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Call for Submissions Deadline: April 30, 2015
$1000.00 Working Artist Grant/Purchase Award

The Working Artist Grant/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/Purchase Award is available to all domestic and international artists working in all media including traditional visual arts, painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, video, new media, and performance. We regret that we do not accept submissions for dance.

As a stipulation of eligiblity to receive the Working Artist Purchase Award, we ask that each potential recipient be willing to exchange one of their works of equal or lesser value of our later mutual agreement, upon being selected as our winner, in return for our award. We do reimburse the artist's shipping costs.

If you are interested in being considered for the Working Artist Grant/Purchase Award, please send us 5 digital images/files of recent work, (total mail size no larger than 2 MB please), or web links to video/multimedia, 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: There is no application form.

There is an application 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 submitting their completed application 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.

Application submissions for the next deadline of the Working Artist Grant/Purchase Award must be submitted by midnight of April 30, 2015. All participants are notified of the results and we invite you to sign up for our newsletter. Thank you for your interest. It is our pleasure to spend time with your work!

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