The 2021 Creative Capital Award Application is Open Through February 29

The application for the 2021 Creative Capital Awards is open now through Saturday, February 29 at 4pm ET. The Creative Capital Award provides up to $50,000 in project funding, supplemented by more than $50,000 in career development services, for a total value of over $100,000. Our commitment to supporting groundbreaking work means that artists working in any discipline can apply. The 2021 Creative Capital Awards will be chosen by a multidisciplinary panel composed of expert curators, producers, editors, other arts professionals, and artists who have received the award in previous years in a thoroughseveral-month review process.

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Creative Capital seeks to support the development of exceptionally bold and innovative work. The selection process is extremely competitive. Applicants are required to provide descriptions for their project, six works samples, and a preliminary budget, and answer questions about their work, practice, and intended audience and impact of the proposed project.

After the open application period closes at the end of February 2020, we will invite reviewers from all over the country to look at the applications we received. These outside reviewers evaluate projects based on the originality of the proposed idea, the artist’s capacity to make the work, the timeliness of the project, and the artist’s readiness to make use of Creative Capital’s career development services.

Read more about the award application, including what we instruct reviewers to consider when reviewing applications, where you can ask questions, and the timeline of the application.

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