Open Call


AURORA 2018 Artist Grants program is requesting proposals from Dallas-based artists and collectives for site-specific artwork to be presented the week of October 26 – November 3, 2018 for AURORA: Future Worlds.

Submission Deadline: August 6, 2018
Grant Budget: $2,000.00 USD

Click here for the submission criteria.

Click here for the application form.

The awarded grants will be will be selected by a committee and exhibited at one of the 2018 venues: American Airlines DART Station, Art Mission OC, Cedars Union, First Presbyterian Church, Four Corners Brewery Hotel, Oncor Park, Samuel Lynn Gallery, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Texas Theater, Top 10 Records.

The committee will select the venue for the accepted grants proposals.

The general, underlying curatorial theme for AURORA 2018 is Future Worlds, which invites artists to imagine a series of possible futures. Whether dystopian or utopian, sci-fi or retro-futuristic, proposals should aim to open a dialogue about how we collectively envision our Future Worlds. AURORA Grantees are selected to complement the overall curatorial theme of the event.