Awardees will share these characteristics and experiences:

  • Artists who self-identify as a member of Greater Houston's Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander and/or other communities of color will receive particular consideration.
  • Artists whose creative work has been recognized by local, regional, or national cultural organizations, leaders, and artistic professionals, or other community advocates and leaders.
  • Artists have demonstrated a history of service and support for and with a community of color in Houston.
  • Artists have demonstrated a history of and commitment to artistic activity/production.
  • Artists have demonstrated a commitment to learning, offering expertise, and engaging with
    others in a productive and active manner.

Except from the Application Information Session - Jan 17.

Note updated criteria 1/27/23.