Chicago Artadia Awards 2024 (up to $15,000)

This informs the public about the Chicago Artadia Awards 2024 for Visual Artists. Details about the Program are given below.

Chicago Artadia Awards 2024

Program Details

Artadia has active awards programs in the following cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Awards are granted in participating cities on a rotating basis. Artadia Awards are $15,000 and are unrestricted: The award money can be used however the artist sees fit.

Artadia chooses to fund artists in cities that demonstrate a commitment to contemporary art. These cities are notable for:

•    The active presence of local artists in the community.
•    Art institutions recognized for innovative contemporary programming.
•    A commercial art market that offers artists opportunities to show their work locally and at art fairs.
•    Exemplary schools that prepare artists through undergraduate and graduate programs.

*The Los Angeles Awards cycle includes a third award of $25,000 in unrestricted funds.


To be eligible to apply for the 2024 Chicago Artadia Awards, artists must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Be a contemporary visual artist (making artwork for presentation in a contemporary art context: museums, galleries, arts non-profit, the public art realm, etc. Please note that Artadia does not fund filmmakers making films for distribution in cinematic venues or those working in choreography presented outside of a contemporary art context).
  • Live and work within Cook County.
  • Have resided in Cook County for a minimum of two years.
  • I am not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program, nor am I planning to attend an art-related degree program in the coming year.
  • It should not be related to Artadia staff or directors in any way.
  • I have never received an award from Artadia or from The Art Council (Artadia’s former name). Please note that former finalists are eligible to apply.
  • Unless applying as a collaborative, you must be the sole conceptual author of the artwork submitted in the application; if there are collaborators that share authorship of the submitted work they must be clearly identified and credited.

How to Apply

For those interested in the Chicago Artadia Awards 2024 for Visual Artists 2024. Open this link to start the application process.

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 February 2024.

Open this link for more details about the Chicago Artadia Awards 2024 for Visual Artists 2024.

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