May 23, 2024

2021 grant applications opening up for Luminaria artists and creators

Luminaria has opened up their 2021 Artist Foundation Grants. This opportunity offers creators and artists within Bexar County up to $10,000 each funding their original artistic projects including but not limited to literary arts, visual arts, and performing arts.

Those interested in the grant program has until 11:59 p.m. on February 24th via online at

Additionally, there is a call for artists for the Professional Development Funding program which is open through February 24th. Luminaria will be making a grant up to $500 to local artists applying for professional development and technical assistance. This grant is funded by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts and Culture and offers workshops, seminars, conferences, software production services and any other expenses involved in creating art.

“As we enter a new year of uncertainty, Luminaria is offering local artists the opportunity to focus on the next phase in their career,” Executive Director Yadhira Lozano said in a news release. “It is during challenging times that artists respond with new and exciting creations, and we want to support them as they usher in the next artistic movement for the greater San Antonio community.”