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Fellowships

Fulbright Scholarship for Greek Citizens

The Fulbright Foundation in Greece will award one grant to creative practitioners for participation in the Santa Fe Art Institute’s international Artists and Writers Residency Program. This fellowship is for creative professionals in all artistic fields including fine arts, creative writing, education, curatorship, art criticism, craft, design, architecture, theater, cinematography, photography, and digital arts. The grant period must take place between January and May 2018 and must be completed by May 31, 2018. Fulbright grants at SFAI are awarded for four months. Candidates are selected on the basis of academic excellence, potential for professional development, civic engagement, extra-curricular activities, the applicant’s ability to creatively and critically engage with the theme of the residency season for which they are applying, and personal qualities/abilities to serve as a cultural ambassador for Greece. The selection focuses on the professional experience of the artist, the quality of their past work, and their potential to sustain productive residency at SFAI. To learn more about this opportunity, visit the Greek Fulbright website, available here.

 

Equal Justice Subsidized Residencies

SFAI offers living and working space for one to three months in our beautiful, Ricardo Legorreta- designed building within Santa Fe. Each residency includes a fully furnished, private apartment and bath, communal kitchen, dining, and living room areas, laundry facilities, gallery / installation / event space, access to outdoor spaces and interior courtyards, a contemporary art library, basic foodstuffs, and bicycle access. SFAI will subsidize all the above at no cost to residents in our commitment to supporting individuals dedicated to positive social change through creativity. To find out more about this opportunity, please visit the Equal Justice Page, or contact our Residency Program Manager at tgentilli@sfai.org.

 

Creative Access Residency Awards

SFAI is proud to support visual artists & writers with spinal cord injuries (SCI) through a new Creative Access Fellowship in partnership with Alliance of Artist Communities, the Vermont Studio Center, PLAYA, and Ragdale Foundation. Creative Access offers artists with SCI the rare opportunity for concentrated time dedicated to their creative practice in a supportive residency community. Twelve awardees will receive the invaluable opportunity of a 2-8 week residency at one of the four host sites, including room and board, a stipend, and travel award for a personal assistant/caregiver if needed. To apply, share the application, and learn more, visit the Alliance for Artist Communities Creative Access Page.

 

The Cyndie & Roger Gullickson Fellowship

The Cyndie & Roger Gullickson Fellowship provides one month of residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute free of charge. This Fellowship reflects the Gullicksons’ desire to support extraordinary artists for whom a residency at SFAI would otherwise be cost prohibitive. The Fellowship includes residential accommodation in SFAI’s beautiful facility, studio space, basic food items, and inclusion and promotion through SFAI events and web presence. To be considered, apply to the Thematic Residency program and follow directions to apply for financial aid. This Fellowship does not have any further stipulations or expected outcomes. To find out more about this opportunity, please contact our Residency Program Manager at tgentilli@sfai.org.

 

Harpo Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship

This prestigious singular award was established in 2013 to provide an emerging visual artist who needs time and space to explore ideas and start new projects.  Artist Fellows will receive a one-month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, which includes a private room and bath, a private studio space, and a $500 travel stipend. The unique SFAI environment allows residents to be as interactive or private as they wish. This award is open to international artists who are over the age of 25. One Fellowship is awarded annually to an emerging artist who demonstrates strong artistic ability and promise with an evolving practice this is at a pivotal moment in its development. To find out more about this opportunity, please contact our Residency Program Manager at tgentilli@sfai.org.

 

Family Residency Initiative

The family residency initiative offers a one-month residency to parent artists. SFAI recognizes the lack of residency opportunities for artists to be able to take advantage of residencies without having to leave their children behind. We are taking responsibility in doing our part to close that gap by offering an environment that supports both creative opportunities and the needs of artists with children. Families are generally hosted in July. Parent artists apply through SFAI’s annual thematic residency application. To find out more about this opportunity,please contact our Residency Program Manager at tgentilli@sfai.org.  

 

Rasmuson Foundation Artist in Residence (Alaskan Artists only)

The Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program will support eight-week residencies for Alaska artists at Lower 48 organizations, and welcome to Alaska organizations accomplished artists from elsewhere. Support to the host organizations cover artist travel and stipend, administrative fees, housing and meal costs, materials, and local transportation. SFAI will make final selections from applicants who complete an online application through Rasmuson Foundation. The application is available here at this link.For more information, contact Program Officer Jayson Smart: (907) 297-2882; (877) 366-2700 toll-free in Alaska; or email jsmart@rasmuson.org.

 

Taiwan Ministry of Culture Residency Exchange Fellowship

The Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan) will support one Taiwanese artist, writer, or curator for a 3 month residency at SFAI. This residency is a significant opportunity to connect with the international art community through interacting with artists, curators, and art critics from other countries. This fellowship includes support for travel and residency fees in addition to a monetary stipend. For more information, please contact Mei-chuan Chan, Executive Senior Cultural Officer, mei@taiwanacademyla.org

 

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