Artists for Group 1 were chosen by a Review Panel including artists, art professionals, and other stakeholders who know the Philadelphia art community well. Applications were evaluated in their entirety. No one factor determined the selection of an Applicant. The following evaluation criteria guided the Review Panel to determine which applications were the most appropriate, thoughtful, and artistically excellent.

Evaluation criteria will include but not be limited to:

  • Is this idea generating new work?
  • Does this idea creatively approach the idea of engagement?
  • Does this idea represent a distinctive point of view?
  • Is this idea using an unusual or underrepresented art form?
  • How is this applicant defining and relating to a concept of community?
  • Does this idea propose a way to involve members of the community?

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