Berkeley-based artists can utilize for grants of up to $10,000 to build COVID-19-related visual art projects.

The Berkeley Art Performs method provides grants and microgrants for those who dwell or perform in Berkeley and want to make artwork reflecting themes of local community unity and well-getting in the course of the pandemic.

The grants are open to founded artists 18 and in excess of and the quantity ranges from $1,000 to $10,000, while microgrants are open up to any resident 16 and in excess of and offer up to $500.

Candidates will be selected primarily based on the excellent of their artwork and how intently their perform aligns with the program’s theme of group unity. The metropolis cited artwork installations in empty storefronts or neighborhood-huge window displays as examples of attainable tasks.

Purposes will be reviewed and selected on a regular foundation till the program’s funding of $200,000 is exhausted.

People can obtain software info and grant pointers at https://cityofberkeleyoed.submittable.com/submit/183250/berkeley-art-performs-initiatives. Anyone with questions can contact the city’s Civic Arts Method at [email protected] or (510) 981-7539.

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