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Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
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New Haven, CT 06510
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Recent Art Grants



Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston | Boston, MA
$120,000 to support the Artist Professional Toolbox Fellows program, create a professional development library of webinars for organizations in the MEA network to utilize, continue exploration and development of a multiple discipline Arts Service Center for Greater Boston, and serve as a consultant to other organizations developing professional development programs.

Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City | Kansas City, MO
$110,000 to help fund the core professional practice program including Artist INC Live, Artist INC Online, and Artist INC Re-Fresh and develop a sustainability strategy.

Arts Council of New Orleans | New Orleans, LA
$100,000 to support the continued development of the Arts Business Program: Visual Artists Business Development.

ArtServe Michigan | Wixom, MI
$100,000 to support the expansion of the Creative Many Professional Practice Seminars throughout the state of Michigan.

Beet Street (Arts Incubator of the Rockies) | Fort Collins, CO
$100,000 to support AIR Shift (weekend program) and AIR Evolve (6-month program) Curriculum for the Rocky Mountain Region.

C4 Atlanta | Atlanta, GA
$50,000 to support the professional practice course Ignite and to strengthen the organization.

Chicago Artists' Coalition | Chicago, IL
$200,000 to support the A.B.C. - Art.Business.Create. professional practice program for visual artists and become managers of the Chicago Artists Resource website.

Connecticut Local Arts Agencies (LAAs): Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, Arts Council of Greater New Haven, and Greater Hartford Arts Council | Hartford, New Haven, and Fairfield, CT
$100,000 to support Make.Art.Create in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield as well as additional locations throughout the state.

Montana Arts Council | Helena, MT
$100,000 to support the Montana Artrepreneur Program (MAP).

Pittsburgh Filmmakers | Pittsburgh, PA
$50,000 to support Flight School Fellowships professional practice program by updating the current program, creating a strategic plan, and developing an alumni network.

Springboard for the Arts | Saint Paul, MN
$160,000 to support the Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists series, the satellite office in Northwest Minnesota, and scope work for a Book Club Model of professional practice information dissemination.
$150,000 to support the support the creation of Copy/Paste: a DIY toolkit for Artist Professional Development, a low-cost toolkit (including workbook, teachers manual and corresponding video segments) to allow groups of artists and organizations around the country to use the Work of Art (WOA) curriculum as a basis for creating a professional development option for their community.


The following universities are developing and/ or implementing their MFA course in professional practices for their visual arts students:

California College of the Arts | San Francisco, CA
California Institute of the Arts |
Valencia, CA
Columbia University |
New York, NY
Maryland Institute College of Art |
Baltimore, MD
Ohio State University |
Columbus, OH
Parsons The New School for Design |
New York, NY
Pratt Institute |
Brooklyn, NY
Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, RI
San Francisco Art Institute |
San Francisco, CA
Savannah College of Art and Design |
Savannah, GA
School of the Art Institute of Chicago |
Chicago, IL
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston |
Boston, MA
University of Texas, Austin |
Austin, TX
University of Wisconsin, Madison |
Madison, WI
Virginia Commonwealth University |
Richmond, VA

For information on the Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award, please click here.

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