The Circ Artist Grants are open to emerging, mid-career, and professional artists in an international open call, several times throughout the year.
The Circ Artist Grant provides unrestricted funding to artists with a demonstrated commitment to their art. Two artists per grant cycle are awarded $500 each to enhance and further their creative practice.
The current application deadline has closed on January 20, 2022. Results will be announced on February 20, 2022. The next application will open on February 21, 2022, and the deadline is April 20, 2022.
$25 non-refundable application fee.
Emerging, mid-career, and mature artists are eligible and encouraged to apply. Once an artist is awarded a Circ Artist Grant, they will not be eligible to apply again for one year.
Circ Artist Grant is open to all mediums of visual art (oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, glass, ceramics, digital art) except video/film.
The application requires 3-6 images of your work and a brief artist statement. Submission is done through CaFÉ, a free web-based service for artists, www.callforentry.org
Notification will be done by email, and all who submit will be notified of their results. Notification emails are sent to the email on file with CaFÉ.
"...Any authentic creation is a gift to the future."
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