University of Arkansas

The Department of Theater invites the University community to attend a free Artists 360 session for U of A student artists on Wednesday, April 13 at Nadine Baum Studios.

The session is both a professional development workshop for artists and an information session about the Artists 360 grant program, including tips on writing grant applications, the submission process, and Q&A. This session is open to college students and will be presented by David Wayne Reed, Voter Engagement Specialist for the Mid-America Arts Alliance, along with Lia Uribe, Associate Chair of the U of A Music Department.

The Artists 360 program combines grantmaking and professional development to strengthen the careers of individual artists from all disciplines in Northwest Arkansas. Artists 360 returns for its fifth year.

Offering grants of $1,500 for student artists and $7,500 for practicing artists, and more, Artists 360 includes learning opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills and build lasting careers, creating a network of artists leading regions in northwest Arkansas. Applications for Artists 360 open May 1, 2022.

For more information on the program, please visit

Artists 360 — Information Session / What Works (U of A-Fayetteville)
Wednesday, April 13 — 5:30-7 p.m.
Nadine Baum Studios (across West Avenue from TheatreSquared)
505 Spring Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Artists 360 is a Mid-America Arts Alliance program made possible through support from the Walton Family Foundation.

About The Walton Family Foundation: The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family foundation. Three generations of descendants of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and their spouses, work together to lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities. We work in three areas: improving K-12 education, protecting rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and investing in our home region of Northwest Arkansas and Arkansas-Mississippi delta. To learn more, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About the Mid-America Arts Alliance The Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) empowers and supports artists, cultural organizations and communities in our region and beyond. Additional information can be found at