Artadia has active awards programs in the following cities: AtlantaBostonChicagoHoustonLos Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. Awards are granted in participating cities on a rotating basis. Artadia Awards range from $5,000 to $20,000, 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.