Resources

Use the links below to find your next gig, fellowship, residency, grant, collaborator, or read! Listings preceded by ">>" spotlight resources added within the past two weeks.

Want to recommend a resource? Send an email with the subject "Resource Tip" to contact[at]hellobarkada.org.

2021 GRANTS

FUNDING FRIDAYS #1 • Opportunities with application deadlines in September and October 2021.

FUNDING FRIDAYS #2 • Opportunities with application deadlines in October and November 2021.

FUNDING FRIDAYS #3Opportunities with application deadlines in November and December 2021.

FUNDING FRIDAYS #4 • Opportunities with application deadlines in December through January 7, 2022.

>> FUNDING FRIDAYS #5 • Opportunities with application deadlines in January through February 4, 2022.

DATABASES

ART CONNECT OPPORTUNITIES LIST • Maintained by Art Connect.

ARTISTS+ REGISTRYWorks by artists with HIV/AIDS. Created and maintained by Visual AIDS.

ARTWORK ARCHIVE CALLS FOR ENTRY RESOURCE • Maintained by Artwork Archive.

BLACK ARTIST DATABASE • Created and maintained by Black Artist Database (B.A.D.)

BLACK CREATIVE DATABASE • Created and maintained by Black Artist Database (B.A.D.)

CARTOONISTS OF COLOR DATABASE Created and maintained by cartoonist MariNaomi.

CREATIVE AF CAREERS • Maintained by The Creative Collective NYC.

CREATIVE CAPITAL'S ONLINE RESOURCES • Maintained by Creative Capital.

DISABLED CARTOONISTS DATABASE • Created and maintained by cartoonist MariNaomi.

QUEER CARTOONISTS DATABASE • Created and maintained by cartoonist MariNaomi.

RECOMMENDED READS: BOOKS

BLACK WOMEN IN SEQUENCE: RE-INKING COMICS, GRAPHIC NOVELS, AND ANIME • By Deborah Elizabeth Whaley. Published by the University of Washington Press.

FLAMER • By Mike Curato. Published by Godwin Books / Henry Holt Books for Young Readers / Macmillan.

GIOVANNI'S ROOM • By James Baldwin. Published by Penguin Books.

I'M A WILD SEED • By Sharon Lee De La Cruz. Published by Street Noise Books.

JACKIE ORMES: THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN CARTOONIST • By Nancy Goldstein. Published by the University of Michigan Press.

PIONEERING CARTOONISTS OF COLOR • By Tim Jackson. Published by University of Mississippi Press.

REFERENCES

2014 • SPEED JAXON BY JAY JACKSON CIRCA 1933 • By Pamela Thomas. Published on MuseumOfUncutFunk.com.

2016 • PIONEERING CARTOONISTS OF COLOR • By Tim Jackson. Published by University Press of Mississippi.

2019 • JAY JACKSON: FIRST BLACK SF PULP ARTIST • By Steve Carper. Published on FlyingCarsAndFoodPills.com.

2020 • INVISIBLE MEN: THE TRAILBLAZING BLACK ARTISTS OF COMIC BOOKS • By Ken Quattro. Published by Yoe Books & IDW Publishing.

2021 • JAY JACKSON’S BUNGLETON GREEN: THE FIRST BLACK SUPERHERO • By Steve Carper. Published on FlyingCarsAndFoodPills.com.