The Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize (“The Fred”) is a competitive program that seeks to recognize and encourage artistic talent in Baltimore City. Rising high school seniors apply for the prize which awards $1,000 to a Baltimore City school student artist. The selected artist also receives a stipend to produce a solo exhibition in conjunction with the annual festival, with mentorship from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. The prize is named in honor of the Maryland Institute College of Arts’ long-serving president.
Applications due March 31, 2015.
Apply here: https://boparegistrations.wufoo.com/forms/2015-fred-lazarus-iv-artscape-prize/
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is now accepting grant applications for the 2015 Creative Baltimore Fund. The grant program provides nearly $250,000 in funding to local individual artists and established non-profit cultural organizations. Applications and guidelines are available at www.promotionandarts.org/grants. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The Creative Baltimore Fund is a program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.
The Creative Baltimore Fund provides support to artists and organizations through two grants. Individual artists are invited to apply for the Mayor’s Individual Artist Award which provides project support for programs promoting public access and encouraging the breadth of arts and/or cultural programming in Baltimore City. Additionally, theGeneral Operating Support grant provides core support for established arts or cultural organizations that benefit the public and are artistically or culturally vibrant. Individual artists can receive up to $5,000 for project support; organizations can receive up to $10,000 for general operating support. Grant awards will be announced in May 2015.
Grant Application Due: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Application Review Period: Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, 2015
Grant Awards Announced: May 2015
Grant Period: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 through Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Creative Baltimore Fund is made possible through the support of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore City Council and helps art programs and projects come to fruition and continue to enhance the City of Baltimore. The program is administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts which is the arts council for Baltimore City. In addition, an independent panel reviews applications and selects grant recipients.
For more information on the Creative Baltimore Fund, call 410-752-8632 or visit www.promotionandarts.org.
Orange County is seeking qualifications and images from artists interested in providing public art for a new Community Center in Holden Heights. After looking at images of current and past work, the selection panel will ask three or four artists to make a site-specific proposal for art that they would provide. An honorarium of $500 is given to each finalist for making a proposal. One artist will be commissioned based on their proposal. The final artist selected will be paid nearly $50,000 to create and install the work they proposed. Deadline, March 9. Email Michael.Osowski@ocfl.net for full details.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation invites individual artists and artist teams with interest in and/or professional experience in creating public art and site specific commissions, to submit proposals for the William Beanes Community Center. Project 1 will consist of an exterior artwork on the facade of the facility adjacent to the main entrance. Project 2 will consist of an interior artwork located on the wall above the control desk near the main entrance.
Artists and artist teams may apply for both, but no one artist or artist team will be awarded both commissions. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate, and install a work of art in the form of a painted mural, metal, mosaic or glass installation for the interior; and a metal, mosaic or glass installation for the exterior.
The project budget, including materials, fabrication, installation, travel and expenses, is $50,000.00 for Project 1 and $15,000.00 for Project 2.
PROPOSALS AND QUALIFICATIONS CAN BE SUBMITTED TO THE MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION AT:
Attention: William Beanes Public Art
Arts & Cultural Heritage Division
7833 Walker Drive, Suite 430
Greenbelt, MD 20770
UNTIL 5:00 P.M. EST ON MARCH 27, 2015.