2015 Snider Prize award recipient Trent Davis Bailey, from The North Fork series, 2014
Due: April 1, 2016
The 2016 Snider Prize
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Snider Prize, a purchase award given to emerging artists as they leave graduate school. MoCP’s curatorial staff will select three artists for this award: one winner will receive $2,000, and two honorable mentions will each receive $500. These funds will go toward the purchase of work to be added to MoCP’s permanent collection. The prize is open to MFA students currently in their last year of study and is sponsored by MoCP patrons Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider. See below for more information on past Snider Prize recipients.
Submissions will be accepted from January 15 – April 1, 2016 at midnight, and the three award recipients will be announced on May 2, 2016.
Submit your application here: http://colum.formstack.com/forms/snider_prize
Ian Parry Scholarship
The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for documentary & visual photojournalism students and freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under. This year we celebrate our 26th year.
Our 2015 deadline is July 14th 2015
The award is open to all full time students including recently graduating students and BA, MA and MFA students. We ask you send us a folder of a 12 image portfolio, an application form and a synopsis of a story you would like to shoot should you win via yousendit or dropbox to firstname.lastname@example.org You should include research and a budget with your plan.
The award will be judged on the 21st July by our Patron Don McCullin and Trustees. Please follow us on twitter @ianparryscholar for updates.
We have increased our prize to £3,500 along with a Canon camera for the winner. The finalists will receive £500 each. Save The Children offers an international paid commission to one of the finalists. A selection of the winning images will be published in the SundayTimes magazine Spectrum and exhibited in London, also appearing in a special edition Ian Parry Scholarship catalogue.
Women’s Studio Workshop has an artist-centered philosophy and a deep commitment to the individual’s creative process. We support this vision through providing time and space in the form of grants, residencies and internships where artists-in-residence can come to work with 24-hour access to the studios.
Click here for more information.
Due: April 17, 2015
The Crusade Engagement Grant awards $10,000 annually to the applicant with the most innovative idea to build audiences for photography.
Crusade for Art develops and supports innovative initiatives to create demand for art and opportunities to collect it. The Crusade Engagement Grant puts our greatest resource, the brainpower of our creative force, our artists, toward exploring solutions to the systemic problem of a lack of demand for art. This $10,000 grant aims to generate and highlight innovations and underwrite the execution of the best idea.
To read more about the grant guidelines and what we’re looking for in a project, click here.
To view last year’s ten finalist ideas and read about the winning project, click here.
The three members of the 2015 selection committee are Alison Zavos (Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Feature Shoot), Brian Sholis (Associate Curator of Photography, Cincinnati Museum of Art), and Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director, RAYKO Photo Center of San Francisco
Submission deadline is April 17.
Crusade for Art is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to engage
new audiences with art. Our work is about developing and supporting innovative
initiatives that create demand for art and opportunities to collect it..
Due: March 13, 2015
Dallas Museum of Art – McDermott Internships
Each year the Dallas Museum of Art offers nine paid internship positions—four in the Museum’s Education Department and five in the Curatorial Department—open to individuals with undergraduate or graduate degrees who are interested in exploring museum careers.
Established in 1974, the McDermott Internship Program allows Interns to work closely with staff throughout the Museum and provides opportunities for individual contributions, resulting in an in-depth and well-rounded perspective on museum work. In addition to their daily Museum duties that comprise a full time work week, McDermott Interns are also able to explore Dallas’s rich cultural scene through performances, museum visits, and collection tours arranged by the Museum. Interns are also able to request $500 toward qualified professional development to be completed during their tenure.
Application Deadline: Mar. 13, 2015
The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency’s website: http://dallasmuseumofart.org/AboutUs/Internships/index.htm