The Dean Collection
20 St(art)ups

We want to give 20 artists around the world $5,000 each, to throw their own art show, and let them keep 100% of the sales. Any medium. Any theme. #TDC20

The Details

Do you want to throw an art show?

We want to hear about it. Any medium. Any theme. We understand the struggle of the artist, and want to give you $5,000 to make it happen.

Keep 100% of the sales

You keep what you sell so you can use this start up to be sustainable.

We're thinking GLOBAL

Open to all artists around the world.

Apply below

Fill out the information below, attach some of your work, along with a short, but detailed business plan outlining how these funds will help you put on an art show.

The Dean Collection, founded by Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean and Alicia Keys, is a contemporary, family art collection focused on the support of living artists. In addition to being custodians of great artworks, TDC develops platforms that encourage progress in all facets of artistic practice. Following the success of No Commission, the art and music fair held in three continents worldwide, TDC presents The Dean Collection 20 St(art)ups #TDC20.

Application

Deadline: May 31st

  • General Information

  • Please upload a headshot of yourself
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  • We want to see some of your work. Please upload up to 4 pieces of work. Maximum file size is 10MB per file.
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  • Please tell us the name and medium of the sample work you are uploading
  • How will you allocate the funding toward your art show? Please attach a business plan explaining your vision and the details to go with it.
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