Arts Funding Opportunities

Nasher Sculpture Center invites proposals for artist grants

Usage of funds may include and is not limited to general expenses associated with artistic practice.

Nasher Sculpture Center Artist Grants will be open for application June 1-30. The small-sum awards are offered to artists to further their personal or professional development.

Dallas has been the permanent home for the Nasher Collection since 2003. The Artist Grant initiative is offered to invest in the art community in North Texas.

Nasher’s grant cycle is open to artists working in any media. Eligible artists must be over 18 years of age and currently reside in North Texas, including the following counties:

  • Dallas
  • Tarrant
  • Denton
  • Collin
  • Hunt
  • Rockwall
  • Kaufman
  • Navarro
  • Ellis
  • Johnson
  • Somervell
  • Erath
  • Palo Pinto
  • Hood
  • Parker
  • Wise

Individual artists or artist collectives may apply once per calendar year. Artist collectives must list all active members on their application. Artists may apply for grants of $2000 to be used directly on physical resources or endeavors that will further their artistic activity and practice.

Funds may be used for studio rental, materials and equipment, travel for research purposes, exhibition-related and other expenses.

The 2022 Nasher Sculpture Center Artist Grants are made possible by support from Ann and Chris Mahowald, and by Nasher Members and donors.

All submissions are subject to institutional review. Applications must be submitted through the Call for Entry (CaFE) online portal. publishes every week.
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