PRIOR TO FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION…

please read the Audition Information page.

Visual Arts info

Performance info


Santa Maria Arts Council

2020

Individual Grants in the Arts
Application

 

A. I AM APPLYING...in the category of: enter either Dance, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts

My medium/instrument is:
(ie. Ballet, Musical Theatre, Violin, Voice, Drawing, Animation, etc.)
Last Name:
First Name:
Nickname:
Date of Birth:
Age:
Mailing Address:
City:
Zip Code:
Residence Address if different:
City:
Zip Code:
Cell Phone:
Landline:
Email (required):
All communcation will be via cell phone/text and email.
Please also list social media contacts where we can reach you (FB, Instagram):

B. RESIDENCY / ELIGIBILITY
I have studied art in northern Santa Barbara County for at least 2 years dating from
to
I successfully completed these 4 classes in my category — either Dance, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts — over a two-year period, in the Santa Maria area. (Public and private schools, youth arts programs at Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department, and local private teachers all qualify.)
Course Title (ie. Drawing 1) School and instructor Semester/Year

C. PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS to be filled out by recommender at www.smartscouncil.org/recform.html. Please identify the 3 people you have asked for a recommendation, then give them the web address and ask them to follow through promptly.
Name Position/Title/School Email & Contact Phone

Please be concise and answer each question in 150 words or less. We recommend typing answers into a saved word processing document so you can copy and paste into the online application form.

D. What is your artistic training?
E. Where do you see yourself in 5 years and how do you plan to get there?
F. How would you spend this grant?
G. AMATEUR STATUS

What is the highest level of education you have received:

How much average annual income have you generated from your artistic work in the last 2 years? Please explain
Please list national societies or professional unions you belong to

Visual artists, also list any galleries or shows where you have shown your work in the last 2 years.

H. AUDITION SCHEDULING
ALL ARTISTS IN ALL CATEGORIES: Please note any unavoidable morning or early afternoon audition time constraints for Saturday April 11.


I. UPLOAD INFORMATION
Be prepared to upload the following materials after you click the SUBMIT button:


Visual Artists:
1. A headshot. Name the jpg image Lastname_Firstname.
2. Up to 12 digital images of your work - ceated within the last 12 months or 2 semesters - that you will present in the audtion. Identify each high quality jpg image of wak as Lastname_Firstinitial_1 (i.e., Smith_A_10)
Your submissioins should match the work you bring in.

Performing Artists:
1. Aheadshot. Name the jpg images Lastname_Firstname
2. If your accompaniment will be in an mp3 format, upload it.


Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 18

J. APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Completed Application
Required file uploads for your category
Mentor Recommendations filed by 3 mentors
..send your recommenders this link
www.smartscouncil.org/recform.html

AGREEMENT AND SIGNATURE

By submitting this form, you agree:

  • 1. To provide a valid SS#, work permit, Green Card, or other proof of legal residency prior to the Showcase. IRS Form 1099 will be issued to all winners.

  • 2. That this grant may only be used for the purposes stated, and that you will be required to participate in the Grants Showcase and awards presentation on Monday, May 4, 2020, and to perform at an Arts Council event such as teh Grants Showcase or other event within the next five years.

  • 3. To hold the Santa Maria Arts Council, its officers, members, and all others involved in the program harmless from any liability that may result from your participation in this competition.