GreenRoom Exchange has a fund to support international artists residing in Kentucky. In line with our mission statement, we are awarding commissions to artists whose work celebrates traditions beyond mainstream American. The grant is to be used to create new works in any category of music, dance or visual arts.
ELIGIBILITY: International musical, performing and visual artists who want to show case their country of origin through artistic expression are eligible to apply. (with the ability to receive funds – W-9 or Social Security Number) We ask for a willingness to cooperate with GreenRoom Exchange and participate with the community of Lexington, Kentucky to to showcase your work, virtually and/or in-person in the future. We ask that you identify a sponsoring community agency to facilitate this process, if needed.
AWARD PROCESS: A panel of GreenRoom Exchange Board members will review the submissions and conduct a brief interview with the artist (in person or via Zoom) to hear application details and answer the panel’s questions.
Applications Due: July 22, 2022
Recipients Announced: August 19, 2022
Art Work Delivered: November 11, 2022
Artist Showcase: November 18 or 19, 2022- TBA
GRANT AWARD: Request $500.00 – $1,000.00. If awarded, half of the amount is given when the project is started, and the remainder is provided at the completion of the project.
GreenRoom Exchange Mission Statement: GreenRoom Exchange creates international cross-cultural experiences, bringing artists and musicians from other countries to work with local artists, expanding our understanding of their cultures, enriching our community. For more information go to www.greenroomexhange.org