Art Calls and Grants

Project Grants

The application period for 2023 projects is open. Apply by August 31, 2022 to be considered. Applications will be reviewed before the end of the year and funds will be disbursed to selected participants in 2023. 

Arts Treasure Award

The City of Ellensburg Art Treasure Award is given annually to a local artist who has contributed at least 15 years of service to the community. The 2022 Award winner is Jampa Dorje aka Richard Denner, a poet and multimedia artist.

Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate program seeks to recognize the contributions of a local poet. Marie Marchand was named the 2022 City of Ellensburg Poet Laureate.