Artadia: The Fund for Art & Dialogue is a national non-profit organization that gives unrestricted, merit-based awards to visual artists in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Unrestricted. Merit-based. No application fees. No project outline requirements.
In the past 15 years, Artadia has awarded over $3 million to more than 300 artists throughout its participating cities. Applications are now being accepted for Houston/Harris County artists. If you have lived in Harris County for two years or more and are not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program, it’s time for you to join this impressive list:
Mequitta Ahuja (2008), Dawolu Jabari Anderson (2008), The Art Guys (2004 & 2006), David Aylsworth (2010), Rotem Balva (2006), Amita Bhatt (2004), Amy S. Blakemore (2004), Serena Lin Bush (2006), Jillian Conrad (2012), Rachel Lynn Cook (2004), Santiago Cucullu (2003), Jamal Cyrus (2006), Bill Davenport (2010), Augusto Di Stefano (2010), Nathaniel Donnett (2010), Gilad Efrat (2006), Daniel Fabian (2006), Jeff Shore & Jon Fisher Collective (2010), Francesca Fuchs (2006 & 2012), Trenton Doyle Hancock (Houston, 2003), Havel Ruck Projects (Houston, 2006), Joseph Havel (2004), Rachel Hecker (2006), Katy Heinlein (2008), Wesley Heiss (2004), J Hill (2010), Jang Soon Im (2012), Lauren Kelley (2008), Laura Lark (2004), El Franco Lee (2008), Eileen Ann Maxson (2004), Lynne McCabe (2008), Michael Jones McKean (2006), Will Michels (2006), Seth Mittag (2012), Delilah Marie Montoya (2008), Katrina Moorhead (2008), Zach Moser (2006), Floyd E. Newsum (2008), Demetrius Oliver (2006), Karyn Andrea Olivier (2004), Robyn O’Neil (2003), Aaron Parazette (2004), Robert A. Pruitt (2004), Sigrid Sandstrom (2003), Soody Sharifi (2006), Matthew Stuart Sontheimer (2004), Brent Steen (2003), Carl Suddath (2012), Nestor Topchy (2010), Stephanie Toppin (2008), Jason Villegas (2004), Allison Kay Wiese (2004), and Joseph Wooten (2006).
The awards range from $5,000 to $20,000, and include ongoing assistance throughout the artists’ careers. The deadline for applications is October 15.
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