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Native American Residency Fellowship

Fellowships to USA Indigenous
Artists to Develop Visual Artwork

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Harpo Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/15/20

Description:

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Fellowships to USA indigenous artists to support the development of visual art. Participants will receive support for room and board and travel costs, as well as private studio space. The purpose of the program is to promote inter-cultural dialogue and support artists of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian backgrounds.

This Fellowship program was established in 2011 to support the development of visual artists and the potential for inter-cultural dialog. Each year, the Foundation awards two residency fellowships to Native American visual artists at the Vermont Studio Center. Each Fellow receives a one-month residency, which includes room and board, a private studio, and a $500 travel stipend.

Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest international artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world. The Studio Center provides 4-12 week residencies on an historic 30 building campus along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the heart of the northern Green Mountains.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187635

Number of Grants:

Two fellowships are awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The residency includes room and board, a private studio, and a $500 travel stipend.

Term of Contract:

Each Fellow receives a one-month residency.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Native American visual artists who demonstrate:

- Strong artistic ability
- An evolving practice this is at a pivotal moment in its development
- A practice that engages a dialogue between the artist’s indigenous world and the surrounding culture

Pre-Application Information:

The annual application deadline is February 15.

FAQs: http://www.harpofoundation.org/faqs/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://vsc.slideroom.com/#/Login

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact David Grozinsky at 802 635-2727 at the Vermont Studio Center or Susan Caraballo at Harpo Foundation.

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