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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Black Lives Matter Grant Program 2020 for Artists in Washington and Oregon (grant up to $150,000)

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is now accepting applications for Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program 2020.

Washington / Oregon artists will have the opportunity to share their creative visions in response to the Black Lives Matter movement with help from a new grant program established by Jordan Schnitzer in partnership with Washington State University’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art(JSMA WSU), the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and The Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Benefits

The Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program will distribute $2,500 grants to 20 artists across the state of Washington and Oregon who will be asked to use their voices, experiences, and artistic expression to reflect on social justice efforts in response to systemic racism. This grant is complemented by $50,000 grant programs at Jordan Schnitzer Museums of Art at Portland State University and the University of Oregon. 

Eligibility

Artists residing throughout the state of Oregon (excluding Multnomah, Clackamas, Columbia, and Washington Counties) are encouraged to submit proposals.

Artists residing throughout the state of Washington are encouraged to submit proposals for new work or projects, or recently created work directly responding to: the current Black Lives Matter movement; marginalized communities; experiences with systemic racism and inequality; and artists whose work thematically connects to these experiences. Artists working in the mediums detailed below are invited to apply. 

 Artists working in the mediums detailed below are invited to apply.  

Submission Process

Interested artists should submit their applications no later than September 30, 2020. Selected works will be exhibited online at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in fall 2020 leading to a gallery exhibition in winter 2021.

Contemporary artists that work in the following mediums are encouraged to apply: Work that is primarily visual in nature, such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, and film making. These works may also incorporate aspects of performing arts, conceptual art, and textile arts and design.

Application

Washington State University – Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program

University of Oregon – Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program

Portland State University – Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program

Deadline: September 30.

For more information visit Black lives Matter Artist Grant Program

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