Supporting Palm Beach County Artists

As part of our mission, the Council now provides the following services to Creative Professionals in Palm Beach County—across all disciplines at every level—at no cost:

  • An opportunity to be listed in our online artist directory with short biography, up to 10 images, 3 videos and links to website(s) and social media
  • An invitation to Creative Professional networking/collaborative events (2 to 3 times per year) hosted by the Council
  • A subscription to our monthly Artist Newsletter email
  • An invitation to select professional development workshops
  • Unlimited access to the Council’s Artist Resource Team (ART)

Additional Benefits with Membership

Along with the free services provided, Creative Professionals receive additional benefits when they become a member. Learn more about those benefits here.

Become a Member

Thanks to the dedicated team at the Cultural Council, I’ve learned a tremendous amount about exhibiting and promoting, both important for my personal and professional growth as an artist.
– 2016 Dina Baker Fund winner, Batia Lowenberg

Artist Innovation Fellowship Program

Funded by the Leonard and Norma Klorfine Foundation
 

Artist Innovation Fellowship Program
The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County has now launched a new funding program for artists across all disciplines designed to honor and support the creative individuals who comprise Palm Beach County’s cultural sector. Through a generous grant from the Leonard and Norma Klorfine Foundation, the Cultural Council will award five (5) $7,500 Artist Innovation Fellowships.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020.

The Council is offering four workshops throughout the county to help applicants learn more about eligibility requirements, the application process, helpful grant writing tips and important information about submitting impactful support materials. Additional details can also be found in the guidelines and FAQ documentation below.

 

WORKSHOPS

*Workshops are optional, but strongly suggested. The same material will be covered during each workshop. RSVP is required: vjackson@palmbeachculture.com

December 9 | 6 p.m.
Maltz Jupiter Theatre (Jupiter)

December 17 | 6 p.m.
Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center (Belle Glade)

January 8 | 6 p.m.
Old School Square (Delray Beach)

January 14 | 6 p.m.
Palm Beach Photographic Centre (West Palm Beach)

 

Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists


Ms. Dina Baker has established the Dina Baker Fund for Mature Female Artists with the Cultural Council to help stabilize and strengthen the careers of female Artists sixty (60) years of age or older who reside and work in Palm Beach County, who have recognizable artistic merit and who are deserving of financial assistance (whether professional, personal or both) to enable them to further their artistic development and achievement.

A grant of $10,000 is awarded to one individual meeting the eligibility requirements and demonstrating artistic merit and financial need. Funds can be used to support professional development, arts related exhibition expenses, equipment, supplies, healthcare costs and/or basic living expenses. In addition, the recipient receives a one-year Artist Portfolio membership from the Cultural Council and a solo show in the Cultural Council gallery.

Read the full guidelines and eligibility requirements here »
Application Training Video »

To learn when the 2020 application period opens, sign up for our Artist Newsletter here.

Past Award Winners

• 2019: Glenda Green
• 2018: Hegina Rodrigues
• 2017: Debra Yates
• 2016: Batia Lowenberg
• 2015: Alyssa Di Edwardo


Debra Yates and Dina Baker

Debra Yates and Dina Baker


SFCC Grant to Contemporary Visual & Media Artists


South Florida Cultural Consortium

The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) Grant Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500 grants to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach.

Since it was established in 1988, the Consortium has awarded close to $2 million in grants to over 200 artists. In addition to receiving the grant, the artists take part in an exhibition hosted and organized by a visual arts institution in one of the five counties.

Deadline for the 2019/2020 SFCC grant cycle: Monday, October 28, 2019

For more information, visit miamidadepublicart.org