Last year, New Times awarded performance artists TM Sisters, experimental dance company Bistoury Theatre, and artist Randy Burman grants. Previous MasterMind finalists include Borscht Film Festival cofounder Andrew Hevia, filmmaker Julian Yuri Rodriguez, visual artist Kevin Arrow, and musician Otto Von Schirach.
If you'd like to join the well-respected MasterMind ranks, you need to apply. Three winners will each receive a grant worth $1,000 at New Times' annual celebration of culture in the Magic City. Artopia will take place February 18, 2016, at the Coral Gables Museum. Ten finalists, including the three winners, will be featured in an issue of New Times. But wait — there's more! MasterMind finalists will also receive exhibition space at Artopia, giving them the opportunity to present their work to their fellow 305 creatives.
Sounds great, right?
To be considered, submit the following by Sunday, January 17, 2016:
- Your name
- Your contact information: phone, email, and home address
- A short bio
- A description of your work
- Examples of your artwork, either via a link to a website or images attached to the email
- Your vision for your Artopia showcase if you become a finalist