Attention Artists: Victor Thomas Jacoby Award Seeks Application

Artists and craftspeople working in the City of Eureka are encouraged to submit grant applications for the 2021 Victor Thomas Jacoby Award, which includes $10,000 in funding for four recipients. The due date for applications is Nov. 1, 2021.

Victor Jacoby, an internationally recognized Eureka visual artist whose chosen medium was French tapestry, established the Victor Thomas Jacoby Fund with Humboldt Area Foundation before his death in 1997 at age 52. This trust fund is dedicated to supporting Humboldt County visual artists and craftspeople and encourages exploring new ideas, materials, techniques, and mediums. The Fund distributes annual cash awards to artists or craftspeople selected by a review panel of leading arts representatives.

Each fall, local artists apply through Humboldt Area Foundation for the Victor Thomas Jacoby Award by submitting ten examples of their work and a description of how they want to innovate and push their art to the next level. In 2020, the awards went to artists George Bucquet, Juliana Duncan, Anna Oneglia, and Elizabeth Remy.

To apply for this opportunity, please visit Applications are due Nov. 1, 2021, at midnight.

About Humboldt Area Foundation:
Vera Vietor established the Humboldt Area Foundation in 1972. Since then, more than $70 million in grants and scholarships have been awarded in Humboldt, Del Norte, Curry, and Trinity Counties. Humboldt Area Foundation promotes and encourages generosity, leadership and inclusion to strengthen our communities.

For more information on services provided by the Foundation, please visit the Humboldt Area Foundation website at or call (707) 442-2993.

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