The Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Fund will help take your artistic practice to the next level:
- You will develop skills and enrich your knowledge of textiles in the context of historic and contemporary textile practices;
- You will increase your access to resources and opportunities that will support your efforts to explore, take artistic risks, and advance your practice and creative ability in ways likely to generate long-term artistic and career development.
The award is geared to help emerging artists conduct self-directed activities such as art production, apprenticeships, residencies or research. If the applicant desires, the Textile Museum of Canada will support a customized program of research, including access to the library, exhibitions and permanent collection of over 14,000 global artifacts, exposing the successful applicants to new worlds of inspiration.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Emerging artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply, including artist collectives and collaborative projects. Artists may be working in any medium. For the purpose of this award, an emerging artist is defined as one who has begun to make an impact in their chosen field through exhibitions, community arts engagement or public presentations, and has been practicing professionally for at least three years. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Canada.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY July 9, 2018, Midnight
Two Awards of $3000 each!
Please direct any questions via email to MLEAA@textilemuseum.ca.