The Hopper Prize Seeks Entries for $3,500 Artist Grants

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The Hopper Prize Seeks Entries for $3,500 Artist Grants


The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for Spring 2023 artist grants.

They are offering $3,500 and $1,000 grants to artists and photographers around the world.

Grants will be awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Current Jurors:

— Emily Edwards, Assistant Curator, Dallas Contemporary

— Inês Costa, Curator, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. The organization’s aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility. The Hopper Prize accepts submissions twice a year via an open call.

Program Highlights

Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD for visual artists

  • $3,500.00 – 2 artists will each receive a $3,500 (USD) grant
  • $1,000.00 – 4 artists will each receive a $1,000 (USD) grant
  • 30 artists will have their work archived at
  • A selection from the submissions will be featured on The Hopper Prize Instagram feed @hopperprize
  • Additional exposure will be available to winners through The Hopper Prize’s Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art

Grant awards are unrestricted and may be used any way the recipients choose.

When submitting your work, you will have the option to opt-in to be considered for possible Instagram features on The Hopper Prize feed @hopperprize, where they currently reach an audience of over 74k. Editors will be featuring select submissions on a rolling basis prior to the application deadline.

In addition to grant awards and Instagram reach, The Hopper Prize will be providing an additional platform for exposure via the online Journal Insights Into Contemporary Art. The Hopper Prize launched this digital publication to give artists a new channel to amplify their voice while providing an in-depth look at their work, practice, and background. Grant recipients and shortlisted artists will all receive the opportunity to publish an interview to include any work of their choosing as a means of providing continued support beyond the open call.


The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media.

The Hopper Prize is committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply.


May 16, 2023

Simple Application

The grant application is simple to reduce the stress of submitting your work and save you time. The application is short and can be completed in under 20 minutes.

To apply for a grant, you only need to submit this information:

  • Name & Email
  • Instagram Username (optional)
  • Up to 10 Image or Video attachments
  • Artwork captions
  • Artist Statement & Biography (optional)
  • $40 submission fee

Apply Now

Go to to apply.