Independent Artist Award
Independent Artist Award - Honoring Artistic Achievement by Maryland Artists
Maryland State Arts Council’s Independent Artist Awards recognizes achievement by Maryland artists making work independent of an institution or organization. The awards are accompanied by unrestricted grants that encourage artistic growth and sustained practice.
Applying for an Award
The 2020 Independent Artist Award applications are now available through Smart Simple. The deadline to apply for the 2020 Independent Artist Awards is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5:00pm.
The full guidelines for the Independent Artist Award can be accessed here.
Review and score each applicant’s submission based on a rubric
Panelists attend one regional review meeting, and select panelists may also attend one state award review meeting during the winter of 2020