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MasterMind Awards Submission Deadline (January 7) Fast Approaching

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This week, the whole world seems to be buried under craploads of wrapping paper and credit card bills. But we know you're out there, Miami artists in need of cash, and we're trying to hand you some free money. For the second year, we're awarding genius grants to deserving, independent creatives in the 305. Why? Because we need you guys to keep making and doing cool things so we have more to write about here at Cultist.

So stop procrastinating and send in your submission to either the sound, narrative, or visual competition. The deadline for the MasterMind awards is January 7, and that's just two and half weeks away. Read on for submission instructions and how you could win $1,500.

Thanks to sponsorship by Ingenium, this year we're handing out three awards of $1,500 in each of the following categories:

1.    Visual (Fine arts i.e., painting, drawing, sculpture, visual installations)

2.    Narrative (Film, theater, poetry, performance art)

3.    Sound (Music, sound installations)

To be considered, send us the below before January 7:

  • Your name

  • Contact info: phone, email, and home address
  • Short bio
  • Your CV
  • Description of your work
  • Your Artwork

         -via a link to a web site (preferred)

         -emailed images

         -snail mail (do so at your own risk, we misplace things all the time, bro)

Email all of the above to MasterMinds@MiamiNewTimes.com or via mail to:

Jorge Casuso

Attn: MasterMind Awards Submission

4500 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 200

Miami, FL 33137

On January 28, we'll announce the nine semi-finalists and on February 10,

we'll announce the three MasterMind 2011 winners at our annual art soiree, Artopia. Good luck.

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