Creative Investment Program Workshop For Broward-Based Artists on September 3
- Funding small but complete creative entrepreneur projects in Broward County -

Jim Hammond's Mask Making Workshop

Jim Hammond's Mask Making Workshop

DATE: August 13, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Jody Horne-Leshinsky,
Broward Cultural Division
PHONE: 954-357-7463

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. –Broward Cultural Division invites interested Broward-based artists to a workshop for the First Cycle of the Creative Investment Program, offered on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

The purpose of the Creative Investment Program is to assist eligible Broward-based practicing professional artists to fund small but complete creative entrepreneur projects for which applicants have not received funding through any other Cultural Division incentive program. The project must be an exhibition, a performance or other arts activity. The workshop will also prepare applicants on how to submit an online application.

Recent examples of artists who have been funded include Jim Hammond for Day of the Dead Mask Making WorkshopJenny Larson for Look at How You are Looking at Me When I'm Telling You This; and Arlene Shulman for Art Lectures.

Practicing professional artists 18 years or older, residing in Broward County continuously for the immediate 12 consecutive months prior to the filing date of application, may apply. The program supports eligible artists who have created a recognized body of original works of art within an artistic discipline over a sustained period of time, and pursue this work as a means of livelihood and/or a way to achieve the highest level of professional recognition. An artist may apply for up to $2,000 per award on a funds-available basis. Visit
Broward Cultural Division website for more eligibility details.

The next Creative Investment Program application deadline is Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 11:59 p.m. for
projects implemented December 1, 2013  through September 30, 2014. 

There is no fee for the workshop. RSVP online for this workshop; and for more information, please call Adriane Clarke, grants specialist, 954-357-7530.

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