Call to Artists: Apply Now for a Grant & Artists Retreat

December 13, 2018


We are excited to announce that applications for our 2018-2019 WORD: Bruce Geller Memorial Prize and Reciprocity: Los Angeles Jewish Artist Retreat are now OPEN!⁣


We look forward to welcome new artists to our ever-growing community, and learn more about the exciting work that can only happen in Los Angeles. 


WORD supports projects with broadly defined but significant Jewish themes, ideas, ideals or elements, in which the written word or text also plays a role. Grants of up to $2,000 will be given for the creation and/or presentation of new work.⁣ Applications due January 4, 2019.


Image from Hagar Cygler's "Faded but Not Forgotten", a book set made out of the forgotten leftovers found in discarded books. Hagar was a recipient of our 2017-2018 WORD Grant

Reciprocity aims to empower artists to explore collaboration and innovative ways in order to build an integrated artist community and facilitate a nuanced conversation about Los Angeles’ unique culture and identity. It is an intensive four day artists retreat intended to foster an artist community founded on reciprocity, collaboration and inclusivity to build the Los Angeles Jewish cultural landscape. This program is produced in collaboration with Asylum Arts.


Reciprocity 2017. Image by Matt Garcia

Applications are due January 10, 2019.


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