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Artist Resources

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

If your organization has a relevant listing, please email us at interlacefund@gmail.com


Creative Fellowship

Amount: $1500 + $500 materials budget

Number awarded annually: 1

Application Deadline: TBD Summer 2022

Variety of fellowship opportunities 

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

Amount: 1 $5000 and 1 $1000 award per fellowship category annually 

Number awarded annually: 1 fellowship and 1 merit award. 
Discipline categories: Crafts, Film & Video, Folk Arts, Fiction, Poetry, Play/Screenwriting, Photography, 3-Dimensional art, Choreography, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New Genres, Painting, 

Application Deadline: April 1 and October 1 annually

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: Applications accepted in Fall 2021 for projects occurring January - June 2022

Amount: $500 or under

Number awarded annually: 

Application Deadline: Rolling; expect a response within 30 days

Amount: $2000-$6000

Amount awarded annually: $50,000

Application Deadline: TBD Fall 2022

Amount: $500-$3,000

Amount awarded annually: 

Application Deadline: April 1 & October 1 annually

Emergency & Need-Based Grants

Amount awarded: Up to $500
Application Deadline: TBD Rolling 

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 7th, 2022 – August 31st, 2023

Info session: January 18th, 2022 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Application Deadline: March 1, 2022 

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.