Category: ArtsAccelerator

Announcing our 2019 ArtsAccelerator Grantees

ArtsMemphis is pleased to announce six Shelby County visual artists have been awarded a 2019 ArtsAccelerator Grant. These incentive grants are for artists at a critical juncture in their careers and are intended to deepen and expand artistic work to advance the grant recipient’s artistic accomplishments. This year’s recipients are: Sharon Havelka, Jed Jackson, Chuck Johnson, Lacy Mitcham, Aisha Raison, and Juan Rojo. Each artist will receive a grant of $5,000. This year is the... Read More
Posted by Colleen McCartney at Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019
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Announcing Our 2018 ArtsAccelerator Grantees

Here at ArtsMemphis, we recognize that visual artists are a magnet for creative, entrepreneurial talent throughout our City.  That's why, in 2013, we established ArtsAccelerator – a grant program for Shelby County artists in every discipline.  These incentive grants are for artists at a critical juncture in their careers.  Decisions are made by a rotating panel of experts, and they award five ArtsAccelerator Grants of $5,000 each, totaling $25,000... Read More
at Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018
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Press Release: ArtsMemphis Partners with Local Black Artists on an Innovative Art-Shares Program

        For immediate release MEMPHIS, TN   (September 22, 2017) – ArtsMemphis and The CLTV announced today that they have begun selling “shares” in a forthcoming collection of artwork by local artists of color.  It’s all part of an innovative art-distribution model called Community Supported Art, or “CSA.”  Much like agriculture CSAs, art CSAs rely on share purchases by a community of... Read More
at Friday, Sep 22, 2017
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Press Release: ArtsMemphis Announces FY '17 ArtsAccelerator Grantees

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN  (March 10th, 2017) – ArtsMemphis has awarded a  $25,000 in competitive grants to five artists . ArtsAccelerator is an incentive grant for visual artists who are at a critical juncture in their career.  ArtsMemphis provides five grants of $5,000 each to visual artists from Shelby County to enhance the artist’s overall work or career.   By supporting individual artists we are able to provide real and... Read More
at Friday, Mar 10, 2017
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Announcing a New Grant Program for Visual Artists

ArtsAccelerator - An Incentive Grant for Visual Artists will help artists who are at a critical juncture in their work offset expenses related to a project or opportunity that would enhance the artist’s overall work or career. The ArtsAccelerator grants will support the areas of painting, sculpture, drawing, installation art, performance art, video or media art and craft. Individual funding requests for ArtsAccelerator grants may be up to $3,000 and are available to local artists at... Read More
at Thursday, Aug 8, 2013
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