Introduction to Creative Grant Writing (Prospect Heights)
Taught by Christine Garvey
Christine Garvey is an artist and coach based in Austin, Texas. Her creative work has been recognized with a Fulbright Research Grant, an Austin Community Initiatives Award, and a Fellowship from Concordia University Montreal. Since 2010 she’s been a teaching artist and faculty member at various institutions, including the University of Texas at Austin, Florence University of the Arts, and Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation. She writes and speaks about ideas that impact artists, including scarcity and financial stability, and helps artists set goals and gain momentum in their creative practices. To find out more about her work visit: christine-garvey.com.
Interested in finding ways to support an upcoming creative project but don't know where to look? Having trouble finding ways to talk about your work and your values? In this 2.5-hour introductory course, we will talk about grants that support emerging artists/creatives, and how to pitch a project. We'll share important resources, and look at helpful examples. This workshop will also give a brief (unofficial) overview for the Fulbright research grant-writing process.
Please note - course will be geared more toward the visual arts, but skills are very transferable!