The Harpo Foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage new modes of thinking about art. Applications are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the artist’s work, the potential to expand aesthetic inquiry, and its relationship to the foundation’s priority to provide support to visual artists who are under-recognized by the field.
WHO: Under-recognized US visual artists over the age of 21.
FIELD: Any field.
AMOUNT: Awards are made of up to $10,000.
DEADLINE: Not yet announced for 2018. You can sign up at the bottom of their website to receive email notifications of upcoming deadlines.
FINE PRINT: Students are not eligible. $15 application fee is required. You will need to submit an artist resume, artist statement, and work samples on the online application.