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Visual Arts Fellowships 2019–20 - Programs | Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Visual Arts Fellowships 2019–20 - Programs | Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such, has awarded nearly $5.5 million in Fellowships to Virginians. The Fellowship Program was established in 1940 through a generous contribution made by the late John Lee Pratt of Fredericksburg. 2015 marked the 75th anniversary! Offered through VMFA Statewide, Fellowships are still largely funded through the Pratt endowment, supplemented by gifts from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation and the J. Warwick McClintic Jr. Scholarship Fund. 2019–20 Fellowship Application Apply Now A complete application includes: General Application Form Resume/CV Work Samples (Images/videos/papers) Work Sample Submission Form/list (outlined in How to apply) Artistic Statement (visual arts only) Transcript (students only) Information on Deadline, Eligibility, Adjudiction, Notification, and Help all outlined below See step by step “How to Apply” instructions below. The best part? It’s totally free to apply! Categories Professional Individual | $8,000 Professional Collaborative| $8,000 Professional artists who can clearly demonstrate a history of ongoing collaboration may apply together for one fellowship. Collaborating winners will receive one $8,000 fellowship to divide among themselves. Graduate (Individual only) | $6,000 Includes Art History. Undergraduate (Individual only) | $4,000 Individual only. Includes college-bound high school seniors. Graduate | Undergraduate Half-year | $3,000 | $2,000 (Individual only) Half-year fall semester Fellowship awards (worth $3,000 for graduate students and $2,000 for undergraduate students) may be considered on a case-by-case basis for full-time students in the final year of a degree program who plan to graduate in December 2018. Deadline: 5 pm, November 2, 2018 Incomplete applications will not be considered Applications not received by the deadline will not be considered (please allow the appropriate amount of time based on your upload speed to upload the entire 25MB before the 5pm deadline) Each member in a collaborative team must complete and submit his/her own General Application Form and resume/CV. Paper applications will not be considered (please contact the Fellowship Office if you are unable to meet this requirement). Eligibility/Conditions Professional Artists You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, as well as a current legal resident of Virginia, and have been so for at least 24 consecutive months prior to the application deadline. You must continue to be a legal resident of Virginia for the Fellowship period of Aug 2019–May 2020. A legal resident has a valid Virginia driver’s license, and/or pays income taxes in Virginia, and/or is a registered Virginia voter. Applicants must be able to provide verification of residency upon request. You cannot be a degree-seeking student at the time of the application deadline nor plan to be a degree-seeking student during the Fellowship period of Aug 2019–May 2020. Professional Artists who are NOT ELIGIBLE include the following: Recipients of a VMFA Professional Fellowship after July 2014 Recipients of three or more Fellowships in any category Full-time VMFA employees Students currently enrolled full time in a degree-seeking program at the time of the application deadline (Nov. 2018) Students (Graduate and Undergraduate) You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, as well as a current legal resident of Virginia, and have been so for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the application deadline. You must continue to be a legal resident of Virginia for the Fellowship period of Aug 2019–May 2020. A legal resident has a valid Virginia driver’s license, and/or pays income taxes in Virginia, and/or is a registered Virginia voter. Students paying in-state tuition to an accredited Virginia college, university, or school of the arts qualify as legal residents of Virginia. If you attend an accredited college, university, or school of the arts in Virginia but do not qualify for in-state tuition, you may not apply for a VMFA Fellowship until you establish Virginia residency. If you are a legal Virginia resident but attend an accredited college, university, or school of the arts outside of the state full-time, you may still apply. Applicants must be able to provide verification of residency upon request. You must be planning to be enrolled full-time and qualify as a Virginia resident as outlined above for the entire academic year Aug 2018–May 2019 at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts. Half-year fall semester Fellowship awards (worth $3,000 for graduate students and $2,000 for undergraduate students) may be considered on a case-by-case basis for full-time students in the final year of a degree program who plan to graduate in Dec 2018. Student Artists who are NOT ELIGIBLE include the following: Recipients of three or more Fellowships in any category Full-time VMFA employees Students that will NOT be enrolled full time in a degree seeking program during the fellowship period Aug. 2019-May 2020. Adjudication Fellowship applicants’ works are reviewed in a blind selection by distinguished jurors. The juror(s) may request to read the applicant’s artist statement Jurors do not see the applicant’s information (General Application Form) and do not see the applicant’s resume. Awards are based solely on artistic merit. Notification All applicants will be notified by letter no later than the first week of February 2019. Press release will be posted in the VMFA website’s Media Room. Please note: VMFA does not provide written or verbal explanations regarding the awards. How to Apply To complete your application follow the step by step process outlined below. Required items (in order of completion):  STEP 1. GENERAL APPLICATION FORM RESUME:Upload your most current resume or CV. Note: this is for internal use only. Juror(s) do not see the applicant resumes. After your form is completed and submitted you will receive (via email) your Unique ID. And the link for submitting work samples. COLLABORATIVE: Each artist in a collaborative group must fill out this application form on which she/he notes the Unique ID assigned to collaborator(s). When filling out the form, it will ask if the applicant is the first in the group to complete the general application form, so only ONE applicant will be assigned a Unique ID to be used for the WHOLE GROUP. As each collaborative group proceeds to steps two and three, only ONE work sample submission form is to be submitted. STEP 2. PREPARE WORK SAMPLE FILES FOR SUBMISSION See work sample rules & guidelines as outline by discipline. You will need your Unique ID acquired in step 1 in order to properly submit/name your files. HINT: It is strongly recommend that you prepare your image/video files (resize, rename, and select the order you would like to have them viewed 1-8) before proceeding to the Work Sample Submission form (Step 3). STEP 3. WORK SAMPLE SUBMISSION FORM (This link will be provided upon completion of the General Application Form, step 1.) Artistic Statement: Upload a 200 words maximum artistic statement about the work you are submitting. (art history applicants do not submit an artistic statement) The applicant’s name should not appear on the artistic statement. Accepted File Formats: .pdf, .doc, .docx Work Sample list: You will be asked to fill in the following per image submitted Title of the work Date (year) of completion Description (for film/video include primary responsibilities) Media (for film/video categorize the as narrative, animation, or experimental) Dimensions (for film/video include running time) COLLABORATIVE: Each collaborative group is assigned one Unique ID and completes ONE Work Sample Submission Form using this ID. STEP 4. TRANSCRIPT (UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY) A most recent transcript officially stamped and sealed by your school’s registrar Submit under separate cover. Mail to: Fellowship Program Art & Education Division | Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | 200 N. Boulevard | Richmond, VA 23220-4007 Transcript Postmark Deadline: Mon, Nov 19, 2018 Help? Frequently Asked Questions Fellowship Office Sara Mazzullo | Fellowship Program Coordinator 804.204.2685 vmfafellowships@vmfa.museum Submitting Your Work (Images & Videos) Overview Applicants must select the one discipline that most closely corresponds to the work they are submitting. Submissions are not judged within these disciplines, but instead within eligibility categories (professional, graduate, undergraduate) across all disciplines. Artists may apply only once during each Fellowship cycle. NOTE: Submitting images/videos that do not follow the guidelines (below) as they pertain to your selected discipline will result in disqualification. It is strongly recommend that you prepare your image/video files (resize, rename, and select the order you would like to have them viewed 1-8) before proceeding to the (Step 3) Work Sample Submission form. If you have any questions on the instructions below please contact the Fellowship Office via email or phone   Rules & Guidelines by discipline Crafts, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, or Sculpture Rules A work sample consists of a total of eight digital images (25MB maximum). Of the eight images, at least six must represent individual works; no more than two images may be details of the individual works. Professionals: All works must have been completed in the past three years. No works in progress will be accepted. Students: At least four of the works must have been completed in the past three years. No works in progress will be accepted. No legible names or signatures may appear on the digital images to ensure anonymity with the juror(s) Guidelines File Format: JPG or jpeg ONLY, No gifs, tiffs, or other formats will be accepted. Image Size: Total upload size for these eight images is 25MB maximum Benchmark: approx. 3MB per image NOTE: You DO NOT need to have the same file size/resolution for each image. However, you can only submit 25MB max. File name: Your Unique ID_VMFA_1 Your Unique ID_VMFA_2 and so on. Do not put title of the work in the file name. Order: Number each image (1-8) to correspond to the Work Sample Form. This is the order they will be viewed. NOTE: Submitting a work sample that does not follow the rules & guidelines pertaining to your selected discipline will result in disqualification. Film/Video Rules Film/video applicants may submit personally conceived works in the following categories only: Narrative (fiction, dramatized events, and authorized adaptations of literary or dramatic works), Animation (the animation of graphics or three-dimensional objects), and Experimental (works that expand the traditional definition of film or video forms — live-action or animation techniques can be used). Only noncommercial, non-instructional works over which the applicant has exclusive control and primary creative responsibility will be accepted. No music videos will be considered. Submit video samples of three individual works total 15 minutes (maximum) in length. Submit work Option 1 on a standard DVD and mailed to VMFA OR  Option 2 online by providing a direct link to your downloadable video Professionals: All works must have been completed in the last three years. No works in progress will be accepted. Students: At least one of the works must have been completed in the last three years.  No works in progress will be accepted. No legible names, credits, or signatures may appear on the DVD menu and/or the individual on-screen works to ensure anonymity with the juror(s). Option 1: Mailing a DVD to Fellowship Office DVD Guidelines Label: Submit work on a DVD labeled with applicant’s name and Unique ID #. Time: Total work sample consists of a 15-minute (maximum) in length. Menu: DVDs must include a menu with titles of each work and running times. Format: Formats other than a standard DVD will not be accepted. Order: Number each video to correspond to the Work Sample Form. This is the order they will be viewed. Mail to: Fellowship Program Coordinator, Art & Education Division | Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | 200 N. Boulevard | Richmond, VA 23220 Option 2: DIRECT LINK to your DOWNLOADABLE video samples Downloadable Video Sample Guidelines Time: Total work sample consists of a 15-minute (maximum) in length. Title/File names: Your Unique ID_VMFA_1, Your Unique ID_VMFA_2, and so on. Do not use the title of the work. Order: Number each video to correspond to the work sample list on submission form. This is the order they will be viewed. Videos must be downloadable. Videos must be uploaded (as specified) to host site before work sample form is submitted. NOTE: Submitting a work sample that does not follow the rules & guidelines pertaining to your selected discipline will result in disqualification. New/Emerging Media Rules New/Emerging Media refers to works of art made using nontraditional techniques that do not fit into one of the other eight disciplines listed. Examples of New/Emerging Media art could be, but are not limited to, combined media installations, environmental or site-specific artwork, digital artwork, sound or audio artwork, or interactive artwork. A work sample consists of either A or B. You must select only one of the following options. You may not submit both digital images and video samples. Total of eight digital images (25MB). Of the eight images, at least six must represent individual works; no more than two images may be details of the individual works. Video samples of at least six, and no more than eight, individual works total 15 minutes (maximum) in length. Professionals: All works must have been completed in the last three years.  No works in progress will be accepted. Students: At least one of the works must have been completed in the last three years. No works in progress will be accepted. No legible names, credits, or signatures may appear to ensure anonymity with the juror(s).   Guidelines Option A: Follow the Crafts, Drawing, ect. submission guidelines. Option B: Follow the Film/Video submission guidelines. NOTE: Submitting a work sample that does not follow the rules & guidelines pertaining to your selected discipline will result in disqualification. Art History (Graduate students only) Rules A work sample consists of three research papers or published articles. All papers or published articles must have been written in the past three years and in English. Art History applicants must have sole authorship of their work sample submissions. Note: The applicant’s name should not appear anywhere within the papers/documents to ensure anonymity with the juror(s). Guidelines File Format: Format papers as word (.doc or .docx) or (.pdf) files. File name: Your Unique ID_VMFA_1, Your Unique ID_VMFA_2, and so on. Do not put title of the work in the file name. Order: Number each file to correspond to the Work Sample List/form. NOTE: Submitting a work sample that does not follow the rules & guidelines pertaining to your selected discipline will result in disqualification. Questions? Frequently Asked Questions Fellowship Office Sara Mazullo | Fellowship Program Coordinator 804.204.2685 vmfafellowships@vmfa.museum Learn More History Springboard for Virginia’s artists since 1940 VMFA Fellowship: 76 Years Timeline Archival Catalog Exhibitions Fellows currently on view Current Exhibitions Exhibition History Fellowship Statewide Exhibitions Fellowship Exhibitions beyond VMFA VMFA Fellows at Capital One Statewide Partner Overview Statewide Program Congratulations to the 2017–18 Fellowship Recipients! View the press release.
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Open Call | Villa Eläintarha Residencies, Helsinki, Finland

Open Call | Villa Eläintarha Residencies, Helsinki, Finland | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Villa Eläintarha will focus on short-term production residencies, with a thematic focus on performing arts and in projects that take place public space. Minimum residency duration is 1 week, maximum 2 months. Professionals from all fields of culture can apply for the residency. You may submit an application at any time. Applications concerning the following year can be submitted from 1st of April. Villa Eläintarha is an artist residency in a 19th century wooden villa in centre of Helsinki, next to Töölönlahti bay. City of Helsinki established an artist residency at the villa in the year 2000. HIAP will arrange introduction events at the villa in early 2019 for artists and organisations who are interested in the residency. Villa Eläintarha is now taking in applications for residencies for the year 2019. From the beginning of year 2019, HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme will be responsible for coordinating the activities of Villa Eläintarha residency. The minimum period at
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Residencies | Australia Council

Residencies | Australia Council | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it

RESIDENCIES Applications close: 15 January 2019, Midnight AEDT International residencies provide a unique opportunity for artists to immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture. The experience enables artists to articulate their practice within a global context and build knowledge, networks and partnerships that support future international arts activity. Outcomes for an artist on residency can include: relationships and collaborations that are vital to the development of artistic practice and market opportunities research and development of new work acceleration of artistic practice cultural exchange. 

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Thrive as an artist, connect to artists

Thrive as an artist, connect to artists | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Springboard for the Arts offers resources, workshops and toolkits for artists of all disciplines to thrive, and for communities to connect to artists.
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Call for Fellows —

Call for Fellows — | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Monument Lab invites applications for the inaugural Monument Lab National Fellows Program, supported by a generous grant from the Surdna Foundation.This fellowship will support individuals around the country whose ongoing projects address long term inequities in monuments and engage new creative ...
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Open Call SEA Foundation’s AiR Tilburg residence program 2018

Open Call SEA Foundation’s AiR Tilburg residence program 2018 | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Curators writers and artists are invited to apply for SEA Foundation’s residency program for art professionals who whish to deepen their practice in 2018...
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Artist Residencies 2019 » News » Compass Live Art

Artist Residencies 2019 » News » Compass Live Art | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Compass Live Art invites residency proposals from artists working in any medium whose practice is based in public engagement - artists who are interested in collaborating with the public to make work.
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Assistant Preparator/Preparator | Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Assistant Preparator/Preparator | Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) seeks PART TIME PER DIEM Preparators ($15/hr) and Assistant Prepearators ($12/hour) to assist with the installation and deinstallation of exhibitions in the museum during the fall installation period. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Implements the installation and deinstallation of temporary in house curated and traveling exhibitions at SMoCA. Provides assistance with... Read more »
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CEC ArtsLink Invites Applications for Independent Project Awards | RFPs | PND

CEC ArtsLink Invites Applications for Independent Project Awards | RFPs | PND | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
A daily news, jobs, rfp service of the Foundation Center. Philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.
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Caltech Art + Research Residency Program | Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Regional Artist Project Grants | The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County

Regional Artist Project Grants | The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
In an address at Amherst College in 1963, President John F. Kennedy, a lifelong supporter and advocate of the arts, said, “If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever i
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GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS

GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS The Harpo Foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage new modes of thinking about art...
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CfP: Workshop "Digital Memory Practices in and after Conflict," Belgrade, Serbia [September 20-21, 2019]

CfP: Workshop "Digital Memory Practices in and after Conflict," Belgrade, Serbia [September 20-21, 2019] | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce a call for written contributions and an invitation to a two-day workshop at the Belgrade-based Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS), at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK).
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Research Fellowships in the Humanities

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The Ransom Center offers fellowships to support short-term residencies for research projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships range from one to three months, with stipends of $3,500 per month. Travel stipends and dissertation fellowships provide stipends of $2,000. International fellows will receive an additional $500 stipend to offset visa and travel costs. The stipends are funded by endowments and annual sponsors, including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment, Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship, and the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment.
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Research Fellowships, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto - ArtHist.net: Network for Art History / Archive

Research Fellowships, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto - ArtHist.net: Network for Art History / Archive | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
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Open call for art critic/curator residencies | Transartists

Open call for art critic/curator residencies | Transartists | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it

Open call for art critic/curator residencies In 2015, thankyouforcoming launched ACROSS, a curatorial and art critic's residency program run from Nice. 18 international professionals have successfully taken part of the program so far. ACROSS is a research and prospecting project, collaborative and experimental, which aims to: Introduce residents to the local artistic scenes and their territories, Enable the hosts to meet the cultural operators and visit the highlights of the area as well as its alternative scenes, Invite to reflect on and offer innovative critical approaches to projects developed in Nice and suburb, as well as in the associated towns (Mouans-Sartoux, Antibes, Cannes, Vence, Monaco etc), Counter-balance the logic of centralisation and rebalance the power relations between Paris and the French provinces, centre and suburbs, local and global, national and international, Devise a new operational tool for research, prospection and transmission through the mobility of its actors, Provide a framework allowing for the mobility of curators and critics, and make it visible, Offer the possibility to frame a specific work or deepen a line of research, Create opportunities for meetings, initiate and enable an environment for exchanges and discussions to foster common experiments 

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Open Call | Research Residency at CAIRN, France

Open Call | Research Residency at CAIRN, France | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Application deadline: 15 September. The CAIRN (Informal Art Centre for Nature Research) art centre residency aims to support the artistic research that will be conceived and developed following site-specific approach, connected to the Alpes de Haute Provence territory. As a part of the Haute-Provence Geopark, the place is known for its significant geological sites, as well for its changing and rugged landscapes, resulting from the geological uprising of the Alps. These lands are sparsely populated and reveal marks of an agricultural and pastoral life, strongly vivid in the past. The region's history has been influenced by the surrounding mountains and the geological heritage is one of the most notable in Europe. The residency program is directed towards professional artists who wish develop their research in resonance with the multiple aspects of the context around Digne; its geological and natural heritage as well as its history and current situation. The residency program will be the
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Neighborhood Connection Grants

Neighborhood Connection Grants | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Have a great idea to enhance your neighborhood? Apply for a grant of up to $20,000.
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Harpo Foundation Invites Applications for Emerging Artists Fellowship | RFPs | PND

Harpo Foundation Invites Applications for Emerging Artists Fellowship | RFPs | PND | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Fellows will receive a one-month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute that includes a well-appointed room with private bath, beautiful well-lit studio space, and a $500 trave
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Art Omi: Writers - Art Omi

Art Omi: Writers - Art Omi | Artist Opportunities | Scoop.it
Art Omi is a non-profit residency program for international visual artists, writers, musicians + dancers. Home to The Fields Sculpture Park + Architecture Omi.
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