Saturday, February 16, 2008

CityArtist Projects

Deadline: March, 17, 2008 (POSTMARK) or
(RECEIVE in office by 5 p.m.)

CityArtist Projects
Seattle, WA

CityArtist Projects is an annual funding program that provides support to individual Seattle artists to conceive, develop and present new, in-progress or finished works. Projects must include a public presentation in Seattle.

Funding levels range from $1,500 to $10,000.

Seattle-based individual artists proposing projects in visual arts, film/new media and literary arts, including screen and scriptwriting. Traditional or multidisciplinary projects must include one of the disciplines listed above.

Priority is given to projects conceived by unaffiliated, independent artists. We encourage a broad range of artistic and cultural expression that reflects Seattle's diversity.

To be eligible, the applicant ARTIST must
• be a Seattle resident or have permanent studio space (not rehearsal space) within Seattle city limits (see p. 6 for more information). and
• be a professional artist (defined as a person who produces art on a regular basis, has achieved substantial skill and experience in his/her discipline, and whose accomplishments are recognized by other arts professionals); and
• be an individual artist who is the originator of the proposed project; or
• be the lead artist of a group of individual artists working together on a single project or with a limited collaborative history; and
• be at least 18 years of age by the application deadline; and
• NOT be a student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate degree program related to your artistic profession.

To be eligible, the proposed PROJECT must
􀂃 be created/developed by the applicant/lead artist;
􀂃 include a sound project plan and a work sample;
􀂃 propose a realistic budget where income equals expenses;
􀂃 start no earlier than AUGUST 1, 2008; and
􀂃 include a plan for public presentation in the city of Seattle within one year (between August 1, 2008 and August 31, 2009)

Guidelines and the application available in two formats:

Guidelines [.doc]
Application [.doc]

Guidelines [.pdf]
Application [.pdf]

For more information, visit:

CityArtist Projects Program Manager: Marcia Iwasaki
Phone:(206) 233-3946

Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, city of Seattle

U.S. Postal Service Mailing Address:
PO Box 94748
Seattle, WA 98124-4748

Street Address for FedEx, UPS & Deliveries:
700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1766
Seattle, WA 98104