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2020 ARTS AWARDS NOMINATION FORM

Each spring, ArtsWestchester recognizes individuals and organizations for their extraordinary impact on arts and culture. We invite you to recommend candidates for consideration. 


ARTS AWARD CATEGORIES
ARTS PATRON
A person who lives or works in Westchester County and has made a significant contribution to the arts through his/her extraordinary leadership, personal commitment, and philanthropic activities, providing consistent support of the arts without direct financial compensation to advance the arts in Westchester.

ARTIST

A professional artist who lives or works in Westchester County, and whose achievements in his/her discipline are nationally recognized. Candidates must have produced a significant body of work that demonstrates a unique and compelling vision that has had an impact on the cultural world and on the general public.


ARTS ORGANIZATION
A Westchester County non-profit arts organization that has made important contributions to the growth of Westchester’s cultural life over a significant period of time and has had an impact beyond its immediate community.


COMMUNITY
An artist, individual, group, organization or agency that has demonstrated extraordinary vision and leadership in using the arts to enhance community life, increase access to cultural experiences, or to enrich the county’s cultural heritage. Candidates have a long-standing involvement in the arts rather than involvement in a one-time initiative.

EDUCATION
An artist, individual, group, school district, or organization who, through extraordinary vision and leadership, has enriched education in Westchester. Generally, honorees demonstrate a significant level of accomplishment over and above the standards of excellence in their profession.
 


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: The deadline to submit a candidate for consideration is November 1, 2019 at 11:59pm

HOW ARE ARTS AWARD RECIPIENTS CHOSEN?

The Arts Award Committee of ArtsWestchester’s Board of Trustees will review all submissions and select recipients. ArtsWestchester staff will contact Arts Award recipients directly.

WHEN ARE DECISIONS ANNOUNCED?

Decisions will be announced in Spring 2020.

ArtsWestchester Internship Opportunities

ArtsWestchester offers internship opportunities in specialized fields. Our interns gain valuable experience that can be used in future careers such as: project management, public relations, professional writing, team collaboration, leadership and responsibility.  ArtsWestchester provides our interns with complimentary admission to arts/cultural events throughout Westchester, where they can help build awareness of the arts.  

Our interns enjoy an experience that is both meaningful and educational through creative projects and working closely with the staff members at ArtsWestchester. In addition to contributing to important tasks in specific departments, interns participate in professional development activities and learn the daily operational functions of a successful non-profit organization.

Please fill out our online application for an internship at ArtsWestchester.  Internships are available to college and high school students. The deadline for the The Summer 2019 is Sunday, May 19.


Requirements for ArtsWestchester Internships: 

- Must be currently enrolled in college or be a recent graduate (internships can be used for college credit)

- Minimum of 15 hours between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday

- Must attend a mandatory orientation and seven workshop sessions 

- Must have a desire to learn about all aspects of arts administration


Skills neccessary for ArtsWestchester Internships:

- Demonstrated interest in the arts

- Detail-oriented, self-reliant, and a fast learner

- Works well with others and see tasks to completion in a fast paced environment

- Excellent Communication skills (both written and verbal)

- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

- Experience with basic office administration

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COMMUNICATIONS 

Editorial Intern  

Principal duties may comprise of drafting assigned articles, press releases and event descriptions, fact-checking stories, editing content, conducting front-end research for upcoming events and projects, helping with our digital operations (submitting articles online, posting calendar events to news sites), expanding distribution of publication outreach, assist in archival of photos and media clips, and offering general assistance to the Editor/Communications Department.

Additional skills  and experience encouraged: research and fact-checking skills; is web savvy; can tackle several different projects at once; working/understanding of word processing (Photoshop is a plus). This position is part-time

Web Content and Database Intern  

Arts Westchester is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual with knowledge of and experience working with databases to support various departments and web content. This person will primarily work with our IT/Web Manager in maintaining and implementing updates to current web pages, design & develop new web tools.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing development environment; helps maintain and troubleshoot existing web applications; creates, maintains, and updates web documents and familiarity with HTML is a plus. 

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PROGRAMS 

Grants & Government Relations Intern 

The Programs Department intern provides administrative support for the Grants and Cultural Programs department of ArtsWestchester. The intern will assist in a number of projects for our affiliate and associate members.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: data entry with training on the use of Microsoft Access; affiliate and associate member relations; exposure to Westchester County and New York State contract agreements; supervised site visits and other areas of arts and public administration. 

Arts in Education Intern  

The Arts in Education intern provides administrative support for the school and community art residency program and works closely with the Arts in Education staff. The intern will assist in all aspects of the teaching artist program, outreach, marketing duties, residency planning, and professional development for artists.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: conducting research; communicating with artists, arts organizations, and cultural sites in Westchester; filing; organizing mass mailings; performing data entry; and assisting with special projects, programs, and events. Position has a flexible schedule with some evening events.

Gallery/Exhibitions Intern    

Assist with day-to-day operations of the ArtsWestchester’s Gallery, a dynamic fine arts space in the heart of downtown White Plains.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to:  experience at front desk reception of exhibition visitors, fielding phone inquiries about exhibitions and performances, exhibition support including basic registrar duties, database management, research, and special event staffing. 

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DEVELOPMENT

Development/Special Events Intern   

This internship offers the opportunity to work with development staff in all matters related to membership, special events, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grant requests, and major gifts. The ideal candidate should has a Moreover, the ideal candidate must be comfortable on the phone.

Intern duties include, but are not limited to: providing assistance to the Development Department; executing mail merges and preparing mass mailings; entering data into The Raiser’s Edge fundraising database; creating and modifying Excel spreadsheets; phone solicitation; assisting with the planning and execution of major fundraising events, including the annual Gala and Silent Auction; and working on special projects as needed. Position has flexible hours, Monday through Friday with some weekend and evening hours required for special fundraising events.

You have selected the final report for Westchester County Arts Alive. 

If you were funded in the Rockland County Arts Alive category, please return to the main dashboard and select "Final Report Arts Alive 2019 - ROCKLAND COUNTY". 

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Please complete a final report for your funded Arts Alive 2019 project. Please be as specific/detailed as possible as future programs staff will use these reports to reference your past projects. 

Final Reports are due 30 days after the completion of the project or December 31, 2019, whichever comes first. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this form. 

Contract period: January 1, 2019 - December, 31, 2019

If you were funded for more than one project, please complete a separate form for each funded project. 

You have selected the final report for Rockland County Arts Alive. 


If you were funded in the Westchester County Arts Alive category, please return to the main dashboard and select "Final Report Arts Alive 2019 - WESTCHESTER COUNTY".
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Please complete a final report for your funded Arts Alive 2019 project. Please be as specific/detailed as possible as future programs staff will use these reports to reference your past projects. 

Final Reports are due 30 days after the completion of the project or December 31, 2019, whichever comes first. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this form. 


Contract period: January 1, 2019 - December, 31, 2019
If you were funded for more than one project, please complete a separate form for each funded project. 

 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Basic Program Support*


Final Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the BASIC PROGRAM SUPPORT grant category. If you were awarded a Project Support, Arts Alive, Mount Vernon Arts Initiative or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  
 

If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Basic Program Support grant. The final report is due on or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report.

This final report covers the full contract period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 


Please contact Sue Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Project Support*


Final Report Instructions

*Complete this report form only if you were awarded a grant in the PROJECT SUPPORT grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Arts Alive, Mount Vernon Arts Initiative or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  
 

If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Project Support project. The final report is due by or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded.

Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Please contact Sue Abbott at sabbott@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 304 with any questions.

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative*


Final Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the MOUNT VERNON ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Yonkers Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  
 


If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Mount Vernon Arts Initiative project. The final report is due on or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded.


Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-2019 Yonkers Arts Initiative*


Final Report Instructions

*Only complete this report form if you were awarded a grant in the YONKERS ARTS INITIATIVE grant category. If you were awarded a Basic Program Support, Project Support, Arts Alive or Mount Vernon Arts Initiative grant please return to the main page and click on the form that corresponds to your awarded grant category.  


If your funded project is now complete, please complete this final report for your awarded 2018-19 Yonkers Initiative project. The final report is due on or before August 12, 2019. Consideration for future funding depends upon completion of this final report. Complete a separate report for each funded project you were awarded. 


Contract Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

Please contact Lauren Brady at lbrady@artswestchester.org with any questions. 

 ArtsWestchester invites artists from Westchester and the broader Hudson Valley/NYC Metro area to submit available artworks for sale or exhibition in our Corporate and Arts for Healing partnerships. ArtsWestchester believes that the arts should be accessible to all people and that artwork enriches any environment – be it classroom, conference room, apartment building or hospital waiting room.

Opportunity Details:

ArtsWestchester seeks original prints, paintings, mixed-media works, photographs, and sculptures of all sizes and media for consideration. Submitted works should be currently available for loan or purchase. 

Typical exhibition periods are 6 months to one year. Artists selected for exhibitions will receive an honorarium. 

Artists selected for either exhibition or sale to health care facilities will be required to present works prepared to hang per the site's specifications.  

By submitting images of your artwork, you agree to have these images included in our proposals to our professional clients. 

Preferred subjects: Landscape, botanical, local topography (Tri-state area), abstraction, colorful imagery, seasonal themes.

Required Materials:

  1. Up to fifteen (15) images of available artworks in a .jpg format (or similar). Name the file the title of the work. As we primarily present artwork to our clients digitally, images should be high resolution.
  2. A corresponding works list including price, title, medium, size, notes on availability etc.
  3. An artist biography/statement

ArtsWestchester Grant Program
2018-19 Arts for People with Special Needs


Final Report Instructions
Final Report for your organization's 2018-19 Special Needs project is due on or before Monday, August 12, 2019.

Questions? Please contact: grants@artswestchester.org 

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