Creative Capital Award Application Info Session — New Orleans
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 we support, and how to apply. The session is free and open to the public—artists in all disciplines are encouraged to attend. For this session, we will be joined by Nick Slie, an awardee and artist, and Clint Bowie, Artistic Director of the New Orleans Film Society.
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 Nick Slie
Nick is a New Orleans-born performer, producer and cultural organizer. He is the Co-Artistic Director of Mondo Bizarro. Since 2002, nick has toured a wide array of imaginative projects to art centers, universities and outdoor locations in 38 states across the country and abroad. However, he is most proud of the work he does at home, where the land kisses the water. Nick’s creative endeavors range from interdisciplinary solo performances to large-scale community festivals, from innovative digital storytelling projects to site-responsive productions. For more than a decade, he has been passionately engaged in rebuilding his hometown of New Orleans, collaborating across sectors on a vast array of local performance and arts-based civic engagement projects. From 2004- 2008, he served on the Executive Committee of Alternate ROOTS, is the former board chair for the Network of Ensemble Theaters and currently serves on the board for Goat in the Road. Nick recently directed Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man and is developing his latest project Invisible Rivers.
About Clint Bowie
Clint is the Artistic Director of the New Orleans Film Society, where he oversees the curation of content for all of the organization’s year-round programming, including the Academy Award–qualifying New Orleans Film Festival, now in its 31st year. He also works closely with the organization’s filmmaker development programs and grant initiatives, including the Southern Producers Lab, the Emerging Voices Mentorship Program, and the newly established Southern Filmmaker Travel Fund. He has been on review committees for ITVS, the National Endowment for the Arts, Latino Public Broadcasting’s Public Media Content Fund, and FilmNorth’s McKnight Media Artist Fellowship, and has served on juries at festivals including Atlanta, CAAMFest, Denver, Cleveland International, Champs-Élysées, Dallas International, and others. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, and before working in film was a print journalist. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Film Festival Alliance and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Overlook Film Festival.