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 the application form for eligibility. Eligible artists must be 21 years or older, non-student, and Oklahoma residents. 

See the Frequently Asked Questions page, you might be surprised what you find. We do have waiting periods for past awardees and restrictions on how many applications you can put your name on for each deadline.

Each Professional Basics Application should include: 

__Filled in application form below

__Artist Resume or CV

__Artist/Writer/Curator Statement (250 words)

__5-10 Artwork samples or URL for video artwork. For video, include up to 3 minutes total

__Image list, and if applicable, include file name, medium, date, and dimensions

__Timeline identifying major milestones to completion

__Balanced Budget, meaning expenses are equal to income

__Secured or potential venues

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