Photo: Lauren Bolini was one of the Spaceworks Artscapes artists in 2016. She was an Artist Trust GAP recipient in 2015.
About the Opportunity
Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) provide support for artist-generated projects which can include (but are not limited to) the development, completion, or presentation of new work in any discipline. View the reference guide for examples of successful past applications.
This is the first grant I’ve applied for that I eventually received. Being awarded this funding helps me feel seen.
—Jéhan Òsanyìn, 2017 Grants for Artist Projects
A total of 61 awards in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded to Washington State artists of any discipline providing money for new work. See Artist Trust website to learn more: Click Here
June 25, 2018
Who is Eligible:
18 years of age or older by the application deadline; Washington State residents at the time of application and payment (payment may be made up to one year after the application date); practicing artists: those who are dedicated to producing artwork on a regular basis.
How to Apply
Guidelines PDF File: Download PDF guidelines
Who is NOT Eligible:
GAP or Fellowship recipients in the last five years; recipients of three Artist Trust (AT) GAPs total in a lifetime; previous recipients of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist or Arts Innovator Awards; recipients of more than one AT grant per calendar year; graduate or undergraduate matriculated students after the deadline date; current AT staff, Board of Trustees, honorary committee, consultants, contractors, current AT GAP panelists or their immediate family.
A panel of artists and arts professionals within and outside Washington State select recipients. Announcement – October 2018.
Artist Trust is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Washington State artists of all disciplines thrive. Read more about how Artist Trust supports Washington State artists: artisttrust.org/index.php/about/mission