HMAG Member Development Grant 2017-2018

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 November 30, 2017.
  • The recipient will be notified January 31, 2018, for use during 2018.

Applicants are asked to submit:

  • Completed application form
  • Statement of purpose (maximum 2 pages) indicating experience and intention of use 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 downloaded (pdf) from the HMAG website.

DEADLINE (received by): November 30, 2017
Recipient will be notified by January 31, 2018

Click here for application package.


For questions or to request more information, contact  Jessica Jacobi, Education Coordinator.