TOOL BOX: resources for artists engaged in community building.

TOOL BOX: resources for artists engaged in community building.

As an independent artist, I do a lot of research to support my own work. Here are some resources I have found, that support the independent, self-organized work of artists and small groups that play a critical and significant role within the San Francisco Bay Area communities. None of these require a fiscal agent or 501c3 status.

Go out and make some art.

-Rick Darnell, CounterPulse Community Engagement Fellow

Have anything to share or comments? engagefellow@counterpulse.org

 

Calling Artists for Día de los Muertos 2016

Deadline Monday, August 22

www.somarts.org/artistcalldiadelosmuertos2016

Calling artists for installation work, flat work, and altars for exhibition in A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016. Produced by SOMArts Cultural Center. Exhibition and programming curated by René & Rio Yañez.

 

2017 ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art | a blade of grass

Deadline September 19, 2016

www.abladeofgrass.org/application/guidelines

A blade of grass nurtures socially engaged art. We provide resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative conduits for social change.  This is a big chunk of money, around $20,000.

 

Southern Exposure Gallery Alternative Grant Awards Round 10

Deadline September 22, 2016

www.soex.org/alternative-exposure

The application period for Round 10 is now open. The deadline to apply is September 22, 2016.  Alternative Exposure provides monetary awards—giving grants of up to $5,000—to foster the development and presentation of artist-led projects and programs that are direct, accessible, and open to the public. Funded activities may include a new exhibition or exhibition series, the ongoing work of an arts venue or collective, a public art project, a one-time event or performance, publications directly related to the visual arts, an online project, an artist residency, a series of film screenings, and more.

 

[Note, I was a round iv recipient.  The grant is easy to apply for, and the SOEX staff are great.]

 

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  • Jason Coles

    Good list, thanks Wreck Room

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