Artist Support Grants 2022 - 2023

Arts Council Announces 2022 – 2023 Artist Support Grants


Deadline Extended through Monday, October 3, 2022, 11:59 EST


Winston-Salem, NC (August 17, 2022) – Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County’s Artist Support Grants applications open September 1, 2022. Artist Support Grants intend to support a broad range of talented artists in visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music composition, choreography and interdisciplinary arts. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to spending a significant portion of their time on their work as artists. Individual artists or unincorporated artist collectives residing in Guilford, Forsyth, Davie, Randolph or Davidson counties are eligible to apply. Awards range from $500 up to $2,000. The application deadline is Sept. 30, 2022.


Artist Support Grants support a range of professional and artistic development including the creation of work, new equipment and materials, improvement of business operations, professional or artistic development workshops, travel support and expanding capacity to bring work to new audiences. Filmmaker and 2022 Artist Support Grant recipient, Preetam Nyak, shares the impact of Artist Support Grants:


“Arts Council’s Artist Support Grant gives me the opportunity to develop my voice as an individual artist…and will be a tangible piece of work that will give any receiving audience a clear picture of my intention and purpose behind the lens,” said Nyak. “I am looking forward to sharpening my storytelling skills combined with my existing experience to become a stronger filmmaker who received most of her training here in the Piedmont Triad region.”


Arts Council and ArtsGreensboro will administer the grant process and conduct a review panel to determine awardees. Other regional partners include Arts Davidson County, Davie County Arts Council, and Randolph Arts Guild. All partners work together to provide marketing, artist outreach, applicant workshops, and assist applicants through the grant process.


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