2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship – Applications Now Available

March 29th, 2014  |  Published in Announcements

2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship Guidelines Released: Five Contemporary Visual Artists in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to Receive $25,000 Fellowships

EfroymsonFF-4colorAbout the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship
Now in its 9th year, the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowships were established to increase public awareness of contemporary visual art in the Midwest. The intent of the fellowship is to reward creativity and encourage emerging and established individual artists by supporting their artistic development.

2014 Fellowship Overview
In 2014, five $25,000 fellowships will be awarded.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must meet the below eligibility criteria by the submission due date.

AGE 25 or older by May 8, 2014
RESIDENT of either Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin as of May 2013
COMMITMENT to reside in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin the duration of the fellowship (September 2014-September 2015).
Past Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellows are not eligible to apply.

Fellowship Categories
Applicants must work in one of the following mediums.

Installation
Sculpture
New Media

Selection Criteria
All applicants will be reviewed in an anonymous process by a nationally selected jury.  The Juror will review digital images and/video and the accompanying narrative based on the following criteria.

Quality and skill
Creativity and uniqueness
Commitment to developing work
Impact the award will have on the artist’s career

Application Due Date:
Thursday, May 8, 2014.

The Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowships are made possible by the Efroymson Family Fund, a donor-advised fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF).

Artists interested in applying for the 9th round of the fellowship can download the complete 2014 guidelines and submission instructions and submit an online application.

Learn more about 2013 fellowship recipients.

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