Dick Smith Young Artists Grant
The Dick Smith Young Artists Grant program is for high school juniors and seniors who are serious about developing their artistic talents. Any junior or senior who resides in Livingston County is eligible to apply for up to $500 to pursue a special extra-curricular opportunity in his or her artistic discipline. A panel of artists and art teachers selects the awardees. Livingston Arts awards grants twice a year for opportunities in creative writing, dance, music, theatre, or visual arts (including film, video and computer art).
Young Artists Grant Application coming soon. Please check back, or call our office.
Selection criteria are:
a) artistic excellence of the student’s work,
b) artistic quality of the opportunity,
c) student’s preparation in the discipline, and
d) good academic standing. There are no need based awards.
The next application deadline is January 17!
Since June 1998, the arts council has awarded grants to young artists from all over Livingston County. These grants have enabled them to take advantage of artistic opportunities at SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Fredonia, Eastman School of Music, Hochstein Music School, New York State Summer School of the Arts, Writers & Books, Visual Studies Workshop, Alfred University, the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Syracuse University, RIT, Nazareth College, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
For opportunities occurring February – June; the deadline is the third Thursday in January
For opportunities occurring June-December; deadline is the third Wednesday in May.
To complete this report, please print it OR save the file to your computer. The Word version may be completed on your computer. All final reports require an original signature by the grantee. Once signed, the final report, along with any required attachments, should be submitted to GVCA by mail or hand-delivery only (4 Murray Hill Drive, Mount Morris NY 14510). Keep a copy for your records.