Are you an artist seeking free opportunities to promote your work?
Look no further than ClevelandArtsEvents.com!
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) is one of the largest public funders of arts and culture in the nation and has invested more than $207 million in over 436 Cuyahoga County organizations since 2007. CAC seeks to expand its support of individual artists through a variety of offerings, one of which is through ClevelandArtsEvents.com. Artists can create free profiles on the site in order to upload portfolios and other information about their work. CAC will provide the first 400 artists a $25 cash card each. Artist profiles have the chance to be highlighted in the Artist Spotlight section of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Arts & Culture Events bi-monthly email newsletter, which has nearly 15,000 subscribers. Sign up for the events newsletter here. Learn more about CAC’s support for artists here. See an example of an artist page here.
Anyone over 18 years old who self-identifies as an artist may participate. Only residents of Cuyahoga County may receive a $25 cash card. Simply create and complete your artist profile to be featured on ClevelandArtsEvents.com. Further instructions can be found below.
- Artists will create and complete their profiles on ClevelandArtsEvents.com. (only one profile permissible per individual)
- CAC staff will review and approve the profiles within a week.
- Profiles are made visible on the website.
- CAC staff send a $25 cash card to the first 400 artists from Cuyahoga County who complete their full profiles.
- Artists can access their accounts to promote upcoming events.
Follow the detailed instructions found here to create and complete your artist profile.
Please note: Once your profile is submitted, please wait at least one week for CAC staff to review your information. If any follow up is needed, CAC staff will contact you. If all the necessary information is available, CAC staff will approve your profile, which will make it visible to viewers on the site. If cards are available and you are a resident of Cuyahoga County, CAC staff will send you your stipend in the mail within two weeks.
Artists should complete the above steps as soon as possible. Only the first 400 artists will receive cash cards.
For technical questions regarding creating and completing your online profile, contact Laura Matteo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.306.0108.
For questions about CAC’s support for artists and details of this program, contact Jacob Sinatra at email@example.com or 216.306.0112.