Writing a Successful Grant Application
This informative workshop will walk through the research and writing process for grants across the visual arts. A list of resources and grant opportunities will be provided and the entire process will be reviewed in depth—from the initial selection and research to the writing and acceptance of the application. This workshop is intended to help you start the process and provide the resources for participants to research and enrich their knowledge individually.
About your Host
Jacquelyn Gleisner is an artist, writer, and educator. She holds an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA with honors from Boston University. Her work as a visual artist has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally in Italy, Finland, and Botswana.
In 2010 Gleisner was awarded a Fulbright grant to Finland where she researched pattern in art, fashion, and architecture. In October 2015 she traveled to Botswana through an artist exchange as part of the Art in Embassies Program.
Her writings about contemporary art have been published on the Art21 online magazine, Hyperallergic, and Art New England magazine among others. Last year, Gleisner founded Connecticut Art Review, a platform for the visual arts in and around the state. She currently works at the University of New Haven as a Practitioner in Residence.