Harvard University Graduate School of Design is currently accepting applications for its Loeb Fellowship. Applicants should be designers who are recognized as â€œemerging leadersâ€ by their peers, and who have been engaged in their field for at least five years, usually in one of the disciplines for which the Design School grants degrees (architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, or urban design). Ten Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue a course of independent study through the University, and receive stipends of between $17,050 and $35,000, depending on their time commitment. The Fellowship is intended as a full-time, one-year program, but occasional exceptions are made for those who can only commit to one semester or part-time study. A full list of guidelines and a downloadable application are available online.
The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts is now calling for entries for its 2010 Membersâ€™ Juried Exhibition, â€œNew.â€ The theme examines the possibilities of, experimentations on, and flirtations with what is new. This yearâ€™s guest juror is Roberta Fallon, Philadelphia-based art reviewer and one-half of Fallon and Rosof, the duo behind the celebrated and aptly named art blog, The Artblog. A downloadable application, with eligibility guidelines and instructions, is available online.
Socrates Sculpture Park invites artists to apply for its Emerging Artists Fellowship Program. Fellows will receive a $5,000 grant and a one-year residency in the Parkâ€™s outdoor studio, which includes materials, equipment access, and technical assistance, beginning in March 2010. Administrative assistance with fundraising and placement of work is also available. In exchange, fellows will be expected to participate in the 2010 Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition. The program is intended to help emerging artists who are residents of New York State and demonstrate financial need. See the Application pdf for full details.
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program offers visual artists in any stage of their career one year of free studio space in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The Richard Florsheim Art Fund is also available to artists over the age of sixty. Artists who currently have a studio in New York City are ineligible to apply. The 17 available studios are non-living spaces, and will be available beginning September 1, 2010. Applications should be submitted online.
The Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize grants $20,000 to fund a collaborative project by a writer and a still photographer. The winners will also have their work featured in Document, a publication produced by Dukeâ€™s Center for Documentary Studies. Completed application forms should be submitted with a one-page proposal describing the project, along with rÃ©sumÃ©s, work samples from both applicants, and a proposed budget. There is a $40 fee to apply. Visit the CDS website for detailed guidelines.
The David T.K. Wong Fellowship allows a fiction writer interested in writing in English about the Far East the opportunity to spend a year in the U.K. at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. Fellows receive a monetary award of Â£26,000. To apply, submit a completed application, along with an unpublished sample, 2,500 words or less, of the project to be completed during the fellowship. There is a Â£10 application fee.
Blue Mountain Center offers visual artists, writers, and composers the opportunity of a month-long residency at a turn-of-the-century Adirondack lodge in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. Writers are housed in individual bedroom/studies; visual artists and composers have separate studios. Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining room. Linens and laundry facilities are provided. The amenities of the Center include a tennis court, lakes, boats, and hiking trails. Details on how to apply are available online. There is a $20 processing fee.
Sarabande Books seeks submissions of poetry manuscripts for the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. The winning manuscript will be published by Sarabande as a full-length poetry collection with a standard royalty contract, and its author will receive a $2,000 cash award. There is a $25 handling fee. Applicants should mail the required entry form and a manuscript at least 48 pages to the address provided on the Sarabande Books website.
Djerassi Resident Artists Program invites national and international visual artists, media artists, choreographers, composers, and writers to apply for a 4-5 week residency at the Djerassi Ranch in Woodside, CA, from mid-March through mid-November. Residents are provided with studio and living accommodations as well as meals. The ranch houses a dance studio, artistsâ€™ studios, a darkroom, and a music composition studio with an electric and baby grand piano. Downloadable applications, including guidelines and details of requirements, are available online.
The Public Art Fund has an open call for proposals for its In the Public Realm 2010 program. Up to 10 artists who live or work in New York State will be selected to receive $1,000 to develop formal proposals for a public artwork. Of these, three artists will be granted a $15,000 commission to realize their artwork, along with a $2,500 artistsâ€™ fee. Finalists will be selected on the strength of a work sample, rÃ©sumÃ©, artistâ€™s statement, and a preliminary, non-binding project proposal.
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