Open Call

$1,000 Artist Grants - All Media Eligible

The Hopper Prize

With Funding


The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We welcome entries in all media. We are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply.

Number of Participants

5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards. 30 artists will have their work archived at A selection from the submissions will be featured on our Instagram feed @hopperprize Additional exposure will be available to winners through our Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


August 31, 2020 - November 17, 2020


  • $1,000.00 stipend (one-time)


  • $40.00 application fee


No meals


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Program Description

The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Fall 2020 artist grants. We are offering 5 grants in the amount of $1,000 USD. This is an international open call. All media is eligible. Grant submissions will be juried by Christine Koppes, Curator & Director of Public Programs, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and Jade Powers, Assistant Curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal as well as our Instagram feed, currently reaching an audience over 46K.

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