Artist Opportunities!


Whether you are an individual  artist or an arts  organization, you can become a member of Fresh Arts and enjoy:

+ Discounts on workshops 

+Ability to apply for Fiscal Sponsorship

+ Discounts from local partner businesses like and Skyline Art Services 

+ Discounted entry to our special events 


fiscal sponsor  is a nonprofit organization that provides fiduciary oversight, financial management, and other professional development and administrative services to help build the capacity of charitable projects. 

In other words, they 
help you to fundraise like a non-profit without the administrative burden.



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Simply create a  FREE  user account on Fresh Arts website and add your event details into our  Art on Tap calendar  of community events!

Your friendly local


Art Colony Association

BB&T Bank

The Brown Foundation

Frost Bank

The City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance

Houston Endowment, Inc.

Houston First Corporation

Mid-America Arts Alliance

National Endowment for the Arts

Silver Street Studios

Texas Commission on the Arts

The Deal Company

The Fairbanks Family Fund

The Richard M Fairbanks Foundation  

Our professional development curriculum for artists and arts organizations is  supported by the
National Endowment 
for the Arts.
Learn about our past and upcoming professional development workshops  at

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May 8, 2018 | 6pm-9:30pm
@ The Legacy Room at City Hall
901  Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002
FREE - All are welcome

Join Fresh Arts for a special evening celebrating the close of Artist INC Houston- Spring 2018 session. The free event will feature a cocktail reception and short visual presentations by the second graduating Artist INC Houston class which includes a diverse group of 25 of Houston's brightest and most driven visual and performing artists.

Over the last 8 weeks these artists have gathered one night a week to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice through mentorship opportunities, expert presentations, and peer networks.


Application Deadline: May 18, 2018

Min. time commitment: 10-12 hours per week flexible schedule
Salary: $1,000 Stipend

Min. time commitment: 10-12 hours per week flexible schedule
Salary: $1,000 Stipend

CultureWorks Greater Houston is examining the administration space needs of the arts and culture community of Houston. Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey to let CultureWorks know what physical space amenities would help you effectively manage your project or organization.


Fresh Arts and The Washington Avenue Arts District need your help!

We are surveying local creatives to find out more about where you do your work. Your answers will be part of a wider initiative to address issues of affordable space for creatives in Houston, and all respondents will have first look at an upcoming call for entry for a stipend public art project in the Washington Avenue Arts District.

Survey closes May 8, 2018

Texas Contemporary Applications are open
Luminaria 2018 Contemporary Arts Festival
May 15
Artspace111 5th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition
May 18
Freneticore 2018 Houston Fringe Festival Application
Jun 1
The Lumen Prize The Lumen Prize for Digital Art
Jun 1
The Kroger Co. Indoor Mural Commission in Sugar Land, TX
Jun 3
Zine Fest Houston Jun 22
In the In-Between Photography and Extinction
Jul 15
University of New Orleans Press Publishing Lab Prize
Aug 15
NASA's Orion and Space Launch Systems team and SciArt Exchange Project Mars Film and Poster Competition
Aug 31

 Event Date  
TX/RX Labs Upcoming Classes  --
Fatima Donaldson Photography Camera & Photography Basics Bootcamp
May 5
Core Dance May 5
The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking Strategic Conversations in Creative Placemaking
May 8
Society For The Performing Arts 2017-2018 Dance Master Classes
May 17
Las Girls Collective Screen Dance
May 25
Writespace How to Edit Your Work: Transform Your Project in Four Weeks
Jun 2
Writespace How to Write Great Titles
Jun 2
Writespace Writing from Your Life
Jun 2
Writespace Beginning Fiction
Jun 7
Your Part-Time Controller Change Happens: What Nonprofit Leaders Need To Know
Jun 7
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Summer Craft Camps 2018
Jun 11

Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Japan Foundation New York
Harvey Arts Recovery Fund Round 3 Grant for Individuals
May 11
Harvey Arts Recovery Fund Round 3 Grant for Organizations
May 11
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
May 15
The Hopper Prize The Hopper Prize
May 15
The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grants Program
May 21
Houston Arts Alliance Support for Organizations I & II
Aug 1

TY Art Art Handlers and Art Installers needed
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Gallery Attendant
Society for the Performing Arts Education Programs Coordinator
MECA Multiple Open Positions
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Curatorial Fellowship

MECA May 11
Fresh Arts
May 18
Fresh Arts May 18
Nuit Blanche Houston
Sep 1

 Event Date
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston Arts Alliance -
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft May 31
Rothko Chapel May 31

Residency Unlimited -

 Event Date
May 5
The Ensemble Theatre
Jun 1
Vitacca Vocational School for Dance Jun 10

Sabine Street Studios

Fresh Arts is a 501(c)3 professional organization and Artist Resource Center dedicated to strengthening the sustainability, viability, and vibrancy of Houston's arts sector by building the professional capacity of artists and arts organizations and increasing the opportunities for the public to engage in Houston's art.


Fresh Arts is dedicated to the growth of a thriving, innovative, and diverse arts sector in Houston.