University of Connecticut (UCONN) - Connecticut Sea Grant and Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Office of the Arts
05/13/19 4:30 PM EDT Receipt
Grants of up to $1,000 to Connecticut and New York artists for the production of new works addressing the marine and coastal environments of Connecticut or Long Island Sound. Funds may be used to cover the cost of supplies and other expenses associated with producing works of art, exclusive of payment of salary and travel.
Criteria for Selection:
Relevance to Connecticut Sea Grant’s themes as outlined in the Connecticut Sea Grant Strategic Plan (see PDF link below) and artistic merit are the primary selection criteria, but the proposal will also be judged on the basis of its tangible outcomes, such as new works produced and displayed, number of art exhibitions planned, ability to reach a large, diverse, and non-traditional audience, etc.
If possible, funded artists are asked to arrange a showing of their completed work at the Art Gallery at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut.
GrantWatch ID#: 180114
Up to $1,000
Projects are expected to be completed within 12 months of funding.
Artists who live in Connecticut, or whose work is related to Connecticut’s coastal and marine environments and/or Long Island Sound are eligible for funding consideration. Previous recipients of Sea Grant Arts awards are not eligible for 5 years.
Submissions will be accepted at any time up until the deadline for current year funding which is Monday, May 13, 2019.
Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by June 20, 2019.
Previous recipients may be viewed here:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to SeagrantResearch@uconn.edu.
If the proposal or additional media file exceeds 3 MB, provide an online link or utilize a dropbox to transfer the media (http://dropbox.uconn.edu/dropbox).
For more information, contact:
Dr. Syma A. Ebbin, Research Coordinator
P: (860) 405-9278
F: (860) 405-9109
Sea Grant College Program
The University of Connecticut
1080 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340-6048
USA: Connecticut; New York City: Long Island Sound area; New York: Long Island Sound area