DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: SEPTEMBER 1 ANUALLY
Canadian citizens or permanent residents only
Long-Term Grants provide support over a two-year period to professional artists who have made a significant contribution to contemporary visual arts. The period of activity covered by the grant must have a series of opportunities in the fields of research/creation, production, career and networking development. The program of work must be designed to advance the long-term artistic and career development of the artist at a key moment in their career. It must include at least two of the following activities:
- Research/Creation: A period of independent research at a key period in the artistic practice of the artist. This period may include participation in artist residencies and other professional development activities. The project must demonstrate the capacity to advance the artistic practice of the artist.
- Production of a new body of work: The production of one or more new bodies of work. The project(s) must demonstrate the capacity to advance the practice of the artist.
- Production towards a confirmed public presentation of your work: The production of one or more works that are the object of at least one confirmed public presentation in a professional context. The project must demonstrate the capacity to advance the career of the artist.
- Career development: A period of activities that advance an artist’s career. An example is travel and research to expand the growth of a professional network with partners such as critics, curators, art dealers or publishers. This can be done in conjunction with the development of promotional tools such as a website, portfolio or small monographs. You must demonstrate that the project occurs in a key period that affects the progression of your career.
Approximately 15 Long-Term Grants per year will be awarded.