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Georgia Committee NMWA Announces Artist Relief Fund
Offering Georgia Visual Artists Immediate Financial Assistance
The Georgia Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts has announced it will offer $500 individual visual artist grants to up to 20 Georgia-based female and female-identifying artists to help with financial hardship due to COVID-19.
“As longtime supporters of Georgia’s women artists through educational programs and the Women to Watch exhibition program, we wanted to offer our help during this time of great adversity for visual female artists,” says Georgia Committee board chair Sara Steinfeld of this inaugural relief fund.
The application process for $500 grants will open on Tuesday, May 26 and all applications are due by noon on Sunday, June 7. Grants are available to practicing women, femme-identifying and non-binary visual artists living in Georgia who are able to demonstrate a commitment to their work and career and who are experiencing immediate financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, reside in and have worked in the state of Georgia for the last two years and must have created at least one body of work in the past twelve months.
Feel free to contact us directly with additional questions.
Contact: Sara Steinfeld firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to donate to the Artist Relief Fund, you may donate here.
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- January 24th, 6pm, A biannual group exhibition by the GA Committee Paper Routes; Georgia Women to Watch — Imi Hwangbo, Whitney Stansell, Jerushia Graham, Lucha Rodriguez and Sanaz Haghani. Celebrating five female artists selected by High Museum of Art curator, Michael Rooks. This exhibit highlights the wide variety of different approaches to paper. We will have sponsorships and patron levels offered in support of the exhibition—click below. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, January 25-March 7, 2020.
- February 4th, 6:30-8pm, Tuesday Talk at MOCA GA with Women to Watch artists: Jerushia Graham, Lucha Rodriguez, Sanaz Haghani and Whitney Stansell.
- February 26 th, 10:15am, Zuckerman Museum of Art at KSU a private tour with curator, TK Smith sharing Looming Chaos and Unbound exhibitions featuring Zipporah Camille Thompson and other artists.
March 13, 10am, Chastain Arts Center, tour with Karen Love, City of Atlanta Cultural Affairs exhibition Outer|Environments|Inner featuring Pam Longobardi and Maxine Suzman and a visit to the Center’s programs.Cancelled due to Covid 19 concerns.
- Spring events cancelled due to Covid 19 Shelter in Place.