For weeks now, we've been telling you about the upcoming MasterMind Awards, which gives
grants to the best artists in Miami. And over those weeks, we've received some exciting, promising submissions. But you know us. We're never satisfied. We want more.
If you think you have what it takes to win a cool $1,000 for your artsy endeavors, time is running out to tell us why. The deadline for submissions to MasterMind is Jan. 20. So read on for all the details -- and hurry up.
In years past, the MasterMind awards have helped out some pretty
impressive folks. The Borscht Film Festival used its winnings to submit
its films to festivals like Cannes and Sundance, essentially introducing
Borscht to the international film community. Jorge Rubiera took our
cash and gave us (and the rest of the world) Birdwatchers in
return. And before Roofless Records became the recipient of a Knight
Foundation grant, we gave the label a boost with award monies of our
Just about any Miami-based, arts-minded person or organization can apply
for MasterMind award consideration: painters, sculptors, installation
artists, musicians, filmmakers, poets, performance artists and beyond.
But you can't sit around and wait for us to find you. To apply, send us
the following information:
To be considered, send us the below before January 20:
- Contact info: phone, email, and home address
- Short bio
- Description of your work
- Your Artwork
- via a link to a web site (preferred)
- emailed images
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Email all of the above to
firstname.lastname@example.org by January 20. Finalists will be announced
February 10, and winners will be announced at our annual art soiree, Artopia. Good luck!