There are 4 deadlines throughout the year. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on January 15, April 15, July 15 or October 15.  

Before submission, please review application form for eligibility. Eligible artists must be 21 years or older, non-student, Oklahoma residents. Community partner organizations must be 501c3 nonprofits operating in Oklahoma. 

Get additional details and see sample grant components here: http://ovac-ok.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/OVAC-Grants-Sample-Components.pdf

Each Community Artist Partnership Grant Application should include: 

__Filled in Application below

__Artist Resume

__Artist Statement

__10-15 Artwork samples (preferably jpegs) or URL for film/video  artwork with descriptions

__Artwork sample list 

__Sketches or concept drawing (optional)

There are 4 deadlines throughout the year. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on January 15, April 15, July 15 or October 15. 

Before submission, please review application form for eligibility. Eligible artists must be 21 years or older, non-student, Oklahoma residents. 

Get additional details and see sample grant components here: http://ovac-ok.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/OVAC-Grants-Sample-Components.pdf

Each Creative Project Grant Application should include: 

__Filled in application form below

__Artist Resume

__Artist Statement

__10-15 Artwork samples (preferably jpegs) or URL for film/video  artwork with descriptions

__Artwork sample list 

__Sketches or concept drawing (optional)

Education Grant proposals may be submitted for 4 deadlines throughout the year on January 15, April 15, July 15 or October 15. Proposals must be submitted at least 45 days before the start of the activities. Applications are due by 11:59 pm. 

Before submission, please review application form for project eligibility. Eligible artists must be 21 years or older, non-student, Oklahoma residents. 

Get additional details and see sample grant components here: http://ovac-ok.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/OVAC-Grants-Sample-Components.pdf

Each Education Grant Application should include: 

__Filled in application form below

__Artist Resume

__Artist Statement

__10-15 Artwork samples (preferably jpegs) or URL for film/video  artwork with descriptions

There are 4 deadlines throughout the year. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on January 15, April 15, July 15 or October 15.  

Before submission, please review application form for eligibility.Eligible artists must be 21 years or older, non-student, Oklahoma residents. 

Get additional details and see sample grant components here: http://ovac-ok.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/OVAC-Grants-Sample-Components.pdf

Each Professional Basics Application should include: 

__Filled in application form below

__Artist Resume

__Artist Statement

__10-15 Artwork samples (preferably jpegs) or URL for film/video  artwork with descriptions

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition seeks proposals from Oklahoma artists 30 years of age and younger for Momentum 2019 "Spotlight." Momentum is an interactive, multidisciplinary art event. Through Momentum Spotlight, artists receive honoraria and curatorial guidance on a site-specific project or body of work.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Artists must be 30 years of age or younger and must be residents of Oklahoma during the project period. Proposals must be for the creation of new works. Artists working in all visual media are eligible. Artists must be available for installation and exhibition of work. Past Momentum Spotlight or Art 365 artists are not eligible.

 

AWARD

The curators will select three artists who will each receive a $1,000 honorarium and studio visits with the curators. Artists will be highlighted in exhibition marketing.

 

TIMELINE

Nov 15, 11:59 pm: Momentum Spotlight artist proposals due

Nov 30: Momentum Spotlight artist applicants notified

Week of Dec 10 (tentative): Curators meet with Spotlight artists

January: Studio visits with Spotlight artists (will coordinate with curator & artist schedules)


ENTRY FEE

Entry fee is waived for OVAC members. Entry is $10 for non-members.

 

PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE

_Title and Description of proposed project, no more than 400 words

_Artist Statement

_Resume

_5-10 images of past work and/or up to 5 minute sample of time-based artwork. Images must be jpegs, no more than 2MB per image. Please label with last name and number corresponding to image list. (example: Smith01.jpg)

_Image info including title, medium, year created and dimensions or include a brief description of samples for time-based artwork

 

PROJECT PROPOSALS

The description of the project proposed should give as much information as possible in 400 words or less explaining the concept for the work and how you will complete it.

 

OTHER DETAILS

Images of accepted entries will be retained by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Submission of work to this exhibition shall constitute agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus and shall further include permission to reproduce work for publication, documentation and the press.

 

Artists are responsible for any set up and post event pick up of materials. A 30% commission is retained on all works sold at the event.

 

Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted.



GUEST CURATOR

Zoe Larkins is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. At MCA Denver Zoe has curated exhibitions including Arthur Jafa: Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death (2018), Diego Rodriguez-Warner: Honestly Lying (2018), and Jenny Morgan: SKINDEEP (2017). Prior to joining MCA Denver’s staff, Zoe worked at the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Creative Time. Zoe has contributed writing to museum and gallery publications, as well as Art in America, artforum.com, and The Art Newspaper. She holds an MA in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute and a BA in Art History from Scripps College. 



QUESTIONS

For questions, please contact the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at 405-879-2400 or sterling@ovac-ok.org.


The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition seeks proposals from Oklahoma artists 30 years of age and younger for Momentum 2019 "Spotlight." Momentum is an interactive, multidisciplinary art event. Through Momentum Spotlight, artists receive honoraria and curatorial guidance on a site-specific project or body of work.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Artists must be 30 years of age or younger and must be residents of Oklahoma during the project period. Proposals must be for the creation of new works. Artists working in all visual media are eligible. Artists must be available for installation and exhibition of work. Past Momentum Spotlight or Art 365 artists are not eligible.

 

AWARD

The curators will select three artists who will each receive a $1,000 honorarium and studio visits with the curators. Artists will be highlighted in exhibition marketing.

 

TIMELINE

Nov 15, 11:59 pm: Momentum Spotlight artist proposals due

Nov 30: Momentum Spotlight artist applicants notified

Week of Dec 10 (tentative): Curators meet with Spotlight artists

January: Studio visits with Spotlight artists (will coordinate with curator & artist schedules)


ENTRY FEE

Entry fee is waived for OVAC members. Entry is $10 for non-members.

 

PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE

_Title and Description of proposed project, no more than 400 words

_Artist Statement

_Resume

_5-10 images of past work and/or up to 5 minute sample of time-based artwork. Images must be jpegs, no more than 2MB per image. Please label with last name and number corresponding to image list. (example: Smith01.jpg)

_Image info including title, medium, year created and dimensions or include a brief description of samples for time-based artwork

 

PROJECT PROPOSALS

The description of the project proposed should give as much information as possible in 400 words or less explaining the concept for the work and how you will complete it.

 

OTHER DETAILS

Images of accepted entries will be retained by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Submission of work to this exhibition shall constitute agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus and shall further include permission to reproduce work for publication, documentation and the press.

 

Artists are responsible for any set up and post event pick up of materials. A 30% commission is retained on all works sold at the event.

 

Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted.

 

QUESTIONS


For questions, please contact the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at 405-879-2400 or programs@ovac-ok.org.


The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition seeks an emerging curator for Momentum 2019. Momentum is an interactive, multidisciplinary art event highlighting artists age 30 and younger. Momentum Spotlight rewards three artists with an honorarium and curatorial guidance on a site-specific project or body of work that emphasizes community engagement and social practice for Momentum.

The emerging curator will work in mentorship with the guest curator to select projects, dialogue with artists as they create their artwork, and assist with jurying the survey exhibition. Curators will work out appropriate meetings and communication with the artists to discuss their concepts and see progress. Curators are asked to write about the artists' work and speak about the work during the exhibition. 

The emerging curator will receive a $500 honorarium.



GUEST CURATOR

Zoe Larkins is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. At MCA Denver Zoe has curated exhibitions including Arthur Jafa: Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death (2018), Diego Rodriguez-Warner: Honestly Lying (2018), and Jenny Morgan: SKINDEEP (2017). Prior to joining MCA Denver’s staff, Zoe worked at the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Creative Time. Zoe has contributed writing to museum and gallery publications, as well as Art in America, artforum.com, and The Art Newspaper. She holds an MA in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute and a BA in Art History from Scripps College.


ELIGIBILITY

Applicant curators must be Oklahoma residents at the time of application and through the installation of the exhibition. Previous curatorial experience is not required. There is no age requirement for applicants. Past Momentum emerging curators are not eligible but previous applicants are encouraged to resubmit. The guest curator will select the emerging curator based on promise as an active curator, passion for emerging artists, and compatibility with guest curator.

The Emerging Curator should be available during the preparation for and installation of the exhibition.


APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applications must include a letter that explains your interest in curatorial work and this project with a copy of your resume. Letters should outline your background with art and/or any curatorial projects. Discuss how you think this project will affect your future activities.


TIMELINE

Nov 1: 5:00 pm: Emerging curator applications due

Nov 13: Emerging curator applicants notified

Nov 15, 5:00 pm: Momentum Spotlight artist proposals due

Nov 30: Momentum Spotlight artist applicants notified

Week of Dec 10 (tentative): Curators meet with Spotlight artists

January: Studio visits with Spotlight artists (will coordinate with curator & artist schedules)

Jan 25: Entry deadline for juried survey show

Feb 8: Juried survey show applicants notified


Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted.

 

QUESTIONS


For questions, please contact the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at 405-879-2400 or programs@ovac-ok.org.


The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition seeks an emerging curator for Momentum 2019. Momentum is an interactive, multidisciplinary art event highlighting artists age 30 and younger. Momentum Spotlight rewards artists with an honorarium and curatorial guidance on a site-specific project or body of work that emphasizes community engagement and social practice for Momentum.

The emerging curator will work in mentorship with the guest curator to select projects, dialogue with artists as they create their artwork, and assist with jurying the survey exhibition. Curators will work out appropriate meetings and communication with the artists to discuss their concepts and see progress. Curators are asked to write about the artists' work and speak about the work during the exhibition. 

The emerging curator will receive a $500 honorarium.


ELIGIBILITY

Applicant curators must be Oklahoma residents at the time of application and through the installation of the exhibition. Previous curatorial experience is not required. There is no age requirement for applicants. Past Momentum emerging curators are not eligible but previous applicants are encouraged to resubmit. The guest curator will select the emerging curator based on promise as an active curator, passion for emerging artists, and compatibility with guest curator.

The Emerging Curator should be available during the preparation for and installation of the exhibition.


APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applications must include a letter that explains your interest in curatorial work and this project with a copy of your resume. Letters should outline your background with art and/or any curatorial projects. Discuss how you think this project will affect your future activities.


TIMELINE

Nov 1: 5:00 pm: Emerging curator applications due

Nov 13: Emerging curator applicants notified

Nov 15, 5:00 pm: Momentum Spotlight artist proposals due

Nov 30: Momentum Spotlight artist applicants notified

Week of Dec 10 (tentative): Curators meet with Spotlight artists

January: Studio visits with Spotlight artists (will coordinate with curator & artist schedules)

Jan 25: Entry deadline for juried survey show

Feb 8: Juried survey show applicants notified


Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted.

 

QUESTIONS


For questions, please contact the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at 405-879-2400 or sterling@ovac-ok.org.


Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition