Artist Grants in the amount of $2,500 are awarded for individual artists to create new work and share their creative process with the community in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties. Over the years, Saratoga Arts has awarded over $121,000.
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
- Request is for new work In 2020
- Proof of Residency in Fulton, Montgomery, or Saratoga County
- Connection To Community
Deadlines for the 2020 Funding Cycle
Letter of Intent: September 13, 2019
Application Preview: October 4, 2019
Application Deadline: October 25, 2019
Selvarani Sangaran, a 2019 Grant Recipient, was awarded $2,500 for a project entitled, “Organic Handicraft”. This project will showcase and promote the ancient culture and environment friendly handmade traditional items & skills, which are slowing vanishing mainly from India (Tamil Nadu, Punjab & Rajasthan States). The theme will be explored through a series of eight different oil paintings, resulting in an exhibition at Saratoga Arts Center in Aug’19 for a month. This project is a tribute from Mrs. Sangaran to skilled craftsmen and the items which identify the traditions of the city and the community.