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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

$2,500 To Bay Area Artists Available Through SFWeekly's Masterminds Program

Posted By on Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 10:42 AM

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Yeah, yeah, the name evokes Dr. Evil, or Al Gore, but think of it this way: $2,500 is a lot of Top Ramen.

Submit portfolios/slides/examples we can hold on to of your artwork, films, book, play, clothing to the SF Weekly by Feb. 27, then we make nominees, people vote, and you get what amounts to seven-months rent in the Mission if you know what rat-holes to apply to.

To Repeat:

SF Weekly Wants to Give You $2,500 Because You're A Dope Artist. Deadline to Apply is Feb. 27. Tell your friends.
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Masterminds™ 2008

SLOGAN: You could be a Mastermind™ (Though if you were that smart then you should already know)


Masterminds™ is a program developed by the SF Weekly to celebrate local artists. Our goal is to honor cutting edge work being done right now in the Bay Area. Any artists demonstrating commitment and a pioneering spirit to their craft are potential Masterminds™. A grant committee selected by SF Weekly’s editorial staff will select the winners.

Win a grant of $2500. Submit artwork in any of the following categories:

Visual Arts

Performance Arts

Film/Video/Media Arts

Literary Arts


Submit artwork to:

SF Weekly

c/o Will Harper

185 Berry Street, Suite 3800

San Francisco, CA 94107

Please include a cover letter, full contact info (name, address, phone number and e-mail address), slides/DVD/CD-ROM, press kit and/or Web site where works can be viewed. Samples of works will not be returned.

Select nominees will be featured in our Listen Up® issue as well as at our Artopia® event.

For more details on Masterminds™, the submission process, please visit our promotions page.

To nominate a MasterMind, email

Please Note: All submissions due by February 27, 2008.

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