Artists Opportunities: Artsted's April 2022 selection

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Spring has finally arrived, bringing along with the good weather the desire to experiment. If you are an artist and you are looking for new challenges, learning experiences, or an occasion to share your own creative work with the art community worldwide, this is the article for you! 

Here, you will find monthly selection of awards, open calls, residencies, and other opportunities in the visual arts. Take a look at the most interesting calls in Italy and abroad that you cannot miss: 

ReA! Fair, Milan

ReA! Fair, Milan

Open call for emerging artists in the various declinations of the visual arts. 10 selected winners will have the opportunity to exhibit in a space in Milan their works in summer 2023, one artist will be awarded with the access to a residency, and one artist will be selected by an external jury on behalf of the Artsted project and be awarded with a €1500 prize. 

Deadline: April 17th, 2022 
Website: ReA! Fair

Virtual NFT residency
The second season of the Voice NFT Residency is offering a three months residency to support creators from underrepresented and marginalized communities. Residents will transform a body of work into an NFT collection.

Deadline: July 1st 2022
Website: Voice NFTs Residency 2022

Studio Residency Stipend- Bibliothek Andreas Züst, Oberegg (CH)
Four weeks residency open to national and international cultural workers across disciplines  - visual arts, literature, new media, music, theatre, design, architecture, film, photography, and art-related disciplines. The Bibliothek Andreas Züst is especially seeking projects that deal with the library as a whole or one of its sub-areas; the residency should entail research about what constitutes the fabric of our culture and what goes beyond it.

Deadline: April 17th, 2022
Bibliothek Andreas Züst Residency

Bibliothek Andreas Züst Residency

Brixton Art Prize 2022, London
The theme for this award is Conflict & Integration, in relation with the history and the essence of the Brixton district. Artists will be able to present any form of art expression to the jury, the winner will have the opportunity to have a solo exhibition, and recieve a 1000£ prize.

Deadline: May 15th, 2022
Website: Brixton Art Prize 2022

Brixton Art Prize exhibition, London

Premio Nocivelli, XIV edition,  Brescia (IT)
Contemporary art prize for painting, sculpture and photography. Each category will award two winners, plus one winner out of the three categories all together, the total prize is €10.000. The winners will exhibit their works in the Palazzo Martinengo Cesaresco Novarino, in Brescia.

Deadline: May 14th 2022
Premio Nocivelli

Premio Nocivelli 2020 exhibition in Palazzo Martinengo Cesaresco Novarino, Brescia

“Spazio Libero” - Casa degli Artisti, Milan.
Open call for curators and artists, for a residency period of four months. The name “Spazio Libero” suggests the personal and collective nature of this experience, where participants will “inhabit” a shared space where they will be able to express and experiment. The residency will take place from June to October 2022 and the results of the residency, whatever form they conquer, will be presented to the public in an Open House in November 2022, fully occupying every available space of the Casa degli Artisti.

Deadline: May 8th, 2022 for curators // May 15th, 2022 the for artists. 
Casa degli Artisti

Casa degli Artisti, Milan

NTU Global Digital Art Prize 2022, Singapore
The theme “Sustainable People, Inspiring Change” frames a competition that seeks imaginative works that critically reflect on the impact of technological developments and scientific advancements on humanity and art as a way to engage conversations to galvanize change in the Anthropocene. The NTU-GDAP is open to any interdisciplinary team with science-art-technology expertise, 18 years of age or older, from any country, and to projects not more than 3 years old.

Deadline:  June 15th, 2022
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NTU Global Digital Art Prize

NTU Global Digital Art Prize
Written by
Alice Asia Bergagnin