Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design

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With the aim of advancing community, civic, or social good by implementing art-based processes and/or projects that lead to positive change in the built environment of a local community, the 2021 Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design will recognize a single arts administrator with a track record of exemplary work in producing.

Americans for the Arts will award the recipient of the 2021 Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design with a grant package worth upwards of $50,000.

Eligibility: Eligibility criteria includes:

  • The arts administrator has a track record of 10 or more years of consistent work at the intersection of public art and civic design.
  • The arts administrator is actively doing creative work relevant to the intent of the Pérez Prize.
  • The Pérez Prize is intended to support an individual arts administrator. The arts administrator may lead or be part of a company or organization, but the recipient is the individual arts administrator, and the recognition is for the achievement and contributions of that individual.
  • The arts administrator is a U.S. citizen or resident and is at least 30 years old.
  • The arts administrator is available to work with Americans for the Arts starting in June 2021 through May 2022, and is available to be virtually present for the 2021 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention during the week June 7.

Deadline: 3/15/2021

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