Atlanta celebrates photography Emerging Artist Fellowship 2023

Atlanta celebrates photography Emerging Artist Fellowship 2023

Photographers this one is for you!
Call OPEN for ACP + MINT’s Emerging Artist Fellowship. This fantastic opportunity will award one Atlanta lens-based artist with a four-week exhibition at MINT opening 9/30/23, a $1,000 stipend, a scholarship to next year’s ACP Portfolio Review, mentorship opportunities, and more! ⁠

6-8 artists will also be selected from the entries for the group exhibition On The Verge: Selections from the Emerging Artist Fellowship. These artists will also be exhibited 9/30 at MINT and receive a $150 W.A.G.E stipend.⁠

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be an emerging lens-based artist (photography, video art, intermedia)
  • Applicants must live or work in Atlanta-metro area
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Proposed projects cannot be for fulfillment of academic-based requirements, such as a graduate thesis
  • Applicants cannot be enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of application or over the time of the fellowship
  • Emerging is defined as artists currently engaging in exhibitions and studio practice but have not yet reached established career milestones, such as gallery representation, a monograph publication, or museum exhibitions

Submissions Requirements

  • Applications are collected through Google Forms:APPLY
  • Biographical statement including past art experience (250-word max)
  • Brief proposal of your exhibition (350-word max)
  • Portfolio of 10 work samples
    • JPG, 2000px on the longest side, sRBG color space
    • Use the naming convention Lastname_Firstname_Scholarship_Sequence#
    • (Ex: Ibarra Rizo_José_Scholarship_001)*

*This step is critical to keep entries organized. Applications with photographs that do not follow the naming convention will not be considered.

Fellow receives:

  • Four-week solo exhibition at MINT with an opening reception on September 30, 2023
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • A scholarship to next year’s ACP Portfolio Reviews (2024)
  • Exhibition layout and installation guidance/assistance from MINT staff and interns
  • Social media promotion by both MINT and ACP
  • Opportunity to have an artist talk
  • $1,000 Grant Award

Important Dates:

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023 at midnight EST 

Artists Notified: May 1, 2022 

Solo Exhibition Opening Reception: September 30, 2023 

On the Verge Opening Reception: September 30, 2023 

Entry is free.

website: Emerging Artist Fellowship: Call for Entry – Atlanta Celebrates Photography

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