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Upcoming Grant and other Deadlines

Grants for Public Art — Due May 1

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Individual Artist Grants for $1,500 — Due February 10

The NWMAC is has extended our deadline for individuals to ask for $1,500 grants.  The deadline now is February 10! This is the main category that individuals use to support their artistic business or advice their technical skills. This category is for non-hobby artists. Support for Individual Artist Grants comes from the McKnight Foundation.

Public Art Projects — Due February 10

The NWMAC would like to fund some public art projects.  Do you have experience with Public Art? Let us know by February 10 if you are interested in projects in our area.  We will be gathering information from interested artists, including examples of your work and budgets. We plan to share this information with interested organizations like cities and schools.  Let’s create some public art!

Arts Legacy Grants, Arts Project Grants and Arts Equipment for the Schools — Due March 1

There is a March 1 deadline for Arts Legacy Grants and Arts Project Grants, as well as for Arts Equipment for the Schools.

Northwest Minnesota Art Exhibit Sign

This year, the deadline for the NW MN Art Exhibit has been extended until April 15 due to June dates for the showcase.  The exhibit will take place in Warroad.  This allows more time for artists to create work.  The application is open online for you to submit work whenever you are ready.  The Artist of the Year deadline will be extended until April 15, as well. 

Call to Artists: Captivating Clay


JUROR: Sarah Millfelt, Executive Director

at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis


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  1. The competition is open Minnesota ceramic artists 18 years of age or older.
  2. Artists may submit up to 3 works for consideration, and up to 2 images for each piece (one complete photo plus one detail or alternate angle).
  3. All artwork must be available for sale and available during the time of exhibition.
  4. The artwork exhibited must be the same piece(s) submitted for consideration.
  5. Submitted artwork must not exceed 36” in any direction.
  6. The artwork entered should be prepared for professional display and not so fragile as to be potentially dangerous to the work or others when shipped/displayed/handled with reasonable care.
  7. Artists are responsible for cost of shipping selected work(s) to the Gallery Saint Germain (GSG). Artists are responsible for their own insurance for shipping to GSG and during the time that artwork resides there. GSG will assume cost and shipping insurance for the return of any unsold work.
  8. For good image quality and a fast upload, your image files should be sized at and no larger than

2500 x 4200 pixels or 300 dpi

  1. Work must be at least 50% clay to be eligible for entry

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Submissions to Captivating Clay will only be accepted through email only: studio@ paramountarts.org

Submissions must be received online by midnight, January 02, 2015.

Entry Fee

The cost of entering is $30 USD for up to 3 works ($10 USD per piece). All major credit cards, checks and cash are accepted. Entry fees may be made online at paramountarts.org


From the successful entrants, four awards will be selected:

Best of Show Award: $400

1st Place Award: $300

2nd Place Award: $200

3rd Place Award: $100

Sales Commission

Artists will receive 60% commission of their work sold during exhibition, while GSG will retain 40%.

Exhibition Schedule

By applying all applicants agree to the following schedule if selected to exhibit:

Applications due January 02, 2015

Entrants notified of jury results by email no later than January 08, 2015

Work to be received by Gallery Saint Germain by January 16, 2015

Work exhibited in Gallery Saint Germain, January 21 – February 28th, 2015

Questions about your application?

For questions about submission information please contact mgohman@paramountsarts.org

Your completed entry form/payment/images must be received on or before January 02, 2015.



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PLEASE SEND ALL ENTRIES TO: studio@paramountarts.org