2018 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP AWARD

ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL AGENCY

2018 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP AWARD

DEADLINE OCTOBER 15TH

The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) is now accepting applications for the Artists Fellowship Program. The program's intent is to enrich and strengthen the state of Illinois by supporting accomplished Illinois artists who are the foundation of Illinois' creative environment. The Artist Fellowship Program recognizes exceptional artists who have created a substantial body of work throughout their career by providing awards to support continued artistic growth.

The IACA will provide a limited number of $15,000 awards across the following discipline categories:

  • Ethnic and Folk Arts
  • Literature (Poetry, Prose, Scriptworks)
  • Media Arts (Audio Art, Digital Art, Film, Video)
  • Music Composition
  • Performance-Based Arts (Choreography, New Performance Forms)
  • Visual-Based Arts (Crafts, Photography, Visual Arts)

To be considered, applicants must:

  • Be current legal residents of the state of Illinois and have been for the twelve months prior to the application deadline
  • Have created a substantial, independent body of work over at least a five year professional arts career
  • Have made a recognized contribution to their discipline through public presentation of their work
  • Demonstrate a high-aesthetic level of artistic ability with a strong consistency of expression throughout their professional arts career
  • Provide evidence of continued commitment to serious and exceptional aesthetic investigation in his or her chosen medium

The FY2019 Artist Fellowship Program application deadline is October 15, 2018. 

For additional information, including how to apply, visit: http://www.arts.illinois.gov/AFA-Program

Basic Info
Deadline Type: 
Fixed
Deadline or Post Expiration: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Encarnacion Teruel
Contact Phone Number: 
3128146753
Contact Address: 
James Thompson Center, Suite10-500, 100 West Randolph Street
Chicago  Illinois  60601-3230
United States
Organization: