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Call of Application for Hopper Prize $ 5,000.00 for visual artists

Deadline: 15 May 2018
Open to: all artists age 18 and older working in any media
Award: 5,000.00 USD in grants for visual artists

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling 5,000.00 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators.

In a time when many sources of direct funding for individual artists have been reduced or eliminated, The Hopper Prize offers artists direct, unrestricted financial assistance. The organization awards 5 grants annually. Winning artists are selected through an open call for proposals. The Hopper Prize is a merit-based grant. Winners are chosen based on the quality of their work. Awardees are selected by guest jurors holding prominent curatorial positions at major institutions.

In addition to providing unrestricted cash awards to artists, The Hopper Prize seeks to create new relationships between artists, curators, writers, and collectors. The Hopper Prize network reaches professionals who are committed to supporting the field of visual arts.

Support from The Hopper Prize makes it possible for artists to fully realize their creative expression while reaching new curatorial audiences, collectors, writers, and advisors.


The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media.


Total Awards: USD 5,000.00 USD in grants for visual artists
  • 5 artists will each receive 1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards;
  • 30 artists will be selected to have their work digitally exhibited and archived at

How to apply?

In order to apply, please register here.

For more information, please visit the official web page.