2019 LA Emerging Artist Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2019 Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles. You have been nominated to apply for this opportunity through a closed-call process. Congratulations! The Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles is open to nominated visual artists who meet the eligibility requirements (see below). Out of a pool of 80–90 artists, eight will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. This unique opportunity to apply is extended only to a select group of visual artists in Los Angeles. Please do not share the application materials. Before applying, review the Application Guidelines below to determine your eligibility and to understand the application requirements. To be considered for the grant, complete the Online Application Form by Friday, December 14, 2018. Deadline: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018, 11:59 PM EST ABOUT RHMF’S EMERGING ARTIST GRANT RHMF’s Emerging Artist Grant is awarded annually in both the New York and Los Angeles Metro Areas. You have been nominated for the 2019 Los Angeles Grant. Through a rigorous selection process, eight artists will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. Eligibility and requirements You must meet the eligibility requirements before applying. You will confirm your eligibility in the Online Application Form. To be eligible, you MUST: be based and primarily working in the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area. be emerging. You should be at an early stage in your career, demonstrate a serious commitment to an art practice in a contemporary dialogue, and have great potential though you may be under-recognized in the field. You cannot be... read more

2019 NYC Artist Community Engagement Grant Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2019 Artist Community Engagement (ACE) Grant in New York City. This is a closed-call application. Please do not share the application materials with other artists. Email Maryam Parsi at Director@rhmfoundation.org with your intent to apply no later than Friday, October 19, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, November 30, 2018, 11:59 pm EST About the Artist Community Engagement Grant The ACE Grant provides financial support—individual grants ranging from $750–$1,500—to projects that are community-based and foster communication, community participation, and cultural exchange. The grant is available to a wide range of project formats, including panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. We support projects that encourage cultural or traditional sharing locally or across borders as well as projects that broaden audiences in a specific community. The ACE Grant does not support general costs—including equipment costs or studio costs—for an artist’s practice. Rather, it is a project-based grant. Individual or collaborative projects should focus on community engagement, cultural exchange, and the sharing of ideas. Eligibility and Requirements Only artists who were nominated for the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City are eligible to apply for the 2019 ACE Grant in New York City. Recipients of the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant are not eligible to apply. Artists may apply as an individual or collaborative. Collaborating artists can include any artists, who may or may not have been nominated to RHMF. The lead artist—the main contact for the ACE Grant Application—should be the... read more

Announcing the 2018 Emerging Artist Grantees in New York

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rema Hort Mann Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City: Adama Delphine Fawundu, Cheyenne Julien, Dana Lok, Ektor Garcia, Jeannine Han, Jose Delgado Zuniga, Jules Gimbrone, and Sara Stern. Each grantee receives a $10,000 unrestricted grant for demonstrating critical and rigorous work in the field of contemporary art as well as an ability and commitment to making substantial contributions to the arts in the future. Through a closed-call nomination process—which included over 50 distinguished NYC-based arts professionals—100 artists were invited to apply for the grant. View the portfolios of the 2018 New York City nominees here. An independent jury selected the grant recipients through a competitive selection process. Jurors for the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City included: Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art Susan Hort, Co-founder, Rema Hort Mann Foundation David Humphrey, Artist/Critic/Professor, Columbia University Kyle Dancewicz, Director of Exhibitions and Programs, Sculpture Center Aliza Nisenbaum, Artist and Professor, Columbia University Since 1996 Rema Hort Mann Foundation has awarded the Emerging Artist Grant to promising visual artists in the greater New York City metropolitan area. The goal of the Emerging Artist Grant is to support an artist at a critical time in the development of their practice. For an Emerging Artist Grantee the funds can mean another year in their studio, or a year’s worth of supplies, but most importantly, the grant offers artists the time to create their work unfettered by the monetary restrictions that often hinders their creative production. Past Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grantees have included Njideka Akunyili Crosby, who last year became... read more

2018 NY Emerging Artist Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in New York. You have been nominated to apply for this opportunity through a closed-call process. Congratulations! The Emerging Artist Grant in New York is open to nominated visual artists who meet the eligibility requirements (see below). Out of a pool of 80–90 artists, eight will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. Please do not share the application materials. Before applying, review the Application Guidelines below to determine your eligibility and to understand the application requirements. To be considered for the grant, complete the Online Application Form by Friday, June 29, 2018  Deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2018 (midnight-EST). ABOUT RHMF’S EMERGING ARTIST GRANT RHMF’s Emerging Artist Grant is awarded annually in both the New York and Los Angeles Metro Areas. You have been nominated for the 2018 New York Grant. Through a rigorous selection process, eight artists will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. Eligibility and requirements You must meet the eligibility requirements before applying. You will confirm your eligibility in the Online Application Form. To be eligible, you MUST: be based and primarily working in the Greater New York Metro Area. be emerging. You should be at an early stage in your career, demonstrate a serious commitment to an art practice in a contemporary dialogue, and have great potential though you may be under-recognized in the field. You cannot be enrolled currently as a full-time student. You cannot have exhibited in a one-person (solo) show or be represented at a for-profit/commercial gallery... read more

2018 ACE Grantees NYC

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing the Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2018 Artist Community Engagement Grant Recipients in NYC New York City, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the newest season of our Artist Community Engagement (ACE) Grant in New York: Alex Strada, Alyse Ronayne, Courtney Childress, Eduardo Gil, Ioana Manolache, Jose Zuniga, Pamela Council, Roberto Jamora. The goal of the ACE Grants is to make a positive and lasting impact on the artist community, especially in support of artistic collaboration, special projects, and community engagement. The ACE grant makes a wide range of project formats possible, including: panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. These eight ACE grantees reflect the full potential of the projects we support and facilitate. The Rema Hort Mann Foundation was created in September 1995 by friends and family of Rema Hort Mann to honor her joyful and vivacious life after her untimely death from stomach cancer at age 30. The Foundation has evolved into a dynamic and effective organization, offering both unrestricted and community-based grants, by nomination only, to promising emerging artists who demonstrate an ability and commitment to making substantial contributions in the arts. Through the generosity of individual donors, artists, galleries, and organizations, such as the Warhol Foundation and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the Rema Hort Mann Foundation continues to increase its impact in New York City and Los Angeles, and has awarded over 200 unrestricted cash grants to artists in New York City and Los Angeles since 1995. Through careful deliberation... read more

2018 Artist Community Engagement Grant Guidelines – Los Angeles

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2018 Artist Community Engagement (ACE) Grant in Los Angeles. This is a closed-call application. Please do not share the application materials with other artists. Email Maryam Parsi at director@rhmfoundation.org with your intent to apply no later than Friday, February 23, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE Sunday, April 1, 11:59 pm PST About the Artist Community Engagement Grant The ACE Grant provides financial support—individual grants ranging from $750–$1,500—to projects that are community-based and foster communication, community participation, and cultural exchange. The grant is available to a wide range of project formats, including panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. We support projects that encourage cultural or traditional sharing locally or across borders as well as projects that broaden audiences in a specific community. The ACE Grant does not support general costs—including equipment costs or studio costs—for an artist’s practice. Rather, it is a project-based grant. Individual or collaborative projects should focus on community engagement, cultural exchange, and the sharing of ideas. Eligibility and Requirements Only artists who were nominated for the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles are eligible to apply for the 2018 ACE Grant in LA. Recipients of the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant are not eligible to apply. Artists may apply as an individual or collaborative. Collaborating artists can include any artists, who may or may not have been nominated to RHMF. The lead artist—the main contact for the ACE Grant Application—should be the artist who was nominated to... read more

Announcing the 2018 Emerging Artist Grantees in Los Angeles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rema Hort Mann Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles: Beatriz Cortez, Daniel T. Gaitor-Lomack, Haena Yoo, Janiva Ellis, Kang Seung Lee, Kelman Duran, Walker Tate, and Young Joon Kwak.   Seven artists will receive a $10,000 unrestricted grant for demonstrating critical and rigorous work in the field of contemporary art, as well as an ability and commitment to making future substantial contributions to the visual arts. For the third year, RHMF is offering the Stanley Hollander Award in honor of Stanley Hollander, a passionate supporter and collector of emerging artists who helped RHMF grow in Los Angeles since 2013. The Stanley Hollander Award is given to one of the eight LA grantees for a grant award that totals $15,000. The 2018 Stanley Hollander Award winner is Janiva Ellis. Through a closed-call nomination process—which included over 50 distinguished LA-based curators and arts professionals—100 artists were invited to apply for the grant. View the portfolios of the 2018 Los Angeles nominees here. An independent jury selected the grant recipients through a competitive selection process. Jurors for the 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles included: Catherine Taft, Deputy Director & Curator, LAXART Susan Hort, Co-founder, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Keith Mayerson, Artist & Professor of Art, USC Travis Diehl, Writer & Critic Max Presneill, Artist & Curator, Torrance Art Museum Since 1996, Rema Hort Mann Foundation has awarded the Emerging Artist Grant to promising visual artists in the greater New York City metropolitan area. The goal of the Emerging Artist Grant is to support an artist at a critical time in the development of their practice. For an Emerging Artist Grantee the funds... read more

2018 Artist Community Engagement Grant Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2018 Artist Community Engagement (ACE) Grant in New York City. This is a closed-call application. Please do not share the application materials with other artists. Email Maryam Parsi at Director@rhmfoundation.org with your intent to apply no later than Friday, December 15, 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, February 2, 2018, 11:59 pm EST About the Artist Community Engagement Grant The ACE Grant provides financial support—individual grants ranging from $750–$1,500—to projects that are community-based and foster communication, community participation, and cultural exchange. The grant is available to a wide range of project formats, including panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. We support projects that encourage cultural or traditional sharing locally or across borders as well as projects that broaden audiences in a specific community. The ACE Grant does not support general costs—including equipment costs or studio costs—for an artist’s practice. Rather, it is a project-based grant. Individual or collaborative projects should focus on community engagement, cultural exchange, and the sharing of ideas. Eligibility and Requirements Only artists who were nominated for the 2017 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City are eligible to apply for the 2018 ACE Grant in New York City. Recipients of the 2017 Emerging Artist Grant are not eligible to apply. Artists may apply as an individual or collaborative. Collaborating artists can include any artists, who may or may not have been nominated to RHMF. The lead artist—the main contact for the ACE Grant Application—should be the... read more

Announcing the 2017 Emerging Artist Grantees in New York

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rema Hort Mann Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City: Allison Janae Hamilton, Antone Konst, Diamond Stingily, Dylan Vandenhoeck, Grace Metzler, Maia Ruth Lee, Matthew Schrader, and Sable Elyse Smith. Each grantee receives a $10,000 unrestricted grant for demonstrating critical and rigorous work in the field of contemporary art as well as an ability and commitment to making substantial contributions to the arts in the future. Through a closed-call nomination process—which included over 50 distinguished NYC-based curators and arts professionals—100 artists were invited to apply for the grant. View the portfolios of the 2017 New York City nominees here. An independent jury selected the grant recipients through a competitive selection process. Jurors for the 2017 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City included: Gary Carrion-Murayari, Curator, New Museum Susan Hort, Co-founder, Rema Hort Mann Foundation David Humphrey, Artist/Critic/Professor, Columbia University Jane Panetta, Associate Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art Erin Somerville, Deputy Director and Curator, White Columns Since 1996 the Rema Hort Mann Foundation has awarded the Emerging Artist Grant to promising visual artists in the greater New York City metropolitan area. The goal of the Emerging Artist Grant is to support an artist at a critical time in the development of their practice. For an Emerging Artist Grantee the funds can mean another year in their studio, or a year’s worth of supplies, but most importantly, the grant offers artists the time to create their work unfettered by the monetary restrictions that often hinders their creative production. Past Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grantees have included Njideka Akunyili Crosby, who this past year was... read more

2018 LA Emerging Artist Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2018 Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles. You have been nominated to apply for this opportunity through a closed-call process. Congratulations! The Emerging Artist Grant in Los Angeles is open to nominated visual artists who meet the eligibility requirements (see below). Out of a pool of 80–90 artists, eight will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. This unique opportunity to apply is extended only to a select group of visual artists in Los Angeles. Please do not share the application materials. Before applying, review the Application Guidelines below to determine your eligibility and to understand the application requirements. To be considered for the grant, complete the Online Application Form by Thursday, November 30, 2017. Deadline: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017 ABOUT RHMF’S EMERGING ARTIST GRANT RHMF’s Emerging Artist Grant is awarded annually in both the New York and Los Angeles Metro Areas. You have been nominated for the 2018 Los Angeles Grant. Through a rigorous selection process, eight artists will be selected to receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000. Eligibility and requirements You must meet the eligibility requirements before applying. You will confirm your eligibility in the Online Application Form. To be eligible, you MUST: be based and primarily working in the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area. be emerging. You should be at an early stage in your career, demonstrate a serious commitment to an art practice in a contemporary dialogue, and have great potential though you may be under-recognized in the field. You cannot be enrolled currently as... read more