Please carefully read the submission guidelines prior to submitting your application. Once your application has been submitted it cannot be changed.
WHAT IS THE AWARD: The Naomi Anolic Early Career Jewish Visual Arts Award is intended to provide momentum for Jewish artists who are early in their artistic careers, who would benefit from the support and recognition this award would provide for a specific project. An applicant for the Naomi Anolic Early Career Award will have demonstrated great potential, but not yet have achieved broad success or be considered well established professionally. The 2023 cycle of this award will focus on the fine arts: PAINTING, DRAWING, SCULPTURE, AND MIXED MEDIA. AMOUNT OF AWARD: $1,000
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 1st, 2023
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: By September 2023
WHO MAY APPLY? Active, early career Jewish artists between the ages of 25 and 35 may apply.
WHO MAY NOT APPLY? Students may not apply.
A proposal (up to 600 words) that addresses the following:
• Why you are applying? Why do you consider yourself an early career artist?
• Describe your project, or focus, in detail and explain in what way the award will help support it.
• Explain how Judaism informs and is realized in your work. The use of overt Jewish imagery is not a requirement.
Evidence of your work: Submit 10 images that are the best representation of your work:
• Images must be in .jpg format.
• The size of your .jpg files should be as follows: 1024 pixels on its longest side and no larger than 3 MB each.
• Please label each image as follows: Last name_First name_image# (Example: Doe_Jane_#1, etc).
An image list: Identify each submitted work with the image #, title, date, medium, dimensions. You may also include other relevant information here (i.e. Was the work exhibited? Did it win an award?). Please include your name and contact information at the top of your image list.
Your artist resume/CV of no more than two pages: Please include all professional art experience, exhibitions and any other information you feel will be relevant to support your application. If you have a website please provide the address.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? Should you be a recipient of the award, you must provide a brief artist’s statement (one page) and visual documentation (no more than 10 images) of the work supported by the award at end of the award year. The Anolic family also stipulates that the Naomi Anolic Early Career Jewish Visual Arts Award be credited in any exhibition or publication of your supported work.
TO APPLY: Once you have reviewed the submission guidelines and are ready to apply please use the application form below.