Support for Individual Artists

March 21, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
"The Artist as Problem Solver II: Building the Capacity of Artists & Cultural Workers as Civic Leaders" is the theme of the Joyce Foundation’s Creative Placekeeping & Placemaking Summit in Cleveland from March 21 to 22. Read More...
March 14, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
A post in Medium points out "artists and governments have a future together," reflecting on how a group of residents had gathered together to brainstorm for a community garden and sculpture project following the call of artist Carolyn Lewenberg. Read More...
February 19, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
"Artists are used to dancing in the complexity. We like to make something where nothing exists; to explore new language around a struggle; to listen profoundly; to create new ways to see the world. Why not put artists in problem-solving roles?" Read More...
December 20, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI)'s AmbitioUS is an initiative designed to act as an experimental arm of the artist-support sector. Read More...
October 29, 2018 by admin
At the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, we are grateful every day for teaching artists.Read More...
August 9, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 Awards. Visual artists and writers with children are invited to apply.

Twenty (20) awards of $5,000 each will be offered, and at least half of which will go to applicants of color.

Deadline: August 31, 2018, 5pm Eastern time.

Click here for more details.

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July 20, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Remember her name. After anonymously giving $5.5 million to other female artists over the last 22 years, Susan Unterberg, the benefactor behind that effort, has revealed her identity through a The New York Times piece. Read More...
March 26, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Grantmakers in the Arts is pleased to announce 8 new members from across the nation, and a new co-chair, to the Support for Individual Artists Committee. Read More...
November 22, 2017 by Lauren Katzowitz Shenfield

Anonymous Was A Woman announced today the recipients of its 2017Awards. Winners include Amy Sherald, 43, commissioned to paint the portrait of Michelle Obama for the National Portrait Gallery, and nine other distinguished artists selected for their originality and potential. Each year, the Award recognizes women over 40 years of age who have made significant contributions in their fields to date, while continuing to create new work.

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November 21, 2017 by sslawnik

3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, is honored to announce the nearly 100 Chicago artists who received unrestricted grants at the 10th annual 3Arts Awards celebration on November 6. The celebration recognized the ten annual 3Arts Awards recipients along with the 83 recipients of Make a Wave—an unprecedented artist-to-artist giving initiative launched in recognition of the organization’s 10th anniversary.

As of now, 3Arts has distributed $3 million in total funding to more than 600 Chicago artists over the past ten years.

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