CADD FUNd applications now open!

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General information for applicants:
The jurors will be choosing projects that represent a diversity of approaches and mediums. We seek to fund a project from a variety of disciplines including performances, publications, public projects, interactive pieces, and studio-based work.

Application period:
December 19, 2016 – January 28, 2017.

  • Six Finalists will be announced February 13, 2017.
  • The CADD FUNd is $2500 to $7500+ and beyond.
  • The final amount of the FUNd is dependent on ticket sales to the event.
  • The winner will be chosen by the audience at the March 5 event.
  • Finalists will be required to make a presentation in person at the event Sunday, March 5.
  • There is no application fee.
  • Images of accepted finalists' entries may be used for CADD FUNd publicity purposes.
  • The winner of this year's award will be required to make a short presentation detailing how funds were used for his or her project at next year's event in the spring of 2018.

Eligibility requirements:
Applicants must meet one of the following

  • Applicant must have received a B.A. or B.F.A. from a program at an institution within a 100 mile radius of Dallas in 2015 or 2016.
  • Applicant must have completed an M.A. or M.F.A. program at an institution within a 100 mile radius of Dallas in 2015 or 2016.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a M.A. or M.F.A. program at an institution within a 100 mile radius of Dallas in 2016.

Proposals will be evaluated with the following in mind:

  • Artistic Innovation
  • Community Impact
  • Feasibility – how much will you need, how long will it take, where will it take place.

To apply:
Applicants must submit the following to caddfund2017@gmail.com PowerPoint format.

  • Page 1 – Artist Name and contact information
  • Page 2 – Artist resume
  • Page 3 – Statement about your work as a whole up to this point (200 words maximum).
  • Page 4 – Proposal outlining the name, scope and vision of your project with a declared dollar amount (400 words maximum).
  • Up to ten images in support of the project proposal
  • Last Page – Names and contact information of two references.

Application process begins on December 19, 2016 and will end at midnight on January 28, 2017.

Application questions:
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Contact Cohn Drennan
CADD FUNd Coordinator
caddfund2017@gmail.com