Harwood Art Center is committed to offering exhibition, employment and engagement opportunities to our community.

We invite you to apply for any or all of our current offerings. Harwood’s programs primarily engage, employ, and serve the people of New Mexico; proposals are accepted from anywhere, however priority consideration is given to residents.


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Apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice (2021)

Harwood Art Center is accepting applications to our paid summer apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice. Apprentices work under the mentorship of professional artists, designers, architects, engineers and fabricators to create community-driven public artworks. The goal of our shared work is to promote intersectional justice through art and advocacy.

*Applicants must be 16 – 24 years old.*

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Applications for Apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice are now closed.

Summer Art Camp (2021)

Harwood Art Center is looking for Teaching Artists with innovative arts curricula for our Summer Art Camp. Summer Art Camp offers in-depth skill building as well as opportunities for both individual and collaborative creative exploration for campers ages 6 – 14. As programming will be primarily online, we are not limiting applications to residents of Albuquerque.

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Applications for Summer Art Camp 2021 are now closed.

Gallery & Exhibition Proposals (2022)

Harwood invites individuals and groups to submit proposals for exhibitions or site-specific installations in Harwood Art Center’s 2022 gallery program. 

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Applications for Gallery & Exhibition Proposals 2022 are now closed. 

Residency for Art & Social Justice (2021)

Harwood invites New Mexico-based artists whose practice is socially/politically engaged to submit project proposals for our inaugural Residency for Art & Social Justice. The seven month program begins May 1, 2021 and ends December 1, 2021.

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Applications for Residency for Art & Social Justice are now closed.

SURFACE: Emerging Artists of NM (2021)

Harwood invites emerging artists to submit works for consideration in SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico, Harwood’s annual juried exhibition, endowed awards and professional development program.

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Applications for SURFACE: Emerging Artists of NM  are now closed.


Root & Bloom (2021)

New Mexico artists, performers, makers, writers, curators, producers, organizers, coaches, educators, counselors, etc. are invited to submit proposals to design and lead virtual retreat sessions that nurture spirits and nourish dreams. A multi-day virtual retreat program will serve and support individuals in the bewildering here and now, as well as in visioning and actualizing a just, abundant shared future.

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Applicataions for Root & Bloom are now closed.