Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

2015 Maryland Individual Artist Award Guidelines Available, Webinars Announced

The 2015 Maryland Individual Artist Award guidelines and application are now available. Applicants must be full-time Maryland residents. The funding categories for 2015 include:

  • Non-Classical Music: Composition
  • Non-Classical Music: Solo Performance
  • Playwriting
  • Visual Arts: Crafts
  • Visual Arts: Photography

All applications must be submitted online. Applicants can click here to access the guidelines and application. The deadline for 2015 applications is 4:30 PM on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

The Maryland State Arts Council and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation will offer three webinars for prospective Individual Artist Award applicants that will:

  • Address applicant eligibility, discipline categories, and work sample formats;
  • Provide instructions on how to complete the online application; and
  • Provide information on the submission of digital images for visual artists

Advance registration is required. To register, please follow the link listed next to your desired webinar date:

WEBINAR 1: June 19, 2014
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

WEBINAR 2: June 21, 2014
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

WEBINAR 3: June 25, 2014
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

An instructional video to assist artists with the application process and work sample preparation guide is also available online here.

Questions about Fellowships or webinar registration?

Please contact Kimberly Steinle-Super at


About neenajoe

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups. For additional information on programs and events, please visit

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