Resourcing Your Practice: Applying for Artist Grants

This professional practices presentation focuses on grants for artists – how to research and select them, write proposals, budget, and build financial and other material/in-kind resources to support creative work. With Lauren Rossi and featured speaker Cézanne Charles.

Cézanne Charles is a designer, curator, and researcher with 20 years of experience working at the executive and senior management level within the creative industries in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Her work focuses on the intersection of design, technology, culture, social justice, and public policy for future making. In 1998 she co-founded with John Marshall the hybrid design studio rootoftwo. Cézanne serves on Design Core Detroit’s Stewardship Board for the UNESCO City of Design initiative. From 2008-2019 Cézanne also served as Director of Creative Industries at Creative Many, where she designed and led programs that provided the knowledge, funding, networks, and advocacy needed to help empower the practices of artists, designers and makers within the state, with a core focus on Detroit. 

Lectures are free and open to the public. 


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