RISD Research Update (03/07/17)

RISD Research

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Current Research Opportunities:

Bemis Center in Omaha Accepting Applications for Artist Residencies

What: The Bemis Center is accepting applications for its Artist-in-Residence Program. Selected artists-in-residence enjoy generously sized, private live/work studios complete with kitchen and bathroom. Located in downtown Omaha’s historic Old Market district, the Bemis Center’s 110,000-square-foot facility accommodates a broad range of artistic activity.

When: The deadline is April 1, 2017 at 11:59PM.

How much: The 2018 residencies will take place from January 10 to April 6, 2018, and May 16 to August 10, 2018. Residents will receive a $750 monthly stipend to help with materials, supplies, and living expenses while in residency. An unrestricted $500 travel stipend will also be provided.


Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants

What: Through the annual program, grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations in support of new work by underrecognized artists age 21 or older.

When: Letters of Intent must be received no later than April 14, 2017. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application.

How much: Grants of up to $10,000.


Harpo Foundation Invites Applications for Visual Artists Program

What: Through the annual program, direct support grants will be awarded to underrecognized artists 21 years or older.

When: The deadline to submit an online application for the 2017 grant cycle is April 21, 2017.

How much: Direct support grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to underrecognized artists 21 years or older.


William H. Johnson Foundation Invites Applications From African-American Artists for 2017 Johnson Prize

What: Recognizing that minority artists often need economic assistance, the foundation seeks to encourage artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 William H. Johnson Prize. The prize is awarded annually to an early-career African-American artist working in the area of painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation, and/or a new genre.

When: The deadline is Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

How much: The 2017 prize recipient will receive $25,000.



Contact Daniel Hewett via dhewett@risd.edu.

RISD Research, Update 03.07.17

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