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Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship

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Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship

   

FIVE $25,000 FELLOWSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED
Now in its 11th 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. Since 2004, more than $1,000,000 has been awarded to 50 Midwest contemporary visual artists.

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

View the application

FELLOWSHIP CATERGORIES 
Applicants must work in one of the following mediums:

  • Installation
  • Sculpture
  • New media (video, computer generated or 3-D)

Wearable or functional decorative art including quilts, jewelry, vessels or pottery will not be considered.

SELECTION CRITERIA
All applicants will be reviewed in an anonymous process by a nationally selected jury. The jury will review digital images and/or 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

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018.

AWARD AMOUNTS
Five (5) $25,000 Fellowship awards will be given to contemporary visual artists that currently reside in the Midwest.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

  • AGE 25 or older by September 28, 2018
  • BE A RESIDENT of either Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin as of September 2017
  • COMMITMENT to reside in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota or Wisconsin for the duration of the 12 month fellowship

Past Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellows are not eligible to apply.

View past fellows here.

PARTNERS

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