2020 LA Emerging Artist Guidelines

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to submit an application to Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2020 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 6, 2019. Deadline: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019, 11:59 PM PST 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 2020 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...

2020 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 2020 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. Please email Maryam Parsi at Director@rhmfoundation.org with your intent to apply by Friday, October 11, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE Friday, November 1, 2019, 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 2019 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City are eligible to apply for the 2020 ACE Grant in New York City. Recipients of the 2019 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...
Announcing the 2019 Emerging Artist Grantees in New York

Announcing the 2019 Emerging Artist Grantees in New York

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF) is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2019 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City: Ander Mikalson, Autumn Knight, Elizabeth Tubergen, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, Rachel LaBine, Sharon Madanes and Talia Levitt.   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 2019 New York City nominees here. An independent jury selected the grant recipients through a competitive selection process. Jurors for the 2019 Emerging Artist Grant in New York City included: Jane Panetta, Associate Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art Susan Hort, Co-founder, Rema Hort Mann Foundation David Humphrey, Artist/Critic/Professor, Columbia University Daniel S. Palmer, Curator, Public Art Fund EJ Hauser, Artist and former Grant recipient 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, Mary Reid Kelley,...

2019 ACE Grants in Los Angeles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing the Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2019 Artist Community Engagement Grant Recipients in LA Los Angeles, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the newest season of our Artist Community Engagement (ACE) Grants in Los Angeles: Aydinaneth Ortiz, Emily Marchand, Jasmine Nyende, Jimena Sarno, and Rebecka Jackson. 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, such as panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. These five 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 by our selection committee, five artist...

2019 ACE Grants in New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing the Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2019 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) Grants in New York: Dionis Ortiz, Hsini Des, Julia Norton, and Samantha Nye. 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, such as panel discussions, artist talks, public presentations, workshops, web-based activities, lectures, screenings, publications, and other public events or cultural exchanges. These four 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 by our selection committee, four artist proposals...

2019 NY 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 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, MAY 31, 2019  Deadline: FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019 (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 2019 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 currently enrolled as a full-time student. You cannot have exhibited in a one-person (solo) show or be represented at a for-profit/commercial gallery...