Leonia Arts Issues Requests for Proposal for The Suzanne Pancrazi Memorial Grant

unnamed(Leonia, New Jersey; January 28, 2016) – Leonia Arts, a nonprofit cultural arts alliance in the borough, invites artists of all levels to apply for The Suzanne Pancrazi Memorial Grant.  The grant is open to established or aspiring artists working in any medium — visual, literary, performance, multi-media, or another art form.  The grant honors the memory of Leonia resident, Suzanne Pancrazi, an audio-visual artist and a member of the Leonia Arts board of trustees.

The purpose of the grant is to further a selected artist’s specific project or a body of work. The artist’s work will be featured in a Leonia Arts’ exhibit or performance and highlighted on the organization’s website, www.leoniaarts.org.

The grant application is open to artists, ages 16 years of age or older, who are either a resident or work in Leonia.  The application consists of submitting a proposal, 500 words or less, detailing how the grant award will be used and explaining the artistic endeavor to be undertaken.  Additional information that must be submitted include three to five work samples and a letter of support from a recommender who resides or works in Leonia.

Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2016 to The Suzanne Pancrazi Memorial Grant, c/o The Craft Lounge, 324 Broad Ave., Leonia, New Jersey 07605 or sent electronically to la.spm.grant@gmail.com.

Leonia Arts has a mission to support, stimulate, enhance, promote and connect the arts within the borough and to other communities.  The grassroots organization supports the arts by connecting the various diverse artists and creative groups in the town often called the “Athens of New Jersey.”  Membership in Leonia Arts is free and available for artists, arts organizations, arts groups, and patrons of the arts in Leonia.

For more information about Leonia Arts, contact info@leoniaarts.org.  Visit www.leoniaarts.org for additional information about the organization, to join Leonia Arts, to view a calendar of upcoming arts events, and much more.

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