Open Studio Scholarships for Emerging Print Media Artists
Deadline for scholarship submissions is 5:00 pm on May 1, 2012
Full submission guidelines can be found by visiting our website and clicking on "Scholarships."
Open Studio – one of Canada's leading print media centres – awards annual scholarships to emerging artists of merit. Recipients are selected by a jury comprised of artists, curators, educators and/or arts administrators. Benefits include:
Don Phillips Scholarship
The Don Phillips Scholarship is given to a student currently enrolled in an undergraduate art program (full or part-time) with a printmaking major at an accredited Canadian institution who will be graduating in the Spring of 2012 and who will not be returning to studies full-time in September of 2012.
The Donald O'Born Family Scholarship
The Donald O'Born Family Scholarship is given to an artist in the beginning stages of their professional career, who has graduated from a BFA or MFA program within the last 1 to 5 years, and who and has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to their practice during that time period. Artists must demonstrate recent professional development initiatives in one or more of the following areas: active exhibiting practice, participation in artist residencies, successful grant awards.
For further information and eligibility criteria, please visit our website and click on "Scholarships" or contact our office.
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Top: Lauren Nurse, There's always room on the broom, installation view, exhibited October 27 – November 26, 2011 at Open Studio under the auspices of the Donald O'Born Family Scholarship.
Bottom: Flora Shum, RLPA2011THF, installation view, exhibited October 27 – November 26, 2011 at Open Studio under the auspices of the Don Phillips Scholarship.