Artist Grants / Funding

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Deadline:

11/12/2019

Opportunity Type:

Funding

Organization Name:

The Hopper Prize

Organization Location:

Online

Fee:

$40

Grants for Artists | The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants in the amount of $1,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Program Highlights
Total Awards: $5,000.00 USD for visual artists
+ 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
+ 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
+ Selected submissions will be featured on our Instagram feed @hopperprize
+ Additional exposure will be available to winners through our Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art (https://hopperprize.org/journal/)

Connect with Curators

Hopper Prize


We work with leading curators to review your submissions. Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. Jurors for the Fall 2019 awards are:

Karen Patterson
Curator
Fabric Workshop and Museum

Lauren R. O’Connell
Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Recent Winners

Spring 2019 Grant Winners & Finalists


We support artists working in all media, from diverse backgrounds, in wide-ranging geographic locations. Recent grant winners include:

+ Mark Baugh-Sasaki, San Francisco, California
+ Genevieve Cohn, Bloomington, Indiana
+ Sydney Cook, Baltimore, Maryland
+ Jinyong Park, London, United Kingdom
+ Isabel Yellin, Los Angeles, California
+ Alex Callender, Northampton, Massachusetts
+ Alicia Eggert, Denton, Texas
+ Daniel McCarthy Clifford, Minneapolis, Minnesota
+ Juan Giraldo, New York, New York
+ Maja Ruznic, Los Angeles, California
+ Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas
+ Tracy Kerdman, Saugerties, New York
+ Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa
+ Christopher Meerdo, Chicago, Illinois
+ Erik Parra, San Francisco, California

Eligibility
Our grants are available to artists residing anywhere in the world. We are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply. We accept submissions in all media.

Simple Application
We made our grant application simple to reduce the stress of submitting your work and save you time. The application is short and can be completed in under 20 minutes.To apply for a grant, you only need to submit this information:

+ Name & Email
+ Instagram Username (optional)
+ Up to 10 Image or Video attachments
+ Artwork captions
+ Artist Statement & Biography (optional)
+ $40 submission fee

Apply Now
Show us your work at https://hopperprize.org/

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