CCT: Artist Fellowship Program

Artist Fellowship Program

The FY19 Artist Fellowship program is now closed. The deadline to submit was July 25, 2018.

The Artist Fellowship program encourages the continuing development of Connecticut artists.  The program provides competitive Artistic Excellence grants of $5,000; Artist Fellowship grants of $3,000; and Emerging Recognition grants of $1,000.  The funding provides an opportunity for artists to pursue new work and achieve specific creative and career goals.

WEBINAR
Recorded Webinar: FY19 Artist Fellowship Program

 PDF PowerPoint from Webinar  (updated 6/28/18)

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
Connecticut artists of all disciplines.  Applicants must be:

  • at least 18 years of age; 
  • a citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States;
  • a full-time resident of Connecticut for a minimum of one (1) year at the time of application; and must remain a Connecticut resident during the grant/funding period and actively working on the creation of new work

IMPORTANT NOTE
Fellowship awards are highly competitive and artists are encouraged to apply ONLY when they have created a substantial body of RECENT work that can be presented professionally.  Applicants must be the primary creator of original works of art.  Applicants will be asked to identify their work in one (1) broad category and up to four (4) general categories .

FUNDING
$5,000 - Artistic Excellence grants
$3,000 - Artist Fellowship grants
$1,000 - Emerging Recognition grants

GUIDELINES
FY19 Guidelines:  PDF
Fellowship Broad Category Definitions:  PDF
Fellowship General Category Definitions:  PDF

QUESTIONS
For more information or questions, please contact Tamara Dimitri via email at tamara.dimitri@ct.gov.

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View FY2018 Artists Fellowship recipients

 
Past Artist Fellowship recipients:

2015 (FY16) - Folk/Traditional Arts, Mixed Media/2D Installation, Painting, Photography, Works on Paper

2014 - Craft, Film/Video, Performance/Interactive Arts, New Media/Digital Arts, Sculpture/3D Installation

2013   - Choreography, Dramatic Writing, Music Composition, Poetry, Prose

2012  - Craft, New Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture/Installation, Works on Paper 

2011  - Choreography, Fiction, Film/Video, Music Composition, Playwriting, Poetry

2010 - Craft, New Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture/Installation, Works on Paper 

2009 -  Choreography, Fiction, Film/Video, Music Composition, Playwriting, Poetry

2008 - Craft, New Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture/Installation, Works on Paper 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS


(highlighting past recipients)


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about the artist


{Meredith Miller}
Meredith Miller
photography

{Benjamin Grossberg}

Benjamin Grossberg
poetry

{Amelia de Neergaard}

Amelia

de Neergaard
craft

{Keith Johnson}

Keith Johnson
photography

{Kristen Palmer}
Kristen Palmer
playwriting

{Zachary Keeting}

Zachary Keeting
painting

{Jasmine Dreame Wagner}

Jasmine Dreame Wagner
poetry

{Hirokazu Fukawa}

Hirokazu Fukawa
sculpture

{Kevin Van Aelst}

Kevin Van Aelst
photography

See more artists in the Artist Spotlight Archive




 




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