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Creative Capital Now Accepting Applications for Awards in Moving Image and Visual Arts

February 3, 2014

Creative Capital is now accepting online Letters of Inquiry for awards in Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) and Visual Arts. The deadline for submitting inquiries is Friday, February 28 at 4:00pm EST.

Visit to learn more about the application process, read the award guidelines and access the online Inquiry Form.

Our Award Program
Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all creative disciplines. Since 1999, our awards program has committed $30 million in funding and advisory services to 419 projects representing 529 artists.

Acting as a catalyst for the development of exceptional and imaginative ideas, we support artists whose work is provocative, timely and relevant; who are deeply engaged with their art forms and demonstrate a rigorous commitment to their craft; who are boldly original and push the boundaries of their genre; and who create work that carries the potential to reshape the cultural landscape. Awardees receive up to $50,000 in direct support for their project and advisory services valued at more than $40,000.

Who Can Apply?
Creative Capital is one of the only national organizations that offers awards to individual artists through an open application process. To be eligible to apply, an artist must be:

• A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
• At least 25 years old
• A working artist with at least five years of professional experience
• Not a full-time student

What are we funding this year
Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) may include animation, experimental film or video, installation, interdisciplinary projects, non-traditional documentary or narrative. Projects may be intended for projection, hand-held devices, the web, television, galleries, etc.

Visual Arts may include architecture/design, contemporary crafts, installation, interdisciplinary projects, moving image, painting, photo-based work, public art, sculpture, or works on paper. Projects may be site-specific or intended for display in galleries, on the web, etc.

Questions? Visit or email [email protected].

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