WHAT:    

ARTWORKinternational, Inc. - Artist Business Career Development Grant

http://www.artworkinternational.com/grant.html

WHERE:   

Worldwide

WHEN:    

Submission process is now open

Deadline for receipt of submissions: December 31, 2009

Santa Fe, New Mexico USA – ARTWORKinternational, Inc. of Santa Fe, NM newly announces a privately funded grant.  The Artist Business Career Development Grant totals $12,000, establishing it as one of the primary, international, monetary-support grants for visual artists. The Artist Business Career Development Grant parallels Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Pollock Krasner Foundation Inc. as per their open submission policy. In contrast, several major granting foundations have assumed a review process of nomination-only.

Uniquely, the Artist Business Career Development Grant (or ABCD Grant) offers unrestricted support to visual artists by placing priority on advancing the grantee’s career. While the granting period extends over one year, the continued benefits are exponential, continuing throughout the artist’s lifetime.

ARTWORKinternational Inc.’s mission is to create a global presence for visual artists. They foster excellence in the realization of each artist’s ultimate potential. Facilitating the career development of contemporary visual artists, they utilize three decades of cumulative experience amassed by their team of art professionals.

In light of the current global economy, ARTWORKinternational, Inc. conceived of, and released the ABCD Grant—an uncharted grant accessible to visual artist applicants worldwide, of any background, working in any media, at any stage of their career. Through the ABCD Grant, ARTWORKinternational, Inc. is able to further realize its mission by offering full-spectrum career development to the selected artist(s) free of charge.

ARTWORKinternational, Inc. has been in business for over a decade, and boasts an exemplary history of successful full-spectrum career development and placement for artists with museums, galleries, non-profit groups, sculpture gardens, public art venues, funding institutions, etc. ARTWORKinternational, Inc. has worked with the most prestigious art venues throughout the world, including prominent art publications, contemporary curators, critics, collectors, and dealers. ARTWORKinternational, Inc. serves as the liaison between the artist and art world.

Since its inception ARTWORKinternational, Inc. has worked directly with over six thousand contemporary art venues, across the globe, on behalf of their clients.

Creating a global presence for visual artists, www.artworkinternational.com.

Submission guidelines and additional information can be found at http://www.artworkinternational.com/grant.html.