Submit Your Entry for MasterMind 2015: Win Cash and Exposure

Are you a local artist, filmmaker, musician or dancer? Do you have a unique perspective or challenging project that you think deserves recognition? Then you should apply for New Times' MasterMind Award. Every year we offer monetary grants and well-deserved exposure to creatives across Miami.

Last year, New Times awarded filmmaker Julian Yuri Rodriguez, visual artist Kevin Arrow, and musician Otto Von Schirach grants. Previous MasterMind finalists include avant-garde choreographer Rosie Herrera and Borscht Film Festival co-founder Andrew Hevia.

See also: MasterMind Awards 2015: Win $1,000 and a City-Wide Arts Showcase

If you'd like to join the well-respected MasterMind ranks, then you need to apply. Three winners will receive a grant worth $1,000 at the New Times' annual celebration of culture in the Magic City. Artopia will take place February 26, 2015 at the lovely Coral Gables Museum. Ten finalist, including the three winners, will be featured in an issue of our paper. But wait, there's more! MasterMind finalist 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 please submit the following by Friday, December 26:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information: phone, email, and home address
  • A short bio
  • A description of your work
  • Examples of your artwork, either via link to a website or in emailed images
  • Your vision for your Artopia showcase, should you become a finalist
  • Email all of the information above to masterminds@miaminewtimes.com. The deadline is December 26; finalist will be notified by December 31. We look forward to your submissions!

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