Artwork Archive's Art Business Accelerator Grant

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Artwork Archive's Art Business Accelerator Grant


The 2021 grant cycle is open March 1, 2021 – May 14, 2021. Apply now!

Interested applicants can learn more about the grant in this informational webinar on March 16th.

Artwork Archive’s Art Business Accelerator Grant provides visual artists with unrestricted funds, resources, and a curriculum to help establish, grow and manage their art careers. The grant is designed to arm artists with the necessary business skills to succeed as artists and entrepreneurs—and to make a living through their artwork.

Open to both emerging and established artists, the Art Business Accelerator distributes unrestricted funds to invest in your art business, as well as six weeks of self-guided online educational resources that increase business skills, economic proficiency, marketing knowledge, and more.

Recipients receive funding and expert guidance in order to make the growth process easier, gain confidence, and establish a solid business foundation for their art practice.

Grant recipients will receive grant funding, a lifetime account to Artwork Archive, and one-on-one access to expert career guidance.

Grant Amount: 

10 unrestricted cash grants of $2,500 each.

A lifetime Master Account with Artwork Archive (valued at $1,000).

Educational resources/expert guidance.

All applicants will receive the career-building educational resources designed to drive career development.


  • Visual artists 21 and older who are working intentionally to better their communities and/or address community challenges directly through their work.
  • Examples of this could include, but are not limited to, involvement in community projects, education, mentoring, and public art.
  • Visual artists (including painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, installation, mixed media, and site-specific works) with a strong artistic focus in their discipline. We regret that we do not accept submissions for narrative film/video, music, performance or sound art, theatre, or dance.
  • Artists that have demonstrated high artistic quality, innovation, and creativity with a track record of participation in the arts for at least two (2) years.
  • Open to professional artists worldwide.

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