Eighth Generation launches Inspired Natives Grant; deadline is Oct. 31
RENO, Nev. — The Native-owned and operated company “Eighth Generation” recently announce the establishment of a national Native artist grant program to be administered in partnership with The Evergreen State College Longhouse.
The Inspired Natives Grant, funded by 5 percent of Eighth Generation sales, is a project-based grant for emerging Native artists who are pushing boundaries in the world of arts and arts entrepreneurship.
Eighth Generation is looking for candidates who are expanding definitions of what it means to be Native and who go above and beyond to make themselves a resource to their community.
Applications for all forms of visual, performance-based arts, media and literary arts will be accepted. Native artists who are residents of the United States are eligible for this award.
The Inspired Natives Grant will be administered in awards of $2,500. Deadline for application is October 31st, 2017. To learn more about Eighth Generation visit: https://eighthgeneration.com/.
Art of Jack Malotte (Shoshone, Washoe) honors connection between Great Basin, Native Americans (w/ video)
The exhibition, planned through Oct. 20 at the Reno art museum, includes hundreds of pieces spanning four decades of Malotte’s career — from his teenage years at Wooster High School to his college days in Oakland, California, to his most recent works produced at his home studio in Duckwater, Nevada.