Artist Grants 2017-2018

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I an emerging artist?

The career of an emerging artist is in its early stages. They may have graduated from an MFA program in recent years. They usually had at least one solo show, and have begun drawing attention to their practice.

 

I am a resident of Northern California. Am I eligible to apply?

Unfortunately, Word is awarded to Los Angeles residents only.

 

I received a Word grant. Can I apply again?

No, past recipients of the Word grant are currently not eligible to re-apply.

 

I applied for a Word grant and was rejected. Can I apply again?

Yes, past applicants who did not receive the grant are eligible to re-apply.

 

I am a member of the IJC community. Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, we welcome submissions from members of the IJC community.

 

My work thinks about the meaning of religious texts, but is not text based. Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, we welcome submissions that consider text in its broader context.

 

My project thinks about images as texts, but is not text based. Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, Word broadly defines the meanings and appearances of texts.

 

A family member is employed at the AJU.  Can I apply?

No.

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