NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists: Announcing Our 2021 Winners

NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists: Announcing Our 2021 Winners

Today's episode is especially exciting because we are announcing our 2021 grant winners. We are so grateful to every artist that entered, and the quality of work we saw truly blew us away. Of course, we would have wanted to give money to all of you, but the sad reality is that it is just not possible.

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In this episode, we shed light on what the selection process looked like this year, and we also give you insights into who some of our esteemed judges were. Before announcing the finalists and the winners, we thought it only fair to pay our respects to winners of years past. Tune in to hear it all!

Thanks to Art Share LA for their support over the last three years

“We had 827 applications this year. That’s up 485% from last year. ” — Sourdough [0:01:12.0]

Grant founder Scott “Sourdough” Power with Cheyanne Sauter, Executive Director, ArtShare LA
Scott “Sourdough” Power, creator of NOT REAL ART, with Cheyanne Sauter, Executive Director, ArtShare LA

“If we could award and give money out to all the artists, we would because you guys all deserve it.” — Sourdough [0:08:04.0]

Key Points From This Episode:

  • • There was so much interest in the NRA Grant this year.
  • • How the NRA Grant differs frommost other art grants.
  • • Insights into this year’s rigorous selection process and the different rounds.
  • • There was such a wide range of talent that entered this year.
  • • Hear about who some of the judges for the grant were.
  • • The ten finalists and the six final grant winners.
  • • Shout out to the previous grant winners for paving the way.

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Scott "Sourdough" Power

Scott “Sourdough” Power is the the creator and executive producer of NotRealArt.com. He is also the co-founder of Crewest Studio a digital media company in Los Angeles dedicated to creative culture and the $2T creative economy.