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Grants for Artists 
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Program Highlights
$5,000.00 USD in total awards 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
+ Early applications will be reviewed for possible nstagram artist features @hopperprize (https://www.instagram.com/hopperprize/)

Connect with Curators
We collaborate with contemporary curators holding prominent positions at major institutions in order to select our grant winners. Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. Jurors for the Spring 2019 awards are:

Leilani Lynch
Curator
The Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach

Rachel Adams
Chief Curator & Director of Programs
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Our jurors will be selecting 5 artists from our open call who will each receive $1,000. The jurors will also select a shortlist of 30 artists who will have their work archived at hopperprize.org.

Grant awards are unrestricted and may be used any way the recipients choose.

Additionally, when submitting, you will have the option to opt-in to be considered for possible Instagram features on our feed @hopperprize, where we currently reach an audience of over 17K. Our editors will be featuring select submissions daily prior to the application deadline.

Eligibility
The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We accept submissions in all media.

We are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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 have to submit this information:

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

 

Deadline: 
21/May/2019

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$40 for 10 images
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