The Bronx Museum Art & Artists

AIM Fellowship


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Deadline EXTENDED: November 1, 2023

The AIM Fellowship is our flagship mentoring and educational program offered to rising artists residing in New York. Through a comprehensive curriculum, the AIM fellowship fosters artists’ growth and skill within the art industry, and helps to forge sustainable futures for their craft. Since AIM’s inception in 1980, over 1,200 of New York’s most promising artists have benefitted from our unique program.

Through the AIM Fellowship, we are dedicated to the growth of diverse voices within contemporary art, whose vision and artistry push creative boundaries to ignite change in the world.

See past participating AIM artists in the museum’s exhibition Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial.

Photo by Argenis Apolinario

AIM Biennial

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial presented 68 AIM fellows, whose work responds to the multiple crises of health, grief, the environment, and identity that define our contemporary moment across manifold ways. These rising artists are part of our flagship AIM Fellowship Program.

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial is part of “Our Stories Our Voices: 50 Years of The Bronx Museum of the Arts” a series of exhibitions and public programs celebrating the Museum’s 50th anniversary and legacy as an institution dedicated to social justice.

Co-organized by Ian Cofre (Director, PS 122 Gallery) and Eva Mayhabal Davis (Co-Director, Transmitter Gallery)

Learn more about our AIM Fellowship Program

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial installation image 3 by Argenis Apolinario Photography.

Collection Highlights

The extraordinary scope and depth of The Bronx Museum’s permanent holdings is made possible by the generosity and support of donors over the years, who are aligned with the mission of the institution and share in its values of cultural heritage and social justice.

Coreen Simpson Richard 1984
Vito Acconci Trademarks 1970-2004
Elizabeth Catlett Elvira 1997
Roger Shimomura Rape of Nanking 1997
Seydou Keita Untitled #278 1950-55
Sanford Biggers Afropick 2005
Ana Mendieta “Silueta” Works in Iowa 1976-78
Alvin Baltrop Untitled (from the series “Pier Photographs”) 1975-86
Carlos Garaicoa Untitled (Decapitated Angel) 1993
Willie Cole Stowage 1997
Henry Taylor Untitled (Self-Portrait) 1958
Martin Wong It’s Not What You Think, What is it Then? 1984
John Ahearn Selena 1982/2009
Jamel Shabazz A Time of Innocence, East Flatbush, Brooklyn 1980
Pepón Osorio The Scene of the Crime (Whose Crime?) 1993
Nikki S. Lee The Hip Hop Project (23) 2001
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