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Emerging Artists Program

Published October 12, 2023


The Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts (GFA) in Tampa, Florida is seeking applicants for its 2024 Emerging Artists Program. The Emerging Artists Program offers artists who are ready to kickstart their career, the opportunity to present and sell their work to the more than 30,000 patrons who attend the Festival each year.

The GFA Emerging Artists Program selects fifteen artists to receive:
-A free booth at the festival (March 2nd and 3rd, 2024)
-A stipend of $375
-Special mentorship opportunities
-And one of the fifteen artists selected will be chosen for the Emerging Artist Award which includes a $1,500 cash prize

The deadline to apply is November 26, 2023 and the application fee is $10.

See GFA’s website for qualifications and program guidelines: