Council Membership directly supports the Artadia Awards, offering increased financial and creative freedom to sustain artists’ careers and strengthen their communities. Every membership expands Artadia’s ability to grow the number of artists we serve.
Membership offers a unique year-round opportunity to engage in vibrant dialogue with a community of contemporary artists, curators, other arts professionals and art enthusiasts, through access to a roster of special virtual and in-person events: intimate artist studio experiences, Awardee presentations, on-site exhibition tours, topical forums, private collection viewings, critical events and performances, and more. Members are also invited to participate in the Artadia Network, to develop deep connections with Awardees and actively partake in their career growth.
December 3 – Art and Dialogue: Los Angeles, co-hosted by LAXART
December 7 – Art and Dialogue: San Francisco, co hosted by CCA Wattis
December 10 – Art and Dialogue: New York, co hosted by Brooklyn Museum
January 27 – Artist Talk with 2013 Los Angeles Awardee Kerry Tribe, co hosted by Madison Wells Media
February (TBC) – Open Artadia Network Workshop
Early March – 2021 Los Angeles Artadia Awards Presentation
Late March – Studio Visit and conversation with Artadia Awardee and curator, sponsored by The Blue Rider Group
Early April – 2021 Chicago Artadia Awards Presentation
April 20 – Virtual Exhibition Tour of “Future Histories” at SFMOMA, featuring works by Artadia Awardees Theaster Gates and Cauleen Smith
Artadia’s premier membership group, National Council members each support ¼ of an entire $10,000 unrestricted Artadia grant to an individual artist. Membership Includes:
Contemporary Council membership directly supports an unrestricted Artadia Award.
The by-invitation Ambassadors Council Membership provides intimate access to the artists who are lauded by Artadia’s dynamic community of curatorial colleagues, and opportunities to participate in robust programming. The Ambassadors Council is a space for discussion and bridge-building as colleagues who support artists daily and actively contribute to this shared endeavor.