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August 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists



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Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.


Open Calls

Faena Prize for the Arts (International)
Artists across genres, disciplines, and technologies are invited to imagine temporary and site-specific projects installed at Faena Beach during Miami Art Week 2022. The winning proposal will receive a $100,000 prize.
Deadline: August 1, 2022.

SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest (International)
The annual SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest focuses on light and its vital role in nature, art, and technology. One winner will receive $2,500, with smaller cash prizes for runners-up.
Deadline: September 16, 2022.

50 Reasons Why: Your Take on the East End (U.S.)
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10 things I wish I knew about collage art


I enjoy collage art and I sense fairly assured about the artwork that I make. But decades back, I experienced heaps of doubts about what I was executing, and several things held me again, so I’d like to share 10 matters I desire I had recognized as a collage artwork novice.

1. Collage artwork is not a expertise

Here’s an case in point to aid you place this in viewpoint. When you get dressed in the morning, does somebody assistance you decide on out your clothing or are you capable to do this you without much too significantly problems or anxiousness? I’m guessing that you are capable to select anything that goes jointly. Possibly you even go so significantly as to match a purse or footwear, or a belt with what ever you’re putting on. It’s just kind of that understanding that you have. So that’s to me

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Johnny Depp’s debut art collection sells out in hours for nearly $4M


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Johnny Depp’s debut art selection “Pals & Heroes” bought out inside of several hours on a London artwork gallery’s website Thursday, earning the actor tens of millions.

Castle Good Art Gallery listed 780 prints that includes pop artwork-fashion portraits of Bob Dylan, Elizabeth Taylor, Al Pacino and Keith Richards.

“This earth-initial release proved to be our swiftest-offering selection to day, with all titles providing out in just hours,” the gallery declared on Instagram.

Depp focused on “individuals he has regarded well, and who have motivated him as a individual,” according to the gallery. “Every single image is an personal reflection of their character in Johnny’s eyes a portrayal of how they have revealed on their own to him.”


An Instagram article declared

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Claes Oldenburg: Colossal Monuments | Sybaris Collection


The Swedish born artist, Claes Oldenburg (1927- 2022), began as a painter and functionality artist prior to he phathomed with supplies and sorts that took him to sculpture. As a make a difference of simple fact, his early strategies on monumental sculpture were first conceived as a collection of drawings andwatercolours that he known as Colossal Monuments.

Even with Oldenburg´s Art becoming classified as Pop art a detour described his individual individual fashion: reproduction was replaced by monumental.

1. Claes Oldenburg is finest recognized for his massive-scale community sculptures, but you likely didn’t know he started off as a painter and efficiency artist. In point, some artwork historians and critics has named it as a “Sculptor who moves between overall performance and graphic art”

Claes Oldenburg with Giant Toothpaste Tube (1964), 1970. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Claes Oldenburg with Giant Toothpaste Tube (1964), 1970.
Foto: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Illustrations or photos

2. Oldenburg treats his function as a totality in which key

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