AJF supports artists through a generous award and grant program.

In support of their willingness to make outside the box jewelry, Art Jewelry Forum provides resources to artists who have chosen this alternative art practice. We offer two generous awards and grants, made possible by our membership, to aid jewelry artists in their research and practice: the AJF Young Artist Award and the Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant. 

These programs provide recognition for artists at different stages in their lives along with substantial financial support to help them achieve their creative goals. The AJF Young Artist Award comes with an unrestricted cash prize of $7,500. The Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant provides $20,000 toward the completion of a significant jewlery-related project.

The awards are offered on alternate years, the AJF Young Artist Award on even-numbered years, and the Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant on odd-numbered years.

Applications for the Susan Beech Mid-Career Artist Grant will be accepted starting November 1, 2020. The deadline to apply is 11:59 PM, MST, on Sunday, January 10, 2021. More information and complete guidelines can be found here.

 

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From left to right: Susan Beech, Daniel Kruger, and Emily Stoehrer
From left to right: Susan Beech, Daniel Kruger, and Emily Stoehrer
APPLY - Grants and Awards through AJF
APPLY - Grants and Awards through AJF
From left to right: Susan Beech, Daniel Kruger, and Emily Stoehrer
APPLY - Grants and Awards through AJF