The DeHaan Artist of Distinction Award provides contemporary visual artists with grants of up to $10,000 to pursue aspirational projects. The final projects are shown during a special exhibit at Gallery 924.
The DeHaan Artist of Distinction Award is for contemporary visual artists who want to take risks. The funding supports visual artists with grants of up to $10,000 to pursue aspirational projects. The finished projects are also featured at a special exhibition at Gallery 924 at the Indy Arts Council. The program is open to artists who are based in Indiana.
In 2017, the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation and the Indy Arts Council launched the program in 2017 to allow artists to explore, take risks and push their creative practice in dynamic new ways.