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Application Materials

Please review the requirements below before starting your application. The applications are now closed. 

From Artist to Creative Entrepreneur

Through an 8-week online career acceleration program in the Winter of 2023, selected artists and creators will be offered an unparalleled opportunity to jumpstart their careers. Working with top-notch mentors in business and renowned cultural leaders, they will come up with an individually tailored career acceleration plan for their business and will receive a €2,500 grant to bring it to life.

Inspired by innovative models in business and tech, Artbox is a reinvention of the incubator and accelerator models for the art world — a dynamic entrepreneurial system that supports individuals, projects, and institutions across disciplines with potential for success. Through a set of signature cutting-edge programs, Artbox develops commercial viability, audience growth, and investable creative products.

The applications are now closed. 

Who can apply

  • The applications are open to all people over 18 years old.

  • The applicants should have their professional activity executed within the Republic of Armenia.  

  • Applicants must be individual creators with an intention of developing their personal brand.

  • Applicants can be from any creative discipline: Visual Arts; Fine Arts; Literature; Film, TV, and Animation; Music; Fashion; Creative Design; Performance Arts; Architecture; Art Curation; Arts Management, and beyond. 

  • Applicants must have an upper-intermediate or advanced level of proficiency in English language or, when selected, be able to secure a language support system throughout the program for the execution of all written material, such as the weekly assignments and assets.

  • Applicants must be willing and able to register a legal entity for their business within the territory of the Republic of Armenia if selected as participants and grant recipients.

  • We are looking for artists and cultural professionals who are pushing the boundaries of creativity and want to develop their commercial success and market potential.

Required materials

Before you begin the submission process, please make sure to have the following materials for upload. If you have these materials ready, the submission process itself should take you no more than 15 minutes. We accept applications in English (preferable language) or Armenian.

1. A high-resolution headshot/profile picture.


  • High-quality picture (min 1500px x 1500px) with a clear background, uncovered face, and homogeneous light.

  • Name your file as follows: NameSurname_headshot

  • Accepted formats: PNG or JPG.

  • Maximum size: 10MB.

2. A video introduction. We’d like to know a little more about you. Introduce yourself and tell us why you’re excited about the program.


  • Film yourself on camera, phone, or webcam.

  • Accepted formats: MP4, MPEG, AVI, FLV, or QuickTime.

  • Maximum duration: 3 minutes.

  • Name your file as follows: NameSurname_video

  • Upload the introductory video to Google Drive, Vimeo, DropBox, or YouTube to provide us with a link.

  • Make sure you give us viewing access to your file.

3. A duly completed application questionnaire to download here.


  • Comply with the word limit. Your application form should not exceed 3 pages.

  • Name your file as follows: NameSurname_form

  • Maximum size: 10MB.

  • Accepted format: PDF.

4. A Curriculum Vitae that provides a comprehensive background and relevant links to the applicant’s works.


  • Name your file as follows: NameSurname_CV

  • Maximum size: 10MB.

  • Accepted format: PDF.

5. An additional document that would help us determine the artistic value and potential impact of your submission. This could be a portfolio of previous works, a reel for example, or a lookbook of your current project. 


  • Name your file as follows: NameSurname_annexes

  • Maximum size: 10MB.

  • Accepted format: PDF. 

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Application process

The final deadline for applications is January 12, 2023 (11:59 PM, Yerevan time). Please note that applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. We receive applications exclusively through the application portal. Applications sent via email or other means/channels will not be considered. 


Through a rigorous selection process, a selection committee will evaluate submissions. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit further documents and join a video interview for the final evaluation. 

The applications are now closed. 

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