Other Artist Opportunities


Center for Emerging Visual Artists

Philadelphia: Career-building resources for artists.  Includes a two-year fellowship program. Runs the Philadelphia Open Studios program.  

Cultural Reproducers

Resources for parents & caregivers who are also artists, culture producers, musicians, etc.  A blog, links, and a residency report from parents who are completing residencies with kids in tow.  

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Philadelphia: The best source of local job listings in the arts.  Other resources for culture producers in the Delaware Valley.


Local to Philadelphia, InLiquid offers many opportunities for working artists, including membership benefits, exhibition opportunities, and updated listings for grants and fellowships. 


Fellowships, residencies, and workshop offerings on how to find opportunities in the art world. Open calls!


An organization advocating for fair wages for artists, working with institutions to create standard pay scales for visiting artists, museum installations, etc.  

Bridge Programs


AmeriCorps is a federally funded voluntary civil society program that supports foundations, corporations, and other donors who fcous their work on public services, with the goal of aiding and improving the needs of a community.


ArtistYear places higher-education arts graduates involved in any artistic discipline in low-income schools as dedicated teaching artists, to ensure every underserved student in America has an art education through a national service arts corps.

CityYear - Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia commissions highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in 14 schools across Philadelphia to positively impact students of the city.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is an organization of volunteers who engage in one year or more of community service to support and aid poor communities in skill building.

Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is a United States government-funded volunteer program that supplies social and economic development internationally through technical assistance.

Public Allies

Public Allies is an American nonprofit organization that works alongside the AmeriCorps program that is dedicated to supporting young-adult leadership development. 

Additional Reading

  • Forbes: Ten Business Tips for the Independent Artist
  • Art21: An organization dedicated to giving viewers a look into the processes and voices of contemporary artists.
  • Colossal: Colossal offers insight on emerging and established artists as well as art media, culture, and opportunities. 
  • Hi-Fructose: An art magazine focused on highlighting contemporary artists who push the envelope and don't conform to one genre. 
  • Hyperallergic: A forum that publishes images and writings about art and culture.

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