How to reframe your relationship to time
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20+ opportunities for creatives this month, take a look! And keep scrolling for this month’s letter.
✨ May Deadlines
✍🏼 Due 5/5: National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critics Fellowship
🎨 Due 5/5: California Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship Program
🎨 📸 Due 5/8: BRIClab Multidisciplinary Residency Program
🎨 Due 5/8: The Tournesol Award (Bay Area painters)
🎨 Due 5/12: Velvet Park Media LGBTQ+ Visual Artist Residency 2023
🎨 Due 5/14: Inglewood Open Studios Visual Artist Grant (IOS artwalk participants)
✍🏼 Due 5/15: MIT Technology Review Emerging Journalist Fellowship
✍🏼🩰🎨 Due 5/15: California Creative Corps Artist Fellowship (artists/culture bearers)
🎬 Due 5/15: The Berkeley FILM Foundation 2023 grant (East-Bay based emerging and established independent filmmakers)
✍🏼 Due 5/15: Michigan Quarterly Review Mixtape Issue
📸 Due 5/15: Women Photograph Project Grants
🎨 Due 5/15: Women’s Studio Workshop Studio Workspace Residency
✍🏼 Due 5/17: Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant
🎨 Due 5/19: Atlanta Print Biennial
📚 Due 5/21: Graywolf Press Citizen Literary Fellowship
🎨 Due 5/22: The Studio Museum in Harlem Artist-in-Residence Program
🎨 📸🎨 Due 5/30: Marble House Project multidisciplinary residency
✍🏼 📸🎨 Due 5/31: Joshua Tree National Park Artist in Residence Program
🎨 Due 5/31: Guttenberg Arts Space & Time Artist Residency
🎨✍🏼 📸 Due 5/31: DSTL Arts "De(cent) Living": a Creative Impact Anthology
🎨✍🏼🩰🎶 Due 5/31: Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence (for artists making new works that address plants, gardens, or landscapes)
✨ June Deadlines
🎨 Due 6/1 Drawwing Cabinet x GYOPO x LA ArtCore scholarships (high school/college artists)
🎨 Due 6/4: Field Projects Gallery Residency
✍🏼 Due 6/1: Catskills Creative Residency (for playwrights)
🎶🩰🎭 Due 6/9: Wyoming Arts Council 2024 Performing Arts Fellowship
🎨 Due 6/12: 2024 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design (for immigrant designers)
🎨 Due 6/18: The de Young Open 2023
5/4: LLCs, S-Corps, Sole-Proprietor, and Other Business Entities for Artists – Explained!
5/6: Textual Image, and Visual Text: Composing with Image and Text
5/31: Crisis Creates Us: A Master Class on the Secret Heart of Story with Daniel José Older
Applications due 7/30: Granta Writing Memoir Workshop
This month I’m thinking about my relationship to time: Am I using my time wisely?Have I given this draft enough time to breathe? Have I been playing Animal Crossing for too long today?
I’m tired, but… should I push myself to apply to another thing? To add some more words to that one draft that’s been sitting there?
I have a confession: I am very mean to myself sometimes.
The negative self-talk can really get out of control, especially when it comes to planning out my weeks or taking stock of how I’ve been using my time. But here’s how I’ve been trying to push back.
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