Grants for Artists | The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize is offering grants in the amount of $1,000 to 5 individual artists for our Spring 2019 grant cycle. Winners will be chosen by leading contemporary curators via an open call for submissions.


Program Highlights

$5,000.00 USD in total awards for visual artists

+ 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards

+ 30 artists will have their work archived at

+ Early applications will be reviewed for possible Instagram artist features @hopperprize (


Connect with Curators

We work with leading curators to review your submissions. Spring 2019 grant winners will be selected by:


Leilani Lynch


The Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach


Rachel Adams

Chief Curator & Director of Programs

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts



The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We welcome entries in all media.

Submission Fee

$40 for 10 images



May 21, 2019


Recent Winners

We support artists working in all media, from diverse backgrounds, in wide-ranging geographic locations.


Recent grant winners include:

Alex Callender, Northampton, Massachusetts

Alicia Eggert, Denton, Texas

Daniel McCarthy Clifford, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Juan Giraldo, New York, New York

Maja Ruznic, Los Angeles, California

Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas

Tracy Kerdman, Saugerties, New York

Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa

Christopher Meerdo, Chicago, Illinois

Erik Parra, San Francisco, California


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