Showcasing the Arts


Emerging Artist Award

What is it?

The Kentucky Arts Council's Emerging Artist Award is an unrestricted $1,000 award to early-career, professional Kentucky artists who demonstrate excellence and creativity in their work.

Who’s eligible?

Professional emerging Kentucky artists (songwriters) who are responsible for creating their own work, not interpreting the work of others or creating work under the supervision of an instructor.

What’s the deadline to apply?

Completed applications and all required materials must be postmarked no later than Feb. 15, 2019.

Application Deadline
Feb. 15 2019
Fiscal Year

How do I apply?

  1. Carefully review the program guidelines.
  2. Prepare work samples for submission.
  3. Complete the online application. [Closed]
  4. Mail us a printout of your application with your work samples.

If I receive an award, what are my responsibilities?

If I have questions, who can help me?

Tamara Coffey
Individual Artist Director
888-833-2787 (toll free)

Page last updated: July 11, 2018
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