A to Z Grant Writing for the Individual Artist
with Instructor Linda Vallejo
Sunday / September 13, 2015 / 10am - 1pm
$50 / pre-pay online / 10 person minimum*
Artists will learn the process of submitting proposals for fellowships, teaching grants, and residencies. Linda will conduct an open dialogue about how to write an artist statement and guide the group in a preliminary writing process. Linda will serve as instructor and mentor, welcoming participants to engage in the learning process by asking questions and joining in the conversation. Participants may bring their own snacks.
Individual Artists will:
· Study the Individual Artist Grant Package materials including resume, work samples, artist statement, bio, and budget
· Read and Study a sample Individual Artist Grant Application
· Learn the steps needed to write grants for non-profit organizations
· Learn how to collaborate with non-profit “fiscal agents” to plan and present programs
· Engage in a discussion on how to write and begin the process of writing an Artist Statement
Materials and Supplies: Participants will receive an A to Z Grantwriting Individual Artist Manual including a list of artist grant opportunities as well as several samples and tools.
Additional Opportunities: For an additional fee of $50 Linda will work with individual artists to edit the final version of their artist statement.
Linda Vallejo – A to Z Grant Writing Instructor
Linda Vallejo has over forty years of experience as a development consultant and grantwriting instructor. She has written and received millions of dollars in grant funds from foundation, corporate, government and individual donors for her many clients nationwide. Over the past twenty years, Ms. Vallejo has served as an on-line grantwriting instructor with Education to Go teaching in over 2,500 colleges and universities nationwide. For the past five years she has served as a grantwriting instructor for Otis School of Art and Design Public Practice MFA Program, Los Angeles, CA.
Solo exhibitions of Vallejo’s newest series “Make ‘Em All Mexican” has been featured at Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA; Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Education Center, New York, New York; the 5th Chicana/o Biennial at Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americano (MACLA) in San Jose, CA; Aqui Estamos - We Are Here: California Chican@ Art at Cabrillo Community College Gallery, Aptos, CA; and the UCLA Chicano Studies Resource Center. Vallejo was selected as a 2014 COLA Fellow by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. She was included in The California/International Arts Foundation’s publication L.A. Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980 and the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA 1945-1980 and in two PST exhibitions; Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement, UCLA Fowler Museum, and Doin’ It in Public: Art and Feminism at the Woman’s Building, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art. Her work is represented by SaltFineArt in Laguna Beach, CA and Bert Green Fine Art in Chicago, Ill.
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*Reimbursement policy. If the session doesn't meet, you will be fully reimbursed. For cancellations, 7-days notice in-advance of the meeting date is required for reimbursement. Please know if you cancel, it could potentially cancel the session. While we appreciate last minute obligations, please sign-up only if you are able to commit. Thanks.