SPACES is accepting applications for the Urgent Art Fund and will soon be launching Satellite Fund opportunities for artists in NE Ohio. SPACES 2021 Open Call for artists will be live in the fall of 2019.  

The Satellite Fund is open to artists, curators, and other kinds of cultural producers living/working in Cuyahoga County who apply with projects that are based in the visual arts. We accept applications from creative professionals at all stages of their careers who engage in experimental practices with strong conceptual foundations. The projects for which The Satellite Fund is distributed must be created and displayed in Cuyahoga County. 

Artists who have confirmed exhibitions scheduled at SPACES in 2019 and 2020, SPACES staff (and relatives), SPACES board members (and relatives), and SPACES contractors (and relatives) may not apply to The Satellite Fund.

Artists may submit only 1 application with them as the project lead, but they can be included in multiple applications, as long as they are the lead on only 1 application.

Artists are required to submit the following materials:
·       Project title
·       Artist/curator statement
·       Project description
·       Timeline (please use the pdf template linked here)
·       Budget (please use the pdf template linked here)

Applications for The Satellite Fund will be open from April 1st through June 1st, 2019 (5 PM EST). SPACES will retain a 5-person application review panel, consisting of 3 arts professionals living and/or working in Cuyahoga County (and who will be ineligible to apply while serving on the panel), and 2 arts professionals who lives and works outside of Cuyahoga County. Panelists will score the applications based on the following criteria: feasibility, artistic quality, ability to create an exchange of ideas and perspectives, and alignment with the purpose of The Satellite Fund.

For all other questions, you may contact SPACES staff at: