Saturday, December 5, 2015

Artist as Activist Two Year Fellowship Program

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Program Overview
Artist as Activist provides game-changing resources to artists of all disciplines, including visual, performing, media, design, and other creative professions, who address important global challenges through their creative practice. The program is comprised of three distinct grant opportunities:

Artist as Activist Fellows: APPLY NOW U.S.–based artists and art collectives with a demonstrated commitment to applying their creative work toward a social or political action may receive up to $100,000 over two years, along with a suite of value-added support. Fellows are selected through an open call for proposals. FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS THIS FELLOWSHIP WILL FOCUS ON RACIAL JUSTICE THROUGH THE LENS OF MASS INCARCERATION.
The online application to the Artist as Activist Two Year Fellowship program is now open. See below for details on how to apply. This is the only open call for grant proposals the foundation will announce in 2015.

2016 ARTIST AS ACTIVIST TWO-YEAR FELLOWSHIP

THEME ,
Racial justice with particular focus on mass incarceration

WHO SHOULD APPLY?
US-based artists and artist collectives seeking to work full-time on an
ambitious creative work tackling this issue

FELLOWSHIP PERIOD
May 1, 2016 – April 30, 2018

FELLOWSHIP GRANT
Up to $100,000 over a two-year period

DEADLINE
December 7, 2015, 5:00 pm (EST)

AWARD NOTIFICATION
Late April 2016

APPLICATION WEBINARS
October 1, 2015, 3:00 pm (EST)
November 16, 2015, 10:00 am (EST)