Professional Artist Fellowships

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Professional Artist Fellowships

Applications for the Professional Artist Fellowships are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! 

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For artists at the pinnacle of their career

This individual artist fellowship program is designed to support the sustainability and retention of artists of outstanding talent and ability.

Grants are available in the disciplines of:

  • Choreography
  • Literature
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Media Arts
  • Music Composition
  • Theatre/Musical Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Choreography

In 2017 six grants of $5,000 each are available to professional artists who have created a recognized body of original work, who are striving to achieve the highest level of professional recognition, and who have a history of increasingly successful work on a national / international as well as local or regional level.

Grants are unrestricted, and artists are encouraged to use them in ways they believe will be meaningful to the enhancement of their work or their careers.


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