Amount(s) rewarded. $2500 each to an artist in Division 1 and Division 2
Who's eligible. The Tidal Shift Award aims to provide a platform to artists between the ages of 14–22 years old who reside in the Northwest region of the U.S. and whose art focuses on solutions to address climate change. The award will fund the creation of a work of art contemplating an issue and/or a solution to a crisis facing the artist's community resulting from climate change. Artists can use any medium (e.g. painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, video, all works of paper).
A $2500 award will be given to one artist in each division: Division 1 is made up of artists who are 14–18 years old. Division 2 is made up of artists who are 19–22 years old.
According to the award website, "Northeast region" covers Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont, the Abenaki, Adena culture, Accohannock, Assateague, Choptank people, Conoy, Erie, Etchemin, Ho-Chunk, Honniasont, Housatonic, Iroquois Confederacy, Laurentian, Lenni Lenape, Maliseet, Micmac, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nauset, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Pennacook, Penobscot, Pequot, Wabanaki, Wampanoag, and Woronoco nations.