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ARTIST GRANTS + RFQ’s + MORE

bar-fund's 2019 Grant Application is now open! bar-fund is an experimental public art project and artist-run initiative whose mission is to provide more financial opportunities for Los Angeles-based artists outside of the commercial gallery and private grant systems. They will be giving out five unrestricted cash grants of $1,155.48 to LA-based artists. Applications are due May 26th 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal and medical expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency. All applications will be promptly acknowledged and considered. 

The Joan Mitchell Foundation provides up to $6,000 in emergency support to US-based visual artists working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, and/or drawing, who have suffered significant losses after natural or man-made disasters that have affected a region on a broad scale. Applications are accepted throughout the year, and reviewed monthly based on volume. 

The Creative Capital Award Application is open. Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding and career development services valued at $50,000, for a total commitment of up to $100,000 per project. Artists of all disciplines are welcome to apply before February 28.

LACMA 2019 Art + Technology Lab Call for Artist Proposals: The Art + Technology Lab at LACMA is once again accepting proposals from artists for experimental projects with awards of up to $50,000 plus in-kind support from the museum and private partners in technology and science. Learn more about the 2019 RFP. Proposals are due February 21, 2019, and awards will be announced in April 2019. Grants are given for a period of one year, and during that time recipients are encouraged to pursue new directions in their work that explore ideas in technology and culture. All proposals must be submitted via the online portal.

Los Angeles Artadia Awards The Los Angeles Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout Los Angeles County.Individual artists and collaboratives working in all media, and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees are selected through a two-tier jury process that combines local expertise with outside perspective from leading curators and artists. A preliminary panel will evaluate all online submissions and select six Finalists in February. A second panel will conduct studio visits with each Finalist, gaining a broader context for the artists’ work. Two Awardees will be selected from the Finalist pool to receive unrestricted Artadia Awards of $10,000. A third selected Awardee will receieve the Marciano Artadia Award in the amount of $25,000. The 2019 Los Angeles Awardees will be announced in March. Applications due January 31.