GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS
The deadline to submit an application for the 2020 grant cycle is April 17, 2020 11:59PM Pacific.
Apply online starting February 26, 2020. To apply, a $15 application fee is required. Fees are applied to grant administration and program development.
Applicants must use the foundation’s online application system to submit the following:
Artist statement (up to 200 words)
Work samples (up to 10)
Self-defined under-recognized visual artist 21 years or older
United States citizen
Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program are not eligible.
Not a previous recipient of a direct artist grant from Harpo.
Artists who have been supported by an organizational grant from Harpo in the past are eligible to apply for a direct grant.
Applications are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the artist’s work, the potential to expand aesthetic inquiry, and its relationship to the foundation’s priority to provide support to visual artists who are under-recognized by the field.