April 05, 2012

On Our Radar launched by Creative Capital

"I am pleased to announce the launch of Creative Capital's new online initiative, On Our Radar, featuring 380 artists' projects from across the country. In our ongoing quest to find innovative ways to support artists, we have created On Our Radar, a searchable database featuring noteworthy Film/Video and Visual Arts projects that advanced to the second or third phase of our highly competitive grant round last year. Although the featured projects were not ultimately funded, we feel they are projects to watch.

During each grant round, we have the great privilege of learning about a wealth of exciting artists' projects, but Creative Capital is only able to fund a small percentage of the applicants each year. We hope that by promoting projects "On Our Radar" to our community of artists, arts professionals, supporters and other friends, we can forge connections that lead to new support and collaborative opportunities.

We invite you to begin exploring On Our Radar to discover an impressive array of artists' projects from across the country! On Our Radar will be active through August 31, 2012.


Ruby Lerner
President & Executive Director

About Creative Capital

Creative Capital is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Literature, Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Working in long-term partnership with artists, Creative Capital's pioneering approach to support combines funding, counsel and career development services to enable a project's success and foster sustainable practices for its grantees. Since its founding in 1999, Creative Capital has committed nearly $25 million in financial and advisory support to 372 projects representing 463 artists, and its Professional Development Program has reached more than 4,000 artists in 50 communities across the country. For more information, visit creative-capital.org.

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