It’s starting to feel like autumn so that means it’s time for another round of the Peer Application Review Groups. Visual Arts Nova Scotia is facilitating an eight week peer-review process to help current members strengthen their upcoming proposals. Artists will get and give feedback by email on applications from two peers, matched based on the type of application that is being made. Previous participants have had projects funded after being a part of this program!
Participants will be given two rough draft deadlines and will be expected to send edits back to their peers the following week. To participate in a Peer Application Review Group, members can sign up on our website: http://www.visualarts.ns.ca/programs/peer-application-review-groups/ by Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This deadline may seem early, but this gives plenty of time for writing and editing before the Arts Nova Scotia deadline for Grants to Individuals on November 15.
I am endorsing wholeheartedly the Peer Review opportunity and encourage others to take part in it. It is invaluable. It really forces you take the necessary time to continue to edit an application and takes the anxiety out of it. There is some comfort in knowing it will be looked at by others and that really constructive comments will help mold your thoughts. Excellent experience. […] Very happy with results whether the work is accepted or not. It shakes the cobwebs out and will make a stronger application no matter what.
– Su Rogers, artist, VANS member and previous program participant
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