The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications from individual artists for the Regional Artist Project Grants. These grants offer support to artists in a six-county region to help them further their professional development. Committed, gifted individual artists and unincorporated arts organizations in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties are eligible to apply. Regional Artist Project Grants are funded jointly by The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, the North Carolina Arts Council - an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts. In the last funding cycle, a total of $50,000 was awarded in this grant category. Deadline for applications is Monday, July 25 at 5 p.m. Guidelines, applications, and information sessions are available online at www.intothearts.org. A workshop and information session will be held at the Foothills Arts Council building, 129 Church Street, Elkin, on Tuesday, May 24 at 6 p.m. Interested artists are encouraged to attend.
Artists from Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, or Yadkin Counties who have resided in the county for a minimum of twelve months immediately preceding the submission deadline are eligible.