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.

Julianna Foster
Julianna Foster
Golden Key Prints (Scott Holford)
Golden Key Prints (Scott Holford)
Jotham Malavé Maldonado
Jotham Malavé Maldonado
Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space planning (U of Arts) after which she completed major projects for many corporate clients. She's returned to her artistic roots and now shows at many galleries and centers garnering awards.
Barbara Dirnbach
Barbara Dirnbach

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space…

Currently working with fiber-reactive dyes on silk, Dianne employs deconstructed silk screening, direct-painting, and discharge to produce her works.
Dianne Koppisch-Hricko
Dianne Koppisch-Hricko

Currently working with fiber-reactive dyes on silk, Dianne employs deconstructed silk screening, direct-painting, and discharge…

Currently working with fiber-reactive dyes on silk, Dianne employs deconstructed silk screening, direct-painting, and discharge to produce her works.…

Currently working with fiber-reactive dyes on silk, Dianne employs deconstructed silk screening, direct-painting, and discharge to produce her works.…

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