Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, including $50,000 in project funding, and an additional $50,000 in career development services—all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas. The application, opening February 2020, is free and open to artists working in all disciplines across the country.

Creative Capital staff will present an overview of the organization and answer questions about the application process, the type of work they support, and how to apply. The session is free and open to the public—artists in all disciplines are encouraged to attend. For this session, we will be joined by Jasmine Amussen, a past reviewer of Creative Capital Award applications.

Check out Creative Capital’s website for more information about the application and the Creative Capital Award. Please watch this information video about the application to help you come better prepared to this info session.

We look forward to meeting you!

Note: Capacity is limited and entrance is on a first come, first served basis. If you can’t make this Info Session, Creative Capital will have a series of online sessions.

Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.


Creative Capital

Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, gatherings, and career development services. Creative Capital seeks to amplify the voices of artists working in all creative disciplines and catalyze connections to help them realize their visions and build sustainable practices.

Jasmine Amussen

Jasmine Amussen is a writer, editor and cultural critic living in Atlanta. As editor for Burnaway, she facilitates the yearly Art Writing Incubator, a six weeklong intensive focusing on cultivating writers and critics in the South. As a writer, she has written for publications such as 032c, Art Papers, Limbo and MOMUS, as well as local and international zines. Prior to joining Burnaway, she held positions with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, street art conference Living Walls, The City Speaks, DIY organization Murmur Media, and as occasional consultant for Creative Capital. She is a 2020 recipient of MacDowell’s Calderwood Fellowship for Journalism. Along with her younger sisters, she is proud to have her name on an ‘original students’ brick on the path at Clear Springs School in her hometown of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.



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