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HMAG Member Development Grant

 sponsored by Charisma Design

The HMAG Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design, will offer its third award of $500 to a HMAG member for the purpose of attending a workshop, professional event, or otherwise assisting the member to enhance metalsmithing knowledge and development.


In exchange for the grant, the recipient will make a presentation to the HMAG membership in the form of a brief live lecture or short article for the HMAG newsletter following the experience.


The recipient will also be featured in the HMAG newsletter as well as on the HMAG website.


Possible applications for Award:

  • Conferences

  • Workshops

  • Seminars

  • Symposiums

  • Professional travel

  • Material purchases



  • Applicants must be HMAG members, and the recipient must be an HMAG member in good standing to accept the Grant.

  • The awardee will be chosen based on merit and intent.

  • Artwork submissions must be completed within the last 5 years.



  • The submission deadline for all application materials is April 30, 2019.

  • The recipient will be notified May 18, 2019, for use during 2019.


Applicants are asked to submit:

  • Completed application form

  • Statement of purpose (maximum 2 pages) indicating experience and intention of se for the HMAG Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design.

  • Current resume

  • Digital images of artwork produced in the last 5 years. Applicants must submit a minimum of 3 pieces of artwork, with a maximum of 10 images (this includes detail shots).

  • Applications may be completed and submitted by email to



Houston Metal Arts Guild Member Development Grant, sponsored by Charisma Design Application



DEADLINE (received by): April 30, 2019

*Recipient will be notified by May 18, 2019.


Name:_________________________________________ Date:___________________________


Street Address:__________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: _________________________________________________________________

Contact Phone:___________________________ Other Phone:___________________________




Please attach your resume.


Please attach your statement of purpose, explaining your intentions for use of the Grant.


Please attach images of artwork. You may submit 3-10 images. You must submit a minimum of 3 pieces of artwork. All submitted artwork must be completed in the last 5 years.


Image/Application Submission Information: