The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts recognizes the importance of serving as a resource for artists. In an effort to assist you, we suggest visiting the following links to artist resources.
Please note: The Foundation is not responsible for the content provided within these links.
Omi International Arts Center
A not-for-profit organization, provides residency programs for visual artists, writers, musicians and dancers, and offers The Fields Sculpture Park, a year-round public outdoor exhibition space for contemporary and modern sculpture. artomi.org.
Alliance of Artist Communities
Mission is to contribute to America’s cultural vitality by supporting their membership of diverse residency programs and advocating for creative environments that advance the endeavors of artists. For more information, please visit artistcommunities.org or email email@example.com.
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Located in New Smyrna Beach, FL, provides artists with space to live, work, and collaborate during 3 week residencies. Each residency session includes 3 master artists who select a group of emerging/mid-career artists, through an application process. Golden Foundation Fellowship available through ACA. atlanticcenterforthearts.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bemis Center for the Arts
Located in Omaha, NE, provides artists with 3 month residencies of time, space and support for uninterrupted, self-directed work time. Golden Foundation Fellowship available through Bemis. bemiscenter.org or email email@example.com.
Headlands Center for the Arts
Located in Sausalito, CA, facilitates artists’ research and supports the creative process in a unique environment, by providing emerging and established artists with time and space for open-ended investigation, experimentation and collaboration. Residencies range from 4 to 10 weeks. Golden Foundation Fellowship available through Headlands. headlands.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is both an open air and closed studio laboratory for individual artistic pursuits in the fields of visual art, music composition, landscape/garden design and creative writing. I-Park is an international artists-in-residence program. i-park.org or email email@example.com.
The Fine Arts Work Center
A non-profit enterprise, is devoted to encouraging the growth and development of emerging visual artists and writers through residency programs, to the propagation of aesthetic values and experience, and to the restoration of the year-round vitality of the historic art colony of Provincetown. fawc.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helene Wurlitzer Foundation
Lower East Side Print Shop
Founded in 1968, is a not-for-profit studio in New York City that helps contemporary artists create new artwork and advance their careers. Through the Print Shop’s workspace residency programs, artists receive space and time to work, stipends, technical assistance, career development, and public exposure.
Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts
Millay Colony for the Arts
Located in Austerlitz, NY, it promotes the vitality of the arts and the development of writers, visual artists, and composers by providing a retreat for creative work. millaycolony.org or email email@example.com.
Located in Utica, NY, an internationally renowned artist-in-residence program for sculptors offering 2 month residencies. sculpturespace.org.
Triangle Arts Association
Located in Brooklyn, NY, is a not-for-profit arts organization whose mission is to support emerging and mid-career international and national visual artists, encouraging dialogue and experimentation through workshops, residencies and exhibition opportunities. triangleworkshop.org.
Vermont Studio Center
Located in Johnson, VT, VSC is the largest fine arts and writing residency program in the US, and among the most international. Residencies are one to three months long. Golden Foundation Fellowship available through VSC. vermontstudiocenter.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Studio Workshop
Offers a six to eight week residency for an artist working in printmaking, papermaking, photography, book arts, or ceramics. This residency supports the creation of a new body of work in one of WSW’s studio disciplines. wsworkshop.org or email email@example.com.
Fellowships, Foundations, and Miscellaneous
Artists’ Fellowship, Inc.
A charitable foundation that assists professional fine artists (painters, graphic artists, printmakers, sculptors) and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement.
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation
Has been operating since 1976 with two main purposes. They offer grants to individual visual artists through two programs: an annual Individual Support Grant and a separate program to assist visual artists in cases of catastrophic events through an Emergency Grant program. gottleibfoundation.org.
Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Grants are made on a project basis to curatorial programs at museums, artists’ organizations, and other cultural institutions to assist in the innovative and scholarly presentation of contemporary visual arts. warholfoundation.org.
Creative Capital Foundation
Supports artists creating original work, pursuing innovative, experimental approaches to form and/or content in the visual, performing, and media arts. creative-capital.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
The objective of the Foundation is to promote, by its charitable activities, an appreciation of traditional expression in painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking, by aiding worthy art students, artists or sculptors who need further training or other assistance during their formative years. elizabethgreenshields.org or email email@example.com.
The Leeway Foundation
The Leeway Foundation is committed to art making as an integral part of social change, to movement building, and anti-oppression work where Leeway is accountable, accessible, part of and governed by, the communities Leeway’s programs support. leeway.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation
The Space Program, a national program now located in Brooklyn, NY (DUMBO) and in its 20th year, provides studios that are non-living spaces for the making of new works of art. sharpeartfdn.org or email email@example.com.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
“Dare a Young Artist Dream” supports minority and at-risk youth interested in the visual arts with college scholarships and a national arts mentoring program. worldstudio.org.
Arts Alive! South Dakota
Lists a variety of opportunities including a grant program for individuals in the Visual Arts. sdarts.org.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) online searchable database for professional artist opportunities. Users can find employment, internships, grants and residencies, and many other resources. smfa.edu.
Artists & Writers Colonies
Publication containing more than 260 programs, including residencies, retreats, fellowships, grants, colonies and creative spaces for artists.
The mission of the Craft Emergency Relief Fund, located in Montpelier, VT, is to help craftspeople sustain crafts making as a livelihood by providing immediate support to professional craftspeople suffering career-threatening emergencies. craftemergency.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York Foundation for the Arts
Explore NYFA Source online, the most extensive national directory of awards, services, and publications for artists, including arts organizations, award programs, service programs, and publications for individual artists across the country. nyfa.org.
Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.
(ASCI) is a membership and service organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness about artists and scientists using science and technology to explore new forms of creative expression, and to increase communication and collaborations between these fields. asci.org.
Online database for artists seeking juried exhibitions, competitions, grants, festivals, financial aid, calls for entries, jobs, internship, residencies and more. View sample listings at artdeadline.com.
Through membership, this online gallery provides a place for individual artists’ work to be seen on the internet. artfaces.com.
Showcases visual art by artists, and connects them and their work with private collectors, gallery owners, interior designers, corporate art buyers, and more. View more at artistsregister.com.
Creative Work Fund
Supports creative collaborations between artists and nonprofit organizations in San Francisco and Alameda Counties. creativeworkfund.org.
Find a Job
A free service of the Massachusetts Cultural Council that posts jobs for cultural organizations, or corporations employing artists such as photographers, designers, etc. hireculture.org.
Ohio Online Visual Artists Registry
The Ohio Arts Council and the Columbus Metropolitan Library maintain a database of works of artists from Ohio and around the country. Offers artists the opportunity to participate in the registry. ohioonlinearts.org.
NYS Arts Alliance for the Arts
Provides informational services and professional development opportunities for educators, teaching artists, and arts professionals. nysaae.org.
The Visual Artists Guide to Estate Planning
Introduces estate planning concepts, offers practical advice, discusses legal issues and provides an in-depth discussion of policy and law on selected issues that visual artists should consider. sharpeartfdn.org.
The Artist’s Guide
“How to Make a Living Doing What You Love”, a comprehensive handbook by artist and writer, Jackie Battenfield, provides the information, tools, and techniques, for developing and sustaining a successful art career nyfa.org or www.artistcareerguide.com.
Visual Artists Information Hotline
Artists can receive information and personal assistance on a wide variety of topics, such as emergency funding, health and safety, insurance, international opportunities, studio space, and more, by calling the Visual Artist Information Hotline’s toll-free number 1-800-232-2789 (3:00 – 5:00 p.m., EST, Mon – Fri) or e-mail requests to Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, email@example.com.
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
VLA’s Legal Services program includes a wide range of services including: the Art Law Line, a legal hotline; the VLA Legal Clinic for VLA members; in-house appointments with VLA staff attorneys; and pro bono placements for low-income artists and nonprofit arts organizations with one of over 1,200 volunteer attorneys. The Art Law Line: 212.319.2787 x1 Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.