Artadia Awards 2019

*Open to anyone living in the Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo. Apply by: 1 Aug. 2019


Open to visual artists living and working throughout the *five Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo, Artadia chooses to fund artists in cities that demonstrate a commitment to contemporary art. These cities are notable for the active presence of local artists in the community, art institutions recognized for innovative contemporary programming, a commercial art market that offers artists opportunities to show their work locally and at art fairs, and exemplary schools that prepare artists through undergraduate and graduate programs.


Of the selected finalists, the jury will designate two Awardees to receive unrestricted funds of up to $10,000, as well as access to a lifetime of programs that offer critical dialogue and exposure. Artadia Awards provide the most substantial and impactful level of fiscal and creative support possible. Artadia Awardees demonstrate the principles of merit to the highest degree as defined by Artadia and as determined by the jury.


The San Francisco Artadia Awards are: – *Open to anyone living in the Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo – Free of application fees and project outline requirements – Merit-based – Unrestricted


The application process is open to all visual artists who:

- Are not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program or long-term residency, nor planning to attend an art-related degree program or long-term residency in the coming year

- Not related to Artadia staff or directors in any wayHave not received an Artadia (formerly The ArtCouncil Inc.) Award for $10,000 or more in the past

- Have resided in the program city for at least two years prior to the application deadline

- Live and work in designated partner cities


For more detailed information and link to apply: https://artadia.org/awards/


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