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OPEN CALL: Grant for Columbia County-based artists

Jun 14, 2009 4:49 am
The Boschen Fund For Artists, which supports visual and performing artists and arts groups in the tri-state area, is accepting grant applications through July 1. Applicants must live in Berkshire County, MA; Columbia County, NY; northeast Dutchess County, NY; or northwest Litchfield County, CT.

The Boschen Fund for Artists supports artists working alone or in collaboration, as they advance to the next level of their development or in the presentation of their work in innovative ways. The fund, which was established by photographer Martha Boschen Porter of Salisbury, CT in 1987, accepts applications from visual artists, writers, craftspeople, installation, new media and performance artists, as well as interpretive artists working in dance, music and other areas of performance. Applicants must have been full-time residents of the Berkshire Taconic region for two years prior to applying or demonstrate significant connection to the area.

The Boschen Fund is a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Guidelines and applications are available online at www.berkshiretaconic.org/grantseekers or by calling 413.528.8039.