Awarded to a committed studio artist in the Los Angeles area who has been working
for 10 years or longer and may have achieved an initial level of local recognition, but
who has yet to receive broader exposure and acclaim.
Applicant should be able to show evidence of a substantial body of studio work.
Applicant may have an existing exhibition record, but still awaits conventional art
world recognition in terms of critical response in the media, consistent gallery or
museum exhibition, or financial return on sales of work. Applicant must be a
practicing studio artist. Commercial artists are not eligible. Applicant must be
based in the greater Los Angeles area, which includes the following five counties:
Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Ventura.