Emerging Artist Grant Applications will be accepted Aug. 17 – Sept. 21, 2020

Grants will be awarded to Pinellas County artists for original work in the disciplines of choreography, literature, media arts, music composition, theatre/musical theatre, visual arts and interdisciplinary arts.

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For artists working as or driving towards being a professional artist

The transition from an emerging artist to a successful professional can be challenging no matter how talented and committed you are. In addition to time, devotion, a work ethic, materials, emerging artists need:

  • Recognition
  • Financial support
  • A meaningful opportunity to engage with their public

The purpose of the Emerging Artists Grants is to meet these needs and set the stage for the grantees success by providing:

  • Funding
  • A professional artist mentor
  • An exhibition / performance event at the end of the grant period where artists can display or perform their work.

Grants are awarded to Emerging Artists with:

  • A recognized and proven promise / a history of success thus far
  • A strong portfolio of work
  • A vision for their future
  • A commitment to work and to show their work at our exhibition / performance event at the end of the grant period
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