Pratt Scholarship Application

 

2019 - 2020 Pratt/Seattle Print Arts Partners Grant

This call is now closed.

In partnership with Seattle Print Arts (SPA), and to nurture the development of our shared artist community, Pratt is pleased to offer an enhanced funding grant in printmaking (formerly known as the Seattle Print Arts Scholarship). This grant is specifically for Puget Sound printmakers who are members of Seattle Print Arts.

Grant Award:

Grant Award: The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant, a $1000 award, is to be applied towards printmaking classes and workshops, and supply fees at Pratt Fine Arts Center. $250 will be distributed directly to the recipient for purchasing materials and supplies. In addition to the financial award, the recipient will also receive:

• One-year SPA membership renewal

• One-year Master Level membership at Pratt Fine Arts Center

• Access to Pratt’s printmaking studio for the duration of the award year, this runs September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020. (Worth 12 x $160 =$1920)


Eligibility:

Eligibility: The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant is open to printmakers of all levels, aged 18 years and older, who are current members of SPA, and who wish to refine their skills or pursue new or experimental directions in their discipline. Previous involvement or prerequisite classes at Pratt are not required. Board, advisory board, and staff members of Pratt Fine Arts Center and SPA, as well as Pratt instructors, are not eligible to apply. Email spaboard@seattleprintarts.org to request financial assistance in becoming a member of SPA.

Application Evaluation:

The Pratt/SPA Partners Grant will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates artistic merit, as well as articulates his/her creative intent and anticipated educational impact of the prize. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of Pratt staff and SPA board members, and other arts professionals with expertise in the field of printmaking

Application Requirements

  • Statement of intent (maximum one page) explaining:

    • a. How this grant will enhance your artistic development and goals?

    • b. What you intend to explore or accomplish with this grant?

    • c. How the Pratt community will benefit your artistic practice?

  • 2. Three (3) to six (6) JPEG images of current artwork -

    • JPEGS should be formatted to 7 inches on the longest side, with minimum resolution of 180dpi, and file size no larger than 2MB each. Label your JPEGS with you last name, title of piece, and numbered order for viewing. **

  • 3. Numbered image list that includes the following information for each piece:

    • Title

    • Dimensions c. Medium

    • Year of completion

  • 4. Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)

  • 5. Completed online application form


DEADLINE for APPLICATIONS Is JUNE 7, 2019

A recipient will be announced in July, and the award year begins September 1, 2019.

TO APPLY, go to: www.pratt.org/scholarships For questions or assistance, email scholarships@pratt.org.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


* Successful completion of a studio orientation and access test are required to use Pratt’s printmaking studio independently.

** Please note that Pratt may use your submitted images in marketing materials to promote the grant.