Artists supporting artists. That’s what a new grant program, just being put forth by 3D printing atelier Think2Thing, and Ryerson University is all about. Both serious in regards to innovation in 3D, and both based in Toronto, we’ve recently been following the two entities as they have been gearing up to sponsor and host the city’s first 3D printing conference, the ‘inaugural’ Be3Dimensional Conference. Just on the heels of that excitement, the two organizations have now also come together to see that Canadian artists receive their due by way of The Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund.
Meant to support great innovators and budding designers who they see pushing the boundaries in art, medicine, manufacturing, engineering, fashion, and design, the fund will offer $50,000 to two ‘inaugural recipients’ within the arts. These recipients, to be announced by the end of this year, will be Canadian artists of a very select group who are noted to be breaking new ground in the world of 3D printing.
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