$1000.00 Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award
Submission Deadline: last day of each month of the year
The Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award is a meager one-time art award intended to disperse small but vitalizing bursts of funding to support an artist’s ongoing art making process.
The Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award is available to all artists worldwide working in all traditional visual arts mediums, including but not limited to, conceptual, installation, drawing, painting, sculpture, glass, mixed media, photography, video, and new media. We regret that we do not accept submissions for music, performance or dance.
If selected as our winner, we ask that the award recipient be willing to trade one of their original works or smaller series of original works for inclusion into our collection in exchange for our award. Please send us your best work for review. Work considered by the artist as of equal value, and available for acquisition can be negotiated upon receipt of the award. We do pay the artist’s shipping costs.
If you are interested in being considered for our award, please either send us 5 digital images/files of recent work, (total mail size no larger than 2 MB please), or a link to a website — via email. No written proposals or CV’s are required unless the artist would like to include them. Instead, please simply include in the body of your email current contact information, and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no application form.
There is a submission review fee of $25.00, payable here:
which helps offset the costs of this effort to fund meaningful work by serious artists.
Award recipients agree by completing their submission to limited use of their images or other representation of their artwork and general information to be featured on this site and corresponding promotional media. All rights will be retained by the artists.
Submissions for the next deadline of the Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award must be submitted by midnight of April 30, 2018. Past award recipients are not eligible to re-apply. We do notify all participants of the results and we invite you to sign up for our Newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Thanks for your participation. It’s our pleasure to spend time with your work!