2022 Spiritual Art Grant Opportunity

We are delighted to announce our third grant program for artists who see the world from a spiritual perspective and seek to express their view of the transcendent in their artwork. The recipient should already have some body of work in this direction and a desire to create more.The recipient will be awarded a $10,000 grant to be presented at the opening of a virtual exhibit of the artist’s work in July, 2022.The grant recipient is expected to prepare a new work to be unveiled in the virtual exhibit. The exhibit will feature the work of other artists who have submitted for the grant, who will share an additional $2000 in rewards. In addition, the grant recipient’s work will be presented along with that of other spiritual artists in a website hosted by MOFSA.

Applications are closed on January 15, 2022. Full details on CaFE. Also, read our October newsletter announcing the grant. Stay tuned for  an announcement of the 2022 grant and award recipients by March 15, 2022.

COVID-19 Information and Reflections

I am writing this for my friends and for the several communities I belong to. When I first decided to do the research and contemplation for this paper, my concern was chiefly to raise awareness and heighten a sense of urgency. And indeed as of March 23, 2020 the coronavirus is widespread, with 332,935 confirmed cases, and the rate of infection is accelerating. (And the acceleration continues; as of March 30 there are over 735,000 confirmed cases):

  • 67 days to reach 100,000 cases
  • 11 days to reach 200,000 cases
  • 4  days to reach 300,000 cases

The world can change the trajectory, but it requires solidarity. It is the need for this solidarity and social cohesion that I would like to most emphasize.

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MOFSA Established

Marianne Oberg Foundation for Spiritual Art was established as a nonprofit charitable corporation in North Carolina.  Its mission is to inspire, encourage and support the creation of spiritual art. The mission will be pursued through grants to artists and support of exhibits.