WaveMaker Grants is made possible by lead support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and is part of the Warhol Foundation's Regional Regranting Program. Part of a national network of Warhol-initiated re-granting programs, WaveMaker Grants is the first in the southeast. For more information about the Warhol Foundation's Regional Regranting Program, please click here.
WaveMaker Grants brings critical support to the growing number of innovative, artist-driven endeavors that make up Miami-Dade County’s burgeoning cultural landscape. WaveMaker Grants focuses on experimental, artist-centric projects and activities that operate without traditional funding sources and outside the demands of the marketplace.
WaveMaker Grants Cycle 5 will provide a limited number of cash awards totaling $60,000 to visual artists, curators, creative/arts writers, cultural organizers, collectives, collaboratives, partnerships, and artist-run spaces currently residing in Miami-Dade County.
Whether receiving funds to conduct research or to continue a substantial body of work, all projects must engage or be made accessible to the public in Miami-Dade County via process, presentation, production, or publication. Manifestations may include exhibitions, performances, events, lectures, workshops, screenings, readings, publications, residencies, programming of artist-run-spaces, online projects, etc. Support for curatorial or publication (print or online) projects must be for original projects with significant collaborations with artist(s) in Miami-Dade County and substantially contribute to contemporary art discourse in our region. Projects that connect or engage artists from different communities/areas throughout the County are strongly encouraged.Guidelines & Eligibility
Visual artists, curators, creative/arts writers, cultural organizers, collectives, collaboratives, partnerships, and artist-run spaces residing within Miami-Dade County If applying as a group, the artistic group can be long-standing or created specifically for this project. Non-profit organizations are NOT eligible.
Selection Criteria and Process:
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