NEFA Webinars About Public Art Learning Fund

The Public Art Learning Fund provides grants of $500 to $2,000 to support professional development opportunities for New England artists to strengthen their public art practices. Through the Public Art Learning Fund, NEFA intends to foster the continued development of more equitable, inclusive, and vibrant public spaces and public life throughout New England. NEFA will be hosting three webinars in March about the grant and how to apply, March 19th, 5:30-7pm; March 24th, 5:30-7pm; and March 31st, 5:30-7pm.

Next Application Deadline: April 21, 2020

Eligibility criteria and funding priorities: https://www.nefa.org/PublicArtLearningFund

Sign up for an info session in March: https://www.nefa.org/events

Questions? Contact us at:

Kamaria Carrington (they/them/theirs) Program Coordinator, Public Art kcarrington@nefa.org

Kim Szeto (she/her/hers) Program Director, Public Art kszeto@nefa.org

Brown Department of Visual Arts Present an Artist Talk with Ebony G. Patterson

headshot photograph of Ebony Patterson
Photo by Daniel Moody. Image courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Brown Department of Visual Arts presents an artist talk with Ebony G. Patterson on Wednesday, April 1st at 5pm.

Ebony G. Patterson (b. 1981 in Kingston, Jamaica) received her BFA from Edna Manley College, Kingston, Jamaica (2004) and MFA from Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2006). Patterson has had solo exhibitions and projects at many US institutions including Baltimore Museum of Art, MD (2019); The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY (2016); Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art, GA 2016); and SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA (2016). Dead Treez, Patterson’s first large-scale institutional solo show, originated at the Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (2015) and traveled to Museum of Art and Design, NY (2015); Boston University Art Galleries, MA (2016); and UB Art Galleries, University at Buffalo, NY (2017). Patterson’s work was included in Open Spaces Kansas City (2018), the 32nd São Paulo Bienal: Live Uncertainty (2016); the 12th Havana Biennial: Between the Idea and the Experience, Cuba (2015); Prospect.3: Notes for Now, New Orleans (2014), and the Jamaica Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston. She was an Artist-in-Residence at the Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva Island, FL (2017) and served on the Artistic Director’s Council for Prospect.4, New Orleans (2017). Patterson has received numerous awards, including the Stone and DeGuire Art Award, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis (2018); United States Artist Award (2018); Tiffany Foundation Grant (2017); Joan Mitchell Foundation Art Grant (2015); and the Andy Warhol Foundation Grant, in conjunction with Small Axe Project (2012). Patterson’s work is included in a number of public collections, including The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; Museum of Arts and Design, NY; Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; 21c Museum Hotels; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston. Her first major survey exhibition …while the dew is still on the roses… opened at Pérez Art Museum Miami in 2018; then toured to Speed Art Museum, Louisville in 2019; and will subsequently travel at the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC in 2020. Patterson is represented by Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. For more event details and to RSVP, visit the Eventbrite page.

Call for Artists + Photographers – Innovate Grants

Innovate Grant is an international initiative that supports photographers and artists through quarterly grants. We’ve simplified the grant process, so that artists and photographers can focus on making their innovative work. The work should speak for itself and our application reflects that.

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply visit https://innovateartistgrants.org

Recent Innovate Grant Winners 

Lynnea Holland Weiss

Winter Grant Recipient – Art

Dylan Hausthor

Winter Grant Recipient – Photography

Christine Atkinson

Fall Grant Recipient – Art

Brendon Kahn

Fall Grant Recipient – Photography

Joe Hedges

Summer Grant Recipient – Art

Leafy Yeh

Summer Grant Recipient – Photography

Margaret Jacobs

Spring Grant Recipient – Art

Ceaphas Stubbs

Spring Grant Recipient – Photography

Taylor O. Thomas

Winter Grant Recipient – Art

Shane Lavalette

Winter Grant Recipient – Photography

Category: Multiple disciplines and genres accepted

Deadline: May 7, 2020

Region: International

Awards: $550.00 Grants

Apply Online Today

https://innovateartistgrants.org