BRA artist certification application form for affordable housing.

Download the City of Boston BRA Artist Certification form.

An Artist Certificate is a letter from the BRA to an artist that confirms that the artist has been reviewed by a committee of peers and is “certi- fied” as a working artist. An Artist Certificate qualifies an artist for a period of five years as eligible for artist spaces.

Download the application form here.

Upon expiration, an artist will need to seek new certification.

Who Is Eligible for An Artist Certificate?

Any artist who can demonstrate to a committee of peers that they have a recent body of work as an artist, and who requires loft-style space to support that work, is eligible. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Why Do I Need An Artist Certificate?

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