Thursday, April 1, 2010

2010 Arts Congress

Professional Artist Travel Bursary

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The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance has a limited number of travel bursaries available to professional artists on a first-come first-served basis.

Artists who are professional are eligible for travel bursaries to assist in out-of town travel costs associated with attending the 2010 Arts Congress. Professional artists are those who meet the criteria as set out in the Report of the Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Status of the Artist and described below. Maximum bursary limits are 1) up to 300 km from Saskatoon -- $100.00 and 2) over 300 km from Saskatoon -- $150.00.

To apply for a bursary, please send a letter stating how you quality as a professional artist. Successful applicants will receive their travel bursaries on completion of an expense claim form at the Arts Congress.

For further information, please contact the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance at 780-9820 (Regina) or info@artsalliance.sk.ca.

Professional Artist Criteria
(From Status of the Artist Report)

A person may be determined to be an artist through a combination of four of the following criteria, one of which must be (a), (b), or (c):