WIP-LTI/Lightside Individual Project Grant

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2012 Grant Guidelines

Women in Photography and LTI/Lightside Photographic Services established the Individual Project Grant in 2008 to help support international female artists.


Deadline: Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:59 PM, PST

Guest Juror: Sasha Wolf, Owner, Sasha Wolf Gallery

Sasha Wolf opened the Sasha Wolf Gallery in the summer of 2007 after spending a number of years as a private photography dealer. Prior to her work in the fine art photography world she was a writer, director and producer in the film and television industries and an award winning short filmmaker. Her last film, Joe, was nominated for the Palme d’Or du court métrage at Cannes and has screened all over the world.

She reviews or judges work for institutions, universities and non-profits numerous times a year. She is a founding member of the gallery collective, Project 5, and a co-owner of The Exhibition Lab, a study center for fine art photography.

Sasha Wolf Gallery specializes in contemporary photography and represents emerging and mid-career artists such as Elinor Carucci, Paul McDonough, Andrew Borowiec and Katherine Wolkoff among others.

Available Grants:

WIP–LTI/Lightside Grant
$3,000 and WIP online solo show in September. One awarded.

WIP–LTI/Lightside Materials Grant
$1,000 in Kodak materials selected by the grant recipient. One awarded.

Applicant Eligibility
We accept applications from photographers who are at least 18 years old, regardless of geographic location.

Project Eligibility
We will fund projects that are new or ongoing. Applicants should submit no more than one proposal requesting support for one project.

Review Process
Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips along with Sasha Wolf, will review projects for visual strength, rigor, and clarity of stated project goals.

Submission Guidelines
Submit exactly ten images. Each image must be a jpg, 72dpi and 600 pixels wide only, that means the width of the top of the image, not the side (length).

Application Fee
Artist members: Free
Non-members: $45 | Become an Artist member

September 2012

We will notify applicants via the email address associated with your PayPal account. This is very important. Please check that account in September 2012 for notification. If you do not have a PayPal account and pay using an account that is not yours, we will send notification to that email address.

Application Process
Your application is complete after you have submitted the application, ten images, and have paid the $45 application fee. If you are a member, no application fee is required. Simply state on the application that you are a member and the date you joined. Under no circumstances will we consider incomplete applications.

For questions, please send an email to wipltigrant {at} hafny.org.