Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Artist Grants from LMCC - deadline 9/13/11

Going through my inbox, and saw this as well. Wanted to share:

LMCC offers two grants for projects that bring the arts to communities in Manhattan, from Washington Heights to the Battery, The Fund for Creative Communities (The Fund) and Manhattan Community Arts Fund (MCAF).

The grants are available for artists, organizations, and arts groups of all disciplines.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 13, 5PM
Application Forms Now Online:

LMCC is pleased to announce that application forms can now be completed and submitted online. Certain required documents will also need to be mailed or delivered to LMCC in hard copy before the deadline.

For more information, access the 2012 guidelines and applications here: The Fund / and MCAF

Attend an Information Session:

Information sessions are offered each summer in 12 locations across Manhattan for artists interested in applying to our grant programs. Sessions include a review of the programs and useful information to help applicants put their best foot forward.
If you are a first-time applicant or haven't attended a session since 2008, you must attend one this year to apply.

Get started now and RSVP for one of the upcoming sessions:

Wednesday, August 24, 3PM
Nuyorican Poets Café
236 East 3rd Street, between Avenues B & C

Wednesday, August 24, 6:30PM
CUE Art Foundation
511 West 25th Street

Tuesday, August 30, 6:30PM
125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor, between Water & Pearl Streets
Capacity for the final session on August 30 is limited. We encourage you to sign-up for an earlier sessions to ensure that we can accomodate you!

For more info go to the LMCC website

Creative Mind and Business Mind

Happy to share that I'm teaching again this Fall at SVA. A Visualize Your Future class (using meditation and visualization for life and career planning which starts on September 19th.

The second class is Fund Raising for Artists, and starts Nov 07th.

Always have to find ways to connect creative mind with business mind.

For more info: go to the SVA website.

Paris Residency

I just saw this, wish I could go!

Open Call for Applications:

Paris Residency
for a New York City-Based Visual Artist
at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

Application Deadline:
Thursday, September 29, 2011, 5PM
(This is a receipt deadline, not a postmark deadline.)

LMCC is proud to partner again with the Mayor's Office of the City of Paris (Mairie de Paris), to provide one New York City artist or collaborative pair with the opportunity to live and work at
Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France for six consecutive months. LMCC is currently inviting artists to apply for this special residency. The selected artist will be assigned a live/work studio/flat in Central Paris and be provided with a monthly living stipend.

Residency Dates:
May - October 2012

For more information about the Paris Residency, including residency offerings, eligibility requirements and complete application guidelines, visit the LMCC website.