This month, we closed our latest Creative Capital Award open application. It’s one of the most exciting parts of our work, when we invite artists working in all different disciplines and all over the country to submit their ambitious projects to us for support. The more than 4,000 submissions received span all genres, and applicants range in age from 25 to 96, and hail from all over the United States. We cannot wait to see what they have in store for us.
Louden describes herself as an activist for artists. “In my life,” she says, “most of the opportunities, that I’ve been grateful to receive, have come from collaborative exchanges and relationships with people that I’ve reached out to, or cultivated relationships with. Community building is the soul of how artists can sustain their lives over the