The A. Eric Arctander Artist Grant was created by family and friends. The award is to honor Eric not only as an artist but as a teacher, mentor and friend of younger artists who assisted them in pursuing a life in art.
A. Eric Arctander was a visual artist who has been widely exhibited as a painter and the creator of site-specific public art for which he received the Municipal Art Society Certificate of Merit. He was co-founder and President of Collaborative Concepts, a not-for-profit, non-membership organization that has facilitated exhibitions since 2000. He initiated that organization’s Program for Advanced Environmental Art for college level art students.
A. Eric Arctander was Professor of Art History for more than 15 years at Pratt Institute as well as on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts for over 25 years. He has published many articles and written critical catalog essays on advanced art.
THE A. ERIC ARCTANDER GRANT FOR 2017
GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION
|Who Can Apply:
About The Award Process
Evaluation and selection of Awards Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: Artistic merit based on the quality of work submitted and on the applicant’s written intent to expand on their artistic development. The selection of the award will be decided by a panel of arts professionals. All materials and information involved in the selection process are kept confidential and are viewed by the panelists. Materials not meeting the submission guidelines, will render an application ineligible.
Decisions will be e-mailed to all applicants approximately one month after the deadline date of August 15th 2016. The announcement of the award will be made by September 15th, 2017. Payment of $1,000 will follow. The award is subject to verification of information submitted and proof of residency in one of the three counties specified.
General Submission Information
Work submitted must have been created between 2012 and 2017.
Panelists are asked to evaluate work based on the materials submitted. Poor quality submission materials could affect the panel’s evaluation.
Online Application Requirements to be completed at www.entrythingy.com/d=collaborativeconcepts.org All lines of the application with (*) must be filled out. For assistance contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Guidelines: Fill in all required fields at this website. Only entries thru this website will be considered.
1. Provide a personal artist’s statement of 400 words or less.
2. Provide the purpose of the scholarship and how it will advance your development in the arts.
3. Provide a one page summary of your professional and educational art background.
4. Provide Five (5) images to be email submitted using the following specifications:
Image size: 1240 pixels x 1240 pixels maximum, 300 dpi resolution.
File size: no larger than 4 MB each.
Image Format: JPG or JPEG only.
5. Upon selection the 2017 winner will be asked to submit a valid Soc. Sec. number and Proof of age & residency.