KAFA 2020 Grant

KAFA 2020 Grant

This Deadline Expired: Friday, April 10, 2020

Established in 1989, the Korea Arts Foundation of America (KAFA) works to support Korean-American artists living and working both in and outside the United States.

To that end, the foundation welcomes applications to its the 2020 KAFA Award program. Through the program, a single cash prize of $15,000 will be awarded to a Korean-American artist working in any visual medium. In addition, the awardee’s work will be exhibited at the KAFA Awardee Exhibition, to open sometime in 2021 at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Applicants must show a continued commitment to the visual arts and should have received some professional recognition.

To be eligible, applicants must be either a U.S. citizen of Korean ancestry, Korean with permanent residency status in the U.S., or otherwise approved by the board. Applicants may not be enrolled as a full-time student at the time of application.

There is a $30 application fee for this opportunity.

See the Korea Arts Foundation of America website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

Gilvan Nunes
Judy Gelles

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts,…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest in mapping how architecture…

Brooke Lanier

Brooke Lanier creates colorful, detailed, meditative watercolor and oil paintings of interactions between nature and architecture.…

Brooke Lanier creates colorful, detailed, meditative watercolor and oil paintings of interactions between nature and architecture. They combine elements of figurative and abstract painting.…

Brooke Lanier creates colorful, detailed, meditative watercolor and oil paintings of interactions between nature and architecture. They combine elements of figurative and abstract painting.…

Carol Taylor-Kearney

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used,…

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used, and playful in the open-ended stories or puzzles she presents. Based on recognizable…

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used, and playful in the open-ended stories or puzzles she presents. Based on recognizable people, places,…

Marilyn MacGregor
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