Santo Foundation (MO), International Call for Applicants: Individual Artist Awards 2018

Untitled-1Santo Foundation (MO), International Call for Applicants: Individual Artist Awards 2018

Deadline Extended: November 5th, 2018

Awards: $20,000.00 Awarded to Visual Artists.  Three artists will be selected to each receive $5,000.00. Five additional awards of $1,000.00 each will also be awarded.

Juror: The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce our 2018 Distinguished Juror, Laura Copelin. Ms. Copelin  is the Director & Curator at Ballroom Marfa, established in 2003 in a converted 1927 dancehall in Marfa, Texas, as a space for creative artistic expression. In Marfa, she has realized numerous exhibitions and public programs. Copelin’s pre-Marfa experience spans the spectrum of arts organizations from serving as Assistant Curator at the Santa Monica Museum of Art in Los Angeles to participating in artist-run schools and residencies including: Machine Project’s Curatorial Academy; Mountain School for Arts; Summer Forum for Inquiry and Exchange; and the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Arts.

Funds are to be used at the artist’s discretion with no follow up material required. Graduate School candidates are eligible as well as emerging, mid-career and mature artists. All mediums are welcome. This is an International call and all artists are welcome to apply regardless of country, state or residency status. All mediums of visual art are eligible including audio, video and performance. Limit video segments to 3 minutes. Please do not submit other materials. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00 USD

For more detailed information on the jurors and link to apply via CaFE:


About: The Santo Foundation was established to recognize and assist the careers of individual artists. Our mission is to provide assistance directly to artists in the form of individual monetary awards, travel stipends, exhibitions and speaker honorariums. We increase the sustainability of artists further by providing subsidized work space. The challenges facing contemporary visual artists are significant and their success and sustainability remains vital to our cultural heritage.

The Santo Foundation, 4033 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

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