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Artist Resources

Please find below a range of resources and opportunities in Rhode Island that are regular and ongoing.

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Research Residency for Artists

Amount: $10,000

Application Deadline: November 30, 2022

Creative Fellowship

Amount: $1500 + $500 materials budget

Number awarded annually: 1

Application Deadline: October 1 2022

Variety of fellowship opportunities 

Applications accepted on a rolling basis; apply six months in advance  

Variety of opportunities and deadlines

Established by the Rhode Island Foundation in 2003, The Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund provides up to three $25,000 artist fellowships each year. 2022 awards are for Visual Artists.
Application deadline: August 19, 2022

Project Grants

Amount $2000

Number awarded annually: 5

Application Deadline: June 15 annually

Amount: $500-$4000

Number awarded: Approx. $150,000 worth of grants will be awarded annually

Application Deadline: The fall deadline for FY23 applications (projects taking place between January 1, 2023 and June 30, 2023) is October 15th, 2022

Amount: $500 or under

Application Deadline: Rolling; expect a response within 30 days

Public Art Learning Fund

Amount: $2000-5000 to support professional development

Application Deadline: December 19, 2022

Emergency & Need-Based Grants

Amount awarded: Up to $500
Application Deadline: August 2022 – May 2023 on the 7th of each month 

Academic Art Galleries & Museums

Commercial Galleries in Rhode Island Representing Local Artists

Exhibition Spaces


Low-cost residence in houses in Providence Parks

Duration: 2 years

Residencies in Metals, Light Metals, Ceramics, and Foundry from September 6th, 2023 – August 31st, 2024

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

Various residency opportunities, see Instagram account for details

Micro-residencies provide 1-3 months studio access free of charge.

Affordable Artist Housing & Studio Space

Public Art Competitions and
Calls for Entry 

Providence Department of Art, Culture & Tourism
Open Calls

Check the "open calls" site for the latest AC+T funding opportunities.

Stipend-Based Projects 

Amount: $225

Number annually: 8


Visit their Job Board for industrial arts commissions 


Latest Opportunities

Opportunities and notices shared here are time-sensitive and/or deadline based.