Creative Capital Award Application Info Session — Chicago
Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, including $50,000 in project funding, and an additional $50,000 in career development services—all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas. The application, opening February 2020, is free and open to artists working in all disciplines across the country.
Creative Capital staff will present an overview of the organization and answer questions about the application process, the type of work they support, and how to apply. The session is free and open to the public—artists in all disciplines are encouraged to attend.
Check out Creative Capital’s website for more information about the application and the Creative Capital Award. Please watch this information video about the application to help you come better prepared to this info session.
We look forward to meeting you!
Note: Capacity is limited and entrance is on a first come, first served basis. If you can’t make this Info Session, we will have a series of online sessions.
About Jina Valentine
Based in Chicago, Jina Valentine is an Associate Professor of Printmedia at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her interdisciplinary practice is informed by the intuitive strategies of American folk artists and traditional craft techniques, and interweaves histories latent within found texts, objects, narratives, and spaces. She has exhibited at venues including The Drawing Center, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the CUE Foundation, MCA Chicago, the DiRosa Preserve, Southern Exposure, Marlborough Gallery. She has participated in residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Women’s Studio Workshop, Sculpture Space, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Santa Fe Art Institute, and the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, and Banff Centre in Alberta. Her work has received recognition and support from the North Carolina Arts Council, Art Matters Foundation, Creative Capital, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the Institute for Arts and Humanities at UNC. Jina received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and her MFA from Stanford University.
About Hyde Park Art Center
Hyde Park Art Center is a hub for contemporary arts in Chicago, serving as a gathering and production space for artists and the broader community to cultivate ideas, impact social change, and connect with new networks. The Art Center functions as an amplifier for today and tomorrow’s creative voices, providing the space to cultivate and create new work and connections.