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Rasmuson IAA Grant Artist Resources

Bunnell Street Arts Center offers support and aid for artists applying for the Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards. 

Bunnell will host an in-person Rasmuson IAA Grant Jam on Wednesday February 8, from 5-8pm. Bring your drafted artist statements, resumes, project proposals, timelines and budgets for round-robin style review with your peers in time for the application deadline of March 1. You may bring your laptops, or printed versions of application components. More information or to register by emailing Free.

Bunnell also offers Portfolio Reviews for up to 10 artists from January 15 – February 15th. A reviewer will give feedback about your artist statements, resumes, project proposals, timelines, budgets, and/or images. Limited to 10 applicants. Email to inquire. Register by January 31st at the latest.

Art photography services are provided for a limited number of artists, by reservation. To join the waitlist, please send a note of interest to

Bunnell offers in-house use of Bunnell’s photographic equipment (wall space, lights, lightboxes, and camera) for artists’ use. Appointments can be made during business hours, Mon-Sat 11-5pm from February 6th – 11th. Email to inquire.

Additional resources like the Artist Toolkit and virtual workshops are hosted by the Rasmuson Foundation and include:

  • Virtual Statewide Individual Artist Awards Overview: January 19th, 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. An overview of the Individual Artist Awards.
  • Virtual Workshop for First-Time IAA Applicants: January 26th, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  A workshop of the application portal and process for those unfamiliar with the program.
  • Virtual Workshop for Seasoned IAA Applicants (Artists Who Have Applied Before) February 2nd, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. An interactive session that workshops portions of the application with your peers and Foundation staff.

Register for any of the above workshops here:

ARTIST TOOL KIT: Explore resources designed to help artists through the process of applying for an award. Watch our short, how-to videos that walk artists through an application or check out our workshop presentation. Artists can learn how to write an artist statement, prepare a resume, document their work, seek grants and much more.

This opportunity is provided by the Rasmuson Foundation.

Bunnell Street Arts Center’s mission is to spark artistic inquiry, innovation and equity to strengthen the physical, social and economic fabric of Alaska.

Peer-Review:  Wednesday, February 8, 5-8pm, in-person @Bunnell, no registration needed.

Bunnell Equipment Use: Artists must schedule, email

Portfolio Reviews:  Space is limited. Artists must register with

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