aspects of museum work. For more information call (718) 638-5000 x426. Deadline: Ongoing.

Internships available: Center for Photography at Woodstock offers internships in photography and arts administration (a tuition remission of over $5,000). To be selected, interns must have transportation and plan to live in, or relocate to, the Woodstock, NY, area during their internship. Deadline: Ongoing. For an appointment call (845) 679-9957.

Internships available: CEPA Photography Arts Gallery in Buffalo, NY, offers internships during the fall, spring and summer semesters, providing special opportunities for students to gain experience and earn college credit by working in a professional gallery setting. Deadline: Ongoing. For more information call (716) 856-2717 or see

Internships available: in New York City offers internships in photography, video, arts administration, web design, and writing to students presently attending American colleges. No pay, but we provide a good lunch in a beautiful studio overlooking the Hudson River in Greenwich Village. Interns need to have a place to stay in or around New York City.

Internships available: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council offers internships to individuals interested in gaining hands-on experience in the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Deadlines: April, Aug., and Dec. annually.

Internships available: The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC., is accepting applications for internships, academic year internships, internships in the museum profession, graduate curatorial internships, year-round volunteer internships, research assistantships and apprenticeships. Students with experience in all fields are encouraged to apply. Deadline: Specific to internship.

Internships available: Pro Arts offers internships in teaching, design, curatorial, and gallery management. Deadlines: Specific to internship.

Positions available: ArtJob Online targets arts professionals for opportunities in arts administration, museums, academia, design, internships, fellowships, and more. Deadlines: Specific to position.

Positions available: College at Brockport seeks applications for an Assistant Professor tenure track in Graphic Design in the Department of Art.

Positions available: College of Fine Arts at Ohio University seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Athens Center for Film and Video. The Director of the Athens Center is responsible for the annual staging of the Athens International Film and Video Festival.

Positions available: Venice Arts accepts applications for photographers, filmmakers, and digital/interactive media educators.

Residencies available: The 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. Our aim is to support artists, writers, and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity. By providing free housing and a generous food allowance, we hope that our residents can make artistic progress without the stress and distractions of daily life. Deadline: August 7.

Residencies available: ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida. ArtCenter/South Florida’s Studio Residency Program is ideal for artists who are committed to experimentation and innovation, seeking artistic and professional development, and are interested in being a part of and contributing to a dynamic community of local, national, and international artists and creative thinkers. Artists are granted partially subsidized studios for a period of six months up to two years. Deadlines: April, August, and December annually.

Residencies available: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, seeks talented artists for their residency program. Deadlines: Feb. and Sept.

Residencies available: The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) Darkroom Residency offers emerging photographers living in New York City much-needed workspace as well as access to the CCNY community and programs. Contact John Stanley at or (212) 260-9927.

Residencies available: Center for Photography at Woodstock AIR Program has opened a call for artists. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Residencies available: Creative Boost, 279 Sherbrooke W., Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

Residencies available: Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. Deadlines: July and Oct.

Residencies available: Grin City Collective in Grinnell, Iowa. Deadline: Nov. annually.

Residencies available: HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) is designed to assist individual artists or collaborative teams (writers, performers, composers, directors, designers, dramaturges, puppeteers, dancers, singers) living in the NY metro area who are working in a hybrid manner in the live performance arts. Each residency lasts a minimum of one year. Deadline: Jan. annually.

Residencies available: The Institute for Wishful Thinking (IWT) believes that artists and designers possess untapped creative and conceptual resources that should be applied to solving social problems. With this in mind, we invite proposals from artists, architects and designers for residencies at government organizations and agencies. Our goal is to develop a new model of support for artists by creating a structure in which they are paid to serve as consultants to policymakers, community leaders and elected officials.

Residencies available: Interstate Projects is offering one artist access to a 300 square foot studio space for four months at the gallery in New York City, as well as creative resources in the city and its surrounding area. Deadline for April residency: Feb. 15, 2016.

Residencies available: The Joshua Tree National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers visual, performing, and literary artists opportunities to promote a deeper appreciation of the natural, cultural, and historic resources of Joshua Tree National Park and the deserts of Southern California.

Residencies available: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council issues open calls for its Swing Space residency program. Swing Space is designed to address short-term space needs for a wide range of projects and to encourage experimental, creative, and collaborative approaches to unconventional spaces. Deadline: July annually.

Residencies available: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council issues open calls for Workspace, a nine-month studio residency program for emerging visual artists, performing artists, and writers focused on the creative process and the development of a community of peers and professionals in the field. Deadline: Jan. annually.

Residencies available: MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts announces an intensive 4-week summer residency for professional photographers, filmmakers, and artists to develop their creative vision with new camera technology. Deadline: April annually but may accept late submissions.

Residencies available: Newspace Center for Photography, Portland. Six one-month residencies available. Provides a $2,000 stipend, darkroom access, lighting studio, and digital lab facilities. Deadline: Ongoing.

Residencies available: Raid Projects, Los Angeles, Artist in Residence Program (AIR offers 3- and 6-month residencies providing living accommodations and studio space. Fee: $1,200. Starting dates of March, June, Sept., and Dec. Deadline: Ongoing.

Residencies available: Squeaky Wheel, 712 Main Street, Buffalo. Funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, Squeaky Wheel offers residency opportunities for regional and international media artists. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Residencies available: Transart Institute, Tanzfabrik Möckernstrasse 68, Berlin. Winter and Summer residencies available. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Residencies available: US/Japan Creative Artists. Program provides support for up to five outstanding contemporary or traditional artists from the US to spend a three-month residency in Japan. Deadline: March annually.

Residencies available: Woodstock A-I-R at the Center for Photography at Woodstock provides artist workspace residencies to artists of color working in photography and related media who currently reside in the United States. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Resources available:, NYC offers low-cost video, photography, CD, DVD, artists’ book production, artists’ web pages, and college application assistance. Deadlines: Specific to opportunity.

Scholarship available: IED Madrid offers a scholarship for the European Master of Fine Art Photography. The winner will receive a scholarship covering 100% of the tuition fees, equivalent to €8,500 and will have to pay the course registration fee (€4,000). Deadline: Oct. annually.

Scholarship available: Ryerson’s School of Image Arts announces the establishment of the Peter Higdon Graduate Scholarship, which will recognize academic excellence in a second-year Master’s Degree student in the School of Image Arts Film and Photography Preservation and Collections Management (FPPCM) program. Support is now being raised for the Research Centre and the scholarship fund.

Scholarships available: Transart offers eight $10,000 scholarships to enable artists with specific projects and concerns to join the Transart MFA program. Deadline: May annually.

Scholarship available: Venice Arts announces the Ted M. Warshafsky Scholarship Fund, established by the Warshafsky Law Firm Foundation. Recipients will receive $1,000, a copy of The Diary of Anne Frank, and the biography of Emmett Till. Scholarship awards will be primarily based on financial need and, secondarily, on high school grade levels. Deadline: Jan. annually.

Submit exhibition proposals: The Lake George Arts Project invites emerging and established artists to send exhibition proposals to the Courthouse Gallery. Preference is given to experimental or non-traditional work created in the last two years. Deadline: Jan. annually. For complete guidelines visit:

Submit exhibition proposals: Project Anywhere is an expanded exhibition model encompassing the entire globe in which the role of curator is replaced with a peer review system comparable with a refereed journal. Emphasizing research outside conventional exhibition circuits, Project Anywhere is specifically dedicated to promoting art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Submit exhibition proposals: The Urban Institute for Contemporary Art is calling for exhibition proposals. UICA is seeking exhibition proposals for work that addresses contemporary issues and concerns, and/or work that pushes traditional boundaries in its treatment of materials or subject. A variety of exhibition opportunities are available ranging from traditional galleries, site-responsive locations, areas for large suspended work, and a dedicated sound/video gallery. Entry Fee: $35 per application. Deadline: Ongoing. Enter at:

Submit exhibition proposals: Venice Arts accepts proposals from curators living or working in Los Angeles County, for its annual Fresh Perspectives Visiting Curator Exhibition in Nov.–Dec. Deadline: May annually.

Submit films: American Museum of Natural History calls for entries for its Margaret Mead Film Festival. The Mead Festival considers a range of non-narrative films and videos including feature length documentaries, hybrid works, shorts, experimental films, essay films, animation, and new media. Deadline: May annually.

Submit films: Black Maria Film & Video Festival is accepting short works of a maximum of one hour. The festival seeks spirited works which explore or enrich any topic or which expand the expressive possibilities of the medium. All genres are accepted. Works that deal with diversity or that relate to people with disabilities are welcomed. Deadline: Nov. annually.

Submit films: Hot Docs. Submissions available for film, presentation slots, and the international film market. 110 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON. Deadlines: Specific to opportunity.

Submit films: ImageArt! and ImageOut: The Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival ask artists to submit works that respond to or address the issues surrounding marriage equality. All artists working in any media are welcome to submit. Deadline: Aug. annually.

Submit films: The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival hosts 4 independent festivals throughout the year in New York City and Los Angeles. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit films: 2016 Erik Barnouw Award: The Organization of American Historians gives one or two awards annually for outstanding reporting or programming on television, or in documentary film, concerned with American history, the study of American history, and/or the promotion of American history. Submissions should be self-contained products even though their content may extend across other media platforms. Only films and videos released January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 are eligible for entry. Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked by January 8, 2016.

Submit films: San Francisco Cinematheque accepts unique film submissions. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit films: The Soap Factory: Enter up to six films to the Ten Second Film Festival. Deadline: May/June annually. Email your films to

Submit films: SPACES, a non-profit, artist-run organization in Cleveland, OH, is seeking video submissions for its ongoing screening program. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit papers: National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture’s (NAMAC) print journal MAIN publishes long-format articles by its members exploring issues relevant to the field. Published 4 times a year, MAIN is open to original submissions by NAMAC members. Deadline: Ongoing. Submit a one-page abstract and sample writing to or visit

Submit papers: The Quarterly Review of Film and Video seeks manuscripts in any area of film and video, video installations, and digital production, history, theory, and reception. Deadline: Ongoing. For information email

Submit photos: Life Framer is a non-profit photography competition that showcases outstanding photography from emerging photographers. The judging panel is composed of twelve award-winning photographers. There is a call for entries every month with a new theme exploring life. Prizes include cash honorariums, professional feedback, interview and blog exposure, and a chance to have a winner’s work exhibited at the end of the year show at theprintspace gallery in London. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Submit portfolios to Afterimage: Each issue, Afterimage invites visual artists to submit a portfolio of their work, which, if selected, will be featured both online and in our print edition, or as an online exclusive (see our growing archive of portfolios at Online (preferred): Please send no more than 20 images (B&W or color, in jpeg or tiff format) along with a statement about the work for publication (200-400 words), contact information (including website address if applicable) to: portfolios [at] vsw [dot] org. Mail: Please send no more than 20 images on a CD (B&W or color, in jpeg or tiff format) along with a statement about the work for publication (200–400 words), contact information (including email address) and SASE for return. Afterimage is not responsible for work sent without a SASE. Send to: Afterimage, ameri Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street, Rochester, New York 14607.

Submit proposals: Center for Book Arts invites artist members to submit their proposals for the Featured Artist Projects Exhibition Program. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit proposals: Jan van Eyck Academie, Post-Academic Institute for Research and Production. Artists, designers and theoreticians are invited to submit research and production proposals to become a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie. Candidates can either apply with a topic of their own or for a project formulated by the institute itself. In order to realize these projects, the Jan van Eyck offers the necessary made-to-measure artistic, technical and auxiliary preconditions. Deadline: Oct./Nov. annually.

Submit proposals: NAATA Media Fund Initiatives offers funding for public television projects in the final stages of post-production. A full-length rough cut must be submitted for consideration for completion funding. Funding is also available through the James T. Yee Mentorship Program for media works. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit proposals: The Open Video Conference accepts proposals for sessions on advancing the open video movement or innovations in web video. Deadline: May annually.

Submit proposals and work: Smack Mellon accepts proposals and work from artists and curators for a variety of studio programs and exhibition opportunities. Deadlines: Specific to opportunity.

Submit work to Afterimage’s Inklight: Inklight offers a unique opportunity for photographers to share their most compelling image, which, if chosen, will be posted on our web site. Writers (who, ideally, were not formerly familiar with the imagery) will then have the chance to respond to the image. We will choose one of the written works, which will be published along with the original photograph in an issue of Afterimage. Deadline: Ongoing. Send images and creative written responses to: afterimage [at] vsw [dot] org.

Submit work: Agora, Thessaloniki International Film Festival’s Industry section, is now accepting submissions for its programs, i.e. the Agora Film Market, the Crossroads Co-production Forum, and the Agora Works in Progress. For the first time during the 57th TIFF, the new Lab Project Award for unconventional projects bestowed by EURIMAGES—European Cinema Support Fund will be presented to a film project that participates in the TIFF’s Agora Work in Progress section. The award amounts up to €50,000. Deadline: Sept.

Submit work: Americas 2016: All Media. The Northwest Art Center at Minot State University in Minot, ND announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 22–September 30. $2,500 total in awards. Deadline: June annually.

Submit work: The Annual Environmental Photography Exhibition, held in conjunction with the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, seeks individuals whose photography moves audiences to think about the environment. Fee: $30 ($20 before November 30). Deadline: Jan. annually.

Submit work: Art Addiction Online Gallery features a continuous calendar of juried international online art competitions. Competitions are judged solely by visuals submitted online or attachment. All accepted works that pass the first screening will enter into competition and will be exhibited 12 months beginning with the date of the inclusion. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Arte Laguna. Artists are asked to submit their works for a potential prize of 7,000 euro, international artist residencies, and the opportunity to exhibit in the Arsenale of Venice. Artists may submit work in painting, photographic art, sculpture, video art, and performance. Deadline: Oct./Nov. annually.

Submit work: Artoteque: iBIENNIAL of Contemporary Art (online). Open to any genre. First screening is free. The event will run two years beginning with the date of the inclusion. Deadlines: Specific to opportunity.

Submit work: Blue Sky Gallery, a 20-year-old nonprofit, artist run gallery, is seeking slides of photographic work for exhibition consideration. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) seeks entries for their Annual Juried Photography Competition. Deadline: Dec. annually.

Submit work: CENTER seeks entries for a variety of awards and grants. Deadlines: Specific to competition.

Submit work: The Center for Photography at Woodstock seeks photography, digital, multimedia, installation and film/video from artists and curators for possible exhibition and/or publication. Contact the Center for Photography at Woodstock, 58 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Colorado Photographic Arts Center seeks new media work for its Currents New Media Festival. Deadline: Nov. annually.

Submit work: Culture and Climate Change initiative launches Climate Change in Residence: Future Scenarios, a residency programme that awards three individual artists or collectives working in any art form beginning in June 2016. The programme provides opportunity for the development of artistic work within climate change research and policy. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Submit work: The annual Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography. Dotophotozine encourages ambitious photographers to apply by July 1. Please visit their website for entry details at

Submit work: Echo Art Fair seeks submissions for its annual juried fine art exposition held in Buffalo, New York, Sept. annually. Open to artists working in painting, photography, sculpture, print, works on paper, video, and mixed-media. Deadline: May annually.

Submit work: The Fast Forward Film Festival invites emerging and established filmmakers from the greater Rochester area to submit to the inaugural Fast Forward Film Festival. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Submit work: The Festival of Ethical Photography would like to inform you that the notice for the World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016 is now open. The award will give attention to works focusing on people and their social and cultural stories; public or private, minor or crucial, big human tragedies or petty daily stories, changes and immutability. Deadline: May annually.

Submit work: FotoFest is accepting entries for their 2016 Biennial of Photography and New Media Art. Deadline: Dec. 27.

Submit work: Griffin Museum of Photography’s Annual Juried Exhibition. Entrants must be members of the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Griffin Museum invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Deadline: March annually.

Submit work: The Grin City Collective is accepting entries for their Summer Emerging Artist Residency program. Those interested must be 21 or older, and an undergraduate junior or senior. TDeadline: March annually.

Submit work: The Houston Center for Photography is calling for entries for its 30th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition. Deadline: April annually.

Submit work: Image City Photography Gallery, Rochester, NY, seeks work for exhibition. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit Work: In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists, publishes work by artists working at the nexus of photography and digital media. Deadline: Ongoing .

Submit work: IRIS, International Centre for Women in Photography seeks submissions from women photographers and writers on photography for consideration for future projects such as exhibitions, publications, and educational projects. For more information write to Kate Newton, IRIS, International Centre for Women in Photography, School of Art & Design, Staffordshire University, College Rd., Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DE, UK.

Submit work: to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center for its sales space. Works can be in any medium or size. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks submissions for several annual juried exhibitions. Deadlines vary by opportunity:

Submit work: Lucie Award: Annual IPA Competition finalists will be invited to attend the Annual Lucie Awards, where one professional photographer will be announced as the International Photographer of the Year, earning the coveted Lucie statue and a cash prize of $10,000 provided by AtEdge. Deadline: Aug. annually.

Submit work: to Macro/Micro: Infinite Possibilities. Artwork that explores various perspectives of the small and the large, with special interest in works that include the intersection of art, math, and science in any medium or size. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: to the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Visual Artists, which provides annual, unrestricted cash awards to outstanding mid-career Minnesota artists in eleven areas. Deadline: March annually.

Submit work: to the bienniale Mois de la Photo à Montréal. Deadline: Jan. biannually.

Submit work: Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Cleveland produces the annual Wendy L. Moore Emerging Artist Series for a female artist with a developed body of work who resides in Northeast Ohio, is under 30 years old, is not currently an art student, and has yet to have a one-person museum exhibition. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) at Columbia College Chicago Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists as they leave graduate school. Deadline: April annually.

Submit work: Nueva Luz photographic journal reviews (black-and-white) fine art and documentary work by American photographers of African, Asian, Latino, Native American, and Pacific Islander heritage. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Ohio University Art Gallery is accepting proposals for upcoming solo and/or group exhibitions. All media. No entry fee. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: OLIN Fine Arts Center is seeking artwork in all media for exhibition. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: PHOTOcentric, an international juried photography exhibition at Garrison Art Center. Deadline: June annually.

Submit work: Photo Eclipse, a group of artists committed to the continuation of photography at the Harbourfront Centre’s open-access hallway. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Photo Independent Art Fair is currently accepting submissions from fine art photographers worldwide. Deadline: Dec. annually.

Submit work: Photo Levallois invites submissions of photographs from photographers aged 35 and younger. Submitted work must not be previously published or exhibited. Winner receives a 10,000 euro grant. Deadline: May annually.

Submit work: The Photographic Resource Center at Boston University hosts juried exhibitions each year. Deadlines vary by opportunity.

Submit work: The Photo Review, a highly acclaimed critical journal of photography, invites submissions for its annual photography competition. Deadline: June annually.

Submit work: The Print Center 89th Annual International Competition. All artists using Photography or Printmaking as critical components in their works can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter. Deadline: Oct. annually.

Submit work: The Prix Elysée is open to promising photographers or artists using photography, regardless of nationality, who have already enjoyed their first exhibitions and publications. Photographers must be recommended by a reputed professional in the fields of photography, contemporary art, cinema, fashion, journalism, or publishing. Deadline: April annually.

Submit work: Pro Arts’ critically acclaimed Juried Annual is an exhibition that presents a survey of the best new work in the Bay Area. Deadline: Oct. annually.

Submit work: Public Art Dialogue is a new journal launched in 2011. The journal accepts articles, essays and artist projects based around a broad definition of public art including, but not limited to, memorials, object art, urban and design projects, social interventions, performance art, and web-based work. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Rakyo Photo Center presents seeks submissions to its Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show. Fee: $30/up to 3 images, $5/additional images up to 10 images. Deadline: Jan. annually.

Submit work: Rochester Contemporary Art Center 6×6 exhibition. All entries will be accepted, exhibited, and will be for sale to the public for twenty dollars each. Deadline: Spring annually.

Submit work: SF Camerawork, 1011 Market St. SF Camerawork’s Arts Advisory Committee reviews unsolicited submissions twice per year.

Submit work: Soho Photo hosts four annual juried photography competitions. Deadlines: Specific to opportunity.

Submit work: Smithsonian Photography Initiative is accepting submissions of images and stories for Click! Photography Changes Everything, a collection of photographs and short written contributions that explore how photography shapes culture and everyday life. Click! is a multi-disciplinary online project. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: The SRO Photo Gallery at the Texas Tech University School of Art is seeking entries to its annual national competition for six to eight photographic art solo exhibitions. Portfolios that utilize photography in all styles, techniques, and aesthetic approaches are welcome. Deadline: March annually.

Submit work: The Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts is seeking exhibition proposals for work that addresses contemporary issues and concerns, and/or work that pushes traditional boundaries in its treatment of materials or subject.

Submit work: Venice Arts seeks documentary work in photography, video, or multimedia for its annual juried exhibition, Ecotone | Boundaries, Tensions, Integrations. Deadline: June annually.

Submit work: Venice Arts’ Open Show is a free monthly event that provides photographers, filmmakers, and multimedia producers the chance to present their work in high-profile spaces. Deadline: Ongoing.

Submit work: Voies Off Prize: The Photographic Alternative awards €2,500 to amateur and professional photographers, artists, associations, collectives, groups, galleries, agencies, or schools. Deadline: Feb. annually.

Submit work: Year In Review is a juried, international all-medium-encompassing open call for art, photography and fashion. Deadline: Jan. annually.



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