Bronx Recognizes Its Own 2019

The Bronx Times: October 9, 2018  Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create works in the literary, media, visual, and performing arts.

BCA awards grants of $4,000 to Bronx artists each year, based solely on artistic excellence. Winners complete a one-time public service activity known as Artists for Community Enrichment (ACE), an essential component required of all BRIO recipients to be completed within a year of receiving the award. ACE provides artists with additional visibility and demonstrates to the community the wealth of artistic talent available in our borough.

Since its inception in 1989, BRIO has provided more than $1,197,000. to 399 artists. The selection of the awardees are based solely on the artistic excellence of the work submitted and judged anonymously by a panel of art professionals (different panelists each year) from outside the Bronx and working in each respective field. Over the years, BRIO has grown from ten annual awards of $1500 to over 25 annual awards of $4,000. Bronx has the unique distinction of being the only borough in New York City to have an ongoing award of this kind for artists.

2019 BRIO

Application opens: Monday, October 08, 2018
Deadline:                Monday, December 10, 2018

The following “How to Apply” sessions will be held:

How To Apply – General Grant Tips I BRIO
Wednesday, October 10th | 05:00 p.m. – 07:00 p.m.
Bronx Library Center
310, E Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458

How To Apply – General Grant Tips I BRIO
Friday, October 26th | 06:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m.
Community Board 12
4104 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10466

How To Apply – General Grant Tips I BRIO
Saturday, November 10th | 03:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m.
Parkchester Library
1985 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462

How To Apply – General Grant Tips I BRIO
Wednesday, November 14th | 06:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m.
Vladeck Hall
74 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx, NY 10463

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