Resources for artists interested in initiating their own projects in Lanesboro
- The Jerome Foundation seeks to contribute to a dynamic and evolving culture by supporting the creation, development, and production of new works by emerging artists. The Foundation makes grants directly to emerging artists in Minnesota and New York City, especially those working in film, video and digital production. More information can be found here: https://www.jeromefdn.org/apply
- The Minnesota State Arts Board’s Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota. Program overview, instructions, and eligibility requirements can be found here: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/artist-initiative.htm
- The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council awards Individual Artist Grants to encourage the development of entirely original work by both Emerging Artists and Advancing Artists from the region. Original work must be earmarked for a public showcasing, via publication, performance, or exhibition, at an accessible venue provided by a non-profit arts organization. More information can be found here: http://www.semac.org/grants/grant-categories.php and here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=semac
Upcoming artist opportunities with Springboard for the Arts!
HINGE ARTS RESIDENCY
Artist residency program in Fergus Falls, MN, supporting career development, homecoming artists, and a new residency celebrating women’s suffrage.
DEADLINE: March 2, 2020. https://springboardforthearts.org/hinge
CREATIVE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Learning cohort for artists, culture bearers and community leaders, with offerings in St. Cloud, MN, Rapid City, SD, and Fargo, ND. DEADLINE: March 9, 2020. https://www.creativecommunityinstitute.org/
Artist fellowship for MN-based BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and Native artists working to support for other artists. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020.