Professional Artist Grant

Professional Artist Grant


Applications for the Professional Artist Grant will open on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Check back then to access the application.

For artists at the pinnacle of their career, the Professional Artist Grant is designed to support and sustain the retention of working artists of outstanding talent and ability. Ten grant awards of $5,000 each will be available in the following disciplines:

  • Choreography
  • Literature
  • Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Media Arts
  • Music Composition
  • Theater/Musical Theater
  • Visual Arts
  • The grants will be awarded to professional artists who have created a recognized body of original work and are striving to achieve the highest level of professional recognition. Applicants should have a history of increasingly successful work on a national as well as local and regional level. Grants are unrestricted and artists are encouraged to use them in ways they believe will be meaningful to the enhancement of their work or their careers.

    Professional Artist Grant - Creative Pinellas, application and guidelines here.