Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards are grants awarded to Maryland artists to encourage and sustain their pursuit of artistic excellence. Grant recipients are selected through an anonymous, competitive process. Awards are highly competitive.
A limited number of awards of $1,000, $3,000, and $6,000 will be offered this year in:
Theater: Solo Performance
Visual Arts: Painting
Visual Arts: Works on Paper
MSAC Individual Artist Awards are aimed at benefiting all Maryland residents regardless of political or religious opinion or affiliation, marital status, race, color, creed, age, national origin, sex or sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or geographic location within the state. Who May Apply: Individuals who are Maryland residents, 18 years of age or older may apply. Applicants must have established residence and be living in Maryland at least six months prior to the application deadline, and must be residents living in Maryland at the time the award is granted by MSAC. Proof of residency may be required. The applicant must be the artist whose original work is represented in the work samples.