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Rasmuson IAA workshops, Thursday January 28th, 5:30 – 8p

Rasmuson Foundation’s statewide online informational session and workshop for 2021 Individual Artist Awards

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021 Individual Artist Awards program. https://www.rasmuson.org/grants/individual-artist-awards/project-awards-and-fellowships/

To help artists navigate the application process, Rasmuson Foundation is hosting a statewide virtual meeting on January 28, from 5:30 – 8:00 pm. To register for this meeting, go to http://bit.ly/IAAworkshop.

The meeting will present important information about this year’s application in two sessions. The first session (5:30-6:30 p.m.) will provide artists with an overview of the program and a review of who is eligible to apply. The second session (6:30-8 p.m.) will be a workshop with tips and guidance on how to make the most of your grant application. Alaskan artists are invited and encouraged to attend one or both sessions.

This annual award program is available to all Alaskan artists. Every year, 25 artists are selected for Project Awards in the amount of $7500 in the following disciplines: choreography, craft, folk and traditional arts, literary arts/scriptworks, media arts, multidisciplinary, music composition, new genre, performance arts, presentation/interpretation and visual arts. This year, Fellowships are awarded in the amount of $18,000 in the following disciplines: choreography, craft, folk and traditional arts, literary arts/scriptworks and performance arts. The deadline to apply online is March 1, 2021. The postmark deadline for paper applications is February 15, 2021.

Interested artists can find information and guidelines about the application process here: https://www.rasmuson.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/2021-IAA-Online-Guidelines.pdf

For more information, please call Rasmuson Foundation at 907.297.2700 or email us at arts@rasmuson.org.

More information on Individual Artist Awards can be found here at www.rasmuson.org/iaa

A toolkit for applicants can be found here at rasmuson.org/iaa/toolkit

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