Applications Due by Midnight on Feb. 8, 2019

General Information for Applicants:

The jurors will be choosing projects that represent a diversity of approaches and mediums. We seek to fund a project from a variety of disciplines including performances, publications, public projects, interactive pieces, and studio-based work.

Jurors: Jennifer Klos - Art Advisor and Founder, Collector House Inc., Vicki Meek - Artist/Independent Curator/Cultural Critic, and Caleb Bell - Curator, Tyler Museum of Art.

Finalists will be announced February 20, 2019.

The CADD FUNd is $2500 to $7500+ and beyond. Final amount is dependent on event ticket sales.

The winner will be chosen by the audience at 500X Gallery on Sunday, March 24th.

Finalists will be required to make a presentation in person at the event March 24.

There is no application fee.

Images of accepted finalists’ entries may be used for CADD FUNd publicity purposes.

The winner of this year’s award will be required to make a short presentation detailing how funds were used for his or her project at next year’s event in the spring of 2020.

Eligibility Requirements – Applicants must meet one of the following:

Applicant must be a current or previous B.A., B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D. (in a related field) graduate or candidate from an institution within 100 miles of Dallas (2017, 2018, 2019).

Proposals will be evaluated with the following in mind:

Artistic Innovation, Community Impact, and Feasibility – how much will you need, how long will it take, where will it take place.

Applicants must submit the following in PowerPoint format.

Page 1 – Artist Name and contact information

Page 2 – Artist CV

Page 3 – Statement about your work as a whole up to this point (200 words maximum).

Page 4 – Proposal outlining the name, scope and vision of your project with a declared dollar amount (400 words maximum).

Page 5 – Names and contact information of two references. Up to ten images in support of the project proposal

Send your application to: