Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is pleased to announce the launch of the Artadia Awards in the metropolitan Los Angeles area. Artadia has partnered with local foundations and private patrons of the arts who recognize the importance of unrestricted funding to visual artists at the local level. Los Angeles is the sixth city in Artadia’s national awards program.

The organization already administers successful programs and awards in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco. Artadia plans to launch its first Los Angeles award cycle later this year. Applications will be open to visual artists working in all media and at any stage of their career working and living in the metro Los Angeles area. The applications will be available online and will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of nationally known curators, arts professionals, and artists in in a two-tiered jury process.