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Princeton Arts Fellowships, funded in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching. Applicants should be early career composers, visual artists, conductors, musicians, choreographers, filmmakers, performers, directors or performance artists—this list is not meant to be exhaustive—who would find it beneficial to spend two years working in an artistically vibrant university community.
Princeton Arts Fellows spend two consecutive academic years (September 1–July 1) at Princeton University, and formal teaching is expected. The normal work assignment will be to teach one course each semester subject to approval by the Dean of the Faculty, but fellows may be asked to take on an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or creating a dance with students. Although the teaching load is light, our expectation is that Fellows will be full and active members of our community, committed to frequent and engaged interactions with students during the academic year.
The January 2015 issue of Minnesota Monthly featured the article, “Ones to Watch: New work from up-and-coming Minnesota Artists,” which spotlighted the art of seven artists under 30 years of age in a variety of mediums. For the January 2016 issue, we will run a feature on the state’s best art of the year spotlighting new works created in the past year by working Minnesota artists of any age in an array of mediums, with full-color space dedicated to their art and brief biographies of each individual.
This program, administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), is made possible by the generous support of the Jerome Foundation. The goal of this fellowship program is to significantly advance, artistically and critically, emerging visual artists in Minnesota.
The New York Mills Arts Retreat residency program is now accepting applications. The deadline is April 1 for residencies from July – December and October 1 for residencies from January – June. Access the application form under the menu item “Arts Retreat Application” or by clicking this link.
Artists from all disciplines (performance, written, audio and visual media) will be considered for a residency. The selection committee awards residencies to artists based on artistic merit and commitment to the arts.
There is just one artist at a time here on residency, which supports our focus on providing virtually uninterrupted time for creative development and exploration. We provide stays of two to six weeks for artists at NO COST for room (solo occupancy of a one-bedroom house and access to studio space in our Cultural Center). Each artist provides her or his own transportation and board. There is no stipend.