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Image provided by Hannah Gumbo, ArtSpark 2021 recipient
Together, the Acadiana Center for the Arts and Lafayette Economic Development Authority offer ArtSpark, an Individual Artist Funding Program.
The purpose of ArtSpark is to directly support artists in Acadiana, especially those with otherwise limited opportunities, to expand their bodies of work as a professional and offer outreach to the community.
These awards offer assistance to emerging, mid-career, and mature artists for specific, short-term projects.
2022 Funding Cycle: April 1, 2022 to December 1, 2022
2023 Submissions Open: mid-January 2023
Please read ArtSpark 2022 Guidelines before completing your application.
To receive assistance prior to the application deadline please call (337) 233-7060, or contact Anna Kojevnikov at Anna@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org or Gwen Richard at Gwen@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org.
A draft of your application may be submitted for review in advance of the deadline, but no later than February 19.
HOW TO SUBMIT DRAFT ONLY:
At the bottom of the online form, you may select save and continue to save as a draft. This will provide you with a link you may use to return to your form. You may also have this link emailed to your email address. If you would like assistance with your draft application, email this link to either of the email addresses above.
If you plan on applying for the next cycle, read through these guidelines & watch the video: