CMAB/McKnight Individual Artist Award

CMAB Fiscal Year starts July 1, 2016 and ends June 30, 2017

Emerging Artist Award
Provides up to seven (7) awards of $3,000 each to outstanding artists living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright. (Region 7W)  The purpose of the award is to recognize and support individual artists in various stages of their careers.

WHO CAN APPLY

  • A self-proclaimed artist at least 18 years of age and a resident in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright County for a minimum of six months prior to the time of application
  • Either a U.S. citizen or attained permanent resident alien status
  • Artists may receive up to two emerging artist awards in a lifetime with a minimum five-year interval between awards.
  • Artists can apply for either an Emerging Artist Award or Established Artist Award In the same CMAB fiscal year.
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Established Artist Award

Provides one (1) $5,000 award to an artist living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W). The award recognizes creative excellence and significant accomplishments in the arts. It is intended for artists with a history of artistic output including but not limited to exhibitions, performances, publications, or other notable contributions to their local arts community.

WHO CAN APPLY

  • A self-proclaimed artist at least 18 years of age and a resident in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright County for a minimum of six months prior to the time of application
  • Either a U.S. citizen or attained permanent resident alien status 
  • Artists can apply for either an Emerging Artist Award or Established Artist Award In the same fiscal year
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Artist Working Sessions
Come to the CMAB Office and Get One-On-One assistance with
the application and preparing samples!
Tues., January 10 & 17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thurs., January 12 & 19
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Application DEADLINE:
Thurs., February 2, 2017

PANEL Review:
Fri., March 3, 2017

BOARD Review Date:
Wed., March 9, 2017

To APPLY for a GRANT
Access the Grant System by clicking Manage Grant at the top of the page.

For instructions on how
to create an account and how to use the online grant system,
Watch the Applicant Tutorial.


DOC PDF Established Artist Award GUIDELINES
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