Wyoming Arts Council (WAC)
Grants of $3,000 to Wyoming established artists and their apprentices to promote the transmission of shared traditional and folk art skills through hands-on training. Funding is intended for all forms of art, including music, crafts, dance, and more, as long as the applicants share a common cultural group. Mentors and apprentices must apply together and include information about the art form, their skill level, a project outline and work samples. Special consideration may be given to first-time applicants, endangered art forms, geographic location, or artistic discipline.
Examples of eligible art forms practiced in Wyoming include, but are not limited to: saddlemaking, cowboy poetry, beading and quill work, quilting, rawhide braiding, pow wow songs and dances, German-Russian Dutch Hop, Mexican ballet folklorico, wood carving, rug braiding, fly tying, Japanese paper arts, and more.
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 174052
Up to 4 projects will be selected.
$3,000 for each project ($2,300 for the master artist’s honorarium and $700 for supplies and travel). All project costs over $3,000 must be paid by the award recipients.
The mentorship must take place between July 1 and June 30 and projects must be no shorter than six months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1whn0ii0hTK9W8TQvdCf2Sht-gJAtTesZpGBsRXAksrBZhA/viewform
Accommodations can be made for applicants with limited access to a computer or internet.
Direct questions to:
Wyoming Arts Council
2301 Central Ave.
Barrett Building, Second Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
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