Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Artadia is now accepting applications for the Artadia Awards 2011 Atlanta from all visual artists living and working in Greater Atlanta (23-county area). Individual artists and collaboratives working in all media and at any point in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Awardees will be selected in the fall of 2011 through Artadia's two-tiered jury process. This is Artadia's second awards cycle in Atlanta.

All applications must be submitted online by September 15, 2011 at 11:59pm (EST).

Saturday, July 16, 4 pm EST
Artadia Program Manager Ute Zimmermann explains the online application and Artadia process
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Free and open to the public. No RSVP required.

For eligibility requirements, more information session dates, and to access the web-based application, please visit

Artadia's mission is to encourage innovative practice and meaningful dialogue across the United States by providing visual artists in specific communities with unrestricted awards and a national network of support. Founded in 1997, Artadia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Artadia Awards are determined through a jury process that employs nationally prominent curators, artists, and arts professionals. Since its founding, Artadia has awarded over $2 million to more than 200 artists in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, and the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2009, Artadia launched a New york residency program for Artadia Awardees at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn. Most recently, Artadia inaugurated a national publications and Exhibitions Exchange program offering Awardees crucial exposure on a national level.

Generous support for Atlanta artists with Artadia has been provided by foundations including the Judith Alexander Foundation and the LUBO Fund, and individual contributions led by Board member Louis Corrigan in addition to Robert Brawner, Paul Hagedorn, Lauren & Tim Schrager, and New York Board member Marie Samuels.

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