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Community art shows, community care events, artist grants and opportunities. Please be patient as I'm new to the artist world and still working on gathering information. If there is something you think should be listed, please reach out to Judy at All events must be community centered and inclusive of diverse identities. 


Call for Art

This call is open to QTBIPOC communities to submit original works of art that address the theme of My Name Story for a May exhibition at Nino Gallery in Pioneer Square. Click on graphic to submit.

Call for Name Stories

My Name Story will be exhibiting in May at Nino Gallery in Pioneer Square. Participate as an AANHPI community member and either submit a photo+story and/or be video interviewed.

june 2024

Art Events

Artist Opportunities



Artist opportunities that are trust-based philanthropy grants will be listed here in the hopes of creating a resource of accessible funding opportunities for artists. 

King County grant opportunities offered throughout the year including the Projects Grant which opens in March and funded in July.

Alden Mason Foundation
$12,000 grant to a WA painter of exceptional merit with additional $1000 awarded to two recipients for Special Recognition. Opens in December and closes in January.

Artist Trust
Based in Seattle. Funds working artists of all disciplines through unrestricted grants ranging from $1500 to $25,000. Applications open throughout they year. 

Collective Power Grant
NWFF grant funded by the Regional Regranting Program by the Warhol Foundation. Offers $5000 individual grants that incite public dialogue, pushes boundaries, and is disruptive of existing structures and conventions.  Applications open in March and are funded in June. 

Neddy Artist Awards
$25,000 awarded to 2 artists, with additional 6 awards of $2000 in the Pudget Sound area who demonstrate excellence and commitment to and development of work over time.  Opens in November and closes in January.

VA Creators Grant
Funded through the Very Asian Foundation grant. Provides $1000 grant and mentorship AANHPI individuals who are making a career pivot into a creative field and provide a launchpad to achieve their goals and make an impact in their communities and society.


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“Nothing we accomplish in life is totally free of the influence of spirit and community. We do nothing alone.”

Tricia Hersey

Seattle Community

Artist communities, organizations, resources and more who are committed to equitable access and positive social impact. Click on the logo to learn more.

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