Open Call

$3,500 Artist Grants

The Hopper Prize

No 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

Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD in Grants for Artists — 2 artists will each receive $3,500 (USD) — 4 artists will each receive $1,000 (USD) — 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)


September 01, 2021 - November 16, 2021


  • $40.00 application fee


No meals

Public Programs

Competition , Grant


Conceptual Art, Digital Media, Documentary, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Metalsmith, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, Visual Arts


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Program Description

The Hopper Prize is accepting entries for Fall 2021 artist grants. We are now offering larger grants in the amount of $3,500. We are offering 2 artist grants in the amount of $3,500 and 4 artist grants in the amount of $1,000. This is an international open call. All media is eligible. Grant submissions will be juried by Tyler Blackwell, Associate Curator, Blaffer Art Museum and Caitlin Julia Rubin, Associate Curator & Director of Programs, Rose Art Museum. 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 60k.

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