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$3,500 Grants

$11,000 total awards

The Hopper Prize   /   Deadline: 05/16/23

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The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Spring 2023 artist grants.

We are offering $3,500 and $1,000 grants to artists and photographers around the world.

For this open call, we will be providing 6 grants totaling $11,000 USD.

2 artists will each receive $3,500 and 4 artists will each receive $1,000.

This is an open call, all media eligible.

Submissions will be juried by
— Emily Edwards, Assistant Curator, Dallas Contemporary
— Inês Costa, Curator, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

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 @hopperprize, currently reaching an audience over 74k.

Explore the past winners archive at

Past grant winners working in Photography include:
— M'hammed Kilito, Casablanca, Morocco (2022)
— Eli Durst, Austin, Texas (2022)
— Galina Kurlat, Brooklyn, New York (2022)
— Jazmine Harris, Chicago, Illinois (2021)
— Akihiro Boujoh, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2020)
— Joey Solomon, Brooklyn, New York (2020)
— Christopher Desanges, Boston, Massachusetts (2020)
— Vikesh Kapoor, Sunset Pines, Pennsylvania (2020)
— Sydney Cook, Baltimore, Maryland (2019)
— Juan Giraldo, New York, New York (2018)
— Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas (2018)
— Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa (2018)


$40 for 10 images


Photographers age 18 and older


Total Awards: $11,000.00 USD for visual artists
— $3,500.00 – 2 artists will each receive a $3,500 (USD) grant
— $1,000.00 – 4 artists will each receive a $1,000 (USD) grant
— 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

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