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Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award

Awards to Ottawa, Ontario Professional Artists
to Recognize and Support Artistic Achievements

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Ottawa Arts Council (OAC)

Deadline Date:

03/15/18

Description:

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Award of $5,000 and awards of $1,000 to Ottawa, Ontario professional artist to acknowledge and support professional art contributions to the local community. The awards are intended to recognize artists in any discipline who have emerged past the beginning stage of their careers and are recognized as professional artists. Applicants must have lived in the National Capital Region (defined as 75km from Parliament Hill) for the previous three years.

Evaluation Criteria:
-The applicant must fully meet the Eligibility Criteria (see below).
-The application is based on the value of the applicant’s body of work. Greater weight will be given to the recipient’s achievements and activities that have taken place in the last three years.
-The applicant is clearly recognized as established, having developed beyond the emerging stage of their career (typically this is 9 to 18 years of professional practice).
-The applicant demonstrates involvement in Ottawa’s arts community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153855

Number of Grants:

One winning award and two finalist awards

Estimated Size of Grant:

The recipient will receive a $5,000 award; two other finalists will receive $1,000 awards.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants for this award must:

-Be in the mid-career stage of their career (typically this is 9 to 18 years of professional practice).
-Be recommended by an individual or group (recommenders may only endorse one applicant in each category per year).
-Have lived in the National Capital Region (defined as 75km from Parliament Hill) for the previous three years.
-Be involved in Ottawa’s professional arts community and work as a professional artist.
-Be recognized as a mid-career artist, as evidenced by their body of work.
-Have received public exposure where selection was carried out by an objective arm’s length body.
-Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
-Not have previously received this award.
-Not have been shortlisted for this award in the previous year.
-Not be currently enrolled in full-time training.

Pre-Application Information:

The completed application package should be submitted by email via WeTransfer.com (see address and link below).

Important Dates:
Application deadline: March 15, 2018
Shortlist Announcement: April 11, 2018
Awards Presentation: May 29, 2018

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send applications to: awards@ottawaartscouncil.ca via https://wetransfer.com/.

Peter Honeywell, Executive Director
613-569-1387
peter@ottawaartscouncil.ca

Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2
613-569-1387 | info@ottawaartscouncil.ca

Grant Coverage Areas:

Ottawa

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario