Chicago Artist Resource is teaming up with OtherPeoplesPixels to fund the new Maker Grant, a $3,000 opportunity for Chicago artists who demonstrate a commitment to sustainable artistic practice and career development. The deadline to apply is March 31st.
This grant is open to visual artists who meet the following criteria:
â€¢ Artists who can show that they are at a defining moment to achieve growth in their creative and professional careers.
â€¢ Artists who demonstrate a strong and active engagement with, and professional commitment to, their artistic practice.
â€¢ Artists whose work as cultural makers impacts the development of art and culture in a meaningful way.
Applicants must be:
â€¢ A U.S. citizen or legal resident
â€¢ A resident of the Chicagoland region
â€¢ At least 21 years old
â€¢ NOTÂ currently enrolled in a degree-granting program or its equivalent
â€¢ NOT an applicant or collaborator on more than one proposed project
Submissions are evaluated by a jury of three professional peers from Chicagoâ€™s leading cultural institutions as well as a representative from Chicago Artists Coalition and OtherPeoplePixels.
The 2013-2014 jury will be announced mid-March
â€¢ March 31 (midnight): Application due
â€¢ April 1-15: Jury Deliberates
â€¢ Mid to late April: Announce Finalist/Awardee
more application info can be found here
As always – Good Luck!