RISCA Grant Deadline Oct 1 — Money For Artists

The Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA) is accepting applications from artists, designers, and cultural institutions — the deadline is October 1st. Grants are available for organizations, individuals, education, and folk and traditional arts.

October 1 is the deadline for Project Grants for Education, Project Grants to Individuals (PGI), Fellowships in Choreography, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New Genres, and Painting, the Design Innovation Grant (DIG) and Arts Access (AAG) Grants. To begin the application process, create a username and password or sign in here.

Seen here is the work of artist Steven Lubecki, one of the recipients in the first round of the 2017 Fellowship Awards.

Steven Lubecki is an artist living in Providence, RI. He has been a working as  a professional goldsmith for over 10 years. Steven has also been studying to become a master bladesmith and has taught classes in both subjects. He is a graduate of the Maine College of Art with a degree in Metalsmithing and Jewelry. . . . He currently owns Steven Lubecki Designs; Jewelry trade technical services, custom knives, and jewelry.

In addition to metalsmithing, the variety of disciplines in this round included sculpture, fiction, animation, film & video, folk arts, photography, and poetry.

October 1st is also the deadline for the Cultural Facilities Grants for projects that renovate or improve existing cultural facilities.

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