Grants for artists in the San Francisco/Alameda, CA area
From Southern Exposure
Quote:Southern Exposure is happy to share upcoming grant opportunities for Bay Area Visual Artists:
1- CREATIVE WORK FUND
Deadline: November 6, 2009
The Creative Work Fund invites letters of inquiry for projects in which artists and nonprofit organizations collaborate to create new works. Grants range from $10,000-$40,000. In 2010, projects featuring visual artists or performing artists are eligible to apply. Collaborating artists must reside and organizations must be based in the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, or Sonoma or Stanislaus. The receipt deadline for letters is 5 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2009.
-Performing artists may be creators—such as playwrights, choreographers, and composers–or may be performers. The performing arts encompass dance, opera, performance art, theater, or vocal and instrumental music.
-Visual artists include those with experience in painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation art, public art, drawing, crafts, graphics, ceramics, design, or artists' books. (Video and sound-based installation artists and artists creating new genre, computer-based works may apply as media artists in a future year.)
Detailed guidelines and a complete schedule of informational seminars are available at http://www.creativeworkfund.org. To sign up, visit http://creativeworkfund.org/modern/seminars.html (preferred method) or call 415-402-2794.
The Creative Work Fund is a program of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, also supported by generous grants from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation.
2. ARTADIA AWARDS 2009
Deadline: October 15, 2009
Applications Now Open for Bay Area Visual Artists
Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is now accepting applications for the Artadia Awards 2009 San Francisco from all visual artists living and working in the 5-county San Francisco Bay Area. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all media and at any point in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Awardees will be selected in the fall of 2009 through Artadia’s two-tiered jury process. This is Artadia’s seventh awards cycle in the San Francisco Bay Area.
For eligibility requirements and to access the web-based application, please visit:
Application deadline: October 15, 2009 at 11:59pm (PST)
Artadia’s mission is to encourage innovative practice and meaningful dialogue across the United States by providing visual artists in specific communities with unrestricted awards and a national network of support. Founded in 1997 Founded in 1997 as the Art Council, Inc. by collector and investment banker Christopher E. Vroom, Artadia is a 501©(3) non-profit organization. Artadia Awards are determined through a jury process that employs nationally prominent curators, artists, and critics.
Since its founding, Artadia has awarded over $2.0 million to more than 200 artists in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Most recently Artadia launched an residency program, which brings Artadia Awardees from each of its program cities to New York for a three-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn. The program is made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Visionary support for Artadia in San Francisco is provided by The San Francisco Foundation, and many generous individuals.