Apply for an Individual Artist Award

Apply for an Individual Artist Award


The Maryland State Arts Council 2013 Individual Artist Award Grant is open for applications.

May 22, 2012Arts Across Maryland

The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Individual Artist Awards (IAA) Program awards grants to Maryland artists through an anonymous, competitive process that encourages the artistic excellence throughout the state. The Program is administered by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) and the next deadline to apply is July 27, 2012. Recipients of the award will be announced in February of 2013. The 2013 Individual Artist Award application is open for Maryland individual artists practicing within these disciplines:  

  • Fiction
  • Theater
  • Solo Performance 
  • Visual Arts: Media/Digital/Electronic Arts
  • Visual Arts: Painting
  • Visual Arts: Works on Paper    

For detailed eligibility instructions and guidelines, please review the FY 2013 Individual Artist Award Guidelines. Applications must be submitted through CueRate, MAAF’s electronic grant application system. View the MAAF web site for detailed application instructions. 

Prior to the application deadline, there will be three webinars on how to use the CueRate online application system:

  • WEBINAR 1: June 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  
  • WEBINAR 2: July 11, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   
  • WEBINAR 3: July 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM 

Please note that registration is required to participate. To register, email Ann Turiano ( with your name, phone number, and the date of the webinar for which you are registering. Registrants will receive a reply email with webinar information and instructions. Please contact MAAF two weeks ahead if you have special needs. 

All questions or requests for information should be directed to Ann Turiano of the MAAF or by phone at 410.539.6656 ext. 101; TTY: 1-800-735-2258.


About the Maryland State Arts Council
The Maryland State Arts Council, an agency of the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts, is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. The mission of the council is to encourage and invest in the advancement of the arts for the people of Maryland. For more information about the Maryland State Arts Council, visit the MSAC web site at or call (410) 767-6555 or TTY 1-800-735-2258.

Pictured: Pool by Zachary Thornton who received a 2013 Individual Artist Award for painting.