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Applicants Sought for 2016 Individual Artist Fellowships

Arkansas Arts Council - Monday, February 01, 2016

The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting applications for its Individual Artist Fellowships. The deadline to apply is April 16, 2016

The Individual Artist Fellowships annually recognize individual artistic ability and creative excellence to encourage the continuing artistic development of the selected recipients. To be eligible for a fellowship, an artist must be at least 25 years old and must have been an Arkansas resident for at least one year at the time of application. 

Up to nine Individual Artist Fellowships worth $4,000 each will be awarded to artists in the following categories: 

  • Literary Arts – Poetry
  • Performing Arts – Music Composition (Folk/Gospel/Jazz/Pop)
  • Visual Arts – Painting (Paintings may include work on canvas, panel, or board, but not on paper.)

Click HERE to download an application, or contact the Arkansas Arts Council at (501) 324-9766. For more information, call Robin McClea at (501) 324-9348 or e-mail [email protected].