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Art Grants

The Artist As Applicant

Rachel Mason | Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts
Rachel Mason

The artist as applicant is an artist who is applying for an award that offers money, a studio residency, or an honor. The artist as applicant may be nominated or may respond to an open grant application call. Sometimes there are restrictions (age, locale, gender, education). The artist as applicant often but not always, has another source of income -- a day job, a part-time job, or the actual sale of their art. Some artist as applicants rely entirely on grants for their income.

$150,000 Grant Supports Late Artist's Last Project

Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

Before Mike Kelley tragically died in January, the artist was preparing for the last stage of his "Mobile Homestead" project, a cross between an insta...

PHOTOS: 'Badass And Cute': Raul Gonzales Receives Canson Wet Paint Grant

Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay If Raul Gonzalez had a soundtrack to accompany his drawings, it would be a mash up of old Disney movie themes, Death Metal and ...

Suffering for Art and Telling a Story Nobody Else Will Tell

David Schonauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Schonauer

While photographing a team of doctors in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, Darcy Padilla met Julie Baird, a 19-year-old recently diagnosed with AIDS. The documentary project that grew out of that meeting would last 18 years.