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The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for Fall 2022 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:
— Simone Krug, Curator, Aspen Art Museum
— Rachel Reese Waldrop, Director & Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga
The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. The Prize’s aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility. They accept submissions twice a year via an open call.
The Hopper Prize is currently accepting submissions for the Fall 2022 grant cycle.
Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD for visual artists
The Hopper Prize collaborates with contemporary curators holding prominent positions at major institutions in order to select their grant winners. Their open call provides artists with a direct path to get work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. Jurors for the current awards are:
Aspen Art Museum
Rachel Reece Waldrop
Director & Curator
Institute of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga
These jurors will be selecting 6 artists from the open call who will each receive an unrestricted cash grant.
2 artists will win $3,500 and 4 artists will win $1,000.
The jurors will also select a shortlist of 30 artists who will have their work archived at hopperprize.org.
Grant awards are unrestricted and may be used any way the recipients choose.
When submitting work, you will have the option to opt-in to be considered for possible Instagram features on the feed @hopperprize, where the organization currently reaches an audience of over 67k. Their editors will be featuring select submissions on a rolling basis prior to the application deadline.
In addition to grant awards, the shortlist, and Instagram reach, the Hopper Prize will be providing an additional platform for exposure via the online Journal Insights Into Contemporary Art. They launched this digital publication to give artists a new channel to amplify their voices 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. Entries in all media are welcome.
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.
The Hopper Prize supports artists working in all media, from diverse backgrounds, in wide-ranging geographic locations. Recent grant winners include:
November 15, 2022
The grant application is kept simple to reduce the stress of submitting 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:
Show us your work at https://hopperprize.org