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The Santo Foundation

2015 CALL FOR ENTRY – $20,000 Awarded to Visual Artists

2015 Call for Entry Artist Awards

ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 12, 2015
The deadline for entries has been extended to November 12th. Entries are accepted through Call for Entry.org.

The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce Xandra Eden as Distinguished Juror for the 2015 Individual Artist Awards. Xandra Eden is Executive Director & Chief Curator of DiverseWorks, Houston, TX.

Ms. Eden came to DiverseWorks in June 2015 from the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC, where, as Curator of Exhibitions from 2005-2015, she organized over 50 exhibitions and publications of work by national and international contemporary artists. Recent major exhibitions include Zones of Contention: After the Green Line (2015); Nancy Rubins: Drawing, Sculpture, Studies (2014); and Diana Al-Hadid (2013). Eden formerly was Assistant Curator at The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada and held positions at the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY and Women & Their Work Gallery and Texas Fine Arts Association in Austin, TX.

Ms. Eden has contributed essays and reviews to many catalogues and publications, presented at symposia and panel discussions nationwide, and served on the Public Art Advisory Panel for the Greensboro Downtown Greenway Development Project.

Santo Foundation Individual Artist Grants

Three artists will be selected to each receive $5,000. Five additional awards of $1,000. each will also be awarded. Funds are to be used at the artist’s discretion with no follow up material required. Graduate School candidates are eligible as well as emerging, mid-career and mature artists. This is an International call and all artists are welcome to apply regardless of country, state, or residency status.

Artists may submit online only through Call for Entry.org (CaFÉ). Please submit 6 jpegs of original work and a current resume. All mediums of visual art are eligible including video and performance. Video limited to 3 minutes. Please do not submit other materials. There is a nominal application fee of $40.00 US.


Call for Entry dates: August 10th 2015 through November 12th 2015.

Selected Artists will be announced in December 2015.

Please note if you have questions regarding technical aspects of callforentry.org please contact their help desk. Please do not contact the juror Ms. Eden. If you have questions that do not involve call-for-entry technical issues contact information can be found on the Santo Foundation website.

The Santo Foundation is a public charity