Prospect Art invites visual artists worldwide to submit their work for consideration in our ONE WORK and NEW WORK programs.

Our NEW WORK program is a mini-grant initiative that provides support for the production of new artwork. We aim to support professional artists at all career stages who are not currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs, regardless of their location. The program runs twice a year, offering a $1000 mini-grant to individual artists or artist collectives. The grant is intended to fund a project that can be completed within the next 12 months. We welcome submissions that explore innovative ideas and push the boundaries of traditional art practices, with a particular interest in self-contained, conceptual-based projects.

The ONE WORK publishing program is dedicated to a critical dialogue that focuses on one specific completed work by an artist for our monthly online publication. We are interested in highlighting various conceptual-based works that approach contemporary issues in a new and exciting way and represent the diverse voices and populations of the world. For this program we welcome artist submissions of work that has been completed in the past 2 years.

As a reference point, here’s a list of established contemporary artists and specific works that we are interested in. Also please review our website to see projects in the ONE WORK and NEW WORK programs that we have supported in the past.

Pierre Huyghe – The Third Memory, Sophie Calle – Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery, John Gerrard – Western Flag NFT, Gary Simmons – Fade to Black, Boyle Family – World Series, Shirin Neshat – Turbulent, Ragnar Kjartansson – The Visitors, Bunny Rogers – Kind Kingdom, Adrian Villar Rojas – Pedazos De Las Personas Que Amamos, Cao Fei – RMB City, Bas Jan Ader – In Search of the Miraculous, Hito Steyerl – Factory of the Sun, Arthur Jafa – Love is the Message, The Message is Death, Samson Young – Muted Situations #22, Vajiko Chachkhiani – Living Dog Among Lions, Roberto Cuoghi – Imitation of Christ, Lisa Reihana – In Pursuit of Venus (infected),  Kader Attia – Narrative Vibrations, Michel Blazy – We Were The Robots, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz – Moving Backwards, Candice Lin & Patrick Staff – Hormonal Fog, Christina Agapakis, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, and Sissel Tolaas – Resurrecting the Sublime, Charles Gaines – Manifestos.

Our programs may not be the best fit for you if you do not resonate with the artists we have featured in the past or the contemporary artists listed above.

*Please note that the ONE WORK program is exclusively open to visual artists. If you are a writer and wish to contribute to our platform, please email with a few writing samples for consideration.

We ask for a $10 administrative fee to apply 

Artists need a PayPal account to receive funds if selected.

Please prepare the following:

  • Contact information (including telephone number), Name, Email, Social media handles, website
    • If a collective is applying, provide collective name and a contact person
  • Description of the work you are seeking funds for (250 words or less)
  • Images of Proposed Project (we understand it’s a work in progress)
  • Website URL with examples of past work and/or video links for time-based samples or upload 3-5 samples
  • Artist statement (200 words or less)
  • 1-2 page Resume (only PDF’s accepted)
    • If a collective please provide a Resume of the collective members with exhibitions and information specific tor the collective

If selected for NEW WORK, you will receive:

  • $1000 Financial support to use towards the completion of proposed work.
  • A featured section on the Prospect Art Website  
  • Social media promotion  
  • Invitation to a Webcast discussion about your work on ourBroadcast channel NOTE: Artists will need a PayPal account to receive funds if selected for the NEW WORK program.

If selected for ONE WORK, you will receive:

  • An article about your work published on our website
  • The opportunity to participate in a Webcast discussion
  • Social media promotion


PROPOSALS DUE : July 3rd, 2023

Artists will be notified in August with the results for the NEW WORK grant.

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