Deadline EXTENDED: November 7th, 2016
$20,000. Awarded to Visual Artists: Three artists will be selected to each receive $5,000. Five additional awards of $1,000. each will also be awarded
The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce Lisa Melandri as Distinguished Juror for the 2016 Individual Artist Awards. Lisa Melandri is Executive Director of The Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis.
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: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3758
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, 2424 Oakridge Street, Denton, Texas