The Idea Fund $4,000 Grants Information Session

Ten awards in Texas
Thu Aug 23, 2012


The Idea Fund provides ten $4,000 cash awards to artist-centered projects that exemplify unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices. Visit or attend this information session:

Thursday, August 23, 6PM
Women & Their Work
1710 Lavaca Street

El Paso
Thursday, September 27, 6PM
Rubin Center at UTEP
500 West University Avenue

San Antonio
Thursday, September 13, 6:30PM
445 N. Main Avenue

Wednesday, August 8, 6PM
Dallas Contemporary
161 Glass Street

Tuesday, September 11, 6PM
Aurora Picture Show
2442 Bartlett Street

Thursday, September 13, 1PM
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ROUND 5 IDEA FUND DEADLINE:  October 19, 2012
The Idea Fund accepts applications from Texas-based artists, associations of artists
and/or curators who create and showcase new work involving the public via process, production, or presentation.

The Idea Fund Round 5 Jurors:
Dean Daderko – Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Ayanna Jolivet McCloud – Artist,Past Idea Fund Recipient
Christina Rees – Curator, The Art Galleries at TCU
Carol Stakenas – Executive Director, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Proposals are evaluated on:
• Artistic strength
• Overall vision
• Capacity to realize the proposed project
• Accessibility to the public
• Demonstration of community support and commitment to serving a local constituency